Feature Film, Released between 1970-01-01 and 1970-12-31, Rating Count at least 300, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. How I Unleashed World War II (1970)

224 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

8.0
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The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas during world war II. In September he escapes from Stalag and goes to France. After that he fights in Africa and Europe.

Director: Tadeusz Chmielewski | Stars: Marian Kociniak, Janina Boronska, Adam Cyprian, Wirgiliusz Gryn

Votes: 2,778

2. Patton (1970)

GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.9
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91 Metascore

The World War II phase of the career of controversial American general George S. Patton.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Votes: 92,805 | Gross: $61.70M

3. Little Big Man (1970)

PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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63 Metascore

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Votes: 32,388 | Gross: $31.56M

4. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

GP | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.6
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50 Metascore

A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.

Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 44,595 | Gross: $1.38M

5. The Boys in the Band (1970)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.6
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Tempers fray and true selves are revealed when a heterosexual is accidentally invited to a homosexual party.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Frederick Combs

Votes: 4,244 | Gross: $7.63M

6. An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970)

Unrated | 53 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Vincent Price recites four Edgar Allen Poe stories: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Sphinx, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Pit and the Pendulum.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 913

7. They Call Me Trinity (1970)

G | 115 min | Comedy, Western

7.5
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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: 19,375

8. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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46 Metascore

In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 31,286 | Gross: $29.55M

9. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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58 Metascore

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

Votes: 8,829 | Gross: $3.70M

10. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

GP | 92 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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A man living in the towering shadow of his aging father finds it difficult to start a new chapter in his life by marrying his girlfriend and moving to California.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Gene Hackman, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 2,373 | Gross: $0.85M

11. Five Easy Pieces (1970)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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85 Metascore

A dropout from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

Votes: 32,756 | Gross: $5.51M

12. Companeros (1970)

R | 115 min | Action, Comedy, Western

7.4
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A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Fernando Rey, Iris Berben

Votes: 3,877 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Ryan's Daughter (1970)

R | 206 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones

Votes: 8,646 | Gross: $30.85M

14. MASH (1970)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.4
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80 Metascore

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 66,788 | Gross: $81.60M

15. Sunflower (1970)

G | 107 min | Drama, War

7.4
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An Italian woman conducts a desperate search for her husband, a soldier considered missing in action in Russia during WWII.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Lyudmila Saveleva, Galina Andreeva

Votes: 3,221

16. Waterloo (I) (1970)

G | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.3
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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: 8,658 | Gross: $3.05M

17. The Railway Children (1970)

G | 109 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance.

Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Iain Cuthbertson

Votes: 3,944 | Gross: $0.32M

18. Husbands (1970)

PG-13 | 154 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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66 Metascore

After the death of a common friend, three married men leave their lives together, seeking pleasure and freedom and ultimately leaving for London.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Jenny Runacre

Votes: 5,384 | Gross: $0.78M

19. Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970)

82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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Life at the Magic Roundabout is disrupted when a blue cat called Buxton finds his way into town. Everyone loves Buxton except for Dougal, who discovers the cat's mad plan to become the king of blue army and destroy all who are not blue.

Directors: Serge Danot, Eric Thompson | Stars: Christian Riehl, Paul Bisciglia, Nadine Legrand, Jean-Luc Tardieu

Votes: 324

20. King Lear (1970)

GP | 137 min | Drama

7.2
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The Shakespeare tragedy that gave us the expression "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child." King Lear has not one but two ungrateful children, and it's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Cyril Cusack, Susan Engel

Votes: 747

21. Spring and Port Wine (1970)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.2
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon, Susan George

Votes: 542

22. Something for Everyone (1970)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Konrad Ludwig (Michael York), a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of widowed Countess Herthe von Ornstein (Dame Angela Lansbury),... See full summary »

Director: Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael York, Anthony Higgins, Heidelinde Weis

Votes: 824 | Gross: $0.30M

23. Deep End (1970)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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15-year-old dropout Mike takes a job at Newford Baths, where inappropriate sexual behaviour abounds, and becomes obsessed with his coworker Susan.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Jane Asher, John Moulder-Brown, Karl Michael Vogler, Christopher Sandford

Votes: 5,200

24. Goin' Down the Road (1970)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.2
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Two friends leave the picturesque yet rural province of Nova Scotia for the nightlife and culture of Toronto. They soon end up wistful and nostalgic about Nova Scotia though after finding out that Toronto isn't as fun as they'd hoped.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Doug McGrath, Paul Bradley, Jayne Eastwood, Cayle Chernin

Votes: 848

25. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: 8,451 | Gross: $3.50M

26. Wanda (1970)

GP | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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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: 3,252 | Gross: $0.05M

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

G | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 519 | Gross: $0.67M

28. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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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.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Votes: 10,445 | Gross: $3.30M

29. The Out of Towners (1970)

G | 101 min | Comedy

7.1
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72 Metascore

An Ohio sales executive accepts a higher position within the company and travels to New York City with his wife for his job interview but things go wrong from the start.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron, Anne Meara

Votes: 7,335 | Gross: $4.34M

30. Monte Walsh (1970)

PG-13 | 106 min | Western

7.1
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An aging cowboy realizes that the West he knew and loved will soon be no more--and that there will be no room for him, either.

Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Lee Marvin, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Palance, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 2,379

31. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.1
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70 Metascore

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 21,666 | Gross: $24.91M

32. The Aristocats (1970)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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66 Metascore

With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 91,865 | Gross: $37.68M

33. Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

M | 100 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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Thinking this will prevent war, the US government gives an impenetrable supercomputer total control over launching nuclear missiles. But what the computer does with the power is unimaginable to its creators.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent, William Schallert

Votes: 8,055

34. Zabriskie Point (1970)

R | 113 min | Drama

7.0
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At Zabriskie Point, United States' lowest point, two perfect strangers meet; an undergraduate dreamer and a young hippie student who start off an unrestrained romance, making love on the dusty terrain.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 14,388 | Gross: $1.05M

35. There Was a Crooked Man... (1970)

R | 126 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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A charming but totally ruthless criminal is sent to a remote Arizona prison. He enlists the help of his cellmates in an escape attempt with the promise of sharing his hidden loot.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Hume Cronyn, Warren Oates

Votes: 4,057 | Gross: $0.64M

36. Santa and the Three Bears (1970)

G | 46 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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When a park ranger tells two bear cubs about Christmas and Santa Claus, they want to skip hibernation to celebrate, but their mother doesn't believe in Saint Nick and wants them to sleep.

Directors: Tony Benedict, Barry Mahon | Stars: Hal Smith, Jean Vander Pyl, Chris Gilmore, Bobby Riha

Votes: 567

37. The Landlord (1970)

PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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75 Metascore

At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Beau Bridges, Lee Grant, Diana Sands, Pearl Bailey

Votes: 2,202 | Gross: $0.96M

38. Brewster McCloud (1970)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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72 Metascore

An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Bud Cort, Shelley Duvall, Sally Kellerman, Michael Murphy

Votes: 4,317 | Gross: $1.05M

39. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

GP | 116 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.0
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62 Metascore

Nun Sara (Shirley MacLaine) is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan (Clint Eastwood), who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Votes: 23,392 | Gross: $11.50M

40. The Honeymoon Killers (1970)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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82 Metascore

An obese, embittered nurse doesn't mind if her toupee-wearing boyfriend romances and fleeces other women, as long as he takes her along on his con jobs.

Directors: Leonard Kastle, Donald Volkman | Stars: Shirley Stoler, Tony Lo Bianco, Mary Jane Higby, Doris Roberts

Votes: 4,354 | Gross: $0.46M

41. The Road to Salina (1970)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 446

42. Soldier Blue (1970)

R | 112 min | Western

6.9
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After a cavalry patrol is ambushed by the Cheyenne, the two survivors, a soldier and a woman, must reach the safety of the nearest fort.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence, John Anderson

Votes: 4,851 | Gross: $0.51M

43. Sex Jack (1970)

70 min | Drama

6.9
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During violent manifestations in late 1960s in Japan, a group of students who called themselves the Rose Colored Regiment hide in the house of a mysterious young man, and have sex with the same girl while waiting for new instructions.

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Tamaki Katori, Mizako Kaga, Etsuko Wakayama, Shigeru Ebara

Votes: 464

44. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

6.9
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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Ann Beach, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Peter Cook, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 583

45. Performance (1970)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A violent gangster seeks refuge from the mob in the Bohemian home of a former rock star.

Directors: Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg | Stars: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton

Votes: 9,395 | Gross: $0.19M

46. The Molly Maguires (1970)

M | 124 min | Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

In the Pennsylvanian coal mines of 1876, a group of Irish immigrant workers begin to retaliate against the cruelty of their work environment.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

Votes: 3,268 | Gross: $0.22M

47. A Man Called Horse (1970)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.9
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46 Metascore

In 1825, an English aristocrat is captured by Native Americans. He lives with them and begins to understand their way of life. Eventually, he is accepted as part of the tribe and aspires to become their leader.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon, Manu Tupou

Votes: 8,020 | Gross: $1.94M

48. Love Story (1970)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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84 Metascore

A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley, Ray Milland

Votes: 30,182 | Gross: $106.40M

49. Landscape After Battle (1970)

109 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Stanislawa Celinska, Aleksander Bardini, Tadeusz Janczar

Votes: 739

50. Hoffman (1970)

GP | 113 min | Comedy

6.9
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A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout, he gradually emerges as a sympathetic character.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning

Votes: 1,207


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