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Opened in Theaters: Wednesday, January 30th, 1991

Directed by Jonathan Demme
Genre: Thriller
Running Time: 1:58

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The Silence of the Lambs
Academy Award® Winner
Young FBI cadet Clarice Starling is sent to interview famed killer Hannibal Lecter in the hopes that getting to know him better will help the FBI track down another serial killer.  View more >


Starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

Reviews Summary

Rating # %  
See Now!  2 67 See Now! Percent
Good  1 33 Good Percent
Wait for Rental  0 0 Wait Percent
Stay Away!  0 0 Stay Away! Percent
3 Total Reviews

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[--- Good ---]by VIP MemberOct 17, 2001
"Silence of the Lambs" is a good, but not a great movie. It's not even a Oscar winner in my book.

I though it was a routine horror film that had a few moments. I was rooting for either "JFK" or "Beauty and the Beast" for best picture back in March 1992. But "Silence" won instead.

Jodie Foster plays Claice Starling who is out to get a serial killer name Buffalo Bill. She neede help from a another killer name Dr. Hanibal Lecter, played by Anthony Hopkins, who deserved his Oscar as well as Foster.

I'm recommeding this movie on the basis of their performances.
[--- See Now! ---]by VIP MemberJul 21, 2003
The beauty in this movie is the fact that it is a psychological thriller first, and a slightly gory horror film second. Either one makes for an OK movie, but when you put both together, you have a surprise for audiences that gets noticed.
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