Movies In American History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1598842978
  • ISBN-13: 9781598842975
  • DDC: 791.430973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1204 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

From Birth of a Nation to Bonnie and Clyde. From The Graduate to Risky Business. Throughout American history, movies have engaged us, portrayed our society, and reflected the vibrancy of popular culture. Film is more than mere entertainment; it showcases and explores who we are, what we want, and what we believe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Films.
2: Ali.
3: Alien.
4: All About Eve.
5: All Quiet on the Western Front.
6: All the King's Men.
7: American Graffiti.
8: American in Paris, An.
9: Angels with Dirty Faces.
10: Annie Hall.
11: Apocalypse Now.
12: Badlands.
13: Bambi.
14: Batman.
15: Battleship Potemkin.
16: Best Years of our Lives, The.
17: Big.
18: Big Chill, The.
19: Big Heat, The.
20: Big Parade, The.
21: Big Sleep, The.
22: Birth of a Nation, The.
23: Blade Runner.
24: Blair Witch Project, The.
25: Blue Velvet.
26: Bond Films, The.
27: Bonnie and Clyde.
28: Bowling For Columbine.
29: Boys in the Band, The.
30: Boyz N’ the Hood.
31: Breakfast Club, The.
32: Breaking Away.
33: Breathless.
34: Bridge on the River Kwai, The.
35: Brokeback Mountain.
36: Bulworth.
37: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
38: Caddyshack.
39: Carnal Knowledge.
40: Casablanca.
41: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
42: Chinatown.
43: Cinderella.
44: Citizen Kane.
45: City Lights.
46: Cleopatra.
47: Clockwork Orange, A.
48: Clueless.
49: Conversation, The.
50: Cool Hand Luke.
51: Crash (1996).
52: Crash (2004).
53: Crying Game, The.
54: Dances With Wolves.
55: Days of Wine and Roses.
56: Dead Poets Society.
57: Deer Hunter, The.
58: Deliverance.
59: Die Hard.
60: Dirty Dancing.
61: Dirty Harry.
62: Do the Right Thing.
63: Double Indemnity.
64: Dr. Strangelove.
65: Driving Miss Daisy.
66: Duck Soup.
67: E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial.
68: East of Eden.
69: Easy Rider.
70: Erin Brockovich.
71: Exorcist, The.
72: Fahrenheit 451.
73: Fail-Safe.
74: Falling Down.
75: Fargo.
76: Fast Times At Ridgemont High.
77: Fatal Attraction.
78: Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
79: Few Good Men, A.
80: Fiddler On The Roof.
81: Finding Nemo.
82: Flags of Our Fathers.
83: 400 Blows, The.
84: Frankenstein.
85: French Connection, The.
86: Friday the 13th.
87: Front, The.
88: Full Metal Jacket.
89: Gattaca.
90: General, The.
91: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
92: Giant.
93: Gladiator.
94: Glory.
95: Godfather Trilogy, The.
96: Going My Way.
97: Goldfinger.
98: Gone With The Wind.
99: Goodfellas.
100: Graduate, The.
101: Grapes Of Wrath, The.
102: Grease.
103: Great Dictator, The.
104: Great Escape, The.
105: Great Train Robbery, The.
106: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
107: Halloween.
108: Harold And Maude.
109: Harry Potter Series, The.
110: Heaven's Gate.
111: High Noon.
112: Hoop Dreams.
113: How Green Was My Valley.
114: In the Company of Men.
115: In The Heat Of The Night.
116: Independence Day.
117: Indiana Jones.
118: Insider, The.
119: Interiors.
120: Intolerance.
121: Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.
122: Iron Man.
123: It Happened One Night.
124: It's A Wonderful Life.
125: Jaws.
126: Jazz Singer, The.
127: Jerry Maguire.
128: JFK.
129: Judgment at Nuremberg.
130: Jurassic Park.
131: Karate Kid, The.
132: Killing Fields, The.
133: L.A. Confidential.
134: Land Beyond the Sunset, The.
135: Last Picture Show, The.
136: Lean on Me.
137: Left Handed Gun, The.
138: Lethal Weapon.
139: Letters from Iwo Jima.
140: Lion King, The.
141: Little Big Man.
142: Lord of the Rings, The.
143: Lost in Translation.
144: Love Story.
145: Magnificent Ambersons, The.
146: Magnificent Seven, The.
147: Malcolm X.
148: Maltese Falcon, The.
149: Manchurian Candidate, The.
150: Manhattan.
151: Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, The.
152: Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media.
153: Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The.
154: Mary Poppins.
155: M*A*S*H*.
156: Matrix Series, The.
157: McCabe and Mrs. Miller.
158: Meet Me in St. Louis.
159: Memento.
160: Metropolis.
161: Midnight Cowboy.
162: Million Dollar Baby.
163: Miracle on 34th Street.
164: Modern Times.
165: Moulin Rouge!.
166: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.
167: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.
168: Music Man, The.
169: My Darling Clementine.
170: My Man Godfrey.