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



1. Canim Kardesim (1973)

92 min | Drama

8.8
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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: 7,059

2. Devil's Bride (1973)

78 min | Musical

8.7
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A musical about the victory of love over the trickery of the Devil. A little devil Pinciukas is expelled from Hell and arrives to Baltaragis mill. In exchange for the mill owner's soul and ... See full summary »

Director: Arunas Zebriunas | Stars: Vaiva Mainelyte, Gediminas Girdvainis, Regimantas Adomaitis, Vasili Simchich

Votes: 601

3. Paja i Jare (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: 757

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

TV-G | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

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

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

Votes: 12,878

5. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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80 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: 214,402 | Gross: $159.60M

6. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1973)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann

Votes: 15,911

7. Paper Moon (1973)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, 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: 37,018 | Gross: $30.93M

8. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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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: 17,471 | Gross: $0.02M

9. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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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: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

Votes: 4,314

10. 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: 1,026

11. 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: 110,644 | Gross: $53.27M

12. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.0
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82 Metascore

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

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

Votes: 324,728 | Gross: $232.91M

13. The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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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: 14,653

14. Abhimaan (1973)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Musical

8.0
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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 Bhaduri, Asrani, Bindu

Votes: 2,278

15. 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: 574

16. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like 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: 30,523 | Gross: $0.06M

17. 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: 34,856

18. Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family

7.9
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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: 7,286

19. Gelin (1973)

92 min | Drama

7.9
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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, Nazan Adali

Votes: 1,036

20. Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero 'stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza...' (1973)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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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: 1,976

21. Fury (1973)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.9
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Based on Lermontov's novel Vadim, this costume drama, set in Russia during the 1700s, chronicles the battle between a vengeful, anarchic peasant and the tyrannical landowner who killed his mother and father.

Director: Antonio Calenda | Stars: Oliver Reed, Claudia Cardinale, John McEnery, Ray Lovelock

Votes: 358

22. Badlands (1973)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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: 57,073

23. Nunta de piatra (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: 368

24. Adventures of Mowgli (1973)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.8
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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: 1,314

25. Serpico (1973)

R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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: 94,907 | Gross: $29.80M

26. 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: 19,386

27. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors and actresses play multiple roles, giving the movie a stagy tone.

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

Votes: 6,902

28. 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: 33,940 | Gross: $16.06M

29. Lady Snowblood (1973)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A young girl is born and raised to be an instrument of revenge.

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

Votes: 10,229

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

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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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: 3,025

31. Tangsir (1973)

114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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: 361

32. Ultimul cartus (1973)

100 min | Action, Crime

7.7
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 649

33. Sanatorium pod Klepsydra (1973)

124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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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: 2,625

34. The Long Goodbye (1973)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam then gets implicated in his wife's murder.

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

Votes: 21,917 | Gross: $0.96M

35. Hiroshima Death Match (1973)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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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: 1,079

36. Enter the Dragon (1973)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

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

Votes: 87,158 | Gross: $25.00M

37. Ludwig (1973)

PG | 238 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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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: 3,884

38. Dirty Weekend (1973)

107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A man and his mistress have just taken off for a weekend romp when they're kidnapped by a trio of bank robbers. They wind up becoming media "stars" as police and reporters follow them. They... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Oliver Reed, Carole André, Lionel Stander

Votes: 425

39. 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: 1,054

40. Dügün (1973)

84 min | Drama

7.6
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A story of a family of six who are coming from Urfa tries to survive economically in Istanbul.

Director: Lütfi Akad | Stars: Hülya Koçyigit, Ahmet Mekin, Kamran Usluer, Erol Günaydin

Votes: 461

41. 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: 556

42. 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 Bhaduri, Pran, Om Prakash

Votes: 3,252

43. The Wicker Man (1973)

R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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87 Metascore

A Police Sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl who the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.

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

Votes: 57,515 | Gross: $0.06M

44. 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.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 100,887 | Gross: $32.06M

45. Poszukiwany, poszukiwana (1973)

82 min | Comedy

7.6
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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: 1,459

46. My Ain Folk (1973)

Not Rated | 55 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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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: 688

47. The Last Detail (1973)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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: 19,477

48. Kamouraska (1973)

R | 124 min | Drama, History

7.6
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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: 310

49. A Brief Vacation (1973)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A women lives a miserable life in the basement of her Milan apartment, with her boring inlaws and three children (boys). Her husband has been injured. Her bleak life takes an unexpected ... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Florinda Bolkan, Renato Salvatori, Daniel Quenaud, José María Prada

Votes: 706

50. High Plains Drifter (1973)

R | 105 min | Mystery, Western

7.6
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69 Metascore

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 43,991 | Gross: $15.70M


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