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America's top 100 movies: Hey, if the American Film Institute can do it, why can't we?

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The AFI has polled a bevy of film-world biggies and other celebs to pick its top 100 American films of all time, which was revealed June 16 on CBS. (Sorry, Titanic fans: The competition only covers movies released before the end of 1996.) Here is this critic's top 100.

1. The Graduate (1967)
2. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
3. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
4. The Lady Eve (1941)
5. Paths of Glory (1957)
6. Notorious (1946)
7. The Searchers (1956)
8. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
9. The Godfather (1972)
10. Schindler's List (1993)
11. Citizen Kane (1941)
12. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
13. Rear Window (1954)
14. Taxi Driver (1976)
15. Chinatown (1972)
16. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
17. Cabaret (1972)
18. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
19. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
20. Annie Hall (1977)
21. City Lights (1931)
22. McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971)
23. North by Northwest (1959)
24. The Heiress (1949)
25. Love Me Tonight (1932)
26. Some Like It Hot (1959)
27. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
28. Vertigo (1958)
29. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
30. The African Queen (1951)
31. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
32. Apocalypse Now (1979)
33. Forrest Gump (1994)
34. Raging Bull (1980)
35. Platoon (1986)
36. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
37. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
38. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
39. Star Wars (1977)
40. Pulp Fiction (1994)
41. The Hustler (1961)
42. Atlantic City (1981)
43. The Godfather Part II (1974)
44. Days of Heaven (1978)
45. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
46. From Here to Eternity (1953)
47. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
48. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
49. Two for the Road (1967)
50. Reds (1981)
51. Manhattan (1979)
52. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
53. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
54. Casablanca (1943)
55. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
56. Psycho (1960)
57. On the Waterfront (1954)
58. Pickup on South Street (1953)
59. Shane (1953)
60. Gone With the Wind (1939)
61. High Noon (1952)
62. Fargo (1996)
63. Do the Right Thing (1989)
64. The Grifters (1990)
65. Nashville (1975)
66. Thelma & Louise (1991)
67. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
68. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1964)
69. Red River (1948)
70. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
71. GoodFellas (1990)
72. The English Patient (1996)
73. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
74. Gigi (1958)
75. A Place in the Sun (1951)
76. The Wild Bunch (1969)
77. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
78. A Long Day's Journey into Night (1962)
79. Badlands (1973)
80. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
81. High Sierra (1941)
82. Gaslight (1943)
83. White Heat (1949)
84. Klute (1971)
85. Giant (1956)
86. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
87. Harold and Maude (1972)
88. The Pink Panther (1964)
89. Jezebel (1938)
90. The Last Picture Show (1971)
91. King Kong (1933)
92. Rebel Without a Cause (1957)
93. Young Frankenstein (1974)
94. Camille (1937)
95. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
96. It Happened One Night (1934)
97. Hamlet (1948)
98. Dumbo (1941)
99. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
100. The Big Sleep (1946)
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