United Artists Films of 1970

This list contains the films produced and distributed by United Artists in 1970. List in order of when films were released in the United States.
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1.
What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? (1970)
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Candid Camera's Allen Funt secretly tapes people's reactions to unexpected encounters with nudity in unusual situations... (85 mins.)
Director: Allen Funt
“ Box office: $5 million (US / Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
2.
The Mercenary (1968)
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A greedy Polish mercenary aids a mine worker and a peasent girl as they lead a revolution against the opressive Mexican Government and Army, while being pursued by an American rival. (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
“ Released in U.S. March 6, 1970; Directed by Sergio Corbucci; Music by Bruno Nicolai ” - LuminousCarcass
 
3.
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome. (128 mins.)
“ Released in U.S. March 11, 1970; Budget: $3 million; Gross: $1.4 million (US / Canada rentals); $8 million (outside Italy) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
4.
Love Is a Funny Thing (1969)
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Filming in the USA, Henri and Françoise meet and fall in love with each other. (115 mins.)
Director: Claude Lelouch
“ Released in U.S. March 16, 1970 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
5.
Hell Boats (1970)
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An American commander, serving under the British Royal Navy in 1942, is assigned to blockade the island of Malta and told to formulate a plan to destroy the Nazi arsenal in Sicily. (95 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
6.
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
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An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage. (99 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
7.
Women in Love (1969)
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The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s... (131 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Released in U.S. March 25, 1970; Budget: $1.6 million; Gross: $1.2 million (US /Canada); $4.5 million (Worldwide) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
8.
Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
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A wealthy plantation owner is captivated by a mysterious woman with a shady past. (123 mins.)
“ Released in U.S. April 10, 1970; Budget: $1.6 million; Box office: $1.3 million (world) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
9.
Halls of Anger (1970)
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An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
“ Starring Jeff Bridges; Budget: $1.6 million ” - LuminousCarcass
 
10.
The Last Escape (1970)
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The end of WW2. Allied forces enter a well-guarded German rocket base and kidnap among others the rocket scientist Dr... (90 mins.)
Director: Walter Grauman
 
11.
Leo the Last (1970)
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Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with... (104 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
“ Budget: over £400,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
12.
Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
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The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart. (81 mins.)
 
13.
The Landlord (1970)
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At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying... (112 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
14.
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
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Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson are two black cops with a reputation for breaking the odd head... (97 mins.)
Director: Ossie Davis
“ Gross: $5.2 million (US / Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
15.
The Way We Live Now (1970)
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A mid-life crisis propels a disaffected advertising executive out of his marriage and into a series of disastrous love affairs with a series of women. He will eventually return to his wife, chastened. (110 mins.)
Director: Barry Brown
 
16.
The Passion of Anna (1969)
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Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends... (101 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ Released in U.S. May 28, 1970 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
17.
One More Time (1970)
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Two night club owners find themselves in trouble with the law. One of them goes to his English Lord brother for help, and the Lord is later murdered. He swaps places with his dead brother to solve the murder. (92 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
18.
The Hawaiians (1970)
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The intertwined lives of two kindred souls with ambition begins when Captain Whip Hoxworth discovers... (134 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
“ Gross: $2.3 million (US / Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
19.
The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970)
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A sex-change operation that changed "George" into "Christine" in 1950s Denmark. (98 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
“ Budget: $1 million; Gross: $1.5 million (US / Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
20.
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
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In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France. (90 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
“ Released in U.S. July 1, 1970 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
21.
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)
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In San Francisco, a high-priced call girl is murdered and the case is assigned to Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs. (108 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
“ Gross: $2.35 million (US / Canada rentals) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
22.
The Revolutionary (1970)
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A radical student feels that he has been betrayed by the college association to which he belongs, and thinks more violent actions must be taken in order to alter the existing system. (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Williams
“ Starring Jon Voight ” - LuminousCarcass
 
23.
The Angel Levine (1970)
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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... (104 mins.)
Director: Ján Kadár
 
24.
Pound (1970)
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In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Downey
 
25.
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
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A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country. (106 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
“ Released in U.S. August 28, 1970 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
26.
Sabata (1969)
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Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built... (111 mins.)
Director: Frank Kramer
“ Released in U.S. September 2, 1970 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
27.
Barquero (1970)
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At a river crossing, a stand-off between a gang of outlaws and local townsfolk ensues when the ferry barge operator refuses to ferry the gang across the river. (115 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
28.
Hornets' Nest (1970)
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In 1944, during a sabotage mission, the sole surviving U.S. paratrooper is saved by a group of Italian orphans who later aid him in blowing-up a vital enemy dam. (110 mins.)
 
29.
The Wild Child (1970)
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In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him. (83 mins.)
“ Box office: $800,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
30.
Kes (1969)
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A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon. (110 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Loach
“ Released in U.S. September 13, 1970; Budget: £157,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
31.
Pieces of Dreams (1970)
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Gregory Lind is the junior priest at Our Lady of the Assumption, a Catholic parish in Albuquerque, New Mexico... (100 mins.)
Director: Daniel Haller
 
32.
Give Her the Moon (1970)
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(92 mins.)
 
33.
Ned Kelly (1970)
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Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money... (100 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ Budget: A$2,500,000; Box office: $808,000 (Australia) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
34.
Underground (1970)
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Occupied France during WWII. The American Dawson parachutes over France and gets in contact with the French resistance. He has a plan to kidnap the German general Stryker. (100 mins.)
Director: Arthur H. Nadel
 
35.
Burn! (1969)
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The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada... (132 mins.)
“ Released in U.S. October 21, 1970 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
36.
The McKenzie Break (1970)
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During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland. (108 mins.)
Director: Lamont Johnson
 
37.
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Budget: $10 million ” - LuminousCarcass
 
38.
Cannon for Cordoba (1970)
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In 1916, a Mexican rebel named Cordoba steals six cannons from the forces of General Pershing who's... (104 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
39.
A.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970 Documentary)
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The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)--the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world. (85 mins.)
Director: Jim Jacobs
 
40.
Where's Poppa? (1970)
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When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging... (82 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
41.
Pollux et le chat bleu (1970)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Serge Danot