Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, United States. Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival): The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, directed by Ted Kotcheff, Canada Notable films released in 1974. United States unless stated
June 11 – John Wayne, a famous Western movie actor, dies at the age of 72 from stomach cancer. June 29 – Moonraker, the 11th film in the James Bond franchise, is released in the United States and goes on to become the highest-grossing film of the year worldwide.
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1974 Rank: Title: Studio: Gross: 1. Blazing Saddles: Warner Bros. $119,500,000: 2. The Towering Inferno: 20th Century Fox / Warner Bros. $116,000,000: 3. The Trial of Billy Jack: Warner Bros. $89,000,000: 4. Young Frankenstein: 20th Century Fox $86,273,333: 5. Earthquake: Universal Pictures: $79,666,653: 6. The Godfather Part II: Paramount Pictures: $47,542,841: 7.
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The film earned $66.3 million in distributors' rentals during its theatrical release in 1974 in the United States and Canada, becoming the second most popular film of that year (trailing The Sting which earned $68.5 million) and Warners' highest-grossing film of all time.
The film's release is often considered one of the most important events in film history. June 22 – Walt Disney Productions releases The Rescuers , which brings back an interest in animation that had been lost to both filmgoers and critics throughout the beginning of the 1970s.
This film-related list is incomplete; you can help by . A list of American films released in 1978.. The Deer Hunter won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1978. Superman was the highest-grossing film of 1978.
The film was released on an experimental regional saturation basis and grossed $2 million in its first week in 275 theatres in the Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland areas. It was MGM's biggest box-office success of that year,  earning $4 million in rentals in the US and Canada by the end of 1973.