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100 Classic Movie Quotes….Nostalgia matters!

Here is a showcase of 100 memorable movie clips….Produced by the American Film Institute, I know you will enjoy this 10-minute treasury of film classics  100 Classic Movie Quotes.

Sharing an old movie with the g-kids is a favorite pastime with us. We, of course, watch all the latest and greatest of new movies with them, and then once in a while, we like to slide in one of our favorite nostalgia movies.

American Film Institute’s Top 100 Movies  10th Anniversary Edition

The 100 greatest American films of all time, determined by a jury of 1,500 film artists, critics and historians.

 

# TITLE DIRECTORS RUNTIME YEAR GENRES
1 Citizen Kane Orson Welles 119 1941 drama, mystery
2 The Godfather Francis Ford Coppola 175 1972 crime, drama
3 Casablanca Michael Curtiz 102 1942 drama, romance, war
4 Raging Bull Martin Scorsese 129 1980 biography, drama, sport
5 Singin’ in the Rain Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly 103 1952 comedy, musical, romance
6 Gone with the Wind Victor Fleming 238 1939 drama, history, romance, war
7 Lawrence of Arabia David Lean 216 1962 adventure, biography, drama, history, war
8 Schindler’s List Steven Spielberg 195 1993 biography, drama, history
9 Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock 128 1958 mystery, romance, thriller
10 The Wizard of Oz Victor Fleming 102 1939 adventure, family, fantasy, musical
11 City Lights Charles Chaplin 87 1931 comedy, drama, romance
12 The Searchers John Ford 119 1956 adventure, drama, western
13 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope George Lucas 121 1977 action, adventure, fantasy, sci_fi
14 Psycho Alfred Hitchcock 109 1960 horror, mystery, thriller
15 2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick 149 1968 adventure, sci_fi
16 Sunset Blvd. Billy Wilder 110 1950 drama, film_noir
17 The Graduate Mike Nichols 106 1967 comedy, drama
18 The General Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton 67 1926 action, adventure, comedy, drama, war, western
19 On the Waterfront Elia Kazan 108 1954 crime, drama, thriller
20 It’s a Wonderful Life Frank Capra 130 1946 drama, family, fantasy
21 Chinatown Roman Polanski 130 1974 drama, mystery, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071315/
22 Some Like It Hot Billy Wilder 120 1959 comedy, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053291/
23 The Grapes of Wrath John Ford 129 1940 drama, history http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032551/
24 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg 115 1982 family, sci_fi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083866/
25 To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Mulligan 129 1962 crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056592/
26 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Frank Capra 129 1939 comedy, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031679/
27 High Noon Fred Zinnemann 85 1952 drama, thriller, western http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044706/
28 All About Eve Joseph L. Mankiewicz 138 1950 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042192/
29 Double Indemnity Billy Wilder 107 1944 crime, drama, film_noir, mystery, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036775/
30 Apocalypse Now Francis Coppola 153 1979 drama, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078788/
31 The Maltese Falcon John Huston 100 1941 crime, film_noir, mystery http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033870/
32 The Godfather: Part II Francis Ford Coppola 202 1974 crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071562/
33 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Milos Forman 133 1975 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073486/
34 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs William Cottrell, David Hand 83 1937 animation, family, fantasy, musical, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029583/
35 Annie Hall Woody Allen 93 1977 comedy, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075686/
36 The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean 161 1957 adventure, drama, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050212/
37 The Best Years of Our Lives William Wyler 172 1946 drama, romance, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036868/
38 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre John Huston 126 1948 adventure, drama, western http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040897/
39 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Stanley Kubrick 95 1964 comedy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/
40 The Sound of Music Robert Wise 174 1965 biography, drama, family, musical, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059742/
41 King Kong 100 1933 adventure, horror, sci_fi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024216/
42 Bonnie and Clyde Arthur Penn 111 1967 action, biography, crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061418/
43 Midnight Cowboy John Schlesinger 113 1969 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064665/
44 The Philadelphia Story George Cukor 112 1940 comedy, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032904/
45 Shane George Stevens 118 1953 drama, western http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046303/
46 It Happened One Night Frank Capra 105 1934 comedy, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0025316/
47 A Streetcar Named Desire Elia Kazan 122 1951 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044081/
48 Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock 112 1954 mystery, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047396/
49 Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages D.W. Griffith 163 1916 drama, history http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0006864/
50 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Peter Jackson 178 2001 adventure, drama, fantasy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120737/
51 West Side Story Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise 152 1961 crime, drama, musical, romance, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055614/
52 Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese 113 1976 crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075314/
53 The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino 183 1978 drama, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077416/
54 MASH Robert Altman 116 1970 comedy, drama, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066026/
55 North by Northwest Alfred Hitchcock 136 1959 action, adventure, mystery, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053125/
56 Jaws Steven Spielberg 124 1975 adventure, drama, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073195/
57 Rocky John G. Avildsen 120 1976 drama, sport http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075148/
58 The Gold Rush Charles Chaplin 95 1925 adventure, comedy, drama, family http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0015864/
59 Nashville Robert Altman 160 1975 comedy, drama, music http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073440/
60 Duck Soup Leo McCarey 68 1933 comedy, musical, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023969/
61 Sullivan’s Travels Preston Sturges 90 1941 adventure, comedy, drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034240/
62 American Graffiti George Lucas 110 1973 comedy, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069704/
63 Cabaret Bob Fosse 124 1972 drama, musical http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068327/
64 Network Sidney Lumet 121 1976 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074958/
65 The African Queen John Huston 105 1951 adventure, drama, romance, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043265/
66 Raiders of the Lost Ark Steven Spielberg 115 1981 action, adventure http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/
67 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Mike Nichols 131 1966 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061184/
68 Unforgiven Clint Eastwood 131 1992 drama, western http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105695/
69 Tootsie Sydney Pollack 116 1982 comedy, drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084805/
70 A Clockwork Orange Stanley Kubrick 136 1971 crime, drama, sci_fi http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066921/
71 Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg 169 1998 drama, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120815/
72 The Shawshank Redemption Frank Darabont 142 1994 crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111161/
73 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid George Roy Hill 110 1969 biography, crime, drama, western http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064115/
74 The Silence of the Lambs Jonathan Demme 118 1991 crime, drama, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102926/
75 In the Heat of the Night Norman Jewison 109 1967 crime, drama, mystery, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061811/
76 Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis 142 1994 comedy, drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/
77 All the President’s Men Alan J. Pakula 138 1976 biography, drama, history, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074119/
78 Modern Times Charlie Chaplin 87 1936 comedy, drama, family, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0027977/
79 The Wild Bunch Sam Peckinpah 135 1969 action, adventure, western http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065214/
80 The Apartment Billy Wilder 125 1960 comedy, drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053604/
81 Spartacus Stanley Kubrick 197 1960 adventure, biography, drama, history, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054331/
82 Sunrise F.W. Murnau 94 1927 drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0018455/
83 Titanic James Cameron 194 1997 drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120338/
84 Easy Rider Dennis Hopper 95 1969 adventure, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064276/
85 A Night at the Opera Sam Wood 96 1935 comedy, music, musical http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026778/
86 Platoon Oliver Stone 120 1986 drama, war http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091763/
87 12 Angry Men Sidney Lumet 96 1957 crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050083/
88 Bringing Up Baby Howard Hawks 102 1938 comedy, family, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029947/
89 The Sixth Sense M. Night Shyamalan 107 1999 drama, mystery, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167404/
90 Swing Time George Stevens 103 1936 comedy, musical, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028333/
91 Sophie’s Choice Alan J. Pakula 150 1982 drama, romance http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084707/
92 Goodfellas Martin Scorsese 146 1990 biography, crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099685/
93 The French Connection William Friedkin 104 1971 action, crime, drama, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067116/
94 Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino 154 1994 crime, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110912/
95 The Last Picture Show Peter Bogdanovich 118 1971 drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067328/
96 Do the Right Thing Spike Lee 120 1989 comedy, drama http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097216/
97 Blade Runner Ridley Scott 117 1982 sci_fi, thriller http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083658/
98 Yankee Doodle Dandy Michael Curtiz 126 1942 biography, drama, musical http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0035575/
99 Toy Story John Lasseter 81 1995 animation, adventure, comedy, family, fantasy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114709/
100 Ben-Hur William Wyler 212 1959 adventure, drama, history http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052618/

 

 

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