70's Action/Drama Movies..

This is just a short list of many possibilities. I love the look and the feel of 70's cenima.
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1.
The French Connection (1971)
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A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. (104 mins.)
“ What can you say about this classic that has not already been said? There are so many memorable scenes; the chase in the Santa suit, the informant in the John, Gene Hackman's character scoping out suspects in a bar, ( The camera moves in on his eyes as he sips his drink. In a word. Intense.), and that unforgettable car chase. ” - planetmark18
 
2.
Marathon Man (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent. (125 mins.)
“ I love this one! Lawrence Olivier's the ultimate bada$$. If you've never seen this you owe it to yourself to check it out. ASAP. ” - planetmark18
 
3.
Taxi Driver (1976)
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A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ "Are you talkin' to me?" Classic line from a classic tale. What's your thoughts on the final scene when Travis is pulling away in his cab and does a double take in his rearview mirror? ” - planetmark18
 
4.
The Seven-Ups (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money. (103 mins.)
Director: Philip D'Antoni
“ Flat out cop drama not to be missed. ” - planetmark18
 
5.
Chinatown (1974)
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A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder. (130 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ I love the look, storyline, characters, even the score. Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway are amazing. However, off camera it was a different story. ” - planetmark18
 
6.
Klute (1971)
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A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute. (114 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ This is one for the collection. Trust me :) ” - planetmark18
 
7.
The Conversation (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered. (113 mins.)
“ Another gem featuring one of our screen greats. Gene Hackman's emotionally withdrawn character carries this film throughout. And delivers one of his best performances. ” - planetmark18
 
8.
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Rafelson
“ Jack Nicholson knocks this outta the park! Watching his performance tells us this is the start of something BIG! ” - planetmark18
 
9.
The Getaway (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ What a classic. Loved Slim Pickens small part at the end. The remake was a mistake. ” - planetmark18
 
10.
All the President's Men (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation. (138 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ Incredible story, well executed by Hoffman and Redford, really pulls you in. ” - planetmark18