The Silence of the Lambs(1991)
Starring:Anthony Hopkins,Jodie Foster.
The Silence of the Lambs is a crime/horror thriller film based on Thomas Harris’ novel of the same name. It is one of only 3 movies to have won the ‘Big Five’ Academy Awards(Best Picture,Best Director,Best Screenplay,Best Actor and Best Actress).
The film follows FBI trainee Clarice Starling(Jodie Foster), who seeks the help of the brilliant psychiatrist and serial killer Dr.Hannibal Lecter(Anthony Hopkins), to catch another serial killer known as ‘Buffalo Bill’.
The lead actors delivered bedazzling and memorable performances, which culminated in Dr.Hannibal Lecter being placed #1 villain in the American Film Institute’s List of ‘100 Years,100 Heroes and Villains’, while Clarice Starling was named #6 hero.