Best award winning movies with artistically talented director from 1972

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with artistically talented director from 1972! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with artistically talented director from 1972, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Cabaret (1972)

Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.

Info

1972-02-13 | Music / Drama

Cast

Liza Minnelli, Michael York

Rating

rating icon 7.403
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #15 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #15 for
    decadent

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2 The Godfather (1972)

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Info

1972-03-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Marlon Brando, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 8.692
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #41 for
    foster father
  3. Ranked #59 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

Trailer

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3 Cries and Whispers (1972)

As Agnes slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria is wracked with guilt at her husband's attempted suicide, caused by his discovery of her extramarital affair. The self-loathing, suicidal Karin seems to regard her sister with revulsion. Only Anna, the deeply religious maid who lost her young child, seems able to offer Agnes solace and empathy.

Info

1972-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Harriet Andersson, Ingrid Thulin

Rating

rating icon 7.939
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #79 for
    consoling
  2. Ranked #136 for
    with marital problems
  3. Ranked #155 for
    juxtaposition

Trailer

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4 Last Tango in Paris (1972)

A recently widowed American begins an anonymous sexual relationship with a young Parisian woman.

Info

1972-12-15 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    sexually explicit
  2. Ranked #93 for
    scandalous
  3. Ranked #111 for
    ad lib

Trailer

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5 Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.

Info

1972-10-12 | Drama / Music

Cast

Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.875
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #73 for
    Biography
  2. Ranked #124 for
    juicy
  3. Ranked #160 for
    ad lib

Trailer

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6 Liza with a Z (1972)

Liza Minnelli stars in a television concert directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. She performs such songs as the title number and "Son of a Preacher Man." The concert concludes with a medley of songs from the film Cabaret (1972). The special, Minnelli and Fosse all won Emmy Awards. Bob Fosse also won the Oscar and Tony that year, in the only instance of any person ever winning all three in a one-month period.

Info

1972-09-10 | Music / TV Movie

Cast

Liza Minnelli, Ann Reinking

Rating

rating icon 7.385
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #175 for
    coquettish acting
  3. Ranked #188 for
    roughly cut

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7 The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

When their ocean liner capsizes, a group of passengers struggle to survive and escape.

Info

1972-12-13 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine

Rating

rating icon 7.102
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #65 for
    Disaster Movie
  2. Ranked #140 for
    like Titanic
  3. Ranked #169 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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8 Fat City (1972)

Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Info

1972-07-26 | Drama

Cast

Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges

Rating

rating icon 7.057
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #107 for
    desperately hoping
  2. Ranked #138 for
    ramshackle house
  3. Ranked #146 for
    underdog

Trailer

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9 Butterflies Are Free (1972)

Striving to be independent, the blind but determined Don Baker moves away from his overprotective mother. After settling into his new San Francisco digs, Don meets kooky neighbor Jill Tanner. Don's quick wit and good looks disarm the free-spirited Jill, and before long they're more than just friends. Will Mrs. Baker's incessant meddling destroy Don and Jill's budding relationship?

Info

1972-07-06 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #120 for
    dated
  2. Ranked #158 for
    deformed
  3. Ranked #279 for
    first timer

Trailer

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10 Avanti! (1972)

A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.

Info

1972-12-17 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills

Rating

rating icon 6.966
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #143 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #191 for
    sabbatical
  3. Ranked #224 for
    curvaceous

Trailer

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