See also: EarlyFilms, Films of the [[FilmsOfThe1920s 1920s]], [[FilmsOfThe1930s 1930s]], [[FilmsOfThe1940s 1940s]], [[FilmsOfThe1950s 1950s]], [[FilmsOfThe1960s 1960s]], [[FilmsOfThe1980s 1980s]], [[FilmsOfThe1990s 1990s]], [[FilmsOfThe2000s 2000s]], [[FilmsOfThe2010s 2010s]]
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[[folder: Notable Film Franchises, 1970-1979]]
* ''Film/{{Airport}}'' -- A DisasterMovie from a peak in the genre's popularity, crystallizing the standard story arc. Later, it inspired [[Film/{{Airplane}} parodies]].
** ''Airport'' (1970)
** ''Airport 1975'' (1974)
** ''Airport '77'' (1977)
** ''The Concorde ... Airport '79'' (1979)
* ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''
** ''Film/{{Alien}}'' -- Combined [[HorrorTropes horror]] and SciFi with one of the first ActionGirl heroines. An early example of UsedFuture.
* ''Film/BattlesWithoutHonorAndHumanity'' (1973-79)
* ''Boggy Creek''
** ''Film/TheLegendOfBoggyCreek'' (1973)
** ''The Return to Boggy Creek'' (1977)
* ''Film/CarryOn'' -- Twelve films in the seventies alone.
** ''Carry On Up the Jungle'' (1970)
** ''Carry On Loving'' (1970)
** ''Carry On Henry'' (1971)
** ''Film/CarryOnAtYourConvenience'' (1971)
** ''Carry On Matron'' (1972)
** ''Carry On Abroad'' (1972)
** ''Carry On Girls'' (1973)
** ''Film/CarryOnDick'' (1974)
** ''Carry On Behind'' (1975)
** ''Carry On England'' (1976)
** ''That's Carry On!'' (1977) -- Compilation film
** ''Carry On Emmanuelle'' (1978)
* ''Film/CountYorga''
** ''Count Yorga, Vampire'' (1970)
** ''The Return of Count Yorga'' (1971)
* ''Film/DirtyHarry''
** ''Dirty Harry'' (1971) -- The film that spawned a generation of {{Cowboy Cop}}s. Creator/ClintEastwood stars.
** ''Magnum Force'' (1973)
** ''The Enforcer'' (1976)
* Hammer's ''Dracula''
** ''Film/TasteTheBloodOfDracula'' (1970)
** ''Film/ScarsOfDracula'' (1970)
** ''Film/DraculaAD1972'' (1972)
** ''Film/TheSatanicRitesOfDracula'' (1973)
** ''Film/TheLegendOfThe7GoldenVampires'' (1974)
* ''WesternAnimation/FritzTheCat'' (1972)
** ''WesternAnimation/TheNineLivesOfFritzTheCat'' (1974)
* ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}''
** ''Film/GameraVsJiger'' (1970)
** ''Film/GameraVsZigra'' (1971)
* ''Film/TheGodfather'' (1974)
** ''The Godfather'' (1972)
** ''The Godfather Part II'' (1974)
* ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''
** ''Film/GodzillaVsHedorah'' (1971)
** ''Film/GodzillaVsGigan'' (1972)
** ''Film/GodzillaVsMegalon'' (1973)
** ''Film/GodzillaVsMechagodzilla'' (1974)
** ''Film/TerrorOfMechagodzilla'' (1975)
* ''Film/ItsAlive''
** ''It's Alive'' (1974)
** ''It Lives Again'' (1978)
* ''Film/JamesBond'' films -- Five installment for the seventies.
** ''Film/DiamondsAreForever'' (1971)
** ''Film/LiveAndLetDie'' (1973)
** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' (1974)
** ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' (1977)
** ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' (1979)
* ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' -- Introduced the "animals on a rampage" movie, pushed Steven Spielberg into the limelight, and effectively created the SummerBlockbuster.
** ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' (1975)
** ''Film/{{Jaws 2}}'' (1978)
* Films based on the ''Franchise/KamenRider'' franchise
** ''GoGoKamenRider'' (1971) -- Theatrical edition of ''Series/KamenRider'' episode 13
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderVsShocker Kamen Rider vs. Shocker]]'' (1972) -- First original ''Kamen Rider'' movie
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderVsAmbassadorHell Kamen Rider vs. Ambassador Hell]]'' (1972)
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderV3 Kamen Rider V3]]'' (1973) -- Theatrical edition of ''Series/KamenRiderV3'' episode 2
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderV3VsDestronMutants Kamen Rider V3 vs. Destron Mutants]]'' (1973)
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderX Kamen Rider X]]'' (1974) -- Theatrical edition of ''Series/KamenRiderX'' episode 3
** ''[[Film/FiveRidersVsKingDark Five Riders vs. King Dark]]'' (1974)
*** Was made into the Thai film ''[[Film/HanumanAndTheFiveRiders Hanuman and the Five Riders]]'' by Chaiyo Productions. This production was not authorized by ToeiCompany.
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderAmazon Kamen Rider Amazon]]'' (1975) -- Theatrical edition of ''Series/KamenRiderAmazon'' episode 16
** ''[[Film/KamenRiderStronger Kamen Rider Stronger]]'' (1975) -- Theatrical edition of ''Series/KamenRiderStronger'' episode 7
* ''Manga/LoneWolfAndCub'' -- Classic samurai film series {{Bowdlerise}}d as ''Shogun Assassin'' in the United States.
** ''Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance'' (1972)
** ''Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx'' (1972)
** ''Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades'' (1972)
** ''Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril'' (1972)
** ''Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons'' (1973)
** ''Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell'' (1974)
* ''Film/TheOmen''
** ''The Omen'' (1976)
** ''Damien: The Omen 2'' (1978)
* ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther''
** ''The Return of the Pink Panther'' (1975)
** ''The Pink Panther Strikes Again'' (1976)
** ''Revenge of the Pink Panther'' (1978) (The last entry to actually star Creator/PeterSellers)
* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' -- The film series that made Sylvester Stallone famous.
** ''Rocky'' (1976)
** ''Rocky II'' (1979)
* ''Film/{{Sartana}}''
** ''Have a Good Funeral, My Friend... Sartana Will Pay'' (1970)
** ''Light The Fuse... Sartana Is Coming'' (1971)
** ''Sartana's Here... Trade Your Pistol for a Coffin'' (1972)
* ''Film/TheStreetFighter'' -- The martial arts film series that established Sonny Chiba as an emerging martial arts star.
** ''The Street Fighter'' (1974)
** ''Return of the Street Fighter'' (1976)
** ''Sister Street Fighter'' (1976)
** ''The Street Fighter's Last Revenge'' (1979)
* Films based on the ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' franchise
** ''[[Film/HimitsuSentaiGoranger Himitsu Sentai Goranger]]'' (1975) -- Theatrical edition of ''Goranger'' episode 6
** ''[[Film/HimitsuSentaiGorangerTheBlueFortress Himitsu Sentai Goranger: The Blue Fortress]]'' (1975) -- Theatrical edition of ''Goranger'' episode 15
** ''[[Film/HimitsuSentaiGorangerTheRedDeathMatch Himitsu Sentai Goranger: The Red Death Match]]'' (1976) -- Theatrical edition of ''Goranger'' episode 36
** ''[[Film/HimitsuSentaiGorangerFireMountainsFinalExplosion Himitsu Sentai Goranger: Fire Mountain's Final Explosion]]'' (1976) -- Theatrical edition of ''Goranger'' episode 54
** ''[[Film/HimitsuSentaiGorengerTheBombHurricane Himitsu Sentai Gorenger: The Bomb Hurricane]]'' (1976) -- First and only original ''Goranger'' movie
** ''[[Film/JAKQDengekitai J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai]]'' (1977) -- Theatrical edition of ''J.A.K.Q.'' episode 7
** ''[[Film/JAKQDengekitaiVsGoranger J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai vs. Goranger]]'' (1977) -- The original ''Super Sentai'' {{crossover}} movie
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1970]]
* ''[[Film/TheSabataTrilogy Adios, Sabata]]''
* ''Film/AndSoonTheDarkness''
* ''Disney/TheAristocats''
* ''Film/TheBearAndTheDoll''
* ''Film/TheBirdWithTheCrystalPlumage''
* ''Film/TheBloodWatersOfDrZ''
* ''Theatre/TheBoysInTheBand'' -- First mainstream gay film.
* ''Film/BeyondTheValleyOfTheDolls'' -- A Russ Meyer, RogerEbert collaboration parody. An all-female band of hippies go to LA where they make it big and fall headfirst into a pit of drugs, sin, infidelity, and deceit, ending with a transvestite killing spree.
* ''Film/CatchTwentyTwo'' -- You'd be insane to watch it. Then again, trying to avoid it is a sign of rational thought and so you have no excuse not to watch it.
* ''Film/ColossusTheForbinProject''
* ''Literature/TheConformist''
* ''Film/DarlingLili''
* ''Film/EvenDwarfsStartedSmall'' -- ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin. Surprisingly enough, not exploitative.
* ''Film/FiveEasyPieces''
* ''Film/IDrinkYourBlood''
* ''Film/{{Joe}}''
* ''Film/KellysHeroes'' -- WorldWarII comedy about soldiers who try to rob a bank.
* ''Film/LetItBe'' -- The classic, [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes lost]] [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] documentary.
* ''Film/LittleBigMan''
* ''Film/LoveStory'' -- The seminal 70's Tear Jerker.
* ''Film/{{MASH}}'' -- Before the [[Series/{{MASH}} television series]], there was the movie.
* ''Film/TheMollyMaguires''
* ''Film/NamsAngels''
* ''Theatre/OnAClearDayYouCanSeeForever''
* ''Film/{{Patton}}''
* ''Film/{{Performance}}''
* ''Literature/ThePhantomTollbooth''
* ''Film/ThePrivateLifeOfSherlockHolmes''
* ''Film/TheRedCircle''
* ''Film/RyansDaughter''
* ''Film/SanFranciscoInternationalAirport''
* ''{{Film/Scrooge 1970}}''
* ''Film/SpaceAmoeba''
* ''Film/StartTheRevolutionWithoutMe''
* ''Film/ElTopo''
* ''Film/ToraToraTora'' -- Everything that ''Pearl Harbor'' should have been, but wasn't.
* ''Literature/TheTwelveChairs''
* ''Film/TwoMulesForSisterSara''
* ''Film/TheVampireLovers''
* ''Film/{{Waterloo}}''
* ''Film/WatermelonMan''
* ''Film/TheWizardOfGore'' -- Technically made in 1968, but unreleased until 1970.
* ''Film/{{Woodstock}}''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1971]]
* ''Film/TheAbominableDrPhibes''
* ''Film/TheAndromedaStrain''
* ''Film/BattleOfOkinawa''
* ''Film/{{Bananas}}''
* ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks''
* ''Film/TheBigBoss'' -- BruceLee's first film.
* ''Film/BigJake''
* ''Film/BillyJack'' -- Was actually a sequel to a movie ''Born Losers''
* ''Literature/BlessTheBeastsAndChildren''
* ''Film/BriansSong''
* ''Film/TheCatONineTails''
* ''WesternAnimation/AChristmasCarol''
* ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' --Stanley Kubrick's controversial dystopian vision of the future.
* ''Film/ColdTurkey''
* ''Film/CountessDracula''
* ''Film/DayOfTheWolves''
* ''Literature/DeathInVenice''
* ''Film/TheDevils''
* ''Film/DoctorJekyllAndSisterHyde''
* ''Film/{{Duel}}'' -- Launched Creator/StevenSpielberg's movie career.
* ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof''
* ''Film/AFistfulOfDynamite''
* ''Film/FourFliesOnGreyVelvet''
* ''Film/TheFrenchConnection'' -- One of the greatest chase films of all time.
* ''Film/GetCarter''
* ''Film/GodzillaVsHedorah'' -- This is your Godzilla on drugs. Any questions?
* ''Film/GoodbyeUncleTom''
* ''Film/HaroldAndMaude''
* ''Film/TheHospital'' - a dark satire starring GeorgeCScott and DianaRigg.
* ''Film/IfFootmenTireYouWhatWillHorsesDo''
* ''Film/{{Jo}}''
* ''Film/{{Klute}}''
* ''Film/TheLastPictureShow''
* ''Film/TheLastValley''
* ''Film/TheLegendOfFrenchieKing''
* ''Film/LeMans''
* ''Film/McCabeAndMrsMiller''
* ''Film/MelodySWALK''
* ''Film/ANewLeaf''
* ''Film/TheOmegaMan''
* ''Film/PlayMistyForMe'' -- Creator/ClintEastwood's directorial debut.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePoint''
* ''Film/PropertyOfTheRepublic'' -- A Soviet adventure flick set in the 1920s.
* ''[[Film/TheSabataTrilogy Return of Sabata]]''
* ''Film/SantoVsLaHijaDeFrankestein'' (Santo versus Frankenstein's Daughter)
* ''Film/{{Shaft}}'' -- Can ya dig it?
* ''Film/StrawDogs'' -- Sam Peckinpah's story of [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass an ordinary man]] who is [[BewareTheNiceOnes pushed too far]].
* ''Film/SundayBloodySunday''
* ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong'' -- TropeMaker / UrExample of {{Blaxploitation}}.
* ''Film/TalesFromMuppetlandTheFrogPrince''
* ''Film/TheyMightBeGiants'' - A film adaptation of the play, which was the namesake of [[Music/TheyMightBeGiants the band]].
* ''Film/{{THX 1138}}''
* ''Film/TouchOfSatan''
* ''[[Film/{{Trinity}} They Call Me Trinity]]''
* ''[[Film/ReazioneACatena Twitch of the Death Nerve]]''
* ''[[Film/TwoHundredMotels 200 Motels]]''
* ''Film/TwoLaneBlacktop''
* ''Film/VanishingPoint''
* ''Film/{{Walkabout}}''
* ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'' -- It wasn't a hit at the time, but became the era's closest analogue to ''The Wizard of Oz'' for 1970s-80s kids.
* ''Film/WRMysteriesOfTheOrganism''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1972]]
* ''Film/AguirreTheWrathOfGod''
* ''Film/TheAmazingMrBlunden''
* ''Film/BlackMamaWhiteMama''
* ''Film/{{Blacula}}''
* ''Film/TheCandidate''
* ''Film/TheCowboys''
* ''Film/TheDayTheClownCried'' -- Made in '72 but never released publicly.
* ''Film/{{Deliverance}}'' --The movie that kept people from going canoeing in the South.
* ''Film/TheDiscreetCharmOfTheBourgeoisie''
* ''Film/DontTortureADuckling''
* ''Film/{{Emma}}'' - miniseries starring Doran Godwin.
* ''Film/EvilRoySlade'' -- A made-for-television film.
* ''Film/FistOfFury''
* ''Film/{{Frenzy}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/FritzTheCat''
* ''Film/{{Frogs}}''
* ''Film/GentlemenOfFortune''
* ''Film/TheGetaway''
* ''Film/GodzillaVsGigan''
* ''Film/GreasersPalace'' -- Robert Downey, Sr.'s retelling of the story of Jesus, with [[Series/{{MASH}} Sidney Freedman]] as the groovy and jivin' Messiah.
* ''HopelesslyLost''
* ''Film/TheHeartbreakKid''
* ''Film/TheHotRock''
* ''Film/JeremiahJohnson''
* ''Film/TheLastHouseOnTheLeft''
* ''Film/LastTangoInParis''
* ''Film/TheLifeAndTimesOfJudgeRoyBean''
* ''Theatre/ManOfLaMancha''
* ''Film/MaryQueenOfScots''
* ''Film/TheMechanic''
* ''Film/NightOfTheLepus''
* ''Film/NowYouSeeHimNowYouDont''
* ''Film/PinkFlamingos''
* ''Film/ThePoseidonAdventure''
* ''Film/TheRulingClass''
* ''Film/SantaAndTheIceCreamBunny''
* ''Film/SantoYBlueDemonContraDraculaYElHombreLobo''
* ''Film/SilentRunning''
* ''Film/{{Solaris|1972}}'' -- Tarkovsky version
* ''WesternAnimation/SnoopyComeHome''
* ''Film/TheSnowballExpress''
* ''Film/SuperFly''
* ''[[Film/ECComics Tales from the Crypt]]''
* ''La Vallée'' -- obscure film known mostly for its Music/PinkFloyd soundtrack.
* ''Film/WayOfTheDragon'' -- BruceLee [[UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny versus]] ChuckNorris.
* ''Film/WhatsUpDoc''
* ''Film/{{ZPG}}'' (Zero Population Growth)
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1973]]
* ''Film/{{Amarcord}}'' -- a Creator/FedericoFellini classic.
* ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' -- "Where were you in '62?"
* ''Film/TheBaby''
* ''Film/BlackCaesar''/''Hell Up In Harlem''
* ''Film/BloodForDracula''
* ''Film/{{Coffy}}''
* ''Film/TheCrazies''
* ''Film/DayForNight''
* ''Literature/TheDayOfTheJackal'' -- Famous thriller, a race to stop mysterious assassin from killing Charles de Gaulle.
* ''Film/DontBeAfraidOfTheDark''
* ''Film/DontLookNow''
* ''Film/{{Emmanuelle}}''
* ''Film/EnterTheDragon'' -- Bruce Lee takes America by storm.
* ''Film/TheExorcist''
* ''Animation/FantasticPlanet'' -- bizarre and trippy Dali-esque animated fable.
* ''Film/EmperorOfTheNorth'' aka ''Emperor of the North Pole''
* ''Film/FleshForFrankenstein''
* ''TheFriendsOfEddieCoyle''
* ''Film/{{Godspell}}''
* ''Film/GodzillaVsMegalon''
* ''Film/HighPlainsDrifter''
* ''Film/TheHolyMountain''
* ''Film/TheHorrorAt37000Feet''
* ''Film/IvanVasilievichChangesProfession''
* ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar''
* ''Manga/LadySnowblood''
* ''Film/TheLastDetail''
* ''Film/TheLongGoodbye''
* ''Film/TheMadAdventuresOfRabbiJacob''
* ''Film/MeanStreets''
* ''Film/MoscowCassiopeia''
* ''Film/MyNameIsNobody''
* ''Film/ThePaperChase''
* ''Film/PaperMoon''
* ''Literature/{{Papillon}}''
* ''Disney/RobinHood''
* ''Literature/SannikovLand'' - Russian adventurers go to the far north in search of a legendary island.
* ''Film/ScreamBloodyMurder''
* ''{{Serpico}}''
* ''Film/TheSevenUps''
* ''Film/TheSinfulDwarf''
* ''Film/{{Sisters}}''
* ''Film/{{Sleeper}}'' - Creator/WoodyAllen in a sci-fi comedy spoof
* ''Film/SoylentGreen''
* ''Film/TheSpiritOfTheBeehive''
* ''Film/TheSting'' -- Everything about TheCon that other films have since attempted to capture.
* ''Film/StrandedInSpace''
* ''Film/TheatreOfBlood''
* ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''
* ''Film/ThreeBigMen''
* ''Film/ThrillerACruelPicture''
* ''[[Film/ECComics The Vault of Horror]]''
* ''Film/WalkingTall''
* ''Film/{{Westworld}}''
* ''Film/TheWickerMan''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1974]]
* ''Literature/AuntieMame''
* ''Film/TheBeastMustDie''
* ''Film/BlackChristmas1974''
* ''Film/BlazingSaddles'' -- Spoof of TheWestern genre.
* ''Film/BringMeTheHeadOfAlfredoGarcia''
* ''Film/CaliforniaSplit''
* ''Film/CaptainKronosVampireHunter''
* ''Film/CelineAndJulieGoBoating''
* ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' -- A classic modern noir, with one of the bleakest endings ever to grace film. "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown."
* ''Film/TheConversation''
* ''Film/DarkStar''
* ''Film/DeathWish'' -- A revenge movie classic, quite shocking for its time.
* ''Film/DiamondsOnWheels''
* ''WesternAnimation/DownAndDirtyDuck''
* ''Film/{{Earthquake}}''
* ''Film/TheEnigmaOfKasparHauser''
* ''Film/FForFake'' (''Vérités et mensonges'')
* ''Film/TheFrontPage''
* ''Film/FoxyBrown''
* ''Film/GatorBait''
* ''Film/GodzillaVsMechagodzilla''
* ''Film/GoneInSixtySeconds1974''
* ''[[Anime/JackToMameNoKi Jack and the Beanstalk]]'' -- a somewhat trippy animated retelling from Japan.
* ''Film/{{Juggernaut}}''
* ''Film/{{Killdozer}}''
* ''Film/TheGoldenVoyageOfSinbad''
* ''Film/HarryAndTonto''
* ''Film/HerbieRidesAgain''
* ''Film/HouseOfWhipcord''
* ''Film/ItLivesByNight'' (aka ''TheBatPeople'')
* ''[[Film/LacombeLucien Lacombe, Lucien]]''
* ''Film/{{Lenny}}''
* ''Film/TheLongestYard''
* ''Film/TheMaids''
* ''Literature/MurderOnTheOrientExpress''
* ''Film/TheNightPorter''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheNineLivesOfFritzTheCat''
* ''Film/TheParallaxView''
* ''Literature/TheOdessaFile''
* ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise''
* ''Film/PhaseIV''
* ''Film/SchoolOfTheHolyBeast''
* ''Film/StrangePsychokineticStrategy''
* ''Film/TheStreetFighter''
* ''Film/TheSugarlandExpress''
* ''Film/SweetMovie''
* ''Film/TheTakingOfPelhamOneTwoThree''
* ''Film/TheTexasChainSawMassacre1974''
* ''Film/TheToweringInferno'' -- The prototypical disaster-in-a-high-rise movie.
* ''Film/ThreeTheHardWay''
* ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot''
* ''Film/LesValseuses''
* ''Film/VaseDeNoces''
* ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' -- Creator/MelBrooks does to Universal Horror what he did to the Western with ''Film/BlazingSaddles''.
* ''Film/{{Zardoz}}''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1975]]
* ''Film/TheAdventureOfSherlockHolmesSmarterBrother''
* ''Film/TheAppleDumplingGang'' -- Page includes details on sequel as well.
* ''Film/AtLongLastLove''
* ''Film/BarryLyndon''
* ''Film/BlondeInBlackLeather''
* ''Blutsbrüder'' -- Tenth and last of the Film/DEFAWesterns.
* ''Film/BossNigger''
* ''Film/ABoyAndHisDog''
* ''Film/CooleyHigh''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Coonskin}}''
* ''Film/CriminallyInsane''
* ''Film/TheDayOfTheLocust''
* ''Film/{{Deafula}}''
* ''Film/DeathRace2000''
* ''Film/DeepRed''
* ''Literature/DersuUzala''
* ''Film/DocSavage''
* ''Film/DogDayAfternoon'' -- A classic "bank heist gone straight to hell" movie.
* ''Film/{{Dolemite}}''
* ''Film/EscapeToWitchMountain''
* ''Film/FarewellMyLovely''
* ''Film/TheGreatWaldoPepper''
* ''Film/GreyGardens''
* ''Film/TheGiantSpiderInvasion''
* ''Film/IlsaSheWolfOfTheSS'' -- TropeCodifier of the {{Nazisploitation}} subgenre.
* ''Film/{{Lisztomania}}''
* ''Film/LoveAndDeath''
* ''Film/TheManInTheGlassBooth''
* ''Film/TheManWhoWouldBeKing''
* ''Film/MasterOfTheFlyingGuillotine'' -- A kung fu grindhouse classic about a blind evil kung fu master with the [[ImpossiblyCoolWeapon coolest weapon ever made]].
* ''Film/TheMirror''
* ''Film/{{Mitchell}}''
* ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''
* ''Film/{{Nashville}}''
* ''Film/NightMoves''
* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest''
* ''Film/OneOfOurDinosaursIsMissing''
* ''Film/PaperTiger''
* ''Film/PicnicAtHangingRock'' -- A classic Australian mystery which helped to revive the Australian film industry.
* ''WesternAnimation/PinchcliffeGrandPrix'' -- ''(Flåklypa Grand Prix)'' A Norwegian puppet animation.
* ''Film/RaceWithTheDevil''
* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' -- A CultClassic musical with an undying and ''crossdressing'' fanbase.
* ''Film/{{Rollerball}}''
* ''Film/RoosterCogburn''
* ''Film/SaloOrThe120DaysOfSodom''
* ''Literature/TheStepfordWives''
* ''Film/TheStoryOfO'' -- 70's film adaption [[Literature/TheStoryOfO based on the novel of the same name]].
* ''Film/TheStrongestManInTheWorld''
* ''Film/TheSunshineBoys''
* ''Film/SwitchbladeSisters''
* ''Film/TerrorOfMechagodzilla'' -- The final film of the Showa Era.
* ''Film/ThreeDaysOfTheCondor''
* ''Film/TrilogyOfTerror''
* ''Music/{{Tommy}}''
* ''Film/LeVieuxFusil''
* ''Film/WhamBamThankYouSpaceman''
* ''Film/TheWindAndTheLion''
* ''Film/TheYakuza'' -- Directed by Creator/SydneyPollack
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1976]]
* ''[[Film/{{Novecento}} 1900]]''
* ''WesternAnimation/AllegroNonTroppo'' -- Italian AffectionateParody of ''Disney/{{Fantasia}}''
* ''Film/AllThePresidentsMen''
* ''Film/AssaultOnPrecinct131976''
* ''Film/TheBadNewsBears''
* ''Film/BloodsuckingFreaks''
* ''Theatre/TheBlueBird''
* ''Film/BoundForGlory''
* ''Film/TheBoyInThePlasticBubble''
* ''Film/BugsyMalone''
* ''Film/BurntOfferings''
* ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'' -- Cinematic adaptation of the Creator/StephenKing classic.
* ''Film/CarWash''
* ''Film/LaCasaDalleFinestreCheRidono''
* ''Film/TheEagleHasLanded''
* ''Film/FamilyPlot''
* ''Film/TheFoodOfTheGods''
* ''Film/FreakyFriday'' -- The first adaptation of the book.
* ''Film/TheFront''
* ''[[Film/{{Westworld}} Futureworld]]''
* ''Film/{{Grizzly}}''
* ''Film/TheGumballRally''
* ''Film/{{Gus}}''
* ''Film/HeartOfGlass''
* ''Film/InTheRealmOfTheSenses''
* ''Film/TheIronyOfFate''
* ''Film/KingKong'' -- Ill-regarded remake.
* ''Film/LogansRun''
* ''Film/TheManWhoFellToEarth''
* ''Film/MarathonMan''
* ''Film/{{Martin}}''
* ''Film/{{Midway}}''
* ''Film/MohammadMessengerOfGod'' AKA ''The Message''
* ''[[Film/MotherJugsAndSpeed Mother, Jugs & Speed]]''
* ''Film/MurderByDeath''
* ''Film/{{Network}}'' -- "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!"
* ''Film/NoDepositNoReturn''
* ''Film/TheOutlawJoseyWales'' -- It's Creator/ClintEastwood's favourite film by him
* ''Film/RobinAndMarian''
* ''Animation/RobotTaekwonV''
* ''Film/TheShootist''
* ''Film/SilentMovie'' -- Creator/MelBrooks goes postmodern. With lots of slapstick.
* ''Film/SilverStreak''
* ''Film/SistersOfDeath''
* ''Film/SlaveOfLove''
* ''Film/TheSlipperAndTheRose''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfsAndTheMagicFlute''
* ''Film/TheSongRemainsTheSame''
* ''Film/{{Sparkle}}''
* ''Film/{{Squirm}}'' -- The film that ''almost'' made Sylvester Stallone famous.
* ''Film/{{Sybil}}''
* ''Film/TaxiDriver'' -- "Someday a real rain will come and wash the scum off the streets..."
* ''Film/TheTenant''
* ''Film/TheTownThatDreadedSundown''
* ''Film/TrackOfTheMoonBeast''
* ''Film/{{Tunnelvision}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheTwelveTasksOfAsterix''
* ''Film/TwoMinuteWarning''
* ''Film/WhoCanKillAChild''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1977]]
* ''Film/AdeleHasntHadHerDinnerYet''
* ''Film/AliceSweetAlice''
* ''Film/AnnieHall'' -- Woody Allen's most famous film. Sometimes derided by ''Film/StarWars'' fans for winning Best Picture.
* ''Film/{{Apaches}}''
* ''Film/{{Axe}}''
* ''Film/TheBeastInHeat'' -- a {{Nazisploitation}} VideoNasty.
* ''Literature/BlackSunday'' -- Terrorists will explode the blimp over the SuperBowl.
* ''Film/BreakerBreaker''
* ''Film/ABridgeTooFar''
* ''Literature/TheBrothersLionheart''
* ''Film/{{Candleshoe}}''
* ''Film/TheCar''
* ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind'' -- The ''other'' big sci-fi/fantasy of 1977.
* ''Film/CodeNameDiamondHead''
* ''Film/CrossOfIron''
* ''Film/DamnationAlley''
* ''Film/DayOfTheAnimals''
* ''Film/DeathBedTheBedThatEats''
* ''Literature/DemonSeed''
* ''WesternAnimation/DotAndTheKangaroo''
* ''Film/DriveInMassacre''
* ''Film/TheDuellists''
* ''Film/EatenAlive''
* ''Literature/EmmetOttersJugBandChristmas''
* ''Theatre/{{Equus}}''
* ''Film/{{Eraserhead}}'' -- Creator/DavidLynch's first film. Very [[MindScrew hard to describe]].
* ''Film/FightForYourLife''
* ''Film/TheFinishingLine''
* ''Film/FrauleinDevil''
* ''Film/FunWithDickAndJane''
* ''Film/TheGauntlet''
* ''Film/TheGoodbyeGirl''
* ''Film/GrandTheftAuto'' -- A movie Directed by Creator/RonHoward which is unrelated to the [[VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto video game series]].
* ''Film/TheGuyFromHarlem''
* ''Film/{{Hausu}}''
* ''Film/HerbieGoesToMonteCarlo''
* ''Film/HighAnxiety''
* ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheHobbit'' -- The Rankin-Bass adaptation.
* ''Film/{{Holocaust 2000}}''
* ''Film/TheIslandOfDoctorMoreau''
* ''Film/{{Julia}}''
* ''Film/TheLastDinosaur''
* ''Film/TheIncredibleMeltingMan''
* ''Film/KingdomOfTheSpiders''
* ''Film/TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' -- First work of the Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker team.
* ''Film/TheLastRemakeOfBeauGeste''
* ''Film/TheLastWave''
* ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh''
* ''Film/{{Mimino}}''
* ''Film/NewYorkNewYork''
* ''Film/OhGod''
* ''Film/OrcaTheKillerWhale''
* ''Film/PetesDragon'' -- A live-action film with a cel-animated dragon.
* ''Westernanimation/RaggedyAnnAndAndyAMusicalAdventure''
* ''Film/RollingThunder''
* ''Disney/TheRescuers''
* ''Film/SaturdayNightFever''
* ''Film/TheSentinel''
* ''Film/ShockWaves''
* ''Film/SinbadAndTheEyeOfTheTiger''
* ''Film/SleepingDogs''
* ''Film/SlapShot''
* ''Film/SmokeyAndTheBandit''
* ''[[Film/ANewHope Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope]]'' (originally titled ''Star Wars'') -- The epic ''Franchise/StarWars'' saga, and CashCowFranchise, all started here.
* ''Film/{{Stroszek}}'' -- Werner Herzog's last movie starring Bruno S.
* ''Film/{{Suspiria}}''
* ''Film/TheTurningPoint''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}''
* ''Film/VivaKnievel''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1978]]
* ''Film/The36thChamberOfShaolin''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfPicasso''
* ''Film/AnimalHouse'' -- The quintessential "wacky college hijinks" comedy.
* ''Film/AttackOfTheKillerTomatoes'' -- ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
* ''Film/TheBermudaDepths''
* ''Film/BlueSunshine''
* ''Literature/TheBoysFromBrazil''
* ''FIlm/TheCatFromOuterSpace''
* ''Film/CaliforniaSuite''
* ''Film/CapricornOne''
* ''Literature/{{Coma}}''
* ''Film/ComesAHorseman''
* ''Film/ComingHome''
* ''Film/{{Convoy}}''
* ''Film/{{Crocodile}}''
* ''Film/DArtagnanAndThreeMusketeers''
* ''Film/DawnOfTheDead''
* ''Film/DaysOfHeaven''
* ''Film/TheDeerHunter'' -- A harrowing [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Vietnam War]] movie that introduced popular culture to RussianRoulette.
* ''Film/TheDriver'' -- The story of a getaway driver's life in and out of jobs. TropeMaker of TheDriver.
* ''Film/DrunkenMaster''
* ''Film/EveryWhichWayButLoose''
* ''Film/TheEvil''
* ''Film/{{FIST}}''
* ''Film/FiveDeadlyVenoms'' -- A ShawBrothers kung fu classic.
* ''Film/FoulPlay''
* ''Film/TheFury''
* ''Film/GameOfDeath'' -- Bruce Lee's final film.
* ''Film/GrayLadyDown''
* ''Film/{{Grease}}''
* ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}'' -- The film that began the craze of 70s and 80s {{Slasher Movie}}s.
* ''Film/HardwareWars''
* ''Film/HeavenCanWait1978''
* ''Film/HotLeadAndColdFeet''
* ''[[Literature/NationalVelvet International Velvet]]''
* ''Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers'' -- A well-regarded update.
* ''Film/ISpitOnYourGrave'' -- Also known as ''Day of the Woman'', one of the most infamous RapeAndRevenge films of all time.
* ''Film/{{Jubilee}}''
* ''Film/KissMeetsThePhantomOfThePark
* ''Film/{{Laserblast}}''
* ''Film/TheLegacy''
* Ralph Bakshi's ''WesternAnimation/TheLordOfTheRings''
* ''[[Franchise/{{Lassie}} The Magic of Lassie]]''
* ''Film/{{Magic}}''
* ''Film/MessageFromSpace'' -- Japan's answer to ''[[Film/ANewHope Star Wars]]''.
* ''Film/MidnightExpress'' -- The Turkish Prison film.
* ''[[Film/PrisonerOfTheCannibalGod The Mountain of the Cannibal God]]''
* ''Film/PlanetOfTheDinosaurs''
* ''Film/{{Piranha}}''
* ''Film/ReturnFromWitchMountain''
* ''Film/{{Sextette}}''
* ''Film/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand''
* ''Film/{{Siberiade}}''
* ''Disney/TheSmallOne''
* ''Film/{{Superman}}'' -- "You'll believe a man can fly" with the first big comic book movie.
* ''Film/TheSwarm''
* ''Film/ThankGodItsFriday''
* ''Film/TheyCallHerCleopatraWong''
* ''Film/TheToolboxMurders''
* ''Film/AnUnmarriedWoman''
* ''Film/UpInSmoke''
* ''Literature/WatershipDown''
* ''Film/TheWildGeese''
* ''Theatre/TheWiz''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:1979]]
* ''Film/NineteenFortyOne''
* ''Film/AllThatJazz''
* ''Film/{{Americathon}}''
* ''Film/TheAmityvilleHorror''
* ''Film/AndJusticeForAll''
* ''Film/AngelsRevenge''
* ''Film/ApocalypseNow'' -- The most disturbing war movie ever. "The Horror...The Horror...The Horror..."
* ''Film/AutumnMarathon''
* ''WesternAnimation/BanjoTheWoodpileCat'' -- Forced into becoming a half-hour short due to budget restraints.
* ''Film/BeingThere''
* ''Film/TheBlackHole''
* ''Literature/TheBlackStallion''
* ''Film/BreakingAway''
* ''Film/TheBrood''
* ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' -- Creator/HayaoMiyazaki does ''Franchise/LupinIII''.
* ''Theatre/TheCatAndTheCanary''
* ''Film/TheChinaSyndrome''
* ''Film/CityOnFire''
* ''Film/{{Clonus}}''
* ''Film/{{Dracula|1979}}''
* ''Film/TheDrillerKiller''
* ''Film/TheElectricHorseman''
* ''Film/EscapeFromAlcatraz'' -- Grants TruthInTelevision to the most unlikely tropes.
* ''Film/EscapeToAthena''
* ''Film/{{Hardcore}}'' - a controversial film directed by PaulSchrader (screenplay writer of ''Film/TaxiDriver''), starring Creator/GeorgeCScott
* ''[[Film/TheShapeOfThingsToCome HG Wells' The Shape of Things to Come]]'' -- InNameOnly remake
* ''Film/TheInLaws''
* ''Film/TheJerk''
* ''[[Film/{{Jesus1979}} Jesus]]''
* ''Film/JMenForever''
* ''Film/KramerVsKramer''
* ''Film/LoveAtFirstBite''
* ''Film/MadMax''
* ''Film/{{Manhattan}}''
* ''Film/{{Meatballs}}''
* ''Film/{{Meteor}}''
* ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian''
* ''Film/TheMuppetMovie'' -- Film debut of everyone's favorite puppets from ''Series/TheMuppetShow'', this family comedy shows how Kermit the Frog and his friends broke into showbiz.
* ''Film/NormaRae''
* ''Film/NorthSeaHijack''
* ''Film/{{Phantasm}}''
* ''Film/{{Prophecy}}''
* ''Film/{{Quadrophenia}}''
* ''Film/{{Quintet}}''
* ''Film/RockAndRollHighSchool''
* ''Film/TheRose''
* ''Music/TheRutles: All You Need Is Cash''
* ''Film/ScavengerHunt1979''
* ''Scooby Goes Hollywood'' (aka ''Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood'') -- TV movie
* ''Film/{{Scum}}'': British film about life in the borstal; based off of a 1977 BBC teleplay.
* ''Film/{{Stalker}}''
* ''Film/{{Starcrash}}''
* ''Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture'' -- Brought back the entire original cast (plus two more), ten years after the series ended.
* ''Film/TimeAfterTime'' -- Creator/HGWells battles JackTheRipper in THE FUTURE (well, 1979).
* ''Literature/TheTinDrum''
* ''Film/TheVillain''
* ''Film/TheWanderers''
* ''Film/TheWarriors''
* ''Film/WhenAStrangerCalls''
* ''Film/WinterKills''
* ''Film/TheWizardOfSpeedAndTime''
* ''Theatre/{{Woyzeck}}''
* ''Film/{{Zombi 2}}''
[[/folder]]
[[/index]]
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