New York Film Critics 1991

Best Film:
The Silence of the Lambs
Runner-up: My Own Private Idaho

Best Actor:
Anthony Hopkins – The Silence of the Lambs
Runners-up: River Phoenix – My Own Private Idaho and Nick Nolte – The Prince of Tides

Best Actress:
Jodie Foster – The Silence of the Lambs
Runners-up: Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon – Thelma & Louise

Best Supporting Actor:
Samuel L. Jackson – Jungle Fever
Runners-up: Steven Hill – Billy Bathgate and John Goodman – Barton Fink

Best Supporting Actress:
Judy Davis – Naked Lunch and Barton Fink
Runners-up: Juliette Lewis – Cape Fear and Kate Nelligan – Frankie and Johnny and The Prince of Tides

Best Director:
Jonathan Demme – The Silence of the Lambs
Runner-up: Gus Van Sant – My Own Private Idaho

Best Screenplay:
David Cronenberg – Naked Lunch
Runner-up: Calder Willingham – Rambling Rose

Best Cinematography:
Roger Deakins – Barton Fink
Runner-up: Freddie Francis – Cape Fear

Best Documentary:
Paris Is Burning
Runner-up: Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse

Best Foreign Language Film:
Europa Europa – Germany/France
Runner-up: The Vanishing (Spoorloos) – Netherlands/France

Best New Director:
John Singleton – Boyz n the Hood
Runner-up: Anthony Minghella – Truly, Madly, Deeply