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Top American Films (#201-300)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
201 To Be or Not to Be 1942 Ernst Lubitsch 268
202 Carrie 1976 Brian De Palma 269
203 Freaks 1932 Tod Browning 270
204 There Will Be Blood 2007 Paul Thomas Anderson 271
205 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen 272
206 The Fly1 13 1986 David Cronenberg 273
207 Out of the Past 1947 Jacques Tourneur 275
208 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003 Quentin Tarantino 276
209 My Fair Lady 1964 George Cukor 277
210 McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971 Robert Altman 278
211 Laura 1944 Otto Preminger 280
212 Patton 1970 Franklin J. Schaffner 282
213 American Graffiti 1973 George Lucas 283
214 Boogie Nights 1997 Paul Thomas Anderson 284
215 Greed 1924 Erich von Stroheim 285
216 Rushmore 1998 Wes Anderson 287
217 Doctor Zhivago1 6 1965 David Lean 288
218 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin 292
219 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 Gore Verbinski 296
220 Toy Story 2 1999 John Lasseter 297
221 Grease 1978 Randal Kleiser 298
222 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood 299
223 Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 John Hughes 301
224 No Country for Old Men 2007 Ethan and Joel Coen 302
225 Tootsie 1982 Sydney Pollack 303
226 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson 304
227 The Magnificent Seven 1960 John Sturges 306
228 Cool Hand Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg 307
229 Shane 1953 George Stevens 309
230 Kiss Me Deadly 1955 Robert Aldrich 311
231 All the President's Men 1976 Alan J. Pakula 312
232 Field of Dreams 1989 Phil Alden Robinson 313
233 Animal House 1978 John Landis 314
234 From Here to Eternity 1953 Fred Zinnemann 315
235 The Blues Brothers 1980 John Landis 316
236 Barry Lyndon1 14 1975 Stanley Kubrick 320
237 Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 Robert Zemeckis 321
238 The Evil Dead 1981 Sam Raimi 322
239 The Departed2 2006 Martin Scorsese 323
240 Bambi 1942 David Hand 325
241 Trouble in Paradise 1932 Ernst Lubitsch 327
242 Before Sunset 2004 Richard Linklater 329
243 A Star Is Born 1954 George Cukor 330
244 The Iron Giant 1999 Brad Bird 331
245 Dances with Wolves1 1990 Kevin Costner 333
246 Thelma & Louise8 1991 Ridley Scott 334
247 An American in Paris 1951 Vincente Minnelli 335
248 A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 Wes Craven 336
249 Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam 337
250 Superman1 1978 Richard Donner 339
251 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill 341
252 Clerks. 1994 Kevin Smith 343
253 The Truman Show 1998 Peter Weir 344
254 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch 345
255 White Heat 1949 Raoul Walsh 346
256 Million Dollar Baby 2004 Clint Eastwood 347
257 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 Mel Stuart 348
258 The Nightmare before Christmas 1993 Henry Selick 349
259 Stand by Me 1986 Rob Reiner 352
260 Deliverance 1972 John Boorman 353
261 Children of Men1 2006 Alfonso Cuarón 355
262 My Darling Clementine 1946 John Ford 357
263 The Rocky Horror Picture Show1 1975 Jim Sharman 359
264 Forbidden Planet 1956 Fred M. Wilcox 368
265 The Magnificent Ambersons 1942 Orson Welles 369
266 Jerry Maguire 1996 Cameron Crowe 372
267 Dazed and Confused 1993 Richard Linklater 377
268 The Thin Red Line 1998 Terrence Malick 378
269 Before Sunrise15 16 1995 Richard Linklater 380
270 South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut 1999 Trey Parker 381
271 Requiem for a Dream 2000 Darren Aronofsky 382
272 Up 2009 Pete Docter 383
273 The Elephant Man1 1980 David Lynch 385
274 A Woman under the Influence 1974 John Cassavetes 386
275 The English Patient1 1996 Anthony Minghella 387
276 Evil Dead II 1987 Sam Raimi 391
277 Avatar1 2009 James Cameron 392
278 Dirty Dancing 1987 Emile Ardolino 393
279 The Shop around the Corner 1940 Ernst Lubitsch 394
280 Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 Woody Allen 395
281 Nanook of the North8 1922 Robert J. Flaherty 402
282 The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 Wes Anderson 404
283 Shakespeare in Love 1998 John Madden 407
284 Mildred Pierce 1945 Michael Curtiz 409
285 RoboCop 1987 Paul Verhoeven 411
286 Saturday Night Fever 1977 John Badham 412
287 The Haunting1 1963 Robert Wise 413
288 Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan 1982 Nicholas Meyer 414
289 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 1962 Robert Aldrich 415
290 Clueless 1995 Amy Heckerling 416
291 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Steven Spielberg 417
292 Miller's Crossing 1990 Joel Coen 418
293 Election 1999 Alexander Payne 421
294 The Thin Blue Line 1988 Errol Morris 423
295 Dracula 1931 Tod Browning 424
296 Inception1 2010 Christopher Nolan 425
297 The Crowd 1928 King Vidor 426
298 Almost Famous 2000 Cameron Crowe 427
299 Pretty Woman 1990 Garry Marshall 428
300 The Ten Commandments 1956 Cecil B. DeMille 429

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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