Year 1970

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1. Chariots of the Gods (1970)

G | 92 min | Documentary

Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Heinz-Detlev Bock, Klaus Kindler, Christian Marschall, Aleksandr Kazantsev

Votes: 1,212 | Gross: $25.95M

2. No Place to Hide (1973)

R | 80 min | Thriller

In New York in the late 60s, a politically motivated group of students plans bombings of company offices who do business with dictators in Middle American countries. But when they contact a... See full summary »

Director: Robert Allen Schnitzer | Stars: Tony Page, Sylvester Stallone, Vickie Lancaster, Dennis Tate

Votes: 623

3. Mr. Superinvisible (1970)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A scientist becomes invisible after he swallows an Indian potion.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Dean Jones, Philippe Leroy, Gastone Moschin, Ingeborg Schöner

Votes: 67

4. The Cross and the Switchblade (1970)

GP | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Crusading minister gets involved in the lives of members of a New York City street gang.

Director: Don Murray | Stars: Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux, Jo-Ann Robinson

Votes: 926

5. The Fifth Day of Peace (1970)

GP | 103 min | Drama, War

At the end of WW II, German deserters are tried for desertion by fellow POWs inside a prisoner of war camp for Nazis.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Bud Spencer, Franco Nero, Richard Johnson, Larry Aubrey

Votes: 339

6. Adiós, Sabata (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, War, Western

Master gunslinger Sabata helps a band of Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagon-load of gold.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Yul Brynner, Dean Reed, Ignazio Spalla, Gérard Herter

Votes: 1,670

7. Tam Lin (1970)

PG-13 | 106 min | Horror

Based on an ancient Scottish folk song, an older woman uses witchcraft to keep her young jet-set friends.

Director: Roddy McDowall | Stars: Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Richard Wattis, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 359

The Ballad of Tam Lin

8. Claire's Knee (1970)

GP | 105 min | Drama, Romance

On lakeside summer holiday, a conflicted older man is dared to have a flirt with two beautiful teenage stepsisters despite his betrothal to a diplomat's daughter and the fact that the girls have boyfriends.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Aurora Cornu, Béatrice Romand, Laurence de Monaghan

Votes: 7,841

9. The Clowns (1970 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Comedy

A ragout of real memories and mockumentary, as Fellini explores a childhood obsession: circus clowns.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Riccardo Billi, Federico Fellini, Gigi Reder, Tino Scotti

Votes: 1,962

10. Cold Sweat (1970)

PG | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

With his wife and daughter being held hostage, a seasoned ex-military man is involved in a shady smuggling operation to save his family.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Charles Bronson, James Mason, Liv Ullmann, Jill Ireland

Votes: 2,006

11. The Conformist (1970)

R | 113 min | Drama

100 Metascore

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio

Votes: 24,468

12. The Crook (1970)

G | 120 min | Crime, Thriller

Story about an incurable thief, his success and his failures.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Danièle Delorme, Charles Gérard, Christine Lelouch

Votes: 721

13. Donkey Skin (1970)

G | 91 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

70 Metascore

A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry a man she doesn't love.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Micheline Presle

Votes: 3,758

14. Equinox (1970)

GP | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.

Directors: Jack Woods, Dennis Muren, Mark Thomas McGee | Stars: Edward Connell, Barbara Hewitt, Frank Bonner, Robin Christopher

Votes: 2,677

15. Fragment of Fear (1970)

GP | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Reformed drug addict Tim Brett is holidaying in Italy with his aunt. When she is murdered, he tries to investigate, and soon his whole life is out of control.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Flora Robson

Votes: 565

16. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

R | 94 min | Drama, History, War

The story of the Finzi-Continis, a noble family of Ferrara, during the Jewish persecution in Italy's 1930s.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

Votes: 5,639 | Gross: $0.60M

17. Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970)

GP | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A cleaver-wielding bridal designer murders various young brides-to-be in an attempt to unlock a repressed childhood trauma concerning the death of his mother.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Stephen Forsyth, Dagmar Lassander, Laura Betti, Jesús Puente

Votes: 3,054

18. The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1970 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Made for television, this film consists of four parts: Part One, "The Last Christmas Dinner," is about the relationship between an old man and an old woman, both homeless. Part Two, "The ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Nino Formicola, Milly, Roger Trapp, Robert Lombard

Votes: 205

19. Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (1971)

G | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy

Mrs. Emily Pollifax of New Jersey goes to the CIA to volunteer for spy duty, being in her own opinion, expendable now that the children are grown and she's widowed. And being just what the ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Darren McGavin, Nehemiah Persoff, Harold Gould

Votes: 323

20. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama

Ivan Denisovich Shukhov has been sentenced to a camp in the Soviet gulag system. He was accused of becoming a spy after being captured briefly by the Germans as a prisoner of war during ... See full summary »

Director: Casper Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Espen Skjønberg, Alf Malland, Frimann Falck Clausen

Votes: 494

21. The Priest's Wife (1970)

PG | 103 min | Comedy

Discovering her boyfriend is married, a young lady attempts to take her life, pausing only to phone a Help Line. Finding herself very much alive in hospital she meets the priest who took ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Venantino Venantini, Jacques Stany

Votes: 497

22. Ramparts of Clay (1970)

GP | 87 min | Drama

In an Algerian village, the workers of a salt mine go on strike because of low wages. The owner calls the army to control the men, but a young woman cuts off the water to force the troops to retreat.

Director: Jean-Louis Bertuccelli | Stars: Leila Shenna, Kricheche, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 87

23. La route de Salina (1970)

R | 96 min | Drama

Jonas (Walker Jr) is on the road to Salina. He stops at a gas station/restaurant and its owner, Mara (Hayworth), is struck by his resemblance to her dead son, Rocky (Porel). He decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Mimsy Farmer, Robert Walker Jr., Ed Begley, Bruce Pecheur

Votes: 386

24. A Severed Head (1971)

R | 98 min | Comedy

The wine taster and merchant Martin Lynch-Gibbon is married to the shallow and spoiled Antonia Lynch-Gibbon, and loves his mistress Georgie Hands. Antonia is under therapy with Martin's ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, Ian Holm, Claire Bloom

Votes: 266

25. Shinbone Alley (1970)

G | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

A newspaper man is reincarnated as a cockroach and makes friends with a free-spirited female alley cat.

Directors: John Wilson, David Detiege | Stars: Carol Channing, Eddie Bracken, Alan Reed, John Carradine

Votes: 142

26. Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times.

Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin

Votes: 3,315

27. They Call Me Trinity (1970)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Western

A lazy, unorthodox gunfighter and his portly, horse-thieving brother defend a Mormon settlement from a land-grabbing Major, a Mexican bandit, and their henchmen.

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias, Dan Sturkie

Votes: 18,089

28. Wanda (1970)

GP | 102 min | Crime, Drama

Wanda, a lonely housewife, drifts through mining country until she meets a petty thief who takes her in.

Director: Barbara Loden | Stars: Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins, Dorothy Shupenes, Peter Shupenes

Votes: 2,772 | Gross: $0.05M

29. Waterloo (I) (1970)

G | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 7,933 | Gross: $3.05M

30. The Wild Country (1970)

G | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A family leaves city life to take possession of a Wyoming ranch.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Steve Forrest, Vera Miles, Ron Howard, Clint Howard

Votes: 234

31. Act of the Heart (1970)

GP | 103 min | Drama

A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Donald Sutherland, Monique Leyrac, Sharon Acker

Votes: 160

32. Adam at Six A.M. (1970)

R | 100 min | Drama

After the death of a relative, a professor goes to the funeral and gets himself a job there working with power lines. He soon finds his entire life changing before his eyes.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Michael Douglas, Lee Purcell, Joe Don Baker, Louise Latham

Votes: 257

33. The Adventurers (1970)

PG | 171 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Alan Badel, Candice Bergen, Thommy Berggren

Votes: 614 | Gross: $2.84M

34. The Adventures of Gerard (1970)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Peter McEnery, Claudia Cardinale, Eli Wallach, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 247

35. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

42 Metascore

A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

Votes: 16,440 | Gross: $100.49M

36. a.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970)

PG | 79 min | Documentary, Sport

The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)-- the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world.

Director: Jim Jacobs | Stars: Richard Kiley, Muhammad Ali, Cus D'Amato, Floyd Patterson

Votes: 606

37. Alex in Wonderland (1970)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and surefire commercial success. As such, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Ellen Burstyn, Meg Mazursky, Glenna Sergent

Votes: 676

38. The American Soldier (1970)

80 min | Drama

Ricky is a cold-blooded U.S. German contract killer. After serving in Viet Nam, he returns to his home town of Munich to eliminate a few problem crooks for three renegade cops. He inspects ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Karl Scheydt, Elga Sorbas, Jan George, Hark Bohm

Votes: 1,541

39. The Angel Levine (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama

Morris Mishkin is a elderly religious Jew in New York. His wife Fanny is very ill. He's a tailor, but he can't work because his back has given out. He doesn't even have enough money for ... See full summary »

Director: Ján Kadár | Stars: Zero Mostel, Harry Belafonte, Ida Kaminska, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 497 | Gross: $0.43M

40. Angels Die Hard (1970)

R | 86 min | Action, Drama

Gang of bikers try to save people in a mining disaster.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Tom Baker, William Smith, Carl Steppling, Frank Leo

Votes: 130

41. Angel Unchained (1970)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

Angel is the biker who joins a commune of hippies near a small town. When the town rednecks attack them, Angel calls up some of his bad biker buddies to exact revenge.

Director: Lee Madden | Stars: Don Stroud, Luke Askew, Larry Bishop, Tyne Daly

Votes: 288 | Gross: $0.07M

42. Assignment Terror (1970)

87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An alien scientist and his team are sent to earth from their dying planet to exterminate the human population by unleashing monsters like vampires, werewolves, and mummies in order to inherit the earth.

Directors: Tulio Demicheli, Hugo Fregonese, Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi, Eberhard Meichsner | Stars: Michael Rennie, Karin Dor, Craig Hill, Patty Shepard

Votes: 595

43. The Baby Maker (1970)

R | 109 min | Drama

Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to conceive. She ... See full summary »

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom, Scott Glenn

Votes: 228

44. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Votes: 8,020 | Gross: $3.50M

45. Barquero (1970)

R | 115 min | Western

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