Best award winning movies with perfectly balanced directing from 1971

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

1 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

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2 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

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3 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

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4 Summer of '42 (1971)

Over the summer of 1942 on Nantucket Island, three friends -- Hermie, Oscy and Benjie -- are more concerned with getting laid than anything else. Hermie falls in love with the married Dorothy, whose husband is an army pilot recently sent to the battlefront of World War II.

Info

1971-04-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes

Rating

rating icon 6.729
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #74 for
    callow
  2. Ranked #99 for
    young nubile actor
  3. Ranked #119 for
    sex crazy

Trailer

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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?

Info

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 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.

Info

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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7 A New Leaf (1971)

Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder.

Info

1971-03-11 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Walter Matthau, Elaine May

Rating

rating icon 7.194
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #82 for
    sly
  2. Ranked #97 for
    most quotable
  3. Ranked #104 for
    vainglorious

Trailer

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8 Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Info

1971-11-29 | Drama / War

Cast

Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman

Rating

rating icon 6.922
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    sad
  2. Ranked #111 for
    ambling
  3. Ranked #139 for
    historical significance

Trailer

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9 Klute (1971)

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

Info

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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10 Duck, You Sucker (1971)

At the beginning of the 1913 Mexican Revolution, greedy bandit Juan Miranda and idealist John H. Mallory, an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national bank. When it turns out that the government has been using the bank as a hiding place for illegally detained political prisoners -- who are freed by the blast -- Miranda becomes a revolutionary hero against his will.

Info

1971-10-20 | Western

Cast

Rod Steiger, James Coburn

Rating

rating icon 7.711
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    Spaghetti Western
  2. Ranked #82 for
    horse opera
  3. Ranked #110 for
    with cockney accent

Trailer

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