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Disco was everywhere in the 1970s. Pulsating out of speakers in clubs across the United States, disco music represented a backlash against rock n' roll, and the hippie counterculture of the 1960s. On this list of the greatest ‘70s disco movies, you will find plenty of great films, with soundtracks you won’t be able to get out of your head.


One of the most well-known films of the era and one of the best ‘70s disco movies is
Saturday Night Fever. In a career-defining role, John Travolta sweats it out as a Brooklyn boy overcoming his dreary life by giving his all on the dance floor. The movie’s soundtrack is one of the best-selling soundtracks ever, featuring songs by the Bee Gees. Abba, another disco era supergroup, made headlines with Abba: The Movie - a film about the group’s legendary 1970s Australian tour.
 

On this 1970s disco film list, you’ll even find basketball legends Julius Erving and Kareem Abdul-Jabar, who had pivotal roles in the disco farce The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh. Other top '70s disco movies include the disco sexploitation film, The Stud, and the side-splitting, toe-tapping comedy, The Car Wash, which featured cameos by George Carlin and Richard Pryor. Vote up the best '70s disco films, and let us know what you think in the comment section.   
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Saturday Night Fever is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Saturday Night Fever John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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Thank God It's Friday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Thank God It's Friday Donna Summer, Jeff Goldblum, Debra Winger

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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Car Wash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Car Wash Danny DeVito, Richard Pryor, George Carlin

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Roller Boogie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Roller Boogie Linda Blair, Dick Van Patten, Beverly Garland

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Xanadu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Mike Williams Mendes added Xanadu Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Cliff Richard

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Skatetown, U.S.A. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Skatetown, U.S.A. Patrick Swayze, Maureen McCormick, Scott Baio

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Cruising is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Mike Williams Mendes added Cruising Al Pacino, Ed O'Neill, Karen Allen

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Disco Godfather is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Disco Godfather Rudy Ray Moore, Hawthorne James, Carol Speed

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Can’t Stop the Music is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Can’t Stop the Music

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The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Julius Erving, Stockard Channing, Jonathan Winters

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Disco Fever is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Disco Fever Casey Kasem, Fabian

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The Bitch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
The Bitch Joan Collins, John Ratzenberger, Ian Hendry

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ABBA: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies

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The Stud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
The Stud Joan Collins, Sue Lloyd, Walter Gotell

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Disco 9000 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '70s Disco Movies
Disco 9000