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AFI's special poll on: Top 10 for 10

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(*-always denotes an ACADEMY (AMPAS) AWARD winner)  Just found out about yet another AFI survey & or poll a few days back, despite being a card-carrying member since '92-(though at lowest-level) Check out their site, it's easily among the top five finest on cinema out there though  This was said to be from 2008 & it's AFI's list of the top ten films in ten genre's  listed here, I didn't list it's complete list of the final 10, due to time,etc  Just the winner in each film genre

 

AFI's Top Ten for Ten:-(again not all 10 are listed below though)>

 

 

ANIMATION:

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (l938-Walt Disney/RKO)

 

ROMANTIC-COMEDIES:

City Lights (l931-United Artists)

 

WESTERNS:

The Searchers (l956-Warner Bros.)

 

SPORTS:

Raging Bull (l980)

 

MYSTERY:

Vertigo (l958-Paramount)

 

FANTASY:

The Wizard of 0z (l939-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

 

SCI-FI:

200l: A Space 0dyssey (l968-British)

 

GANGSTERS:

*The Godfather (l972)

 

COURTROOM:

To Kill a Mockingbird (l962-Universal-International)

 

EPIC:

Lawrence of Arabia" (l962-Columbia/British)

 

(SINS OF OMISSION IN IT'S OVERALL TOP TEN):

Where is Drama, The Quiet Man(l952-Reopublic) in Romantic Comedy & Musicals, ala; Singin' in the Rain (l952-MGM)???

 

THANK YOU & POST YOUR THOUGHTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

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