The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the 100 greatest American movies of all time, as selected by a blue-ribbon panel of leaders from across the film community. Raging Bull made it from #24 to # 4 and The Searchers went from #96 to #12!

  1. Citizen Kane (1941)
  2. On the Waterfront (1954)
  3. Schindler's List (1993)
  4. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  5. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  6. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  7. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  8. Some Like it Hot (1959)
  9. Star Wars (1977)
  10. All About Eve (1950)
  11. The African Queen (1951)
  12. Psycho (1960)
  13. Chinatown (1974)
  14. One Flew Over the Cuchoo's Nest (1975)
  15. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  16. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  17. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  18. Raging Bull (1980)
  19. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  20. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  21. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  22. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  23. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  24. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  25. Annie Hall (1977)
  26. The Godfather Part II (1974)
  27. High Noon (1952)
  28. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  29. It Happened One Night (1934)
  30. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  31. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  32. Double Indemnity (1944)
  33. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  34. North by Northwest (1959)
  35. West Side Story (1961)
  36. Rear Window (1954)
  37. King Kong (1933)
  38. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  39. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  40. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  41. Taxi Driver (1976)
  42. Jaws (1975)
  43. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  44. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  45. The Godfather (1972)
  46. Casablanca (1942)
  47. Raging Bull (1980)
  48. Singin' in the Rain(1952)
  49. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  50. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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