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The Best Movies of 1971 - Original Release   (107 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1971, # 107 Overall The French Connection 1971 Friedkin, William USA BD
# 2 for 1971, # 115 Overall The Last Picture Show 1971 Bogdanovich, Peter USA D
# 3 for 1971, # 168 Overall A Clockwork Orange 1971 Kubrick, Stanley UK BD
# 4 for 1971, # 227 Overall McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971 Altman, Robert USA D
# 5 for 1971, # 341 Overall Dirty Harry 1971 Siegel, Don USA BDS
# 6 for 1971, # 359 Overall Murmur of the Heart 1971 Malle, Louis France / Italy / West Germany D
# 7 for 1971, # 442 Overall Walkabout 1971 Roeg, Nicolas UK BDS
# 8 for 1971, # 467 Overall Two English Girls 1971 Truffaut, François France YS
# 9 for 1971, # 530 Overall Klute 1971 Pakula, Alan J. USA D
# 10 for 1971, # 577 Overall Death in Venice 1971 Visconti, Luchino Italy / France Y
# 11 for 1971, # 616 Overall Get Carter 1971 Hodges, Mike UK Y
# 12 for 1971, # 649 Overall Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971 Schlesinger, John UK BD
# 13 for 1971, # 686 Overall WR - Mysteries of the Organism 1971 Makavejev, Dusan Yugoslavia / West Germany D
# 14 for 1971, # 716 Overall Straw Dogs 1971 Peckinpah, Sam UK / USA BD
# 15 for 1971, # 881 Overall Two-Lane Blacktop 1971 Hellman, Monte USA BD
# 16 for 1971, # 894 Overall Wanda 1971 Loden, Barbara USA
# 17 for 1971, # 1010 Overall Taking Off 1971 Forman, Milos USA
# 18 for 1971, # 1042 Overall The Hospital 1971 Hiller, Arthur USA Y
# 19 for 1971, # 1065 Overall Harold and Maude 1971 Ashby, Hal USA BD
# 20 for 1971, # 1077 Overall Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 1971 Van Peebles, Melvin USA Y
# 21 for 1971, # 1243 Overall Shaft 1971 Parks, Gordon USA BY
# 22 for 1971, # 1283 Overall The Emigrants 1971 Troell, Jan Sweden Y
# 23 for 1971, # 1459 Overall Macbeth 1971 Polanski, Roman UK / USA D
# 24 for 1971, # 1486 Overall Love 1971 Makk, Károly Hungary Y
# 25 for 1971, # 1533 Overall Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 Stuart, Mel USA BDS
# 26 for 1971, # 1634 Overall King Lear 1971 Brook, Peter UK / Denmark D
# 27 for 1971, # 1679 Overall The Devils 1971 Russell, Ken UK Y
# 28 for 1971, # 1684 Overall Fiddler on the Roof 1971 Jewison, Norman USA BD
# 29 for 1971, # 1720 Overall Trafic 1971 Tati, Jacques France / Italy D
# 30 for 1971, # 1794 Overall Tales of Beatrix Potter 1971 Mills, Reginald UK D
# 31 for 1971, # 1880 Overall Carnal Knowledge 1971 Nichols, Mike USA Y
# 32 for 1971, # 1885 Overall Minnie and Moskowitz 1971 Cassavetes, John USA Y
# 33 for 1971, # 1928 Overall Family Life 1971 Loach, Ken UK
# 34 for 1971, # 1971 Overall Wake in Fright 1971 Kotcheff, Ted Australia / USA BD
# 35 for 1971, # 2011 Overall The Clowns 1971 Fellini, Federico Italy / France / West Germany YS
# 36 for 1971, # 2018 Overall Wild Rovers 1971 Edwards, Blake USA VS
# 37 for 1971, # 2045 Overall The Panic in Needle Park 1971 Schatzberg, Jerry USA D
# 38 for 1971, # 2046 Overall Play Misty for Me 1971 Eastwood, Clint USA D
# 39 for 1971, # 2048 Overall A New Leaf 1971 May, Elaine USA BD
# 40 for 1971, # 2118 Overall Plaza Suite 1971 Hiller, Arthur USA Y
# 41 for 1971, # 2133 Overall Four Nights of a Dreamer 1971 Bresson, Robert France
# 42 for 1971, # 2155 Overall Nicholas and Alexandra 1971 Schaffner, Franklin J. UK Y
# 43 for 1971, # 2165 Overall Bananas 1971 Allen, Woody USA D
# 44 for 1971, # 2184 Overall Blanche 1971 Borowczyk, Walerian France
# 44 for 1971, # 2184 Overall The Ceremony 1971 Oshima, Nagisa Japan
# 45 for 1971, # 2197 Overall Mon Oncle Antoine 1971 Jutra, Claude Canada D
# 46 for 1971, # 2200 Overall Nostalgia 1971 Frampton, Hollis USA BD
# 47 for 1971, # 2204 Overall Johnny Got His Gun 1971 Trumbo, Dalton USA D
# 48 for 1971, # 2210 Overall The Boy Friend 1971 Russell, Ken UK / USA Y
# 49 for 1971, # 2218 Overall Diamonds Are Forever 1971 Hamilton, Guy UK / USA BDS
# 49 for 1971, # 2218 Overall $ 1971 Brooks, Richard USA DS
# 50 for 1971, # 2220 Overall Punishment Park 1971 Watkins, Peter USA D
# 51 for 1971, # 2230 Overall Dusty and Sweets McGee 1971 Mutrux, Floyd USA
# 51 for 1971, # 2230 Overall Max et les Ferrailleurs 1971 Sautet, Claude France / Italy
# 51 for 1971, # 2230 Overall Skin Game 1971 Bogart, Paul / Douglas, Gordon USA
# 52 for 1971, # 2237 Overall Summer of '42 1971 Mulligan, Robert USA YS
# 53 for 1971, # 2252 Overall Pakeezah 1971 Amrohi, Kamal India
# 54 for 1971, # 2314 Overall King Lear 1971 Kozintsev, Grigori / Shapiro, Iosif Soviet Union D
# 54 for 1971, # 2314 Overall The Last Movie 1971 Hopper, Dennis USA V
# 54 for 1971, # 2314 Overall THX 1138 1971 Lucas, George USA BDS
# 55 for 1971, # 2340 Overall Brandy in the Wilderness 1971 Kaye, Stanton USA
# 55 for 1971, # 2340 Overall Growing Up Female 1971 Klein, Jim / Reichert, Julia USA
# 56 for 1971, # 2364 Overall The Working Class Goes to Heaven 1971 Petri, Elio Italy S
# 57 for 1971, # 2366 Overall Vanishing Point 1971 Sarafian, Richard C. USA BD
# 58 for 1971, # 2369 Overall Bleak Moments 1971 Leigh, Mike UK D
# 58 for 1971, # 2369 Overall Cold Turkey 1971 Lear, Norman USA
# 58 for 1971, # 2369 Overall Derby 1971 Kaylor, Robert USA
# 58 for 1971, # 2369 Overall Little Murders 1971 Arkin, Alan USA D
# 58 for 1971, # 2369 Overall Such Good Friends 1971 Preminger, Otto USA BD
# 59 for 1971, # 2377 Overall The African Elephant 1971 Trevor, Simon UK Y
# 59 for 1971, # 2377 Overall Bloomfield 1971 Harris, Richard / Zohar, Uri UK / Israel Y
# 59 for 1971, # 2377 Overall Friends 1971 Gilbert, Lewis UK Y
# 59 for 1971, # 2377 Overall Kotch 1971 Lemmon, Jack USA Y
# 59 for 1971, # 2377 Overall Long Ago Tomorrow 1971 Forbes, Bryan UK Y
# 59 for 1971, # 2377 Overall Mary, Queen of Scots 1971 Jarrott, Charles UK YS
# 60 for 1971, # 2390 Overall La Région centrale 1971 Snow, Michael Canada
# 61 for 1971, # 2392 Overall Joe Hill 1971 Widerberg, Bo Sweden / USA
# 62 for 1971, # 2393 Overall 'Doc' 1971 Perry, Frank USA
# 62 for 1971, # 2393 Overall Just Before Nightfall 1971 Chabrol, Claude Italy / France
# 62 for 1971, # 2393 Overall Made for Each Other 1971 Bean, Robert B. USA
# 62 for 1971, # 2393 Overall Sacco and Vanzetti 1971 Montaldo, Giuliano Italy / France S
# 63 for 1971, # 2398 Overall The Cat o'Nine Tails 1971 Argento, Dario Italy / France / West Germany BD
# 64 for 1971, # 2400 Overall The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes 1971 Brakhage, Stan USA BD
# 64 for 1971, # 2400 Overall Fata Morgana 1971 Herzog, Werner West Germany Y
# 64 for 1971, # 2400 Overall How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman 1971 dos Santos, Nelson Pereira Brazil D
# 64 for 1971, # 2400 Overall Narita: Heta Village 1971 Ogawa, Shinsuke Japan
# 64 for 1971, # 2400 Overall Out 1: Noli Me Tangere 1971 Rivette, Jacques / Schiffman, Suzanne France
# 64 for 1971, # 2400 Overall Petit à petit 1971 Rouch, Jean France
# 65 for 1971, # 2405 Overall Duck, You Sucker 1971 Leone, Sergio Italy D
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall The Abominable Dr. Phibes 1971 Fuest, Robert UK / USA DS
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall And Now for Something Completely Different 1971 MacNaughton, Ian UK D
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall The Anderson Tapes 1971 Lumet, Sidney USA D
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall The Andromeda Strain 1971 Wise, Robert USA D
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971 Stevenson, Robert USA D
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall Billy Jack 1971 Laughlin, Tom USA BD
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall Bless the Beasts & Children 1971 Kramer, Stanley USA V
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall The Omega Man 1971 Sagal, Boris USA BD
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall Support Your Local Gunfighter 1971 Kennedy, Burt USA D
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall 10 Rillington Place 1971 Fleischer, Richard UK V
# 66 for 1971, # 2420 Overall Willard 1971 Mann, Daniel USA
# 67 for 1971, # 2421 Overall The Grissom Gang 1971 Aldrich, Robert USA Y
# 67 for 1971, # 2421 Overall Land of Silence and Darkness 1971 Herzog, Werner West Germany
# 67 for 1971, # 2421 Overall Let's Scare Jessica to Death 1971 Hancock, John D. USA D
# 67 for 1971, # 2421 Overall Sweet Dreams 1971 Avildsen, John G. USA
NR Duel 1971 Spielberg, Steven USA D
NR Le Mans 1971 Katzin, Lee H. USA BD
NR The Night Visitor 1971 Benedek, László USA / Sweden DS
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B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack
 
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