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Best Movies of 1974

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.

Items 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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    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Gene Hackman, Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman

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    Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall

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    Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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    Robert Shaw, Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau

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    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Harvey Keitel

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    O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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    Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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    Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Jim Plunkett

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    Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

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    Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

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    Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Gunnar Hansen

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    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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    Anthony Hopkins, Omar Sharif, Richard Harris

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    Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, William Atherton

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    Susan Sarandon, Jack Lemmon, Carol Burnett

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    Robert Shaw, Tom Baker, Caroline Munro

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    Roman Polanski, Vittorio De Sica, Udo Kier

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    Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Art Carney

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    Christopher Lee, Roger Moore, Britt Ekland

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    Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maximilian Schell

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    Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, John Vernon

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    Richard Attenborough, Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer

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    Stefanie Powers, Helen Hayes, Keenan Wynn

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    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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    Raquel Welch, Faye Dunaway, Charlton Heston

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    Divine, Mink Stole, Edith Massey

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    Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Joan Sims

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    Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Olivia Hussey

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    Rajesh Khanna, Asrani, Sanjeev Kumar

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    Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, John Boorman

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    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger

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    Werner Herzog, Walter Steiner

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    Gérard Depardieu, Jeanne Moreau, Isabelle Huppert

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    Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Madan Puri

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    Harvey Korman, Paul Winfield, David Wayne

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    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Gary Busey

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    Liza Minnelli, Bill Cosby, Mickey Rooney

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    Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

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    Ron Howard, Lee Marvin, Noah Beery, Jr.

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    Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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    Dev Anand, Shabana Azmi, Iftekhar

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    Jeff Goldblum, Elliott Gould, George Segal

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    Udo Kier, Joe Dallesandro, Carla Mancini

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    Kris Kristofferson, Gig Young, Warren Oates

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    Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli

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    Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine, Tom Skerritt

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