The Top 100 'Academy Award Nominated' Movies

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The Top 100 'Academy Award Nominated' Movies
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Movie Title Release
Year
Director MPAA
Rating
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1 Star Wars 1977 George Lucas PG -
3 The Godfather 1972 Francis Ford Coppola R -
4 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg PG -
5 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont R -
6 Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino R -
9 Back to the Future 1985 Robert Zemeckis PG -
10 The Godfather Part II 1974 Francis Ford Coppola R -
12 GoodFellas 1990 Martin Scorsese R -
15 The Dark Knight 2008 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
17 Casablanca 1942 Michael Curtiz PG -
18 The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Jonathan Demme R -
23 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder NR -
26 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Milos Forman R -
31 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder NR -
32 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick NR -
33 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
35 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Welles NR -
37 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans 1927 F.W. Murnau NR -
39 The Third Man 1949 Carol Reed NR -
43 Taxi Driver 1976 Martin Scorsese R -
49 The Usual Suspects 1995 Bryan Singer R -
50 12 Angry Men 1957 Sidney Lumet NR -
51 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson PG13 -
55 Apocalypse Now 1979 Francis Ford Coppola R -
58 A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick R -
59 Schindler's List 1993 Steven Spielberg R -
60 Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski R -
61 Saving Private Ryan 1998 Steven Spielberg R -
62 The Red Shoes 1948 Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger NR -
65 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg PG -
66 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson PG13 -
70 Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis PG13 -
71 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948 John Huston NR -
73 The 400 Blows 1959 François Truffaut NR -
74 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter G -
78 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra NR -
79 Memento 2000 Christopher Nolan R -
80 Notorious 1946 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
82 Wild Strawberries 1957 Ingmar Bergman NR -
84 Sunset Blvd. 1950 Billy Wilder NR -
85 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson PG13 -
86 Fargo 1996 Joel & Ethan Coen R -
88 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock PG -
89 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick G -
90 Ace in the Hole 1951 Billy Wilder NR -
91 Grand Illusion 1937 Jean Renoir NR -
92 1963 Federico Fellini NR -
93 On the Waterfront 1954 Elia Kazan NR -
95 Rocky 1976 John G. Avildsen PG -
96 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor NR -
97 Inception 2010 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
99 Network 1976 Sidney Lumet R -
101 The Conversation 1974 Francis Ford Coppola PG -
102 Raging Bull 1980 Martin Scorsese R -
103 Batman Begins 2005 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
105 The Departed 2006 Martin Scorsese R -
112 All About Eve 1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz NR -
114 The Maltese Falcon 1941 John Huston NR -
115 La Dolce Vita 1960 Federico Fellini NR -
121 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin G -
124 Inglourious Basterds 2009 Quentin Tarantino R -
126 Good Will Hunting 1997 Gus Van Sant R -
129 The Thin Man 1934 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
130 Anatomy of a Murder 1959 Otto Preminger NR -
131 It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Frank Capra NR -
135 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming NR -
137 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill PG -
140 Days of Heaven 1978 Terrence Malick PG -
148 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra NR -
149 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen PG -
151 Gladiator 2000 Ridley Scott R -
156 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry R -
159 Unforgiven 1992 Clint Eastwood R -
160 No Country for Old Men 2007 Joel & Ethan Coen R -
161 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
162 Laura 1944 Otto Preminger NR -
164 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean G -
165 The Sting 1973 George Roy Hill PG -
166 Whiplash 2014 Damien Chazelle R -
168 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols PG -
170 Fanny and Alexander 1982 Ingmar Bergman R -
171 Dog Day Afternoon 1975 Sidney Lumet R -
173 All the President's Men 1976 Alan J. Pakula PG -
176 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan NR -
179 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 William Wyler NR -
181 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial 1982 Steven Spielberg PG -
182 Parasite 2019 Bong Joon Ho NR -
184 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen NR -
189 The Wild Bunch 1969 Sam Peckinpah R -
191 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen R -
192 The Battle of Algiers 1966 Gillo Pontecorvo NR -
193 City of God 2002 Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund R -
197 The French Connection 1971 William Friedkin R -
201 American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes R -
202 The Prestige 2006 Christopher Nolan PG13 -
203 The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 David Lean PG -
204 Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Billy Wilder NR -
207 Braveheart 1995 Mel Gibson R -
214 Django Unchained 2012 Quentin Tarantino R -
215 High Noon 1952 Fred Zinnemann NR -

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