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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting and interesting films and TV shows about / with corruption, murder, mentor, runaway, danger, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe, storytelling and violence plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
70s
 2634
70s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 70s: Vinyl (2016), Starsky and Hutch (1975), The Lovely Bones (2009), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Boogie Nights (1997), The Last King of Scotland (2006), Capricorn One (1977), First Blood (1982), The Toy (1976), Quarry (2016).

List of 70s movies

 7.8
 19K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, music, ambition, blackmail, mafia, music business, historical character, nervous breakdown, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, rough, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, partners against crime, police investigation, law enforcement, undercover, buddies, crimes, working undercover, unlikely partners, society, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: suspense, emotional, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: afterlife, rape, death in the family, serial killer, loss of child, pedophile, loss of loved one, heaven and hell, loss of daughter, murder, family drama, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 122 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: tense, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, mole, investigation, double agent, government agency, betrayal, secret service, torture, kgb, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest, budapest hungary, hungary ...
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 7.9
 218K
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: captivating, sentimental, touching, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: pornography, drug abuse, rise and fall, porn industry, strong sexual content, cocaine, addiction, fame, showbiz, lifestyle, sex, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, doctor, politics, corruption, torture, against humanity, blacks and whites, attempted murder, head of state, assistant, atrocity, polygamy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
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Once Upon a Time in High School: The Spirit of Jeet Kune Do (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A model student transfers to the notorious Jungmoon High School known for its severe corporal punishment by teachers and power struggles between school gangs.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious, touching ...
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, rebellion, troublemaker, love triangle, youth, coming of age, friends, fight back, social relations, rivalry, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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 6.8
 18K
Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, astronaut, helicopter, conspiracy, desert, escape, investigative reporter, spacecraft, society, political corruption, whistleblower, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas
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 7.7
 200K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, manhunt, soldier, lone wolves, tough heroes, small town, humiliation, ex military, danger, police brutality, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
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 7.5
 4K
The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, mischievous children, family relations, society, toys, screwball, disorder, youth, parents and children, power relations, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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 8.2
 10K
Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: assassination, teaching the ways of the world, working undercover, vietnam veteran, homecoming, haunted by the past, corruption, hitman, murder, money, sex scene, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa
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Pirates of the 20th Century (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Soviet cargo ship carrying medical opium gets attacked by pirates of an unknown nationality. The crew is left to die on a sinking ship but they manage to escape and now must fight the pirates for survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: danger, pirate, ocean or sea, ship, escapades, confined, survival, hijacking, adventure, rivalry, murder, isolation ...
Time: 70s
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The Incredible Hulk (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Incredible Hulk is an American television series based on the Marvel Comics character, the Hulk. The series aired on the CBS television network and starred Bill Bixby as David Banner, Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk, and Jack Colvin as Jack McGee. In ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sentimental, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, scientist, false accusation, experiment gone awry, tough guy, uncontrollable, danger, antidote, mutant, adventure, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 414K
American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: tense, intense, suspense, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: fbi, partners in crime, mayor, cons and scams, political corruption, partners, criminal heroes, deception, romancing partners, organized crime, working undercover, corruption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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 6.5
 18K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, crimes, criminal heroes, family problems, betrayal, dishonesty, family reunited, honest law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, police detective, rivalry, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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 4.0
 2K
Pentathlon (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When East German Eric Brogar (Dolph Lundgren) wins a gold medal in the pentathlon, he escapes to freedom in the west with the help of a beautiful American athlete. But his demanding coach, Heinrich Mueller (David Soul) vows revenge and Eric's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, crimes, power relations, betrayal, human spirit, rivalry, olympics, employer employee relationship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, usa, los angeles, germany, east germany
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The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, androids and robots, adventure, investigation, danger, escapades, ex athlete, government agency, government facility, undercover, chases and races, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, social differences, americana, social relations, youth, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, small town life, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg, which was the series's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, investigation, androids and robots, superior, crimes, escapades, chases and races, danger, surgery, government agency, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, lawyer, courtroom, marriage, child custody, selfishness, father son relationship, family problems, family, single father, justice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 11K
The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexual ...
Plot: suicide, sex, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, midlife crisis, strong sexual content, friends, sexual relations, sexual promiscuity, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, turkey
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 5.8
 738
Bloodbrothers (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is torn between following in his brothers' footsteps or striking out on his own.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: moral dilemma, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, working class, self discovery, youth, teenage life, family problems, friendship, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.6
 86K
The Hurricane (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: prison, boxing, false accusation, racism, courtroom, friendship, freedom, prison life, fighting the system, injustice, prejudice, discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: new jersey, canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Poker House (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: pimp, coming of age, drug abuse, prostitute, family relations, family in crisis, down on your luck, life is a bitch, lifestyle, teenage life, small town, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: iowa, usa
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Scoundrel in White (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jean-Paul Belmondo plays Paul, a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives. A car accident leaves ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, opposites attract, dangerous attraction, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, obsession, love triangle, looking for love, prejudice, nurse, marriage ...
Time: 70s
Place: tunisia, africa
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The Muppet Show (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Muppet Show is a comedy-variety television series produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. After two pilot episodes produced in 1974 and 1975 failed to get the attention of America's network heads, Lew Grade approached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: backstage, puppets, friends, performer's life, media satire, goofy hero, showbiz, fame, workplace, escapades, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Day of the Animals (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, disturbing, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, camping, animal life, battles, deadly, adventure, danger, supernatural, save the planet, bird, rat ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
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 6.6
 14K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, police, gangsters, crimes, urban, vigilante, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 3.7
 2K
Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, avalanche, snow, snowmobile, ski resort, ambulance, survival, danger, winter, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
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 8.1
 387K
Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, 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: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sport, rise to the top, rivalry, world champion, ambition, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry, rising to stardom, desire for fame, contests and competitions, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, south africa, new york, austria, italy ...
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