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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, rough and stylized films and TV shows about / with death, danger, violence, murder, cigarette smoking, drinking, flashback, money, hospital and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1973: All the Money in the World (2017), Battle of the Sexes (2017), Trust (2018), Vice (2018), Vinyl (2016), Something for Joey (1977), Behind Enemy Lines (1986), The Curse of La Llorona (2019), A Twelve-Year Night (2018), Waking the Dead (2000).

List of year 1973 movies

All the Money in the World (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
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, serious, tense, captivating, rough
Plot: kidnapping, greed, ransom demand, billionaire, escape, grandfather grandson relationship, violence, miser, abduction, child custody, mafia, flashback ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971
Place: italy, rome italy, saudi arabia
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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: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, feminism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, homosexuality, women's rights, determination ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 5K
Trust (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
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, captivating, tense, suspense, rough
Plot: kidnapping, wealthy family, mafia, investigation, family relations, greed, danger, dishonesty, runaway, rescue, hopes, money ...
Time: year 1973
Place: italy, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 77K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Plot: vice president, iraq war, september 11 2001, war on terror, alcohol, crying woman, attack, tv news, hit by a car, alcoholic, fight, u.s. president ...
Time: year 1978, year 2001, year 1968, 2010s, year 1976 ...
Place: washington d.c., united states, pentagon, cambodia, america ...
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 7.8
 20K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, music, ambition, mafia, blackmail, music business, historical character, nervous breakdown, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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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: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: family relations, unfulfillment, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, athlete's life, siblings relations, life is a bitch, college, terminal illness, power relations, sport team ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escapades, adventure, war, confined, rescue, heroes, captivity, military, soldier, danger, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1973
Place: vietnam
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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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: single mother, supernatural, violence, death, female ghost, urban legend, investigation, kidnapping, parents and children, danger, crimes, family ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
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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.
Plot: fireworks, violence, rat, politics, prison, doctor, cigarette smoking, handcuffed, ends with biographical notes, red cross, released from prison, military dictatorship ...
Time: year 1973
Place: uruguay
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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, captivating, psychological, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, priest, politician, romance, supernatural, haunted by the past, campaign, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1973
Place: chile, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., vietnam ...
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 7.1
 27K
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: realistic, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, vietnam war, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, usa president, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 20s, 60s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
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 6.3
 765
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: realistic, serious, sexual, based on true events
Plot: disco, politics, nightclub, addiction, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, love and romance, clubbing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1972, year 1982 ...
Place: canada, montreal quebec, toronto ontario canada, montreal
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Der Junge muss an die frische Luft (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatised origin story of one of Germany's most beloved contemporary comedians.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: horse carriage, classroom, grandfather grandson relationship, loss of loved one, father son relationship, singing in a car, death of mother, brother brother relationship, death of grandmother, grandmother grandson relationship, suicide of mother
Time: year 1971, year 1973, year 1972
Is relevant ?
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: religions or cults, family relations, danger, family in danger, farm, youth, deadly, small town, murder, mystery
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 11K
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, suspenseful, tense
Plot: moral dilemma, ira, undercover, betrayal, state affairs, siblings relations, family relations, political unrest, snitch, radical, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1973, year 1993
Place: ireland, england, london
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 4.7
 1K
McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, drug dealing, vietnam war, rebellion, danger, confined, deadly, captivity, rebelliousness, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: year 1973
Place: colombia, vietnam, asia
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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, subway station, changing the future, record store, alternate timeline, house party, housewife
Time: year 1973, future
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 7K
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, offbeat, scary, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, fish out of water, good versus evil, clergy, curses spells and rituals, media satire, switching roles, escapades, cons and scams, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1973
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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, feel good, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, fish out of water, changing the past or future, race against time, disorder, comedy of errors, goofy hero, escapades, misfit partners, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 15K
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: based on true events, realistic, factual, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, illness, husband wife relationship, paralysis, polio, supportive spouse, adaptation, human spirit, film producer, hotel, rain, death of father ...
Time: year 1958, year 1971, year 1970, year 1973, year 1981 ...
Place: germany, england, spain, kenya, africa
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 962
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, danger, soldier, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, changing the past or future, imaginary, chases and races, bazooka ...
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: banned film, scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, gas station, cannibalism, murder, massacre, friendship, woman in danger, danger, loss of friend ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, gender, couples, strong sexual content, couple relations, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1971 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: bleak, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, on the run, astronaut, breeding, nuclear holocaust, archaeologist, spacecraft, chimpanzee, pacifism, adventure, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1973, 18th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 25K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, road movie, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, obsessive quest, wilderness, adventurer, adventure, journey, outback, camel, self discovery, solitude, loneliness, dog ...
Time: year 1977, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1975 ...
Place: australia, africa
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 150
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 ...
Style: based on sketch comedy
Plot: watching a movie, loss of mother, mother daughter relationship, divorce, marriage
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1978, year 1955, year 1963 ...
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I Dream of My Friends (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four episodes, four instances from a man’s life covering 25 years, from 1965 in Germany to 1990 in Athens. The episodes seem to be irrelevant to one another, yet they all focus on male powerplay, reveal the self-consciousness and moderation of the ...
Plot: drinking, drink, greek, hotel owner, bartender, truck driver, scam, jazz music, drunkenness, bathroom, death, airport ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, year 1973, year 1965, year 1990 ...
Place: berlin germany, greece, yugoslavia
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 432
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
Plot: embalming, hotel, murder, slashing, masked killer, woman in underwear, blonde wig, sadistic killer, gore, psychopath, mask, stabbed in the stomach ...
Time: year 1973
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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: journalism, tank, coup d'etat, cia, cia agent, president, senator, cold war, politics, coup, military coup, history of chile ...
Time: year 1973
Place: santiago chile, santiago de chile, 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, sex, love, lesbianism, gambling, young woman, parents, mossad, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hebrew ...
Time: year 1973
Place: tunisia, paris france, cairo egypt
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