Year 1971 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1971 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing, based on true events, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with death, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, singing, violence, blood, murder, kiss and telephone call plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
year 1971
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year 1971 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1971: Birds of Passage (2018), Funkytown (2011), The Angel (2018), Dovlatov (2018), Roma (2018), Cinema Verite (2011), The Post (2017), Danny Collins (2015), All the Money in the World (2017), Breathe (2017).

List of year 1971 movies

Birds of Passage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Denmark, Mexico, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous Wayuu family get involved in a booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion ...
Plot: negotiation, drug trafficking, shot in the heart, black man, messenger, grandmother, funeral, massacre, revenge, death, murder, violence ...
Time: year 1979, year 1971, 1960s, year 1968, year 1980
Place: south america, colombia
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 6.3
 765
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: disco, politics, nightclub, society, couples, nightlife, social decay, musician's life, clubbing, drug abuse, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1976, year 1973 ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec, montreal
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 4K
The Angel (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: About a real-life criminal who shocked Argentine society: Carlos Robledo Puch, a merciless teen killer dubbed “The Angel of Death” because of his beatific good looks, who now ranks as the longest-serving prison inmate in Argentine history.
Style: based on true events
Plot: armed robbery, criminal, escape, death, hotel, gun, police, vacuum cleaner, singing, murder, violence, breaking and entering ...
Time: year 1971
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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Der Junge muss an die frische Luft (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatised origin story of one of Germany's most beloved contemporary comedians.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: death of mother, singing in a car, father son relationship, classroom, loss of loved one, grandfather grandson relationship, horse carriage, death of grandmother, suicide of mother, grandmother grandson relationship, brother brother relationship
Time: year 1972, year 1971, year 1973
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 6.5
 1K
Dovlatov (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Poland, Serbia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dovlatov charts six days in the life of brilliant, ironic writer who saw far beyond the rigid limits of 70s Soviet Russia. Sergei Dovlatov fought to preserve his own talent and decency with poet and writer Joseph Brodsky while watching his artist ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: male friendship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, artist, black market
Time: year 1971
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 7.8
 102K
Roma (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
Plot: maid, master servant relationship, middle class, dating, nanny, tea, corruption, death, political rally, employer employee relationship, violence, girl ...
Time: year 1970, 70s, year 1971
Place: mexico city, mexico
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Cinema Verite (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1973, the Loud family became a television sensation of a new kind. It was long before a metal rock star showed his eccentric family on the small screen and decades before housewives had screaming matches with each other on camera in public. ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: self fulfillment, couples, family life, crumbling marriage, private vs public, parents and children, media sensation, artists and showbiz, privacy invasion, family relations, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, california, paris france, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 104K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: based on true events, factual, exciting, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: journalism, vietnam war, politics, cover up, truth, lie, expose, war violence, newspaper story, national security, wartime, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1966, year 1971, year 1965, year 1949
Place: washington d.c., vietnam
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 7.0
 27K
Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, aging, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, hopes, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
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All the Money in the World (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
Style: based on true events, serious, tense, captivating, rough
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, greed, miser, billionaire, child custody, grandfather grandson relationship, escape, telephone call, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, severed ear, flashback ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971
Place: italy, rome italy, saudi arabia
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 7.1
 15K
Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: factual, based on true events, realistic, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, illness, husband wife relationship, paralysis, polio, supportive spouse, adaptation, human spirit, rain, englishman abroad, cricket the game, near death experience ...
Time: year 1971, year 1958, year 1973, year 1965, year 1960 ...
Place: england, germany, spain, kenya, africa
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The Divine Order (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village with her husband and their two sons. The Swiss countryside is untouched by the major social upheavals the movement of 1968 has brought about. Nora’s life is not affected ...
Plot: village, politics, women's rights, feminism, husband wife estrangement, wife husband relationship, women, protest march, bible quote, husband wife conflict, globe, laundry drying on clothes line ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971
Place: switzerland
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 5.9
 17K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, obsession, misfit, media, life turned upside down, mental disorders, depression, loneliness, psychiatrist, drugs, interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1996, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, obsession, mysterious character, who done it, babies and infants, crimes, deadly, couples, gory, supernatural ability, serial killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe
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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psycho film, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, obsession, love triangle, danger, woman in danger, cult, mysterious character, femme fatale, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, couples, strong sexual content, gender, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
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United Red Army (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan's student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly using archive footage and a narrator. The second act follows the formation of the group to their mountain ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: life is a bitch, confined, down on your luck, isolation, society, radical, revolution, military, rebellion, idealism, danger, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: japan, asia
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Something in the Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: anarchist, teenage life, passionate interest, working class, rebellion, society, high school life, rebelliousness, identity crisis, counterculture, political unrest, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1968, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, florence italy
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 35
Aakraman (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Story: Drama about a major in the Indian army and his impending arranged marriage.
Plot: whiskey, love triangle, party, bar, drink, drinking, soldier, patriotism, cripple, courage
Time: year 1971
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 7
Top Kids (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fun journey through the history of the automobile, this film is about a group of future computer hackers that wire an arcade game to work as a time machine. Among appearances in the movie are Henry Ford, Mercedes Benz, and modern race car driver ...
Plot: year 1914, old car, historical figure, group of friends, time travel, classic car, altering history, mercedes, woman driver, computer disc, chevrolet, computer nerd ...
Time: year 1971, 1930s, 1880s, 1920s
Place: italy, europe
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The Nullarbor Nymph (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Following two Water Australia employees who travel out along the Nullarbor Plain only to discover they are being hunted by the mythological creature, the Nullarbor Nymph.
Plot: hotel, mythology, legend, pub, blood, freeway, observatory, australian, cave woman, blonde woman, indigenous, woman ...
Time: year 1972, year 1971
Place: australia, south australia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 2K
Dalida (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième ...
Plot: female singer, crying, husband wife relationship, dog, airplane, kiss, bathtub, flashback, snow, doctor, baby, gunshot ...
Time: year 1971, year 1940, year 1972, year 1986, year 1979 ...
Place: montmartre paris, italy, egypt, india, cairo egypt ...
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Children of War (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Children of War is a movie based on the true events of the 1971 Genocide. Can we, in search of power, become animals? A genocide; neglected! The first use of rape as a weapon of war; undocumented! The lives of millions; unaccounted! The culprits; ...
Plot: genocide, rape, women's rights, women's prison, brutality, rape and revenge, sister, bollywood, brother sister relationship, liberation, cruelty, islam ...
Time: year 1971
Place: bangladesh
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, domestic violence, mystery, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, high society, family secret, love affair, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1972, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, florida ...
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Midnight's Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Canadian-Brith film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel of the same name. The film tells the story of a pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England grow up in the country that is nothing like their ...
Style: captivating, epic, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: twins, family relations, love and romance, hopes, rich and poor, state affairs, siblings relations, society, supernatural, coming of age, destiny, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1940s ...
Place: india, asia, bombay india, bangladesh, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 389K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 3K
Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Plot: lesbian, farm, feminism, mother daughter relationship, lesbian relationship, sisterhood, love, lesbian interest, lgbt, social activism, harvest, abortion ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976
Place: france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 387
Attica (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A behind the scenes look of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison, prison riot, hostages, life is a bitch, confined, politics, rebellion, tough heroes, deadly, human spirit, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: usa, new york
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Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Australia, Greece
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Manos, a Greek school teacher, is forced to travel to Melbourne, Australia when the man who murdered his grandfather 57 years ago surfaces there. While the reluctant Manos is tutored in the art of revenge by old friend Stephanos, he also attempts to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, murder, teacher, fascism, vigilantism, siblings relations, rivalry, school, twins, couples, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971, year 1943
Place: australia, melbourne australia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 12K
Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the President himself.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, light, factual ...
Plot: white house, singer, photograph, musician's life, usa president, president, secret service, police badge, ex marine, fbi agent, singing in a car, elvis impersonator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, new jersey, las vegas ...
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