Films of the 70s One Should See

Highlighting what, many consider, the best decade for films - especially American - films. Throwing light on popular and maybe under seen gems. Please feel free to add your suggestions....

  • 3 Women
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Alien
  • All the President's Men
  • Amarcord
  • American Graffiti
  • Annie Hall
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • The Bad News Bears
  • Badlands
  • Barry Lyndon
  • A Bay of Blood
  • Being There
  • Blue Collar
  • Breaking Away
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
  • The Brood
  • Cabaret
  • Carrie
  • The China Syndrome
  • Chinatown
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Coffy
  • Coming Home
  • The Conformist
  • The Conversation
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Days of Heaven
  • Deep Red
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Deliverance
  • The Devils
  • Dirty Harry
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Don't Look Now
  • Enter the Dragon
  • The Exorcist
  • Fantastic Planet
  • Five Easy Pieces
  • The French Connection
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle
  • Gates of Heaven
  • The Getaway
  • Gimme Shelter
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Grey Gardens
  • Halloween
  • Hard Times
  • Hardcore
  • Harlan County U.S.A.
  • Harold and Maude
  • Heart of Glass
  • Hearts and Minds
  • House
  • Husbands
  • The In-Laws
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  • Jaws
  • The Jerk
  • Killer of Sheep
  • Klute
  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Lady Snowblood
  • The Last Detail
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Le Cercle Rouge
  • Life of Brian
  • Little Big Man
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Love and Death
  • Mad Max
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth
  • Manhattan
  • Marathon Man
  • The Marriage of Maria Braun
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  • Mean Streets
  • Mikey and Nicky
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Nashville
  • Network
  • A New Leaf
  • Night Moves
  • Norma Rae
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Paper Moon
  • The Parallax View
  • The Passenger
  • Patton
  • Phantom of the Paradise
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock