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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1974

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This list shows all films released in 1974, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release.

See also: Top 1974 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1974 - Most Popular 1974

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1974

January 1 California Split Comedy   $10,000,000  
Claudine Drama   $6,000,000  
Earthquake Drama   $79,700,000  
Freebie and the Bean   $30,000,000  
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad   $11,000,000  
The Groove Tube Comedy   $20,447,000  
Hearts and Minds Documentary   $28,287  
Macon County Line   $18,800,000  
That's Entertainment   $19,100,000  
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Action   $25,000,000  
The Trial of Billy Jack   $89,000,000  

February, 1974

February 6 McQ Action   $0  
 
February 7 Blazing Saddles Comedy $2,600,000 $119,500,000  

March, 1974

March 29 The Great Gatsby Drama $7,000,000 $26,533,200  
Herbie Rides Again   $31,765,098  
The Three Musketeers   $1,243,930  

April, 1974

April 5 The Sugarland Express   $7,000,000  
 
April 7 The Conversation Thriller/Suspense $1,600,000 $4,420,000  
 
April 9 It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown   $0  

May, 1974

May 1 The Lord's of Flatbush Comedy   $0  
 
May 17 Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry   $28,401,735  

June, 1974

June 21 Chinatown Drama   $23,169,837  

July, 1974

July 1 Death Wish Action   $22,000,000  

August, 1974

August 30 The Longest Yard   $43,008,075  

September, 1974

September 5 Gold   $0  
 
September 19 Amarcord   $131,377  

October, 1974

October 18 Airport 1975 Thriller/Suspense   $47,285,152  
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Horror $140,000 $26,572,439  

November, 1974

November 15 Benji Adventure $500,000 $31,559,560  
 
November 22 Murder on the Orient Express   $35,733,867  

December, 1974

December 11 The Godfather: Part II $13,000,000 $57,300,000  
 
December 15 Young Frankenstein Comedy $2,800,000 $86,300,000  
 
December 17 The Front Page Comedy $4,000,000 $15,000,000  
Towering Inferno Action $14,000,000 $116,000,000  
 
December 20 The Man with the Golden Gun Action $7,000,000 $21,000,000  
 
December 31 The Gambler Drama   $0  
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla   $0  
Parade Comedy   $0  
Promised Lands   $4,546  
The Swinging Cheerleaders Comedy   $0  
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Thriller/Suspense   $0  
'Twas the Night Before Christmas Adventure   $0