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1. Woodstock (1970)
R | 184 min | Documentary, History, Music
Oscar-winning musical chronicle that brilliantly captures the three-day rock concert and celebration of peace and love that became a capstone for the Sixties.
Votes: 16,047 | Gross: $50.00M
1001 - Netflix
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Votes: 9,647 | Gross: $0.27M
3. The Conformist (1970)
R | 113 min | Drama
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Votes: 27,326 | Gross: $0.54M
1001 - YouTube rental
4. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Votes: 22,622 | Gross: $0.37M
5. 7 Plus Seven (1970 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born children after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the ... See full summary »
6. Patton (1970)
GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War
The World War II phase of the career of controversial American general George S. Patton.
Votes: 94,018 | Gross: $61.70M
7. Gimme Shelter (1970)
GP | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller
When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco's Altamont Speedway, the bloody slash that transformed a decade's dreams into disillusionment was immortalized on this film.
Votes: 10,856 | Gross: $0.25M
Criterion Channel - Reviewed - 1001
8. The Confession (1970)
GP | 139 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,778 | Gross: $0.33M
9. The Ear (1990)
94 min | Drama, Thriller
After coming home from a Party gathering one night, a Czech official becomes convinced that he is about to be the subject of a political purge and tries to do damage control, while also dealing with his turbulent marriage.
10. Claire's Knee (1970)
GP | 105 min | Drama, Romance
On lakeside summer holiday, a conflicted older man is dared to have a flirt with two beautiful teenage stepsisters despite his betrothal to a diplomat's daughter and the fact that the girls have boyfriends.
Votes: 9,284 | Gross: $0.04M
11. The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins (1970)
Not Rated | 31 min | Documentary, Short, Music
A portrait of the great Texas bluesman, 'Lightnin' Hopkins. The film includes interviews and a performance by Hopkins.
12. Little Big Man (1970)
PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
Votes: 32,948 | Gross: $31.56M
1000 - Netflix
13. MASH (1970)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Votes: 67,661 | Gross: $81.60M
1000 - Netflix
14. El Topo (1970)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Western
A mysterious black-clad gunfighter wanders a mystical Western landscape encountering multiple bizarre characters.
Votes: 26,299 | Gross: $0.04M
1000 - Amazon Cohen Channel
15. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
R | 98 min | Drama
A dropout 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.
Votes: 33,557 | Gross: $5.51M
1000 - Netflix
16. Tristana (1970)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
Shortly after her mother's death, an innocent and youthful woman will find refuge into the household of her middle-aged aristocratic guardian, who will submit her to his sexual advances.
Votes: 10,725 | Gross: $0.01M
17. Scrooge (1970)
G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Votes: 9,553 | Gross: $3.70M
18. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
GP | 92 min | Drama, Music
A man living in the towering shadow of his aging father finds it difficult to start a new chapter in his life by marrying his girlfriend and moving to California.
Votes: 2,435 | Gross: $0.85M
19. The Wild Child (1970)
G | 83 min | Drama
In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.
Votes: 7,646 | Gross: $1.81M
20. Bed & Board (1970)
GP | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Antoine Doinel works dying flowers in the courtyard outside his apartment. He is married to Christine, who is pregnant. He has an affair with a Japanese woman, jeopardising his marriage.
Votes: 8,441 | Gross: $0.10M
21. Husbands (1970)
PG-13 | 154 min | Comedy, Drama
After the death of a common friend, three married men leave their lives together, seeking pleasure and freedom and ultimately leaving for London.
Votes: 5,627 | Gross: $0.78M
22. Dodes'ka-den (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama
Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.
Criterion Channel and Netflix
23. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Adventure, Action
Zatoichi meets an infamous blind leader of a gangster organization as he contends with a gloomy ronin widower.
24. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Inspired by fairytales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red Riding Hood, is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.
Netflix - 1001 - TSZDT
25. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
GP | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American expatriate in Rome witnesses an attempted murder that is connected to an ongoing killing spree in the city, and conducts his own investigation despite himself and his girlfriend being targeted by the killer.
Votes: 18,361 | Gross: $0.42M
1001 - Netflix
26. Catch-22 (1970)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War
A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Votes: 22,135 | Gross: $24.91M
27. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.
Votes: 10,801 | Gross: $3.30M
28. Wanda (1970)
GP | 102 min | Crime, Drama
Wanda, a lonely housewife, drifts through mining country until she meets a petty thief who takes her in.
Votes: 3,460 | Gross: $0.05M
29. Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)
Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Action, Adventure
Zatoichi tries to unrest the mob rule over a small village all while the gang leader's bodyguard is actually the Yojimbo, secretly taking the gang down from the inside. Will the two heroes realize in time that they are on the same side?
30. Derby (1970)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Derby is a fascinating look at the world of 1970s professional Roller Derby. Features lots of on-track action, as well as an off-track behind the scenes look at the lives of the Roller ... See full summary »
Amazon Prime & Netflix
31. Brewster McCloud (1970)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.
Votes: 4,420 | Gross: $1.05M
32. Donkey Skin (1970)
91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry a man she doesn't love.
33. The Landlord (1970)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,246 | Gross: $0.96M
34. Love Story (1970)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance
A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.
Votes: 31,293 | Gross: $106.40M
35. Performance (1970)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama
A violent gangster seeks refuge from the mob in the Bohemian home of a former rock star.
Votes: 9,611 | Gross: $0.19M
1001 - Netflix
36. Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of dwarfs at a correctional facility erupt in anarchy.
37. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 17,508 | Gross: $100.49M
38. Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
GP | 104 min | Comedy
Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson are preparing for their upcoming wedding. However, they seem to be the only two people at the wedding that are happy. Mike's brother Richie and his wife ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,088 | Gross: $5.48M
39. Trog (1970)
GP | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.
40. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
R | 94 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the Finzi-Continis, a noble family of Ferrara, during the Jewish persecution in Italy's 1930s.
Votes: 6,122 | Gross: $0.60M
YouTube - 1001
41. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
NC-17 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze.
Votes: 10,080 | Gross: $2.66M
42. The Boys in the Band (1970)
R | 118 min | Drama
Tempers fray and true selves are revealed when a heterosexual accidentally intrudes on a homosexual party.
Votes: 4,410 | Gross: $7.63M
43. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of the 1941 Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor, and the series of preceding American blunders that aggravated its effectiveness.
Votes: 31,830 | Gross: $29.55M
44. Woodstock (2019 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, History
In August 1969, 500,000 people gathered at a farm in upstate New York. What happened there was far more than just a concert. Woodstock tells the story of a legendary event that defined a ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,387 | Gross: $0.08M
45. The Wizard of Gore (1970)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician who has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.
Votes: 3,269 | Gross: $0.02M
46. Original Cast Album: Company (1970)
50 min | Documentary