70s The Best Movies of 1970  

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List of the best movies of 1970, with movie trailers when available. Some of the biggest actors of all time, including Sylvester Stallone, Robert Downey Jr., Danny DeVito and Tommy Lee Jones had their first big screen roles in 1970. These top movies of 1970 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1970.

You can filter this list of films that came out in 1970 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1970 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top. List movies include Patton, MASH and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1970?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1970?"

1970 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1970. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1970 aren't just one persons opinion.
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The Aristocats Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

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Five Easy Pieces Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Sally Struthers

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Patton George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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MASH Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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The Out-of-Towners Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams, Anne Meara

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Airport Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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Connecting Rooms Bette Davis, Michael Redgrave, Gabrielle Drake

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The Conformist Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda

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A Man Called Horse Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, James Gammon

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The Adventurers Jaclyn Smith, Candice Bergen, Olivia de Havilland

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Two Mules for Sister Sara Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Armando Silvestre

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Scrooge Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

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Kelly's Heroes Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles

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Little Big Man Carole Androsky, Robert Little Star, Dustin Hoffman

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The Go-Between Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Michael Redgrave

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Let It Be Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

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The Bear and the Doll Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Daniel Ceccaldi

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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Jack Nicholson, Barbra Streisand, Bob Newhart

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Tam-Lin Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Stephanie Beacham

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Scars of Dracula Christopher Lee, Patrick Troughton, Wendy Hamilton

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Cromwell Alec Guinness, Richard Harris, Timothy Dalton

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Love Story Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal

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The Molly Maguires Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar

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Ryan's Daughter Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Trevor Howard

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The Vampire Lovers Peter Cushing, Madeline Smith, Ingrid Pitt

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Borsalino Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Catherine Rouvel

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Little Fauss and Big Halsy Robert Redford, Lauren Hutton, Michael J. Pollard

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Donkey Skin Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin

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Tropic of Cancer Ellen Burstyn, Rip Torn, Phil Brown

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Aladdin and His Magic Lamp Henri Virlogeux, Fred Pasquali, Georges Atlas

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Linda Harrison

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The Cheyenne Social Club James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Shirley Jones

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Tora! Tora! Tora! Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

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Woodstock Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Pete Townshend

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Tristana Catherine Deneuve, Franco Nero, Fernando Rey

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Waterloo Orson Welles, Christopher Plummer, Rod Steiger

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Wuthering Heights Timothy Dalton, Harry Andrews, Julian Glover

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Deep End Diana Dors, Jane Asher, Jerzy Skolimowski

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They call me MISTER Tibbs Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner, Martin Landau

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The Twelve Chairs Mel Brooks, Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise

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Scream and Scream Again Christopher Lee, Vincent Price, Peter Cushing

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Spring and Port Wine Diana Coupland

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The Games Sam Elliott, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour

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Perfect Friday Ursula Andress, David Warner, Stanley Baker

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The Railway Children Jenny Agutter, Bernard Cribbins, Iain Cuthbertson

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The Walking Stick Samantha Eggar, David Hemmings, Phyllis Calvert

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The Man Who Haunted Himself Roger Moore, Thorley Walters, Alastair Mackenzie

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Loot Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick, Dick Emery

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Fragment of Fear Arthur Lowe, Wilfrid Hyde-White, David Hemmings