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Encyclopedia > American films of 1972
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A list of American films released in 1972.
The Godfather won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Across 110th Street Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto Blaxploitation
Another Nice Mess Bob Einstein Rich Little, Herb Voland
The Astronaut Robert Michael Lewis Jackie Cooper, Monte Markham, Richard Anderson, Robert Lansing, Susan Clark Sci-Fi Made for television
Avanti! Billy Wilder Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill, Edward Andrews Comedy
Bad Company Robert Benton Barry Brown, Jeff Bridges,Jim Davis, David Huddleston and Geoffrey Lewis Western
Behind the Green Door Mitchell Brothers Marilyn Chambers Pornography
Ben (film) Phil Karlson Lee Montgomery, Joseph Campanella, Arthur O'Connell Horror
Between Time and Timbuktu William Hickey, Bruce Morrow, Dortha Duckworth, Ray Goulding, Bob Elliott, Franklin Cover, Russell Morash Space fantasy play
Beware! The Blob Larry Hagman Robert Walker, Jr., Gwynne Gilford, Richard Stahl, Richard Webb Sci-Fi - Horror
Black Mama, White Mama Eddie Romero Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig, Lynn Borden, Zaldy Zschornack Blaxploitation
Black Rage (film) Chris Robinson Chris Robinson, Ted Cassidy Drama
Blacula William Crain William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Gordon Pinsent Blaxploitation horror
Blood Compact (film)
Bone (1972 film)
Boxcar Bertha Martin Scorsese Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus Western Drama American International Pictures
Boxer from Shantung
The Boy Who Turned Yellow
Breaktime
Butterflies Are Free

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Cabaret (film)
Call of the Wild (film)
The Candidate (1972 film)
The Canterbury Tales (film)
The Carey Treatment
Charley Varrick
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things
Cocksucker Blues
Come Back, Charleston Blue
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
The Cowboys

Cabaret is a 1972 film. ... he immortal Jack London classic tale about John Thornton (Charlton Heston) a prospector in the 1897 Klondyke gold rush trying to eke out a living in the harsh conditions of the bitterly cold Yukon region of Alaska, and Buck the German Shepherd dog he befriends. ... The Candidate is an American film released in 1972, starring Robert Redford. ... I racconti di Canterbury is a 1972 Italian film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini and is based on the novel The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. ... The Carey Treatment is a 1972 film by Blake Edwards. ... Movie poster for Charlie Varrick Charley Varrick is a 1973 crime film directed by Don Siegel and starring Walter Matthau, Andrew Robinson and Joe Don Baker. ... Children Shouldnt Play with Dead Things (also known as Revenge of the Living Dead, Things From the Dead, and Zreaks) is a 1972 horror film directed by Bob Clark. ... Cocksucker Blues is an unreleased documentary film directed by Robert Frank chronicling The Rolling Stones North American tour in 1972 in support of their album Exile on Main Street. ... Come Back, Charleston Blue is a 1972 film starring Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St. ... Conquest of the Planet of the Apes is the third sequel to the 1968 science fiction film Planet of the Apes. ... The Cowboys is a 1972 western starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Slim Pickens, A. Martinez and Bruce Dern. ...

D

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Dawns Here Are Quiet
Death Line
Deathdream
Deep Throat (film) Pornography
Deliverance
Dirty Little Billy
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
The Doberman Gang
Dr. Phibes Rises Again
Dracula AD 1972
Dynamite Chicken
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

It has been suggested that Raw Meat be merged into this article or section. ... Deep Throat is an American pornographic movie released in the summer of 1972, written and directed by Gerard Damiano and starring Linda Lovelace (the pseudonym of Linda Susan Boreman). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (French Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie) is a surreal 1972 film written and directed by Luis Buñuel, a Spanish-born film-maker associated with the Surrealist movement. ... The Doberman Gang is a 1972 film about a talented animal trainer uses a pack of Dobermans to commit bank robberies. ... Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972) was the second Dr. Phibes movie, a sequel to The Abominable Dr. Phibes. ... Dracula A.D. 1972 is a 1972 Hammer Horror film directed by Alan Gibson, and starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Stephanie Beacham. ... Dynamite Chicken is a 1972 film involving Richard Pryor, and partly funded by and featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono. ... The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds is a play written by Paul Zindel, a playwright and science teacher (many of his works focus on science or youth), in 1964, and was the 1971 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Obie, and the New...

E

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Elvis on Tour
An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) (film)
Evil Roy Slade

Elvis on Tour is an American musical-documentary motion picture released by MGM in 1972. ... An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price, before a live audience, reciting three of Poes stories, including The Tell Tale Heart. ... Evil Roy Slade was a 1972 made-for-television comedy film about the meanest villain in the West. ...

F

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Fat City (film)
Father, Dear Father (film)
Fear Is the Key
Fist of Fury
Five Summer Stories
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Frenzy
Fritz the Cat (film)
The Frog Prince (Muppets)
Frogs (film)
The Fury of the Wolfman

Fat City is a 1972 John Huston-directed film starring: Stacy Keach as Tully Jeff Bridges as Ernie Susan Tyrrell as Oma Candy Clark as Faye Nicholas Colasanto - Wayne Mahan as Buford Wills Art Aragon One of John Hustons later triumphs. ... Fear is the Key is a 1961 thriller novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, and a 1972 British film based upon it. ... Jing Wu Men redirects here. ... Five Summer Stories is a classic surfing film by Jim Freeman and Greg MacGillivray, released in 1972. ... Four Flies on Grey Velvet (4 Mosche di velluti grigio) is a 1972 Italian mystery thriller film written and directed by Dario Argento and produced through a joint French-Itallian effort. ... Frenzy (1972) is a crime thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and is the penultimate feature film of his extensive career. ... Fritz the Cat is a 1972 animated film written and directed by Ralph Bakshi as his feature film debut. ... For other works sharing the title, see The Frog Prince (disambiguation). ... Frogs is a 1972 horror film directed by George McCowan. ... La Furia del Hombre Lobo, also known as The Fury of the Wolfman and The Wolfman Never Sleeps, is a 1972 Spanish horror film that is the fifth in a long series about the werewolf Count Waldemar Daninsky, played by Paul Naschy. ...

G

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Genesis Children
Get to Know Your Rabbit
The Getaway (1972 film)
Glastonbury Fayre
The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty
The Godfather Academy Award:Best Picture
Godzilla vs. Gigan
Gumshoe (film)

Get to Know Your Rabbit is a 1972 American comedy film. ... The Getaway is a 1972 crime movie, starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw. ... Glastonbury Fayre is a 1972 documentary film directed by Peter Neal of the 1971 Glastonbury Festival which was held between the 20-24 June 1971. ... The Goalkeepers Fear of the Penalty (US title: The Goalies Anxiety at the Penalty Kick) is the English title of Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter, a 1972 film by the German-born director Wim Wenders. ... The Godfather is a 1972 crime film based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with screenplay by Puzo and Coppola. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Godzilla vs. ... Gumshoe is a 1972 film, and was the directorial debut of British director Stephen Frears. ... Image File history File links Trafficcones2. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or...

H

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Hammer (film)
Hanzo the Razor
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Hammer is a 1972 blaxploitation film directed by Bruce Clark. ... Hanzo the Razor is a fictional character featured in the trilogy of Japanese jidaigeki films of the same name. ...

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The Harder They Come The Heartbreak Kid (1972 film) Heat (1972 film) Hedda Gabler Henry VIII and His Six Wives The Hot Rock (film) I I Want What I Want Images (film) The Inner Eye Irma la Douce J Janwar Aur Insaan Jawani Diwani Jeremiah Johnson Jheel Ke Us Paar Joe Kidd Joroo Ka Ghulam Junior Bonner K Kala Sona King Boxer The King of Marvin Gardens Koshish L La cabina Lady Caroline Lamb (film) Lady Sings the Blues The Last House on the Left Last Tango in Paris The Last of the Red Hot Lovers The Legend of Boggy Creek The Legend of Nigger Charley

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Letter to Jane Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance The Longest Night (film) Love in the Afternoon (1972 film) Lucifer Rising (film) Ludwig (film) M The Magnificent Seven Ride Les malheurs d'Alfred The Man Who Quit Smoking Man of La Mancha (film) The Mattei Affair The Mechanic Mere Jeevan Saathi (1972 film) Metzitzim Milano calibro 9 The Milpitas Monster Mom Ki Gudiya The Moonstone The Muppet Musicians of Bremen My Name Is Shanghai Joe N Napoleon and Samantha Necromancy (film) The New Centurions Nidhanaya Night of a 1000 Cats Night of the Lepus Now You See Him, Now You Don't O OffOn Olsenbanden tar gull On Any Sunday Ooh… You Are Awful The Other P Il paese del sesso selvaggio Painters Painting Pakeezah Parichay Pay Day (1972 film) Pete 'n' Tillie Pink Flamingos Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii Piya Ka Ghar Play It Again, Sam Pocket Money The Poseidon Adventure (film) Pratidwandi Prime Cut Private Parts (1972 film) Pulp (film) R Raampur Ka Lakshman Rage (1972 film) Raja Jani Red Sun Roma (1972 film) Roop Tera Mastana The Ruling Class Ruslan and Lyudmila (film) S Savage Messiah Savages (film) The Seduction of Mimi Seeta Aur Geeta Sergeant Swell of the Mounties Seven Blows of the Dragon The Seventh Bullet Shaft's Big Score


Shor (film) Siddhartha (film) Silent Running Sitting Target Skyjacked (1972 film) Slaughterhouse-Five (film) Sleuth (1972 film) Snoopy, Come Home Solaris (1972 film) Sounder (film) State of Siege Steptoe and Son (film) Storm Rider Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me Summer and Smoke Sunshine Daydream Superfly (film) Swayamvaram T Tales from the Crypt (film)

 T cont. 

Taming of the Fire Tatlı Dillim The Terminal Man (film) The Biscuit Eater The Final Comedown The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean The Man (1972 film) The Offence The Other Side of the Wind The Possession of Joel Delaney The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe The Wedding (1972 film) They Only Kill Their Masters A Thief in the Night The Thing with Two Heads Tintin and the Lake of Sharks Tout va bien Travels with My Aunt Treasure Island (1972 film) Trinity Is STILL My Name!

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The Triple Echo Trouble Man U Ulzana's Raid Umbracle Up the Front Up the Sandbox V The Valachi Papers (1972 film) La Vallée (film) Victoria No. 203 W The War Between Men and Women Way of the Dragon What's Up, Doc? (film) What? White Bird with Black Mark Winter Soldier (film) Women in Revolt The Wrath of God Y Young Winston Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key Z Zaat


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