United Artists Films of 1971

by LuminousCarcass | created - 13 Jul 2013 | updated - 13 Jul 2013 | Public

This list contains the films produced and distributed by United Artists in 1971. List in order of when films were released in the United States.

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1. The Music Lovers (1971)

R | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Piano teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexuality by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a nymphomaniac whom he cannot satisfy.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Glenda Jackson, Max Adrian, Christopher Gable

Votes: 1,969

Released in U.S. January 24, 1971; Budget: £1,600,000 (UK)

2. The Bridge in the Jungle (1971)

GP | 87 min | Adventure, Drama

5.0
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In this sequel to THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE, John Huston portrays a tequila-swigging crocodile hunter who heads into the jungles of Mexico. He has been warned that only native Indians can survive there...

Director: Pancho Kohner | Stars: John Huston, Charles Robinson, Katy Jurado, Elizabeth Guadalupe Chauvet

Votes: 66

3. Some Girls Do (1969)

G | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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A series of unexplainable accidents befall the people and companies responsible for developing the world's first supersonic airliner (SST1). A British agent is sent to investigate and with ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi, Beba Loncar, James Villiers

Votes: 311

Released in U.S. February 10, 1971

4. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,568

Box office: $11 million

5. The World of Hans Christian Andersen (1971)

G | 70 min | Family, Fantasy, Animation

6.4
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During his boyhood, young Hans Christian Andersen is exposed to the musical fairy-tale dream world by Uncle Oley.

Directors: Al Kilgore, Chuck McCann | Stars: Chuck McCann, Hetty Galen, Ruth Bailew, Ron Dante

Votes: 30

6. Valdez Is Coming (1971)

PG-13 | 90 min | Western

6.9
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A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man.

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Susan Clark, Frank Silvera, Jon Cypher

Votes: 2,680

7. Bananas (1971)

GP | 82 min | Comedy

7.1
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67 Metascore

When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbán, Nati Abascal

Votes: 30,144

Budget: $2 million; Box office: $11,833,696

8. Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1970)

G | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Mrs. Emily Pollifax of New Jersey goes to the CIA to volunteer for spy duty, being in her own opinion, expendable now that the children are grown and she's widowed. And being just what the ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Darren McGavin, Nehemiah Persoff, Harold Gould

Votes: 297

9. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.9
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A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Jack Elam, Harry Morgan

Votes: 4,177

10. Un bellissimo novembre (1969)

GP | 92 min | Drama

6.2
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The erotic exploits of a large Sicilian family in which the father lectures about morality and self-control, but pursues lovemaking with reckless abandon.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Gabriele Ferzetti, André Lawrence, Paolo Turco

Votes: 207

Released in U.S. June 18, 1971

11. The Crook (1970)

G | 120 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Story about an incurable thief, his success and his failures.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Danièle Delorme, Charles Gérard, Christine Lelouch

Votes: 623

Released in U.S. June 20, 1971

12. What's the Matter with Helen? (1971)

R | 101 min | Crime, Musical, Mystery

6.4
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Two middle-aged women move to Hollywood, California after their sons are convicted of a notorious murder and open a dance school for children eager to tap their way to stardom.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Dennis Weaver, Micheál MacLiammóir

Votes: 1,349

13. The Hunting Party (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, Western, Action

6.5
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A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, Simon Oakland

Votes: 1,931

Starring Gene Hackman

14. Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Biography, Drama

5.9
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The story of Manfred von Richthofen, the German air ace during World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous German officers.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: John Phillip Law, Don Stroud, Barry Primus, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 823

15. 'Doc' (1971)

R | 96 min | Western

6.1
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One night of 1881, Doc Holliday, a famous poker gambler, enters the 'No Name Saloon'. There, he challenges a man to poker, betting his horse against his opponent's wife. Doc wins and from ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway, Harris Yulin, Michael Witney

Votes: 1,026

Starring Faye Dunaway

16. Lawman (1971)

R | 99 min | Western

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A lawman from Bannock arrives in Sabbath to arrest all the cattlemen whose wild celebration the year before resulted in the accidental death of an old man.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Duvall

Votes: 3,187

17. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 4,409

Directed by John Schlesinger

18. Adiós, Sabata (1970)

GP | 104 min | Action, War, Western

6.0
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Master gunslinger Sabata helps some Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagonload of gold.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Yul Brynner, Dean Reed, Ignazio Spalla, Gérard Herter

Votes: 1,473

Released in U.S. September 22, 1971; Music by Bruno Nicolai

19. The Organization (1971)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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In San Francisco, Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs helps a group of idealistic vigilantes expose a drug ring controlled by powerful businessmen.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Sheree North

Votes: 1,158

20. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical

8.0
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In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Votes: 32,453 | Gross: $80.50M

Budget: $9 million; Box office: $83,387,607

21. 200 Motels (1971)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

5.9
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"Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Palmer, Frank Zappa | Stars: Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan, Ian Underwood, Aynsley Dunbar

Votes: 1,673

Budget: $679,000; Box office: under $1 million

22. Jennifer on My Mind (1971)

R | 90 min | Comedy

4.6
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Marcus (Michael Brandon), a nice, rich, Jewish boy from New York City, meets and falls in love with Jennifer (Tippy Walker), a girl from Oyster Bay, while they are both in Venice. He ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Michael Brandon, Tippy Walker, Steve Vinovich, Lou Gilbert

Votes: 255

23. Born to Win (1971)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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A smart-mouthed junkie and loser known as J.J. (George Segal) spends his days looking for just "one more fix".

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: George Segal, Paula Prentiss, Karen Black, Jay Fletcher

Votes: 1,305

Starring Robert De Niro

24. The Decameron (1971)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.1
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An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron".

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic, Vincenzo Amato

Votes: 7,749

25. The Hospital (1971)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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An over-burdened doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: George C. Scott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes, Richard Dysart

Votes: 4,551 | Gross: $19.71M

Starring George C. Scott; Box office: $14,142,409; Gross: $9,042,000 (rentals)

26. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

GP | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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59 Metascore

A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Lana Wood

Votes: 80,879 | Gross: $43.82M

Budget: $7.2 million; Box office: $116 million