AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies

The American Film Institute's controversial list of the hundread greatest American films.

Ratings by Sam.

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