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Great Moments from 70's Movies


These are those special moments from the movies that once you see them you will never forget them. The rest of the movie might not stay with you, but these shots or sequences are now emblazed in your psyche. It may be a special effect, or an actor or actress, or the cinematography, but these are the moments that movies were made for!

"Love Means Never Having To Say Your Sorry" (1970): The Mantra of Ryan O'Neil and Ali MacGraw in a "Love Story".

Diaster #1(1970): Watching famous actors crash in "Airport".

George C. Scott In Uniform (1970): "Patton's" opening speech to the troops in front of a giant American flag.

May I Take Your Order (1970): Jack Nicholson orders a chicken sandwich in "Five Easy Pieces".

Sunrise, Sunset (1971): Topol in "Fiddler on the Roof"

I've Got A Golden Ticket (1971): To see inside the wonderful "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory".

"So Let Me Ask You, Do You Feel Lucky, Punk?" (1971): Clint Eastwood asks a criminal if he knows how many bullets were left in his gun, in "Dirty Harry".

Diaster #2 (1972): Watching famous actors drown in "The Poseidon Adventure".

Play That Banjo Music (1972):The dueling banjos in "Deliverance".

"X" Marks the Spot (1972): "Deep Throat" becomes one of the first successful pornographic films. Starting a new mulitmillion dollar industry.

Baring It All (1973): Seeing a little too much of Marlon Brando in "Last Tango In Paris".

Diaster #3 (1974): Watching famous actors burn in "The Towering Inferno".

Sitting Around the Campfire (1974): Mel Brooks look at the Western in "Blazing Saddles".

Diaster #4 (1974): Watching famous actors get swallowed up in an "Earthquake".

"It's Just A Scratch" (1974): The dreaded black knight after he gets his arm cut off in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail".

Do You Hear What I Hear? (1974): Francis Ford Coppolla has us under surveillance in "The Conversation".

Just A Sweet Transvestite (1975): The cult sensation of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" brought crossdressing to movie theaters.

A Bank Robbery Gone Bad (1975): Al Pacino explodes in a "Dog Day Afternoon".

Oh Give Me A Home, Where the Buffalo Roam (1975): Robert Altman takes us into the world of country music in the city of "Nashville".

Not the Best of Prom Nights (1976): Sissy Spacek covered in pig's blood in "Carrie"

What's the Word? (1978): "Grease" brings John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and the 50's rock era to the screen in a fun musical.

Look, Up In The Sky... (1978): Christopher Reeves brings the Man of Steel, "Superman" to the screen and you believe a man could fly.

The Delta House (1978): The teenage/gross-out comedy starts with one of the best at "Animal House".

"I Was Born A Poor Black Child." (1979): And so begins the Steve Martin story of "The Jerk".

I've Got A Tummy Ache (1979): And so did everyone else when an "Alien" explodes out of the chest of a man at dinner.

The Big City (1979): Woody Allen show's us a wonderful black and white view of New York City in "Manhattan".


     
 
 
 
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