Paramount Pictures Films of 1974by LuminousCarcass | created - 11 Jul 2013 | updated - 11 Jul 2013 | Public
This list contains the films produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures in 1974. List in order of when films were released in the United States.
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1. Man on a Swing (1974)
PG | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only... See full summary »
3. The Great Gatsby (1974)
PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.
Starring Robert Redford; Budget: $6.5 million; Box office: $26,533,200
4. The Conversation (1974)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.
Votes: 89,046 | Gross: $4.42M
Written and Directed by Francis Ford Coppola; Budget: $1.6 million; Box office: $4.42 million
5. Daisy Miller (1974)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In this comedy of manners, Frederick Winterbourne tries to figure out the bright and bubbly Daisy Miller, only to be helped and hindered by false judgments from their fellow friends.
Budget: $2.2 million
6. Malicious (1973)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A widower and two of his sons become infatuated by their beautiful housekeeper, and all three set out to seduce her using their own unique methods.
Released in U.S. June 5, 1974
7. Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
A master swordsman and former soldier and his hunchbacked assistant hunt vampires.
8. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.
Released in U.S. June 12, 1974; Budget: ₤137,200
9. The Parallax View (1974)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.
Directed by Alan J. Pakula
10. Chinatown (1974)
R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.
Votes: 271,043 | Gross: $29.20M
Directed by Roman Polanski and Written by Robert Towne; Starring Jack Nicholson; Budget $6 million; Box office: $29.2 million
11. 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 »
Budget: $911,000 (Canadian)
12. The Education of Sonny Carson (1974)
R | 104 min | Drama
A gifted young man is caught up in gang life.
Budget: $1 million
13. The White Dawn (1974)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1896, three whalers are stranded in the Arctic North Canada and seek refuge with an Eskimo tribe. Gradually, they gain control with the Eskimo village and introduce gambling, booze, ... See full summary »
14. Death Wish (1974)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.
Votes: 32,798 | Gross: $22.00M
Budget: $3 million; Box office: $22 million
15. 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.
Budget: $2.9 million; Box office: $43,008,075
16. The Dove (1974)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love... See full summary »
17. Phase IV (1974)
PG | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Desert ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on the inhabitants. It is up to two scientists and a stray girl they rescue from the ants to destroy them.
18. The Gambler (1974)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama
Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all of his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother, and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this, he cannot stop gambling.
Starring James Caan
21. The Klansman (1974)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A local Sheriff tries to keep the peace as racial strife hits his small Alabama town as tensions boil over when a black man is accused of raping a white woman.
22. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Budget: $1.4 million
23. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 1,025,742 | Gross: $57.30M
Written and Directed by Francis Ford Coppola; Budget: $13 million; Box office: $193 million