1974 Top Ten List

  • Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks)
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette)
  • Chinatown (Roman Polanski)
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Tobe Hooper)
  • The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola)
  • Alice in the Cities (Wim Wenders)
  • The Parallax View (Alan J. Pakula)
  • The Sugarland Express (Steven Spielberg)
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  • Black Christmas (Bob Clark)
  • Additional 1974 Films By Rating

  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (Joseph Sargent)
  • The Godfather, Part II (Francis Ford Coppola)
  • Hearts and Minds (Peter Davis)
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Sam Peckinpah)
  • That's Entertainment! (Jack Haley, Jr.)
  • Italianamerican (Martin Scorsese)
  • Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks)
  • Dark Star (John Carpenter)
  • A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
  • A Man in a Dream (Bernard Queysanne)
  • Parade (Jacques Tati)
  • The Traveller (Abbas Kiarostami)
  • The Great Gatsby (Jack Clayton)
  • Gone in 60 Seconds (H.B. Halicki)
  • Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (John Hough)
  • The Man With the Golden Gun (Guy Hamilton)
  • The Mouth Agape (Maurice Pialat)
  • Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (Jorge Grau)
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (Yoshiyuki Kuroda)
  • The Night Porter (Liliana Cavani)
  • Going Places (Bertrand Blier)