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BBC's 100 Greatest American Films of All Time

This list, of 100 great American films, was compiled by BBC Culture after they polled 62 film critics from around the world. The list shows what BBC believes are America's greatest films of all time.
The list is sorted alphabetically.
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avg. score: 38 of 100 (38%)
required scores: 1, 18, 30, 40, 59 

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1
12 Years a Slave (2013)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
3
25th Hour (2002)
25th Hour (2002)
4
Ace in the Hole (1951)
Ace in the Hole (1951)
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5
Annie Hall (1977)
Annie Hall (1977)
6
The Apartment (1960)
The Apartment (1960)
7
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
8
Back to the Future (1985)
Back to the Future (1985)
9
The Band Wagon (1953)
The Band Wagon (1953)
10
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
11
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
12
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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13
Blue Velvet (1986)
Blue Velvet (1986)
14
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
15
Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca (1942)
16
Chinatown (1974)
Chinatown (1974)
17
Citizen Kane (1941)
Citizen Kane (1941)
18
City Lights (1931)
City Lights (1931)
19
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
20
The Conversation (1974)
The Conversation (1974)
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21
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
22
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight (2008)
23
Days of Heaven (1978)
Days of Heaven (1978)
24
Deliverance (1972)
Deliverance (1972)
25
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
26
Double Indemnity (1944)
Double Indemnity (1944)
27
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
28
Duck Soup (1933)
Duck Soup (1933)
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29
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
30
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
31
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
32
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
33
Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
34
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather (1972)
35
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
36
The Gold Rush (1925)
The Gold Rush (1925)
37
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Gone With the Wind (1939)
38
Goodfellas (1990)
Goodfellas (1990)
39
The Graduate (1967)
The Graduate (1967)
40
Greed (1924)
Greed (1924)
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