Best Action Movies of 1970


Heads for Sale

6.5/10 IMDB

This tale is about a decapitating swordswoman who will let nothing stand in her way when she falls in love with a bandit's son. Chiao Chiao, made famous in One-Armed Swordsman, is the girl who won't let such trifles as craniums keep her from freeing her man from jail.

Starring: Chan Leung, Helen Ma Hoi-Lun, Fan Mei-Sheng, Cheng Miu, Chan Sing, Wang Hsieh, Chen Yan-Yan, Lisa Chiao Chiao, Cheng Lui, Tung Li ..
Directed by: Jeong Chang-hwa
Release date: 1970-05-06

The Last Escape

5.2/10 IMDB

During World War II, American officer Capt. Lee Mitchell (Stuart Whitman) and a British military unit boldly infiltrate German-occupied enemy territory and attempt to kidnap brilliant Nazi scientist Dr. Von Heinken (Pinkas Braun) and bring him back in one piece. While shuttling their prized captive to safety, the Allied forces courageously assist desperate refugees and tussle with overpowering German and Russian forces.

Starring: Stuart Whitman, John Collins, Martin Jarvis, Pinkas Braun, Günther Neutze, Margit Saad, Patrick Jordan, Johnny Briggs, Harald Dietl, Gerd Vespermann ..
Directed by: Walter Grauman
Release date: 1970-05-06
Best Action Movies of 1970 : The Notorious Cleopatra

The Notorious Cleopatra

4.1/10 IMDB

The story of egyptian princess Cleopatra's amorous adventures.

Starring: Loray White, Johnny Rocco, Jay Edwards, Dixie Donovan, John Vincent, Christopher Stone, Ronald South, Larry Martinelli, James Brand, Frank Cuva ..
Directed by: Peter Perry Jr.
Release date: 1970-03-01
Best Action Movies of 1970 : Lost Flight

Lost Flight

6.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Anne Francis, Ralph Meeker, Andrew Prine, Bobby Van, Linden Chiles, Michael Larrain, Billy Dee Williams, Michael-James Wixted, Nobu McCarthy ..
Directed by: Leonard Horn
Release date: 1970-08-13

Foreign Exchange

6.5/10 IMDB

A former British Secret Service agent is persuaded to negotiate a spy exchange with Russia, only to find himself drawn into political intrigues.

Starring: Robert Horton, Sebastian Cabot, Jill St. John, Dudley Foster, Clive Graham, George Roubicek, Eric Pohlmann, Eric Longworth, Eleanor Summerfield, Timothy Bateson ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1970-01-14

The Aquarians

6.3/10 IMDB

A scientist and his team of underwater explorers search for the culprit who has stolen the world's supply of nerve gas and hidden it somewhere in the ocean.

Starring: Ricardo Montalban, José Ferrer, Leslie Nielsen, Chris Robinson, Katherine Woodville, Lawrence P. Casey, Tom Simcox, Curt Lowens, Austin Stoker, Phil Philbin ..
Directed by: Don McDougall
Release date: 1970-10-24

Booby Trap

4.2/10 IMDB

A crazed military explosives expert heads for Los Angeles with an RV full of explosives, intending to blow up a rock festival and kill all the "hippies". An army officer is sent to stop him.

Starring: Carl Monson, Angela Carnon, Maybe Smith, Sharon Masters, Christopher Geoffries, Norman Fields, Buck Kartalian, Art Hedberg ..
Directed by: Dwayne Avery
Release date: 1970-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1970 : The Sexterminators

The Sexterminators

3.7/10 IMDB

In a future where procreation is policed by the government, one man throws caution to the wind and lives the way he wants to live. That man is Danny Stewart and he'll screw anyone who will let him. This is the story of that man.

Starring: Charles Cashmere, Jeanette Blake, Rita Kay, Dardanella, Joe Miller, Antoinette Maynard ..
Directed by: John A. Grant
Release date: 1970-04-29
Best Action Movies of 1970 : Devil Rider!

Devil Rider!

4.0/10 IMDB

A young rebellious girl hooks up with a biker gang. Her mother hires a private detective to find her and bring her back. The detective goes undercover as a biker to search for her.

Starring: Sharon Mahon, Ridgely Abele, Johnny Pachivas, Larry Pamilio, Ross Kananga, Chris Martell, Heather Hughes, Brad F. Grinter ..
Directed by: Brad F. Grinter
Release date: 1970-01-01

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6.6/10 IMDB

Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.

Starring: Jim Brown, George Kennedy, Fredric March, Lynn Carlin, Don Stroud, Janet MacLachlan, Richard Elkins, Clifton James, Robert Random, Mills Watson ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1970-01-09

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