Year 1970 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1970 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, thought provoking, based on true events, touching, captivating and serious films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, family relations, father son relationship, bespectacled male, cigarette smoking, flashback, friendship, violence, man with glasses and doctor plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Chile and other countries.
year 1970
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year 1970 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1970: The Golden Glove (2019), Christine (2016), Christmas Tango (2011), Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001), Watchmen (2009), Tenchi Muy?! In Love (1996), Little Big Man (1970), Rocketman (2019), Odessa (2019), Trumbo (2015).

List of year 1970 movies

The Golden Glove (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.
Style: based on true events, bleak, suspenseful, macabre, melancholic
Plot: serial killer, loner, sex crime, murder, misfit, mentally unstable, prostitute, pub, loser, brutality, murder of a prostitute, extreme violence ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1974, 20th century
Place: hamburg germany, central europe, west germany
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 6.9
 13K
Christine (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Christine is an ambitious 29-year-old news reporter, in Sarasota, FL, circa 1974. Relentlessly motivated to succeed, she knows she has talent, but being a driven career woman in the 1970s comes with its own challenges, especially when competition ...
Style: melancholic, sad, bleak, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, suicide, tv news, loneliness, employer employee relationship, office, mother daughter relationship, tragedy, love interest, virgin, life, workplace ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1974, 20th century
Place: florida, new jersey
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Christmas Tango (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him.
Style: captivating, psychological, sentimental, emotional
Plot: soldier, christmas, lieutenant, tango, dance lesson, love triangle, military, illness, military camp, colonel, romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: greece, europe, balkan
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Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: psychological, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: disability, life is a bitch, human spirit, self discovery, family problems, doctors and patients, hopes, society, mental illness, social misfits, parents and children, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.6
 489K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, superhero, parallel world, conspiracy, anti heroes, save the world, neo noir, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, moral dilemma, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1985, year 1940 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, russia, vietnam, new york ...
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Tenchi Muy?! In Love (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The demonic space criminal Kain has escaped from prison and destroyed the Galaxy Police headquarters. To ensure that the Jurai will not stop him, Kain travels back to 1970 to eliminate Tenchi's mother before he is even born. Now, Tenchi and the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rivalry, time travel, unfulfilled love, imaginary, benign alien, vengeance, androids and robots, adventure, supernatural, tragic love, pirate ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1996 ...
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 7.6
 32K
Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, disturbing, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: native american, old west, chief, orphan, native americans, escapades, injustice, imperialism, americana, salesman, thief, society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, 1870s ...
Place: usa
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 7.3
 122K
Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: based on true events, inspirational, uplifting, compassionate, stylized ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay lead character, pianist, lgbt, singer, gay slur, rock star, gay protagonist, suicide attempt, father son relationship, song, boy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 50s, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, california, australia, england, london ...
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 6.2
 368
Odessa (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Odessa, August 1970. A heat wave. The city is full of tourists. Boris, a journalist and foreign affairs specialist, and his eight-year-old son Valeri arrive from Moscow to visit Boris’ in-laws, Grigori Iosifovich and Raisa Irovna Davidov. But on ...
Style: ambiguous ending, talky, realistic, social, emotional ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, jewish, ordinary people, family problems, parents and children, family drama, family, brawl, parent child relationship, love interest, husband wife relationship, age difference ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: ussr, soviet union, ukraine
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 7.5
 74K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, communism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison, release from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1954 ...
Place: usa
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Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, unfulfillment, teenage life, love affair, unfulfilled love, human nature, lovers reunited, lifestyle, twentysomething life, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1970, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: heroes, catastrophe, supernatural power, superhero team, time machine, superhero, spacecraft, army, danger, time travel, planet, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, year 2014, year 2013, year 2012 ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco, tokyo, missouri ...
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, rough, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, musician's life, friendship between men, rise to the top, desire for fame, rock concert ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1984 ...
Place: england, britain, pittsburgh, edinburgh scotland, munich germany ...
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 7.2
 48K
Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: suspense, factual, homoerotic, brutal
Plot: prison escape, prison life, survival, human spirit, prison, solitary, friendship, false accusation, rebelliousness, male friendship, brutality, friendship between men ...
Time: 1930s, year 1969, year 1970
Place: south america, france, colombia, venezuela, paris france
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 6.2
 308
Katherine (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a nation, leading a path to the underground life. Written by Miguel Cane
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, teenage life, society, political unrest, militant, fighting the system, elopement, political ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1967, year 1965, year 1968 ...
Place: san francisco, guatemala, peru
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 6.6
 263
The Prince (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Prince, moved by jealousy and doubts about its sexuality, kills the Gipsy, his bestest friend. In jail he'll meet the Horse, a respected gangster in prison through which will discover, by force, the immense human need of love and being ...
Plot: male masturbation, gay, murder, group shower, friendship, male nudity, masturbation, killer, jail, prison, love, rape ...
Time: year 1970, 70s
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, surprise ending, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: female lawyer, women's rights, supreme court, equality, human rights, husband wife relationship, marriage, female protagonist, courtroom, u.s. constitution, teacher, lecture ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 70s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: usa, denver colorado, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 133K
Roma (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, rough
Plot: maid, routine, middle class, master servant relationship, infidelity, nanny, pregnancy, female protagonist, class differences, strongman, dating, professor ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1971
Place: mexico city, mexico
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, filmmaking, bruce lee, american dream, training, rising to stardom, prodigy, follow your dream, human spirit, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1940s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, usa, asia ...
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 7.6
 261K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: factual, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: astronaut, space program, space travel, nasa, survival, spacecraft, race against time, outer space, rescue, catastrophe, moon, space exploration ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, florida, houston texas, texas, pacific ocean ...
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Last Day of Summer (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A young woman moves into a hippy commune and spends an idyllic summer with the young brother of one of the residents.
Plot: summer, countryside, death by drowning, woman drowned, river thames, inheritance, intergenerational friendship, drowning, death of parents, loss of parent, loss of parents, brother brother relationship ...
Time: year 1970, 70s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 18K
Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: based on true events, factual, realistic, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, illness, supportive spouse, husband wife relationship, polio, adaptation, human spirit, priest, photograph, thunder, costume party ...
Time: year 1981, year 1960, year 1958, year 1965, year 1971 ...
Place: africa, spain, germany, england, kenya
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Operation Alpha (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The story of an assassination attempt made to destabilize the Argentine government and prevent the 1970 presidential inauguration of Marxist Salvador Allende. Curiously, for this purpose, the Argentine military plotters decided to create an ...
Style: political drama
Plot: downfall, army, assassination
Time: year 1970
Place: chile
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, homoerotic
Plot: gay, fashion, fashion designer, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief), sewing, scandal, male prostitute, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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United Red Army (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan's student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly using archive footage and a narrator. The second act follows the formation of the group to their mountain ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, bleak, realistic
Plot: revolution, rebellion, idealism, isolation, society, radical, archive footage, confined, life is a bitch, danger, military, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 20
Voto + Fusil (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The political evolution in Chile seeing from three different times: 1937, 1947 and 1970. A film that shows how a revolution cannot be accomplished by electoral means, and how the wealthy class will always attempt to destroy that revolution, with the ...
Plot: politics, marxist, communist, communist party, revolutionary, left wing, history of chile, birthday, coup d'etat, assassination, communism, presidential election ...
Time: year 1970, year 1937, year 1947
Place: chile, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 153
Kent State (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Fine television chronicle of the events of May 1970 at Kent State University in Ohio that led to the killing of four students by the National Guard. Barkin's screen debut!
Plot: riot, university, shot to death, tear gas, firearm, vietnam war, national guard, protest
Time: year 1970
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 363
Friendly Fire (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In March 1970, a U.S. Army officer arrived at the Iowa farm of Peg and Gene Mullen and informed them that their son Michael had been killed in Vietnam by "friendly fire." Their determined attempts to learn more about the circumstances of ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendly fire, killed in action, cover-up, frustration, flashback, dead son, death of son, bureaucracy, witness, journalist, family relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: vietnam, iowa
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Microscopic Liquid Subway to Oblivion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Bahamas, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An acid trip of a movie.
Style: psychedelic, underground film, art house
Plot: surrealism, heroin, visual hallucination, lsd, hallucination, art
Time: year 1970
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Palomita blanca (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young working class girl falls in love with an upper class boy who is part of the plot to assassinate General Schneider, head of the Chilean Army.
Plot: absurdism, teenage love, hippie, presidential election, schoolgirl, watching television, teacher, love letter, teenage boy, teenage girl, naivete, mansion ...
Time: year 1970
Place: chile
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