The first of the AFI 100 Years… series of cinematic milestones, AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies is a list of the 100 best American movies, as determined by the American Film Institute from a poll of more than 1,500 artists and leaders in the film industry who chose from a list of 400 nominated movies. The 100-best list was unveiled in 1998. A second list was unveiled in 2007.

AFI Rank (1998)AFI Rank (2007)Change (since 1998)
1. Citizen Kane1. Citizen Kane NO CHANGE
2. Casablanca2. The Godfather 1
3. The Godfather3. Casablanca 1
4. Gone With the Wind4. Raging Bull 20
5. Lawrence of Arabia5. Singin’ in the Rain 5
6. The Wizard of Oz6. Gone With the Wind 2
7. The Graduate7. Lawrence of Arabia 2
8. On the Waterfront8. Schindler’s List 1
9. Schindler’s List9. Vertigo 52
10. Singin’ in the Rain10. The Wizard of Oz 4
11. It’s a Wonderful Life11. City Lights 65
12. Sunset Boulevard12. The Searchers 84
13. The Bridge on the River Kwai13. Star Wars 2
14. Some Like it Hot14. Psycho 4
15. Star Wars15. 2001: A Space Odyssey 7
16. All About Eve16. Sunset Boulevard 4
17. The African Queen17. The Graduate 10
18. Psycho18. The General NEW
19. Chinatown19. On the Waterfront 11
20. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest20. It’s a Wonderful Life 9
21. The Grapes of Wrath21. Chinatown 2
22. 2001: A Space Odyssey22. Some Like it Hot 8
23. The Maltese Falcon23. The Grapes of Wrath 2
24. Raging Bull24. E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial 1
25. E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial25. To Kill a Mockingbird 9
26. Dr. Strangelove…26. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 3
27. Bonnie and Clyde27. High Noon 6
28. Apocalypse Now28. All About Eve 12
29. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington29. Double Indemnity 9
30. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre30. Apocalypse Now 2
31. Annie Hall31. The Maltese Falcon 8
32. The Godfather: Part II32. The Godfather: Part II NO CHANGE
33. High Noon33. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 13
34. To Kill a Mockingbird34. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves 15
35. It Happened One Night35. Annie Hall 4
36. Midnight Cowboy36. The Bridge on the River Kwai 23
37. The Best Years of Our Lives37. The Best Years of our Lives NO CHANGE
38. Double Indemnity38. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 8
39. Doctor Zhivago39. Dr. Strangelove… 13
40. North by Northwest40. The Sound of Music 15
41. West Side Story41. King Kong 2
42. Rear Window42. Bonnie and Clyde 15
43. King Kong43. Midnight Cowboy 7
44. The Birth of a Nation44. The Philadelphia Story 7
45. A Streetcar Named Desire45. Shane 24
46. A Clockwork Orange46. It Happened One Night 11
47. Taxi Driver47. A Streetcar Named Desire 2
48. Jaws48. Rear Window 6
49. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves49. Intolerance NEW
50. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid50. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NEW
51. The Philadelphia Story51. West Side Story 10
52. From Here to Eternity52. Taxi Driver 5
53. Amadeus53. The Deer Hunter 26
54. All Quiet on the Western Front54. M*A*S*H 2
55. The Sound of Music55. North by Northwest 15
56. M*A*S*H56. Jaws 8
57. The Third Man57. Rocky21
58. Fantasia58. The Gold Rush 16
59. Rebel Without a Cause59. Nashville NEW
60. Raiders of the Lost Ark60. Duck Soup 25
61. Vertigo61. Sullivan’s Travels NEW
62. Tootsie62. American Graffiti 15
63. Stagecoach63. Cabaret NEW
64. Close Encounters of the Third Kind64. Network 2
65. The Silence of the Lambs65. The African Queen 48
66. Network66. Raiders of the Lost Ark 6
67. The Manchurian Candidate67. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? NEW
68. An American in Paris68. Unforgiven 30
69. Shane69. Tootsie 7
70. The French Connection70. A Clockwork Orange 24
71. Forrest Gump71. Saving Private Ryan NEW
72. Ben-Hur72. The Shawshank Redemption NEW
73. Wuthering Heights73. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 23
74. The Gold Rush74. The Silence of the Lambs 9
75. Dances with Wolves75. In the Heat of the Night NEW
76. City Lights76. Forrest Gump 5
77. American Graffiti77. All the President’s Men NEW
78. Rocky78. Modern Times 3
79. The Deer Hunter79. The Wild Bunch 1
80. The Wild Bunch80. The Apartment 13
81. Modern Times81. Spartacus NEW
82. Giant82. Sunrise NEW
83. Platoon83. Titanic NEW
84. Fargo84. Easy Rider 4
85. Duck Soup85. A Night at the Opera NEW
86. Mutiny on the Bounty86. Platoon 3
87. Frankenstein87. 12 Angry Men NEW
88. Easy Rider88. Bringing Up Baby 9
89. Patton89. The Sixth Sense NEW
90. The Jazz Singer90. Swing Time NEW
91. My Fair Lady91. Sophie’s Choice NEW
92. A Place in the Sun92. Goodfellas 2
93. The Apartment93. The French Connection 23
94. Goodfellas94. Pulp Fiction 1
95. Pulp Fiction95. The Last Picture Show NEW
96. The Searchers96. Do the Right Thing NEW
97. Bringing Up Baby97. Blade Runner NEW
98. Unforgiven98. Yankee Doodle Dandy 2
99. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner99. Toy Story NEW
100. Yankee Doodle Dandy100. Ben-Hur 28

[/fusion_table][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]