1974 February Movies

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Blazing Saddles

  • 89%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Comedy

The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor. Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff in the west. Bart is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople.

Zardoz (1974)

Zardoz

    • R
    • 105 min
    • Fantasy

    In the distant future Earth is divided into two camps, the barely civilized group and the overly civilized one with mental powers. A plague is attacking the second group, after which its members cease to have any interest in life and become nearly catatonic. When Zed, one of the barbarians, crosses over, the tenuous balance in their world is threatened.

    Great Performances King Lear (1974)

    "Great Performances" King Lear

      • Unrated
      • 175 min
      • Drama

      King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after being told lies...

      All Screwed Up (1974)

      All Screwed Up

        • PG
        • 105 min
        • Comedy

        A group of immigrants from the south of Italy live collectively in the Milano's suburbia in the 1974. Not only they share the house, but also hopes and troubles that in those years where part of the Italian society. Loves and fights among them are the mirror of the difficult environment in which the poor south Italians found themselves in the 70s in the industrial cities of north Italy. Written by 1felco

        Bamboo Gods and Iron Men (1974)

        Bamboo Gods and Iron Men

          • R
          • 96 min
          • Action

          From Harlem to Hong Kong they fear the name, the fame and the fury of Black Cal Jefferson, the Champ!

          Busting (1974)

          Busting

            • R
            • 92 min
            • Comedy

            LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don't heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss.

            Carry On Dick (1974)

            Carry On Dick

              • R
              • 91 min
              • Adventure

              Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. Little do they know that the priest leads a double life. Then Madame Desiree and her "Birds of Paradise" arrive in the village... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <[email protected]>

              Chase Step by Step (1974)

              Chase Step by Step

                • 82 min
                • Action

                A brother and sister team up to escort a shipment of gold to rebuild their town after a great disaster.

                Crazy Joe (1974)

                Crazy Joe

                  • R
                  • 100 min
                  • Crime

                  The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.

                  Dan Candy's Law (1974)

                  Dan Candy's Law

                    • 93 min
                    • Western

                    The true story of Canadian Mountie Dan Candy's pursuit of a Native American that killed his partner.

                    Deep Throat Part II (1974)

                    Deep Throat Part II

                      • R
                      • 88 min
                      • Comedy

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                      Deranged (1974)

                      Deranged

                        • R
                        • 82 min
                        • Crime

                        A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and begins robbing graves to get materials to patch her up, and inevitably begins looking for fresher sources of materials. Based closely on the true story of Ed Gein.

                        Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks (1974)

                        Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks

                          • 89 min
                          • Horror

                          Brazzi plays mad Dr. Frankenstein, Dunn is an evil dwarf and Lugosi (no relation to Bela) is a Neanderthal man. Add a monster named Hulk, and some nude women for sexploitation value.

                          From Beyond the Grave (1974)

                          From Beyond the Grave

                            • PG
                            • 97 min
                            • Fantasy

                            Four customers purchase (or take) items from Temptations Limited, an antiques shop whose motto is "Offers You Cannot Resist". A nasty fate awaits all of them—particularly those who cheat the shop's Proprietor.

                            Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold? (1974)

                            Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold?

                              • Unrated
                              • 84 min
                              • Action

                              Follow the money. In a time of economic disaster for wage earners, Hanzo discovers a conspiracy among high officials to "borrow" gold from the shogunate's treasury and loan it out to the destitute, including impecunious samurai - exacting either interest payments or family heirlooms from the debtors. Along the way, Hanzo extracts a confession from a ghost using his assaulting methods, foils thieves, connects with Heisuke Takei a friend from his youth, offers protection to a...

                              Herbie Rides Again (1974)

                              Herbie Rides Again

                              • 80%
                              • G
                              • 88 min
                              • Comedy

                              The living Volkswagen Beetle helps a old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.

                              I Guappi (1974)

                              I Guappi

                                • R
                                • 130 min
                                • Drama

                                In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some of his blood relations are high-ranking members of the Mafia. He tries to break away from his family obligations, but falls into a life of crime and violence. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <[email protected]>

                                It's Good to Be Alive (1974)

                                It's Good to Be Alive

                                  • 100 min
                                  • Documentary

                                  This is the amazingly heroic story of Roy Campanella the former Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame catcher whose career was cut short in 1958 when he lost the use of both legs in a tragic car accident.

                                  Killer Bees (1974)

                                  Killer Bees

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 74 min
                                    • Horror

                                    A strong-willed woman not only dominates her family of California winegrowers, but also has a strange hold on a colony of bees in her vineyard. Written by [email protected]

                                    L'ombre d'une chance (1974)

                                    L'ombre d'une chance

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 95 min
                                      • Comedy

                                      Mathias and Sandra lead a quiet life.It is disturbed with the arrival of Michel,Mathias' son.

                                      - Written by

                                      Film critic Lalit Rao (FIPRESCI)