Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1971

1. The Beguiled (1971) The Beguiled (1971)
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While imprisoned in a Confederate girls' boarding school, an injured Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts, causing them to turn on each other, and eventually, on him. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman Drama | Thriller | Western 105 mins.
2. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
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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. 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.
4. Dirty Harry (1971) Dirty Harry (1971)
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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.
5. The French Connection (1971) The French Connection (1971)
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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.
6. The Last Picture Show (1971) The Last Picture Show (1971)
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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. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
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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. Dir: Norman Jewison With: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 181 mins.
8. Harold and Maude (1971) Harold and Maude (1971)
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. Dir: Hal Ashby With: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles Comedy | Drama | Romance United States-GP 91 mins.
9. THX 1138 (1971) THX 1138 (1971)
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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.
10. Straw Dogs (1971) Straw Dogs (1971)
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment. Dir: Sam Peckinpah With: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan Crime | Drama | Thriller 113 mins.