The Best Made-for-Television Movies of the 1970s

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Duel

1971    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Carsploitation    Chase Movie    Made-for-Television

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Superman

1975    Jack Regas    Not Rated

Based-on-Comics    Based-on-Theatre    Comedy

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Salem's Lot

1979    Tobe Hooper    Not Rated

Drama    Horror    Made-for-Television

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Brian's Song

1971    Buzz Kulik    Rated G

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Buddy Film

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

1973    Bill Melendez    Rated G

Animation    Based-on-Comics    Comedy

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The Hobbit

1977    Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.    Not Rated

Adventure    Animation    Family

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Battlestar Galactica

1978    Richard A. Colla    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

1977    Jim Henson    Rated G

Animal Picture    Animation    Comedy

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The Night Stalker

1972    John Llewellyn Moxey    Not Rated

Detective Film    Horror    Made-for-Television

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Trilogy of Terror

1975    Dan Curtis    Not Rated

Anthology Film    Horror    Made-for-Television

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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

1975    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Adventure    Animal Picture    Animation

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I, Claudius

1976    Herbert Wise    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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The Cat in the Hat

1971    Hawley Pratt    Not Rated

Animation    Family    Made-for-Television

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