Best Movies of 1970

1.

The Aristocats

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children—Bonfamille’s beloved family of cats—the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the legatees, leaving them out on a country road. All seems lost until the wily Thomas O’Malley Cat and his jazz-playing alley cats come to the aristocats’ rescue.

Starring: Phil Harris, Sterling Holloway, Scatman Crothers, Eva Gabor, Paul Winchell, Lord Tim Hudson, Vito Scotti, Thurl Ravenscroft, Dean Clark, Liz English ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman
Release date: 1970-12-24
2.

Woodstock

5.7
8.1/10 IMDB

An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the concertgoers; negative and positive aspects are shown, from drug use by performers to naked fans sliding in the mud, from the collapse of the fences by the unexpected hordes to the surreal arrival of National Guard helicopters with food and medical assistance for the impromptu city of 500,000.

Starring: Joe Cocker, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, Ten Years After, John Sebastian, Jimi Hendrix, Fito De la Parra, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana ..
Directed by: Michael Wadleigh
Release date: 1970-03-26
3.

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
4.

Gimme Shelter

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

A detailed chronicle of the famous 1969 tour of the United States by the British rock band The Rolling Stones, which culminated with the disastrous and tragic concert held on December 6 at the Altamont Speedway Free Festival, an event of historical significance, as it marked the end of an era: the generation of peace and love suddenly became the generation of disillusionment.

Starring: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor, Marty Balin, Sonny Barger, Melvin Belli, Dick Carter, Jack Casady ..
Directed by: Albert Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin, David Maysles
Release date: 1970-12-13
Best Movies of 1970 : Little Big Man
5.

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
6.

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
7.

Kelly's Heroes

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor, Donald Sutherland, Gavin MacLeod, Hal Buckley, Stuart Margolin, Jeff Morris, Richard Davalos ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1970-01-01
8.

Tora! Tora! Tora!

5.4
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
9.

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
10.

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

5.3
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
11.

M*A*S*H

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks 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
12.

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
13.

Zabriskie Point

5.1
6.9/10 IMDB

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, accidentally encounter each other in Death Valley and soon begin an unrestrained romance.

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
14.

Two Mules for Sister Sara

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

When a wandering mercenary named Hogan rescues a nun called Sister Sara from the unwanted attentions of a band of rogues on the Mexican plains, he has no idea what he has let himself in for. Their chance encounter results in the blowing up of a train and a French garrison, as well as igniting a spark between them that survives a shocking discovery.

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Clint Eastwood, Alberto Morin, John Kelly, Enrique Lucero, David Povall, Ada Carrasco, Pancho Córdova, José Chávez, Armando Silvestre ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1970-03-02
15.

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman whose husband has vanished. The investigation proves strange indeed, involving six missing midgets, villainous monks, a Scottish castle, the Loch Ness monster, and covert naval experiments.

Starring: Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page, Christopher Lee, Tamara Toumanova, Clive Revill, Irene Handl, Mollie Maureen, Stanley Holloway, Catherine Lacey ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1970-10-29
16.

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
17.

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission discovers a planet ruled by apes, and an underground city run by telepathic humans.

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison, Charlton Heston, Paul Richards, David Watson, Thomas Gomez, Victor Buono, James Gregory ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1970-04-23
18.

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
19.

Chisum

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.

Starring: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Glenn Corbett, Andrew Prine, Bruce Cabot, Patric Knowles, Richard Jaeckel, Lynda Day George ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1970-07-23
20.

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
21.

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
22.

Rio Lobo

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.

Starring: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam, Christopher Mitchum, Victor French, Susana Dosamantes, Sherry Lansing, David Huddleston, Jim Davis ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1970-04-01
23.

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
24.

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
25.

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
26.

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
27.

Colossus: The Forbin Project

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give its plans for the management of the world under its guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent, William Schallert, Georg Stanford Brown, Willard Sage, Alex Rodine, Martin E. Brooks, Marion Ross, Dolph Sweet ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1970-04-08
Best Movies of 1970 : Soldier Blue
28.

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 Movies of 1970 : The Grandmother
29.

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: 1970-07-01
Best Movies of 1970 : The Six Wives of Henry VIII
30.

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
31.

ELVIS: That's The Way It Is

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

On July 31, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Elvis Presley staged a triumphant return to the concert stage from which he had been absent for almost a decade. His series of concerts broke all box office records and completely reenergized the career of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Starring: Elvis Presley, James Burton, John Wilkinson, Jerry Scheff, Glen D. Hardin, Ronnie Tutt, Cary Grant, Sammy Davis Jr., Tom Parker ..
Directed by: Denis Sanders
Release date: 1970-11-11
32.

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
Best Movies of 1970 : 7 Plus Seven
33.

7 Plus Seven

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

After a 7 year wait, director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born children from Seven Up! The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

Starring: Lynn Johnson, Tony Walker, Jacqueline Bassett, Charles Furneaux, Bruce Balden, Andrew Brackfield, Neil Hughes, Nicholas Hitchon, Susan Sullivan, John Brisby ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1970-12-15
34.

Let It Be

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

Documentary film about The Beatles rehearsing and recording songs for the album Let It Be in January 1969. The film features an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, their last performance in public. Released just after the album, it was the final original Beatles release. This film has not been commercially available since the 1980s.

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, George Martin, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Geoff Emerick, Mal Evans, Y?ko Ono ..
Directed by: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Release date: 1970-05-13
35.

The Vampire Lovers

4.0
6.4/10 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
Best Movies of 1970 : Karlson Returns
36.

Karlson Returns

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

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Starring: Vasiliy Livanov, Klara Rumyanova, Faina Ranevskaya ..
Directed by: Boris Stepantsev
Release date: 1970-06-06
Best Movies of 1970 : A Horse Called Nijinsky
37.

A Horse Called Nijinsky

3.9
8.7/10 IMDB

Documentary, narrated by Orson Welles, about the legendary race horse Nijinsky, one of the greatest and most successful race horses in history and after his retirement from the racetrack in 1970 an important sire of thoroughbred horses.

Starring: Orson Welles, Nijinsky ..
Directed by: Jo Durden-Smith
Release date: 1970-01-01
38.

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
39.

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
40.

Taste the Blood of Dracula

3.9
6.3/10 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
Best Movies of 1970 : An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe
41.

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
Best Movies of 1970 : Horton Hears a Who!
42.

Horton Hears a Who!

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

In this story, Horton discovers there is a microscopic community of intelligent beings called the Who's living on a plant that only he can hear. Recognising the dangers they face, he resolves to keep them safe. However, the other animals around him think Horton has gone crazy thinking that there are such beings.

Starring: Hans Conried, June Foray, Chuck Jones, Thurl Ravenscroft ..
Directed by: Ben Washam, Chuck Jones
Release date: 1970-03-18
43.

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
44.

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
45.

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: 1970-07-16
46.

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
Best Movies of 1970 : Cutter's Trail
47.

Cutter's Trail

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

The Marshal of Santa Fe returns home to find his town almost wiped out by Mexican bandits and enlists the help of a young Mexican boy and his mother to track them down.

Starring: John Gavin, Manuel Padilla Jr., Marisa Pavan, Beverly Garland, Joseph Cotten, Nehemiah Persoff, J. Carrol Naish, Shug Fisher, Ken Swofford, Victor French ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1970-02-10
48.

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
49.

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
50.

The Out-of-Towners

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron, Anne Meara, Robert Nichols, Ann Prentiss, Ron Carey, Philip Bruns, Graham Jarvis, Carlos Montalbán ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1970-05-28

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