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Year
1940
Runtime
129 min.
Director
John Ford
Genres
Drama, History
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
65,288
Checks
15,641
Favs
1,014
Dislikes
112
Favs/checks
6.5% (1:15)
Favs/dislikes
9:1
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  1. seithscott's avatar

    seithscott

    Incredibly powerful, definitely makes your problems seem minuscule. Beautiful film, as always with ford. 12 years 10 months ago
  2. bitchypixels's avatar

    bitchypixels

    You know you've watched a good movie when you do a six page analysis on it and still feel the need to watch it again. They couldn't have picked a better director to portray the torturous pursuit that was the American Dream in the 1930's. Brilliantly done. 11 years 11 months ago
  3. dreamlittlebird's avatar

    dreamlittlebird

    I love this movie. It made me understand why movies are made. Very touching and inspiring. 13 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #7 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers
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  2. This movie ranks #9 in National Board of Review Award - Best Film
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  3. This movie ranks #11 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  4. This movie ranks #11 in IMDb's 1940s Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #16 in ASC's 100 Milestone Films in Cinematography of the 20th Century
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  6. This movie ranks #23 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #28 in BFI's 100 Road Movies
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  8. This movie ranks #39 in Leonard Maltin's 100 Must-See Films of the 20th Century
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  9. This movie ranks #39 in Arts & Faith's Top 100 Films
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  10. This movie ranks #65 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  11. This movie ranks #66 in iCheckMovies's 1940s Top 100
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  12. This movie ranks #102 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  13. This movie ranks #106 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees
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  14. This movie ranks #137 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #141 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  16. This movie ranks #154 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  17. This movie ranks #197 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  18. This movie ranks #221 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  19. This movie ranks #236 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  20. This movie ranks #238 in IMDb's Top 250
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  21. This movie ranks #345 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  22. This movie ranks #368 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  23. This movie ranks #397 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  24. This movie ranks #588 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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