Top Ten Movies of the Seventies

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By: Lee Sanders
  • 10. Carrie (1976)
    Directed by Brian De Palma: Classic as the novel
  • 9. Monty Python And The Holy Grail (1975)
    Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones: The funniest movie of all time...laugh everytime
  • 8. Dolemite (1975)
    Directed by D'Urville Martin: Such a pimp classic
  • 7. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
    Directed by Tobe Hooper: Best horror movie of all time
  • 6. Deliverance (1972)
    Directed by John Boorman: This is real horror
  • 5. Last House On The Left (1972)
    Directed by Wes Craven: This movie was so wrong...
  • 4. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    Directed by Stanley Kubrick: "Come catch one in the yarbles! If you have any yarbles!"
  • 3. The Godfather (1972)
    Directed by Francis Ford Coppola: Best Mafia movie ever made
  • 2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
    Directed by Francis Ford Coppola: Best Vietnam War movie made
  • 1. Taxi Driver (1976)
    Directed by Martin Scorsese: Shows the real side of New York and insanity
NOTE: This list is not in any order, being how I kept thinking of movies as I went down the list. Monty Python should definatly be up higher, but oh well.
By: Chris Sweetman
  • 10. Star Wars
    Its gotta be in there !!
  • 9. Serpico
    Great performance from al
  • 8. Jaws
    I love the contrast of the characters on the boat
  • 7. The Shining
    The only horror movie ive ever liked
  • 6. Dog Day Afternoon
    Al pacino's best work
  • 5. The Godfather Part 2
    De niro was fantastic as a young vito corleone
  • 4. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
    Jack was perfect for the role
  • 3. Taxi Driver
    One of scorcesse's best
  • 2. The Deer Hunter
    One of De niro's best. Walken Was fantastic
  • 1. The Godfather
    What can you say?

By: Brandon Andolini
  • 10. Monty Python and the Grail
  • 9. Apocalypse Now
  • 8. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
  • 7. Alien
  • 6. Rocky2
  • 5. Rocky
  • 4. Jaws
  • 3. Taxi Driver
  • 2. The Godfather,Part 2
  • 1. The Godfather
    Brando... Caan.... Pacino..... Duvall....deniro as a hitman

By: Doug
  • 10. Deliverance
  • 9. Young Frankenstein
  • 8. Blazing Saddles
  • 7. Dirty Harry
  • 6. Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
  • 5. The Sting
  • 4. Smokey and the Bandit
  • 3. Star Wars
    The first real sci-fi blockbuster is perhaps the best movie ever.
  • 2. Jaws
  • 1. Rocky
    This is the best inspirational movie of all time. If you are a true sports fan, you love Rocky.

By: Dan
  • 10. Butch Cassidy And Sundance Kid
  • 9. Jaws
  • 8. Chinatown
  • 7. Clockwork Orange
  • 6. Deer Hunter
  • 5. Annie Hall
  • 4. Midnight Cowboy
  • 3. French Connection
  • 2. One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest
  • 1. Godfather I & II

By: Daniel
  • 10. M*A*S*H
  • 9. Manhattan
    Woddy Allen
  • 8. The Shining
  • 7. Star Wars
  • 6. The Sting
  • 5. Dog Day Afternoon
  • 4. Raging Bull
  • 3. All The President's Men
  • 2. Alien
    Ridley Scott
  • 1. Conversation

By: James
  • 10. Superman
    Possibly the only Reeve's film worth watching, it's the best superhero film compared to Batman, and another, yet horrible one, Spiderman.
  • 9. Young Frankenstein
    A terrific comedy that will make you laugh so hard you will wet your pants.
  • 8. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
    Another Spielberg film that will awe audiences. It may be the best extra-terrestrial film ever. It also might have the best and most incredible ending to a film I've ever seen. A captivating classic.
  • 7. Jaws
    This film may be the best suspense film ever. Spielberg's first hit and first masterpiece, this film has kept people out of the water for 25 years, and will forever...
  • 6. Star Wars
    A wonderful film that stretches the imagination farther than the eye can see. A definite classic.first masterpiece, this film has kept people out of the water for 25 years, and will forever...
  • 5. Annie Hall
    Although a comedy, this film is also a dramatic love tale and will be the perfect film to watch with a date (take my advice).
  • 4. Rocky
    Rocky is quite possibly the best boxing film ever. Stallone did a great job bringing Balboa to life.
  • 3. The Exorcist
    The best horror film of all time, with a knockout story, this film is definitely a film for any horror-film nut and a classic in its own way.
  • 2. Patton
    Patton is my pick for the best war film ever...wonderful acting on George C. Scott's part, and great script by F.F. Coppola.
  • 1. The Godfather
    The most extraordinary film about organized crime ever, and quite possibly, the best film period.

By: Laurie
  • 10. The Sailor Who Fell From Grace From The Sea
    This movie was totally erotic, for the time, very interesting.....hmmm
  • 9. Smokey And The Bandit
    Burt Reynolds and Sally Fields at their BEST
  • 8. Poseidon Adventure
    Kept you on the edge of your seat!
  • 7. Billy Jack
    The true essence of what the 70's was like. I loved this movie, and still watch it from time to time....
  • 6. Jaws
    This movie was fantastic !
  • 5. Carrie
    Wanna go to the Prom ? LOL
  • 4. The Exorcist
    100% scarey !!!!!!!! I still get scared watching it.....
  • 3. Beyond The Door
    A wanna be exorcist type movie....Still scarey tho'
  • 2. The Other
    OMG this was so weird ! Creepy.....
  • 1. Love Story
    Mixture of comedy & drama, and oh so sad !!!!!!
The 70's was the best era, I miss it, I loved everything about it! From the Music, to the movies, to some of the fashions......If I could just go back in time.... Im stuck in the 70's !!!!!!! Forever!!!!!!!!! Yeah !
By: ~^*DiDdY*^~
  • 10. Superfly
    again, a great movie! GO SEE THEM ALL!!!(especially the first one, its the greatest!!)
  • 9. Saturday Night Fever
    John travolta is just great, i love this movie.....its so funny, the beginning especially, go see it!
  • 8. Boy In The Plastic Bubble
    i love this movie, it was so good, kinda sad, ok really sad, but greaT!
  • 7. Macbeth
    A real classic, its great, I read the play, i saw all the movies of it....its just really great, Lady Macbeth is a surefire great actress.
  • 6. Grease
    come on?! who doesn't love this great movie....its so damn good!!! I LOVE IT!great music, great acting, all around great!
  • 5. Clockwork Orange
    Stanley Kubricks, great guy, great film....GO SEE IT!
  • 4. Rocky Horror Picture Show!
    OH MY GOD!!!!! this movie os another one of my favourites....WOW, all I can say...WOW ive seen it many times, and will see it many more times..this one should be the greatest after apocolyse just lazy....WOW!
  • 3. The Godfather
    also a great film...who doesn't love it!
  • 2. The Excorcist
    A GREAT MOVIE....not scary just great!!!! i love will never get old.....
  • 1. Apocolypse Now
    how could everyone not have this great movie?! MY ALL TIME FAVOURITE! if you havent't seen haven't experienced the best movie ever!!!!! 5 years to make..gotta be good right?
APOCOLYPSE NOW REDUX, the remade version, best movie ever made, GO NOW WATCH IT!!! ahhhh marlon brando, martin sheen, the whole movie, just awesome.....
By: Alfred Lopez
  • 10. Midnight Express
  • 9. Alien
  • 8. American Graffiti
  • 7. Star Wars
  • 6. Saturday Night Fever
    Hey watch the hair!
  • 5. Jaws
  • 4. One Flew Over The Cookoo's Nest
    Another crazy Laker fan!
  • 3. Exorcist
    Made me get into my best conversation with god!
  • 2. The Deer Hunter
    Excellent story and scenery, Christopher Walken's best performance. MAO!
  • 1. The Godfather
    Clearly thee best!

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