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 suspense films and TV shows about / with murder, crimes, runaway, death, dialogue, mentor, female nudity, chases and races, corruption and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
70s
 2641
70s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 70s: Munich (2005), Boogie Nights (1997), The Toy (1976), Quarry (2016), Vinyl (2016), Bless the Beasts & Children (1971), Pentathlon (1994), The Bionic Woman (1976), Starsky and Hutch (1975), The Cassandra Crossing (1976).

List of 70s movies

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: serious, touching, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, rivalry, teenage life, troublemaker, love and romance, unfulfilled love, buddies, breaking point, high school life, high school, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, seoul
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 7.5
 200K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, politics, terrorism, secret agents, murder, vengeance, assassination, jewish, revenge, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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 7.9
 222K
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, stylized, talky ...
Plot: pornography, drug abuse, cocaine, rise and fall, porn industry, strong sexual content, sex, addiction, fame, lifestyle, showbiz, mutual masturbation ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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: humorous, realistic, exciting, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, mischievous children, family relations, toys, society, screwball, disorder, youth, parents and children, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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 8.1
 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, working undercover, teaching the ways of the world, vietnam veteran, homecoming, haunted by the past, corruption, hitman, money, murder, sex scene, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa
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 7.8
 20K
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, historical character, music, ambition, blackmail, mafia, music business, nervous breakdown, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Six children at a summer camp embark on a mission to save a buffalo herd from slaughter.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, road movie
Plot: summer camp, rescue, environmentalism, obsessive quest, teenage life, friendship, animal life, coming of age, buffalo, youth, brother brother relationship, hunter ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 4.3
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, crimes, human spirit, rivalry, betrayal, power relations, olympics, employer employee relationship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, usa, germany, los angeles, 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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, androids and robots, danger, investigation, escapades, government agency, government facility, chases and races, undercover, ex athlete, superheroine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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, realistic, semi serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, police detective, undercover, partners against crime, police investigation, law enforcement, buddies, crimes, society, urban, unlikely partners, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
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The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
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, serious, rough, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, plague, drug dealing, survival, save the day, terrorism, isolation, terrorist, train crash, race against time, government agency, one man army ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: sweden, europe, poland, new orleans
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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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, undercover, adventure, superior, investigation, chases and races, crimes, escapades, androids and robots, surgery, espionage, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: moral dilemma, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, self discovery, youth, family problems, teenage life, friendship, family in crisis, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
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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: emotional, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: pedophile, rape, afterlife, death in the family, loss of child, serial killer, loss of daughter, murder, family drama, heaven and hell, tragic event, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware
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 6.6
 20K
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, crimes, rise and fall, social activist, political intrigue, political corruption, working class, state affairs, ambition, americana ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 50s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: detroit, new york, usa, michigan, las vegas ...
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 8.1
 399K
Rush (2013)
Genre: 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, racecar driver, sport, rise to the top, rivalry, human spirit, world champion, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, ambition, contests and competitions, rising to stardom ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, japan, new york, france, italy ...
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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: espionage, cold war, spy, government agency, british intelligence, mole, double agent, investigation, betrayal, kgb, secret service, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest hungary, budapest, istanbul turkey ...
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 8.1
 19K
The Deuce (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, melancholic, sexy, gross out humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female nudity, pornography, prostitution, drugs/alcohol, porn industry, male objectification, society, sex scene, sleaze, rivalry, party, obsession ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 34K
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, infidelity, psychopath, danger, lust, murder, punk, intolerance, bigotry, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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, against humanity, atrocity, politics, corruption, torture, blacks and whites, head of state, attempted murder, assistant, genocide ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
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 6.9
 19K
Capricorn One (1978)
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, mars, helicopter, conspiracy, desert, escape, investigative reporter, spacecraft, whistleblower, uncover truth, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas
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 7.7
 206K
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, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, tough heroes, lone wolves, manhunt, humiliation, danger, police brutality, ex military, small town, deadly, loner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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 7.0
 323K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: 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, sentimental, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, childhood, young heroes, adventure, alien, small town, secret, danger, monster, investigation, disappearance, filmmaking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 1960s, year 1958 ...
Place: ohio, usa
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What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarrassing him. At the same time a ...
Style: witty, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, love triangle, judge, love and romance, screwball, opposites attract, oldies, fall in love, nothing goes right, romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, psychopath, crimes, deadly, heist, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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The Ungrateful (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad, Damodar, has a heart attack and is advised to take ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: factory, factory worker, anti capitalism, introspection, social differences, hopes, working class, hidden identity, family relations, factory owner, capitalism, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
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Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. Slowly, her ritualized daily routines begin to fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: single mother, widow, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, chores, single parent, school, housewife, feminism, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium, brussels, brussels belgium, france
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 5.7
 1K
Sugar Hill (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When her boyfriend is brutally murdered, after refusing to be shaken down by the local gangsters running their protection racket, Sugar Hill, decides not to get mad, but BAD! Calling upon the help of aged voodoo queen Mama Maitresse, Sugar entreats ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, murder, vengeance, gory, deadly, danger, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, crimes, frame up, swamp, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s
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The Human Tornado (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolemite comes to the rescue of Queen Bee, whose Nightclub is threatened by the Mafia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, witty ...
Plot: martial arts, superhero, fighting crime, rivalry, injustice, crimes, racism, heroes, gangsters, lone wolves, ethnic slur, racial prejudice ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a widowed mother falls in love with an American sailor, her troubled young son is pressured by the bullying leader of his clique to seek revenge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: sailor, revenge, murder, mentally unstable, crimes, mischievous children, dangerous attraction, deadly, coming of age, destiny, mother son relationship, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
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