The Silence Of The Lambs:
This masterpiece of disturbing suspense won five Academy Awards including Director and Best Picture. FBI agent Starling (Foster) interviews Lecter (Hopkins), a brilliant, psychotic prisoner who may provide insights to a killer. His demand for secrets about Starling's own life causes her to face her inner demons as well as a psycho-pathic murderer. Horrific and spellbinding, this thriller set the standard by which others are measured.
The Usual Suspects:
Verbal Kint (Spacey) must convince the feds that a mythic crime lord was responsible for a multi-million dollar heist that left few survivors. Winner of two Academy Awards for Original Screenplay and Supporting Actor (Kevin Spacey), this masterpiece has one of the most talked-about plots in film history.
Nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture, and winner of two (Actress and Original Screenplay), this darkly amusing thriller combines a first-rate cast, a dazzling mix of mirth and malice and an unusual kidnapping plot that unravels the Midwest like never before.