AFI's 100 years...100 thrills

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Through the collective judgment of 1,500 leaders from across the American film community - screenwriters, directors, actors, producers, cinematographers, editors, executives, film historians and critics -, AFI has identified 100 movies that are considered the most thrilling. Thrills encompass many genres, including courtroom dramas, disasters, epics, horror, musicals, film-noir, sci-fi, sports , suspense, war and westerns.

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  1. 53 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
  2. 11 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
  3. 21 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  4. 5 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 33 top lists Check
  5. 22 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  6. 4 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 25 top lists Check
  7. 26 -

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 26 top lists Check
  8. 24 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 31 top lists Check
  9. 54 -

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
  10. 96 -

    Blue Velvet

    1986, in 24 top lists Check
  11. 34 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 29 top lists Check
  12. 64 -

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 29 top lists Check
  13. 70 -

    Dog Day Afternoon

    1975, in 20 top lists Check
  14. 32 -

    Strangers on a Train

    1951, in 15 top lists Check
  15. 13 -

    Bonnie and Clyde

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  16. 8 -

    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
  17. 48 -

    Dial M for Murder

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  18. 41 -

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
  19. 98 -

    Blood Simple.

    1984, in 7 top lists Check
  20. 76 -

    Thelma & Louise

    1991, in 10 top lists Check
  21. 33 -

    The Fugitive

    1993, in 7 top lists Check
  22. 73 -

    Laura

    1944, in 19 top lists Check
  23. 78 -

    Gaslight

    1944 — a.k.a. Murder in Thornton Square, in 7 top lists Check
  24. 50 -

    Marathon Man

    1976, in 4 top lists Check
  25. 55 -

    Wait Until Dark

    1967, in 3 top lists Check
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Last updated on Jun 5, 2009; source