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1970s Movies by IMDb Description

Can you name these 1970s movies by their IMDb description?
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Year
Description
Movie
1979
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Kramer vs. Kramer
1979
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
All That Jazz
1979
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Apocalypse Now
1979
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
The Deer Hunter
1979
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Alien
1977
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.
Annie Hall
1977
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1976
A small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Rocky
1976
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Taxi Driver
1975
A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
1975
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.
Jaws
1975
King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
1974
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
Chinatown
1973
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
American Graffiti
1973
Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
The Sting
1972
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The Godfather
1971
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
The French Connection
1971
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
A Clockwork Orange
1971
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.
Fiddler on the Roof
1970
The World War II phase of the career of controversial American general George S. Patton.
Patton
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