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, serious, dramatic, captivating, interesting and intense films and TV shows about / with death, flashback, photograph, murder, violence, corruption, father son relationship, runaway, hospital and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, Chile, France and other countries.
year 1970
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year 1970 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1970: Roma (2018), Zodiac (2007), Le Mans (1971), Incendies (2010), American Gangster (2007), Milk (2008), Lovelace (2013), The Golden Glove (2019), Papillon (2017), Katherine (1975).

List of year 1970 movies

 7.8
 95K
Roma (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
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.
Plot: maid, master servant relationship, middle class, nanny, mopping a floor, watching a movie, house, martial arts training, childbirth, car, class differences, saving a life ...
Time: year 1971, year 1970, 70s
Place: mexico city, mexico
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 7.7
 384K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, uncover truth, victim, journalist, paranoia, investigation, mystery, code, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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 6.8
 8K
Le Mans (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve McQueen is ideally cast as a champion race car driver, participating in the famed 24-hour race headquartered in Le Mans, France. Though dedicated to Going for the Gold, McQueen finds time to romance widowed Elga Andersen. The dramatic angle to ...
Style: exciting, road movie, realistic, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, race against time, racing, chases and races, race, car race, lifestyle, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: europe, france, maine
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 8.3
 121K
Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, psychological ...
Plot: rape, massacre, twins, dealing with death, muslim, prison, christian, orphanage, will, checkpoint, son, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1970 ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, montreal quebec, canada
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, heroin, rise and fall, police corruption, organized crime, mob boss, smuggling, drug traffic, mafia, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city ...
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 7.6
 155K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, politics, discrimination, gay, election, mayor, politician, homosexuality, murder, protest, homosexual, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1973, year 1972 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, phoenix arizona ...
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 6.2
 36K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, filmmaking, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, redemption, actor's life, innocence lost, artists and showbiz, sex, porn, exploit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, florida, malibu california, new jersey, california ...
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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.
Plot: serial killer, severed arm, severed head, pub, alcoholic, disposing of a dead body, red light district, night watchman, urinating on someone, one eyed man, birthday party, severed leg ...
Time: 20th century, year 1974, year 1970
Place: hamburg germany, west germany
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 7.1
 28K
Papillon (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Spain, USA
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: factual, based on memoir, suspense, brutal
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, solitary, false accusation, survival, rebelliousness, human spirit, brutality, male bonding, wrongful conviction, free spirit ...
Time: year 1970, year 1969
Place: south america, venezuela, paris france, france, colombia
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 6.3
 272
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, revolution, society, state affairs, fighting the system, political unrest, teenage life, life is a bitch, militant, holding cell, radical ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1965, year 1967, year 1964 ...
Place: san francisco, guatemala, peru
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The Prince (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina
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 objectification, best friend, male nudity, jail, murder, prison, criminal, killer
Time: year 1970
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
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: surprise ending
Plot: supreme court, street life, women's rights, equality, law student, cancer, u.s. constitution, demonstration, protest, human rights, caretaker, taxi ...
Time: year 1970, year 1959, 1950s
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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: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, training, filmmaking, american dream, rising to stardom, hopes, bruce lee, rivalry, society, hollywood, actor's life, kung fu ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: hong kong, california, asia, los angeles, usa ...
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 7.6
 243K
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: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, factual, clever ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, survival, race against time, rescue, nasa, space program, astronaut, moon, courage, against the odds, mission gone awry ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, houston texas, wisconsin
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Last Day of Summer (1984)
Country:
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: intergenerational friendship, death of parents, inheritance, river, rowboat, english, boy, river thames, countryside, summer, commune, british ...
Time: year 1970
Place: england
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 7.1
 15K
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: factual, based on true events, realistic, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: disability, illness, husband wife relationship, paralysis, polio, supportive spouse, adaptation, human spirit, marriage, hospital, suffocation, near death experience ...
Time: year 1970, year 1981, year 1971, year 1958, year 1960 ...
Place: africa, kenya, spain, england, germany
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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, 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, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, ambition, artists and showbiz, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric
Plot: idealism, isolation, rebellion, society, down on your luck, revolution, confined, danger, military, life is a bitch, radical, communist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1968, year 1972 ...
Place: asia, japan
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 6.8
 16
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, presidential election, communism, bourgeoisie, communist party, coup d'etat, communist, marxist, assassination, left wing, history of chile
Time: year 1970, year 1947, year 1937
Place: chile, latin america
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 7.2
 144
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, vietnam war, protest, national guard, firearm, tear gas
Time: year 1970
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 7.5
 337
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, bureaucracy, death of son, frustration, dead son, friendly fire, witness, journalist, flashback, loss of son
Time: year 1970
Place: vietnam, iowa
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Microscopic Liquid Subway to Oblivion (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An acid trip of a movie.
Style: art house, psychedelic
Plot: lsd, visual hallucination, heroin, surrealism, 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: mansion, class differences, lodger, teacher, love letter, teenage boy, teenage girl, absurdism, skinny dipping, coming of age, class conflict, music festival ...
Time: year 1970
Place: chile
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 7.7
 39
October 1970 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 480 min.
Story: A dramatization of the actual events surrounding the October Crisis in the province of Quebec, Canada.
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, politics, ethnic conflict
Time: year 1970
Place: quebec, canada
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 6.2
 184
The Confidant (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New husband Adam reluctantly takes a job with state security in a totalitarian country, thus becoming a secret police agent. This "contract with the devil" helps secure a flat for the happy couple, as well as a prosperous future. However, ...
Plot: confession, sex, train, politics, farm, barefoot male, neighbor neighbor relationship, eavesdropping, listening device, wedding ceremony, hypocrisy, bullying ...
Time: year 1967, year 1969, year 1968, year 1970, 1960s
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Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Plot: classroom, police arrest, menstruation, boat, hammock, cloud, tradition, flashback, little girl, husband wife relationship, taking a photograph, stars ...
Time: year 1955, year 1985, year 1980, year 1970, year 1973 ...
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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The utopian existence of the school is characterized ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, biting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, school, politics, anti heroes, idealism, rebelliousness, political unrest, injustice, fighting the system, heroes, rebellion, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968, year 1970, year 1972
Place: arizona, usa, vietnam
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From What Is Before (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 338 min.
Story: The Philippines, 1972. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding to death at the crossroad and houses are burned. Ferdinand E. Marcos announces Proclamation ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, bleak
Plot: mystery, village life, village, clergy, martial law, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, isolation, confined, danger, society, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971, year 1972, year 1970
Place: the philippines
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 8.3
 24K
Temple Grandin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: against the odds, autism, human spirit, female protagonist, scientist, mother daughter relationship, disability, ambition, panic attack, genius, inventions and discoveries, mentally challenged ...
Time: 20th century, year 1966, 1960s, 1950s, year 1970 ...
Place: new hampshire, usa, boston, harvard university, arizona
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