The Best Musical Dramas of the 1970s

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1

Nashville

1975    Robert Altman    Rated R

Americana    Drama    Ensemble Film

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All That Jazz

1979    Bob Fosse    Rated R

Drama    Fantasy    Musical

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Cabaret

1972    Bob Fosse    Rated PG

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical

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Fiddler on the Roof

1971    Norman Jewison    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy Drama    Drama

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5

Jesus Christ Superstar

1973    Norman Jewison    Rated G

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical

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Saturday Night Fever

1977    John Badham    Rated R

Dance Film    Drama    Musical

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Hair

1979    Milos Forman    Rated PG

Anti-War Film    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

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The Buddy Holly Story

1978    Steve Rash    Rated PG

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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New York, New York

1977    Martin Scorsese    Rated PG

Drama    Musical    Musical Drama

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The Harder They Come

1972    Perry Henzell    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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The Rose

1979    Mark Rydell    Rated R

Drama    Musical Drama    Showbiz Drama

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A Star Is Born

1976    Frank Pierson    Rated R

Drama    Musical    Musical Drama

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Lady Sings the Blues

1972    Sidney J. Furie    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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14

Lisztomania

1975    Ken Russell    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Drama    Musical

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Godspell

1973    David Greene    Rated G

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical

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16

Darling Lili

1970    Blake Edwards    Rated G

Musical    Spy Film    Melodrama

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17

Don

1978    Chandra Barot    Not Rated

Bollywood    Crime Thriller    Musical

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18

Song of Norway

1970    Andrew L. Stone    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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19

A Little Night Music

1977    Harold Prince    Rated PG

Comedy    Drama    Musical

Down by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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Red Psalm

1972    Miklós Jancsó    Not Rated

Avant-garde / Experimental    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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