AFI 100 Passions

Ah, Romance. As a long-time wannabe romance writer, I make it my business to checkout all the great chick-flicks. Here are the best ones according to AFI:

Strike = seen

Italics = seen some of, but will re-watch

I have seen 51 out of 100, as of Dec. 15, 2015.

53 out of 100, 12/31/15

24 movies to watch as of 5/31/16.

21 as of 6/12/16

# MOVIE YEAR
1 CASABLANCA 1942
2 GONE WITH THE WIND 1939
3 WEST SIDE STORY 1961
4 ROMAN HOLIDAY 1953
5 AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER 1957 3/16/16
6 THE WAY WE WERE 1973 1/17/16
7 DOCTOR ZHIVAGO 1965
8 IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE 1946
9 LOVE STORY 1970
10 CITY LIGHTS 1931
11 ANNIE HALL 1977
12 MY FAIR LADY 1964
13 OUT OF AFRICA 1985
14 THE AFRICAN QUEEN 1951
15 WUTHERING HEIGHTS 1939
16 SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN 1952
17 MOONSTRUCK 1987
18 VERTIGO 1958
19 GHOST 1990
20 FROM HERE TO ETERNITY 1953 12/28/15
21 PRETTY WOMAN 1990
22 ON GOLDEN POND 1981 12/30/15
23 NOW, VOYAGER 1942 4/22/16
24 KING KONG 1933
25 WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… 1989
26 THE LADY EVE 1941 4/27/16
27 THE SOUND OF MUSIC 1965
28 THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER 1940
29 AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN 1982
30 SWING TIME 1936
31 THE KING AND I 1956
32 DARK VICTORY 1939 4/30/16
33 CAMILLE 1937 9/19/16
34 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 1991
35 GIGI 1958 1/11/15
36 RANDOM HARVEST 1942 3/22/16
37 TITANIC 1997
38 IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT 1934
39 AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 1951 5/31/16
40 NINOTCHKA 1939 6/8/16
41 FUNNY GIRL 1968 (3/8/16)
42 ANNA KARENINA 1935
43 A STAR IS BORN 1954 (6/12/16)
44 THE PHILADELPHIA STORY 1940
45 SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE 1993
46 TO CATCH A THIEF 1955 2/24/16
47 SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS 1961 5/31/16
48 LAST TANGO IN PARIS 1972 8/9/16
49 THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE 1946 7/3/16
50 SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE 1998
51 BRINGING UP BABY 1938
52 THE GRADUATE 1967
53 A PLACE IN THE SUN 1951 4/7/16
54 SABRINA 1954
55 REDS 1981 7/20/16
56 THE ENGLISH PATIENT 1996 (12/19/15)
57 TWO FOR THE ROAD 1967 (3/2/16)
58 GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER 1967 (3/20/16)
59 PICNIC 1955 7/18/16
60 TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT 1944 7/17/16
61 BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S 1961
62 THE APARTMENT 1960
63 SUNRISE 1927
64 MARTY 1955 4/30/16
65 BONNIE AND CLYDE 1967
66 MANHATTAN 1979 (2/6/16)
67 A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE 1951
68 WHAT’S UP, DOC? 1972 8/17/16
69 HAROLD AND MAUDE 1971
70 SENSE AND SENSIBILITY 1995
71 WAY DOWN EAST 1920 (2/25/16)
72 ROXANNE 1987 (8/4/16)
73 THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR 1947 (9/23/16)
74 WOMAN OF THE YEAR 1942 7/22/16
75 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT 1995
76 THE QUIET MAN 1952 1/14/16
77 THE AWFUL TRUTH 1937 4/27/16
78 COMING HOME 1978 8/23/16
79 JEZEBEL 1939
80 THE SHEIK 1921
81 THE GOODBYE GIRL 1977  8/19/16
82 WITNESS 1985
83 MOROCCO 1930
84 DOUBLE INDEMNITY 1944
85 LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING 1955 2/3/16
86 NOTORIOUS 1946 (3/8/16)
87 THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING 1988 (9/10/16)
88 THE PRINCESS BRIDE 1987
89 WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? 1966
90 THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY 1995 (3/15/16)
91 WORKING GIRL 1988
92 PORGY AND BESS 1959
93 DIRTY DANCING 1987
94 BODY HEAT 1981 3/20/16
95 LADY AND THE TRAMP 1955
96 BAREFOOT IN THE PARK 1967
97 GREASE 1978
98 THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME 1939
99 PILLOW TALK 1959
100 JERRY MAGUIRE 1996