10 best movies of the 70 now available on Blu-ray

Many people have called the 1970 second Golden Age of Cinema, on par with the films produced during the late 1920's until 1950. With new directors like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese are coming onto the scene, it is very difficult to discuss this. The 70's were certainly a time of great stories, the production of high quality films driven by characters rather than plot. Great movies that still hold up today.

Here are some of these 70 movies available on Blu-ray. Each is a great achievement in film and would be essential to anyone's film collection. One of the great advantages of owning a Blu-ray DVD Player is the fact that you get to relive watching all these wonderful films that you enjoyed in the past, as if you first see it. Check out these top movies of the 70's and enjoy them again.

M * A * S * H ??(Director: Robert Altman, 1970)

Although one of the most acclaimed comedies ever made, M * A * S * H ??is also one of the films most emblematic antiwar ever produced. Directed by Robert Altman, based on the novel "MASH: A Novel on three military doctors" by Richard Hooker. Adapted for the screen by Ring Larder Jr., tells the story of a group of doctors and nurses serving in Korea during the Korean War. No real plot, the film is about the arrival of two surgeons, captains "Hawkeye" Pierce and "Duke" Forrest and his interaction with the surgical team. They use a series of high revelry humor to keep your sanity during all the horror that war brings.

Video Quality: M * A * S * H ??was not a movie that looked sharp and strong, or particularly bright. This was the intended purpose of the original cinematographers. Filters were used and brown tones to give the film a unique look. Although this aspect is still in its 1080p AVC encoded transfer, yet gives us the best image quality of the film has had.

Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect Ratio: 2:35.1
Original aspect ratio: 2.40:1

Audio Quality: The film has been given a new sound without any loss in the form of a 5.1 DTS-HD Master soundtrack.

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1
Thailand: Dolby Digital 5.1
Germany: DTS 5.1
English: Dolby Digital Mono

Special Features:
- "The Complete Guide Interactive M * A * S * H"
- "AMC Backstory: M * A * S * H"
- "Enlisted: The Story of M * A * S * H"
- "M * A * S * H: History Through the Lens"
- "Remembering M * A * S * H: 30th Annual Meeting Cast and crew"
- Two trailers
- Image Gallery

A Clockwork Orange (Director: Stanley Kubrick, 1971)

A controversial film to date. His images of sex and violence is one of the most graphic ever put on screen. But simply, A Clockwork Orange Stanley Kubrick is a cinematic masterpiece. Adapted from the novel by Anthony Burgress the same name, the film is about a man, Alex DeLarge, a criminal psychopath. Among its many charms is Beethoven, rape and ultra violence. He is the leader of a group of young offenders who spend their nights stealing cars, breaking into peoples houses and violent attacks on humans are. Alex is taken by the government and used as a test subject in an experiment to force criminals to become a citizen to behave well. With this film, Kubrick asked us to consider the greater evil. Monstrous acts committed by Alex over the film or our desire to destroy a person's own moral decision to keep the social order.

Video Quality: The film is presented in Blu-ray 1080p VC-1 encoding and a 1.66:1 aspect ratio. Their bright colors and were upgraded crude is tremendous.
Video codec: VC-1
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Audio Quality: The audio of the film has been remixed a track of uncompressed 5.1 PCM track and a Dolby Digital 5.1. Now you can enjoy Beethoven symphonies synthesis in all its glory.
English: PCM 5. 1 (48 kHz, 24 bits)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
German: Dolby Digital 5.1

Special Features:
- Comment from Malcolm McDowell and Nick Redman Film Historian
- "Still Tickin ': The Return of Clockwork Orange"
- Great bolshy Yarblockos: the construction of A Clockwork Orange "
- "Oh, luck Malcolm"
- Trailer

The Godfather I and II (Director: Francis Ford Coppola, 1972/1974)

They are generally considered two of the best American films ever made and benchmarks in the world of cinema. Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather and The Godfather II is a crime saga of several generations of the family. Looking Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone and Al Pacino as his son Michael, the story takes place in New York in the 1940's. The Corlones are a mafia family, Vito and the Godfather or Don. Michael is initially a stranger in the family. Making the decision to stay out of the family business. Through a series of unfortunate events, Michael is soon drawn into a life of crime and eventually rising to the position of ultimate power. Through the two movies shown every aspect of their lives, of births, marriages, relationships with friends and allies, to death. What remains, in essence, is a great family drama.

Video Quality: significantly better than their counterparts in DVD, Godfather films on Blu-ray 1080p AVC delivered in MPEG-4 encoded in an aspect ratio of 1.78:1. Offering of great fullness and strong.
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio quality: Presented in Dolby 5.1 Surround TruHD for all films, which offers great clarity and the best sound ever for the Godfather films.
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (48kHz/24-bit)
English: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Young Frankenstein (Director: Mel Brooks, 1974)

They do not come any funnier than Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. A parody of the classic horror films Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein. Using the same system as the original, the story centers around Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) and their effects on going to revive the dead. With the help of a bumbling assistant Igor (Marty Feldman), and the beautiful Inga (Teri Garr) is able to create life, the monster (Peter Boyle). In one scene after another of the highlights of comedy, Mel Brooks brings the best of its cast, which includes: Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Kenneth Mars and Gene Hackman in a classic cameo. Unlike many comedy films, it does not age and his jokes are still as fun as it was 30 years ago.

Video Quality: It gets the absolute maximum of 1080p AVC encoding. The remastering of the black and white image looks fantastic.
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality: The film has a DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack and original mono remix of the film.
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Mono
French: Mono
Spanish: Mono

Special Features:
- In the Lab: Secret Formulas of the realization of 'Young Frankenstein'
- Alive! Creating a Monster Classic
- Making of Young Frankenstein FrankenSense
- Transylvanian Lullaby: The Music of John Morris
- The Franken track ~: a monstrous conglomerate Trivia
- Interviews in Mexico

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Director: Milos Forman, 1975)

Mils Forman directed this 1975 film that follows the lives of patients in a mental institution. This film is considered one of the best films of American cinema. The main character of the story is Randle Patrick McMurphy, played to perfection by Jack Nicholson. That is sentenced to 18 months in prison for rape statues, but he soon convinces the prison guards he's crazy and need psychiatric care. His rebellious nature soon attracts a with the other patients. Soon they were collected to take Nurse Ratched, who runs the institution as a dictator than a giver devoted to health care. The resulting conflicts and battles will give viewers some of the most powerful emotions ever experienced while watching a movie. A cinematic masterpiece solid, well worth experiencing again in Blu-ray.

Video Quality: This film is about Blu-ray 1080p VC-1 encodes. Definitely the best remastered version produced. With it, high quality images of 1080, the resolution is a huge advantage over any other version previously published.
Video codec: VC-1
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality: The resolution of Dolby Digital 5.1 sound.
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono
German: Dolby Digital Mono
Italy: Dolby Digital Mono

Special Features:
- Audio Commentary
- The making of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
- Deleted Scenes
- Trailer
- Collection of brochures

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Director: Steven Spielberg, 1977)

This 1977 film Steven Spielberg has become one of the most revered films Science fiction of all time. It stars Richard Dreyfuss, Fran├žois Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr and. It is the story of an electrical lineman whose life takes an unexpected turn when night meets some unidentified lights flying in the sky. It soon becomes obsessive, can not help himself from being dragged into a rural area of ??Wyoming. Government agents are also on this site alienate the general public. More of a character driven film, this science fiction story is no less fascinating and visually spectacular.

Video Quality: This is a stunning visual film transferred to 1080p AVC MPEG-4. The film is still to keep your tone of grain, but you will never see this film look as vibrant as it does on Blu-ray.
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Audio Quality: You have two audio options, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Dolby TrueHD 5.1. Both the sound that gives high resolution by the soundtrack absolutely brilliant too.
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
French: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
Spanish: Dolby TrueHD 5.1

Special Features:
- Steven Spielberg: 30 Years of Encounters
- Storyboard to screen comparison
- Photo Gallery
- Making Documentary
- "Watch the Skies"
- Deleted Scenes
- A view from above

Saturday Night Fever (Director: John Badham, 1977)

Most films come and go without warning or much impact on our daily lives. While others, all that rare, can come and in one instance have an impact and even change our culture. Saturday Night Fever is one of those movies. After its launch 1977, rules the waves of disco music and the dance floor. Tells the story of a 19-year-old from Brooklyn Italian American with the name of Tony Manero (John Travolta). He works at the local paint shop and still lives with his family. At night, he frequents a strip club and becomes a dance club god. Director John Badham does a great job showing the spiritual connection between music and dance, and how Tony sees this as a means of escaping his life is limited to something bigger.

Video Quality: High quality with Blu-ray in 1080p AVC MPEG-4 encoded. This version of Saturday Night Fever is the best in the movie theater has been regarded as replacements.
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality: Dolby 5.1 Surround remixes TrueHA, the soundtrack is awesome. You can enjoy all those classic songs like never before.
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Special Features:
- Commentary by Director John Badham
- Pop-up trivia
- Documentary: Catch the fever
- Back to Bay Ridge (9 minutes), organized by Joe Cali
- Dance like John Travolta and Cassese (9 minutes)
- Fever Challenge - Interactive Feature
- Deleted Scenes

Midnight Express (Director: Alan Parker, 1978)

Midnight Express by Billy Hayes is and what happens when caught trying to smuggle two kilos of hashish from Istanbul, Turkey. Sentenced to 4 years imprisonment, the penalty spread rapidly, with Mr. Hayes and unbearable suffering terrible acts of physical and mental torture. While being committed to a mental institution of the prison where he manages to escape in 1975. He said with a fine skill and detail, directed by Alan Parker and screenwriter Oliver Stone has created a powerful movie.

Video Quality: This film comes to Blu-ray 1080p AVC with MPEG-4 encoded in an aspect ratio of 1.85:1 The picture quality is good and true to its origins ..
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality: Audio is also true to the original source. Remixed in Dolby TrueHD 5.1 is obtained very good results.
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
English: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 2.0
Portuguese: Dolby TrueHD 5.1

Special Features:
- Producers
- Production
- The finished film
- The Making of 'Midnight Express'

Chance (Director: Hal Ashby, 1979)

Peter Sellers gives the performance of an award-winning gardener Chance (Chauncey Gardiner) in truly classic comedy. He plays a simple man who has been isolated all his life in a house in Washington, DC. And all I know something of what he has seen and heard on television. Once out into the world, is a series of characters from the inner circles of political power manufacturers and makes it drop as a result of one of the best comedies of the 70's.

Video Quality: Remastered 1080p VC-1 with the image transfer is the best this film has always been.
Video codec: VC-1
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Quality of Audio: The soundtrack is presented in Dolby Digital 1.0 or lossless Dolby True 2.0 mono.
English: Dolby TrueHD 2.0
English: Dolby Digital 1.0
Spanish: Dolby Digital 1.0
French: Dolby Digital 1.0

Special Features:
- Reports to be there
- Deleted Scenes
- Alternate Ending
- Gag Reel
- Trailer

Enjoy it again!