film 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 Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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Chinatown Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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

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The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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Conversation Piece Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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The Great Gatsby Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

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Harry and Tonto Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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

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Huckleberry Finn Harvey Korman, Paul Winfield, Arthur O'Connell

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

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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Vampyres Anulka Dziubinska, Bessie Love, Michael Byrne

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Death Wish Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser Herbert Achternbusch, Bruno Schleinstein, Brigitte Mira

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Swept Away Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Isa Danieli

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Dimos Dicoudis added Emmanuelle Sylvia Kristel, Alain Cuny, Marika Green

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Dimos Dicoudis added Daisy Miller Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman, Eileen Brennan

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Dimos Dicoudis added The Little Prince Gene Wilder, Bob Fosse, Joss Ackland

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Little Malcolm John Hurt

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From Beyond the Grave Peter Cushing, Diana Dors, Donald Pleasence

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House of Whipcord Celia Imrie, Patrick Barr, Ray Brooks

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Ghost Story Marianne Faithfull, Larry Dann, Anthony Bate

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Symptoms Peter Vaughan, Raymond Huntley, Mike Grady

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The Longest Yard Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 28 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 Three Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw

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Black Christmas Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Olivia Hussey

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Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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Herbie Rides Again Helen Hayes, Stefanie Powers, Keenan Wynn

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

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And Then There Were None Richard Attenborough, Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer

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The Black Windmill Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, John Vernon

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The Parallax View Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

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The Front Page Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon

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Thieves Like Us Louise Fletcher, Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia Kris Kristofferson, Gig Young, Warren Oates

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The Odessa File Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maximilian Schell

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Going Places GĂ©rard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert, Jeanne Moreau

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The Sugarland Express Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, William Atherton

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The Four Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway

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Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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

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Juggernaut Omar Sharif, Richard Harris, Ian Holm

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Freebie and the Bean James Caan, Alan Arkin, Valerie Harper

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Don't Touch the White Woman! Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli

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The Gambler James Woods, James Caan, Lauren Hutton

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California Split Jeff Goldblum, Elliott Gould, George Segal