The Top 50 Movies of 1972

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Cabaret 1972, 124 min.

Bob Fosse     Starring: Liza MinnelliMichael YorkHelmut Griem

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical Drama

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The Getaway 1972, 122 min.

Sam Peckinpah     Starring: Steve McQueenBen JohnsonSally Struthers

Action Thriller    Action    Chase Movie

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Frenzy 1972, 116 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Jon FinchBarry FosterAnna Massey

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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Sisters 1972, 93 min.

Brian De Palma     Starring: Margot KidderJennifer SaltCharles Durning

Crime Thriller    Crime    New Hollywood

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Fist of Fury 1972, 107 min.

Wei Lo     Starring: Bruce LeeNora MiaoJames Tien

Action Thriller    Action    Drama

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1776 1972, 142 min.

Peter H. Hunt     Starring: Howard Da SilvaKen HowardWilliam Daniels

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Musical

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Pink Flamingos 1972, 93 min.

John Waters     Starring: DivineDavid LocharyMary Vivian Pearce

Comedy    Crime Comedy    Crime

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The Ruling Class 1972, 154 min.

Peter Medak     Starring: Arthur LoweHarry AndrewsCoral Browne

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Drama

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Prime Cut 1972, 88 min.

Michael Ritchie     Starring: Sissy SpacekGordon SignerLee Marvin

Crime Thriller    Crime    New Hollywood

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Bad Company 1972, 93 min.

Robert Benton     Starring: Jeff BridgesBarry BrownJim Davis

Adventure Drama    Americana    Buddy Film

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Fat City 1972, 100 min.

John Huston     Starring: Stacy KeachJeff BridgesSusan Tyrrell

Drama    New Hollywood    Sports Drama

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The Hot Rock 1972, 101 min.

Peter Yates     Starring: Robert RedfordGeorge SegalRon Leibman

Caper    Comedy    Crime

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Images 1972, 101 min.

Robert Altman     Starring: Susannah YorkRené AuberjonoisMarcel Bozzuffi

Drama    Fantasy    Feminist Film

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