R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young FBI cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
The production received full cooperation from the FBI, as they saw it as a potential recruiting tool to hire more female agents.
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
In the closing credits, thanks is given to The "Behavorial" Science Unit. The correct spelling is behavioral.
After the Copyright notice and MPAA logo, a logo appears with the text "A Luta Continua". This is not a production company credit; instead, it's Portuguese for "The Struggle Continues" ("To be continued").
$13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991)
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