In total, 25 films were included in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2021.
Movies Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi” (1983), “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” (2001) and the cartoon “WALL-IE (2008) were included in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. The updated list is available on the Library of Congress website on Tuesday.
A total of 25 films were added to the register in 2021, including the films Selena (1997), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Pink Flamingos (1972), Who Killed Vincent Chin? (1987), Strangers on a Train (1951) by Alfred Hitchcock and others.
“Films help to reflect our cultural history and show us new ways to look at ourselves. The National Film Registry will preserve our cinematic heritage, we are proud to add 25 more films this year,” Variety magazine quotes Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.
Currently, there are 825 films on the National Register that are classified as cultural property of the United States.