Connect with IMDb



1 item from 2009


Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Makes the National Film Registry List

31 December 2009 12:36 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

Michael Jackson's 1983 video "Thriller" is among the 25 motion pictures that have been selected this year for preservation by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.

The Hollywood Reporter tells us:

Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, each year the Librarian of Congress names 25 films to the registry that are "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant, to be preserved for all time. These films are not selected as the "best" American films of all time; rather, they are chosen as works of enduring importance to American culture.

So now, "Thriller" is one of the 525 films since the Registry's inception to be preserved and honored as a significant element of our history.

Here's the complete list of 2009 selections:

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The Exiles (1961)

Heroes All (1920)

Hot Dogs for Gauguin (1972)

The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Jezebel (1938)

The Jungle (1967)

The Lead Shoes (1949)

Little Nemo (1911)

Mabel's Blunder (1914)

The Mark of Zorro (1940)

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

The Muppet Movie »

- Manny

Permalink | Report a problem


1 item from 2009


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners