Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1974

1. The Godfather: Part II (1974) The Godfather: Part II (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
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 202 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. Young Frankenstein (1974) Young Frankenstein (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman Comedy 106 mins.
4. Chinatown (1974) Chinatown (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.
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  
Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. Dir: Tobe Hooper With: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger Horror | Thriller 83 mins.
6. Black Christmas (1974) Black Christmas (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. Dir: Bob Clark With: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder Horror | Mystery | Thriller 98 mins.
7. The Longest Yard (1974) The Longest Yard (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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.
8. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
James Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder. Dir: Guy Hamilton With: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland Action | Adventure | Thriller 125 mins.
9. 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.
10. The Conversation (1974) The Conversation (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 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.