70s Best Picture Nominees by Plot Quiz Stats

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Luke Skywalker leaves his home planet to save Princess Leia from the clutches of the villainous Darth Vader Star Wars
95.1%
When a great white shark begins to terrorize the small island town of Amity, the local police chief, a marine biologist and a grizzled old fisherman must stop itJaws
94.6%
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse RatchedOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
93%
A mentally distubed Vietnam veteran works as a nighttime cab driver in a city whose percieved decadence and sleaze causes him to violently lash out, saving the life of an underage Taxi Driver
92.9%
The World War II phase of a controversial general's career is depictedPatton
92.7%
Vito Corleone begins his criminal career in 1920s New York, while in 1958 his son tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Nevada to pre-revolutioanry Cuba, The Godfather: Part II
92.5%
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control to his reluctant sonThe Godfather
92.3%
When a teenager is possessed by a mysterious entity her mother seeks the help of two priests to save herThe Exorcist
91.8%
A small time boxer gets a once in a liftime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self respectRocky
91.8%
Reporter's Woodward and Bernstein uncover information on the Watergate scandalAll the President's Men
90.4%
A recently divorced man must learn how to take care of his son on his own, and then fight in court for custody of himKramer vs. Kramer
89.7%
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horrors of war MASH
89.4%
A news channel cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profitNetwork
88.7%
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls for a lovable ditz Annie Hall
88.2%
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as the God of a local tribeApocalypse Now
87.6%
In future Britain, a charismatic gang leader is jailed and later volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy to solve the nations crime problem A Clockwork Orange
85.7%
An outdoor fanatic takes his friends on a rafting trip down the Cahulawassee River through the dangerous American back countryDeliverance
85%
At the opening of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building the structure catches fire and threatens the lives of all those insideThe Towering Inferno
85%
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble in on a drug deal with foreign tiesThe French Connection
84.1%
A man robs a bank to pay for his lovers operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circusDog Day Afternoon
83.3%
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to collegeAmerican Graffiti
82.6%
An in-depth examination of the way the Vietnam War affects the lives of the people in a small steel town in the United StatesThe Deer Hunter
81.9%
In pre-revolutiary Russia a poor Jewish man must deal with marrying off his three daughters and growing anti-semitic sentimentFiddler on the Roof
81.4%
In 1930s Chicago, a young man, seeking revenge for the death of his partner, teams up with a master con man to win a fortune from a criminal bankerThe Sting
80.8%
A football player caught in a collision accident, whose soul is accidentally taken from his body by an over-anxious angel, is sent back to Earth in the body of a recently murdered Heaven Can Wait
78.4%
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A Harvard Law student and a music student share a romantic chemistry they cannot denyLove Story
76.8%
A female girlie club performer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi party rises to power around themCabaret
76.3%
A young single mother and textile worker agrees to unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involvedNorma Rae
76.1%
A private detective investigating an adultery case stumbles upon a murder scene that has something to with a murder scheme that has something to do with waterChinatown
75.1%
A group of 50's high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated West Texas townThe Last Picture Show
72.6%
The story of an acerbic 1960s comic whose ground breaking, no holds barred style and social commentary was often deemed to obscene for the publicLenny
71.8%
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing injury thereComing Home
70.9%
A manager tries to keep his workplace open during a snowstorm, while a suicide bomber plans to destroy a Boeing 707Airport
70.6%
The sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug using dancer/choreographer/directorAll That Jazz
70.6%
A small-town teen obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girlBreaking Away
66%
A paranoid and personally-secretive surveillance expert has a crisis on conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murderedThe Conversation
65.7%
A man is caught smuggling hashish out of Turkey and is thrown in prisonMidnight Express
65.7%
After being dumped by her live in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her ten year old daughter are forced to live with a struggling off broadway actorThe Goodbye Girl
61.1%
A son of a family of black sharecroppers grow up in the Depression Era South when his father is arrested for stealing foodSounder
53.3%
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to raise a familyThe Turning Point
53%
Over the course of a few hectic days numerous interrelated individuals prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies come to the surfaceNashville
51.7%
A surly oil rig worker lives a life that belies his privileged life as a child prodigy Five Easy Pieces
51%
At the behest of an old friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi GermanyJulia
49.8%
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's position in 18th Centuy aristocracyBarry Lyndon
49.1%
The last Tsar of Russia, sensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his familyNicholas and Alexandra
45.1%
A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singersBound for Glory
44.3%
A wealthy woman living in Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles with her identity and her sexuality after her husband leaves her for a younger womanAn Unmarried Woman
43.9%
A women dying of cancer in turn of the century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long repressed feelings between them begin to surfaceCries and Whispers
43%
In the middle of the 19th century a group of Swedes move from Sweden to MinnesotaThe Emigrants
39.5%
A pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst begin to fall in love with each otherA Touch of Class
32.9%

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