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Detective/Mystery/Crime

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple - TV AGA

Agatha Christie's Poirot - TV POI

The Bletchley Circle - TV BLE

Cadfael - TV CAD

Foyle's War - TV FOY

Inspector Lewis - TV INS

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries - TV INS

Inspector Morse - TV INS

Luther - TV LUT

Midsomer Murders - TV MID

The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries - TV MRS

New Tricks - TV NEW

Prime Suspect - TV PRI

Ripper Street - TV RIP

Rosemary and Thyme - TV ROS

Sherlock - TV SHE

Touch of Frost - TV TOU

Vera - TV VER

Wire in the Blood - TV WIR

 

Minseries and Movies

Cranford - TV CRA

Emma - TV EMM

Fortunes of War - TV FOR

House of Cards - TV HOU

North and South - TV NOR

Persuasion - TV PER

Pride and Prejudice - TV PRI

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - TV TIN

Historical

Call the Midwife - TV CAL

Downton Abbey - TV DOW

The Forsyte Saga - TV FOR

Lark Rise to Candleford - TV LAR

Mr. Selfridge - TV MR

Upstairs, Downstairs (original) - TV UPS

Upstairs, Downstairs (remake) - TV UPS

Wish Me Luck - TV WIS

 

Comedy

As Time Goes By - TV AS

Doc Martin - TV DOC

Extras - TV EXT

Fawlty Towers - TV FAW

Keeping Up Appearances - TV KEE

Monty Python's Flying Circus - TV MON

The Office - TV OFF

Shameless - TV SHA

The Vicar of Dibley - TV VIC

 

Sci/Fi and Fantasy

Being Human - TV BEI

Doctor Who - TV DOC

Merlin - TV MER

Torchwood - TV TOR

Classic Novels

Anna Karenina (by Leo Tolstoy) -- Drama ANN

Catch-22 (by Joseph Heller) -- Comedy CAT

East of Eden (by John Steinbeck) -- Drama EAS

Emma (by Jane Austen) -- Comedy EMM

Fahrenheit 451 (by Ray Bradbury) -- SciFi/Horror FAH

A Farewell to Arms (by Ernest Hemingway) -- Drama FAR

The Fellowship of the Ring (by J.R.R. Tolkien) -- Adventure LOR

For Whom the Bell Tolls (by Ernest Hemingway) -- Drama FOR

The Grapes of Wrath (by John Steinbeck) -- Drama GRA

Great Expectations (by Charles Dickens) -- Drama GRE

The Great Gatsby (by F. Scott Fitzgerald) -- Drama GRE

The Great Gatsby (by F. Scott Fitzgerald) -- Drama GRE

The Great Gatsby (by F. Scott Fitzgerald) -- TV GRE

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (by Douglas Adams) -- SciFi/Horror HIT

Jane Eyre (by Charlotte Bronte) -- Drama JAN

Little Women (by Louisa May Alcott) -- Drama LIT

Lolita (by Vladimir Nabokov) -- Drama LOL

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (by Ken Kesey) -- Drama ONE

Sense and Sensibility (by Jane Austen) -- Comedy SEN

To Kill a Mockingbird (by Harper Lee) -- Drama TO

War and Peace (by Leo Tolstoy) -- Drama WAR

Modern Adaptations

Bride and Prejudice (based on Pride and Prejudice) -- Musicals BRI

Bridget Jones's Diary (based on Pride and Prejudice) -- Comedy BRI

Clueless (based on Emma) -- Comedy CLU

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (based on The Odyssey) -- Comedy O

Roxanne (based on Cyrano de Bergerac) -- Comedy ROX

Ten Things I Hate About You (based on The Taming of the Shrew) -- Comedy TEN

West Side Story (based on Romeo and Juliet) -- Musicals WES

A.F.I.'s Best Musicals

1. Singin’ in the Rain - Musicals SIN

2. West Side Story - Musicals WES

3. The Wizard of Oz - Youth DVD W

4. The Sound of Music - Musicals SOU

5. Cabaret - Musicals CAB

6. Mary Poppins - Youth DVD M

7. A Star is Born - Musicals STA

8. My Fair Lady - Musicals MY

9. An American in Paris - Musicals AME

10. Meet Me in St. Louis - Musicals MEE

11. The King and I - Musicals KIN

12. Chicago - Musicals CHI

13. 42nd Street - Musicals FOR

14. All That Jazz - Musicals ALL

15. Top Hat - Musicals TOP

16. Funny Girl - Musicals FUN

17. The Band Wagon - Musicals BAN

18. Yankee Doodle Dandy - Musicals YAN

19. On the Town - Musicals ON

20. Grease - Musicals GRE

21. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Musicals SEV

22. Beauty and the Beast - Youth DVD B

23. Guys and Dolls - Musicals GUY

24. Show Boat - Musicals SHO

25. Moulin Rouge! - Musicals MOU

Additional Choices

Sholay - Foreign SHO

Umbrellas of Cherbourg - Foreign UMB

Cry Baby - Comedy CRY

There’s No Business Like Show Business - Musicals THE

Funny Face – Musicals FUN

Ziegfeld Follies – Musicals ZIE

Sweeney Todd – Scifi/Horror SWE

Godspell – Musicals GOD

Gigi – Musicals GIG

The Producers – Comedy PRO

Kiss Me Kate – Musicals KIS

Gypsy – Musicals GYP

Easter Parade – Musicals EAS

Jailhouse Rock – Musicals JAI

Sweet Charity – Musicals SWE

Hair – Musicals HAI

Thoroughly Modern Millie – Musicals THO

Hello, Dolly – Musicals HEL

A Chorus Line – Musicals CHO

Tommy – Musicals TOM

Carousel – Musicals CAR

South Pacific – Musicals SOU

White Christmas – Musicals WHI

Oklahoma! – Musicals OKL

High Society – Musicals HIG

Fiddler on the Roof – Musicals FID

Fame – Musicals FAM

Jesus Christ Superstar – Musicals JES

Little Shop of Horrors – Musicals LIT

Oliver! – Musicals OLI

The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Musicals ROC

Across the Universe - Musicals ACR

Mamma Mia! - Musicals MAM

Rent - Musicals REN

Once - Musicals ONC

 

AFI100

 

American Film Institute: 100 Years, 100 Movies

 

 

1.     Citizen Kane – Drama CIT

2.     The Godfather – Drama GOD

3.     Casablanca – Drama CAS

4.     Raging Bull – Drama RAG

5.     Singin’ in the Rain – Musicals SIN

6.     Gone with the Wind – Drama GON

7.     Lawrence of Arabia – Adventure LAW

8.     Schindler’s List – Drama SCH

9.     Vertigo – Suspense VER

10.   The Wizard of Oz – Youth DVDs W

11.   City Lights – Comedy CIT

12.   The Searchers – Adventure SEA

13.   Star Wars – Sci Fi/Horror STA

14.   Psycho – Sci Fi/Horror PSY

15.   2001: A Space Odyssey – Sci Fi/Horror TWO

16.   Sunset Boulevard – Drama SUN

17.   The Graduate – Drama GRA

18.   The General – Comedy GEN

19.   On the Waterfront – Drama ON

20.   It’s a Wonderful Life – Drama ITS

21.   Chinatown – Drama CHI

22.   Some Like it Hot – Comedy SOM

23.   The Grapes of Wrath – Drama GRA

24.   E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – Sci Fi/Horror ET

25.   To Kill a Mockingbird – Drama TO

26.   Mr. Smith Goes to Washington – Drama MR

27.   High Noon – Adventure HIG

28.   All About Eve – Drama ALL

29.   Double Indemnity– Suspense DOU

30.   Apocalypse Now – Adventure APO

31.   The Maltese Falcon – Suspense MAL

32.   The Godfather Part II – Drama GOD

33.   One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Drama ONE

34.   Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Youth DVDs S

35.   Annie Hall – Comedy ANN

36.   The Bridge on the River Kwai – Adventure BRI

37.   The Best Years of Our Lives – Drama BES

38.   The Treasure of Sierra Madre – Adventure TRE

39.   Dr. Strangelove – Comedy DR

40.   The Sound of Music – Musicals SOU

41.   King Kong – Adventure KIN

42.   Bonnie and Clyde – Drama BON

43.   Midnight Cowboy – Drama MID

44.   The Philadelphia Story - Comedy PHI

45.   Shane - Adventure SHA

46.   It Happened One Night - Comedy IT

47.   A Streetcar Named Desire – Drama STR

48.   Rear Window – Suspense REA

49.   Intolerance – Drama INT

50.   The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Adventure LOR

51.   West Side Story – Musicals WES

52.   Taxi Driver – Drama TAX

53.   The Deer Hunter – Drama DEE

54.   MASH – Comedy MAS

55.   North by Northwest – Suspense NOR

56.   Jaws – Sci Fi/Horror JAW

57.   Rocky – Drama ROC

58.   The Gold Rush – Comedy GOL

59.   Nashville – Drama NAS

60.   Duck Soup – Comedy MAR (part of the Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection)

61.   Sullivan’s Travels – Comedy SUL

62.   American Graffiti – Drama AME

63.   Cabaret – Musicals CAB

64.   Network – Drama NET

65.   The African Queen – Adventure AFR

66.   Raiders of the Lost Ark – Adventure IND

67.   Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Drama WHO

68.   Unforgiven – Adventure UNF

69.   Tootsie – Comedy TOO

70.   A Clockwork Orange – Sci Fi/Horror CLO

71.   Saving Private Ryan – Drama SAV

72.   The Shawshank Redemption – Drama SHA

73.   Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Adventure BUT

74.   The Silence of the Lambs – Suspense SIL

75.   In the Heat of the Night – Drama IN

76.   Forrest Gump – Drama FOR

77.   All the President’s Men – Drama ALL

78.   Modern Times – Comedy MOD

79.   The Wild Bunch – Adventure WIL

80.   The Apartment – Comedy APA

81.   Spartacus – Adventure SPA

82.   Sunrise – Drama SUN

83.   Titanic – Drama TIT

84.   Easy Rider – Adventure EAS

85.   A Night at the Opera – Comedy NIG

86.   Platoon – Drama PLA

87.   12 Angry Men – Drama TWE

88.   Bringing Up Baby – Comedy BRI

89.   The Sixth Sense – Sci Fi/Horror SIX

90.   Swing Time – Musicals SWI

91.   Sophie’s Choice – Drama SOP

92.   Goodfellas – Drama GOO

93.   The French Connection – Adventure FRE

94.   Pulp Fiction – Drama PUL

95.   The Last Picture Show – Drama LAS

96.   Do the Right Thing – Drama SPI (Part of the Spike Lee collection)

97.   Blade Runner – Sci Fi/Horror BLA

98.   Yankee Doodle Dandy – Musicals YAN

99.   Toy Story – Youth DVDs T

100. Ben Hur – Adventure BEN

AFI's Top 100 Romantic Movies

1)
Drama CAS

51)

Comedy BRI
2)
Drama GON
52)
Drama GRA
3)
Musicals WES
53)
Drama PLA
4)
Comedy ROM
54)
Comedy SAB
5)
Drama AFF
55)
Drama RED
6)
Drama WAY
56)
Drama ENG
7)
Drama DOC
57)
Comedy TWO
8)
Drama ITS
58)
Drama GUE
9)
Drama LOV
59)
Drama PIC
10)
Comedy CIT
60)
Adventure TO
11)
Comedy ANN
61)
Comedy BRE
12)
Musicals MY
62)
Comedy APA
13)
Drama OUT
63)
Drama SUN
14)
Adventure AFR
64)
Drama MAR
15)
Wuthering Heights
Drama WUT
65)
Drama BON
16)
Musicals SIN
66)
Comedy MAN
17)
Comedy MOO
67)
Drama STR
18)
Suspense VER
68)
Comedy WHA
19)
Drama GHO
69)
Comedy HAR
20)
Drama FRO
70)
Comedy SEN
21)
Comedy PRE
71)
Drama WAY
22)
Drama ON
72)
Comedy ROX
23)
Drama NOW
73)
Drama GHO
24)
Scifi/Horror KIN
74)
Comedy WOM
25)
Comedy WHE
75)
Comedy AME
26)
Comedy LAD
76)
Drama QUI
27)
Musicals SOU
77)
Comedy AWF
28)
Comedy SHO
78)
Coming Home
Drama COM
29)
Drama OFF
79)
Drama JEZ
30)
Musicals SWI
80)
Drama SHE
31)
Musicals KIN
81)
Comedy GOO
32)
Drama DAR
82)
Suspense WIT
33)
Drama CAM
83)
Drama MOR
34)
Youth DVDs B
84)
Suspense DOU
35)
Musicals GIG
85)
Drama LOV
36)
Drama RAN
86)
Suspense NOT
37)
Drama TIT
87)
Drama UNB
38)
Comedy IT
88)
Adventure PRI
39)
Musicals AME
89)
Drama WHO
40)
Comedy NIN
90)
Drama BRI
41)
Musicals FUN
91)
Comedy WOR
42)
Drama ANN
92)
Porgy and Bess
Musicals POR
43)
Drama STA
93)
Drama DIR
44)
Comedy PHI
94)
Suspense BOD
45)
Comedy SLE
95)
Youth DVDs L
46)
Suspense TO
96)
Comedy BAR
47)
Drama SPL
97)
Musicals GRE
48)
Drama LAS
98)
Drama HUN
49)
Drama POS
99)
Comedy PIL
50)
Drama SHA
100)
Comedy JER