The Silence Of The Lambs Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Silence Of The Lambs

In this fictional psychological thriller set in the early 1990s, the FBI must race against the clock to capture a serial killer. Clarice Starling (Foster) is a bright cadet at the FBI academy. She is called upon by her superiors to help catch Buffalo Bill, a serial killer that is abducting women at an alarming rate. Clarice interrogates the most dangerous killer in the psych hospital, the flesh eating psychiatrist Hannibal Lector (Hopkins), hoping that he can lead her to the killer before he strikes again.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Charles

Though Clarice Starling is still an FBI trainie, her boss has sent her to see the infamous Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The goal is to find information on a current serial killer dubbed "Buffalo Bill." Young woman have been abducted, starved, killed, then skinned. The Senator's daughter is the latest victim and will do anything to get her daughter back, even relocating Dr. Lecter. This may prove to have disastrous effects. Without Lecter, Clarice may not find Buffalo Bill in time.
The review of this Movie prepared by Tracey Ray

Thriller. When young women start to go missing, a junior FBI investigator is called in to talk to a convicted cannibal. But will the investigator (Clarice Starling) find the killer in time to save the young senators daughter, and save the grisly murder mystery?
The review of this Movie prepared by Megan Westley

A deranged serial killer is skining the skin off women all over the country. His name, is Buffalo Bill(Ted Levine). FBI agent in training Clarice Starling(Jodie Foster) is asked to look into the case, with her expertice in the field of psychiatry. She is asked to interview serial killer in custody, Hannibal Lecter(Anthony Hopkins) for help on the case. The hunt for Buffalo Bill begins. Based on the novel by Thomas Harris.
The review of this Movie prepared by Will Dame

Script Analysis of The Silence Of The Lambs

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male    -   Female Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   fort/military installation    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing full frontal--men Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   eaten    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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