AFI's 100 YEARS... 100 MOVIES


Rank Title Starring Released
1. Citizen Kane Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead 1941
2. Casablanca Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains 1942
3. Godfather, The Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan 1972
4. Gone With the Wind Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland 1939
5. Lawrence of Arabia Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn 1962
6. Wizard of Oz, The Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger 1939
7. Graduate, The Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross 1967
8. On the Waterfront Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Rod Steiger 1954
9. Schindler's List Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes 1993
10. Singin' in the Rain Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor 1952
11. It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore 1946
12. Sunset Boulevard Gloria Swanson, William Holden, Erich Von Stroheim 1950
13. Bridge on the River Kwai, The William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins 1957
14. Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon 1959
15. Star Wars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford 1977
16. All About Eve Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders 1950
17. African Queen, The Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley 1951
18. Psycho Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam 1960
19. Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston 1974
20. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield 1975
21. Grapes of Wrath, The Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine 1940
22. 2001: A Space Odyssey Keir Dullea, William Sylvester, Gary Lockwood 1968
23. Maltese Falcon, The Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George 1941
24. Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty 1980
25. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace Stone, Drew Barrymore 1982
26. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden 1964
27. Bonnie and Clyde Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Estelle Parsons 1967
28. Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall 1979
29. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains 1939
30. Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt 1948
31. Annie Hall Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Shelley Duvall 1977
32. Godfather Part II, The Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall 1974
33. High Noon Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell 1952
34. To Kill a Mockingbird Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Philip Alford 1962
35. It Happened One Night Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly 1934
36. Midnight Cowboy Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles 1969
37. Best Years of Our Lives, The Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews 1946
38. Double Indemnity Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson 1944
39. Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin 1965
40. North by Northwest Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason 1959
41. West Side Story Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno 1961
42. Rear Window James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey 1954
43. King Kong Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot 1933
44. Birth of a Nation, The Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper 1915
45. Streetcar Named Desire, A Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter 1951
46. Clockwork Orange, A Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Adrienne Corri 1971
47. Taxi Driver Robert DeNiro, Cybill Shepherd, Jodie Foster 1976
48. Jaws Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw 1975
49. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne 1937
50. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross 1969
51. Philadelphia Story, The Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart 1940
52. From Here to Eternity Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr 1953
53. Amadeus Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Berridge 1984
54. All Quiet on the Western Front Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, Russell Gleason 1930
55. Sound of Music, The Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn 1965
56. M*A*S*H Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, Sally Kellerman 1970
57. Third Man, The Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli 1949
58. Fantasia Mickey Mouse 1940
59. Rebel Without a Cause James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo 1955
60. Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman 1981
61. Vertigo James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes 1958
62. Tootsie Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Charles Durning 1982
63. Stagecoach John Wayne, Claire Trevor, John Carradine 1939
64. Close Encounters of the Third Kind Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon 1977
65. Silence of the Lambs, The Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn 1991
66. Network Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway, William Holden 1976
67. Manchurian Candidate, The Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury 1962
68. American in Paris, An Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant 1951
69. Shane Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin 1953
70. French Connection, The Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider 1971
71. Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise 1994
72. Ben-Hur Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd 1959
73. Wuthering Heights Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, David Niven 1939
74. Gold Rush, The Charlie Chaplin, Georgina Hale, Mack Swain 1925
75. Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene 1990
76. City Lights Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Harry Myers 1931
77. American Graffiti Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Cindy Williams 1973
78. Rocky Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young 1976
79. Deer Hunter, The Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken 1978
80. Wild Bunch, The William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan 1969
81. Modern Times Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman 1936
82. Giant Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker 1956
83. Platoon Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger 1986
84. Fargo Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi 1996
85. Duck Soup Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern 1933
86. Mutiny on the Bounty Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone 1935
87. Frankenstein Colin Clive, Boris Karloff, Mae Clarke 1931
88. Easy Rider Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson 1969
89. Patton George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young 1970
90. Jazz Singer, The Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Eugenie Besserer 1927
91. My Fair Lady Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Wilfrid Hyde-White 1964
92. Place in the Sun, A Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters 1951
93. Apartment, The Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray 1960
94. Goodfellas Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco, Robert De Niro 1990
95. Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis 1994
96. Searchers, The John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles 1956
97. Bringing Up Baby Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles 1938
98. Unforgiven Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman 1992
99. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier 1967
100. Yankee Doodle Dandy James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston 1942