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Top American Films (#101-200)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
101 Halloween 1978 John Carpenter 125
102 Titanic 1997 James Cameron 126
103 The Gold Rush 1925 Charles Chaplin 127
104 Frankenstein 1931 James Whale 128
105 The Thing 1982 John Carpenter 129
106 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen 130
107 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
108 Paths of Glory 1957 Stanley Kubrick 132
109 Gladiator1 2000 Ridley Scott 133
110 Rebel without a Cause 1955 Nicholas Ray 134
111 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill 135
112 Bride of Frankenstein 1935 James Whale 137
113 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948 John Huston 138
114 Easy Rider 1969 Dennis Hopper 139
115 Jurassic Park 1993 Steven Spielberg 143
116 Stagecoach 1939 John Ford 144
117 Donnie Darko 2001 Richard Kelly 146
118 Heat 1995 Michael Mann 152
119 The Conversation 1974 Francis Ford Coppola 153
120 Once Upon a Time in America6 1984 Sergio Leone 154
121 Mulholland Dr.8 2001 David Lynch 156
122 Ben-Hur 1959 William Wyler 157
123 Airplane! 1980 Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and David Zucker 158
124 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford 159
125 Sullivan's Travels 1941 Preston Sturges 160
126 The Lady Eve 1941 Preston Sturges 161
127 Amadeus8 1984 Milos Forman 162
128 Midnight Cowboy 1969 John Schlesinger 163
129 Cabaret 1972 Bob Fosse 164
130 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 William Wyler 166
131 Lost in Translation9 2003 Sofia Coppola 169
132 When Harry Met Sally… 1989 Rob Reiner 170
133 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Elia Kazan 171
134 Planet of the Apes 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner 172
135 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1974 Tobe Hooper 173
136 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon2 10 11 2000 Ang Lee 176
137 The Dark Knight1 2008 Christopher Nolan 177
138 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 Don Siegel 178
139 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer 179
140 Platoon1 1986 Oliver Stone 180
141 The Big Sleep 1946 Howard Hawks 181
142 Scarface 1983 Brian De Palma 183
143 WALL•E 2008 Andrew Stanton 184
144 The French Connection 1971 William Friedkin 185
145 Rio Bravo 1959 Howard Hawks 187
146 The Sixth Sense 1999 M. Night Shyamalan 188
147 Mean Streets 1973 Martin Scorsese 189
148 Eraserhead 1977 David Lynch 192
149 The Lion King 1994 Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff 194
150 The African Queen1 1951 John Huston 195
151 Edward Scissorhands 1990 Tim Burton 196
152 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick 198
153 Harold and Maude 1971 Hal Ashby 201
154 Moulin Rouge!12 2001 Baz Luhrmann 203
155 Braveheart 1995 Mel Gibson 204
156 Badlands 1973 Terrence Malick 206
157 The Blair Witch Project 1999 Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez 207
158 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock 209
159 M*A*S*H 1970 Robert Altman 210
160 Blazing Saddles 1974 Mel Brooks 211
161 The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951 Robert Wise 215
162 Pan's Labyrinth4 5 2006 Guillermo del Toro 216
163 Magnolia 1999 Paul Thomas Anderson 217
164 Beauty and the Beast 1991 Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise 218
165 Ghostbusters 1984 Ivan Reitman 220
166 Network 1976 Sidney Lumet 221
167 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 Michael Curtiz and William Keighley 223
168 Dog Day Afternoon 1975 Sidney Lumet 224
169 The Producers 1967 Mel Brooks 225
170 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
171 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone 227
172 The Birth of a Nation 1915 D.W. Griffith 228
173 Sherlock, Jr. 1924 Buster Keaton 229
174 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 231
175 Dawn of the Dead6 1978 George A. Romero 232
176 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
177 Brokeback Mountain13 2005 Ang Lee 234
178 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton 237
179 Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Blake Edwards 238
180 Fantasia 1940 James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield 239
181 Days of Heaven 1978 Terrence Malick 240
182 Hoop Dreams 1994 Steve James 242
183 Intolerance 1916 D.W. Griffith 243
184 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra 244
185 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich 245
186 Blow-Up1 6 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni 247
187 Pinocchio 1940 Hamilton Luske and Ben Sharpsteen 249
188 The Incredibles 2004 Brad Bird 250
189 Young Frankenstein 1974 Mel Brooks 251
190 Full Metal Jacket1 1987 Stanley Kubrick 252
191 Spartacus 1960 Stanley Kubrick 254
192 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 255
193 Mary Poppins 1964 Robert Stevenson 256
194 The Last Picture Show 1971 Peter Bogdanovich 257
195 Red River 1948 Howard Hawks 258
196 Roman Holiday 1953 William Wyler 260
197 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock 262
198 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges 263
199 Return of the Jedi 1983 Richard Marquand 264
200 Dirty Harry 1971 Don Siegel 266

1 Joint production with the United Kingdom.
2 Joint production with Hong Kong.
3 Joint production with New Zealand.
4 Joint production with Spain.
5 Joint production with Mexico.
6 Joint production with Italy.
7 Joint production with (West) Germany.
8 Joint production with France.
9 Joint production with Japan.
10 Joint production with Taiwan.
11 Joint production with the People's Republic of China.
12 Joint production with Australia.
13 Joint production with Canada.
14 Joint production with Ireland.
15 Joint production with Switzerland.
16 Joint production with Austria.
17 Joint production with Hungary.
18 Joint production with the Czech Republic.
19 Joint production with the Bahamas.
20 Joint production with Belgium.
21 Joint production with Finland.
22 Joint production with Israel.
23 Joint production with the Netherlands.
24 Joint production with Denmark.
25 Joint production with Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
26 Joint production with South Africa.
27 Joint production with India.
28 Joint production with Poland.
29 Joint production with Cuba.
30 Joint production with Brazil.
31 Joint production with Argentina, Chile, and Peru.
32 Joint production with Greece.
33 Joint production with Luxembourg and Russia.
34 Joint production with the United Arab Emirates.
35 Joint production with Morocco.
36 Joint production with Yugoslavia.
37 Joint production with Indonesia.

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