Best Science Fiction Movies of 1970


Colossus: The Forbin Project

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 Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : Hauser's Memory

Hauser's Memory

6.5/10 IMDB

A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn between his own wife and that of his dead colleague, who was a Nazi sympathizer.

Starring: David McCallum, Susan Strasberg, Helmut Käutner, Lilli Palmer, Leslie Nielsen, Herbert Fleischmann, Hans Elwenspoek, Barbara Lass, Arthur Brauss, Robert Webber ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1970-11-24
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : Liberxina 90

Liberxina 90

6.2/10 IMDB

A drug has been discovered, Liberxina 90, which will erase "establishment" conditioning from the human mind. It has fallen into the hands of some diversely anarchistic revolutionaries who spend most of the film discussing how and whether to use it; should they wait for the forces of "history" to undermine society or speed things up using the drug? They are finally forced into action by the police who are, somewhat ineptly, hunting them down.

Starring: Serena Vergano, William Pirie, Edward Meeks, Romy, Óscar Pellicer, Manuel Bronchud, Francisco Chuliá, Bet Galli, Carmen Galli, Marcelino Gili ..
Directed by: Carlos Durán
Release date: 1970-01-01

Hercules in New York

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 Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : Toomorrow


5.4/10 IMDB

A group of students pay their way through school by forming a pop band called Toomorrow. Sonic vibrations from a special instrument called a ‘tonaliser’ cause an extraterrestrial to abduct the group, and have them entertain the Alphoid population.

Starring: Olivia Newton-John, Benny Thomas, Vic Cooper, Karl Chambers, Roy Dotrice, Tracey Crisp, Margaret Nolan ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1970-08-27
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : Moon Rock

Moon Rock

5.3/10 IMDB

A short film inspired by lateral thinking that sees an astronaut explore "the monsters of mass society and mass media."

Directed by: George Dunning
Release date: 1970-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : Transplant of a Brain

Transplant of a Brain

5.1/10 IMDB

An affluent judge with an incurable brain disease with only months to live decides to become the guinea pig for a new brain transplant technique. The operation is a success, but the unfortunate brain donor was a young man with unfinished business, and soon the memories and desires of this young man overwhelm the judge.

Starring: Eduardo Fajardo, Frank Wolff, Simón Andreu, Silvia Dionisio, Ángel del Pozo, José Guardiola, Andrés Mejuto, Nuria Torray, Calisto Calisti, Giovanni Sabbatini ..
Directed by: Juan Logar
Release date: 1970-12-23
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : The Sexterminators

The Sexterminators

3.7/10 IMDB

In a future where procreation is policed by the government, one man throws caution to the wind and lives the way he wants to live. That man is Danny Stewart and he'll screw anyone who will let him. This is the story of that man.

Starring: Charles Cashmere, Jeanette Blake, Rita Kay, Dardanella, Joe Miller, Antoinette Maynard ..
Directed by: John A. Grant
Release date: 1970-04-29
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1970 : The Moebius Flip

The Moebius Flip

0.0/10 IMDB

A science fiction fantasy on skis with spectacular glacier skiing, extraordinary acrobatics, unique optical effects, and an original score. The world's polarity is mysteriously reversed, requiring the skiers to regain the realm of normal perception by performing maneuvers inspired by the ambiguous nature of the "Moebius Strip."

Starring: Arthur Furrer, Roger Staub ..
Release date: 1970-01-02

The Horror of Frankenstein

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

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