The Silence of The Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme - a movie adaptation of an excruciatingly terrifying and terrific novel, written by Thomas Harris - did not disappoint fans of disturbing content and psychological horror. There is absolutely no shock in the fact The Silence of The Lambs won an immense amount of awards, such as The Academy Award For Best Picture in 1992. Actors Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins received deserving credit for their incredible acting skills and bringing the characters Clarice Starling and Hannibal Lecter to life. Both actor and actress won the awards for best male and female performance in 1992. The awards speak loud words for this masterpiece.