Release Info - The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Taglines: Prepare yourself for the most exciting, mesmerising and terrifying two hours of your life!

Director: Jonathan Demme

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally

Stars: Jodie Foster, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence T. Wrentz, ...

FBI trainee Clarice Starling works hard to advance her career, including trying to hide or put behind her West Virginia roots, of which if some knew would automatically classify her as being backward or white trash. After graduation, she aspires to work in the agency's Behavioral Science Unit under the leadership of Jack Crawford. While she is still a trainee, Crawford does ask her to question Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist imprisoned thus far for eight years in maximum security isolation for being a serial killer, he who cannibalized his victims. Clarice is able to figure out the assignment is to pick Lecter's brains to help them solve another serial murder case, that of someone coined by the media as Buffalo Bill who has so far killed five victims, all located in the eastern US, all young women who are slightly overweight especially around the hips, all who were drowned in natural bodies of water, and all who were stripped of large swaths of skin. She also figures that Crawford...

Release Dates:

USA 30 Jan 1991 (New York City, New York) (premiere)
USA 01 Feb 1991 (Los Angeles, California) (premiere)
USA 14 Feb 1991
Germany 15 Feb 1991 (Berlin International Film Festival)
Norway 14 Mar 1991
Greece 22 Mar 1991
Sweden 22 Mar 1991
Finland 29 Mar 1991
Peru 04 Apr 1991
France 10 Apr 1991
Germany 11 Apr 1991
Austria 12 Apr 1991
Switzerland 12 Apr 1991 (German speaking region)
Italy 12 Apr 1991
Netherlands 12 Apr 1991
Switzerland 17 Apr 1991 (French speaking region)
Denmark 19 Apr 1991
Israel 26 Apr 1991
Australia 09 May 1991
Hong Kong 10 May 1991
Brazil 17 May 1991
UK 31 May 1991
Argentina 06 Jun 1991
Serbia 07 Jun 1991
Ireland 14 Jun 1991
Japan 14 Jun 1991
South Korea 15 Jun 1991
Spain 06 Sep 1991
Portugal 06 Sep 1991
Uruguay 02 Oct 1991
Turkey 11 Oct 1991
Czechoslovakia 24 Oct 1991
Argentina 05 Mar 1992 (re-release)
Hungary 27 Mar 1992
Germany 02 Apr 1992 (re-release)
Japan 17 Mar 2001 (re-release)
Germany 10 May 2001 (limited) (re-release)
Canada 06 Feb 2010 (Digital Film Festival)
Spain 21 Oct 2014 (limited) (re-release)
Peru 02 Jul 2015 (re-release) (limited)
Chile 08 Jul 2015 (re-release)
USA 01 Feb 1991 (Century City, California) (premiere)

Also Known As:

(original title) The Silence of the Lambs
Argentina El silencio de los inocentes
Austria Das Schweigen der Lämmer
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Мълчанието на агнетата
Brazil O Silêncio dos Inocentes
Canada (French title) Le silence des agneaux
Colombia (dubbed version) El silencio de los inocentes
Czechoslovakia (Slovak title) Mlcanie jahniat
Czechoslovakia Mlcení jehnátek
Czechoslovakia (Czech title) Mlcení jehnátek
Czech Republic Mlcení jehnátek
Germany Das Schweigen der Lämmer
Denmark Ondskabens øjne
Estonia Voonakeste vaikimine
Spain (Catalan title) El silenci dels anyells
Spain El silencio de los corderos
Finland (Swedish title) När lammen tystnar
Finland Uhrilampaat
France Le silence des agneaux
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) I siopi ton amnon
Greece Η Σιωπή των Αμνών
Croatia Kad jaganjci utihnu
Hungary A bárányok hallgatnak
Italy Il silenzio degli innocenti
Japan Hitsujitachi no Chinmoku
Lithuania Avineliu tylejimas
Mexico El silencio de los inocentes
Netherlands (informal literal title) De schreeuw van het lam
Norway Nattsvermeren
Peru El silencio de los inocentes
Poland Milczenie owiec
Portugal O Silêncio dos Inocentes
Romania Tacerea mieilor
Serbia Kad jaganjci utihnu
Russia Молчание ягнят
Sweden När lammen tystnar
Slovenia Ko jagenjcki obmolknejo
Soviet Union (Russian title) Молчание ягнят
Turkey (Turkish title) Kuzularin Sessizligi
Uruguay El silencio de los inocentes
Vietnam Su Im Lang Cua Bay Cuu
Ukraine Мовчання ягнят
Chile El silencio de los inocentes
USA (informal short title) Silence of the Lambs
Georgia (alternative title) Kravta dumili
Slovakia Mlčanie Jahniat