1972 July Movies

Deliverance (1972)

Deliverance

  • 94%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Adventure

The Cahulawassee River is soon to be destroyed, along with the beautiful country that surrounds it. Eager to see it before it's gone, adventurer and outdoor fanatic Lewis (Burt Reynolds) organizes a trip for him and his friends Ed (Jon Voight), Drew (Ronny Cox) and Bobby (Ned Beatty) to river-raft their way from top to bottom in search of great adventure. Little do they know, they're in for much more than they originally bargained for when two mountain men take Ed and Bobby hostage. In a brave...

Dr. Phibes Rises Again! (1972)

Dr. Phibes Rises Again!

  • 50%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Adventure

The moon rises at a predestined angle and awakens the sleeping Dr. Phibes three years later. To his dismay, he finds his house has been demolished and his papyrus scrolls stolen, the scrolls he needs to find the Pharoah's Tomb in Egypt, where the River of Life flows. After identifying the source of the papyrus theft, he packs and leaves for Egypt with his assistant Vulnavia, still intent upon awakening his dead wife Victoria. The parties responsible for the theft of Phibes' scrolls suffer an...

Fat City (1972)

Fat City

  • 100%
  • PG
  • 100 min
  • Drama

FAT CITY is a classic story of the American underdog, brilliantly and unflinchingly portraying the lives of a group of born losers. Stacy Keach is Tully, a down-on-his-luck alcoholic boxer living in a flophouse and earning money as a field worker while trying for a comeback. Jeff Bridges is Ernie, his 18-year-old protege who is setting himself up for the same hard-luck life.

The Big Bird Cage (1972)

The Big Bird Cage

    • R
    • 96 min
    • Action

    Terry gets caught up with the two revolutionaries, Blossom and Django, and finds herself in a concentration camp for women. In the camp is a towering wooden machine ("The Big Bird Cage") in which the women risk their lives processing sugar as the evil warden looks on while subjected to sadistic cruelty from the guards and fellow prisoners, and all attempts at escape are delt with... permanently.

    Joe Kidd (1972)

    Joe Kidd

    • 83%
    • PG
    • 88 min
    • Western

    A band of Mexicans find their U. S. land claims denied and all the records destroyed in a courthouse fire. Their leader, Louis Chama, encourages them to use force to regain their land. A wealthy landowner wanting the same decides to hire a gang of killers with Joe Kidd to track Chama.

    Au Pair Girls (1972)

    Au Pair Girls

      • R
      • 86 min
      • Comedy

      Four sexy young foreign girls come to England as au pairs and quickly become quite intimate with their employers, host families, and just about everyone else they encounter.

      Bone (1972)

      Bone

      • 67%
      • 95 min
      • Comedy

      A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as happily married as they appeared.

      Butterflies Are Free (1972)

      Butterflies Are Free

      • 75%
      • 109 min
      • Comedy

      Striving to be independent, the blind but determined Don Baker (Edward Albert) moves away from his overprotective mother (Eileen Heckart, who won an Oscar). After settling into his new San Francisco digs, Don meets kooky neighbor Jill Tanner (Goldie Hawn). Don's quick wit and good looks disarm the free-spirited Jill, and before long they're more than just friends. Will Mrs. Baker's incessant meddling destroy Don and Jill's budding relationship?

      Continental Circus (1972)

      Continental Circus

        • Unrated
        • 102 min

        French documentary about the Continental Circus.

        Delirium (1972)

        Delirium

          • Unrated
          • 102 min
          • Mystery

          A respected doctor becomes the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders.

          F.T.A. (1972)

          F.T.A.

            • R
            • 97 min
            • Documentary

            A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows called "F.T.A.", which stood for "F**k the Army", and was aimed at convincing soldiers to voice their opposition to the Vietnam War, which was raging at the time. Various singers, actors and other entertainers performed antiwar songs and skits during the show.

            Fear in the Night (1972)

            Fear in the Night

              • PG
              • 94 min
              • Mystery

              It took Penny Heller a long time to recover from the trauma of a brutal physical assault, suffered in her youth. When she married Robert, he provided her with the love and reassurance she craved for and the two settled down in a pretty house in the grounds of the public school where Robert was a master. But the headmaster of the school is not what he seems and Penny is convinced he means to harm her - is her fear a figment of her tortured imagination or are there forces at work that intend to...

              Fuzz (1972)

              Fuzz

                • PG
                • 93 min
                • Comedy

                Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.

                Greaser's Palace (1972)

                Greaser's Palace

                • 40%
                • Unrated
                • 91 min
                • Comedy

                A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting. Written by <[email protected]>

                Hammer (1972)

                Hammer

                  • R
                  • 92 min
                  • Crime

                  Fred "The Hammer" Williamson struts his macho stuff in the classic blaxploitation film from the early 1970s that gave him his moniker. B.J. Hammer (Williamson) gets discovered for his boxing skills and signs up with a shady manager. The money starts coming in but the tough guy has a tough choice to make when his manager tells him to take the fall in a fixed fight -- and kidnaps the boxer's girlfriend as insurance.

                  Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)

                  Henry VIII and His Six Wives

                    • PG
                    • 125 min
                    • Drama

                    1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one of which was the desired male heir to secure the Tudor dynasty.

                    I racconti di Canterbury (1972)

                    I racconti di Canterbury

                      • NC-17
                      • 112 min
                      • Comedy

                      This is the second in Pasolini's series of setting classic bawdy tales to film… In this case, he selected eight of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, including the infamous miller's tale and the incident with the red hot poker kiss…The tales revolve around a group of pilgrims who are journeying to the shrine of Saint Thomas a Becket of Canterbury… The trip is so boring that they begin telling each other stories that soon get obscene, gory and very sexy… Pasolini adds another motif to his...

                      Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972)

                      Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan

                        • R
                        • 97 min
                        • Action

                        18 year old Ainu (Lily Ho) is kidnapped and sold to a brothel. Her good looks and wild personality make her very popular with the lustful clients, but also draws the lesbian attentions of brothel madam Betty Tei Pei. Betty teaches Ainu the ways of lust and the ways of kung fu, and Ainu becomes more and more similar to her captor. But rage at her treatment is still burning inside her.

                        Kamen Raidâ tai jigoku taishi (1972)

                        Kamen Raidâ tai jigoku taishi

                          • Unrated
                          • 36 min
                          • Action

                          This film pits Kamen Rider 1, and FBI Agent Taki against Hell's Ambassador (who was on the tv series at the time of this film's release). Hell's Ambassador sends out reborn Shocker monsters (from the tv series and first movie) out to kill Taki and Hongou. Written by Hongou

                          Marjoe (1972)

                          Marjoe

                          • 100%
                          • PG
                          • 88 min
                          • Documentary

                          Part documentary, part expose, this film follows one-time child evangelist Marjoe Gortner on the "church tent" Revivalist circuit, commenting on the showmanship of Evangelism and "the religion business", prior to the start of "televangelism".