The Silence Of The Lambs
  • Director(s)

    Jonathan Demme

  • Production Year

    1990

  • Release date

    03/11/2017

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Drama, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    119m

  • Cast

    Daniel Von Bargen, Harry Northup, George A. Romero, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence J. Wrentz, Frankie Faison, Roger Corman, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kenneth Utt, Diane Baker, Charles Napier, Chris Isaak, Stuart Rudin, Masha Skorobogatov, Jeffrey Lane, Brooke Smith, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

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The Silence Of The Lambs

strong violence, gore, sex references, very strong language

SILENCE OF THE LAMBS is a horror thriller, from 1991, in which an FBI cadet enlists the help of an imprisoned serial killer in order to track down another killer who has been skinning his victims.

  • Director(s)

    Jonathan Demme

  • Production Year

    1990

  • Release date

    03/11/2017

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Drama, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    119m

  • Cast

    Daniel Von Bargen, Harry Northup, George A. Romero, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence J. Wrentz, Frankie Faison, Roger Corman, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kenneth Utt, Diane Baker, Charles Napier, Chris Isaak, Stuart Rudin, Masha Skorobogatov, Jeffrey Lane, Brooke Smith, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

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SILENCE OF THE LAMBS is a horror thriller, from 1991, in which an FBI cadet enlists the help of an imprisoned serial killer in order to track down another killer who has been skinning his victims.

Violence

There are scenes of strong violence including a man being beaten to death with a baton and another having his face bitten into. There are also strong verbal descriptions of the activities of serial killers.

In one scene it is suggested that a prisoner is masturbating, after which he flings what is supposed to be semen at a passing woman.

Disturbing images

Gory scenes include a disembowelled police officer splayed across a prison cell, images of dead bodies with the skin removed and a decomposing body in a bath tub.

Sex

There are strong verbal and visual sex references.

Language

There is infrequent very strong language ('c**t'), occasional strong language ('f**k') and use of milder terms ('bitch', 'hell', 'shit', 'bastard', 'damn', 'asshole').

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The Silence Of The LambsCinema119m 0sBFI Films22/09/2017
The Silence Of The LambsCinema118m 0sRank Film Dists Ltd08/01/1991
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The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming114m 0sOn Demand Management Ltd20/12/2004
The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming114m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.06/07/2001
The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming114m 0sMGM Home Entertainment (Europe) Ltd13/03/2001
The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming113m 0sRCA/Columbia Pictures Video Ltd22/08/1991
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The Silence Of The LambsCinema2m 0sBFI Films31/10/2017
The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/06/2001
The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming0m 28sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/06/2001
The Silence Of The Lambs - Only Hope Tv SpotPhysical media + VOD/Streaming0m 28sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/06/2001
The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/06/2001
Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 0sRCA/Columbia Pictures Video Ltd29/07/1991
The Silence Of The LambsCinema1m 0sRank Film Dists Ltd05/03/1991
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The Silence Of The LambsPhysical media + VOD/Streaming204m 0sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.15/04/2009
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Silence Of The Lambs 0898 CompetitionPhysical media + VOD/Streaming4m 0sRCA/Columbia Pictures Video Ltd08/10/1991
  • Classified date

    22/09/2017

  • BBFC reference

    BFF062989

  • Language

    English