Follow us on

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $124,507,594Details
International Box Office $145,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $269,507,594
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
95% - 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, released as Silence of the Lambs, The
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 118 minutes
Franchise: Hannibal Lecter
Comparisons: vs. Unforgiven
Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: Cannibalism, Cannibalism, Serial Killer
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Cast

   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   
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara

Compare this performance with other movies…

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

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/02/15 1 $17,535,331   1,497 $11,714   $18,948,193 8
1991/02/22 1 $15,949,599 -9% 1,515 $10,528   $34,897,792 15
1991/03/01 1 $14,334,372 -10% 1,535 $9,338   $49,232,164 22
1991/03/08 1 $11,997,310 -16% 1,586 $7,565   $61,229,474 29
1991/03/15 1 $10,341,020 -14% 1,600 $6,463   $71,570,494 36
1991/03/22 2 $9,767,863 -6% 1,608 $6,075   $81,338,357 43
1991/03/29 2 $8,326,256 -15% 1,616 $5,152   $89,664,613 50
1991/04/05 3 $6,276,994 -25% 1,627 $3,858   $95,941,607 57
1991/04/12 3 $5,510,892 -12% 1,635 $3,371   $101,452,499 64
1991/04/19 4 $4,619,808 -16% 1,642 $2,814   $106,072,307 71
1991/04/26 6 $3,581,085 -22% 1,627 $2,201   $109,653,392 78
1991/05/03 6 $3,475,360 -3% 1,619 $2,147   $113,128,752 85
1991/05/10 5 $2,814,787 -19% 1,574 $1,788   $115,943,539 92
1991/05/17 7 $2,592,699 -8% 1,444 $1,795   $118,536,238 99
1991/05/24 14 $1,610,388 -38% 883 $1,824   $120,146,626 106
1991/06/14 12 $1,240,600   803 $1,545   $123,785,232 127