Most Popular Feature Films Released 1973-01-01 to 1973-12-31
2. The Sting (1973)
PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.
Votes: 176,257 | Gross: $159.60M
4. High Plains Drifter (1973)
R | 105 min | Mystery, Western
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
5. Live and Let Die (1973)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.
Votes: 75,150 | Gross: $35.40M
6. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 63,987 | Gross: $115.00M
7. The Holy Mountain (1973)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.
Votes: 23,425 | Gross: $0.06M
9. Mean Streets (1973)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A small-time hood struggles with a moral crisis regarding his friends, family, business, and his conflicting religious beliefs.
Votes: 68,011 | Gross: $0.03M
10. Papillon (1973)
R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Votes: 97,215 | Gross: $53.27M
12. Soylent Green (1973)
PG | 97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO.
13. The Wicker Man (1973)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery
A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.
Votes: 47,990 | Gross: $0.06M
17. Don't Look Now (1973)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.
18. Walking Tall (1973)
R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.
20. Fantastic Planet (1973)
R | 72 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders.
23. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
24. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
G | 108 min | Drama, History, Musical
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life, told in an anachronistic manner.
Votes: 19,710 | Gross: $13.20M
25. Charlotte's Web (1973)
G | 94 min | Animation, Family, Musical
A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food.
32. The Paper Chase (1973)
PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor.
33. Anita: Swedish Nymphet (1973)
X | 95 min | Drama
Anita is a girl of only 16 years, and while she has developed early physically, to a mature woman, she is psychologically completly ruthless. Her relationship the her parents and her ... See full summary »
34. La Grande Bouffe (1973)
X | 130 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
37. The Legend of Hell House (1973)
PG | 95 min | Horror
Physicist Lionel Barrett and his wife lead a team of mediums into the Belasco House, which is supposedly haunted by the victims of its late owner, a six-foot-five serial killer.
38. The Stone Killer (1973)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Top detective Lou Torrey is transferred to Los Angeles and uncovers a plot by a Sicilian mafioso to use Vietnam veterans to murder all his enemies in a rerun of the "Sicilian Vespers" when ... See full summary »
39. Heavy Traffic (1973)
X | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.
40. Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
G | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability.
41. Sisters (1973)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.
43. The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)
G | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A down on his luck coach travels to Africa where he spots the world's greatest athlete - a white Tarzan-type. The coach brings him back to the U.S. of A. to compete.
44. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
45. Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1973)
PG | 73 min | Horror, Thriller
Lorraine and Mark enter the world of witchcraft where Mara foretells the future and helps them remember their past lives. When a series of mysterious murders begin to occur, they turn to Dr. Helsford for advice.
47. The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy
A sensitive seven-year-old girl living in 1940 in a small Spanish village is traumatized after viewing the movie "Frankenstein" and drifts into her own fantasy world.
48. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
G | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile... See full summary »
50. Turkish Delight (1973)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a ... See full summary »