Best Drama Movies of 1970

1.

Patton

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong, Carey Loftin, Albert Dumortier, Frank Latimore, Morgan Paull, Karl Michael Vogler, Bill Hickman ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1970-01-25
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : Little Big Man
2.

Little Big Man

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam, Richard Mulligan, Jeff Corey, Aimée Eccles, William Hickey, Jesse Vint, Alan Oppenheimer ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1970-12-14
3.

Kes

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.

Starring: David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie, Colin Welland, Brian Glover, Bob Bowes, Bernard Atha, Joey Kaye, Bill Dean, Duggie Brown ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 1970-04-03
4.

Tora! Tora! Tora!

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had surprised the Americans, covers the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, which plunged America into the Second World War.

Starring: Martin Balsam, S? Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, Tatsuya Mihashi, E.G. Marshall, James Whitmore, Takahiro Tamura, Jason Robards, Wesley Addy, Frank Aletter ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda
Release date: 1970-01-26
5.

Five Easy Pieces

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A drop-out 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.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Susan Anspach, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, William Challee, Fannie Flagg, Sally Struthers, Lois Smith, Toni Basil, John P. Ryan ..
Directed by: Bob Rafelson
Release date: 1970-09-12
6.

M*A*S*H

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Roger Bowen, René Auberjonois, David Arkin, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1970-02-18
7.

Waterloo

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of Wellington, beat Napolean's best generals in Spain and Portugal, but now must beat Napoleon himself with an Anglo Allied army.

Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins, Virginia McKenna, Dan O'Herlihy, Rupert Davies, Philippe Forquet, Gianni Garko, Ivo Garrani ..
Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk
Release date: 1970-10-26
8.

Zabriskie Point

5.1
6.9/10 IMDB

An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot)...

Starring: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G. D. Spradlin, Bill Garaway, Kathleen Cleaver, Rod Taylor, Kenner G. Kemp, Harrison Ford, Philip Baker Hall ..
Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
Release date: 1970-02-09
9.

Catch-22

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation.

Starring: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Jack Gilford, Buck Henry, Bob Newhart, Anthony Perkins, Paula Prentiss, Orson Welles ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1970-06-24
10.

Love Story

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail.

Starring: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley, Ray Milland, Russell Nype, Tommy Lee Jones, Sydney Walker, Robert Modica, Katherine Balfour, Sudie Bond ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1970-12-16
11.

Performance

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.

Starring: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton, Ann Sidney, John Bindon, Johnny Shannon, Anthony Valentine, Kenneth Colley, Stanley Meadows ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg, Donald Cammell
Release date: 1970-08-03
12.

Airport

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Maureen Stapleton, Barry Nelson, John Findlater ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1970-05-29
13.

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

An all-female rock group finds fame, love, and drama when they move to LA in order to claim the lead singer’s inheritance.

Starring: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar, Michael Blodgett, David Gurian, Edy Williams, Erica Gavin, Phyllis Davis, Harrison Page ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1970-07-17
14.

Ryan's Daughter

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.

Starring: Sarah Miles, Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, Christopher Jones, John Mills, Leo McKern, Barry Foster, Marie Kean, Arthur O'Sullivan, Evin Crowley ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1970-03-19
15.

Scrooge

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.

Starring: Albert Finney, Edith Evans, Kenneth More, Laurence Naismith, Alec Guinness, Michael Medwin, David Collings, Anton Rodgers, Suzanne Neve, Frances Cuka ..
Directed by: Ronald Neame
Release date: 1970-11-05
16.

Deep End

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

London, England. Mike, a fifteen-year-old boy, gets a job in a bathhouse, where he meets Susan, an attractive young woman who works there as an attendant.

Starring: Jane Asher, John Moulder-Brown, Karl Michael Vogler, Christopher Sandford, Diana Dors, Louise Martini, Erica Beer, Anita Lochner, Anne-Marie Kuster, Cheryl Hall ..
Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski
Release date: 1970-09-01
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : Soldier Blue
17.

Soldier Blue

4.3
6.9/10 IMDB

After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US government. Together, they must try to reach the cavalry's main base camp. As they travel onward, Honus is torn between his growing affection for Cresta.

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence, John Anderson, Jorge Rivero, Dana Elcar, Bob Carraway, Martin West, James Hampton, Mort Mills ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1970-08-12
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : The Grandmother
18.

The Grandmother

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

A young boy plants some strange seeds and they grow into a grandmother.

Starring: Richard White, Dorothy McGinnis, Virginia Maitland, Robert Chadwick, Richard White ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1970-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : The Six Wives of Henry VIII
19.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

4.2
8.4/10 IMDB

On his deathbed, King Henry VIII recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them - in a bid to secure the succession to the throne with a male heir. Despite his many marriages and the crowded court, Henry remains essentially lonely.

Release date: 1970-01-01
20.

A Man Called Horse

4.1
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1825, English peer Lord John Morgan is cast adrift in the American West. Captured by Sioux Indians, Morgan is at first targeted for quick extinction, but the tribesmen sense that he is worthy of survival. He eventually passes the many necessary tests that will permit him to become a member of the tribe.

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon, Manu Tupou, Corinna Tsopei, Dub Taylor, James Gammon, William Jordan, Eddie Little Sky, Michael Baseleon ..
Directed by: Elliot Silverstein
Release date: 1970-05-01
21.

The Boys in the Band

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate the event. As the evening progresses, the alcohol flows, the knives come out, and Michael's demand that the group participate in a devious telephone game, unleashing dormant and unspoken emotions.

Starring: Kenneth Nelson, Leonard Frey, Peter White, Cliff Gorman, Frederick Combs, Reuben Greene, Laurence Luckinbill, Keith Prentice, Robert La Tourneaux, Elaine Kaufman ..
Directed by: William Friedkin
Release date: 1970-03-16
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe
22.

An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A collection of four Poe stories narrated by Vincent Price: 1) The Tell-Tale Heart, 2) The Sphinx, 3) The Cask of Amontillado, and 4) The Pit and the Pendulum.

Starring: Vincent Price ..
Directed by: Kenneth Johnson
Release date: 1970-01-01
23.

Hi, Mom!

3.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Vietnam vet Jon Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads him to fall in with a radical 'Black Power' group, which in turn leads him to carry out a bizarre act of urban terrorism.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jennifer Salt, Allen Garfield, Charles Durning, Lara Parker, Abraham Goren, Bruce Price, Ricky Parker, Andy Parker, Paul Bartel ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1970-04-27
24.

I Never Sang for My Father

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. Just before the wedding, the mother dies. Hackman's sister (who has been disowned by their father for marrying a Jewish man) advises him to live his own life, and not let himself be controlled by their father.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Melvyn Douglas, Dorothy Stickney, Estelle Parsons, Elizabeth Hubbard, Lovelady Powell, Daniel Keyes, Conrad Bain, Jon Richards, Nikki Counselman ..
Directed by: Gilbert Cates
Release date: 1970-10-18
25.

The Railway Children

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

After the enforced absence of their father, the three Waterbury children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where they find themselves involved in several unexpected dramas along the railway by their new home.

Starring: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Iain Cuthbertson, Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett, Gary Warren, Peter Bromilow, Ann Lancaster, Gordon Whiting ..
Directed by: Lionel Jeffries
Release date: 1970-12-21
26.

Husbands

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived.

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Jenny Runacre, Jenny Lee Wright, Noelle Kao, John Kullers, Meta Shaw Stevens, Leola Harlow, Gena Rowlands ..
Directed by: John Cassavetes
Release date: 1970-12-01
27.

Hoffman

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack, Ruth Dunning, Jeremy Bulloch, David Lodge, Kay Hall, George Hilsdon, John Tatum ..
Directed by: Alvin Rakoff
Release date: 1970-01-01
28.

Joe

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Ad executive Bill Compton confronts and murders his daughter's drug-dealing boyfriend. Wandering into a local bar, Bill encounters a drunken, bigoted factory worker with a bloodlust, Joe Curran. When Bill confesses the murder to Joe, the two strike up an uneasy alliance, leading to a wild adventure.

Starring: Peter Boyle, Susan Sarandon, Dennis Patrick, Audrey Caire, Patrick McDermott, Tim Lewis, Estelle Omens, Bob O'Connell, K Callan, Marlene Warfield ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1970-07-15
29.

The Molly Maguires

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, 1876. A secret society of Irish coal miners, bond by a sacred oath, put pressure on the greedy and ruthless company they work for by sabotaging mining facilities in the hope of improving their working conditions and the lives of their families.

Starring: Sean Connery, Samantha Eggar, Richard Harris, Frank Finlay, Anthony Zerbe, Bethel Leslie, Art Lund, Philip Bourneuf, Ian Abercrombie, Philip Ettington ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1970-02-08
30.

The Honeymoon Killers

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man who seduces lonely single women, kills them and then takes their money. She poses as Ray's sister and joins Ray on a wild killing spree, fueled by her lingering concern that Ray will leave her for one of his marks.

Starring: Shirley Stoler, Tony Lo Bianco, Mary Jane Higby, Doris Roberts, Kip McArdle, Marilyn Chris, Dortha Duckworth, Barbara Cason, Ann Harris, Mary Breen ..
Directed by: Leonard Kastle, Donald Volkman
Release date: 1970-02-04
31.

Cromwell

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.

Starring: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin, Frank Finlay, Timothy Dalton, Patrick Wymark, Patrick Magee, Nigel Stock, Charles Gray ..
Directed by: Ken Hughes
Release date: 1970-09-16
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : Love-In '72
32.

Love-In '72

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A man must decide whether to flee the U.S. draft and go to Canada or stay or go fight for his country in Vietnam.

Starring: John Rose, Sandra Peabody, Susan Sparling, Will Patent, Philip Baker Hall, Spalding Gray, Larry Hunter, Linda Southern, Sandra Peabody, Thomas Murphy ..
Directed by: Simon Nuchtern, Sidney Knight, Karl Hansen
Release date: 1970-03-21
33.

The Great White Hope

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.

Starring: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert, Joel Fluellen, Chester Morris, Robert Webber, Marlene Warfield, Hal Holbrook, Beah Richards, Moses Gunn ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1970-10-11
34.

Diary of a Mad Housewife

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, successful, and blatantly sadistic writer.

Starring: Richard Benjamin, Frank Langella, Carrie Snodgress, Lorraine Cullen, Frannie Michel, Lee Addoms, Peter Dohanos, Katherine Meskill, Leonard Elliott, Valma ..
Directed by: Frank Perry
Release date: 1970-08-10
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : Getting Straight
35.

Getting Straight

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Graduate student Harry Bailey was once one of the most visible undergraduate activists on campus, but now that he's back studying for his master's, he's trying to fly right. Trouble is, the campus is exploding with various student movements, and Harry's girlfriend, Jan, is caught up in most of them. As Harry gets closer to finishing his degree, he finds his iconoclastic attitude increasingly aligned with the students rather than the faculty.

Starring: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Cecil Kellaway, Jeff Corey, Max Julien, Jon Lormer, Leonard Stone, William Bramley, Jeannie Berlin ..
Directed by: Richard Rush
Release date: 1970-05-13
36.

Wuthering Heights

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley's sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy-- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor. Written by Marg Baskin

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Anna Calder-Marshall, Harry Andrews, Pamela Brown, Judy Cornwell, James Cossins, Rosalie Crutchley, Hilary Dwyer, Julian Glover, Hugh Griffith ..
Directed by: Robert Fuest
Release date: 1970-06-09
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : Too Late the Hero
37.

Too Late the Hero

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of the 'heroes' are very reluctant, but they come good when they are pursued by the Japanese who are determined to prevent them returning to base.

Starring: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Henry Fonda, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Lance Percival, Percy Herbert, Ken Takakura ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1970-05-20
38.

The Strawberry Statement

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

A college student joins a group of revolutionaries to meet girls but ends up committed to their goals.

Starring: Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, Bud Cort, Murray MacLeod, Bob Balaban, Michael Margotta, Israel Horovitz, James Kunen, Jeannie Berlin, Carol Bagdasarian ..
Directed by: Stuart Hagmann
Release date: 1970-08-28
39.

The Landlord

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

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 intention is to evict the black tenants and convert the building into a posh flat. But Elgar is not one to be bound by yesterday's urges, and soon he has other thoughts on his mind.

Starring: Beau Bridges, Lee Grant, Louis Gossett Jr., Diana Sands, Pearl Bailey, Walter Brooke, Marki Bey, Marlene Clark, Mel Stewart, Susan Anspach ..
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Release date: 1970-05-20
40.

The Man Who Haunted Himself

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Executive Harold Pelham suffers a serious accident after which he faces the shadow of death. When, against all odds, he miraculously recovers, he discovers that his life does not belong to him anymore.

Starring: Roger Moore, Anton Rodgers, Olga Georges-Picot, Freddie Jones, Alastair Mackenzie, Hugh Mackenzie, Kevork Malikyan, Thorley Walters, Ruth Trouncer, Hildegard Neil ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1970-09-17
41.

Watermelon Man

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Jeff Gerber, a racist insurance agent and fitness freak, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is turned upside down when his skin inexplicably turns dark overnight. As Jeff tries to come to terms with this unexplained phenomenon that has befallen him, he soon becomes the victim himself, when all of his friends and neighbors suddenly shun and harass him.

Starring: Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine, D'Urville Martin, Mantan Moreland, Kay E. Kuter, Erin Moran, Paul Williams, Kay Kimberly, Irving Selbst ..
Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles
Release date: 1970-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : Jane Eyre
42.

Jane Eyre

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfeild and Adele's guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and understanding to triumph.

Starring: Susannah York, George C. Scott, Ian Bannen, Jack Hawkins, Nyree Dawn Porter, Rachel Kempson, Kenneth Griffith, Peter Copley, Clive Morton, Angharad Rees ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1970-12-01
43.

The Cross and the Switchblade

3.4
5.9/10 IMDB

A film adaptation of a book written in 1963. It tells the true story of Wilkerson's first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youth, encouraging them to turn away from the drugs and gang violence they were involved with.

Starring: Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux, Don Blakely, Don Lamond, Sam Capuano, Alex Colon, Hechter Ubarry ..
Directed by: Don Murray
Release date: 1970-06-01
44.

House of Dark Shadows

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

The story of vampire Barnabas Collins, the possible cure offered him by Dr. Julia Hoffman, and his search for love amidst the horror.

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Nancy Barrett, John Karlen, Roger Davis, Thayer David, Louis Edmonds, Don Briscoe, David Henesy ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1970-09-09
45.

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Under hypnosis while trying to quit smoking, Daisy Gamble revisits past lives and different personalities.

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Yves Montand, Bob Newhart, Larry Blyden, Simon Oakland, Jack Nicholson, John Richardson, Pamela Brown, Irene Handl, Roy Kinnear ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1970-06-17
46.

I Walk the Line

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Henry Tawes, a middle-aged sheriff in a rural Tennessee town, is usually the first man to criticize others for their bad behavior. Miserable in his marriage, Henry falls in love with teenage seductress Alma, who is the daughter of local criminal and moonshiner Carl McCain. Henry's moral character comes further into question when he is tempted to conceal Carl's crimes in order to prolong his relationship with Alma.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld, Estelle Parsons, Ralph Meeker, Charles Durning, Jeff Dalton, Freddie McCloud, Jane Rose, J.C. Evans, Margaret A. Morris ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1970-11-18
47.

The Walking Stick

3.2
6.5/10 IMDB

A young woman's highly ordered and structured life is turned upside-down when she meets a handsome stranger at a party. Friendship soon develops into romance and for the first time in her life she is truly happy. This happiness is short lived, however, as little by little she discovers her partner has been lying to her about his past. It is soon revealed that he and his friends have been planning to rob the auction house that she works for and they require her inside knowledge in order to pull off the crime.

Starring: David Hemmings, Samantha Eggar, Emlyn Williams, Phyllis Calvert, Ferdy Mayne, Francesca Annis, Bridget Turner, Dudley Sutton, John Woodvine, David Savile ..
Directed by: Eric Till
Release date: 1970-04-15
48.

The Kremlin Letter

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

When an unauthorized letter is sent to Moscow alleging the U.S. government's willingness to help Russia attack China, former naval officer Charles Rone and his team are sent to retrieve it. They go undercover, successfully reaching out to Erika Kosnov, the wife of a former agent, now married to the head of Russia's secret police. Their plans are interrupted, however, when their Moscow hideout is raided by a cunning politician.

Starring: Patrick O'Neal, Richard Boone, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Barbara Parkins, George Sanders, Orson Welles, Ronald Radd, Nigel Green, Micheál MacLiammóir ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1970-02-01
49.

El Condor

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Luke, an escaped convict, and Jaroo, a loner gold prospector, team up with a band of Apache Indians in 19th century Mexico to capture a large, heavily armed fortress for the millions -- or billions -- of dollars in gold that are rumored to be stored within. Written by Brian C. Madsen

Starring: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Patrick O'Neal, Marianna Hill, Elisha Cook Jr., Iron Eyes Cody, Imogen Hassall, Gustavo Rojo, Florencio Amarilla, Julio Peña ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1970-06-19
Best Drama Movies of 1970 : The Movie Murderer
50.

The Movie Murderer

3.2
6.7/10 IMDB

An experienced arson investigator takes along his young associate as they try to find an arsonist who is burning down movie sets.

Starring: Arthur Kennedy, Warren Oates, Tom Selleck, Jeff Corey, Norma Crane, Robert Webber, Russell Johnson, Nita Talbot, Severn Darden, Elisha Cook Jr. ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1970-02-02

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