Thursday, June 16, 2011

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies (1998)

65 remaining
In 1998 the American Film Institute produced a list of 100 feature length films from the United States of America that had a significant social impact. This list would go on to later be updated in 2007 with significant changes.
  1. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Citizen Kane (1941)
  2. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Casablanca (1942)
  3. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The Godfather (1972)
  4. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Gone With The Wind (1939)
  5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  6. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  7. ✓ see review ★★★★ The Graduate (1967)
  8. On the Waterfront (1954)
  9. Schindler's List (1993)
  10. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  11. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  12. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  13. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)
  14. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  15. Star Wars (1977)
  16. ✓ see review ★★★★★ All About Eve (1950)
  17. The African Queen (1951)
  18. Psycho (1960)
  19. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Chinatown (1974)
  20. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  21. ✓ see review ★★★★ The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  22. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  23. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  24. Raging Bull (1980)
  25. ✓ see review ★★★★★ E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  26. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964)
  27. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
  28. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Apocalypse Now (1979)
  29. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  30. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  31. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Annie Hall (1977)
  32. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The Godfather Part II (1974)
  33. ✓ see review ★★★★★ High Noon (1952)
  34. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  35. It Happened One Night (1934)
  36. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  37. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  38. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Double Indemnity (1944)
  39. ✓ see review ★★★★ Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  40. North by Northwest (1959)
  41. West Side Story (1961)
  42. Rear Window (1954)
  43. King Kong (1933)
  44. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  45. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  46. ✓ see review ★★★★ A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  47. Taxi Driver (1976)
  48. Jaws (1975)
  49. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  50. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
  51. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  52. From Here to Eternity (1953)
  53. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Amadeus (1984)
  54. ✓ see review ★★★★★ All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
  55. The Sound of Music (1965)
  56. MASH (1970)
  57. The Third Man (1949)
  58. ✓ see review ★★★★ Fantasia (1940)
  59. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  60. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  61. Vertigo (1958)
  62. Tootsie (1982)
  63. Stagecoach (1939)
  64. ✓ see review ★★★★ Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977)
  65. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  66. Network (1976)
  67. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
  68. An American in Paris (1951)
  69. Shane (1953)
  70. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The French Connection (1971)
  71. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Forrest Gump (1994)
  72. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Ben-Hur (1959)
  73. Wuthering Heights (1939)
  74. ✓ see review ★★★★ The Gold Rush (1925)
  75. Dances with Wolves (1990)
  76. ✓ see review ★★★★★ City Lights (1931)
  77. American Graffiti (1973)
  78. Rocky (1976)
  79. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The Deer Hunter (1978)
  80. The Wild Bunch (1969)
  81. Modern Times (1936)
  82. Giant (1956)
  83. Platoon (1986)
  84. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Fargo (1996)
  85. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Duck Soup (1933)
  86. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  87. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Frankenstein (1931)
  88. Easy Rider (1969)
  89. Patton (1970)
  90. The Jazz Singer (1927)
  91. My Fair Lady (1964)
  92. A Place in the Sun (1951)
  93. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The Apartment (1960)
  94. ✓ see review ★★★★ GoodFellas (1990)
  95. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  96. The Searchers (1956)
  97. ✓ see review ★★★★ Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  98. Unforgiven (1992)
  99. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
  100. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

2 comments:

  1. When it comes to US cinema, Chinatown has to be onw of my all time favourites - phenomenal film.

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  2. What a list, really! I like that they've based it on impact. It's very interesting to look at films from a historical and sociological point of view, rather than just entertainment value or what not.

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