Best popcorn fun award winning movies from 1971

View today’s top 10 movies with popcorn fun from 1971 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with popcorn fun from 1971.

1 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 7.532
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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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2 Shaft (1971)

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Info

1971-06-25 | Action / Crime

Cast

Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn

Rating

rating icon 6.458
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #41 for
    blaxploitation
  2. Ranked #70 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #73 for
    nifty

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3 A Bay of Blood (1971)

An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a dilapidated building on the estate.

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1971-09-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    bludgeoned to death
  2. Ranked #23 for
    scrawny
  3. Ranked #73 for
    bloodsoaked

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4 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 8.202
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #89 for
    futuristic society
  2. Ranked #122 for
    therapeutic
  3. Ranked #129 for
    orwellian

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5 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster. The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

Info

1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    kid-friendly
  2. Ranked #90 for
    imaginary fairy tale
  3. Ranked #110 for
    like Harry Potter

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6 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 7.703
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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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7 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

When eccentric candy man Willy Wonka promises a lifetime supply of sweets and a tour of his chocolate factory to five lucky kids, penniless Charlie Bucket seeks the golden ticket that will make him a winner.

Info

1971-06-29 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Gene Wilder, Peter Ostrum

Rating

rating icon 7.507
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    spoiled brat
  2. Ranked #112 for
    bubblegum
  3. Ranked #132 for
    kid-friendly

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8 Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who's guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.

Info

1971-12-14 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Sean Connery, Jill St. John

Rating

rating icon 6.389
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #82 for
    welcome return
  2. Ranked #126 for
    vehicular carnage
  3. Ranked #132 for
    kitschy editing

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9 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.

Info

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 #75 for
    decadent

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The Devils trailer
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10 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 7.653
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #101 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #117 for
    scrawny
  3. Ranked #127 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

The Last Picture Show trailer
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