Patton: Biography of the eccentric but highly effective WWII general. AFI's 100 Best Films.  7 academy awards.  1970

Little Big Man: A White boy is raised by the Cheyenne--the West viewed through the eyes of the sixties.  1970.  139 min.

Ryan's Daughter: A married Irish woman has an affair with a British officer, despite opposition from her nationalist neighbors. 1970 originally rated R

Love Story: A rich young man falls for a working-class girl while his father opposes the match.  1970.  GG Best Picture; 6 Academy Nominations.

Fiddler on the Roof: An impoverished Russian must deal with the new ways of his children without losing his identity.  1971, 179 minutes. 

Harold and Maude: A teen gets off by faking suicide over and over, until he falls for an eighty-year-old woman. 1971

Aguirre, the Wrath of God: Madness grips Conquistadors looking for El Dorado.  1972

The Sting: Two con-men get revenge on a mobster, 1973Best picture, director, five other Academy Awards. 

American Graffiti: A group of friends spend one last wild night on the town before they go their separate ways.  1973, AFI's 100 Best Films.  Nominated for 5 Oscars.  Rated PG.

The Way We Were: A Communist Jew and a apolitical WASP remember their love affair in the 1930s.  Best actress from both Academy and Golden Globe, 1973

Other Period Films 1970-74
1970 Patton 7 Academy Awards 10 nominations
1970
Ryan's Daughter 2 Academy Awards 4 nominations
1970 Love Story 1 Academy Award 7 nominations
1970 M* A* S* H 1 Academy Award 5 nominations Rated R   
1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! 1 Academy Award 5 nominations
1970
Women in Love 1 Academy Award 4 nominations
1970
Lovers and Other Strangers 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1970
Woodstock 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1970
Cromwell 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1970
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1970
Airport 1 Academy Award 10 nominations
1970
Interviews with My Lai Veterans 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1970
Is It Always Right to Be Right? 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1970
Let It Be 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1970
The Resurrection of Broncho Billy 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1971
The French Connection 5 Academy Awards 8 nominations Rated R   
1971 Fiddler on the Roof 3 Academy Awards 8 nominations
1971 The Last Picture Show 2 Academy Awards 8 nominations  Rated R
1971 Nicholas and Alexandra 2 Academy Awards 6 nominations PG
1971
Sentinels of Silence 2 Academy Awards 2 nominations
1971 Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1 Academy Award 5 nominations
1971
Summer of '42 1 Academy Award 4 nominations
1971
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis  1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1971
The Hospital 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1971
Klute 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1971
Shaft 1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1971
The Crunch Bird 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1971
The Hellstrom Chronicle 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1972
Cabaret 8 Academy Awards 10 nominations PG
1972 The Godfather 3 Academy Awards 11 nomination  Rated R   
1972 The Poseidon Adventure 1 Academy Award 8 nominations
1972
Travels with My Aunt 1 Academy Award 4 nominations
1972
Butterflies Are Free 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1972
The Candidate 1 Academy Award 2 nominations 
1972
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie  1 Academy Award 2 nominations
1972
Limelight 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1972
A Christmas Carol 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1972
Marjoe 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1972
Norman Rockwell's World... An American Dream 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1972
This Tiny World 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1973
The Sting 7 Academy Awards (best picture, best director, best screenplay) 10 nominations
1973
The Way We Were 2 Academy Awards 6 nominations
1973 The Exorcist 2 Academy Awards 10 nominations  Rated R   
1973 Cries and Whispers 1 Academy Award 5 nominations
1973
A Touch of Class 1 Academy Award 5 nominations
1973
Day for Night (La Nuit américaine) 1 Academy Award 4 nominations
1973
Paper Moon 1 Academy Award 4 nominations PG
1973
The Paper Chase 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1973
Save the Tiger 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1973
The Bolero 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1973
Frank Film 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1973
The Great American Cowboy 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1973
Princeton: A Search for Answers 1 Academy Award 1 nomination

1974
The Godfather Part II 6 Academy Awards 11 nomination  Rated R   
1974 The Towering Inferno 3 Academy Awards 8 nominations
1974
The Great Gatsby 2 Academy Awards 2 nominations
1974 Murder on the Orient Express 1 Academy Award 6 nominations
1974
Earthquake 1 Academy Award 4 nominations PG
1974
Amarcord 1 Academy Award 3 nominations
1974
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1 Academy Award 3 nominations PG
1974 Harry and Tonto 1 Academy Award 2 nominations Rated R
1974
Chinatown 1 Academy Award 11 nomination  Rated R   
1974 Closed Mondays 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1974
Don't 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1974
Hearts and Minds 1 Academy Award 1 nomination
1974
One-Eyed Men Are Kings  1 Academy Award 1 nomination