Definitions for "1970s in film"
Films in the 1970s came in a wide variety, as the socially-conscious young directors that emerged in the late '60s grew in different directions, influenced by music, literature, and the nature of crime and war. The decade is most notable for excelling in the crime drama and horror genres. The sub-genres, Blaxploitation were also created and peaked along with Kung fu film in the seventies.