1974 in film


1974 in film
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The year 1974 in film involved some significant events.

Contents

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. The Towering Inferno 20th Century Fox / Warner Bros. Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire $48,838,000
2. Blazing Saddles Warner Bros. Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Harvey Korman, Madeleine Kahn $47,800,000
3. Young Frankenstein 20th Century Fox Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Kenneth Mars, Teri Garr $38,823,000
4. Earthquake Universal Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Richard Roundtree, Victoria Principal $35,850,000
5. Chinatown Paramount Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston $31,100,000
6. The Godfather Part II Paramount Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, John Cazale $30,673,000
7. Murder on the Orient Express Paramount Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman $27,634,716
8. Airport 1975 Universal Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Gloria Swanson, Myrna Loy $25,306,000
9. The Great Gatsby Paramount Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black $23,017,000
10. Death Wish Paramount Charles Bronson, Vincent Gardenia, Hope Lange $22,000,000[1]

Awards

Category/Organization 32nd Golden Globe Awards
January 25, 1975
29th BAFTA Awards
February 18, 1976
47th Academy Awards
April 8, 1975
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Chinatown The Longest Yard Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore The Godfather, Part II
Best Director Roman Polanski
Chinatown
Stanley Kubrick
Barry Lyndon
Francis Ford Coppola
The Godfather, Part II
Best Actor Jack Nicholson
Chinatown
Art Carney
Harry and Tonto
Al Pacino
The Godfather, Part II
Art Carney
Harry and Tonto
Best Actress Ellen Burstyn
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Raquel Welch
The Three Musketeers
Ellen Burstyn
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Ellen Burstyn
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Best Supporting Actor Fred Astaire
The Towering Inferno
Fred Astaire
The Towering Inferno
Robert De Niro
The Godfather, Part II
Best Supporting Actress Karen Black
The Great Gatsby
Diane Ladd
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Ingrid Bergman
Murder on the Orient Express
Best Screenplay, Adapted Chinatown
Robert Towne
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Robert Getchell
The Godfather, Part II
Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo
Best Screenplay, Original Chinatown
Robert Towne
Best Score The Little Prince
Alan Jay Lerner
Murder on the Orient Express
Richard Rodney Bennett
The Godfather, Part II
Carmine Coppola and Nino Rota

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, United States

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, directed by Ted Kotcheff, Canada

Films released in 1974

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Births

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References

  1. ^ "Death Wish (1974)". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=deathwish.htm. Retrieved 2010-12-09. 

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