The Top 50 Americana Movies of All Time

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1

Back to the Future

1985    Robert Zemeckis    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Americana

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Forrest Gump

1994    Robert Zemeckis    Rated PG13

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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Fargo

1996    Ethan & Joel Coen    Rated R

Americana    Black Comedy    Crime

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Badlands

1973    Terrence Malick    Rated PG

Americana    Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime

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It's a Wonderful Life

1946    Frank Capra    Not Rated

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

1939    Frank Capra    Not Rated

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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The Best Years of Our Lives

1946    William Wyler    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Ensemble Film

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The Last Picture Show

1971    Peter Bogdanovich    Rated R

Americana    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

2000    Ethan & Joel Coen    Rated PG13

Americana    Buddy Film    Comedy

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The Grapes of Wrath

1940    John Ford    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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Nashville

1975    Robert Altman    Rated R

Americana    Drama    Ensemble Film

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12

Blue Velvet

1986    David Lynch    Rated R

Americana    Crime    Crime Thriller

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A Christmas Story

1983    Bob Clark    Rated PG

Americana    Comedy Drama    Domestic Comedy

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14

Hud

1963    Martin Ritt    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Western

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15

East of Eden

1955    Elia Kazan    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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Giant

1956    George Stevens    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Romance

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American Graffiti

1973    George Lucas    Rated PG

Americana    Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age

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Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

1936    Frank Capra    Not Rated

Americana    Comedy Drama    Comedy of Manners

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The Natural

1984    Barry Levinson    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Period Film

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Easy Rider

1969    Dennis Hopper    Rated R

Americana    Biker Film    Crime

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21

Meet Me in St. Louis

1944    Vincente Minnelli    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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22

The Sandlot

1993    David M. Evans    Rated PG

Americana    Comedy    Coming-of-Age

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Field of Dreams

1989    Phil Alden Robinson    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Fantasy

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape

1993    Lasse Hallström    Rated PG13

Americana    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Quiz Show

1994    Robert Redford    Rated PG13

Americana    Docudrama    Drama

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26

A League of Their Own

1992    Penny Marshall    Rated PG

Comedy Drama    Sports Drama    Ensemble Film

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The Music Man

1962    Morton DaCosta    Rated G

Americana    Based-on-Theatre    Comedy

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The Straight Story

1999    David Lynch    Rated G

Americana    Drama    Road Movie

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Election

1999    Alexander Payne    Rated R

Americana    Comedy    Satire

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Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

1954    Stanley Donen    Rated G

Americana    Comedy    Musical

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31

The Bad News Bears

1976    Michael Ritchie    Rated PG

Comedy    Sports Drama    Americana

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Remember the Titans

2000    Boaz Yakin    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Message Movie

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Eight Men Out

1988    John Sayles    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Period Film

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Pleasantville

1998    Gary Ross    Rated PG13

Americana    Comedy    Fantasy

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35

Meet John Doe

1941    Frank Capra    Not Rated

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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A River Runs Through It

1992    Robert Redford    Rated PG

Americana    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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A Perfect World

1993    Clint Eastwood    Rated PG13

Americana    Crime    Crime Drama

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Dave

1993    Ivan Reitman    Rated PG13

Americana    Comedy    Political Satire

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Used Cars

1980    Robert Zemeckis    Rated R

Americana    Comedy    Satire

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Friday Night Lights

2004    Peter Berg    Rated PG13

Americana    Drama    Sports Drama

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Splendor in the Grass

1961    Elia Kazan    Not Rated

Americana    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Matewan

1987    John Sayles    Rated PG13

Americana    Drama    Ensemble Film

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Harlan County U.S.A.

1976    Barbara Kopple    Rated PG

Americana    Biography    Documentary

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State and Main

2000    David Mamet    Rated R

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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The Devil and Daniel Webster

1941    William Dieterle    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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Melvin and Howard

1980    Jonathan Demme    Rated R

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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Peggy Sue Got Married

1986    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated PG13

Americana    Comedy    Fantasy

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Bulworth

1998    Warren Beatty    Rated R

Americana    Comedy    Media Satire

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Places in the Heart

1984    Robert Benton    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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