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What Are the Best Movies From the 70s?

Top 15 Movies from the 70s 

Last week we covered the top 15 movies from the 80s and this week we’re turning back the calendars to the 1970s. The 70s were a time when horror movies and dramas were all the rage, scaring viewers left and right. So, pop in one of these classic 70s films, grab some popcorn, and get ready to be spooked. If you find you need a bit of a distraction from all the scares, head over to our online inventory and do some shopping while you’re watching! 

Check out Friendly Kia’s list of the top 15 movies from the 70s below to get you through this week and on to the weekend ahead. 

>>> READ MORE: What Are the Best Movies From the 80s? <<< 

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The Godfather

Premiere Year: 1972 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% 
Genre: Drama 
Available On: Fandango Now, Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 

Premiere Year: 1975 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93% 
Genre: Classics, Drama 
Available On: Fandango Now, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu 

Taxi Driver

Premiere Year: 1976 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97% 
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense 
Available On: Fandango Now, Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu  

Jaws 

Premiere Year: 1975 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% 
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense 
Available On: Fandango Now, Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, Hulu 

Alien 

Premiere Year: 1979 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% 
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy 
Available On: Fandango Now, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, Hulu 

Chinatown 

Premiere Year: 1974 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 99% 
Genre: Classics, Drama, Mystery & Suspense 
Available On: Fandango Now, Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, Hulu 

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The French Connection 

Premiere Year: 1971 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% 
Genre: Action & Adventure, Classics, Drama 
Available On: Fandango Now, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu, Hulu

Rocky 

Premiere Year: 1976 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94% 
Genre: Drama, Sports & Fitness 
Available On: Fandango Now, Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu

Halloween 

Premiere Year: 1978 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 96% 
Genre: Horror, Mystery & Suspense 
Available On: Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu 

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 

Premiere Year: 1974 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88% 
Genre: Classics, Horror 
Available On: Netflix, Vudu 

The Exorcist 

Premiere Year: 1973 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83% 
Genre: Classics, Horror 
Available On: Fandango Now, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu 

Monty Python and the Holy Grail 

Premiere Year: 1975 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97% 
Genre: Comedy 
Available On: Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV 

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Badlands 

Premiere Year: 1974 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% 
Genre: Action & Adventure, Classics, Cult Movies, Drama, Mystery & Suspense 
Available On: Fandango Now, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu

Rocky Horror Picture Show 

Premiere Year: 1975 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79% 
Genre: Classics, Comedy, Cult Movies, Horror, Musical & Performing Arts, Science Fiction & Fantasy 
Available On: Fandango Now, Apple TV, Prime Video Vudu 

A Clockwork Orange 

Premiere Year: 1971 
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87% 
Genre: Classics, Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy 
Available On: Fandango Now, Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu 

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Zip Through the 70s in a Brand-New Kia 

Did you find the perfect scream-filled movie to watch tonight from our list of the top 70s movies? We hope you were able to find your next Kia vehicle too! If you’ve found the perfect Kia match for you, use our online shopping tools or contact a member of our team to finalize your purchase.  

Stay tuned to the Friendly Kia blog because next week we’re turning the calendars ahead and looking at the top movies from the 90s.