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The Best Horror Movies of 1970  

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List of the best 1970 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1970, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including Even Dwarfs Started Small and Taste the Blood of Dracula. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1970, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Mario Adorf, Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall
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Peter Cushing, Madeline Smith, Ingrid Pitt
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Christopher Lee, Patrick Troughton, Wendy Hamilton
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Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Stephanie Beacham
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Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski, Herbert Lom
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Goodbye Gemini Michael Redgrave, Judy Geeson, Freddie Jones
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Vincent Price, Stephen Rea, Hugh Griffith
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Pamela Franklin, John Nettleton, Hana Maria Pravda
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Night Slaves is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
Night Slaves Leslie Nielsen, Lee Grant, James Franciscus
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Joan Bennett, Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall
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Christopher Lee, Vincent Price, Peter Cushing
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Gene Tierney, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford
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Richard Todd, Herbert Lom, Helmut Berger
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Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Talia Shire
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Michael Murphy, George Macready, Robert Quarry
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Anne Baxter, Louis Jourdan, Wilfrid Hyde-White
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Ghosts of Chosun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
Ghosts of Chosun Lee Ki-young, Han Eun-Jin, Lee Nam-Ee
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In the Folds of the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
In the Folds of the Flesh Pier Angeli, Alfredo Mayo, Fernando Sancho
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Veronica Carlson, Jon Finch, David Prowse
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Christopher Lee, Peter Sallis, Roy Kinnear
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Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Reggie Nalder
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Christopher Lee, Jesús Franco, Maria Rohm
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Slaughter of the Vampires is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
Slaughter of the Vampires Luigi Batzella, Alfredo Rizzo, Dieter Eppler
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Susan George, Leo Genn, Barry Evans