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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974) The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall Crime | Drama 200 mins.
2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. Dir: Irvin Kershner With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 124 mins.
3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse. Dir: Milos Forman With: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman Drama 133 mins.
4. Star Wars (1977) Star Wars (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. Dir: George Lucas With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 121 mins.
5. The Message (1977) The Message (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel... Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 177 mins.
6. Apocalypse Now (1979) Apocalypse Now (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Drama | War 153 mins.
7. Alien (1979) Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt Horror | Sci-Fi 117 mins.
8. The Shining (1980) The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd Horror 144 mins.
9. Taxi Driver (1976) Taxi Driver (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd Crime | Drama 113 mins.
10. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles. Dir: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones With: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy 91 mins.
11. Raging Bull (1980) Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci Biography | Drama | Sport 129 mins.
12. Chinatown (1974) Chinatown (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston Drama | Mystery | Thriller 130 mins.
13. The Elephant Man (1980) The Elephant Man (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. Dir: David Lynch With: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft Biography | Drama 124 mins.
14. The Deer Hunter (1978) The Deer Hunter (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam war impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. Dir: Michael Cimino With: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale Drama | War 182 mins.
15. Stalker (1979) Stalker (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn Drama | Sci-Fi 163 mins.
16. Network (1976) Network (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. Dir: Sidney Lumet With: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch Drama 121 mins.
17. Life of Brian (1979) Life of Brian (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. Dir: Terry Jones With: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin Comedy 94 mins.
18. Annie Hall (1977) Annie Hall (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall. Dir: Woody Allen With: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts Comedy | Drama | Romance 93 mins.
19. Barry Lyndon (1975) Barry Lyndon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee Drama 184 mins.
20. Jaws (1975) Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss Drama | Thriller 124 mins.
21. Rocky (1976) Rocky (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Dir: John G. Avildsen With: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young Drama | Sport 119 mins.
22. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. Dir: Sidney Lumet With: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen Crime | Drama 125 mins.
23. Young Frankenstein (1974) Young Frankenstein (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman Comedy 106 mins.
24. Being There (1979) Being There (1979)
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A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted adviser to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics. Dir: Hal Ashby With: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas Comedy 130 mins.
25. Dawn of the Dead (1978) Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. Dir: George A. Romero With: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger Horror 127 mins.
26. Manhattan (1979) Manhattan (1979)
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The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. Dir: Woody Allen With: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
27. All the President's Men (1976) All the President's Men (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation. Dir: Alan J. Pakula With: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden Drama | History | Mystery | Thriller 138 mins.
28. Days of Heaven (1978) Days of Heaven (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. Dir: Terrence Malick With: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard Drama | Romance 94 mins.
29. The Blues Brothers (1980) The Blues Brothers (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway Action | Comedy | Crime | Music 133 mins.
30. The Conversation (1974) The Conversation (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield Drama | Mystery | Thriller 113 mins.
31. The Man Who Would Be King (1975) The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander. Dir: John Huston With: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer Action | Adventure 129 mins.
32. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George Western 135 mins.
33. Halloween (1978) Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On Halloween night of 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. Dir: John Carpenter With: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran Horror 91 mins.
34. Ordinary People (1980) Ordinary People (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son. Dir: Robert Redford With: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch Drama 124 mins.
35. Airplane! (1980) Airplane! (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley. Dir: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker With: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen Comedy 88 mins.
36. Blazing Saddles (1974) Blazing Saddles (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens Comedy | Western 93 mins.
37. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A just-divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him. Dir: Robert Benton With: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander Drama 105 mins.
38. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr Drama | Sci-Fi 137 mins.
39. The Warriors (1979) The Warriors (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them. Dir: Walter Hill With: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright Action | Thriller 92 mins.
40. Midnight Express (1978) Midnight Express (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison. Dir: Alan Parker With: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins Biography | Crime | Drama 121 mins.
41. Animal House (1978) Animal House (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce Comedy 109 mins.
42. Escape from Alcatraz (1979) Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the infamous prison island in 1962. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom Action | Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller 112 mins.
43. The Omen (1976) The Omen (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the anti-christ? The devil's own son? Dir: Richard Donner With: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens Horror | Mystery 111 mins.
44. Marathon Man (1976) 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. Dir: John Schlesinger With: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider Crime | Mystery | Thriller 125 mins.
45. Three Days of the Condor (1975) Three Days of the Condor (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. Dir: Sydney Pollack With: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson Mystery | Thriller 117 mins.
46. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals. Dir: Tobe Hooper With: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger Horror 83 mins.
47. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Dir: Jim Sharman With: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick Comedy | Musical 100 mins.
48. Carrie (1976) Carrie (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving Horror 98 mins.
49. Caddyshack (1980) Caddyshack (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. Dir: Harold Ramis With: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray Comedy | Sport 98 mins.
50. Superman (1978) Superman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. Dir: Richard Donner With: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman Action | Sci-Fi 143 mins.
51. Grease (1978) Grease (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? Dir: Randal Kleiser With: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Musical | Romance 110 mins.
52. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed. Dir: Lewis Gilbert With: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens Action | Adventure | Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller 125 mins.
53. Mad Max (1979) Mad Max (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son whom were murdered by a motorcycle gang in retaliation for the death of their leader. Dir: George Miller With: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne Action | Adventure | Thriller 88 mins.
53 titles.