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List of 1971 Movies and TV Shows

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1. A Clockwork Orange

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8.3/10
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93/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an incarcerated Alex the option to undergo an invasive procedure that'll rob him of all personal agency. In a time when conscience is a commodity, can Alex change his tune?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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7.8/10
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86/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Family, Fantasy

What it's about: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. Dirty Harry

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7.7/10
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84/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in the process of rescuing a kidnap victim, only to see him walk on technicalities. Now, the maverick detective is determined to nail the maniac himself.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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4. The French Connection

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7.7/10
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84/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Harold and Maude

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7.9/10
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83/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of her life. When the two opposites meet they realize that their differences don’t matter and they become best friends and love each other.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. The Last Picture Show

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8.0/10
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82/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures. Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business. Each struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Fiddler on the Roof

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8.0/10
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82/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Drama, Family

What it's about: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. Duel

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7.6/10
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79/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Traveling businessman David Mann angers the driver of a rusty tanker while crossing the California desert. A simple trip turns deadly, as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Murmur of the Heart

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: This loosely plotted coming-of-age tale follows the life of 15-year-old Laurent Chevalier as he stumbles his way over the burgeoning swell of adolescence in 1950s France. After having his first sexual experience with a prostitute and dodging the lips of a priest, Chevalier contracts a case of scarlet fever. When the fever leaves him with a heart murmur, Chevalier is placed in a sanatorium, along with his over-attentive and adulterous mother.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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10. Wake in Fright

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7.7/10
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78/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & ConTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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11. Get Carter

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7.4/10
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77/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: Jack Carter is a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends and acquaintances to learn who murdered his sibling and why.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. THX 1138

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6.7/10
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77/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the first time he has feelings for a woman and they start a secret relationship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & TVision) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. And Now for Something Completely Different

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Comedy

What it's about: A collection of Monty Python's Flying Circus skits from the first two seasons of their British TV series.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Klute

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7.1/10
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77/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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15. Walkabout

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness alone. They are saved by a chance encounter with an Aborigine boy who shows them how to survive, and in the process underscores the disharmony between nature and modern life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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16. Duck, You Sucker

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7.6/10
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76/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: At the beginning of the 1913 Mexican Revolution, greedy bandit Juan Miranda and idealist John H. Mallory, an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national bank. When it turns out that the government has been using the bank as a hiding place for illegally detained political prisoners -- who are freed by the blast -- Miranda becomes a revolutionary hero against his will.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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17. McCabe & Mrs. Miller

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7.7/10
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75/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Columbo

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8.2/10
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74/100
Year: 1971-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 18
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all evidence needed for indictment. His formidable eye for detail and meticulously dedicated approach often become clear to the killer only late in the storyline.

Where to Watch: 65 episodes (90%) are available to watch free online (Peacock & IMDb TV). 5 episodes (7%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV). 2 episodes (3%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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19. Diamonds Are Forever

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6.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who's guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. Big Jake

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7.2/10
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74/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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21. Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Family

What it's about: Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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22. Brian's Song

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7.6/10
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73/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Play Misty for Me

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Thriller, Crime

What it's about: A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. The Andromeda Strain

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. A New Leaf

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7.4/10
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73/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. The Go-Between

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: British teenager Leo Colston (Dominic Guard) spends a summer in the countryside, where he develops a crush on the beautiful young aristocrat Marian (Julie Christie). Eager to impress her, Leo becomes the "go-between" for Marian, delivering secret romantic letters to Ted Burgess (Alan Bates), a handsome neighboring farmer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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27. The Hospital

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix & TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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28. All in the Family

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8.3/10
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71/100
Year: 1971-2021Rated: TV-GSeasons: 9
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Where to Watch: 119 episodes (56%) are available to watch free online (Crackle). 85 episodes (40%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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29. The Emigrants

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8.0/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Drama, History

What it's about: A Swedish peasant family, ravaged by poverty, privation and misery in mid-19th century Sweden, set out on a perilous journey to America in hope of a better life.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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30. The Big Boss

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7.1/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the resulting mystery and pressures force him to break that vow and take on the villainy of the Big Boss.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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31. Johnny Got His Gun

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7.9/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed with a fate worse than death as a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he remains conscious and able to think, thereby reliving his life through strange dreams and memories.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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32. Punishment Park

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7.8/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: In this fictional documentary, U.S. prisons are at capacity, and President Nixon declares a state of emergency. All new prisoners, most of whom are connected to the antiwar movement, are now given the choice of jail time or spending three days in Punishment Park, where they will be hunted for sport by federal authorities. The prisoners invariably choose the latter option, but learn that, between the desert heat and the brutal police officers, their chances of survival are slim.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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33. Bananas

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7.0/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG-13
Comedy

What it's about: When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. The Beguiled

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the situation for his own gratification, but when he refuses to completely comply with the girls' wishes, they make it very difficult for him to leave.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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35. 10 Rillington Place

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7.6/10
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71/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Biography, Cult

What it's about: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Shaft

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6.6/10
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70/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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37. Death in Venice

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as Aschenbach.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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38. Wanda

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7.1/10
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70/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Crime, Drama

What it's about: After a string of abusive relationships, Wanda abandons her family and seeks solace in the company of a petty criminal.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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39. Carnal Knowledge

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7.0/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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40. Mon oncle Antoine

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1971
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life of his family which owns the town's general store and undertaking business. Mon Oncle Antoine is Director Claude Jutra's masterpiece: A poignant, starkly honest, but humane film, shot through with authenticity from beginning to end. Realized with an unflagging artistic vision, Mon Oncle Antoine poetically portrays a young boy's coming of age, vividly capturing the Quebec mining town in which he lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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41. Trafic

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7.1/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Comedy

What it's about: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention of debuting the car at the annual auto show in Amsterdam. The going isn't easy, however, and the group encounters an increasingly bizarre series of hurdles and setbacks en route.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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42. Macbeth

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7.4/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Scotland, 11th century. Driven by the twisted prophecy of three witches and the ruthless ambition of his wife, warlord Macbeth, bold and brave, but also weak and hesitant, betrays his good king and his brothers in arms and sinks into the bloody mud of a path with no return, sown with crime and suspicion.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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43. The Omega Man

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6.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only human survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. Besides him, only a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people remain - sensitive to light, and homicidally psychotic.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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44. Escape from the Planet of the Apes

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6.3/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race. The third in the original Planet of the Apes series.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. Land of Silence and Darkness

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8.0/10
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69/100
Released: 1971
Documentary

What it's about: Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since her teens, and her work on behalf of other deaf-blind people, this film shows how the deaf-blind struggle to understand and accept a world from which they are almost wholly isolated.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Shout Factory TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Kanopy & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. A Bay of Blood

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6.6/10
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69/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a dilapidated building on the estate.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy).

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47. Out 1

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7.8/10
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68/100
Released: 1971
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: While two dueling theater groups rehearse plays by Aeschylus, two solitary individuals wander the Parisian streets hustling the populace for cash and unravel a conspiracy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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48. Two English Girls

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7.3/10
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68/100
Released: 1971
Romance, Drama

What it's about: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister Muriel, for whom she intends Claude. During these holidays, Claude, Ann and Muriel become very close and he gradually falls in love with Muriel. But both families lay down a one-year-long separation without any contact before agreeing to the marriage. So Claude goes back to Paris when he has many love affairs before sending Muriel a break-off letter...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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49. On Any Sunday

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7.8/10
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68/100
Released: 1971Rated: G
Documentary, Sport

What it's about: Documentary on motorcycle racing featuring stars of the sport, including film star Steve McQueen, a racer in his own right.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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50. The Cat o' Nine Tails

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6.7/10
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68/100
Released: 1971
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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