Best Thriller Movies of 1973

1.

The Day of the Jackal

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

Starring: Edward Fox, Michael Lonsdale, Olga Georges-Picot, Delphine Seyrig, Eric Porter, Michel Auclair, Anton Rodgers, Raymond Gérôme, Derek Jacobi, Jean Sorel ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1973-05-15
2.

The Long Goodbye

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

Starring: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell, David Arkin, Warren Berlinger, Jim Bouton, Henry Gibson, Jo Ann Brody, Jack Knight ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1973-03-07
3.

Live and Let Die

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.

Starring: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, Clifton James, Julius Harris, Geoffrey Holder, David Hedison, Gloria Hendry, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1973-07-05
4.

Charley Varrick

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends, but instead of obtaining a small amount of money, they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police but the mob as well.

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr, Andrew Robinson, Sheree North, Norman Fell, Benson Fong, Woodrow Parfrey, William Schallert, Jacqueline Scott ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1973-09-19
5.

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

An aging hood is about to go back to prison. Hoping to escape his fate, he supplies information on stolen guns to the feds, while simultaneously supplying arms to his bank robbing chums.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Steven Keats, Alex Rocco, Joe Santos, Mitchell Ryan, Peter MacLean, Kevin O'Morrison, Marvin Lichterman ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1973-06-26
6.

Magnum Force

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

"Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop them.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul, Tim Matheson, Kip Niven, Robert Urich, Felton Perry, Margaret Avery, Tony Giorgio ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1973-12-23
7.

Don't Look Now

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Laura and John, grieved by a terrible loss, meet in Venice, where John is in charge of the restoration of a church, two mysterious sisters, one of whom gives them a message sent from the afterlife.

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania, Massimo Serato, Renato Scarpa, Leopoldo Trieste, Giorgio Trestini, David Tree, Ann Rye ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release date: 1973-12-03
8.

Soylent Green

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Stephen Young, Mike Henry, Lincoln Kilpatrick ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1973-04-18
9.

Sisters

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is forced to take matters into her own hands. Her first move is to recruit private investigator Joseph Larch, who helps her to uncover a secret about Danielle's past that has them both seeing double.

Starring: Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, William Finley, Lisle Wilson, Barnard Hughes, Mary Davenport, Dolph Sweet, Olympia Dukakis, Catherine Gaffigan ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1973-03-26
10.

Westworld

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a gunslinger robot goes berserk.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer, Victoria Shaw, Dick Van Patten, Linda Gaye Scott, Steve Franken, Michael T. Mikler ..
Directed by: Michael Crichton
Release date: 1973-08-15
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Coffy
11.

Coffy

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.

Starring: Pam Grier, Robert DoQui, Sid Haig, Booker Bradshaw, William Elliott, Allan Arbus, Linda Haynes, Barry Cahill, Lee de Broux, Ruben Moreno ..
Directed by: Jack Hill
Release date: 1973-06-13
12.

The Crazies

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.

Starring: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones, Lynn Lowry, Lloyd Hollar, Richard Liberty, Richard France, Harry Spillman, Bill Thunhurst, Stephen Liska ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1973-03-16
13.

The Last of Sheila

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.

Starring: Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, Joan Hackett, James Mason, Ian McShane, Raquel Welch, Yvonne Romain, Pierre Rosso, Serge Citon ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1973-06-14
14.

Electra Glide in Blue

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to solitude in the desert.

Starring: Robert Blake, Mitchell Ryan, Billy Green Bush, Jeannine Riley, Elisha Cook Jr., Nick Nolte, Royal Dano, Hawk Wolinski, Peter Cetera, Terry Kath ..
Directed by: James William Guercio
Release date: 1973-05-17
15.

Emperor of the North

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Hobos encounter a sadistic railway conductor that will not let anyone "ride the rails" for free.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner, Malcolm Atterbury, Simon Oakland, Harry Caesar, Matt Clark, Lance Henriksen, Vic Tayback ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1973-05-23
16.

Shamus

3.5
6.0/10 IMDB

New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His investigations soon get pretty complicated and rather too dangerous. At least along the way he does get to meet Alexis.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dyan Cannon, John P. Ryan, Joe Santos, Giorgio Tozzi, Ron Weyand, Larry Block, Beeson Carroll, Kevin Conway, Kay Frye ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1973-01-31
17.

The Seven-Ups

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.

Starring: Roy Scheider, Jerry Leon, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Ken Kercheval, Larry Haines, Richard Lynch, Bill Hickman, Lou Polan, Joe Spinell ..
Directed by: Philip D'Antoni
Release date: 1973-12-14
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : See the Man Run
18.

See the Man Run

3.5
7.4/10 IMDB

Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number and reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.

Starring: Robert Culp, Angie Dickinson, Eddie Albert, June Allyson, Charles Cioffi, Antoinette Bower, Michael Bell, Ross Elliott, Robert Lipton, John Goddard ..
Directed by: Corey Allen
Release date: 1973-06-16
19.

Executive Action

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green, John Anderson, Paul Carr, Colby Chester, Ed Lauter, Walter Brooke, John Brascia ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1973-11-07
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : The Candy Snatchers
20.

The Candy Snatchers

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

An abused autistic boy is the sole witness to the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.

Starring: Tiffany Bolling, Ben Piazza, Susan Sennett, Brad David, Vince Martorano, Bonnie Boland, Leon Charles, Dolores Dorn, Phyllis Major, James Whitworth ..
Directed by: Guerdon Trueblood
Release date: 1973-06-01
21.

Scorpio

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Cross is an old hand at the CIA who often teams up with Frenchman Jean “Scorpio” Laurier, a gifted freelance operative. After their last mission together, the CIA orders Scorpio to eliminate Cross, leaving him no choice but to obey.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos, Gayle Hunnicutt, J.D. Cannon, Jack Colvin, James B. Sikking, Burke Byrnes, William Smithers ..
Directed by: Michael Winner
Release date: 1973-04-11
22.

Black Caesar

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage.

Starring: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin, Julius Harris, Minnie Gentry, Philip Roye, William Wellman Jr., James Dixon, Val Avery ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen
Release date: 1973-02-07
23.

Night Watch

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Billie Whitelaw, Robert Lang, Tony Britton, Bill Dean, Michael Danvers-Walker, Rosario Serrano, Pauline Jameson, Linda Hayden ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1973-11-08
24.

The Laughing Policeman

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

When a gunman opens fire on a crowded city bus in San Francisco, Detective Dave Evans is killed, along with the man he'd been following in relation to a murder. Evans' partner, Sgt. Jake Martin, becomes obsessed with solving the case.

Starring: Walter Matthau, Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett Jr., Albert Paulsen, Anthony Zerbe, Val Avery, Cathy Lee Crosby, Mario Gallo, Joanna Cassidy, Frances Lee McCain ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1973-12-20
25.

Shaft in Africa

3.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Detective John Shaft travels incognito to Ethiopia, then France, to bust a human trafficking ring.

Starring: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneri?, Debebe Eshetu, Spiros Focás, Jacques Herlin, Jho Jhenkins, Willie Jonah, Adolfo Lastretti ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1973-06-14
26.

The Norliss Tapes

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A newspaper publisher listens to the personal tapes of investigative reporter David Norliss, who has disappeared during an investigation. The tapes tell the story of that investigation, involving a recent widow whose late husband has been seen working in his private studio. As Norliss and the widow investigate, they unravel a plot involving Voodoo and the walking dead.

Starring: Roy Thinnes, Don Porter, Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins, Michele Carey, Vonetta McGee, Hurd Hatfield, Robert Mandan, Stanley Adams, Bob Schott ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1973-02-21
27.

The MacKintosh Man

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor; only, someone finds him out and exposes him to the gang...

Starring: Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Michael Hordern, Nigel Patrick, Peter Vaughan, Roland Culver, Percy Herbert ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1973-07-25
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Deliver Us from Evil
28.

Deliver Us from Evil

3.3
6.9/10 IMDB

Several men hiking in the mountains discover an injured skyjacker who parachuted from a plane with $600,000. They kill him, then start fighting each other over the money.

Starring: George Kennedy, Jan-Michael Vincent, Bradford Dillman, Charles Aidman, Jim Davis, Jack Weston, Allen Pinson ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1973-09-11
29.

The Baby

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. The problem is, the baby is twenty-one years old.

Starring: Anjanette Comer, Susanne Zenor, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Tod Andrews, Michael Pataki, David Mooney, Beatrice Manley ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1973-03-01
30.

And Now the Screaming Starts!

3.2
5.9/10 IMDB

In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.

Starring: Stephanie Beacham, Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee, Herbert Lom, Ian Ogilvy, Geoffrey Whitehead, Guy Rolfe, Rosalie Crutchley, Gillian Lind, Janet Key ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1973-04-27
31.

The Day of the Dolphin

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Dr. Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers they're to be used in an assassination attempt. Now he is in a race to discover who is the target, and where the dolphins are, before the attempt is carried out.

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John Dehner, Severn Darden, Elizabeth Wilson, Fritz Weaver, Jon Korkes, Edward Herrmann, Leslie Charleson ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1973-12-19
32.

Cleopatra Jones

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Federal agent Jones tries to rescue her framed boyfriend from a drug-queen pervert known as Mommy.

Starring: Tamara Dobson, Shelley Winters, Bernie Casey, Brenda Sykes, Antonio Fargas, Dan Frazer, Bill McKinney, Stafford Morgan, Michael Warren, Albert Popwell ..
Directed by: Jack Starrett
Release date: 1973-07-13
33.

Slither

3.1
6.2/10 IMDB

While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a showdown with a group of unconventional bad guys.

Starring: James Caan, Peter Boyle, Sally Kellerman, Louise Lasser, Allen Garfield, Alex Rocco, Stuart Nisbet, Len Lesser, Diana Darrin, Seamon Glass ..
Directed by: Howard Zieff
Release date: 1973-03-07
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Dying Room Only
34.

Dying Room Only

3.1
6.9/10 IMDB

A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul play.

Starring: Cloris Leachman, Ross Martin, Ned Beatty, Dana Elcar, Louise Latham, Dabney Coleman, Ron Feinberg ..
Directed by: Philip Leacock
Release date: 1973-09-18
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Nothing But the Night
35.

Nothing But the Night

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

When various trustees of the Van Traylen Orphanage begin dying in close order, it's at first written off as a coincidence. But, when a school bus accident very nearly takes out three more of them along with a group of orphans, Col. Bingham (Christopher Lee) and his pathologist friend, Mark (Peter Cushing), begin looking into the deaths. They come to think the answer lies with one of the girls on the bus, who has vivid memories of things she could not possibly have seen.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Georgia Brown, Keith Barron, Gwyneth Strong, Fulton Mackay, Michael Gambon, Duncan Lamont, Kathleen Byron ..
Directed by: Peter Sasdy
Release date: 1973-02-16
36.

Hell Up In Harlem

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a modern-day tribute to the classic 30s gangster film. Fred Williamson is Tommy Gibbs, a fearless, bulletproof tough guy who blasts his way from the gutter to become the ultimate soul brother boss. Tommy steals a ledger with the name of every crooked cop and man in the city. Enlisting the aid of his father and an army of Harlem hoods, Gibbs goes from defense to offense, launching a deadly attack on his enemies that sets off a violent chain reaction from Harlem all the way to the Caribbean, climaxing in one of the hottest turf-war shoot-outs in Hollywood history.

Starring: Fred Williamson, Julius Harris, Gloria Hendry, Margaret Avery, D'Urville Martin, Tony King, Gerald Gordon, James Dixon, Ty Randolph ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen
Release date: 1973-12-01
37.

Snatched

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

The wives of three wealthy men are kidnapped and held for a $3 million ransom, but one of the men doesn't want to pay his share.

Starring: Howard Duff, Leslie Nielsen, Sheree North, Barbara Parkins, Robert Reed, John Saxon, Tisha Sterling, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Davalos, Frank McRae ..
Directed by: Sutton Roley
Release date: 1973-01-31
38.

Terminal Island

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of convicts is controlled by the tyrannical Bobby, who rules with an iron hand, and the women are used as sex slaves. A.J. and a group of more free-minded murderers have escaped and gone into hiding. When A.J. and his men liberate the women from Bobby's custody, tensions mount to an all-out confrontation for control of the island.

Starring: Don Marshall, Phyllis Davis, Ena Hartman, Marta Kristen, Barbara Leigh, Randy Boone, Tom Selleck, Roger E. Mosley, Sean Kenney, Geoffrey Deuel ..
Directed by: Stephanie Rothman
Release date: 1973-06-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Outrage
39.

Outrage

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

One man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent California community. Based on a true incident.

Starring: Robert Culp, Marlyn Mason, Beah Richards, Jacqueline Scott, Ramon Bieri, Tom Leopold, Mark Lenard, Ivor Francis, Nicholas Hammond, Paul Jenkins ..
Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Release date: 1973-11-28
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : A Cold Night's Death
40.

A Cold Night's Death

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.

Starring: Robert Culp, Eli Wallach, Michael C. Gwynne, Vic Perrin ..
Directed by: Jerrold Freedman
Release date: 1973-01-30
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Scream, Pretty Peggy
41.

Scream, Pretty Peggy

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.

Starring: Ted Bessell, Sian Barbara Allen, Bette Davis, Charles Drake, Allan Arbus, Jessica Rains, Christiane Schmidtmer, Johnnie Collins III, Tovah Feldshuh ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1973-11-24
42.

Don't Look in the Basement

2.7
4.9/10 IMDB

A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.

Starring: Bill McGhee, Jessie Lee Fulton, Robert Dracup, Harryette Warren, Michael Harvey, Jessie Kirby, Hugh Feagin, Betty Chandler, Camilla Carr, Gene Ross ..
Directed by: S.F. Brownrigg
Release date: 1973-09-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Linda
43.

Linda

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A woman kills her lover's wife, then sets out to frame her husband for the murder.

Starring: Stella Stevens, Ed Nelson, John McIntire, John Saxon, Ford Rainey, John Fink, Alan Fudge, Ross Elliott, Gary Morgan, Mary-Robin Redd ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1973-11-03
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : The Bait
44.

The Bait

2.7
5.7/10 IMDB

Tracy Fleming is a widowed police officer, with a young son, who has risen to the role of plainclothes operative. After six women have been raped and killed, Fleming agrees to go undercover in an effort to make herself a target for the killer. The climax places her in a life-and-death struggle with the killer.

Starring: Donna Mills, Michael Constantine, William Devane, Arlene Golonka, June Lockhart, Noam Pitlik, Thalmus Rasulala, Gianni Russo, Brioni Farrell, Brad Savage ..
Directed by: Leonard Horn
Release date: 1973-03-13
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : A Reflection of Fear
45.

A Reflection of Fear

2.7
5.9/10 IMDB

A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst of strange goings-on, which evolve into a web of crime and murder.

Starring: Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman, Sondra Locke, Signe Hasso, Mary Ure, Mitchell Ryan, Gordon Devol, Liam Dunn, Victoria Risk, Michele Montau ..
Directed by: William A. Fraker
Release date: 1973-02-12
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Hijack!
46.

Hijack!

2.7
5.8/10 IMDB

Two truck drivers are hired to transport a top-secret cargo from New York to Houston. Along the way they must evade attempts by a terrorist group to hijack the material.

Starring: David Janssen, Keenan Wynn, Lee Purcell, Jeanette Nolan, William Schallert, Tom Tully ..
Directed by: Leonard Horn
Release date: 1973-09-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : The President's Plane Is Missing
47.

The President's Plane Is Missing

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

When the President's plane mysteriously disappears with him on board, it is left to the seemingly weak Vice President to try to avert a nuclear exchange with the Chinese.

Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Peter Graves, Arthur Kennedy, Raymond Massey, Mercedes McCambridge, Rip Torn, Louise Sorel, James Wainwright, Dabney Coleman, Joseph Campanella ..
Directed by: Daryl Duke
Release date: 1973-10-23
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Savage
48.

Savage

2.6
5.5/10 IMDB

A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.

Starring: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Will Geer, Paul Richards, Michele Carey, Barry Sullivan, Louise Latham, Dabney Coleman, Susan Howard, Pat Harrington, Jr. ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1973-03-31
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Little Miss Innocence
49.

Little Miss Innocence

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

A wealthy older man picks up two teenage hitchhikers, and soon his erotic dream becomes a nightmare.

Starring: John Alderman, Sandy Dempsey, Terri Johnson ..
Directed by: Chris Warfield
Release date: 1973-06-15
Best Thriller Movies of 1973 : Terror on the Beach
50.

Terror on the Beach

2.6
5.3/10 IMDB

A family's outing turns out badly as they are terrorized by a gang of young thugs.

Starring: Dennis Weaver, Estelle Parsons, Kristoffer Tabori, Susan Dey, Scott Hylands, Michael Christian, Henry Olek, Roberta Collins, Jacqueline Giroux, Carole Ita White ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1973-09-18

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