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, suspenseful, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with death, danger, hospital, violence, murder, runaway, chase, money, husband wife relationship and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany 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), Tolkien (2019), The Sum of All Fears (2002), Of Love and Shadows (1994), Yardie (2018), Vice (2018), Vinyl (2016).

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: psychological, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: politics, prison, military dictatorship, released from prison, political prisoner, violence, rivalry, society, doctor, handcuffed, male nudity, ant ...
Time: year 1973
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
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: kidnapping, billionaire, ransom demand, greed, grandfather grandson relationship, escape, severed ear, violence, abduction, child custody, mafia, telephone call ...
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, captivating, semi serious, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, feminism, homosexuality, female athlete, sport ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
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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: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: wealthy family, kidnapping, mafia, investigation, greed, danger, family relations, rescue, runaway, dishonesty, money, hopes ...
Time: year 1973
Place: usa, italy
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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, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: male friendship, boys' school, coming of age, class differences, young soldier, world war one, male protagonist, soldier, teenage boy, group of friends, friendship between boys, battlefield ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1916, year 1987 ...
Place: oxford university
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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, realistic, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, espionage, nuclear explosion, cold war, atomic bomb, cia, terrorist, covert operation, political conspiracy, state affairs, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 2002, 2000s ...
Place: baltimore, usa, russia, israel, chechnya ...
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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: tense, serious, realistic, based on true events, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, torture, dictatorship, rebellion, interracial relations, love triangle, political corruption, political intrigue, against the odds, social decay, soldier, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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Yardie (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. But 10 years later, when he’s sent to London, his past catches up to him.
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, captivating
Plot: organized crime, car chase, murder, father daughter relationship, shot to death, danger, couples, family relations, crimes, romance, revolver, church ...
Time: year 1983, year 1973, 20th century
Place: jamaica, england
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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 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, humorous, cynical
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, political leader, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, intrigue, mentor, money ...
Time: 20th century, year 1973, 2010s, year 1963, year 1968 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, wyoming, cambodia, america ...
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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, historical character, music, ambition, blackmail, mafia, music business, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, murder, 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: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: contests and competitions, terminal illness, sport, athlete's life, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, college, family life, youth, bittersweet, siblings relations ...
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, heroes, captivity, military, soldier, profanity, danger, battles, rescue, war, escapades, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 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: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: single mother, supernatural, urban legend, violence, crime, death, female ghost, danger, investigation, kidnapping, family, crimes ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
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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, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, canada, u.s. capitol building ...
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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, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, vietnam war, rise and fall, campaign, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 70s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
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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, captivating, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, addiction, nightlife, lifestyle, actor's life, society, social decay, artists and showbiz, drug addiction, politics, gay hustler ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1977, year 1982 ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, quebec, montreal, 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: based on memoir, thought provoking, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, classroom, death of mother, comedian, fame, ambition, friendship, society, grandmother grandson relationship, suicide of mother, death of grandmother ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971, year 1972
Place: germany
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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: family in danger, mystery, deadly, danger, youth, murder, small town, family relations, religions or cults, farm
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: pennsylvania
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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: ira, moral dilemma, state affairs, political unrest, snitch, betrayal, family relations, siblings relations, undercover, radical, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1973, year 1993
Place: ireland, england, london, europe, northern ireland
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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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, drug dealing, military, soldier, heroes, rebelliousness, vengeance, rivalry, gang, revolution, danger, 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, oxygen tank, photograph, cigarette smoking, newspaper, subway station, tattoo parlor, housewife, heart condition, record store, alternate timeline ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: stockholm sweden
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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, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, danger, rivalry, obsessive quest, escapades, disorder, clergy, fish out of water, supernatural, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, 1990s, 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, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, comedy of errors, fish out of water, escapades, changing the past or future, race against time, goofy hero, disorder, misfit, misfit partners ...
Time: year 1973, 16th century
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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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: realistic, based on true events, factual, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, illness, supportive spouse, husband wife relationship, polio, adaptation, human spirit, falling to the ground, 22 year old, happiness, costume ...
Time: year 1973, year 1970, year 1981, year 1960, year 1958 ...
Place: spain, england, germany, africa, kenya
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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: futuristic, serious
Plot: time travel, terminator, androids and robots, chaos, soldier, changing the past or future, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, genocide ...
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, cult film, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, gas station, psychopath, danger, cannibalism, murder, gory, loss of friend, massacre ...
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: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, fashion designer, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, interview, sewing, scandal, couples, gender, strong sexual content ...
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: touching, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, breeding, on the run, astronaut, nuclear holocaust, archaeologist, spacecraft, pacifism, chimpanzee, sent to the past, adventure, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1973, 18th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
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Tracks (2013)
Genre: 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, serious, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, adventure, obsessive quest, wilderness, adventurer, journey, solitude, outback, camel, self discovery, beautiful scenery, loneliness ...
Time: year 1977, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
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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: divorce, mother daughter relationship, marriage, loss of mother, watching a movie
Time: year 1973, year 1978, year 1963, year 1955, 1960s ...
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