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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1992

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Edward Saxon
Kenneth Utt
Ronald M. Bozman

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) became the third film in Academy history to win the "Big Five" ... More

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) became the third film in Academy history to win the "Big Five" Academy Awards for producing, directing, acting, and screenwriting following It Happened One Night (1934) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975).

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Anthony Hopkins
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Jodie Foster
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Ted Tally
Nominated
Oscar
Best Sound
Tom Fleischman
Christopher Newman
Best Film Editing
Craig McKay

Golden Globes, USA 1992

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jodie Foster
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Jonathan Demme
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Anthony Hopkins
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Ted Tally

BAFTA Awards 1992

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Actress
Jodie Foster
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Ted Tally
Best Cinematography
Tak Fujimoto
Best Direction
Jonathan Demme
Best Editing
Craig McKay
Best Film
Edward Saxon
Kenneth Utt
Ronald M. Bozman
Jonathan Demme
Best Original Film Score
Howard Shore
Best Sound
Skip Lievsay
Christopher Newman
Tom Fleischman

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1992

Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Howard Shore

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1992

Won
Saturn Award
Best Horror Film
Best Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Writing
Ted Tally
Best Make-Up
Carl Fullerton
Neal Martz
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actress
Jodie Foster
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Music
Howard Shore
Best Costumes
Colleen Atwood

American Cinema Editors, USA 1992

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Craig McKay

Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 1991

Won
Silver Scream Award
Jonathan Demme

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1992

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

Berlin International Film Festival 1991

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Tied with _Ultrà (1990)_.
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Jonathan Demme

Blue Ribbon Awards 1992

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Jonathan Demme

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1991

Won
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Cinematography
Tak Fujimoto

Casting Society of America, USA 1991

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Howard Feuer

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1992

Won
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Actress
Jodie Foster
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Screenplay
Ted Tally

César Awards, France 1992

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Jonathan Demme

Directors Guild of America, USA 1992

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Jonathan Demme
Kenneth Utt (unit production manager) (plaque)
Ronald M. Bozman (first assistant director) (plaque)
Kyle McCarthy (second assistant director) (plaque)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1992

Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Ted Tally

Golden Screen, Germany 1991

Won
Golden Screen
Columbia (distributor)

Hochi Film Awards 1991

Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Jonathan Demme

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1992

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Jonathan Demme

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1991

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Actress
Jodie Foster
Best Director
Jonathan Demme

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1992

Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Actor of the Year
Anthony Hopkins
Actress of the Year
Jodie Foster
Director of the Year
Jonathan Demme

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1991

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Howard Shore
For Naked Lunch

National Board of Review, USA 1991

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Supporting Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2011

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1992

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Jodie Foster
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Jonathan Demme

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1991

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Jonathan Demme
Best Actor
Anthony Hopkins
Best Actress
Jodie Foster

PGA Awards 1992

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Edward Saxon
Kenneth Utt
Ronald M. Bozman

People's Choice Awards, USA 1992

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture

Sant Jordi Awards 1992

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Anthony Hopkins

Sant Jordi Awards 1991

Nominated
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Jodie Foster

Satellite Awards 2007

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best DVD Extras
For the collector's edition.

USC Scripter Award 1992

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Ted Tally (screenwriter)
Thomas Harris (author)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1992

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Ted Tally

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