The Godfather: Part II 1974
The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The compelling sequel to "The Godfather," contrasting the life of Corleone father and son. Traces the problems of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) in 1958 and that of a young immigrant Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro) in 1917's Hell's Kitchen. Michael survives many misfortunes and Vito is introduced to a life of crime.

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Dark Star (1974)

In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.

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Death Wish (1974)

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.

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Piaf (1974)

Édith Giovanna Gassion is born in 1915. As a young girl she sings on the streets of Paris until a nightclub owner, Louis Leplée, discovers her. When he is murdered the composer Raymond Asso... See full summary »

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Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)

Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford... See full summary »

Conversation Piece 1974
Conversation Piece (1974)

A U.S. professor (Burt Lancaster) in Rome rents apartments to a decadent countess (Silvana Mangano), her family and her lover (Helmut Berger).

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The Conversation (1974)

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple he is spying on will be murdered.

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The Great Gatsby (1974)

A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

Chinatown 1974
Chinatown (1974)

When Los Angeles private eye J.J. \"Jake\" Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is hired by Evelyn Mulwray to investigate her husband\'s activities, he believes it\'s a routine infidelity case. Jake\'s investigation soon becomes anything but routine when he meets the real Mrs. Mulwray (Faye Dunaway) and realizes he was hired by an imposter. Mr. Mulwray\'s sudden death sets Gittes on a tangled trail of corruption, deceit and sinister family secrets as Evelyn\'s father (John Huston) becomes a suspect in the case.

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

In New York City, a criminal gang led by the ruthless \"Mr. Blue\" (Robert Shaw) hijacks a subway car and threatens to start shooting one passenger per minute unless they receive a million dollars in cash from the city within an hour. On the other end of the line, crusty veteran transit policeman Zachary Garber (Walter Matthau) has his hands full dealing with the mayor\'s office and his hotheaded fellow cops, while also trying to deliver the ransom before the deadline expires.

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Columbo: A Friend in Deed (1974)

A police commissioner provides a false alibi for a wife killer, but then expects an alibi in return.

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.

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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

In 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.

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser 1974
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

When Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), a young German man, is suddenly released from an existence of inexplicable confinement, he is forced into regular society. Barely capable of communicating, Hauser is exploited in a circus sideshow until he is taken under the wing of the kindhearted Professor Daumer (Walter Ladengast), who slowly helps him acclimate to conventional life, even teaching him to read and write. Despite his best efforts, however, Hauser may not be able to escape the horrors of his past.

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I miracoli accadono ancora (1974)

A seventeen-year-old girl is the sole survivior of a plane crash in the Amazon.

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Lenny (1974)

The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establishment as too obscene for the public.

Scent of a Woman 1974
Scent of a Woman (1974)

When young army cadet Ciccio (Alessandro Momo) is assigned to spend seven days in the service of a wounded army captain, he little suspects what\'s in store. Blinded by an explosion, Fausto Consolo (Vittorio Gassman) is nevertheless a pompous, prideful and lecherous aristocrat who needs Ciccio to keep him out of trouble. As they travel across Italy by train, Fausto variously ruffles feathers and chases women until they reach Naples, where he plans to honor a suicide pact.

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The Sugarland Express (1974)

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.

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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)

Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers his mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best ... See full summary »

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The Longest Yard (1974)

Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.

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Young Frankenstein (1974)

Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments.

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Black Christmas (1974)

An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one.

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.

The Parallax View 1974
The Parallax View (1974)

After a presidential candidate is assassinated, political reporter Joe Frady (Warren Beatty) begins to suspect that the mysterious Parallax Corporation may be involved. As he investigates, others who share his suspicions start turning up dead, including his editor, Bill Rintels (Hume Cronyn). Eventually, Frady uncovers a conspiracy bigger than anyone expected and must race to prevent the corporation\'s next big hit as this political thriller plays out in an explosive game of cat and mouse.

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Father Brown (1974)

Based on the stories of G.K. Chesterton, a British Catholic Priest solves mysteries.

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The Towering Inferno (1974)

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.

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Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto (1974)

A rich woman, Raffaella, and some friends rent a yacht to sail the Mediterranean Sea during summer. The sailor, Gennarino, who is a communist, does not like this woman but has to bear with ... See full summary »

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Blazing Saddles (1974)

In this satirical take on Westerns, crafty railroad worker Bart (Cleavon Little) becomes the first black sheriff of Rock Ridge, a frontier town about to be destroyed in order to make way for a new railroad. Initially, the people of Rock Ridge harbor a racial bias toward their new leader. However, they warm to him after realizing that Bart and his perpetually drunk gunfighter friend (Gene Wilder) are the only defense against a wave of thugs sent to rid the town of its population.

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Le retour du grand blond (1974)

With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "... See full summary »

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The Front Page (1974)

Successful Chicago newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson (Jack Lemmon) is hanging up his journalist\'s hat to marry Peggy Grant (Susan Sarandon). When his editor, the arrogant, self-important Walter Burns (Walter Matthau), learns of Hildy\'s plans, he goes to great lengths to keep his star writer. They learn that the notorious (but possibly wrongfully accused) criminal, Earl Williams (Austin Pendleton), has escaped on the eve of his execution, and Hildy can\'t resist this one last sensational story.