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Release Date: May 15, 1970 | Telepool, Iduna Film Produktiongesellschaft, Obelisk Film
Summary: A group of vampires terrorizes a small village on the German North Sea Coast. The young Jonathan joins a group of fellow students and locals, who plan an uprising against the vampires.
Director: Hans W. Geißendörfer
Genres: Horror,Drama
Runtime: 1 h 37 min
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Release Date: May 20, 1970 | The Mirisch Corporation, Cartier Productions
Summary: At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it into a posh flat. But Elgar is not one to be bound by yesterday's urges, and soon he has other thoughts on his mind.
Director: Hal Ashby
Genres: Comedy,Drama
Runtime: 1 h 52 min
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Release Date: May 26, 1970 | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Summary: Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.
Director: Leonard Horn
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 1 h 57 min
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Release Date: May 27, 1970
Summary: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take advantage of the poor and the ignorant and can't wait for a chance to expose him.
Director: Ossie Davis
Runtime: 1 h 37 min
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Release Date: May 28, 1970 | Paramount, Jalem Productions
Summary: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Director: Arthur Hiller
Genres: Comedy
Runtime: 1 h 38 min
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Release Date: April 01, 1970 | Cinema Center Films, Batjac Productions, Malabar
Summary: After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Director: Howard Hawks
Genres: Western
Runtime: 1 h 54 min
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Release Date: April 08, 1970 | Universal Pictures
Summary: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give its plans for the management of the world under its guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.
Director: Joseph Sargent
Runtime: 1 h 40 min
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Release Date: April 25, 1970 | San Marco, Doria
Summary: On the streets of a damp metropolis lie the corpses of hundreds and hundreds of boys and girls. No one can give them a resting place because of a law enacted by a repressive State. But the young Antigone, with the help of a foreigner, Tiresias, violates this rule in the name of pietas, undermining the established order.
Director: Liliana Cavani
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 1 h 28 min
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Release Date: April 27, 1970 | West End Productions
Summary: Vietnam vet Jon Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads him to fall in with a radical 'Black Power' group, which in turn leads him to carry out a bizarre act of urban terrorism.
Director: Brian De Palma
Genres: Comedy,Drama
Runtime: 1 h 27 min
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Release Date: April 29, 1970 | The Mirisch Corporation
Summary: An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help.
Director: Paul Bogart
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 1 h 36 min
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Release Date: March 05, 1970 | Universal Pictures, Ross Hunter Productions Inc.
Summary: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Director: George Seaton
Runtime: 2 h 17 min
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Release Date: March 11, 1970
Summary: Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera and Rabbino were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet sheep. When a girl is raped by her father, she is brought by young "rescuers" to the home of the two brothers who then watch their friends take advantage of her sexually. The brothers take her in, and the three live happy and celibate if not uneventful lives until the brother's are sent to jail for stealing.
Director: Sergio Citti
Runtime: 1 h 43 min
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Release Date: March 11, 1970 | Argos Films
Summary: A genuine performance film as Bernadette Laffont and Bulle Ogier engage, with reckless abandon, in a flurry of senseless destruction in a house at night. Somewhere between a hallucination and a nightmare. Both the explosive soundtrack and narration that accompanies the mayhem was provided by François Tusques.
Director: Jacques Baratier
Genres: Thriller,Crime
Runtime: 0 h 58 min
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Release Date: March 16, 1970 | Leo Films, Cinema Center Films
Summary: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate the event. As the evening progresses, the alcohol flows, the knives come out, and Michael's demand that the group participate in a devious telephone game, unleashing dormant and unspoken emotions.
Director: William Friedkin
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 1 h 58 min
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Release Date: March 26, 1970 | Wadleigh-Maurice, Warner Bros. Pictures
Summary: An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the concertgoers; negative and positive aspects are shown, from drug use by performers to naked fans sliding in the mud, from the collapse of the fences by the unexpected hordes to the surreal arrival of National Guard helicopters with food and medical assistance for the impromptu city of 500,000.
Director: Michael Wadleigh
Runtime: 3 h 45 min
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Release Date: March 26, 1970
Summary: A man is being haunted by a masked stranger. The only language used in the movie comes from three (inter) title cards and a few sentences of sermon-like talk in Danish. Some of the talk is modified citations from the bible and similar sources.
Director: Lars von Trier
Genres: Mystery,Horror
Runtime: 0 h 08 min
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Release Date: March 29, 1970 | Época Films S.A., Talía Films, Selenia Cinematografica, Les Films Corona
Summary: Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of the vulnerable Tristana, who leaves him when she falls in love with Horacio. Unable to commit to him, she returns to Don Lope when she falls ill. He asks for her hand in marriage, and she accepts after losing her leg to cancer. She chooses to remain in a passionless union rather than be subject to the harsh realities of a society that refuses to change to the needs of women. Taken from the novel by celebrated author Benito Perez Galdos.
Director: Luis Buñuel
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 1 h 35 min
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Release Date: February 04, 1970 | Roxanne Company
Summary: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man who seduces lonely single women, kills them and then takes their money. She poses as Ray's sister and joins Ray on a wild killing spree, fueled by her lingering concern that Ray will leave her for one of his marks.
Director: Leonard Kastle
Runtime: 1 h 48 min