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, captivating, realistic, tense, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with death, telephone call, violence, photograph, father son relationship, family relations, kiss, flashback, murder and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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year 1973 movies
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), Valley of Tears (2020), Space Jam (1996), The Souvenir (2019), Uncle Frank (2020), Control (2007), The Irishman (2019).

List of year 1973 movies

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: captivating, psychological, realistic, tense, based on true events
Plot: military dictatorship, politics, prison, political prisoner, released from prison, violence, society, rivalry, chess, nudity (full frontal - brief), latin american history, letter writing ...
Time: year 1973, 80s, 70s
Place: uruguay, south america, 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, rough, serious
Plot: ransom demand, billionaire, greed, kidnapping, ransom, escape, violence, cruelty, escape attempt, wealth, kidnapped boy, strong female lead ...
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: macabre, suspense, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: hitchhiker, dead teenager, fear, paranoia, massacre, psycho killer, kidnapping, brutality, road trip, death of brother, survival horror, survival ...
Time: year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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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: based on true events, captivating, semi serious, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, feminism, lesbian romance, homosexuality, sneakers ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
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 7.6
 6K
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: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: wealthy family, kidnapping, mafia, danger, greed, investigation, family relations, rescue, dishonesty, runaway, society, hopes ...
Time: year 1973
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: disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: war, israeli army, military, struggle for survival, fight for supremacy, military life, fight, soldier, battles, military base, protector, power struggle ...
Time: year 1973
Place: israel, middle east
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 6.5
 190K
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, talking animals, adventure, goofy hero, alien, disney, golf, cartoon cat, coyote, imaginary, outer space, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1993, 70s ...
Place: birmingham alabama, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois, north carolina
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 6.4
 10K
The Souvenir (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, romantic, sweet
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: filmmaker, student, love, undressing, mother daughter relationship, film school, love and romance, fall in love, destiny, hopes, love affair, youth ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, year 1973, year 1974, year 1980 ...
Place: england, london, venice
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 7.3
 18K
Uncle Frank (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank is a famous New York University professor in 1973 who left his small South Carolina town behind him and remained in little contact with his family, especially given his style of life and his relationship with his ten-year partner, the free ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, queer cinema
Plot: male homosexuality, gay, road trip, car breakdown, gay relationship, family, funeral, life & death, uncle niece relationship, travel, being followed, gay muslim ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: south carolina, new york, southern usa
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 7.7
 63K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, musician, epilepsy, punk, depression, music, music band, performance, suicide, fame, tragic event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england, london ...
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 7.8
 351K
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, captivating, thought provoking, neo noir ...
Plot: mafia, italian mafia, labor union, hitman, organized crime, life, murder, high society, killer as protagonist, father daughter relationship, mob hit, arrest ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: chicago illinois, philadelphia, pennsylvania, detroit, new york ...
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 6.9
 3K
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: captivating, sincere, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, eccentric family, self discovery, human spirit, identity crisis, couples, family problems, physical appearance, parents and children, social differences, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1948 ...
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
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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: absurd, humorous, not serious, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: war, satire, farce, military base, new age, military, military life, danger, escapades, journalism, top secret, media ...
Time: year 1973, year 2003, year 1983
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: cold war, terrorism, espionage, nuclear threat, terrorist, nuclear war, cia, nuclear explosion, atomic bomb, nuclear, spy, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 70s, year 2002 ...
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: realistic, serious, tense, based on true events, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, torture, dictatorship, distopia, rebellion, interracial relations, rebelliousness, love and romance, fighting the system, media, soldier, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: single mother, female ghost, supernatural, urban legend, violence, crime, death, danger, kidnapping, investigation, family relations, civil servant ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: los angeles, mexico
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 6.2
 12K
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: realistic, serious, political thriller, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ira, moral dilemma, family relations, radical, snitch, state affairs, betrayal, undercover, siblings relations, political unrest, loss of son, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, year 1973, 70s ...
Place: ireland, england, london, belfast, united kingdom ...
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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 ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining, romantic
Plot: time travel, sent to the future, time traveler, love story, fighting illness, time jump, love and romance, fall in love, relationships, romantic relationship, heart disease, in love ...
Time: future, year 1973, year 2016, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 4.4
 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, imaginary, soldier, chaos, heroes, danger, changing the past or future, chases and races, scientist ...
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, banned film, scary, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, psychopath, gas station, danger, cannibalism, murder, gory, loss of friend, massacre, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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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: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fashion designer, nudity (full frontal - brief), scandal, interview, male prostitute, sewing, gender ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1972 ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 8.2
 203
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: loss of mother, divorce, mother daughter relationship, marriage, watching a movie, porch swing
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1963, 1950s, year 1973 ...
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, man versus machine, post apocalypse, killer robot, post apocalyptic, chase, human android relationship, heroes, danger, time paradox ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1997, 21st century, year 1984 ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 7.4
 353K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, dystopic future, reincarnation, human nature, life & death, distopia, death, karma, multiple storylines, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 19th century ...
Place: san francisco, hawaii, seoul, south korea
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Night Over Chile (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Soviet docudrama chronicling the events surrounding the military coup which toppled the leftists Chilean government of Salvador Allende. This film confines its efforts to the main events themselves and is based on interviews with eyewitnesses, ...
Plot: history of chile, operation condor, military coup, coup d'etat
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: chile
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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: emotional, realistic, talky, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, teenage mother, lawyer, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, african american, reunion, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles
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 7.7
 21K
Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, political conspiracy, military coup, missing person, politics, political intrigue, military, journalist, loss of son, corruption, uncover truth, conservative ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, south america, washington d.c., santiago chile ...
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 7.5
 169K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, politician, politics, civil rights, election, protest, homosexuality, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1970 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california, new york ...
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The Black Pimpernel (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Mexico, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: political intrigue, life is a bitch, politics, romance, society, injustice, political unrest, revolution, human spirit, human rights, ambassador, heroes ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
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 7.0
 629K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, epidemic, plague, deadly virus, asthma, infected, virus ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, canada ...
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