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2005 (17th 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 2005.

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.

Baby Face (1933)   IMDb
The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man (1975) [documentary short]   IMDb
The Cameraman (1928)   IMDb
Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 (1940) [documentary short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerCool Hand Luke (1967)   IMDb
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe French Connection (1971)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerGiant (1956)   IMDb
H2O (1929) [short]   IMDb
Hands Up! (1926)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerHoop Dreams (1994) [documentary]   IMDb
House of Usher (1960)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerImitation of Life (1934)   IMDb
Jeffries-Johnson World’s Championship Boxing Contest, Held at Reno, Nevada, July 4, 1910 (1910) [documentary]   IMDb
The Making of an American (1920) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerMiracle on 34th Street (1947)   IMDb
Mom and Dad (1945)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Music Man (1962)   IMDb
The Power of the Press (1928)   IMDb
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)   IMDb
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)   IMDb
San Francisco Earthquake & Fire: April 18, 1906 (1906) [documentary short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Sting (1973)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerA Time for Burning (1967) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerToy Story (1995)   IMDb