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, suspense, psychological, tense, serious and inspirational films and TV shows about / with death, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, friendship, father son relationship, violence, storytelling, father daughter relationship, family relations and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime 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: Summertime (2015), Children of War (2014), Roma (2018), '71 (2014), 1971: Beyond Borders (2017), Tigerland (2000), The Deuce (2017), Dirty Harry (1971), El Angel (2018), The Divine Order (2017).

List of year 1971 movies

 6.7
 5K
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.
Style: erotic, sexy, sincere, sweet, feminist film ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, farm, mother daughter relationship, love, lesbian sex, feminism, female nudity, farmer, countryside, lgbtq ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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; ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: brutality, islam, war for independence, genocide, cruelty, independence, rape victim, multiple storylines, brother sister relationship, women's rights, liberation, women ...
Time: year 1971, 70s
Place: bangladesh
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 7.7
 158K
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.
Style: touching, art house, inspirational, feminist film, sad ...
Plot: maid, nanny, class differences, servant, routine, middle class, female protagonist, professor, vacation, master servant relationship, saving a life, pregnant woman ...
Time: year 1971, 70s, year 1970
Place: mexico city, mexico
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 7.2
 57K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, political, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, soldier, ira, irish republican army, war, terrorism, military, violence, brutality, wartime, chase, riot ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
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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, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: war, military, fight, friendship, rescue, society, life is a bitch, wartime, violence, wartime life, brutality, death ...
Time: year 1971
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 7.0
 42K
Tigerland (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: military, vietnam war, boot camp, anti war, recruit, military base, insubordination, basic training, buddies, army, world war two, swamp ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: vietnam, louisiana, usa, kansas
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 8.1
 29K
The Deuce (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex, prostitution, female nudity, porn industry, sleaze, porn, porn actor, society, male objectification, sex scene, rivalry, party ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 1985, year 1977, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, new york state, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.7
 157K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, crimes, gunfight, tough law enforcer, psychopath, violence, vigilante, murder, city, urban setting, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 6.9
 11K
El 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, captivating, psychological, exciting, homoerotic ...
Plot: homoeroticism, gay, lgbt, murder, psychopath, police, violence, money, teenage boy, gay interest, serial killer, arrest ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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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: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feminist film ...
Plot: feminism, women's rights, politics, women, woman, husband wife relationship, voting, society, fighting the system, family relations, countryside, village ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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 7.4
 40K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: factual, emotional, intense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: musician, mental illness, psychotherapist, pop music, music, rock music, drug abuse, addiction, songwriter, hearing voices, relationships, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1939 ...
Place: california, new jersey, usa, malibu california, los angeles
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 7.7
 542K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, murder mystery, mystery, journalism, crimes, paranoia, maniac, killings, uncover truth, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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 7.3
 20K
Minamata (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A movie about reporter W. Eugene Smith and his research on mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan, resulting in severe neurological symptoms.
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, art house
Plot: war photographer, art, breaking point, american abroad, poisoning, corruption, lifestyle, wrath, modern art, frustration, social misfits, hypocrisy ...
Time: year 1971, 70s
Place: japan
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The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark, N.J., history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters start to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, criminal, crimes, mob boss, mafioso, bandit, cosa nostra, organized crime, criminal underworld, gang war ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1971, year 1972, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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 6.5
 52K
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: inspirational, sad, suspense, weird
Plot: vietnam war, gold, interracial romance, father son relationship, minefield, friendship between men, war veteran, widower, post traumatic stress disorder, gunfight, cold war, racism ...
Time: 70s, year 1968, year 1961, year 1972, year 1969 ...
Place: vietnam, harlem, washington d.c., cambodia, memphis ...
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 7.8
 386K
The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: exciting, tense, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: mafia, organized crime, labor union, italian mafia, gangsters, murder, killer as protagonist, high society, prison, arrest, hitman, old man ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, year 1973 ...
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, ireland, florida ...
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 6.8
 42K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: world war one, boys' school, trench warfare, friendship between men, soldier, teenage boy, male protagonist, friendship, treasure, coming of age, writers, young soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1914, year 1916 ...
Place: england, oxford university
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 7.6
 29K
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: sad, compassionate, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: family, friendship, life, relationships, family bonds, idealism, loneliness, destiny, love story, love, mentor, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1980, year 1971, year 1977 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, boston
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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: sentimental, enigmatic, melancholic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, lgbt, ambition, character study, art, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, drug abuse, fashion show ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1971 ...
Place: paris france, morocco, france, tokyo, europe
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 7.0
 32K
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, inspirational, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, aging, rock star, musician, elderly, midlife crisis, transformation, family relations, introspection, musician's life, starting over, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
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 7.1
 23K
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: sad, touching, compassionate, factual, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, illness, paralysis, supportive spouse, polio, husband wife relationship, love, marriage, adaptation, human spirit, friends, quadriplegic ...
Time: year 1960, year 1965, year 1973, year 1971, year 1970 ...
Place: africa, england, germany, spain, kenya
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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: realistic, sentimental, sincere, disturbing, non-linear
Plot: female singer, husband wife relationship, suicide, musician's life, music, woman, girl, gay, art, lgbt, dispute, festival ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 80s, year 1933, year 1956 ...
Place: paris france, new york, france, cairo egypt, montmartre paris ...
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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: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, crimes, overbearing parent, divorce, twists and turns, investigation, dysfunctional marriage, mentally unstable, justice, obsession ...
Time: 80s, future, year 2000, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, los angeles ...
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Midnight's Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, UK, India
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, surreal, psychological, epic ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, coming of age, society, youth, siblings relations, rich and poor, magic realism, colonialism, coup ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, year 1971, year 1947 ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, kashmir, bombay india ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: vengeance, twins, murder, teacher, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes, family relations, couples, couple relations, old friend, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971, 2000s, year 1943
Place: australia, melbourne australia, hellas, greece, crete
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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: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: lottery, vietnam war, friendship, anti war, college, politics, coming of age, rebelliousness, teenage life, fighting the system, campaign, kids in trouble ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 60s, year 1970
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, philadelphia ...
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 7.4
 109K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: scary, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: twists and turns, nightmare, hallucination, paranoia, delusion, mind game, dealing with death, haunted by the past, conspiracy, memory, psychology, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971, 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, brooklyn new york city
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 6.4
 22K
Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: sexy, factual, melancholic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: art, artist, fashion, dysfunctional family, addiction, drugs, drug addiction, female nudity, mentor, rise and fall, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 7.2
 93K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: emotional, sad, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, coming out, grief, gay father, father son relationship, death, self discovery, lgbt, cancer, homosexuality, dying, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1955, year 1965 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
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 7.2
 183K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, talky, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, crimes, political corruption, blackmail, organized crime, murder, gangsters, chase, crime gone awry, storage unit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: london, england, new jersey, boston, united kingdom ...
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