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December 13, 2009 11:46 AM
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AFI Names Top 10 Film & TV of '09

A scene from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck's "Sugar."

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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