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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $130,726,716Details
International Box Office $145,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $275,726,716
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 427 $130,726,716
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 539 $145,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 467 $275,726,716
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 74 $130,726,716
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 93 $145,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 84 $275,726,716

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 14th, 1991 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
International Releases: November 3rd, 2017 (Wide), released as The Silence of the Lambs (Re: 2017) (United Kingdom)
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. Schindler's List
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Keywords: Serial Killer, Cannibalism, Cannibalism
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 89 $722,362 Jun 21, 1991 130
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 79 $1,871,178 May 17, 1991 95
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 98 $1,964,271 May 10, 1991 88
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 74 $2,540,581 May 3, 1991 81
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 92 $2,590,546 Apr 26, 1991 74
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 73 $3,476,287 Apr 19, 1991 67
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 86 $4,146,846 Apr 12, 1991 60
Fastest to $100m 567 $100,088,453 Apr 12, 1991 60
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 94 $4,760,714 Apr 5, 1991 53
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day) 143 $5,780,994 Mar 29, 1991 46
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 112 $12,221,104 Mar 29, 1991 46
Fastest to $50m 1,119 $58,125,470 Mar 8, 1991 25
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 75 $13,766,814 Feb 15, 1991 4
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 32 $29,103,241 Feb 15, 1991 4
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 45 $13,766,814 Feb 15, 1991 4
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 23 $29,103,241 Feb 15, 1991 4

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

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

Daily Box Office Performance

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

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/02/15 1 $17,535,331   1,497 $11,714   $18,948,193 2
1991/02/22 1 $15,949,599 -9% 1,515 $10,528   $34,897,792 3
1991/03/01 1 $14,334,372 -10% 1,535 $9,338   $49,232,164 4
1991/03/08 1 $11,997,310 -16% 1,586 $7,565   $61,229,474 5
1991/03/15 1 $10,341,020 -14% 1,600 $6,463   $71,570,494 6
1991/03/22 2 $9,767,863 -6% 1,608 $6,075   $81,338,357 7
1991/03/29 2 $8,326,256 -15% 1,616 $5,152   $89,664,613 8
1991/04/05 3 $6,276,994 -25% 1,627 $3,858   $95,941,607 9
1991/04/12 3 $5,510,892 -12% 1,635 $3,371   $101,452,499 10
1991/04/19 4 $4,619,808 -16% 1,642 $2,814   $106,072,307 11
1991/04/26 6 $3,581,085 -22% 1,627 $2,201   $109,653,392 12
1991/05/03 6 $3,475,360 -3% 1,619 $2,147   $113,128,752 13
1991/05/10 5 $2,814,787 -19% 1,574 $1,788   $115,943,539 14
1991/05/17 7 $2,592,699 -8% 1,444 $1,795   $118,536,238 15
1991/05/24 14 $1,610,388 -38% 883 $1,824   $120,146,626 16
1991/06/14 12 $1,240,600   803 $1,545   $123,785,232 19

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
United Kingdom 11/3/2017 $10,954 2 2 2 $10,954 11/9/2017
 
Rest of World $144,989,046
 
International Total$145,000,000 11/9/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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