Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Great Films: 1972, 1973

It's getting to be that time of year again when I begin to compile my list of the 25 best movies of the year. As a prelude I revisit the Top 25 from past years. Click on the titles to learn more about the films.

1972
1. The Godfather
2. Cabaret
3. Sounder
4. Sleuth
5. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
6. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
7. Solaris
8. Deliverance
9. Play It Again, Sam
10. Chloe in the Afternoon
11. What’s Up Doc?
12. Jeremiah Johnson
13. The Ruling Class
14. Last Tango in Paris
15. The Getaway
16. Young Winston
17. Wedding in White
18. The Poseidon Adventure
19. Fat City
20. Slaughterhouse Five
21. Silent Running
22. Frenzy
23. The Candidate
24. Lady Sings the Blues
25. Butterflies Are Free

1973
1. Scenes From a Marriage
2. The Exorcist
3. Day for Night
4. The Sting
5. Paper Moon
6. American Graffiti
7. The Three Musketeers
8. The Outlaw Josey Wales
9. Don’t Look Now
10. The Day of the Jackal
11. Amarcord
12. Badlands
13. The Last Detail
14. The Way We Were
15. Mean Streets
16. O Lucky Man
17. The Iceman Cometh
18. Serpico
19. The Wicker Man
20. Papillon
21. The Spirit of the Beehive
22. The Homecoming
23. Bang the Drum Slowly
24. High Plains Drifter
25. The Long Goodbye

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