Sunday, May 11, 2014

1970-1974 Films Ranked By Year


1970
EXCELLENT
Monte Walsh (9/10) William A. Fraker
VERY GOOD
Quiet Days in Clichy (8/10) Jens Jorgen Thorsen
GOOD
Tropic of Cancer (7/10) Joseph Strick
AVERAGE
Sunflower (6/10) Vittorio De Sica
Chisum (6/10) Andrew V. McLaglen
The Sexually Liberated Female (6/10) Matt Cimber
The Joys of Jezebel (5/10) Peter Perry, Jr.
BELOW AVERAGE
Four Rode Out (3/10) John Peyser
Madron (3/10) Jerry Hopper
5 Dolls for an August Moon (3/10) Mario Bava
BAD
Multiple Maniacs (2/10) John Waters
Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dali (2/10) Jean-Christophe Averty
Which Way to the Front? (1/10) Jerry Lewis
The Amazing Transplant (1/10) Doris Wishman


1971
EXCELLENT
The Beguiled (10/10) Don Siegel
Doc (9/10) Frank Perry
VERY GOOD
The French Connection (8/10) William Friedkin
The Omega Man (8/10) Boris Sagal
Crucible of Horror (8/10) Viktors Ritelis
GOOD
Klute (7/10) Alan J. Pakula
Let's Scare Jessica to Death (7/10) John D. Hancock
Pink Narcissus (7/10) James Bidgood
WR: Mysteries of the Organism (7/10) Dusan Makavejev
AVERAGE
The Telephone Book (6/10) Nelson Lyon
BELOW AVERAGE
The Beast in the Cellar (4/10) James Kelley
BAD
Aphrodisiac!: The Sexual Secret of Marijuana (2/10) Dennis Van Zak
200 Motels (2/10) Frank Zappa, Tony Palmer
Simon, King of the Witches (2/10) Bruce Kessler
Maid in Sweden (2/10) Dan Wolman
Ginger (1/10) Don Schain
Blade of the Ripper (1/10) Sergio Martino
The Magical Ring (1/10) Gerard Damiano
The Finishing School (1/10) N/A
Psychedelic Sex Freak (1/10) William Rotsler


1972
EXCELLENT
Cabaret (10/10) Bob Fosse
VERY GOOD
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (8/10) Franco Zeffirelli
The Concert for Bangladesh (8/10) Saul Swimmer
AVERAGE
Hannie Caulder (5/10) Burt Kennedy
Baron Blood (5/10) Mario Bava
BELOW AVERAGE
Duck, You Sucker (4/10) Sergio Leone
Deathdream (4/10) Bob Clark
BAD
The Abductors (2/10) Don Schain
Molly and Lawless John (1/10) Gary Nelson
Blacula (1/10) William Crain
The Castle of Fu Manchu (1/10) Jesus Franco
Prison Girls (1/10) Tom DeSimone
The Amateur Hookers (1/10) N/A
Bad, Bad, Gang! (1/10) John Donne
Stolen Girls (1/10) N/A
A Star is Born (1/10) Robert Beau III


1973
EXCELLENT
The Deadly Trackers (10/10) Barry Shear
The Pyx (9/10) Harvey Hart
VERY GOOD
Soylent Green (8/10) Richard Fleischer
The Double Headed Eagle (8/10) Lutz Becker
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (8/10) Peter Yates
GOOD
The Killing Kind (7/10) Curtis Harrington
AVERAGE
Cahill U.S. Marshal (6/10) Andrew V. McLaglen
Dillinger (6/10) John Milius
Fists of Fury (6/10) Lo Wei
Live and Let Die (5/10) Guy Hamilton
A Name for Evil (5/10) Bernard Girard
BELOW AVERAGE
Au Pair Girls (3/10) Val Guest
A Touch of Class (3/10) Melvin Frank
Blue Summer (3/10) Chuck Vincent
BAD
Hitler's Harlot (1/10) N/A
The Oval Portrait (1/10) Rogelio Gonzalez, Jr.


1974
EXCELLENT
Zandy's Bride (9/10) Jan Troell
VERY GOOD
The Night Porter (8/10) Liliana Cavani
GOOD
The Sugarland Express (7/10) Steven Spielberg
AVERAGE
Black Belt Jones (6/10) Robert Clouse
Seizure (5/10) Oliver Stone
Female Trouble (5/10) John Waters
BELOW AVERAGE
Dan Candy's Law (4/10) Claude Fournier
Hatchet for the Honeymoon (4/10) Mario Bava
Mission: Monte Carlo (4/10) Roy Ward Baker, Basil Dearden
Death Carries a Cane (3/10) Maurizio Pradeaux
BAD
The Sinful Nuns of St. Valentine (1/10) Sergio Grieco
Double Agent 73 (1/10) Doris Wishman