Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1974

1. The Godfather: Part II (1974) The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall Crime | Drama 200 mins.
2. Blazing Saddles (1974) Blazing Saddles (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens Comedy | Western 93 mins.
3. Chinatown (1974) Chinatown (1974)
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A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston Drama | Mystery | Thriller 130 mins.
4. Young Frankenstein (1974) Young Frankenstein (1974)
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Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman Comedy 106 mins.
5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals. Dir: Tobe Hooper With: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger Crime | Drama | Horror 83 mins.
6. The Great Gatsby (1974) The Great Gatsby (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love. Dir: Jack Clayton With: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern Drama | Romance 144 mins.
7. The Conversation (1974) The Conversation (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield Drama | Mystery | Thriller 113 mins.
8. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
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Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin and must hunt him down to stop him. Dir: Guy Hamilton With: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland Action | Adventure | Thriller 125 mins.
9. The Longest Yard (1974) The Longest Yard (1974)
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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. Dir: Robert Aldrich With: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter Comedy | Crime | Drama | Sport 121 mins.
10. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
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In 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? Dir: Joseph Sargent With: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam Crime | Thriller 104 mins.