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The Salamander (1971 film)

The Salamander is a 1971 Swiss drama film directed by Alain Tanner. The film was selected as the Swiss entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 45th Academy Awards but was not accepted as a nominee.

Socrates (film)

A false accusation leads the philosopher Socrates to trial and condemnation in 5th century BC Athens. His enemies, led by a young man named Meletus, accuse him in court, arguing that the philosopher preaches crazy doctrines to the youth, and does ...

Trafic

Trafic is a 1971 Italian-French comedy film directed by Jacques Tati. Trafic was the last film to feature Tatis famous character of Monsieur Hulot, and followed the vein of earlier Tati films that lampooned modern society. Tatis use of the word " ...

Shaft (1971 film)

Shaft is a 1971 American blaxploitation crime action film directed by Gordon Parks and written by Ernest Tidyman and John D. F. Black. It is an adaptation of Tidymans novel of the same name and its the first entry in the Shaft film series. The pl ...

The Time to Die

The Time to Die is a 1970 French crime film directed by Andre Farwagi and starring Anna Karina. It was entered into the 20th Berlin International Film Festival.

Wuthering Heights (1970 film)

Wuthering Heights is a 1970 film directed by Robert Fuest and starring Anna Calder-Marshall and Timothy Dalton. It is based on the classic 1847 Emily Bronte novel of the same name. Like the 1939 version, it depicts only the first sixteen chapters ...

The Twelve Chairs (1970 film)

The Twelve Chairs is a 1970 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Frank Langella, Ron Moody, and Dom DeLuise. The screenplay was written by Brooks. The film was one of at least 18 film adaptations of the Russian 1928 novel The ...

Jane Eyre (1970 film)

Jane Eyre is a 1970 British television film directed by Delbert Mann, starring George C. Scott and Susannah York. It is based on the 1847 novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. The film had its theatrical debut in the United Kingdom in 1970 and was ...

El Topo

El Topo is a 1970 Mexican acid Western film written, scored, directed by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky. Characterized by its bizarre characters and occurrences, use of maimed and dwarf performers, and heavy doses of Christian symbolism and Ea ...

Loving (1970 film)

Loving is a 1970 American comedy-drama film released by Columbia Pictures and directed by Irvin Kershner. It is based on the novel Brooks Wilson Ltd. written by pulp magazine illustrator John McDermott under his pen name J.M. Ryan. The movie star ...

The Things of Life

The Things of Life is a 1970 French drama film directed by Claude Sautet. Based on the novel Les Choses de la vie by Paul Guimard, the film circles around a car accident experienced by the main character, and the events before and after it. The f ...

Vengeance (1970 film)

Vengeance is a 1970 kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh, and starring David Chiang and Ti Lung. The film is set in Peking circa 1930, and centers on a revenge plight of Chiang. The movie has little actual kung fu and instead is heavily laden with ...

Witchhammer

Witchhammer is a 1970 Czechoslovak drama film directed by Otakar Vavra and starring Elo Romancik. Based on the novel Kladivo na carodejnice by Vaclav Kaplicky, Witchhammer relates the story of the Northern Moravia witch trials of the 1670s, focus ...

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (film)

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a joint Norwegian-British film, based on the novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn with the same name and released in 1970. The Norwegian title is En dag i Ivan Denisovitsj liv.

The Cop (1970 film)

Jean-Claude Bercq as Germain as Jean-Claude Berck Theo Sarapo as Lupo Adolfo Celi as Le commissaire principal / Chief of police Michel Constantin as Viletti Henri Garcin as Georges Duval, dit Georgy Beausourire Gianni Garko as Dan Rover as John G ...

The Breach (film)

The Breach is a 1970 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol, based on the novel The Balloon Man by Charlotte Armstrong. The film was also known as The Breakup at times in its release in the United States. The film had a total of 927.678 admi ...

Quiet Days in Clichy (1970 film)

Quiet Days in Clichy, written and directed by Jens Jorgen Thorsen, is a 1970 Danish film set in Paris with music by Country Joe McDonald and Ben Webster. Drawn from the semi-autobiographical 1956 novel by Henry Miller, updated from the 1930s to t ...

Deadlock (1970 film)

Deadlock is a 1970 West German spaghetti western directed by Roland Klick. It is perhaps best known today for the soundtrack supplied by the German rock band Can. The songs Can wrote for this film are found on the 1970 Can album Soundtracks. Toda ...

The Dunwich Horror (film)

The Dunwich Horror is a 1970 American supernatural horror film directed by Daniel Haller, and starring Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, and Ed Begley. A loose adaptation of the short story of the same name by H.P. Lovecraft, the film focuses on a youn ...

L'homme orchestre

Lhomme orchestre is a comedy film from 1970 directed by Serge Korber, written by Jean Halain, and starring by Louis de Funes. It tells the story of Evan Evans, who owns and manages a ballet company in the Principality of Monaco with an iron fist.

Battle of Britain (film)

Battle of Britain is a 1969 Second World War film directed by Guy Hamilton, and produced by Harry Saltzman and S. Benjamin Fisz. The film documented the events of the Battle of Britain. The film drew many respected British actors to accept roles ...

Venus in Furs (1969 Dallamano film)

Venus in Furs is a 1969 Italian erotic drama film directed by Massimo Dallamano. Based on the novel Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, the film was first released in 1969 in Germany under the title Venuz im pelz. In Italy, the film did n ...

Venus in Furs (1969 Franco film)

Venus in Furs is a 1969 Italian supernatural erotic thriller film directed by Jesus Franco and starring James Darren. The film also known as Paroxismus and Black Angel bears only a superficial resemblance to the 1870 Venus in Furs novel by Leopol ...

Spring (1969 film)

Spring is a 1969 Estonian film directed by Arvo Kruusement and is a film adaptation of Oskar Luts popular novel of the same name. The movie placed first place in the Estonian feature films top ten poll held in 2002 by Estonian film critics and jo ...

Time to Live (film)

Time to Live is a 1969 French drama film directed by Bernard Paul. It was entered into the 6th Moscow International Film Festival.

Invasion

Invasion is an Argentine film released in 1969 and directed by Hugo Santiago. It is an example of an inter phase between the classic cinema and nouvelle vague of French style.

Staircase (film)

Staircase is a 1969 film adaptation of a two-character play, also called Staircase, by Charles Dyer. The film, like the play, is about an ageing gay couple who own a barber shop in the East End of London. One of them is a part-time actor about to ...

Lola (1969 film)

A 38-year-old writer of pornographic novels named Scott Charles Bronson meets and falls in love with a sixteen-year-old school girl Susan George whilst living in London. When Scott is refused a permanent visa to remain in Britain, the couple get ...

Boy (1969 film)

Based on real events reported in Japanese newspapers in 1966 Boy follows the title character, Toshio Omura, across Japan, as he is forced to participate in a dangerous scam to support his dysfunctional family. Toshios father, Takeo Omura, is an a ...

The Italian Job

The Italian Job is a 1969 British comedy caper film, written by Troy Kennedy Martin, produced by Michael Deeley and directed by Peter Collinson. It tells the story of Charlie Croker, the leader of a cockney criminal gang released from prison with ...

Crime and Punishment (1970 film)

Crime and Punishment is a 1970 Soviet drama film in two parts directed by Lev Kulidzhanov, based on the eponymous novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

The Appointment

The Appointment is a 1969 psychological drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Omar Sharif and Anouk Aimee. Written by James Salter, it is based on the story by Antonio Leonviola.

The Witness (1969 Hungarian film)

The Witness, is a 1969 Hungarian satire film, directed by Peter Bacso. The film was created in a tense political climate at a time when talking about the early 1950s and the 1956 Revolution was still taboo. Although it was financed and allowed to ...

The Passion of Anna

The Passion of Anna is a 1969 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, who was awarded Best Director at the 1970 National Society of Film Critics Awards for the film.

Dead End (1969 film)

Dead End is a 1969 Hong Kong action drama film directed by Chang Cheh and starring Ti Lung, Lee Ching, David Chiang, Chan Hung-lit and Angela Yu Chien. Dead End marks the first film that Chang directed set in modern day, Tis first leading role an ...

Angels from Hell

Angels from Hell is a 1968 action film directed by Bruce Kessler and starring Tom Stern and Arlene Martel. It was the first film produced by Joe Solomons Fanfare Films, a firm Solomon had created with the profits from three previous biker films. ...

Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day

Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day is a 1968 animated featurette based on the third, fifth, ninth, and tenth chapters from Winnie-the-Pooh and the second, eighth, and ninth chapters from The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne. The featurette w ...

The Power (1968 film)

The Power is a 1968 American science fiction thriller film from MGM, produced by George Pal, directed by Byron Haskin, that stars George Hamilton and Suzanne Pleshette. It is based on the science fiction novel The Power by Frank M. Robinson. The ...

Corazon salvaje (1968 film)

Corazon salvaje was the second film adaptation of the Caridad Bravo Adams 1957 novel of the same name. It is considered the closest to the original story. The first film was made in 1956 and starred Martha Roth. The 1968 version starred Julio Ale ...

Golden Swallow (1968 film)

Golden Swallow is forced into violence when a figure from her mysterious past goes on a killing rampage while leaving evidence that holds her responsible. Golden Swallow gets involved with a love triangle involving a mad, but righteous, swordsman ...

Faces (1968 film)

Faces is a 1968 drama film, written and directed by John Cassavetes, and starring John Marley, Cassavetes wife Gena Rowlands, Fred Draper, Seymour Cassel, and Lynn Carlin. In 2011, it was added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Cong ...

Mars (1968 film)

Like the previous film Luna produced by Klushantsev, the film Mars was created at the intersection of educational science films and science-fiction. It consists of seven pieces, which tell based on scientific understanding of the 1960s of the phy ...

The Great Silence

The Great Silence is a 1968 revisionist Spaghetti Western film directed and co-written by Sergio Corbucci. An Italian-French co-production, the film stars Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, Vonetta McGee and Frank Wolff, with Luigi Pistilli, M ...

Partner (1968 film)

Partner is a 1968 Italian drama film by Bernardo Bertolucci. Based on the novel The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, it entered the 29th Venice Film Festival and the Quinzaine des Realisateurs section at the 22nd Cannes Film Festival.

The Swimmer (film)

The Swimmer is a 1968 American Technicolor surreal drama film starring Burt Lancaster. The film was written and directed by Academy Award-nominated husband-and-wife team of Eleanor Perry and Frank Perry. The story is based on the 1964 short story ...

Flesh (1968 film)

Flesh is a 1968 film directed by Paul Morrissey and starring Joe Dallesandro as a hustler working on the streets of New York City. It highlights various Warhol superstars, in addition to being the film debuts of both Jackie Curtis and Candy Darli ...

The Little Mermaid (1968 film)

The Little Mermaid is a 1968 Soviet animated film based on Hans Christian Andersens fairy tale "The Little Mermaid".

Sweet November (1968 film)

Sweet November is a 1968 romantic comedy and drama film written by Herman Raucher and starring Sandy Dennis, Anthony Newley and Theodore Bikel. The film originally had been written as a stage play by Raucher, but before it was performed, Universa ...

Deadfall (1968 film)

Deadfall is a 1968 film written and directed by Bryan Forbes and starring Michael Caine, Eric Portman, Giovanna Ralli and Forbess wife Nanette Newman, with music by John Barry in his final collaboration with Forbes. Barry also plays a musical con ...

Solaris (1968 film)

Solaris is a two-part 1968 Soviet television play in black-and-white based on the 1961 novel Solaris by Stanislaw Lem. It was the first film adaptation of the novel. It was first aired on Channel 1 of the Soviet Central Television on October 8-9 ...