AFI's 100 YEARS... 100 THRILLS


Rank Title Starring Released
1. Psycho Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam 1960
2. Jaws Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw 1975
3. Exorcist, The Ellen Burstyn, Max Von Sydow, Linda Blair 1973
4. North by Northwest Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason 1959
5. Silence of the Lambs, The Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn 1991
6. Alien Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt 1979
7. Birds, The Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy 1963
8. French Connection, The Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider 1971
9. Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon 1968
10. Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman 1981
11. Godfather, The Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan 1972
12. King Kong Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot 1933
13. Bonnie and Clyde Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Estelle Parsons 1967
14. Rear Window James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey 1954
15. Deliverance Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty 1972
16. Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston 1974
17. Manchurian Candidate, The Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury 1962
18. Vertigo James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes 1958
19. Great Escape, The Steve McQueen, James Garner, James Coburn 1963
20. High Noon Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell 1952
21. Clockwork Orange, A Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Adrienne Corri 1971
22. Taxi Driver Robert DeNiro, Cybill Shepherd, Jodie Foster 1976
23. Lawrence of Arabia Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn 1962
24. Double Indemnity Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson 1944
25. Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane 1997
26. Maltese Falcon, The Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George 1941
27. Star Wars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford 1977
28. Fatal Attraction Sally Kellerman, Stephen Lack, John Huston 1980
29. Shining, The Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers 1980
30. Deer Hunter, The Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken 1978
31. Close Encounters of the Third Kind Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon 1977
32. Strangers on a Train Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman 1951
33. Fugitive, The Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Andreas Katsulas 1993
34. Night of the Hunter, The Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish 1955
35. Jurassic Park Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum 1993
36. Bullitt Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset 1968
37. Casablanca Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains 1942
38. Notorious Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains 1946
39. Die Hard Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman 1988
40. 2001: A Space Odyssey Keir Dullea, William Sylvester, Gary Lockwood 1968
41. Dirty Harry Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni 1971
42. Terminator, The Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn 1984
43. Wizard of Oz, The Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger 1939
44. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace Stone, Drew Barrymore 1982
45. Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Davies 1998
46. Carrie Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins 1952
47. Invasion of the Body Snatchers Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones 1956
48. Dial M for Murder Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings 1954
49. Ben-Hur Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd 1959
50. Marathon Man Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Marthe Keller 1976
51. Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty 1980
52. Rocky Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young 1976
53. Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis 1994
54. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross 1969
55. Wait Until Dark Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna 1967
56. Frankenstein Colin Clive, Boris Karloff, Mae Clarke 1931
57. All the President's Men Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Robards 1976
58. Bridge on the River Kwai, The William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins 1957
59. Sixth Sense, The Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette 1999
60. Planet of the Apes Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter 1968
61. Cape Fear Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen 1962
62. Spartacus Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier 1960
63. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono 1962
64. Touch of Evil Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles 1958
65. Dirty Dozen, The Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown 1967
66. Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt 1948
67. Matrix, The Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss 1999
68. Halloween Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, P.J. Soles 1978
69. Wild Bunch, The William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan 1969
70. Dog Day Afternoon Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning 1975
71. Goldfinger Sean Connery, Gert Frobe, Honor Blackman 1964
72. Platoon Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger 1986
73. Laura Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb 1944
74. Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young 1982
75. Third Man, The Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli 1949
76. Thelma & Louise Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel 1991
77. Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick 1991
78. Gaslight Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten 1944
79. Magnificent Seven, The Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach 1960
80. Rebecca Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier, George Sanders 1940
81. Omen, The Harvey Stephens, Gregory Peck, Lee Remick 1976
82. Day the Earth Stood Still, The Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe 1951
83. Phantom of the Opera, The Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry 1925
84. Poltergeist Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke 1982
85. Dracula Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners 1931
86. Picture of Dorian Gray, The Hurd Hatfield, Angela Lansbury, George Sanders 1945
87. Thing From Another World, The   1951
88. 12 Angry Men Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam 1957
89. Guns of Navarone, The Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn 1961
90. Poseidon Adventure, The Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters 1972
91. Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan 1995
92. Body Heat William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna 1981
93. Night of the Living Dead Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman 1968
94. China Syndrome, The Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas 1979
95. Full Metal Jacket Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Adam Baldwin 1987
96. Blue Velvet Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper 1986
97. Safety Last Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis 1923
98. Blood Simple John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya 1984
99. Speed Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dennis Hopper 1994
100. Adventures of Robin Hood, The Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone 1938