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 filmmakers were prepared to go to Montana to shoot a flashback sequence depicting Clarice's runaway attempt. After filming the dialogue between Jodie Foster and Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Demme realized it would be pointless to cut away from their performances and announced, "I ... ...
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.
The ending scene continues throughout the entire credits
$13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991)
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