1970s movies to watch in 2014by lolareels-395-793646 | created - 07 Jan 2014 | updated - 07 Jan 2014 | Public
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1. 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 »
2. 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.
Votes: 6,946 | Gross: $3.50M
3. 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 »
Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $25.95M
4. The Dunwich Horror (1970)
R | 90 min | Horror
Wilbur Whateley pops over to the Arkham Miskatonic University to borrow the legendary Necronomicon and Sandra Dee. But little does anyone know, Whateley isn't quite human...
5. Élise ou la vraie vie (1970)
104 min | Drama
In 1957, Elise Le Tellier, a young woman from Bordeaux, decides to join her brother Lucien, a revolutionary who has decided to become a worker instead of a notable. Lucien has secured a ... See full summary »
6. Figures in a Landscape (1970)
R | 110 min | Action, Thriller
Two escapees are on the run in the wilderness of an unspecified country. Wherever they go, they are followed by a menacing black helicopter.
7. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
R | 94 min | Drama, History, War
In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »
Votes: 4,991 | Gross: $0.60M
8. Hornets' Nest (1970)
R | 110 min | Drama, Action, War
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.
10. Joseph Andrews (1977)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Lady Booby alias 'Belle', the lively wife of the fat landed squire Sir Thomas Booby, has a lusty eye on the attractive, intelligent villager Joseph Andrews, a Latin pupil and protégé of ... See full summary »
Votes: 428 | Gross: $0.84M
11. The Kremlin Letter (1970)
M | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During the Cold War a Naval Intelligence officer endowed with a powerful photographic memory is transferred to the CIA to participate in a covert operation in Moscow.
12. Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)
R | 99 min | Drama
A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford).
13. Move (1970)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
15. Of Gods and the Undead (1970)
97 min | Drama
In the 1930's, in the South of State of Bahia, Brazil, an adventurer with no name or history, who had already been shot 7 times, gets involved in the battle for land and cacao plantations. ... See full summary »
16. Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
R | 105 min | Drama
Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising ... See full summary »
17. Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (1970)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In Dublin, a working class family has been unsuccessful in convincing their son to get a real job: the son prefers his job of scooping up horse's dung and selling it for flower gardens. An ... See full summary »
18. R.P.M. (1970)
R | 92 min | Drama
R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. ... See full summary »
19. Scars of Dracula (1970)
R | 96 min | Horror
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ... See full summary »
20. Too Late the Hero (1970)
GP | 145 min | Action, War, Drama
A reluctant hero, American Lieutenant Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.
21. Under Milk Wood (1972)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
This is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) ... See full summary »
22. Voyage of the Damned (1976)
PG | 155 min | Drama, War
The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.
25. The Yakuza (1974)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
26. Zandy's Bride (1974)
PG | 97 min | Western
An American settler marries an European mail-order bride and together they learn how to thrive in the harsh wilderness while working on their relationship too.