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2002 (14th 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 2002.

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 markerAlien (1979)   IMDb
All My Babies (1953) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Bad and the Beautiful (1952)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerBeauty and the Beast (1991)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Black Stallion (1979)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerBoyz n the Hood (1991)   IMDb
Demolishing and Building Up the Star Theatre (1901) [documentary short]   IMDb
The Endless Summer (1966) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerFrom Here to Eternity (1953)   IMDb
From Stump to Ship (1930) [documentary short]   IMDb
Fuji (1974) [short]   IMDb
Gus Visser and His Singing Duck (1925) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerIn the Heat of the Night (1967)   IMDb
La perla (1947)   IMDb
Lady Windermere’s Fan (1925)   IMDb
Melody Ranch (1940)   IMDb
Punch Drunks (1934) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerSabrina (1954)   IMDb
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThis Is Cinerama (1952) [documentary]   IMDb
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)   IMDb
The “Through Navajo Eyes” series (1966) [documentary shorts]
Intrepid Shadows (1966)   IMDb
The Navajo Silversmith (1966)   IMDb
A Navajo Weaver (1966)   IMDb
Old Antelope Lake (1966)   IMDb
Second Weaver (1966)   IMDb
The Shallow Well Project (1966)   IMDb
The Spirit of the Navajos (1966)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerWhy Man Creates (1968) [documentary short]   IMDb
Wild and Woolly (1917)   IMDb
Wild River (1960)   IMDb