Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972

1.

The Lorax

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

The Once-ler, a ruined industrialist, tells the tale of his rise to wealth and subsequent fall, as he disregarded the warnings of a wise old forest creature called the Lorax about the environmental destruction caused by his greed.

Starring: Eddie Albert, Bob Holt, Athena Lorde, Harlen Carraher ..
Directed by: Hawley Pratt
Release date: 1972-02-14
2.

The Night Stalker

3.9
7.6/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole
3.

Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole

3.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Susan Hayward, in her final film performance, is Maggie Cole, a research scientist who, after the sudden death of her husband, takes a position as an on-call doctor in an inner-city clinic. There, she must fight a battle on two fronts: against the medical conditions endangering her patients and against sexism toward a female doctor.

Starring: Susan Hayward, Darren McGavin, Michael Constantine, Jeanette Nolan, Dane Clark, Maidie Norman, Beverly Garland, Michele Nichols, Richard Anderson, Frank Puglia ..
Directed by: Jud Taylor
Release date: 1972-09-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : The Stone Tape
4.

The Stone Tape

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium. When team member Jill Greeley witnesses a ghost, team director Peter Brock decides not only to analyse the apparition, which he believes is a psychic impression trapped in a stone wall (dubbed a "stone tape"), but to exorcise it too - with terrifying results...

Starring: Michael Bryant, Jane Asher, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Bates, Reginald Marsh, Tom Chadbon, John Forgeham, Philip Trewinnard, James Cosmo, Neil Wilson ..
Directed by: Peter Sasdy
Release date: 1972-01-31
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : That Certain Summer
5.

That Certain Summer

3.3
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
6.

The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't

3.2
7.2/10 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
7.

Gargoyles

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

After receiving word about a mysterious carcass/skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter decide to remove it from the burial grounds for further study. Once they do so, they, as well as the town, are besieged by a colony of gargoyles living in some nearby caverns.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Jennifer Salt, Grayson Hall, Bernie Casey, Scott Glenn, William Stevens, John Gruber, Woody Chambliss, Jim Connell, Timothy Burns ..
Directed by: Bill L. Norton
Release date: 1972-11-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : The Screaming Woman
8.

The Screaming Woman

3.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has been buried alive. Her family, however, refuses to believe her story, and sees the incident as an opportunity to prove the woman's mind has snapped so they can take control of her money.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Ed Nelson, Laraine Stephens, Joseph Cotten, Walter Pidgeon, Charles Robinson, Alexandra Hay, Lonny Chapman, Charles Drake, Russell Wiggins ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1972-01-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : Imagine
9.

Imagine

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.

Starring: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Palance, Fred Astaire, Dick Cavett, George Harrison, Jonas Mekas ..
Directed by: Steve Gebhardt, John Lennon, Yoko Ono
Release date: 1972-12-23
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1972 : A Warning to the Curious
10.

A Warning to the Curious

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

The tale tells the story of Paxton, an amateur archeologist who travels to "Seaburgh" (a disguised version of Aldeburgh, Suffolk) and inadvertently stumbles across one of the lost crowns of Anglia, which legendarily protect the county from invasion. On digging the crown up, Paxton is stalked by its supernatural guardian.

Starring: Peter Vaughan, Clive Swift, Julian Herrington, John Kearney, David Cargill, George Benson, Roger Milner, Roger Milner, Gilly Fraser, David Pugh ..
Directed by: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Release date: 1972-12-24

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