Special Report

The Best Classic Movie Released Every Year Since 1950

Source: Courtesy of Pathé Contemporary Films

1970: Days and Nights in the Forest
> Average IMDb rating: 8.2 (2,601)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 97%
> Tomatometer: 100%
> Starring: Sharmila Tagore, Kaberi Bose, Simi Garewal, Soumitra Chatterjee

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

1971: The Last Picture Show
> Average IMDb rating: 8.0 (45,384)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 90%
> Tomatometer: 100%
> Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1972: The Godfather
> Average IMDb rating: 9.2 (1,719,194)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 98%
> Tomatometer: 97%
> Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1973: The Sting
> Average IMDb rating: 8.3 (252,069)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 95%
> Tomatometer: 94%
> Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1974: The Godfather: Part II
> Average IMDb rating: 9.0 (1,193,615)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 97%
> Tomatometer: 96%
> Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1975: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
> Average IMDb rating: 8.7 (960,565)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 96%
> Tomatometer: 94%
> Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Source: Courtesy of Cinema 5 Distributing

1976: Harlan County U.S.A.
> Average IMDb rating: 8.3 (5,562)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 92%
> Tomatometer: 100%
> Starring: Carl Horn, Norman Yarborough, Logan Patterson

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1977: Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
> Average IMDb rating: 8.6 (1,286,266)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 96%
> Tomatometer: 92%
> Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1978: The Last Waltz
> Average IMDb rating: 8.2 (17,204)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 94%
> Tomatometer: 98%
> Starring: Robbie Robertson, Muddy Waters, Neil Young, Van Morrison

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1979: Apocalypse Now
> Average IMDb rating: 8.4 (634,944)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 94%
> Tomatometer: 98%
> Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest