The Best Films of the 1970's

Now the 70's are probably the most beloved decade of them all. How couldn't it be with two Godfather films, Star Wars and the Exorcist to name a few. The 70's are the most remembered for the genre classics that were created and also the rise of new filmmakers, that today have become masters of cinema. Scorsese, Coppola, Spielberg, Lucas all rose to dominance in the 70's and made it a special decade, with fond memories of hope in galaxies far far away, of deep love for family & honor and the fear of the devil within us all. Ladies and gentlemen the best of the 1970's.

The best films of the 1970's

  1. The Godfather Part I & II (1972 & 1974) by Francis Ford Coppola trailer I & II

  2. Apocalypse Now (1979) by Francis Ford Coppola trailer

  3. Taxi Driver (1976) by Martin Scorsese trailer

  4. Alien (1979) by Ridley Scott trailer

  5. Dawn of the Dead (1979) by George A. Romero trailer review

  6. One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1973) by Milos Forman trailer

  7. Johnny Got His Gun (1971) by Dalton Trumbo trailer

  8. Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) by George Lucas trailer

  9. Network (1976) by Sidney Lumet trailer

  10. The Exorcist (1972) by William Friedkin trailer

honorable mentions in alphabetical order:

  • A Clockwork Orange (1971) by Stanley Kubrick trailer

  • Annie Hall (1977) by Woody Allen trailer

  • Barry Lyndon (1975) by Stanley Kubrick trailer

  • Cross of Iron (1977) by Sam Peckinpah trailer

  • Dog Day Afternoon (1975) by Sidney Lumet trailer

  • Jaws (1975) by Steven Spielberg trailer

  • Halloween (1978) by John Carpenter trailer

  • Manhattan (1979) by Woody Allen trailer

  • Mash (1970) by Robert Altman trailer

  • Mean Streets (1973) by Martin Scorsese trailer

  • Monty Python's the Life of Brian (1979) by Terry Jones trailer

  • Patton (1971) by Franklin J. Schaffner trailer

  • Serpico (1973) by Sidney Lumet trailer

  • The Conversation (1974) by Francis Ford Coppola trailer

  • The Deer Hunter (1978) by Michael Cimino trailer

  • The French Connection (1971) by William Friedkin trailer

  • The Sting (1973) by George Roy Hill trailer

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) by Mel Stuart trailer

  • Young Frankenstein (1974) by Mel Brooks trailer