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The year 1974 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. The Towering Inferno 20th Century Fox / Warner Brothers $48,838,000
2. Blazing Saddles Warner Brothers $47,800,000
3. Young Frankenstein 20th Century Fox $38,823,000
4. Earthquake Universal $35,850,000
5. The Trial of Billy Jack Tay-Lau/Warner Brothers $31,100,000
6. The Godfather Part II Paramount $30,673,000
7. Airport 1975 Universal $25,306,000
8. The Longest Yard Paramount $23,017,000
9. The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Sunn $21,895,000
10. Murder on the Orient Express Paramount $19,124,000

source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1974.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Godfather, Part II - Coppola Company, Paramount
Best Director: Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather, Part II
Best Actor: Art Carney - Harry and Tonto
Best Actress: Ellen Burstyn - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Best Supporting Actor: Robert De Niro - The Godfather, Part II
Best Supporting Actress: Ingrid Bergman - Murder on the Orient Express
Best Foreign Language Film: Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini, Italy

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Chinatown
Best Actor: Jack Nicholson - Chinatown
Best Actress: Gena Rowlands - A Woman Under the Influence
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: The Longest Yard
Best Actor: Art Carney - Harry and Tonto
Best Actress: Raquel Welch - The Three Musketeers
Other
Best Director: Roman Polanski - Chinatown
Best Foreign Language Film: Scenes from a Marriage, Sweden

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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