The Silence of the Lambs

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $130,726,716Details
International Box Office $145,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $275,726,716
Further financial details...

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  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
94% - Certified Fresh
Audience
95% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 14th, 1991 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
Video Release: October 3rd, 1997 by Orion Video
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Hannibal Lecter
Keywords: Cannibalism, Cannibalism, Serial Killer
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/02/14 1 $1,412,862   1,497 $944   $1,412,862 1

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/02/15 1 $13,766,814   1,497 $9,196   $15,179,676 4
1991/02/22 1 $11,947,765 -13% 1,515 $7,886   $30,895,958 11
1991/03/01 1 $10,616,383 -11% 1,535 $6,916   $45,514,175 18
1991/03/08 1 $8,893,306 -16% 1,586 $5,607   $58,125,470 25
1991/03/15 1 $7,656,361 -14% 1,600 $4,785   $68,885,835 32
1991/03/22 2 $6,687,991 -13% 1,608 $4,159   $78,258,485 39
1991/03/29 2 $5,780,994 -14% 1,616 $3,577   $87,119,351 46
1991/04/05 2 $4,760,714 -18% 1,627 $2,926   $94,425,327 53
1991/04/12 3 $4,146,846 -13% 1,635 $2,536   $100,088,453 60
1991/04/19 4 $3,476,287 -16% 1,642 $2,117   $104,928,786 67
1991/04/26 6 $2,590,546 -25% 1,627 $1,592   $108,662,853 74
1991/05/03 6 $2,540,581 -2% 1,619 $1,569   $112,193,973 81
1991/05/10 5 $1,964,271 -23% 1,574 $1,248   $115,093,023 88
1991/05/17 7 $1,871,178 -5% 1,444 $1,296   $117,814,717 95
1991/05/24 13 $1,292,143 -31% 883 $1,463   $119,828,381 102
1991/05/31 14 $1,039,120 -20% 987 $1,053   $121,185,746 109
1991/06/14 12 $726,501   803 $905   $123,271,133 123
1991/06/21 13 $722,362 -1% 672 $1,075   $124,507,594 130

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Cast

Jodie Foster    Clarice Starling
Anthony Hopkins    Hannibal Lecter
Scott Glenn    Jack Crawford
Anthony Heald    Dr. Frederick Chilton
Dan Butler    Roden
George A. Romero    FBI Agent in Memphis
Kasi Lemmons    Ardelia Mapp
Chris Isaak    SWAT Commander
Frankie Faison    Barney Matthews
Ted Levine    Jame 'Buffalo Bill' Gumb
Tracey Walter    Lamar
Pat McNamara    Sheriff Perkins
Brooke Smith    Catherine Martin

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Jonathan Demme
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara