70s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 70s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, interesting, serious, suspense, harsh and tense films and TV shows about / with runaway, brutality, violence, dialogue, storytelling, murder, blood, mentor, cigarette smoking and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
70s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 70s: Dazed and Confused (1993), Boogie Nights (1997), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Zodiac (2007), Super 8 (2011), Summer of Sam (1999), Sid and Nancy (1986), '71 (2014), American Hustle (2013), Goodfellas (1990).

List of 70s movies

Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: teenager, coming of age, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, party, adolescence, hippie, friendship, stoners, weed, rock and roll, stoner ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, california, london, new jersey ...
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Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, erotic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: sex, porn industry, drugs, cocaine, drug abuse, disco, addiction, drug addiction, nudity (full frontal - brief), voyeurism, oral sex, adult filmmaking ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, tense, bleak, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, investigation, double agent, british intelligence, mole, secret service, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england, hungary, istanbul turkey ...
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Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, mystery, crimes, maniac, paranoia, uncover truth, journalism, mind game, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1969, year 1971, year 1991 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, alien, monster, small town, ufo, young heroes, friendship, adventure, youth, creature, coming of age, investigation ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: ohio, usa
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Summer of Sam (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, infidelity, lust, gangsters, drugs, psychopath, violent, punk, obsession, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city ...
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Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, heroin, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, rock and roll, destructive relationship, drugs, punk music, musician, love affair, heroin addict ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, london, paris france, new jersey, england ...
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'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, political, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, war, irish republican army, terrorism, military, violence, brutality, wartime, chase, riot ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
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American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Style: twists and turns, tense, intense, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, partners in crime, sting operation, fbi, heist, con artists, organized crime, mafia, romantic triangle, scam, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
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Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, criminal heroes, mentor, friends, cosa nostra, prison, fbi, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1970, year 1955, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, florida, brooklyn new york city, usa, pittsburgh ...
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Munich (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: political, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, mossad, vengeance, spy, politics, revenge, assassination, jewish, murder, secret agents, terrorist ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, beirut lebanon, europe, palestine ...
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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, crimes, undercover, car chase, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, law enforcement, unlikely partners, society, working undercover, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
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Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.
Style: inspirational, realistic, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, racecar driver, rise to the top, rivalry, formula 1, sport, automobile racing, race car, world champion, race, fame, success ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: europe, london, monte carlo, vienna, australia ...
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Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: witty, inspirational, stylized, feel good, funny ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, working class, friends, runaway, family, old love, destiny, love, relationships, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his trans-gender nature is beyond the town's understanding.
Style: surreal, touching, sentimental, compassionate, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transvestism, gay, lgbt, irish, gay slur, gender bending, coming of age, transsexual, gender, ira, family disapproval, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ireland, england, london, europe, big ben london
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The Deuce (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the violence of the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, sexy, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitution, sex, female nudity, porn industry, porn, sleaze, society, porn actor, male objectification, sex scene, rivalry, obsession ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1984, year 1977, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, new york state, manhattan new york city, new york
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F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, adult animation, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, couple relations, gross out humor, satire, parents and children, family relations, emotional abuse, teenage life, teenager, betrayal, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, survival, plague, disaster, train crash, terrorism, race against time, quarantine, catastrophe, terrorist, military, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: geneva switzerland, poland, new orleans, europe, sweden ...
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Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, vietnam veteran, assassination, working undercover, corruption, haunted by the past, homecoming, money, murder, blackmail, sex scene, adaptation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, mississippi, memphis
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Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: funny, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: basketball, sport, championship, basketball team, sport team, coach, mentor, competition, adaptation, justice, cheerleader, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
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Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music business, showbiz, music, ambition, mafia, blackmail, historical character, disco, rock, rock band, murder, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, funny, sexy, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, road trip, car, speed, truck, beer, sheriff, police chase, on the road, police, convoy, bootlegging ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, alabama, mississippi, austin texas, california ...
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Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, drugs, addiction, drug addiction, friendship, dark humor, junkie, drug addict, redemption, coming of age, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, portland oregon
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Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, mentor, organized crime, crimes, undercover agent, working undercover, undercover, friends, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, new jersey, florida, usa, miami ...
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First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vietnam war, gunfight, tough heroes, manhunt, soldier, lone wolves, small town, ex military, vietnam veteran, police brutality, loner ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, washington state, usa, arizona
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, atmospheric, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, drugs, road trip, hallucination, addiction, american dream, journalism, surrealism, psychedelia, marijuana, cocaine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1971
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: political, suspense, harsh, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, genocide, dictator, politics, doctor, torture, corruption, against humanity, attempted murder, polygamy, atrocity, blacks and whites ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, uganda, scotland
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: entertaining, suspense, exciting, absurd, intense ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, creature, giant animal, survival, island, king kong, giant creature, monster versus monster, expedition, jungle, chase ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: thailand, vietnam, washington d.c., bangkok thailand, pacific ocean
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Cruella (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to ...
Style: colourful, light, captivating, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fashion, disney, villain, female villain, fashion designer, robbery, designer, villainess, personality change, dalmatian, criminal, secret identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1965
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain, europe
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Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, stuntman, best friends, animal life, journalism, race against time ...
Time: 70s
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