"A Knockout! The Most Exciting Thriller In Years!" -The New York Times
Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster deliver sensational OscarÂ®-winning performances in this "shockingly powerful thriller" (New York Magazine). "Stunning" (Los Angeles Times) and "spellbinding" (The Hollywood Reporter), this terrifying masterpiece garnered five Academy AwardsÂ®, including Best Director and the coveted Best Picture.
A vicious psychopath is murdering women throughout the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the F.B.I. Sends agent Clarice Starling (Foster) to interview a prisoner who may provide clues to the killer's actions. That prisoner is Hannibal Lecter (Hopkins), a brilliant, demented cannibal who agrees to help Starling only if she'll feed his morbid curiosity with details of her own complicated life. But as their relationship develops, Starling is f-rced to confront not only her own hidden demons... but also an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage - or strength - to stop it!