Year 1973 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1973 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with death, violence, murder, friendship, family relations, runaway, danger, brutality, chase and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
year 1973
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year 1973 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1973: Battle of the Sexes (2017), Licorice Pizza (2021), Space Jam (1996), Truck Turner (1974), A Twelve-Year Night (2018), All the Money in the World (2017), Trust (2018), Valley of Tears (2020), All the President's Men (1976), Of Love and Shadows (1994).

List of year 1973 movies

Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: captivating, semi serious, uplifting, sexy, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tennis, sexism, tennis player, battle of the sexes, lesbianism, gender equality, lesbian, winning, hotel, money, wager, lgbt ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
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 7.2
 113K
Licorice Pizza (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s, the film follows a high school student who is also a successful child actor.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, weird
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, jewish, actor, teenager, teenage boy, wrongful arrest, political campaign, age difference, love, running, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, pasadena california, new york
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 6.5
 199K
Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Style: entertaining, light, satirical, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: basketball, alien, adventure, talking animals, golf, anthropomorphic animal, transformation, bugs bunny, underdog, sport, disney, amusement park ...
Time: year 1973, 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1993 ...
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, new york, birmingham alabama, north carolina
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 3K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, exploitation, tough guy, organized crime, truck, female boss, chase, bail bondsman, cat, tough heroes, partners against crime, track down ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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A Twelve-Year Night (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Uruguay, Spain, Argentina, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense, political ...
Plot: politics, prison, military dictatorship, political prisoner, released from prison, violence, society, rivalry, violent, latin american history, chess, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: year 1973, 80s, 70s
Place: south america, uruguay, latin america
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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: tense, captivating, rough, serious, bloody ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, billionaire, kidnapped boy, violence, escape attempt, greed, mafia, rich man, wealth, rich, ransom ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1971
Place: rome italy, italy, saudi arabia
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary (2014)
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five youths on a weekend getaway fall prey to a depraved family of cannibals in Tobe Hooper's masterpiece of subversive horror, now featuring a 4k digital transfer and all-new surround sound mix supervised by the director.
Style: suspense, macabre, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disturbed individual, hitchhiker, massacre, dead teenager, cannibalism, murder, chainsaw, paranoia, fear, psycho killer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip ...
Time: year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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 7.5
 7K
Trust (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Told over multiple seasons and spanning the twentieth century, the series begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: mafia, wealthy family, kidnapping, family relations, greed, investigation, rescue, dishonesty, runaway, gangsters, hopes, money ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: italy, usa
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Valley of Tears (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: On October 6th 1973, the Middle East was shaken by the biggest war it had ever seen. A war that should have been the last one, and that forever changed the region.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, military, israeli army, war, soldier, struggle for survival, battles, fight for supremacy, military base, fight, warrior, protector ...
Time: year 1973
Place: israel, middle east
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: political, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral, factual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: journalism, newspaper, political conspiracy, politics, investigation, white house, political corruption, conspiracy, journalist, president, investigative journalism, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, miami, florida
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and ...
Style: erotic, sexy, dramatic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: dictatorship, politics, lust, photographer, military, hospital, distopia, rebellion, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, corruption ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, spain, south america, california
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 31K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: political, factual, compassionate, talky, intense ...
Plot: politics, vietnam war, government, political corruption, conspiracy, manipulation, greed, historical figure, campaign, rise and fall, presidential election, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., california, texas, china, usa
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 6.2
 13K
Shadow Dancer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: ira, spy, moral dilemma, political unrest, siblings relations, undercover, state affairs, betrayal, radical, snitch, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1973, year 1993, 70s
Place: ireland, england, london, northern ireland, europe ...
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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Style: apocalyptic, depressing, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, time travel, distopia, gorilla, astronaut, adventure, chimpanzee, spacecraft, sent to the past, escape, monkey, survival ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: los angeles, tokyo, california, usa, pacific ocean
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 129K
The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Style: suspense, breathtaking, inspirational, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: skyscraper, world trade center manhattan new york city, tightrope walker, life philosophy, ambition, obsession, happy ending, transformation, planning, escapades, artists and showbiz, art ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1973, year 1974
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, france
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: entertaining, exciting, suspense, scenic, intense ...
Plot: monster, king kong, giant monster, creature, survival, giant animal, island, giant creature, chase, monster versus monster, expedition, military ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: thailand, vietnam, pacific ocean, bangkok thailand, washington d.c.
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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, intense, entertaining, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, time travel, mutant, good versus evil, transformation, heroes, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, changing the past or future, time loop, superhuman, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1973, contemporary ...
Place: usa, paris france, china, new york, washington d.c. ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 10K
Clark (2022)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 362 min.
TV show
Story: This is the incredible story behind Sweden's most notorious gangster, Clark Olofsson, whose infamous crimes gave rise to the term "Stockholm Syndrome".
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, sister, birth, female nudity, stockholm syndrome, prison, thief, bomb, car, murder, money ...
Time: year 1963, 70s, 60s, year 1973
Place: eastern europe
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Invisible Heroes (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland, Chile
Duration: 285 min.
TV show
Story: Invisible Heroes tells the heroic tale of young Finnish diplomats in Chile during 1973’s infamous military coup. Finnish diplomats Tapani Brotherus and Ilkka Jaamala along with Tapani’s wife Lysa Brotherus helped over 2000 left-wing Chileans ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: diplomat, military coup, cold war, army, dictatorship, human rights, politics, military, communism, refugee, embassy, coup d'etat ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: chile, finland, east germany
Is relevant ?
 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 ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 4K
Skin (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, forbidden love, human spirit, love and romance, society, social misfits, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 24K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, tense, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music, music business, showbiz, ambition, mafia, blackmail, historical character, disco, rock band, murder, racism, free love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: scary, suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: single mother, female ghost, supernatural, crimes, urban legend, widow, violence, ghost, death, investigation, kidnapping, family ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
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 4.3
 2K
The Fields (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the story of a young boy and his family who are terrorized by an unseen presence.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: youth, farm, mystery, family in danger, murder, religions or cults, family relations, small town, child in peril, redneck, serial killer, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 1K
A.P.E.X. (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A time-travel experiment in which a robot probe is sent from the year 2073 to the year 1973 goes terribly wrong thrusting one of the project scientists,into a plague ravaged alternate time-line whose war weary inhabitants are locked in a constant ...
Style: serious, futuristic, tech noir
Plot: time travel, terminator, cyborgs, post apocalypse, apocalypse, androids and robots, cyberpunk, distopia, alien, robot, infection, heroes ...
Time: future, year 1973
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, murder, chainsaw, masked killer, chainsaw murder, slaughterhouse, massacre, cannibal, monster, hitchhiker, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 54K
Colonia (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.
Style: suspense, psychological, atmospheric, harsh, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, religious fanatic, kidnapping, torture chamber, religion, escape, torture, prison, survival, genocide, abuse, love ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, germany, south america, new jersey, latin america
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 444K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, monster, paranormal, demon, supernatural ability, ghost, demon hunter, paranormal phenomena, peril, killings, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, talky, sad ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, women, pregnancy, lawyer, family relations, mother daughter relationship, existentialism, manipulation, parents and children, estrangement, hopes, teenage mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 57K
The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: realistic, depressing, sexy, visually appealing, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, swinger, extramarital affair, thanksgiving, mate swapping, adultery, coming of age, suburbs, sexual awakening, family relations, sexual exploration, existentialism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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