Temporal Top Ten – 1970


1970

top ten

Number of movies seen from this year – 33
Number of movies reviewed – 31 (including 2 Encore Reviews)

I actually haven’t seen that many movies from 1970, but some of these truly are excellent and rank among the best of the whole decade.

6 of the ten are war movies

1 classic Shakespeare adaptation

1 Romance film

1 Drama

and 1 Disaster movie that helped create a new genre that was very prevalent in the 70’s

I actually haven’t seen that many movies from 1970, but some of these truly are excellent and rank among the best of the whole decade.

6 of the ten are war movies

1 classic Shakespeare adaptation

1 Romance film

1 Drama

and 1 Disaster movie that helped create a new genre that was very prevalent in the 70’s.

Being that these movies all came out 4 years before I was born, I never had the opportunity to see any of them in the theater.

Update 1 Mar 2017 – After having rewatched Love Story, it has now been bumped down to #9. Films 5-9 have been bumped up a slot.

Update 1 Jan 2019 – Lovers and Strangers has been added to this list, bumping down all subsequent films

10

Honorable mention – Julius Caesarlove story

10. Love Storycatch
9. Catch-22airport
8. Airporttoo late
7. Too Late the Heroandersonville
6. Andersonville Trial

5. Lovers and Other Strangers

patton
4. Patton
never sang
3. I Never Sang For My Fatherkelly
2. Kelly’s Heroesmash
1. MASH

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 1970

  1. 7 Plus Seven
  2. Airport
  3. Andersonville Trial, The
  4. The Aristocats
  5. Catch-22
  6. Chisum
  7. Cromwell
  8. Darling Lily
  9. Diary of a Mad Housewife
  10. Five Easy Pieces
  11. The Great White Hope
  12. Hercules in New York
  13. Husbands
  14. I Never Sang for My Father
  15. Julius Caesar
  16. Kelly’s Heroes  Encore Review
  17. Landlord, The
  18. Little Big Man
  19. Love Story
  20. Lovers and Other Strangers
  21. MASH
  22. A Man Called Horse
  23. The Mckenzie Break
  24. The Only Way
  25. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
  26. Patton Encore Review
  27. The Phantom Tollbooth
  28. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
  29. Ryan’s Daughter
  30. Start the Revolution Without Me
  31. There Was A Crooked Man…
  32. Too Late the Hero
  33. Tora! Tora! Tora!

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