Top Ten Movies of the Seventies

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By: sheer
  • 10. Deliverance
    Squeal like a pig if you watch this!
  • 9. Taxi Driver
  • 8. A Clockwork Orange
    Singing in the rain with a real kick to it!
  • 7. Midnight Express
    I dont have any Turkish friends!
  • 6. Star Wars
    70's vesion of the man in the iron mask?
  • 5. Apocalpyse Now
    How to find a bald fat dude who crashed his river boat!
  • 4. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
    Nurse RATSHIT!!
  • 3. The Warriors
    Why did you shoot Sirius, man? Because it was in the script!
  • 2. The Exorcist
    A real head turner!
  • 1. Jaws
    I used to go to the beach!

By: Stacy Peterson
  • 10. Apocalypse Now
  • 9. The Poseidon Adventure
  • 8. The Omen
    Not as scary as Halloween, but I still lost sleep over this one!!!
  • 7. Smokey and the Bandit
    This movie made us all want to drive a Trans Am!!
  • 6. Saturday Night Fever
    Great Music!!
  • 5. JAWS
    Another scary one!
  • 4. Star Wars
    An all time classic!
  • 3. Xanadu
    A great preteen movie of the 70's!
  • 2. Halloween
    The scariest movie I have ever seen!!! The newer horror movies are nothing compared to this one!!
  • 1. Grease
    By far the best movie of all time!!!! I think I watched that movie over 30 times in one summer growing up!!!

  • 7. SLAP SHOT
  • 3. ROCKY
  • 2. JAWS
  • 1. STAR WARS
By: matt welter
  • 10. Xanadu
    Sure it had Olivia Newton John, but it was new wave.
  • 9. Logan's Run
    Farrah was wicked. Great concept.
  • 8. Willy Wonka
    Gene Wilder was the perfect Willy Wonka. Oompa Loompa songs were great. I love the "I want it all song. I cry when charlie give up the gobstopper.
  • 7. Muppet Movie
    I get teary when Kermit is singing the opening piece.
  • 6. The Jerk
    Steve Martins best film. Hey, that guy doesn't like cans! Mister, you shouldn't name your dog lifesaver...
  • 5. Young Frankenstein
    Other than 7 Year Itch, this is the funniest movie of all time. What knockers. Frah bluha. Aint got no body.
  • 4. Blade Runner
    Was this 79 or 80? The original cut was better than the directors, but at the time I saw it I didn't realize how great the movie was.
  • 3. Videodrome
    A total Mindfuck movie. The guys has been hallucinating since he first saw the videodrome signal. It's also the first thing that the audience sees.
  • 2. Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Great Music. Tim Curry has one of the most unique villians ever. I took my mom to this show.
  • 1. Little Girl Who Lived Down the Lane
    Creepy made for television movie with Jodi Foster. If your tea tastes like almonds, it's just the cookies.
Monty Python's Holy Grail, Planet of the Apes, Bill Cosby and Sidney Portier movies.
By: Jon
  • 10. The Changeling
    Lots of classic carsand '70s style in this great story about a haunted house with George C. Scott.
  • 9. The Poseidon Adventure
    Lots of action and fun in this thriller about a ship that turns upside down, and the passengers must find a way out.
  • 8. The Omen
    Haunting story about a possessed child. Very elegant look at the '70s.
  • 7. Airport '77
    An airplane sinks in the ocean and the passengers, including Jack Lemmon and Olivia DeHavilland are trapped! Olivia DeHavilland's part was originally offered to Joan Crawford. It's a shame she didn't accept it.
  • 6. Omega Man
    Creepy, weird movie about the end of the world. A must-see.
  • 5. Chinatown
    Awesome performances by Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway in this classic, ultra-stylish '70s noir.
  • 4. Towering Inferno
    Lavish disaster epic involving a new high rise, caught on fire, with all the rich people on the top floor (including Faye Dunaway.
  • 3. Used Cars
    Awesome movie about Used Car lots in the '70s! Watch for all the great '70s cars, disco dancing on cars, etc. Funny and Outrageous!
  • 2. Sybil
  • 1. The Godfather
Movies in the '70s were spectacular.
By: Stoked
  • 10. Paper Moon
    The secon Bogdanovich Flick on my list - he sure shaped the 70s.
  • 9. The Wall
    Geldof of all popstars as the star in a Pink Floyd flick. Shattering.
  • 8. The French Connection
    featuring a brilliant Gene Hackman
  • 7. Rocky
    Sly showed three outstanding performances in his career - Rocky (I), F.I.S.T. and Copland. Forget the rest.
  • 6. The Deer Hunter
    Very long, very dark, very gripping, very 70s
  • 5. Harold and Maude
    Bud Cort's suicide stunts make you laugh and weep alike. Awesome soundtrack.
  • 4. Taxi Driver
    For the love of the broken hero - "You tawkin' to me?"
  • 3. Vanishing Point
    See it - and hide under your mattress, should the lame 90's version of it be aired on a TV near you
  • 2. Two-Lane Blacktop
    Forget Easy Rider. This is the roadmovie to see - right up with my next favourite, "Vanishing Point"
  • 1. The Last Picture Show
    Awesome. And where on earth has Timothy Bottoms ben hiding between this masterpiece and its so-so- sequel, "Texasville"???

By: Joe Diaz
  • 10. Canonball Run
    Okay so it's not one of the ten best films, but I really enjoyed it then!
  • 9. Logan's Run
    A sci-fi classic
  • 8. Soylent Green
    Ewwwwwwww, People? It's made of people?
  • 7. Deliverence
    You sure got a pretty mouth!
  • 6. Taxi Driver
    Robert DeNiro plays an excellent psycho.
  • 5. The Hunter
    I think this is definitely Steve McQueen's best movie.
  • 4. Deer Hunter
  • 3. Star Wars
    The greatest sci-fi movie of all time
  • 2. Smokey and The Bandit
    Funny, fast, cars, dumb police, and Sally Field when she was cute. Nuff said
  • 1. Superman
    Made us believe a man could fly
I was pretty young in the 70's but I saw quite a few movies with my parents, and these are the ones that really stood out in my mind when I think of the 70's movies i saw.
By: Lee Martin
  • 10. The Poseiden Adventure
    I was so shocked when what's his name died! Has Ernest Borgnine in it, which is the only reason I watched it in the first place(He was in Willard, the prequel to Ben)
  • 9. Jaws
    No one can go swimming without hearing that: bum bum bum bum ect.
  • 8. Young Frankenstein
    Possibly Mel Brookes best film ever! Gene Wilder rules the screen again! When he stabs himself in the leg in the beginning I just fell over laughing! What can I say? I'm easily amused! Oh and I love that at the end! It's too funny to type!!!
  • 7. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
    Gene Wilder makes a GREAT Willy Wonka!!!!
  • 6. The Omen
    Reminds me of my cousin Justin...
  • 5. House of Dark Shadows
    Movie based on my favorite soap opera(Dark Shadows) Jonathan Frid is my all time favorite Vampire! I was sobbing when he got staked! But then at the end, when you think he's dead and he turns into a bat, my mom and I cheered!!! GO BARNABUS!!!!!!
  • 4. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Been watching it since I was a kid. I still don't understand the plot. But it's one of my favorite movies anyway!
  • 3. Escape from the Planet of the Apes
    My Favorite out of the 5! I still cry at the end when Zira and Cornelius get shot!! NNNOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!
  • 2. Ben
    Sequel to Willard. I still cry at the theme song, sung by a young Michael Jackson!!! Not many people knew that the Ben in that song was a rat! Ever since then I have wanted a pet rat, but my dad just wouldn't agree...
  • 1. Phantom of the Paradise
    What is there to say? The Phantom was my first crush!!!!!!! PHANTOM RULES!!!!!!!!! My all time favorite movie from the 70's!!!!
Ok, I'll admit it! I wasn't alive in the 70's! But that doesn't mean I can't like the movies! It just means I can't go see TRHPS(the rocky horror picture show)until it comes out in theaters again!
By: liz
  • 10. Over the Edge
  • 9. Sid and Nancy
  • 8. All the President's Men
  • 7. American Graffiti
  • 6. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • 5. Grease
  • 4. The Omen
    The second best film about the devil. (The Exorcist is the first.)
  • 3. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Aliens from the planet Transsexual offer shelter to an engaged couple whose car has broken down.
  • 2. A Clockwork Orange
    A creepy look at the future, which could be very soon.
  • 1. The Exorcist
    THE BEST HORROR FILM EVER! What else can I say?
I know Sid and Nancy is from the 80s, but I forgot it on my 80s list. Sorry.
By: amanda
  • 10. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    There were so many good movies in the 70s. I could barely pick an order for the first seven. Too many good movies.
  • 9. Alien
  • 8. Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • 7. Animal house
  • 6. Jaws
  • 5. Rocky
  • 4. Saturday Night Fever
  • 3. Grease
  • 2. Star Wars
  • 1. Godfather

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