20th Century Fox Films of 1972by LuminousCarcass | created - 16 Jul 2013 | updated - 16 Jul 2013 | Public
This list contains the films produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox in 1972. List in order of when films were released in the United States.
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2. Blindman (1971)
R | 105 min | Western
After fifty mail-order brides are kidnapped by bandits, the blind gunfighter hired to escort them heads into Mexico in pursuit.
Released in U.S. January 12, 1972
3. The Hot Rock (1972)
GP | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Budget: $4,895,000; Gross: $3.5 million (US /Canada rentals)
4. Sans mobile apparent (1971)
PG | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller
A strange series of murders are being committed in Nice on the French riviera. The commissionaire Carella is in charge and tries desperately to find a missing link between all of these ... See full summary »
Released in U.S. February 19, 1972
5. The Concert for Bangladesh (1972)
G | 103 min | Documentary, Music
The first benefit rock concert when major musicians performed to raise humanitarian relief funds for the refugees of Bangladesh of 1971 war.
6. The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972)
PG | 92 min | Western
Young farmboy who always wanted to be a cowhand talks a tough trail boss into hiring him on a cattle drive.
Budget: $1 million; Rentals: $1.25 million (US/ Canada)
7. The Other (1972)
PG | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Down in the farm country of the US twins are born. One of them turns out to be good, while the other becomes rather evil.
Budget: $2,250,000; Rentals: $3.5 million (US / Canada)
9. What Became of Jack and Jill? (1972)
PG | 93 min | Horror
In order to collect inheritance money, a slacker tries to induce a heart attack in his invalid grandmother by convincing her that she's become the target of youth supremacists who want to enact a genocide on the elderly.
10. The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie (1972)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A traveling salesman is lured by a precocious teenage girl to her shack in the desert for some sexual escapades. However, a scuzzy biker comes along and they both find themselves dominated and tormented by him.
11. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
PG | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Votes: 27,164 | Gross: $9.00M
Budget: $1.7 million; Box office: $9.7 million
12. To Kill a Clown (1972)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror
A young hippie couple rent a secluded cabin on the beach in an attempt to re-connect with each other and save their marriage. Unfortunately, the man they rented the cabin from is a ... See full summary »
13. The Salzburg Connection (1972)
PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A list of agents and collaborators, hidden by the Nazis in an Austrian lake in 1945, is sought after by various interested parties during the Cold War.
14. Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (1971)
R | 91 min | Drama
A group of Green Berets return from Viet Nam and go on a cross country road trip which will result in a shocking conclusion.
Released in U.S. September 8, 1972
15. 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.
Budget: $900,000; Box office: $16,889,761
16. Vampire Circus (1972)
PG | 84 min | Horror
As the plague sweeps the countryside, a quarantined village is visited by a mysterious traveling circus. Soon, young children begin to disappear, and the locals suspect the circus troupe might be hiding a horrifying secret.
17. When the Legends Die (1972)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Western
A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.
18. 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: 32,183 | Gross: $0.20M
21. 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.
Budget: $5 million; Gross: $5.75 million (rentals)
22. 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: 36,613 | Gross: $84.56M
Budget: $4.7 million; Box office: $93.3 million
23. The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three days into his Miami honeymoon, New York Jewish Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,341 | Gross: $12.21M
Gross: $5.6 million (US / Canada rentals)
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 »
Directed by Paul Newman