1972 Movies

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The Canterbury Tales (1972)


112 min

Country: France | Italy

Genre: Comedy | Drama | History

Release date: May 30, 1980

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Description: Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.

The Harder They Come (1972)


120 min

Country: Jamaica

Genre: Crime | Drama | Music

Release date: August 05, 1977

Director: Perry Henzell

Description: Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.

Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)


89 min

Country: Japan

Genre: Horror | Action | Adventure

Release date: August 01, 1977

Director: Jun Fukuda

Description: A man begins to suspect that something is wrong about his employers; meanwhile, Godzilla and Anguirus are alerted to something strange going on.

Doomwatch (1972)


92 min

Country: UK

Genre: Thriller | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Release date: January 01, 1976

Director: Peter Sasdy

Description: The waters surrounding an island become contaminated by chemical dumping, and people who eat fish caught in those waters become deformed and violent.

What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)


107 min

Country: Italy | West Germany

Genre: Horror | Romance | Mystery

Release date: May 01, 1975

Director: Massimo Dallamano

Description: A teacher who is having an affair with one of his students takes her out on a boat. They see a knife killing on shore. Other gruesome murders start occurring shortly thereafter, and the ...

Necromancy (1972)


83 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror

Release date: April 20, 1974

Director: Bert I. Gordon

Description: Orson Welles plays the head of a witches' coven in the town of Lilith, where he needs the powers of Pamela Franklin to raise his son from the dead.

What? (1972)


112 min

Country: France | Italy | West Germany

Genre: Comedy

Release date: October 03, 1973

Director: Roman Polanski

Description: A young American woman (Sydne Rome) traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right. Her visit becomes an absurd, decadent, oversexed ...

Hammer (1972)


92 min

Country: USA

Genre: Action | Crime | Drama

Release date: April 07, 1973

Director: Bruce D. Clark

Description: A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight, but he won't listen. His manager, who is also a drug ...

Across 110th Street (1972)


102 min

Country: USA

Genre: Action | Crime | Drama

Release date: March 23, 1973

Director: Barry Shear

Description: Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war.

State of Siege (1972)


120 min

Country: France | Italy | West Germany

Genre: Drama | Thriller

Release date: February 08, 1973

Director: Costa-Gavras

Description: In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ...

Last Tango in Paris (1972)


129 min

Country: France | Italy

Genre: Drama

Release date: February 07, 1973

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Description: A young Parisian woman meets a middle-aged American businessman who demands their clandestine relationship be based only on sex.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)


88 min

Country: USA

Genre: Comedy

Release date: January 31, 1973

Director: Woody Allen

Description: Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" in which a court ...

Avanti! (1972)


140 min

Country: USA | Italy

Genre: Comedy | Romance

Release date: December 17, 1972

Director: Billy Wilder

Description: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.

The Mechanic (1972)


100 min

Country: USA

Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller

Release date: December 14, 1972

Director: Michael Winner

Description: An aging hitman befriends a young man who wants to be a professional killer. Eventually it becomes clear that someone has betrayed them.

The Getaway (1972)


122 min

Country: USA

Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller

Release date: December 13, 1972

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Description: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.

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