Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1971

1. A Clockwork Orange (1971) A Clockwork Orange (1971)
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In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psycopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi 136 mins.
2. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. Dir: Mel Stuart With: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum Family | Fantasy | Musical 100 mins.
3. Walkabout (1971) Walkabout (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two young siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Australian boy on "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe. Dir: Nicolas Roeg With: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg Adventure | Drama 100 mins.
4. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village. Dir: Norman Jewison With: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 181 mins.
5. Dirty Harry (1971) Dirty Harry (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, Harry Guardino Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 102 mins.
6. The Last Picture Show (1971) The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. Dir: Peter Bogdanovich With: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd Drama 118 mins.
7. The French Connection (1971) The French Connection (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. Dir: William Friedkin With: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 104 mins.
8. THX 1138 (1971) THX 1138 (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society. Dir: George Lucas With: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller 86 mins.
9. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. Dir: Guy Hamilton With: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray Action | Adventure | Thriller United States-GP 120 mins.
10. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. Dir: Robert Stevenson With: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical 117 mins.