Voto IMDb: 8,6/10 (827027 voti)
Regista: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Jodie Foster (come Clarice Starling), Kasi Lemmons (come Ardelia Mapp), Scott Glenn (come Jack Crawford), Anthony Heald (come Dr. Frederick Chilton), Frankie Faison (come Barney)
Paese: USA Studio: Orion Pictures
Durata: 118 minuti
Genere(i): Thriller, Drammatico, Crimine
Trama: Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist. FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter, who is also a very powerful and clever mind manipulator, has the answers to their questions and can help locate the killer. However, Clarice must first gain Lecter's confidence before the inmate will give away any information.