Best Movies of 1971 Films
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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 items, 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.

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    Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke

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    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, John Vernon

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    Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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    Michael Caine, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry

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    Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Shelley Duvall

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    Sean Connery, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jill St. John

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Paula Kelly, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

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    Sylvester Stallone, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito

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    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Lou Frizzell

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    Diana Rigg, Christopher Guest, George C. Scott

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    Charlton Heston, Eric Laneuville, Lincoln Kilpatrick

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    Lon Chaney, Jr., Jim Davis, J. Carrol Naish

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    Rock Hudson, Angie Dickinson, Telly Savalas

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    Kurt Russell, John Ritter, Harry Morgan

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    Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter

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    Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams

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    Dustin Hoffman, David Warner, Peter Vaughan

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    Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

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    Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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    James Garner, Joan Blondell, Chuck Connors

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    Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Ernest Borgnine

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    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Cyril Cusack

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    Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Pamelyn Ferdin

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    Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Lawrence Pressman

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    Jenny Agutter, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

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    Angela Lansbury, Bruce Forsyth, Roddy McDowall

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    James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Warren Oates

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    Jennifer O'Neill, Jerry Houser, Christopher Norris

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    Vincent Price, Joanna Lumley, Caroline Munro

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    Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch

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    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Bobby Vinton

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    Tom Laughlin, Howard Hesseman, Alan Myerson

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    Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Ian Wolfe

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    Dean Martin, Honor Blackman, Brian Keith

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    Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan

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    John Karlen, Fons Rademakers, Delphine Seyrig

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    Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret, Candice Bergen

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    Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Joan Sims

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    Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Joan Sims

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    Dirk Bogarde, Marisa Berenson, Silvana Mangano

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    Jackie Cooper, Robert Ryan, Dyan Cannon

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    George C. Scott, Joanne Woodward, Rue McClanahan

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    Sean Connery, Christopher Walken, Garrett Morris

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    Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna, Aruna Irani

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    Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Leonard Frey

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    Jason Robards Jr., Herbert Lom, Adolfo Celi

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