Best most potent award winning movies from 1970

View today’s top 10 movies with most potent from 1970 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with most potent from 1970.

1 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 7.51
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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2 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 6.8
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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

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3 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 8.185
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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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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 #69 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #71 for
    tetchy

Trailer

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5 I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. Just before the wedding, the mother dies. Hackman's sister (who has been disowned by their father for marrying a Jewish man) advises him to live his own life, and not let himself be controlled by their father.

Info

1970-10-18 | Drama

Cast

Gene Hackman, Melvyn Douglas

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #149 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #173 for
    shoo in
  3. Ranked #193 for
    bit hokey

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6 The Conformist (1970)

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Info

1970-07-01 | Drama

Cast

Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli

Rating

rating icon 7.667
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #60 for
    orwellian
  2. Ranked #78 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #100 for
    opaque

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7 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 6.411
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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8 The Things of Life (1970)

The mind of Pierre Bérard, a successful middle-aged architect, is torn between his unstable present with Hélène, his younger lover, and his happy memories of the past with Catherine, his ex-wife; but his true destiny awaits him at a crossroads on his way to Rennes…

Info

1970-03-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider

Rating

rating icon 7.064
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    plain
  2. Ranked #142 for
    mawkish
  3. Ranked #193 for
    risqué

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9 Brewster McCloud (1970)

Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating others who do not fit within his plans.

Info

1970-12-05 | Comedy / Fantasy

Cast

Bud Cort, Sally Kellerman

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #77 for
    goofball
  2. Ranked #96 for
    zany
  3. Ranked #130 for
    carny ride

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10 Chisum (1970)

Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County Land War in the New Mexico Territory of 1878.

Info

1970-07-23 | Western

Cast

John Wayne, Forrest Tucker

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    gun-for-hire
  2. Ranked #41 for
    locking horns
  3. Ranked #43 for
    lumberjack

Trailer

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