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Old 01-28-06, 08:56 AM
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What are some good 70s movies ?

So many people think the 70s was the best decade for movies.I have only seen a handful.What are some good ones ?I have only seen:

Taxi Driver
Jaws
Dog Day Afternoon
The Godfather 1,2
French Connection
Apocalypse now
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Deer Hunter
Old 01-28-06, 09:09 AM
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Dawn of the Dead
A Clockwork Orange
THX 1138
Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope
Old 01-28-06, 09:17 AM
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Paper Moon
Last Picture Show
Rocky
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Kramer vs. Kramer

Just to name a few.
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Aguirre: Wrath of God
Amarcord
Autumn Sonata
Badlands
Days of Heaven
Nashville
Nosferatu (Herzog)
McCabe and Mrs. Miller
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
The Marriage of Maria Braun
Cries and Whispers
Chinatown
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Old 01-28-06, 10:32 AM
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I've seen more movies from that time than I thought I did.I think everyone has seen rocky and star wars.I forgot they were made in the 70s.Three I am thinking about checking out are

chinatown
badlands
clockwork orange
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Alien
The Bird With the Crystal Plummage
Black Christmas
Chinatown
The Conversation
Dawn of the Dead
Deep Red
Duel (TV Movie)
The Exorcist
The French Connection
Halloween
Jaws
The Jerk
The Long Goodbye
Mean Streets
National Lampoon's Animal House
The Sting
Suspiria
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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Old 01-28-06, 12:09 PM
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The Jerk
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The Longest Yard
Superman - can't believe this wasn't mentioned yet.
The Sting
The Exorcist
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Duel
Patton
Annie Hall
All the President's Men
The French Connection
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Deliverance

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Smokey and the Bandit
Young Frankenstein
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Badlands
Papillon
Paper Moon
Breaking Away
The Exorcist
MASH
The Conversation
Straw Dogs
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Originally Posted by slabinskia
So many people think the 70s was the best decade for movies.I have only seen a handful.What are some good ones?
So, you're asking what some good movies were, out of a decade? Thanks for narrowing it down!

The Outlaw Josey Wales.

Here's the IMDb list of the best of the seventies.
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I ditto about 99% of the ones list above and add:
Midnight Cowboy

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Blazing Saddles
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Star Wars (The BEST of The BEST)

Superman (The best of the really Good)
Alien (Saw it on Video in the 80's, dreamed of them for days while I was sleeping)
Annie Hall (Loved the movie, but hated it for getting Best Picture over Star Wars)
Grease (Fun movie to watch today, has not lot any enjoyment factor)
Saturday Night Fever (Not as good as it was in the 70s)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (So good it did not need to be remade)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Black Night still kills me to this day)
Jaws (Scared water for a month)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Jack is awesome)
The Godfather (Never really loved it, but it is a good movie)
Dirty Harry (Made my Day)
Apocalypse Now (Never really loved it, but it is a good movie)
Enter the Dragon (Bruce's best)
The Chinese Connection (Ok, maybe this was his best)
Plane of the Apes Movies (still love the movies, never get tired of them)
THE OMEGA MAN (Fun movie to watch on late on a Friday Night cable channel)
Soylent Green (Charlton Heston's other great sci-fi movie to watch on a late Friday night on Cable TV)
Fiddler on the Roof (If I were a rich man...)
M*A*S*H (Not as good as the TV show)
American Graffiti (Movie throughout the movie, Lucas is one of the 1st to do this and know one has done it better)
Young Frankenstein (Funnier when I was 12)
Kramer vs. Kramer (might be the 1st movie I cried at, my parent were divorced in 1970)
Breaking Away (Loved the movie, hated all the *&#@ words, added nothing to the movie for me)
Rocky (The movie is as good today as it was almost 30 years ago)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (List it only because it is so stupid)
The Day After (TV movie, but the world should watch it every year, maybe we could get more peace - Maybe it would give other the idea to blow up a bomb in the USA, who knows)
The Omen (Hated the movie, it gave me the willies)
When A Stranger Calls (Do not let your daughter watch it before she goes Baby Sitting)
The Exorcist (Hated, scared of, the movie so much I have never seen it)
The Sting (Loved the music)
The Shining (All work and no play...)
Billy Jack (One tin soldier rides away. Love it when one guy beats up the bad guys)
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (Sad, but true)
THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (Great flick)
Silent Running (1st movie I saw that made an emotional impact on me)
West World (Cool Robot movie)

All the great disaster movies:
Airport 1970
Poseidon Adventure 1972
Earthquake 1974
Towering Inferno 1974
The Hindenburg 1975
Airport '75 1975
The Savage Bees 1976
Squirm 1976
Food of the Gods 1976
Empire of the Ants 1977
Airport '77 1977
Rollercoaster 1977
Swarm 1978
China Syndrome 1979
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure 1978
Meteor 1979
Airport '79 1979


There are many more, but I have to go.
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No one's mentioned Carrie yet?
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Five Easy Pieces
The Last Detail
Midnight Express
Every Which Way But Loose("Right turn, Clyde")
Cold Turkey
Capricorn One
Boys From Brazil
The Eagle Has Landed
Walking Tall
Death Wish
The Parallax View
Marathon Man
Black Sunday(1977)
Rolling Thunder
Big Wednesday
FM

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I know you all were forgetting that one.
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Some of my personal favorites from the decade..

Annie Hall
Cercle Rouge, Le
Clockwork Orange, A
Conversation, The
F for Fake!
French Connection, The
Godfather, The
Godfather II, The
Jaws
Mean Streets
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Rocky
Scenes From a Marriage
Serpico
Sisters
Smokey and the Bandit
Sting, The
Taxi Driver
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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for me the 70's were the best decade for movies. Look for pretty much any movie by Scorsese, Altman, Spielberg, Coppola, et al, should be in good shape

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