Tag: 1971

200 Motels (1971) 5.9

200 Motels (1971)

Storyline:"Touring makes you crazy", Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this movie came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the Mothers and the ...

The Ceremony (1971) 7.3

The Ceremony (1971)

Storyline:Upon receiving a shocking telegram from his cousin, a man recounts his early life, as a member of a broad family full of dark secrets that slowly reveal themselves through the clan ceremonies.User Reviews: I...

The Other Side of Madness (1971) 5

The Other Side of Madness (1971)

Storyline:A mixture of documentary footage and re-enactment scenes, some filmed on the action locations, of the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders committed by the gang known as the Manson Family.User Reviews: I am the &q...

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971) 7.9

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)

Storyline:An angst-ridden teen dealing with his dysfunctional family hits the streets. The story is inter-cut with various psychedelic, energetic vignettes.User Reviews: On first look, this movie appeared to have ever...

Trinity Is Still My Name (1971) 7.3

Trinity Is Still My Name (1971)

Storyline:A couple of two-bit thieving brothers try and keep a promise to their dying father: stick together and become successful outlaws. Bambino reluctantly agrees to show younger Trinity the ropes, but their gentl...

The Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971) 6.4

The Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971)

Storyline:In the XVIII Century, in the countryside of England, the landsman Ralph Gower finds a skull with one eye and fur on the field. He summons the local judge to see his finding but it has disappeared. Meanwhile ...

Punishment Park (1971) 7.8

Punishment Park (1971)

Storyline:"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types across the desert in ...

Bless the Beasts & Children (1971) 6.8

Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)

Storyline:A group of social misfits at a summer camp for boys run away to save penned-in buffaloes from a rifle club's slaughter. Written by JD-2 <[email protected]>User Reviews: I read the boo...

The Point (1971) 7.6

The Point (1971)

Storyline:An animated story of an unusual kingdom in which everything and everybody is pointed, except for a young boy named Oblio (Mike Lookinland). Despite his round head, Oblio has many friends. But an evil Count (...

When Eight Bells Toll (1971) 6

When Eight Bells Toll (1971)

Storyline:In a vein similar to the James Bond movies, British Agent Philip Calvert (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.User Reviews:...

Joe Hill (1971) 7.4

Joe Hill (1971)

Storyline:In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice an...

Wet Sand in August (1971) 6.4

Wet Sand in August (1971)

Storyline:One summer morning, Kiyoshi (Shosuke Hirose) is racing on his bike down the beach. While there, a girl with her clothes torn up is thrown out from a green convertible. This is how he and Sanae (Teresa Noda) ...

How to Frame a Figg (1971) 6.6

How to Frame a Figg (1971)

Storyline:Don Knotts is Hollis Figg, the dumbest bookkeeper in town. When the city fathers buy a second-hand computer to cover up their financial shenanigans, they promote Figg to look after things, knowing he'll neve...

Creatures the World Forgot (1971) 4.5

Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

Storyline:In prehistoric times, two brothers fight each other for the leadership of their tribe.User Reviews: Rival prehistory tribes fight it out for dominance.Hammer's fourth prehistoric movie is also the second dev...

Fools’ Parade (1971) 6.5

Fools’ Parade (1971)

Storyline:When a trio of ex-convicts led by Mattie Appleyard is released from prison, they hope to open a general store using money Mattie has saved during his 40-year sentence. This attempt is met with great resistan...

The Barefoot Executive (1971) 6

The Barefoot Executive (1971)

Storyline:A young man who works in the mailroom at a TV network wants to move up the corporate ladder but finds himself stymied by his selfish boss. By chance he discovers that his neighbor's chimpanzee has a knack fo...

Gumshoe (1971) 6.5

Gumshoe (1971)

Storyline:Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, and begins engaging...

Cold Turkey (1971) 6.7

Cold Turkey (1971)

Storyline:Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts from ...

THX 1138 (1971) 6.7

THX 1138 (1971)

Storyline:It's sometime in the future in a state controlled society, where conformity and homogeneity are the rule. What is also the rule is that the populace follows the wants of the faceless state without question. ...

Shaft (1971) 6.6

Shaft (1971)

Storyline:John Shaft is the ultimate in suave black detectives. He first finds himself up against Bumpy, the leader of the Black crime mob, then against Black nationals, and finally working with both against the White...

City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie 1971) 5.3

City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie 1971)

Storyline:In the 21st-century, a former underwater scientific installation has been repurposed as a city, known as Pacifica to the colonists who inhabit it. Now the U. S. government has plans to store the Ft. Knox gol...

The Burglars (1971) 6.7

The Burglars (1971)

Storyline:In 1970s Athens a group of professional burglars led by Azad plan a daring burglary. The victim is the rich gem merchant Mister Tasco. The treasure to be plundered is Mister Tasco's sumptuous emerald collect...

The Anderson Tapes (1971) 6.4

The Anderson Tapes (1971)

Storyline:A thief (Duke Anderson) just released from ten years in jail, takes up with his old girlfriend (Ingrid) in her posh apartment. He makes plans to rob the entire building. What he doesn't know is that his ever...

Friends (1971) 6.6

Friends (1971)

Storyline:A rich English boy meets an orphaned French girl and as they become friends, create a world that is far away from the adult world we live in.User Reviews: First love. Teenage love. We all have experienced ...