Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972


That Certain Summer

7.7/10 IMDB

The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does not know that his father is gay and committed to Gary McClain, his life partner of several years.

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Martin Sheen, Joe Don Baker, Marlyn Mason, Scott Jacoby, Hope Lange ..
Directed by: Lamont Johnson
Release date: 1972-11-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't

The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't

7.3/10 IMDB

A talking squirrel must save the holiday by rescuing a young Pilgrim boy and a young Native American boy that has gone missing in the woods on Thanksgiving day.

Release date: 1972-11-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

6.3/10 IMDB

US TV version of the classic Sherlock Holmes story

Starring: Stewart Granger, Bernard Fox, William Shatner, Anthony Zerbe, Sally Ann Howes ..
Directed by: Barry Crane
Release date: 1972-02-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : Family Flight

Family Flight

6.5/10 IMDB

A bitterly divided family is forced to cooperate when their holiday plane crash-lands in the California wilderness. Overcoming their differences, they concentrate on repairing the plane and attempt to build a makeshift runway which will help them escape the unforgiving terrain.

Starring: Rod Taylor, Dina Merrill, Kristoffer Tabori, Janet Margolin, Gene Nelson, Richard Roat, Paul Kent, James Sikking, Bill Zuckert, Ed Begley Jr. ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky
Release date: 1972-10-25

No Place to Run

6.4/10 IMDB

An adopted boy's parents are killed, and to keep him from returning to the state's custody, he and his grandfather run away.

Starring: Herschel Bernardi, Stefanie Powers, Larry Hagman, Tom Bosley, Neville Brand, Scott Jacoby, Wesley Lau, Kay Medford, Robert Donner, Woodrow Parfrey ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1972-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : The Bravos

The Bravos

6.1/10 IMDB

The commander of an isolated frontier cavalry post tries to stop an Indian war and find his son, who has been kidnapped.

Starring: George Peppard, Pernell Roberts, Belinda Montgomery, L.Q. Jones, George Murdock, Barry Brown, Dana Elcar, John Kellogg, Bo Svenson, Vincent Van Patten ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1972-01-09
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol

Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol

7.7/10 IMDB

An American soldier manages to endure his captivity in a Vietnamese POW camp by keeping alive the memories of life in his home town. When he is finally released from the camp, and is discharged from the military, he goes back to his town - but he can find no trace whatsoever of it.

Starring: Martin Landau, Jane Alexander, Brock Peters, Martin Sheen, Pat O’Brien, Forrest Tucker, Mona Freeman, John Hoyt ..
Directed by: George McCowan
Release date: 1972-01-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : Breast Orgy 2

Breast Orgy 2

7.3/10 IMDB

Starring: Candy Samples, Uschi Digard, Tina Smith, Marsha Jordan, Valerie Rae Clark, Gerard Broulard, Ann Ali, Bobbie Hall, Kelly Stewart ..
Release date: 1972-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : Under the Age

Under the Age

7.0/10 IMDB

The story concerns Susie, a transgender bartender, dealing with four patrons who stumble into her place of work. Susie grows wary of the two men and the two women, the latter of which are underage, and tension begins to mount and escalate between all of the characters.

Starring: Paul Angelis, Michael Angelis, Stephen Bent, Rosalind Elliot, Sylvia Brayshay, David Lincoln ..
Directed by: Alan Clarke
Release date: 1972-03-19

The Night Stalker

7.7/10 IMDB

Wisecracking reporter Carl Kolchak investigates a string of gruesome murders in Las Vegas. It seems that each victim has been bitten in the neck and drained of all their blood. Kolchak is sure that it is a vampire. He's hot on the trail, but nobody believes him. His editor thinks he's nuts and the police think he's a hindrance in the investigation, so Kolchak takes matters into his own hand.

Starring: Darren McGavin, Carol Lynley, Simon Oakland, Ralph Meeker, Claude Akins, Charles McGraw, Kent Smith, Elisha Cook Jr., Stanley Adams, Larry Linville ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1972-01-11

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