AFI's 10 Top 10

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AFI's 10 Top 10
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AFI's 10 Top 10 honors the ten greatest US films in ten classic film genres. Presented by the American Film Institute (AFI), the lists were unveiled on a television special broadcast by CBS on June 17, 2008. Various actors and directors, among them Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino, Kirk Douglas, Harrison Ford, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Roman Polanski, and Jane Fonda, discussed their admiration for and personal contributions to the films cited. The entire list of 500 nominated films is available on the American Film Institute website.

Animation
AFI defines "animated" as a genre in which the film's images are primarily created by computer or hand and the characters are voiced by actors.
# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film Year

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 Pinocchio Bambi The Lion King Fantasia Toy Story Beauty and the Beast Shrek Cinderella 1940 1942 1994 1940 1995 1991 2001 1950 2003

10 Finding Nemo

# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film The Godfather Goodfellas Year 1972 1990 The Godfather Part II 1974 White Heat Bonnie and Clyde Scarface Pulp Fiction The Public Enemy Little Caesar 1949 1967 1932 1994 1931 1931 1983 10 Scarface Science Fiction AFI defines "science fiction" as a genre that marries a scientific or technological premise with imaginative speculation. .AFI's 10 Top 10 2 Fantasy AFI defines "fantasy" as a genre where live-action characters inhabit imagined settings and/or experience situations that transcend the rules of the natural world. # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 The Wizard of Oz Film Year 1939 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 It's a Wonderful Life King Kong Miracle on 34th Street Field of Dreams Harvey Groundhog Day The Thief of Bagdad 1946 1933 1947 1989 1950 1993 1924 1988 10 Big Gangster AFI defines the "Gangster film" as a genre that centers on organized crime or maverick criminals in a 20th century setting.

. the struggle. # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 The Searchers High Noon Shane Unforgiven Red River The Wild Bunch Film Year 1956 1952 1953 1992 1948 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 McCabe & Mrs. Miller Stagecoach 1971 1939 1965 10 Cat Ballou Sports AFI defines "sports" as a genre of films with protagonists who play athletics or other games of competition. the Extra-Terrestrial A Clockwork Orange The Day the Earth Stood Still Blade Runner Alien Terminator 2: Judgment Day Year 1968 1977 1982 1971 1951 1982 1979 1991 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 1985 10 Back to the Future Western AFI defines "western" as a genre of films set in the American West that embodies the spirit.T.AFI's 10 Top 10 3 # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film 2001: A Space Odyssey Star Wars E. and the demise of the new frontier.

..AFI's 10 Top 10 4 # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film Raging Bull Rocky Year 1980 1976 The Pride of the Yankees 1942 Hoosiers Bull Durham The Hustler Caddyshack Breaking Away National Velvet 1986 1988 1961 1980 1979 1944 1996 10 Jerry Maguire Mystery AFI defines "mystery" as a genre that revolves around the solution of a crime. # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Film City Lights Annie Hall It Happened One Night Roman Holiday The Philadelphia Story Year 1931 1977 1934 1953 1940 When Harry Met Sally. # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film Vertigo Chinatown Rear Window Laura The Third Man Year 1958 1974 1954 1944 1949 The Maltese Falcon 1941 North by Northwest 1959 Blue Velvet Dial M for Murder 1986 1954 10 The Usual Suspects 1995 Romantic Comedy AFI defines "romantic comedy" as a genre in which the development of a romance leads to comic situations. 1989 Adam's Rib Moonstruck 1949 1987 .

AFI's 10 Top 10 5 9 Harold and Maude 1971 1993 10 Sleepless in Seattle Courtroom Drama AFI defines "courtroom drama" as a genre of film in which a system of justice plays a critical role in the film's narrative. # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film To Kill a Mockingbird 12 Angry Men Kramer vs. Kramer The Verdict A Few Good Men Year 1962 1957 1979 1982 1992 Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Anatomy of a Murder In Cold Blood A Cry in the Dark 1959 1967 1988 1961 10 Judgment at Nuremberg Epic AFI defines "epic" as a genre of large-scale films set in a cinematic interpretation of the past. # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Film Lawrence of Arabia Ben-Hur Schindler's List Gone with the Wind Spartacus Titanic Year 1962 1959 1993 1939 1960 1997 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Saving Private Ryan Reds 1998 1981 1956 10 The Ten Commandments .

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