AFI Names Top 10 Film & TV of ’09

AFI Names Top 10 Film & TV of '09

The American Film Institute named its Top 10 films and TV programs of 2009 today.

“AFI AWARDS 2009 is the tenth chapter in a century-long program to honor the artists and their work,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President & CEO, in a statement. “This program celebrates the creative community – not competition – and it is in this spirit that the institute brings America’s storytellers together to acknowledge their contributions to our nation’s rich cultural heritage.”

Full list of selections follow:

AFI Movie of the Year – Official Selections 

“The Hangover”
“The Hurt Locker”
“The Messenger”
“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

“A Serious Man”

“A Single Man”



“Up in the Air”
AFI TV Programs of the Year – Official Selections
“The Big Bang Theory”

“Big Love”

“Friday Night Lights”


“Mad Men”

“Modern Family”

“The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”

“Nurse Jackie”

“Party Down”

“True Blood”

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