1970’s in Film

Ive decided to briefly look at the 1970’s in film as I feel some films that emerged within that decade where very prominent and influential on the film industry as a whole. Genres were created and explored that had previously not been. 1970’s cinema paved the way for a variety of 21st centuary films and additionally produced films still watched today and many becoming cult classics worldwide.

Love story introducing the ‘chick flick’ style of film which has since been thoroughly explored.


1970: Love Story

1971: Shaft

1972: The Godfather

1973: The excorcist

1974: Blazing Saddles

1975: Jaws

1976: Rocky

1977: Star Wars

1978: Grease

1979: Alien


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