AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers - Nominees

The full list of nominees for the American Film Institute's list of most inspiring films in American cinema. The final list of 100 titles was announced on June 14, 2006.

  • Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • An Affair to Remember
  • The African Queen
  • Air Force
  • The Alamo
  • Ali
  • All the President's Men
  • American History X
  • The American President
  • Amistad
  • Angels in the Outfield
  • Antwone Fisher
  • Apollo 13
  • Awakenings
  • Babe
  • The Babe Ruth Story
  • Babes in Arms
  • The Bad News Bears
  • Bang the Drum Slowly
  • Bataan
  • Beau Geste
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
  • Ben-Hur
  • Benji
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • The Bible: In the Beginning...
  • The Big Country
  • Birdman of Alcatraz
  • The Bishop's Wife
  • The Black Stallion
  • Blackboard Jungle
  • Born on the Fourth of July
  • Boys Town
  • Braveheart
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Breaking Away
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Bridges at Toko-Ri
  • Captains Courageous
  • Carousel
  • Casablanca
  • Cast Away
  • The Champ
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Children of a Lesser God
  • Scrooge
  • City Lights
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Coal Miner's Daughter
  • Cocoon
  • The Color of Money
  • The Color Purple
  • Coming Home
  • Conrack
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • Cool Runnings
  • Cop Land
  • The Cowboys
  • Cry Freedom
  • Dances with Wolves
  • Dark Victory
  • Dave
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Dead Man Walking
  • Dead Poets Society
  • The Defiant Ones
  • Destination Tokyo
  • Destry Rides Again
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Dirty Dancing
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • Disraeli
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • Dumbo
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Edison, the Man
  • 8 Mile
  • El Cid
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Exodus
  • Fame
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Field of Dreams
  • Finding Neverland
  • Flashdance
  • Footloose
  • Forrest Gump
  • The Four Feathers
  • Free Willy
  • The Freshman
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Gandhi
  • The General
  • Gentleman's Agreement
  • Ghost