The Best Detective Films of the 1970s

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Frenzy 1972, 116 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Jon FinchBarry FosterAnna Massey

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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Murder by Death 1976, 94 min.

Robert Moore     Starring: Eileen BrennanTruman CapoteAlec Guinness

Mystery    Comedy    Parody/Spoof

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Night Moves 1975, 100 min.

Arthur Penn     Starring: Gene HackmanJennifer WarrenSusan Clark

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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Klute 1971, 114 min.

Alan J. Pakula     Starring: Donald SutherlandJane FondaCharles Cioffi

Detective Film    Mystery    New Hollywood

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Shaft 1971, 100 min.

Gordon Parks     Starring: Richard RoundtreeMoses GunnCharles Cioffi

Action    Blaxploitation    Detective Film

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