Top Ten Movies of the 1970s

The decade what started two movie giant: Star Wars and The Godfather.

The Top TenXW

1The Godfather

One of the most critically acclaimed films of all time, The Godfather is often known to many as the best Crime film of all time. Godfather certainly packs a punch. - jamienicholls

A superb movie about the underworld conflicts and it's influences on average people - MatrixGuy

A beautiful masterpiece by Francis Ford Coppola

No movie can beat this movie

V1 Comment
2Star Wars

At the time of it's release, Star Wars was the highest-Grossing film of all time, by quite a large margin. Star Wars changed films forever and remains to this day a very influential film. - jamienicholls

Star Wars IV:A New Hope started the Star Wars mania all over the world and from that time every Star Wars movie had been expected as a sensation in the cinema - MatrixGuy

V1 Comment

Good movie even though I haven't been in the water since I saw this movie.

Spielberg's suspence shark blockbuster - MatrixGuy

4The Godfather Part II
5One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Jack Nicholson made a brilliant job being a "normal" in a mental institution in this great 1975 academy award winning picture - MatrixGuy


the beginning of the Alien saga with Sigourney Weaver as the big enemy of the one of the terrifying monster in the cinema history - MatrixGuy

This is one of my favorite movies ever

7Taxi Driver
8The Exorcist

The greatest horror movie of all time!


The film that arguably got Sylvester Stallone where he is today. The Rocky series has had five sequels which have all featured a foe that Rocky Balboa has to fight in the end. - jamienicholls

V1 Comment

The first movie of the man of steel in big screen is a memorable one with Christopher Reeve as the man from Krypton - MatrixGuy

V2 Comments

The Contenders

11Apocalypse Now
12A Clockwork Orange

A muddled mess of a movie, not a good adaptation of the book at all.

This movie is incomparable. Nothing beats it. - Beatlesboy9

Incredible movie. Totally changed my life!

13Monty Python and The Holy GrailV1 Comment
16Annie Hall
17Saturday Night Fever
18Close Encounters of the Third Kind
19Dirty Harry
20Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Horror Movies of the 1970s Top Ten Animated Movies of the 1970s Top 10 R-Rated Movies of the 1970s Top 10 Movies of Each Year of the 1970s Best Romance Movies of the 1970s

List StatsUpdated 7 Dec 2016

100 votes
63 listings
7 years, 257 days old

Top Remixes (19)

1. Patton
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. The Godfather
1. Star Wars
2. Alien
3. Jaws
1. The Godfather Part II
2. The Godfather
3. Network

View All 19


Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.