Movies Released in 1971

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
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January, 1971

January 1 The Andromeda Strain   $12,376,563  
The Beguiled Drama   $1,100,000  
The Big Doll House   $10,000,000  
Big Jake Western   $7,500,000  
Billy Jack   $98,000,000  
Carnal Knowledge Drama   $28,623,000  
Cold Turkey   $11,000,000  
Escape from the Planet of the Apes $2,500,000 $12,300,000  
Fiddler on the Roof Musical $9,000,000 $80,500,000  
Klute   $12,512,637  
The Million Dollar Duck   $4,000,000  
Murmur of the Heart   $1,000,000  
Play Misty for Me Thriller/Suspense   $10,600,000  
Souffle au Coeur, Le   $1,200,000  
Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song $150,000 $15,200,000  
Willard   $14,545,941  

April, 1971

April 28 Bananas Comedy $2,000,000 $0  
 
April 30 Summer of '42   $32,063,634  

June, 1971

June 24 McCabe & Mrs. Miller Western   $8,200,000  
 
June 28 The Hellstrom Chronicle Documentary   $0  
 
June 30 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory $3,000,000 $4,000,000  

July, 1971

July 2 Shaft Action   $12,121,618  

August, 1971

August 1 The Omega Man   $0  

October, 1971

October 7 Bedknobs and Broomsticks Musical   $17,871,174  
 
October 8 The Last Picture Show   $20,505,085  
 
October 9 The French Connection Drama $2,200,000 $41,158,757  

December, 1971

December 17 A Clockwork Orange   $26,589,355  
Diamonds Are Forever Action $7,200,000 $43,800,000  
The Hospital   $14,142,409  
 
December 24 Dirty Harry Action   $28,153,434  
 
December 31 The Christian Licorice Store Drama   $0  
Godzilla vs. Hedorah   $0  
How to Frame a Fig Comedy   $0  
Something Big Western   $0