Best increasingly difficult award winning movies from 1971

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1 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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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.

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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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3 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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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.

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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

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5 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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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.

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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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7 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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8 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
    like Mr. Brooks
  2. Ranked #75 for
    gruesome murder
  3. Ranked #122 for
    stoic

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9 King Lear (1971)

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after being told lies about his faithful son Edgar. Madness and tragedy befall both ill-starred fathers.

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1971-02-04 | Drama

Cast

Paul Scofield, Irene Worth

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #158 for
    lowbrow
  2. Ranked #167 for
    monomaniacal
  3. Ranked #170 for
    razzle-dazzle

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10 Macbeth (1971)

Scotland, 11th century. Driven by the twisted prophecy of three witches and the ruthless ambition of his wife, warlord Macbeth, bold and brave, but also weak and hesitant, betrays his good king and his brothers in arms and sinks into the bloody mud of a path with no return, sown with crime and suspicion.

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1971-12-20 | War / Drama

Cast

Jon Finch, Francesca Annis

Rating

rating icon 7.117
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #65 for
    razzle-dazzle
  2. Ranked #74 for
    lugubrious
  3. Ranked #78 for
    implacable

Trailer

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