The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American successful thriller. In fact, it won 5 Oscars including the Oscar for the best actor.
Moreover, it was Anthony Hopkins, who won the prize for his role interpretation of the famous cannibal serial killer, Hannibal Lecter. His performance wowed everyone despite the fact that he had appeared only for 16 minutes in the movie that lasted two hours.
The role was the shortest in history that won the Oscar for best actor.