Year 1972 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1972 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, talky, stylized and sincere films and TV shows about / with father son relationship, death, telephone call, telephone, drinking, violence, politics, husband wife relationship, chase and society plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1972: The Sandlot 2 (2005), Katherine (1975), Match (2014), Nixon (1995), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), All the President's Men (1976), Blacula (1972), Funkytown (2011), Chappaquiddick (2017), Francofonia (2015).

List of year 1972 movies

The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sport, siblings relations, mute or deaf, friendship, rivalry, underdog, partners, buddies, teenage life, friends, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
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 6.3
 272
Katherine (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a nation, leading a path to the underground life. Written by Miguel Cane
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, politics, state affairs, society, militant, fighting the system, political unrest, teenage life, life is a bitch, black market, friendship between women ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1967, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: san francisco, guatemala, peru
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: tense, captivating, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: power relations, aging, couples, artists and showbiz, teachers and students, gays and lesbians, couple relations, dancer's life, apartment, 17 year old, joy, father figure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1989, year 2004 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 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: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, touching, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, rise and fall, vietnam war, campaign, historical figure, usa president, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 70s, 20s, 60s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: fbi, bank, robbery, transsexual, police, hostage, gay slur, fainting, homosexual, sniper, sergeant, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: new york, usa
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, 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: suspenseful, talky, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, newspaper, journalism, investigation, political corruption, president, sergeant, republican, political conspiracy, cover up, white house, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
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 5.6
 5K
Blacula (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An 18th century African prince is turned into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin attacking various residents of Los Angeles and meets Tina, a woman who he believes is the reincarnation of his ...
Style: scary, stylized, offbeat, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, dracula, coroner, morgue, nightclub, zombie, destiny, supernatural, injustice, danger, afterlife ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 20th century, 1780s, year 1972 ...
Place: los angeles, california, europe, usa, australia
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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: sexual, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: disco, politics, nightclub, drug abuse, clubbing, youth, social relations, actor's life, lifestyle, society, gender, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1978, year 1977 ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec, 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: death of grandmother, grandmother grandson relationship, suicide of mother, brother brother relationship, death of mother, singing in a car, horse carriage, father son relationship, classroom, grandfather grandson relationship, loss of loved one
Time: year 1973, year 1971, year 1972
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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Plot: senator, scandal, suffocation, bridge, car accident, kennedy family, wheelchair, song, giving a toast, fear, father son relationship, boy ...
Time: 1960s, year 1972, year 1960, year 1980, year 1969
Place: massachusetts
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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Plot: alcoholic, car accident, drawing, paralysis, adoptive father adopted son relationship, drunkenness, woman on top, rain, adoption, brother brother relationship, quadriplegic, man wearing glasses ...
Time: year 1972
Place: portland oregon, oregon
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 2K
Francofonia (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, painting, art museum, museum, louvre, art, world, war, gravestone, palace, water ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1942, year 1972, year 1918 ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, vichy, france, germany, paris france ...
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 7.7
 22K
Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: civil rights, irish, politics, conflict, social problems, life is a bitch, civil action, state affairs, protest, injustice, layoff, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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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, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, homosexuality, sport, female athlete ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, filmmaking, american dream, training, rising to stardom, hopes, actor's life, society, against the odds, lifestyle, master warrior, follow your dream ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, asia, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 402
Resting Place (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help ...
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, vietnam war, parents and children, military, military life, war, interracial relations, investigation, racial injustice, mysterious death, death of son, war hero ...
Time: year 1972
Place: asia, vietnam, georgia
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 6.4
 15K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former U. S. diplomat returns to service in order to save a former colleague in Beirut.
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, hostage, terrorist, arab, war, true crime, beach, explosion, terrorism, arabic, attack, hotel ...
Time: year 1972, year 1982
Place: middle east, israel, palestine
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The Black Panther (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gung-ho ex-military man pursues a secret life of crime, culminating in the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.
Plot: bank robbery, kidnapping, ex military, masked man, photograph, robbery, falling down stairs, held at gunpoint, teenage girl, controversy, psychopath, forest ...
Time: year 1974, year 1972, year 1975
Place: england
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, sexual perversion, censorship, guilt, money, boy, rage, telephone call, newsreel footage, drink ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1945, year 1985 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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1972 Summer Olympic Games (1972)
Genre: Sport
Country: West Germany
Story: An international multi-sport event held in Munich.
Plot: parade, athlete, competition, olympics, female athlete, flag
Time: year 1972
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 372
Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: sincere, serious, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, university, coming out, gay, lgbt, dull life, thirtysomething life, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, couples, love affair, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972
Place: virginia
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George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: sincere, serious, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: campaign, civil rights, racism, assassination attempt, discrimination, conservative, rebellion, injustice, ambition, legal, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, year 1972, year 1963, year 1965, 1960s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, campus, america
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Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, student film ...
Plot: racism, college, society, student life, interracial relations, college life, social relations, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, gay kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 2011, year 2012
Place: campus, usa, california
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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, serious, stylized
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, strong sexual content, couples, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, gays and lesbians, ambition, gender ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1977 ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Class Reunion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When ...
Style: scary, humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, prank, reunion, vengeance, teenage life, misfit, psychopath, deadly, disorder, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1972
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United Red Army (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan's student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly using archive footage and a narrator. The second act follows the formation of the group to their mountain ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: idealism, society, radical, military, rebellion, down on your luck, life is a bitch, confined, isolation, revolution, danger, snow ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1971, year 1972 ...
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 176
Irene (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: introspection, unfulfilled love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, unfulfillment, dealing with death, couple relations, filmmaking, danger, couples, loss of loved one ...
Time: year 1972
Place: europe, france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 307
Night of Fear (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A young girl (Carla Hoogeveen) who has just spent an afternoon playing tennis and making love with a man (Mike Dorsey), gets accidentally run off the road by a truck. Ending up on a dead-end dirt road, her car gets stuck in a ditch, where she starts ...
Plot: trapped, hunted, desperation, psychological thriller, mercedes benz, tennis court, isolated house, surrealism, chase, horse, violence, rat ...
Time: year 1972
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The Dead Are Alive (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead.
Style: suspense, gothic
Plot: tomb, terror, paranormal phenomena, italian horror, bloody violence, undead, evil, monster, reincarnation, living dead, gothic horror, ghost ...
Time: year 1972
Place: southern italy, europe, italy
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The Nullarbor Nymph (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Following two Water Australia employees who travel out along the Nullarbor Plain only to discover they are being hunted by the mythological creature, the Nullarbor Nymph.
Plot: australian aboriginal, outback, countryside, australian outback, aborigine, bush, cave woman, blood, australian, hotel, woman, indigenous ...
Time: year 1972, year 1971
Place: south australia, australia
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