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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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    John Savident, Patrick Magee, Margaret Tyzack

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    Clint Eastwood, Kristoffer Tabori, Joe Finnegan

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    Gene Hackman, André Ernotte, Burt Richards

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    John Osborne, Alun Armstrong, Godfrey Quigley

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    Rene Auberjonois, William Devane, Shelley Duvall

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    Sammy Davis, Jr., Valerie Perrine

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Frank Delfino

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    Frances Reid, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

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    Howard Cosell, Louise Lasser, Woody Allen

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    Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman

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    John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

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    Dennis Weaver, Eugene Dynarski, Jacqueline Scott

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    Katherine Helmond, Roberts Blossom, Lenny Baker

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    DeVeren Bookwalter, Anthony Zerbe, Charlton Heston

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    John Ritter, Harry Morgan, Sandra Gould

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    Forrest J Ackerman, Russ Tamblyn, J. Carrol Naish

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    Rock Hudson, Telly Savalas, Angie Dickinson

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    Dustin Hoffman, Peter Vaughan, T. P. McKenna

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    Cannonball Adderley, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills

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    Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Happy Hairston

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    Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    Tom Skerritt, Ruth Gordon, Cyril Cusack

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    Charlotte Rampling, Dean Jagger, Cleavon Little

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    Jean Stapleton, Richard B. Shull, Jane White

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    James Garner, Harry Morgan, Virginia Capers

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    Vincent Price, Hugh Griffith, Joanna Lumley

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    Raquel Welch, Stephen Boyd, Florencio Amarilla

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    Moses Gunn, Lawrence Pressman, Rex Robbins

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    Geraldine Page, Clint Eastwood, Pamelyn Ferdin

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    Roddy McDowall, Angela Lansbury, Tessie O'Shea

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    John Meillon, Robert McDara, Jenny Agutter

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    James Taylor, David Drake, Dennis Wilson

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    Christopher Norris, Jerry Houser, Jennifer O'Neill

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    Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Daniel Day-Lewis

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    Virginia Capers, John Wayne, Patrick Wayne

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    Alan Myerson, David Roya, Richard Stahl

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    Robert Duvall, Sid Haig, Ian Wolfe

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    Ben Johnson, Brian Keith, Dean Martin

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    Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Joseph Wiseman

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    Delphine Seyrig, John Karlen, Fons Rademakers

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    Ann-Margret, Candice Bergen, Rita Moreno

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    Barbara Windsor, Peter Gilmore, Sid James

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    Sid James, Bernard Bresslaw, Kenneth Williams

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    Mark Burns, Romolo Valli, Franco Fabrizi

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    Jackie Cooper, Dyan Cannon, John Phillip Law

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    Rue McClanahan, Lester Rawlins, Kitty Winn

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    Christopher Walken, Dyan Cannon, Richard B. Shull

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    Hema Malini, Shammi Kapoor, Aruna Irani

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    Lilli Palmer, Peter Arne, Herbert Lom

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