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 realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, based on true events and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with death, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, friendship, violence, father daughter relationship, kiss, telephone call, singing and photographer plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 1971
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year 1971 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1971: Tolkien (2019), Mr. Church (2016), Watchmen (2009), Hot Shots! (1991), The Best of Enemies (2019), The Hoax (2006), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), Birds of Passage (2018), Funkytown (2011), The Angel (2018).

List of year 1971 movies

 6.8
 30K
Tolkien (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: male friendship, friendship between men, world war one, boys' school, class differences, coming of age, young soldier, male protagonist, teenage boy, soldier, group of friends, treasure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1937, year 1987 ...
Place: oxford university, england
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 7.6
 25K
Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cooking, friendship, family, storytelling, life philosophy, relationships, book, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 80s, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, boston, los angeles
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 7.6
 491K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, superhero, conspiracy, parallel world, human nature, anti heroes, save the world, superhuman powers, neo noir, good versus evil, moral dilemma, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, soviet union, afghanistan, antarctica, russia ...
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 6.8
 97K
Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, military base, disorder, danger, love and romance, pilot, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1971, year 1975 ...
Place: mediterranean sea, california, iraq
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The Best of Enemies (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
Style: rough, psychological, sincere, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial friendship, civil rights, human spirit, interracial relations, activism, righting the wronged, human rights, aggression, court, danger, ku klux klan, segregation ...
Time: 70s, year 2016, year 2005, year 1971
Place: north carolina, usa
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 6.7
 16K
The Hoax (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Style: realistic, cynical, witty, intense, tense ...
Plot: writer's life, americana, giant, media, rise and fall, ambition, research, mad, false identity, paranoia, friendship between men, imaginary ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, zurich switzerland, bahamas, mexico ...
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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental, factual ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, gay, fashion designer, couple relations, ambition, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, gender, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo
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Birds of Passage (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, Denmark, Mexico, Germany, Switzerland, France
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 ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: corruption, revenge, marijuana, marriage, wealth, murder, death, humiliation, money, baby, smuggling, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1971, year 1979, year 1980 ...
Place: colombia, south america
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 6.3
 801
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: serious, suspense, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, addiction, nightlife, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, society, actor's life, social decay, drug addiction, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1977, year 1976 ...
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec ...
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 7.0
 8K
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: tense, psychological, captivating, exciting, based on true events ...
Plot: armed robbery, psychopath, murder, friendship, violence, arrest, police, money, escape, father son relationship, lie, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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Der Junge muss an die frische Luft (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatised origin story of one of Germany's most beloved contemporary comedians.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death of mother, classroom, comedian, fame, society, ambition, friendship, horse riding, horse carriage, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971, year 1972
Place: germany
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 6.4
 2K
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: husband wife relationship, black market, male friendship, artist, father daughter relationship, post punk, friendship between men, writers
Time: year 1971
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 7.7
 135K
Roma (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
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.
Style: touching, thought provoking, rough, captivating
Plot: maid, routine, middle class, master servant relationship, female protagonist, class differences, strongman, nanny, infidelity, pregnancy, sea, adultery ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, 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, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, tv show, family life, filmmaking, self fulfillment, private vs public, privacy invasion, human nature, parents and children, american dream, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: california, usa, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 130K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Drama, 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, exciting, factual, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: cover up, journalism, vietnam war, political thriller, expose, politics, truth, lie, newspaper story, wartime, journalist, newspaper reporter ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 1949, year 1965, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam
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 7.0
 30K
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: rock star, redemption, elderly, family relations, introspection, starting over, musician's life, aging, love and romance, artists and showbiz, wooing, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles, new york
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All the Money in the World (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK, China
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, tense, captivating, serious, rough
Plot: ransom demand, greed, billionaire, kidnapping, grandfather grandson relationship, escape, violence, severed ear, abduction, child custody, mafia, flashback ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1971
Place: rome italy, italy, saudi arabia
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 7.1
 18K
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: based on true events, realistic, factual, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, illness, supportive spouse, husband wife relationship, polio, adaptation, human spirit, kiss on the cheek, magnifying glass, hula hoop, kiss on the forehead ...
Time: year 1971, year 1970, year 1965, year 1981, year 1960 ...
Place: spain, england, africa, germany, kenya
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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 ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: women's rights, politics, voting, feminism, husband wife relationship, village, countryside, women, society, fighting the system, female director, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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 5.9
 18K
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, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, mental disorder, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1996, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 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: scary, disturbing, gothic, sadistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, woman in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, murder, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, crimes, femme fatale, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy, sicily, vienna
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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: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, fashion designer, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief), sewing, scandal, male prostitute, gender ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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: atmospheric, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: idealism, revolution, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, archive footage, isolation, military, radical, danger, confined, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968, year 1960, 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, realistic, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, anarchist, rebellion, fighting the system, self discovery, working class, counterculture, youth, society, vandalism, coming of age, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, italy, florence italy, paris france ...
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 7.0
 3K
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 ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, sentimental, sincere, non-linear
Plot: female singer, singing, husband wife relationship, suicide, musician's life, music, anorexia, female director, lgbt, airport, wedding, death ...
Time: 50s, year 1933, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, india, egypt, cairo egypt, italy ...
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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, mystery, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, overbearing parent, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, year 1978 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., florida, paris france ...
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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: stylized, captivating, psychological, serious, surreal ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, hopes, society, coming of age, youth, love and romance, rich and poor, siblings relations, colonialism, coup, liberation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: india, asia, bangladesh, bombay india, pakistan ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: vengeance, twins, teacher, murder, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes, couples, family relations, couple relations, fascism, old friend ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943, year 1971
Place: australia, crete, melbourne australia
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The Year That Trembled (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: lottery, friendship, anti war, college, politics, coming of age, fighting the system, teenage life, rebelliousness, wartime life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1970, year 1971
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, cambodia ...
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