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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1970

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This list shows all films released in 1970, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release.

See also: Top 1970 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1970 - Most Popular 1970

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1970

January 1 Ann och Eve - de Erotiska Drama   $18,000,000  
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls Comedy $1,000,000 $9,000,000  
Chisum Western   $6,000,000  
Darling Lili Drama $22,000,000 $5,000,000  
Erinnerungen an die Zukunft   $25,900,000  
Kelly's Heroes Comedy   $5,200,000  
M*A*S*H Black Comedy $3,500,000 $81,600,000  
The Molly Maguires Drama $11,000,000 $2,200,000  
Myra Breckinridge   $3,000,000  
The Only Game in Town   $1,500,000  
Patton $12,000,000 $62,500,000  
Waterloo $25,000,000 $0  

February, 1970

February 19 Au Hasard Balthazar Drama   $39,388  

March, 1970

March 5 Airport Thriller/Suspense   $100,489,150  
 
March 6 Il Mercenario Western   $0  
 
March 11 THX 1138   $5,000  
 
March 12 Mouchette Drama   $0  
 
March 17 The Boys in the Band Drama   $0  
 
March 24 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis Documentary   $0  
 
March 26 Woodstock Documentary $600,000 $34,505,110  

April, 1970

April 10 Multiple Maniacs Comedy   $33,036  
 
April 24 The Aristocats Musical   $55,675,257  
 
April 29 A Man Called Horse Drama   $0  

May, 1970

May 13 The Ballad of Cable Hogue Western $3,716,946 $3,500,000  
 
May 26 Beneath the Planet of the Apes $3,000,000 $17,489,009  

June, 1970

June 16 Two Mules for Sister Sara Action   $5,050,000  
 
June 24 Catch-22 Comedy $18,000,000 $24,911,670  

July, 1970

July 1 The Boatniks Comedy   $18,607,492  
 
July 15 Joe   $19,319,254  

August, 1970

August 28 Un tranquillo posto di campagna   $0  

September, 1970

September 9 L'Enfant sauvage Drama   $62,943  
 
September 12 Five Easy Pieces Drama   $18,099,091  
 
September 21 Tristana Drama   $14,586  
 
September 23 Tora, Tora, Tora $25,000,000 $29,548,291  

November, 1970

November 3 The Owl and the Pussycat   $23,681,338  
 
November 7 The Phantom Tollbooth Adventure   $0  
 
November 9 Ryan's Daughter   $30,846,306  

December, 1970

December 14 Little Big Man   $31,559,552  
 
December 16 Love Story Drama   $106,397,186  
 
December 31 The Ballad of Tam Lin Horror   $0  
Brand X   $0  
Cannon For Cordoba Western   $0  
Doctor’s Wives   $0  
End of the Road   $0  
Figures in a Landscape Thriller/Suspense   $0  
Halls of Anger   $0  
The Hawaiians   $0  
Hell Boats   $0  
Hornet's Nest   $0  
I clowns Documentary   $0  
The Man who Haunted Himself   $0  
Pieces of Dreams   $0  
The Revolutionary   $0  
Rio Lobo Western   $0  
Scream And Scream Again   $0  
Scrooge Musical   $0  
Start the Revolution Without Me Comedy   $0  
WUSA Drama   $0