Poll: Non Best Picture Nominees from AFI's Best Pictures
A poll by ElMaruecan82
Results of 2,037 votes:
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Blade Runner (1982)
Toy Story (1995)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Rear Window (1954)
City Lights (1931)
The Searchers (1956)
North by Northwest (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Modern Times (1936)
King Kong (1933)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The African Queen (1951)
Duck Soup (1933)
Easy Rider (1969)
A Night at the Opera (1935)
Swing Time (1936)
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