Best Comedy Movies of 1970



4.5/10 IMDB

A car salesman journeys to France and encounters an apparently lonely woman. He immediately begins to successfully woo her only to learn that she is actually a baron's wife. Fortunately, the baron believes in open marriages and winds up hiring the Englishman to teach his son (from an earlier marriage) everything about automobiles. Meanwhile the car salesman finds himself falling seriously in love with the wife. The baron really doesn't mind as he himself is involved with another.

Starring: Curd Jürgens, Michael Crawford, Peter Myers, Ira von Fürstenberg, Mike Marshall, Geneviève Gilles, Didier Haudepin, Vivian Pickles, Lon Satton, Agathe Natanson ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1970-07-12

Futtocks End

6.4/10 IMDB

Entirely silent, with a musical score, sound effects and incoherent mutterings, the story revolves around a weekend gathering at the decaying country home of the eccentric and lewd General Futtock (Ronnie Barker) and the series of saucy mishaps between the staff (Michael Hordern plays the lecherous butler) and his guests.

Starring: Ronnie Barker, Michael Hordern, Roger Livesey, Julian Orchard, Kika Markham, Mary Merrall, Hilary Pritchard, Peggy Ann Clifford, Jennifer Cox, Kim Kee Lim ..
Directed by: Bob Kellett
Release date: 1970-02-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1970 : Flap


5.7/10 IMDB

Comedy based on the plight of modern Native Americans living on reservations.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Claude Akins, Tony Bill, Shelley Winters, Victor Jory, Victor French, Rodolfo Acosta, Susana Miranda, Anthony Caruso, William Mims ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1970-11-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1970 : All the Way Up

All the Way Up

4.9/10 IMDB

Fred Midway may be a bit short on brains but he's got plenty of ambition. However, before he can gain promotion as a salesman he must make his family more socially acceptable.

Starring: Warren Mitchell, Pat Heywood, Elaine Taylor, Kenneth Cranham, Vanessa Howard, Richard Briers, Adrienne Posta, Bill Fraser, Terence Alexander, Frank Thornton ..
Directed by: James MacTaggart
Release date: 1970-01-01

End of the Road

6.6/10 IMDB

After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm"...

Starring: Stacy Keach, James Earl Jones, Harris Yulin, Dorothy Tristan, Grayson Hall, Ray Brock, John Pleshette, James Coco, Terry Southern, M. Emmet Walsh ..
Directed by: Aram Avakian
Release date: 1970-02-10

Cool It Carol

5.5/10 IMDB

A naive couple leave their small town for success in London's adult entertainment culture.

Starring: Robin Askwith, Janet Lynn, Jess Conrad, Derek Aylward, Kenneth Hendel, Harry Baird, Peter Elliott, Stephen Bradley, Pearl Hackney, Martin Wyldeck ..
Directed by: Pete Walker
Release date: 1970-12-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1970 : Some Will, Some Won't

Some Will, Some Won't

5.9/10 IMDB

Four people go to great lengths to obtain the fortune left in a will by a very wealthy practical joker.

Starring: Ronnie Corbett, Thora Hird, Michael Hordern, Barbara Murray, Leslie Phillips, Dennis Price, Wilfrid Brambell, James Robertson Justice, Sheila Steafel, Eleanor Summerfield ..
Directed by: Duncan Wood
Release date: 1970-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1970 : Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

5.6/10 IMDB

War is brewing between the soldiers at an otherwise quiet army base and the civilians of a nearby Southern town. Brian Keith is an officer who tries to keep the peace. However, peace is hard to come by with Ernest Borgnine as a stereotypical dumb hick sheriff who's quick to call in the local militia. Tony Curtis plays a skirt-chasing sergeant who can't stay out of trouble and soon lands in jail. Brian Keith borrows a tank to release his friend from jail. Things get more chaotic after that.

Starring: Brian Keith, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Ivan Dixon, Suzanne Pleshette, Tom Ewell, Bradford Dillman, Arthur O'Connell, John Fiedler, Don Ameche ..
Directed by: Hy Averback
Release date: 1970-09-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1970 : Norwood


5.3/10 IMDB

Norwood is a 1970 film that reunites True Grit co-stars Glen Campbell and Kim Darby, also featuring Joe Namath. It was based on the book of the same title, written by Charles Portis (who also wrote True Grit), but updated from the original 1950s setting to 1970. The film marked the final screen appearance of actor Jack Haley.

Starring: Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Joe Namath, Carol Lynley, Pat Hingle, Tisha Sterling, Dom DeLuise, Leigh French, Meredith MacRae, Edith Atwater ..
Directed by: Jack Haley Jr.
Release date: 1970-11-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1970 : The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker

The Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker

5.9/10 IMDB

After a young man graduates from a prestigious college, he rebels by preferring a carefree existence rather than the life of fighting the rungs within the treacherous American corporate ladder. For his means of survival he becomes a New York cab driver.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jordan Christopher, Jill O'Hara, Robert Walden, Kate Reid, William Redfield, Lois Nettleton, Boni Enten, Elaine Stritch, Melba Moore ..
Directed by: John Dexter
Release date: 1970-10-28

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