AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills

AFI's list of the hundred most thrilling American films from the first hundred years of American cinema.

Ratings by Sam.

Rank Title Year Rating
1 Psycho 1960 7
2 Jaws 1975 9
3 Exorcist, The 1973
4 North by Northwest 1959 9
5 Silence of the Lambs, The 1991 9
6 Alien 1979 8
7 Birds, The 1963 7
8 French Connection, The 1971
9 Rosemary's Baby 1968 8
10 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 7
11 Godfather, The 1972 9
12 King Kong 1933 8
13 Bonnie and Clyde 1967 6
14 Rear Window 1954 9
15 Deliverance 1972 8
16 Chinatown 1974 9
17 Manchurian Candidate, The 1962 9
18 Vertigo 1958 8
19 Great Escape, The 1963 7
20 High Noon 1952 8
21 A Clockwork Orange 1971
22 Taxi Driver 1976 8
23 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 7
24 Double Indemnity 1944 9
25 Titanic 1997 7
26 Maltese Falcon, The 1941 7
27 Star Wars 1977 7
28 Fatal Attraction 1987
29 Shining, The 1980 8
30 Deer Hunter, The 1978
31 Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 5
32 Strangers on a Train 1951
33 Fugitive, The 1993 8
34 Night of the Hunter, The 1955 8
35 Jurassic Park 1993 8
36 Bullitt 1968
37 Casablanca 1942 10
38 Notorious 1946 8
39 Die Hard 1988 8
40 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
41 Dirty Harry 1971 7
42 Terminator, The 1984 7
43 Wizard of Oz, The 1939 7
44 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 7
45 Saving Private Ryan 1998 8
46 Carrie 1976 8
47 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 8
48 Dial M for Murder 1954
49 Ben-Hur 1959 4
50 Marathon Man 1976 7
51 Raging Bull 1980
52 Rocky 1976 8
53 Pulp Fiction 1994 8
54 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 8
55 Wait Until Dark 1967
56 Frankenstein 1931 8
57 All the President's Men 1976 7
58 Bridge on the River Kwai, The 1957 7
59 Planet of the Apes 1968 8
60 Sixth Sense, The 1999 7
61 Cape Fear 1962
62 Spartacus 1960
63 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 1962
64 Touch of Evil 1958 7
65 Dirty Dozen, The 1967
66 Matrix, The 1999 7
67 Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The 1948 8
68 Halloween 1978
69 Wild Bunch, The 1969 7
70 Dog Day Afternoon 1975 6
71 Goldfinger 1964 7
72 Platoon 1986 8
73 Laura 1944
74 Blade Runner 1982 6
75 Third Man, The 1949 7
76 Thelma & Louise 1991
77 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 9
78 Gaslight 1944
79 Magnificent Seven, The 1960 6
80 Rebecca 1940
81 Omen, The 1976 7
82 Day the Earth Stood Still, The 1951 7
83 Phantom of the Opera, The 1925
84 Poltergeist 1982
85 Dracula 1931 7
86 Picture of Dorian Gray, The 1945
87 Thing From Another World, The 1951 7
88 12 Angry Men 1957 9
89 Guns of Navarone, The 1961
90 Poseidon Adventure, The 1972
91 Braveheart 1995 8
92 Body Heat 1981
93 Night of the Living Dead 1968
94 China Syndrome, The 1979 6
95 Full Metal Jacket 1987 9
96 Blue Velvet 1986
97 Safety Last! 1923 8
98 Blood Simple. 1984 8
99 Speed 1994 8
100 Adventures of Robin Hood, The 1938 5