Top Foreign Movies Of 70s

List of the Best Foreign Movies of 70s (1970-1979) Liked By both Critics and Users.Find Movies detail and trailer at one place. Total 40 Titles and 8896 Views.

1. Stalker(1979)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Soviet Union Language:Russian Rating:NR
Description:A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: Alisa Freyndlikh , Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy , Anatoliy Solonitsyn , Nikolay Grinko
Tags: Based On Book Post Apocalypse Alien Family Relationships Minimal Cast
8.10    100%    93%  

2. Enter the Dragon(1973)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Hong Kong| USA Languages:English | Cantonese Rating:R
Description:A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Bruce Lee , John Saxon , Jim Kelly , Ahna Capri
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Investigation Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality Racism Revenge Martial Arts Good Versus Evil
7.70    95%    92%  

3. Solaris(1972)

Original Title: Soljaris
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Adventure Release Date:
Country: Soviet Union Languages:Russian | German Rating:PG
Description:A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: Natalya Bondarchuk , Donatas Banionis , Jüri Järvet , Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy
Tags: Alien Cult Film Investigation Based On Novel
8.10    96%    90%  

4. Sholay(1975)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Adventure Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture him.
Director: Ramesh Sippy
Stars: Dharmendra , Sanjeev Kumar , Hema Malini , Amitabh Bachchan
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Prison Escape Tragedy Revenge Martial Arts
8.20    83%    96%  

5. Aguirre, the Wrath of God(1972)

Original Title: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|History Release Date:
Country: West Germany Languages:German | Quechua | Spanish Rating:NR
Description:In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Klaus Kinski , Helena Rojo , Del Negro , Ruy Guerra
Tags: Violence Cult Film Slavery Tragedy Christmas
8.00    98%    91%  

6. The Message(1976)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Adventure|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Lebanon| Libya| Kuwait| Morocco| UK Languages:English | Arabic Rating:PG
Description:Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Director: Moustapha Akkad
Stars: Anthony Quinn , Irene Papas , Michael Ansara , Johnny Sekka
Tags: Violence Based On True Story Slavery Revenge
8.20    NA    92%  

7. Amarcord(1973)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France Languages:Italian | Greek | Ancient (to 1453) Rating:R
Description:A year in the life of a small Italian coastal town in the nineteen-thirties, as is recalled by a director with a superstar's access to the resources of the Italian film industry and a piper's command over our imaginations.
Director: Federico Fellini
Stars: Pupella Maggio , Armando Brancia , Magali Noël , Ciccio Ingrassia
Tags: Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality High School Breaking The Fourth Wall Satire Voice Over Narration
7.90    91%    90%  

8. The Tenant(1976)

Original Title: Le locataire
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Thriller Release Date:
Country: France Languages:French | English Rating:R
Description:A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Roman Polanski , Isabelle Adjani , Melvyn Douglas , Jo Van Fleet
7.80    90%    87%  

9. The Chaos Class(1975)

Original Title: Hababam Sinifi 1
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: Turkey Language:Turkish Rating:NA
Description:Lazy, uneducated students share a very close bond. They live together in the dormitory, where they plan their latest pranks. When a new headmaster arrives, the students naturally try to overthrow him. A comic war of nitwits follows.
Director: Ertem Egilmez
Stars: Kemal Sunal , Münir Özkul , Halit Akçatepe , Tarik Akan
Tags: Cult Film Based On Novel High School Based On Play Friendship Bullying
9.40    NA    97%  

10. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie(1972)

Original Title: Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Comedy Release Date:
Country: France Languages:French | Spanish Rating:PG
Description:A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.
Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Fernando Rey , Paul Frankeur , Delphine Seyrig , Bulle Ogier
Tags: Black Comedy Experimental Film Police Brutality Satire Politics
8.00    98%    89%  

11. The Mirror(1975)

Original Title: Zerkalo
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: Soviet Union Languages:Russian | Spanish Rating:NA
Description:A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: Margarita Terekhova , Oleg Yankovskiy , Filipp Yankovskiy , Ignat Daniltsev
Tags: Coming Of Age World War Two Nonlinear Timeline Family Relationships Childhood
8.10    100%    92%  

12. Deep Red(1975)

Original Title: Profondo rosso
Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Italy Language:Italian Rating:X
Description:A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Director: Dario Argento
Stars: David Hemmings , Daria Nicolodi , Gabriele Lavia , Macha Méril
Tags: Survival Violence Cult Film Investigation Christmas Insanity
7.70    95%    86%  

13. Cries & Whispers(1972)

Original Title: Viskningar och rop
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: Sweden Languages:German | Swedish | Danish Rating:R
Description:When a woman dying of cancer in turn-of-the century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Harriet Andersson , Kari Sylwan , Ingrid Thulin , Liv Ullmann
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Insanity Voice Over Narration
8.10    89%    91%  

14. The Conformist(1970)

Original Title: Il conformista
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France| West Germany Languages:Italian | French | Latin | Chinese Rating:R
Description:A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant , Stefania Sandrelli , Gastone Moschin , Enzo Tarascio
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Betrayal Politics
8.10    100%    91%  

15. Anand(1971)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:The classic story of a terminally ill man who wishes to live life to the full before the inevitable occurs, as told by his best friend.
Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Rajesh Khanna , Amitabh Bachchan , Sumita Sanyal , Ramesh Deo
8.80    NA    97%  

16. Dersu Uzala(1975)

Original Title: Derusu Uzara
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Soviet Union| Japan Languages:Russian | Chinese Rating:G
Description:A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Yuriy Solomin , Maksim Munzuk , Mikhail Bychkov , Vladimir Khrulev
Tags: Based On Book Survival Based On True Story First Person Narration Friendship
8.30    71%    94%  

17. 1900(1976)

Original Title: Novecento
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|History Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France| West Germany Language:Italian Rating:R
Description:Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Stars: Robert De Niro , Gérard Depardieu , Dominique Sanda , Francesca Bertini
Tags: Violence World War Two World War One Nonlinear Timeline Breaking The Fourth Wall Family Relationships Christmas Revenge Insanity Friendship Politics
7.70    47%    85%  

18. The Castle of Cagliostro(1979)

Original Title: Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro
Runtime: Genres:Comedy|Animation|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: Japan Languages:Japanese | English | French Rating:NA
Description:A flamboyant thief and his gang struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches and to learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Yasuo Yamada , Eiko Masuyama , Kiyoshi Kobayashi , Makio Inoue
Tags: Based On Novel Detective Anime Studio Ghibli
7.80    92%    88%  

19. Autumn Sonata(1978)

Original Title: Höstsonaten
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music Release Date:
Countries: France| West Germany| Sweden| UK Languages:Swedish | English Rating:PG
Description:A young married woman invites her mother, a celebrated concert pianist, to stay with her. Tensions rise as their buried hatred for one another comes to the surface.
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Ingrid Bergman , Liv Ullmann , Lena Nyman , Halvar Björk
Tags: Female Protagonist Voice Over Narration
8.30    91%    92%  

20. The Chaos Class Failed the Class(1975)

Original Title: Hababam Sinifi 2
Runtime: Genre:Comedy Release Date:
Country: Turkey Language:Turkish Rating:NA
Description:A young and beautiful female teacher starts working in an all boys high school.
Director: Ertem Egilmez
Stars: Kemal Sunal , Münir Özkul , Semra Özdamar , Adile Nasit
Tags: Based On Novel High School Friendship
9.00    NA    94%  

21. Le Cercle Rouge(1970)

Original Title: Le cercle rouge
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: France| Italy Language:French Rating:NR
Description:After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Stars: Alain Delon , Bourvil , Gian Maria Volontè , Yves Montand
8.10    95%    92%  

22. Fantastic Planet(1973)

Original Title: La Planète Sauvage
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Animation|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: France| Czechoslovakia Language:French Rating:R
Description:This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders.
Director: René Laloux
Stars: Jennifer Drake , Eric Baugin , Jean Topart , Jean Valmont
Tags: Cult Film Based On Novel Dystopia Satire
7.80    88%    87%  

23. That Obscure Object of Desire(1977)

Original Title: Cet obscur objet du désir
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: France| Spain Languages:French | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Set in Spain and France against the backdrop of a terrorist insurgency, the film tells the story of an aging Frenchman who falls in love with a young woman who repeatedly frustrates his romantic and sexual desires.
Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Fernando Rey , Carole Bouquet , Ángela Molina , Julien Bertheau
Tags: Based On Novel Satire
8.00    100%    90%  

24. Day for Night(1973)

Original Title: La nuit américaine
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: France| Italy Languages:French | English Rating:PG
Description:A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Director: François Truffaut
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset , Valentina Cortese , Dani , Alexandra Stewart
8.10    100%    91%  

25. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul(1974)

Original Title: Angst essen Seele auf
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: West Germany Languages:German | Arabic Rating:NR
Description:A simple, delicate, melodramatic German film about a loneliness. With a double moral story about the tainted love between an old woman and a younger Moroccan immigrant worker.
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Stars: Brigitte Mira , El Hedi ben Salem , Irm Hermann , Elma Karlowa
Tags: Female Protagonist Family Relationships Racism Friendship F Rated
8.10    100%    91%  

26. Gol Maal(1979)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: India Language:Hindi Rating:NA
Description:Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also ...
Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Amol Palekar , Bindiya Goswami , Deven Verma , Shubha Khote
8.60    NA    92%  

27. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser(1974)

Original Title: Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: West Germany Language:German Rating:NR
Description:The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who feeds him.
Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Bruno S. , Walter Ladengast , Brigitte Mira , Willy Semmelrogge
7.90    95%    90%  

28. The Spirit of the Beehive(1973)

Original Title: El espíritu de la colmena
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:UR
Description:A sensitive seven-year-old girl living in 1940 in a small Spanish village is traumatized after viewing the movie "Frankenstein" and drifts into her own fantasy world.
Director: Víctor Erice
Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez , Teresa Gimpera , Ana Torrent , Isabel Tellería
8.00    100%    90%  

29. The Girl with the Red Scarf(1978)

Original Title: Selvi Boylum, Al Yazmal?m
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: Turkey Language:Turkish Rating:NA
Description:Selvi Boylum, Al Yazmal?m (English title: The Girl with the Red Scarf) is a 1978 Turkish romantic drama film directed by At?f Y?lmaz. It is an adaptation of Kirgiz writer Cengiz Aytmatov's short story "The Red Scarf".
Director: Atif Yilmaz
Stars: Türkan Soray , Kadir Inanir , Ahmet Mekin , Hülya Tuglu
8.70    NA    96%  

30. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin(1978)

Original Title: Shao Lin san shi liu fang
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure Release Date:
Country: Hong Kong Language:Mandarin Rating:R
Description:The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge.
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
Stars: Chia-Hui Liu , Lieh Lo , Chia Yung Liu , Norman Chu
Tags: Revenge Martial Arts
7.80    NA    89%  

31. The Phantom of Liberty(1974)

Original Title: Le Fantôme de la liberté
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: France| Italy Language:French Rating:R
Description:One of Luis Bunuel's most free-form and purely Surrealist films, consisting of a series of only vaguely related episodes - most famously, the dinner party scene where people sit on ...
Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Adriana Asti , Julien Bertheau , Jean-Claude Brialy , Adolfo Celi
Tags: Experimental Film Courtroom Satire
8.00    89%    91%  

32. The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix(1975)

Original Title: Flåklypa Grand Prix
Runtime: Genres:Comedy|Animation|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: Norway Language:Norwegian Rating:G
Description:Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car.
Director: Ivo Caprino
Stars: Wenche Foss , Per Theodor Haugen , Harald Heide-Steen Jr. , Leif Juster
Tags: Stop Motion Cult Film Friendship
8.40    NA    94%  

33. Stroszek(1977)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: West Germany Languages:German | English | Turkish Rating:NR
Description:In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
Director: Werner Herzog
Stars: Bruno S. , Eva Mattes , Clemens Scheitz , Wilhelm von Homburg
Tags: Cult Film Road Movie
8.00    94%    92%  

34. The Marriage of Maria Braun(1979)

Original Title: Die Ehe der Maria Braun
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: West Germany Languages:German | English Rating:R
Description:The Marriage of Maria Braun is a collage of the times in Germany after the war, economic miracles, and a portrait of a woman who in her circumstances wants to emancipate and have a successful and happy career.
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Stars: Hanna Schygulla , Klaus Löwitsch , Ivan Desny , Gisela Uhlen
7.90    93%    90%  

35. A Special Day(1977)

Original Title: Una giornata particolare
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War Release Date:
Countries: Italy| Canada Language:Italian Rating:NR
Description:Two neighbors, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler's visit in Italy in 1938.
Director: Ettore Scola
Stars: Sophia Loren , Marcello Mastroianni , John Vernon , Françoise Berd
8.10    100%    92%  

36. Alice in the Cities(1974)

Original Title: Alice in den Städten
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: West Germany Languages:German | English | Dutch Rating:NR
Description:A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.
Director: Wim Wenders
Stars: Rüdiger Vogler , Yella Rottländer , Lisa Kreuzer , Edda Köchl
Tags: Detective Road Movie
8.00    100%    92%  

37. Cria Cuervos(1976)

Original Title: Cría Cuervos
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:PG
Description:In Madrid, the orphan sisters Irene, Ana and Maite are raised by their austere aunt Paulina together with their mute and crippled grandmother after the death of their mother and their ...
Director: Carlos Saura
Stars: Geraldine Chaplin , Mónica Randall , Florinda Chico , Ana Torrent
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Breaking The Fourth Wall First Person Narration
8.10    100%    94%  

38. Murmur of the Heart(1971)

Original Title: Le souffle au cœur
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: France| Italy| West Germany Language:French Rating:R
Description:This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France. This is France in the mid-1950s rather than...
Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Lea Massari , Benoît Ferreux , Daniel Gélin , Michael Lonsdale
Tags: Coming Of Age Jazz Friendship Politics
7.80    90%    87%  

39. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion(1970)

Original Title: Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: Italy Language:Italian Rating:R
Description:A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Director: Elio Petri
Stars: Gian Maria Volontè , Florinda Bolkan , Gianni Santuccio , Orazio Orlando
Tags: Investigation Nonlinear Timeline Satire Politics
8.10    100%    96%  

40. Three Wishes for Cinderella(1973)

Original Title: T?i o?íšky pro Popelku
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Romance|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Countries: Czechoslovakia| East Germany Languages:German | Czech Rating:NA
Description:Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.
Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Libuse Safránková , Pavel Trávnícek , Carola Braunbock , Rolf Hoppe
Tags: Female Protagonist Based On Fairy Tale Cult Film Female Lead Human Animal Relationship Romantic Rivalry Medieval Times F Rated Bullying
7.90    NA    91%  

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