Top 10 Movies Of The Early 1970sby Pjtaylor-96-138044 | created - 06 Mar 2016 | updated - 15 May 2018 | Public
These are my ten favourite films released in the years 1970 to 1974, from best (#1) to worst. NOTE: I am basing this list on the UK theatrical release date of each film.
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2. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 997,790 | Gross: $57.30M
6. High Plains Drifter (1973)
R | 105 min | Mystery, Western
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Votes: 45,084 | Gross: $15.70M
7. Live and Let Die (1973)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.
Votes: 87,607 | Gross: $35.38M
9. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.