Rankings: 1970-1979

1970:

1. Wanda
2. Gimme Shelter
3. Claire’s Knee
4. Le cercle rouge
5. Let It Be
6. The Heroic Ones
7. Original Cast Album: Company
8. Woodstock
9. Vengeance!
10. Stray Cat Rock: Machine Animal
11. Patton
12. Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter
13. Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss
14. The Conformist
15. The Wild Child
16. Stray Cat Rock: Wild Jumbo
17. Brothers Five
18. Catch-22
19. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
20. The Chinese Boxer
21. MASH
22. Dodes’ka-den
23. Five Easy Pieces
24. The Cheyenne Social Club
25. The Wandering Swordsman
26. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
27. The Boys in the Band
28. Rio Lobo
29. Too Late the Hero
30. Little Big Man
31. The Aristocats
32. Count Dracula

1971:

1. A Touch of Zen
2. Two-Lane Blacktop
3. A New Leaf
4. McCabe & Mrs. Miller
5. The French Connection
6. The Last Movie
7. Vampir-Caudecuc
8. Klute
9. Walkabout
10. Two English Girls
11. Socrates
12. The American Dreamer
13. Dirty Harry
14. Duel
15. The Last Picture Show
16. The New One-Armed Swordsman
17. Columbo: Murder by the Book
18. Let’s Scare Jessica to Death
19. The Beguiled
20. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
21. A Clockwork Orange
22. Stray Cat Rock: Beat ’71
23. Columbo: Dead Weight
24. The Big Boss
25. Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man
26. Columbo: Lady in Waiting
27. Columbo: Suitable for Framing
28. Columbo: Death Lends a Hand
29. Bananas
30. Harold and Maude
31. The Duel
32. Trafic
33. Shaft
34. Duel of Fists
35. The Pursuit of Happiness
36. The Lady Hermit
37. Diamonds are Forever
38. Get Carter
39. The Shadow Whip
40. Carnal Knowledge
41. The Sword
42. Bedknobs and Broomsticks

1972:

1. Cabaret
2. The Harder They Come
3. Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan
4. Eat the Document
5. The Heartbreak Kid
6. The Wold Shadow
7. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
8. Solaris
9. Columbo: Etude in Black
10. The Godfather
11. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41
12. Hapkido
13. Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
14. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
15. The Way of the Dragon
16. Tout va bien
17. The Boxer from Shantung
18. Love in the Afternoon
19. Fist of Fury
20. Columbo: Blueprint for Murder
21. Play It Again, Sam
22. Deliverance
23. The Water Margin
24. The Greenhouse Jungle
25. The Black Tavern
26. What’s Up, Doc?
27. Frenzy
28. Cries and Whispers
29. Five Fingers of Death
30. The Cowboys
31. Sleuth
32. Columbo: Short Fuse
33. Lady Whirlwind
34. The 14 Amazons
35. Snoopy Come Home
36. The Man of La Mancha
37. Shaft’s Big Score

1973:

1. F for Fake
2. Mean Streets
3. The Age of the Medici
4. The Long Goodbye
5. The Fate of Lee Khan
6. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
7. Duvidha
8. The Three Musketeers
9. The Sting
10. Enter the Dragon
11. Battles Without Honor and Humanity
12. American Graffiti
13. The Crazies
14. Emperor of the North
15. Lady Snowblood
16. Badlands
17. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable
18. The Exorcist
19. The House of 72 Tenants
20. Don’t Look Now
21. Sleeper
22. Coffy
23. Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701’s Grudge Song
24. Deadly Fight in Hiroshima
25. The Friends of Eddie Coyle
26. The Delinquent
27. Spirit of the Beehive
28. Paper Moon
29. The Paper Chase
30. The Holy Mountain
31. Proxy War
32. Day for Night
33. The Last Detail
34. High Plains Drifter
35. Serpico
36. Robin Hood
37. When Taekwando Strikes
38. Fantastic Planet
39. Blood Brothers
40. Live and Let Die
41. The Way We Were
42. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
43. Save the Tiger
44. Shaft in Africa

1974:

1. Celine and Julie Go Boating
2. Chinatown
3. A Woman Under the Influence
4. The Godfather Part II
5. Gone in 60 Seconds
6. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
7. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
8. Dark Star
9. Phantom of the Paradise
10. Black Christmas
11. Cockfighter
12. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
13. That’s Entertainment!
14. Lancelot du lac
15. The Four Musketeers
16. Caged Heat
17. The Conversation
18. Deathdream
19. Je, tu, il, elle
20. Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
21. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
22. The Young Dragons
23. Blazing Saddles
24. Rabid Dogs
25. The Sugarland Express
26. Five Shaolin Masters
27. The Stars are Beautiful
28. Final Episode
29. Shaolin Martial Arts
30. Hearts and Minds
31. The Longest Yard
32. Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
33. Edvard Munch
34. Every Man for Himself and God Against All
35. Heroes Two
36. The Parallax View
37. Murder on the Orient Express
38. Cartesius
39. Police Tactics
40. Games Gamblers Play
41. Busting
42. Young Frankenstein
43. The Skyhawk
44. The Front Page
45. Lenny
46. Herbie Rides Again
47. The Man with the Golden Gun

1975:

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
2. Jaws
3. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
4. Sholay
5. Barry Lyndon
6. At Long Last Love
7. Nashville
8. Deewar
9. Picnic at Hanging Rock
10. The Passenger
11. Night Moves
12. The Man Who Would Be King
13. Love and Death
14. Death Race 2000
15. The Spiritual Boxer
16. Mirror
17. Farewell, My Lovely
18. The Valiant Ones
19. The Flying Guillotine
20. Dersu Uzala
21. All Men are Brothers
22. Shampoo
23. Cracked Actor
24. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
25. Dog Day Afternoon
26. Black Magic
27. The Dragon Tamers
28. The Wind and the Lion
29. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

1976:

1. Harlan County, USA
2. The Outlaw Josey Wales
3. Taxi Driver
4. Robin and Marian
5. Assault on Precinct 13
6. Welcome to LA
7. The Bad News Bears
8. Mikey and Nicky
9. Duelle
10. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
11. Obsession
12. NoroƮt
13. The Private Eyes
14. Carrie
15. Boxer Rebellion
16. The Marquise of O
17. Shaolin Temple
18. Challenge of the Masters
19. Family Plot
20. Jumping Ash
21. Killer Clans
22. Rocky
23. Princess Chang Ping
24. Marathon Man
25. The Shootist
26. The Magic Blade
27. All the President’s Men
28. Bound for Glory
29. That’s Entertainment! Part II
30. Murder by Death
31. Logan’s Run
32. The Seven Per Cent Solution
33. The Song Remains the Same
34. Black Magic II
35. Network
36. The Missouri Breaks
37. Bugsy Malone
38. The Omen

1977:

1. News from Home
2. Annie Hall
3. Star Wars
4. New York, New York
5. A Grin Without a Cat
6. The Chess Players
7. Sorcerer
8. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
9. Dream of the Red Chamber
10. Between the Lines
11. The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh
12. The Sentimental Swordsman
13. Slap Shot
14. Suspiria
15. Eraserhead
16. The Iron-Fisted Monk
17. A Bridge Too Far
18. Executioners from Shaolin
19. Death Duel
20. Saturday Night Fever
21. The Brave Archer
22. The Rescuers
23. Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown
24. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
25. Pete’s Dragon

1978:

1. Days of Heaven
2. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
3. Perceval le Gallois
4. Killer of Sheep
5. Renaldo & Clara
6. Halloween
7. Dawn of the Dead
8. The Last Waltz
9. Crippled Avengers
10. The Contract
11. Drunken Master
12. Superman
13. Heroes of the East
14. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
15. The Driver
16. The Fury
17. The Deer Hunter
18. Enter the Fat Dragon
19. Game of Death
20. Animal House
21. Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow
22. Piranha
23. Gates of Heaven
24. Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre
25. Warriors Two
26. Grease
27. Shaolin Mantis
28. Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre II
29. The Five Deadly Venoms
30. Death on the Nile
31. Shaolin Handlock
32. Interiors
33. Coming Home
34. Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog

1979:
1979 Endy Awards

1. All that Jazz
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Legend of the Mountain
4. Alien
5. Dirty Ho
6. Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
7. The Life of Brian
8. Raining in the Mountain
9. Manhattan
10. The Black Stallion
11. Real Life
12. Stalker
13. The Muppet Movie
14. The Odd Couple
15. The Secret
16. Last Hurrah for Chivalry
17. Cops and Robbers
18. The Butterfly Murders
19. The Warriors
20. Nosferatu, the Vampyre
21. Magnificent Butcher
22. The Jerk
23. Knockabout
24. The Castle of Cagliostro
25. Salem’s Lot
26. The Black Hole
27. Mad Monkey Kung Fu
28. The China Syndrome
29. Dance of the Drunken Mantis
30. Mad Max
31. The Shadow Boxing
32. Being There
33. The Great Train Robbery
34. The Ghost Story
35. Ten Tigers of Kwangtung
36. Tess
37. Rocky II
38. Moonraker
39. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
40. Kramer vs. Kramer
41. The Deadly Breaking Sword
42. The Onion Field