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Subject: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 10:28 pm

this time you get four, just cuz they're all so good.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 10:35 pm

and ask me about "picnic at hanging rock" if you've never heard of it. gorgeous, gorgeous film, that one.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: mandamoo on 06/09/06 at 7:45 am


and ask me about "picnic at hanging rock" if you've never heard of it. gorgeous, gorgeous film, that one.


An absolute classic and thank you for including it  :)

Picnic at Hanging Rock
Death on the Nile 
Murder on the Orient Express

A couple of classic Agatha Christie's !  8)


Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: FussBudgetVanPelt on 06/09/06 at 8:31 am


and ask me about "picnic at hanging rock" if you've never heard of it. gorgeous, gorgeous film, that one.


I too was impressed to see it in there, you show good taste  ;)

I chose "The Boys From Brazil"

I never did like aggressive dogs and that film only cemented the opinion  ;D

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/09/06 at 11:14 am

I cannot believe that you didn't put The Deep on here!  And how come no 'other' option?  ???

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 06/09/06 at 12:37 pm

i'm cutting it off at twenty, i had to leave off some real great ones!

people can certainly nominate other ones, but i forgot to make it an option. totally forgot about the deep, too, in fact, good suggestion.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/09/06 at 12:58 pm

Marathon Man
The Boys From Brazil
Straw Dogs
Don't Look Now

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tanya1976 on 06/09/06 at 3:31 pm

Klute  (one of Jane Fonda's greatest performances)
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane  (Jody Foster creeps me out in this one big time)
Black Christmas  (Check the attic, please!)
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (the ending still keeps me frightened no matter the time of day)

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: KKay on 06/10/06 at 9:34 am

oh my god...The Little girl Who Lives Down the lane...I've seen it 1000 times and it still freaks me out! Martin Sheen is just too horrible for words.

boys from Brazil is not scary, in fact you can't wait till Steve Gutenberg gets it..and the dog attack is funny rather than frightening, but i love it. i must watch it a few times a year.

marathon man...yikes!!!!  say no more.

i think i chose...arg! when i can't see the list i never remember...but they are all great..great poll!

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tanya1976 on 06/10/06 at 12:49 pm


oh my god...The Little girl Who Lives Down the lane...I've seen it 1000 times and it still freaks me out! Martin Sheen is just too horrible for words.

boys from Brazil is not scary, in fact you can't wait till Steve Gutenberg gets it..and the dog attack is funny rather than frightening, but i love it. i must watch it a few times a year.

marathon man...yikes!!!!  say no more.

i think i chose...arg! when i can't see the list i never remember...but they are all great..great poll!


hahaha is it safe? lol

Yes, Martin Sheen (though quite the looker then) was freakishly scary!!!

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 06/22/06 at 2:45 am

You passed on my personal fave:

THE SHINING

-May you be resoundly fwapped with a flipper fin by a horny Pingu!!!!

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: whistledog on 06/22/06 at 3:33 pm


You passed on my personal fave:

THE SHINING

-May you be resoundly fwapped with a flipper fin by a horny Pingu!!!!


But that was a 1980 flick ;)

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 06/23/06 at 9:14 am

i'm planning to stick one 1980 movie and one 1969 movie in this board somewhere to see if anybody notices. but not yet.

i like how the shining the the omen both have classic big wheel terror scenes. what's with the big wheel, anyway? why is it so terrifying?

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: KKay on 06/23/06 at 9:22 am

driving a vehicle symbolizes adulthood ...there fore showing a child weilding adult power and authority.


no, really, I dunno.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 06/23/06 at 9:25 am


driving a vehicle symbolizes adulthood ...there fore showing a child weilding adult power and authority.


no, really, I dunno.
i think it's like the clowns are scary thing. big wheels were so huge in the 70s, and so symbolic of childlike innocence, that they were effective in horror movies for just that reason.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/23/06 at 11:56 am


You passed on my personal fave:

THE SHINING

-May you be resoundly fwapped with a flipper fin by a horny Pingu!!!!

But that was a 1980 flick ;)
Earliest release date was 23 May 1980 in the USA.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 06/26/06 at 5:51 am

i bet it's that sometimes teenagers use scooters but only little kids use big wheels.

they really blew that in the remake of the omen! an old-school tricycle would have been good too.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 06/26/06 at 12:05 pm


i bet it's that sometimes teenagers use scooters but only little kids use big wheels.

they really blew that in the remake of the omen! an old-school tricycle would have been good too.


The thing about Big Wheels isn't true. Michael Jackson admitted that he had one made for himself.
So that he would fit in, when he threw his parties at Neverland Ranch.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 07/03/06 at 8:56 pm


The thing about Big Wheels isn't true. Michael Jackson admitted that he had one made for himself.
So that he would fit in, when he threw his parties at Neverland Ranch.
okay, only michael jackson and kids use big wheels. i maintain my position that the fact that michael jackson has a big wheel actually makes big wheels MORE scary. ;D

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 07/03/06 at 9:18 pm


okay, only michael jackson and kids use big wheels. i maintain my position that the fact that michael jackson has a big wheel actually makes big wheels MORE scary. ;D


I believe I must concede that one to you. Karma in yer neighborhood...

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Mr Tumnus on 07/20/06 at 9:23 am

DON'T LOOK NOW (cos it stars the fantabulous DONALD SUTHERLAND and also has a beautifully filmed scene in it too   ;)

STRAW DOGS with the stunning SUSAN GEORGE and superb actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/21/06 at 5:24 am


DON'T LOOK NOW (cos it stars the fantabulous DONALD SUTHERLAND and also has a beautifully filmed scene in it too   ;)

STRAW DOGS with the stunning SUSAN GEORGE and superb actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN
Both are not shown on television that often.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 07/21/06 at 7:34 am

straw dogs is a great movie. but rough, in that peckinpah way. i've never seen "dont look now," i really should.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/21/06 at 7:44 am


straw dogs is a great movie. but rough, in that peckinpah way. i've never seen "dont look now," i really should.
Don't Look Now is very picturesque, made by Nich Roeg, who was at first a cameraman.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 07/21/06 at 7:47 am

that's the man who fell to earth guy, yes?

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Indy Gent on 07/26/06 at 6:25 pm

Just wondering how you included "The Big Sleep" and "The Long Goodbye" and not "Farewell, My Lovely" (also with Robert Mitchum as Marlowe) ? Critics agree that that was the best film about Marlowe.

P.S." Obsession" with Cliff Robertson was also a good 70s thriller.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: tomario on 11/13/06 at 9:43 am

saw black christmas before halloween came out and i still get a chill if the phone rings late at night !

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: KKay on 11/13/06 at 9:45 am

Did I mention Blue Sunshine? I"m sure it was the 70s.  it starts off badly, then gets a bit worse, and the less said about the end the better...BUT still scary.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 11/13/06 at 11:08 am

blue sunshine is on my queue somewhere. i've heard good things. or rather, i've heard bad things in a good way.

should fit right in with my recent salvia experience. i was talking about that yesterday in this dream interpretation workshop, along with my nonstop dreams about being late for the airport and the ones where i'm smoking again.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: KKay on 11/13/06 at 12:11 pm



should fit right in with my recent salvia experience. i was talking about that yesterday in this dream interpretation workshop, along with my nonstop dreams about being late for the airport and the ones where i'm smoking again.


you never cease to fascinate me.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: snozberries on 12/23/06 at 1:32 am

none of these really did it for me....

I was terrified by the damn savage troll in Trilogy of Terror  and by the Klan in Lady Sings the Blues. In fact I spent most of my childhood having nightmares about Lady Sings the Blues.

I was five when my parents took me to see. I didn't know what the nightmares were about until I saw the movie again when I was 14.  I immediately recognized the images as the ones from my dreams!


Oh yeah and what about Last House on the Left?

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: MidTennHitman on 12/23/06 at 9:05 am

How about "The Town That Dreaded Sundown"?

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: zcrito on 12/24/06 at 11:08 am

I went the 4 I wouldn't mind seeing again

Murder on the Orient Express
Picnic at Hanging Rock
The Hindenburg
Get Carter

But what about these that weren't listed. They count as thrillers.

Duel (1972)
Jaws (1975)
The Marcus-Nelson Murders (1973) (Like "Duel", this was a excellent made for TV movie. Telly Savalas was in this one)

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 12/24/06 at 12:21 pm

i think i had duel under horror. heck, i can't remember now. jaws i wanted to use in a 70s blockbuster thread, not sure if i ever got around to it.

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: fishryc on 12/25/06 at 6:06 pm

Bone Chilling?? 

Where are "The Exorcist" and "The Omen"

However, 'Straw Dogs" may have not been "bone chiling" as this thread started, but it was very suspenseful................

Subject: Re: Your Favorite BONE-CHILLING thriller of the 1970s!

Written By: Tia on 12/25/06 at 7:10 pm


Bone Chilling??   

Where are "The Exorcist" and "The Omen"
i think those were in horror.

i'd just seen klute, the end of which is totally bone-chilling, which is why i chose that term, i geusss.

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