Year 1971

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1. The Lion Who Thought He Was People (1971)

G | 89 min | Adventure, Documentary

8.0
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The lion who thought he was people

Director: Bill Travers | Stars: Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna, George Adamson, Terence Adamson

Votes: 238

Christian the lion

2. The Omega Man (1971)

GP | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Votes: 24,855 | Gross: $8.72M

3. Chinmoku (1971)

129 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and to locate their mentor.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: David Lampson, Don Kenny, Tetsurô Tanba, Mako

Votes: 701

4. Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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A self-proclaimed Russian prince, a Mexican bandit and a radical Irish female journalist team up during the Mexican Revolution to find fortune and notoriety.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Franco Nero, Eli Wallach, Lynn Redgrave, Horst Janson

Votes: 355

5. Mister Kingstreet's War (1971)

92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Set in 1939 immediately prior to the onset of World War II, an American couple, James Kingstreet and his wife make their home and manage a wildlife preserve located between Italian-governed... See full summary »

Director: Percival Rubens | Stars: John Saxon, Tippi Hedren, Rossano Brazzi, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 78

6. Bad Man's River (1971)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

4.6
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Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, James Mason, Gina Lollobrigida, Simón Andreu

Votes: 532

7. Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Cavara | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Claudine Auger, Barbara Bouchet, Rossella Falk

Votes: 2,047

8. Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)

GP | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A group of social misfits at a summer camp for boys run away to save penned-in buffaloes from a rifle club's slaughter.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Bill Mumy, Barry Robins, Miles Chapin, Darel Glaser

Votes: 1,101

9. Brother John (1971)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A man who returns to his hometown for a funeral may have a much larger purpose in life than those around him can see.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, Beverly Todd

Votes: 463

10. Bunny O'Hare (1971)

GP | 91 min | Comedy

6.4
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Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Cassidy, Joan Delaney

Votes: 730

11. The Burglars (1971)

PG | 120 min | Crime, Thriller, Action

6.8
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In 1970s Athens a group of professional burglars plan an emerald heist from the home of a gem collector but the corrupt Greek police inspector Abel Zacharia is on their trail.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Omar Sharif, Dyan Cannon, Robert Hossein

Votes: 1,397

12. Carry on Henry VIII (1971)

GP | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,962

13. Chandler (1971)

GP | 85 min | Drama, Crime

4.4
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A hardboiled aging private eye is hired to find and protect a missing government witness sought after by the gangsters. The witness is a beautiful French woman and even the cops can't be trusted. The case is tough, but so is Chandler.

Director: Paul Magwood | Stars: Warren Oates, Leslie Caron, Alex Dreier, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 336

14. Countess Dracula (1971)

PG | 93 min | Horror

6.0
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In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Elès, Maurice Denham

Votes: 2,824

15. Drive, He Said (1971)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: William Tepper, Karen Black, Michael Margotta, Bruce Dern

Votes: 1,099

16. Duck, You Sucker (1971)

PG | 138 min | War, Western

7.7
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77 Metascore

An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Maria Monti

Votes: 23,810

17. Evel Knievel (1971)

GP | 88 min | Action, Biography, Drama

5.1
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Biography of the famed motorcycle daredevil, much of which was filmed in his home town of Butte, Montana. The film depicts Knievel reflecting on major events in his life just before a big ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: George Hamilton, Sue Lyon, Bert Freed, Rod Cameron

Votes: 705

18. The Gatling Gun (1971)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.1
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Doctor Gatling invented a war machine to beat all arrows, and guns.

Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Guy Stockwell, Robert Fuller, BarBara Luna, Woody Strode

Votes: 239

19. Gojira tai Hedora (1971)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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From Earth's pollution a new monster is spawned. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage.

Director: Yoshimitsu Banno | Stars: Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, Hiroyuki Kawase, Toshio Shiba

Votes: 3,216

Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster

20. J W Coop (1971)

GP | 112 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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After losing 9 years 9 months and thirteen days to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60's. Determined to make up for the lost '... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Robertson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geraldine Page, Cristina Ferrare, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 352

21. Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill! (1971)

R | 113 min | Crime, Thriller, Action

5.6
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Interpol investigates the freelance killings of drug and porn peddlers.

Director: Romain Gary | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Jean Seberg, James Mason, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 187

22. Man and Boy (1971)

G | 98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.4
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After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster, Leif Erickson, George Spell

Votes: 124

23. My Old Man's Place (1971)

R | 93 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Two soldiers return from Vietnam with serious PTSD. They decide to go for a couple of days to a peaceful farm owned by the father of one of the men. A psychotic sergeant who also did tours in Nam, joins them. Personalities clash hard.

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Mitchell Ryan, William Devane, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 25

24. The Nightcomers (1971)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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Prequel to Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw", focusing on groundskeeper Peter Quint's slow corruption of the virtuous governess Miss Jessel and the children she looks after.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Thora Hird, Harry Andrews

Votes: 1,498

25. Red Sun (1971)

PG | 112 min | Action, Western

7.0
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In 1870, a gang robs a train and steals a ceremonial Japanese sword meant as a gift from Japan to the U.S. President, prompting a man hunt to retrieve it.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Charles Bronson, Toshirô Mifune, Alain Delon, Ursula Andress

Votes: 6,171

26. È tornato Sabata... hai chiuso un'altra volta! (1971)

PG | 100 min | Western

5.8
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Hobsonville's citizens hire a gunslinger to rid them of the McIntock clan that is forcibly and unlawfully taxing the townsfolk under the pretext of town development.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Reiner Schöne, Giampiero Albertini, Ignazio Spalla

Votes: 1,368

27. Ten Days Wonder (1971)

PG | 110 min | Mystery, Drama

6.3
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Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Michel Piccoli, Marlène Jobert, Orson Welles

Votes: 635

28. Mourir d'aimer (1971)

GP | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of his students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Annie Girardot, Bruno Pradal, Claude Cerval, Jean Bouise

Votes: 205

To Die of Love

29. Trinity Is STILL My Name! (1971)

G | 117 min | Comedy, Western

7.3
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Bambino tries to teach his brother Trinity how to become an outlaw, but the two wind up saving a pioneer family and breaking up an arms ring instead.

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Yanti Somer, Enzo Tarascio

Votes: 11,386

30. The Trojan Women (1971)

GP | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas

Votes: 952

31. Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (1971)

R | 91 min | Drama

7.1
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A group of Green Berets return from Viet Nam and go on a cross country road trip which will result in a shocking conclusion.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Paul Koslo, Alan Vint, Elliott Street

Votes: 91

32. Sans mobile apparent (1971)

PG | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A strange series of murders are being committed in Nice on the French riviera. The commissionaire Carella is in charge and tries desperately to find a missing link between all of these ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Labro | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Sanda, Sacha Distel, Carla Gravina

Votes: 485

Without Apparent Motive

33. Women in Cages (1971)

R | 81 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.9
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American women prisoners in a foreign country. Sex and action.

Director: Gerardo de Leon | Stars: Judith Brown, Roberta Collins, Jennifer Gan, Pam Grier

Votes: 1,065

34. Lulu the Tool (1971)

125 min | Drama

7.7
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A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. Although the physical handicap is not serious, the accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Mariangela Melato, Gino Pernice, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 1,882

the Working Class Goes to Heaven

35. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas

Votes: 11,175

36. The Anderson Tapes (1971)

GP | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 5,588 | Gross: $5.00M

37. And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.6
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An anthology of the best sketches from the first and second seasons of Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969).

Director: Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 25,801

38. The Andromeda Strain (1971)

G | 131 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A group of scientists investigate a deadly new alien virus before it can spread.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne, Kate Reid

Votes: 28,190

39. Angels Hard as They Come (1971)

R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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Sex, violence and bikers on an action filled ride, in this film produced and co-written by Jonathan Demme.

Director: Joe Viola | Stars: Scott Glenn, Charles Dierkop, James Iglehart, Gilda Texter

Votes: 242

40. The Barefoot Executive (1971)

G | 96 min | Family, Comedy

5.9
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A young man who works in the mailroom at a TV network wants to move up the corporate ladder but finds himself stymied by his selfish boss. By chance he discovers that his neighbor's ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Harry Morgan, Wally Cox

Votes: 1,387

41. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 28,411 | Gross: $18.53M

42. Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (1971)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.7
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Free-thinking student tries to put up with life at a straight-laced college in 1958.

Director: Jeffrey Young | Stars: Barry Primus, David Downing, Susan Tyrrell, Philip Shafer

Votes: 43

43. The Beguiled (1971)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.2
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While imprisoned in a Confederate girls' boarding school, an injured Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts, causing them to turn on each other, and eventually, on him.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris

Votes: 12,342

44. Believe in Me (1971)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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Remy is a medical student who has a flair for making his patients comfortable. His genuine concern for the patients in his charge marks him as a hot prospect in his internship program. ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Hagmann | Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Jacqueline Bisset, Jon Cypher, Allen Garfield

Votes: 44

45. The Big Doll House (1971)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors.

Director: Jack Hill | Stars: Roberta Collins, Pam Grier, Judith Brown, Brooke Mills

Votes: 1,704 | Gross: $10.00M

46. Big Jake (1971)

GP | 110 min | Western

7.2
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In 1909, when John Fain's gang kidnaps Big Jake McCandles' grandson and hold him for ransom, Big Jake sets out to rescue the boy.

Directors: George Sherman, John Wayne | Stars: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne

Votes: 8,932 | Gross: $7.50M

47. Billy Jack (1971)

GP | 114 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Victor Izay

Votes: 4,767 | Gross: $98.00M

48. Black Beauty (1971)

G | 106 min | Family, Drama

5.4
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When farmer Evan's mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates. Alas, once the good squire is buried, his mean heir, who ... See full summary »

Director: James Hill | Stars: Mark Lester, Walter Slezak, Peter Lee Lawrence, Uschi Glas

Votes: 817

49. Bleak Moments (1971)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her intellectually disabled sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizarre neighbor and irritating workmate.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Anne Raitt, Sarah Stephenson, Eric Allan, Joolia Cappleman

Votes: 1,031

50. Blindman (1971)

R | 105 min | Western

6.4
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A blind, but deadly, gunfighter is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. When his business partners double cross him - selling them to bandits - he heads into Mexico in pursuit.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Tony Anthony, Ringo Starr, Lloyd Battista, Magda Konopka

Votes: 918

51. Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)

PG | 94 min | Horror

5.8
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An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magical powers. Her spirit returns in the form of a young girl and strange things start to happen.

Directors: Seth Holt, Michael Carreras | Stars: Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers, Hugh Burden

Votes: 2,170

52. Will to Die (1971)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

2.6
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In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs, their in-laws, and the household servants must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.

Director: Carl Monson | Stars: Rodolfo Acosta, Merry Anders, Norman Bartold, Ivy Bethune

Votes: 570

Blood Legacy

53. The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)

R | 97 min | Horror

6.4
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Horror thriller set in 17th century England about the children of a village slowly converting into a coven of devil worshipers.

Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Patrick Wymark, Linda Hayden, Barry Andrews, Michele Dotrice

Votes: 3,427

54. Blue Water, White Death (1971)

G | 99 min | Documentary

7.3
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Documentary focusing on great white sharks.

Directors: Peter Gimbel, James Lipscomb | Stars: Tom Chapin, Phil Clarkson, Stuart Cody, Peter Lake

Votes: 301

55. Born to Win (1971)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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A smart-mouthed junkie and loser known as J.J. (George Segal) spends his days looking for just "one more fix".

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: George Segal, Paula Prentiss, Karen Black, Jay Fletcher

Votes: 1,298

56. The Boy Friend (1971)

G | 137 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.8
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When the leading lady of a low-budget musical revue sprains her ankle, the assistant stage manager is forced to understudy and perform in her place, becoming a star and finding love in the process.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Twiggy, Christopher Gable, Max Adrian, Bryan Pringle

Votes: 2,391

57. The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

GP | 92 min | Horror

5.1
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A family is trapped in a desert town by a cult of senior-citizens who recruit the town's children to worship Satan.

Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Strother Martin, L.Q. Jones, Charles Bateman, Ahna Capri

Votes: 1,038

58. The Canterbury Tales (1972)

NC-17 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.5
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Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti

Votes: 5,243

59. Captain Apache (1971)

GP | 94 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

4.8
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A Native American born US Army officer, Captain Apache, investigating a murder, uncovers a presidential assassination plot.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker, Stuart Whitman, Percy Herbert

Votes: 614

60. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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Chronicling the lifelong sexual development of two men who meet and befriend one another in college.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 9,292 | Gross: $28.62M

61. Catlow (1971)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Western

5.6
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An outlaw tries to avoid interference as he journeys to pull off a $2,000,000 gold robbery.

Director: Sam Wanamaker | Stars: Yul Brynner, Richard Crenna, Leonard Nimoy, Daliah Lavi

Votes: 757

62. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

Not Rated | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

Votes: 7,372

63. Celebration at Big Sur (1971)

GP | 82 min | Documentary, Music

6.1
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Add a Plot

Directors: Baird Bryant, Johanna Demetrakas | Stars: Joan Baez, Carol Ann Cisneros, David Crosby, Chris Ethridge

Votes: 118

64. The Christian Licorice Store (1971)

R | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

5.2
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A tennis champion falls in with the Hollywood crowd. He soon finds himself being corrupted by the life in the fast lane.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Beau Bridges, Maud Adams, Gilbert Roland, Allan Arbus

Votes: 58

65. Clay Pigeon (1971)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang.

Directors: Lane Slate, Tom Stern | Stars: Tom Stern, Telly Savalas, Robert Vaughn, John Marley

Votes: 103

66. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,561

67. Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

GP | 92 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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In prehistoric times two brothers (a more or less good one and a more or less bad one) fight each other for the leadership of their tribe.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 459

68. The Corpse (1971)

GP | 91 min | Drama, Horror

4.9
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A mother and daughter hatch a scheme to murder their family's domineering and sadistic patriarch.

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Michael Gough, Yvonne Mitchell, Sharon Gurney, Simon Gough

Votes: 531

Crucible of Horror

69. Cry of the Penguins (1971)

101 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Womanizing biologist studies life in colony of penguins.

Directors: Alfred Viola, Roy Boulting | Stars: John Hurt, Hayley Mills, Dudley Sutton, Tony Britton

Votes: 236

Cry of the Penguins

70. Cry Uncle (1971)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Private detective takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Jackson Beck, Pamela Gruen, Allen Garfield, Devin Goldenberg

Votes: 377

71. Daughters of Darkness (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

6.7
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A newlywed couple are passing through a vacation resort. Their paths cross with a mysterious, strikingly beautiful countess and her aide.

Director: Harry Kümel | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, John Karlen, Danielle Ouimet, Andrea Rau

Votes: 3,366

72. The Deadly Trap (1971)

PG | 96 min | Thriller

5.6
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Jill is surprised and angry when her computer-genius boyfriend decides to quit his job in a big company for unclear reasons. But when her children disapear mysteriously and seem to have ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Frank Langella, Barbara Parkins, Karen Blanguernon

Votes: 290

73. The Devil's Backbone (1971)

GP | 100 min | Western

6.1
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Army deserter Capt. Viktor Kaleb is offered a pardon and reinstatement in the cavalry if he agrees to lead a special forces group in a raid against an Apache stronghold into Mexico.

Directors: Burt Kennedy, Niksa Fulgosi | Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 289

The Deserter

74. Desperate Characters (1971)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.2
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Marriage of a midlife, middle-class, childless couple is in a rut. Sophie has become depressed, frigid and slightly paranoid and Otto is stuck in optimistic denial. Things escalate at their summer cottage, but no one dares call it quits.

Director: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kenneth Mars, Sada Thompson, Jack Somack

Votes: 195

75. The Devils (1971)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

Votes: 10,080

76. 'Doc' (1971)

R | 96 min | Western

6.1
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One night of 1881, Doc Holliday, a famous poker gambler, enters the 'No Name Saloon'. There, he challenges a man to poker, betting his horse against his opponent's wife. Doc wins and from ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway, Harris Yulin, Michael Witney

Votes: 1,018

77. Doctors' Wives (1971)

R | 101 min | Drama

4.3
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The wives of several high-powered doctors feel neglected due to their husbands' focus on their careers, so they embark on a regimen of sex, drugs and booze.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Dyan Cannon, Richard Crenna, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 186

78. $ (1971)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob three safety deposit boxes containing $1.5 million in cash belonging to three very different criminals from a high-tech security bank in Hamburg, Germany.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Gert Fröbe, Robert Webber

Votes: 1,840

79. Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971)

GP | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Dracula conspires with a mad doctor to resurrect the Frankenstein Monster.

Directors: Al Adamson, Samuel M. Sherman | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Lon Chaney Jr., Zandor Vorkov, Anthony Eisley

Votes: 1,471

80. Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)

PG | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A Victorian scientist tests a serum that transforms him into a sensuous murderess.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Ralph Bates, Martine Beswick, Gerald Sim, Lewis Fiander

Votes: 1,830

81. Dulcima (1971)

PG | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him... See full summary »

Director: Frank Nesbitt | Stars: Carol White, John Mills, Stuart Wilson, Bernard Lee

Votes: 146

82. Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A "straight" couple dabbles in drugs and become heroin addicts.

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Clifton Tip Fredell, Kit Ryder, Billy Gray, Bob Graham

Votes: 110

83. Dynamite Chicken (1971)

R | 76 min | Comedy

5.1
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A collection of skits, parodies, musical performances, and film clips supposedly relating to the peace movement of the late Sixties and early Seventies , but more a general patchwork than a... See full summary »

Director: Ernest Pintoff | Stars: Richard Pryor, Ace Trucking Company, Patti Deutsch, Michael Mislove

Votes: 161

84. The Emigrants (1971)

PG | 151 min | Drama, History

8.0
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In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern

Votes: 4,042

85. Family Life (1971)

108 min | Drama

7.8
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A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney

Votes: 1,181

86. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical

8.0
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In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Votes: 32,255 | Gross: $80.50M

87. Flight of the Doves (1971)

G | 105 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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While fleeing across the Irish countryside, two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, a master of disguises.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 243

88. Fools' Parade (1971)

GP | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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In 1935, after 40 years in a West Virginia prison, three released convicts wish to open a legitimate business using the 25 thousand dollars earned in jail but a crooked prison guard in cahoots with the town banker plan to defraud them.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Stewart, George Kennedy, Anne Baxter, Strother Martin

Votes: 782

89. Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.7
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The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He's assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out ... See full summary »

Directors: Harvey Hart, Jules Schwerin | Stars: Wendell Burton, Michael Greer, Zooey Hall, Danny Freedman

Votes: 386

90. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (1971)

PG | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who's blackmailing him for an accidential killing of another stalker. But is everything what it appears to be?

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Michael Brandon, Mimsy Farmer, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Bud Spencer

Votes: 5,439

91. Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)

87 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Isabelle Weingarten, Guillaume des Forêts, Jean-Maurice Monnoyer, Giorgio Maulini

Votes: 1,386

92. Friends (1971)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A rich English boy meets an orphaned French girl and as they become friends, create a world that is far away from the adult world we live in.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Bury, Anicée Alvina, Ronald Lewis, Toby Robins

Votes: 724

93. Fright (1971)

PG | 87 min | Thriller

5.8
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Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old... See full summary »

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Honor Blackman, Susan George, Ian Bannen, John Gregson

Votes: 915

94. The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York City. The weaker gang uses a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeed in stopping one of the gangs, while the other remains without the boss.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jo Van Fleet, Lionel Stander

Votes: 1,120

95. Get Carter (1971)

R | 112 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
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When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Votes: 23,870

96. Glen and Randa (1971)

X | 93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.8
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Teenagers Glen and Randa are members of a tribe that lives in a rural area, several decades after nuclear war has devastated the planet. They know nothing of the outside world, except that ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Steve Curry, Shelley Plimpton, Woody Chambliss, Garry Goodrow

Votes: 457

97. Going Home (1971)

GP | 97 min | Drama

6.1
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Nineteen year old Jimmy Graham has grown up to be an angry young man based on his experiences, including not having either his mother or father in his life as he was growing up. When he was... See full summary »

Director: Herbert B. Leonard | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Brenda Vaccaro, Jan-Michael Vincent, Jason Bernard

Votes: 312

98. The Grissom Gang (1971)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Set in the Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the 1948 British film... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing

Votes: 920

99. Gumshoe (1971)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Nightclub comedian Eddie Ginley fulfills his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule

Votes: 987

100. A Gunfight (1971)

GP | 89 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Two aging gunfighters in need of money come to an agreement to organize an actual showdown between them and sell tickets for it. The townsfolk is more than interested to see the "show".

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Johnny Cash, Jane Alexander, Karen Black

Votes: 939