The Top 20 Movies of 1972

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1

The Godfather

1972    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Aguirre: The Wrath of God

1972    Werner Herzog    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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3

Solaris

1972    Andrei Tarkovsky    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Cries and Whispers

1972    Ingmar Bergman    Rated R

Drama    Ensemble Film    Family Drama

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Deliverance

1972    John Boorman    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Buddy Film

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7

Sleuth

1972    Joseph L. Mankiewicz    Rated PG

Based-on-Theatre    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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8

Cabaret

1972    Bob Fosse    Rated PG

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical

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9

Play It Again, Sam

1972    Herbert Ross    Rated PG

Romance    Comedy    Parody/Spoof

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The Getaway

1972    Sam Peckinpah    Rated PG

Crime    Action    Action Thriller

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Jeremiah Johnson

1972    Sydney Pollack    Rated PG

Revisionist Western    Western

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12

Last Tango in Paris

1972    Bernardo Bertolucci    Rated NC17

Drama    Erotic Drama    Psychological Drama

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13

Frenzy

1972    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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14

The Poseidon Adventure

1972    Ronald Neame    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Disaster Film

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16

What's Up, Doc?

1972    Peter Bogdanovich    Rated G

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Romantic Comedy

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17

Silent Running

1972    Douglas Trumbull    Rated PG

Cyborg / Android / Robot    Drama    Dystopian Film

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18

Return of the Dragon

1972    Bruce Lee    Rated R

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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19

The Last House on the Left

1972    Wes Craven    Not Rated

Exploitation Film    Horror    Revenge Film

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The Chinese Connection

1972    Wei Lo    Rated R

Action    Drama    Martial Arts

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