The Best Films Ever Made - 1972by dziwnytenswiat | created - 16 Nov 2017 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
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1. The Goat Horn (1972)
R | 105 min | Drama
The film sends us to the 17th century when Bulgaria was a part of the Ottoman Empire. Four hoodlums break into the house of the shepherd Karaivan, raping and killing his wife in full view ... See full summary »
2. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,465,505 | Gross: $134.97M
3. Sleuth (1972)
PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.
4. What's Up, Doc? (1972)
G | 94 min | Comedy
The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.
5. Cabaret (1972)
PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
Votes: 44,436 | Gross: $42.77M
6. Winter Soldier (1972)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History, War
For three days in 1971, former US soldiers who were in Vietnam testify in Detroit about their war experiences. Nearly 30 speak, describing atrocities personally committed or witnessed, ... See full summary »
7. The New Land (1972)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Western
A Swedish immigrant family struggle to establish a new life for themselves in the forest of Minnesota in the mid 19th Century.
8. César and Rosalie (1972)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Cesar is in love with Rosalie. But Rosalie isn't making it easy for him, especially when her old flame enters the picture.
9. The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
PG-13 | 188 min | Drama, History, War
During WWII in a small village outpost, a commander has his troop replaced by an all female unit. As they finally begin to appreciate one another, German paratroopers are spotted nearby and the realities of war emerge.
10. Under the Flag of the Rising Sun (1972)
96 min | Drama, Mystery, War
One woman's search to find the truth about her husband's death in World War II.
11. Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Though he has an adoring wife, a bourgeois man is still tempted to pursue other women.
12. Der Dritte (1972)
107 min | Drama, Romance
A disillusioned single mother decides to give love one last chance.
13. Cries & Whispers (1972)
R | 91 min | Drama
When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
14. Roma (1972)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
A fluid, unconnected and sometimes chaotic procession of scenes detailing the various people and events of life in Italy's capital, most of it based on director Federico Fellini's life.
15. A Free Woman (1972)
100 min | Drama
A divorced woman in her thirties fights a losing battle in Munich to attain belated self-fulfillment. The die is cast in a briskly impersonal society geared to male dominance and early training for career women.
PG | 100 min | Drama
From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for ... See full summary »
17. Home from the Sea (1972)
96 min | Drama
On a beautiful island in Seto Inner Sea, Seichi and Minko make their living by transporting rocks to construction sites by boat. They cherish the deepest affection for this piece of land ... See full summary »
18. Perla w koronie (1972)
111 min | Drama
Film set during the Silesian Uprising in the 1920's. The German owners of a mine decide that it is unprofitable and want to close it by flooding it. The miners go on strike.
19. Sounder (1972)
G | 105 min | Drama, Family
The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food.
20. State of Siege (1972)
Not Rated | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Using the interrogation of a US counterinsurgency agent as a backdrop, the film explores the consequences of the struggle between Uruguay's government and the leftist Tupamaro guerrillas.
21. Avanti! (1972)
R | 144 min | Comedy, Romance
A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Votes: 8,563 | Gross: $3.30M
22. Frenzy (1972)
R | 116 min | Thriller
A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
23. Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (1972)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
A film diary divided into three episodes. In the first part Jonas Mekas tells about his time as emigrant in New York in 1950s, after leaving the home country of Lithuania. The second part ... See full summary »
24. La vraie nature de Bernadette (1972)
115 min | Drama
A woman imbued with naturalistic and libertarian theories leaves her city home to live in the countryside with her young son. There she meets a litigious farmer who fights against the banks... See full summary »
25. Deliverance (1972)
R | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's dammed and turned into a lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a canoeing trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
26. Mi querida señorita (1972)
80 min | Romance, Drama
A 43-year-old woman discovers she is actually a man...
27. Images (1972)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
28. Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A populist right-wing tabloid newspaper tries to derail the official police investigation of a brutal murder of a young girl in order to help the fascist and right-wing candidates it supports in the upcoming elections.
29. The Ruling Class (1972)
PG | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other, somewhat more respectable, members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensue.
30. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
GP | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by the Crow tribe, and proves to be a match for their warriors in single combat on the early frontier.
Votes: 26,378 | Gross: $47.74M
31. New Mischief by Emil (1972)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Emil visit the market in Vimmerby, take part in the yearly religious examination and save Alfred from dying in a snow storm.
32. The Getaway (1972)
PG | 123 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Votes: 25,554 | Gross: $36.73M
33. Indian Summer (1972)
132 min | Drama
In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in high school replacing another teacher. His ... See full summary »
34. Fat City (1972)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport
Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.
35. Play It Again, Sam (1972)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
36. Imagine (1972 TV Movie)
83 min | Documentary, Music
A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.
37. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.
Votes: 34,188 | Gross: $0.20M
38. How Far, How Near (1972)
95 min | Drama
Middle-aged Andrzej takes a dreamlike journey to his troubled past, trying to understand his friend's suicide.
39. Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
R | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer, Billie Holiday.
Votes: 3,370 | Gross: $9.60M
40. Days of 36 (1972)
105 min | Drama, History
It is 1936 in Greece, shortly before the Metaxas' dictatorship. A former drug trafficker and police informer, Sofianos, is in prison because of the assassination of a trade unionist during ... See full summary »
41. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nine people explore a cruise ship at sea in a manner that turns their whole lives upside down.
Votes: 38,253 | Gross: $84.56M
42. The Candidate (1972)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
43. The Devil (1972)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, History, Horror
During the Prussian army's invasion to Poland in 1793, a young Polish nobleman Jakub is saved from the imprisonment by a stranger who wants in return to obtain a list of Jakub's fellow ... See full summary »