The 1970s were an amazing time for cinema in the United States. New techniques in filmmaking, inspired by the European, would create films that had more edge, felt more realistic and looked unlike anything Hollywood had put out before. The following are a collection of the best action films of the 1970s.
Shaft Movie Poster
In Theaters on July 2, 1971

John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) is the ultimate in suave black detectives. He first finds himself up against... Read More

The French Connection Movie Poster
The French Connection
Based on 4 critics

New York Detective "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and his partner (Roy Scheider) chase a French heroin... Read More

Dirty Harry Movie Poster
Dirty Harry
Based on 9 critics

Cop Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) attempts to track down a psychopathic rooftop killer before a kidnapped... Read More

Enter the Dragon Movie Poster
Enter the Dragon
Based on 15 critics

Bruce Lee plays a martial-arts expert determined to help capture the narcotics dealer whose gang was... Read More

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The Warriors
Based on 14 critics

A turf battle between New York City street gangs that rages from Coney Island to the Bronx. The Warriors... Read More

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Walking Tall
Based on 7 critics

Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser (Joe Don Baker) carries a big stick after thugs beat him up and kill... Read More

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