Feature Film, Released between 1973-01-01 and 1973-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. My Dear Brother (1973)

92 min | Drama

8.7
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Two poor men try to find a television as a last wish for the terminally ill brother of one of them.

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Tarik Akan, Kahraman Kiral, Halit Akçatepe, Metin Akpinar

Votes: 8,428

2. Truckers (1973)

108 min | Comedy

8.4
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The adventures of a truck driver and his fellow associate, who both leave their company refusing to meet the newly introduced criteria of having elementary school degree. Being in their 40s... See full summary »

Director: Milo Djukanovic | Stars: Miodrag Petrovic-Ckalja, Pavle Vuisic, Radmila Savicevic, Slavka Jerinic

Votes: 926

3. Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)

TV-G | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An ordinary Soviet building manager, living in the 20th century, is extremely similar to Tsar of All Rus' - Ivan IV the Terrible (1530 - 1584). He would never have known about this, but one day his neighbor created a time machine.

Director: Leonid Gaidai | Stars: Yuriy Yakovlev, Leonid Kuravlyov, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Saveliy Kramarov

Votes: 14,770

4. Näsimi (1973)

96 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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Imadaddin Nasimi, well-known throughout the East for his school of philosophy and thought, poems and promotion of moral values in a feudal society.

Director: Hasan Seyidbayli | Stars: Rasim Balayev, Ismayil Osmanli, Khalida Kasumova, Kamal Xudaverdiyev

Votes: 357

5. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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83 Metascore

Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Votes: 238,090 | Gross: $159.60M

6. Paper Moon (1973)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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77 Metascore

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Votes: 41,593 | Gross: $30.93M

7. Distant Thunder (1973)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

8.1
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As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Bobita, Sandhya Roy, Chitra Banerjee

Votes: 1,223

8. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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58 Metascore

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 120,191 | Gross: $53.27M

9. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 20,010 | Gross: $0.02M

10. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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The chauvinist Alexandre balances relationships with several women, including the maternal Marie and the sexually liberated Veronika, in the post-1968 intellectual scene of Paris.

Director: Jean Eustache | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Bernadette Lafont, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

Votes: 4,906

11. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.0
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81 Metascore

When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 357,481 | Gross: $232.91M

12. Veronica (1973)

90 min | Family, Musical

8.0
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The movie " Veronica " , a masterpiece of Romanian cinema in 1973 with actors like Dem Radulescu , Lulu Mihaescu and Margaret Paslaru is today a charming film for children. In a magical ... See full summary »

Director: Elisabeta Bostan | Stars: Lulu Mihaescu, Margareta Pîslaru, Dem Radulescu, Vasilica Tastaman

Votes: 620

13. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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76 Metascore

In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a messianic character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

Votes: 35,937 | Gross: $0.06M

14. Amarcord (1973)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Magali Noël, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia

Votes: 39,203

15. The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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87 Metascore

In 1940, after watching and being traumatized by the movie Frankenstein (1931), a sensitive seven year-old girl living in a small Spanish village drifts into her own fantasy world.

Director: Víctor Erice | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Teresa Gimpera, Ana Torrent, Isabel Tellería

Votes: 16,522

16. Pride (1973)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Musical

7.9
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A popular singer convinces his new wife to enter show-business, but his pride is wounded when she outshines him.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Asrani, Bindu

Votes: 2,555

17. Stone Wedding (1973)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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Two bleak stories about absent love. In the first, a widow is working hard in a desperate attempt to save her dying daughter. The second tells the story of two wandering singers who kidnap a bride from her wedding.

Directors: Dan Pita, Mircea Veroiu | Stars: Leopoldina Balanuta, Eliza Petrachescu, Nina Doniga, Adrian Georgescu

Votes: 427

18. Tight Spot (1973)

114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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This film, based on a well-known novel of the same name by Sadegh Chooback, is about a wronged man seeking revenge. Director Amir Naderi's inspiration for making the film was one of his ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Naderi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Parviz Fanizadeh, Jafar Vali, Enayat Bakhshi

Votes: 524

19. Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family

7.8
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Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 8,120

20. Fantastic Planet (1973)

PG | 72 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.8
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On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart

Votes: 24,227 | Gross: $0.19M

21. The Bride (1973)

92 min | Drama

7.8
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A young woman moves with her husband and small child to her husband's family in Istanbul. Her son becomes ill and the doctor tells her that he will soon die if he doesn't get an operation. ... See full summary »

Director: Lütfi Akad | Stars: Hülya Koçyigit, Kerem Yilmazer, Ali Sen, Sidika Duruer

Votes: 1,232

22. Love & Anarchy (1973)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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When a friend is murdered by the Facists, a melancholy farmer takes up residence in a Roman brothel as he and an anarchist prostitute plot to assassinate Mussolini.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Eros Pagni, Pina Cei

Votes: 2,544

23. The Day of the Jackal (1973)

PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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80 Metascore

A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel

Votes: 36,831 | Gross: $16.06M

24. Badlands (1973)

PG | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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93 Metascore

An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Votes: 64,621

25. The Adventures of Mowgli (1973)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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An adaptation of a classic tale about a boy raised in jungles by animals.

Director: Roman Davydov | Stars: Lyusena Ovchinnikova, Aleksandr Nazarov, Anatoliy Papanov, Sergey Martinson

Votes: 1,643

26. Lady Snowblood (1973)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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80 Metascore

A strikingly beautiful young woman is raised from birth to be a deadly instrument of revenge against the swindlers who destroyed her family.

Director: Toshiya Fujita | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon, Miyoko Akaza

Votes: 12,089

27. Serpico (1973)

R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Votes: 107,746 | Gross: $29.80M

28. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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An apprentice coffee salesman has a series of improbable and ironic adventures that seem designed to challenge his naive idealism.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 7,486

29. Kamouraska (1973)

R | 124 min | Drama, History

7.7
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Quebec, the 1830s and 1840s. As she attends the bedside of Jérôme, her second husband, Élisabeth recalls her youth, her marriage to her first husband, Antoine, life in remote Kamouraska ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Richard Jordan, Marcel Cuvelier, Philippe Léotard

Votes: 348

30. Enter the Dragon (1973)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A secret agent comes to an opium lord's island fortress with other fighters for a martial-arts tournament.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri

Votes: 95,075 | Gross: $25.00M

31. The Castle of Purity (1973)

110 min | Drama

7.7
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The story of a disciplined and sexually driven man who keeps his family isolated in his home for years to protect them from the "evil nature" of human beings while inventing (with his wife)... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Claudio Brook, Rita Macedo, Arturo Beristáin, Diana Bracho

Votes: 1,322

32. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Five warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each holds a part of information needed to complete the assassination of a mad clan leader.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Michiyo Yasuda, Akihiro Tomikawa, Shingo Yamashiro

Votes: 3,610

33. Johnny Corncob (1973)

74 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.6
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A traditional Hungarian poetic fairytale that describes the epic adventures of a young shepherd through love, war, magic and death.

Director: Marcell Jankovics | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Anikó Nagy, Erzsi Pártos, Antal Farkas

Votes: 710

34. Zanjeer (1973)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A tough and honest police officer clashes with a crime boss who, unbeknownst to him, happens to be his parents' murderer.

Director: Prakash Mehra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Om Prakash

Votes: 3,599

35. Ultimul cartus (1973)

100 min | Action, Crime

7.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Ilarion Ciobanu, George Constantin, Amza Pellea, Sebastian Papaiani

Votes: 707

36. The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)

124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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Józef visits his dying father at a remote mental institution, where time itself doesn't seem to exist, and the line between dreams and memories becomes indistinguishable.

Director: Wojciech Has | Stars: Jan Nowicki, Tadeusz Kondrat, Irena Orska, Halina Kowalska

Votes: 3,356

37. Réjeanne Padovani (1973)

96 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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The unexpected return of his ex-wife and the assembly of a group of protesters both threaten to wreck a corrupt contractor's inauguration party for his new superhighway.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jean Lajeunesse, Luce Guilbeault, J. Léo Gagnon, Therese Cadorette

Votes: 358

38. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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57 Metascore

The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, David Hand | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 113,734 | Gross: $32.06M

39. The Long Goodbye (1973)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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87 Metascore

Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam, but in doing so gets implicated in his wife's murder.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell

Votes: 25,590 | Gross: $0.96M

40. Hiroshima Death Match (1973)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A young criminal joins a yakuza family to kill the gangsters who beat him up, but falls in love with his boss' widow niece, piling up enemies and corpses along his wayward way.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Shin'ichi Chiba, Meiko Kaji, Shingo Yamashiro

Votes: 1,321

41. Ludwig (1973)

R | 238 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The reign of the tormented Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from 1864 to 1886.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvana Mangano

Votes: 4,369

42. Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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Pavle, who is a poor cart-driver has two girls, Maro and Tamro. The girls have a dream to take classes at a ballet school, but Pavle cannot afford such a luxury. Vardo, a laundress, decides to help the little girls.

Director: Giorgi Shengelaia | Stars: Sofiko Chiaureli, Vakhtang Kikabidze, Ia Ninidze, Maia Kankava

Votes: 633

43. The Wicker Man (1973)

R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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87 Metascore

A puritan Police Sergeant arrives in a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl who the locals claim never existed.

Director: Robin Hardy | Stars: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland

Votes: 68,645 | Gross: $0.06M

44. A River Called Titas (1973)

Not Rated | 159 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A 1973 Bangladeshi film it describes the life of the fishermen on the bank of the Titas River in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh.

Director: Ritwik Ghatak | Stars: Rosy Samad, Farid Ali, Fakrul Hasan Boiragi, Narayan Chakraborty

Votes: 963

45. Poszukiwany, poszukiwana (1973)

82 min | Comedy

7.5
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Falsely accused Warsaw art museum assistant goes into hiding as a woman.

Director: Stanislaw Bareja | Stars: Wojciech Pokora, Jolanta Bohdal, Mieczyslaw Czechowicz, Maria Chwalibóg

Votes: 1,878

46. My Ain Folk (1973)

Not Rated | 55 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jamie and Tommy are separated by the death of their grandmother; Jamie with another relative and Tommy to a welfare home. Now Jamie is all alone and his life is not at all happy taken over by silence, rejection and violence.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Jean Taylor Smith, Bernard McKenna

Votes: 787

47. The Last Detail (1973)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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89 Metascore

Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison, but decide to show him one last good time along the way.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young, Clifton James

Votes: 21,767 | Gross: $0.06M

48. Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, Kunie Tanaka, Eiko Nakamura

Votes: 3,241

49. My Name Is Nobody (1973)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Western

7.5
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68 Metascore

A young, easygoing gunman worships and competes with an old gunfighter who only wants to retire.

Director: Tonino Valerii | Stars: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 22,946

50. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offenses, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Steven Keats

Votes: 8,562


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