Best Fantasy Movies of 1970

1.

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the children of Sombertown. But its Mayor is too mean to let that happen. And to make things worse, the Winter Warlock who lives between the Kringles and Sombertown, but Kris manages to melt the Warlock's heart and deliver his toys.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees, Robie Lester, Billie Mae Richards, Harvey Korman ..
Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Release date: 1970-12-14
Best Fantasy Movies of 1970 : Carol
2.

Carol

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Ed Emshwiller’s tender portrait of his wife, avantgarde science fiction writer Carol Emshwiller. (Mubi)

Starring: Carol Emshwiller ..
Directed by: Ed Emshwiller
Release date: 1970-06-17
3.

Hercules in New York

2.5
3.3/10 IMDB

Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Deborah Loomis, Taina Elg, James Karen, Arnold Stang, Rudy Bond, Ernest Graves, Tanny McDonald, Merwin Goldsmith, Richard Herd ..
Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Release date: 1970-02-23
Best Fantasy Movies of 1970 : Jack and the Beanstalk
4.

Jack and the Beanstalk

2.0
3.8/10 IMDB

Retelling of the classic fairy tale, but from a decidedly 1960s point of view, complete with "groovy" dialogue.

Starring: Christopher Brooks ..
Directed by: Barry Mahon
Release date: 1970-03-31
5.

Move

1.4
5.1/10 IMDB

A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.

Starring: Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss, Geneviève Waïte, John Larch, Joe Silver, Amy Thomson, Jeannie Berlin, Graham Jarvis, Ron O'Neal, Garrie Bean ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1970-07-31
6.

This Is It

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

“[…] Then Broughton took Eden into his own backyard, filming his 2-year-old son Orion interacting with nature, with the elements, with Papa God in a treetop and Mother Earth inside a red ball. It’s in the film “This is It” (1971) that Broughton combines some of his Zen poems with baby “Adam” encountering the wisdom of the world: This is It This is really It This is all there is And It’s perfect as it is. There is nowhere to go but Here There is nothing Here but now There is nothing now but This And This is It.” (from: http://bigjoy.org/twirl/exploring-translucent-broughton-films/)

Starring: Orion Broughton ..
Directed by: James Broughton
Release date: 1970-11-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1970 : The Amazing Transplant
7.

The Amazing Transplant

0.0
4.0/10 IMDB

Exploitation auteur Doris Wishman (Bad Girls Go to Hell) provides the most over-the-top entertainment of her career with this film about a nice guy who turns murderous after undergoing a penis transplant. As it turns out, the well-endowed donor was a serial rapist who preyed on women with gold earrings -- a habit that our unfortunate hero (João Fernandes) has inherited along with the man's penis.

Starring: João Fernandes, Linda Southern, Larry Hunter, Olive Denneccio, Sandy Eden, Kim Pope, Bernard Marcel, Janet Banzet, Suzzan Landau, Uta Erickson ..
Directed by: Doris Wishman
Release date: 1970-01-01
8.

The Phantom Tollbooth

0.0
6.9/10 IMDB

The Phantom Tollbooth, based upon the children's adventure novel by Norton Juster, tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo. Unexpectedly receiving a magic tollbooth and, having nothing better to do, Milo drives through it and enters a kingdom in turmoil following the loss of it's princesses, Rhyme and Reason.

Starring: Butch Patrick, Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Candy Candido, Hans Conried, June Foray, Patti Gilbert, Shepard Menken, Cliff Norton, Larry Thor ..
Directed by: Abe Levitow, David Monahan, Chuck Jones
Release date: 1970-11-07
Best Fantasy Movies of 1970 : Sole Survivor
9.

Sole Survivor

0.0
7.4/10 IMDB

This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy

Starring: Vince Edwards, Richard Basehart, William Shatner, Lou Antonio, Lawrence P. Casey, Dennis Cooney, Patrick Wayne, Brad David, Alan Caillou, Timur Bashtu ..
Directed by: Paul Stanley
Release date: 1970-01-09
10.

The Dunwich Horror

0.0
5.5/10 IMDB

A university student is pursued by a man with a demonic secret.

Starring: Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley, Lloyd Bochner, Talia Shire, Barboura Morris ..
Directed by: Daniel Haller
Release date: 1970-01-14

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