Top Ten Movies of the Seventies

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By: Bob
  • 10. Carrie
  • 9. Heaven Can Wait
  • 8. Halloween
  • 7. The Last Picture Show
  • 6. Taxi Driver
  • 5. Jaws
  • 4. The Godfather
  • 3. Annie Hall
  • 2. Apocalypse Now
  • 1. The Godfather II

By: Joe Sadowski
  • 10. Heaven Can Wait
    The best remake since "His Girl Friday".
  • 9. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
    But didn't Ken Kesey deserve more credit????
  • 8. The Warriors
    EXCELLENT action.
  • 7. The Godfather Part II
    Better than the first and much better than the third.
  • 6. A Clockwork Orange
    What "Eyes Wide Shut" wanted to be.
  • 5. Cabaret
    With "Singin' In The Rain", the greatest movie musical ever.
  • 4. Nashville
    Should be required viewing for all Republicans.
  • 3. Chinatown
  • 2. Annie Hall
    Still the funniest Woody ever.
  • 1. The Last Picture Show
    The "Citizen Kane" of the 70's, the greatest film decade since the 30's!

By: Danny Schoppe
  • 10. The Conversation
  • 9. Dog Day Afternoon
  • 8. Halloween
  • 7. Serpico
  • 6. Taxi Driver
  • 5. The Deer Hunter
  • 4. Apocalypse Now
  • 3. Godfather Part 1
  • 2. Godfather Part 2
  • 1. Mean Streets
    Scorsese's first great movie and his best. Deniro and Keitel make a great duo and give stellar performances.

By: Christopher
  • 10. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    This isnt a very good movie, but it deserves to be mentioned for the sole purpose that it is the craziest thing i've ever seen.
  • 9. Annie Hall
    Woody Allen's awesome movie. Diane Keaton ruled as well.
  • 8. M*A*S*H
    This is a very funny movie. Alot of people say that the tv show was better, but personally I didnt even like the show. But the movie was spectacular.
  • 7. The Exorcist
  • 6. Murder On The Orient Express
    This is a cool movie. Kinda long though, but good.
  • 5. Deliverance
    After watching this you will run SCREAMING from anyone that invited you to go camping.
  • 4. Taxi Driver
    Robert De Niro's best performance ever.
  • 3. Dog Day Afternoon
    An awesome movie that takes place in just twelve hours, mostly in a bank.
  • 2. American Graffiti
    The first teen movie is still better than any other teen movie ever made.
  • 1. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
    This movie rules. The book is even better if you can believe it. It's awesome to see people come together like that in a psychiatric ward.
By: Andrew
  • 10. Psycho (1960)
    The best Alfred Hitchcok movie ever made. One of the best horror movies ever made.
  • 9. Robocop (1987)
    The best Robot movie ever made.
  • 8. Dances With Wolves (1990)
    One of the best Romance movies ever made.
  • 7. The Natural (1984)
    The best baseball movie of all time.
  • 6. Apocalypse Now (1979)
    The best (fiction) war movie ever made.
  • 5. Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981)
    The best adventure movie of all time.
  • 4. The Empire Strikes Back
    The best Star Wars movie of all time.
  • 3. The Matrix (1999)
    The second best science fiction movie ever made. Full of symbolism about the world we live in.
  • 2. Braveheart (1995)
    The best Mel Gibson movie of all time. The best epic of all time.
  • 1. Aliens (1986)
    The best sci-fi movie of all time. One of the best sci-fi/horror/action movies of all time.
11. Red Dawn should be number #10 but you want to be a little more realistic when it comes to this list I guess.
By: Austin
  • 10. The Omega
  • 9. Superman
  • 8. One Flew Over The Coo Coo's Nest
  • 7. Lord of the Rings (1973)
  • 6. Star Wars
    Good Movie of the 70's
  • 5. Soylent Green
  • 4. The Godfather
  • 3. The Excorcist
    Scary as all hell...
  • 2. Smokey And The Bandit
    Another Great Chase Movie, also Funny and Tricky...
  • 1. Vanishing Point
    One of the greatest chase movies of ALL TIME!! Plus they had the all great Dodge Challenger! man who couldnt love it?

By: Josh Pinkuss
  • 10. Midnight Express
  • 9. Deliverance
    Squeal like a pig!
  • 8. Marathon Man
    How come I havent seen this movie on anybody's list
  • 7. The French Connection
    Have you stepped in Poughkeepsie?
  • 6. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
    Jack Nicholson rocks!
  • 5. Chinatown
    A film noir masterpiece
  • 4. Apocalypse Now
    a very compelling war epic
  • 3. The Deer Hunter
    Gotta love this one
  • 2. Taxi Driver
    Suck on This
  • 1. The Godfather
    Marlon Brando is great!
Other great movies Clockwork Orange, Network, Scarface, Dog Day Afternoon, The Exorcist. The Last Picture Show, Three Days Of The Condor, 10, Nashville, The Untouchables,
By: Jon
  • 10. Superman the Movie
  • 9. Shaft
    you're damn straight
  • 8. Halloween
    the Boogeyman is not dead!
  • 7. A Clockwork Orange
    Disturbing yet well done
  • 6. Blazing Saddles
    the Sherriff is a n------!?!?!
  • 5. Young Frankenstein
    what great knockers!
  • 4. Star Wars
    def great movie
  • 3. Jaws
    da na, da na, da na da na da na da na
  • 2. The Exorcist
    pea soup anyone?
  • 1. The Godfather

By: kady margaret
  • 10. Superman
  • 9. Grease
  • 8. Caddyshack
  • 7. Teenage Mutan Ninga Turtles
  • 6. Ghostbusters
  • 5. The Never Ending Story
  • 4. The Goonies
  • 3. Carrie
  • 2. Exorcist
  • 1. The Breakfast Club

By: Keith Hippard
  • 10. The French Connection
    William Friedkin, 1971 A truly orignal movie, broke new ground. Filled with rich character, and plot. A true story.
  • 9. Jaws
    Steven Spielberg, 1975 This movie established Spielberg's career. It's still far superior to other animal attack movies.
  • 8. Chinatown
    Roman Polanski, 1975 The plot is not what makes this movie great, it's all about character. The characters are terrific.
  • 7. Mash
    Robert Altman, 1970 My favorite comedy of all time. Altman has a style all his own.
  • 6. Mean Streets
    Martin Scorsese, 1973 Raw, tough. Scorsese's first masterpiece.
  • 5. Apocalypse Now
    Francis Ford Coppola, 1978 Possible the greatest war movie of all time.
  • 4. Taxi Driver
    Martin Scorsese, 1976 A one of a kind movie experience. You'll never see anything like it.
  • 3. The Godfather
    Francis Ford Coppola, 1972 Still the second greatest mafia movie of all time, next to part II.
  • 2. Star Wars
    George Lucas, 1977 I love all the Star Wars movies.
  • 1. The Godfather Part II
    Francis Ford Coppola, 1974 My favorite movie of all time. It is amazing.
Other favorites in alphabetical order. Alien, California Split, Carrie, Close Encounters, The Exorcist, Halloween, The Last Picture Show, Manhatten, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Young Frankenstein.

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