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Coming to America: 19 movies about U.S. immigration

We thought it was a good time to revisit some of the movies that have brought the American immigrant experience to the big screen, as the rich history of these ethnic groups has offered inspiration for films from The Godfather Part II to An American Tail.

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This list was originally published to The A.V. Club on February 1, 2019

  • I Remember Mama
  • Gangs of New York
  • Avalon
  • Moscow on the Hudson
  • The Immigrant
  • Heaven's Gate
  • Stroszek
  • An American Tail
  • In America
  • Maria Full of Grace
  • Man Push Cart
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Stranger Than Paradise
  • The Visitor
  • The Namesake
  • Brooklyn
  • Sugar
  • Coming to America