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October 19, 2009

1970s – Best of Decade Top 100

Filed under: 1970s,Best of Decade — misterjiggy @ 5:25 pm

TOP 100 – SEVENTIES

Submitted 2010 in response to a RTCD Refugees Best of Decade poll.  Number to the far right of titles in blue reflects the ultimate consensus placement in the poll results. Titles in purple did not make consensus list.  Disclaimer – my submission was subject to certain self imposed quotas on director, genre, etc.

 

  1. THE LAST PICTURE SHOW  [PETER BOGDANOVICH] (1971) (#11)
  2. CHINATOWN  [ROMAN POLANSKI] (1974) (#3)
  3. THE CONFORMIST (Il Conformista) [BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI] (1970) ) (#44)
  4. BARRY LYNDON  [STANLEY KUBRICK] (1975) ) (#15)
  5. MANHATTAN  [WOODY ALLEN] (1979)  (#12)
  6. THE GODFATHER  [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA] (1972) (#7)
  7. AMERICAN GRAFFITI  [GEORGE LUCAS]  (1973) (# 43)
  8. TAXI DRIVER  [MARTIN SCORSESE] (1976) (#1)
  9. NASHVILLE  [ROBERT ALTMAN] ) (#16)
  10. THE CEREMONY (Gishiki) [NAGISA OSHIMA] (1971)
  11. BADLANDS  [TERRENCE MALICK] (1973) ) (#14)
  12. JAWS  [STEVEN SPIELBERG] (1975) (#6)
  13. CLAIRE’S KNEE (Le Genou de Claire)  [ERIC ROHMER] (1970) (# 63)
  14. THE CONVERSATION  [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA] (1974) (#4)
  15. CRÍA CUERVOS  [CARLOS SAURA] (1976)
  16. THE GODFATHER PART TWO  [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA] (1974) (#9)
  17. LITTLE BIG MAN  [ARTHUR PENN] (1970)
  18. ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL (Angst essen Seele auf)  [RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER] (1974) (# 38)
  19. CELINE AND JULIE GO BOATING (Céline et Julie vont en bateau) [JACQUES RIVETTE] (1974) (# 59)
  20. ANNIE HALL  [WOODY ALLEN] (1977) ) (#13)
  21. THE LONG GOODBYE  [ROBERT ALTMAN] (1973) (# 33)
  22. SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE (Scener ur ett äktenskap) [INGMAR BERGMAN] (1973) (# 61)
  23. AMARCORD  [FEDERICO FELLINI] (1973) (# 70)
  24. THE MIDDLEMAN (Jana Aranya)  [SATYAJIT RAY] (1976)
  25. APOCALYPSE NOW  [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA] (1979) (#2)
  26. PAPER MOON  [PETER BOGDANOVICH] (1973)
  27. DAYS OF HEAVEN  [TERRENCE MALICK] (1978) (# 45)
  28. A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE  [JOHN CASSAVETES] (1974) (# 31)
  29. SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE  [GEORGE ROY HILL] (1972) (# 81)
  30. LENNY  [BOB FOSSE] (1974) (# 83)
  31. CARNAL KNOWLEDGE  [MIKE NICHOLS] (1971)
  32. 3 WOMEN [ROBERT ALTMAN] (1977) (# 60)
  33. STAR WARS  [GEORGE LUCAS] (1977) (# 30)
  34. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST  [MILOS FORMAN] (1975) (# 34)
  35. THE EMIGRANTS (Utvandrarna)  [JAN TROELL] (1971)
  36. McCABE & MRS. MILLER  [ROBERT ALTMAN] (1971) ) (#18)
  37. MON ONCLE ANTOINE [CLAUDE JUTRA]  (1971)
  38. KILLER OF SHEEP  [CHARLES BURNETT] (1977) (# 24)
  39. STRAW DOGS  [SAM PECKINPAH] (1971) (# 22)
  40. WALKABOUT  [NICOLAS ROEG] (1971) (# 79)
  41. KES  [KENNETH LOACH] (UK) (1970)
  42. THAT OBSCURE OBJECT OF DESIRE (Cet obscur objet du désir)  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (1977) (# 74)
  43. THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN  (Die Ehe der Maria Braun)  [RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER] (1979)
  44. TESS  [ROMAN POLANSKI] (1979)
  45. MURMUR OF THE HEART  [LOUIS MALLE] (1971)
  46. DELIVERANCE  [JOHN BOORMAN] (1972) (# 29)
  47. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS  [PHILIP KAUFMAN] (1978)
  48. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE  [STANLEY KUBRICK] (1971) ( #10)
  49. NETWORK  [SIDNEY LUMET] (1976) (# 55)
  50. AGUIRRE: THE WRATH OF GOD (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes)  [WERNER HERZOG] (1973) (#8)
  51. THE TIN DRUM (Die Blechtrommel) [VOLKER SCHLÖNDORFF] (1979)
  52. THE BLACK STALLION  [CARROLL BALLARD] (1979)
  53. SEVEN BEAUTIES (Pasqualino Settbelleze)  [LINA WERTMÜLLER] (1976)
  54. ALIEN  [RIDLEY SCOTT] (1979) (#5)
  55. THE WILD CHILD (L’Enfant sauvage)  [FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT] (1970)
  56. THE EXORCIST  [WILLIAM FRIEDKIN] (1973) (# 21)
  57. THE MOTHER AND THE WHORE  (La Maman et la putain) [JEAN EUSTACHE] (1973)
  58. IN A YEAR WITH 13 MOONS (In einem Jahr mit 13 Moden)  [RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER] (1978)
  59. AVANTI! [BILLY WILDER] (1972)
  60. LE CERCLE ROUGE [JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE] (1970) (# 86)
  61. THE THIRD PART OF THE NIGHT (Trzecia czesc nocy) [ANDRZEJ ZULAWSKI] (1971)
  62. LES CHOSES DE LA VIE (The Things in Life) [CLAUDE SAUTET] (1970)
  63. LAST TANGO IN PARIS  [BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI] (1972)
  64. SCARECROW  [JERRY SCHATZBERG] (1973)
  65. THE ASCENT (Voskhozhdeniye) [LARISA SHEPITKO] (1977)
  66. SWEPT AWAY…BY AN UNUSUAL DESTINY IN THE BLUE SEA OF AUGUST [LINA WERTMÜLLER] (1974)
  67. NIGHT MOVES  [ARTHUR PENN] (1975)
  68. TWO LANE BLACKTOP  [MONTE HELLMAN] (1971)
  69. THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (1972) (# 51)
  70. SOLARIS (Solyaris)  [ANDREI TARKOVSKY] (1972) (# 28)
  71. THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE  [PETER YATES] (1973)
  72. TAKING OFF  [MILOS FORMAN] (1971)
  73. NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE  [JOHN LANDIS] (1978) (# 73)
  74. WHO’LL STOP THE RAIN  [KAREL REISZ] (1978)
  75. CALIFORNIA SPLIT  [ROBERT ALTMAN] (1974) (# 99)
  76. THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES  [CLINT EASTWOOD] (1976)
  77. MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL  [TERRY GILLIAM & TERRY JONES] (1975) (# 29)
  78. CABARET  [BOB FOSSE] (1972)
  79. MONSIEUR KLEIN (Mr. Klein)  [JOSEPH LOSEY] (1976)
  80. BAD COMPANY  [ROBERT BENTON] (1972)
  81. THE ICEMAN COMETH  [JOHN FRANKENHEIMER] (1973)
  82. LITTLE MURDERS  [ALAN ARKIN] (1971)
  83. OPENING NIGHT  [JOHN CASSAVETES] (1977)
  84. GET CARTER  [MIKE HODGES] (1971)
  85. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND  [STEVEN SPIELBERG] (1978) (# 39)
  86. LACOMBE, LUCIEN  [LOUIS MALLE] (1974)
  87. DOG DAY AFTERNOON  [SIDNEY LUMET] (1975) (# 23)
  88. MEAN STREETS  [MARTIN SCORSESE] (1973) (# 50)
  89. FAT CITY  [JOHN HUSTON] (1972)
  90. ROCKY  [JOHN AVILDSEN] (1976) (# 80)
  91. SORCERER  [WILLIAM FRIEDKIN] (1977)
  92. HAROLD AND MAUDE  [HAL ASHBY] (1971) (# 96)
  93. VENGEANCE IS MINE  (Fukushû suruwa wareniari)  [SHOHEI IMAMURA] (1979)
  94. STROSZEK  [WERNER HERZOG] (1977) (# 54)
  95. KLUTE  [ALAN J. PAKULA] (1971)
  96. HARLAN COUNTY, U.S.A. [BARBARA KOPPLE] (1976) (# 37)
  97. CRIES AND WHISPERS (Viskningar och rop)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (1972) (# 35)
  98. JEANNE DIELMAN, 23QUAI DU COMMERCE, 1080 BRUXELLES [CHANTAL AKERMAN] (1975) (# 72)
  99. BLUE COLLAR  [PAUL SCHRADER] (1978)
  100. SMILE  [MICHAEL RITCHIE] (1975)

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