The Best Movies of 1974 Films

The Best Movies of 1974

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List of the best movies of 1974, with movie trailers when available. 1974 was the year that actors Chevy Chase and Jeff Goldblum made their big screen debuts These top movies of 1974 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1974. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1974 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1974 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Movies here include everything from The Godfather Part II to Blazing Saddles.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1974?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1974?"

1974 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1974. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1974 aren't just one persons opinion.
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    The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Blazing Saddles Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Chinatown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    The Conversation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Young Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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    The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Longest Yard Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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    Murder on the Orient Express is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Murder on the Orient Express Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall

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    The Sugarland Express is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Sugarland Express Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, William Atherton

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    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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    The Taking of Pelham One Two T... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw

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    Emmanuelle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Sylvia Kristel, Alain Cuny, Marika Green

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    Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Death Wish Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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    The Parallax View is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Parallax View Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

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    Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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    Lenny is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Lenny Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Gary Morton

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    California Split is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Jeff Goldblum, Elliott Gould, George Segal

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    Huckleberry Finn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Harvey Korman, Paul Winfield, Arthur O'Connell

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    The Island at the Top of the W... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Mako Iwamatsu, Donald Sinden, Agneta Eckemyr

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    The Klansman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    O. J. Simpson, Richard Burton, Lee Marvin

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    Phase IV is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Michael Murphy, Nigel Davenport, David Healy

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    The Bears and I is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Michael Ansara, Chief Dan George, Robert Pine

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    Shanks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Shanks Marcel Marceau, Tsilla Chelton, Philippe Clay

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    The White Dawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    The White Dawn Louis Gossett, Jr., Warren Oates

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    Daisy Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman, Eileen Brennan

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    The Education of Sonny Carson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Mary Alice, Paul Benjamin, Don Gordon

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    The Little Prince is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Gene Wilder, Bob Fosse, Joss Ackland

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    Man on a Swing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Cliff Robertson, Joel Grey, Lane Smith

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    Three Tough Guys is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

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    Three Tough Guys Isaac Hayes, Fred Williamson, Lino Ventura

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    The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Great Gatsby Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

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    The Towering Inferno is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Towering Inferno O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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    The Golden Voyage of Sinbad is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Robert Shaw

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    The Man with the Golden Gun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Man with the Golden Gun Christopher Lee, Roger Moore, Britt Ekland

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    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymor... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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    Harry and Tonto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Harry and Tonto Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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    Dark Star is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Dark Star Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

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    The Front Page is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon

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    Herbie Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Helen Hayes, Stefanie Powers, Keenan Wynn

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    The Odessa File is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Odessa File Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maximilian Schell

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    The Four Musketeers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    The Four Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway

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    Airport 1975 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Airport 1975 Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair

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    Earthquake is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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    Conversation Piece is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger

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    Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Omar Sharif, Richard Harris, Ian Holm

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    Blood for Dracula is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Blood for Dracula Roman Polanski, Vittorio De Sica, Udo Kier

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    And Then There Were None is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Richard Attenborough, Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer

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    The Black Windmill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, John Vernon

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    Black Christmas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Olivia Hussey

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    Zardoz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Zardoz Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, John Boorman

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    Aap Ki Kasam is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1974

    Rajesh Khanna, nm2147526, Sanjeev Kumar

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