AFI'S 100 Greatest American Films


• CASABLANCA, THE GODFATHER, GONE WITH THE WIND AND LAWRENCE OF ARABIA complete the top five movies; five Spielberg films make the top 100; James Stewart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall among the most represented actors-

• List is the centerpiece of AFI's historic celebration of the first 100 years of American movies-

Voted the number one movie was CITIZEN KANE, Orson Welles' 1941 classic,
which he directed, produced, wrote and starred in at the age of 25.
The rest of the top ten, in order, are: CASABLANCA (#2), THE GODFATHER (#3),
and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (#10).

1 Citizen Kane Orson Welles
2 Casablanca Michael Curtiz
3 The Godfather Francis Ford Coppola
4 Gone with the Wind Victor Fleming & Sam Wood & George Cukor
5 Lawrence of Arabia David Lean
6 The Wizard Of Oz Richard Thorpe & King Vidor & Victor Fleming
7 The Graduate Mike Nichols
8 On the Waterfront Elia Kazan
9 Schindler's List Steven Spielberg
10 Singin' In The Rain Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen
11 It's A Wonderful Life Frank Capra
12 Sunset Boulevard Billy Wilder
13 The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean
14 Some Like It Hot Billy Wilder
15 Star Wars George Lucas
16 All About Eve Joseph L. Mankiewicz
17 The African Queen John Huston
18 Psycho Alfred Hitchcock
19 Chinatown Roman Polanski
20 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Milos Forman
21 The Grapes Of Wrath John Ford
22 2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick
23 The Maltese Falcon John Huston
24 Raging Bull Martin Scorsese
25 E.T. The Extra-terrestrial Steven Spielberg
26 Dr. Strangelove Stanley Kubrick
27 Bonnie And Clyde Arthur Penn
28 Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola
29 Mr. Smith Goes To Washington Frank Capra
30 The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre John Huston
31 Annie Hall Woody Allen
32 The Godfather Part II Francis Ford Coppola
33 High Noon Fred Zinnemann
34 To Kill A Mockingbird Robert Mulligan
35 It Happened One Night Frank Capra
36 Midnight Cowboy John Schlesinger
37 The Best Years of Our Lives William Wyler
38 Double Indemnity Billy Wilder
39 Doctor Zhivago David Lean
40 North By Northwest Alfred Hitchcock
41 West Side Story Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins
42 Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock
43 King Kong Ernest B. Schoedsack & Merian C. Cooper
44 The Birth Of A Nation D.W. Griffith
45 A Streetcar Named Desire Elia Kazan
46 A Clockwork Orange Stanley Kubrick
47 Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese
48 Jaws Steven Spielberg
49 Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs David Hand
50 Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid George Roy Hill
51 The Philadelphia Story George Cukor
52 From Here to Eternity Fred Zinnemann
53 Amadeus Milos Forman
54 All Quiet on the Western Front Lewis Milestone
55 The Sound of Music Robert Wise
56 M*A*S*H Robert Altman
57 The Third Man Carol Reed
58 Fantasia Ford Beebe & Others
59 Rebel Without A Cause Nicholas Ray
60 Raiders Of The Lost Ark Steven Spielberg
61 Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock
62 Tootsie Sydney Pollack
63 Stagecoach John Ford
64 Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Steven Spielberg
65 The Silence of the Lambs Jonathan Demme
66 Network Sidney Lumet
67 The Manchurian Candidate John Frankenheimer
68 An American in Paris Vincente Minnelli
69 Shane George Stevens
70 The French Connection William Friedkin
71 Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis
72 Ben-Hur William Wyler
73 Wuthering Heights William Wyler
74 The Gold Rush Charles Chaplin
75 Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner
76 City Lights Charles Chaplin
77 American Graffiti George Lucas
78 Rocky John G. Avildsen
79 The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino
80 The Wild Bunch Sam Peckinpah
81 Modern Times Charles Chaplin
82 Giant George Stevens
83 Platoon Oliver Stone
84 Fargo Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
85 Duck Soup Leo McCarey
86 Mutiny on the Bounty Frank Lloyd
87 Frankenstein James Whale
88 Easy Rider Dennis Hopper
89 Patton Franklin J. Schaffner
90 The Jazz Singer Alan Crosland
91 My Fair Lady George Cukor
92 A Place In The Sun George Stevens
93 The Apartment Billy Wilder
94 Goodfellas Martin Scorsese
95 Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino
96 The Searchers John Ford
97 Bringing Up Baby Howard Hawks
98 Unforgiven Clint Eastwood
99 Guess Who's Coming To Dinner Stanley Kramer
100 Yankee Doodle Dandy Michael Curtiz


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