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The Best New Hollywood Movies

Updated March 27, 2019 3.0k votes 546 voters 54.9k views92 items

List RulesVote for your personal favorite New hollywood films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best New Hollywood movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This New Hollywood movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of New hollywood films also contains New Hollywood movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This New Hollywood films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best New Hollywood movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This New Hollywood movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Have your voice heard by voting on the best movies on the list. The order is decided by votes.

List of New Hollywood films includes new hollywood movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Make this list even more social by re-ranking it to fit your opinions, making it votable then sharing it with your friends on social networks.

These are the top films in the New Hollywood genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the New Hollywood genre in it. Be it the motifs of the New Hollywood genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

When checking out this list and making your votes, think competitively, for example: is Sorcerer better than Badlands? If we missed any new hollywood movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous new hollywood movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about new hollywood movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the new hollywood movies. List includes photos and new hollywood movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List includes Kramer vs. Kramer, All That Jazz, more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these new hollywood movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good new hollywood movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest new hollywood movies, here is the full new hollywood movies list, ordered from best to worst.
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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

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  • The Goodbye Girl2
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    The Goodbye Girl

    Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason

    Released1977

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 American romantic comedy-drama film. Directed by Herbert Ross, the...  more
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  • Marathon Man3
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    Marathon Man

    Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier

    Released1976

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    Marathon Man is a 1976 suspense/thriller film directed by John Schlesinger. It was adapted by...  more
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  • Midnight Cowboy4
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    Midnight Cowboy

    Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight

    Released1969

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 American drama film based on the 1965 novel of the same name by...  more
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  • Deliverance5
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    Deliverance

    Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight

    Released1972

    Directed byJohn Boorman

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  • American Graffiti6
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    American Graffiti

    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard

    Released1973

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

    American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written...  more
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  • Straw Dogs7
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    Straw Dogs

    Dustin Hoffman, David Warner

    Released1971

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

    Straw Dogs is a 1971 psychological thriller directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Dustin...  more
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  • Coming Home8
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    Coming Home

    Jane Fonda, Jon Voight

    Released1978

    Directed byHal Ashby

    Coming Home is a 1978 drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jane Fonda, Jon Voight and...  more
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  • Barry Lyndon9
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    Barry Lyndon

    Ryan O'Neal, Leonard Rossiter

    Released1975

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    Barry Lyndon is a 1975 British-American period drama film written, produced, and directed by...  more
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  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind10
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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

    Released1977

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 science fiction film, written and directed by...  more
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  • Annie Hall11
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    Annie Hall

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1977

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen. Neurotic New York...  more
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  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark12
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    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The...  more
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  • The Sting13
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    The Sting

    Paul Newman, Robert Redford

    Released1973

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    The Sting is a 1973 American caper film set in September 1936, involving a complicated plot by...  more
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  • Rocky14
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    Rocky

    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier

    Released1976

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. A small-time boxer...  more
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  • The Last Picture Show15
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    The Last Picture Show

    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

    Released1971

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

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  • Five Easy Pieces16
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    Five Easy Pieces

    Jack Nicholson, Karen Black

    Released1970

    Directed byBob Rafelson

    Five Easy Pieces is a 1970 American drama film written by Carole Eastman and Bob Rafelson, and...  more
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  • Harold and Maude17
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    Harold and Maude

    Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt

    Released1971

    Directed byHal Ashby

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  • Badlands18
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    Badlands

    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen

    Released1973

    Directed byTerrence Malick

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  • Cruising19
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    Cruising

    Al Pacino, Ed O'Neill

    Released1980

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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  • Cabaret20
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    Cabaret

    Liza Minnelli, Michael York

    Released1972

    Directed byBob Fosse

    Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York...  more
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  • Easy Rider21
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    Easy Rider

    Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper

    Released1969

    Directed byDennis Hopper

    Easy Rider is a 1969 American independent road drama film directed by Dennis Hopper. Wyatt...  more
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  • The Exorcist22
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    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1973

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted...  more
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  • MASH23
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    MASH

    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland

    Released1970

    Directed byRobert Altman

    MASH is a 1970 American satirical black comedy film directed by Robert Altman and written by...  more
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  • Klute24
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    Klute

    Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda

    Released1971

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    Klute is a 1971 thriller film directed and produced by Alan J. Pakula, written by Andy and...  more
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  • Bonnie and Clyde25
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    Bonnie and Clyde

    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway

    Released1967

    Directed byArthur Penn

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