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2008 (20th 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 2008.

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 markerThe Asphalt Jungle (1950)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerDeliverance (1972)   IMDb
Disneyland Dream (1956) [documentary short]   IMDb
A Face in the Crowd (1957)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerFlower Drum Song (1961)   IMDb
Foolish Wives (1922)   IMDb
Free Radicals (1958) [animated short]   IMDb
George Stevens’ World War II Footage (1943-1946)
Oscar Nominated markerHallelujah! (1929)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerIn Cold Blood (1967)   IMDb
The Invisible Man (1933)   IMDb
Johnny Guitar (1954)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Killers (1946)   IMDb
The March (1964) [documentary short]   IMDb
. . . No Lies (1974) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerOn the Bowery (1957) [documentary]   IMDb
One Week (1920) [short]   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerThe Pawnbroker (1964)   IMDb
The Perils of Pauline (1914)   IMDb
Oscar Nominated markerSergeant York (1941)   IMDb
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)   IMDb
So’s Your Old Man (1926)   IMDb
The Terminator (1984)   IMDb
Water and Power (1989) [documentary]   IMDb
White Fawn’s Devotion: A Play Acted by a Tribe of Red Indians in America (1910) [short]   IMDb