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.
Originally, the film was to open with Clarice Starling and a male FBI agent in the middle of a drug bust. They were to burst into the room and make several arrests, then the bust would be revealed as a training exercise. Jodie Foster was able to convince Jonathan Demme to ... ...
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
As Forensics comes to take photos of the victim's body, the "corpse" visibly blinks as hands touch its face.
The ending scene continues throughout the entire credits
$13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991)
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