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The Reel Thing

    The American Film Institute’s list of the
    1 0 0 G r e a t e s t M o v i e s
    selected by more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community

  1. CITIZEN KANE (1941)
  2. CASABLANCA (1942)
  3. THE GODFATHER (1972)
  4. GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
  5. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
  6. THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
  7. 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 BOULEVARD (1950)
  13. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (1957)
  14. SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
  15. STAR WARS (Episode 4: A New Hope, 1977)
  16. ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
  17. THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951)
  18. PSYCHO (1960)
  19. CHINATOWN (1974)
  20. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (1975)
  21. THE GRAPES OF WRATH (1940)
  22. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
  23. THE MALTESE FALCON (1941)
  24. RAGING BULL (1980)
  25. E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
  26. DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
  27. BONNIE & CLYDE (1967)
  28. APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)
  29. MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)
  30. TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948)
  31. ANNIE HALL (1977)
  32. GODFATHER PART II, THE (1974)
  33. 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. DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944)
  39. 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. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (1971)
  47. TAXI DRIVER (1976)
  48. JAWS (1975)
  49. SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937)
  50. BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
  51. THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940)
  52. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)
  53. AMADEUS (1984)
  54. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)
  55. THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)
  56. M*A*S*H (1970)
  57. THE THIRD MAN (1949)
  58. 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. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)
  65. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)
  66. NETWORK (1976)
  67. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
  68. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
  69. SHANE (1953)
  70. THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)
  71. FORREST GUMP (1994)
  72. BEN-HUR (1959)
  73. WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939)
  74. THE GOLD RUSH (1925)
  75. DANCES WITH WOLVES
  76. CITY LIGHTS (1931)
  77. AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)
  78. ROCKY (1976)
  79. THE DEER HUNTER (1978)
  80. THE WILD BUNCH (1969)
  81. MODERN TIMES (1936)
  82. GIANT (1956)
  83. PLATOON (1986)
  84. FARGO (1996)
  85. DUCK SOUP (1933)
  86. MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935)
  87. FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
  88. EASY RIDER (1969)
  89. PATTON (1970)
  90. THE JAZZ SINGER (1927) 1927 version currently not owned by Jacksonville Public Library
  91. MY FAIR LADY (1964)
  92. A PLACE IN THE SUN (1951)
  93. THE APARTMENT (1960)
  94. GOODFELLAS (1990)
  95. PULP FICTION (1994)
  96. THE SEARCHERS (1956)
  97. BRINGING UP BABY (1938)
  98. UNFORGIVEN (1992)
  99. GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER (1967)
  100. YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)

Citizen Kane

Gone with the Wind

Ben Hur

The Wizard of Oz

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

King Kong

Pulp Fiction

Tootsie

My Fair Lady

Casablanca

To Kill a Mockingbird

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