Showbiz Scene back


100 Years, 100 Cheers
AFI's 100 Most Inspiring Films Of All-Time


    1 IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE 1946

    2 TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 1962

    3 SCHINDLER'S LIST 1993

    4 ROCKY 1976

    5 MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON 1939

    6 E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL 1982

    7 THE GRAPES OF WRATH 1940

    8 BREAKING AWAY 1979

    9 MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET 1947

  10 SAVING PRIVATE RYAN 1998

  11 THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES 1946

  12 APOLLO 13 1995

  13 HOOSIERS 1986

  14 THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI 1957

  15 THE MIRACLE WORKER 1962

  16 NORMA RAE 1979

  17 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST 1975

  18 THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK 1959

  19 THE RIGHT STUFF 1983

  20 PHILADELPHIA 1993

  21 IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT 1967

  22 THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES 1942

  23 THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION 1994

  24 NATIONAL VELVET 1944

  25 SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS 1941

  26 THE WIZARD OF OZ 1939

  27 HIGH NOON 1952

  28 FIELD OF DREAMS 1989

  29 GANDHI 1982

  30 LAWRENCE OF ARABIA 1962

  31 GLORY 1989

  32 CASABLANCA 1942

  33 CITY LIGHTS 1931

  34 ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN 1976

  35 GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER 1967

  36 ON THE WATERFRONT 1954

  37 FORREST GUMP 1994

  38 PINOCCHIO 1940

  39 STAR WARS 1977

  40 MRS. MINIVER 1942

  41 THE SOUND OF MUSIC 1965

  42 12 ANGRY MEN 1957

  43 GONE WITH THE WIND 1939

  44 SPARTACUS 1960

  45 ON GOLDEN POND 1981

  46 LILIES OF THE FIELD 1963

  47 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 1968

  48 THE AFRICAN QUEEN 1951

  49 MEET JOHN DOE 1941

  50 SEABISCUIT 2003

  51 THE COLOR PURPLE 1985

  52 DEAD POET'S SOCIETY 1989

  53 SHANE 1953

  54 RUDY 1993

  55 THE DEFIANT ONES 1958

  56 BEN-HUR 1959

  57 SERGEANT YORK 1941

  58 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND 1977

  59 DANCES WITH WOLVES 1990

  60 THE KILLING FIELDS 1984

  61 SOUNDER 1972

  62 BRAVEHEART 1995

  63 RAIN MAN 1988

  64 THE BLACK STALLION 1979

  65 A RAISIN IN THE SUN 1961

  66 SILKWOOD 1983

  67 THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL 1951

  68 AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN 1982

  69 THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS 1957

  70 COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER 1980

  71 COOL HAND LUKE 1967

  72 DARK VICTORY 1939

  73 ERIN BROCKOVICH 2000

  74 GUNGA DIN 1939

  75 THE VERDICT 1982

  76 BIRDMAN OF ALCATRAZ 1962

  77 DRIVING MISS DAISY 1989

  78 THELMA & LOUISE 1991

  79 THE TEN COMMANDMENTS 1956

  80 BABE 1995

  81 BOYS TOWN 1938

  82 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 1971

  83 MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN 1936

  84 SERPICO 1973

  85 WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT 1993

  86 STAND AND DELIVER 1988

  87 WORKING GIRL 1988

  88 YANKEE DOODLE DANDY 1942

  89 HAROLD AND MAUDE 1972

  90 HOTEL RWANDA 2004

  91 THE PAPER CHASE 1973

  92 FAME 1980

  93 A BEAUTIFUL MIND 2001

  94 CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS 1937

  95 PLACES IN THE HEART 1984

  96 SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER 1993

  97 MADAME CURIE 1943

  98 THE KARATE KID 1984

  99 RAY 2004

100 CHARIOTS OF FIRE 1981

2006 American Film Institute/Archer & Valerie Productions