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, suspenseful, captivating, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with society, father son relationship, death, husband wife relationship, photograph, violence, gun, flashback, dancing and telephone call plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 1972
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year 1972 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1972: Da 5 Bloods (2020), Deep Cover (1992), Riot (2018), 5 Is the Perfect Number (2019), Jeruzalem (2015), Wah-Wah (2005), The Sandlot 2 (2005), Katherine (1975), Match (2014), Dog Day Afternoon (1975).

List of year 1972 movies

 6.5
 46K
Da 5 Bloods (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of ...
Style: suspense
Plot: vietnam war, gold, minefield, friendship between men, war veteran, vietnam veteran, father son relationship, interracial romance, post traumatic stress disorder, widower, gunfight, multiple time frames ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1946, year 1978, year 1970 ...
Place: vietnam, laos, harlem manhattan new york city, baltimore, new york ...
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 6.9
 9K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, gangsters, brutality, deadly, betrayal, drug trafficking, organized crime, drug traffic, racial slur, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1972, 70s, year 1992
Place: ohio, los angeles, cleveland ohio, california
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 6.8
 546
Riot (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the 1970s Gay Rights Movement in Australia through the eyes of dedicated activist Lance Gowland. As Lance deals with his sexuality, he must also juggle work, family and relationships.
Plot: lgbt, police raid, gay cruising, police, pay phone, discrimination, male nudity, male male kiss, gay relationship, man undressing, gay kiss, gay ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1974, year 1972
Place: australia, sydney australia
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5 Is the Perfect Number (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Belgium, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peppino, a retired hitman for the Camorra, has now fully passed on his job and know-how to his single son, Nino. But when Nino is brutally assassinated, the old man is back in business to take revenge. Aside his everlasting love Rita and his ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, captivating
Plot: killer, brutality, murder, danger, deadly, revenge, crimes, society, parents and children, life & death, hitman, bus ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: naples italy
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 4.8
 9K
Jeruzalem (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a couple of American young adults fly to Israel to visit the city of Jerusalem, a biblical nightmare falls upon the city
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: demon, tourist, vacation, transformation, church, zombie, apocalypse, jewish, danger, survival, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 20th century, year 1972, 70s
Place: jerusalem, israel, tel aviv israel, asia, palestine
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 6.8
 3K
Wah-Wah (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14. The film is largely based on Richard ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, divorce, child's point of view, parents and children, stepmother, love and romance, eccentric family, couple relations, youth, crumbling marriage, family problems, boarding school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: africa, south africa
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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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, sport, underdog, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, teenage life, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
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 6.2
 327
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: thought provoking, captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, revolution, life is a bitch, fighting the system, society, state affairs, teenage life, political unrest, militant, explosion, activist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, year 1969, year 1972 ...
Place: peru, san francisco, guatemala
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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: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, serious ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, dancer's life, teachers and students, couples, aging, power relations, couple relations, dancing, friendship, gays and lesbians, taxi, elevator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, year 1988, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, hostage, bank, heist, fbi, police, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, 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: political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious, factual ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, white house, cover up, wiretap, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states
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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.
Style: based on true events, uplifting, touching, ironic, compassionate
Plot: man in a wheelchair, paralysis, alcoholics anonymous, drawing, alcoholic, car accident, disability, rehabilitation, redemption, cartoonist, therapy, art ...
Time: year 1972, 70s
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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 6.7
 3K
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: exciting, enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, museum, art, painting, art museum, louvre, painter, world war two, architecture, evacuation, fear ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1918, year 1944, year 1959 ...
Place: paris france, st. petersburg russia, germany, russia, vichy ...
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 7.6
 24K
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: bleak, rough, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: civil rights, ira, state affairs, political unrest, fighting the system, conflict, protest, life is a bitch, social problems, social decay, society, irish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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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, semi serious, captivating, 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, 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: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, bruce lee, hollywood, filmmaking, american dream, kung fu, training, rising to stardom, prodigy, follow your dream, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, usa, asia ...
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 6.5
 20K
Beirut (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorist, hostage, arab, terrorism, attack, fight, heroes, war, danger, mission, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1972, year 1982
Place: lebanon, middle east, palestine, israel
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1972 Summer Olympic Games (1972)
Genre: Sport
Country: West Germany
TV show
Story: An international multi-sport event held in Munich.
Plot: competition, female athlete, athlete, olympics, flag, parade, sports man, track and field
Time: year 1972, 20th century, 70s
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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, captivating, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fashion designer, nudity (full frontal - brief), scandal, interview, male prostitute, sewing, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1972 ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 6.2
 252K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, dark fantasy, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, witch, immortality, dark humor, curse, old house, old mansion, estate, reincarnation, werewolf, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: new england, maine, usa, liverpool, england
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 6.6
 3K
Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: thought provoking, talky, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: factory, revolution, politics, strike, reporter, labor union, working class, state affairs, rebellion, workplace, journalism, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1968 ...
Place: france, paris france, vietnam, europe, asia
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 8.1
 12K
Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, assassination, working undercover, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, homecoming, corruption, murder, money, sex scene, blackmail, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, memphis
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 6.0
 1K
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: sexy, humorous, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for sex, sexual relations, love affair, couple relations, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, strong female presence, self discovery, dangerous attraction, suburban life, love triangle, gender ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california, los angeles
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When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: .The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs and young feminist Billie Jean King.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, rise to the top, fighting the system, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, athlete and trainer, society, ego clash, contests and competitions, underdog, sport ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1972
Place: texas, usa, san diego california, tokyo, new york ...
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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The utopian existence of the school is characterized ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, biting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: school, martial arts, heroes, politics, injustice, anti hero, rebelliousness, racism, idealism, political unrest, strong violent content, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970, year 1972
Place: arizona, usa, vietnam
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I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: 7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family has moved away, he stays with Parnell for seven years, enduring repetitive ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: missing child, pedophile, kidnapping, sexual abuse, child molestation, haunted by the past, starting over, life is a bitch, danger, captivity, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1980, 70s, year 1972
Place: northern california
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 4.8
 107
Trapped (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Anton O'Neill returns home after five years at sea, he finds that 1970's Ireland is a radically different place to the one he left behind. Northern Ireland is in flames, and civil unrest has spilled south of the border to his beloved ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, ira, on the run, moral dilemma, police detective, rebelliousness, love affair, injustice, law enforcement, rebellion, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, dublin ireland, belfast
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 6.4
 68K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: cerebral, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, found footage, astronaut, danger, distant planet, lovecraftian, inventions and discoveries, landing, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, 1950s ...
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 4.9
 172
Final Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his family are murdered Vietnam War veteran, Vince Deacon, tracks down the man responsible for the murders and to get his revenge.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, police station, jungle, vigilantism, vietnam veteran, revenge, crime, crimes ...
Time: year 1972
Place: vietnam, los angeles, laos
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 6.4
 2K
Anita & Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, friendship, family relations, racism, teenage life, hopes, youth, best friends, family problems, interracial friendship, mother daughter relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: england, europe
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