Oldies: Eight 70s Hollywood Movies

The 70s is considered as the best movies decade by movie critics. The 70s brought definite work of genius to the screens, excellently acted and full of morals. In fact, some are worthy to be brought back to our screens.

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The Taxi Driver: This is a 1976 American movie about a decaying and morally bankrupt New York City after the Vietnam War. Written by Paul Schrader and directed by Martin Scorsese, the movie depicts the life of Travis Bickle played by Robert De Niro, a veteran working as a taxi driver, and his declining mental state as he works nights in the city. Starring Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks and others.

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Chinatown: A 1974 film directed by Roman Polanski and written by Robert Towne. Inspired by the California water wars, a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century, by which Los Angeles interests secured water rights in the Owens Valley. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, and others.

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Play Misty for Me: This is a 1971 American psychological thriller film directed by Clint Eastwood. The storyline is about a radio DJ being stalked by an obsessed female fan. Starring Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, and Donna Mills.

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Little Big Man: This was a 1970 Western film centered on an American pioneer raised by Indians who ends up fighting alongside General Custer. Directed by Arthur Penn, Starring Dustin Hoffman, Martin Balsam, Jeff Corey, Chief Dan George and Faye Dunaway.

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Breaking Away: is a 1979 American coming of age Comedy-drama film, produced and directed by Peter Yates, written by Steve Tesich. Starring Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern and others. It centers on a group of four male teenagers in Bloomington, Indiana, who recently graduated from high school.

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Superman: This is a 1978 action, adventure and sci-fi film based on the character by DC Comics. It is based on the origin of superman and his early days as the adopted son of Jonathan and Martha Kent. Starring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty and others.

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The Exorcist: This is a 1973 American supernatural horror movie about the demonic possession of a young girl and her mother’s efforts to rescue her through an exorcism led by a pair of Catholic priests. Directed by William Friedkin and written by William Peter Blatty, starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, and Lee J. Cobb.

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The Wicker Man: This is a 1973 British horror film based on the visit of police sergeant Neil Howie to the isolated Scottish island of Summerisle in search of a missing girl. Written Anthony Shaffer and directed by Robin Hardy, starring Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland and Christopher Lee.

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