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. Cat O’Nine Tails
14. Dirty Harry
15. Duel
16. The Last Picture Show
17. The New One-Armed Swordsman
18. Columbo: Murder by the Book
19. Let’s Scare Jessica to Death
20. The Beguiled
21. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
22. A Clockwork Orange
23. Stray Cat Rock: Beat ’71
24. Columbo: Dead Weight
25. The Big Boss
26. Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man
27. Columbo: Lady in Waiting
28. Columbo: Suitable for Framing
29. Columbo: Death Lends a Hand
30. Bananas
31. Harold and Maude
32. The Duel
33. Trafic
34. Shaft
35. Duel of Fists
36. The Pursuit of Happiness
37. The Lady Hermit
38. Diamonds are Forever
39. Get Carter
40. The Shadow Whip
41. Carnal Knowledge
42. The Sword
43. 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. Duvidha
4. The Age of the Medici
5. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
6. The Long Goodbye
7. The Fate of Lee Khan
8. The Three Musketeers
9. Lady Snowblood
10. The Sting
11. Enter the Dragon
12. Battles Without Honor and Humanity
13. The Crazies
14. Emperor of the North
15. Badlands
16. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable
17. The Exorcist
18. American Graffiti
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. Live and Let Die
38. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
39. The Way We Were
40. When Taekwando Strikes
41. Fantastic Planet
42. Blood Brothers
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. Blazing Saddles
23. Rabid Dogs
24. The Sugarland Express
25. The Young Dragons
26. The Stars are Beautiful
27. Final Episode
28. Hearts and Minds
29. Edvard Munch
30. Five Shaolin Masters
31. Every Man for Himself and God Against All
32. The Parallax View
33. The Street Fighter
34. Heroes Two
35. The Longest Yard
36. Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
37. Cartesius
38. Police Tactics
39. Games Gamblers Play
40. Busting
41. Shaolin Martial Arts
42. Murder on the Orient Express
43. Young Frankenstein
44. The Skyhawk
45. The Front Page
46. Lenny
47. Herbie Rides Again
48. The Man with the Golden Gun

1975:

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
2. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
3. Jaws
4. Sholay
5. Barry Lyndon
6. Nashville
7. At Long Last Love
8. Picnic at Hanging Rock
9. Deewar
10. The Passenger
11. Night Moves
12. The Man Who Would Be King
13. Love and Death
14. Death Race 2000
15. The Eiger Sanction
16. The Spiritual Boxer
17. Mirror
18. Farewell, My Lovely
19. The Valiant Ones
20. The Flying Guillotine
21. Dersu Uzala
22. All Men are Brothers
23. Shampoo
24. Cracked Actor
25. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
26. Dog Day Afternoon
27. Black Magic
28. The Dragon Tamers
29. The Wind and the Lion
30. 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. The Bad News Bears
7. Welcome to LA
8. Mikey and Nicky
9. Duelle
10. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
11. Obsession
12. Challenge of the Masters
13. Carrie
14. NoroƮt
15. The Private Eyes
16. Hard Rain
17. Boxer Rebellion
18. The Marquise of O
19. Shaolin Temple
20. Family Plot
21. Jumping Ash
22. Killer Clans
23. Rocky
24. Princess Chang Ping
25. Marathon Man
26. The Shootist
27. The Magic Blade
28. All the President’s Men
29. Bound for Glory
30. That’s Entertainment! Part II
31. Murder by Death
32. Logan’s Run
33. The Seven Per Cent Solution
34. The Song Remains the Same
35. Black Magic II
36. Network
37. The Missouri Breaks
38. Bugsy Malone
39. 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. Crippled Avengers
8. Dawn of the Dead
9. The Last Waltz
10. The Contract
11. China 9, Liberty 37
12. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
13. Drunken Master
14. Superman
15. Heroes of the East
16. The Driver
17. The Fury
18. The Deer Hunter
19. Enter the Fat Dragon
20. Game of Death
21. Animal House
22. Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow
23. Piranha
24. Gates of Heaven
25. Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre
26. Every Which Way but Loose
27. Warriors Two
28. Grease
29. Shaolin Mantis
30. Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre II
31. The Five Deadly Venoms
32. Death on the Nile
33. Shaolin Handlock
34. Interiors
35. Coming Home
36. Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog

1979:
1979 Endy Awards

1. All that Jazz
2. Legend of the Mountain
3. Apocalypse Now
4. Alien
5. Dirty Ho
6. Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
7. Raining in the Mountain
8. Real Life
9. The Life of Brian
10. Manhattan
11. The Black Stallion
12. Stalker
13. The Muppet Movie
14. The Odd Couple
15. The Secret
16. Rust Never Sleeps
17. Last Hurrah for Chivalry
18. Cops and Robbers
19. The Butterfly Murders
20. The Warriors
21. Nosferatu, the Vampyre
22. Magnificent Butcher
23. The Jerk
24. Knockabout
25. The Castle of Cagliostro
26. Salem’s Lot
27. The Black Hole
28. Mad Monkey Kung Fu
29. The China Syndrome
30. Dance of the Drunken Mantis
31. Mad Max
32. The Shadow Boxing
33. Being There
34. The Mystery of Chess Boxing
35. The Great Train Robbery
36. The Ghost Story
37. Ten Tigers of Kwangtung
38. Tess
39. Rocky II
40. Moonraker
41. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
42. Kramer vs. Kramer
43. The Deadly Breaking Sword
44. The Onion Field