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2006 (18th 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 2006.

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.

Applause (1929)   IMDb
The Big Trail (1930)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerBlazing Saddles (1974)   IMDb
The Curse of Quon Gwon: When the Far East Mingles with the West (1916) [short]   IMDb
Daughter of Shanghai (1937)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerFargo (1996)   IMDb
Flesh and the Devil (1926)   IMDb
Groundhog Day (1993)   IMDb
Halloween (1978)   IMDb
Harry Smith animated shorts (1939-1956) [animated shorts]
Number 1 (1939)   IMDb
Number 2: Message from the Sun (1941)   IMDb
Number 3: Interwoven (1946)   IMDb
Number 4: Manteca (1947)   IMDb
Number 5: Circular Tensions: Homage to Oskar Fischinger (1949)   IMDb
Number 7 (1951)   IMDb
Number 10 (1956)   IMDb
In the Street (1948) [documentary short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Last Command (1928)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerNotorious (1946)   IMDb
Red Dust (1932)   IMDb
Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (1972) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerRocky (1976)   IMDb
St. Louis Blues (1929) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerSiege (1940) [documentary short]   IMDb
The T.A.M.I. Show (1964) [documentary]   IMDb
Tess of the Storm Country (1914)   IMDb
Think of Me First as a Person (1975) [documentary]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerA Time Out of War (1954) [short]   IMDb
Traffic in Souls (1913)   IMDb
Uksuum Cauyai: The Drums of Winter (1989) [documentary]   IMDb