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, thought provoking and dramatic films and TV shows about / with father son relationship, telephone call, death, husband wife relationship, dancing, cigarette smoking, telephone, drinking, runaway and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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year 1972 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1972: Viva (2007), Bloody Sunday (2002), 1972 Summer Olympic Games (1972), Dark Shadows (2012), The Odyssey (2016), Munich (2005), My Girl (1991), Milk (2008), The Sandlot 2 (2005), Katherine (1975).

List of year 1972 movies

 6.0
 843
Viva (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Viva is about a bored housewife in 1972 who gets sucked into the sexual revolution. Abandoned by her husband, Barbi is dragged into trouble by her girlfriend, who spouts women's lib as she gets Barbi to discard her bra and go out on the town. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, feminism, buddies, suburbs, gays and lesbians, sex, rise and fall, self discovery, couple relations, dangerous attraction, looking for sex, love affair ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california
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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, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: civil rights, politics, irish, fighting the system, gory, human spirit, urban, political unrest, injustice, life is a bitch, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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1972 Summer Olympic Games (1972)
Genre: Sport
Country: West Germany
Story: An international multi-sport event held in Munich.
Plot: olympics, female athlete, flag, parade, athlete, competition
Time: year 1972
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 6.2
 227K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, eccentric family, supernatural, magic ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
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 6.6
 4K
The Odyssey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker
Plot: frenchman abroad, unfaithful husband, ecology, man in swimsuit, whale, husband wife conflict, french accent, seaplane, ocean, helicopter, fish, loss of son ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1972
Place: antarctica, paris france
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 7.6
 197K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, revenge, politics, terrorism, secret agents, murder, jewish, vengeance, justice, morality, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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 6.9
 65K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, single parent, father daughter relationship, tuba, neighbor, small town, mortician, family, young heroes, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.6
 155K
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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, politics, discrimination, gay, election, mayor, politician, homosexuality, murder, protest, homosexual, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1973, year 1972 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, phoenix arizona ...
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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, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, family, contests and competitions, adventure, athlete and trainer, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, revolution, society, state affairs, fighting the system, political unrest, teenage life, life is a bitch, militant, holding cell, radical ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1965, year 1967, year 1964 ...
Place: san francisco, guatemala, peru
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 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: serious, captivating, talky, tense, realistic
Plot: dancer's life, gays and lesbians, aging, couple relations, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, couples, power relations, homosexual, gay, marital problem, dna ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, serious, thought provoking, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, government, political corruption, rise and fall, vietnam war, historical figure, usa president, campaign, presidential election, life is a bitch, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
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, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: bank, fbi, police, hostage, transsexual, hostages, robbery, one day, gay, unhappy marriage, asthma, bank robbery ...
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: talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: politics, investigation, journalism, newspaper, political corruption, journalist, president, newspaper man, political conspiracy, political intrigue, white house, republican ...
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, coroner, nightclub, morgue, dracula, african american, deadly creature, zombie, hidden identity, murder, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1790s, 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, nightclub, politics, gays and lesbians, musician's life, drug abuse, nightlife, lifestyle, youth, social relations, actor's life, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1973, year 1982 ...
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: grandmother grandson relationship, suicide of mother, death of grandmother, grandfather grandson relationship, loss of loved one, classroom, father son relationship, singing in a car, death of mother, horse carriage, brother brother relationship
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: scandal, car accident, senator, suffocation, bridge, kennedy family, drunk driving, swimming underwater, meeting, insult, sailing, radio news ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, year 1960, year 1980, year 1972
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: drawing, car accident, alcoholic, paralysis, caretaker, disability, wheelchair, drunkenness, alcoholics anonymous, rehabilitation, therapy, cartoonist ...
Time: year 1972
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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 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: nazism, nazi occupation, art museum, art, museum, louvre, painting, war, world, blockade, eiffel tower paris, sculpture ...
Time: 12th century, 1940s, year 1967, year 1959, year 1939 ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, vichy, germany, paris france, russia ...
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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: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, feminism, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, sport, gay, women's rights ...
Time: year 1973, 20th century, year 1972
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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, uplifting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, training, filmmaking, american dream, rising to stardom, hopes, bruce lee, rivalry, society, hollywood, actor's life, kung fu ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: hong kong, california, asia, los angeles, usa ...
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 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: talky, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, vietnam war, military, war, society, soldier, interracial relations, parents and children, military life, vietnam veteran, racial segregation, dead soldier ...
Time: year 1972
Place: asia, vietnam, georgia
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 6.4
 14K
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, arab, terrorist, war, gun, hotel, attack, arabic, terrorism, explosion, beach ...
Time: year 1982, year 1972
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: kidnapping, bank robbery, ex military, masked man, ex soldier, controversy, photograph, psychopath, falling down stairs, held at gunpoint, teenage girl, forest ...
Time: year 1975, year 1972, year 1974
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: lesbian, polyamory, sexual perversion, bdsm, censorship, taboo, sadism, polygamy, college professor, infidelity, teacher student relationship, sorority ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1972, year 1985 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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 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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: university, coming of age, coming out, college, gays and lesbians, romance, obsession, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, college life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, campaign, assassination attempt, civil rights, dedicated lawyer, head of state, interracial relations, discrimination, injustice, politics, ambition, legal ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1972, 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: college, racism, social relations, interracial relations, college life, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, year 1972
Place: usa, campus, 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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, ambition, artists and showbiz, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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