AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends Film Actors

AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

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Top 25 Male Screen Legends list. In 1999 the American Film Institute recognized the 50 greatest American screen legends -25 men and 25 women. Criteria was as an actor or a team of actors with a significant screen presence in American feature-length films whose screen debut occurred in or before 1950, or whose screen debut occurred after 1950 but whose death has marked a completed body of work. The list was selected by leaders from the American film community, including artists, historians, critics and other cultural leaders, who chose from a list of 250 nominees in each gender. The lists were presented by 50 Hollywood stars.

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    Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen

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    Cary Grant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    North by Northwest, Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story

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    James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    It's a Wonderful Life, Vertigo, Rear Window

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    Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Superman

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    Fred Astaire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    The Towering Inferno, Top Hat, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

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    Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Once Upon a Time in the West, 12 Angry Men, The Longest Day

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    Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Gone with the Wind, It Happened One Night, Mutiny on the Bounty

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    James Cagney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Mutiny on the Bounty, White Heat, Yankee Doodle Dandy

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    Spencer Tracy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Amélie, It's a Mad, Mad

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    Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    City Lights, Modern Times, The Gold Rush

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    Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    High Noon, Cinema Paradiso, The Pride of the Yankees

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    Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    To Kill a Mockingbird, Cape Fear, The Omen

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    John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    The Searchers, The Longest Day, Stagecoach

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    Laurence Olivier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Spartacus, Rebecca, Clash of the Titans

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    Gene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Singin' in the Rain, An American in Paris, On the Town

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    Orson Welles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Citizen Kane, The Third Man, The Muppet Movie

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    Kirk Douglas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Spartacus, Paths of Glory, 20

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    James Dean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Rebel Without a Cause, Giant, East of Eden

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    Burt Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Field of Dreams, From Here to Eternity, Judgment at Nuremberg

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    The Marx Brothers

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    Buster Keaton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Sunset Boulevard, It's a Mad, Mad

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    Sidney Poitier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, The Greatest Story ...

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    Robert Mitchum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    Cape Fear, Scrooged, The Night of the Hunter

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    Edward G. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    The Ten Commandments, Double Indemnity, Soylent Green

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    William Holden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list AFI’s Top 25 American Male Screen Legends

    The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, Sunset Boulevard

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