American films are known for their quality and entertainment value. But what are the most popular? Here are the top 10 most watched American movies of all time.
Gone With the Wind
The first film ever nominated for an Oscar in the Best Picture category. It tells the story of the love triangle between Scarlett O’Hara, Ashley Wilkes and Rhett Butler.
After the success of his first film ‘The Maltese Falcon’, Humphrey Bogart made his second film ‘Casablanca’. The film is about Rick Blaine, a man who works as a gambler in the city of Casablanca.
The Wizard of Oz
This film is considered to be one of the best American films of all time. It is the story of Dorothy Gale and her adventures on the yellow brick road.
Titanic is a 1997 epic romance-drama film directed by James Cameron and produced by Cameron and Jon Landau. It is based on the 1997 novel of the same name by Walter Lord.
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Based on Mario Puzo’s 1969 novel The Godfather, the film tells the story of a fictional New York crime family in the late 1930s.
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 science fiction film directed by Irvin Kershner. It is the fifth installment of the original Star Wars series, and the second to be released.
Forrest Gump is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is based on Winston Groom’s novel Forrest Gump. The film was also adapted as a television miniseries in
The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson. The film is based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s 1965 novel of the same name. It is the first part of a trilogy, with the second and third parts being The Two Towers and The Return of the King.
Citizen Kane is a 1941 American epic film written and directed by Orson Welles. Based on the 1941 biography of the same name by Herman Mankiewicz, the film tells the story of the life and career of newspaper publisher Charles Foster Kane.
The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. It is based on the 1988 novel of the same name by Ted Tally. The film stars Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins as FBI agents who investigate a serial killer in a prison setting.
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