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1999 (11th Year)
National Film Registry

The National Film Preservation Board was founded by the Library of Congress in 1988. Each year the Board selects up to 25 films which are considered to be culturally, historically or aesthetically important. Films must be at least 10 years old to be eligible for the registry. Listed below are the films inducted into the National Film Registry in 1999.

TheOscar Nominated marker symbol appears next to those films which also received an Academy Award nomination (although this is not a requirement for induction). Click on the name of one of those films to display more information about it. You can also click on the  IMDb  link to to open a new browser window showing information about the film from the Internet Movie Database. Or, click on a year in the column on the right to display the National Film Registry inductees for that year.

Civilization (1916)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerDo the Right Thing (1989)   IMDb
The Docks of New York (1928)   IMDb
Duck Amuck (1953) [animated short]   IMDb
The Emperor Jones (1933)   IMDb
Gunga Din (1939)   IMDb
In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914) [documentary]   IMDb
Jazz on a Summer’s Day (1959) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerKing: A Filmed Record . . . Montgomery to Memphis (1970) [documentary]   IMDb
The Kiss (1896) [short]   IMDb
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)   IMDb
Lambchops (1929) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerLaura (1944)   IMDb
Master Hands (1936) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerMy Man Godfrey (1936)   IMDb
Night of the Living Dead (1968)   IMDb
The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936) [documentary short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerRaiders of the Lost Ark (1981)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerRoman Holiday (1953)   IMDb
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerA Streetcar Named Desire (1951)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Ten Commandments (1956)   IMDb
Trance and Dance in Bali (1952) [documentary short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Wild Bunch (1969)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerWoman of the Year (1942)   IMDb