#73 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

1969’s Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman) and the Sundance Kid (Robert Redford) is the mostly-true-but-almost-certainly-embellished story of one of the west’s most notorious pair of outlaws. Set in the early 1900s, the film opens with a display of Sundance’s superior gun skills following an argument over a game of blackjack. We then see Butch, Sundance and …

#74 The Silence of the Lambs

1991’s psychological thriller The Silence of the Lambs makes our list at #74. The movie follows FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) who is sent in ostensively to try to get a former psychiatrist and convicted cannibal serial killer Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) but really, unbeknownst to her, to get information from him on a …

#77 All the President’s Men

1976’s telling of The Washington Post reporting by Woodward and Bernstein that led to Richard Nixon’s resignation, All the President’s Men makes the AFI list at #77. Robert Redford plays the ambitious young Bob Woodward, a reporter with only 9 months of experience with The Washington Post who gets assigned to a boring story about …

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