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.

Multiple Maniacs

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Lady Divine becomes enraged when her boyfriend cheats on her, and descends into a life of murder and mayhem.

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole, Cookie Mueller, Edith Massey, Susan Lowe, Rick Morrow, Howard Gruber, Paul Swift ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1970-04-10
4.

The Vampire Lovers

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In the heart of Styria the Karnstein Family, even after their mortal deaths, rise from their tombs spreading evil in the countryside in their lust for fresh blood. Baron Hartog whose family are all victims of Karnstein vampirism, opens their graves and drives a stake through their diabolical hearts. One grave he cannot locate is that of the legendary beautiful Mircalla Karnstein. Years of peace follow that grisly night until Mircalla reappears to avenge her family's decimation and satisfy her desire for blood.

Starring: Ingrid Pitt, Peter Cushing, George Cole, Kate O'Mara, Ferdy Mayne, Douglas Wilmer, Madeline Smith, Dawn Addams, Pippa Steel, Jon Finch ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1970-10-04
5.

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
6.

Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny & Girly

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.

Starring: Michael Bryant, Ursula Howells, Pat Heywood, Vanessa Howard, Robert Swann, Imogen Hassall, Michael Ripper, Hugh Armstrong, Howard Trevor ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1970-02-12
7.

Taste the Blood of Dracula

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring borgoueis lives and gets in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they restore the count back to life. The three men killed Dracula's servant and as a revenge, the count makes sure that the gentlemen are killed one by one by their own sons.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Gwen Watford, Linda Hayden, Peter Sallis, Anthony Higgins, Isla Blair, John Carson, Martin Jarvis, Ralph Bates ..
Directed by: Peter Sasdy
Release date: 1970-05-07
8.

Scars of Dracula

3.2
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
9.

An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe

3.1
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
10.

Count Yorga, Vampire

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Sixties couples Michael and Donna and Paul and Erica become involved with the intense Count Yorga at a Los Angeles séance, the Count having latterly been involved with Erica's just-dead mother. After taking the Count home, Paul and Erica are waylayed, and next day a listless Erica is diagnosed by their doctor as having lost a lot of blood. When she is later found feasting on the family cat the doctor becomes convinced vampirism is at work, and that its focus is Count Yorga and his large isolated house.

Starring: Robert Quarry, Roger Perry, Michael Murphy, Michael Macready, D.J. Anderson, Judy Lang, Edward Walsh, Julie Conners, Marsha Jordan, George Macready ..
Directed by: Bob Kelljan
Release date: 1970-06-10

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