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20 facts you might not know about 'The Silence of the Lambs'

Yardbarker Logo By Chris Morgan of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: The only genre less recognized by the Oscars than comedy? That would be horror. However, on occasion, a horror movie breaks through. “The Silence of the Lambs” is as unsettling a movie as you will find but it was also a critical darling that spawned multiple sequels and TV shows. As grim and scary as the film can be, it is still a movie, made by actors and producers. That means there are facts about the film and its production we can relay to you. Maybe read them with the lights on.

20 facts you might not know about 'The Silence of the Lambs'

The only genre less recognized by the Oscars than comedy? That would be horror. However, on occasion, a horror movie breaks through. “The Silence of the Lambs” is as unsettling a movie as you will find but it was also a critical darling that spawned multiple sequels and TV shows. As grim and scary as the film can be, it is still a movie, made by actors and producers. That means there are facts about the film and its production we can relay to you. Maybe read them with the lights on.

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