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Film Films in The National Film Registry

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Since 1989, the Library of Congress has chosen the most significant movies in American cinema to preserve. These top influential films all played a big role in shaping American thought and culture today. The films are alphabetically listed and are important movies to preserve. There are so many great American films out their but these culturally and historically significant movies are the ones Librarian of Congress specifically has selected to keep in their records forever.

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Abbott and Costello Meet Frank... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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All the President's Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

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Cry of Jazz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Cry of Jazz Leroy Inman, George Waller, Andrew Duncan

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Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Mark O'Donnell, Dan Natchsheim

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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The Front Page is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Adolphe Menjou, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton

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It's a Gift is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
W. C. Fields, Jean Rouverol, Kathleen Howard

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Let There Be Light is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Films in The National Film Registry

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Lonesome is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Andy Devine, Barbara Kent, Edgar Dearing

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Make Way for Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi

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Malcolm X is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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McCabe and Mrs. Miller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
McCabe and Mrs. Miller

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Newark Athlete is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Newark Athlete

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Our Lady of the Sphere is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Our Lady of the Sphere

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The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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Preservation of the Sign Langu... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Preservation of the Sign Language

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Saturday Night Fever is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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Study of a River is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Study of a River

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Tarantella is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Tarantella

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Joan Blondell, Dorothy McGuire, James Dunn

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A Trip Down Market Street is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
A Trip Down Market Street

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Adam's Rib is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Judy Holliday

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The Adventures of Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Films in The National Film Registry
Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains