For some strange reason, this couple can't sell their 'Silence of the Lambs' house

'Silence of The Lambs' House Is Latest Movie Home For Sale
'Silence of The Lambs' House Is Latest Movie Home For Sale

Everyone looks for different things in their dream home. Some pine for indoor jacuzzi tubs, while others fantasize about a stainless steel kitchen paradise.

And some just want to live in a house, inhabited by a fictional serial killer.

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Scott and Barbara Lloyd of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania currently live in the house featured in the 1991 Academy-award winning film, "The Silence of the Lambs". After months of struggling to find a buyer on the market, the couple had to drop the house's asking price from $300,000 to $250,000.

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It appears that people don't want to move into Buffalo Bill's home — the fictional character responsible for murdering young people, then trying on their skins. But for the record, the dungeon where Bill committed his crimes was filmed on a separate soundstage.

Aside from the house's infamy, the couple also added that the bathroom situation doesn't help matters — there's just one toilet in a house of four bedrooms. The Lloyd's house was built in 1910 and is located almost an hour south of Pittsburgh, in a tiny sleepy village.

"The fact that a home gets a ton of publicity doesn't necessarily add up to a quick sale," Erik Gunther, a senior editor at, told The Pittsburgh Tribune Review.

Recall some of your fondest cannibalistic memories, by watching the original movie clip below.