Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1972

1. The Godfather (1972) The Godfather (1972)
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan Crime | Drama 175 mins.
2. Man of La Mancha (1972) Man of La Mancha (1972)
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This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes... Dir: Arthur Hiller With: Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 132 mins.
3. Deliverance (1972) Deliverance (1972)
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Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country. Dir: John Boorman With: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty Adventure | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
4. Jeremiah Johnson (1972) Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
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A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier. Dir: Sydney Pollack With: Robert Redford, Will Geer, Delle Bolton Adventure | Drama | Western 108 mins.
5. Last Tango in Paris (1972) Last Tango in Paris (1972)
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A young Parisian woman meets a middle-aged American businessman who demands their clandestine relationship be based only on sex. Dir: Bernardo Bertolucci With: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi Drama | Romance 129 mins.
6. Ciao Manhattan (1972) Ciao Manhattan (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
CIAO! MANHATTAN parallels Andy Warhol Factory star Edie Sedgwick's glory days in the late 60's through her inevitable downfall and the tragic addiction that would take her life only weeks after filming wrapped in 1971. Dir: John Palmer, David Weisman With: Edie Sedgwick, Wesley Hayes, Isabel Jewell Biography | Drama | Romance 84 mins.
7. Cabaret (1972) Cabaret (1972)
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A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them. Dir: Bob Fosse With: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem Drama | Musical 124 mins.
8. The Poseidon Adventure (1972) The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
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A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea. Dir: Ronald Neame With: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters Action | Adventure 117 mins.
9. The Way of the Dragon (1972) The Way of the Dragon (1972)
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A man visits his relatives at their restaurant in Italy and has to help them defend against brutal gangsters harassing them. Dir: Bruce Lee With: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller 100 mins.
10. The Mechanic (1972) The Mechanic (1972)
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An aging hitman befriends a young man who wants to be a professional killer. Eventually it becomes clear that someone has betrayed them. Dir: Michael Winner With: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn Action | Crime | Thriller 100 mins.