1974 December Movies (By Title)

Abby (1974)

Abby

    • 89 min
    • Horror

    Abby is a boring goody-goody church bitch until she is possessed by an evil demon from Africa. Abby's father-in-law must come to the rescue since knows all about African spirit mumbo-jumbo, and he is the one who freed the horny devil in the first place. Will the forces of good save her soul before evil Abby bangs every guy in the neighborhood?

    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

      • 112 min
      • Drama

      A recently widowed woman on the road with her precocious young son determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.

      Alice Goodbody (1974)

      Alice Goodbody

        • 80 min
        • Comedy

        Sharon Kelly plays a naive waitress who sleeps her ways to bigger and bigger roles in a musical adaptation of Julius Caesar, only to suffer some form of physical calamity every time the camera's role.

        Beloved Electra (1974)

        Beloved Electra

          • Unrated
          • 70 min
          • Drama

          Reminiscent of the latter works of Bela Tarr, Miklos Jancso's "Beloved Electra" is comprised of a series of extremely slow and extremely long takes (there are just eight principal shots, each lasting an entire reel of film). More contemplative music video than conventional film, "Beloved Electra" is based on "Oresteia", a Greek myth written by Aeschylus, an ancient tragedian. The film stars Mari Toriocsik as Electra, a tortured woman who serves as a kind of metaphor for the people of Hungary...

          Chosen Survivors (1974)

          Chosen Survivors

            • 99 min
            • Action

            A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, nearly two miles below the surface of the Earth. There they learn that a nuclear holocaust is taking place and that they've been "chosen" by computer to survive in the shelter in order to continue the human race. The shelter is designed to allow the people to exist underground comfortably for years, but they are faced with a threat nobody could have predicted:...

            Commuter Husbands (1974)

            Commuter Husbands

              • 85 min
              • Comedy

              Omnibus feature about British people having issues having sex, with a wraparound segment featuring the always-fetching Gabrielle Drake.

              Conversation Piece (1974)

              Conversation Piece

              • 75%
              • R
              • 121 min
              • Drama

              Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter's boyfriend and forced to rent to them an apartment on upper floor of his palazzo. From this point his quiet routine is turned into chaos by his tenants' machinations, and everybody's life is taking unexpected but inevitable turn. Written by Alex Asp

              Curse of the Living Dead (1974)

              Curse of the Living Dead

                • R
                • 95 min
                • Horror

                A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates.

                Doctor, me gustan las mujeres, ¿es grave?

                  • Unrated
                  • 78 min
                  Freebie and the Bean (1974)

                  Freebie and the Bean

                  • 30%
                  • R
                  • 113 min
                  • Action

                  Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.

                  Jacob the Liar (1974)

                  Jacob the Liar

                  • 100%
                  • Unrated
                  • 100 min
                  • Comedy

                  A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe. In order to keep his companion in misfortune, Mischa, from risking his life for a few potatoes, he tells him what he heard and announces that he is in possession of a radio - in the ghetto a crime punishable by death. It doesn't take long for word of Jakob's secret to spread - suddenly,...

                  Journey Back to Oz (1974)

                  Journey Back to Oz

                    • G
                    • 88 min
                    • Adventure

                    Revisit the enchanting Land of Oz as Dorothy and Toto return to find the Scarecrow as ruler of the Emerald City. Unfortunately for the new mayor, the wicked Mombi is conspiring to take over the city for herself. With the help of the Tin Woodsman, the Cowardly Lion and other familiar friends, the brave lass from Kansas sets out to save Oz. This animated musical film features an impressive voice cast, including Liza Minnelli and Ethel Merman.

                    Man About the House (1974)

                    Man About the House

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Comedy

                      An unscrupulous property developer wants to flatten the street to make way for new buildings.Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred and their lodgers join with other residents to take a stand and keep things as they are, finally winning the day. Written by don @ minifie-1

                      My little loves (1974)

                      My little loves

                        • Unrated
                        • 123 min
                        • Drama

                        A study of minor events in the adolescence of a boy growing up in small towns. Daniel lives with his grandmother and, after one year of high school, has to go to live with his mother in the south of France. She is a seamstress living in a tiny apartment with her lover Jose, a Spanish farm worker. Daniel would like to continue school, but his mother cannot afford it, so she sends him to work as an apprentice in a moped repair shop. Daniel wiles away his time in the shop, and learns about girls...

                        Nie ma rózy bez ognia (1974)

                        Nie ma rózy bez ognia

                          • Unrated
                          • 91 min
                          • Comedy

                          Nie ma róży bez ognia title in Polish: There is no rose without fire, in reference to two mixed up proverbs – There is no rose without thorns, and There is no smoke without the fire – is a Polish comedy film from 1974 directed by Stanisław Bareja.

                          Scent of a Woman (1974)

                          Scent of a Woman

                            • R
                            • 103 min
                            • Comedy

                            An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio ("Babyfat"), and spends the next few days ordering him about and generally behaving badly in public. In Rome, Fausto summons a priest to ask for his blessing; in Naples, where Fausto joins a blind lieutenant for drinking and revelry, the two soldiers talk quietly and...

                            Sex Play (1974)

                            Sex Play

                              • R
                              • 90 min
                              • Comedy

                              Young daughter of High ranking political figure gets into trouble when she and her friends compete at bedding the foreign diplomats.

                              The Executioner (1974)

                              The Executioner

                                • R
                                • 79 min
                                • Crime

                                Terror reigns when Mimi, the son of a deported Don, along with his associate Jolly Rizzo wage a bloody war for control of the West Coast underworld, battling hordes of hard-boiled mobsters and deadly black pimps on their rise to the top!

                                The Front Page (1974)

                                The Front Page

                                • 73%
                                • 105 min
                                • Comedy

                                The Front Page is a comedy from director Billy Wilder from 1974 starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Susan Sarandon. A journalist named Johnson is suffering from burn-out and wants to finally say goodbye to his office except for the fact that his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.

                                The Girl from Petrovka (1974)

                                The Girl from Petrovka

                                  • PG
                                  • 103 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  A beautiful Russian ballerina falls in love with an American news correspondent. The KGB is most displeased and does everything it can to break them up.