100 Film National Registry Nominated Filmsby jordanhores | created - 03 Feb 2016 | updated - 2 days ago | Public
This list is a list of films yet to be named to the NFR for preservation. Includes list of films that should be named for having MAJOR impact in film heritage starting from silent era to 2006. Excludes films that have mixed and negative reception by critics and audiences. No specific ranking. -OLD HOLLYWOOD NEGATIVE FILMS TheAlphabetMurders TheAmbushers AroundtheWorldUndertheSea ActOne TheAlligatorPeople* AmbushBay TheApeMan Bedevilled Berserk BeyondtheForest Blue TheBoss- TheBusterKeatonStory Banning BeachParty TheBigBounce BoyDidIGetaWrongNumber TheBibleIntheBeginning TheBiggestBundleofThemAll BikiniBeach BloodontheArrow TheBridgeatRemagen BusRiley'sBackinTown Bailoutat43000^ TheBattleofApachePass TheBigGamble BackDoortoHell BlackDragons TheBrothersRico TheBrokenLand CallMeBwana Cervantes Che! CityintheSea CountYourBlessings TheCapeTownAffair Chastity* Countdown TheConqueror TheComic Caribbean1952* ComeFlywithMe TheCorpseVanishes Crime&PunishmentUSA- TheCryBabyKiller DearBrigitte` Duffy* DeadHeatonaMerryGoRound* Dimension5 DropDeadDarling DiaryofaMadman DoctorYou'veGottoBeKidding- Dondi* Drango DrGoldfoot&theBikiniMachine TheDevilThumbsaRide EnchantedIsland EscapefromEastBerlin Everything'sDucky TheExplosiveGeneration 5GunsWest FortUtah TheFatSpy 5BrandedWomen Fireball500 FollowtheBoys FortBowie* FortDefiance* FindersKeepers FaceoftheScreamingWerewolf FrankensteinMeetstheWolfMan FlighttoFury GangsterStory TheGoodGuys&theBadGuys Generation* GunBattleatMonterey TheGreatProfile TheGeorgeRaftStory Goldofthe7Saints- GreenMansions GailyGaily TheGrasshopper TheGreatSiouxMassacre TheGroup GeniusatWork GirloftheNight GoneAretheDays TheGirlinLover'sLane Hammerhead HardContract* Harlow AHighWindinJamaica* Hemingway'sAdventuresofaYoungMan HoneymoonHotel TheHoodlumPriest HowtoStuffaWildBikini TheHorizontalLieutenant HouseofWomen HoundDogMan- HoldBacktheNight* HiddenFear^ Hell'sIsland1955* HighLonesome TheHellwithHeroes HillbillysinaHauntedHouse HouseoftheBlackDeath HouseofDracula HellsAngelsonWheels IntheCooloftheDay Impasse* I'llTakeSweden TheIllustratedMan IfaManAnswers IntheFrenchStyle TheIntruder* IfHeHollersLetHimgo JackofDiamonds- JoyintheMorning JohnnyCool JohnGoldfarbPleaseComeHome! Jessica TheKissingBandit Killers3 KingRat KittenWithaWhip KingoftheRoaringTwenties- KissMeDeadly LastSummer LostContinent LostFlight LookingforLove TheLovedOne LookinAnyWindow LtRobinCrusoeUSN LureoftheSwamp Mr.Imperium TheMagicSword TheManWhoUnderstoodWomen Luv Manofa1000Faces MadeinParis TheMoneyJungle MidasRun MomenttoMoment MachineGunMcCain MadDogColl Merrill'sMarauders MontanaTerritory NavajoJoe* TheNakedKiss NightmareintheSun TheNightTheyRaidedMinsky's OperationCIA* 100Rifles* OhDadPoorDadMamma'sHungyouintheCloset&I'mFeelin'soSad TheOne&OnlyGenuineOriginalFamilyBand OperationBikini 1Man'sWay 1MillionYearsBC 1Potato2Potato PaintYourWagon Petulia Pendulum ThePinkJungle Playmates PictureMommyDead PrisonerofWar PT109 PortraitofaMobster PromiseHerAnything PanicButton Pepe PrettyBoyFloyd ThePleasureSeekers ThePrivateLivesofAdam&Eve QuickBeforeItMelts ARagetoLive RedLine7000 Riot RidetheWildSurf TheRightApproach TheRing RideintheWhirlwind SerpentoftheNile TheSilverChalice SamWhiskey* Shark* Skidoo SlaughterTrail Salt&Pepper Shalako Slaves SingleRoomFurnished SpiderBaby SavagePampas Samar TheShooting TheSinsofRachelCade SlimCarter 633Squadron SkiParty TheSouthernStar SomethingWild SusanSlade SantaFePassage* ScaredtoDeath SeptemberStorm SlimCarter^ StudsLonigan TheStoryofMankind ASwinginSummer TheSwinger TennesseeJohnson* These1000Hills* TooMuchTooSoon TropicZone ATalentforLoving 3Into2Won'tGo TheTigerMakesOut ATicklishAffair TooLateBlues 2Loves 12HourstoKill Tomboy&theChamp^ TheTrip* ThunderOverArizona TooSoontoLove ValleyoftheDolls VivaMaria TheVanquished* TheVenetianAffair Waterhole#3* WallofNoise WarDrums* WhatDidYouDointheWarDaddy?* WheretheSpiesAre WhatEverHappenedtoAuntAlice WheretheBoysAre- WhereIt'sAt- WhentheGirlsTakeOver WhoKilledTeddyBear WildintheStreets TheWildRide TheWitches TheYellowCanary YellowstoneKelly- You'reaBigBoyNow YoungbloodHawke ZombiesonBroadway **Jerry Lewis films** **Ed Wood films** **East Side Kids films** **Johnny Cash films**
- Instant Watch Options
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. True Grit (1969)
G | 128 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian Territory.
Votes: 45,682 | Gross: $31.13M
2. Finding Nemo (2003)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Votes: 987,235 | Gross: $380.84M
3. Road to Perdition (2002)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mob enforcer's son in 1930s Illinois witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge.
Votes: 257,827 | Gross: $104.45M
5. Far from Heaven (2002)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance
In 1950s Connecticut, a flustered housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Votes: 45,510 | Gross: $15.85M
6. Training Day (2001)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A rookie cop spends his first day as a Los Angeles narcotics officer with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
Votes: 411,207 | Gross: $76.63M
7. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Votes: 187,008 | Gross: $125.60M
8. The Cider House Rules (1999)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
Votes: 96,111 | Gross: $57.55M
9. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 74,309 | Gross: $44.18M
10. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 281,733 | Gross: $173.84M
11. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the title opposites.
Votes: 109,726 | Gross: $43.18M
12. Dead Man Walking (1995)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
Votes: 92,095 | Gross: $39.39M
13. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast-living and fast-loving socialite.
Votes: 490,130 | Gross: $42.44M
14. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 232,752 | Gross: $77.32M
15. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.
Votes: 167,633 | Gross: $126.53M
16. The Remains of the Day (1993)
PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.
Votes: 70,266 | Gross: $22.95M
18. The Fisher King (1991)
R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.
Votes: 82,687 | Gross: $41.90M
19. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Votes: 904,758 | Gross: $138.43M
20. Dead Poets Society (1989)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
Maverick teacher John Keating uses poetry to embolden his boarding school students to new heights of self-expression.
Votes: 451,429 | Gross: $95.86M
21. Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
Votes: 105,547 | Gross: $106.59M
22. Glory (1989)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.
Votes: 130,159 | Gross: $26.83M
23. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 54,811 | Gross: $64.00M
24. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Votes: 19,029 | Gross: $19.65M
25. Rain Man (1988)
R | 133 min | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Votes: 491,458 | Gross: $178.80M
26. Cry Freedom (1987)
PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
Votes: 13,122 | Gross: $5.90M
27. Places in the Heart (1984)
PG | 111 min | Drama
In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow with two small children tries to save her small 40-acre farm with the help of a blind boarder and an itinerant black handyman.
Votes: 11,419 | Gross: $34.90M
28. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
Votes: 19,491 | Gross: $35.62M
29. Sophie's Choice (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, Romance
Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live with Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust.
Votes: 46,015 | Gross: $30.04M
30. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 20,818 | Gross: $14.00M
31. The Elephant Man (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.
32. The Great Santini (1979)
PG | 115 min | Drama
As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated Marine pilot.
33. Fatal Attraction (1987)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Votes: 81,389 | Gross: $156.65M
34. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama