1974 September Movies

A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

A Woman Under the Influence

    • R
    • 155 min
    • Drama

    John Cassavetes' devastating drama details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family's struggle to save her from herself.

    Big Bad Mama (1974)

    Big Bad Mama

    • 71%
    • R
    • 83 min
    • Action

    Wilma McClatchie (Dickinson) takes over her late lover's bootlegging business, but it isn't lucrative. She meets up with a bank robber, Fred (Skerritt), who invites her and her daughters in on his next big heist. After meeting a refined-yet-dishonest gambler (Shatner), Wilma recruits him along with Fred and her daughters to kidnap the daughter of a millionaire in the hopes of getting rich off the ransom.

    11 Harrowhouse (1974)

    11 Harrowhouse

      • 94 min
      • Comedy

      A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse.

      Born Innocent (1974)

      Born Innocent

        • Unrated
        • 98 min
        • Drama

        A constant runaway is given over to the care of the state and finds herself in a remand centre for girls. She is soon caught between the uncaring bureaucracy, the sometimes brutal treatment from her peers and her own abusive family, and only one care worker sees her potential to rise above her tragic circumstances. Written by David Carroll <[email protected]>

        Céline et Julie vont en bateau - Phantom Ladies Over Paris (1974)

        Céline et Julie vont en bateau - Phantom Ladies Over Paris

          • 193 min
          • Comedy

          A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.

          Homebodies (1974)

          Homebodies

            • PG
            • 96 min
            • Comedy

            When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the developers and the construction workers.

            Inside Amy (1974)

            Inside Amy

              • R
              • 100 min
              • Drama

              This thriller/drama follows a a suburban lawyer, down a ruinous, blood-covered road. The trouble begins when he tires of life in the slow lane and suggests that he and his wife should join a swinging couple's club and do a little spouse swapping. But then he begins suspecting that the wife is having too much fun with the other swingers

              Juggernaut (1974)

              Juggernaut

                • PG
                • 109 min
                • Action

                A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.

                Julia (1974)

                Julia

                  • R
                  • 83 min
                  • Drama

                  A lonely teen spending his summer at a posh Swiss villa, is going through agony as it seems that everyone has somebody except for him. He finally learns that good things happen to those who wait, as he meets a gorgeous, virginal, nymphet, played by Syllvia Kristal. Lots of T&A, together with plenty of laughs, in this romp in the Swiss hillsides. [from VHS cover released 1990 GWN VIDEO under the title SUMMER GIRL]. Written by Claude M. Cassano

                  Jury of One (1974)

                  Jury of One

                    • 95 min
                    • Drama

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                    King Lear (1974)

                    King Lear

                      • Unrated
                      • 110 min
                      • Drama

                      Aging King Lear decides to surrender his throne to his three daughters and solicits comments from them about their devotion and love to him. Goneril and Regan, the elder married daughters, flatter their father with profusely exaggerated declarations of filial devotion, but Goneril, his unmarried youngest, refuses to try to outdo her sisters in insincerity and declares her loyalty to her father in more subdued terms. The egocentric king disinherits her it a fit of pique and banishes her, as...

                      Le fantôme de la liberté (1974)

                      Le fantôme de la liberté

                        • R
                        • 104 min
                        • Comedy

                        Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right under their noses, this perverse, playfully absurd comedy of non sequiturs deftly compiles many of the themes that preoccupied Buñuel throughout his career—from the hypocrisy of conventional morality to the arbitrariness of social arrangements.

                        Nightmare Honeymoon (1974)

                        Nightmare Honeymoon

                          • PG
                          • 95 min
                          • Crime

                          Sadistic low-budget thriller about newlyweds Dack Rambo and Rebecca Danna Smith who are pursued and terrorized by a pair of rural killer rapists. One of the psychos is John Beck from the '60s rock group the Leaves ("Hey Joe"). Filmed in Louisana. Nicholas Roeg ("Don't Look Now"), the original director, was replaced by Elliott Silverstein after five days of shooting. Music by Elmer Bernstein.

                          - Written by

                          alfiehitchie

                          Phase IV (1974)

                          Phase IV

                            • PG
                            • 93 min
                            • Horror

                            Ants form a collective intelligence and attack humankind. Two scientists fight back.

                            Red Light District: Gonna Get Out (1974)

                            Red Light District: Gonna Get Out

                              • Unrated
                              • 78 min
                              • Documentary

                              It's the evening before the day all brothels must be shut-down, according to the new law, in 1958. At the Kofukuya's (literally, the house that sells happiness), five prostitutes decide to celebrate the day. Erotism, drama, and comedy mix as each hour, and a different event passes, in which all the women's stories come to the surface.

                              - Written by

                              Artemis-9

                              S*P*Y*S (1974)

                              S*P*Y*S

                                • PG
                                • 87 min
                                • Action

                                In 1974, flanked by such filmic monuments to paranoia and corruption as Chinatown and The Parallax View, Elliott Gould and Donald Sutherland tried to re-create the screwball nonchalance of their earlier M*A*S*H performances in this lightweight spy spoof, directed by Irvin Kershner. Gould and Sutherland play two CIA agents-Griff and Bruland-who are marked for death by their own agency after botching the defection of a Russian ballet dancer (Michael Petrovich). As they repeatedly...

                                Santo y Blue Demon contra el doctor Frankenstein (1974)

                                Santo y Blue Demon contra el doctor Frankenstein

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 95 min
                                  • Action

                                  Innocent women are being kidnapped and used as guinea pigs for a brain transplant experiment. The diabolical Dr. Frankenstein continues his quest to perfect his brain transplant operation to bring back his deceased wife at any cost - even if it means playing with the lives of others. El Santo and Blue Demon are called in to help when their friend Alicia becomes Dr. Frankenstein's next target. It'll take both heroes to go up against the dastardly doctor and go mano a mano with his super strong...

                                  Street Law (1974)

                                  Street Law

                                    • 105 min
                                    • Action

                                    Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.

                                    Ten Little Indians (1974)

                                    Ten Little Indians

                                      • PG
                                      • 98 min
                                      • Crime

                                      A group is invited, under false pretenses, to an isolated hotel in the Iranian desert. After dinner, a cassette tape accuses them all of crimes that they have gotten away with. One by one they begin to die, in accordance to the Ten Little Indians Nursery rhyme. After a search is made of the hotel, they realize that the murderer is one of them. A few members of the group attempt to trust each other, but the question still remains, who can one trust? and who will leave the hotel alive? Written...

                                      The Black Godfather (1974)

                                      The Black Godfather

                                        • R
                                        • 90 min
                                        • Crime

                                        J.J., a rising star in the black crime scene, is in the process of consolidating his power over the neighborhood. One of the only remaining obstacles is the white heroin cartel that is understandably reluctant to abandon such a lucrative market. Tensions rise between the two rivals, and people on both sides get killed. Eventually, the matter is destined to come to an explosive confrontation. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <[email protected]>