Thursday, August 6, 2009

AFI Top 100

Update on the AFI list
Apperently they updated the list in 2007 and the website I went to didn’t feel the need to tell me that.
and I have decide to go with the updated list.. (mostly bc I have seen more of the movies)

Here is the list of movies they dropped and added. (and personally I’m a little upset b/c they dropped The Manchurian Candiadate and I just watched it)

Dropped:
39. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
44. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
52. From Here to Eternity (1953)
53. Amadeus (1984)
54. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
57. The Third Man (1949)
58. Fantasia (1940)
59. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
63. Stagecoach (1939)
64. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
67. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
68. An American in Paris (1951)
73. Wuthering Heights (1939)
75. Dances with Wolves (1990)
82. Giant (1956)
84. Fargo (1996)
86. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
87. Frankenstein (1931)
89. Patton (1970)
90. The Jazz Singer (1927)
91. My Fair Lady (1964)
92. A Place in the Sun (1951)
99. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

Added:
18. The General (1927)

49. Intolerance (1916)
50. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
59. Nashville (1975)
61. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
63. Cabaret (1972)
67. Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
71. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
72. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
75. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
77. All the President's Men (1976)
81. Spartacus (1960)
82. Sunrise (1927)
83. Titanic (1997)
85. A Night at the Opera (1935)
87. 12 Angry Men (1957)
89. The Sixth Sense (1999)
90. Swing Time (1936)
91. Sophie's Choice (1982)
95. The Last Picture Show (1971)
96. Do the Right Thing (1989)
97. Blade Runner (1982)
99. Toy Story (1995)

I’m not sure if I understand how a movie can be great one year and then the next year be replaced by a movies from the same time period (I understand replacing new movies with old ones, but not replacing old movies with old movies.)

also: I just finished The Godfather pt.2, The Graduate, and The Manchurian Candidate ( once again I’m upset that it was taken off the list)
Today I rented Citizen Kane, On the Waterfront, and Sunset Boulevard.

1 comment:

  1. plus you think they would drop 90 - 100 because they were the closeest to not making the cut, and not drop random ones throughout the list.

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