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The significant events of the year 1973 in film are covered in this page.

Highest-grossing films

United States and Canada

See also: List of 1973 box office number-one films in the United States

The top ten 1973 released films by theatrical rentals in the United States and Canada are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1973
Rank Title Distributor Rentals
1 The Exorcist Warner Bros. $88,500,000[1]
2 The Sting Universal $79,000,000[1]
3 American Graffiti $55,900,000[1]
4 Papillon Allied Artists $22,500,000[1]
5 The Way We Were Columbia $22,457,000[2]
6 Magnum Force Warner Bros. $20,100,000[2]
7 Last Tango in Paris United Artists $16,711,000[2]
8 Paper Moon Paramount $16,559,000[2]
9 Live and Let Die United Artists $15,925,000[2]
10 Serpico Paramount $15,400,000[3]

Outside North America

The highest-grossing 1973 films in countries outside of North America.

Country Title Studio Gross Ref
France The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob SNC 7,295,727 admissions [4]
Germany Papillon Columbia Pictures 8,500,000 admissions [5]
Hong Kong The House of 72 Tenants Shaw Brothers Studio HK$5,600,000 [6]
India Bobby R. K. Films ₹110,000,000 (US$14,210,000) [7][nb 1]
Italy Malicious Paramount Pictures 11,756,327 admissions [9]
Soviet Union The Headless Horseman Lenfilm 64,900,000 admissions [10]
Spain Cabaret TBD 125.8 million [11]
United Kingdom Live and Let Die Eon Productions 9,000,000 admissions [12]

Worldwide gross revenue

The following table lists known worldwide gross revenue figures for several high-grossing films that originally released in 1973. Note that this list is incomplete and is therefore not representative of the highest-grossing films worldwide in 1973. This list also includes gross revenue from later re-releases.

Title Worldwide gross Country Ref
The Exorcist $441,306,145[nb 2] United States [13]
Enter the Dragon $400,000,000[nb 2] Worldwide [14]
The Sting $257,000,000 United States [15][16]
Live and Let Die $161,800,000 United Kingdom [17]
American Graffiti $140,000,000 United States [18]
Bobby $39,000,000 India [19][20]

The year's highest-grossing actor worldwide was Hong Kong martial arts film star Bruce Lee, who died the same year.[21]

Events

Awards

Category/Organization 31st Golden Globe Awards
January 26, 1974
27th BAFTA Awards
March 6, 1974
46th Academy Awards
April 2, 1974
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film The Exorcist American Graffiti Day for Night The Sting
Best Director William Friedkin
The Exorcist
François Truffaut
Day for Night
George Roy Hill
The Sting
Best Actor Al Pacino
Serpico
George Segal
A Touch of Class
Walter Matthau
Charley Varrick and Pete 'n' Tillie
Jack Lemmon
Save the Tiger
Best Actress Marsha Mason
Cinderella Liberty
Glenda Jackson
A Touch of Class
Stephane Audran
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie and Just Before Nightfall
Glenda Jackson
A Touch of Class
Best Supporting Actor John Houseman
The Paper Chase
Arthur Lowe
O Lucky Man!
John Houseman
The Paper Chase
Best Supporting Actress Linda Blair
The Exorcist
Valentina Cortese
Day for Night
Tatum O'Neal
Paper Moon
Best Screenplay, Adapted William Peter Blatty
The Exorcist
Luis Buñuel and Jean-Claude Carriere
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
William Peter Blatty
The Exorcist
Best Screenplay, Original David S. Ward
The Sting
Best Original Score Neil Diamond
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Alan Price
O Lucky Man!
Marvin Hamlisch
The Way We Were
Marvin Hamlisch
The Sting
Best Original Song "The Way We Were"
The Way We Were
N/A "The Way We Were"
The Way We Were
Best Foreign Language Film The Pedestrian N/A Day for Night

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Hireling, directed by Alan Bridges, United Kingdom
Scarecrow, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, United States

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Ashani Sanket (Distant Thunder), directed by Satyajit Ray, India

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5 Sweet Kill New World Pictures / Curtis Lee Hanson
Tamaroc Productions
Curtis Hanson (director/screenplay); Tab Hunter, Isabel Jewell, Roberta Collins, John Aprea, Rory Guy, John Pearce, Cherie Latimer, Nadyne Turney, Linda Leider Horror, Thriller Live Action
10 The No Mercy Man Cannon Film Distributors Daniel Vance (director/screenplay); Mike Nolin (screenplay); Steve Sandor, Rockne Tarkington, Sid Haig, Ron Thompson, Mike Lane, Richard X. Slattery, Heidi Vaughn, David Booth, Daniel Oaks, Tom Scott, Michael Prichard, Peg Stewart, Richard Collier, Darlene Feasel, Russell Morrell Action, Drama Live Action
11 The Offence United Artists / Tantallon Sidney Lumet (director); John Hopkins (screenplay); Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannen, Peter Bowles, Derek Newark, Ronald Radd, John Hallam, Richard Moore, Anthony Sagar, Maxine Gordon, Howard Goorney, Hilda Fenemore Crime, Neo-Noir, Drama Live Action
13 Battles Without Honor and Humanity Toei Kinji Fukasaku (director); Kazuo Kasahara (screenplay); Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, Nobuo Kaneko, Tatsuo Umemiya, Kunie Tanaka, Goro Ibuki, Tamio Kawaji, Tsunehiko Watase, Mayumi Nagisa, Takuzo Kawatani, Shinichiro Mikawi, Harumi Sone, Keiji Takamiya, Toshie Kimura, Asao Uchida, Hiroshi Nawa, Eiko Nakamura, Kinji Nakamura Crime, Drama Live Action
Manson American International Pictures Robert Hendrickson, Laurence Merrick (directors) Documentary Live Action
19 Black Mama White Mama American International Pictures / Four Associates Ltd. Eddie Romero (director); H.R. Christian (screenplay); Margaret Markov, Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Lynn Borden, Zaldy Zshornack, Eddie Garcia, Alona Alegre, Vic Diaz, Lotis M. Key, Alfonso Carvajal, Ricardo Herrero, Andrés (Andy) Centenera, Laurie Burton, Dondo Fernanco, Wendy Green, Jess Ramos, Carpi Asturias Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
25 The Death of a Lumberjack Les Film Mutuels / Canadian Film Development Corporation / Famous Players Limited Gilles Carle (director/screenplay); Arthur Lamothe (screenplay); Carole Laure, Willie Lamothe, Daniel Pilon, Pauline Julien, Marcel Sabourin, Roger Lebel, Denise Filiatrault, J. Léo Gagnon, Ernest Guimond, Jacques Gagnon, Gil Laroche, Jacques Bouchard, Yvonne Diabo, Eugene Lahache, Marcel Fournier Drama Live Action
The Love Ban British Lion Films / Welbeck Films Ralph Thomas (director); Kevin Laffan (screenplay); Hywel Bennett, Nanette Newman, Milo O'Shea, Angharad Rees, Nicky Henson, Georgina Hale, Madeline Smith, Peter Barkworth, John Cleese, Marianne Stone, Nina Baden-Semper, Cheryl Hall, Jacki Piper, Tommy Godfrey, Tony Haygarth, David Howey, James Leith Comedy Live Action
27 Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall United Artists / Associated London Films Norman Cohen (director/screenplay); Spike Milligan, Johnny Byrne (screenplay); Jim Dale, Arthur Lowe, Bill Maynard, Tony Selby, Geoffrey Hughes, Jim Norton, John Forgeham, Windsor Davies, Spike Milligan, Pat Coombs, Bob Todd, Gregory Phillips, Alvar Liddell, Robert Longden Comedy Live Action
Last Tango in Paris United Artists / Produzioni Europee Associati (PEA) / Les Productions Artistes Associés Bernando Bertolucci (director/screenplay); Franco Arcalli, Agnès Varda (screenplay); Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi, Giovanna Galletti, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Massimo Girotti, Catherine Allégret, Catherine Breillat, Darling Légitimus, Veronica Lazăr, Gitt Magrini, Luce Marquand, Dan Diament, Catherine Sola, Mauro Marchetti, Peter Schommer, Marie-Hélène Breillat, Armand Abplanalp, Rachel Kesterber, Ramón Mendizábal, Mimi Pinson, Gérard Lepennec, Stéphane Koziak Drama Live Action
31 Shamus Columbia Pictures / Robert M. Weitman Productions Buzz Kulik (director); Barry Beckerman (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Dyan Cannon, John Ryan, Joe Santos, Giorgio Tozzi, Ron Weyand, Larry Block, Beeson Carroll, Kevin Conway, John Glover, Mickey Freeman, Tommy Lane, Ric Mancini, Frank Sivero, Alex Stevens Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller Live Action
Steelyard Blues Warner Bros. Alan Myerson (director); David S. Ward (screenplay); Donald Sutherland, Jane Fonda, Peter Boyle, Howard Hesseman, John Savage, Mel Stewart, Roger Bowen, Garry Goodrow, Richard Schaal, Morgan Upton, Jessica Myerson, Dan Morrows, Nancy Fish, Lynette Bernay, Edward Greenberg Comedy, Crime Live Action
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1 The World's Greatest Athlete Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Robert Scheerer (director); Dee Caruso, Gerald Gardner (screenplay); Tim Conway, Jan-Michael Vincent, John Amos, Roscoe Lee Browne, Dayle Haddon, Billy De Wolfe, Nancy Walker, Danny Goldman, Don Pedro Colley, Vito Scotti, Liam Dunn, Ivor Francis, Leon Askin, Joe Kapp, Clarence Muse, Virginia Capers, Philip Ahn, John Lupton, Sarah Selby, Russ Conway, Al Checco, Dick Wilson, Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford, Jim McKay, Bud Palmer, Bill Toomey Sports, Comedy, Family, Romance Live Action
4 Wattstax Columbia Pictures / Stax Records / Wolper Productions Mel Stuart (director); The Staple Singers, Richard Pryor, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Luther Ingram, Kim Weston, Johnnie Taylor, The Bar-Kays, Isaac Hayes, Albert King, Dale Warren, Tommy Jacquette, Jesse Jackson, Melvin Van Peebles, Jimmy Jones, Eric Mercury, Freddie Robinson, Ernie Hines, Little Sonny, The Temprees, Frederick Knight, William Bell, Eddie Floyd, Rance Allen, David Porter, Tommy Tate, The Soul Children, Fred Williamson, The Dramatics, The Emotions, Little Milton, Mel and Tim, Raymond Allen, Erik Kilpatrick, Ted Lange, Fred Berry, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Billy Eckstine, Felton Pilate, Jackie Robinson, Deborah Manning, Louise McCord, Lee Sain, The Newcomers Documentary, Comedy, Music Live Action
7 Black Caesar American International Pictures / Largo Larry Cohen (director/screenplay); Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin, Julius Harris, Minnie Gentry, William Wellman Jr., Val Avery, Don Pedro Colley, Myrna Hansen, Philip Roye, James Dixon, Patrick McAllister, Omer Jeffery, Michael Jeffery Blaxploitation, Crime, Drama Live Action
The Train Robbers Warner Bros. / Batjac Productions Burt Kennedy (director/screenplay); John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson, Christopher George, Bobby Vinton, Jerry Gatlin, Ricardo Montalbán Western, Action, Comedy, Romance Live Action
8 The Harder They Come New World Pictures / International Films Inc. Perry Henzell (director/screenplay); Trevor D. Rhone (screenplay); Jimmy Cliff, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Heartman, Winston Stona, Leslie Kong, Prince Buster, Clover Lewis, Ed "Bim" Lewis, Aston "Bam" Wynter, Alton Ellis, Janet Bartley, Basil Keane, Elijah Chambers, Bob Charlton, Volier Johnson, Lucia White, Beverly Anderson, Bobby Loban, Joanne Dunn, Adrian Robinson, Don Topping, Karl Leslie, Sandra Redwood, Ulla Fraser, Carol Lawes Crime, Drama, Music Live Action
9 The Creeping Flesh Columbia Pictures / World Film Services Freddie Francis (director); Peter Spenceley, Jonathan Rumbold (screenplay); Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Lorna Heilbron, Jenny Runacre, George Benson, Kenneth J. Warren, Duncan Lamont, Harry Locke, Michael Ripper, Robert Swann, David Bailie, Tony Wright, Marianne Stone, Alexandra Dane, Larry Taylor, Sue Bond, Hedger Wallace, Catherine Finn, Maurice Bush, Martin Carroll, Dan Meaden Horror Live Action
Jory AVCO Embassy Pictures Jorge Fons (director); Gerald Herman, Robert Irving (screenplay); John Marley, B.J. Thomas, Robby Benson, Claudio Brook, Brad Dexter, Benny Baker, Anne Lockhart, Ted Markland, Linda Purl, Patricia Aspíllaga, Todd Martin, Quintín Bulnes, Carlos Cortés, John Kelly, Eduardo López Rojas Western Live Action
14 Save the Tiger Paramount Pictures / Filmways John G. Avildsen (director); Steve Shagan (screenplay); Jack Lemmon, Jack Gilford, Laurie Heineman, Norman Burton, Patricia Smith, Thayer David, William Hansen, Harvey Jason, Lin Von Linden, Lara Parker, Eloise Hardt, Ned Glass, Biff Elliot, Madeline Lee, Janina, Pearl Shear, Ben Freedman Drama Live Action
20 Nothing but the Night Fox-Rank Distributors Peter Sasdy (director); Brian Hayles (screenplay); Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Georgia Brown, Keith Barron, Gwyneth Strong, Fulton Mackay, John Robinson, Morris Perry, Michael Gambon, Duncan Lamont, Shelagh Fraser, Kathleen Byron, Andrew McCulloch, Michael Brennan Horror Live Action
22 Payday Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Fantasy Films / Fantasy Records / Pumice Finance Company Daryl Duke (director); Don Carpenter (screenplay); Rip Torn, Ahna Capri, Michael C. Gwynne, Jeff Morris, Cliff Emmich, Sonny Shroyer, Elayne Heilveil, Henry O. Arnold, Bobby Smith, Dallas Smith, Richard Hoffman, Walter Bamberg, Eleanor Fell, Clara Dunn, Linda Spatz, Earle Trigg, Winston McNair, Frazier Moss, Phillip Wende, Ed Neeley Drama Live Action
Turkish Delight Nederland Film / VNF Paul Verhoeven (director); Gerard Soeteman (screenplay); Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman, Hans Boskamp, Dolf de Vries, Wim van den Brink, Manfred de Graaf, Dick Scheffer, Marjol Flore, Bert Dijkstra Romance, Drama Live Action
Walking Tall Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Bing Crosby Productions Phil Karlson (director); Mort Briskin (screenplay); Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Lurene Tuttle, Noah Beery Jr., Dawn Lyn, Leif Garrett, Felton Perry, Logan Ramsey, Rosemary Murphy, Gene Evans, Bruce Glover, Kenneth Tobey, Don Keefer, Douglas Fowley, Pepper Martin, Ted Jordan, Red West, Brenda Benet, Arch Johnson, Sidney Clute, Russell Thorson, Gil Perkins, Carey Loftin, Gene LeBell, Del Monroe, Richard X. Slattery, Warner Venetz, Ed Call, Richard Donald Neo-Noir, Biography, Action, Thriller Live Action
21 Lolly-Madonna XXX Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Richard C. Sarafian (director); Rodney Carr-Smith, Sue Grafton (screenplay); Rod Steiger, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges, Scott Wilson, Season Hubley, Katherine Squire, Joan Goodfellow, Tresa Hughes, Gary Busey, Randy Quaid, Timothy Scott, Kiel Martin, Ed Lauter, Paul Koslo Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
24 The Blood Brothers Shaw Brothers Studio Chang Cheh (director/screenplay); Ni Kuang (screenplay); David Chiang, Ti Lung, Chen Kuan Tai, Ching Li Martial Arts, Action, Drama Live Action
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1 Charlotte's Web Paramount Pictures / Hanna-Barbera Productions / Sagittarius Productions Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto (directors); E.B. White (screenplay); Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde, Agnes Moorehead, Don Messick, Herb Vigran, Pamelyn Ferdin, Martha Scott, Bob Holt, John Stephenson, Danny Bonaduce, William B. White, Dave Madden, Joan Gerber, Candy Candido, Rex Allen Musical, Adventure, Drama Animation
The Thief Who Came to Dinner Warner Bros. / Bud Yorkin Productions Bud Yorkin (director); Walter Hill (screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, Jacqueline Bisset, Warren Oates, Jill Clayburgh, Charles Cioffi, Ned Beatty, Austin Pendleton, Gregory Sierra, Michael Murphy, John Hillerman, Alan Oppenheimer, Margaret Fairchild, Jack Manning, Richard O'Brien, George Morfogen, Army Archerd, John Henry Faulk, Warren Munson, Noble Willingham Comedy, Romance Live Action
4 Baxter! National General Pictures / Anglo-EMI Film Distributors / Group W Films / Hanna-Barbera Productions / Performing Arts Lionel Jeffries (director); Reginald Rose (screenplay); Patricia Neal, Britt Ekland, Lynn Carlin, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Scott Jacoby, Sally Thomsett, Paul Eddington, Paul Maxwell, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Dorothy Alison, Marianne Stone, Ian Thompson, Frances Bennett, George Tovey Drama Live Action
7 Slither Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Howard Zieff (director): W.D. Richter (screenplay); James Caan, Peter Boyle, Sally Kellerman, Louise Lasser, Allen Garfield, Richard B. Shull, Alex Rocco, Seamon Glass, Diana Darrin, Stuart Nisbet, Virginia Sale, Alex Henteloff, Len Lesser, Garry Goodrow Comedy, Thriller, Crime Live Action
The Long Goodbye United Artists / Lion's Gate Films Robert Altman (director); Leigh Brackett (screenplay); Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell, Henry Gibson, David Arkin, Jim Bouton, Warren Berlinger, Pancho Córdova, Enrique Lucero, Rutanya Alda, Jack Riley, Jerry Jones, John S. Davies, Ken Sansom, David Carradine, Arnold Schwarzenegger Neo-Noir, Mystery, Crime, Thriller Live Action
8 Ludwig Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Mega Film / Cinétel / Divina Film / Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion / RAI Luchino Visconti (director/screenplay); Enrico Medioli, Suso Cecchi d'Amico (screenplay); Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Silvana Mangano, Trevor Howard, Gert Fröbe, Helmut Griem, Umberto Orsini, John Moulder-Brown, Sonia Petrovna, Folker Bohnet, Heinz Moog, Adriana Asti, Marc Porel, Nora Ricci, Mark Burns, Alexander Allerson, Kurt Großkurth, Gérard Herter, Karl-Heinz Peters, Clara Colosimo, Friedrich von Ledebur, Izabella Teleżyńska, Bert Bloch, Anne-Marie Hanschke, Jan Linhar, Clara Moustawcesky, Gernot Möhner, Wolfram Schaerf, Gunnar Warner, Raika Juri, Karl-Heinz Windhorst Epic, Biography, Drama Live Action
10 Schlock Jack H. Harris Enterprises John Landis (director/screenplay); John Landis, Enrica Blankey, Eliza Garrett, Saul Kahan, Joseph Piantadosi, Richard Gillis, Tom Alvich, Walter Levine, Eric Allison, Ralph Baker, Gene Fox, Susan Weiser, Jonathan A. Flint, Amy Schireson, Belinda Folsey, E.G. Harty Horror, Comedy Live Action
The Vault of Horror Metromedia Producers Corporation / Amicus Productions Roy Ward Baker (director); Milton Subotsky (screenplay); Dawn Addams, Tom Baker, Michael Craig, Denholm Elliott, Glynis Johns, Edward Judd, Curt Jürgens, Anna Massey, Daniel Massey, Terry-Thomas, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, Terence Alexander, John Witty, Ishaq Bux, John Forbes-Robertson, Maurice Kaufmann, Arthur Mullard, Mike Pratt, Marianne Stone, Erik Chitty, Tommy Godfrey, Jerold Wells, Jasmina Hilton Horror Live Action
12 The Baby Scotia International / Quintet Productions Ted Post (director); Abe Polsky (screenplay); Anjanette Comer, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Suzanne Zenor, Tod Andrews, Michael Pataki, Virginia Vincent, Beatrice Manley Blau, Erin O'Reilly, Don Mallon, Joseph Bernard, David Manzy Thriller Live Action
15 Tom Sawyer United Artists / Reader's Digest Don Taylor (director); Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman (screenplay); Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East, Jodie Foster, Lucille Benson, Henry Jones, Noah Keen, Dub Taylor, Richard Eastham, Sandy Kenyon, Joshua Hill Lewis, Susan Joyce, Steve Hogg, Sean Summers, Kevin Jefferson, Kunu Hank Musical Live Action
16 The Crazies Cambist Films / Pittsburgh Films George A. Romero (director/screenplay); W.G. McMillan, Lynn Lowry, Richard Liberty, Richard France, Ned Schmidtke, Bill Hinzman, Lane Carroll, Harold Wayne Jones, Lloyd Hollar, Harry Spillman, Will Disney, Leland Starnes, Bill Thunhurst, A.C. McDonald, Robert J. McCully, Robert Karlowsky, Tony Scott Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
Forced Entry Variety Films / Boojum Productions Shaun Costello (director/screenplay); Tim Long, Laura Cannon, Jutta David, Shaun Costello, Ruby Runhouse, Nina Fawcett Horror Live Action
17 Godzilla vs. Megalon (Japan) Toho Jun Fukuda (director/screenplay); Katsuhiko Sasaki, Robert Dunham, Kenpachiro Satsuma, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayashi, Kotaro Tomita, Wolf Ohtsuki, Gentaro Nakajima, Sakyo Mikami, Shinji Takagi, Hideto Date, Tsugutoshi Komada Action, Adventure, Family Live Action
Lost Horizon Columbia Pictures / Ross Hunter Productions Charles Jarrott (director); Larry Kramer (screenplay); Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy, Michael York, Olivia Hussey, Bobby Van, James Shigeta, Charles Boyer, John Gielgud, Kent Smith, John Van Dreelen, Larry Duran Musical, Fantasy, Adventure Live Action
18 Two People Universal Pictures Robert Wise (director/screenplay); Peter Fonda, Lindsay Wagner, Estelle Parsons, Alan Fudge, Frances Sternhagen, Geoffrey Horne, Nathalie Baye Drama, Romance Live Action
21 Godspell Columbia Pictures David Greene (director/screenplay); John-Michael Tebelak (screenplay); Victor Garber, David Haskell, Merrell Jackson, Gilmer McCormick, Jeffrey Mylett, Lynne Thigpen, Katie Hanley, Joanne Jonas, Robin Lamont, Jerry Sroka Musical Live Action
23 Charley and the Angel Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Vincent McEveety (director); Roswell Rogers (screenplay); Fred MacMurray, Cloris Leachman, Harry Morgan, Kurt Russell, Kathleen Cody, Scott Kolden, Vincent Van Patten, George Lindsey, Edward Andrews, Mills Watson, Richard Bakalyan, Barbara Nichols, Kelly Thordsen, Liam Dunn, Larry D. Mann, George O'Hanlon, Susan Tolsky, Ed Begley Jr., Christina Anderson, Roy Engel, Robert Hastings Family, Comedy Live Action
27 Sisters American International Pictures / Edward R. Pressman Film Corporation Brian De Palma (director/screenplay); Louisa Rose (screenplay); Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, Bill Finley, Lisle Wilson, Barnard Hughes, Dolph Sweet, Olympia Dukakis, Justine Johnston, Mary Davenport, Catherine Gaffigan Horror Live Action
28 Black Snake Trident Pictures Russ Meyer (director/screenplay); Leonard Neubauer (screenplay); Anouska Hempel, David Warbeck, Percy Herbert, Thomas Baptiste, David Prowse, Milton McCollin, Bernard Boston, Vikki Richards Thriller Live Action
The Devil in Miss Jones VCX Ltd. / MB Productions Gerard Damiano (director/screenplay); Georgina Spelvin, Harry Reams, Mark Stevens, Albert Cork, John Clemens, Rick Livermore, Claire Lumiere, Sue Flaken Adult, Drama, Fantasy Live Action
Kamouraska New Line Cinema / France Cinéma Productions Claude Jutra (director/screenplay); Geneviève Bujold, Richard Jordan, Philippe Léotard, Huguette Oligny, Camille Bernard, Janine Sutto, Olivette Thibault, Marcel Cuvelier, Marie Fresnières, Suzie Baillargeon, Colette Cortois, Gigi Duckett, Marcel Marineau, Len Watt Drama, History Live Action

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1 Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies 20th Century Fox John Erman (director); Claudia Salter (screenplay); Cliff Robertson, Eric Shea, Pamela Franklin, Bernadette Peters, Rosemary Murphy, Alice Ghostley, Royal Dano, Don Keefer, Patricia Smith, Arthur Malet, Jim Boles, Kelly Jean Peters, Herb Gatlin, Ariane Munker, Hope Summers, Lew Brown, Robert Hamm, Brent Hurst, Rodger Peck, Jan Simms, Dixie Lee, Claudia Bryar, Felicity Van Runkle, Pat O'Connor, Bill Quinn Adventure, Comedy Live Action
4 The Mack Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Harbor Productions Michael Campus (director); Robert J. Poole (screenplay); Max Julien, Richard Pryor, Juanita Moore, Carol Speed, Roger E. Mosley, Dick Anthony Williams, Don Gordon, William Watson, George Murdock, Paul Harris, Annazette Chase, Lee Duncan, June Wilkinson, Kai Hernandez, Junero Jennings, Sandra Brown, Christopher Brooks, Fritz Ford, Norma McClure, David Mauro Blaxploitation Live Action
5 Theatre of Blood United Artists Douglas Hickox (director); Anthony Greville-Bell (screenplay); Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Dennis Price, Coral Browne, Ian Hendry, Robert Morley, Jack Hawkins Horror, Comedy Live Action
7 Night Flight from Moscow AVCO Embassy Pictures / Pathfinder Pictures / Les Films de la Boétie / Euro International Film / Rialto Film Henri Verneuil (director/screenplay); Gilles Perrault (screenplay); Yul Brynner, Henry Fonda, Dirk Bogarde, Philippe Noiret, Michel Bouquet, Martin Held, Virna Lisi, Paola Pitagora, Elga Andersen, Marie Dubois, Nathalie Nerval, Farley Granger, Luigi Diberti, Robert Alda Drama, Spy, Thriller Live Action
10 Class of '44 Warner Bros. Paul Bogart (director); Herman Raucher (screenplay); Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Deborah Winters, William Atherton, Sam Bottoms, Murray Westgate, Michael A. Hoey, Oliver Conant Coming-of-Age, Comedy, Drama Live Action
11 Book of Numbers AVCO Embassy Pictures / Brut Productions Raymond St. Jacques (director); Larry Spiegel (screenplay); Raymond St. Jacques, Philip Michael Thomas, Freda Payne, Hope Clarke, D'Urville Martin, Irma P. Hall, Willie Washington Jr., Doug Finell, Sterling St. Jacques, C.L. Williams, Jerry Leon, Gilbert Green, Frank De Sal, Temie Mae Williams, Charles F. Elyston, Queen Esther Gent, Chiquita Jackson, Katie Peters, Pat Peterson, Reginald T. Dorsey Crime, Drama Live Action
Scarecrow Warner Bros. Jerry Schatzberg (director); Garry Michael White (screenplay); Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Eileen Brennan, Ann Wedgeworth, Richard Lynch, Penelope Allen, Rutanya Alda, Dorothy Tristan, Richard Hackman, Al Cingolani Drama Live Action
12 The Iron Rose Les Films ABC Jean Rollin (director/screenplay); Tristan Corbière, Maurice Lemaître (screenplay); Françoise Pascal, Hugues Quester, Nathalie Perrey, Mireille Dargent, Michel Dalessalle Horror, Drama Live Action
Tiffany Jones Hemdale / Peter Walker (Heritage) Pete Walker (director); Alfred Shaughnessy (screenplay); Anouska Hempel, Ray Brooks, Susan Sheers, Damien Thomas, Eric Pohlmann, Richard Marner, Martin Benson, Alan Curtis, John Clive, Geoffrey Hughes, Ivor Salter, Lynda Baron, Nick Zaran, Walter Randall, Martin Wyldeck, Bill Kerr, Tony Sympson Comedy Live Action
13 The Candy Snatchers General Film Corporation / Marmot Productions Guerdon Trueblood (director); Bryan Gindoff (screenplay); Tiffany Bolling, Ben Piazza, Dolores Dorn, Howard Shoup, Susan Sennett, Brad David, Vince Martorano, Bonnie Boland, Jerry Butts, Leon Charles, Phyllis Major, Bill Woodard, Christophe Trueblood Exploitation, Crime, Thriller Live Action
18 Bequest to the Nation Universal Pictures / Hal Wallis Productions James Cellan Jones (director); Terence Rattigan (screenplay); Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Michael Jayston, Anthony Quayle, Margaret Leighton, Dominic Guard, Nigel Stock, Roland Culver, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Pat Heywood, Clelia Matania, John Nolan Historical, Drama Live Action
Charley One-Eye Paramount Pictures / David Paradine Productions Don Chaffey (director); Keith Leonard (screenplay); Richard Roundtree, Roy Thinnes, Nigel Davenport, Aldo Sambrell, Alexander Davion, David Lodge, William Mervyn, Patrick Mower, Johnny Sekka, Jill Pearson, Luis Aller, Rafael Albaicín Western Live Action
19 Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing Columbia Pictures Alan J. Pakula (director); Alvin Sargent (screenplay); Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms, Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Charles Baxter, Emiliano Redondo, Margaret Modlin, May Heatherly, Lloyd Brimhall, Elmer Modlin Comedy, Drama, Romance Live Action
Scorpio United Artists / The Mirisch Corporation / Scimitar Productions Michael Winner (director); David W. Rintels, Gerald Wilson (screenplay); Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos, Gayle Hunnicutt, J.D. Cannon, Joanne Linville, Mel Stewart, Vladek Sheybal, Mary Maude, Jack Colvin, James B. Sikking, Burke Byrnes, William Smithers, Shmuel Rodensky, Celeste Yarnall, Sandor Elès, Frederick Jaeger, George Mikell, Robert Emhardt Spy, Action, Drama, Thriller Live Action
Soylent Green Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Richard Fleischer (director); Stanley R. Greenberg (screenplay); Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson, Stephen Young, Mike Henry, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Roy Jenson, Leonard Stone, Whit Bissell, Celia Lovsky, Dick Van Patten Thriller Live Action
20 Ganja & Hess Kelly-Jordan Enterprises Bill Gunn (director/screenplay); Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Bill Gunn, Mabel King, Sam Waymon, Candece Tarpley Horror, Blaxploitation Live Action
23 Messiah of Evil International Cine Film Corp. / V/M Productions Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz (directors/screenplay); Michael Greer, Marianna Hill, Joy Bang, Anitra Ford, Royal Dano, Elisha Cook Jr., Charles Dierkop, Bennie Robinson, Walter Hill Horror Live Action
27 And Now the Screaming Starts! Fox-Rank / Amicus Productions Roy Ward Baker (director); Roger Marshall (screenplay); Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beacham, Ian Ogilvy, Geoffrey Whitehead, Guy Rolfe, Rosalie Crutchley, Gillian Lind, Janet Key, Sally Harrison Horror Live Action
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1 Guns of a Stranger Universal Pictures / Marty Robbins Enterprises Robert Hinkle (director); Charles W. Aldridge (screenplay); Marty Robbins, Chill Wills, Dovie Beams, Bill Coontz, Shug Fisher, Fred Graham, Steven Tackett, Tom Hartman, Charles W. Aldridge, Ronny Robbins, Melody Hinkle, Mark Reed, Don Winters, Bobby Sykes, Phil Strassberg, Al Wood, Harold Wells, Jack Swank, Du Shon, Glenn Bond, Jim Mooney, Jenny Needham, Nudie, Ron Nix Western Live Action
9 Billy Jack (re-release) Warner Bros. / National Student Film Corporation T.C. Frank (director); Frank Christina, Theresa Christina (screenplay); Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Bert Freed, Kenneth Tobey, Howard Hesseman, Cisse Cameron, Han Bong-soo, David Roya, Victor Izay, Julie Webb, Debbie Schock, Teresa Kelly, Lynn Baker, Stan Rice, John McClure, Susan Foster, Susan Sosa Action, Drama Live Action
Father, Dear Father J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors / Sedgemoor Film Productions / M.M. Film Productions William G. Stewart (director); Brian Cooke, Johnnie Mortimer (screenplay); Patrick Cargill, Natasha Pyne, Ann Holloway, Noel Dyson, Joyce Carey, Richard O'Sullivan, Ursula Howells, Jack Watling, Donald Sinden, Jill Melford, Beryl Reid, Joseph O'Conor, Elizabeth Adare, Clifton Jones Comedy Live Action
Hitler: The Last Ten Days Paramount Pictures / Tomorrow Entertainment / West Film Ennio De Concini (director/screenplay); Gerhard Boldt, Maria Pia Fusco, Ivan Moffat, Wolfgang Reinhardt (screenplay); Alec Guinness, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi, Diane Cilento, Gabriele Ferzetti, Eric Porter, Doris Kunstmann, Joss Ackland, John Bennett, John Barron, Barbara Jefford, Valerie Gray, Ann Lynn, Sheila Gish, Julian Glover, Michael Goodliffe, Mark Kingston, Timothy West, Andrew Sachs, Philip Stone Biography, Drama Live Action
Paper Moon Paramount Pictures / The Directors Company Peter Bogdanovich (director); Alvin Sargent (screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman, Burton Gilliam, James N. Harrell, Noble Willingham, Randy Quaid, Hugh Gillin, Art Ellison, Jack Benny, Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, P.J. Johnson, Rose-Mary Rumbley Comedy, Crime, Drama Live Action
11 The Harrad Experiment Cinerama Releasing Corporation Ted Post (director); Michael Werner, Ted Cassidy (screenplay); James Whitmore, Tippi Hedren, Don Johnson, Bruno Kirby, Laurie Walters, Robert Middleton, Billy Sands, Eric Server, Ted Cassidy, Gregory Harrison, Melody Patterson, George Memmoli, Bill Saluga, Fred Willard, Melanie Griffith, Victoria Thompson, Elliott Street, Sharon Ullrick, Maggie Wellman, Ron Kolman Coming-of-Age, Comedy, Drama, Romance Live Action
Little Laura and Big John Crown International / Louis Wiethe Productions Luke Moberly, Bob Woodburn (directors/screenplay); Fabian Forte, Karen Black, Ross Kananga, Paul Gleason, Ray Barrett, Ivy Thayer, Ken Miller, Cliff Frates, Jerry Rhodes Biography, Crime, Drama Live Action
15 Jeremy United Artists / Kenesset Film Productions Arthur Barron (director/screenplay); Robby Benson, Glynnis O'Connor, Leonardo Cimino, Ted Sorel, Eunice Anderson, Dennis Boutsikaris, Len Bari, Ned Wilson, Chris Bohn, Pat Wheel, Bruce Friedman Romance, Drama Live Action
16 The Day of the Jackal Universal Pictures / Warwick Film Productions / Universal Productions France Fred Zinnemann (director); Kenneth Ross (screenplay); Edward Fox, Michel Lonsdale, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel, Tony Britton, Derek Jacobi, Denis Carey, Cyril Cusack, Maurice Denham, Delphine Seyrig, Jacques François, Olga Georges-Picot, Raymond Gérôme, Barrie Ingham, Jean Martin, Ronald Pickup, Vernon Dobtcheff, Eric Porter, Anton Rodgers, Donald Sinden, Jean Sorel, David Swift, Timothy West, Bernard Archard, Philippe Léotard, Adrien Cayla-Legrand, Edward Hardwicke, Howard Vernon, David Kernan, Féodor Atkine, Max Faulkner, Liliane Rovère Thriller Live Action
20 The Hireling Columbia Pictures Alan Bridges (director); Wolf Mankowitz (screenplay); Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles, Peter Egan, Caroline Mortimer, Elizabeth Sellars, Ian Hogg, Christine Hargreaves, Lyndon Brook, Patricia Lawrence, Petra Markham Drama Live Action
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Sam Peckinpah (director); Rudy Wurlitzer (screenplay); James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Jason Robards, Richard Jaeckel, Rita Coolidge, Chill Wills, Barry Sullivan, R.G. Armstrong, Luke Askew, John Beck, Richard Bright, Matt Clark, Jack Dodson, Jack Elam, Emilio Fernández, Paul Fix, L.Q. Jones, Slim Pickens, Jorge Russek, Charles Martin Smith, Katy Jurado, Harry Dean Stanton, Claudia Bryar, John Davis Chandler, Michael T. Mikler, Aurora Clavel, Rutanya Alda, Walter Kelley, Rudy Wurlitzer, Elisha Cook Jr., Gene Evans, Donnie Fritts, Dub Taylor, Don Levy, Sam Peckinpah, Bruce Dern Western Live Action
Terror in the Wax Museum Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Andrew J. Fenady Productions / Bing Crosby Productions Georg Fenady (director); Andrew J. Fenady (screenplay); Ray Milland, Elsa Lanchester, Maurice Evans, John Carradine, Broderick Crawford, Louis Hayward, Patric Knowles, Shani Wallis, Mark Edwards, Lisa Lu, Ben Wright, Peggy Stewart, Sandy Helberg, Steven Marlo, Nicole Shelby, Mathilda Calnan, Leslie Thompson, Don Herbert, Judy Wetmore, Jo Williamson, George Farina, Diane Wahrman, Rosa Huerta, Ben Brown, Rickie Weir, Paul Wilson, Ralph Cunningham, Don Williamson, Evelyn Reynolds Horror, Mystery Live Action
22 A Doll's House Paramount Pictures Patrick Garland (director); Christopher Hampton (screenplay); Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott, Edith Evans, Anna Massey, Helen Blatch, Kimberley Hampton, Mark Summerfield, Stefanie Summerfield Drama Live Action
24 Day for Night Warner-Columbia Film / Les Films du Carrosse / PECF / PIC François Truffaut (director/screenplay); Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman (screenplay); Jacqueline Bisset, Valentina Cortese, Dani, Alexandra Stewart, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean Champion, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Nike Arrighi, Nathalie Baye, David Markham, Bernard Ménez, Zénaïde Rossi, Xavier Saint-Macary, Claude Miller, Gaston Joly, Jean Panisse Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
Emperor of the North Pole 20th Century Fox / Inter-Hemisphere Robert Aldrich (director); Christopher Knopf (screenplay); Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner, Malcolm Atterbury, Harry Caesar, Elisha Cook Jr., Liam Dunn, Simon Oakland, Matt Clark, Vic Tayback, Hal Baylor, Robert Foulk, James Goodwin, Raymond Guth, Sid Haig, Karl Lukas, John Steadman, Dave Willock, Lance Henriksen Action, Adventure Live Action
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Little Cigars American International Pictures Chris Christenberry (director); Louis Garfinkle, Frank Ray Perilli (screenplay); Angel Tompkins, Billy Curtis, Jerry Maren, Frank Delfino, Felix Silla, Emory Souza, Joe De Santis, Jon Cedar, Philip Kenneally, Barbara Rhoades, Todd Susman, Michael Pataki Comedy, Crime, Drama Live Action
8 Cannibal Girls American International Pictures Ivan Reitman (director); Daniel Goldberg (screenplay); Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Alan Gordon, Earl Pomerantz, Fishka Rais, Ronald Ulrich, Randall Carpenter, Bonnie Neilson, Mira Pawluk, Bob McHeady, Allan Price, May Jarvis, Gino Marrocco, Rick Maguire, Bunker, Marion Swadron Comedy, Horror Live Action
13 Wicked, Wicked Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Richard L. Bare (director/screenplay); David Bailey, Tiffany Bolling, Randolph Roberts, Scott Brady, Edd Byrnes, Madeleine Sherwood, Arthur O'Connell, Indira Danks Horror, Thriller Live Action
14 The Last of Sheila Warner Bros. / Hera Productions Herbert Ross (director); Anthony Perkins, Stephen Sondheim (screenplay); Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, Joan Hackett, James Mason, Ian McShane, Raquel Welch, Yvonne Romain Crime, Drama, Mystery Live Action
15 Battle for the Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox / APJAC Productions J. Lee Thompson (director); John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington (screenplay); Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden, Lew Ayres, Paul Williams, John Huston, Austin Stoker, Noah Keen, Richard Eastham, France Nuyen, Paul Stevens, John Landis, Heather Lowe, Bobby Porter, Michael Stearns, Cal Wilson, Pat Cardi Action, Sci-Fi Live Action
Idaho Transfer Cinemation Industries / Pando Company Peter Fonda (director); Thomas Matthiesen (screenplay); Keith Carradine, Kelley Bohanon, Kevin Hearst, Caroline Hildebrand, Ted D'Arms, Judy Motulsky, Dale Hopkins, Fred Seagraves, Joe Newman, Susan Kelly, Meridith Hull, Roy B. Ayers, Kim Casper, Debbie Scott, Devin Burke, Earl Crabb Sci-Fi Live Action
Interval AVCO Embassy Pictures / Euro-American Films Daniel Mann (director); Gavin Lambert (screenplay); Merle Oberon, Robert Wolders, Claudio Brook, Ross Conway, Britt Leach, Peter von Zerneck Romance, Drama Live Action
The Legend of Hell House 20th Century Fox / Academy Pictures Corporation John Hough (director); Richard Matheson (screenplay); Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall, Clive Revill, Gayle Hunnicutt, Roland Culver, Peter Bowles, Michael Gough Horror Live Action
16 Coffy American International Pictures Jack Hill (director/screenplay); Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott, Allan Arbus, Sid Haig, Barry Cahill, Lee de Broux, Carol Locatell, Linda Haynes, Bob Minor, Ruben Moreno, Lisa Farringer, John Perak, Mwako Cumbuka, Morris Buchanan Blaxploitation, Action, Crime, Thriller Live Action
17 Blume in Love Warner Bros. Paul Mazursky (director/screenplay); George Segal, Susan Anspach, Kris Kristofferson, Marsha Mason, Shelley Winters, Paul Mazursky, Annazette Chase, Shelley Morrison, Mary Jackson, Ed Peck, Judyann Elder, Karl Lukas, Rutanya Alda, Jane Jenkins, Sally Kirkland, Albert Popwell, Donald F. Muhich, Erin O'Reilly, Carol Worthington Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
20 O Lucky Man! Warner Bros. Lindsay Anderson (director); David Sherwin (screenplay); Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe, Helen Mirren, Graham Crowden, Dandy Nichols, Peter Jeffrey, Mona Washbourne, Philip Stone, Mary MacLeod, Wallas Eaton, Warren Clarke, Bill Owen, Michael Medwin, Vivian Pickles, Geoffrey Palmer, Christine Noonan, Geoffrey Chater, Anthony Nicholls, James Bolam, Brian Glover, Brian Pettifer, Edward Judd, Alan Price, Jeremy Bulloch, Ben Aris, Margot Bennett, Anna Dawson, Lindsay Anderson Comedy, Drama, Fantasy Live Action
One Little Indian Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Bernard McEveety (director); Harry Spalding (screenplay); James Garner, Vera Miles, Pat Hingle, John Doucette, Morgan Woodward, Andrew Prine, Robert Pine, Bruce Glover, Ken Swofford, Jay Silverheels, Jodie Foster, Walter Brooke, Hal Baylor, Terry Wilson, Paul Sorensen, Read Morgan, Richard Hale, Jim Davis, Clay O'Brien, Rudy Diaz, John C. Flinn III, Lois Red Elk Western, Comedy Live Action
Shaft in Africa Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer John Guillermin (director); Stirling Silliphant (screenplay); Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arnerić, Marne Maitland, Spiros Focás, Jacques Herlin, Frank McRae, Nadim Sawalha, Thomas Baptiste, Glynn Edwards, Cy Grant, Jacques Marin, Aldo Sambrell, James E. Myers, Debebe Eshetu, Jho Jhenkins, Willie Jonah, Adolfo Lastretti, Zenebech Tadesse, A.V. Falana, Jon Chevron, Nik Zaran Blaxploitation, Action, Adventure, Crime Live Action
Showdown Universal Pictures George Seaton (director); Theodore Taylor (screenplay); Rock Hudson, Dean Martin, Susan Clark, Donald Moffat, John McLiam, Vic Mohica, Ed Begley Jr., Charles Baca, Jackson Kane, Ben Zeller, John Richard Gill, Philip L. Mead, Rita Rogers, Raleigh Gardenhire, Dan Boydston Western Live Action
A Touch of Class AVCO Embassy Pictures / Brut Productions Melvin Frank (director/screenplay); Jack Rose (screenplay); George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Paul Sorvino, Hildegarde Neil, K Callan, Cec Linder, Lisa Vanderpump, Michael Elwyn, Mary Barclay, Nadim Sawalha, Eve Karpf, David de Keyser, Timothy Carlton, Stuart Damon, David Healy, Donald Hewlett, John Sterland, Ian Thompson, Gaye Brown, Samantha Weysom Romance, Comedy Live Action
26 The Friends of Eddie Coyle Paramount Pictures Peter Yates (director); Paul Monash (screenplay); Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Steven Keats, Alex Rocco, Joe Santos, Mitchell Ryan, Helena Carroll, Jack Kehoe, Margaret Ladd, James Tolkan, Kevin O'Morrison, Matthew Cowles, Peter MacLean, Marvin Lichterman, Carolyn Pickman Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama Live Action
Live and Let Die United Artists / Eon Productions Guy Hamilton (director); Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay); Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, Clifton James, Julius W. Harris, Geoffrey Holder, David Hedison, Gloria Hendry, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Earl Jolly Brown, Roy Stewart, Lon Satton, Joie Chitwood, Madeline Smith, Kubi Chaza, B. J. Arnau, Tommy Lane, Arnold Williams, Ruth Kempf, Michael Ebbin Spy, Action, Adventure, Thriller Live Action
28 40 Carats Columbia Pictures / Frankovich Productions Milton Katselas (director); Leonard Gershe (screenplay); Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly, Binnie Barnes, Deborah Raffin, Billy Green Bush, Nancy Walker, Don Porter, Rosemary Murphy, Natalie Schafer, Claudia Jennings, Sam Chew Jr. Romance, Comedy Live Action
The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Richard C. Sarafian (director); Eleanor Perry (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Sarah Miles, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden, George Hamilton, Bo Hopkins, Robert Donner, Jay Silverheels, Jay Varela, James Hampton Western Live Action
30 Belladonna of Sadness Nippon Herald Films / Mushi Production Eiichi Yamamoto (director/screenplay); Yoshiyuki Fukuda (screenplay); Tatsuya Nakadai, Masakane Yonekura, Aiko Nagayama, Katsutaka Ito, Masaya Takahashi, Shigako Shimegi, Chinatsu Nakayama Drama, Fantasy Adult Animation

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2 Oklahoma Crude Columbia Pictures / Stanley Kramer Productions Stanley Kramer (director); Marc Norman (screenplay); George C. Scott, Faye Dunaway, John Mills, Jack Palance, William Lucking, Harvey Jason, Ted Gehring, Cliff Osmond, Rafael Campos, Woodrow Parfrey, Harvey Parry, Hal Smith, James Jeter, Larry D. Mann, John Dierkes, Karl Lukas, Billy Varga, John Hudkins, Bob Herron, Jerry Brown, Jim Burk, Henry Wills, Cody Bearpaw, Wayne Storm Comedy, Drama, Western Live Action
11 Cahill U.S. Marshal Warner Bros. / Batjac Productions Andrew V. McLaglen (director); Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink (screenplay); John Wayne, George Kennedy, Gary Grimes, Neville Brand, Marie Windsor, Morgan Paull, Dan Vadis, Royal Dano, Denver Pyle, Jackie Coogan, Rayford Barnes, Harry Carey Jr., Walter Barnes, Paul Fix, Pepper Martin, Hank Worden, James Nusser, Hunter von Leer, Clay O'Brien, Scott Walker, Dan Kemp, Murray MacLeod Western Live Action
12 Blue Blood Impact Quadrant Films / Mallard Productions Andrew Sinclair (director/screenplay); Oliver Reed, Fiona Lewis, Derek Jacobi, Anna Gaël, Meg Wynn Owen, Richard Davies, Elaine Ives-Cameron, Tim Wylton, Hubert Rees, Dilys Price, John Rainer, Gwyneth Owen, Patrick Carter, Andrew McCall, Sally Anne Newton, Timon Sinclair Horror, Drama Live Action
13 Cleopatra Jones Warner Bros. Jack Starrett (director); Max Julien, Sheldon Keller (screenplay); Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Shelley Winters, Antonio Fargas, Brenda Sykes, Bill McKinney, Dan Frazer, Stafford Morgan, Mike Warren, Albert Popwell, Caro Kenyatta, Esther Rolle, Don Cornelius, Frankie Crocker, Eugene W. Jackson III, Lee Weaver Blaxploitation, Action, Crime, Thriller Live Action
Lady Ice National General Pictures / Tomorrow Entertainment Tom Gries (director); Harold Clemens, Alan Trustman (screenplay); Donald Sutherland, Jennifer O'Neill, Robert Duvall, Patrick Magee, Jon Cypher, Eric Braeden, Buffy Dee, Perry Lopez, Zvee Scooler, Dana Elcar Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
16 Ana and the Wolves Carlos Saura (director/screenplay); Rafael Azcona (screenplay); Geraldine Chaplin, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José María Prada, José Vivó, Rafaela Aparicio, Charo Soriano, Marisa Porcel, Nuria Lage, María José Puerta, Sara Gil Drama Live Action
18 Sssssss Universal Pictures / The Zanuck/Brown Company Bernard L. Kowalski (director); Hal Dresner, Daniel C. Striepeke (screenplay); Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies, Richard B. Shull, Tim O'Connor, Jack Ging, Reb Brown, Charles Seel, Noble Craig, Kathleen King, Ted Grossman, Ray Ballard Horror Live Action
20 Dillinger American International Pictures / F.P. Productions John Milius (director/screenplay); Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips, Harry Dean Stanton, John Ryan, Richard Dreyfuss, Geoffrey Lewis, Steve Kanaly, John Martino, Roy Jenson, Read Morgan, Frank McRae Gangster, Action, Biography, Crime Live Action
25 Badge 373 Paramount Pictures Howard W. Koch (director); Pete Hamill (screenplay); Robert Duvall, Verna Bloom, Henry Darrow, Eddie Egan, Felipe Luciano, Luis Avalos, Rose Ann Scamardella, Pete Hamill, Tracey Walter, Ric Mancini, Johnny Pacheco, Orestes Matacena, Jimmy Walker, Tina Cristiani, Marina Durell, Chico Martinez, Jose Duval, Louis Cosentino, Nubia Olivero, Sam Schacht, Edward F. Carey, "Big" Lee, Duane Morris, John Marriott, Joe Veiga, Mark Tendler, Robert Weil, Larry Appelbaum, Bob Farley, John Scanlon, Jimmy Archer, Mike O'Dowd, Robert Miano, Pompie Pomposello, Hector Troy, Miguel Alejandro, Harry Collazo, Damian Colon Neo-Noir, Crime, Thriller Live Action
The Mackintosh Man Warner Bros. / Newman-Foreman Company John Huston (director); Walter Hill, William Fairchild (screenplay); Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Michael Hordern, Nigel Patrick, Peter Vaughan, Roland Culver, Percy Herbert, Robert Lang, Leo Genn, Jenny Runacre, John Bindon, Hugh Manning, Wolfe Morris, Noel Purcell, Niall MacGinnis, Eddie Byrne, Shane Briant, Eric Mason, Nosher Powell, Donal McCann, Joe Lynch, Tom Irwin, Donald Webster, Keith Bell, Michael Poole, Dinny Powell, Douglas Robinson, Marcelle Castillo War, Neo-Noir, Spy, Thriller Live Action
No Sex Please, We're British Columbia Pictures Cliff Owen (director); Brian Cooke, Johnnie Mortimer (screenplay); Ronnie Corbett, Ian Ogilvy, Susan Penhaligon, Beryl Reid, Arthur Lowe, Michael Bates, Cheryl Hall, David Swift, Deryck Guyler, Valerie Leon, Margaret Nolan, Gerald Sim, John Bindon, Stephen Greif, Michael Robbins, Frank Thornton, Michael Ripper, Lloyd Lamble, Mavis Villiers, Sydney Bromley, Brian Wilde, Eric Longworth, Edward Sinclair, Fred Griffiths, Lucy Griffiths, Robin Askwith Comedy Live Action
27 The Last American Hero 20th Century Fox Lamont Johnson (director); William Roberts, William Kerby (screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Valerie Perrine, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ned Beatty, Gary Busey, Art Lund, Ed Lauter, William Smith II, Gregory Walcott, Tom Ligon, Lane Smith, Ernie Orsatti Jr., Erica Hagen, James Murphy Sports, Drama Live Action
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1 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Universal Pictures / RKF Nathan H. Juran (director); Bob Homel (screenplay); Kerwin Mathews, Elaine Devry, Robert J. Wilke, George Gaynes, David S. Cass Sr., Harold Goodwin, Paul Baxley, Scott Sealey, Susan Foster, Jack Lucas, Bob Homel, Loretta Temple Horror Live Action
Maurie National General Pictures / Ausable Films Daniel Mann (director); Douglas Morrow (screenplay); Bernie Casey, Bo Svenson, Bill Walker, Maidie Norman, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Janet MacLachlan Biography, Drama Live Action
The Naked Ape Universal Pictures / Playboy Enterprises Donald Driver (director/screenplay); Johnny Crawford, Victoria Principal, Dennis Olivieri, Diana Darrin, Norman Grabowski, John Hillerman, Helen Horowitz, Robert Ito, Marvin Miller Comedy Live Action
3 Blackenstein Prestige Pictures / Frisco Productions Limited William A. Levey (director); Frank R. Saletri (screenplay); John Hart, Andrea King, Liz Renay, Don Brodie, Ivory Stone, Joe De Sue, Roosevelt Jackson, Nick Bolin, Karin Lind, Yvonne Robinson Blaxploitation, Horror Live Action
The Neptune Factor 20th Century Fox Daniel Petrie (director); Jack DeWitt (screenplay); Ben Gazzara, Yvette Mimieux, Walter Pidgeon, Ernest Borgnine, Donnelly Rhodes, Chris Wiggins, Michael J. Reynolds, Leslie Carlson, Stuart Gillard, David Yorston Sci-Fi Live Action
8 Heavy Traffic American International Pictures / Steve Krantz Productions Ralph Bakshi (director/screenplay); Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank de Kova, Terri Haven, Mary Dean Lauria, Charles Gordone, Jim Bates, Jacqueline Mills, Lillian Adams, Peter Hobbs, Candy Candido Drama Live Action / Animation
The Stone Killer Columbia Pictures / De Laurentiis International Manufacturing / Company S.p.A. Michael Winner (director); Gerald Wilson (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Martin Balsam, David Sheiner, Norman Fell, Ralph Waite, Paul Koslo, Stuart Margolin, Jack Colvin, John Ritter Action, Neo-Noir, Thriller Live Action
White Lightning United Artists Joseph Sargent (director); William W. Norton (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins, Matt Clark, Louise Latham, Diane Ladd, R.G. Armstrong, Conlan Carter, Dabbs Greer, John Steadman, Laura Dern, Lincoln Demyan, Iris Korn, Stephanie Burchfield, Barbara Muller Action Live Action
9 Gordon's War 20th Century Fox / Palomar Pictures Ossie Davis (director); Howard Friedlander, Ed Spielman (screenplay); Paul Winfield, Carl Lee, David Downing, Tony King, Gilbert Lewis, Carl Gordon, Nathan Heard, Grace Jones, Adam Wade, Hansford Rowe, Ralph Wilcox, Jackie Page, Chuck Bergansky, Warren Taurien, David Connell, Rochelle LeNoir, Charles McGregor Action Live Action
10 Night Watch AVCO Embassy Pictures / Brut Productions / Nightwatch Films Brian G. Hutton (director); Tony Williamson, Evan Jones (screenplay); Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Billie Whitelaw, Robert Lang, Tony Britton, Bill Dean, Pauline Jameson, Linda Hayden, Kevin Colson, David Jackson, Michael Danvers-Walker, Rosario Serrano, Laon Maybanke Mystery, Thriller Live Action
11 American Graffiti Universal Pictures / Lucasfilm Ltd. / The Coppola Company George Lucas (director/screenplay); Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck (screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Cindy Williams, Wolfman Jack, Bo Hopkins, Manuel Padilla Jr., Harrison Ford, Lynne Marie Stewart, Terry McGovern, Kathleen Quinlan, Scott Beach, Jana Bellan, Susan Richardson, Kay Ann Kemper, Joe Spano, Debralee Scott, Suzanne Somers Coming-of-Age, Comedy, Drama Live Action
15 Cops and Robbers United Artists Aram Avakian (director); Donald E. Westlake (screenplay); Cliff Gorman, Joseph Bologna, Delphi Lawrence, Charlene Dallas, John P. Ryan, Dolph Sweet, Joe Spinell, Shepperd Strudwick, Frances Foster, Walt Gorney, Ellen Holly, Randy Jurgensen, Albert Henderson, Gayle Gorman, George Harris II, James Ferguson Crime, Comedy Live Action
Jesus Christ Superstar Universal Pictures Norman Jewison (director/screenplay); Melvyn Bragg (screenplay); Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen, Bob Bingham, Larry Marshall, Josh Mostel, Kurt Yaghjian, Philip Toubus Musical, Drama Live Action
17 Happy Mother's Day, Love George Cinema 5 Distributing Darren McGavin (director); Robert Clouse (screenplay); Patricia Neal, Cloris Leachman, Bobby Darin, Tessa Dahl, Ron Howard, Kathie Browne, Joe Mascolo, Simon Oakland, Thayer David Mystery Live Action
Romeo and Juliet (re-release) Paramount Pictures / BHE Films / Verona Produzione / Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica Franco Zeffirelli (director/screenplay); Franco Brusati, Masolino D'Amico (screenplay); Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, Milo O'Shea, Michael York, John McEnery, Natasha Parry, Pat Heywood, Robert Stephens, Antonio Pierfederici, Esmeralda Ruspoli, Bruce Robinson, Keith Skinner, Roberto Antonelli, Paul Hardwick, Dyson Lovell, Richard Warwick, Roy Holder, Roberto Bisacco, Paola Tedesco, Bruno Filippini, Laurence Olivier Period, Coming-of-Age, Romance, Drama Live Action
Westworld Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Michael Crichton (director/screenplay); Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Alan Oppenheimer, Victoria Shaw, Dick Van Patten, Linda Gaye Scott, Steve Franken, Michael Mikler, Terry Wilson, Majel Barrett, Anne Randall, Robert Hogan, Kenneth Washington, Nora Marlowe, Charles Seel, Robert Patten Action, Sci-Fi, Western, Thriller Live Action
19 Electra Glide in Blue United Artists / Guercio-Hitzig James William Guercio (director); Robert Boris (screenplay); Robert Blake, Billy "Green" Bush, Mitchell Ryan, Jeannine Riley, Elisha Cook, Royal Dano, Hawk Wolinski, Peter Cetera, Terry Kath, Lee Loughnane, Walter Parazaider, Michael Butler, Nick Nolte, Joe Samsil, Jason Clark, Susan Forristal Action Live Action
Enter the Dragon Warner Bros. / Concord Production Inc. Robert Clouse (director); Michael Allin (screenplay); Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Ahna Capri, Bob Wall, Shih Kien, Jim Kelly, Angela Mao Ying, Betty Chung, Geoffrey Weeks, Yang Sze, Peter Archer, Jackie Chan Martial Arts, Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
22 High Plains Drifter Universal Pictures / The Malpaso Company Clint Eastwood (director); Ernest Tidyman (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Mariana Hill, Billy Curtis, Mitchell Ryan, Jack Ging, Stefan Gierasch, Ted Hartley, Geoffrey Lewis, Dan Vadis, Anthony James, Walter Barnes, Paul Brinegar, Richard Bull, Robert Donner, John Hillerman, John Quade, Buddy Van Horn, William O'Connell, Russ McCubbin, Reid Cruickshank, James Gosa, Scott Walker Western Live Action
26 Bang the Drum Slowly Paramount Pictures / BTDS Partnership / ANJA Films John Hancock (director); Mark Harris (screenplay); Robert De Niro, Michael Moriarty, Vincent Gardenia, Phil Foster, Heather MacRae, Ann Wedgeworth, Tom Ligon, Danny Aiello, Selma Diamond, Barbara Babcock, Patrick McVey, Marshall Efron Sports, Drama Live Action
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11 I Escaped from Devil's Island United Artists / The Corman Company William Witney (director); Richard DeLong Adams (screenplay); Jim Brown, Christopher George, James Luisi, Paul Richards, Richard Rust, Jan Merlin, Robert Phillips, Stephen Whittaker, Richard Ely, Bob Harris, Eduardo Rosas López, Jonathan Dodge, Quintín Bulnes, Gabriella Rios, Ana De Sade Exploitation, Action, Adventure Live Action
14 Chino Intercontinental Releasing Corporation / Produzioni De Laurentiis International Manufacturing Company / Coral Producciones Cinematográficas / Universal Productions France Duilio Coletti, John Sturges (directors); Clair Huffaker (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Marcel Bozzuffi, Vincent Van Patten, Fausto Tozzi, Ettore Manni, Corrado Gaipa, Melissa Chimenti Western Live Action
17 The Pyx Cinerama Releasing Corporation Harvey Hart (director); Robert Schlitt (screenplay); Karen Black, Christopher Plummer, Donald Pilon, Jean-Louis Roux, Jacques Godin, Robin Gammell, Yvette Brind'amour, Lee Broker, Terry Haig, Louise Rinfret Horror Live Action
Santee Crown International Pictures / American Video Cinema / Vagabond Productions / Eaves Movie Ranch Gary Nelson (director); Brand Bell (screenplay); Glenn Ford, Michael Burns, Dana Wynter, Jay Silverheels, Harry Townes, John Larch, Robert Wilke, Robert Donner, John Bailey, X Brands, Chuck Courtney, Lindsay Crosby, John Hart, Russ McCubbin, Boyd Morgan, Taylor Lacher, Caruth C. Byrd, William Ford, Robert Mellard, Brad Merhage, Ben Zeller Western Live Action
18 Hit! Paramount Pictures Sidney J. Furie (director); Alan Trustman, David M. Wolf (screenplay); Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton, Gwen Welles, Sid Melton, Norman Burton, Yves Barsacq, Henri Cogan, Pierre Collet, Tina Andrews, Warren J. Kemmerling, Janet Brandt, Zooey Hall, Todd Martin, Jenny Astruc, Jean-Claude Bercq Action Live Action
21 The Spook Who Sat by the Door United Artists Ivan Dixon (director); Melvin Clay, Sam Greenlee (screenplay); Lawrence Cook, Paula Kelly, J.A. Preston, Joe Mascolo, Janet League, Paul Butler, Don Blakely, David Lemieux, Jack Aaron, Elaine Aiken, Beverly Gill, Bob Hill, Martin Golar Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
23 Harry in Your Pocket United Artists Bruce Geller (director); James Buchanan, Ronald Austin (screenplay); James Coburn, Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere, Walter Pidgeon Comedy, Drama Live Action
26 The Slams Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Penelope Productions Jonathan Kaplan (director); Richard DeLong Adams (screenplay); Jim Brown, Judy Pace, Paul Harris, Frank DeKova, Ted Cassidy, Quinn Redeker, Roland Bob Harris, Frenchia Guizon, John Dennis, Jac Emel Action Live Action
27 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Cinema 5 Fielder Cook (director); Blanche Hanalis (screenplay); Ingrid Bergman, Sally Prager, Johnny Doran, George Rose, Georgann Johnson, Richard Mulligan, Madeline Kahn, Donald Symington, Bruce Conover, Mike Hammett, Linda Selman Family, Drama, Comedy Live Action
29 Kid Blue 20th Century Fox / Marvin Schwartz Productions James Frawley (director); Edwin Shrake (screenplay); Dennis Hopper, Warren Oates, Peter Boyle, Ben Johnson, Lee Purcell, Janice Rule, Ralph Waite, Clifton James, Mary Jackson, Claude Ennis Starlett Jr., Warren Finnerty, Richard Rust, Howard Hesseman, M. Emmet Walsh, Mel Stewart, Eddy Donno, José Torvay, Jay Varela, Owen Orr, Bobby Hall Comedy, Western Live Action

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2 Mean Streets Warner Bros. / Taplin-Perry-Scorsese Productions Martin Scorsese (director/screenplay); Mardik Martin (screenplay); Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, David Proval, Amy Robinson, Victor Argo, Richard Romanus, Cesare Danova, George Memmoli, Harry Northup, Martin Scorsese, David Carradine, Vincent Price, Catherine Scorsese Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
4 The Final Programme New World Pictures / Goodtimes Enterprises / Gladiole Films Robert Fuest (director/screenplay); Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Hugh Griffith, Patrick Magee, Sterling Hayden, Ronald Lacey, Harry Andrews, Graham Crowden, George Coulouris, Basil Henson, Derrick O'Connor, Sarah Douglas, Sandy Ratcliff, Julie Ege, Gilles Millinaire, Sandra Dickinson Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
15 Badlands Warner Bros. Terrence Malick (director/screenplay); Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri, Alan Vint, John Carter, Bryan Montgomery, Terrence Malick, Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez Neo-Noir, Period, Crime, Drama Live Action
16 Don't Look Now Paramount Pictures Nicolas Roeg (director); Allan Scott, Chris Bryant (screenplay); Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania, Massimo Serato, Renato Scarpa, Leopoldo Trieste, David Tree, Giorgio Trestini, Ann Rye, Nicholas Salter, Sharon Williams, Bruno Cattaneo, Adelina Poerio Drama, Horror, Mystery Live Action
The Paper Chase 20th Century Fox James Bridges (director/screenplay); Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel, James Naughton, Edward Herrmann, Craig Richard Nelson, Lenny Baker, David Clennon, Regina Baff, Blair Brown, Bob Lydiard Comedy, Drama Live Action
Scalawag Paramount Pictures / The Bryna Company Kirk Douglas (director); Sid Fleischman, Albert Maltz (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, Mark Lester, Neville Brand, George Eastman, Don Stroud, Lesley-Anne Down, Danny DeVito, Mel Blanc, Phil Brown, Stole Arandelovic, Fabijan Sovagovic, Davor Antolic, Shaft Douglas Adventure, Western Live Action
19 Charley Varrick Universal Pictures Don Siegel (director); Dean Riesner, Howard Rodman (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Andy Robinson, Joe Don Baker, John Vernon, Sheree North, Felicia Farr, Norman Fell, Woodrow Parfrey, William Schallert, Jacqueline Scott, Benson Fong, Marjorie Bennett, Tom Tully, Kathleen O'Malley, Albert Popwell, Bob Steele, Don Siegel, Joe Conforte, James Nolan, Charles Matthau, Hope Summers, Monica Lewis, Christina Hart, Craig R. Baxley Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
The House in Nightmare Park Anglo-EMI Peter Sykes (director); Clive Exton, Terry Nation (screenplay); Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden, Kenneth Griffith, John Bennett, Rosalie Crutchley, Ruth Dunning, Elizabeth MacLennan, Aimée Delamain, Peter Munt Comedy, Horror Live Action
The Outfit Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer John Flynn (director/screenplay); Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Joe Don Baker, Robert Ryan, Timothy Carey, Richard Jaeckel, Sheree North, Felice Orlandi, Marie Windsor, Jane Greer, Henry Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Tom Reese, Elisha Cook, Bill McKinney, Anita O'Day, Archie Moore, Tony Young, Roland La Starza, Roy Roberts, Emile Meyer, Roy Jenson, Bern Hoffman, John Steadman, Paul Genge, Francis de Sales, Army Archerd, Tony Trabert, Lee de Broux, Jeannine Riley, George Savalas Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
The Way We Were Columbia Pictures / Rastar Sydney Pollack (director); Arthur Laurents (screenplay); Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles, Patrick O'Neal, Viveca Lindfors, Allyn Ann McLerie, Murray Hamilton, Herb Edelman, Diana Ewing, Sally Kirkland, Marcia Mae Jones, Don Keefer, George Gaynes, Roy Jenson, James Woods, Constance Forslund, Robert Gerringer, Susan Blakely, Susanne Zenor, Marvin Hamlisch Romance, Drama Live Action
21 Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams Columbia Pictures / Rastar Gilbert Cates (director); Stewart Stern (screenplay); Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, Sylvia Sidney, Tresa Hughes, Dori Brenner, Nancy Andrews, Minerva Pious, Ron Rickards, Win Forman, Peter Marklin, Sol Frieder, Helen Ludlam, Grant Code, Gaetano Lisi, Lee Jackson Drama Live Action
23 Jonathan Livingston Seagull Paramount Pictures Hall Bartlett (director/screenplay); James Franciscus, Juliet Mills, Hal Holbrook, Dorothy McGuire, Richard Crenna, Philip Ahn, Kelly Harmon, David Ladd Drama Live Action
24 The All-American Boy Warner Bros. Charles Eastman (director/screenplay); Jon Voight, Art Metrano, Jeanne Cooper, Bob Hastings, E. J. Peaker, Ned Glass, Anne Archer, Harry Northup, Rosalind Cash, Leigh French, Jaye P. Morgan, Nancie Phillips, Kathy Mahoney, Carole Androsky, Peggy Cowles, Ray Ballard, Ron Burns, Gene Borkan, Jeff Thompson, Mac Chandler, Owen Harian Drama Live Action
25 Five on the Black Hand Side United Artists Oscar Williams (director); Charlie L. Russell (screenplay); Clarice Taylor, Leonard Jackson, Virginia Capers, Glynn Turman, D'Urville Martin, Dick Anthony Williams, Ja'net Dubois, Carl Franklin, Godfrey Cambridge, Sonny Jim Gaines, Bonnie Banfield Comedy Live Action
29 The Homecoming American Film Theatre Peter Hall (director); Harold Pinter (screenplay); Paul Rogers, Ian Holm, Cyril Cusack, Terence Rigby, Michael Jayston, Vivien Merchant Drama Live Action
The Iceman Cometh American Film Theatre John Frankenheimer (director); Thomas Quinn Curtiss (screenplay); Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges, Bradford Dillman, Sorrell Booke, Hildy Brooks, Juno Dawson, Evans Evans, Martyn Green, Moses Gunn, Clifton James, John McLiam, Stephen Pearlman, Tom Pedi, George Voskovec Drama Live Action
That'll Be the Day Anglo-EMI Film Distributors Claude Whatham (director); Ray Connolly (screenplay); David Essex, Ringo Starr, Rosemary Leach, James Booth, Billy Fury, Rosalind Ayres, Keith Moon, Robert Lindsay, Deborah Watling, Brenda Bruce, Beth Morris, Daphne Oxenford, Kim Braden, Johnny Shannon, Karl Howman, Sue Holderness, Érin Geraghty, Sacha Puttnam, Peter Turner Coming-of-Age, Drama Live Action
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1 Ash Wednesday Paramount Pictures / Sagittarius Productions Larry Peerce (director); Jean-Claude Tramont (screenplay); Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, Helmut Berger, Keith Baxter, Maurice Teynac, Margaret Blye, Monique van Vooren, Dina Sassoli, Dino Mele, Kathy Van Lypps, Carlo Puri, Andrea Esterhazy, Jill Pratt, Irina Wassilchikoff, Maximilian Windisch-Graetz, Nadia Stancioff, Rodolfo Lodi, Raymond Vignale, Jose De Vega, Samantha Starr, Elena Tricoli, Sandra Johnson Drama Live Action
A Doll's House Tomorrow Entertainment Joseph Losey (director); David Mercer (screenplay); Jane Fonda, David Warner, Trevor Howard, Delphine Seyrig, Edward Fox, Anna Wing, Ingrid Natrud, Pierre Oudry, Morten Floor, Tone Floor, Frode Lien, Dagfinn Hertzberg, Ellen Holm Drama Live Action
7 Executive Action National General Pictures David Miller (director); Dalton Trumbo (screenplay); Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, John Anderson, Paul Carr, Ed Lauter, Walter Brooke, John Brascia, Richard Bull, Sidney Clute, Lee Delano, Lloyd Gough, Rick Hurst, Robert Karnes, James MacColl, Joaquín Martínez, Dick Miller, Hunter von Leer, Sandy Ward, Rutanya Alda, George Aiken, Eugene Carson Blake, Leonid Brezhnev, Earle Cabell, John Connally, Nellie Connally, Patrick Dean, Everett Dirksen, William C. Foster, J. William Fulbright, William Greer, Andrei Gromyko, Clint Hill, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Roy Kellerman, Ed Kemmer, John F. Kennedy Jr., Caroline Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Malcolm Kilduff, Martin Luther King, Jim Leavelle, John Lewis, Robert McNamara, Lee Harvey Oswald, Ike Pappas, David F. Powers, Joachim Prinz, A. Philip Randolph, Sam Rayburn, Walter Reuther, Jack Ruby, Dean Rusk, Leverett Saltonstall, George A. Smathers, Lewis Strauss, Edward Teller, U Thant, Cyrus Vance, Henry M. Wade, Roy Wilkins, Whitney Young, Gilbert Green, Colby Chester, Oscar Oncidi, Paul Sorenson, William Watson Crime, Drama, History, Thriller Live Action
8 Carry On Girls The Rank Organisation Gerald Thomas (director); Talbot Rothwell (screenplay); Sid James, Barbara Windsor, Joan Sims, Kenneth Connor, Bernard Bresslaw, June Whitfield, Peter Butterworth, Jack Douglas, Patsy Rowlands, Jimmy Logan, Margaret Nolan, Valerie Leon, Joan Hickson, David Lodge, Angela Grant, Sally Geeson, Wendy Richard, Arnold Ridley, Robin Askwith, Patricia Franklin, Brian Osborne, Bill Pertwee, Marianne Stone, Brenda Cowling, Pauline Peart, Michael Nightingale, Hugh Futcher, Ron Tarr, Zena Clifton, Laraine Humphrys, Caroline Whitaker, Barbara Wise, Carol Wyler, Mavis Fyson Comedy Live Action
Robin Hood Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Wolfgang Reitherman (director); Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, David Michener (screenplay); Peter Ustinov, Phil Harris, Brian Bedford, Terry-Thomas, Roger Miller, Pat Buttram, George Lindsey, Andy Devine, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley, Ken Curtis, John Fiedler, Barbara Luddy, Candy Candido, J. Pat O'Malley, Don Bluth, Stan Freberg, Hal Smith, Billy Whitaker, Dana Laurita, Dori Whitaker, Richie Sanders Adventure, Musical, Comedy Animation
12 A Delicate Balance American Film Theatre Tony Richardson (director); Edward Albee (screenplay); Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid, Joseph Cotten, Betsy Blair Drama Live Action
14 The Don Is Dead Universal Pictures Richard Fleischer (director); Christopher Trumbo, Marvin H. Albert, Michael Butler (screenplay); Anthony Quinn, Frederic Forrest, Robert Forster, Al Lettieri, Angel Tompkins, Charles Cioffi, Barry Russo, Louis Zorich, Ina Balin, Joe Santos, Frank DeKova, Abe Vigoda, Victor Argo, Val Bisoglio, Robert Carricart, Sid Haig, Vic Tayback, Bobby Bass, Dick Crockett, Lee Delano, Nick Dimitri, Bob Hoy, Roland La Starza, Tanya Lemani, George Robotham, Carlos Romero, Ted White Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
16 Arnold Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Fenady Associates / Bing Crosby Productions Georg Fenady (director); Jameson Brewer, John Fenton Murray (screenplay); Stella Stevens, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester, Shani Wallis, Farley Granger, Victor Buono, John McGiver, Bernard Fox, Patric Knowles, Jamie Farr, Ben Wright, Murray Matheson, Norman Stuart, Wanda Bailey, Steven Marlo, Leslie Thompson Horror, Comedy Live Action
18 Breezy Universal Pictures / The Malpaso Company Clint Eastwood (director); Jo Heims (screenplay); William Holden, Kay Lenz, Roger C. Carmel, Marj Dusay, Joan Hotchkis, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Norman Bartold, Lynn Borden, Shelley Morrison, Dennis Olivieri, Eugene Peterson, Richard Bull, Don Diamond, Sandy Kenyon, Buck Young, Priscilla Morrill, Clint Eastwood Romance, Drama Live Action
England Made Me Cine Globe / Atlantic Productions / Centralni Filmski Studio / Two World Film Peter Duffell (director/screenplay); Desmond Cory (screenplay); Peter Finch, Michael York, Hildegarde Neil, Joss Ackland, Michael Hordern, Tessa Wyatt, Michael Sheard, Richard Gibson, Lalla Ward, Demeter Bitenc, Vladan Živković, William Baskiville, Vlado Bacic, Mirjana Nikolic Drama Live Action
20 The Affair ABC / Sony Pictures Television / Spelling-Goldberg Productions Gilbert Cates (director); Barbara Turner (screenplay); Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Bruce Davison, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Pat Harrington Jr., Kent Smith, Paul Ryan, Frances Reid, Mark Roberts, Anna Karen, Victoria Carroll, Anna Aries, Steve Riskas, Brett Ericson, Robert Stull, Paul Pepper, Suzanne Taylor, Keith Walker, Marland Proctor Romance, Drama Live Action
21 Hex 20th Century Fox / Max L. Raab Productions Leo Garen (director/screenplay); Stephen Katz (screenplay); Keith Carradine, Scott Glenn, Hillarie Thompson, Tina Herazo, Gary Busey, Dan Haggerty, Robert Walker, Iggie Wolfington, Mike Combs, Doria Cook, Tom Jones Western, Horror Live Action
27 Fly Me New World Pictures / Premiere Productions Cirio Santiago (director); Miller Drake (screenplay); Pat Anderson, Lenore Kasdorf, Richard Young, Naomi Stevens, Richard Miller, Vic Diaz, Lyllah Torena, Ken Metcalfe, Richard Roake Action, Drama Live Action
The Holy Mountain ABKCO Films / Producciones Zohar Alejandro Jodorowsky (director/screenplay); Alejandro Jodorowsky, Juan Ferrara, Blanca Sánchez, Horacio Salinas, Ramona Saunders, Adriana Page, Burt Kleiner, Valerie Jodorowsky, Nicky Nichols, Richard Rutowsky, Luis Lomelí, Ana de Sade, David Silva, Basilio González, Lupita Peruyero, Héctor Ortega, Connie de la Mora, Leticia Robles Fantasy Live Action
30 Flesh for Frankenstein Bryanston Distributing Company / Compagnia Cinematografica Champion Paul Morrissey (director/screenplay); Joe Dallesandro, Udo Kier, Monique van Vooren, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Nicoletta Elmi, Liù Bosisio, Cristina Gaioni, Arno Juerging, Srdjan Zelenovic, Marco Liofredi Horror Live Action
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5 Serpico Paramount Pictures / Artists Entertainments Complex, Inc. / Produzion De Laurentiis International Manufacturing Company S.P.A. Sidney Lumet (director); Waldo Salt, Norman Wexler (screenplay); Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire, Edward Grover, Tony Roberts, Allan Rich, Albert Henderson, Hank Garrett, Damien Leake, Joseph Bova, Alan North, Woodie King Jr., James Tolkan, Bernard Barrow, Mildred Clinton, Nathan George, Richard Foronjy, Lewis J. Stadlen, M. Emmet Walsh, Ted Beniades, F. Murray Abraham, Val Bisoglio, Sully Boyar, John Brandon, Sam Coppola, Judd Hirsch, Bianca Hunter, Tony Lo Bianco, Kenneth McMillan, Stephen Pearlman, Jaime Sánchez, Tracey Walter, Charles Weldon, Mary Louise Weller, Barbara Eda-Young, Cornelia Sharpe Biography, Crime, Drama Live Action
6 Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Walter Shenson Films Joseph McGrath (director); Charles Isaacs, Michael Pertwee (screenplay); Jim Dale, Angela Douglas, Spike Milligan, John Bluthal, Milo O'Shea, Norman Rossington, Richard Beaumont, Dinsdale Landen, Garfield Morgan, Victor Spinetti, Harry Towb, Kenneth J. Warren, Bob Todd, Molly Urquhart, Frank Thornton, Victor Maddern, Sheila Steafel Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy Live Action
Fantastic Planet New World Pictures / Les Films Armorial / Ceskoslovenský Filmexport René Laloux (director/screenplay); Roland Topor (screenplay); Cynthia Adler, Mark Gruner, Hal Smith, Barry Bostwick, Olan Soule, Marvin Miller, Janet Waldo, Nora Heflin, Monika Ramirez Sci-Fi Adult Animation
Marco Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Tomorrow Entertainment / Videocraft International Seymour Robbie (director); Romeo Muller (screenplay); Desi Arnaz Jr., Jack Weston, Zero Mostel, Fred Sadoff, Tetsu Nakamura, Van Christie, Masumi Okada, Romeo Muller, Cie Cie Win, Aimee Eccles, Mafumi Sakamoto, Osamu Okawa, Yuka Kamebuchi, Ikio Sawamura Historical, Musical, Adventure, Family Live Action
The Wicker Man Warner Bros. Robin Hardy (director); Anthony Shaffer (screenplay); Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Annie Ross, Lesley Mackie, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, Lindsay Kemp, Russell Waters, Aubrey Morris, Irene Sunters, Donald Eccles, Walter Carr, Roy Boyd, Peter Brewis, Geraldine Cowper, John Young, Barbara Rafferty, John Sharp, John Hallam, Tony Roper, Rachel Verney, Jennifer Martin, Myra Forsyth, Alison Hughes Horror Live Action
11 The Three Musketeers 20th Century Fox Richard Lester (director); George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay); Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York, Frank Finlay, Christopher Lee, Geraldine Chaplin, Simon Ward, Faye Dunaway, Charlton Heston, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Spike Milligan, Roy Kinnear, Georges Wilson, Nicole Calfan, Michael Gothard, Sybil Danning, Gitty Djamal, Joss Ackland, Gretchen Franklin, Ángel del Pozo, Francis de Wolff, Richard Briers, Michael Hordern Action, Adventure Live Action
12 The Last Detail Columbia Pictures / Acrobat Productions / Bright-Persky Associates Hal Ashby (director); Robert Towne (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid, Clifton James, Carol Kane, Michael Moriarty, Nancy Allen, Gilda Radner, Kathleen Miller, Luana Anders, Patricia Hamilton, Michael Chapman, Jim Henshaw, Derek McGrath, Hal Ashby, Gerald Ayres Comedy, Drama Live Action
Now Where Did the 7th Company Get to? Gaumont Film Company Robert Lamoureux (director/screenplay); Pierre Mondy, Jean Lefebvre, Aldo Maccione, Robert Lamoureux, Pierre Tornade, Robert Dalban, Jacques Marin, Robert Rollis, Erik Colin, Alain Doutey Comedy, War Live Action
14 My Name is Nobody Universal Pictures / Rafran Cinematografica / Les Filmes Jacques Leitienne / La Societe Im. Ex. Ci. / La Societe Alcinter / Rialto Film Preben Philpsen Tonino Valerii (director); Ernesto Gastaldi (screenplay); Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin, R.G. Armstrong, Leo Gordon, Steve Kanaly, Geoffrey Lewis, Piero Lulli, Mario Brega, Benito Stefanelli, Alexander Allerson, Antoine Saint-John, Franco Angrisano, Carla Mancini, Karl Braun, Neil Summers, Marc Mazza, Rainer Peets, Tommy Polgár, Antonio Palombi, Hubert Mittendorf, Emil Feist, Luigi Antonio Guerra, Angelo Novi Comedy, Western Live Action
Superdad Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Vincent McEveety (director); Joseph L. McEveety, Harlan Ware (screenplay); Bob Crane, Barbara Rush, Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Kathleen Cody, Joby Baker, Dick Van Patten, Bruno Kirby, Judith Lowry, Ivor Francis, Jonathan Daly, Naomi Stevens, Nicholas Hammond, Jack Manning, Larry Gelman, Stephen Dunne, Leon Belasco, Ed Begley Jr., Michael Rupert Comedy Live Action
The Seven-Ups 20th Century Fox Philip D'Antoni (director); Albert Ruben, Alexander Jacobs (screenplay); Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Larry Haines, Richard Lynch, Bill Hickman, Victor Arnold, Ken Kercheval, Joe Spinell, Rex Everhart, Frances Chaney, Jerry Leon, Lou Polan, Matt Russo, Robert Burr, David Wilson, Ed Jordan, Mary Multari, Benny Marino, Bill Funaro Mystery, Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
16 Hell Up in Harlem American International Pictures Larry Cohen (director/screenplay); Fred Williamson, Julius Harris, Gloria Hendry, Margaret Avery, D'Urville Martin, Tony King, Esther Sutherland, Gerald Gordon, Bobby Ramsen, James Dixon, Charles MacGuire Blaxploitation, Neo-Noir, Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
Papillon Allied Artists / Les Films Corona / General Production Company Franklin J. Schaffner (director); Dalton Trumbo, Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay); Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon, Anthony Zerbe, Robert Deman, Woodrow Parfrey, Bill Mumy, George Coulouris, Ratna Assan, William Smithers, Val Avery, Gregory Sierra, Vic Tayback, Mills Watson, Ron Soble, Barbara Morrison, Don Hanmer, E.J. André, Len Lesser, John Quade, Fred Sadoff, Liam Dunn, Peter Brocco, Richard Farnsworth, Harry Monty, Dalton Trumbo Biography, Epic, Historical, Crime, Drama Live Action
17 Sleeper United Artists Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Marshall Brickman (screenplay); Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck, Mary Gregory, Don Keefer, John McLiam, Bartlett Robinson, Chris Forbes, Marya Small, Peter Hobbs, Brian Avery, Spencer Milligan, Stanley Ralph Ross, Regis Cordic, Howard Cosell, George Furth, Seamon Glass, Charles H. Gray, Jerry Hardin, Harry Holcombe, Jackie Mason, Read Morgan, Richard Nixon, Albert Popwell, Douglas Rain, Whitney Rydbeck Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
18 Amarcord New World Pictures Federico Fellini (director/screenplay); Tonino Guerra (screenplay); Bruno Zanin, Magali Noël, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Ciccio Ingrassia, Alvaro Vitali, Maria Antonietta Beluzzi, Giuseppe Ianigro, Nando Orfei, Stefano Proietti, Donatella Gambini, Gianfranco Marrocco, Ferdinando De Felice, Bruno Lenzi, Bruno Scagnetti, Francesco Vona, Josiane Tanzilli Comedy, Drama Live Action
Cinderella Liberty 20th Century Fox Mark Rydell (director); Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay); James Caan, Marsha Mason, Kirk Calloway, Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Dabney Coleman, Bruno Kirby, Allyn Ann McLerie, Allan Arbus, Fred Sadoff, Jon Korkes, Don Calfa, Sally Kirkland, Mark Rydell, David Proval, Christopher Rydell, Jon Locke Drama Live Action
19 The 14 MGM-EMI David Hemmings (director); Roland Starke (screenplay); Jack Wild, June Brown, Liz Edmiston, Cheryl Hall, Anna Wing, John Bailey, Alun Armstrong, Keith Buckley, Malcolm Tierney, Diana Beevers, Tony Calvin, Chris Kelly, Frank Gentry, Peter Newby, Paul Daly, Richard Haywood Drama Live Action
The Day of the Dolphin AVCO Embassy Pictures Mike Nichols (director); Buck Henry (screenplay); George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, Fritz Weaver, Jon Korkes, Edward Herrmann, Leslie Charleson, John David Carson, Victoria Racimo, John Dehner, Severn Darden, William Roerick, Elizabeth Wilson, Phyllis Davis, Florence Stanley, Brooke Hayward, Buck Henry Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
Willie Dynamite Universal Pictures / The Zanuck/Brown Company Gilbert Moses (director); Ron Cutler, Joe Keyes Jr. (screenplay); Roscoe Orman, Diana Sands, Thalmus Rasulala, Norma Donaldson, Roger Robinson, Albert Hall, George Murdock, Royce Wallace, Mary Charlotte Wilcox, Ted Gehring, Wynn Irwin, Nathaniel Taylor, Ken Lynch, Davis Roberts, Tol Avery, Calvin Brown, Robert DoQui, Slim Gaillard, Olan Soule, Clarice Taylor, Alan Weeks, George Wyner, Joyce Walker, Juanita Brown, Judith Brown, Marilyn Coleman, Marcia McBroom, Ron Henriquez Blaxploitation, Crime, Drama Live Action
20 Alvin Purple Sands Film Company / Hexagon Productions Tim Burstall (director); Alan Hopgood (screenplay); Graeme Blundell, George Whaley, Jacki Weaver, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Abigail, Noel Ferrier, Jill Forster, Lynette Curran, Christine Amor, Dina Mann, Fred Parslow, Elke Neidhardt, Kris McQuade, Anne Pendlebury, Jon Finlayson, Brian Moll, Peter Cummins, Carole Skinner, Elli Maclure, Dennis Miller, Valerie Blake, Alan Finney, Gary Down, Peter Aanensen, Jenny Hagen, Stan Monroe, Jan Friedl, Barbara Taylor Comedy Live Action
The Laughing Policeman 20th Century Fox Stuart Rosenberg (director); Thomas Rickman (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett Jr., Anthony Zerbe, Albert Paulsen, Val Avery, Paul Koslo, Cathy Lee Crosby, Mario Gallo, Joanna Cassidy, William Hansen, Louis Guss, Frances Lee McCain, Clifton James, Gregory Sierra, Warren Finnerty, Matt Clark, Leigh French, Anthony Costello, Sacheen Littlefeather Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama, Thriller Live Action
21 The Deadly Trackers Warner Bros. Barry Shear (director); Lukas Heller (screenplay); Richard Harris, Rod Taylor, Al Lettieri, Neville Brand, William Smith, Paul Benjamin, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Isela Vega, Kelly Jean Peters, William Bryant, Sean Marshall, Read Morgan, Ray Moyer Western, Drama Live Action
Jimi Hendrix Warner Bros. Joe Boyd, John Head, Gary Weis (directors); Eric Clapton, Billy Cox, Alan Douglas, Germaine Greer, Mick Jagger, Eddie Kramer, Buddy Miles, Mitch Mitchell, Juggy Murray, Little Richard, Lou Reed, Pete Townshend, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Caruso, James A. "Al" Hendrix Biography, Music Live Action
25 The Sting Universal Pictures / The Zanuck/Brown Company George Roy Hill (director); David S. Ward (screenplay); Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Robert Earl Jones, Charles Durning, Ray Walston, Eileen Brennan, Harold Gould, John Heffernan, Dana Elcar, Jack Kehoe, Dimitra Arliss, James J. Sloyan, Charles Dierkop, Lee Paul, Sally Kirkland, Avon Long, Arch Johnson, Ed Bakey, Brad Sullivan, John Quade, Larry D. Mann, Leonard Barr, Paulene Myers, Joe Tornatore, Jack Collins, Tom Spratley, Kenneth O'Brien, Ken Sansom, Ta-Tanisha, William "Billy" Benedict, Robert Brubaker, Kathleen Freeman, Susan French, Byron Morrow Comedy, Crime, Drama Live Action
Magnum Force Warner Bros. / The Malpaso Company Ted Post (director); John Milius, Michael Cimino (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul, Tim Matheson, Kip Niven, Robert Urich, Felton Perry, Margaret Avery, Bob McClurg, John Mitchum, Albert Popwell, Richard Devon, Christine White, Tony Giorgio, Maurice Argent, Paul D'Amato, Will Hutchins, Terence McGovern, Suzanne Somers, Robert Trebor, Carl Weathers, Johnny Weissmuller Jr., Joseph Whipp, Clifford A. Pellow, Jack Kosslyn, Bob March, Adele Yoshioka Neo-Noir, Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller Live Action
26 The Exorcist Warner Bros. William Friedkin (director); William Peter Blatty (screenplay); Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Linda Blair, Father William O'Malley, Father Thomas Bermingham, Peter Masterson, Robert Symonds, Barton Heyman, Rudolf Schündler, Arthur Storch, Titos Vandis, William Peter Blatty, Mercedes McCambridge, Eileen Dietz, Vasiliki Maliaros, Dick Callinan, Gina Petrushka Horror Live Action
29 Tidal Wave (Japan) Toho Shiro Moritani (director); Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay); Keiju Kobayashi, Tetsuro Tamba, Ayumi Ishida, Hiroshi Fujioka, Yusuke Takita, Shōgo Shimada, Andrew Hughes, Nobuo Nakamura, Haruo Nakajima, Hideaki Nitani, Isao Natsuyagi, Akira Nagoya, Sakyo Komatsu Action, Drama, Sci-Fi Live Action

Births

Deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 2 Franciska Gaal 68 Hungary Actress, Singer
15 Coleman Francis 53 US Actor, Director
19 Max Adrian 69 Northern Ireland Actor
24 J. Carrol Naish 77 US Actor
26 Edward G. Robinson 79 Romania Actor
29 Ludwig Stossel 89 Austria Actor
31 Jack MacGowran 54 Ireland Actor
February 13 David Bauer 55 US Actor
15 Tim Holt 54 US Actor
15 Wally Cox 48 US Actor
22 Katina Paxinou 72 Greece Actress
24 Art Smith 73 US Actor
28 Cecil Kellaway 82 South Africa Actor
March 5 Rupert Crosse 45 US Actor
10 Robert Siodmak 72 Germany Director
11 Gregorio Fernandez 68 Philippines Actor, Director
13 Melville Cooper 76 England Actor
16 Carl Benton Reid 79 US Actor
19 Lauritz Melchior 82 US Singer
22 Kane Richmond 66 US Actor
23 Ken Maynard 77 US Actor
26 Noël Coward 73 England Actor, Songwriter
April 11 Ted de Corsia 69 US Actor
12 Arthur Freed 78 US Songwriter, Producer
14 Minna Gombell 80 US Actress
20 Robert Armstrong 82 US Actor
21 Merian C. Cooper 79 US Director, Producer, Screenwriter
21 Ursula Jeans 73 UK Actress
26 Irene Ryan 70 US Actress
May 4 Charles Grayson 69 US Screenwriter
6 Myrna Fahey 40 US Actress
7 Maxine Doyle 58 US Actress
10 Jack E. Leonard 63 US Actor, Comedian
11 Lex Barker 54 US Actor
12 Frances Marion 84 US Screenwriter
21 Vaughn Monroe 61 US Singer, Actor
29 P. Ramlee 44 Malaysia Actor, Director
June 5 Max Terhune 87 US Actor
10 William Inge 60 US Screenwriter, Playwright
16 Louise Latimer 60 US Actress
18 Roger Delgado 55 England Actor
23 Fay Holden 79 England Actress
25 Lars Tvinde 86 Norway Actor
26 Ernest Truex 83 US Actor
July 2 Betty Grable 56 US Actress
2 George Macready 73 US Actor
6 Joe E. Brown 80 US Actor
7 Veronica Lake 50 US Actress
11 Robert Ryan 63 US Actor
12 Lon Chaney Jr. 67 US Actor
18 Jack Hawkins 62 England Actor
20 Bruce Lee 32 US Actor
30 Guy Middleton 65 England Actor
August 2 Jean-Pierre Melville 55 France Director
5 Warren Duff 69 US Producer, Screenwriter
10 Douglas Kennedy 57 US Actor
11 Peggie Castle 45 US Actress
16 Veda Ann Borg 58 US Actress
17 Eve Miller 50 US Actress
22 Louise Huff 77 US Actress
30 Michael Dunn 38 US Actor, Singer
31 John Ford 79 US Director
September 13 Betty Field 60 US Actress
20 Glenn Strange 74 US Actor
21 Diana Sands 39 US Actress
24 Ted Adams 83 US Actress
26 Anna Magnani 65 Italy Actress
28 Norma Crane 44 US Actress
28 Mantan Moreland 71 US Actor, Comedian
October 6 Sidney Blackmer 78 US Actor
6 Dennis Price 58 UK Actor
16 Cleo Moore 48 US Actress
18 Crane Wilbur 86 US Screenwriter, Director
27 Allan Lane 64 US Actor
November 13 Lila Lee 72 US Actress
20 Viola Lawrence 78 US Film Editor
23 Claire Dodd 64 US Actress
23 Robert Ellis 40 US Actor
23 Constance Talmadge 75 US Actress
23 Sessue Hayakawa 84 Japan Actor
23 Adele Buffington 73 US Screenwriter
25 Laurence Harvey 45 Lithuania Actor
December 4 Michael O'Shea 67 US Actor
12 Ranald MacDougall 58 US Screenwriter, Director
20 Bobby Darin 37 US Actor, Singer
26 Steven Geray 69 Ukraine Actor
26 William Haines 73 US Actor
31 A. Edward Sutherland 78 England Director

Debuts

Notes

  1. ^ ₹7.742 per US dollar in 1973[8]
  2. ^ a b Includes gross revenue from re-releases

References

  1. ^ a b c d Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 360–361. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. ^ a b c d e Top 20 Films of 1973 by Domestic Revenue
  3. ^ "North America (US and Canada) Domestic Movie Chart for 1973". the-numbers.com. Retrieved 2023-12-09.
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