Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1970  

Reference
258 votes 41 voters 69 items

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.
list ordered by

1
9 2
Ranker Video
Peter Cushing, Madeline Smith, Ingrid Pitt

2
7 1
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Patrick Troughton, Wendy Hamilton

3
6 2
Ranker Video
Ava Gardner, Ian McShane, Stephanie Beacham

4
5 1
Ranker Video
Mario Adorf, Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall

5
5 2
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski, Herbert Lom

6
4 1
Ranker Video
Goodbye Gemini Michael Redgrave, Judy Geeson, Freddie Jones

7
4 1
Ranker Video
Pamela Franklin, John Nettleton, Hana Maria Pravda

8
6 4
Ranker Video
Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Talia Shire - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

9
4 2
In the Folds of the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
In the Folds of the Flesh Pier Angeli, Alfredo Mayo, Fernando Sancho

10
3 1
Night Slaves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
Night Slaves Leslie Nielsen, Lee Grant, James Franciscus

11
3 1
Ranker Video
Susan George, Leo Genn, Barry Evans

12
3 1
Ranker Video
Vincent Price, Stephen Rea, Hugh Griffith - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

13
3 1
Ranker Video
Joan Bennett, Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall

14
3 1
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Vincent Price, Peter Cushing

15
2 0
Ranker Video
Gene Tierney, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

16
2 0
Ranker Video
Richard Todd, Herbert Lom, Helmut Berger

17
4 3
Ranker Video
Michael Murphy, George Macready, Robert Quarry - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

18
4 3
Ranker Video
John Carradine, Joi Lansing, Kid Chissell

19
2 1
Ranker Video
Gary Brockette, Robert Elston, Marie Santell

20
2 1
Slaughter of the Vampires is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
Slaughter of the Vampires Luigi Batzella, Alfredo Rizzo, Dieter Eppler

21
2 1
Ranker Video
Crescendo Stefanie Powers, Joss Ackland, Jane Lapotaire

22
2 1
Ranker Video

23
2 1
Ranker Video
Flora Robson, Vernon Dobtcheff, Beryl Reid

24
4 4
Ranker Video
John Carradine, Robert Dix, Jennifer Bishop

25
2 2
Ranker Video
Anne Baxter, Louis Jourdan, Wilfrid Hyde-White

26
2 2
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Peter Sallis, Roy Kinnear

27
2 2
Ranker Video
John Holmes, Rick Cassidy, Sandy Dempsey

28
2 2
Ranker Video
Veronica Carlson, Jon Finch, David Prowse

29
1 1
Ranker Video
Laura Betti, Dagmar Lassander, Luciano Pigozzi - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

30
1 1
Ranker Video

31
1 1
Ranker Video
The Body Beneath Colin Gordon, Berwick Kaler, Gavin Reed

32
1 1
Ranker Video
Jan Klusák, Josef Abrhám, Helena Anýžová

33
1 1
Ranker Video
Fritz Leiber, Frank Bonner, Robin Christopher

34
1 1
Ranker Video
Venus Flytrap James Craig

35
1 1
Ranker Video
Brian Linehan, Raymond Woodley, Bill Haslam

36
1 1
Ranker Video
Nightshade Elke Haltaufderheide

37
2 3
Ranker Video
Amazing Transplant Joao Fernandes, Kim Pope

38
2 3
Ranker Video
Judy Cler, Wayne Ratay

39
2 3
Ranker Video
Eden and After Catherine Robbe-Grillet, Juraj Kukura, Pierre Zimmer

40
2 3
Ranker Video
Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Thorley Walters

41
2 3
Ghosts of Chosun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1970
Ghosts of Chosun Lee Ki-young, Han Eun-Jin, Lee Nam-Ee

42
1 2
Ranker Video
Josef Somr, Jan Schmidt, Jan Klusák

43
1 2
Ranker Video
Torture Dungeon Neil Flanagan, Patricia Dillon, Gerald Jacuzzo

44
1 2
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Jesús Franco, Maria Rohm

45
1 2
Ranker Video
Lokis: A Manuscript of Professor Wittembach Gustaw Lutkiewicz, Małgorzata Braunek, Zofia Mrozowska

46
0 1
Ranker Video
Ashes of Doom Grant Munro, Nadia Salnick

47
0 1
Ranker Video
Bloodthirsty Butchers Berwick Kaler, John Miranda, Susan Cassidy

48
0 1
Ranker Video
Jannie totsiens Patrick Mynhardt, Katinka Heyns, Don Leonard

49
0 1
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Maria Rohm, Maria Schell

50
0 1
Ranker Video
Michael Rennie, Paul Naschy, Karin Dor