THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

The last of the 2007 AFI Top 100 for us to cover is also an all-time favorite of mine. All of my dogs are named after its characters. But how to parse whether one of the parts of what is basically one long three-part movie is one of the best films of all time on its own?

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981)

The first Indiana Jones movie defined its genre for more than one generation of moviegoers.