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A Look Back At Jonathan Demme’s Greatest Films, From ‘Philadelphia’ to ‘The Silence of the Lambs’

The Academy Award winning director passed away today at 73.

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Hollywood lost a great one today.

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme succumbed to his battle with esophageal cancer Wednesday morning. He was 73. Demme is best known for The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia and The Manchurian Candidate.

As Hollywood mourns the loss of this legend, take a look back at moments from his monumental body of work.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991, Winner of Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay)

Philadelphia (1993)

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Stop Making Sense (1984)

Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

If you are looking to honor Jonathan Demme, his family is asking for donations to AI Justice which works to protect basic human rights for immigrants.