R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
Lecter correctly refers to the moth pupa as a "chrysalis". Many moths, including the one in the film, pupate inside a chrysalis. "Cocoon" refers to a type of silky case spun by many types of insects, not just moths.
The producers wish to thank Adele, Bobby and the rest of the gang at Bufa's.
$13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991)
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