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AFI's 10 for 10-(please read carefully, it got deleted before)


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(*-always an ACADEMY (AMPAS) AWARD winner) I posted this a couple months ago, then the site had a huge overall & it got deleted somehow???

 

The American Film Institute-(AFI)-(EST: 1967-) conducted another all-time great pol, though unlike most it was not televised or even given much credit this time out?   (2008 poll)

 

"AFI's Top 10 for 10"-(meaning in these genres listed below & several are missing?) AFI voted on the top ten greatest films in each given film genre)   (ALERT AGAIN, I may get cut off before concluding again though???)

 

ANIMATION:

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

2. Pinocchio (l940-Disney/RKO)

3. Bambi (l942-Disney/RKO)

4. The Lion King (l994) (Walt Disney)

5th place Fantasia (l941-Disney/RKO)

6. Toy Story (l995) (Disney/Pixar)

7. Beauty & the Beast (l99l) (Walt Disney)

8. Shrek (200l) (DW,SKG)

9. Cinderella (l953) (Disney)

& 10th place Finding Nemo (l994) (Disney/Pixar)

 

ROMANTIC-COMEDY:

1ast place City Lights (l931-United Artists)

2. *Annie Hall (l977)

3. *It Happened 0ne Night (l934-Columbia)

4. Romantic Holiday (l953-Paramount)

5th place by AFI  The Philadelphia Story (1940-MGM)

6. When Harry Met Sally..." (l989)

7. Adam's Rib" (l950- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) 

8. Moonstruck (l987)

9. Harold and Maude (l97l)

& 10th in the voting Sleepless in Seattle (l993)

 

WESTERNS:

1st place The Searchers (l956-WB's)

2. High Noon (l952-UA)

3. Shane (l953-Paramount)

4. *Unforgiven (l992 version)

5th Red River (l948-UA)

6. The Wild Bunch (l969)

7. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (l969)

8 McCabe & Mrs. Miller (l97l)

9. Stagecoach (l939-UA)

& 10th vote Cat Ballou (l965)

(SIN OF OMMSSION: Once Upon a Time in the West (l969)

 

SPORTS:

1st Raging Bull (l980)

2. *Rocky (l976)

3. Pride of the Yankees (l942-Goldwyn/UA)

4. Hoosiers (l986)

5th Bull Durham (l988)

6. The Hustler (l96l)

7. Caddyshack (l980)

8. Breaking Away (l979)

9. OOPS, jotted down above contender already?)

& 10th place The Natural (l984)-(or #9th)

 

MYSTERY:

1. Vertigo (l958-Paramount)

2. Chinatown (l974)

3. Rear Window (l954-Paramount Pictures)

4. Laura (l944-Paramount)

5th The Third Man (l950-Selznick-London)

6. The Maltese Falcon (l94l=-Warner Bros.)

7. North by Northwest (l959-MGM)

8. Blue Velvet (l986)

9. Dial M'For Murder (l954-Paramount)

& 10th best by AFI  The Usual Suspects (l995)

 

FANTASY:

1st choice The Wizard of 0z (l939-M-G-M)

2. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

3. It's a Wonderful Life (l946-RKO Radio)

4. King Kong (l933-Selznick-RKO Radio)

5th Miracle on 34th Street (l947-20th Century Fox)

6. Field of Dreams (l989)

7. Harvey (l950-Universal-International)

8. Groundhog Day (l993)

9. Thief of Bagdad (l942-(Korda)

& 10th Big (l988)

 

SCI-FI:

1st 200l: A Space 0dyssey (l968-British)

2. Star Wars (l977)

3. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (l982)

4. A Clockwork 0range (l97l)

5. The Day the Earth Stood Still (l95l)

6. Blade Runner (l982)

7. Alien" (l979)

8. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (l99l)

9. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (l956)

& 10th Back to the Future (l985)

 

GANGSTERS:

1st place *The Godfather (l972)

2. GoodFellas (l990)

3. *The Godfather, Part II" (l974)

4. White Heat (l949-WB's)

5th place Bonnie and Clyde (l967)

6. Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (l932 version) (UA)

7. Pulp Fiction (l994)

8. The Public Enemy (l931-WB's)

9. Little Caesar (l930) (WB's)

& 10th place by afi  Scarface (l983)

(SINS OF OMMISION: 1984's Once Upon a Time in America (D/C) & The Untouchables (l987)

 

COURTROOM:

1. To Kill a Mockingbird (l962-UI)

2. 12 Angry Men (l957)

3. Kramer vs. Kramer (l979)

4. The Verdict (l982)

5th A Few Good Men (l992)

6. Witness for the Prosecution (l957-Fox)

7. Anatomy of a Murder (l959-(Columbia)

8. In Cold Blood (l967-(NOTE: Did not really have courtroom scenes though?)

9. A Cry in the Dark (l988)

& 10th Judgment at Nuremberg (l96l-UA)

(SINS OF OMMISIION: Inherit the Wind & Bananas???)

 

& EPIC:

1st place *Lawrence of Arabia (l962-Columbia/British)

2. *Ben-Hur (l959-M-G-M)

3. *Schindler's List (l993)-(NOTE: Thee single greatest new release I went to in my 37yrs of reviewing new flix!)

4. *GWTW" (l939-Selznick/MGM)

5th Spartacus (l960-(U-I)

6. *Titanic (l997)

7. *All quiet on the Western Front (l930-Universal)

8. Saving Private Ryan (l998)

9. REDS (l98l)

& 10th place The Ten Commandments (l956-Paramount Pictures)

 

THANK YOU & AS ALWAYS GIVE YOUR OWN VIEWS,etc???

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ANIMATION – RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER 1964

ROMANTIC-COMEDY – HOLIDAY AFFAIR 1949

WESTERNS –ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST 1969

SPORTS – AN UNAUTHORIZED HISTORY OF THE NFL 1983

MYSTERY – M 1931

FANTASY – THE WIZARD OF OZ 1939

SCI-FI – STAR WARS: EPISODE IV - A NEW HOPE 1977

GANGSTERS – KING OF THE ROARING 20’S – THE STORY OF ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN 1961

COURTROOM – JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG 1961

EPIC – GONE WITH THE WIND 1939

 

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