'The Shining' And 'Jurassic Park' Selected For The National Film Registry


Founded 30 years ago, the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress annually adds 25 films to its archives because of their "cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation’s film heritage."

A handful of horror films have made their way onto the list over the years, including Alien, Dracula, Bride of Frankenstein, Rosemary's Baby, Psycho, and The Exorcist. Now, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, and Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca will join them.

Full list of films selected for the 2018 National Film Registry:

  • Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

  • Broadcast News (1987)

  • Brokeback Mountain (2005)

  • Cinderella (1950)

  • Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

  • Dixon-Wanamaker Expedition to Crow Agency (1908)

  • Eve’s Bayou (1997)

  • The Girl Without a Soul (1917)

  • Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People (1984)

  • Hearts and Minds (1974)

  • Hud (1963)

  • The Informer (1935)

  • Jurassic Park (1993)

  • The Lady From Shanghai (1947)

  • Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

  • Monterey Pop (1968)

  • My Fair Lady (1964)

  • The Navigator (1924)

  • On the Town (1949)

  • One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

  • Pickup on South Street (1953)

  • Rebecca (1940)

  • The Shining (1980)

  • Smoke Signals (1998)

  • 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. These cinematic treasures must be protected because they document our history, culture, hopes and dreams,” said Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.

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