Best award winning movies with building suspense from 1971

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

1 Klute (1971)

A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

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1971-06-23 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

Rating

rating icon 6.798
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    gruesome murder
  2. Ranked #75 for
    like Mr. Brooks
  3. Ranked #122 for
    stoic

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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.

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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

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3 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.

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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

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4 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.

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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

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5 A Clockwork Orange (1971)

In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an incarcerated Alex the option to undergo an invasive procedure that'll rob him of all personal agency. In a time when conscience is a commodity, can Alex change his tune?

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1971-12-19 | Science Fiction / Crime

Cast

Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee

Rating

rating icon 8.203
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #88 for
    futuristic society
  2. Ranked #123 for
    therapeutic
  3. Ranked #131 for
    orwellian

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6 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.

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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

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7 Death in Venice (1971)

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as Aschenbach.

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1971-03-05 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Dirk Bogarde, Romolo Valli

Rating

rating icon 7.278
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    decadent
  2. Ranked #89 for
    bloated
  3. Ranked #103 for
    lugubrious

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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.

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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

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9 Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at the age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years later the life of Mary is to be ended on the scaffold and with her execution the last threat to Elizabeth's throne has been removed. The two Queens with their contrasting personalities make a dramatic counterpoint to history.

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1971-12-22 | Drama / History

Cast

Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson

Rating

rating icon 6.692
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #42 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #102 for
    titan
  3. Ranked #224 for
    fey

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10 The Devils (1971)

In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by the sexually repressed Sister Jeanne.

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1971-07-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    blasphemous
  2. Ranked #12 for
    Grand-Guignol
  3. Ranked #77 for
    decadent

Trailer

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