Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1971

1. A Clockwork Orange (1971) A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi 136 mins.
2. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. Dir: Mel Stuart With: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum Family | Fantasy | Musical 100 mins.
3. The Beguiled (1971) The Beguiled (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman Drama | Thriller | War 105 mins.
4. Wake in Fright (1971) Wake in Fright (1971)
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After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent. Dir: Ted Kotcheff With: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty Drama | Thriller 108 mins.
5. Dirty Harry (1971) Dirty Harry (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, Harry Guardino Action | Crime | Thriller 102 mins.
6. Big Jake (1971) Big Jake (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. Dir: George Sherman With: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara Western United States-GP 110 mins.
7. The French Connection (1971) The French Connection (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. Dir: William Friedkin With: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 104 mins.
8. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. Dir: Guy Hamilton With: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray Action | Adventure | Thriller United States-GP 120 mins.
9. The Last Picture Show (1971) The Last Picture Show (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically. Dir: Peter Bogdanovich With: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd Drama 118 mins.
10. Straw Dogs (1971) Straw Dogs (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment. Dir: Sam Peckinpah With: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan Crime | Drama | Thriller 113 mins.