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The Silence of the Lambs
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.
IMDB 8.6
RT 96%
Metacritic 85
StarsJodie FosterLawrence A. BonneyKasi LemmonsLawrence T. Wrentz
DirectorJonathan Demme
WriterThomas Harris (novel)Ted Tally (screenplay)

AwardsWon 5 Oscars
  • Best Adapted ScreenplayWinner
    Ted Tally
  • Best Motion Picture of the YearWinner
    Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozman
  • Best Achievement in DirectingWinner
    Jonathan Demme
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading RoleWinner
    Jodie Foster
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleWinner
    Anthony Hopkins
  • Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Craig McKay
  • Best Sound
    Tom Fleischman, Christopher Newman