Top Ten Movies of the 1970s

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

The Top Ten

1 The 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

Easily #1 because it's the best of all time. When I'm adult I should watch the 3 best movies of all time Godfather, Citizen Kane, and Pulp Fiction and criticize them.

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

Never was big on mob movies. The way they talk and express themselves through facial or hand gestures, drove me nuts at times. Also, they are too slow for my taste. I’ll take Star Wars any day of the week

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2 Star 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

Nominated for best picture

Star Wars sucks

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3 The Godfather Part II

Better than the first

4 Jaws

This should be number 1 because when the movie came out everyone went to the theaters to see it because of Steven Spielberg

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

Spielberg's suspence shark blockbuster - MatrixGuy

Afraid of Sharks? well it's probably this movies fault. BUT I wasn't alive when this came out (if your reading this in 2018) and I saw it last year when I was a only 11. And let me tell you I LOVE the music. The menising theme was composed and conducted by John Williams

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5 Taxi Driver
6 One 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

7 Apocalypse Now
8 Alien

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

One of the best movies ever way better than any of the movies above ⬆

9 The Exorcist

The greatest horror movie of all time!

10 A 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!

The Contenders

11 Monty Python and The Holy Grail

This movie is hilarious! - Ajkloth

12 Rocky

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

My favorite Stallone movie and my favorite sports movie - Ajkloth

13 Grease
14 Superman

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

To me these ARE the Superman movies. I hate the new ones! - westofohio

I love superman movies - Ajkloth

15 Halloween
16 Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
17 Chinatown

Chinatown is an utterly flawless film

18 Star Wars: A New Hope
19 The Rocky Horror Picture Show
20 The Deer Hunter
21 Enter the Dragon

This is considered the best kung fu movie of all time that stars legendary Bruce Lee in it. This movie made many cultural impacts in America and changed the way Asians were presented in American movies.

22 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
23 Dirty Harry
24 Annie Hall
25 Monty Python's Life of Brian
26 Saturday Night Fever
27 Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom
28 Dog Day Afternoon
29 Network
30 Carrie
31 Stalker
32 The Muppet Movie
33 Mad Max
34 Rocky II
35 Young Frankenstein

It's Pronounced Fronk-En-Steen - BeatlesFan1964

36 Mean Streets
37 Eraserhead
38 Mirror (1975)
39 Barry Lyndon
40 Patton
41 The Aristocats
42 The Conversation
43 Moonraker
44 Jaws 2
45 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
46 The Rescuers
47 Solaris (1972)
48 Manhattan
49 The French Connection
50 Love Story
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