The Top 100 Worst Movies of the 1970s

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1

Dollars 1971, 121 min.

Richard Brooks     Starring: Warren BeattyGoldie HawnGert Fröbe

Caper    Comedy    Comedy Thriller

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Oliver's Story 1978, 91 min.

John Korty     Starring: Candice BergenNicola PagettRay Milland

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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Captain America 1979, 120 min.

Rod Holcomb     Starring: Reb BrownLen BirmanHeather Menzies

Action    Based-on-Comics    Drama

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Doomsday Machine 1972, 83 min.

Harry Hope, Lee Sholem     Starring: Bobby VanRuta LeeMala Powers

Drama    Melodrama    Science Fiction

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Blackenstein 1973, 87 min.

William A. Levey     Starring: John HartIvory StoneJoe De Sue

Blaxploitation    Horror    Exploitation Film

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Laserblast 1978, 85 min.

Michael Rae     Starring: Cheryl SmithRoddy McDowallKim Milford

Action    Sci-Fi Action    Science Fiction

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Goldengirl 1979, 104 min.

Joseph Sargent     Starring: Susan AntonCurd JürgensLeslie Caron

Drama    Sports Drama

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Double Agent 73 1974, 73 min.

Doris Wishman     Starring: Chesty MorganFrank SilvanoSaul Meth

Action    Comedy    Exploitation Film

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Invasion of the Bee Girls 1973, 85 min.

Denis Sanders     Starring: William SmithAnitra FordVictoria Vetri

Comedy    Horror    Mystery

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Sextette 1978, 91 min.

Ken Hughes     Starring: Mae WestDom DeLuiseTony Curtis

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Comedy of Errors

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23

The Savage Bees 1976, 90 min.

Bruce Geller     Starring: Ben JohnsonMichael ParksPaul Hecht

Action    Action Thriller    Drama

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26

Carry on England 1976, 89 min.

Gerald Thomas     Starring: Kenneth ConnorWindsor DaviesJudy Geeson

Comedy    Farce    Military Comedy

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29

Zaat 1971, 100 min.

Don Barton     Starring: Marshall GrauerWade PopwellPaul Galloway

Fantasy    Horror    Monster Film

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Hanover Street 1979, 109 min.

Peter Hyams     Starring: Harrison FordLesley-Anne DownAlec McCowen

Drama    War Drama    War Romance

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The Betsy 1978, 125 min.

Daniel Petrie     Starring: Tommy Lee JonesJane AlexanderRobert Duvall

Drama    Melodrama    Period Film

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The Stranger 1973, 100 min.

Lee H. Katzin     Starring: Glenn CorbettCameron MitchellSharon Acker

Mystery    Science Fiction    Thriller

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Trog 1970, 93 min.

Freddie Francis     Starring: Kim BradenDavid GriffinMichael Gough

Horror    Monster Film

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Mitchell 1975, 97 min.

Andrew V. McLaglen     Starring: Joe Don BakerMartin BalsamJohn Saxon

Action    Crime    Crime Drama

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The Van 1977, 92 min.

Sam Grossman     Starring: Stuart GoetzDeborah WhiteHarry Moses

Carsploitation    Comedy    Sex Comedy

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The Touch of Satan 1971, 90 min.

Don Henderson     Starring: Michael BerryEmby MellayLee Amber

Drama    Horror    Romance

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Skyjacked 1972, 101 min.

John Guillermin     Starring: Charlton HestonYvette MimieuxJames Brolin

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

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Tentacles 1977, 102 min.

Ovidio G. Assonitis     Starring: Shelley WintersJohn HustonBo Hopkins

Horror    Monster Film    Natural Horror

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Dr. Strange 1978, 93 min.

Philip DeGuere     Starring: Peter HootenClyde KusatsuJessica Walter

Based-on-Comics    Drama    Fantasy

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The Bees 1978, 83 min.

Alfredo Zacarias     Starring: John SaxonAngel TompkinsJohn Carradine

Horror    Natural Horror    Thriller

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58

Avalanche 1978, 91 min.

Corey Allen     Starring: Rock HudsonJeanette NolanRick Moses

Action    Disaster Film    Ensemble Film

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Quintet 1979, 118 min.

Robert Altman     Starring: Paul NewmanVittorio GassmanFernando Rey

Disaster Film    Dystopian Film    Mystery

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The Big Bus 1976, 88 min.

James Frawley     Starring: Joseph BolognaStockard ChanningNed Beatty

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Shanks 1974, 93 min.

William Castle     Starring: Don CalfaWilliam CastlePhilippe Clay

Fantasy    Horror

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Yanks 1979, 139 min.

John Schlesinger     Starring: Lisa EichhornVanessa RedgraveWendy Morgan

Romance    Drama    War

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Drive-In 1976, 96 min.

Rod Amateau     Starring: Glenn MorshowerGary Lee CavagnaroBilly Milliken

Comedy    Satire

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Coach 1978, 100 min.

Bud Townsend     Starring: Cathy Lee CrosbyKeenan WynnSteve Nevil

Comedy Drama    Drama    Sports Drama

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Frogs 1972, 91 min.

George McCowan     Starring: Ray MillandSam ElliottJoan Van Ark

Horror    Natural Horror

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Fedora 1978, 114 min.

Billy Wilder     Starring: William HoldenHildegarde NeffJosé Ferrer

Drama    Psychological Drama    Showbiz Drama

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Up the Sandbox 1972, 97 min.

Irvin Kershner     Starring: John C. BecherIris BrooksConrad Bain

Drama    Fantasy    Psychological Drama

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Meteor 1979, 107 min.

Ronald Neame     Starring: Martin LandauHenry FondaKarl Malden

Action    Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film

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Jaws 2 1978, 116 min.

Jeannot Szwarc     Starring: Roy ScheiderLorraine GaryMurray Hamilton

Adventure    Horror    Monster Film

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91

Lost Horizon 1973, 150 min.

Charles Jarrott     Starring: Liv UllmannGeorge KennedyMichael York

Fantasy    Musical

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For the Love of Benji 1977, 85 min.

Joe Camp     Starring: Cynthia SmithAllen FiuzatArt Vasil

Family    Adventure    Animal Picture

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Gamera vs. Zigra 1971, 87 min.

Noriaki Yuasa     Starring: Kôji FujiyamaDaigo InoueReiko Kasahara

Action    Fantasy    Monster Film

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Deadly Weapons 1974, 75 min.

Doris Wishman     Starring: Chesty MorganHarry ReemsRichard Towers

Comedy    Crime    Softcore Sex Film

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Bobby Deerfield 1977, 124 min.

Sydney Pollack     Starring: Al PacinoMarthe KellerAnny Duperey

Drama    Melodrama    New Hollywood

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