Silverstone's most notable role is that of Steven Carter in the 1998 Paramount Classic's feature film, Get Real. The film was based on Patrick Wilde's stage play What's Wrong With Angry?, and is a love story between two British schoolboys. Silverstone made the front cover of Gay Times in May 1999 to mark the release of the film.
The movie achieved cult-status with many fans, and even gave rise to two fan-organised gatherings in the filming locations around Basingstoke., Basingstoke Pilgrimage. URL last accessed on 2007-04-09., Meridian Tonight News. URL last accessed on 2007-04-09.