The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American psychological horror film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, a young FBI agent who is tasked with interviewing the imprisoned serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) in order to catch another serial killer who is still at large.
The Silence of the Lambs was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $272 million at the box office and winning five Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Hopkins and Best Actress for Foster. It is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made and has had a significant impact on the horror and thriller genres.
The film is known for its strong performances, particularly by Hopkins as the terrifying and manipulative Lecter, and its clever and suspenseful storytelling. It also explores themes of power, manipulation, and the psychological impact of violence. If you enjoy horror and thriller films, The Silence of the Lambs is a must-see.