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 realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, intense and humorous films and TV shows about / with death, danger, runaway, violence, catastrophe, dialogue, brutality, hospital, politics and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1973: A Twelve-Year Night (2018), All the Money in the World (2017), Battle of the Sexes (2017), Trust (2018), Space Jam (1996), The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009), The Sum of All Fears (2002), Of Love and Shadows (1994), Something for Joey (1977), Behind Enemy Lines (1986).

List of year 1973 movies

A Twelve-Year Night (2018)
Genre: 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: captivating, psychological, realistic, tense, based on true events
Plot: prison, politics, political prisoner, military dictatorship, released from prison, violence, society, rivalry, latin american history, letter writing, 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: 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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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, bleak, rough, tense ...
Plot: dead teenager, hitchhiker, paranoia, fear, massacre, psycho killer, hitchhiking, murder, kidnapping, blood, man in a wheelchair, violence ...
Time: year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, 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: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, feminism, homosexuality, female athlete, women's rights ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
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 7.5
 6K
Trust (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, suspense, captivating, rough
Plot: wealthy family, kidnapping, mafia, greed, danger, investigation, family relations, dishonesty, rescue, runaway, hopes, society ...
Time: year 1973
Place: usa, italy
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 6.4
 159K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: basketball, adventure, goofy hero, alien, imaginary, outer space, disorder, good versus evil, save the day, contests and competitions, underdog, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois, north carolina
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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, clever, light ...
Plot: war, military base, military, escapades, danger, top secret, satire, desert, secret past, hippie, adaptation, new age ...
Time: year 1983, year 1973, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, espionage, cia, nuclear explosion, cold war, atomic bomb, terrorist, terrorist plot, secret agents, covert operation, state affairs, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: washington d.c., baltimore, usa, russia, israel ...
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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: serious, realistic, tense, based on true events, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, torture, dictatorship, distopia, rebellion, uncover truth, idealism, journalism, state affairs, media, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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Something for Joey (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a strong one. Joey hangs out with John in the Penn State locker ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, unfulfillment, sport, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, athlete's life, hopes, youth, power relations, sport team, family relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Behind Enemy Lines (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Col. Carradine leads a group of American P.O.W.s, battling their way to freedom as Saigon falls to the Viet Cong.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, battles, escape, machine gun, helicopter, booby trap, prisoner of war camp, jungle warfare, bomb, swat team, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1973
Place: vietnam
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c. ...
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 28K
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: thought provoking, realistic, touching, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, campaign, vietnam war, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
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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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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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 4.4
 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, serious, realistic
Plot: family in danger, mystery, murder, deadly, youth, danger, religions or cults, small town, farm, family relations, child in peril
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: pennsylvania
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My Future Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1973, the 20-year-old Svante has a heart condition that the doctors cannot fix. When he has a breakdown on a subway platform, a strange train suddenly appears. He steps into the subway car filled with wonder, without knowing that the destination ...
Plot: time travel, subway train, heart condition, record store, housewife, house party, alternate timeline, tattoo parlor, newspaper, oxygen tank, terminal illness, smartphone ...
Time: future, year 1973, year 2016, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 4.9
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, disorder, obsessive quest, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, supernatural, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, year 1973, 1990s ...
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, inventor, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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 4.5
 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
Plot: time travel, terminator, androids and robots, space and aliens, changing the past or future, chases and races, chaos, imaginary, soldier, danger, heroes, time machine ...
Time: future, year 1973
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 8.2
 166
Eunice (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Moments in four different years in the lives of the Harper family beginning with 1955 as a hopeful Eunice prepares to go to a party, and her brother Phillip, a recent college graduate, departs for New York In 1963, a married Eunice and her husband ...
Plot: porch swing, loss of mother, mother daughter relationship, divorce, marriage, watching a movie
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1978, year 1973 ...
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 5.5
 494
Wicked, Wicked (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tongue-in-cheek psycho movie in "Duo-vision." The entire feature employs the split-screen technique used in parts of Brian De Palma's "Sisters" that same year. As a handyman at a seacoast hotel, Randolph Roberts wears a ...
Style: psycho film, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: embalming, hotel, murder, mutilation, guillotine, mushroom cloud, woman in underwear, masked villain, lightning, slasher killer, foster home, slasher ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
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Rain over Santiago (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Bulgaria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account on the fatidic September 11, 1973, when the military commanded by General Pinochet took over the power from socialist president Salvador Allende, initiating a dictatorship that lasted until 1988 causing the deaths and ...
Plot: coup, president, cold war, coup d'etat, tank, journalism, politics, military coup, operation condor, history of chile, dictatorship, cia ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: santiago chile, chile, santiago de chile
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Up the Precepice (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The movie is about an Egyptian female who gets involved in spying for Israel.
Plot: espionage, mystery, pyramid, gambling, apartment, mossad, student, love, spy, general, airplane, young woman ...
Time: year 1973
Place: tunisia, paris france, cairo egypt
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Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn’t come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: parody, satire, looking at self in mirror, rap, mirror, tower, fireworks, marriage, book, time traveler, telephone conversation, homeless man ...
Time: year 1977, year 1983, year 1986, year 1978, year 1973
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Chile, during the 60´s, the son of a poor single teenage girl turns out to be a gifted painter. The man to discover his talent is the owner of the drugstore that lies in the outskirts of the small rural town, next to the railroad. He himself is ...
Plot: countryside, single mother, painting, coup d'etat, pharmacist, military coup, coup, boy
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1973
Place: chile
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 7.3
 118K
The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
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: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events, breathtaking ...
Plot: skyscraper, world trade center manhattan new york city, planning, ambition, obsession, artists and showbiz, escapades, danger, mentor, street performer, circus performer, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1973, future
Place: new york, usa, paris france, 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: suspense, exciting, absurd, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, survival, island, expedition, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, creature, danger, bomb, giant monster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, thailand, vietnam, washington d.c.
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Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: american indian, classroom, police arrest, release from prison, hammock, husband wife conflict, part animation, river, fishing, pregnancy, boat, meteor ...
Time: year 1985, year 1970, year 1973, year 1955, year 1960 ...
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 7.1
 4K
The Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, witty, feel good ...
Plot: aids, coming out, road trip, gay relationship, self discovery, love affair, human nature, couples, gay, repression, gay slur, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 70s, contemporary, year 1984, year 1977 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico
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