American Film Institute's Top 100 Movies

Show your patrons selections from American Film Institute Top 100 list.

Every ten years AFI updates their Top 100 movie list with the best in American cinema. The first list was made in 1998 and the second list was revealed June 2007. Use this list to show the best American films to your patrons.
For a complete list of the AFI's Top 100 Movies please visit our genre listing.

Top 10 Movies in the 2007 list

Steven Spielberg Movies

Steven Spielberg is the most represented director with these films: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind>/, and Schindler's List. Spielberg was the most represented director on AFI’s original list—also with five films.


James Stewart Movies

James Stewart is the most represented leading actor with these films: (Vertigo, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Philadelphia Story and Rear Window).


Faye Dunaway & Katherine Hepburn Movies

Faye Dunaway (starred in Bonnie and Clyde and Network) and Katharine Hepburn (starred in The Philadelphia Story, The African Queen and Bringing Up Baby) are the most represented leading actresses.


Movies from 1997-2006

Of the films released between 1997-2006, these were added to AFI list: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (#50), and The Sixth Sense (#89); of these, only The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is from the 2000s.

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