Ned Beatty – American Film Institute
Rudy Film Still - Sean Astin

AFI Movie Club: RUDY

RUDY (1993) was selected for AFI’s 100 Years…100 Cheers list, which honors films that inspire with characters of vision and conviction who face adversity and often make a personal sacrifice for the greater good. Whether these movies end happily or not, they are ultimately triumphant — both filling audiences with hope and empowering them with...
Network Film Still - Peter Finch

AFI Movie Club: NETWORK

As timely now as when it was released in 1976, Peter Finch’s impassioned on-air breakdown as a fed-up news anchor in NETWORK (1976) earned a place among the American Film Institute’s ranking of the greatest film quotes of all time – with the film itself appearing on AFI’s original list of the greatest American film,...
Nashville Film Still - Lily Tomlin

AFI Movie Club: NASHVILLE

A sprawling epic of Americana, Robert Altman’s masterpiece NASHVILLE weaves together the stories of 24 characters – from country star to aspiring singer to reporter to waitress – and stars a huge ensemble cast, including Lily Tomlin, Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, Ronee Blakley and Ned Beatty. The film is included on AFI’s list of the100 top films of all time, as well as...
Superman Film Still - Christopher Reeve

AFI Movie Club: SUPERMAN

With SUPERMAN, director Richard Donner made audiences believe a man could fly – and ushered in a contemporary age of cinematic superheroes, brought to the screen with majesty and wonder. Raised to the clouds by an iconic score by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree John Williams, the titular Kryptonian – brought to life with humanity...
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