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List of the best movies of 1973, with movie trailers when available. 1973 was a tough year for martial arts fans, as Bruce Lee died before Enter the Dragon was released to theaters. These top movies of 1973 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres - from Charlotte's Web to The Exorcist - but each film was released in 1973. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1973 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1973 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies, like Serpico and American Graffiti, in it.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1973?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1973?"

1973 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1973. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1973 aren't just one persons opinion.

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The Sting Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

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Papillon Dustin Hoffman, Steve McQueen, Vic Tayback

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Mean Streets Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

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American Graffiti Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

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Serpico Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy

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The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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Westworld Yul Brynner, James Brolin, Dick Van Patten

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Soylent Green Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Dick Van Patten

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Live and Let Die Jane Seymour, Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto

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The Day of the Jackal Derek Jacobi, Edward Fox, Donald Sinden

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The Wicker Man Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Edward Woodward

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Magnum Force Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook

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Scarecrow Al Pacino, Gene Hackman, Eileen Brennan

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Sisters Margot Kidder, Charles Durning, Olympia Dukakis

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Sleeper Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

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Paper Moon Tatum O'Neal, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn

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High Plains Drifter Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman

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The Three Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway

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Badlands Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek

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Charlotte's Web Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson

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The Way We Were Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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Bang the Drum Slowly Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Michael Moriarty

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Don't Look Now Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie, Leopoldo Trieste

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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn

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Enter the Dragon Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

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White Lightning Burt Reynolds, Laura Dern, Ned Beatty

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Coffy Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Gail Davis

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull Hal Holbrook, Richard Crenna, Dorothy McGuire

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco

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The Spirit of the Beehive Fernando Fernan Gomez, Ana Torrent, Laly Soldevila

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes John Huston, John Landis, Roddy McDowall

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Ash Wednesday Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, Helmut Berger

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Malicious Laura Antonelli, Tina Aumont, Turi Ferro

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Deadhead Miles Alan Arkin, Charles Durning, Ida Lupino

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Tales That Witness Madness Kim Novak, Joan Collins, Donald Pleasence

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Robin Hood Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov, Graham Chapman

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The Last Detail Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Gilda Radner

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The Paper Chase Lindsay Wagner, Edward Herrmann, John Houseman

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Dillinger Richard Dreyfuss, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips

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One Little Indian Jodie Foster, James Garner, Vera Miles

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The Last of Sheila Raquel Welch, James Coburn, Ian McShane

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Charley Varrick Walter Matthau, Norman Fell, Don Siegel

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The Stone Killer Charles Bronson, John Ritter, Martin Balsam

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The Train Robbers John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Ricardo Montalbán

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Scenes from a Marriage Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson

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Hitler: The Last Ten Days Alec Guinness, Julian Glover, Peter Sallis

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Scream Blacula Scream Pam Grier, Craig T. Nelson, Michael Conrad

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Electra Glide in Blue Nick Nolte, Robert Blake, Terry Kath

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A Doll's House Anthony Hopkins, Denholm Elliott, Claire Bloom

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Charley and the Angel Kurt Russell, Cloris Leachman, Ed Begley