The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship with Lecter soon leads to his escape, and now two deranged killers are on the loose.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 95% / Audience 95%

Rated R,  1 hr 58 mins

Crime • Drama • Thriller
Jonathan Demme
Jodie Foster  •  Lawrence A. Bonney  •  Kasi Lemmons  •  Lawrence T. Wrentz

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