What were the top movies of 1970?

What were the top movies of 1970? Here's a list of the top ten films released in 1970, ranked by their box office gross earnings in North America. Below this list, you will also find the Academy Award nominees and the year's Oscar winners.

The ‘Buttoned-Up’ Mary Tyler Moore (1974)

On the "Mary Tyler Moore Show," she plays a single woman competing with some happily chauvinist men in the newsroom of a minor-league TV station, and has spoken cogently and effectively for the women's movement.

Bogart & Bergman are superb in Casablanca (1943)

The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.

Romantic tradition returns: Somewhere in Time (1980)

Technically superior, if overly sentimental, Somewhere in Time will appeal to the feminine strain in those women who have been confronted mercilessly by the Clayburghian figure, i.e., one of independence and confusion.

That happy ghoullucky Addams Family clan (1965)

When The Addams Family series was in preparation, an ABC televite gleefully described the show as “happy-ghoullucky.” This brought forth an immediate response from David Levy, the creator and executive producer of the series...