AFI 100 — The Complete List

In June’s Channel Guide we told you about the 10th anniversary edition of AFI’s “100 Years … 100 Movies.” We mentioned a few of the films that were nominated to be on this list of the greatest of all time, and here is the complete final list for you to argue about or agree with! Indicated after each title is how it fared compared with its position on the 1997 list (plus sign for up on the list, minus sign for down, 0 for same position).

  1. Citizen Kane 0
  2. The Godfather +1
  3. Casablanca -1
  4. Raging Bull +20
  5. Singin’ In The Rain +5
  6. Gone With the Wind -2
  7. Lawrence of Arabia -2
  8. Schindler’s List +1
  9. Vertigo +52
  10. The Wizard of Oz -4
  11. City Lights +65
  12. The Searchers +84
  13. Star Wars +2
  14. Psycho +4
  15. 2001: A Space Odyssey +7
  16. Sunset Blvd. -4
  17. The Graduate -10
  18. The General (New to list)
  19. On the Waterfront -11
  20. It’s a Wonderful Life -9
  21. Chinatown -2
  22. Some Like it Hot -8
  23. The Grapes of Wrath -2
  24. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial +1
  25. To Kill a Mockingbird +9
  26. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington +3
  27. High Noon +6
  28. All About Eve -12
  29. Double Indemnity +9
  30. Apocalypse Now -2
  31. The Maltese Falcon -8
  32. The Godfather, Part II 0
  33. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest -13
  34. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs +15
  35. Annie Hall -4
  36. The Bridge on the River Kwai -23
  37. The Best Years of Our Lives 0
  38. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre -8
  39. Dr. Strangelove -13
  40. The Sound of Music +15
  41. King Kong (1933) +2
  42. Bonnie and Clyde -15
  43. Midnight Cowboy -7
  44. The Philadelphia Story +7
  45. Shane +24
  46. It Happened One Night -11
  47. A Streetcar Named Desire -2
  48. Rear Window -6
  49. Intolerance (New to list)
  50. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New to list)
  51. West Side Story -10
  52. Taxi Driver -5
  53. The Deer Hunter +26
  54. M*A*S*H +2
  55. North By Northwest -15
  56. Jaws -8
  57. Rocky +21
  58. The Gold Rush +16
  59. Nashville (New to list)
  60. Duck Soup +25
  61. Sullivan’s Travels (New to list)
  62. American Graffiti +15
  63. Cabaret (New to list)
  64. Network +2
  65. The African Queen -48
  66. Raiders of the Lost Ark -6
  67. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (New to list)
  68. Unforgiven +30
  69. Tootsie -7
  70. A Clockwork Orange -24
  71. Saving Private Ryan (New to list)
  72. The Shawshank Redemption (New to list)
  73. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid -23
  74. The Silence of the Lambs -9
  75. In the Heat of the Night (New to list)
  76. Forrest Gump -5
  77. All the President’s Men (New to list)
  78. Modern Times +3
  79. The Wild Bunch +1
  80. The Apartment +13
  81. Spartacus (New to list)
  82. Sunrise (New to list)
  83. Titanic (New to list)
  84. Easy Rider +4
  85. A Night at the Opera (New to list)
  86. Platoon -3
  87. 12 Angry Men (New to list)
  88. Bringing Up Baby +9
  89. The Sixth Sense (New to list)
  90. Swing Time (New to list)
  91. Sophie’s Choice (New to list)
  92. Goodfellas +2
  93. The French Connection -23
  94. Pulp Fiction +1
  95. The Last Picture Show (New to list)
  96. Do the Right Thing (New to list)
  97. Blade Runner (New to list)
  98. Yankee Doodle Dandy +2
  99. Toy Story (New to list)
  100. Ben-Hur -28