The best movies from the years 1970 in genre Adventure

List of the best movies from the years 1970, in genre Adventure. Order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Walkabout
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Walkabout

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teenage girl and her young brother are stranded in the Australian outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Aborigine on "walkabout": a ritualistic banishment from his tribe

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

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n New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

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Dersu Uzala
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Dersu Uzala

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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.

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The Man Who Would Be King
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The Man Who Would Be King

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robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.

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Deliverance
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Deliverance

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he Cahulawassee River valley in Northern Georgia is one of the last natural pristine areas of the state, which will soon change with the imminent building of a dam on the river, which in turn will flood much of the surrounding land. As such, four Atlanta city slickers - alpha male Lewis Medlock, generally even-keeled Ed Gentry, slightly condescending Bobby Trippe, and wide-eyed Drew Ballinger - decide to take a multi-day canoe trip on the river, which turns into a trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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onty Python and the Holy Grail loosely follows the legend of King Arthur. Arthur along with his squire, Patsy, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place".

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Aguirre: The Wrath of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes)
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Aguirre: The Wrath of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes)

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few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirres, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to "the golden city", or to certain destruction

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Jaws
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Jaws

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n insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

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The Message
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The Message

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andsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.

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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (Star Wars)
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (Star Wars)

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rincess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

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