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.
Besides Clarice and Catherine, Buffalo Bill doesn't interact with anyone else.
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
West Virginia State Police uniforms have been forest green since the early 1900's. Their vehicles are blue, with Old Gold and the State Seal on the door. The director asked the WV Department of Public Safety to use some State Police in the movie, but he didn't like the colors of their uniforms. When he asked them to change into the Brown uniforms, they refused and left the set.
The ending scene continues throughout the entire credits
Criterion's Special Edition on DVD features outtake footage not included in the theatrical version, including:
$13,766,814 18 February 1991
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