Top-US-Grossing Comedy Feature Films Released 1974-01-01 to 1974-12-31
1. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Votes: 106,507 | Gross: $119.50M
2. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 124,967 | Gross: $86.30M
4. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organize a daring new heist.
Votes: 17,570 | Gross: $25.00M
6. The Front Page (1974)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.
Votes: 10,012 | Gross: $17.30M
7. The Man from Clover Grove (1974)
G | 96 min | Comedy, Family
A poor farmer, always inventing things. Alot don't work but the toys he makes brings joy to the children at the local orphanage. Very good movie.
Votes: 24 | Gross: $0.58M
8. Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Unrated | 193 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives preempted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Votes: 3,683 | Gross: $0.03M
9. Le fantôme de la liberté (1974)
R | 104 min | Comedy
This surrealist film consists of a series of only vaguely related episodes, most famously the dinner party scene in which people sit on lavatories round a dinner table, occasionally ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,381 | Gross: $0.01M
10. The Longest Yard (1974)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.
11. Flesh Gordon (1974)
R | 78 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football ... See full summary »
13. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.
14. Arabian Nights (1974)
NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of Mid-West Asia, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as ... See full summary »
15. The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of kids in Brooklyn form a gang. From this moment on they do everything together. This makes things easier but at the same time they have to face new problems.
16. Going Places (1974)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: ... See full summary »
17. S*P*Y*S (1974)
PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy
In 1974, flanked by such filmic monuments to paranoia and corruption as Chinatown and The Parallax View, Elliott Gould and Donald Sutherland tried to re-create the screwball nonchalance of ... See full summary »
18. Freebie and the Bean (1974)
R | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.
19. Female Trouble (1974)
NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitch-hiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.
21. Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
G | 101 min | Action, Comedy
After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
22. Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974)
R | 90 min | Comedy
Young Timmy starts as a window cleaner in the little company of his brother. Soon he learns that some female customers expect additional service. Young and curious as he is, he reluctantly ... See full summary »
23. Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
PG | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
At Madame Zenobia's illegal nightclub, when Steve Jackson and Wardell Franklin get robbed of their wallets containing a winning lottery ticket, they set out to recover it.
24. Teenage Playmates (1974)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bunch of lovely teenage schoolgirls work at a secret brothel where they have sex with high paying older men. After the girls all get arrested for prostitution, several of them discuss how... See full summary »
25. Scent of a Woman (1974)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every ... See full summary »
27. The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974)
R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In order to write an expose on how cheerleading demeans women, a reporter for a college newspaper infiltrates the cheerleading squad.
28. Claudine (1974)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the 1970s Harlem, garbage collector Roop feels intimidated by the idea of dating Claudine who is a single mother of six on welfare.
R | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A trip into the Mediterranean sea becomes a trip into the discovery of how society's frameworks of the rich and poor are delicate and temporary.
31. Sweet Movie (1974)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
The intercut story of two women: a nearly-mute beauty queen who descends into withdrawal and madness, and another who captains a ship laden with candy and sugar, luring men and boys aboard ... See full summary »
33. Harry and Tonto (1974)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.
34. Video Vixens! (1974)
Unrated | 83 min | Comedy
Brash and crazed cigar-chomping network TV executive Clifford Bradley decides to push the boundaries of good taste and moral decency by broadcasting an extremely bawdy and explicit stag ... See full summary »
36. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy
Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.
37. Lovers and Other Relatives (1974)
R | 98 min | Comedy
In Versillia's sandy beaches during the summer of 1956, a gawky adolescent, Sandro, spends his vacation by the sea, along with his family and his intriguingly beautiful sister-in-law.
38. Sexcula (1974)
X | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
A young woman inherits a mansion and discovers a centuries old diary which details the exploits of Dr. Fellatingstein, who has created a man to satisfy her insatiable desires but he doesn't... See full summary »
39. California Split (1974)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
A down on his luck gambler links up with free spirit Elliot Gould at first to have some fun on, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of ... See full summary »
41. Can I Keep It Up for a Week? (1974)
R | 92 min | Comedy
Blundering idiot is set an ultimatum by his girlfriend. Keep a job for a week or she leaves him. Only innuendo and comedy pratfalls can stop him.
42. La nipote (1974)
92 min | Comedy
An orphaned beautiful young woman receives an invitation to spend the summer at her uncle's villa somewhere in Italy, where its lustful inhabitants are only interested in sex.
43. Black Belt Jones (1974)
R | 85 min | Action, Comedy
A Mafia buy out of Papa Byrd's karate school downtown ends in his death. Byrd's daughter, Sydney, refuses to sell, and wants revenge. Byrd's students call the Black Belt Jones for help. Jones reluctantly teams with Sydney in many battles.
44. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ... See full summary »
45. Bottoms Up (1974)
81 min | Comedy
Two secret Agents are determined to retrieve a microfilm containing a revolutionary formula that transforms cow manure into fuel, but first, they must put into action a hot inspection procedure.
46. Rhinoceros (1974)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A boozing young man in love with his co-worker finds that everyone around him, even his pompous and condescending best friend, is changing into a rhinoceros.
47. Around the World with Fanny Hill (1974)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Neglected by her unfaithful husband, an ordinary housewife will see her life change through a joyride of sultry adventures, sensual exploration and pleasure around the world.
48. Bambina (1974)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In order to convince Raimonda, a wealthy noble woman, to finance his project for a holiday resort, Saverio gets engaged to Clotilde, her mentally-disturbed and sex-obsessed adolescent ... See full summary »
49. The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
The small town of Paris, Australia deliberately causes car accidents, then sells/salvages all valuables from the wrecks as a means of economy.