Go to the home page Go to the master list sorted by rank Go to the master list sorted alphabetically Go to the top films as determined by each taste Go to the master list sorted by director Go to the master list sorted by actor Go to the master list sorted by year of release Go to the master list sorted by genre Go to the master list sorted by nation of origin Go to more lists of films Find alternate titles of master list films Go to lists of top films as determined by normal film fans Go to the FAQ and other essays Go to the links page Go to the site map

Top American Films (#501-600)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
501 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944 Preston Sturges 736
502 Juno 2007 Jason Reitman 738
503 The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 Woody Allen 739
504 The Last Waltz 1978 Martin Scorsese 741
505 From Russia with Love1 1963 Terence Young 742
506 The Man Who Would be King1 1975 John Huston 745
507 The Big Parade 1925 King Vidor 746
508 Happiness 1998 Todd Solondz 747
509 The Wrestler8 2008 Darren Aronofsky 748
510 Detour 1945 Edgar G. Ulmer 750
511 Out of Africa1 1985 Sydney Pollack 751
512 Winchester '73 1950 Anthony Mann 752
513 Body Heat 1981 Lawrence Kasdan 754
514 Safety Last! 1923 Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor 755
515 Eyes Wide Shut1 1999 Stanley Kubrick 757
516 Roger & Me 1989 Michael Moore 758
517 I Walked with a Zombie 1943 Jacques Tourneur 759
518 Little Caesar 1931 Mervyn LeRoy 760
519 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid 1973 Sam Peckinpah 761
520 Woodstock 1970 Michael Wadleigh 762
521 The Insider 1999 Michael Mann 764
522 Giant 1956 George Stevens 765
523 Rope 1948 Alfred Hitchcock 766
524 The Natural 1984 Barry Levinson 767
525 The Thief of Bagdad 1924 Raoul Walsh 768
526 The Bank Dick 1940 Edward F. Cline 769
527 Dr. No1 1962 Terence Young 770
528 The Full Monty1 1997 Peter Cattaneo 771
529 The Scarlet Empress 1934 Josef von Sternberg 773
530 Ghost World1 7 2001 Terry Zwigoff 775
531 Straw Dogs1 1971 Sam Peckinpah 776
532 Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 John Sturges 777
533 Serenity 2005 Joss Whedon 778
534 The Muppet Movie1 1979 James Frawley 779
535 Ordinary People 1980 Robert Redford 781
536 Reds 1981 Warren Beatty 784
537 The Phantom of the Opera 1925 Rupert Julian 785
538 Trading Places 1983 John Landis 786
539 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd 787
540 Dark City12 1998 Alex Proyas 788
541 Broadcast News 1987 James L. Brooks 789
542 Apollo 13 1995 Ron Howard 791
543 Sleepless in Seattle 1993 Nora Ephron 792
544 The Little Mermaid 1989 Ron Clements and John Musker 794
545 Yellow Submarine1 1968 George Dunning 795
546 Pi 1998 Darren Aronofsky 796
547 Hot Fuzz1 8 2007 Edgar Wright 797
548 The Age of Innocence 1993 Martin Scorsese 800
549 Escape from New York1 1981 John Carpenter 801
550 The Bad News Bears 1976 Michael Ritchie 802
551 Misery 1990 Rob Reiner 803
552 The Straight Story1 8 1999 David Lynch 805
553 Charade 1963 Stanley Donen 806
554 Jason and the Argonauts1 1963 Don Chaffey 807
555 Eight Men Out 1988 John Sayles 810
556 Bridget Jones's Diary1 8 14 2001 Sharon Maguire 811
557 Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 1971 Melvin Van Peebles 812
558 Lolita1 1962 Stanley Kubrick 813
559 Zoolander7 2001 Ben Stiller 814
560 Klute 1971 Alan J. Pakula 815
561 The Fugitive 1993 Andrew Davis 816
562 The Abyss 1989 James Cameron 817
563 Broken Blossoms 1919 D.W. Griffith 818
564 The Prestige1 2006 Christopher Nolan 819
565 Persepolis8 2007 Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi 820
566 The Bourne Supremacy7 2004 Paul Greengrass 822
567 Capturing the Friedmans 2003 Andrew Jarecki 823
568 Waiting for Guffman 1996 Christopher Guest 824
569 Fat City 1972 John Huston 825
570 Jackie Brown 1997 Quentin Tarantino 826
571 The Pride of the Yankees 1942 Sam Wood 828
572 The Notebook 2004 Nick Cassavetes 829
573 American Pie 1999 Paul Weitz 833
574 Gigi 1958 Vincente Minnelli 836
575 My Own Private Idaho 1991 Gus Van Sant 838
576 Mystic River12 2003 Clint Eastwood 840
577 Bad Lieutenant 1992 Abel Ferrara 843
578 Safe1 1995 Todd Haynes 844
579 Paris Is Burning 1990 Jennie Livingston 845
580 Topsy-Turvy1 1999 Mike Leigh 846
581 Man on Wire1 2008 James Marsh 849
582 Hud 1963 Martin Ritt 850
583 The Color Purple 1985 Steven Spielberg 851
584 Bend It Like Beckham1 7 2002 Gurinder Chadha 853
585 The Lady from Shanghai 1947 Orson Welles 854
586 Monsieur Verdoux 1947 Charles Chaplin 855
587 The Great Train Robbery 1903 Edwin S. Porter 856
588 Young Mr. Lincoln 1939 John Ford 857
589 Lady and the Tramp 1955 Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske 858
590 The Odd Couple 1968 Gene Saks 859
591 Sixteen Candles 1984 John Hughes 862
592 Splendor in the Grass 1961 Elia Kazan 866
593 THX-1138 1971 George Lucas 867
594 Diner 1982 Barry Levinson 868
595 It's a Gift 1934 Norman Z. McLeod 869
596 The Incredible Shrinking Man 1957 Jack Arnold 872
597 Gattaca 1997 Andrew Niccol 874
598 Make Way for Tomorrow 1937 Leo McCarey 875
599 Napoleon Dynamite 2004 Jared Hess 876
600 Snatch.1 2000 Guy Ritchie 877

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.

Go to the previous 100 American films Go to the next 100 American films
This page was last modified on July 18, 2016