Name that '70s action movie!

Can you recall the titles of these flicks?


The Seventies brought a grittier, more realistic style to action cinema while delivering the high-octane thrills audiences craved. 

This quiz lets you see how well you remember the transformative decade. We'll describe the plot of an action movie, and you'll choose a title from the three choices.

Good luck, and be sure to share your score and your favorite '70s action movie in the comments section below!

  1. A graduate student becomes embroiled in a deadly plot involving a war criminal.
  2. A martial artist infiltrates a mysterious island to take part in a deadly tournament and uncover a drug trafficking operation.
  3. A San Francisco Police Inspector hunts down a psychopathic sniper known as Scorpio.
  4. In a dystopian future, a highway patrolman seeks revenge against a violent motorcycle gang.
  5. A recently-released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
  6. A delivery driver bets he can get from Denver to San Francisco in record time, leading to a high-speed pursuit across the Southwest.
  7. A New York City gang must travel 30 miles to their home turf after being framed for the murder of a respected gang leader.
  8. A police station under threat from a street gang must band together to survive the night.
  9. A terrorist plans to use the Goodyear Blimp to attack the Super Bowl.
  10. A CIA analyst is thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse after his colleagues are killed.

Name that '70s action movie!

Your Result...

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Dajj 12 days ago
8/10. You feel lucky, punk? I do! LOL!!
morticia77 15 days ago
MalachiCrunch 16 days ago
Doh! I knew Marathon Man just pulled the trigger to quick!
csonka71 16 days ago
8/10. Im The Last Action Hero. LOL
JohninND 17 days ago
Of course I'm old enough, 64, that I saw nearly every one of these at either the drive in or Cinema 28 in West Yarmouth. With my best friend Dave, Saturday matinees. In case he's reading.
Charleshorse 18 days ago
10/10 Not surprised I got all 10 . I love 1970s movies. They mentioned The Taking Of Pelham 123. I just saw that movie a couple of weeks ago
Lt. Rico Patrone (Jerry Stiller): "We had a bomb scare in the Bronx yesterday, but it turned out to be a cantaloupe."
Lol. I love that movie. It has the perfect blend of drama and comedy. Ahhhhhchoooo :)
wolfman69 19 days ago
9/10. Missed #1. Never saw Marathon Man.
Spaceseed wolfman69 19 days ago
MM rates a 7 out of 10.
rb5391 19 days ago
10/10..i love 70's action movies....would like to see three days of the condor remade since they are remaking everything else
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