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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MASH Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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Patton George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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Airport Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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

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

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Scrooge Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added Connecting Rooms Bette Davis, Michael Redgrave, Gabrielle Drake

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

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

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

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Let It Be Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Adventurers Jaclyn Smith, Candice Bergen, Olivia de Havilland

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

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The Vampire Lovers Peter Cushing, Madeline Smith, Ingrid Pitt

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Tam-Lin Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Stephanie Beacham

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Cromwell Alec Guinness, Richard Harris, Timothy Dalton

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

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Dimos Dicoudis added Borsalino Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Catherine Rouvel

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Dimos Dicoudis added Tropic of Cancer Ellen Burstyn, Rip Torn, Phil Brown

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

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

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Scars of Dracula Christopher Lee, Patrick Troughton, Wendy Hamilton

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Donkey Skin Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin

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

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

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

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Dimos Dicoudis added Deep End Diana Dors, Jane Asher, Jerzy Skolimowski

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Woodstock Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Pete Townshend

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Taste the Blood of Dracula Christopher Lee, Peter Sallis, Roy Kinnear

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

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The Molly Maguires Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar

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Count Dracula Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski, Herbert Lom

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

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El Topo David Silva, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau

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Husbands Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara

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Start the Revolution Without Me Gene Wilder, Orson Welles, Donald Sutherland

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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Christopher Lee, Frank Thornton, Miklós Rózsa

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Rio Lobo John Wayne, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam

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Brancaleone at the Crusades Stefania Sandrelli, Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi

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