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 suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking and disturbing films and TV shows about / with death, friendship, husband wife relationship, violence, cigarette smoking, photograph, blood, fight, society and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in USA, France, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1971: Children of War (2014), 1971: Beyond Borders (2017), Forgotten We’ll Be (2020), Da 5 Bloods (2020), Searching (2018), Happy New Year (1973), The Photograph (1986), Rambling Rose (1991), Drugstore Cowboy (1989), Tolkien (2019).

List of year 1971 movies

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; ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: genocide, rape, independence, rape victim, brutality, women's rights, islam, brother sister relationship, liberation, women, cruelty, multiple storylines ...
Time: year 1971, 70s
Place: bangladesh
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1971: Beyond Borders (2017)
Genre: Action, War
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of 1971 Indo-Pak war, the movie is inspired by real incidents and the protagonists are inspired by Param Vir Chakra recipients. The movie shows what consequences of war are on the lives of soldiers on either side of the ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, war, military, fight, hindu, life is a bitch, brutality, gunfight, un, relationships, rescue, wartime ...
Time: year 1971
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Forgotten We’ll Be (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Colombia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Portrays the life of Héctor Abad Gómez, a prominent doctor and human rights activist in the polarized, violent Medellin of the 70s. A family man worried not only for his own children but those of the underprivileged classes as well, his home was ...
Style: captivating
Plot: repression, father son relationship, family relations, family, father and son, society, political unrest, father, historical figure, kids and family, relationships, political intrigue ...
Time: year 1987, year 1983, year 1971
Place: italy, colombia
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 6.5
 47K
Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of ...
Style: suspense
Plot: vietnam war, vietnam veteran, gold, minefield, friendship between men, war veteran, father son relationship, interracial romance, widower, post traumatic stress disorder, gunfight, multiple time frames ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1970, year 1960, year 1972 ...
Place: vietnam, baltimore, memphis, harlem manhattan new york city, oakland california ...
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 7.6
 150K
Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, missing child, disappearance, social media, missing daughter, missing girl, search and rescue, webcam, determination, internet, police detective, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, year 2017, year 2019, year 1971, year 2015
Place: california, pittsburgh
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Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles Gérard), prepares to take part in the "first psychological hold-up in the history of crime". Next door to the jewellers of Van Cleef & Arpels, on the Croisette, in Cannes, the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, clever ...
Plot: new year, heist, jewelry, jewelry store, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, on the run, unlikely couple, crimes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.2
 290
The Photograph (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Greek man goes to Paris seeking help from a solitary and almost misanthropic distant relative who works as a furrier. With him, he takes nothing from his homeland but a photograph of a woman that he finds on the pavement. A misunderstanding ...
Plot: unrequited love, lie, singer, photograph, death of friend, communist, friendship, pursuit, liar, friend, correspondence, male female relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: paris france
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Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, family relations, prostitute, love, parents and children, introspection, romance, youth, fall in love, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1971, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, 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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, dark humor, friendship, drug addiction, addiction, loss of friend, thief, couples, overdose, robbery, pharmacy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, portland oregon
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 6.8
 36K
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: friendship between men, male friendship, world war one, boys' school, coming of age, young soldier, male protagonist, teenage boy, soldier, group of friends, treasure, friendship between boys ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1937, year 1987 ...
Place: oxford university, england
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 7.7
 27K
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, life philosophy, cook, storytelling, relationships, book, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 60s, year 1977 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, boston
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 7.6
 524K
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: neo noir, comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, conspiracy, anti heroes, superhero, parallel world, superhuman powers, good versus evil, anti hero, heroes, human nature, moral dilemma, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1940 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, new york, los angeles ...
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 6.8
 103K
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: parody, humorous, not serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: pilot, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, military base, disorder, danger, love and romance, love triangle, air force ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1971, year 1975 ...
Place: iraq, mediterranean sea, california
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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, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: marijuana, marriage, wealth, murder, revenge, corruption, baby, humiliation, money, death, drug trade, smuggling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1980 ...
Place: colombia, south america
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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: melancholic, atmospheric, social realism, visually appealing, based on true events
Plot: writers, writer's life, freedom, politics, life is a bitch, friends, society, loneliness, book, introspection, drinking, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: ussr
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 7.7
 146K
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, pregnancy, class differences, female protagonist, infidelity, strongman, nanny, disappearance, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1971
Place: mexico city, mexico
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 7.2
 142K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Drama
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: political thriller, based on true events, exciting, thought provoking, factual ...
Plot: cover up, journalism, vietnam war, expose, politics, lie, truth, newspaper story, newspaper office, newspaper reporter, war violence, newspaper article ...
Time: 70s, year 1949, year 1971, year 1965, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam
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 7.0
 31K
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, semi serious, inspirational ...
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, los angeles, usa, new york
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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, sincere, light, humorous
Plot: women's rights, politics, feminism, husband wife relationship, voting, village, countryside, women, society, fighting the system, husband wife estrangement, female director ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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 5.9
 19K
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, lottery winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1996, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, california, palm springs 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: disturbing, scary, gothic, sadistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, woman in danger, haunted by the past, psychopath, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
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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, murder, obsession, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, deadly, crimes, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily, vienna, turin italy ...
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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: rebellion, idealism, revolution, archive footage, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, military, radical, society, danger, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1972, year 1966 ...
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, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, anarchist, rebellion, fighting the system, self discovery, working class, counterculture, society, youth, vandalism, social relations, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, italy, florence italy, paris france ...
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 6.3
 47
Aakraman (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Drama about a major in the Indian army and his impending arranged marriage.
Plot: love triangle, whiskey, drinking, drink, bar, soldier, patriotism, officer, drinking alcohol, courage, party, cripple
Time: year 1971
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 5.7
 19
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: time travel, formula 1, hacker, computer, used car salesman, child, altering history, driver, teenager, woman driver, chrysler, world war one ...
Time: year 1914, year 1950, 80s, 1880s, 1920s ...
Place: europe, italy
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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.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, suspense, contemplative, scary ...
Plot: hearing voices, mysterious woman, missing person, hallucination, countryside, australian, highway, blonde, mythology, folklore, hotel, coast ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, year 1971
Place: australia, south australia
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 6.9
 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, sentimental, sincere, realistic, non-linear
Plot: female singer, husband wife relationship, suicide, musician's life, singing, music, anorexia, lgbt, female director, wedding, scrabble, singer ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1967 ...
Place: new york, paris france, cairo egypt, italy, montmartre paris ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 452
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: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, hostage, rebellion, fighting the system, prison riot, society, law enforcement, state affairs, confined, misfit, life is a bitch, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: usa, new york
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Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, talky, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, against the odds, political unrest, courtroom, injustice, righting the wronged, ambition, legal action, hopes, rebellion, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1971
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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