Best award winning movies with a reinvention from 1971

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a reinvention from 1971! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a reinvention from 1971, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Go-Between (1971)

British teenager Leo Colston spends a summer in the countryside, where he develops a crush on the beautiful young aristocrat Marian. Eager to impress her, Leo becomes the "go-between" for Marian, delivering secret romantic letters to Ted Burgess, a handsome neighboring farmer.

Info

1971-06-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Julie Christie, Alan Bates

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    unrequited love
  2. Ranked #153 for
    like Titanic
  3. Ranked #191 for
    young nubile actor

Trailer

The Go-Between trailer
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2 The French Connection (1971)

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Info

1971-10-09 | Action / Crime

Cast

Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey

Rating

rating icon 7.531
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #15 for
    hard-nosed
  3. Ranked #40 for
    vehicular carnage

Trailer

The French Connection trailer
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3 Shaft (1971)

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Info

1971-06-25 | Action / Crime

Cast

Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn

Rating

rating icon 6.456
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #41 for
    blaxploitation
  2. Ranked #70 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #73 for
    nifty

Trailer

Shaft trailer
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4 Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with middle-aged doctor Daniel Hirsh. For both Alex and Daniel, the younger man represents a break with their repressive pasts, and though both know that Bob is seeing both of them, neither is willing to let go of the youth and vitality he brings to their otherwise stable lives.

Info

1971-07-01 | Drama

Cast

Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson

Rating

rating icon 6.645
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #160 for
    dated
  2. Ranked #205 for
    cinema verite
  3. Ranked #230 for
    smug

Trailer

Sunday Bloody Sunday trailer
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5 A Bay of Blood (1971)

An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a dilapidated building on the estate.

Info

1971-09-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli

Rating

rating icon 6.624
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    bludgeoned to death
  2. Ranked #23 for
    scrawny
  3. Ranked #74 for
    young nubile actor

Trailer

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6 The Last Picture Show (1971)

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures, Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business. Each struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

Info

1971-10-03 | Drama

Cast

Timothy Bottoms, Cybill Shepherd

Rating

rating icon 7.654
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #101 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #117 for
    scrawny
  3. Ranked #127 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

The Last Picture Show trailer
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7 McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Info

1971-06-24 | Western / Drama

Cast

Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    murky
  2. Ranked #33 for
    iconoclast
  3. Ranked #57 for
    gun-for-hire

Trailer

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8 Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

In a small Jewish community in a pre-Revolutionary Russian village, a poor milkman, determined to find good husbands for his five daughters, consults the traditional matchmaker – and also has words with God.

Info

1971-11-03 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Topol, Norma Crane

Rating

rating icon 7.702
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #121 for
    lumberjack
  2. Ranked #134 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #143 for
    jukebox musical

Trailer

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9 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster. The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

Info

1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    kid-friendly
  2. Ranked #90 for
    imaginary fairy tale
  3. Ranked #110 for
    like Harry Potter

Trailer

Bedknobs and Broomsticks trailer
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10 Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who's guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.

Info

1971-12-14 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Sean Connery, Jill St. John

Rating

rating icon 6.388
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #82 for
    welcome return
  2. Ranked #126 for
    vehicular carnage
  3. Ranked #131 for
    kitschy editing

Trailer

Diamonds Are Forever trailer
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