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2001 (13th 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 2001.

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.

Oscar Nominated markerAll That Jazz (1979)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerAll the King’s Men (1949)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerAmerica, America (1963)   IMDb
Animal House (1978)   IMDb
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)   IMDb
Cologne (1939) [documentary short]   IMDb
The Evidence of the Film (1913) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerHoosiers (1986)   IMDb
The House in the Middle (1954) [documentary short]   IMDb
It (1927)   IMDb
Jam Session (1942) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerJaws (1975)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerManhattan (1979)   IMDb
Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial Concert (1939) [documentary short]   IMDb
The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (1944) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944)   IMDb
Miss Lulu Bett (1921)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerPlanet of the Apes (1968)   IMDb
Rose Hobart (1936) [short]   IMDb
Serene Velocity (1970) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Sound of Music (1965)   IMDb
Stormy Weather (1943)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Tell-Tale Heart (1953) [animated short]   IMDb
The Thin Blue Line (1988) [documentary]   IMDb
The Thing from Another World (1951)   IMDb