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



1. Jibon Theke Neya (1970)

150 min | Drama, Family, War

9.3
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A political satire of Bangladesh under the rule of Pakistan metaphorically, where an autocratic woman in one family symbolizes the political dictatorship of Ayub Khan in East Pakistan.

Director: Zahir Raihan | Stars: Abdur Razzak, Suchanda, Shaukat Akbar, Rosy Samad

Votes: 1,820

2. Brigada Diverse intrã în actiune (1970)

100 min | Comedy

8.6
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Follows the Communist Romanian Militia 'miscellaneous brigade' and the 'diverse' crimes that it solves.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Toma Caragiu, Sebastian Papaiani, Puiu Calinescu, Dem Radulescu

Votes: 1,611

3. One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away (1970)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The story is seen through the eyes of 6 year old Perica Safranek. On a family picnic Perica's mother starts flirting with Mr Fulir, a Zagreb Dandy. The father at first doesn't notice it, ... See full summary »

Director: Kresimir Golik | Stars: Franjo Majetic, Mirjana Bohanec, Relja Basic, Mia Oremovic

Votes: 2,055

4. Hope (1970)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

8.2
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"Umut" is the story of an illiterate man and his family, whose existence depends on his income as a horse cab driver. When one of his horses is killed by an automobile, and when it is clear... See full summary »

Directors: Serif Gören, Yilmaz Güney | Stars: Yilmaz Güney, Gülsen Alniaçik, Tuncel Kurtiz, Kürsat Alniaçik

Votes: 3,153

5. Days and Nights in the Forest (1970)

115 min | Drama

8.2
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A group of Calcutta city slickers, including the well-off Asim (Soumitra Chatterjee), the meek Sanjoy (Subhendu Chatterjee) and the brutish Hari (Samit Bhanja), head out for a weekend in the wilderness.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sharmila Tagore, Kaberi Bose, Simi Garewal, Soumitra Chatterjee

Votes: 2,284

6. The Adversary (1970)

110 min | Drama

8.1
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A young college graduate is struggling to find a job. He lives in a flat with his younger, employed sister, revolutionary brother and widowed mother. The strain of the situation ultimately causes him to hallucinate.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Dhritiman Chatterjee, Asgar Ali, Arabinda Banerjee, Soumitra Bannerjee

Votes: 1,428

7. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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89 Metascore

A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Florinda Bolkan, Gianni Santuccio, Orazio Orlando

Votes: 9,254 | Gross: $0.27M

8. King Lear (1970)

PG | 140 min | Drama

8.1
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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Kozintsev, Iosif Shapiro | Stars: Jüri Järvet, Elza Radzina, Galina Volchek, Valentina Shendrikova

Votes: 1,389

9. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

224 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters, from his school days to the circus to the streets, he must always make ... See full summary »

Director: Raj Kapoor | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 4,526

10. 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: 2,785

11. The Conformist (1970)

R | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 26,396 | Gross: $0.54M

12. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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91 Metascore

After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Votes: 21,744 | Gross: $0.37M

13. White Sun of the Desert (1970)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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At the end of the Russian Civil War, Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov is ordered to guard the harem of a Caspian Sea guerrilla leader.

Director: Vladimir Motyl | Stars: Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Pavel Luspekayev, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze

Votes: 6,439

14. 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: 92,879 | Gross: $61.70M

15. The Confession (1970)

GP | 139 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.9
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Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. ... See full summary »

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti, Michel Vitold

Votes: 3,676 | Gross: $0.33M

16. Crime and Punishment (1970)

221 min | Drama

7.9
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Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-law student, kills an old pawnbroker and her sister, perhaps for money, perhaps to prove a theory about being above the law. He comes to police attention ... See full summary »

Director: Lev Kulidzhanov | Stars: Georgiy Taratorkin, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Bedova, Viktoriya Fyodorova

Votes: 991

17. Witchhammer (1970)

107 min | Drama, History, Horror

7.9
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A very popular movie on the medieval persecution of witches (inquisition).

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Vladimír Smeral, Elo Romancik, Josef Kemr, Sona Valentová

Votes: 1,815

18. Once Upon a Time There Was a Singing Blackbird (1970)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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A carefree young percussionist roams the streets of Tbilisi, interacting with friends and strangers alike, and tries to avoid responsibilities.

Director: Otar Iosseliani | Stars: Gela Kandelaki, Gogi Chkheidze, Jansug Kakhidze, Irine Jandieri

Votes: 944

19. This Transient Life (1970)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

7.8
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Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Michiko Tsukasa, Ryô Tamura, Eiji Okada, Isao Sasaki

Votes: 873

20. The Ear (1990)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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After coming home from a Party gathering one night, a Czech official becomes convinced that he is about to be the subject of a political purge and tries to do damage control, while also dealing with his turbulent marriage.

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Jirina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Gustav Opocenský, Miroslav Holub

Votes: 2,446

21. The Beginning (1970)

GP | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A film-in-film story set in a provincial town in Russia. Pasha (Churikova) is an amateur actress who plays a witch at a local club, but her dream is to play Joan of Arc. In a strike of luck... See full summary »

Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Inna Churikova, Valentina Telichkina, Tatyana Stepanova, Leonid Kuravlyov

Votes: 815

22. Ah Müjgân Ah (1970)

74 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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This movie is about two lovers of a poor neighbourhood. Hüsnü and Müjgan love each other and they are on the brink of getting married. However, the son of Müjgan's boss sees her and ... See full summary »

Director: Mehmet Dinler | Stars: Sadri Alisik, Esen Püsküllü, Salih Güney, Faik Coskun

Votes: 805

23. Khamoshi (1970)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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khamoshi is an intriguing tale of a female nurse trying to maintain a balance between her professional life and her emotions who falls victim to the natural feeling of love and compassion when a person takes care of another person.

Director: Asit Sen | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Waheeda Rehman, Nasir Hussain, Snehlata

Votes: 531

24. Druzba Pere Kvrzice (1970)

96 min | Adventure, Family

7.7
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A group of village children decide to secretly renovate the old mill, in order to have fun and a place to spend the summer vacation.

Director: Vladimir Tadej | Stars: Mladen Vasary, Predrag Vukovic, Berislav Kokot, Boris Vujovic

Votes: 846

25. Vella kalpi (1970)

90 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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Three young men are fighting to prevent surrender of Riga city to enemies.

Director: Aleksandrs Leimanis | Stars: Lolita Cauka, Haralds Ritenbergs, Eduards Pavuls, Olga Drege

Votes: 367

26. Many Wars Ago (1970)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, War

7.6
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On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the Italian troops.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Mark Frechette, Alain Cuny, Gian Maria Volontè, Giampiero Albertini

Votes: 1,381

27. Lovefilm (1970)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

7.6
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Jancsi reminiscences about Kata his childhood friend in WWII Budapest, They are separated as a result of 1956 revolution. Reunited as adults, they struggle with whether they will stay in each others lives.

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Judit Halász, András Bálint, Edit Kelemen, András Szamosfalvi

Votes: 665

28. The Cruise (1970)

65 min | Comedy

7.6
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A stowaway on a cruise ship is mistaken for an entertainment director.

Director: Marek Piwowski | Stars: Stanislaw Tym, Jolanta Lothe, Wanda Stanislawska-Lothe, Jerzy Dobrowolski

Votes: 3,077

29. 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: 32,416 | Gross: $31.56M

30. 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: 44,634 | Gross: $1.38M

31. Claire's Knee (1970)

GP | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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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: 8,741 | Gross: $0.04M

32. 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: 4,263 | Gross: $7.63M

33. The Things of Life (1970)

GP | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A highway engineer is involved in a car crash, after which, near death, he remembers his life leading up to the accident.

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Gérard Lartigau, Jean Bouise

Votes: 3,832

34. Shinjuku Mad (1970)

65 min | Drama

7.5
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A man comes to Tokyo searching for his son's killer. He ventures into the deep underground of the city where he finds out that the untraceable killer is a mysterious revolutionary gang leader called Shinjuku Mad.

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Toshiyuki Tanigawa, Yûko Ejima, Makiko Harada, Akiko Hirooka

Votes: 407

35. 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: 910

36. 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: 19,397

37. Tristana (1970)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

7.5
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93 Metascore

Shortly after her mother's death, an innocent and youthful woman will find refuge into the household of her middle-aged aristocratic guardian, who will submit her to his sexual advances.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero, Lola Gaos

Votes: 10,417 | Gross: $0.01M

38. 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: 31,306 | Gross: $29.55M

39. 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: 8,831 | Gross: $3.70M

40. Handcuffs (1970)

80 min | Drama

7.5
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Small village in mountains of Dalmatinska Zagora is under total control of Andrija, local Party official. One day two members of secret police come to the village and everybody knows they ... See full summary »

Director: Krsto Papic | Stars: Fabijan Sovagovic, Adem Cejvan, Jagoda Kaloper, Ilija Ivezic

Votes: 338

41. 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: 2,371 | Gross: $0.85M

42. 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: 32,788 | Gross: $5.51M

43. Bed & Board (1970)

GP | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Antoine Doinel works dying flowers in the courtyard outside his apartment. He is married to Christine, who is pregnant. He has an affair with a Japanese woman, jeopardising his marriage.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Hiroko Berghauer, Barbara Laage

Votes: 8,119 | Gross: $0.10M

44. Shine, Shine, My Star (1970)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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The story of a young actor during the Civil War years who drives around the countryside giving free performances in order to bring art to the masses.

Director: Aleksandr Mitta | Stars: Oleg Tabakov, Oleg Efremov, Evgeniy Leonov, Elena Proklova

Votes: 405

45. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

7.5
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94 Metascore

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.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

Votes: 7,441 | Gross: $1.81M

46. Le Boucher (1970)

GP | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

Votes: 7,577 | Gross: $0.47M

47. Purab Aur Pachhim (1970)

142 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Circa British rule in India, Harnam betrays a freedom fighter, and as a result is rewarded, but the freedom fighter is killed, leaving his wife, and family devastated and destitute. Years ... See full summary »

Director: Manoj Kumar | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Saira Banu, Manoj Kumar, Pran

Votes: 819

48. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Adventure, Action

7.4
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Zatoichi meets an infamous blind leader of a gangster organization as he contends with a gloomy ronin widower.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Reiko Ôhara, Pîtâ, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 1,134

49. Behold Homolka (1970)

83 min | Comedy

7.4
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It is a beautiful Sunday and the Homolka family are having a picnic in a forest not far from Prague. The grandfather and grandmother have settled comfortably in the grass, their son Ludva ... See full summary »

Director: Jaroslav Papousek | Stars: Josef Sebánek, Marie Motlová, Frantisek Husák, Helena Ruzicková

Votes: 583

50. Adelheid (1970)

99 min | Drama

7.4
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In the aftermath of World War II, a former Czech soldier takes charge of a manor formerly owned by a German family. He falls in love with the daughter, who is now a maid, and is forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Frantisek Vlácil | Stars: Petr Cepek, Emma Cerná, Jan Vostrcil, Jana Krupicková

Votes: 715


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