Best award winning movies with truly gifted director from 1972

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with truly gifted director from 1972! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with truly gifted 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.

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1972-02-13 | Music / Drama

Cast

Liza Minnelli, Michael York

Rating

rating icon 7.402
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #14 for
    decadent
  3. Ranked #15 for
    deservedly won awards

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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.

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1972-03-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Marlon Brando, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 8.7
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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.

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1972-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Harriet Andersson, Ingrid Thulin

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    consoling
  2. Ranked #135 for
    with marital problems
  3. Ranked #154 for
    juxtaposition

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4 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.

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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 #176 for
    coquettish acting
  3. Ranked #188 for
    roughly cut

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5 Last Tango in Paris (1972)

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

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1972-12-15 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider

Rating

rating icon 6.966
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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

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6 Solaris (1972)

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

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1972-03-20 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Donatas Banionis, Natalya Bondarchuk

Rating

rating icon 7.833
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #123 for
    elegiac
  2. Ranked #131 for
    interplanetary
  3. Ranked #150 for
    introspective

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7 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 #72 for
    Biography
  2. Ranked #124 for
    juicy
  3. Ranked #160 for
    ad lib

Trailer

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8 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)

A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality. From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a court jester, a doctor, a queen and a journalist adventure through lab experiments and game shows, all seeking answers to common questions that many would never ask.

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1972-08-06 | Comedy

Cast

Woody Allen, John Carradine

Rating

rating icon 6.54
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #60 for
    poindexter
  2. Ranked #75 for
    most quotable
  3. Ranked #94 for
    bawdy

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9 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 #141 for
    like Titanic
  3. Ranked #169 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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10 The Way of the Dragon (1972)

Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off.

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1972-12-30 | Action / Crime

Cast

Bruce Lee, Nora Miao

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    chopsocky
  2. Ranked #77 for
    swordsmanship
  3. Ranked #85 for
    gun fu

Trailer

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