AFI's 100 GREATEST
AMERICAN MOVIES

100 Years...100 Movies


10th Anniversary Edition


Summary - Part 4
Films from the 1998 List
That Were Dropped in 2007





The American Film Institute in Los Angeles, California, in 2007 honored and updated its "definitive selection of the 100 greatest American movies of all time" from 1998, as determined by more than 1,500 leaders from the American film community.

The 400 Nominated Films were feature-length fictional movies produced between 1912 and 1996 with newly-eligible films from 1996 to 2006.

Read this site's Commentary on AFI's 100 Greatest American Movies (original)
The original 400 Greatest American Films (nominees)

Note: The films that are marked with a yellow star are the films that "The Greatest Films" site has selected as the 100 Greatest Films.


AMERICA's 100 GREATEST MOVIES
10th Anniversary - 4 parts


Films from 1998 List That Were Dropped in 2007
(23 of the 1998 Films Were Reevaluated and Dropped Entirely Off the 2007 List)

Title
2007 Ranking
1998 Ranking
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
OFF
# 39
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
OFF
# 44
From Here to Eternity (1953)
OFF
# 52
Amadeus (1984)
OFF
# 53
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
OFF
# 54
The Third Man (1949)
OFF
# 57
Fantasia (1940)
OFF
# 58
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
OFF
# 59
Stagecoach (1939)
OFF
# 63
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
OFF
# 64
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
OFF
# 67
An American in Paris (1951)
OFF
# 68
Wuthering Heights (1939)
OFF
# 73
Dances With Wolves (1990)
OFF
# 75
Giant (1956)
OFF
# 82
Fargo (1996)
OFF
# 84
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
OFF
# 86
Frankenstein (1931)
OFF
# 87
Patton (1970)
OFF
# 89
The Jazz Singer (1927)
OFF
# 90
My Fair Lady (1964)
OFF
# 91
A Place in the Sun (1951)
OFF
# 92
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
OFF
# 99


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