Top Ten Movies of the Seventies

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By: matthew
  • 10. Zombie
    the movie poster read- we are going to eat you-need i say more?
  • 9. Martin
    cool yet forgetable vampire movie drugged with seriousness-has its frightfull moments
  • 8. Coma
    cool suspence movie with micheal douglas when he was a pretty boy and of course the heroine -who takes matters into her own hands to investigate after mysterious deaths in a hospital operating rooms-fun fun movie with lots of adrenelin to scare you and entertain you at the same time
  • 7. Death Ship 1980
    creepy creepy movie of a dead ship haunting the seas-wait what appends when a group of survivers on a small boat stumble across it-
  • 6. Bad Ronald
    tv movie about a bad boy hiding in a secret room in his house after killing a young girl-his mothers idea- but then mother dies and new tenants move into house-creepy movie-
  • 5. I Spit On Your Grave
    mercy-less well deserved revenge on thugs who brutally rape a woman classic slasher 70's flick with cheesy acting-brutal killings and one' hell hath no fury like a woman scorned' senerio;
  • 4. Maniac
    this movie rated nc-17 or rated x had a warning that there was no sex in the movie but no one under 17 would be admitted-of course i saw this movie when i was 10 and it is really scary-the main character- a demented serial killer out on the prowl in the isolated areas of town looking for unlucky victims played by joe spinnel or something like that naturaly gives his character a cold cold blooded attire to the tip...this movie is creepy from the opening scene to its unflinching finale.
  • 3. Susperia
    Lots of bloody crazy going ons in an all girls school set to a creepy soundtrack-dare you to watch this alone in an isolated house in the woods...
  • 2. The House That Vanished
    i saw this one at a drive in once more as a liitle boy- it was the first time I saw a pair of women's breasts on screen-claustiphobic and scary.
  • 1. Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things
    saw it as a little boy on a late night "project terror" late weekend movie and it scared me silly that I've never really forgotten that strange obsured horror flick since.
'the texas chainsaw massacre' and 'the exorcist' have become laughabel movies that need laugh tracks-they of course were the true scary movies of the 70's-other cool horror movies of the 70's- the sentinel-the omen 1&2 burnt offerings phantasm beyond the door
By: kooka
  • 10. Kramer vs. Kramer
  • 9. Chinatown
  • 8. Star Wars
  • 7. The Deer Hunter
    Best Vietnam movie ever and Meryl Streep's real big break
  • 6. The Godfather II
    Gotta love the interplay between two generations during their youth
  • 5. Cabaret
    It beat The Godfather for the Best Direction Academy Awards of 1972
  • 4. Annie Hall
  • 3. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
  • 2. Taxi Driver
  • 1. The Godfather

By: uditha karunaratne
  • 10. Jaws
  • 9. Taxi Driver
  • 8. Alien
  • 7. Star Wars
  • 6. Grease
  • 5. Saturday Night Fever
  • 4. Superman
  • 3. Enter The Dragon
  • 2. Exorcist
  • 1. The Godfather

By: Chon
  • 10. The Wiz.
  • 9. Halloween.
  • 8. Ladie Sings The Blue's
  • 7. Car Wash.
  • 6. The Muppet Movie.
  • 5. Up Town Saturday Night.
  • 4. The Bingo Long Traveling All Stars & Motor Kings.
  • 3. Which Way Is Up?
    Richard Pryor is the greatest!!!
  • 2. Let's Do It Again
  • 1. Cooley High
    Best move of all time.

By: Josh Damien
  • 10. Joseph Andrews
  • 9. Midnight Express
  • 8. Fun With Dick & Jane
  • 7. Carrie
  • 6. Taxi Driver
  • 5. Nashville
  • 4. Shampoo
  • 3. Looking For Mr. Goodbar
  • 2. Almost Summer
  • 1. Coming Home

By: mahesh
  • 10. Carrie
  • 9. Taxi Driver
  • 8. Enter The Dragon
  • 7. The Godfather
  • 6. Mechana's Gold
  • 5. Jaws
  • 4. Rocky
  • 3. Evil Dead
  • 2. The Excorist
  • 1. The Omen

By: Will
  • 10. Jaws
  • 9. Saturday Night Fever
  • 8. Deer Hunter
  • 7. Alien
  • 6. Last Picture Show
  • 5. Rocky
  • 4. Godfather
  • 3. Manhattan
  • 2. Apocalypse Now
  • 1. Five Easy Pieces
Other films that I love from this decade: The Conversation, Star Wars, Nashville, Patton, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Annie Hall, The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, Mean Streets, Chinatown
By: Xavier Havilland
  • 10. Network
    This is one of those rare films that invades the public's subconscious, so that we're shouting "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore, without really knowing where it comes from.
  • 9. A Clockwork Orange
    Stanley Kubrick's visionary directing style is the perfect match for the big screen adaptation of Anthony Burgess' controversial novella about punks in a futuristic London. Due to its touchy subject matter, this film is definitely not for everyone, and is definitely only for mature audiences, but those with an open mind and an eye for Kubrick's genius should find this film quite enjoyable.
  • 8. Gates Of Heaven
    The single greatest documentary of all time. Errol Morris' first film has recently been released on DVD and is worth a look for any lover of film.
  • 7. Nashville
    Robert Altman's wonderful patchwork of love, sadness, and the American Dream. Even if you don't like country music (like me) you'll love Nashville.
  • 6. Amarcord
    Federico Fellini is one of the greatest of all filmmakers, and this was his last great film. Fellini stunningly imaginative eye looks into one joyous year in the life of his home town, Rimini, Italy.
  • 5. Apocalypse Now
    Francis Ford Coppola nightmarish look into the darkness of the Vietnam War. Stands beside Lawrence of Arabia as the only true, true epic of cinema.
  • 4. Manhattan
    Gordon Willis brilliant cinematography is the icing on the cake to Woody Allen's classic look at love in the big city.
  • 3. The Godfather
    Francis Ford Coppola's amazingly detailed look into the self-contained world of the Mafia provides the most brilliant family drama ever brought to the silver screen.
  • 2. Taxi Driver
    Scorsese's best film, a dark look into the Manhattan underworld through the lonely eyes of alienated cabbie Travis Bickle
  • 1. Annie Hall
    I love Woody Allen, and this is his groundbreaking masterpiece as he observes the hilarious on again off again relationship of Annie Hall and Alvy Singer.
Honorable Mention: Day for Night, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Jaws, Sleeper.
By: Kirsten
  • 10. The Boy In The Plastic Bubble
    I loved this one! John Travolta looks adorable and, in my opinion, it's a touching movie based on a true story
  • 9. Star Wars
    Such hard work was put in this moive, it's astounding!
  • 8. Clockwork Orange
    There'll never be another like it!
  • 7. The Exorcist
    A movie that made me think... and think and be scared
  • 6. JAWS
    Different, unique and chilling
  • 5. Carrie
    My fave horror movie
  • 4. Halloween
    Groundbreaking horror film!
  • 3. Saturday Night Fever
  • 2. Grease
    I love this movie, I love John Travolta. "Tell me more, tell me more!"
  • 1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Good songs, cool dancing and c'mon... ya know Frank is sexy!

By: cherease Kingdon
  • 10. Alice Doesnt Live Here Anymore
  • 9. Close Encounters
  • 8. Annie Hall
  • 7. The Conversation
  • 6. The Poisiden Adventure
    All disaster flicks of the 70s
  • 5. Saturday Night Fever
  • 4. Jaws
  • 3. Network
  • 2. The Deer Hunter
  • 1. Taxi Driver

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