Feature Film, Released between 1974-01-01 and 1974-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 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: 1,182,290 | Gross: $57.30M
2. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
R | 83 min | Horror
Five friends head out to rural Texas to visit the grave of a grandfather. On the way they stumble across what appears to be a deserted house, only to discover something sinister within. Something armed with a chainsaw.
Votes: 145,566 | Gross: $30.86M
3. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 149,688 | Gross: $86.30M
4. 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: 131,355 | Gross: $119.50M
5. 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.
Votes: 58,511 | Gross: $0.07M
7. Scenes from a Marriage (1974)
PG | 169 min | Drama
Scenes from a Marriage chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners.
Votes: 5,536 | Gross: $0.68M
8. 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: 23,839 | Gross: $25.00M
10. The Conversation (1974)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murdered.
Votes: 105,604 | Gross: $4.42M
11. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond 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.
Votes: 99,651 | Gross: $20.97M
12. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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?
Votes: 28,742 | Gross: $2.49M
14. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.
Votes: 22,576 | Gross: $18.60M
15. The Towering Inferno (1974)
PG | 165 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Votes: 41,687 | Gross: $116.00M
16. 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 self-defense, the vengeful man kills muggers on the mean streets after dark.
Votes: 37,676 | Gross: $22.00M
17. 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.
Votes: 18,008 | Gross: $7.13M
18. Zardoz (1974)
R | 105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
Votes: 21,868 | Gross: $0.07M
20. Vampyres (1974)
R | 87 min | Horror
Two mysterious women lure various passers-by to their rural mansion in the English countryside and hold them captive in order to feed on them to satisfy their insatiable thirst for blood.
21. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
R | 155 min | Drama, Romance
Although wife and mother Mabel is loved by her husband Nick, her mental illness places a strain on the marriage.
Votes: 23,666 | Gross: $13.34M
22. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
PG | 91 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.
Votes: 18,139 | Gross: $0.16M
24. Big Bad Mama (1974)
R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tough single mother and her two daughters are forced by circumstances into a life of crime, and quickly become outlaws on the run, picking up partners along the way, and traveling to different states, pursued by the law.
Votes: 2,618 | Gross: $0.62M
25. Earthquake (1974)
PG | 122 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles, California.
Votes: 15,640 | Gross: $79.70M
26. Arabian Nights (1974)
NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In ancient Arabia, a beautiful slave girl chooses a youth to be her new master, then she is kidnapped and they must search for each other. Stories are told within stories: love, travel and the whims of destiny.
28. Going Places (1974)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two thugs harass assault, steal, murder, Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive hairdresser, joins them as lover, cook, and mother confessor, on her own search for seemingly unattainable sexual pleasure.
Votes: 8,714 | Gross: $0.77M
29. Flesh Gordon (1974)
R | 78 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Emperor Wang 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 player Flesh Gordon
Votes: 4,223 | Gross: $1.45M
30. The Night Porter (1974)
R | 118 min | Drama
A concentration camp survivor rekindles her sadomasochistic relationship with her lover, a former SS officer - now working as a night porter at a Vienna hotel - but his former Nazi associates begin stalking them.
Votes: 12,368 | Gross: $0.63M
31. Coonskin (1974)
R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.
33. The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two members of a social club in 1950s Brooklyn have more interest in romance than in rumbles.
Votes: 3,909 | Gross: $3.39M
34. The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy
During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
36. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An American barroom pianist and his prostitute girlfriend go on a trip through the Mexican underworld to collect the bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.
Votes: 19,138 | Gross: $0.58M
37. The Arena (1974)
R | 83 min | Action, Adventure
When a group of sex slaves are forced by the Romans to become gladiatrices, two such fighters - a Nubian dancer and a Gaulish priestess - form an alliance to survive and lead the others to rebel against their captors.
39. 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.
Votes: 17,346 | Gross: $2.15M
40. 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.
Votes: 4,837 | Gross: $1.31M
42. Beyond the Door (1974)
R | 108 min | Horror
Juliet Mills plays a young pregnant woman in San Francisco who is going to have the devil's baby during her strange possession. Richard Johnson shows up to help her... but what does he really want?
43. Caged Heat (1974)
R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In a women's prison, a group of inmates band together to combat the repressive and abusive policies of the warden and the corrupt prison doctor.
Votes: 2,471 | Gross: $0.10M
44. Airport 1975 (1974)
PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.
Votes: 10,136 | Gross: $47.29M
45. Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
PG | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one is in the bag - thereby, the police precipitate in a desperate car chase against Pace and his Eleanor across Southern California.
Votes: 8,791 | Gross: $40.00M
46. Sweet Movie (1974)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
After winning the "most virgin" contest, Miss Canada is married to a rich milk tycoon. But she quickly flees the marriage to experience the world around her, full of sweetness and anarchy.
47. The Sugarland Express (1974)
PG | 110 min | Crime, Drama
A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.
Votes: 16,342 | Gross: $7.50M
48. The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
A college journalist infiltrates the campus' cheerleading squad to write an piece on female exploitation, but instead makes unlikely friendships and uncovers a conspiracy involving the football team's coach.