Sunday, November 9, 2008

1971 at 24fps

My favourite films released in the U.S. in 1971. Top 30 & many honorables.

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30.        THE BOY FRIEND

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-tie-30.      THE DEVILS

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29.            A NEW LEAF

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             W.R.: MYSTERIES
28.       OF THE ORGANISM

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                  THE HOUR
27.       OF THE FURNACES

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26.  SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY

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25.   MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ

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24.                  OUT 1

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         SWEET SWEETBACK'S
23.     BAADASSSSS SONG

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22.                 WANDA

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21.          DODES'KA-DEN

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20.      PLAY MISTY FOR ME

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19.    JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN

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18.           BED & BOARD

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17.            LE BOUCHER

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                 THE GARDEN
16.       OF FINZI-CONTINIS

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15.           THE BEGUILED

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14.BEWARE OF A HOLY WHORE

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13.  BLACK GOD, WHITE DEVIL

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12. THE FRENCH CONNECTION

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11.               MACBETH

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               WILLY WONKA &
10. THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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9.            CLAIRE'S KNEE

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8.   THE LAST PICTURE SHOW

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7.     A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

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6.           WAKE IN FRIGHT

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5.       TWO-LANE BLACKTOP

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4.       HAROLD AND MAUDE

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3.               WALKABOUT

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2.          THE CONFORMIST

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1.     MCCABE & MRS. MILLER



*****







ALSO ESSENTIAL. NOT RANKED. 
(other titles of '71 I loved that could've placed)







DIRTY HARRY
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YOUNG & HEALTHY AS A ROSE
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INVESTIGATION
OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION

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THE GO-BETWEEN
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THE PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK

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A GENTLE WOMAN

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DEATH IN VENICE

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KLUTE

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GET CARTER

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SHAFT

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LITTLE MURDERS

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THE MURDER
OF FRED HAMPTON
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CARNAL KNOWLEDGE

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

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PUNISHMENT PARK

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VANISHING POINT

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KURONEKO

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DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS

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FATA MORGANA

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THE SORROW AND THE PITY

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THE THIRD PART OF THE NIGHT
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BASIC TRAINING
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WHITY

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THE OMEGA MAN

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DUCK, YOU SUCKER!

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STRAW DOGS

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THE DIRTY OUTLAWS

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THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN

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BANANAS

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DUEL

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SKIN GAME

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THE CAT O' NINE TAILS

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WILLARD

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DEATH BY HANGING

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THE CLOWNS
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THX 1138

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THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES

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THE HIRED HAND
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BLADE OF THE RIPPER

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MAN IN THE WILDERNESS
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CARRY ON
AT YOUR CONVENIENCE
.
THE POINT!
****







1971
TOP 30
  1. MCCABE AND MRS MILLER (Altman)
  2. THE CONFORMIST (Bertolucci)
  3. WALKABOUT (Roeg)
  4. HAROLD AND MAUDE (Ashby)
  5. TWO-LANE BLACKTOP (Hellman)
  6. WAKE IN FRIGHT (Kotcheff)
  7. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Kubrick)
  8. LAST PICTURE SHOW (Bogdanovich)
  9. CLAIRE'S KNEE (Rohmer)
  10. WILLY WONKA (Mel Stuart)
  11. MACBETH (Polanski)
  12. FRENCH CONNECTION (Friedkin)
  13. BLACK GOD, WHITE DEVIL (Glauber Rocha)
  14. BEWARE A HOLY WHORE (Fassbinder)
  15. THE BEGUILED (Siegel)
  16. GARDEN OF FINZI-CONTINIS (De Sica)
  17. LE BOUCHER (Chabrol)
  18. BED AND BOARD (Truffaut)
  19. JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN (Trumbo)
  20. PLAY MISTY FOR ME (Eastwood)
  21. DODES'KA-DEN (Kurosawa)
  22. WANDA (Loden)
  23. SWEET SWEETBACK (van Peebles)
  24. OUT 1 (Rivette)
  25. MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ (Cassavetes)
  26. SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY (Schlesinger)
  27. HOUR OF THE FURNACES (Octavio Getino)
  28. W.R. MYSTERIES OF ORGANISM (Makavejev)
  29. A NEW LEAF (Elaine May)
  30. THE DEVILS (Russell)                                                        -tie- THE BOY FRIEND (Russell)

RUNNER UP:
DIRTY HARRY (Siegel), YOUNG AND HEALTHY AS A ROSE (Jovanovic), INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION (Elio Petri), THE GO-BETWEEN (Losey), PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK (Schatzberg), A GENTLE WOMAN (Bresson), DEATH IN VENICE (De Sica), KLUTE (Pakula), GET CARTER (Mike Hodges), SHAFT (Gordon Parks), LITTLE MURDERS (Arkin), MURDER OF FRED HAMPTON (Alk), CARNAL KNOWLEDGE (Mike Nichols), FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Jewison), PUNISHMENT PARK (Watkins), VANISHING POINT (Richard C. Sarafian), KURONEKO (Kaneto Shindô), DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS (Kümel), FATA MORGANA (Herzog), SORROW & PITY (Ophüls), 3RD PART OF NIGHT (Zulawski), BASIC TRAINING (Wiseman), WHITY (Fassbinder), THE OMEGA MAN (Sagal), FISTFUL OF DYNAMITE (Leone), STRAW DOGS (Peckinpah), DIRTY OUTLAWS (Rossetti), ANDROMEDA STRAIN (Wise), BANANAS (Woody Allen), DUEL (Spielberg), SKIN GAME (Paul Bogart), CAT O' NINE TAILS (Argento), WILLARD (Daniel Mann), DEATH BY HANGING (Oshima), THX 1138 (Lucas), ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES (Robert Fuest), THE HIRED HAND (Peter Fonda), BLADE OF THE RIPPER (Martino), MAN IN THE WILDERNESS (Richard C. Sarafian), CARRY ON AT YOUR CONVENIENCE (Gerald Thomas), THE POINT! (Fred Wolf)

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