The National Film Registry of the Library of Congress have announced the twenty-five works selected this year to be preserved by the Washington institution. Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, the Librarian of Congress each year names to the registry 25 motion pictures that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant and at least ten years old.

  1. “Ace in the Hole” (aka “Big Carnival”) (1951)
  2. “Boulevard Nights” (1979)
  3. “Die Hard” (1988)
  4. “Dumbo” (1941)
  5. “Field of Dreams” (1989)
  6. “4 Little Girls” (1997)
  7. “Fuentes Family Home Movies Collection” (1920s-1930s)
  8. “Gentleman’s Agreement” (1947)
  9. “The Goonies” (1985)
  10. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (1967)
  11. “He Who Gets Slapped” (1924)
  12. “Interior New York Subway, 14th Street to 42nd Street” (1905)
  13. “La Bamba” (1987)
  14. “Lives of Performers” (1972)
  15. “Memento” (2000)
  16. “Only Angels Have Wings” (1939)
  17. “The Sinking of the Lusitania” (1918)
  18. “Spartacus” (1960)
  19. “Superman” (1978)
  20. “Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser” (1988)
  21. “Time and Dreams” (1976)
  22. “Titanic” (1997)
  23. “To Sleep with Anger” (1990)
  24. “Wanda” (1971)
  25. “With the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain” (1937-1938)

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