Best Comedy Movies of 1973

1.

The Sting

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning, Ray Walston, Eileen Brennan, Harold Gould, John Heffernan, Dana Elcar, Jack Kehoe ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1973-12-25
2.

Paper Moon

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl—who may or may not be his daughter—and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman, P.J. Johnson, Jessie Lee Fulton, James N. Harrell, Noble Willingham, Randy Quaid, Desmond Dhooge ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1973-05-09
3.

The Last Detail

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison, but decide to show him one last good time along the way.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid, Clifton James, Carol Kane, Michael Moriarty, Kathleen Miller, Luana Anders, Gerry Salsberg, Nancy Allen ..
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Release date: 1973-12-11
4.

American Graffiti

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Wolfman Jack, Bo Hopkins, Manuel Padilla Jr. ..
Directed by: George Lucas
Release date: 1973-08-01
5.

Sleeper

5.3
7.2/10 IMDB

Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck, Mary Gregory, Brian Avery, Don Keefer, Mews Small, Peter Hobbs, Spencer Milligan, John McLiam ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1973-12-17
6.

The Three Musketeers

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is invited to join them in their efforts to oppose Cardinal Richelieu, who wishes to increase his already considerable power over the king. D'Artagnan must also juggle affairs with the charming Constance Bonancieux and the passionate Lady De Winter, a secret agent for the cardinal.

Starring: Michael York, Oliver Reed, Richard Chamberlain, Frank Finlay, Faye Dunaway, Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Geraldine Chaplin, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Spike Milligan ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1973-12-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1973 : A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
7.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie... and the Peanuts gang to share them with. This is going to be the greatest Thanksgiving ever! The fun begins when Peppermint Patty invites herself and her pals to Charlie Brown's house for a REALLY big turkey party. Good grief! All our hero can cook is cold cereal and maybe toast. Is Charlie Brown doomed? Not when Linus, Snoopy and Woodstock chip in to save the (Thanksgiving) Day. With such good friends, Charlie Brown - and all of us - have so many reasons to be thankful.

Starring: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Stephen Shea, Christopher DeFaria ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman
Release date: 1973-11-20
8.

O Lucky Man!

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe, Helen Mirren, Graham Crowden, Peter Jeffrey, Dandy Nichols, Mona Washbourne, Philip Stone ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1973-03-25
9.

The Paper Chase

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel, James Naughton, Edward Herrmann, Craig Richard Nelson, Regina Baff, Robert Lydiard, Lenny Baker ..
Directed by: James Bridges
Release date: 1973-10-16
10.

Heavy Traffic

3.7
6.6/10 IMDB

An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.

Starring: Joseph Kaufmann, Frank De Kova, Terry Haven, Mary Dean Lauria, Jacqueline Mills, Lillian Adams, Jamie Farr, Robert Easton, Beverly Hope Atkinson ..
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Release date: 1973-08-08

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