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.
The first moth cocoon found in one of the victim's throats was made from a combination of Tootsie Rolls and gummy bears, so it would be edible if swallowed.
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
when Clarice is chasing Bill through the house the audience can hear the girl in the hole screaming "I'm down here", how did she know someone else was in the house, Clarice never announced herself until after she heard the girl screaming...
There is a 'Moth Wrangler/Make-Up' listed in the crew list.
$13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991)