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The AFI's Top 100 Movie Songs

Here is a complete list of The American Film Institute's Top 100 Movie Songs. Click here to return to the start of our reviews of these songs.


  SONG MOVIE YEAR
1 Over the Rainbow WIZARD OF OZ, THE 1939
2 As Time Goes By CASABLANCA 1942
3 Singin' in the Rain SINGIN' IN THE RAIN 1952
4 Moon River BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S 1961
5 White Christmas HOLIDAY INN 1942
6 Mrs. Robinson GRADUATE, THE 1967
7 When You Wish Upon A Star PINOCCHIO 1940
8 Way We Were, The THE WAY WE WERE 1973
9 Stayin' Alive SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER 1977
10 Sound of Music, The SOUND OF MUSIC, THE 1965
11 Man That Got Away, The STAR IS BORN, A 1954
12 Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES 1953
13 People FUNNY GIRL 1968
14 My Heart Will Go On TITANIC 1997
15 Cheek to Cheek TOP HAT 1935
16 Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star is Born) STAR IS BORN, A 1976
17 I Could Have Danced All Night MY FAIR LADY 1964
18 Cabaret CABARET 1972
19 Some Day My Prince Will Come SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS 1937
20 Somewhere WEST SIDE STORY 1961
21 Jailhouse Rock JAILHOUSE ROCK 1957
22 Everybody's Talkin' MIDNIGHT COWBOY 1969
23 Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID 1969
24 Ol' Man River SHOW BOAT 1936
25 High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin) HIGH NOON 1952
26 Trolley Song, The MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS 1944
27 Unchained Melody GHOST 1990
28 Some Enchanted Evening SOUTH PACIFIC 1958
29 Born To Be Wild EASY RIDER 1969
30 Stormy Weather STORMY WEATHER 1943
31 Theme from New York, New York NEW YORK, NEW YORK 1977
32 I Got Rhythm AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN 1951
33 Aquarius HAIR 1979
34 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off SHALL WE DANCE 1937
35 America WEST SIDE STORY 1961
36 Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious MARY POPPINS 1964
37 Swinging on a Star GOING MY WAY 1944
38 Theme from Shaft SHAFT 1971
39 Days of Wine and Roses DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES 1963
40 Fight the Power DO THE RIGHT THING 1989
41 New York, New York ON THE TOWN 1949
42 Luck Be A Lady GUYS AND DOLLS 1955
43 Way You Look Tonight, The SWING TIME 1936
44 Wind Beneath My Wings BEACHES 1988
45 That's Entertainment BAND WAGON, THE 1953
46 Don't Rain On My Parade FUNNY GIRL 1968
47 Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah SONG OF THE SOUTH 1947
48 Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera) MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH, THE 1956
49 Make 'Em Laugh SINGIN' IN THE RAIN 1952
50 Rock Around the Clock BLACKBOARD JUNGLE 1955
51 Fame FAME 1980
52 Summertime PORGY AND BESS 1959
53 Goldfinger GOLDFINGER 1964
54 Shall We Dance KING AND I, THE 1956
55 Flashdance...What a Feeling FLASHDANCE 1983
56 Thank Heaven for Little Girls GIGI 1958
57 Windmills of Your Mind, The THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, THE 1968
58 Gonna Fly Now ROCKY 1976
59 Tonight WEST SIDE STORY 1961
60 It Had to Be You WHEN HARRY MET SALLY 1989
61 Get Happy SUMMER STOCK 1950
62 Beauty and the Beast BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 1991
63 Thanks for the Memory BIG BROADCAST OF 1938, THE 1938
64 My Favorite Things SOUND OF MUSIC, THE 1965
65 I Will Always Love You BODYGUARD, THE 1992
66 Suicide is Painless M*A*S*H 1970
67 Nobody Does it Better SPY WHO LOVED ME, THE 1977
68 Streets of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA 1993
69 On the Good Ship Lollipop BRIGHT EYES 1934
70 Summer Nights GREASE 1978
71 Yankee Doodle Boy, The YANKEE DOODLE DANDY 1942
72 Good Morning SINGIN' IN THE RAIN 1952
73 Isn't it Romantic? LOVE ME TONIGHT 1932
74 Rainbow Connection MUPPET MOVIE, THE 1979
75 Up Where We Belong OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, AN 1982
76 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS 1944
77 Shadow of Your Smile, The SANDPIPER, THE 1965
78 9 To 5 9 TO 5 1980
79 Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) ARTHUR 1981
80 Springtime for Hitler PRODUCERS, THE 1968
81 I'm Easy NASHVILLE 1975
82 Ding Dong the Witch is Dead WIZARD OF OZ, THE 1939
83 Rose, The ROSE, THE 1979
84 Put the Blame on Mame GILDA 1946
85 Come What May MOULIN ROUGE! 2001
86 (I've Had) The Time of My Life DIRTY DANCING 1987
87 Buttons and Bows PALEFACE, THE 1948
88 Do Re Mi SOUND OF MUSIC, THE 1965
89 Puttin' on the Ritz YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 1974
90 Seems Like Old Times ANNIE HALL 1977
91 Let the River Run WORKING GIRL 1988
92 Long Ago and Far Away COVER GIRL 1944
93 Lose Yourself 8 MILE 2002
94 Ain't Too Proud to Beg BIG CHILL, THE 1983
95 (We're Off on the) Road to Morocco ROAD TO MOROCCO 1942
96 Footloose FOOTLOOSE 1984
97 42nd Street 42nd STREET 1933
98 All That Jazz CHICAGO 2002
99 Hakuna Matata LION KING, THE 1994
100 Old Time Rock and Roll RISKY BUSINESS 1983

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