The Most Important Movies Since 1975

This is a list of the most important and significant movies since 1975. These movies represent major cinema in the past 42 years, including big blockbusters like "Avatar" and smaller triumphs such as "Trainspotting." This is a guide to all of them.
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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Rollerball (1975)
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Rocky (1976)
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Carrie (1976)
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Taxi Driver (1976)
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The Bad News Bears (1976)
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Annie Hall (1977)
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Star Wars (1977)
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Eraserhead (1977)
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Saturday Night Fever (1977)
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
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Superman (1978)
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Halloween (1978)
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Grease (1978)
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Animal House (1978)
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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The Deer Hunter (1978)
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Up in Smoke (1978)
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
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Alien (1979)
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The Muppet Movie (1979)
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The Warriors (1979)
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Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)
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Mad Max (1979)
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Manhattan (1979)
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The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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The Shining (1980)
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Airplane! (1980)
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The Elephant Man (1980)
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Raging Bull (1980)
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The Blues Brothers (1980)
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Caddyshack (1980)
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Friday the 13th (1980)
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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An American Werewolf in London (1981)
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