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Trolley's Top 50 Films Of The 1970's

Not my favourite decade for movies by any means but here's my Top 50 in chronological order.

Likely to change the more films I see..

Results Table (by director with more than one film on the list):

Rainer Werner Fassbinder - 5 films (The Merchant Of Four Seasons, The Bitter Tears Of Petra von Kant, Ali: Fear Eats The Soul, Martha, Fox And His Friends)

Robert Altman - 3 films (McCabe & Mrs. Miller, The Long Goodbye, Nashville)
Francis Ford Coppola - 3 films (The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, Apocalypse Now)

William Friedkin - 2 films (The French Connection, The Exorcist)
Alan J. Pakula - 2 films (Klute, All The President's Men)
Peter Bogdanovich - 2 films (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon)
Blake Edwards - 2 films (The Tamarind Seed, 10)
Steven Spielberg - 2 films (Jaws, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind)

  • The Butcher

    1

  • The Conformist

    2

  • Dodes'ka-den

    3

  • A Swedish Love Story

    4

  • 10 Rillington Place

    5

  • The French Connection

    6

  • The Hired Hand

    7

  • Klute

    8

  • The Last Picture Show

    9

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    10

  • Mon oncle Antoine

    11

  • Wake in Fright

    12

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    13

  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

    14

  • The Godfather

    15

  • The Merchant of Four Seasons

    16

  • Slaughterhouse-Five

    17

  • Day for Night

    18

  • Don't Look Now

    19

  • The Exorcist

    20

  • The Long Goodbye

    21

  • Paper Moon

    22

  • Turkish Delight

    23

  • The Wicker Man

    24

  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    25

  • Alice in the Cities

    26

  • Chinatown

    27

  • The Godfather: Part II

    28

  • Martha

    29

  • The Tamarind Seed

    30

  • Barry Lyndon

    31

  • Fox and His Friends

    32

  • The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!

    33

  • Jaws

    34

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    35

  • Nashville

    36

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    37

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    38

  • Seven Beauties

    39

  • All the President's Men

    40

  • The Omen

    41

  • Taxi Driver

    42

  • The Ascent

    43

  • A Special Day

    44

  • The Deer Hunter

    45

  • Halloween

    46

  • Midnight Express

    47

  • 10

    48

  • Alien

    49

  • Apocalypse Now

    50