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Best Films of 1972

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People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
Fritz the Cat (1972)
This controversial cartoon didn't hold up after a recent rewatching
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People who added this item 338 Average listal rating (213 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
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People who added this item 133 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 683 Average listal rating (380 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Cabaret (1972)
I am not impressed with this musical and don't understand the amount of praise it has received.
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
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People who added this item 119 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Avanti! (1972)
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People who added this item 68 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Prime Cut (1972)
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People who added this item 331 Average listal rating (232 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Not really an adventure, more like an escape.
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People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.5
Super Fly (1972)
Super fly indeed.
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People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
A disappointing adaptation for the classic. I would really like to see an updated version.
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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
A little wacky, but you can't help but think about the possibilities...
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A series of comedic vignettes that hit and miss but Allen's alternative viewpoint on sex continues to entertain overall.
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People who added this item 150 Average listal rating (111 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
Joe Kidd (1972)
Not one of Eastwood's best westerns but he still manages to make another memorable character and we plays well against Duvall.
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People who added this item 123 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
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People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
1776 (1972)
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People who added this item 118 Average listal rating (69 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Scorsese had yet come into his own and was clearly a for-hire directing gig. Of course, it's still good and entertaining for the most part, especially the robbing sequences.
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People who added this item 273 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
Bruce Dern carries this strange dystopian space film along well enough; but its pacing ruins any chance it had of greatness.
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People who added this item 79 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
Nicholson was the king of the 70s and this is another great example of that. As good as he is, along with Burstyn and Dern, the surprise ending is what makes this film even more memorable.
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People who added this item 558 Average listal rating (348 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Frenzy (1972)
Hitchcok's final notable film is not a classic but its respectable and sadly proof that his game is no longer the only one in town.
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People who added this item 91 Average listal rating (36 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
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People who added this item 893 Average listal rating (571 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Deliverance (1972)
My dad introduced me to this movie when I was 12, the day before we were to go rafting of the Chatooga, the same river that's featured in movie. What a good dad.
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People who added this item 169 Average listal rating (107 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 211 Average listal rating (130 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Roma (1972)
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People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
The Candidate (1972)
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People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (209 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Getaway (1972)
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People who added this item 1118 Average listal rating (557 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Solaris (1972)
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People who added this item 421 Average listal rating (229 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Sleuth (1972)
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People who added this item 5937 Average listal rating (3720 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Godfather (1972)
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This list was created by and in the opinion of Stephen H Koontz

There is such a huge jump between one and two. Decent amount of good movies but only one great film.

Here is my top 30

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Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Jan 5 14:18
What a great movie year!

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