AFI Top 100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition on Netflix

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The Godfather
2

The Godfather

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family.

9.2 | 1972 | Movie | 175min See more at IMDb TMDB
Casablanca
3

Casablanca

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

8.5 | 1942 | Movie | 102min See more at IMDb TMDB
Raging Bull
4

Raging Bull

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

8.1 | 1980 | Movie | 129min See more at IMDb TMDB
Singin' in the Rain
5

Singin' in the Rain

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

8.3 | 1952 | Movie | 103min See more at IMDb TMDB
Gone with the Wind
6

Gone with the Wind

The spoiled daughter of a Georgia plantation owner conducts a tumultuous romance with a cynical profiteer during the American Civil War and Reconstruction Era.

8.2 | 1939 | Movie | 238min See more at IMDb TMDB
Schindler's List
8

Schindler's List

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

9.0 | 1993 | Movie | 195min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Wizard of Oz
10

The Wizard of Oz

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives.

8.1 | 1939 | Movie | 102min See more at IMDb TMDB
City Lights
11

City Lights

In this sound-era silent film, a tramp falls in love with a beautiful blind flower seller.

8.5 | 1931 | Movie | 87min See more at IMDb TMDB
Star Wars
13

Star Wars

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire.

8.6 | 1977 | Movie | 121min See more at IMDb TMDB
Psycho
14

Psycho

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother.

8.5 | 1960 | Movie | 109min See more at IMDb TMDB
2001: A Space Odyssey
15

2001: A Space Odyssey

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

8.3 | 1968 | Movie | 149min See more at IMDb TMDB
Sunset Boulevard
16

Sunset Boulevard

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

8.4 | 1950 | Movie | 110min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Graduate
17

The Graduate

Benjamin, a recent college graduate very worried about his future, finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.

8.0 | 1967 | Movie | 106min See more at IMDb TMDB
The General
18

The General

During Americaโ€™s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnny Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'โ€”with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcarโ€”and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

8.1 | 1926 | Movie | 78min See more at IMDb TMDB
It's a Wonderful Life
20

It's a Wonderful Life

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls.

8.6 | 1946 | Movie | 130min See more at IMDb TMDB
Chinatown
21

Chinatown

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California.

8.2 | 1974 | Movie | 130min See more at IMDb TMDB
Some Like It Hot
22

Some Like It Hot

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters.

8.2 | 1959 | Movie | 121min See more at IMDb TMDB
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state.

8.1 | 1939 | Movie | 129min See more at IMDb TMDB
High Noon
27

High Noon

Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in New Mexico, learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the noon train.

8.0 | 1952 | Movie | 85min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Godfather Part II
32

The Godfather Part II

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York.

9.0 | 1974 | Movie | 202min See more at IMDb TMDB
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

A petty criminal fakes insanity to serve his sentence in a mental ward rather than prison.

8.7 | 1975 | Movie | 133min See more at IMDb TMDB
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

A beautiful girl, Snow White, takes refuge in the forest in the house of seven dwarfs to hide from her stepmother, the wicked Queen.

7.6 | 1937 | Movie | 83min See more at IMDb TMDB
Annie Hall
35

Annie Hall

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

8.0 | 1977 | Movie | 93min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Bridge on the River Kwai
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The Bridge on the River Kwai

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors.

8.1 | 1957 | Movie | 161min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Best Years of Our Lives
37

The Best Years of Our Lives

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home.

8.1 | 1946 | Movie | 170min See more at IMDb TMDB
Midnight Cowboy
43

Midnight Cowboy

Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

7.8 | 1969 | Movie | 113min See more at IMDb TMDB
Shane
45

Shane

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.

7.6 | 1953 | Movie | 118min See more at IMDb TMDB
It Happened One Night
46

It Happened One Night

A renegade reporter and a young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops.

8.1 | 1934 | Movie | 105min See more at IMDb TMDB
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

7.7 | 1916 | Movie | 163min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
50

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator.

8.8 | 2001 | Movie | 178min See more at IMDb TMDB
West Side Story
51

West Side Story

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets.

7.6 | 1961 | Movie | 153min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Deer Hunter
53

The Deer Hunter

A group of working-class friends decide to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined.

8.1 | 1978 | Movie | 183min See more at IMDb TMDB
Jaws
56

Jaws

When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

8.1 | 1975 | Movie | 124min See more at IMDb TMDB
Rocky
57

Rocky

An uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark is given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight against the world heavyweight boxing champion.

8.1 | 1976 | Movie | 120min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Gold Rush
58

The Gold Rush

A gold prospector in Alaska struggles to survive the elements and win the heart of a dance hall girl.

8.1 | 1925 | Movie | 95min See more at IMDb TMDB
American Graffiti
62

American Graffiti

A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

7.4 | 1973 | Movie | 110min See more at IMDb TMDB
Raiders of the Lost Ark
66

Raiders of the Lost Ark

When Dr. Indiana Jones โ€“ the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist โ€“ is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

8.4 | 1981 | Movie | 115min See more at IMDb TMDB
Unforgiven
68

Unforgiven

William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer.

8.2 | 1992 | Movie | 130min See more at IMDb TMDB
Tootsie
69

Tootsie

When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

7.4 | 1982 | Movie | 116min See more at IMDb TMDB
Saving Private Ryan
71

Saving Private Ryan

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines.

8.6 | 1998 | Movie | 169min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Shawshank Redemption
72

The Shawshank Redemption

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden.

9.3 | 1994 | Movie | 142min See more at IMDb TMDB
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
73

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang.

8.0 | 1969 | Movie | 110min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Silence of the Lambs
74

The Silence of the Lambs

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy.

8.6 | 1991 | Movie | 118min See more at IMDb TMDB
In the Heat of the Night
75

In the Heat of the Night

African-American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs is arrested on suspicion of murder by Bill Gillespie, the racist police chief of tiny Sparta, Mississippi.

7.9 | 1967 | Movie | 110min See more at IMDb TMDB
Forrest Gump
76

Forrest Gump

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic eventsโ€”in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do.

8.8 | 1994 | Movie | 142min See more at IMDb TMDB
Modern Times
78

Modern Times

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

8.5 | 1936 | Movie | 87min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Wild Bunch
79

The Wild Bunch

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

7.9 | 1969 | Movie | 145min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Apartment
80

The Apartment

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder.

8.3 | 1960 | Movie | 125min See more at IMDb TMDB
Spartacus
81

Spartacus

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus.

7.9 | 1960 | Movie | 197min See more at IMDb TMDB
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
82

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

8.1 | 1927 | Movie | 94min See more at IMDb TMDB
Titanic
83

Titanic

101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later.

7.9 | 1997 | Movie | 194min See more at IMDb TMDB
Easy Rider
84

Easy Rider

A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.

7.3 | 1969 | Movie | 95min See more at IMDb TMDB
Platoon
86

Platoon

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

8.1 | 1986 | Movie | 120min See more at IMDb TMDB
12 Angry Men
87

12 Angry Men

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father.

9.0 | 1957 | Movie | 96min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Sixth Sense
89

The Sixth Sense

Following an unexpected tragedy, child psychologist Malcolm Crowe meets a nine year old boy named Cole Sear, who is hiding a dark secret.

8.2 | 1999 | Movie | 107min See more at IMDb TMDB
Sophie's Choice
91

Sophie's Choice

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel.

7.5 | 1982 | Movie | 150min See more at IMDb TMDB
GoodFellas
92

GoodFellas

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

8.7 | 1990 | Movie | 145min See more at IMDb TMDB
Pulp Fiction
94

Pulp Fiction

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper.

8.9 | 1994 | Movie | 154min See more at IMDb TMDB
The Last Picture Show
95

The Last Picture Show

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town.

8.0 | 1971 | Movie | 118min See more at IMDb TMDB
Do the Right Thing
96

Do the Right Thing

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn.

8.0 | 1989 | Movie | 120min See more at IMDb TMDB
Yankee Doodle Dandy
98

Yankee Doodle Dandy

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

7.6 | 1942 | Movie | 126min See more at IMDb TMDB
Toy Story
99

Toy Story

Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene.

8.3 | 1995 | Movie | 81min See more at IMDb TMDB