Silence of the Lambs1991

Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence T. Wrentz
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Rating: Unrated
Runtime: 118 minutes

Based on Thomas Harris's novel, this terrifying film by Jonathan Demme really only contains a couple of genuinely shocking moments (one involving an autopsy, the other a prison break). The rest of the film is a splatter-free visual and psychological… more »

Hannibal Lecter:
Tell me, Senator: did you nurse Catherine yourself?

Senator Ruth Martin:
What?

Hannibal Lecter:
Did you breast-feed her?

Sen. Martin's Aide:
Now wait a minute...

Senator Ruth Martin:
Yes, I did.

Hannibal Lecter:
Toughened your nipples, didn't it?

Sen. Martin's Aide:
You son of a bitch!

Hannibal Lecter:
Amputate a man's leg and he can still feel it tickling. Tell me, mum, when your little girl is on the slab, where will it tickle you?

Senator Ruth Martin:
Take this... *thing* back to Baltimore!

Hannibal Lecter:
Five foot ten, strongly built, about a hundred and eighty pounds; hair blonde, eyes pale blue. He'd be about thirty-five now. He said he lived in Philadelphia, but he may have lied. That's all I can remember, mum, but if I think of any more, I will let you know. Oh, and Senator, just one more thing: love your suit!

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