The Top 20 Movies of 1971

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

1971    Mel Stuart    Rated G

Adventure    Coming-of-Age    Family

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The French Connection

1971    William Friedkin    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Chase Movie

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Harold and Maude

1971    Hal Ashby    Rated PG

Black Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Romance

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The Last Picture Show

1971    Peter Bogdanovich    Rated R

Americana    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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6

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

1971    Robert Altman    Rated R

Drama    Prostitution Film    Revisionist Western

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Dirty Harry

1971    Don Siegel    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Straw Dogs

1971    Sam Peckinpah    Rated R

Drama    Psychological Drama    Psychological Thriller

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Duel

1971    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Carsploitation    Chase Movie    Made-for-Television

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Walkabout

1971    Nicolas Roeg    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Get Carter

1971    Mike Hodges    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Gangster Film

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Fiddler on the Roof

1971    Norman Jewison    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy Drama    Drama

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13

Bananas

1971    Woody Allen    Rated PG13

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Political Satire

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Duck, You Sucker

1971    Sergio Leone    Rated PG

Adventure    Foreign Language Film    Spaghetti Western

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THX 1138

1971    George Lucas    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Drama

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17

Vanishing Point

1971    Richard C. Sarafian    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Carsploitation

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Fists of Fury

1971    Wei Lo    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Diamonds Are Forever

1971    Guy Hamilton    Rated PG

Action    Glamorized Spy Film    Spy Film

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Play Misty for Me

1971    Clint Eastwood    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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