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1. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
2. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Writers: Dorothy Clarke Wilson, J.H. Ingraham, A.E. Southon, Æneas MacKenzie, Jesse Lasky Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson
3. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Approved | 105 min | Drama
A just-divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him.
5. Cat Ballou (1965)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.
7. Pinocchio (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.
Writers: Carlo Collodi, Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia | Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie
8. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Sci-Fi
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
10. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Unrated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
11. Fantasia (1940)
G | 125 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music.
Writers: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Lee Blair, Elmer Plummer, Phil Dike, Sylvia Moberly-Holland, Norman Wright, Albert Heath, Bianca Majolie, Graham Heid, Perce Pearce, Carl Fallberg, William Martin, Leo Thiele, Robert Sterner, John McLeish, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, Erdman Penner, Joseph Sabo, Bill Peet, Vernon Stallings, Campbell Grant, Arthur Heinemann | Directors: Norman Ferguson, James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton, Walt Disney
12. Moonstruck (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry (the best friend of her late husband who died seven years previously).
15. Bull Durham (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.
17. Red River (1948)
Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.
18. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Leonard Vole is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney.
20. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
21. The Wild Bunch (1969)
R | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.
22. Hoosiers (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport
A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
23. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
24. Laura (1944)
Approved | 88 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
25. Harvey (1950)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
26. In Cold Blood (1967)
R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History
After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
27. Stagecoach (1939)
Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Western
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.
28. Scarface (1932)
Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
30. Reds (1981)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
32. National Velvet (1944)
G | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.
33. A Cry in the Dark (1988)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
A mother, whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in outback Northern Territory, Australia, fights to prove her innocence.
34. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.
35. Adam's Rib (1949)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.
36. Little Caesar (1931)
79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Rico is a small-time hood who knocks off gas stations for whatever he can take. He heads east and signs up with Sam Vettori's mob. A New Year's Eve robbery at Little Arnie Lorch's casino ... See full summary »
37. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Approved | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.
38. Zelos (2015)
17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Post-production
A competitive mother orders a clone to outshine her flawless friend, but soon realizes she purchased an unbeatable rival.
40. The 8th Samurai (2009)
28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
It is the early 1950s and Japanese Cinema is reaching international acclaim. Nanshu, a poor man with a big heart, is struggling to break into the booming film business, but the only thing ... See full summary »
41. Death in Charge (2009)
Short, Fantasy, Horror
In the tradition of E.C. Horror Comics, this cautionary tale examines life through the eyes of Death who gets derailed when an impatient single Mom carelessly mistakes the scythe-carrying ... See full summary »
42. In Another Life (2008)
20 min | Short, Drama, Romance
In a world of academia where religion, philosophy, and politics are often debated by intellectuals, our protagonists meet. Mira, a spirited Palestinian-American, and Mo, an Israeli PHD ... See full summary »
44. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973 TV Special)
75 min | Documentary
Shortly before his death in 1973, John Ford was given is first ever Lifetime Achievement Award by the AFI while friends and co-workers shared reminiscences.
45. Pinfeathers (2013)
30 min | Short
A man and a woman share a dream woven by an angel. In their waking lives they fare poorly in trysts of a disturbing nature and cross paths several times until they finally meet.
46. And Another Honkytonk Girl Says She Will (1990)
When a beautiful country girl leaves her farm and baby behind to pursue a singing career in Nashville, her naive dreams of stardom descend into a perverse nightmare.
47. Caution to the Wind (2004)
Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
A teen prostitute struggles with the daily abuse that makes up the city streets of L.A.
49. CU@Ed's (2008)
13 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
Tina and Tadd, two socially-challenged thirty-somethings, attempt a face-to-face at a coffee shop after meeting online. Tina arrives first, and while she waits receives grim advice from an ... See full summary »