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‘The Shining’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ Have Just Been Added to the National Film Registry

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A handful of horror films have made their way into the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry over the years, including Dracula, Bride of Frankenstein, Alien, Psycho, Rosemary’s Baby and The Exorcist, and this year’s list includes two more: The Shining and Jurassic Park!

The full list of new additions deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” includes:

  • 1. “Bad Day at Black Rock” (1955)
  • 2. “Broadcast News” (1987)
  • 3. “Brokeback Mountain” (2005)
  • 4. “Cinderella” (1950)
  • 5. “Days of Wine and Roses” (1962)
  • 6. “Dixon-Wanamaker Expedition to Crow Agency” (1908)
  • 7. “Eve’s Bayou” (1997)
  • 8. “The Girl Without a Sou” (1917)
  • 9. “Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed Peopl”e (1984)
  • 10. “Hearts and Minds” (1974)
  • 11. “Hud (1963)
  • 12. “The Informer” (1935)
  • 13. “Jurassic Park” (1993)
  • 14. “The Lady From Shanghai” (1947)
  • 15. “Leave Her to Heaven” (1945)
  • 16. “Monterey Pop” (1968)
  • 17. “My Fair Lady” (1964)
  • 18. “The Navigator” (1924)
  • 19. “On the Town” (1949)
  • 20. “One-Eyed Jacks” (1961)
  • 21. “Pickup on South Street” (1953)
  • 22. “Rebecca” (1940)
  • 23. “The Shining” (1980)
  • 24. “Smoke Signals” (1998)
  • 25. “Something Good – Negro Kiss” (1898)

The National Film Registry turns 30 this year and for those three decades, we have been recognizing, celebrating, and preserving this distinctive medium,” Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said in a statement this week. “These cinematic treasures must be protected because they document our history, culture, hopes, and dreams.”

Writer in the horror community since 2008. Owns Eli Roth's prop corpse from Piranha 3D. Has three awesome cats. Still plays with toys.


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