'Dirty Harry' and 'The Matrix' among films added to National Film Registry

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It's time to brush up on your film history, because the Librarian of Congress has added 25 more films to the National Film Registry. Among them are movies like "A Christmas Story" (and just in time for the holiday), "Dirty Harry" and "The Matrix," with movies like "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "A League of Their Own" also making the cut.

The Hollywood Reporter has the full list of the films. Once a movie is added to the Registry, the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation then makes sure that it is preserved for generations to come. This new batch of movies brings up the total number of films in the Library of Congress registry to 600.

"Established by Congress in 1989, the National Film Registry spotlights the importance of preserving America's unparalleled film heritage," Librarian of Congress James Billington says in a statement. "These films are not selected as the
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