Paramount Pictures Films of 1973by LuminousCarcass | created - 11 Jul 2013 | updated - 11 Jul 2013 | Public
This list contains the films produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures in 1973. List in order of when films were released in the United States.
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1. Deadhead Miles (1972)
R | 93 min | Comedy
The story of a long-distance trucker and his experiences on the road.
Written by Terrence Malick and starring Alan Arkin
2. The First Circle (1973)
R | 98 min | Drama
Based on Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's novel, this is the story of life as a political prisoner behind the walls of a Stalinist labor camp.
3. Innocent Bystanders (1972)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Experienced British spy must retrieve a defecting Soviet scientist from Turkey. When a pretty female innocent bystander gets kidnapped by mistake by his enemies, he feels responsible and decides to help her as well.
Released in U.S. January 24, 1973
4. Save the Tiger (1973)
R | 100 min | Drama
A disillusioned aging decent man and once proud WWII veteran is dealing with midlife crisis as well as a tough moral dilemma. If he wants his small near-bankrupt clothing company to survive, he has two days to let go of his shaken morals.
Budget: $1 million; Gross: $2.3 million (rentals)
5. Charlotte's Web (1973)
G | 94 min | Animation, Family, Musical
A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food.
Votes: 15,724 | Gross: $5.23M
Gross: $2.4 million (US / Canada rentals)
6. Fear Is the Key (1972)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man is in radio contact with his family when their airplane is shot down. He wants those responsible and becomes a criminal to get a job as deep sea diver with those salvaging the plane's cargo.
Released in U.S. March 14, 1973
7. Charley-One-Eye (1973)
R | 96 min | Western
A black, Union Army deserter and his crippled American Indian hostage form a strained partnership in the interests of surviving the advancing threats of a racist bounty hunter and neighboring bandits.
8. Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.
Gross: $2.25 million (US / Canada rentals)
9. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Votes: 38,759 | Gross: $30.93M
Budget: $2.5 million; Box office: $30,933,743
10. The Soul of Nigger Charley (1973)
R | 109 min | Western
After the end of the Civil War, Charley fights against a group of Southern soldiers seeking to reignite the Confederacy.
11. A Doll's House (I) (1973)
G | 105 min | Drama
Nora Helmer (Claire Bloom) had years earlier committed a forgery, in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald (Sir Anthony Hopkins). Now she is being blackmailed, and ... See full summary »
12. Super Fly T.N.T. (1973)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Harlem drug dealer and his girlfriend retire to Rome, where he joins an African revolution.
Gross: $1.2 million (US / Canada rentals)
13. A Touch of Class (1973)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
Romantic comedy about a pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst.
Votes: 2,545 | Gross: $18.31M
Box office: $16.8 million
14. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offenses, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time.
Gross: $1 million ( US/ Canada rentals)
15. Badge 373 (1973)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After his suspension for the shooting death of a drug runner, a New York City cop vows to keep the streets clean, any way he can.
Gross: $1.1 million (US / Canada rentals)
16. Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport
The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season.
Budget: $1 million
18. Hit! (1973)
R | 134 min | Action, Drama
A Federal Agent, whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose, is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug ... See full summary »
19. The Optimists of Nine Elms (1973)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A retired entertainer makes his living as a street musician on the streets of London. Two young children befriend the old musician, brightening his otherwise colorless life.
20. Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973)
G | 120 min | Drama, Family
A skilled flyer but very rebellious young seagull is kicked out of his clan. However, instead of being sad or lonely, he decides to enjoy and explore his newfound freedom.
Votes: 1,733 | Gross: $1.60M
Budget: $1.5 million; Box office: $1.6 million
22. Ash Wednesday (1973)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery
Barbara gets secret plastic surgery in Switzerland in an attempt to save her marriage to Mark, but he doesn't seem interested in meeting her. She checks in to a ski resort to wait for Mark,... See full summary »
23. Peg Leg, Musket & Sabre (1973)
G | 92 min | Adventure, Western
A peg legged pirate is searching for treasure with the help of a young boy, teen girl and a parrot. They'll have to fight Natives and his former crew on the way.
24. Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (1973)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
"Hurry Up, Or I'll Be 30" is the critically-acclaimed film of one man's frustration with his boring life. This motion picture features Danny DeVito in one of his earliest screen roles. For ... See full summary »
25. Serpico (1973)
R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
Votes: 99,210 | Gross: $29.80M
Budget: $3 million; Box office: $29.8 million
26. Don't Look Now (1973)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.
Budget: $1.1 million
27. Alfredo, Alfredo (1972)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Alfredo, a timid young Italian, lusts after and woos the beautiful Maria Rosa. But when he manages to marry her, he discovers life is not nearly so blissful as he expected.
Released in U.S. December 17, 1973; Starring Dustin Hoffman