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. Woodstock
8. Vengeance!
9. Patton
10. The Conformist
11. The Wild Child
12. Brothers Five
13. Catch-22
14. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
15. The Chinese Boxer
16. MASH
17. Dodes’ka-den
18. Five Easy Pieces
19. The Cheyenne Social Club
20. The Wandering Swordsman
21. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
22. The Boys in the Band
23. Rio Lobo
24. Too Late the Hero
25. Little Big Man
26. The Aristocats
27. 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. Walkabout
9. Two English Girls
10. Socrates
11. The American Dreamer
12. Dirty Harry
13. Duel
14. The Last Picture Show
15. The New One-Armed Swordsman
16. Columbo: Murder by the Book
17. The Beguiled
18. A Clockwork Orange
19. Columbo: Dead Weight
20. The Big Boss
21. Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man
22. Columbo: Lady in Waiting
23. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
24. Columbo: Suitable for Framing
25. Columbo: Death Lends a Hand
26. Bananas
27. Harold and Maude
28. The Duel
29. Trafic
30. Shaft
31. Duel of Fists
32. The Pursuit of Happiness
33. The Lady Hermit
34. Diamonds are Forever
35. Get Carter
36. The Shadow Whip
37. Carnal Knowledge
38. The Sword
39. 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. Hapkido
12. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
13. The Way of the Dragon
14. Tout va bien
15. The Boxer from Shantung
16. Love in the Afternoon
17. Fist of Fury
18. Columbo: Blueprint for Murder
19. Play It Again, Sam
20. Deliverance
21. The Water Margin
22. The Black Tavern
23. What’s Up, Doc?
24. Frenzy
25. Cries and Whispers
26. Five Fingers of Death
27. The Cowboys
28. Sleuth
29. Columbo: Short Fuse
30. Lady Whirlwind
31. The 14 Amazons
32. Snoopy Come Home
33. The Man of La Mancha
34. 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. The Three Musketeers
8. Badlands
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. The House of 72 Tenants
17. Don’t Look Now
18. Sleeper
19. Coffy
20. The Exorcist
21. Deadly Fight in Hiroshima
22. The Friends of Eddie Coyle
23. The Delinquent
24. Spirit of the Beehive
25. Paper Moon
26. The Paper Chase
27. The Holy Mountain
26. Proxy War
28. Day for Night
29. The Last Detail
30. High Plains Drifter
31. Serpico
32. Robin Hood
33. When Taekwando Strikes
34. Fantastic Planet
35. Blood Brothers
36. Live and Let Die
37. The Way We Were
38. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
39. Save the Tiger
40. 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. Cockfighter
11. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
12. That’s Entertainment!
13. Lancelot du lac
14. The Four Musketeers
15. Caged Heat
16. The Conversation
17. Je, tu, il, elle
18. Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
19. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
20. The Young Dragons
21. Blazing Saddles
22. Rabid Dogs
23. The Sugarland Express
24. Five Shaolin Masters
25. The Stars are Beautiful
36. Final Episode
27. Shaolin Martial Arts
28. Hearts and Minds
29. The Longest Yard
30. Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
31. Edvard Munch
32. Every Man for Himself and God Against All
33. Heroes Two
34. The Parallax View
35. Murder on the Orient Express
36. Cartesius
37. Police Tactics
38. Games Gamblers Play
39. Busting
40. Young Frankenstein
41. The Skyhawk
42. The Front Page
43. Lenny
44. Herbie Rides Again
45. 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. At Long Last Love
5. Sholay
6. Barry Lyndon
7. Picnic at Hanging Rock
8. The Passenger
9. The Man Who Would Be King
10. Nashville
11. Love and Death
12. Death Race 2000
13. The Spiritual Boxer
14. Mirror
15. Farewell, My Lovely
16. The Valiant Ones
17. The Flying Guillotine
18. Dersu Uzala
19. All Men are Brothers
20. Shampoo
21. Cracked Actor
22. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
23. Dog Day Afternoon
24. Black Magic
25. The Dragon Tamers
26. The Wind and the Lion
27. 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. Duelle
7. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
8. Obsession
9. The Bad News Bears
10. NoroƮt
11. The Private Eyes
12. Boxer Rebellion
13. Carrie
14. The Marquise of O
15. Shaolin Temple
16. Challenge of the Masters
17. Family Plot
18. Jumping Ash
19. Killer Clans
20. Rocky
21. Princess Chang Ping
22. Marathon Man
23. The Shootist
24. The Magic Blade
25. All the President’s Men
26. Bound for Glory
27. That’s Entertainment! Part II
28. Murder by Death
29. Logan’s Run
30. The Seven Per Cent Solution
31. The Song Remains the Same
32. Black Magic II
33. Network
34. The Missouri Breaks
35. Bugsy Malone
36. 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. Heroes of the East
13. The Deer Hunter
14. Animal House
15. The Driver
16. The Fury
17. Superman
18. Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre
19. Warriors Two
20. Gates of Heaven
21. Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow
22. Enter the Fat Dragon
23. Piranha
24. Grease
25. Shaolin Mantis
26. Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre II
27. Game of Death
28. The Five Deadly Venoms
29. Death on the Nile
30. Shaolin Handlock
31. Interiors
32. Coming Home
33. 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. Manhattan
9. The Black Stallion
10. Stalker
11. Raining in the Mountain
12. The Odd Couple
13. The Muppet Movie
14. The Secret
15. Last Hurrah for Chivalry
16. Cops and Robbers
17. The Butterfly Murders
18. The Warriors
19. Nosferatu, the Vampyre
20. Magnificent Butcher
21. The Jerk
22. Knockabout
23. The Castle of Cagliostro
24. The Black Hole
25. Mad Monkey Kung Fu
26. The China Syndrome
27. Dance of the Drunken Mantis
28. Mad Max
29. The Shadow Boxing
30. Being There
31. The Great Train Robbery
32. The Ghost Story
33. Ten Tigers of Kwangtung
34. Tess
35. Rocky II
36. Moonraker
37. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
38. Kramer vs. Kramer
39. The Deadly Breaking Sword
40. The Onion Field