AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions
Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Passions is a list of the top 100 greatest love stories in American cinema. The list was unveiled by the American Film Institute on June 11, 2002, in a CBS television special hosted by American film and TV actress Candice Bergen.
|2003||100 Heroes & Villains|
|2005||100 Movie Quotes|
|2007||100 Movies (Updated)|
|2008||AFI's 10 Top 10|
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn are tied for the most films in the list, with six each. They co-starred in two of them - Bringing Up Baby and The Philadelphia Story. Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart each have five movies on the list. They co-starred in Sabrina.
- Feature-Length Fiction Film: The film must be in narrative format, typically more than 60 minutes long.
- American Film: The film must be in the English language with significant creative and/or financial production elements from the United States.
- Love Story: Regardless of genre, a romantic bond between two or more characters, whose actions and/or intentions provide the heart of the film’s narrative.
- Legacy: Films whose "passion" have enriched America’s film and cultural heritage while continuing to inspire contemporary artists and audiences.