These 70s Movies Will Remind You of Simpler Times During Crazy 2022

Redditor u/PEPETHETHlRD expressed, “I watched the French connection the other night and loved it. But I need more 70s movies to watch. So please let me know your favorite 70s movie. I've watched all the popular ones like The Godfather and Jaws.”

People responded with several oldies but goodies. So here are some of the best films from the seventies to unlock nostalgia. 

Carrie (1976)

Based on Stephen King's novel of the same name, Carrie is a supernatural horror film following Carrie White, a shy teen who is constantly harassed and bullied at school.

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

The Poseidon Adventure is a 70s cruiseliner disaster film telling the story of a tsunami causing Poseidon to capsize amid a New Year's Eve celebration.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a psychological comedy-drama following a new patient at a mental institution who is only there to avoid hard labor after being found guilty of statutory rape.

The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)

The Owl and the Pussycat is a rom-com following a slightly uneducated model, actress, and part-time prostitute. She moves in with her neighbor, an intellectual and aspiring writer.

Taxi Driver (1976)

Taxi Driver is a classic 70s film following a mentally unstable Vietnam veteran suffering from insomnia. He works as a taxi driver in a decaying New York City.

Sorcerer (1977)

Sorcerer is a thriller film depicting four outcasts from various backgrounds who meet in a South American village. There, they are assigned to transport cargoes of dynamite that has aged poorly and is so unstable that it is ‘sweating' its hazardous primary ingredient, nitroglycerin.

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