The Greatest 1970s Movies Films
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The Greatest 1970s Movies

This is a list of the best movies of the 70's. We've included all of the top films from the 1970's, but if your favorite 70s film isn't on the list, please feel free to add it to the list of the best 70s films yourself. The 1970's were a great era for filmmaking, with a dark and dirty New York City for storytellers to play in. Practical special effects were reaching their peak, and artistic styles were unrestrained. Remember, this is the decade that brought us Rocky, Jaws, and even Star Wars. The death throes of the Hays Code were finally over and Hollywood was free to enter a new Golden Age, as you'll see when perusing this list of the best Seventies films.

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    #6 on the original list Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw Released: 1975

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    #1 on the original list & added by Lons Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    #5 on the original list & added by Mark Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

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    #4 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    #7 on the original list Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke Released: 1971

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    #2 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Anjelica Huston

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    #3 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    #10 on the original list Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Released: 1977

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    #26 on the original list Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban Released: 1977

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    #11 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    #31 on the original list & added by KirkSaw George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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    #13 on the original list Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair Released: 1973

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    #9 on the original list & added by Lons Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    #16 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

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    #20 on the original list Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith Released: 1976

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    #25 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty

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    #18 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Al Pacino, F. Murray Abraham, Judd Hirsch

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    #8 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    #29 on the original list & added by WarrenMitchell Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    #48 on the original list & added by WarrenMitchell Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Carl Weathers

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    #23 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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    #15 on the original list John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam Released: 1975

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    #21 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, John Vernon

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    #33 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    #12 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Robert Shaw

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    #52 on the original list & added by BradleyWheat Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle

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    #45 on the original list John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie Released: 1976

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    #49 on the original list & added by mrblond Dustin Hoffman, Steve McQueen, Vic Tayback

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    #24 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Gene Hackman, Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman

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    #57 on the original list & added by WarrenMitchell Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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    #30 on the original list Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence Released: 1978

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    #27 on the original list John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar Released: 1978

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    #51 on the original list & added by WarrenMitchell O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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    #58 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

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    #14 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Al Pacino, Charles Durning, Carol Kane

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    #39 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Woody Allen, Christopher Walken, Sigourney Weaver

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    #32 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Alexander

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    #19 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    #36 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    #41 on the original list Mercedes Ruehl, James Remar, Robert Townsend Released: 1979

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    #59 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

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    #46 on the original list Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry Released: 1975

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    #40 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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    #242 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson

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    #17 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Richard Nixon, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman

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    #44 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

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    #92 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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    #67 on the original list & added by but chickens double d Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Gunnar Hansen

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    #35 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

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    #68 on the original list & added by KirkSaw Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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