Pick: What movies would win Best Popular Film each year in the 1970s?

It's Carrie vs. King Kong. Star Wars vs. Saturday Night Fever.

This year, the Academy Awards have introduced a new category: Most Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film. It's already become controversial among movie fans who see it either as unnecessary or long overdue.

Either way, it got us thinking about all the hugely popular movies from earlier decades that could've won an Oscar if the category was around back then.

Below, we've pulled some of the biggest movies from each year in the 1970s that did NOT win an Oscar for Best Picture but COULD have won for Popular Film. Scroll through and see how many people agree with your popular film picks!
  1. In 1970, Patton won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  2. In 1971, The French Connection won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  3. In 1972, The Godfather won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  4. In 1973, The Sting won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  5. In 1974, The Godfather, Part II won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  6. In 1975, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  7. In 1976, Rocky won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  8. In 1977, Annie Hall won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  9. In 1978, The Deer Hunter won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
  10. In 1979, Kramer vs. Kramer won Best Picture. What would’ve won Best Popular Picture?
Pick: What movies would win Best Popular Film each year in the 1970s?

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