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National Film Registry: 25 movies including “Iron Man,” “The Little Mermaid,” “When Harry Met Sally” preserved by Library of Congress
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National Film Registry: 25 movies including “Iron Man,” “The Little Mermaid,” “When Harry Met Sally” preserved by Library of Congress

The comic book adventure "Iron Man," which helped spearhead the massively successful Marvel Cinematic Universe; "The Little Mermaid," which launched a renaissance of Disney animated musicals; and the Billy Crystal-Meg Ryan romantic comedy "When Harry Met Sally," whose fake sex scene offered a punchline for the ages, are among the films named today to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry, aimed at preserving classic motion pictures for future generations.Twenty-five films are being inducted into the Registry this year, the Library announced Wednesday. The latest additions also include John Waters' camp musical-comedy "Hairspray" (1988); "Carrie," Brian De Palma's 1976 adaptation of the Stephen King thriller, starring Sissy Spacek as a teenager gifted with telekinesis; ...