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Highest-grossing films

North America

See also: List of 1975 box office number-one films in the United States

The top ten 1975 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1975
Rank Title Distributor Domestic rentals
1 Jaws Universal Pictures $133,400,000[1]
2 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest United Artists $59,200,000[1]
3 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 20th Century Fox $50,420,000[2]
4 Shampoo Columbia Pictures $23,822,000[2]
5 Dog Day Afternoon Warner Bros. Pictures $22,500,000[1]
6 The Return of the Pink Panther United Artists $20,017,000[2]
7 Three Days of the Condor Paramount Pictures $20,014,000[2]
8 Funny Lady Columbia Pictures $19,313,000[2]
9 The Other Side of the Mountain Universal Pictures $18,012,000[2]
10 Tommy Columbia Pictures $17,793,000[2]


The highest-grossing 1975 films in countries outside of North America.

International market Film Admissions Revenue Production
Local currency US$
Brazil The Towering Inferno 10,377,230 Un­known Un­known United States [3]
France The Towering Inferno 4,466,376 Un­known Un­known United States [4]
Germany Jaws 7,000,000 Un­known Un­known United States [5]
India Sholay 150,000,000+ ₹350,000,000 $41,790,000 India [6][n 1]
Italy My Friends 10,467,254 Un­known Un­known Italy [9]
Japan The Towering Inferno Un­known ¥3,640,000,000 Un­known United States [10]
Soviet Union Bobby 62,600,000 15,650,000 Rbls $21,440,000 India [n 2]
Spain Jaws 5,918,754 Un­known Un­known United States [15]
United Kingdom Jaws 16,200,000 £11,800,000 $26,000,000 United States [16][17]
United States & Canada Jaws 128,078,800 $260,000,000 $260,000,000 United States [18]

Worldwide gross

The following table lists known worldwide gross figures for several high-grossing films that originally released in 1975. Note that this list is incomplete and is therefore not representative of the highest-grossing films worldwide in 1975. This list also includes gross revenue from later re-releases.

Title Admissions (est.) Revenue Country
Jaws 242,800,000[19] $470,653,000[18] United States
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 78,706,404[n 3] Un­known
The Rocky Horror Picture Show 58,431,570[n 4] $140,846,387[n 5] United Kingdom
United States
Sholay 250,000,000[29] $70,000,000[n 6] India
Dog Day Afternoon 24,861,525[n 7] Un­known United States



Awards ceremonies

Notable awards

Category/Organization Golden Globe Awards
January 24, 1976
BAFTA Awards
February 29, 1976
Academy Awards
March 29, 1976
Comedy or Musical Drama
Best Film The Sunshine Boys One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Best Director Miloš Forman
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Stanley Kubrick
Barry Lyndon
Miloš Forman
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Best Actor Walter Matthau
The Sunshine Boys
Jack Nicholson
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Al Pacino
Dog Day Afternoon /
The Godfather Part II
Jack Nicholson
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Best Actress Ann-Margret
Louise Fletcher
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ellen Burstyn
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Louise Fletcher
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Best Supporting Actor Richard Benjamin
The Sunshine Boys
Fred Astaire
The Towering Inferno
George Burns
The Sunshine Boys
Best Supporting Actress Brenda Vaccaro
Once Is Not Enough
Diane Ladd
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Lee Grant
Best Screenplay, Adapted One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Robert Getchell
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman
Best Screenplay, Original Dog Day Afternoon
Frank Pierson
Best Original Score John Williams
John Williams
The Towering Inferno
John Williams
Leonard Rosenman
Barry Lyndon
Best Original Song "I'm Easy"
N/A "I'm Easy"
Best Foreign Language Film Lies My Father Told Me N/A Dersu Uzala

Films released 1975

Note: US releases unless stated.


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
1 Teenage Seductress Vineager Syndrome Chris Warfield (director/screenplay); George Buck Flower, John F. Goff (screenplay); Sondra Currie, Chris Warfield, Elizabeth Saxon, John Trujillo, Sonny Cooper, Gwen Van Dam, Michelle D'Agostin, Claudia Smillie Drama Live Action
6 Slade in Flame Goodtimes Enterprises Richard Loncraine (director); Andrew Birkin, Dave Humphries (screenplay); Noddy Holder, Dave Hill, Don Powell, Jim Lea, Tom Conti, Alan Lake, Johnny Shannon, Kenneth Colley, Anthony Allen, Sara Clee Drama, Musical Live Action
9 The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man Appalshop Mimi Pickering (director) Documentary Live Action
27 Galileo American Film Theatre Joseph Losey (director/screenplay); Barbara Bray (screenplay); Topol, Georgia Brown, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Margaret Leighton, Tom Conti, Patrick Magee, John McEnery, Michael Lonsdale, Clive Revill, Job Stewart Biography, Drama Live Action
29 Mr. Ricco United Artists / Cinema International Corporation Paul Bogart (director); Robert Hoban, Ed Harvey (screenplay); Dean Martin, Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala, Denise Nicholas, Cindy Williams, Geraldine Brooks, Philip Michael Thomas, George Tyne Crime, Drama Live Action
31 And Then There Were None Variety Distribution / Corona Filmproduktion / Talía Films / COMECI Peter Collinson (director); Harry Alan Towers (screenplay); Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer, Richard Attenborough, Stéphane Audran, Herbert Lom, Gert Fröbe, Maria Rohm, Adolfo Celi, Alberto de Mendoza, Charles Aznavour, Orson Welles, Naser Malek Motiei Crime, Mystery, Thriller Live Action
1 Footprints on the Moon (Italy) Cineriz / Cinemarte S.R.L. Luigi Bazzoni (director/screenplay); Mario Fenelli (screenplay); Florinda Bolkan, Peter McEnery, Klaus Kinski, Lila Kedrova, Nicoletta Elmi, Caterina Boratto, Evelyn Stewart, John Karlsen, Esmeralda Ruspoli, Rosita Torosh Mystery, Thriller Live Action
2 Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins Warner Bros. Dick Richards (director); John Kaye (screenplay); Alan Arkin, Sally Kellerman, Mackenzie Phillips, Alex Rocco, Charles Martin Smith, Harry Dean Stanton, John McLiam, Richard Hale, Louis Prima, Lauren Stocks, Earl W. Smith Comedy, Drama Live Action
5 Report to the Commissioner United Artists / Frankovich Productions Milton Katselas (director); Abby Mann, Ernest Tidyman (screenplay); Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Héctor Elizondo, Tony King, Michael McGuire, Edward Grover, Dana Elcar, Bob Balaban, William Devane, Stephen Elliott, Richard Gere, Vic Tayback, Albert Seedman, Mark Margolis, Noelle North Crime, Drama Live Action
6 The Strongest Man in the World Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Vincent McEveety (director); Joseph L. McEveety, Herman Groves (screenplay); Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Eve Arden, Cesar Romero, Phil Silvers, Dick Van Patten, Harold Gould, Michael McGreevey, Richard Bakalyan, William Schallert, Benson Fong, James Gregory, Paul Linke, John Debney, David R. Ellis, Larry Franco, Roy Roberts, Fritz Feld, Ronnie Schell, Raymond Bailey, John Myhers, Roger Price, Jack Bailey, Larry Gelman, Jonathan Daly, Kathleen Freeman, Iggie Wolfington, Ned Wertimer, Milton Frome, Laurie Main, Mary Treen, Eddie Quillan, Henry Slate, Burt Mustin, Arthur Space, Bill Zuckert, Larry J. Blake, William Bakewell, Art Metrano, Peter Renaday, Lennie Weinrib, Danny Wells Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
11 Shampoo Columbia Pictures / Rubeeker Films Hal Ashby (director); Robert Towne, Warren Beatty (screenplay); Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, Tony Bill, Jay Robinson, George Furth, Susanna Moore, Carrie Fisher, Luana Anders, Mike Olton, Kathleen Miller, Brad Dexter, William Castle, Howard Hesseman, Michelle Phillips, Susan Blakely, Cynthia Wood, Randy Scheer, Richard E. Kalk Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
12 The Stepford Wives Columbia Pictures / Palomar Pictures Bryan Forbes (director); William Goldman (screenplay); Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman, Tina Louise, Patrick O'Neal, William Prince, Carole Mallory, Judith Baldwin, George Coe, Franklin Cover, Robert Fields, Michael Higgins, Josef Sommer, Remak Ramsay, Mary Stuart Masterson, Tom Spratley, Carol Rossen, Toni Reid, Barbara Rucker, Ronny Sullivan Horror Live Action
24 Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris American Film Theatre Denis Héroux (director); Eric Blau (screenplay); Mort Shuman, Elly Stone, Jacques Brel, Joe Masiell, Annick Berger, Moni Yakim, Bernard Lafontaine, France Lombard, Sophie Héroux, Nico Sirakos, Jean Schianno, René Quivrin, Paule Tanneur, Martial Musical Live Action
Mahler Goodtimes Enterprises Ken Russell (director/screenplay); Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Lee Montague, Miriam Karlin, Rosalie Crutchley, Richard Morant, Angela Down, Ronald Pickup, Peter Eyre, Dana Gillespie, George Coulouris, David Collings, Arnold Yarrow, Elaine Delmar, Benny Lee, Andrew Faulds, Kenneth Colley, Oliver Reed, Antonia Ellis, David Trevena, Otto Diamant, Michael Southgate, Sarah McClellan, Claire McClellan, Gary Rich Biography, Drama, Music Live Action
26 Boss Nigger Dimension Pictures Jack Arnold (director); Fred Williamson (screenplay); Fred Williamson, D'Urville Martin, R.G. Armstrong, William Smith Blaxploitation, Western Live Action
1 At Long Last Love 20th Century Fox Peter Bogdanovich (director/screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn, Duilio Del Prete, Eileen Brennan, John Hillerman, Mildred Natwick, Quinn Redeker, J. Edward McKinley, John Stephenson, William Paterson, Lester Dorr, Liam Dunn, M. Emmet Walsh, Burton Gilliam, Ned Wertimer, Arthur Peterson, Roger Price, Morgan Farley, Gene LeBell, Artie Butler, Basil Hoffman, Jeffrey Byron, Christa Lang, Tucker Smith Musical, Comedy Live Action
5 Man Friday (United Kingdom) AVCO Embassy Pictures / ABC Entertainment / ITC Entertainment / Keep Films Jack Gold (director); Adrian Mitchell (screenplay); Peter O'Toole, Richard Roundtree, Peter Cellier, Joel Fluellen, Stanley Bennett Clay, Christopher Cabot, Sam Seabrook Adventure Live Action
7 Deep Red (Italy) Cineriz / Rizzoli Film / Seda Spettacoli Dario Argento (director/screenplay); Bernardino Zapponi (screenplay); David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril, Clara Calamai, Eros Pagni, Giuliana Calandra, Glauco Mauri, Liana Del Balzo, Nicoletta Elmi, Furio Meniconi, Fulvio Mingozzi, Piero Mazzinghi, Geraldine Hooper, Jacopo Mariani Horror, Mystery, Thriller Live Action
Mirror (USSR) Mosfilm Andrei Tarkovsky (director/screenplay); Aleksandr Misharin (screenplay); Margarita Terekhova, Larisa Tarkovskaya, Alla Demidova, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Oleg Yankovsky, Nikolai Grinko, Yuriy Nazarov, Arseny Tarkovsky, Filipp Yankovsky, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Ignat Daniltsev, Maria Vishnyakova, Tamara Ogorodnikova, Olga Kizilova Drama Live Action
12 Funny Lady Columbia Pictures / Rastar Herbert Ross (director); Jay Presson Allen, Arnold Schulman (screenplay); Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Roddy McDowall, Ben Vereen, Carole Wells, Omar Sharif, Larry Gates, Royce Wallace, Lilyan Chauvin, Joshua Shelley, Cliff Norton, Corey Fischer, Garrett Lewis, Ken Sansom, Colleen Camp, Alana Stewart, Gary Menteer, Dick Winslow, Jack Angel, Eugene Troobnick, Heidi O'Rourke, Samantha C. Kirkeby, Matt Emery, Jackie Stoloff Biography, Musical, Comedy, Drama Live Action
13 The Great Waldo Pepper Universal Pictures George Roy Hill (director/screenplay); William Goldman (screenplay); Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Susan Sarandon, Margot Kidder, Bo Brundin, Geoffrey Lewis, Edward Herrmann, Philip Bruns, Roderick Cook, Scott Newman, John Reilly, Kelly Jean Peters, James S. Appleby, Patrick W. Henderson, James N. Harrell, Elma Aicklen, Deborah Knapp, John A. Zee, Jack Manning, Joe Billings, Robert W. Winn, Lawrence P. Casey, Greg Martin, Frank Price Drama Live Action
14 The Prisoner of Second Avenue Warner Bros. Melvin Frank (director); Neil Simon (screenplay); Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, Gene Saks, Elizabeth Wilson, Florence Stanley, Maxine Stuart, Ed Peck, Ivor Francis, Stack Pierce, Patricia Marshall, Ketty Lester, M. Emmet Walsh, Sylvester Stallone, F. Murray Abraham, Lonnie Burr, Gary Owens, John Ritter, Joe Turkel, Ed Peck, Gene Blakely, Dee Carroll, James McCallion, Alan DeWitt, Cosmo Sardo, Norman Stevans Black Comedy Live Action
Rancho Deluxe United Artists / Elliott Kastner Productions Frank Perry (director); Thomas McGuane (screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Sam Waterston, Elizabeth Ashley, Clifton James, Harry Dean Stanton, Slim Pickens, Charlene Dallas, Richard Bright, Patti D'Arbanville, Joe Spinell, Doria Cook-Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Sandy Kenyon, Thomas McGuane, Warren Oates, John Quade, Maggie Wellman, Bert Conway, Jim Melin, Dwight Riley, Tim Schaeffer Western, Comedy Live Action
15 Terror of Mechagodzilla (Japan) Toho Ishirō Honda (director); Yukiko Takayama (screenplay); Katsuhiko Sasaki, Akihiko Hirata, Katsumasa Uchida, Gorō Mutsumi, Toru Kawai, Kenji Sahara, Tatsumi Fuyamoto, Tomoko Ai, Tadao Nakamaru, Toru Ibuki, Kazunari Mori, Akinori Umezu Action, Adventure, Family Live Action
17 In Celebration American Film Theatre Lindsay Anderson (director); David Storey (screenplay); Alan Bates, Bill Owen, Brian Cox, James Bolam, Constance Chapman, Gabrielle Daye Drama Live Action
19 Tommy (United Kingdom) Columbia Pictures / Robert Stigwood Organization Ltd. / Hemdale Film Corporation Ken Russell (director/screenplay); Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Roger Daltrey, Elton John, Eric Clapton, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Paul Nicholas, Jack Nicholson, Victoria Russell, Robert Powell, Arthur Brown, Pete Townshend, Tina Turner, Ben Aris, Imogen Claire, Simon Townshend, Ken Russell Musical, Fantasy, Drama Live Action
The Yakuza Warner Bros. Sydney Pollack (director); Paul Schrader, Robert Towne (screenplay); Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman, Richard Jordan, Keiko Kishi, Eiji Okada, James Shigeta, Kyosuke Machida, Christina Kokubo, Eiji Go, William Ross, Lee Chirillo, M. Hisaka, Akiyama, Harada Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama Live Action
21 Escape to Witch Mountain Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution John Hough (director); Robert Malcolm Young (screenplay); Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Walt Barnes, Reta Shaw, Denver Pyle, Alfred Ryder, Lawrence Montaigne, Terry Wilson, George Chandler, Dermott Downs, Don Brodie, Paul Sorensen, Harry Holcombe, Sam Edwards, Dan Seymour, Eugene Daniels, Shepherd Sanders, Kyle Richards Fantasy, Sci-Fi Live Action
24 Rosebud United Artists Otto Preminger (director); Erik Lee Preminger (screenplay); Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough, Cliff Gorman, Claude Dauphin, John V. Lindsay, Peter Lawford, Raf Vallone, Adrienne Corri, Isabelle Huppert, Brigitte Ariel, Lalla Ward, Kim Cattrall, Debra Berger, Mark Burns, Amidou, Klaus Löwitsch, Yosef Shiloach, Françoise Brion, Maria Machado, Serge Marquand, Jean Martin Action, Thriller Live Action
26 Brannigan United Artists Douglas Hickox (director); Christopher Trumbo, Michael Butler, William P. McGivern, William W. Norton (screenplay); John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, Mel Ferrer, John Vernon, Ralph Meeker, Daniel Pilon, Lesley-Anne Down, Barry Dennen, John Stride, James Booth, Arthur Batanides, Pauline Delaney, Del Henney, Brian Glover, Don Henderson, Tony Robinson, Anthony Booth Action, Thriller Live Action
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Visual Programme Systems Ltd. / Dimension Pictures Philippe Mora (director/screenplay); The Andrews Sisters, Fred Astaire, Warner Baxter, Jack Benny, Busby Berkeley, Willie Best, Humphrey Bogart, George Burns, James Cagney, Cab Calloway, Eddie Cantor, Hobart Cavanaugh, George Chandler, Charlie Chaplin, Winston Churchill, Betty Compson, Gary Cooper, Bing Crosby, Frankie Darro, Cecil B. DeMille, Marlene Dietrich, John Dillinger, Walt Disney, James Dunn, Cliff Edwards, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bill Elliot, Madge Evans, Stepin Fetchit, W.C. Fields, Dick Foran, Gerald Ford, Clark Gable, Benny Goodman, Cary Grant, Woody Guthrie, Gabby Hayes, Billie Holiday, Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, Paul Robeson, Shirley Temple Documentary Live Action
The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery United Artists / Strathmore Productions Dean Hargrove (director/screenplay); Gabriel Dell (screenplay); Gabriel Dell, Huntz Hall, Jackie Coogan, Joyce Van Patten, Barbara Harris, Will Geer, Anjanette Comer, Vincent Gardenia, Sorrell Booke, Dick Gautier, Nita Talbot, Nicholas Colasanto, Howard Storm Comedy, Mystery Live Action
Sheba, Baby American International Pictures William Girdler (director/screenplay); David Sheldon (screenplay); Pam Grier, Austin Stoker, D'Urville Martin, Rudy Challenger, Dick Merrifield Blaxploitation, Action Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
2 Smoke in the Wind Frontier Productions Joseph Kane (director); Eric Allen (screenplay); John Ashley, John Russell, Myron Healey, Walter Brennan, Henry Kingi, Dan White, Billy Hughes Jr., Bill Coontz, Susan Huston, Linda Weld, Adair Jameson, Lorna, Jack Horton, Bill McKenzie Western Live Action
Supervixens RM Films International Russ Meyer (director/screenplay); Shari Eubank, Charles Napier, Uschi Digard, Henry Rowland, Christy Hartburg, Colleen Brennan, John LaZar, Stuart Lancaster, Deborah McGuire, Haji, Charles Pitts, Glenn Dixon, Big Jack Provan, Garth Pillsbury, Ron Sheridan Comedy Live Action
6 Capone 20th Century Fox / Santa Fe Productions Steve Carver (director); Howard Browne (screenplay); Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely, John Cassavetes, Sylvester Stallone, Frank Campanella, John Orchard, Carmen Argenziano, George Chandler, John Davis Chandler, Royal Dano, Peter Maloney, Dick Miller, Robert Phillips, Martin Kove, Mario Gallo, Tony Giorgio, Johnny Martino, Tina Scala Biography, Crime Live Action
9 The Passenger United Artists Michelangelo Antonioni (director/screenplay); Mark Peploe, Peter Wollen (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Steven Berkoff, Ian Hendry, Jenny Runacre, José María Caffarel, Ángel del Pozo, Ambroise Bia, Charles Mulvehill, James Campbell, Manfred Spies, Jean-Baptiste Tiemele Drama Live Action
21 The Maids American Film Theatre Christopher Miles (director/screenplay); Robert Enders (screenplay); Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns Drama, Romance Live Action
23 Aloha, Bobby and Rose Columbia Pictures / Cine Artists International Floyd Mutrux (director/screenplay); Paul Le Mat, Dianne Hull, Tim McIntire, Leigh French, Martine Bartlett, Noble Willingham, Robert Carradine, Mario Gallo, Edward James Olmos, Cliff Emmich, Erick Hines, Tony Gardenas, Tip Fredell, William Dooley, David Bond, Dorothy Love Drama Live Action
Fore Play Troma Entertainment John G. Avildsen, Bruce Malmuth, Robert McCarty, Ralph Rosenblum (directors); Bruce Jay Friedman, Dan Greenburg, David Odell, Jack Richardson (screenplay); Zero Mostel, Estelle Parsons, Pat Paulsen, Jerry Orbach, George S. Irving, Carmen Álvarez, Irwin Corey, Thayer David, Paul Dooley, Laurie Heineman, Louisa Moritz, Shelley Plimpton, Fred Baur, Andrew Duncan, Deborah Loomis, George King, Tom McDermott Comedy Live Action
26 Cops vs. Thugs (Japan) Toei Company Kinji Fukasaku (director); Kazuo Kasahara (screenplay); Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, Mikio Narita, Tatsuo Umemiya, Hideo Murota, Shingo Yamashiro, Reiko Ike, Jūkei Fujioka, Asao Sano, Nobuo Kaneko, Takuzo Kawatani, Tatsuo Endō, Kunie Tanaka, Toru Abe, Sanae Nakahara, Harumi Sone, Akira Shioji, Shotaro Hayashi, Masaharu Arikawa, Yoko Koizumi, Maki Tachibana, Keiko Yumi, Midori Shirai, Masako Matsumoto, Gentaro Mori Action, Crime Live Action
Dolemite Dimension Pictures D'Urville Martin (director); Jerry Jones (screenplay); Rudy Ray Moore, D'Urville Martin, Lady Reed, West Gale, John Kerry, Jerry Jones, Vainus Rackstraw Blaxploitation, Crime, Comedy Live Action
27 Death Race 2000 New World Pictures Paul Bartel (director); Robert Thom, Charles B. Griffith (screenplay); David Carradine, Simone Griffeth, Sylvester Stallone, Louisa Moritz, Don Steele, Mary Woronov, Roberta Collins, Martin Kove, Joyce Jameson, Paul Laurence, Harriet Medin, Bill Morey, Fred Grandy, John Landis, Carle Bensen, Sandy McCallum, Vince Trankina, William Shephard, Leslie McRay, Wendy Bartel, Jack Favorite, Sandy Ignon, Darla McDonell, Roger Rook Sci-Fi, Action Live Action
Monty Python and the Holy Grail EMI Films / Python (Monty) Pictures / Michael White Productions / National Film Trustee Company Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones (directors/screenplay); Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin (screenplay); Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes, John Young, Sandy Johnson, Julian Doyle, Charles Knode, Roy Forge Smith, Maggie Weston, Bee Duffell, Rita Davies, Avril Stewart, Sally Kinghorn Comedy Live Action
1 Switchblade Sisters Centaur Releasing Jack Hill (director); F.X. Maier (screenplay); Robbie Lee, Joanne Nail, Monica Gayle, Asher Brauner, Chase Newhart, Marlene Clark, Kitty Bruce, Janice Karman, Don Stark, Kate Murtagh Exploitation, Action Live Action
4 Seven Beauties Medusa Distribuzione Lina Wertmüller (director/screenplay); Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore, Roberto Herlitzka, Lucio Amelio, Piero Di Iorio, Enzo Vitale, Ermelinda De Felice, Bianca D'Origlia, Francesca Marciano, Mario Conti Comedy, Drama, War Live Action
7 The Day of the Locust Paramount Pictures / Long Road Productions John Schlesinger (director); Waldo Salt (screenplay); Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, William Atherton, Burgess Meredith, Richard Dysart, John Hillerman, Geraldine Page, Bo Hopkins, Pepe Serna, Lelia Goldoni, Billy Barty, Jackie Earle Haley, Gloria LeRoy, Jane Hoffman, Norman Leavitt, Madge Kennedy, Natalie Schafer, Gloria Stroock, Nita Talbot, Paul Stewart, William Castle, Paul Jabara Historical, Drama Live Action
The Specialist Crown International Pictures / Renaissance Productions Howard Avedis (director/screenplay); Ralph B. Potts, Marlene Schmidt (screenplay); Adam West, John Anderson, Ahna Capri, Harvey Jason, Alvy Moore, Marlene Schmidt, Howard Avedis, Robert Shayne, Christiane Schmidtmer, Charles Knapp, Chuck Boyd Thriller Live Action
8 The Happy Hooker Cannon Films Nicholas Sgarro (director); William Richert (screenplay); Lynn Redgrave, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Tom Poston, Lovelady Powell, Nicholas Pryor, Elizabeth Wilson, Conrad Janis, Richard Lynch, Vincent Schiavelli, Anita Morris Biography, Comedy Live Action
9 The Wild Party American International Pictures James Ivory (director); Walter Marks (screenplay); James Coco, Raquel Welch, Perry King, Royal Dano, Tiffany Bolling, David Dukes, Mews Small, Paul Barresi, Annette Ferra Comedy, Drama Live Action
12 End of the Game 20th Century Fox / Constantin Film / MFG-Film / T.R.A.C. Maximilian Schell (director/screenplay); Roberto de Leonardis (screenplay); Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt, Robert Shaw, Helmut Qualtinger, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Calderoni, Norbert Schiller, Lil Dagover, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Donald Sutherland Mystery, Thriller Live Action
14 Moonrunners United Artists Gy Waldron (director/screenplay); James Mitchum, Kiel Martin, Arthur Hunnicutt, Joan Blackman, Waylon Jennings, Spanky McFarlane, Joey Giardello, Happy Humphrey, Ben Jones, Chris Forbes, George Ellis, Pete Munro, Bill Gribble, Bruce Atkins Action, Comedy Live Action
16 Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York Paramount Pictures Sidney J. Furie (director); Kenny Solms (screenplay); Jeannie Berlin, Roy Scheider, Sid Melton, Rebecca Dianna Smith, Janet Brandt, Charles Woolf, Leda Rogers, Jack Bernardi Black Comedy Live Action
The Man in the Glass Booth American Film Theatre Arthur Hiller (director); Edward Anhalt, Robert Shaw (screenplay); Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Luther Adler, Lloyd Bochner, Robert H. Harris, Henry Booth, Norbert Schiller, Berry Kroeger, Leonardo Cimino, Connie Sawyer Drama Live Action
Tale of The Man of Honor
20 The Fortune Columbia Pictures Mike Nichols (director); Adrien Joyce (screenplay); Warren Beatty, Jack Nicholson, Stockard Channing, Florence Stanley, Richard B. Shull, Tom Newman, John Fiedler, Scatman Crothers, Kathryn Grody, Ian Wolfe, Dub Taylor, Catlin Adams, Christopher Guest, Harry Dean Stanton Black Comedy Live Action
21 Cornbread, Earl and Me American International Pictures Joseph Manduke (director); Ronald Fair, Leonard Lamensdorf (screenplay); Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Keith Wilkes, Madge Sinclair, Larry Fishburne, Thalmus Rasulala, Antonio Fargas, Logan Ramsey, Vince Martorano, Charles Lampkin, Stefan Gierasch, Stack Pierce, Tierre Turner, Hal Baylor, Beverly Hope Atkinson Coming-of-Age, Drama Live Action
The Eiger Sanction Universal Pictures / The Malpaso Company Clint Eastwood (director); Hal Dresner, Warren B. Murphy, Rod Whitaker (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy, Heidi Brühl, Thayer David, Gregory Walcott, Reiner Schöne, Jean-Pierre Bernard, Brenda Venus, Michael Grimm, Frank Redmond Action, Thriller Live Action
French Connection II 20th Century Fox John Frankenheimer (director); Alexander Jacobs, Robert Dillon, Laurie Dillon (screenplay); Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard, Ed Lauter, Charles Millot, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Cathleen Nesbitt, Reine Prat Action, Thriller Live Action
The Return of the Pink Panther United Artists / ITC Entertainment / Jewel Productions / Pimlico Films / Mirisch-Geoffrey Blake Edwards (director/screenplay); Frank Waldman (screenplay); Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom, Peter Arne, André Maranne, Grégoire Aslan, David Lodge, Burt Kwouk, Graham Stark, Mike Grady, Peter Jeffrey, Eric Pohlmann, Victor Spinetti, John Bluthal, Peter Jones Comedy Live Action
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings 20th Century Fox / Triangle Productions John G. Avildsen (director); Thomas Rickman (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Conny Van Dyke, Jerry Reed, Ned Beatty, Art Carney, James Hampton, Don Williams, Rick Hurst, Mel Tillis, Furry Lewis Comedy Live Action
The Wild McCullochs American International Pictures / Max Baer Productions Max Baer Jr. (director/screenplay); Forrest Tucker, Julie Adams, Max Baer Jr., Janice Heiden, Dennis Redfield, Don Grady, Chip Hand, William Demarest, Harold J. Stone, Vito Scotti, Sandy McPeak, Lillian Randolph, Mike Mazurki, Billy Curtis, Biff Elliot, Kenneth Tobey, Doodles Weaver, Timothy Scott, James Gammon, Frederic Downs, Joe Sawyers, Matthew Greene, Mark Hall Drama Live Action
22 Breakout Columbia Pictures Tom Gries (director); Elliott Baker (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall, Jill Ireland, John Huston, Randy Quaid, Sheree North, Alejandro Rey, Emilio Fernández, Paul Mantee, Alan Vint, Roy Jenson Action Live Action
The Wind and the Lion United Artists / Herb Jaffe Productions John Milius (director/screenplay); Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, John Huston, Geoffrey Lewis, Vladek Sheybal, Steve Kanaly, Roy Jenson, Nadim Sawalha, Darrell Fetty, Marc Zuber, Antoine Saint-John, Deborah Baxter, Aldo Sambrell, Luis Barboo, Billy Williams, Ben Tatar, John Milius, Simon Harrison, Polly Gottesman, Jack Cooley, Chris Aller, Shirley Rothman, Larry Cross, Alexander Weldon, Audrey San Felix Epic, Adventure Live Action
23 Lepke Warner Bros. Menahem Golan (director); Wesley Lau, Tamar Hoffs (screenplay); Tony Curtis, Anjanette Comer, Milton Berle, Michael Callan, Warren Berlinger, Gianni Russo, Vic Tayback, Mary Charlotte Wilcox, Louis Guss, Vaughn Meader, Lillian Adams, Johnny Silver, Barry Miller, Buck Young, Dick Winslow, Wesley Lau, Michael Masters, Clement von Franckenstein, Chuck Hayward, Jack Ackerman, Albert Cole, Zitto Kazann, J.S. Johnson, Simmy Bow, John Durren, Jon Jacobs, Matt Greene, Richard C. Adams, Raymond Cavaleri, Zachary Berger, Ida Mae McKenzie, Erwin Fuller, Ken Del Conte, Robin Chesler, Sy Kramer Biography, Drama Live Action
30 The Hiding Place World Wide Pictures James F. Collier (director); Allan Sloane, Lawrence Holben (screenplay); Julie Harris, Eileen Heckart, Arthur O'Connell, Jeannette Clift, Robert Rietti, Paul Henley, Lex van Delden, Nigel Hawthorne, John Gabriel, Edward Burnham, Cyril Shaps, Forbes Collins, Pamela Sholto, Richard Wren, Broes Hartman, Tom van Beek Biography, Drama, History Live Action
1 Las Vegas Lady Crown International Pictures / Zappala & Slott Productions Noel Nosseck (director); Walter Dallenbach (screenplay); Stella Stevens, Stuart Whitman, George DiCenzo, Lynne Moody, Andrew Stevens, Karl Lukas, Frank Bonner, Linda Scruggs, Joseph Della Sorte, Hank Robinson, Emilia Dallenbach, Max Starky, Walter Smith, Jack Gordon, Stephanie Faulkner Crime Live Action
Poor Pretty Eddie Artaxerxes Productions / Michael Thevis Enterprises David Worth, Richard Robinson (directors); Leslie Uggams, Shelley Winters, Michael Christian, Slim Pickens, Dub Taylor, Ted Cassidy Crime, Horror, Thriller Live Action
The Ultimate Warrior Warner Bros. Robert Clouse (director/screenplay); Yul Brynner, Max von Sydow, Joanna Miles, Richard Kelton, Lane Bradbury, William Smith, Darrell Zwerling, Mel Novak, Stephen McHattie, Henry Kingi, Gary Johnson, Mickey Caruso, Nate Esformes Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure Live Action
4 Posse Paramount Pictures / The Bryna Company Kirk Douglas (director); Christopher Knopf, William Roberts (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins, James Stacy, Luke Askew, David Canary, Alfonso Arau, Katherine Woodville, Mark Roberts, Dick O'Neill, Melody Thomas Scott, Beth Brickell, Bill Burton, Louie Elias, Gus Greymountain, Allan Warnick, Roger Behrstock, Jess Riggle, Stephanie Steele Western Live Action
10 Love and Death United Artists Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, James Tolkan, Harold Gould, Olga Georges-Picot, Beth Porter, Zvee Scooler, Jessica Harper, Féodor Atkine, Despo Diamantidou, Yves Barsacq, Yves Brainville, Brian Coburn, Tony Jay, Howard Vernon, Aubrey Morris, Alfred Lutter, Lloyd Battista, Georges Adet, Sol Frieder, Frank Adu Comedy Live Action
11 Nashville Paramount Pictures / ABC Motion Pictures Robert Altman (director); Joan Tewkesbury (screenplay); David Arkin, Barbara Baxley, Ned Beatty, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Timothy Brown, Geraldine Chaplin, Robert DoQui, Shelley Duvall, Allen Garfield, Henry Gibson, Scott Glenn, Jeff Goldblum, Barbara Harris, David Hayward, Michael Murphy, Allan F. Nicholls, Dave Peel, Cristina Raines, Bert Remsen, Lily Tomlin, Gwen Welles, Keenan Wynn, Thomas Hal Phillips, Richard Baskin, Merle Kilgore, Elliott Gould, Julie Christie, Vassar Clements, Howard K. Smith Musical, Comedy, Drama Live Action
Night Moves Warner Bros. / Hiller Productions, Ltd. – Layton Arthur Penn (director); Alan Sharp (screenplay); Gene Hackman, Susan Clark, Jennifer Warren, Edward Binns, Harris Yulin, Kenneth Mars, Janet Ward, James Woods, John Crawford, Melanie Griffith, Anthony Costello, Ben Archibek Neo-Noir Live Action
15 Blazing Stewardesses Independent-International Pictures Al Adamson (director); Samuel M. Sherman, John R. D'Amato (screenplay); Yvonne De Carlo, Bob Livingston, Don "Red" Barry, The Ritz Brothers, Regina Carrol, T.A. King, Geoffrey Land, Connie Hoffman, Nicolle Riddell, Sheldon Lee, Carol Bilger, Jon Shank, Samuel M. Sherman Comedy Live Action
Sunday Too Far Away (Australia) Roadshow Film Distributors / South Australian Film Corporation Ken Hannam (director); John Dingwall (screenplay); Jack Thompson, Robert Bruning, Reg Lye, Max Cullen, Peter Cummins, John Ewart, Sean Scully, Ken Shorter, Jerry Thomas, Graham Smith, Lisa Peers, Philip Ross Drama Live Action
17 Bug Paramount Pictures Jeannot Szwarc (director); William Castle, Thomas Page (screenplay); Bradford Dillman, Joanna Miles, Richard Gilliland, Alan Fudge, Jesse Vint, Patty McCormack, Jamie Smith-Jackson, Brendan Dillon, Frederic Downs, James Greene, Jim Poyner Horror Live Action
20 The Devil's Rain Bryanston Distributing Company Robert Fuest (director); Gabe Essoe, James Ashton, Gerald Hopman (screenplay); Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, William Shatner, Ida Lupino, Tom Skerritt, Joan Prather, Keenan Wynn, John Travolta, George Sawaya, Anton LaVey, Diane LaVey, Woodrow Chambliss, Lisa Todd Horror Live Action
Jaws Universal Pictures / Zanuck/Brown Company Steven Spielberg (director); Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb (screenplay); Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie, Lee Fierro, Peter Benchley, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Steven Spielberg Thriller Live Action
Once Is Not Enough Paramount Pictures Guy Green (director); Julius J. Epstein (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, Alexis Smith, David Janssen, George Hamilton, Melina Mercouri, Brenda Vaccaro, Deborah Raffin, Gary Conway, Leonard Sachs, John Roper, Phil Foster, Lillian Randolph Romance Live Action
That's the Way of the World United Artists / Sig Shore Productions Sig Shore (director); Robert Lipsyte (screenplay); Harvey Keitel, Ed Nelson, Earth, Wind & Fire Drama, Music Live Action
25 Bite the Bullet Columbia Pictures / Persky-Bright Productions
Richard Brooks (director/screenplay); Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent, Ben Johnson, Robert Donner, Jean Willes, Dabney Coleman, Robert Hoy, Sally Kirkland, John McLiam, Mario Arteaga, Jerry Gatlin Western Live Action
Cooley High American International Pictures Michael Schultz (director); Eric Monte (screenplay); Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Steven Williams, Christine Jones, Jackie Taylor, Cynthia Davis, Sherman Smith, Norman Gibson, Corin Rogers, Joseph Carter Wilson, Maurice Marshall, Juanita McConnell Coming-of-Age, Comedy, Drama Live Action
Rollerball United Artists Norman Jewison (director); William Harrison (screenplay); James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, Pamela Hensley, Barbara Trentham, Ralph Richardson, John Normington, Shane Rimmer, Burt Kwouk, Richard LeParmentier, Robert Ito, Nancy Bleier Sci-Fi, Sports Live Action
27 Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze Warner Bros. Michael Anderson (director); Joe Morhaim, George Pal (screenplay); Ron Ely, Paul Gleason, William Lucking, Eldon Quick, Darrell Zwerling, Paul Wexler, Pamela Hensley, Robyn Hilton, Victor Millan, Paul Frees, Robert Tessier, Michael Berryman, Dar Robinson, Grace Stafford, Michael Miller, Bob Corso, Federico Roberto, Janice Helden, Carlos Rivas Action Live Action
Race with the Devil 20th Century Fox Jack Starrett (director); Wes Bishop, Lee Frost (screenplay); Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit, Lara Parker, R.G. Armstrong, Clay Tanner, Paul A. Partain, James N. Harrell, Jack Starrett, Paul Maslansky, Dan Hewitt Owens, Carol Blodgett, Ricci Ware, Karen Miller, Arkey Blue, Wes Bishop, John Buckley Action, Horror Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
1 The Apple Dumpling Gang Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Norman Tokar (director); Don Tait (screenplay); Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway, David Wayne, Slim Pickens, Harry Morgan, John McGiver, Don Knight, Brad Savage, Dennis Fimple, Iris Adrian, Fran Ryan, Bing Russell, Olan Soule, Joshua Shelley, Dick Winslow, Clay O'Brien, Stacy Manning, Pepe Callahan, James E. Brodhead, Jim Boles, Tom Waters, Dawn Little Sky, Richard Lee-Sung, Arthur Wong, Bill Dunbar, Wally Berns Comedy, Western Live Action
2 Bucktown American International Pictures Arthur Marks (director); Bob Ellison (screenplay); Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Thalmus Rasulala, Tony King, Bernie Hamilton, Art Lund, Tierre Turner, Carl Weathers, Morgan Upton, Jim Bohan Crime, Action, Blaxploitation Live Action
Gone with the West International Cine Film Corporation Bernard Girard (director); Monroe Manning, Douglas Day Stewart, Marcus Demian (screenplay); James Caan, Stefanie Powers, Aldo Ray, Barbara Werle, Robert Walker Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., Heather Angel, Mike Lane, Michael Conrad, Anne Barton, Paul Bergen, Fred Book, Noel Drayton, James McHale, Pepper Martin, Elmore Vincent, L. Andy Stone, Elizabeth Leigh, Kenneth Adams, Anthony Gordon, Fabian Dean, Gillian Simpson, Chris Calabrese Western Live Action
Walking Tall Part 2 American International Pictures / Bing Crosby Productions / Cinerama Releasing Corporation / Fuqua Industries / Wometco Enterprises Earl Bellamy (director); Howard B. Kreitsek (screenplay); Bo Svenson, Richard Jaeckel, Bruce Glover, Robert DoQui, Noah Beery, Luke Askew, John Davis Chandler, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn, Logan Ramsey, Lurene Tuttle, Angel Tompkins, Frank McRae, Red West, Brooke Mills, Archie Grinalds, Allen Mullikin Crime, Action Live Action
9 One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Robert Stevenson (director); Bill Walsh (screenplay); Peter Ustinov, Helen Hayes, Clive Revill, Derek Nimmo, Joan Sims, Bernard Bresslaw, Hugh Burden, Deryck Guyler, Molly Weir, Max Wall, Natasha Pyne, Joss Ackland, Arthur Howard, Roy Kinnear, Leonard Trolley, Percy Herbert, Joan Hickson, John Laurie, Angus Lennie, Jon Pertwee, Kathleen Byron, Lucy Griffiths, Aimée Delamain, John Bardon, Jane Lapotaire, Richard Pearson, Michael Elwyn, Anthony Sharp, Wensley Pithey, Frank Williams, Peter Madden, Erik Chitty, Amanda Barrie, Andrew Dove, Max Harris, Joe Ritchie Comedy Live Action
Smile United Artists Michael Ritchie (director); Jerry Belson (screenplay); Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis, Eric Shea, Nicholas Pryor, Titos Vandis, Paul Benedict, William Traylor, Dennis Dugan, Joan Prather, Denise Nickerson, Melanie Griffith, Annette O'Toole, Colleen Camp, Kate Sarchet, Maria O'Brien, Carol Ann Williams, Shawn Christianson Comedy, Drama Live Action
10 The Drowning Pool Warner Bros. / First Artists Stuart Rosenberg (director); Tracy Keenan Wynn, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Walter Hill (screenplay); Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Tony Franciosa, Murray Hamilton, Gail Strickland, Melanie Griffith, Richard Derr, Linda Haynes, Richard Jaeckel, Paul Koslo, Andrew Robinson, Coral Browne, Helena Kallianiotes, Joe Canutt, Andre Trottier Neo-Noir, Thriller Live Action
11 Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold Warner Bros. Charles Bail (director); William Tennant, Max Julien (screenplay); Tamara Dobson, Stella Stevens, Norman Fell, Albert Popwell, Caro Kenyatta Action, Adventure, Blaxploitation Live Action
16 White Line Fever Columbia Pictures / International Cinemedia Center / White Line Fever Syndicate Jonathan Kaplan (director/screenplay); Ken Friedman (screenplay); Jan-Michael Vincent, Kay Lenz, Sam Laws, Slim Pickens, L.Q. Jones, Don Porter, R.G. Armstrong, Leigh French, Dick Miller, Martin Kove Action, Crime, Neo-Noir Live Action
23 Cover Girl Models Filmgroup / New World Pictures Cirio H. Santiago (director); Howard R. Cohen (screenplay); Pat Anderson, Lindsay Bloom, Tara Strohmeier, Mary Woronov, Vic Diaz, Tony Ferrer, John Kramer, Rhonda Leigh Hopkins, A.C. Castro, Nory Wright, Mark Lebeuse, Ken Metcalfe Exploitation Live Action
Return to Macon County American International Pictures Richard Compton (director/screenplay); Nick Nolte, Don Johnson, Robin Mattson, Eugene Daniels, Robert Viharo, Devon Ericson Action, Drama Live Action
25 The Other Side of the Mountain Universal Pictures / Filmways Pictures Larry Peerce (director); David Seltzer (screenplay); Marilyn Hassett, Beau Bridges, Belinda J. Montgomery, Nan Martin, Dabney Coleman, Bill Vint, William Bryant, Hampton Fancher, William Roerick, Dori Brenner, Walter Brooke, Tony Becker, Griffin Dunne, Jocelyn Jones, Greg Mabrey Drama, Romance Live Action
Zorro (Italy) United Artists / Titanus / Mondial Televisione Film / Les Productions Artistes Associes Duccio Tessari (director); Giorgio Arlorio (screenplay); Alain Delon, Stanley Baker, Ottavia Piccolo, Enzo Cerusico, Adriana Asti, Giampiero Albertini, Moustache, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Marino Masé, Raika Juri, Paulino Rito, Vicente Roca Action, Adventure, Comedy Live Action
26 Mandingo Paramount Pictures / Dino De Laurentiis Company Richard Fleischer (director); Norman Wexler (screenplay); James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward, Brenda Sykes, Ken Norton, Lillian Hayman, Sylvester Stallone Historical, Drama Live Action
30 The Wilby Conspiracy United Artists / Baum/Dantine Productions / Optimus Productions Ltd. Ralph Nelson (director); Rodney Amateau, Harold Nebenzal (screenplay); Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine, Nicol Williamson, Prunella Gee, Saeed Jaffrey, Persis Khambatta, Rijk de Gooyer, Rutger Hauer, Patrick Allen, Joe De Graft, Archie Duncan, Helmut Dantine Adventure, Thriller Live Action
31 The Candy Tangerine Man Moonstone Entertainment Matt Cimber (director); Mikel Angel (screenplay); John Daniels, George Buck Flower, Marilyn Joi, Eli Haines, Tom Hankason, Marva Farmer, Richard Kennedy, Meri McDonald, Talley Cochrane, Patrick Wright, Mikel Angel Action, Adventure, Blaxploitation Live Action
Hennessy (UK) American International Pictures / Hennessy Film Productions Don Sharp (director); John Gay (screenplay); Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, Richard Johnson, Trevor Howard, Peter Egan, Eric Porter, Ian Hogg, Stanley Lebor, John Hallam, Patrick Stewart, David Collings, John Shrapnel, Hugh Moxey, Margery Mason, Paul Brennan, Paul Blake, Patsy Kensit Thriller Live Action
The Man from Hong Kong (Australia/Hong Kong) 20th Century Fox / Golden Harvest / The Movie Company Brian Trenchard-Smith (director/screenplay); Jimmy Wang Yu, George Lazenby, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Roger Ward, Ros Speirs, Rebecca Gilling, Frank Thring, Sammo Hung, Grant Page, Bill Hunter, John Orcsik, Brian Trenchard-Smith, Andre Morgan, Phillip Avalon, Roy Chiao, Deryck Barnes, Elaine Wong Action Live Action
1 The Super Inframan (Hong Kong) Shaw Brothers Studio Hua Shan (director); Ni Kuang (screenplay); Danny Lee, Wang Hsieh, Terry Lau, Yuan Man-tzu, Bruce Le, Kong Yeung, Dana Shum, Lin Wen-wei, Lu Sheng, Fanny Leung Sci-Fi, Action Live Action
2 Dersu Uzala (USSR/Japan) Mosfilm / Daiei Film Akira Kurosawa (director/screenplay); Yuri Nagibin (screenplay); Maxim Munzuk, Yury Solomin, Alexander Pyatkov, Suimenkul Chokmorov, Vladimir Kremena, Svetlana Danilchenko Adventure, Biography, Drama Live Action
3 Framed Paramount Pictures Phil Karlson (director); Mort Briskin (screenplay); Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke, Gabriel Dell, John Marley, Brock Peters, John Larch, Paul Mantee, Walter Brooke, Joshua Bryant, Hunter von Leer, Les Lannom, Hard Boiled Haggerty, Lawrence Montaigne, Red West, Warren J. Kemmerling, Hoke Howell, Brenton Banks, Ken Lester, Henry O. Arnold, Gary Gober, Lloyd Tatum, Roy Jenson Crime, Neo-Noir Live Action
7 That Lucky Touch Fox-Rank / Allied Artists / De Grunwald Productions / Gloria Film Christopher Miles (director); Moss Hart, John Briley, Monja Danischewsky (screenplay); Roger Moore, Susannah York, Shelley Winters, Lee J. Cobb, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Raf Vallone, Sydne Rome, Donald Sinden, Michael Shannon, Aubrey Woods, Julie Dawn Cole, Timothy Carlton, Alfred Hoffman, Vincent Hall, Fabian Cevallos, Takis Emmanuel Comedy Live Action
8 Farewell, My Lovely AVCO Embassy Pictures / ITC Entertainment Dick Richards (director); David Zelag Goodman (screenplay); Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvia Miles, Anthony Zerbe, Harry Dean Stanton, Jack O'Halloran, Joe Spinell, Sylvester Stallone, Rainbeaux Smith, Kate Murtagh, John O'Leary, Walter McGinn, Burton Gilliam, Jim Thompson, Jimmie Archer, Ted Gehring Neo-Noir, Crime, Thriller Live Action
Journey into Fear (Canada) International Film Distributors / New World Productions Daniel Mann (director); Trevor Wallace (screenplay); Sam Waterston, Zero Mostel, Yvette Mimieux, Scott Marlowe, Ian McShane, Vincent Price, Donald Pleasence, Shelley Winters, Stanley Holloway, Jackie Cooper, Joseph Wiseman Thriller Live Action
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Australia) British Empire Films / South Australian Film Corporation / Australian Film Commission / McElroy & McElroy / Picnic Productions Peter Weir (director); Cliff Green (screenplay); Rachel Roberts, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse, Jacki Weaver, John Jarratt, Kirsty Child, Martin Vaughan, Vivean Gray, Karen Robson, Anne-Louise Lambert, Jenny Lovell, Peter Collingwood, Olga Dickie, Garry McDonald, John Fegan, Wyn Roberts, Tony Llewellyn-Jones, Margaret Nelson, Christine Schuler, Jane Vallis, Frank Gunnell, Kay Taylor Mystery Live Action
13 Darktown Strutters New World Pictures William Witney (director); George Armitage (screenplay); Trina Parks, Edna Richardson, Shirley Washington, Roger E. Mosley, Stan Shaw, DeWayne Jessie, Norman Bartold, Dick Miller, Milt Kogan, Ed Bakey, Raymond Allen, Alvin Childress, Zara Cully, Bettye Sweet, Christopher Joy, Gene Simms, Sam Laws Blaxploitation, Musical, Comedy Live Action
The Land That Time Forgot American International Pictures / Amicus Productions Kevin Connor (director); Michael Moorcock, James Cawthorn (screenplay); Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron, Anthony Ainley, Godfrey James, Declan Mulholland, Roy Holder, Andrew McCulloch, Ron Pember, Brian Hall, Peter Sproule, Steve James Adventure, Fantasy Live Action
14 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 20th Century Fox / Michael White Productions Jim Sharman (director/screenplay); Richard O'Brien (screenplay); Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meat Loaf, Charles Gray, Jeremy Newson, Hilary Farr, Christopher Biggins, Ishaq Bux, Imogen Claire, Sadie Corre, Annabel Leventon, Henry Woolf, Richard Nixon, Koo Stark, Perry Bedden, Gaye Brown, Stephen Calcutt, Hugh Cecil, Tony Cowan, Fran Fullenwider, Lindsay Ingram, Peggy Ledger, Anthony Milner, Pamela Obermeyer, Tony Then, Kimi Wong Musical, Comedy, Horror Live Action
20 Coonskin Bryanston Distributing Company / Bakshi Productions / Albert S. Ruddy Productions Ralph Bakshi (director/screenplay); Barry White, Charles Gordone, Philip Michael Thomas, Scatman Crothers, Al Lewis, Richard Paul, Frank de Kova, Ralph Bakshi, Theodore Wilson, Jesse Welles, Danny Rees, Buddy Douglas, Jim Moore Crime Adult Animation
22 The Great McGonagall Tigon British Film Productions Joseph McGrath (director/screenplay); Spike Milligan (screenplay); Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Julia Foster, John Bluthal, Victor Spinetti, Valentine Dyall, Clifton Jones, Julian Chagrin, Charlie Young Atom Comedy Live Action
29 92 in the Shade United Artists Thomas McGuane (director/screenplay); Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Margot Kidder, Burgess Meredith, Harry Dean Stanton, Elizabeth Ashley, Sylvia Miles, John Quade, Joe Spinell Drama Live Action
10 It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Gemstone Entertainment John Trent (director/screenplay); Claude Harz, David Main (screenplay); Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner, Yvonne De Carlo, John Candy, Lawrence Dane, Henry Ramer Comedy Live Action
Mitchell Allied Artists Pictures Corporation Andrew V. McLaglen (director); Ian Kennedy Martin (screenplay); Joe Don Baker, Linda Evans, Martin Balsam, John Saxon, Robert Phillips, Morgan Paull, Harold J. Stone, Merlin Olsen Action Live Action
17 Swept Away Medusa Distribuzione Lina Wertmüller (director/screenplay); Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Isa Danieli, Riccardo Salvino, Aldo Puglisi, Eros Pagni Romance, Adventure, Comedy, Drama Live Action
18 Give 'em Hell, Harry! Theater Television / Permut Presentations / Theatrovision Steve Binder, Peter H. Hunt (directors); Samuel Gallu (screenplay); James Whitmore Biography, Comedy, Drama Live Action
21 Dog Day Afternoon Warner Bros. / Artists Entertainment Complex Sidney Lumet (director); Frank Pierson (screenplay); Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar, Susan Peretz, James Broderick, Lance Henriksen, Carol Kane, Marcia Jean Kurtz, John Marriott, Philip Charles MacKenzie, Dick Anthony Williams, Judith Malina, Dominic Chianese, Edwin "Chu Chu" Malave, Beulah Garrick, Sandra Kazan, Estelle Omens, Amy Levitt, Gary Springer, Lionel Pina Biography, Crime, Drama Live Action
24 Three Days of the Condor Paramount Pictures / Dino De Laurentiis Corporation Sydney Pollack (director); Lorenzo Semple Jr., David Rayfiel (screenplay); Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, John Houseman, Addison Powell, Walter McGinn, Tina Chen, Jess Osuna, Helen Stenborg, Patrick Gorman, Hansford Rowe, Carlin Glynn, Hank Garrett, James Keane, Sal Schillizzi, Sydney Pollack, Michael Kane, Don McHenry, Michael Miller, Dino Narizzano Thriller Live Action
30 Black Moon Cinema International Corporation (France) / Filmverlag der Autoren (West Germany) Louis Malle (director/screenplay); Joyce Buñuel, Ghislain Uhry (screenplay); Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Joe Dallesandro, Alexandra Stewart Fantasy, Horror Live Action


Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre Medium
3 The Master Gunfighter Warner Bros. / Taylor-Laughlin Productions Frank Laughlin (director); Tom Laughlin (screenplay); Tom Laughlin, Ron O'Neal, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Barbara Carrera, Burgess Meredith, Geo Anne Sosa, Victor Campos, Hector Elias Drama, Western Live Action
5 Conduct Unbecoming British Film / Lion International Michael Anderson (director); Robert Enders (screenplay); Michael York, Richard Attenborough, Trevor Howard, Stacy Keach, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, James Faulkner, James Donald, Michael Culver, Persis Khambatta, Helen Cherry, David Robb, Michael Byrne, Jamila Massey, Michael Fleming, David Purcell, Andrew Lodge, David Neville Drama Live Action
8 Hard Times Columbia Pictures / Lawrence Gordon Productions Walter Hill (director/screenplay); Bryan Gindoff, Bruce Henstell (screenplay); Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland, Strother Martin, Robert Tessier, Michael McGuire, Nick Dimitri, Margaret Blye, Thomas Jefferson, Bruce Glover, Frank McRae Crime, Neo-Noir, Sports Live Action
Hearts of the West United Artists Howard Zieff (director); Rob Thompson (screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Andy Griffith, Donald Pleasence, Blythe Danner, Alan Arkin, Richard B. Shull, Herbert Edelman, Alex Rocco, Frank Cady, Anthony James, Burton Gilliam, Matt Clark, Candice Azzara, Thayer David, Marie Windsor, Anthony Holland, Dub Taylor, William Christopher, Stuart Nisbet, Tucker Smith, Richard Stahl, Granville Van Dusen Comedy Live Action
Mahogany Paramount Pictures / Motown Productions Berry Gordy (director); Bob Merrill, John Byrum (screenplay); Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Nina Foch, Beah Richards, Marisa Mell, Anthony Perkins, Jerome Arnold, Bruce Vilanch, Princess Irene Galitzine, Lenard Norris, Dan Daniel Romance, Drama Live Action
10 Lisztomania Warner Bros. / Goodtimes Enterprises / Visual Programme Systems Ltd. Ken Russell (director/screenplay); Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr, Rick Wakeman, John Justin, Fiona Lewis, Little Nell, David English, Imogen Claire, Anulka Dziubinska, Murray Melvin, Andrew Faulds, Kenneth Colley, Veronica Quilligan, Andy Reilly, Rikki Howard, David Corti, Lucy Willers, Felicity Devonshire, Otto Diamant Biography, Musical, Comedy Live Action
Royal Flash 20th Century Fox / Two Roads Productions Richard Lester (director); George MacDonald Fraser (screenplay); Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, Florinda Bolkan, Oliver Reed, Tom Bell, Joss Ackland, Lionel Jeffries, Alastair Sim, Michael Hordern, Britt Ekland, Christopher Cazenove, Henry Cooper, Richard Pearson, Alan Howard, Bob Hoskins, Richard Hurndall, Arthur Brough, Elizabeth Larner, Margaret Courtenay, Leon Greene, David Jason, Noel Johnson, Ben Aris, Rula Lenska, Bob Peck, John Stuart, Frank Grimes, Tessa Dahl, David Sterne, Roger Hammond, Stuart Rayner, Paul Burton, Claire Russell, Kubi Chaza, Meg Davis Adventure Live Action
Shivers (Canada) Cinépix Film Properties / CFDC David Cronenberg (director/screenplay); Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Barbara Steele, Vlasta Vrána, Alan Migicovsky, Susan Petrie, Ronald Mlodzik, Barry Boldero, Camil Ducharme, Hanka Posnanska, Wally Martin, Silvie Debois Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
11 Let's Do It Again Warner Bros. / First Artists / Verdon Productions Limited Sidney Poitier (director); Richard Wesley (screenplay); Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart, John Amos, Julius Harris, Denise Nicholas, Lee Chamberlin, Mel Stewart, Jimmie Walker, Ossie Davis, Billy Eckstine, Paul Harris, George Foreman, Jayne Kennedy, Rodolphus Lee Hayden Action, Crime, Comedy Live Action
12 The Divine Nymph Analysis Film Releasing Corporation Giuseppe Patroni Griffi (director/screenplay); Alfio Valdarnini (screenplay); Laura Antonelli, Terence Stamp, Marcello Mastroianni, Michele Placido, Duilio Del Prete, Ettore Manni, Carlo Tamberlani, Marina Berti, Doris Duranti, Tina Aumont, Corrado Annicelli, Cecilia Polizzi, Piero Di Iorio, Rita Silva, Gino Cassani Drama Live Action
Lies My Father Told Me Columbia Pictures / Astral Films / Canadian Film Development Corporation Ján Kadár (director); Ted Allan (screenplay); Len Birman, Marilyn Lightstone, Ted Allan, Barbara Chilcott, Carole Lazare, Cleo Paskal, Yossi Yadin, Jeffery Lynas, Henry Gamer, Mignon Elkins Drama Live Action
15 Whiffs 20th Century Fox / Brut Productions Ted Post (director); Malcolm Marmorstein (screenplay); Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge, Jennifer O'Neill, Don "Red" Barry, James Brown, Richard Masur, Howard Hesseman, Karl Lukas, Danny Wells, Viola Harris, Jack Colley Comedy Live Action
17 Rooster Cogburn Universal Pictures / Hal Wallis Productions Stuart Millar (director); Martin Julien (screenplay); John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan, John McIntire, Strother Martin, Paul Koslo, Jack Colvin, Jon Lormer, Lane Smith, Warren Vanders, Richard Romancito, Tommy Lee, Jerry Gatlin Western Live Action
19 Hester Street Midwest Films Joan Micklin Silver (director/screenplay); Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Doris Roberts, Mel Howard, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Lauren Friedman Romance Live Action
22 Diamonds AVCO Embassy Pictures Menahem Golan (director/screenplay); Arik Dichner (director); David Paulsen (screenplay); Robert Shaw, Richard Roundtree, Barbara Hershey, Shelley Winters, Shaike Ophir, Yosef Shiloach, Gadi Yagil, Yehuda Efroni Heist Live Action
24 The Giant Spider Invasion Group 1 International Distribution Organization Ltd. / Transcentury Pictures Bill Rebane (director); Robert Easton, Richard L. Huff (screenplay); Steve Brodie, Barbara Hale, Alan Hale Jr., Leslie Parrish, Robert Easton, Christiane Schmidtmer, Kevin Brodie, Bill Williams, Diane Lee Hart, Paul Bentzen, Tain Bodkin, J. Stewart Taylor, William W. Gillett Jr. Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
29 Take a Hard Ride 20th Century Fox / Bernsen-Ludwig-Bercovici Productions Anthony Dawson (director); Eric Bercovici, Jerrold L. Ludwig (screenplay); Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Fred Williamson, Catherine Spaak, Jim Kelly, Dana Andrews, Barry Sullivan, Harry Carey Jr., Robert Donner, Charles McGregor, Ronald Howard, Buddy Joe Hooker, Leonard Smith, Ricardo Palacios, Robin (Baker) Levitt Western Live Action
5 Challenge to Be Free Pacific International Enterprises Tay Garnett (director); Anne Bosworth, Chuck D. Keen (screenplay); Mike Mazurki, John McIntire, Tay Garnett, Fritz Ford, Vic Christy, Jimmy Kane, Alex Van Bibber, Gordon Yardley, Bob McKinnon, Roger Reitano, Ted Yardley, Brian Russell, Connie Yardley, Patty Piper Adventure, Family Live Action
Crazy Mama New World Pictures Jonathan Demme (director); Robert Thom (screenplay); Cloris Leachman, Stuart Whitman, Ann Sothern, Linda Purl, Jim Backus, Donny Most, Tisha Sterling, Sally Kirkland, Dick Miller, Harry Northup, John Milius, Beach Dickerson, Bill Paxton, Dennis Quaid Action, Comedy Live Action
Overlord Janus Films / Joswend Stuart Cooper (director/screenplay); Christopher Hudson (screenplay); Brian Stirner, Davyd Harries, Nicholas Ball, Julie Neesam, John Franklyn-Robbins, Stella Tanner Drama, History, War Live Action
Winterhawk Howco International Pictures Charles B. Pierce (director/screenplay); Kalai Strode, Earl E. Smith (screenplay); Leif Erickson, Woody Strode, Denver Pyle, L.Q. Jones, Elisha Cook Jr., Seamon Glass, Dennis Fimple, Arthur Hunnicutt, Dawn Wells, Michael Dante Western Live Action
6 Out of Season EMI Film Distributors / Lorimar Productions Alan Bridges (director); Eric Bercovici, Reuben Bercovitch (screenplay); Cliff Robertson, Vanessa Redgrave, Susan George, Edward Evans, Frank Jarvis Drama Live Action
The Sunshine Boys United Artists / Rastar Herbert Ross (director); Neil Simon (screenplay); Walter Matthau, George Burns, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith, Carol Arthur, Rosetta LeNoire, F. Murray Abraham, Howard Hesseman, Ron Rifkin, Jennifer Lee, Fritz Feld, Archie Hahn, Tom Spratley, Milt Kogan, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller, James Cranna, Jack Bernardi, Garn Stephens, Santos Morales Comedy Live Action
12 Stardust (U.S. Release date) Anglo-EMI Film Distributors / Goodtimes Enterprises Michael Apted (director); Ray Connolly (screenplay); David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Ines Des Longchamps, Rosalind Ayres, Marty Wilde, Edd Byrnes, Keith Moon, Dave Edmunds, Paul Nicholas, Karl Howman, Richard LeParmentier, Peter Duncan, John Normington, James Hazeldine, David Daker, David Jacobs, Ray Winstone Musical, Drama Live Action
13 Inn of the Damned Roadshow Entertainment Terry Bourke (director/screenplay); Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Furst, Tony Bonner, John Meillon, Robert Quilter Western, Horror Live Action
14 A Boy and His Dog LQ/Jaf Productions L.Q. Jones (director/screenplay); Don Johnson, Susanne Benton, Alvy Moore, Jason Robards, Tim McIntire, Charles McGraw, Hal Baylor, Ron Feinberg, Michael Rupert, Helene Winston, Don Carter, Michael Hershman Black Comedy, Sci-Fi Live Action
19 The "Human" Factor Bryanston Distribution / Eton / Avianca Features Edward Dmytryk (director); Peter Powell, Thomas Hunter (screenplay); George Kennedy, John Mills, Raf Vallone, Rita Tushingham, Barry Sullivan, Arthur Franz, Haydee Politoff, Tom Hunter, Frank Avianca, Shane Rimmer, Danny Huston, Ricky Harrison, Jan Englund, Vincenzo Crocitti, Fiamma Verges, Hillary Lief, Michael Mandeville, Mark Lowell, Lewis Charles, Corinne Dunne Thriller Live Action
Fear Over the City AMLF / Cerito Films / Mondial Televisione Film Henri Verneuil (director/screenplay); Jean Laborde, Francis Veber (screenplay); Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Denner, Giovanni Cianfriglia, Adalberto Maria Merli, Jean Martin, Lea Massari, Rosy Varte, Catherine Morin, Jean-François Balmer, Albert Delpy Crime Live Action
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest United Artists / Fantasy Films Miloš Forman (director); Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Will Sampson, Brad Dourif, Sydney Lassick, Christopher Lloyd, Danny DeVito, Dean Brooks, William Duell, Vincent Schiavelli, Michael Berryman, Nathan George, Marya Small, Scatman Crothers, Phil Roth, Louisa Moritz, Peter Brocco, Josip Elic, Ted Markland, Alonzo Brown, Mwako Cumbaka, Delos V. Smith Jr., Mimi Sarkisian Comedy, Drama Live Action
Permission to Kill AVCO Embassy Pictures Cyril Frankel (director); Robin Estridge (screenplay); Dirk Bogarde, Ava Gardner, Bekim Fehmiu, Timothy Dalton, Nicole Calfan, Frederic Forrest, John Levene, Klaus Wildbolz, Anthony Dutton, Peggy Sinclair, Dennis Branch, Alf Joint, Vladimir Popovic, Ratislav Plamenac, Oliver Schott, Erna Riedl, Paul Maxwell, John Serret, Anthony Forwood, François Baudet, Bob Sessions, Peter Garell, Friedrich Mönnig, Fritz von Friedl, Erwin Fischer Spy, Thriller Live Action
21 Mackintosh and T.J. Penland Productions Marvin J. Chomsky (director); Paul Savage (screenplay); Roy Rogers, Clay O'Brien, Billy Green Bush, Andrew Robinson, Joan Hackett, James Hampton, Dennis Fimple, Luke Askew, Walter Barnes, Edith Atwater, Ted Gehring, Larry Mahan, Dean Smith, James N. Harrell Western Live Action
22 Inserts United Artists / Film and General Productions John Byrum (director/screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Veronica Cartwright, Jessica Harper, Bob Hoskins, Stephen Davies Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Wrong Move Axiom Films Wim Wenders (director); Peter Handke (screenplay); Rüdiger Vogler, Hanna Schygulla, Marianne Hoppe, Nastassja Kinski, Hans Christian Blech, Peter Kern, Ivan Desny, Lisa Kreuzer Drama Live Action
26 The Romantic Englishwoman Fox-Rank / Dial Films / Les Productions Meric-Matalon Joseph Losey (director); Tom Stoppard, Thomas Wiseman (screenplay); Glenda Jackson, Michael Caine, Helmut Berger, Michael Lonsdale, Béatrice Romand, Kate Nelligan, Nathalie Delon, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Anna Steele, Marcus Richardson, Julie Peasgood, Frankie Jordan, Tom Chatto, Frances Tomelty Comedy, Drama, Romance Live Action
27 Inside Out Warner Bros. / Kettledrum Films Peter Duffell (director); Judd Bernard, Stephen Schneck (screenplay); Telly Savalas, Robert Culp, James Mason, Günter Meisner, Aldo Ray, Adrian Hoven, Wolfgang Lukschy, Charles Korvin, Constantine Gregory, Richard Warner, Don Fellows, Doris Kunstmann, Lorna Dallas, Sigrid Hanack, Peter Schlesinger Action, Thriller Live Action
29 Operation Daybreak Warner Bros. / Howard R. Schuster, Inc. / American Allied Studios / Barrandov Studios Lewis Gilbert (director); Ronald Harwood (screenplay); Timothy Bottoms, Anthony Andrews, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett, Anton Diffring, Carl Duering, Cyril Shaps, Diana Coupland, Ronald Radd, Kim Fortune, Ray Smith, George Sewell, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Kika Markham, Philip Madoc, Nigel Stock, Vernon Dobtcheff, Frank Gatliff, Pavla Matějovská, Jiri Krampol War Live Action
3 Peeper 20th Century Fox Peter Hyams (director); W.D. Richter (screenplay); Michael Caine, Natalie Wood, Kitty Winn, Michael Constantine, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Thayer David, Liam Dunn, Don Calfa, Margo Winkler, Dorothy Adams, Buffy Dee, Robert Ito, Liz Renay, Paul Jabara, Guy Marks Mystery, Comedy Live Action
10 Against a Crooked Sky Doty-Dayton Releasing Earl Bellamy (director); Douglas C. Stewart, Eleanor Lamb (screenplay); Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon, Clint Ritchie, Shannon Farnon, Jewel Blanch, Brenda Venus, Gordon Hanson, Geoffrey Land, Vince St. Cyr, Margaret Willey, Norman Walke, George Dale, Bar Killer Western Live Action
Sixpack Annie American International / United Producers Graydon F. David (director); Norman Winski, David Kidd, Wil David (screenplay); Lindsay Bloom, Joe Higgins, Larry Mahan, Raymond Danton, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Bruce Boxleitner, Louisa Moritz, Vince Barnett, Doodles Weaver, Ralph James, Stubby Kaye, Billy Barty, Jana Bellan, Richard Kennedy, Danna Hansen, Steve Randall, Ronald Marriott, Donald Elson, Oscar Cartier, Montana Smoyer, Terry Mace, Danny Michael Mann, Peter Dane Action, Adventure, Comedy Live Action
12 Psychic Killer AVCO Embassy Pictures / Lexington Productions / Syn-Frank Enterprises Ray Danton (director/screenplay); Greydon Clark, Mikel Angel (screenplay); Paul Burke, Jim Hutton, Julie Adams, Nehemiah Persoff, Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Whit Bissell, Rod Cameron, Della Reese, Mary Charlotte Wilcox, Greydon Clark, Robin Raymond, Bill Quinn, Stack Pierce, Judith Brown, Joseph Della Sorte, Harry Holcombe, Jerry James, Diane Deininger, John Dennis, Marland Proctor, Walter O. Miles, Mello Alexandria, Sandra Rustam Slasher Live Action
14 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother 20th Century Fox / Jouer Films Gene Wilder (director/screenplay); Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Leo McKern, Roy Kinnear, Douglas Wilmer, Thorley Walters, George Silver, Nicholas Smith, John Le Mesurier, John Hollis, Aubrey Morris, Tommy Godfrey, Wolfe Morris, Julian Orchard, Kenneth Benda, Tony Sympson, Mel Brooks, Albert Finney, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Fred Wood Musical, Comedy Live Action
Deadly Hero AVCO Embassy Pictures / City Time Partners Ivan Nagy (director); George Wislocki, Don Petersen (screenplay); Don Murray, Diahn Williams, James Earl Jones, Lilia Skala, Conchata Ferrell, George S. Irving, Ron Weyand, Treat Williams, Hank Garrett, Dick Anthony Williams, Josh Mostel, Rutanya Alda, Charles Siebert, Beverly Johnson, Edwin "Chu Chu" Malave, Danny DeVito, Deborah Harry Neo-Noir, Thriller Live Action
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud American International Pictures / Bing Crosby Productions / Cinerama Productions Corporation J. Lee Thompson (director); Max Ehrlich (screenplay); Michael Sarrazin, Margot Kidder, Jennifer O'Neill, Paul Hecht, Albert Henderson, Debralee Scott, Steve Franken, Cornelia Sharpe, Tony Stephano, Anne Ives, Fred Stuthman Horror Live Action
15 Emmanuelle 2 Parafrance Films Francis Giacobetti (director/screenplay); Bob Elia (screenplay); Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Venantino Venantini, Laura Gemser, Catherine Rivet, Frédéric Lagache, Caroline Laurence, Henry Czarniak, Tom Clark Drama, Romance Live Action
17 Emilio and His Magical Bull
18 Barry Lyndon Warner Bros. / Hawk Films / Peregrine Productions Stanley Kubrick (director/screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger, Gay Hamilton, Godfrey Quigley, Steven Berkoff, Marie Kean, Murray Melvin, Frank Middlemass, Leon Vitali, Leonard Rossiter, André Morell, Anthony Sharp, Philip Stone, David Morley, Diana Koerner, Arthur O'Sullivan, Billy Boyle, Jonathan Cecil, Peter Cellier, Geoffrey Chater, Wolf Kahler, Liam Redmond, Roger Booth, Ferdy Mayne, John Sharp, Pat Roach, Hans Meyer, Dominic Savage, Michael Hordern, John Alcott, Vivian Kubrick Drama Live Action
The Man Who Would Be King Allied Artists Pictures Corporation John Huston (director/screenplay); Gladys Hill (screenplay); Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Shakira Caine, Doghmi Larbi, Jack May, Albert Moses, Karroom Ben Bouih, Mohammad Shamsi, Paul Antrim, Graham Acres, PJ Retiree, The Blue Dancers of Goulamine Adventure Live Action
19 The Adventures of the Wilderness Family Pacific International Enterprises Stewart Raffill (director/screenplay); Arthur R. Dubs (screenplay); Robert Logan, Susan Damante-Shaw, George Buck Flower, Hollye Holmes, Ham Larsen Family, Adventure, Drama Live Action
Bugs Bunny: Superstar United Artists / Hare-Raising Films Larry Jackson (director); Bob Clampett, Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, Orson Welles Documentary Live Action / Animation
Carry On Behind The Rank Organisation Gerald Thomas (director); Dave Freeman (screenplay); Kenneth Williams, Elke Sommer, Bernard Bresslaw, Kenneth Connor, Jack Douglas, Joan Sims, Windsor Davies, Peter Butterworth, Liz Fraser, Patsy Rowlands, Ian Lavender, Adrienne Posta, Patricia Franklin, Donald Hewlett, Carol Hawkins, Sherrie Hewson, David Lodge, Marianne Stone, George Layton, Brian Osborne, Larry Dann, Georgina Moon, Diana Darvey, Jenny Cox, Larry Martyn, Linda Hooks, Kenneth Waller, Hugh Futcher, Helli Louise, Alexandra Dane, Sam Kelly, Johnny Briggs, Lucy Griffiths, Brenda Cowling Comedy Live Action
The Killer Elite United Artists / Exeter Associates / Persky-Bright Associates Sam Peckinpah (director); Marc Norman, Stirling Silliphant (screenplay); James Caan, Robert Duvall, Burt Young, Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, Mako, Gig Young, Tom Clancy, Tiana Alexandra, Takayuki Kubota, Victor Sen Yung, Helmut Dantine, Carole Mallory, George Kee Cheung, Uschi Digard, Kuo Lien Ying, Kate Heflin, Sondra Blake, Walter Kelley, Hank Hamilton, James Wing Woo, Tom Bush Action, Thriller Live Action
20 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (re-release) Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution David Hand, William Cottrell, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen (directors); Ted Sears, Richard Creedon, Otto Englander, Dick Rickard, Earl Hurd, Merrill De Maris, Dorothy Ann Blank, Webb Smith (screenplay); Adriana Caselotti, Lucille La Verne, Harry Stockwell, Roy Atwell, Pinto Colvig, Otis Harlan, Scotty Mattraw, Billy Gilbert, Eddie Collins, Jimmy MacDonald, Moroni Olsen, Stuart Buchanan Musical, Fantasy Animation
22 The Story of Adele H. (France) New World Pictures / Les Films du Carrosse François Truffaut (director/screenplay); Jean Gruault, Suzanne Schiffman, Frances Vernor Guille (screenplay); Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, Ivry Gitlis, François Truffaut, Sylvia Marriott, Joseph Blatchley, Louise Bourdet, Cecil de Sausmarez, Ruben Dorey, Clive Gillingham, Roger Martin, M. White, Madame Louise, Raymond Falla, Jean-Pierre Leursse, Carl Hathwell Historical, Drama Live Action
25 Aaron Loves Angela Columbia Pictures Gordon Parks Jr. (director); Gerald Sanford (screenplay); Moses Gunn, Kevin Hooks, Irene Cara, Robert Hooks, Ernestine Jackson, Charles McGregor, José Feliciano, Walt Frazier, Norman Evans, Leon Pinkney, Wanda Velez, Lou Quinones, Andre La Corbiere, Alex Stevens, William Graeff Jr. Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Black Bird Columbia Pictures / Rastar David Giler (director/screenplay); George Segal, Stéphane Audran, Lionel Stander, Lee Patrick, Elisha Cook Jr., Felix Silla, Richard B. Shull, Ken Swofford, John Abbott, Vic Tayback, Signe Hasso, Connie Kreski, Howard Jeffrey, Al Silvani, David Giler, Manu Tupou Comedy Live Action
Breakheart Pass United Artists / Gershwin-Kastner Productions Tom Gries (director); Alistair MacLean (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, Jill Ireland, Charles Durning, Ed Lauter, Bill McKinney, David Huddleston, Roy Jenson, Rayford Barnes, Scott Newman, Robert Tessier, Paul Frees, Joe Kapp, Archie Moore, Sally Kirkland, Eddie Little Sky, John Mitchum, Read Morgan, Casey Tibbs, Doug Atkins, Sally Kemp, Keith McConnell, Robert Rothwell, Eldon Burke, Irv Faling, William Klein, Ron Ponozzo Western Live Action
Friday Foster American International Pictures Arthur Marks (director); Orville Hampton (screenplay); Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Godfrey Cambridge, Thalmus Rasulala, Ted Lange, Eartha Kitt, Jim Backus, Scatman Crothers, Tierre Turner, Paul Benjamin, Jason Bernard, Edmund Cambridge, Julius Harris, Rosalind Miles, Carl Weathers, John Anthony Bailey, Mel Carter Blaxploitation Live Action
The Hindenburg Universal Pictures Robert Wise (director); Nelson Gidding, Richard Levinson, William Link (screenplay); George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes, Gig Young, Burgess Meredith, Charles Durning, Richard Dysart, Rolfe Sedan, Robert Clary, René Auberjonois, Peter Donat, Ted Gehring, Alan Oppenheimer, Katherine Helmond, Jean Rasey, Joanna Cook Moore, Stephen Elliott, Val Bisoglio, William Sylvester, Greg Mullavey, Simon Scott, Joe Turkel, Sandy Ward, Herbert Morrison, David Mauro, Joyce Davis, Colby Chester, Michael Richardson, Herbert Nelson, Scott Walker Disaster, Adventure, Drama, History Live Action
Hustle Paramount Pictures Robert Aldrich (director); Steve Shagan (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield, Eileen Brennan, Eddie Albert, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Carter, James Hampton, Colleen Brennan, Catherine Bach, Robert Englund, Chuck Hayward, David Spielberg, Naomi Stevens, Med Flory, Hal Baylor, Don "Red" Barry, Karl Lukas, Dave Willock, Queenie Smith, George Memmoli, Fred Willard, Jason Wingreen, Victoria Carroll, Anouk Aimée, Dick Enberg, Lance Fuller, Deanna Lund, Jean-Louis Trintignant Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama, Mystery Live Action
Lucky Lady 20th Century Fox / Gruskoff/Venture Films Stanley Donen (director); Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck (screenplay); Liza Minnelli, Gene Hackman, Burt Reynolds, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman, Robby Benson, Michael Hordern, Anthony Holland, John McLiam, Val Avery, Louis Guss, William Bassett, Roger Cudney, Joe Estevez, Emilio Fernández, Basil Hoffman, Milt Kogan, Ron Masak, Frank Tallman, Susanne Zenor Comedy, Crime, Drama Live Action
Ride a Wild Pony Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Don Chaffey (director); Rosemary Anne Sisson (screenplay); Robert Bettles, Eva Griffith, Michael Craig, John Meillon, Alfred Bell, Roy Haddrick, Peter Gwynne, Melissa Jaffer, Lorraine Bayly, Wendy Playfair, Kate Clarkson, Jessica Noad, Neva Carr Glyn, Gerry Duggan Family, Adventure Live Action

Notable films released in 1975

Note: US releases unless stated






























Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 Arthur Pierson 73 Norway/US Director, Actor
9 Pierre Fresnay 77 France Actor
18 Gertrude Olmstead 77 US Actress
21 Marie Lohr 84 Australia Actress
24 Larry Fine 72 US Actor
27 Bill Walsh 61 US Screenwriter, Producer
February 1 Richard Wattis 62 UK Actor
11 Maria Balcerkiewiczówna 71 Poland Actress
17 George Marshall 83 US Director
20 Robert Strauss 61 US Actor
20 Lillian Fontaine 88 UK Actress
March 3 Edward H. Griffith 86 US Director
4 Renée Björling 76 Sweden Actress
7 Ben Blue 73 Canada/US Actor
8 George Stevens 70 US Director, Producer
9 Shirley Ross 62 US Actress
14 Susan Hayward 57 US Actress
15 John H. Auer 68 Hungary Director, Producer
15 Arthur Crabtree 74 UK Director, Screenwriter
19 Harry Lachman 88 US Director
22 Cass Daley 59 US Actress, Singer
25 Michele Girardon 36 France Actress
April 3 Mary Ure 42 UK Actress
5 Inez Courtney 67 US Actress
10 Marjorie Main 85 US Actress
13 Larry Parks 60 US Actor
14 Fredric March 77 US Actor
15 Richard Conte 65 US Actor
15 William Hartnell 67 UK Actor
22 Mary Philips 74 US Actress
May 4 Moe Howard 77 US Actor
9 Philip Dorn 73 Netherlands Actor
22 Torben Meyer 90 Germany Actor
30 Michel Simon 80 Switzerland Actor
June 3 Ozzie Nelson 69 US Actor
4 Evelyn Brent 75 US Actress
6 Larry Blyden 49 US Actor
11 Jane Griffiths 45 UK Actress
28 Rod Serling 50 US Screenwriter
July 2 James Robertson Justice 68 UK Actor
20 Richard Gaines 70 US Actor
28 Alfred L. Werker 78 US Director
August 2 Jean Yarbrough 73 US Director
7 Phyllis Povah 82 US Actress
11 Howard Wendell 67 US Actor
23 Sidney Buchman 73 US Screenwriter
23 Hank Patterson 86 US Actor
25 Joseph Kane 81 US Director
29 Bob Baker 64 US Actor
September 9 John McGiver 61 US Actor
19 Pamela Brown 58 UK Actress
24 Clive Morton 71 UK Actor
27 Mark Frechette 27 US Actor
October 16 Don Barclay 82 US Actor
18 Al Lettieri 47 US Actor
24 Martin Boddey 68 UK Actor
31 Joseph Calleia 78 Malta/US Actor, Singer
November 2 Pier Paolo Pasolini 53 Italy Director, Screenwriter, Actor
4 Sheila Ryan 54 US Actress
5 Annette Kellerman 88 Australia Actress
17 Kay Johnson 70 US Actress
December 7 Hardie Albright 71 US Actor
9 William A. Wellman 79 US Director
13 Cyril Delevanti 88 UK Actor
14 Arthur Treacher 81 UK Actor
17 Frank Sully 67 US Actor
20 William Lundigan 61 US Actor
21 Rowland V. Lee 84 US Director
24 Bernard Herrmann 64 US Composer

Film debuts


  1. ^ a b Sholay in India: ₹350 million at Indian box office,[7] 8.3759 Indian rupees per US dollar in 1975[8]
  2. ^ Bobby in the Soviet Union: 15.65 million Rbls[nb 1] (US$21.44 million,[nb 2] 19.24 crore)[nb 3] in 1975
  3. ^ One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest box office admissions:
    • North America – 53,685,400[20]
    • United Kingdom – 9.65 million[21]
    • France, Germany – 10,374,879[22]
    • Spain, Denmark – 4,996,125[23]
  4. ^ The Rocky Horror Picture Show box office admissions:
    • North America – 55,069,400[24]
    • France, Germany – 3,362,170[25]
  5. ^ The Rocky Horror Picture Show gross revenue:
    • North America – $139,876,417[26]
    • United Kingdom – £600,000[27] ($916,667)
    • Australia, South Korea – $53,303[28]
  6. ^ Sholay estimated gross revenue – ₹540 million ($65.08 million)
    • India (1975 release) – ₹350 million ($41.79 million)[n 1]
    • Soviet Union (1979 release) – $28.2 million[a]
  7. ^ Dog Day Afternoon box office admissions:
    • North America – 24,390,200[30]
    • France – 471,325[31]
  1. ^ 62.6 million tickets sold,[11] average ticket price of 25 kopecks[12]
  2. ^ 0.73 Rbl per US dollar in 1975[13]
  3. ^ 8.973 Indian rupees per US dollar in 1975[14]


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