Postwar American Cinema

New Hollywood, drive-in movies and the first blockbusters (the films that shaped modern Hollywood!!)

There are 28 films in this list released in the 1970s.

  • Five Easy Pieces
  • The King of Marvin Gardens
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Two-Lane Blacktop
  • Wanda
  • Cisco Pike
  • Payday
  • Fat City
  • The Hired Hand
  • Badlands
  • Chinatown
  • The Conversation
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Shaft
  • Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • Super Fly
  • Killer of Sheep
  • Jaws
  • The Exorcist
  • Carrie
  • Halloween
  • American Graffiti
  • Star Wars
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Alien
  • The Godfather
  • The Big Bird Cage
  • Coffy