List of British films of 1970

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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1970 (see 1970 in film):

1970[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1970
The Adventures of Gerard Jerzy Skolimowski Peter McEnery, Claudia Cardinale Action/Comedy
And Soon the Darkness Robert Fuest Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice, Sandor Elès Thriller
The Beast in the Cellar James Kelley Beryl Reid, Flora Robson Horror
The Beloved George P. Cosmatos Raquel Welch, Richard Johnson Drama
The Body Roy Battersby Frank Finlay, Vanessa Redgrave documentary
The Breaking of Bumbo Andrew Sinclair Richard Warwick, Joanna Lumley Comedy
The Buttercup Chain Robert Ellis Miller Hywel Bennett, Jane Asher Drama Entered into the 1970 Cannes Film Festival
Carry On Loving Gerald Thomas Kenneth Williams, Sid James Comedy
Carry On Up the Jungle Gerald Thomas Frankie Howerd, Sid James Comedy
Clegg Lindsay Shonteff Gilbert Wynne, Gary Hope Crime
Connecting Rooms Franklin Gollings Bette Davis, Michael Redgrave, Alexis Kanner Drama
Cool It Carol! Pete Walker Robin Askwith, Janet Lynn Sex comedy/drama
Country Dance J. Lee Thompson Peter O'Toole, Susannah York Drama
Crescendo Alan Gibson Stefanie Powers, James Olson Horror
Cromwell Ken Hughes Richard Harris, Alec Guinness Biopic Entered into the 7th Moscow International Film Festival
Cry of the Banshee Gordon Hessler Vincent Price, Elisabeth Bergner Horror
A Day at the Beach Simon Hesera Mark Burns, Beatie Edney Drama
Deep End Jerzy Skolimowski Jane Asher, John Moulder Brown Drama
Doctor in Trouble Ralph Thomas Leslie Phillips, Robert Morley Comedy
Dorian Gray Massimo Dallamano Helmut Berger, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom Thriller Co-production with Germany and Italy
Entertaining Mr Sloane Douglas Hickox Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews, Peter McEnery Black comedy
Every Home Should Have One Jim Clark Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell Comedy
Eyewitness John Hough Mark Lester, Lionel Jeffries, Susan George Thriller
Figures in a Landscape Joseph Losey Malcolm McDowell, Robert Shaw Thriller
Fragment of Fear Richard C. Sarafian David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt Thriller
Futtock's End Bob Kellett Michael Hordern, Ronnie Barker Comedy
Games That Lovers Play Malcolm Leigh Joanna Lumley, Penny Brahms Comedy
The Games Michael Winner Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal Drama
The Go-Between Joseph Losey Julie Christie, Alan Bates Drama Won the Grand Prix at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival
Groupie Girl Derek Ford Billy Boyle, Jimmy Beck Sex comedy/drama
Hell Boats Paul Wenedkos James Franciscus, Elizabeth Shepherd World War II
Hello-Goodbye Jean Negulesco Michael Crawford, Curt Jurgens Comedy
Hoffman Alvin Rakoff Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack Drama
The Horror of Frankenstein Jimmy Sangster Ralph Bates, Kate O'Mara Horror
A Horse Called Nijinsky Jo Durden-Smith Nijinsky II Documentary
The House That Dripped Blood Peter Duffell Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing Portmanteau horror
Julius Caesar Stuart Burge Charlton Heston, John Gielgud Drama

Filmed Shakespeare play.

The Last Grenade Gordon Flemyng Stanley Baker, Alex Cord War
Leo the Last John Boorman Marcello Mastroianni Billie Whitelaw Drama Boorman won Best Director at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival
Let It Be Michael Lindsay-Hogg The Beatles Music Documentary
The Longest Most Meaningless Movie in the World Vincent Patouillard None Documentary
Loot Silvio Narizzano Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick Black comedy Entered into the 1971 Cannes Film Festival
Love Is a Splendid Illusion Tom Clegg Simon Brent, Andrée Flamand Drama
The Man Who Had Power Over Women John Krish Rod Taylor, Carol White Comedy
The Man Who Haunted Himself Basil Dearden Roger Moore, Anton Rodgers, Thorley Walters Thriller
The McKenzie Break Lamont Johnson Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry World War II/POW
The Mind of Mr. Soames Alan Cooke Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn Sci-fi
The Music Lovers Ken Russell Richard Chamberlain, Glenda Jackson Biopic
My Lover My Son John Newland Romy Schneider, Donald Houston Drama
Ned Kelly Tony Richardson Mick Jagger, Mark McManus Adventure
The Nine Ages of Nakedness Harrison Marks Rita Webb, Sue Bond Sex Comedy
One Brief Summer John Mackenzie Clifford Evans, Felicity Gibson Drama
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Caspar Wrede Tom Courtenay, Espen Skjønberg Drama Co-production with Norway
Perfect Friday Peter Hall Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker Crime
Performance Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg Mick Jagger, James Fox Drama/Crime Number 48 in the BFI Top 100 British films
Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition Maurice Hatton John Thaw, Edina Ronay Comedy
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Billy Wilder Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee Detective drama
The Railway Children Lionel Jeffries Jenny Agutter, Gary Warren Family drama Number 66 in the BFI Top 100 British films
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Kevin Billington Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser Comedy/Satire
Ryan's Daughter David Lean Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, John Mills, Christopher Jones Drama Winner of two Academy Awards
Say Hello to Yesterday Alvin Rakoff Jean Simmons, Leonard Whiting Drama
Scars of Dracula Roy Ward Baker Christopher Lee, Patrick Troughton, Jenny Hanley Horror
Scream and Scream Again Gordon Hessler Vincent Price, Christopher Lee Horror thriller
Scrooge Ronald Neame Albert Finney, Alec Guinness Musical
Secrets of Sex Antony Balch Richard Schulman, Janet Spearman Sex fantasy
A Severed Head Dick Clement Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough Black comedy
Simon, Simon Graham Stark Peter Sellers, Julia Foster Comedy Short film
Some Will, Some Won't Duncan Wood Ronnie Corbett, Leslie Phillips Comedy
Spring and Port Wine Peter Hammond James Mason, Diana Coupland Drama
Take a Girl Like You Jonathan Miller Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed Comedy
Tam-Lin Roddy McDowall Ava Gardner, Ian McShane Horror
A Taste of Excitement Don Sharp Eva Renzi, David Buck Crime
There's a Girl in My Soup Roy Boulting Peter Sellers, Goldie Hawn Comedy
Three Sisters Laurence Olivier, John Sichel Jeanne Watts, Joan Plowright Drama

Film of Chekhov play.

Too Late the Hero Robert Aldrich Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson World War II
Trog Freddie Francis Joan Crawford, Michael Gough Sci-fi
Two a Penny James F. Collier Cliff Richard, Dora Bryan Drama
The Vampire Lovers Roy Ward Baker Ingrid Pitt, Kate O'Mara, Peter Cushing Horror
The Virgin and the Gypsy Christopher Miles Joanna Shimkus, Franco Nero Drama Screened at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival
The Walking Stick Eric Till David Hemmings, Samantha Eggar Crime
Wuthering Heights Robert Fuest Anna Calder-Marshall, Timothy Dalton Drama
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go Burgess Meredith James Mason, Jack MacGowran Thriller
You Can't Win 'Em All Peter Collinson Tony Curtis, Charles Bronson Comedy/War

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