Library of Congress's "National Film Registry"

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Since 1989, the Library of Congress has chosen up to 25 films covering a stunning range of American filmmaking – including Hollywood features, documentaries, avant-garde and amateur productions, films of regional interest, ethnic, animated and short film subjects – all deserving recognition, preservation and access by future generations.

As of 2013, there were 628 films selected. The films that are selected must meet two criteria:

1. they must be culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant

2. they must be at least ten years old

Films are listed alphabetically, with an index [as of 2013]:

1. Ab-Blac 5. Gol-Im 9. Ok-Pu 13. Wes-Za

2. Blad-Cro 6. In-Lav 10. Qu-Sherl

3. Cry-Er 7. Law-Mel 11. Sherm-Ter

4. Ev-Goi 8. Mem-Of 12. Tes-Wed

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  1. 151.
    Evidence of the Film (1913 Short)
    by Lawrence Marston

  2. 152.
    The Exiles
    by Kent Mackenzie

  3. 153.
    The Exorcist: Director's Cut (Extended Edition)
    by William Friedkin

  4. 154.
    The Exploits of Elaine (1914)
    by Louis J. Gasnier, George B. Seitz, Leopold Wharton

  5. 155.
    A Face in the Crowd
    by Elia Kazan

  6. 156.
    Faces (The Criterion Collection)
    by John Cassavetes

  7. 157.
    ?
    Fake Fruit Factory (1986 Short)
    by Chick Strand

  8. 158.
    ?
    The Fall of the House of Usher (1928 short)
    by Melville Webber and J.S. Watson, Jr.

  9. 159.
    The Fall of the House of Usher (Midnite Movies)
    by Roger Corman

  10. 160.
    Fantasia (Special 60th Anniversary Edition)
    by James Algar

  11. 161.
    Fargo
    by Ethan Coen

  12. 162.
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Widescreen Special Edition)
    by Amy Heckerling

  13. 163.
    Fatty's Tintype Tangle (1915 Short)
    by Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

  14. 164.
    Film Portrait (1970)
    by Jerome Hill

  15. 165.
    Five Easy Pieces
    by Bob Rafelson

  16. 167.
    Flesh and the Devil
    by Clarence Brown

  17. 168.
    Flower Drum Song - Special Edition
    by Henry Koster

  18. 169.
    Foolish Wives

  19. 170.
    Footlight Parade

  20. 171.
    Forbidden Planet

  21. 172.
    Force of Evil
    by Abraham Polonsky

  22. 173.
    The Forgotten Frontier (1931 Documentary)
    by Marvin Breckinridge

  23. 174.
    Forrest Gump (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)
    by Robert Zemeckis

  24. 175.
    42nd Street (Snap Case)
    by Lloyd Bacon

  25. 176.
    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
    by Rex Ingram

  26. 178.
    Frank Film (1973 Short)
    by Caroline Mouris & Frank Mouris

  27. 179.

  28. 180.
    Freaks
    by Tod Browning

  29. 181.
    Free Radicals (1958 short)
    by Len Lye

  30. 182.
    The French Connection (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
    by William Friedkin

  31. 183.
    The Freshman (silent B&W)
    by Fred C. Newmayer & Sam Taylor

  32. 184.
    From Here to Eternity
    by Fred Zinnemann

  33. 185.
    From Stump to Ship, A 1930 Logging Film
    by Maine Folklife Center

  34. 186.
    The Front Page (1931)
    by Lewis Milestone

  35. 187.
    ?
    Frontier (1936)

  36. 188.
    Fuji
    by Robert Breer

  37. 189.
    Fury
    by Fritz Lang

  38. 190.
    Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers (1981 Documentary)
    by Les Blank

  39. 191.
    General (1927)
    by Buster Keaton

  40. 192.
    Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950)
    by Robert Cannon

  41. 193.
    Gertie the Dinosaur (1914)
    by Winsor McCay

  42. 194.
    Giant (Two-Disc Special Edition)
    by George Stevens

  43. 195.
    Gigi
    by Vincente Minnelli

  44. 196.
    Gilda
    by Charles Vidor

  45. 197.
    Glimpse of the Garden (1957)
    by Marie Menken

  46. 198.
    The Godfather (Widescreen Edition)
    by Francis Ford Coppola

  47. 199.
    The Godfather, Part II (Two-Disc Widescreen Edition)
    by Francis Ford Coppola

  48. 200.
    Going My Way (1944)
    by Leo McCarey

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