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100 Most Inspiring Films of All Time

AFI's '100 Years... 100 Cheers' revealed the most inspiring films of all time in a three-hour special television event which aired June 14, 2006 on CBS with commentary from many of Hollywood's most celebrated actors and filmmakers, including Jessica Alba, Don Cheadle, Melissa Etheridge, Sally Field, Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Sidney Poitier, Mickey Rooney and Steven Spielberg.
A jury of 1,500 film artists, critics and historians selected the classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, starring James Stewart, as the most inspiring movie of all time.
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
3
Schindler's List (1993)
Schindler's List (1993)
4
Rocky (1976)
Rocky (1976)
5
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
6
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
7
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
8
Breaking Away (1979)
Breaking Away (1979)
9
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
10
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
12
Apollo 13 (1995)
Apollo 13 (1995)
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13
Hoosiers (1986)
Hoosiers (1986)
14
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
15
The Miracle Worker
The Miracle Worker
16
Norma Rae (1979)
Norma Rae (1979)
17
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
18
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
19
The Right Stuff (1983)
The Right Stuff (1983)
20
Philadelphia (1993)
Philadelphia (1993)
21
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
22
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
23
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
24
National Velvet (Clarence Brown)
National Velvet (Clarence Brown)
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25
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
26
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
27
High Noon (1952)
High Noon (1952)
28
Field of Dreams (1989)
Field of Dreams (1989)
29
Gandhi (1982)
Gandhi (1982)
30
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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Glory (1989)
Glory (1989)
32
Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca (1942)
33
City Lights (1931)
City Lights (1931)
34
All the President's Men (1976)
All the President's Men (1976)
35
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
36
On the Waterfront (1954)
On the Waterfront (1954)
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37
Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
38
Pinocchio (1940)
Pinocchio (1940)
39
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars (1977)
40
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
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