The Best Movies of the 1970s

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The Godfather 1972, 175 min.

Francis Ford Coppola     Starring: Marlon BrandoAl PacinoJames Caan

Crime Drama    Crime    Drama

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Alien 1979, 117 min.

Ridley Scott     Starring: Tom SkerrittSigourney WeaverIan Holm

Body Horror    Cyborg / Android / Robot    Horror

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Taxi Driver 1976, 113 min.

Martin Scorsese     Starring: Robert De NiroJodie FosterAlbert Brooks

Drama    New Hollywood    Post-Noir

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Chinatown 1974, 131 min.

Roman Polanski     Starring: Faye DunawayJack NicholsonJohn Hillerman

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Mystery

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Jaws 1975, 124 min.

Steven Spielberg     Starring: Roy ScheiderRobert ShawRichard Dreyfuss

Adventure    Horror    Monster Film

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Network 1976, 121 min.

Sidney Lumet     Starring: Faye DunawayWilliam HoldenPeter Finch

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Drama

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Rocky 1976, 119 min.

John G. Avildsen     Starring: Sylvester StalloneTalia ShireBurt Young

Drama    New Hollywood    Sports Drama

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Annie Hall 1977, 93 min.

Woody Allen     Starring: Woody AllenDiane KeatonTony Roberts

Comedy of Manners    Comedy    New Hollywood

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The Sting 1973, 129 min.

George Roy Hill     Starring: Paul NewmanRobert RedfordRobert Shaw

Buddy Film    Comedy    Con Artist / Hustler

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