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.
Some of the scenes were filmed in Bellaire, Ohio, birthplace of Ted Levine (Jame Gumb, a.k.a. Buffalo Bill).
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
When Agent Terry uses tweezers to remove the bug larva from the West Virginia murder victim's throat, part of the larva is briefly visible protruding from her mouth before he puts the tweezers much deeper in her mouth to retrieve it.
The ending scene continues throughout the entire credits
$13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991)
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