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Movies: Popular Movies of 1975

Movies in chronological context: 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1975th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 975th year of the 2nd millennium, the 75th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1970s decade. It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe. ()

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest(1975)

R
| 2h 13min | Drama
4.2/5 (with 3,417 votes)

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy, inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

Jaws(1975)

PG
| 2h 4min | Horror, Thriller, Adventure
3.8/5 (with 3,268 votes)

When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail(1975)

1h 31min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
3.9/5 (with 1,880 votes)

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place".

The Rocky Horror Picture Show(1975)

3.8/5 (with 847 votes)

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named 'Rocky'.

Dog Day Afternoon(1975)

R
| 2h 5min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.9/5 (with 822 votes)

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

Barry Lyndon(1975)

PG
| 3h 5min | Drama, Romance / Love, War
4.0/5 (with 777 votes)

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom(1975)

NR
| 1h 57min | War, Drama, Horror
3.2/5 (with 466 votes)

Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.

Deep Red(1975)

2h 7min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
4.0/5 (with 410 votes)

A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Three Days of the Condor(1975)

R
| 1h 57min | Thriller
3.7/5 (with 297 votes)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

White Collar Blues(1975)

1h 48min | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 273 votes)

A good-natured but unlucky Italian is constantly going on a difficult situations, but never lose his mood.

Love and Death(1975)

PG
| 1h 25min | History, Comedy
3.9/5 (with 253 votes)

Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. Allen's cowardice serves him well when he hides in a cannon and is shot into a tent of French soldiers, making him a national hero. A hilarious parody of Russian literature, Love and Death is a must-see for fans of Allen's films.

Mirror(1975)

1h 47min | Drama, History
4.1/5 (with 227 votes)

A dying man in his forties recalls his childhood, his mother, the war and personal moments that tell of and juxtapose pivotal moments in Soviet history with daily life.

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My Friends(1975)

R
| 2h 20min | Comedy
4.2/5 (with 210 votes)

Like in many other Monicelli movies, the main theme of Amici miei is friendship, seen from a rather bitter point of view. It tells the story of four middle-aged friends in Florence who organize together idle pranks (called zingarate, "gypsy shenanigans") in a continuous attempt to prolong childhood during their adult life.

Picnic at Hanging Rock(1975)

PG
| 1h 57min | Drama, Mystery
3.7/5 (with 192 votes)

In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging Rock. Despite rules against it, Miranda and several other girls venture off. It's not until the end of the day that the faculty realizes the girls and one of the teachers have disappeared mysteriously.

The Man Who Would Be King(1975)

PG
| 2h 9min | Adventure, Drama
3.8/5 (with 158 votes)

A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.

The Return of the Pink Panther(1975)

G
| 1h 53min | Mystery, Comedy, Crime
3.5/5 (with 142 votes)

The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian manservant – to reveal the identity of 'The Phantom'.

Shivers(1975)

R
| 1h 28min | Horror
3.2/5 (with 140 votes)

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Rollerball(1975)

3.1/5 (with 130 votes)

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

Death Race 2000(1975)

R
| 1h 20min | Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
3.1/5 (with 127 votes)

In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. Frankenstein, the mysterious returning champion, has become America's hero, but this time he has a passenger from the underground resistance.

The Passenger(1975)

PG-13
| 2h 6min | Thriller, Drama
3.7/5 (with 126 votes)

David Locke is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes the dead man's identity. However, he soon finds out that the man was an arms dealer, leading Locke into dangerous situations. Aided by a beautiful woman, Locke attempts to avoid both the police and criminals out to get him.

Dersu Uzala(1975)

G
| 2h 21min | Action, Adventure, Drama
4.1/5 (with 114 votes)

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

French Connection II(1975)

R
| 1h 59min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 110 votes)

"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseilles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.

Nashville(1975)

R
| 2h 40min | Drama, Music, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 97 votes)

The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Eiger Sanction(1975)

3.1/5 (with 96 votes)

A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

A Boy and His Dog(1975)

R
| 1h 31min | Drama, Science Fiction, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 95 votes)

Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog, Blood, are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War IV, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.

The Seventh Company Has Been Found(1975)

1h 20min | Action, Comedy, War
3.7/5 (with 84 votes)

The second part of the Seventh Company adventures.

Tommy(1975)

PG
| 1h 51min | Drama, Music
3.2/5 (with 84 votes)

A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.

F for Fake(1975)

1h 29min | Documentary
3.8/5 (with 82 votes)

Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake autobiography of Howard Hughes. Welles moves between documentary and fiction as he examines the fundamental elements of fraud and the people who commit fraud at the expense of others.

The Stepford Wives(1975)

3.4/5 (with 79 votes)

Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.

Sholay(1975)

3h 24min | Action
3.6/5 (with 65 votes)

A Police Officer, whose family was killed by a bandit named Gabbar Singh, decides to fight fire with fire and recruits two convicts, Jai & Veeru, to bring Gabbar Singh to jail alive, but will they succeed in their mission and get their reward? Come and watch the action-packed super-hit Sholay to find out!!

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