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50 Favourites of the 1970s

by Tom JF
50 Favourites of the 1970s by Tom JF
“Mama, I’m not your little girl! " – The Honeymoon Killers (1970) 1970 Bird with the Crystal Plummage, the (Argento, D) Butcher, the (Chabrol, C) Honeymoon Killers, the (Kastle, L) “When a naked man is chasing a woman through an alley with a butcher’s knife and a hard-on, I figure he isn’t out collecting for the Red Cross! " – Dirty Harry (1971) 1971 Dirty Harry ( Siegel, D) French Connection, the (Friedkin, W) Get Carter (Hodges, M) Hired Hand, the (Fonda, P) Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (Hancock, J) McCabe & Mrs Miller (Altman, R) Shaft (Parks, G) Straw Dogs (Peckinpah, S) “The hero can’t dead till the last reel!” – The Harder They… Read more

“Mama, I’m not your little girl! " – The Honeymoon Killers (1970)

1970
Bird with the Crystal Plummage, the (Argento, D)
Butcher, the (Chabrol, C)
Honeymoon Killers, the (Kastle, L)

“When a naked man is chasing a woman through an alley with a butcher’s knife and a hard-on,
I figure he isn’t out collecting for the Red Cross! " – Dirty Harry (1971)

1971
Dirty Harry ( Siegel, D)
French Connection, the (Friedkin, W)
Get Carter (Hodges, M)
Hired Hand, the (Fonda, P)
Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (Hancock, J)
McCabe & Mrs Miller (Altman, R)
Shaft (Parks, G)
Straw Dogs (Peckinpah, S)

“The hero can’t dead till the last reel!” – The Harder They Come (1972)

1972
Aguirre The Wrath of God (Herzog, W)
Harder They Come, the (Henzell, P)
Silent Running (Trumbull, D)

“Bull shit, Mr Han man! Mna you come right out of a comic book” – Enter the Dragon (1973)

1973
Badlands – (Malick, T)
Don’t Look Now (Roeg, N)
Enter the Dragon (Clouse, R)
Last Detail, the (Ashby, H)
Long Goodbye, the (Altman, R)
Mean Streets (Scorcese, M)
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (Peckinpah, S)
Wicker Man, the (Hardy, R)

“those girls don’t wanna go messin’ round no old house” – The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

1974
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Peckinpah, S)
Chinatown (Polanski, R)
Conversation, the (Coppola, F)
Dark Star (Carpenter, J)
Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, the (Herzog, W)
Godfather, the part II (Coppola, F)
Texas Chain Saw Massacre, the (Hooper, T)

“What are you doin’ here? You oughta be out in a convertible bird-doggin’ chicks and bangin’ beaver”
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

1975
Dog Day Afternoon (Lumet, S)
Jaws (Spielberg, S)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Forman, M)

“I like freaks. And that’s why I like you” – The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

1976
Assault on Precinct 13 (Carpenter, J)
Man who Fell to Earth, the (Roeg, N)
Robin & Marion (Lester, R)
Taxi Driver (Scorsese, M)

“No-one kicks you here, Bruno” – Stoszek (1977)

1977
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Spielberg, S)
Eraserhead (Lynch, D)
Martin (Romero, G)
Stroszek (Herzog, W)
Suspiria (Argento, D)

“It’s Halloween, everyone’s entitled to one good scare” – Halloween (1978)

1978
Dawn of the Dead (Romero, G)
Halloween (Carpenter, J)

“You mean I’m gonna stay this color?” – The Jerk

1979
Alien (Scott, R)
Apocalypse Now (Coppola, F)
Jerk, the (Reiner, C)
Mad Max (Miller, G)
Manhattan – (Allen, W)
Winter Kills (Richert, W)
Wise Blood (Huston, J)

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