Top Ten Movies of the Seventies

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By: Mike Muncer
  • 10. Willi Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
    My favourite film as a kid! This is every child's dream, flying elevators, rivers of chocolate, furniture you can eat, appearing on TV, bubble gum that tastes of entire meals, magic eggs, and being able to fly.
  • 9. Superman
    A classic! Exciting adventure, with great characters and good effects for its time. Louis Lane is a looker.
  • 8. Grease
    The best musical of all time. You will never go to a party or disco without hearing a song from Grease! John Travolta and Olivia are fantastic.
  • 7. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
    Sad, funny, dramatic, Jack Nicholson. What more could you ask for in a movie?
  • 6. Jaws
    DEAR LORD...prepare to be scared before watching this! You will never look at the ocean in the same way, ever again.
  • 5. The Exorcist
    A little girl, lying in bed, screaming, shouting, levitating, puking, crying, whilst yelling abuse in that deep croaky voice and with rotting skin...if you haven't seen this film you haven't lived.
  • 4. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    Another highly disturbing, scary and exciting movie, very simple, low budget, grainy, gritty, nasty flick about a family of Cannibals. You will hear the roar of that chainsaw for hours after watching the film.
  • 3. Halloween
    Very tense and scary, a horror classic. Although it doesn't deserve as much cred as Black Christmas, which came before it.
  • 2. Black Christmas
    A highly underrated, outstanding slasher film. Terrifying, tense, humurous in places, a crazed killer, harassic phone calls, great characters and great acting.
  • 1. A Clockwork Orange
    Very disturbing, but brilliantly done. Once you start watching you can't take your eyes off the film, despite how much you may want to.
WORST FILM of the 70s...Last House on the Left. Sick, bad acting, terrible music, awful characters, bad script, disturbing as hell. Horribly unnessecary.
By: Patrick Simpson
  • 10. Taxi Driver
  • 9. Yound Frankenstein
  • 8. Superman
  • 7. Willy Wonka
  • 6. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • 5. Halloween
    Michael Myers did a great job walking and stalking. Jamie Lee Curtes did awesome screaming.
  • 4. Grease
  • 3. Rocky
  • 2. Smokey and the Bandit
    Sally Fields was a great "Frog". Burt Reynolds did a great job playing the bandit, but Sheriff Buford T. Justice made the movie!
  • 1. Jaws

By: carl
  • 10. The Exorcist
  • 9. Network
  • 8. Saturday Night Fever
  • 7. The Deer Hunter
  • 6. Taxi Driver
  • 5. M*A*S*H
  • 4. Star Wars
  • 3. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
  • 2. Apocalype Now
  • 1. The Godfather
The Sting, Jaws, Nashville, Dog Day Afternoon, Deliverance
By: vinz
  • 10. Le Charme Discret De La Bourgeoisie (bunuel, 1972)
  • 9. Last Tango In Paris (bertolucci, 1972)
  • 8. La Grande Bouffe (ferreri, 1973)
  • 7. Being There (ashby, 1979)
  • 6. High Plains Drifter (eastwood, 1972)
  • 5. Chinatown (polanski, 1974)
  • 4. The Deer Hunter (cimino, 1978)
  • 3. One Flew Over One Cuckoo's Nest (forman, 1975)
  • 2. Apocalypse Now (coppola, 1979)
  • 1. Barry Lyndon (Kubrick, 1975)

By: Billy Wilson
  • 10. Drunken Master
    The most incredible Jackie Chan movie of all time! A legend.
  • 9. Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story
    One of the best Bruce Lee movies I've ever seen!
  • 8. The Exorcist
    The Scariest movie of all time!
  • 7. Rocky
    A masterpiece in the boxing era, a classic in the world of films.
  • 6. Superman: The Movie
    The best Superhero movie of the 70s.
  • 5. The Godfather Part II
    The perfect sequel. Amazing!
  • 4. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
    The second best alien movie made by Spielberg.
  • 3. The Godfather
    Perfection. I Love it!
  • 2. Jaws
    I used to like the beach.
  • 1. Star Wars
    Great Movie! Need I say more?
No other movies will be mentioned.
By: Martin Dean
  • 10. Grease
    A film you can watch over and over again
  • 9. Saturday Night Fever
    John Travolta at his best
  • 8. Enter The Dragon
    May not be a critical acclaimed film but is damn right entertaining
  • 7. Blue Collar
    Underrated film with fine acting
  • 6. Mean Streets
    Not Scorsese's best film (both Goodfellas and Raging Bull are different class) but still remains brillant to watch.
  • 5. The Deer Hunter
    Although there were some relevant critisism of this film, still remains a powerful emotional film with super acting.
  • 4. Dog Day Afternoon
    The film seems real (tone shifting from comedy to dramatic) and I think its Pacino's best performance
  • 3. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
    Jack Nicholsan at his best
  • 2. Apocalypse Now
    Although not quite a perfect film still is probably the best war/adventure film around
  • 1. Nashville
    The cast, music and the tone of the film is perfect for me.
Notice that the Godfather movies are not at all in my list. I find all the Godfather films boring to watch, Goodfellas is a film that mocks the Godfather films brillantly.
By: Nicholas Scott
  • 10. Mean Streets
  • 9. Dog Day Afternoon
  • 8. Deliverance
  • 7. Magnum Force
  • 6. High Plains Drifter
  • 5. Apocolypse Now
  • 4. The Deer Hunter
  • 3. Serpico
  • 2. Taxi Driver
  • 1. The Godfather / The Godfather Part 2

By: Valerie
  • 10. Taxi Driver
  • 9. Network
    Another great acted out flick
  • 8. Logan's Run
    The most colorful a movie was for it's time
  • 7. Being There
    such an orginal movie for it's time
  • 6. Caberet
    Makes you think
  • 5. Rocky
    A guys flick that will make you cry
  • 4. One Flew Over The Cuokoo's Nest
    Jack's best!!!
  • 3. Clockwork Orange
    Kinda like a Dali painting
  • 2. Young Frankenstein
    If you haven't seen this movie, you have issues!!!
  • 1. Paper Moon
    Just an all around great film. Super acting

By: Louw van Niekerk
  • 10. Monty Python
    A classic
  • 9. Gauntlet
    Clint Eastwood at his coolest
  • 8. The Pink Panther
  • 7. Planet Of The Apes
    That scene with the half buried statue of Liberty was so weird
  • 6. Carrie
    The best movie ending ever !
  • 5. Enter The Dragon
    Bruce Lee will always be a legend
  • 4. My Name Is Trinity
    Terence Hill and Bud Spencer - now these guys were cool !!!
  • 3. The Burglars
    Best car chase !!!
  • 2. Star Wars
    I rode 50 miles with a bicycle to go watch this one
  • 1. Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Only those that was young in the 70's will understand this one and lets face it, Tim Curry is sexy

By: bob
  • 10. Rocky
  • 9. Apocalyspe
  • 8. Young Frankenstein
  • 7. Grease
  • 6. Exorcist
  • 5. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • 4. Godfather 2
  • 3. Star Wars
  • 2. Jaws
  • 1. Godfather

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