This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.
This is the American Film Institute’s original 1998 list of the 100 Greatest Movies, selected by AFI’s blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community. Films released in 1996 and prior were eligible. The list was revised in 2007 (see offiical top list).
AFI's 10 Top 10 honors the ten greatest American films in ten classic film genres. Released July 17, 2008. Categories are:
Part of the AFI 100 Years... series, AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes is a list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema. The American Film Institute revealed the list on June 21, 2005, in a three-hour television program on CBS.
A jury consisting of 1,500 film artists, critics, and historians selected "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn," spoken by Clark Gable in the Civil War epic Gone with the Wind as the most memorable American movie quotation of all time.
The American Film Institute’s original 2001 list of the 400 movies nominated for the top 100 Most Heart-Pounding American Movies of All Time. Films released in 1999 and prior were eligible.
Since 2000, the AFI Awards have honored excellence in the moving image arts within the context of a Year in Review. One of the American Film Institute's national mandates is the creation of an annual almanac that records and preserves the evolution of the moving image arts in the 21st century. The AFI Awards adds a volume to that history of American film each year by selecting ten outstanding achievements in filmmaking.
Last updated: December 4, 2018.
n 2003, the American Film Institute named the 50 Greatest Movie Heroes and the 50 Greatest Movie Villains of All Time, for a total of 100 characters from 95 films. Films released in 2001 and prior were eligible.
n 2007, the American Film Institute revisited their top 100 Greatest American Movies list. These are the 400 movies that were nominated. Films released in 2005 and prior were eligible.
The American Film Institute’s original 2005 list of the 400 quotes nominated for the Greatest Movie Quotes featured 344 films total. Films released in 2003 and prior were eligible.
Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores is a list of the top 25 film scores in American cinema. The list was unveiled by the American Film Institute in 2005.
Below are the films that have won over five "industry awards," defined as those awards selected by professionals in the movie business. I limited the pool of film industry bodies to those from the following countries: Australia (AACTA, formerly AFI), China (Golden Horse & Golden Rooster), France (Cesar), Germany (Lola), Great Britain (BAFTA), Italy (Donatello), India (Lotus), Japan (Awards of the Japanese Academy), Mexico (Ariel), Russia (Nika), Sweden (Guldbagge), and the United States (Oscar).
All titles are sorted first by total, then by year of release. The leader (at 23) is "The Last Emperor" with 9 Oscars, 9 Donatellos, 3 BAFTAs, 1 Cesar, and an award from the Japanese Academy.