Best award winning movies with truly gifted director from 1970

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with truly gifted director from 1970! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with truly gifted director from 1970, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Five Easy Pieces (1970)

A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

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1970-09-12 | Drama

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Karen Black

Rating

rating icon 7.137
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #26 for
    blue-collar
  2. Ranked #128 for
    smug
  3. Ranked #190 for
    iconoclast

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2 Patton (1970)

"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with Patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.

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1970-01-25 | War / Drama

Cast

George C. Scott, Stephen Young

Rating

rating icon 7.508
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #55 for
    hagiography
  3. Ranked #55 for
    hard-nosed

Trailer

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3 M*A*S*H (1970)

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation in 2000.

Info

1970-02-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

Rating

rating icon 6.98
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #52 for
    iconoclast
  3. Ranked #111 for
    Based on TV Series

Trailer

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4 Ryan's Daughter (1970)

The wife of an Irish school teacher is branded a traitor when she falls for a British officer who is part of an occupying force in 1917 Ireland.

Info

1970-03-19 | Romance / History

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #41 for
    good girl
  2. Ranked #70 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #71 for
    tetchy

Trailer

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5 The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1970)

During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.

Info

1970-01-02 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani

Rating

rating icon 6.827
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    simp
  2. Ranked #139 for
    cat-and-mouse
  3. Ranked #174 for
    pin-up girl

Trailer

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6 Love Story (1970)

Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail.

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1970-12-16 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal

Rating

rating icon 6.779
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #68 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #71 for
    mawkish
  3. Ranked #73 for
    crowd-pleaser

Trailer

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7 The Wild Child (1970)

In 1798, a feral boy is discovered outside the town of Aveyron, France. Diagnosed as mentally impaired, he is relegated to an asylum. A young doctor named Jean Itard becomes convinced that the boy has normal mental capacity, but that his development was hindered by lack of contact with society. He brings the boy home and begins an arduous attempt at education over several years.

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1970-02-26 | Drama / History

Cast

Jean-Pierre Cargol, François Truffaut

Rating

rating icon 7.062
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #69 for
    teaching tool
  2. Ranked #119 for
    proof positive
  3. Ranked #194 for
    broad perspective

Trailer

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8 Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

Rome, Italy. After committing a heinous crime, a senior police officer exposes evidence incriminating him because his moral commitment prevents him from circumventing the law and the social order it protects.

Info

1970-10-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Gian Maria Volonté, Florinda Bolkan

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #58 for
    orwellian
  2. Ranked #160 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #167 for
    flashback sequence

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9 Airport (1970)

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Info

1970-03-25 | Action / Drama

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.404
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #46 for
    antiquated
  2. Ranked #48 for
    Disaster Movie
  3. Ranked #49 for
    afterschool special

Trailer

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10 Kes (1970)

Bullied at school and ignored and abused at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper, a 15-year-old working-class Yorkshire boy, tames and trains his pet kestrel falcon whom he names Kes. Helped and encouraged by his English teacher and his fellow students, Billy finally finds a positive purpose to his unhappy existence—until tragedy strikes.

Info

1970-04-03 | Drama

Cast

David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    scrawny
  2. Ranked #38 for
    blue-collar
  3. Ranked #89 for
    wayward

Trailer

Kes trailer
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