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20 Movies Like The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) poster

1 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) ★ 7.8

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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
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2 Se7en (1995) ★ 8.6

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Detective William Somerset is a veteran criminal detective who dreams of retiring and getting away from the city and its sinful inhabitants. Seven days before retirement, Somerset is plagued by two troubles: a young partner, Mills, and a particularly elaborate murder. The experienced detective's sharp mind immediately determines that this crime is likely to be followed by others. The news confirms his hunch. Realizing that the killer is punishing his victims for their deadly sins, the detective faces a choice: go back to work or leave and hand the case over to his less experienced partner?
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3 Mystic River (2003) ★ 7.9

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The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
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4 The Sixth Sense (1999) ★ 8.1

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Malcom Crowe (Bruce Willis) is a child psychologist who receives an award on the same night that he is visited by a very unhappy ex-patient. After this encounter, Crowe takes on the task of curing a young boy with the same ills as the ex-patient (Donnie Wahlberg) . This boy "sees dead people". Crowe spends a lot of time with the boy much to the dismay of his wife (Olivia Williams). Cole's mom (Toni Collette) is at her wit's end with what to do about her son's increasing problems. Crowe is the boy's only hope.
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5 The Usual Suspects (1995) ★ 8.5

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A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
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6 The Game (1997) ★ 7.7

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Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad, who has gone long ago and surrendered to addictions of all kinds, suddenly returns and gives Nicholas a card giving him entry to unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving in to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.
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7 American Beauty (1999) ★ 8.4

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A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
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8 One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) ★ 8.7

A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
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9 Hannibal Rising (2007) ★ 6.1

After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.

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10 The Shining (1980) ★ 8.4

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
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11 Misery (1990) ★ 7.8

After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
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12 Red Dragon (2002) ★ 7.2

A set of grisly murders brings F.B.I. Agent Will Graham (Edward Norton) out of retirement and puts him in search of an atrocious killer (Ralph Fiennes), who's driven by the image of a painting. Yet his only means of survival and success are to seek the help of another madman, whom he captured, Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Sir Anthony Hopkins). Marked by past scars and quickly running out of time, Graham finds himself tangled in a heap of madness, sacrificing his work, his family, and above all, his own life, to put an end to pure evil.
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13 Prisoners (2013) ★ 8.1

Keller Dover faces every parent's biggest nightmare: his six-year-old daughter is missing along with her friend. Time flies, the girls don't return, and panic reaches its peak. The only clue is a dilapidated van that was parked on their street when the girls were playing in the yard. Detective Lockey, leading the investigation, arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but the police soon have to let him go for lack of evidence. The police delay, and the distraught father takes matters into his own hands. But how far is Keller willing to go to find the girls?
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14 Reservoir Dogs (1992) ★ 8.3

When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
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15 Gone Girl (2014) ★ 8.1

Is Gone Girl (2014) similar to The Silence of the Lambs (1991) film?

Everything was ready for the celebration of five years of married life, when all of a sudden the birthday girl inexplicably disappeared. What was left behind were traces of a struggle in the house, blood that had clearly been tried to erase, and a string of clues in the treasure hunt game-the wife had arranged it every year for her adoring husband. And it seems that these clues offer a chance to shed light on the fate of the disappeared.

Gone Girl (2014) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Gone Girl (2014) was released in 2014, made by David Fincher and has average rating 8.1 in 2022. Main stars of the Gone Girl (2014) film are: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris.

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16 Taxi Driver (1976) ★ 8.3

Is Taxi Driver (1976) similar to The Silence of the Lambs (1991) film?

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action.

Taxi Driver (1976) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd. You can find Taxi Driver (1976) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama and Taxi Driver (1976) has average rating 8.3, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Cape Fear (1991) ★ 7.3

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A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
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18 No Country for Old Men (2007) ★ 8.1

Is No Country for Old Men (2007) similar to The Silence of the Lambs (1991) film?

An ordinary working man discovers a mountain of bodies in the desert, a truck full of heroin and the tempting sum of two million dollars in cash. He decides to take the money for himself, and the result is a wave of violence that the entire West Texas police force cannot stop.

No Country for Old Men (2007) movie was filmed by as Director, starring . No Country for Old Men (2007) belongs to the next genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller and has average rating 8.1, according to user votes.

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19 The Little Things (2021) ★ 6.3

Is The Little Things (2021) similar to The Silence of the Lambs (1991) film?

Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.

The Little Things (2021) is one of the last movies similar to The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and it was released in 2021. Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery and has average user rating of 6.3 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 Hannibal (2001) ★ 6.8

Is Hannibal (2001) similar to The Silence of the Lambs (1991) film?

Living in exile, Dr. Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling, and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim.

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