National Film Registry 2005by mcnaps76 | created - 15 Apr 2018 | updated - 15 Apr 2018 | Public
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100 min | Documentary, Sport
A documented film on the heavyweight championship between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. The promotional ads for the fight was such a sensation weeks before it happened, that it was ... See full summary »
3. Hands Up! (1926)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Comedy, War
A southern spy during the Civil War, he must try to capture a shipment of gold. His task is complicated by the two sisters, the Indians and a firing squad.
4. The Cameraman (1928)
Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire.
5. The Power of the Press (1928)
62 min | Drama
The naive newspaper cub Clem lands a scoop when he's sent out to cover a murder. In his enthusiasm he writes that the main suspect is Jane. When she confronts Clem she convinces him to help her prove her innocence.
7. Baby Face (1933)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.
8. Imitation of Life (1934)
Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.
42 min | Documentary, Short
Field recordings of religious services in a South Carolina Gullah community.
Director: Zora Neale Hurston
10. Mom and Dad (1945)
97 min | Drama
When a high school girl gets pregnant and the boyfriend dies, the sex-ed teacher shows her a film about childbirth and the dangers of venereal disease.
Votes: 131 | Gross: $34.88M
11. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Votes: 38,588 | Gross: $2.65M
13. House of Usher (1960)
Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Horror
Upon entering his fiancée's family mansion, a man discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely.
16. A Time for Burning (1967)
58 min | Documentary
In the mid-1960s, 1200 White people attend Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska. Nearby, Negro Lutherans worship at Hope Lutheran Church. Reverend Bill Youngdahl, Augustana's pastor... See full summary »
20. The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man (1975)
40 min | Documentary, Short
A look at the Buffalo Creek disaster, which occurred when a coal-waste dam collapsed. Includes interviews with survivors, mining officials, and union representatives, along with footage of the flood itself.
Director: Mimi Pickering
21. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly-engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must seek shelter at the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-n-Furter.
Votes: 126,402 | Gross: $139.88M
22. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Votes: 88,669 | Gross: $27.09M
23. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 23,086 | Gross: $7.83M