AFI: 10 Top 10

So another year, another American Film Institute TV special.  This year they counted down the top ten films in ten different genres.  We learned that apparentley Disney is the only company that can make animated movies, Gene Hackman is the effing man and Courtroom Drama and Gangster are more important genres than Action or Horror.  Check out the lists below.

Animation:

  1. Snow White
  2. Pinocchio
  3. Bambi
  4. The Lion King
  5. Fantasia
  6. Toy Story
  7. Beauty and the Beast
  8. Shrek
  9. Cinderella
  10. Finding Nemo

Romantic Comedies

  1. City Lights
  2. Annie Hall
  3. It Happened One Night
  4. Roman Holiday
  5. The Philadelphia Story
  6. When Harry Met Sally
  7. Adam’s Rib
  8. Moonstruck
  9. Harry and Maude
  10. Sleepless in Seattle

Western

  1. The Searchers
  2. High Noon
  3. Shane
  4. Unforgiven
  5. Red River
  6. The Wild Bunch
  7. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  8. McCabe and Mrs. Miller
  9. Stagecoach
  10. Cat Ballou

Sports

  1. Raging Bull
  2. Rocky
  3. The Pride of the Yankees
  4. Hoosiers
  5. Bull Durham
  6. The Hustler
  7. Caddyshack
  8. Breaking Away
  9. National Velvet
  10. Jerry Maguire

Mystery

  1. Vertigo
  2. Chinatown
  3. Rear Window
  4. Laura
  5. The Third Man
  6. The Maltese Falcon
  7. North by Northwest
  8. Blue Velvet
  9. Dial M for Murder
  10. The Usual Suspects

Fantasy

  1. The Wizard of Oz
  2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  3. It’s a Wonderful Life
  4. King Kong
  5. Miracle on 34th Street
  6. Field of Dreams
  7. Harvey
  8. Groundhog Day
  9. The Thief of Bagdad
  10. Big

Sci-Fi

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. Star Wars: A New Hope
  3. E.T.
  4. A Clockwork Orange
  5. The Day the Earth Stood Still
  6. Blade Runner
  7. Alien
  8. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  9. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  10. Back to the Future

Gangster

  1. The Godfather
  2. Goodfellas
  3. The Godfather Part II
  4. White Heat
  5. Bonnie and Clyde
  6. Scarface: The Shame of a Nation
  7. Pulp Fiction
  8. The Public Enemy
  9. Little Caesar
  10. Scarface

Courtroom Drama

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird
  2. 12 Angry Men
  3. Kramer vs. Kramer
  4. The Verdict
  5. A Few Good Men
  6. Witness for the Prosecution
  7. Anatomy of a Murder
  8. In Cold Blood
  9. A Cry in the Dark
  10. Judgment at Nuremberg

Epic

  1. Lawrence of Arabia
  2. Ben Hur
  3. Schind ler’s List
  4. Gone with the Wind
  5. Spartacus
  6. Titanic
  7. All’s Quiet on the Western Front
  8. Saving Private Ryan
  9. Reds
  10. The Ten Commandments
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