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(voice-over) "In one of the countless billions of galaxies in the universe lies a medium-sized star. And one of its satellites, a green and insignificant planet, is now dead."
Play clip (excerpt): Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)

- "Will I see you next Saturday?"
- "Unless you have other plans."
- "No."
- "Michael."
- "What?"
- "Did he ever tell you why he was crying on the phone? What it was he had to tell you?"
- "No. It must have been that he'd left Fran. Or maybe it was something else, and he changed his mind."
- "Uh, maybe so. I wonder why he left her."
- "As my father said to me when he died in my arms, 'I don't understand any of it. I never did.' Turn the lights out when you leave."

Play clip (excerpt): The Boys in the Band

The Boys in the Band (1970)

- "Don't you got a jacket or anything with ya?"
- "Oh, no. Uh, Jesus. Uh, it got burned up. Everything in the car got the s--t burned out of it. Uh, everything. All I've got is what I've got on."
- "I got one behind the seat. If you want it, why not put it on."
- "No, it's okay."
- "Suit yourself. I'll tell ya one thing. Where we're goin', it's gonna get colder than hell."
- "No, it's okay. I'm fine. I'm fine."

Play clip (excerpt): Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces (1970)

"Love means never having to say you're sorry."
Play clip (excerpt): Love Story (Oliver)

Love Story (1970)

(PA system) (voice-over) - "Attention. Tonight's movie has been MASH. Follow the zany antics of our combat surgeons as they cut and stitch their way along the front lines, operating as bombs (chuckles) - operating as bombs and bullets burst around them, snatching laughs and love between amputations and penicillin."
- "Did Hawkeye steal that jeep?"
- "No, sir. That's the one he came in."
- "Oh, very good. Come along, my dear."
(voice-over continues) - "Follow Hawkeye, Trapper, Duke, Dago Red, Painless (whistle) Radar, Hot Lips, Dish, and Staff Sergeant Vollmer as they put our boys back together again. Starring Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Jo Ann Pflug, Rene Auberjonois, Roger Bowen, Gary Burghoff, David Arkin, John Schuck, Fred Williamson, Indus Arthur, Tim Brown, Corey Fischer, Bud Cort, Carl Gottlieb, Dawne Damon, Tamara Horrocks, Ken Prymus, Danny Goldman, Kim Atwood, Michael Murphy, G. Wood, Rick Neilan and Bobby Troup."
- "Goddamn army."
(voice-over continues) - "That is all." (sound of gong)
Play clip (excerpt): M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H (1970)

(singing) "...And on a clear day, on a clear day, you can see forever, and ever and ever and ever more!"
Play clip (excerpt): On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)

- "Coffee or tea with your dinner?"
- "Nothing."
- "Nothing at all?"
- "No, thank you. We're gonna have a big meal with our family as soon as we get in."
- "Will we be getting in on time? My children are waiting at the airport."
- "Well, we anticipate no delays. We'll be landing in another 40 minutes."
- "Thank you."
- "Will you stop worrying? We're going home."
- "Well, I won't feel better till I'm back in my own house. George?"
- "Hmm."
- "Could I please have a cup of coffee? It won't spoil my dinner."
- "Gwen, relax. You've been a nervous wreck this whole trip. Excuse me, Can I get by, please?"
- "Sit down!"
- "I beg your pardon?"
- "I said, 'Sit down!'"
- "You don't understand. I want to go in there!"
- "You'll go where I tell you to go! Now, everybody, sit down and be quiet. This plane is going to Havana, Cuba."
- "Oh, my God!"

Play clip (excerpt): The Out-of-Towners

The Out-of-Towners (1970)

(voice-over) "For over a thousand years, Roman conquerors returning from the wars enjoyed the honor of a triumph - a tumultuous parade. In the procession came trumpeters and musicians and strange animals from the conquered territories, together with carts laden with treasure and captured armaments. The conqueror rode in a triumphal chariot, the dazed prisoners walking in chains before him. Sometimes his children, robed in white, stood with him in the chariot, or rode the trace horses. A slave stood behind the conqueror holding a golden crown and whispering in his ear a warning that all glory is fleeting."
Play clip (excerpt): Patton

Patton (1970)

"Well, he'll be working on it, wherever he is."
Play clip (excerpt): Abominable Dr. Phibes

The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

- "We're seeding the clouds above Andromeda with silver iodide. The raindrops will carry the organism into the ocean, and the alkaline reaction from seawater should kill it."
- "Just as acids or alkali in the blood stopped it."
- "This cloud seeding business, Stone. You absolutely sure it worked? You better be."
- "All reports continue to indicate that the experiment was successful, Senator."
- "Then we can feel confident your so-called biological crisis is over?"
- "As far as Andromeda's concerned, yes. We have the organism at Wildfire and we continue to study it. We now know beyond a doubt that other forms of life exist in the universe."
- "Thanks to Scoop?"
- "Yes. However, with this new knowledge, there's no guarantee that another so-called 'biological crisis' won't occur again."
- "Hmm. What do we do about that?"
- "Precisely, Senator. What do we do?"

Play clip (excerpt): The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

"l think we should leave the happy couple on that note. lt's hard to tell what may happen in the future. But they may live happily ever after. Again, they may not. Be assured of this, though. Wherever the action is, we will be there with ABC's Wide World of Sports to cover it. Now, on behalf of Nancy and Fielding Mellish and all of the others who have made this possible, this is Howard Cosell thanking you for joining us and wishing you a most pleasant good night."
Play clip (excerpt): Bananas

Bananas (1971)

- "What kind of man am I?"
- "A real man. A kind man."
- "I'm not kind."
- "I don't mean 'weak' kind the way so many men are. I mean the kindness that comes from enormous strength, from an inner power so strong that every act, no matter what, is more proof of that power. That's what all women resent. That's why they try to cut you down, because your knowledge of yourself and them is so right, so true, that it exposes the lies which they, every scheming one of them, live by. It takes a true woman to understand that the purest form of love is to a man who denies himself to her, a man who inspires worship, because he has no need for any woman. Because he has himself, and who is better, more beautiful, more powerful, more perfect, you're getting hard, more strong, more masculine, more extraordinary, more robust. It's rising, it's rising, more virile, domineering, more irresistible. It's up, it's in the air ..."
Play clip (excerpt):
Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge (1971)

"I was cured all right."
Play clip (excerpt): A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

"James, how the hell do we get those diamonds down again?"
Play clip (excerpt): Diamonds Are Forever

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

- "Intelligent creature. But then, so were your mother and father."
- "Mama, Mama, Mama, Mama...."

Play clip (excerpt): Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Escape From the Planet of the Apes (1971)

- "Mulderig. You shot Mulderig."
- "The son of a bitch is here. I saw him. I'm gonna get him."
Play clip (excerpt):
The French Connection

The French Connection (1971)

- "Oh, Harold. I am happy. I couldn't imagine a lovelier farewell."
- "Farewell?"
- "Yes, it's my 80th birthday."
- "Well, you're not goin' anywhere. Are you?"
- "Yes, dear. I took the tablets an hour ago. I'll be gone by midnight."
- "What?!" (sound of sirens)
- "What a fuss this is. So unnecessary."
- "Don't die, Maude, for Christ's sake."
- "Oh, Harold. Don't upset yourself so."
- "I love you! I love you!"
- "Oh, Harold. That is wonderful. Go and love some more."
- "No. Never. Never."

(Songs: "Trouble" and "If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out")
Play clip (excerpt):
Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude (1971)

- "I'm not going. The hospital's coming apart. I can't walk out on it when it's coming apart. Someone has to be responsible, Barb. Everybody's hitting the road, running away, running to the hills. Someone's got to be responsible. (To driver) Kennedy Airport. You've got a 2:30 flight. (sound of protestors) (To Sundstrom) You going back in?"
- "Yep. It's like pissing in the wind, right Herb?"

Play clip (excerpt): The Hospital

The Hospital (1971)

"I have no idea what's gonna happen. I just, I can't stay in this city, you know? Maybe I'll come back. You'll probably see me next week."
Play clip (excerpt): Klute

Klute (1971)

"I'm sorry, I'm still in my bathrobe. What am I doing apologizing to you? Why am I always apologizing to you, you little bastard?! Three months I've been apologizing to you without you even bein' here! I haven't done anything wrong. Why can't I quit apologizin'?! You're the one oughta be sorry! I wouldn't still be in my bathrobe if it hadn't been for you. I'd have had my clothes on hours ago. You're the one made me quit caring if I got dressed or not! I think it's just because your friend got killed, you want me to forget what you did and make it all right? I'm not sorry for you. You'd have left Billy too, just like you left me. I bet you left him plenty of nights whenever Jacy whistled. I wouldn't treat a dog that way. I guess you thought I was so old and ugly, you didn't owe me any explanation. You didn't need to be careful of me. There wasn't anything I could do, so why should you be careful of me? You didn't love me. Look at me. Can't you even look at me? See? Shouldn't have come here. I'm around that corner now. You've ruined it. It's lost completely. Just your needin' me won't make it come back. Never you mind, honey, never you mind."
Play clip (excerpt): The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show (1971)

(on the radio) "And now here's a pretty one for lonely lovers on a cool, cool night. It's the great Erroll Garner classic, Misty. And this one is especially for Evelyn."
Play clip (excerpt): Play Misty For Me

Play Misty For Me (1971)

(voice-over) "I was never to see her again. Nor was I ever to learn what became of her. We were different then. Kids were different. It took us longer to understand the things we felt. Life is made up of small comings and goings. And for everything we take with us, there is something that we leave behind. In the summer of '42, we raided the Coast Guard station four times, we saw five movies, we had nine days of rain. Benjie broke his watch, Oscy gave up the harmonica, and in a very special way, I lost Hermie forever."
Play clip (excerpt): Summer of '42

Summer of '42 (1971)

"When you're at school and you want to quit, people say, 'You're gonna hate it out in the world.' I didn't believe them and I was right. When I was a kid, I couldn't wait to be grown up, and they said, 'Childhood was the best time of your life.' Well, it wasn't. And now, I want his company, and they say, 'What's half a loaf? You're well short of him.' And I say, 'I know that. But I miss him, that's all.' And they say, 'He'd never have made you happy,' and I say, 'But I am happy, apart from missing him.' You might throw me a pill or two for my cough. Hmmh. All my life I've been looking for somebody courageous, resourceful. He's not it. But something. We were something. I only came about my cough."
Play clip (excerpt): Sunday Bloody Sunday

Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971, UK)

"Let it be said that they found us very close together, in the light."
Play clip (excerpt): They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants (1971)

(voice-over) "Into my heart an air that kills, From yon far country blows:
What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those? That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain,
The happy highways where I went And cannot come again."

Play clip (excerpt): Walkabout

Walkabout (1971, Australia)

- "But Charlie, don't forget what happened to the man that suddenly got everything he always wanted."
- "What happened?"
- "He lived happily ever after."

Play clip (excerpt): Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

- "They haven't heard the last of Terry Rich in this country."
- "Have they found out about Blossom and Django yet?"
- "Not yet. But they are up there, somewhere in the mountains - fornicating. Making up for lost time. They'll turn up one day. And Viva La Revolucion."
Play clip (excerpt):
The Big Bird Cage

The Big Bird Cage (1972)

"Meine Damen und Herren, Madames et Messieurs, Ladies und Gentlemen. Where are your troubles now? Forgotten? I told you so. We have no troubles here! Here, life is beautiful. The girls are beautiful. Even the orchestra is beautiful. (sung) Auf wiedersehen! A bientot."
Play clip (excerpt): Cabaret

Cabaret (1972)

- "Son, you're a politician." (laughs)
- "Bill, we're ready."
- "Here he comes." (cheers, inaudible conversation in hallway)
- "I want to talk to you."
- "Okay, well, uh."
- "Now!"
- "Now?"
- "Now. now. I want to talk to you."
- "Well.."
- "Hey, you guys are not supposed to be here."
- "Okay, we've got about 60 seconds of privacy before they find out we're here, now, so uh, what's on your mind, Senator?"
- "I don't know." (knocks on door)
- "Okay, we gotta get out. See, I told you they'd be here."
- "Marvin, what do we do now?"
- "Wait a minute. Wait a minute. What?"
- "What do we do now?" (drowned out)

Play clip (excerpt): The Candidate

The Candidate (1972)

"But now, now we will put away our hatred. Now we will put down our weapons. We have passed through the night of the fires, and those who were our masters are now our servants! And we, who are not human, can afford to be humane. Destiny is the will of God, and if it is man's destiny to be dominated, it is God's will that he be dominated with compassion and understanding. So, cast out your vengeance. Tonight we have seen the birth of the planet of the apes!"
Play clip (excerpt): Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

- "Stand by. Give me a fatigue reading."
- "Uh, four and a half."
- "Fatigue reading four and a half. Looks good! We're going for seconds. Attention, gonads, we're going for a record."

Play clip (excerpt): Everything You Always Wanted

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972)

"Mr. Rusk, you're not wearing your tie."
Play clip (excerpt): Frenzy

Frenzy (1972)

- "She's hysterical. Hysterical."
- "Michael, is it true?"
- "Don't ask me about my business, Kay."
- "Is it true?"
- "Don't ask me about my business."
- "No!"
- "Enough! Alright. This one time. This one time, I'll let you ask me about my affairs."
- "Is it true?"
- "No."
- "I guess we both need a drink, huh? Come on."
- "Don Corleone."

Play clip (excerpt): The Godfather

The Godfather (1972)

(subtitles translated) "I don't know who he is. He followed me in the street. He tried to rape me. He's a lunatic. I don't know what he's called. I don't know his name. I don't know who he is. He tried to rape me. I don't know. I don't know him. I don't know who he is. He's a lunatic. I don't know his name."
Play clip (excerpt): Last Tango in Paris (French)

Last Tango in Paris (1972)

- "The game's over Andrew. I'm going home now." (gunshot)
- "Milo, You do see, I'm not really a very good game's player. I mean to say, never play the same game three times running."
(sound of vehicles arriving, doorbell sounds, door knocking)
- "Andrew, don't forget. Be sure and tell them it was just a bloody game."
Play clip (excerpt): Sleuth

Sleuth (1972)

"Can you dig it?"

Superfly (1972)

- "What's up, Doc?"
- "Did you happen to know that I, uh, love you?"
- "Yeah."
- "You did? Do?"
- "Listen, kiddo. You can't fight a tidal wave."
- "About those things I said. I mean, the way I acted back there. I'm sorry."
- "Let me tell you something. Love means never having to say you're sorry."
- "That's the dumbest thing I ever heard."
- (cartoon ending) "What's - Up - Doc? Th-that's all, folks!"

Play clip (excerpt): What's Up, Doc?

What's Up, Doc? (1972)

(voice-over) "We breezed through the playoffs and wrapped up the series on a Sunday. My win. I took the scorecard home and threw it on the shelf and left it lay there. It would've been simple to shove it in the mail. How long would it have took? Couldn't I afford the stamps? In my Arcturis calendar for December 10th, it says: Desoto visited Georgia, 15-40. This hands me a laugh. Bruce Pearson also visited Georgia. I was his pallbearer, me and some local boys. There were flowers from the club but no person from the club. They could've sent somebody. He wasn't a bad fellow, no worse than most and probably better than some, and not a bad ballplayer neither when they gave him the chance, when they laid off him long enough. From here on in, I rag nobody."
Play clip (excerpt): Bang The Drum Slowly

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

- "Hello, my love."
- "Hello, my life."
- "I don't know, if we're lucky, we might last a year."
- "A year!? Just-just think of it, Frank, a whole year!"

(Song: "Breezy's Song")
Play clip (excerpt): Breezy

Breezy (1973)

- "This hallowed doorway was once the home of Charlotte. She was brilliant, beautiful and loyal to the end. Her memory will be treasured forever."
- "Oh, that could take us a lifetime."
- "A lifetime! That's what we have. Everybody, come see, quickly. Charlotte's daughters: Joy, Aranea, and Nellie."
- "Salutations! Hello. Welcome to the barn. We thought well of your mother."
(narrator voice-over) "Wilbur never forgot Charlotte. Although he loved her children and grandchildren dearly, none of the new spiders ever quite took her place in his heart. She was in a class by herself. It's not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both."
(Song: "Zuckerman's Famous Pig")
Play clip (excerpt): Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web (1973)

- "God-damn grunts! Think they can get away with anything!...Tellin' me how to do my job. I know my job. I know my goddamn job better than anybody else in the god-damn Navy!...We really told that son-of-a-bitch though, didn't we? Huh? Tryin' to ream our ass all over the place and he don't even have enough sense to pull a few god-damn copies! Bunch of candy-asses!"
- "I hate this motherf--kin', chicken s--t detail."
- "Where are you goin'?"
- "Norfolk."
- "I mean now."
- "I don't know. Stop off in Baltimore maybe. You?"
- "Back to New York, I guess."
- "See you in Norfolk."
- "Yeah, maybe our f--kin' orders'll come through."

Play clip (excerpt): The Last Detail

The Last Detail (1973)

- "Your organization's through, Briggs."
- "There's a lot more where they came from, believe me. Move out of the way. Move it! Uphold the law. You just killed three police officers, Harry.
And the only reason I'm not gonna kill you is because I'm gonna prosecute ya with your own system. It'll be my word against yours. And who's gonna believe you? You're a killer, Harry. A maniac!"
(car bomb explosion as he drives away)
- "A man's got to know his limitations."

Play clip (excerpt): Magnum Force

Magnum Force (1973)

- "But Miles, don't you see? Meaningful relationships between men and women don't last. That was proven by science. You see, there's a chemical in our bodies that makes it so that we all get on each other's nerves sooner or later."
- "That's science. I don't believe in science. I'm, I'm, you know, science is a, an intellectual dead end. You know, it's a lot of little guys in tweed suits cutting up frogs, on foundation grants and.."
- "Oh, I see. You don't believe in science. And, and you also don't believe that the political systems work. And you don't believe in God, huh?"
- "Right."
- "So then, what do you believe in?"
- "Sex and death. Two things that come once in a lifetime. But at least after death, you're not nauseous."
Play clip (excerpt):

Sleeper (1973)

- "Hatcher. Get to the Exchange. You gotta tell 'em they're right."
- "Let's take care of you first, huh?"
- "You don't understand. I've got proof. They need proof. I've seen it. I've seen it happening. They've gotta tell people."
- "Tell 'em what?"
- "The ocean's dying, plankton's dying. It's people. Soylent Green is made out of people. They're making our food out of people. Next thing they'll be breeding us like cattle for food. You've gotta tell 'em. You've gotta tell 'em!"
- "I promise, Tiger. I promise. I'll tell the Exchange."
- "You can tell everybody. Listen to me, Hatcher. You've gotta tell 'em. Soylent Green is people. We've gotta stop 'em somehow."

Play clip (excerpt): Soylent Green

Soylent Green (1973)

- "Well, kid, you beat him."
- "You're right. It's not enough. It's close."
- "Okay, guys, let's take this place apart fast. You can pick up your splits from Eddie at Boudreau's tonight. Nice goin', J.J."
- "Oh, Henry!"
- "You're not gonna stick around for your share?"
- "Naah. I'd only blow it."

Play clip (excerpt): The Sting

The Sting (1973)

- "Were those lines from King Lear?"
- "Yes. Yes, it was a fascinating performance, but of course, he was madly overacting as usual, but you must admit he did know how to make an exit."

Play clip (excerpt): Theatre of Blood

Theatre of Blood (1973, UK)

- "Where ya headed, cowboy?"
- "Nowhere special."
- "Nowhere special. I always wanted to go there."
"Come on."
Play clip (excerpt): Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles (1974)

- "Do you wanna do your partner a big favor? Take him home. Take him home! Just get him the hell out of here! Go home, Jake. I'm doing you a favor."
- "Come on, Jake. Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown!"
- "All right. Come on, clear the area. On the sidewalk. On the sidewalk. Get off the street. Get off the street." (sirens)

Play clips (excerpt): Chinatown (short) Chinatown (extended)

Chinatown (1974)

- "Mr. Kersey?"
- "Paul Kersey."
- "Fred Brown. Welcome to Chicago, sir. Did you have a nice trip?"
- "Yeah, it was okay."
- "Good, good. I found a nice apartment for ya. I hope you're gonna like it. It's on the Lakeshore Drive. You'll have a view of Lake Michigan. Morning sun. We've got your office ready, too. There's a very good golf club we can play. Listen, I think you'll enjoy it here."
- "Excuse me." (He helps a young girl just harrassed by young hoodlums who make obscene gestures. He points his right hand in the shape of a gun at them.)
Play clip (excerpt):
Death Wish

Death Wish (1974)

- "Goodbye, Mr. Burns."
- "Best of luck, you love birds!"
- "Goodbye, ya big palooka."
- "That train that just left. What's the first stop?"
- "Gary, Indiana."
- "All right. Send a message to the police chief of Gary, Indiana. Tell them to meet the midnight train to Philadelphia and arrest one Hildy Johnson."
- "Hildy Johnson?"
- "Yeah, the son of a bitch stole my watch!"

Play clip (excerpt): The Front Page (1974)

The Front Page (1974)

- "...I wouldn't do anythin' as stupid as what you just told me. What do think I am? A jerk? Just do me a big favor, will ya? Get the hell outta here, for Chrissake!"
- "Come on, Mr Longman. We have to follow our leads. It's our job!"
- "Yeah, yeah. Big deal. Look, I got my rights! This is my home! I want a little peace. Now just do me a little favor, will ya? Get the hell outta here!"
- "Sorry if we bothered you, Mr. Longman. C'mon, Rico. (Sneeze) Gesundheit!"
Play clip (excerpt):
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

- "You know, it's a puzzlement. There's always something I've wanted to ask you about that operation. You know, in the transference part, the monster got part of your wonderful brain. But what did you ever get from him?"
- "Mmmmmmmmmmm...!!"
- "No! Oh! I don't believe..! Oh! Ow! Oh! Oh! Oh, sweet mystery of life - at last I've found you!"
Play clip (excerpt):
Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein (1974)

(voice-over) "Utterly baffled and beaten, what was the lonely and broken-hearted man to do? He took the annuity and returned to Ireland with his mother to complete his recovery. Sometime later, he travelled to the Continent. His life there - we have not the means of following accurately - but he appears to have resumed his former profession of a gambler without his former success. He never saw Lady Lyndon again."
Play clip (excerpt): Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon (1975)

- "I used to hate the water."
- "I can't imagine why."

Play clip (excerpt): Jaws

Jaws (1975)

"The question is, have I learned anything about life? Only that, only that human beings are divided into mind and body. The mind embraces all the nobler aspirations, like poetry and philosophy, but the body has all the fun. The important thing, I think, is not to be bitter. You know, if it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. I think that the worst you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever. After all, you know, there are worse things in life than death. I mean, if you've ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman, you know exactly what I mean. The, the key here, I think, is to, to not think of death as an end, but, but think of it more as a very effective way of, of cutting down on your expenses. Regarding love, huh, you know, uh, what can you say? It's, it's not the, the quantity of your sexual relations that count, it's the quality. On the other hand, if the quantity drops below once every eight months, I would definitely look into it. Well, that's about it for me, folks. Good-bye."
Play clip (excerpt): Love and Death

Love and Death (1975)

- "French persons: Today the blood of many a valiant knight shall be avenged! In the name of God, we shall not stop our fight until each one of you lies dead, and the Holy Grail returns to those whom God has chosen! Charge!"
- "Yes, they're the ones, I'm sure." (confusion during arrests)
- "Come on. Anybody armed must go too."
- "All right. Come on. Back."
- "Get that one."
- "Back. Right away. Just... pull it off. Come on. Come along."
- "Put this man in the van."
- "Clear off. Come on."
- "With whom?"
- "Which one?"
- "Oh -- this one."
- "Come on. Put him in the van."
- "Get a blanket."
- "We have no hospital. Come on. Back. Riiight back. Come on!"
- "Run along! Run along!"
- "Pull that off. My, that's an offensive weapon, that is."
- "Come on. Back with 'em. Back. Right. Come along."
- "Everything?"
- "All right, sonny, that's enough, just pack that in."

Play clip (excerpt): Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

"Mac. They said you'd escaped. I knew you wouldn't Ieave without me. I was waiting for you. Now we can make it, Mac. I feel big as a damn mountain. Oh, no. I'm not going without you, Mac. I wouldn't leave you here this way. You're coming with me. Let's go."
Play clip (excerpt): One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

"And crawling on the planet's face, some insects called the human race. Lost in time, and lost in space...and meaning."
(Song: "Science Fiction/Double Feature" during credits)
Play clip (excerpt): Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

- "The coverup had little to do with the break-in. It was to protect covert operations. The covert activities involved the entire US intelligence community."
- "Did Deep Throat say that people's lives were in danger?"
- "Yes."
- "What else did he say?"
- "He said everyone is involved."
- "You know the results of the latest Gallup Poll? Half the country never even heard of the word Watergate. Nobody gives a s--t. You guys are probably pretty tired, right? Well, you should be. Go on home, get a nice hot bath. Rest up - 15 minutes. Then get your asses back in gear. We're under a lot of pressure, you know, and you put us there. Nothing's riding on this except the, uh, First Amendment to the Constitution, freedom of the press, and maybe the future of the country. Not that any of that matters, but if you guys f--k up again, I'm gonna get mad. Goodnight."

(In newsroom with typewriters clacking, the TV transmission of the Second Inauguration of Richard Nixon in early 1973, followed by the Washington Post teletype machine reports from later in 1973 through August 9th, 1974, when Nixon Resigns)
Play clips (excerpt): All The President's Men (short) All The President's Men (extended)

All the President's Men (1976)

- "Buttermaker, this is your second-place trophy. Congratulations."
- "Thank you, sir."
- "I know we had our differences but at least we settled it right here on the ball field. My boys would like to say something to your team. Boys."
- "We just wanna say you guys played a good game. And we treated you pretty unfair all season. We want to apologize. We still don't think you're all that good a baseball team but you got guts, alla ya."
- "Well, let's give 'em a cheer. Come on. ready, OK."
- (together) "Two, four, six, eight! Who do we appreciate? Bears! Bears! Yeah!"
- "Hey, Yankees! You can take your apology and your trophy and shove it straight up your ass!"
- "And another thing: Just wait till next year!"
- "Yeah!"

Play clips (excerpt): The Bad News Bears (short) The Bad News Bears (extended)

The Bad News Bears (1976)

"I don't recognize the right of this committee to ask me these kind of questions. And furthermore, you can all go f--k yourselves."
Play clip (excerpt): The Front

The Front (1976)

- "Well, I wonder if Matt knew how big we won?"
- "I don't know, but I think I know what he'd have said: 'It doesn't make any sense, Admiral. Yamamoto had everything going for him, power, experience, confidence. Were we better than the Japanese or just luckier?'"

Play clip (excerpt): Midway

Midway (1976)

- "Then if he really was Lionel Twain, you must really be Sam Diamond."
- "That's right, baby. I was in disguise, in disguise, in disguise. You work hard for fifty bucks a day in this racket."
- "I guess that means we won't be seeing each other again soon."
- "Well, that depends. I'll be around if you need me. All you gotta do is whistle. And you know how to whistle, don't you baby?"
- "Certainly. What do you mean?"
- "All right, never mind. Forget it. You ruined it."
- "I don't understand, Pop. Was there a murder or wasn't there?"
- "Yes. Killed good weekend. Drive, please!"
- "Ha, ha, ha..."
(hysterical laughter by the Maid (Nancy Walker) after removing Truman Capote mask)

Play clip (excerpt): Murder By Death

Murder By Death (1976)

(voice-over) "This was the story of Howard Beale, the first known instance of a man who was killed because he had lousy ratings."
Play clip (excerpt): Network

Network (1976)

- "I don't believe that story about Josey Wales."
- "You don't?"
- "No, sir, I don't. I don't believe no five pistoleros could do in Josey Wales."
- "Maybe it was six. Could have even been 10."
- "I think he's still alive."
- "Alive? Uh, no sir."
- "I think I'll go down to Mexico to try to find him."
- "And then?"
- "He's got the first move. I owe him that. I think I'll try to tell him the war is over. What do you say, Mr. Wilson?"
- "I reckon so. I guess we all died a little in that damn war."

Play clip (excerpt): The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

- "Why?"
- "I love you. More than all you know. I love you more than children. More than fields I've planted with my hands. I love you more than morning prayers, or peace or, or food to eat. I love you more than sunlight, more than flesh or joy, or one more day. I love you more than God."
- "I'd never have a day like this again, would I? Well, it's better this way. (reaching hand out) Marian. (John bursts in) It's all right."
- "Rob. Look at you."
- "It's all right. It's all right."
- "No. No."
- "Give me my bow. Where this falls, John, put us close, and leave us there." (Shoots arrow)

Play clip (excerpt): Robin and Marian

Robin and Marian (1976)

- "Paulie?"
- "Adrian? Adrian!"
- "Rocky."
- "Adrian."
- "Rocky."
- "Hey, where's your hat?"
- "I love you."
- "I love you!"
- "I love you. I love you. I love you. I love you..."

Play clip (excerpt): Rocky

Rocky (1976)

"After that, it got pretty late and we both had to go. But it was great seeing Annie again. I-I realized what a terrific person she was and how much fun it was just knowing her. And I thought of that old joke, you know, the, this, this guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, uh, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken,' and uh, the doctor says, 'Well why don't you turn him in?' And the guy says, 'I would, but I need the eggs.' Well, I guess that's pretty much now how I feel about relationships. You know, they're totally irrational and crazy and absurd and - but uh, I guess we keep going through it...because...most of us need the eggs."
Play clip (excerpt): Annie Hall

Annie Hall (1977)

Play clip (excerpt): Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

"I'm alive!"
Play clip (excerpt): The Demon Seed

The Demon Seed (1977)

"And now, for me, it never stops, the voice of Equus, out of the cave. 'Why me? Why me? First account for me.' How can I? In an ultimate sense, I cannot know what I do in this place. Yet I do ultimate things, irreversible things. And I - I stand in the dark with a blade in my hand, striking at heads. I need, more desperately than my children need me, a way of seeing in the dark. What way is this? What dark is this? I cannot call it ordained of God! I cannot go so far! I will, however, pay it so much homage. There is now, in my mouth, this sharp chain. And it never comes out."
Play clip (excerpt): Equus

Equus (1977)

- "I am going to be spending your money on our apartment. And I am nuts about you."
- "Oh Jesus, I hope I'm callin' the right number. Ha, ha, ha, ha. Paula, will you do me a favor?"
- "Anything, my angel."
- "Will you have my guitar re-strung?"
- "Oh, he left his guitar!"
- "He is coming back!"
- "I never doubted it for a minute. Wait, oh my God. Elliott! Elliott, Elliott! Wait! Wait, Elliott, Elliott, wait! I have it, sweetheart! Have a safe trip. I LOVE YOU!"
- "Never mind that, you're rusting my guitar."

(Song: "Goodbye Girl" by David Gates)
Play clip (excerpt): The Goodbye Girl

The Goodbye Girl (1977)

- "I couldn't talk with those people there, and I want to talk to you about something."
- "Right now?"
- (joking) "No, tomorrow. Now, yeah. I'm waitin' by the stage door. If you think it's a good idea, tell me yes."
- "Yeah."
- "Yeah?
- "Yeah."
- "Okay, I'm there."

(Song: "The Theme From New York, New York")
Play clip (excerpt): New York, New York

New York, New York (1977)

- "You think anybody got the message?"
- "Do you think we have enough apples in the world?"
- "Apples?"
- "We got all the apples we need. You're Johnny Appleseed. You drop a few seeds and you move on. If the seeds are good, they'll take root. I gave you great seeds. The best."
- "I lost my job, you know."
- "There are other cities, other supermarkets."
- "Everybody thinks I'm a nut."
- "Galileo, Pasteur, Einstein, Columbus. You're in good company. Hold on. Well, better be going."
- "Uh, aren't ya comin' back?"
- "No."
- "Ever?"
- "When ever comes, we'll see."
- "Sometimes, uh, now and then, couldn't we just talk?"
- "I tell ya what. You talk. I'll listen."

Play clip (excerpt): Oh, God!

Oh God! (1977)

- "Stephanie, maybe now that, you know, like, I'm gonna be in town like I planned, uhm, maybe, like, we could see each other. No, I don't mean like that. I know what you're thinkin'. No, yeah, you're thinking, like, I'm promotin' your pussy, but I ain't. I mean, like, friends, right? You know, like you once said, we, we could help each other."
- "Wanna be friends?"
- "Yeah. I'd like to be friends with you."
- "Think you know how, huh? Think you could be friends with a girl? Could you stand being friends with a girl, huh?"
- "The truth?"
- "Yeah."
- "I don't know. I don't know. I mean, I could try. That's all I can say, Stephanie. I could try."
- "Okay. Okay. Let's be friends, all right? We'll just be friends."
- "All right. Okay."
- "Friends, man."

(Song: "How Deep is Your Love")
Play clip (excerpt): Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

"Keeping the British end up, Sir."
Play clip (excerpt): The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

- "Hey, hey. I knew you'd come back! I just knew it!"
- "Well, I wasn't gonna let you get all the credit and take all the reward."
- "Hey, I knew there was more to you than money."
- "Oh, no!"
- "Oh my, R2! Can you hear me? Say something! You can repair him, can't you?"
- "We'll get to work on him right away."
- "You must repair him! Sir, if any of my circuits or gears will help, I'll gladly donate them."
- "He'll be all right."
- "Argh!"
(R2's whistling)
- "Argh!" (applause)
- "Argh!"

Play clips (excerpt): Star Wars (short) Star Wars (extended)

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

- "Don't you guys think you've had enough? Okay, okay! Now l'm really mad. Now you've had it!"
- "Officer, officer, please, for God's sake, please, they're looting the Food King!"
- "Come back and fight!"
- "No prisoners!"

Play clips (excerpt): Animal House (short) Animal House (extended)

(National Lampoon's) Animal House (1978)

"And if I'm tellin' ya it ain't like it's in the movies, that's all I wanna tell ya, because I didn't have a choice. When I was your age, all I got was some guy standin' up like that man and givin' me a lot of bulls--t, man, which I caught. I was really in good shape then, man. I was the captain of the football team and I wanted to be a war hero, man. I wanted to go out and kill for my country....And now I'm here to tell ya that I have killed for my country or whatever, and I don't feel good about it. Because there's not enough reason, man, to feel a person die in your hands or to see your best buddy get blown away. I'm here to tell ya, it's a lousy thing, man. I don't see any reason for it. And there's a lot of s--t that I did over there that I find f--kin' hard to live with. And I don't wanna see people like you, man, coming back and having to face the rest of your lives with that kinda s--t. It's as simple as that. I don't feel sorry for myself. I'm a lot f--kin' smarter now than when I went. And I'm just tellin' ya there's a choice to be made here."
(Background Song: "Once I Was" by Tim Buckley)
Play clip (excerpt):
Coming Home

Coming Home (1978)

(voice-over narration) "This girl, she didn't know where she was goin' or what she was gonna do. She didn't have no money on her. Maybe she'd meet up with a character. I was hopin' things would work out for her. She was a good friend of mine."
Play clip (excerpt): Days of Heaven

Days of Heaven (1978)

(singing of "God Bless America")
- "Here's to Nick."
- "To Nick."
- (together) "To Nick. To Nick. To Nick. To Nick. To Nick."

Play clip (excerpt): The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

(gunshot) "No, no!" (phone rings)
- "Police operator, 834. Where is the emergency, please?"
- "I want to report a death."
- "Ma'am, please give me your name and address. Give me your address, please."
- "He came here to kill me."
- "Just be calm. I'll have someone there to help you in just a moment."
- "He couldn't do it."
- "Ma'am."
- "Because he..."
- "Ma'am. In order to help you, I have to have your name and your address."
- "He really did love me."
- "Just give me your name."

- "What?"
- "Your name."
- "Uh. I'm Laura Mars."

Play clip (excerpt): Eyes of Laura Mars

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

- "You're a healthy, strong, young girl and you must survive. You'll begin by putting all the tragedies behind you. I think that'll be easier if you accept my help. All the bad things you heard about me just aren't true. I'm not a bad man. All I want is for you to trust me. Time will take care of the hurting. That's the simple truth. Tears are good. Don't be afraid of crying. Tears are just what we need right now. I'll be a good father to you, Gillian. You can depend on that. (forces kiss) Gillian! Where are you? Where are you? Gillian!"
- "You go to hell!" (Childress' body trembles and explodes)
Play clip (excerpt):
The Fury

The Fury (1978)

- "(It) was the bogeyman."
- "As a matter of fact, it was."

Play clip (excerpt): Halloween

Halloween (1978)

"Roger, as usual, you're wrong."
Play clip (excerpt): Hooper

Hooper (1978)

- "Come on, please, help me. I don't wanna die. I don't wanna die. It wasn't my idea. I didn't want to do it to ya. I'm sorry. I really am. It was Johnny. Johnny talked me into it. Johnny made me do it. I didn't wanna do it. He made me do it."
- "Suck it, bitch!"

Play clip (excerpt): I Spit On Your Grave

I Spit On Your Grave (1978) (aka Day of the Woman)

- "This country is safe again, Superman. Thanks to you."
- "No, sir! Don't thank me, Warden. We're all part of the same team. Good night."

Play clip (excerpt): Superman (1978)

Superman (1978)

(partly voice-over) "Final report of the commercial starship Nostromo. Third Officer reporting. The other members of the crew - Kane, Lambert, Parker, Brett, Ash and Captain Dallas - are dead. Cargo and ship destroyed. I should reach the frontier in about six weeks. With a little luck, the network will pick me up. This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off. (whispered) Come on, cat."
Play clip (excerpt): Alien

Alien (1979)

- "At least I won't have to lie to ya anymore."
- (singing) "Oh, give it to me! Oh, give it to me! Bye-bye Bye-bye Bye-bye, happiness. Hello... Hello... I think he's gonna die, He's gonna die. Bye-bye, life. Bye-bye, happiness. Hello, emptiness I think he's gonna die. La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la. Bye-bye, your life, goodbye. La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la. I think he's gonna die. La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la. Bye-bye, your life, goodbye. La, la, la, la, la, la, la. La, la, la, la, la, la. Bye-bye. My life, Oh, yeah! Goodbye." (heart monitor beeping)

(Song: "Bye Bye Love", lyrics modified to "Bye Bye Life")
Play clips (excerpt): All That Jazz (short) All That Jazz (extended)

All That Jazz (1979)

"The horror. The horror."
Play clip (excerpt): Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now (1979)

- "I was born into a position of extreme wealth. I have spent many sleepless nights thinking about extreme poverty. I've lived a lot, trembled a lot, was surrounded by little men who forgot that we enter naked, and exit naked and that no accountant can audit life in our favor."
- "I do believe, gentlemen, that if we want to hold on to the Presidency, our one and only chance is Chauncey Gardiner."
- "When I was a boy, I was told that the Lord fashioned us from his own image. That's when I decided to manufacture mirrors. Security, Tranquility, A Well-deserved rest. All the aims I have pursued will soon be realized. Life is a state of mind."
(the credits follow with various outtakes or retakes, in some versions)

Play clip (excerpt): Being There

Being There (1979)

- "I was thinking of taking French, but it's my first year. Have you ever seen Le Tour de France?"
- "No."
- "No? Mon Dieu! The French riders, they're the best!"
- "Hi ya, big shot!"
- "Bonjour, Papa!"

(Song: "Indiana, Our Indiana" - Indiana University's official fight song)
Play clip (excerpt): Breaking Away

Breaking Away (1979)

- "Tell me. What? What's the matter?"
- "I woke up this morning. Kept thinking about Billy, and I-I was thinking about him waking up in his room with his little clouds all around that I painted, and I thought I should have painted clouds downtown because then he would think that he was waking up at home. I came here to take my son home. And I realized he already is home. I love him very much. I'm not gonna take him with me. Can I go up and talk to him?"
- "Yeah. Listen. Why don't you go upstairs and see him and I'll wait here."
- "How do I look?"
- "Terrific."
Play clip (excerpt): Kramer vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

- "Well, I'll be back in six months."
- "Six months! Are you kidding? Six months you're gonna go for?"
- "We've gone this long. I mean, what's six months if we still love each other?"
- "Hey, don't be so mature, OK? I mean, six months is a long time. Six months! You know, you're gonna be in, in the thea... working in the theatre there, you'll be with actors and directors. You know, you go to rehearsal and you hang out with those people. You have lunch a lot and, well, you know, attachments form and, you know, I mean, you don't wanna get into that kinda.... You'll change. You know, you'll be, in six months you'll be a completely different person."
- "Well, don't you want me to have that experience? I mean, a while ago you made such a convincing case."
- "Yeah, of course I do, you know, but you know, I mean, I just don't want that thing about you that I like to change."
- "I've gotta make a plane."
- "Come on, you don't. Come on. You don't, you don't have to go."
- "Why couldn't you have brought this up last week? Six months isn't so long. Not everybody gets corrupted. You have to have a little faith in people."

Play clips (excerpt): Manhattan (short) Manhattan (extended)

Manhattan (1979)

(Song in Background: "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life")
"Come on, Brian. Cheer up...Worse things happen at sea, you know?...What have you got to lose? You know, ya come from nothing. You go back to nothing. What have you lost? Nothing!...Nothing will come from nothing in our lifetime...Cheer up, you old bugger. Come on, give us a grin. There you are. See. It's the end of the film. Incidentally, this record's available in the foyer. Some of us have got to live as well, you know. Who do you think pays for all this rubbish? They'll never make their money back, you know. I told him. I said to him: 'Bernie,' I said, 'They'll never make their money back.'"
Play clip (excerpt): Life of Brian

(Monty Python's) Life of Brian (1979, UK)

- "Dr. Goodhead reported their position twenty minutes ago. They're just coming into range of our tracking ship in the Pacific Ocean. We should have audiovisual within a few minutes from the remote onboard TV monitors."
- "Houston calling Dr. Goodhead. Houston calling. Confirm your position."
- "As this is the first joint venture between our two countries, I'm having it patched directly to the White House and Buckingham Palace."
- "Well, I'm sure Her Majesty will be fascinated."
- "We have audiovisual.
- "Ah, at last."
- "007."
- "My God, what's Bond doing?"
- "I think he's attempting re-entry, sir."
- "James?"
- "I think it may be time to go home."
- "Take me around the world one more time."
- "Why not?"

Play clip (excerpt): Moonraker

Moonraker (1979)

(after end credits)
"Go home! Go home! Bye-bye! Ahhh!"

Play clip (excerpt): The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie (1979)

- "Rocky Balboa has shocked the world! He is the new heavyweight champion of the world!"
- "Ladies and gentlemen. In a stunning upset, scoring a win by a knockout, the new heavyweight champion of the world. Rocky Balboa!"
- "Yo, Creed. Good luck. Excuse me. Excuse me. I can't believe this is happenin'. I can't. And I just wanna say thanks to Apollo, for fightin' me, Apollo. I wanna thank, thank Mickey for trainin' me."
- "We love you, Rock!"
- "Yeah, and I love youse, too. (cheers) Most of all, I wanna thank God. Except for my kid bein' born, this is the greatest night in the history of my life. I just wanna say one thing to my wife who's home: 'Yo, Adrian! I did it!'"
- "I love you. I love you."

Play clip (excerpt): Rocky II

Rocky II (1979)

- "Vessel status: fully operational."
- "Aye, Sir."
- "Mr. Scott, shall we give the Enterprise a proper shakedown?"
- "I would say it's time for that, Sir. Aye. We can have you back on Vulcan in four days, Mr. Spock."
- "Unnecessary, Mr. Scott. My task on Vulcan is completed."
- "Mr. Sulu, ahead Warp 1."
- "Warp 1, Sir."
- "Heading, Sir?"
- "Out there. That-a-way."

Play clip (excerpt): Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

"Good news, boppers. The big alert has been called off. It turns out that the early reports were wrong. All wrong. Now, for that group out there that had such a hard time getting home, sorry about that. I guess the only thing we can do is play you a song."
(Song: "In the City" by Joe Walsh)
Play clip (excerpt): The Warriors

The Warriors (1979)

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