Best Horror Movies of 1970

1.

The Grandmother

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Richard White, Dorothy McGinnis, Virginia Maitland, Robert Chadwick ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1970-01-01
2.

And Soon the Darkness

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Two young English women go on a cycling tour of the French countryside. When one of them goes missing, the other begins to search for her. But who can she trust?

Starring: Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice, Sandor Elès, John Nettleton, Clare Kelly, Hana Maria Pravda, John Franklyn, Claude Bertrand, Jean Carmet ..
Directed by: Robert Fuest
Release date: 1970-09-10
3.

House of Dark Shadows

3.4
6.4/10 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
4.

Scars of Dracula

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And two innocent victims search for a missing loved one... loved to death by Dracula's mistress. But after they discover his blood-drained corpse in Dracula's castle necropolis, the Vampire Lord's lustful vengeance begins.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman, Jenny Hanley, Christopher Matthews, Patrick Troughton, Michael Gwynn, Wendy Hamilton, Michael Ripper, Anouska Hempel, Delia Lindsay ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1970-11-08
Best Horror Movies of 1970 : An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe
5.

An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe

3.2
7.5/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Vincent Price ..
Directed by: Kenneth Johnson
Release date: 1970-01-01
6.

Count Dracula

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski, Herbert Lom, Maria Rohm, Soledad Miranda, Fred Williams, Paul Müller, Jack Taylor, Jesús Puente, José Martínez Blanco ..
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Release date: 1970-04-03
7.

The Horror of Frankenstein

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Victor Frankenstein, descendant of the infamous scientist, Baron Von Frankenstein, follows in his experimental footsteps. Initially his success involves the resuscitation of a tortoise and progressing onto more ambitious projects, including creating his own monster. The gothic genre is re-worked to create a drama of black humour and farce.

Starring: Ralph Bates, Kate O'Mara, Veronica Carlson, Jon Finch, Dennis Price, Graham James, Bernard Archard, James Hayter, Joan Rice, Stephen Turner ..
Directed by: Jimmy Sangster
Release date: 1970-11-08
8.

Scream and Scream Again

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Starring: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Judy Huxtable, Alfred Marks, Michael Gothard, Christopher Matthews, Anthony Newlands, Julian Holloway, Judy Bloom ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1970-02-13
Best Horror Movies of 1970 : The Prophet of Hunger
9.

The Prophet of Hunger

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

The story of a fakir who works in a decadent circus. He and his colleagues do weirder numbers each day to attract audience, and warrant their survival. The numbers resemble a horror-show and they get marginalized. Through fable and allegory, reality turns stronger and stronger, and more absurd.

Starring: José Mojica Marins, Mauricio do Valle, Julia Miranda, Sérgio Hingst, Jofre Soares, Mario Lima, Heladio Brito, Jean-Claude Bernardet ..
Directed by: Maurice Capovila
Release date: 1970-06-13
10.

The Nude Vampire

2.8
5.4/10 IMDB

A suicide cult led by a mysterious figure known as The Master. Oliver Martin is the hero, who tries to rescue pretty Caroline Cartier from the cult, only to find out that yet another group of vampires wants to save her too.

Starring: Olivier Rollin, Maurice Lemaître, Caroline Cartier, Ly Lestrong, Bernard Musson, Jean Aron, Ursule Pauly, Catherine Castel, Marie-Pierre Castel, Michel Delahaye ..
Directed by: Jean Rollin
Release date: 1970-05-01

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