1974 August Movies

The Longest Yard (1974)

The Longest Yard

  • 81%
  • R
  • 121 min
  • Comedy

A football player-turned-convict organizes a team of inmates to play against a team of prison guards. His dilemma is that the warden asks him to throw the game in return for an early release, but he is also concerned about the inmates' lack of self-esteem.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

  • 84%
  • R
  • 112 min
  • Action

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.

99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)

99 and 44/100% Dead

    • PG
    • 98 min
    • Action

    Elderly mobster Edmond O'Brien hires a hit man to eliminate his rival. There are albino alligators, skillful chase scenes, and Chuck Connors as a one-handed psycho who can fit various deadly weapons on his stumpy arm. Written by Ørnås

    Almost Human (1974)

    Almost Human

      • R
      • 99 min
      • Action

      Almost Human, also known as The Death Dealer, The Kidnap of Mary Lou and The Executioner (in original Italian, Milano odia: la polizia non può sparare) is a 1974 poliziotteschi film. This film by Umberto Lenzi stars Tomas Milian and Henry Silva. When production began, director Umberto Lenzi offered the role of Giulio Sacchi to actor Marc Porel. After an unpleasant meeting with the actor, Lenzi found him to be "unreliable from both a human and professional point of view." Lenzi would not do the...

      Amazing Grace (1974)

      Amazing Grace

        • G
        • 99 min
        • Comedy

        Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she discovers that a black candidate is being used by the incumbent mayor to further his own reelection efforts. Mabley appeared in the film, along with veteran actors Butterfly McQueen and Stepin Fetchit, only a year before her death at the age of 81. The film does not deal with the popular Christian hymn (with words by John...

        Andy Warhol's Dracula (1974)

        Andy Warhol's Dracula

          • R
          • 106 min
          • Horror

          A sickly and dying Count Dracula, who must drink virgin blood to survive, travels from Transylvania to Italy, thinking he will be more likely to find a virgin in a Catholic country.

          Barn of the Naked Dead (1974)

          Barn of the Naked Dead

            • R
            • 86 min
            • Horror

            Three showgirls on their way to Las Vegas have car trouble and are stuck all night out in the desert. The next morning cheerful Andre offers them help in fixing their car. However, Andre is really a maniac with a lot of family problems; his mother ran out on him when he was a child so now he keeps kidnapped women chained up in his barn and trains them to perform circus tricks. Andre's father is still around of course, but because the old homestead is next to a nuclear test site he has...

            Black Samson (1974)

            Black Samson

              • 98 min
              • Action

              Noble nightclub owner Samson does his best to keep his neighborhood clean of crime and drugs. When vicious mobster Johnny Nappa tries to muscle in on Samson's territory, Samson takes a brave stand against Nappa and his flunkies.

              Buster and Billie (1974)

              Buster and Billie

                • 100 min
                • Crime

                Dimwitted but sweet high school girl of easy virtue and the most popular boy in the school share an improbable romance.

                California Split (1974)

                California Split

                • 93%
                • R
                • 108 min
                • Comedy

                A pair of luckless gamblers drink, bet and talk, talk, talk their way from Tijuana to Reno in search of a winning hand or horse.

                Cockfighter (1974)

                Cockfighter

                  • 83 min
                  • Drama

                  Warren Oates plays a world-weary gambler trying to make big money cockfighting. Always on the road, he works inside and outside the rules to try to work up to the biggest fight of the year.

                  Dead of Night (1974)

                  Dead of Night

                  • 71%
                  • R
                  • 88 min
                  • Drama

                  A young Soldier is killed in the line of duty in Vietnam. That same night, the soldier returns home, brought back by his Mother's wishes that he "Don't Die"! Upon his Return, Andy sits in his room, refusing to see his friends or family, venturing out only at night. The Vampiric horror is secondary to the terror that comes from the disintegration of a typical American family. Written by R. L. Strong <[email protected]>

                  Harrad Summer (1974)

                  Harrad Summer

                    • NR
                    • 103 min
                    • Drama

                    Stanley, Harry, Sheila and Beth, four students from the 'free sex' Harrad College, spend the summer together to meet their families.

                    Harry and Tonto (1974)

                    Harry and Tonto

                    • 100%
                    • R
                    • 115 min
                    • Adventure

                    Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved cat Tonto begin a journey across the United States, visiting his children, seeing a world he never seemed to have the time to see before, making new friends, and saying goodbye to old friends.

                    House of Psychotic Women (1974)

                    House of Psychotic Women

                      • R
                      • 89 min
                      • Horror

                      An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs in a bowl of water. Written by [email protected]

                      House of the Living Dead (1974)

                      House of the Living Dead

                        • PG
                        • 87 min
                        • Horror

                        A mad scientist (Mark Burns) is conducting hideous occult experiments at the family estate of Brattling Manor, monkeying about with things man was not meant to know, including the transfer and containment of living souls. It's only a matter of time before he begins to experiment on the souls of human beings - including his own family. Written by Ørnås

                        Island of Lost Souls (1974)

                        Island of Lost Souls

                          • Unrated
                          • 95 min
                          • Action

                          Life in a "Devil's Island" prison colony.

                          Macon County Line (1974)

                          Macon County Line

                          • 33%
                          • 89 min
                          • Drama

                          A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.

                          Mama's Dirty Girls (1974)

                          Mama's Dirty Girls

                            • R
                            • 82 min
                            • Crime

                            Mama loves men, but she loves money even more. She's trained her three teenager daughters to meet, marry and murder men for their money. But soon the meet Harold and he got other plans.

                            Shaolin Martial Arts (1974)

                            Shaolin Martial Arts

                              • Unrated
                              • 107 min
                              • Action

                              After the destruction of the Shaolin Temple, the Chings are in control and send their best students to wipe out all of the remaining Shaolin practioners. They almost succeed, but two students escape (Fu Sheng and Chi Kuan Chung). They learn various Kung Fu styles from different teachers to combat the Ching's two kung fu fighters (Wang Lung Wei and John Liang).