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Movies from 1974

Black Christmas (1974) movie poster
Black Christmas (1974)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger who leaves them threatening phone calls.

Blazing Saddles (1974) movie poster
Blazing Saddles (1974)

Western, Comedy

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lamarr sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Chinatown (1974) movie poster
Chinatown (1974)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

Herbie Rides Again (1974) movie poster
Herbie Rides Again (1974)

Romance, Comedy, Family

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

The Parallax View (1974) movie poster
The Parallax View (1974)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

An ambitious reporter gets in trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) movie poster
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)


When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface, who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.

The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) movie poster
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)

Animation, Family

Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. Aided by a magical snowfall, they reawaken the spirit of Christmas in children's hearts and put Santa back in action.

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