Top 20 Fan-Favorite Movies of 1975: A Nostalgic Cinematic Journey

Fasten your seatbelts, folks, as we’re about to take a groovy trip down memory lane to the year 1975 – a golden era of cinema that gifted us with some of the most iconic movies of all time. From Spielberg’s terrifying shark tale to the heartwarming adventures of a ragtag baseball team, 1975 was a year that truly had it all. So, dust off your bell-bottoms, crank up the Bee Gees on your 8-track, and prepare to revisit the top 20 fan-favorite movies of 1975. Whether you’re a film buff, a nostalgia junkie, or just curious about the cinematic gems of yesteryear, this list is sure to have something for you. So, without further ado, let’s rewind the reel and dive into a year that was as vibrant and diverse as the polyester prints of the time. Get ready for a nostalgic cinematic journey that will make you wish you could time travel. Lights, camera, action!
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Release Date: 1975-11-19

Genres: Drama

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” is a captivating 1975 movie that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. It tells the story of a clever criminal who pretends to be insane to avoid prison and ends up in a mental ward. With an incredible cast including Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Danny DeVito, this film follows his journey as he becomes a leader to fellow patients and clashes with a cruel nurse who runs the ward. Released on November 19, 1975, this movie is a must-watch for its powerful performances and gripping storyline.

Cast: Jack Nicholson (Randle Patrick McMurphy) , Louise Fletcher (Nurse Mildred Ratched) , Danny DeVito (Martini) , William Redfield (Dale Harding) , Scatman Crothers (Orderly Turkle) , Brad Dourif (Billy Bibbit) , Christopher Lloyd (Max Taber) , Will Sampson (Chief Bromden) , Dean R. Brooks (Dr. John Spivey) , Michael Berryman (Ellis) , Sydney Lassick (Charlie Cheswick) , William Duell (Jim Sefelt) , Vincent Schiavelli (Bruce Fredrickson) , Peter Brocco (Col. Matterson) , Alonzo Brown (Miller) , Mwako Cumbuka (Warren) , Josip Elic (Bancini) , Ken Kenny (Beans Garfield) , Nathan George (Washington) , Ted Markland (Hap Arlich) , Louisa Moritz (Rose) , Mews Small (Candy) , Delos V. Smith Jr. (Scanlon) , Lan Fendors (Nurse Itsu) , Mimi Sarkisian (Nurse Pilbow)

Directors: Miloš Forman

Writers: Bo Goldman, Ken Kesey, Lawrence Hauben, Dale Wasserman

Tags: nurse, mentally disabled, based on novel or book, oregon, usa, lunatic asylum, insane asylum, friendship, hospital, medication, female villain, shock treatment

My Friends

My Friends

Release Date: 1975-10-24

Genres: Comedy

“My Friends” is a heartwarming and hilarious movie released in 1975. Set in Florence, it follows the mischievous adventures of four middle-aged friends who come up with playful pranks to relive their childhood. With a star-studded cast including Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret, and more, this film is a delightful journey into the joys of friendship and the everlasting spirit of youth.

Cast: Ugo Tognazzi (Raffaello Mascetti) , Gastone Moschin (Rambaldo Melandri) , Philippe Noiret (Il Perozzi) , Duilio Del Prete (Il Necchi) , Adolfo Celi (Il Professor Sassaroli) , Bernard Blier (Righi Niccolò) , Marisa Traversi (Bruna, l’amante del Perozzi) , Milena Vukotić (Alice Mascetti) , Franca Tamantini (Carmen) , Olga Karlatos (Donatella Sassaroli) , Silvia Dionisio (Titti) , Angela Goodwin (Nora Perozzi) , Maurizio Scattorin (Luciano Perozzi) , Mauro Vestri (neurologo) , Mario Scarpetta (il vigile urbano) , Edda Ferronao (la suora) , Sergio Forconi (locatore del Mascetti) , Rossana Pinarello () , Omero Capanna () , Valeria Vitti () , Giorgio Iovine (Ambrosio, padre di Titti) , Rinaldo Mirannalti () , Milla Johansson (Titti’s lesbian lover (uncredited))

Directors: Mario Monicelli

Writers: Leonardo Benvenuti, Tullio Pinelli, Piero De Bernardi, Pietro Germi

Tags: joke, male friendship

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Release Date: 1975-08-02

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

“Dersu Uzala” is a captivating movie released in 1975 that tells the story of a military explorer who forms an extraordinary friendship with a Goldi man in the uncharted forests of Russia. As the two men from different worlds bond, their connection deepens, showcasing the contrast between civilization and the untamed Siberian wilderness. With a talented cast including Yuriy Solomin and Maksim Munzuk, this film promises to take you on a remarkable journey through the glacial landscapes of Siberia.

Cast: Yuriy Solomin (Arsenev) , Maksim Munzuk (Dersu Uzala) , Mikhail Bychkov (Otryad Arseneva) , B. Khorulev () , Vladimir Kremena (Turtwigin) , Aleksandr Pyatkov (Olenin) , Svetlana Danilchenko (Anna) , Dmitri Korshikov (Wowa son of Arsenjev) , Suimenkul Chokmorov (Jan Bao) , Daniil Netrebin (Politseyskiy) , Serafim Zaytsev () , Nikolay Volkov (Mogilshchik) , Vladimir Prikhodko (Russian soldier) , Sovetbek Dzhumadylov ((uncredited)) , Igor Sykhra () , Nikolai Volkov St. (Gravedigger)

Directors: Akira Kurosawa

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Vladimir Arsenyev, Yuriy Nagibin

Tags: map, hermit, exploration, tiger, getting lost, friendship, fur trapping, stadt, russian soldier, nature, siberia, 1910s



Release Date: 1975-03-07

Genres: Drama, History

“Mirror” is a captivating movie released in 1975 that takes us on a nostalgic journey through the memories of a dying man. With an incredible cast including Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev, the film beautifully intertwines personal moments with significant events in Soviet history, offering a unique perspective on the past. If you’re a fan of thought-provoking films that delve into the complexities of life, this is definitely one to add to your watchlist.

Cast: Margarita Terekhova (Natalya / Maroussia – the Mother) , Ignat Daniltsev (Ignat / Alexei – 12 Years Old) , Larisa Tarkovskaya (Nadezha – Mother of 12-Year-Old Alexei) , Alla Demidova (Lisa) , Anatoliy Solonitsyn (Forensic Doctor) , Nikolay Grinko (Printery Director) , Tamara Ogorodnikova (Nanny / Neighbour / Strange Woman at Tea Table) , Yuriy Nazarov (Rifle Shooting Instructor) , Oleg Yankovskiy (The Father) , Filipp Yankovsky (Aleksei – 5 Years Old) , Yuri Sventikov (Asafiev – War Orphan) , Tatyana Reshetnikova (Proofreader in Printing House) , Mariya Tarkovskaya-Vishnyakova (Old Mother) , Olga Kizilova (Redheaded Girl) , Ernesto del Bosque (Spanish Refugee) , Luis Correcher (Spanish Refugee) , Ángel Gutiérrez (Spanish Refugee) , Dionisio García Zapico (Spanish Refugee) , Tomas Pamies (Spanish Refugee) , Teresa Del Bosque (Spanish Refugee Twin) , Tatiana Del Bosque (Spanish Refugee Twin) , Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy (Narrator – The Author’s Words (voice)) , Arseny Tarkovsky (Narrator – His Own Poems (voice))

Directors: Andrei Tarkovsky

Writers: Andrei Tarkovsky, Aleksandr Misharin

Tags: poetry, wind, world war ii, cigarette, field, spanish civil war (1936-39), forest, flashback, illness, childhood, memoirs, mother son relationship, memories

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Release Date: 1975-11-26

Genres: Drama, Romance, War

“Barry Lyndon” is a captivating movie set in 18th century England, following the journey of an Irish rogue named Redmond Barry. With his cunning and wit, he manages to climb the social ladder, transforming himself into the esteemed Barry Lyndon. Starring Ryan O’Neal, Marisa Berenson, and an impressive cast, this film was voted as one of the best in 1975, and it’s definitely worth watching for its intriguing storyline and stunning portrayal of the era.

Cast: Ryan O’Neal (Redmond Barry / Barry Lyndon) , Marisa Berenson (Lady Lyndon) , Patrick Magee (The Chevalier de Balibari) , Hardy Krüger (Capt. Potzdorf) , Diana Körner (Lischen) , Gay Hamilton (Nora Brady) , Frank Middlemass (Sir Charles Reginald Lyndon) , Arthur O’Sullivan (Captain Feeny) , Godfrey Quigley (Capt. Grogan) , Leonard Rossiter (Capt. John Quin) , Philip Stone (Graham) , Steven Berkoff (Lord Ludd) , Marie Kean (Belle, Barry’s mother) , Murray Melvin (Rev. Samuel Runt) , André Morell (Lord Gustavos Adolphus Wendover) , Leon Vitali (Lord Bullingdon) , Billy Boyle (Seamus Feeny) , John Bindon (Recruiting Soldier) , Roger Booth (King George III) , Jonathan Cecil (Lt. Jonathan Fakenham) , Peter Cellier (Sir Richard) , Geoffrey Chater (Dr. Broughton) , Anthony Dawes (British Soldier) , Patrick Dawson (Seamus Feeney) , Bernard Hepton (Diner at Feast for Lord Wendover)

Directors: Stanley Kubrick

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, William Makepeace Thackeray

Tags: gambling, based on novel or book, palace, british army, fencing, epic, debt, duel, ireland, british soldier, 18th century, pistol duel, seven years war, nobility, prussia

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Release Date: 1975-08-01

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

“Dog Day Afternoon” is a gripping crime drama based on a true story from 1975. Starring Al Pacino, John Cazale, and Charles Durning, the movie follows the intense events that unfold when two would-be bank robbers find themselves in a hostage situation and a tense stand-off with the police. As the motives behind the heist are slowly revealed, the story becomes a captivating media circus. Released on August 1, 1975, this film is hailed as one of the best voted movies of that year.

Cast: Al Pacino (Sonny Wortzik) , John Cazale (Salvatore ‘Sal’ Naturile) , Charles Durning (Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti) , Chris Sarandon (Leon Shermer) , James Broderick (Agent Sheldon) , William Bogert (TV Anchorman) , Penelope Allen (Sylvia ‘Mouth’) , Sully Boyar (Mulvaney) , Beulah Garrick (Margaret) , Carol Kane (Jenny ‘The Squirrel’) , Sandra Kazan (Deborah) , Marcia Jean Kurtz (Miriam) , Amy Levitt (Maria) , John Marriott (Howard Calvin) , Estelle Omens (Edna) , Gary Springer (Stevie) , Carmine Foresta (Carmine) , Lance Henriksen (Agent Murphy) , Floyd Levine (Phone Cop) , Dick Anthony Williams (Limo Driver) , Dominic Chianese (Father) , Marcia Haufrecht (Neighbor) , Judith Malina (Mother) , Susan Peretz (Angela ‘Angie’ Wortzik) , Ron Cummins (TV Reporter)

Directors: Sidney Lumet

Writers: Frank Pierson, Leslie Waller, P.F. Kluge, Thomas Moore

Tags: new york city, bank, hostage, fbi, police, heist, bank robbery, brooklyn, new york city, bank cashier, car procession, attica, unhappy marriage, based on magazine, newspaper or article

White Collar Blues

White Collar Blues

Release Date: 1975-03-27

Genres: Comedy

“White Collar Blues” is a hilarious Italian comedy released in 1975. Starring Paolo Villaggio and Anna Mazzamauro, the film follows the misadventures of an unlucky Italian who always finds himself in difficult situations but never loses his cheerful spirit. With a talented cast and a release date of March 27, 1975, this movie is definitely worth checking out if you’re in the mood for a good-natured laugh.

Cast: Paolo Villaggio (Ugo Fantozzi) , Anna Mazzamauro (Signorina Silvani) , Gigi Reder (Filini) , Giuseppe Anatrelli (Luciano Calboni) , Umberto D’Orsi (Count Diego Catellani) , Liù Bosisio (Pina Fantozzi) , Dino Emanuelli (Megaditta Employee) , Plinio Fernando (Mariangela Fantozzi) , Paolo Paoloni (Duke Count Maria Rita Vittorio Balabam) , Elena Tricoli (Countess Alfonsina Serbelloni Mazzanti Viendalmare) , Pietro Zardini (Fonelli) , Artemio Antonini (Rude Guy #2) , Amerigo Alberani (Megaditta Employee) , Mirko Baiocchi (Canello) , Luciano Bonanni (Japanese Restaurant Client) , Arnaldo Colombaioni (New Year Party Waiter) , Willy Colombaioni () , Iolanda Fortini (Teresa Catellani) , Ettore Geri (Megaditta Executive) , Ivano Gobbo (Folagra) , Giorgio Iovine (Megaditta Employee) , Enrico Marciani (Megaditta Executive) , Nicola Morelli (Dr. Calabar) , Nello Pazzafini (Rude Guy #1) , Valerio Ruggeri (Lost Employees Searcher)

Directors: Luciano Salce

Writers: Leonardo Benvenuti, Paolo Villaggio, Luciano Salce, Piero De Bernardi


Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Release Date: 1975-05-25

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

“Monty Python and the Holy Grail” is a hilarious comedy released in 1975 that follows King Arthur and his quirky Knights of the Round Table on their quest for the Holy Grail. With a star-studded cast including Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes, and Bee Duffell, this film is filled with absurd humor and memorable scenes. From battling a limbless Black Knight to encountering a silly Camelot, this movie is a must-watch for anyone looking for a good laugh.

Cast: Graham Chapman (King Arthur / Voice of God / Middle Head / Hiccoughing Guard) , John Cleese (Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter) , Eric Idle (Dead Collector / Peasant 1 / Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Launcelot / First Swamp Castle Guard / Concorde / Roger the Shrubber / Brother Maynard) , Terry Gilliam (Patsy / Green Knight / Old Man from Scene 24 (Bridgekeeper) / Sir Bors / Animator / Gorilla Hand) , Terry Jones (Dennis’s Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Voice of Cartoon Scribe) , Michael Palin (First Swallow-Savvy Guard / Dennis / Peasant 2 / Right Head / Sir Galahad the Pure / Narrator / King of Swamp Castle / Brother Maynard’s Brother / Leader of The Knights Who Say NI!) , Connie Booth (The Witch) , Carol Cleveland (Zoot / Dingo) , Neil Innes (First Monk / Singing Minstrel / Page Crushed by the Rabbit / Peasant #4) , Bee Duffell (Old Crone) , John Young (Dead Body / Historian Frank) , Rita Davies (Historian’s Wife) , Avril Stewart (Dr. Piglet) , Sally Kinghorn (Dr. Winston) , Mark Zycon (Prisoner) , Elspeth Cameron (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Mitsuko Forstater (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Sandy Johnson (Knight of Ni / Villager at Witch Burning / Musician at Wedding / Monk / Knight in Battle) , Sandy Rose (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Romilly Squire (Musician at Wedding / Villager at Witch Burning) , Joni Flynn (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Alison Walker (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Loraine Ward (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Anna Lanski (Girl in Castle Anthrax) , Sally Coombe (Girl in Castle Anthrax)

Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Thomas Malory

Tags: holy grail, monk, england, scotland yard, swordplay, camelot, round table, chapter, animal attack, satire, parody, knight, king arthur, wedding reception, midnight movie, breaking the fourth wall, cult film, knights of the round table, 10th century, anarchic comedy

Deep Red

Deep Red

Release Date: 1975-03-07

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller

“Deep Red” is a thrilling 1975 movie that follows a musician who becomes a witness to the murder of a renowned psychic. Teaming up with a determined reporter, they embark on a dangerous journey to uncover the identity of the killer, all while evading attempts on their own lives. With a stellar cast including David Hemmings and Daria Nicolodi, this suspenseful film will keep you on the edge of your seat as they unravel a dark secret.

Cast: David Hemmings (Marcus Daly) , Daria Nicolodi (Gianna Brezzi) , Gabriele Lavia (Carlo) , Macha Méril (Helga Ulmann) , Eros Pagni (Supt. Calcabrini) , Giuliana Calandra (Amanda Righetti) , Piero Mazzinghi (Bardi) , Glauco Mauri (Prof. Giordani) , Clara Calamai (Marta) , Aldo Bonamano (Carlo’s Father) , Liana Del Balzo (Elvira) , Vittorio Fanfoni (Cop Taking Notes) , Dante Fioretti (Police Photographer) , Geraldine Hooper (Massimo Ricci) , Jacopo Mariani (Young Carlo) , Furio Meniconi (Rodi) , Fulvio Mingozzi (Agent Mingozzi) , Lorenzo Piani (Fingerprint Cop) , Salvatore Puntillo (Police Agent) , Piero Vida (Fat Cop) , Nicoletta Elmi (Olga) , Dario Argento (Murderer’s Hands (uncredited)) , Salvatore Baccaro (Fruit Vendor (uncredited)) , Omero Capanna (Hitman (uncredited)) , Bruno Di Luia (Concerned Man in Restroom (uncredited))

Directors: Dario Argento

Writers: Dario Argento, Bernardino Zapponi

Tags: murder, reporter, whodunit, psychic, pianist, proto-slasher



Release Date: 1975-06-20

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Adventure

“Jaws” is a thrilling 1975 movie that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. Set in Amity Island, the film follows the gripping story of a police chief, an oceanographer, and a seasoned shark hunter as they join forces to take down a blood-thirsty great white shark that is terrorizing the town. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss, this intense adventure will keep you on the edge of your seat. Released on June 20, 1975, it’s a must-watch for any fan of suspenseful cinema.

Cast: Roy Scheider (Police Chief Martin Brody) , Robert Shaw (Quint) , Richard Dreyfuss (Matt Hooper) , Murray Hamilton (Mayor Larry Vaughn) , Lorraine Gary (Ellen Brody) , Jay Mello (Sean Brody) , Jeffrey Kramer (Deputy Leonard ‘Lenny’ Hendricks) , Carl Gottlieb (Ben Meadows) , Susan Backlinie (Christine ‘Chrissie’ Watkins) , Lee Fierro (Mrs. Kintner) , Craig Kingsbury (Ben Gardner) , Phil Murray (Mr. Taft) , Fritzi Jane Courtney (Mrs. Taft (uncredited)) , Belle McDonald (Mrs. Posner (uncredited)) , Ted Grossman (Estuary Victim) , Robert Nevin (Medical Examiner) , Peter Benchley (Interviewer) , Dorothy Fielding (Girl in Music Store (uncredited)) , David Engelbach (Research Assistant (uncredited)) , Joseph Oliveira (Swimmer (uncredited)) , Beverly Powers (Topless Swimmer (uncredited)) , Ayn Ruymen (Nurse (uncredited)) , Christopher Sands (Lifeguard (uncredited)) , Rex Trailer (Scout Master (uncredited)) , Joe La Creta (Barwood (uncredited))

Directors: Steven Spielberg

Writers: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb

Tags: based on novel or book, beach, fishing, atlantic ocean, bathing, shipwreck, shark attack, police chief, ferry boat, dying and death, animal attack, long island, new york, dead child, creature, skinny dipping, shark, great white shark, dead dog, child killed by animal, fourth of july, severed leg, fishing boat, animal horror, shark cage

Love and Death

Love and Death

Release Date: 1975-06-10

Genres: Comedy, War

“Love and Death” is a hilarious comedy set in czarist Russia, where a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin come up with a crazy plan to assassinate Napoleon. Starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton, this 1975 film is filled with witty dialogue, eccentric characters, and a unique blend of romance and absurdity that will keep you entertained from start to finish.

Cast: Woody Allen (Boris Grushenko) , Diane Keaton (Sonja) , Harold Gould (Anton Inbedkov) , Olga Georges-Picot (Countess Alexandrovna) , Zvee Scooler (Father) , Despo Diamantidou (Mother) , Sol Frieder (Voskovec) , Jessica Harper (Natasha) , Lloyd Battista (Don Francisco) , Alfred Lutter (Young Boris) , Georges Adet (Old Nehamkin) , Frank Adu (Drill Sergeant) , Edmond Ardisson (Priest) , Féodor Atkine (Mikhail) , Albert Augier (Waiter) , Yves Barsacq (Rimsky) , Jack Bérard (General Lecoq) , Eva Betrand (Woman Hygiene Class) , George Birt (Doctor) , Yves Brainville (Andre) , Gérard Buhr (Servant) , Brian Coburn (Dimitri) , Henri Coutet (Minskov) , Patricia Crown (Cheerleader) , Henri Czarniak (Ivan)

Directors: Woody Allen

Writers: Woody Allen

Tags: napoleon bonaparte, duel, execution, napoleonic wars, wheat, 19th century, anarchic comedy

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

Release Date: 1975-12-03

Genres: Adventure, Drama

“The Man Who Would Be King” is a thrilling adventure film from 1975 that follows two British adventurers as they become rulers of a primitive land called Kafiristan. Starring the talented duo of Sean Connery and Michael Caine, the movie is based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling and tells a tragic tale of their downfall due to their infatuation with a native girl. Released on December 3, 1975, this movie is a must-watch for fans of action-packed historical dramas.

Cast: Sean Connery (Daniel Dravot) , Michael Caine (Peachy Carnehan) , Christopher Plummer (Rudyard Kipling) , Saeed Jaffrey (Billy Fish) , Doghmi Larbi (Ootah) , Jack May (District Commissioner) , Karroom Ben Bouih (Kafu Selim) , Mohammad Shamsi (Babu) , Albert Moses (Ghulam) , Paul Antrim (Mulvaney) , Graham Acres (Officer) , Shakira Caine (Roxanne) , Nadia Atbib (Dancer (uncredited)) , Yvonne Ocampo (Dancer (uncredited))

Directors: John Huston

Writers: John Huston, Gladys Hill, Rudyard Kipling

Tags: robbery, journalist, gold, cheating, treasure, coronation, con man, british army, british empire, friends, soldier, king, battle, ruler, based on short story, 19th century, british raj

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is a cult classic from 1975 that has gained a massive following over the years. It tells the story of Brad and Janet, a couple who find themselves stranded in a storm and stumble upon the mysterious mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As they navigate through a house full of eccentric characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler, they witness Frank-N-Furter’s creation of a muscular man named ‘Rocky’. With elaborate dances and rock songs, this movie is a wild and unforgettable ride. Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, and more, it’s no wonder this film has become a beloved favorite among fans.

Cast: Tim Curry (Dr. Frank-N-Furter) , Susan Sarandon (Janet Weiss) , Barry Bostwick (Brad Majors) , Richard O’Brien (Riff Raff) , Patricia Quinn (Magenta) , Nell Campbell (Columbia) , Jonathan Adams (Dr. Everett V. Scott) , Peter Hinwood (Rocky Horror) , Meat Loaf (Eddie) , Charles Gray (The Criminologist) , Jeremy Newson (Ralph Hapschatt) , Hilary Farr (Betty Munroe) , Pierre Bedenes (The Transylvanians) , Christopher Biggins (The Transylvanians) , Gaye Brown (The Transylvanians) , Ishaq Bux (The Transylvanians) , Stephen Calcutt (The Transylvanians) , Hugh Cecil (The Transylvanians) , Imogen Claire (The Transylvanians) , Tony Cowan (The Transylvanians) , Sadie Corre (The Transylvanians) , Fran Fullenwider (The Transylvanians) , Lindsay Ingram (The Transylvanians) , Peggy Ledger (The Transylvanians) , Annabel Leventon (The Transylvanians)

Directors: Jim Sharman

Writers: Richard O’Brien, Jim Sharman

Tags: transvestism, transylvania, sexual identity, rock ‘n’ roll, transvestite, time warp, group sex, castle, seduction, musical, sex addiction, based on play or musical, cross dressing, cult film, homoeroticism, psychotronic, lgbt interest

The Passenger

The Passenger

Release Date: 1975-02-28

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Romance

“The Passenger” is a thrilling movie set in 1975 that follows the story of David Locke, an American journalist sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa. Frustrated with his lack of progress, Locke stumbles upon the body of a stranger who bears a striking resemblance to him and decides to assume his identity. Little does he know that the man he impersonates was an arms dealer, leading Locke into a web of danger and intrigue. With the help of a captivating woman, he must navigate his way through both the police and criminals who are after him. Starring Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, and an ensemble cast, this film is a gripping tale of mistaken identity and the consequences that follow.

Cast: Jack Nicholson (David Locke) , Maria Schneider (Girl) , Jenny Runacre (Rachel) , Ian Hendry (Knight) , Steven Berkoff (Stephen) , Ambroise Mbia (Achebe) , José María Caffarel (Hotel Keeper) , James Campbell (Witch Doctor) , Manfred Spies (German Stranger) , Jean-Baptiste Tiémélé (Murderer) , Ángel del Pozo (Police Inspector) , Charles Mulvehill (Robertson)

Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni

Writers: Mark Peploe, Michelangelo Antonioni, Enrico Sannia

Tags: hotel, journalist, identity, europe, passport, war correspondent, truck, reporter, desert, guide, republic of chad

Three Days of the Condor

Three Days of the Condor

Release Date: 1975-09-24

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

“Three Days of the Condor” is a thrilling CIA espionage film released in 1975. Starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, and Cliff Robertson, it follows a CIA researcher who discovers his colleagues brutally murdered. As he tries to uncover the truth, he must outsmart those responsible while questioning who he can truly trust. With a gripping storyline and a stellar cast, this movie is a must-watch for fans of suspenseful thrillers from the ’70s.

Cast: Robert Redford (Joseph Turner) , Faye Dunaway (Kathy Hale) , Cliff Robertson (J. Higgins) , Max von Sydow (G. Joubert) , John Houseman (Mr. Wabash) , Addison Powell (Leonard Atwood) , Walter McGinn (Sam Barber) , Tina Chen (Janice Chon) , John Randolph Jones (Beefy Man) , Michael Kane (S.W. Wicks) , Don McHenry (Dr. Ferdinand Lappe) , Jess Osuna (The Major) , Dino Narizzano (Harold) , Helen Stenborg (Mrs. Edwina Russell (as Helen Stenbure)) , Patrick Gorman (Martin) , Hansford Rowe (Jennings (as Hansford H. Rowe Jr.) (as Hansford Rolle)) , Carlin Glynn (Mae Barber (as Carlin Gylnn)) , Hank Garrett (Mailman) , Michael Miller (Fowler) , Arthur French (Messenger) , Jay Devlin (Tall Thin Man) , Frank Savino (Jimmy) , Robert Phalen (Newberry) , Garrison Phillips (Hutton) , Lee Steele (Heidegger)

Directors: Sydney Pollack

Writers: Lorenzo Semple Jr., David Rayfiel, James Grady

Tags: cia, office, conspiracy, condor, christmas, political thriller



Release Date: 1975-06-11

Genres: Drama, Music

“Nashville” is a captivating movie released in 1975 that revolves around the lives of twenty-four characters, each with their own unique story, all connected to the vibrant music scene in Nashville, Tennessee. With a star-studded cast including David Arkin, Barbara Baxley, Ned Beatty, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Timothy Brown, Keith Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Robert DoQui, and Shelley Duvall, this film offers a fascinating glimpse into the intertwining lives of musicians, reporters, waitresses, and aspiring stars. Get ready to be immersed in the captivating world of the Nashville music business!

Cast: David Arkin (Norman) , Barbara Baxley (Lady Pearl) , Ned Beatty (Delbert Reese) , Karen Black (Connie White) , Ronee Blakley (Barbara Jean) , Timothy Brown (Tommy Brown) , Keith Carradine (Tom Frank) , Geraldine Chaplin (Opal) , Robert DoQui (Wade Cooley) , Shelley Duvall (L.A. Joan) , Allen Garfield (Barnett) , Henry Gibson (Haven Hamilton) , Scott Glenn (Pfc. Glenn Kelly) , Jeff Goldblum (Tricycle Man) , Barbara Harris (Albuquerque) , David Hayward (Kenny Fraiser) , Michael Murphy (John Triplette) , Allan F. Nicholls (Bill) , Dave Peel (Bud Hamilton) , Cristina Raines (Mary) , Bert Remsen (Star) , Lily Tomlin (Linnea Reese) , Gwen Welles (Sueleen Gay) , Keenan Wynn (Mr. Green) , James Dan Calvert (Jimmy Reese)

Directors: Robert Altman

Writers: Joan Tewkesbury

Tags: country music, music festival, satire, candidate, nashville tennessee, multiple storylines, presidential campaign, celebrity worship, rally, nashville, both kinds of music

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Release Date: 1975-09-02

Genres: Drama, Mystery

“Picnic at Hanging Rock” is a captivating mystery set in the early 1900s at a girls boarding school in Australia. When a group of girls, including the enigmatic Miranda, disappear during a Valentine’s Day picnic to the scenic Hanging Rock, the school is left in shock. With a stellar cast including Rachel Roberts and Jacki Weaver, this 1975 film will keep you on the edge of your seat as you try to unravel the mysterious disappearance of the girls and their teacher.”

Cast: Rachel Roberts (Mrs. Appleyard) , Vivean Gray (Miss Greta McCraw) , Helen Morse (Mlle. Dianne de Poitiers) , Kirsty Child (Miss Dora Lumley) , Tony Llewellyn-Jones (Tom) , Jacki Weaver (Minnie) , Anne-Louise Lambert (Miranda St. Clare) , Karen Robson (Irma Leopold) , Jane Vallis (Marion Quade) , Christine Schuler (Edith Horton) , Margaret Nelson (Sara Waybourne) , Ingrid Mason (Rosamund Swift) , Jenny Lovell (Blanche Gifford) , Janet Murray (Juliana) , Wynn Roberts (Sgt. Bumpher) , Peter Collingwood (Col. Fitzhubert) , Olga Dickie (Mrs. Fitzhubert) , Dominic Guard (Michael Fitzhubert) , John Jarratt (Albert Crundall) , Frank Gunnell (Mr. Whitehead) , Vivienne Graves (Pupil) , Angela Bencini (Pupil) , Melinda Cardwell (Pupil) , Annabel Powrie (Pupil) , Amanda White (Pupil)

Directors: Peter Weir

Writers: Joan Lindsay, Cliff Green

Tags: based on novel or book, australia, orphanage, girls’ boarding school, hanging rock, based on true story, coming of age, cult film, atmospheric, valentine’s day, early 1900s

French Connection II

French Connection II

Release Date: 1975-05-18

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

“French Connection II” is a thrilling crime movie released in 1975. Starring Gene Hackman, the film follows the relentless detective “Popeye” Doyle as he travels to Marseilles in pursuit of the elusive drug smuggler Alain Charnier. With a gripping storyline and a stellar cast, this action-packed flick is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.”

Cast: Gene Hackman (“Popeye” Doyle) , Fernando Rey (Alain Charnier) , Bernard Fresson (Barthélémy) , Philippe Léotard (Jacques) , Ed Lauter (General Brian) , Charles Millot (Miletto) , Jean-Pierre Castaldi (Raoul) , Cathleen Nesbitt (The Old Lady) , Samantha Llorens (Denise) , André Penvern (Bartender) , Reine Prat (Young Girl on the Beach) , Raoul Delfosse (Dutch Captain) , Ham-Chau Luong (Japanese Captain) , Jacques Dynam (Inspector Genevoix) , Malek Kateb (Algerian Chief) , Pierre Collet (Old Pro) , Alexandre Fabre (Young Inspector) , Jean-Pierre Zola (Dumpy Policeman) , Manu Pluton (Murdered Arab) , Daniel Vérité (1st Guard Hotel Tangers) , Hal Needham (Doyle Kidnapper (uncredited))

Directors: John Frankenheimer

Writers: Alexander Jacobs, Robert Dillon, Laurie Dillon

Tags: france, detective, marseille, france, drug addiction, heroin, cold turkey, investigation, policeman, illegal drugs

The Return of the Pink Panther

The Return of the Pink Panther

Release Date: 1975-05-21

Genres: Mystery, Comedy, Crime

“The Return of the Pink Panther” is a hilarious 1975 movie that follows Inspector Clouseau as he tries to catch a thief who has stolen the famous Pink Panther jewel. With the help of his loyal Asian manservant, Clouseau is determined to unmask the mysterious thief known as ‘The Phantom’. Starring Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, and Catherine Schell, this comedy is a must-watch for fans of the Pink Panther series.

Cast: Peter Sellers (Inspector Clouseau) , Christopher Plummer (Sir Charles Litton) , Catherine Schell (Claudine) , Herbert Lom (Chief Inspector Dreyfus) , Peter Arne (Colonel Sharki) , Peter Jeffrey (General Wadafi) , Grégoire Aslan (Chief of Lugash Police) , David Lodge (Mac) , Graham Stark (Pepe) , Eric Pohlmann (Fat Man) , André Maranne (Sgt. François Chevalier) , Burt Kwouk (Cato Fong) , Victor Spinetti (Hotel Concierge) , John Bluthal (Blind Beggar) , Mike Grady (Bell Boy) , Peter Jones (Psychiatrist) , Herb Tanney (Nice Police Chief) , Mollie Maureen (Little Old Lady) , Nadim Sawalha (Museum Guide) , Andre Charisse (T.V. Newscaster) , Michael Nightingale (Museum Tourist) , Pamela Abbott (Museum Tourist) , Francis Mortimer (Museum Tourist) , Yashaw Adem (Museum Guard) , Milton Reid (Japanese Restaurant Owner)

Directors: Blake Edwards

Writers: Blake Edwards, Frank Waldman

Tags: robbery, diamond, côte d’azur, inspector

The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Hey, have you heard of the movie “The Stepford Wives”? It was released in 1975 and stars Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Nanette Newman, and more. The story revolves around Joanna Eberhart, who moves to the seemingly perfect town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family. However, she soon uncovers a dark secret behind the flawless behavior of the female residents. It’s a thrilling and mysterious film that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Cast: Katharine Ross (Joanna Eberhart) , Paula Prentiss (Bobbie Markowe) , Nanette Newman (Carol Van Sant) , Judith Baldwin (Patricia Cornell) , Peter Masterson (Walter Eberhart) , Tina Louise (Charmaine Wimpiris) , Carol Eve Rossen (Dr. Fancher) , William Prince (Ike Mazzard) , Mary Stuart Masterson (Kim Eberhart) , Patrick O’Neal (Dale Coba) , Dee Wallace (Nettie the Maid) , George Coe (Claude Axhelm) , Franklin Cover (Ed Wimpiris) , Carole Mallory (Kit Sunderson) , Toni Reid (Marie Axhelm) , Barbara Rucker (Marie Ann Stravros) , Robert Fields (Raymond Chandler) , Josef Sommer (Ted Van Sant) , Paula Trueman (Welcome Wagon Lady) , Michael Higgins (Mr. Cornell) , Martha Greenhouse (Mrs. Kirgassa) , Neil Brooks Cunningham (Dave Markowe) , Remak Ramsay (Mr. Atkinson) , Ronny Sullivan (Amy Eberhart) , John Aprea (Young Cop)

Directors: Bryan Forbes

Writers: William Goldman, Ira Levin

Tags: android, based on novel or book, small town, feminism, housewife, connecticut, robot, suburb, women’s liberation

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