Best award winning movies with a different slant from 1970s

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a different slant from 1970s! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a different slant from 1970s, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 All the President's Men (1976)

During the 1972 elections, two reporters' investigation sheds light on the controversial Watergate scandal that compels President Nixon to resign from his post.

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1976-04-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

Rating

rating icon 7.671
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #97 for
    historical interest
  3. Ranked #143 for
    like The Da Vinci Code

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2 Apocalypse Now (1979)

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

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1979-08-15 | Drama / War

Cast

Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    with mercenaries
  2. Ranked #34 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #68 for
    extraordinary

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3 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

After an encounter with UFOs, an electricity linesman feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

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1977-12-14 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut

Rating

rating icon 7.36
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #136 for
    Alien Invasion
  2. Ranked #151 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #207 for
    anachronistic

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4 The Conversation (1974)

Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple is in danger.

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1974-04-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, John Cazale

Rating

rating icon 7.526
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #136 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #155 for
    mysterious
  3. Ranked #178 for
    tour de force

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5 Julia (1977)

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

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1977-10-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave

Rating

rating icon 6.511
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #46 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #71 for
    soggy

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6 Patton (1970)

"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with Patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.

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1970-01-25 | War / Drama

Cast

George C. Scott, Stephen Young

Rating

rating icon 7.508
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #55 for
    hard-nosed
  3. Ranked #55 for
    hagiography

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7 The Deer Hunter (1978)

A group of working-class friends decide to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

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1978-12-08 | Drama / War

Cast

Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 8.011
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #73 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #78 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #92 for
    blue-collar

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8 Days of Heaven (1978)

In 1916, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer.

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1978-09-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Richard Gere, Brooke Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.504
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #110 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #112 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #140 for
    extraordinary

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9 Manhattan (1979)

Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

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1979-04-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.737
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #58 for
    with marital problems
  2. Ranked #84 for
    vainglorious
  3. Ranked #100 for
    narcissist

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10 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

A petty criminal fakes insanity to serve his sentence in a mental ward rather than prison. He soon finds himself as a leader to the other patients—and an enemy to the cruel, domineering nurse who runs the ward.

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1975-11-19 | Drama

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Brad Dourif

Rating

rating icon 8.421
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #15 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #40 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #82 for
    therapeutic

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