On Oscar night, everyone had Hannibal Lecter over for dinner. "Silence of the Lambs" (1991) took home top honors for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, along with awards to Jodie Foster as stalwart FBI Agent Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkinsas the always hungry Hannibal Lecter. The story, based on the bestselling novel by Thomas Harris, follows Starling as she tries to track down a serial killer with the help of Dr. Lecter. The good doctor knows this territory extremely well having his ownlong list of victims. Standout performances and heightened suspense are hallmarks of this great flick.