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AFI's 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time, 76 - 100



  1. Forrest Gump video cover

    Forrest Gump, 1994

    Through special effects and editing, some of the most significant cultural and political events of mid-twentieth-century America are seen through the innocent eyes of Forrest Gump, a man with an I.Q. of 75 but with a good heart and an uncanny aptitude for being at the right place at the right time.

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  2. All the President's Men video cover

    All the President's Men, 1976

    The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in.

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  3. Modern Times video cover

    Modern Times, 1936

    A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers.

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  4. The Wild Bunch video cover

    The Wild Bunch, 1969

    Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train.

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  5. The Apartment video cover

    The Apartment, 1960

    An ambitious office clerk plans to get ahead by lending out his apartment to his boss, but falls in love with the boss's girlfriend.

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  6. Spartacus video cover

    Spartacus, 1960

    Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.

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  7. Sunrise video cover

    Sunrise, 1927

    A villager in love with a city woman tries to kill his wife but then repents and spends a happy day with her.

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  8. Titanic video cover

    Titanic, 1997

    Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner Titanic.

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  9. Easy Rider video cover

    Easy Rider, 1969

    Two motorcyclists travel across the U.S. in search of the "real" America. And find it.

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  10. A Night at the Opera video cover

    A Night at the Opera, 1935

    Groucho's outrageous business schemes bring Milan's finest opera stars to New York, with some unexpected stowaways on board--Harpo and Chico. The three of them create a near riot on the ship, a scandal in New York and an evening of insanity in the concert hall that the opera world will never forget.

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  11. Platoon video cover

    Platoon, 1986

    Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself.

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  12. 12 Angry Men video cover

    12 Angry Men, 1957

    Courtroom drama revolving around the trial of a boy accused of killing his father, where one man stands between him and capital punishment.

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  13. Bringing Up Baby video cover

    Bringing Up Baby, 1938

    An heiress determined to catch a zoologist uses her pet leopard, Baby, to get his attention.

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  14. The Sixth Sense video cover

    The Sixth Sense, 1999

    A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8 year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead.

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  15. Swing Time video cover

    Swing Time, 1936

    Fred Astaire plays a gambler intent on raising $25,000 in New York in order to marry his fiance back home. Romantic complications occur when he meets dancing teacher Ginger Rogers.

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  16. Sophie's Choice video cover

    Sophie's Choice, 1982

    Sophie Zawistowska, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, has settled in America after World War II. Stingo, a 22-year-old aspiring writer from rural Virginia, is drawn to Sophie and Nathan--a madly romantic couple whose instability and flamboyance utterly capture this young man's imagination.

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  17. GoodFellas video cover

    GoodFellas, 1990

    Three decades in the life of the Mafia.

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  18. The French Connection video cover

    The French Connection, 1971

    Detectives "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover the French connection.

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  19. Pulp Fiction video cover

    Pulp Fiction, 1994

    Four separate stories involving two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.

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  20. The Last Picture Show video cover

    The Last Picture Show, 1971

    A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas.

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  21. Do the Right Thing video cover

    Do the Right Thing, 1989

    On the hottest day of the year in the inner-city Bed-Stuy neighborhood in Brooklyn, racial tensions erupt into a violent and irredeemable confrontation.

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  22. Blade Runner video cover

    Blade Runner, 1982

    Los Angeles, 2019: Deckard, an expert "blade runner," must identify and execute four replicants (genetically engineered beings virtually identical to humans) which have illegally returned to earth from their off-world slave duty.

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  23. Yankee Doodle Dandy video cover

    Yankee Doodle Dandy, 1942

    A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer.

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  24. Toy Story video cover

    Toy Story, 1995

    A boy's favorite toy feels threatened by the arrival of a new birthday present, a high-tech spaceman model advertised on TV.

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  25. Ben-Hur video cover

    Ben-Hur, 1959

    A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself, and his people, as he learns to fight, to love, to hate and, finally, to forgive.

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