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Best Movies of 1971

List of the best movies of 1971, with movie trailers when available. Academy Award winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis made his big screen debut in Sunday Bloody Sunday in 1971. These top movies of 1971 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1971. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1971 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1971 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including A Clockwork Orange and The French Connection.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1971?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1971?"

1971 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1971. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1971 aren't just one persons opinion.

Best Movies of 1971 Films
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    Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson

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    Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Lou Frizzell

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    Sylvester Stallone, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito

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    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Sean Connery, Sammy Davis, Jr.

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    Michael Caine, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry

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    Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Shelley Duvall

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    Paula Kelly, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

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    Kurt Russell, John Ritter, Harry Morgan

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    Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Eric Laneuville

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    Diana Rigg, Stockard Channing, Christopher Guest

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    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

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    Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsyth

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    Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter

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    Dustin Hoffman, David Warner, Peter Vaughan

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    Rock Hudson, Angie Dickinson, Telly Savalas

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    Lon Chaney, Jr., Jim Davis

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    Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Sid Haig

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    Vincent Price, Caroline Munro, Joanna Lumley

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    Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams

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    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

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    Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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    Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

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    James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Joan Blondell

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    Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Ernest Borgnine

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    Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Lawrence Pressman

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    Jenny Agutter, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

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    Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Pamelyn Ferdin

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    James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton

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    Jennifer O'Neill, Jerry Houser, Christopher Norris

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    Dean Martin, Honor Blackman, Brian Keith

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    Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch

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    Tom Laughlin, Howard Hesseman, Johnny Otis

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    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Harry Carey

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    John Karlen, Delphine Seyrig, Fons Rademakers

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    Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

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    Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Sid James

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    Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb

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    Francesca Annis, Keith Chegwin, Jon Finch

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    Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper

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    Vincent Price, Danny Kaye, Casey Kasem

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    Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano, Marisa Berenson

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    Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret, Candice Bergen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Jason Robards Jr., Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Molly Picon

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    Sean Connery, Christopher Walken, Dyan Cannon

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