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1. Sounder (1972)
G | 105 min | Drama, Family
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.
3. Cooley High (1975)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the ... See full summary »
4. Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
PG | 88 min | Drama
Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.
Votes: 347 | Gross: $35.00M
5. Saint Jack (1979)
R | 112 min | Drama
Jack Flowers, an American hustler in early 1970s Singapore, dreams of building a fortune by running a brothel and returning to the States to lead a life of luxury.
7. Roseland (1977)
104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
"Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.
8. That'll Be the Day (1973)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Music
Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would ... See full summary »
10. The Bad News Bears (1976)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Votes: 17,540 | Gross: $42.35M
11. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
PG | 107 min | Horror
Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror.
12. Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen (1970)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
The inhabitants of an institution in a remote country rebel against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion are by turns humorous, boring and alarming. An allegory on the problematic nature ... See full summary »
13. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.
15. Stroszek (1977)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
18. Marjoe (1972)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Part documentary, part expose, this film follows one-time child evangelist Marjoe Gortner on the "church tent" Revivalist circuit, commenting on the showmanship of Evangelism and "the ... See full summary »
20. Heaven Can Wait (1978)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.
Votes: 15,470 | Gross: $81.64M
21. The Outside Man (1972)
PG | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jean-Louis Trintignant plays a French contract assassin hired by a Los Angeles crime family, ostensibly to perform a hit on some other mafia target. But simultaneously, as he arrives to do ... See full summary »
22. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
GP | 92 min | Drama
A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.
23. Hustling (1975 TV Movie)
98 min | Drama
Based on Gail Sheehy's book, this film chronicles how a reporter for a New York City magazine decided to investigate the city's prostitution industry to find out just who was making all the... See full summary »
24. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.
25. Same Time, Next Year (1978)
PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,809 | Gross: $19.70M
27. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
28. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the sixteenth century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land.
29. The Laughing Policeman (1973)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In San Francisco, one victim in a mass murder is a police detective. His partner and a new partner investigate in the city's seamy side.
30. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western
An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
31. ffolkes (1980)
PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When terrorists take over two oil rigs, and threaten to blow them up if their demands are not met, an eccentric anti-terrorism expert volunteers his unique commando unit to stop them.
36. Silver Streak (1976)
PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.
37. Cinderella Liberty (1973)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty, due to his service records being lost.
38. The People Next Door (1970)
R | 93 min | Drama
Comfortable New York suburbanites Arthur and Gerrie Mason discover one night that their seemingly perfect 16-year old daughter, Maxie has been tripping on LSD. Arthur, a smug, bullying ... See full summary »
39. The In-Laws (1979)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
On the eve of their children's marriage, NYC in-laws Sheldon Kornpett and Vince Ricardo embark on a series of misadventures involving the CIA, the Treasury Department and Central American dictators.
Votes: 6,239 | Gross: $38.20M
42. Movie Movie (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.
43. 92 in the Shade (1975)
R | 93 min | Drama, Comedy
A young drifter returns to his home in Key West, Florida and attempts to open a fishing charter business, provoking a dangerous feud with a rival fishing sea captain.
45. The Pack (1977)
PG | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers.
47. Cops and Robbers (1973)
PG | 89 min | Crime, Comedy
Two disillusioned New York City policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.
49. Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
R | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer.
50. The Super Cops (1974)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport
Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
55. The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited... See full summary »
Votes: 2,189 | Gross: $2.30M
57. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
58. The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.
59. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death.
Votes: 6,879 | Gross: $14.36M
61. The Mysterious Monsters (1975)
G | 86 min | Documentary
One of the many notorious 70's "unknown" documentaries, The Mysterious Monsters covers topics such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Pictures, sounds, and videos of these two monsters ... See full summary »
62. Thursday's Game (1974 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
Harry Evers and Marvin Ellison have been playing poker Thursday nights with their friends for years. When a disagreement breaks up the game, they decide to continue meeting and doing ... See full summary »
63. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle... See full summary »
64. The Mephisto Waltz (1971)
R | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Alan Alda's character is a music journalist whose career as a piano player came to an end when his debut concert received undeservedly scathing reviews.
66. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Music
A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
68. The Landlord (1970)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his ... See full summary »
70. Another Man, Another Chance (1977)
PG | 136 min | Western
A photographer, who has been hired to photograph the wild west of America where he has lived his entire life, tells his client of a photograph he has that was taken one hundred years ago by... See full summary »
72. The Public Eye (1972)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
When a straight-laced British accountant marries a free-spirited American, he starts trying to change her. His wife doesn't keep regular hours, so he suspects an affair and hires a ... See full summary »
73. The Night Porter (1974)
R | 118 min | Drama
After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship.
74. Hanover Street (1979)
PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Votes: 3,876 | Gross: $3.00M
75. The Rose (1979)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
Votes: 6,720 | Gross: $29.20M
76. La Cage aux Folles (1978)
R | 110 min | Comedy
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,199 | Gross: $20.42M
77. The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Drama
A family flees the city for the wilderness. They learn to live with nature and more importantly, that when one has family, one has everything.
Votes: 1,056 | Gross: $31.22M
78. Let It Be (1970)
G | 81 min | Documentary, Music
The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart.
80. Billy Jack (1971)
GP | 114 min | Action, Drama
Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Votes: 4,765 | Gross: $98.00M
81. Hooper (1978)
PG | 99 min | Action, Comedy
Hollywood aging stuntman Sonny Hooper wants to prove that he's still got what it takes to be a great professional in this risky and under-recognized line of work.
Votes: 4,732 | Gross: $78.00M
84. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »
85. Oh, God! (1977)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.
Votes: 7,511 | Gross: $41.69M
88. Footsteps (1972 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama, Sport
A football coach is hired by a small college to shape up its football team, and he finds himself in trouble with local gamblers who don't want the team to improve.
89. The Big Fix (1978)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
An ex-'60s radical now working as a private eye is hired by an old flame to investigate a political smear campaign. The case becomes more dangerous as it unfolds.
91. The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden ... See full summary »
92. The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After his father dies, a disturbed young boy plots to take revenge on the new man in his mother's life.
95. The Three Musketeers (1973)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure
A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.
Votes: 13,213 | Gross: $22.02M
96. Hearts of the West (1975)
PG | 102 min | Western, Comedy
Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream, he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who ... See full summary »
97. Real Life (1979)
PG | 99 min | Comedy
A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family". However, ... See full summary »
99. Foul Play (1978)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.
Votes: 11,493 | Gross: $45.00M