By SUSAN DUNNE, firstname.lastname@example.org In the last 40 years, since "American Graffiti" came out in 1973, putting the word "American" in a movie's title seems calculated to inspire instant identification with the characters. The cliche shows no signs of ending: The most recent example being "American Hustle," a drama about a con man, which opens Dec. 20. A search on the Internet Movie Database brings up about 200 results. Here's are just a few "American" classics.
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