I absolutely hated this movie. I hate creepy scary why-did-you-make-that-movie movies.
Somehow it won five Oscars.
Academy Awards, USA 1992
Ronald M. Bozman
The Silence of the Lambs 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
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Best Film Editing