AFI Top 100 by IMDb Plot Quiz Stats

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Luke Skywalker leaves his home planet, teams up with other rebels, and tries to save Princess Leia from the evil clutches of Darth Vader.Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope
83.3%
Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.The Wizard of Oz
83.1%
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.Jaws
82.9%
Fictional romantic tale of a rich girl and poor boy who meet on the ill-fated voyage of the 'unsinkable' ship.Titanic
82.8%
A cowboy toy is profoundly threatened and jealous when a fancy spaceman toy supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.Toy Story
82.4%
[Title Character], pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but Prince Charming awakens her with a kiss.Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
82.3%
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.King Kong
82.1%
A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
81.5%
[Title Character], while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny, eludes him.Forrest Gump
81%
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.To Kill a Mockingbird
79.4%
Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love.West Side Story
79.2%
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.The Sixth Sense
79.1%
Recent college [title] Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and her daughter Elaine.**The Graduate
79.1%
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.The Godfather
78.2%
A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.The Silence of the Lambs
78.1%
A group of Earth children help a stranded alien botanist return home.E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
78%
In Poland during World War II, Oskar [Title Character] gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.Schindler's List
77.9%
A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.Bonnie and Clyde
77.9%
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of US soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.Saving Private Ryan
77.8%
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate.**The Godfather Part II
77.7%
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.Raiders of the Lost Ark
76.6%
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched, a woman more a dictator than a nurse.One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
76.2%
A small time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.Rocky
74.5%
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.The Sound of Music
73.5%
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.The Shawshank Redemption
73.3%
American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.Gone with the Wind
73.3%
Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.2001: A Space Odyssey
73.1%
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.12 Angry Men
72.1%
A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.Psycho
71.8%
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. It's a Wonderful Life
71.8%
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.MASH
71%
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.Rear Window
70.3%
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.Citizen Kane
68.9%
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.Raging Bull
66%
Plot Film % Correct
The slave [Title Character] leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire.Spartacus
65.4%
An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
64%
An unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult disguises himself as a woman to get a role in a soap opera.Tootsie
64%
In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government.**A Clockwork Orange
63.5%
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.The Grapes of Wrath
62.7%
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.Goodfellas
61.4%
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe. **Apocalypse Now
61.3%
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy [Title Character]Annie Hall
59.7%
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around herA Streetcar Named Desire
59.2%
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.Platoon
59.1%
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.All the President's Men
57.6%
After settling his differences with a Japanese POW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors.**The Bridge on the River Kwai
56.7%
A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.Network
56.6%
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
55.8%
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.Some Like it Hot
55.6%
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
55.6%
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.Casablanca
55.3%
Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.Easy Rider
54.6%
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.Pulp Fiction
54.3%
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.The Maltese Falcon
54.1%
A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as nighttime [title] in a city whose perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge to violently lash out.**Taxi Driver
52.1%
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.On the Waterfront
51.9%
In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.The African Queen
51.9%
A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.Midnight Cowboy
50.7%
Deckard, a [Title], has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker.Blade Runner
50%
An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.In the Heat of the Night
49.4%
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.Ben-Hur
49%
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.Vertigo
46.5%
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.North by Northwest
46%
An in-depth examination of the way that the Vietnam war affects the lives of people in a small industrial town in the USA.The Deer Hunter
44.6%
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.American Graffiti
43.2%
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.The Apartment
42.5%
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.Cabaret
42.1%
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.Sunset Boulevard
41.9%
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Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.Unforgiven
40.9%
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.Do the Right Thing
38.5%
The Tramp goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.The Gold Rush
38.1%
Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him in search for gold.**The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
36.1%
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.Modern Times
36.1%
A private detective investigating an adultery case stumbles on to a scheme of murder that has something to do with water.Chinatown
35.4%
A marshal, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.High Noon
34.6%
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.Singin' in the Rain
33.1%
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a [Title].The French Connection
33%
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.All About Eve
33%
Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.Lawrence of Arabia
32.6%
The Tramp struggles to help a blind flower girl he has fallen in love with.City Lights
31.3%
An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.Double Indemnity
29.6%
As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.The Searchers
29.2%
A bitter aging couple with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
28.5%
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.Yankee Doodle Dandy
26.9%
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.Duck Soup
26.8%
A group of 50's high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.The Last Picture Show
26.6%
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.Shane
26.1%
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. But then he falls for her...It Happened One Night
24.9%
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.The Best Years of Our Lives
23.7%
[Title Character] is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live in Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the HolocaustSophie's Choice
23.6%
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.The Philadelphia Story
22.6%
Mild mannered zoology professor Dr. David Huxley is excited by the news that an intercostal clavicle bone has been found to complete his brontosaurus skeletonBringing Up Baby
20.5%
A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.A Night at the Opera
19.6%
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it singlehandedly and straight through enemy lines.The General
18.2%
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the 'traditional' American West is disappearing around them.The Wild Bunch
18.2%
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.Sullivan's Travels
12.9%
The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of [title] from throughout history.Intolerance
11.4%
Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated individuals prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.Nashville
10.4%
A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
8.2%
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.Swing Time
5.9%

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