1974 April Movies

The Conversation (1974)

The Conversation

  • 98%
  • PG
  • 113 min
  • Drama

The Conversation is a Francis Ford Coppola thriller from 1974 about a professional surveillance man who is hired to record the conversations between two workers. Yet it looks like he’s gotten into more than he’s getting paid for as information about a murder may have been recorded.

Il portiere di notte (1974)

Il portiere di notte

    • R
    • 118 min
    • Drama

    Thirteen years after WWII a concentration camp survivor (Rampling) and her tormentor (Bogarde), currently the night porter at a Vienna hotel, meet again and fall back into their sado-masochistic relationship.

    Foxy Brown (1974)

    Foxy Brown

    • 56%
    • 94 min
    • Action

    A sexy black woman, Foxy Brown, seeks revenge when her government agent boyfriend Michael is shot down by gangsters led by the kinky couple of Steve Elias and Miss Katherine.

    Dark Star (1974)

    Dark Star

    • 79%
    • G
    • 83 min
    • Comedy

    A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and intelligent bombing device that starts to question the meaning of its existence.

    The Sugarland Express (1974)

    The Sugarland Express

    • 92%
    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Adventure

    Lou-Jean, a blonde woman, tells her husband, who is imprisoned, to escape. They plan to kidnap their own child, who was placed with foster parents. The escape is partly successful, they take a hostage, who is a policeman and are pursued through to Texas...

    Attica (1974)

    Attica

      • Unrated
      • 80 min
      • Documentary

      In 1971, inmates at Attica State Prison seized control of D-yard and took 35 hostages after peaceful efforts for reforms failed. Attica investigates the rebellion and its bloody suppression, revealing institutionalized injustices, sanctioned dishonesty, and abuses of power.

      Caged Heat (1974)

      Caged Heat

        • 83 min
        • Action

        A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow.

        Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)

        Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter

          • R
          • 91 min
          • Horror

          When several young girls are found dead, left hideously aged and void of blood, Dr Marcus suspects vampirism. He enlists the help of the Vampire Hunter. Mysterious and powerful, Kronos has dedicated his life to destroying the evil pestilence. Once a victim of its diabolical depravity, he knows the vampire's strengths and weaknesses as well as the extreme dangers attached to confronting the potent forces of darkness.

          Claudine (1974)

          Claudine

            • PG
            • 92 min
            • Comedy

            Diahann Carroll was nominated for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe award for her gripping portrayal as the indomitable Claudine in this heartwarming comedy. While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for a wealthy family, Claudine (Carroll) meets a charming garbage man, Roop (James Earl Jones). But although Roop is smitten with the lovely single mother, his own life trials make him slow to respond to her invitation to a lifetime of love. The touching...

            Cousin Angelica (1974)

            Cousin Angelica

              • Unrated
              • 107 min
              • Documentary

              When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her. He meets his cousin Angelica, who was his first love, living on the first floor with her husband and daughter, and he recalls his childhood in times of the Spanish Civil War entwined with the present.

              - Written by

              Claudio...

              Emergency Squad (1974)

              Emergency Squad

                • Unrated
                • 112 min
                • Action

                A ruthless Interpol agent goes after the man who killed his wife in Stelvio Massi's crime thriller. A gutsy robber named Marseilles (Gastone Moschin) pulls off a tricky heist, but he's no match for agent Ravelli (Tomas Milian), a maverick who can't control his bloodlust. And this time, it's personal: Years earlier, the daring thief murdered the operative's wife in cold blood.

                House of Whipcord (1974)

                House of Whipcord

                  • 102 min
                  • Horror

                  An old man that lives in an old house conducts a correctional institute for girls. But he does not realize that the date is the present as he is cooped up in the house. He is assisted my a matron who likes to get the girls into trouble and present them in front of the old man who thinks he is the law and he passes out punishment. Afterwards the girls get tied to a cross and whipped. Meanwhile The matrons son falls in love with a girl at a party and bring her to the this house.

                  Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)

                  Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell

                    • Unrated
                    • 83 min
                    • Action

                    The final film, and the final confrontation between Ogami and Retsudo. With most of his family already dead at Ogami's hands, Retsudo launches one last plot to destroy him, and when that fails, unleashes the fury of every remaining member of the Yagyu Clan. Written by barabbas <[email protected]>

                    Lovin' Molly (1974)

                    Lovin' Molly

                      • 98 min
                      • Drama

                      Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.

                      Mahler (1974)

                      Mahler

                        • Unrated
                        • 115 min
                        • Biography

                        Both trifles and structure are tossed out the door by director Ken Russell in this film. Here, historical content matters not so much as metaphors, feelings, emotions, and interpretations, and pay close attention, as every word and frame is intended to be important. The film takes place on a single train ride, in which the sickly composer Gustav Mahler and his wife, Alma, confront the reasons behind their faltered marriage and dying love. Each word seems to evoke memories of past, and so the...

                        Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974)

                        Melvin Purvis G-MAN

                          • Unrated
                          • 74 min
                          • Action

                          Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.

                          Murder or Mercy (1974)

                          Murder or Mercy

                            • Unrated
                            • 73 min
                            • Drama

                            An attorney comes out of retirement to defend a prominent doctor, who has been accused of the mercy killing of his wife.

                            Return of the Street Fighter (1974)

                            Return of the Street Fighter

                              • R
                              • 85 min
                              • Action

                              Second in a series starting with The Street Fighter starring Sonny Chiba. In this sequel, Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is with the mob, and he concentrates on them.

                              The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

                              The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

                              • 100%
                              • 120 min
                              • Comedy

                              The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.

                              The Beast Must Die (1974)

                              The Beast Must Die

                                • PG
                                • 93 min
                                • Horror

                                Wealthy big game hunter Tom Newcliffe has tracked and killed practically every type of animal in the world. But one creature still evades him, the biggest game of all - a werewolf.