Cinema Top 10 movies from the 70's

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    My life is both a comedy and a drama, so I watch action movies to escape.

    I'll mention some I don't think were mentioned yet:


    The Yakuza (1974) - great story, great iconic performances from Takakura Ken and Robert Mitchum (at his sardonic best) - one of my favorite movies

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    The Mechanic (1972) - underrated Charles Bronson film

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    Killer Elite (1975) Directed by "Bloody" Sam Peckinpah (too bad The Wild Bunch is 1969)

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    Superman (1978) - comics geeks as well as any moviegoer saw this and believed Man can fly

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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) - this along with Star Wars were huge for SF movies (science fiction)

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    Off the top of my head and i don't recall seeing these mentioned from H'wood movies -- i didn't even start on HK movies lol
     
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    Very nice list. Glad we have another movie enthusiast amongst us.

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    1970's Hong Kong movies

    The Way of the Dragon (1972)

    This may be sacrilege, i think this is better than Enter the Dragon!

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    Heroes of the East (1978) aka Shaolin vs Ninja aka Shaolin Challenges Ninja

    My most favorite Martial Arts movie - yes IMO even better than 36th Chamber of Shaolin aka Master Killer and Five Deadly Venoms - directed by the great Lau Kau Leung, no one dies in this, it was a big misunderstanding, showcased many many styles using the plot device of Chinese MA vs Japanese MA

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    Invincible Shaolin (1978) aka Unbeatable Dragon - my most fave "5 venoms" movie

    Great training sequences featuring real CMA like WCK and Southern Praying Mantis - Lo Meng aka Lo Mang was a student of Chu Gar SPM - Lo Meng is better known as 'Toad'

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    I guess these can/should be mentioned in the martial arts movies thread
     
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    How many of you have seen this classic? I bet not many!
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    And same year as take down.......this was another classic
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    Oooh, oooh, Mr. Kot-ta!
     
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    The more I think about this the more I realise take down and fast break are the clear winners.......all gifts and t shirts and UFC merchandise can be sent to my home address....
     
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    Bump for fresh input.
     
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    Where can these old movies even be found now?
     
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    Maybe not the best but some enjoyable ones that have not been listed...
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    Thread reeks of pretentiousness and New Jersey.
     
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    To touch on this, I work on a closed site, it's only accessible by a pass. There is a Starbucks tho, it's conveniently located at the white collar part of site. Sometimes I go there with my workmate and just want to punch every cunt in line in the face for being fucking idiots and designing shit that is bad.

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    Comes out with a Top 10.
    Lists 11 movies.
     
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    Wait a fucken minute

    How did you forget perhaps the greatest movie of all time?

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