Magazine February 23, 2009, Issue

The Best Conservative Movies

Projectionist Bill Hulbert tightens a 35mm film reel in a movie projector while working at the Black River Drive-In theater in Black River, New York August 6, (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Once in a blue moon, Hollywood releases a conservative movie, or at least a film that resonates with conservatives in a particular way. Because conservatives love movies — and especially debates about movies — we decided to produce a list of the 25 best conservative movies of the last 25 years. Our approach in selecting them doesn’t rise to the level of an actual methodology, but there was a method to it. We asked readers of SMALLCAPSNational Review Online to submit nominations. Hundreds of suggestions came in, along with explanations and arguments. We considered each one, tallied them up, and

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