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Top American Films (#401-500)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
401 Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942 Michael Curtiz 593
402 A History of Violence7 13 2005 David Cronenberg 596
403 Chicago7 13 2002 Rob Marshall 597
404 The Dirty Dozen1 1967 Robert Aldrich 599
405 American History X 1998 Tony Kaye 600
406 Terms of Endearment 1983 James L. Brooks 602
407 The Bourne Ultimatum7 2007 Paul Greengrass 603
408 Arsenic and Old Lace 1944 Frank Capra 604
409 Dumbo 1941 Ben Sharpsteen 605
410 Dont Look Back 1967 D.A. Pennebaker 608
411 Romeo + Juliet 1996 Baz Luhrmann 610
412 My Man Godfrey 1936 Gregory La Cava 611
413 The Hurt Locker 2008 Kathryn Bigelow 613
414 Moonstruck 1987 Norman Jewison 614
415 The Godfather: Part III 1990 Francis Ford Coppola 615
416 Starship Troopers 1997 Paul Verhoeven 616
417 Stop Making Sense 1984 Jonathan Demme 617
418 Malcolm X9 1992 Spike Lee 618
419 Office Space 1999 Mike Judge 619
420 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence 2001 Steven Spielberg 620
421 The Thing from Another World 1951 Christian Nyby 623
422 The Outlaw Josey Wales 1976 Clint Eastwood 629
423 The Jazz Singer 1927 Alan Crosland 631
424 A Place in the Sun 1951 George Stevens 632
425 Dead Man7 9 1995 Jim Jarmusch 633
426 An Affair to Remember 1957 Leo McCarey 634
427 Fatal Attraction 1987 Adrian Lyne 635
428 Spider-Man 2 2004 Sam Raimi 636
429 Kramer vs. Kramer 1979 Robert Benton 637
430 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone1 2001 Chris Columbus 639
431 The 40 Year Old Virgin 2005 Judd Apatow 641
432 Adaptation. 2002 Spike Jonze 643
433 Witness 1985 Peter Weir 645
434 Pickup on South Street 1953 Samuel Fuller 647
435 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004 Adam McKay 648
436 The Remains of the Day1 1993 James Ivory 649
437 Far from Heaven8 2002 Todd Haynes 650
438 High Fidelity1 2000 Stephen Frears 651
439 Minority Report 2002 Steven Spielberg 652
440 Barton Fink1 1991 Joel Coen 653
441 All That Heaven Allows 1955 Douglas Sirk 654
442 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit1 2005 Steve Box and Nick Park 655
443 Little Miss Sunshine 2006 Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris 656
444 The Big Red One 1980 Samuel Fuller 658
445 The Jerk 1979 Carl Reiner 659
446 Casino Royale1 7 18 19 2006 Martin Campbell 660
447 To Have and Have Not 1944 Howard Hawks 661
448 Grey Gardens 1975 Ellen Hovde, Albert and David Maysles, and Muffie Meyer 662
449 Swing Time 1936 George Stevens 663
450 The Goonies 1985 Richard Donner 666
451 Bullitt 1968 Peter Yates 668
452 Out of Sight 1998 Steven Soderbergh 670
453 True Romance8 1993 Tony Scott 671
454 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban1 2004 Alfonso Cuarón 673
455 Little Big Man 1970 Arthur Penn 674
456 On the Town 1949 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 675
457 Independence Day 1996 Roland Emmerich 676
458 Gimme Shelter 1970 Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin 677
459 Harlan County, U.S.A. 1976 Barbara Kopple 678
460 Ratatouille 2007 Brad Bird 679
461 Total Recall 1990 Paul Verhoeven 680
462 The Awful Truth 1937 Leo McCarey 682
463 O Brother, Where Art Thou?1 8 2000 Joel Coen 683
464 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! 1988 David Zucker 684
465 Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 James Foley 685
466 The Karate Kid 1984 John G. Avildsen 686
467 Meshes of the Afternoon 1943 Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid 687
468 Gilda 1946 Charles Vidor 689
469 Repo Man 1984 Alex Cox 691
470 The War of the Worlds 1953 Byron Haskin 692
471 The Omen1 1976 Richard Donner 693
472 The Invisible Man 1933 James Whale 694
473 Hoosiers1 1986 David Anspaugh 695
474 Heathers 1988 Michael Lehmann 696
475 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 Philip Kaufman 699
476 The Palm Beach Story 1942 Preston Sturges 700
477 Waltz with Bashir7 8 12 15 20 21 22 2008 Ari Folman 702
478 Dangerous Liaisons1 1988 Stephen Frears 703
479 Lone Star 1996 John Sayles 705
480 Grizzly Man 2005 Werner Herzog 706
481 Love Me Tonight 1932 Rouben Mamoulian 708
482 Dancer in the Dark1 4 6 7 8 21 23 24 25 2000 Lars von Trier 709
483 Down by Law7 1986 Jim Jarmusch 710
484 Written on the Wind 1956 Douglas Sirk 714
485 Slap Shot 1977 George Roy Hill 715
486 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler 716
487 Best in Show 2000 Christopher Guest 717
488 Dead Ringers13 1988 David Cronenberg 719
489 Three Kings 1999 David O. Russell 722
490 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Steven Spielberg 723
491 Hedwig and the Angry Inch 2001 John Cameron Mitchell 724
492 District 93 13 26 2009 Neill Blomkamp 725
493 Love Actually1 8 2003 Richard Curtis 726
494 Tron 1982 Steven Lisberger 727
495 X213 2003 Bryan Singer 729
496 Empire of the Sun 1987 Steven Spielberg 730
497 Punch-Drunk Love 2002 Paul Thomas Anderson 731
498 Stalag 17 1953 Billy Wilder 732
499 A League of Their Own 1992 Penny Marshall 733
500 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 Howard Hawks 735

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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