20th Century Fox Films of 1972

This list contains the films produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox in 1972. List in order of when films were released in the United States.
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1.
The Darwin Adventure (1972)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Jack Couffer
 
2.
Blindman (1971)
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A blind, but deadly, gunfighter is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. When his business partners double cross him - selling them to bandits - he heads into Mexico in pursuit. (105 mins.)
“ Released in U.S. January 12, 1972 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
3.
The Hot Rock (1972)
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Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it... (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
“ Budget: $4,895,000; Gross: $3.5 million (US /Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
4.
Sans mobile apparent (1971)
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A strange series of murders are being committed in Nice on the French riviera. The commissionaire Carella... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Labro
“ Released in U.S. February 19, 1972 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
5.
The Concert for Bangladesh (1972 Documentary)
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The first benefit rock concert when major musicians performed to raise humanitarian relief funds for the refugees of Bangladesh of 1971 war. (103 mins.)
Director: Saul Swimmer
 
6.
The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)
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Young farmboy who always wanted to be a cowhand talks a tough trail boss into hiring him on a cattle drive. (92 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
“ Budget: $1 million; Rentals: $1.25 million (US/ Canada) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
7.
The Other (1972)
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Down in the farm country of the US twins are born. One of them turns out to be good, while the other becomes rather evil. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
“ Budget: $2,250,000; Rentals: $3.5 million (US / Canada) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
8.
Fillmore (1972 Documentary)
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A dozen rock groups are shown playing concerts in 1972. (105 mins.)
 
9.
What Became of Jack and Jill? (1972)
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In order to collect inheritance money, a slacker tries to induce a heart attack in his invalid grandmother by convincing her that she's become the target of youth supremacists who want to enact a genocide on the elderly. (93 mins.)
Director: Bill Bain
 
10.
The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie (1972)
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A traveling salesman is lured by a precocious teenage girl to her shack in the desert for some sexual escapades. However, a scuzzy biker comes along and they both find themselves dominated and tormented by him. (107 mins.)
Director: Jack Starrett
 
11.
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
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In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity. (88 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ Budget: $1.7 million; Box office: $9.7 million ” - LuminousCarcass
 
12.
To Kill a Clown (1972)
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A young hippie couple rent a secluded cabin on the beach in an attempt to re-connect with each other and save their marriage... (104 mins.)
 
13.
The Salzburg Connection (1972)
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A list of agents and collaborators, hidden by the Nazis in an Austrian lake in 1945, is sought after by various interested parties during the Cold War. (93 mins.)
Director: Lee H. Katzin
“ Budget: $1,955,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
14.
Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (1971)
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A group of Green Berets return from Viet Nam and go on a cross country road trip which will result in a shocking conclusion. (91 mins.)
Director: Richard Compton
“ Released in U.S. September 8, 1972 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
15.
Sounder (1972)
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The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food. (105 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
“ Budget: $900,000; Box office: $16,889,761 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
16.
Vampire Circus (1972)
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As the plague sweeps the countryside, a quarantined village is visited by a mysterious traveling circus. Soon, young children begin to disappear, and the locals suspect the circus troupe might be hiding a horrifying secret. (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Young
 
17.
When the Legends Die (1972)
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A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world. (107 mins.)
Director: Stuart Millar
 
18.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
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A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together. (102 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
“ Budget: $800,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
19.
Trouble Man (1972)
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It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool... (99 mins.)
Director: Ivan Dixon
 
20.
And Hope to Die (1972)
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A crook on the run hooks up with a criminal gang to commit a kidnapping. However, things don't go quite as planned. (122 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
21.
Sleuth (1972)
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A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results. (138 mins.)
“ Budget: $5 million; Gross: $5.75 million (rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
22.
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
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A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea. (117 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
“ Budget: $4.7 million; Box office: $93.3 million ” - LuminousCarcass
 
23.
The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
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Three days into his Miami honeymoon, New York Jewish Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him... (106 mins.)
Director: Elaine May
“ Gross: $5.6 million (US / Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
24.
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters... (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
“ Directed by Paul Newman ” - LuminousCarcass