Best Action Movies of 1974
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Girl Boss: Diamond Showdown
Keiko Aizawa a vengeance-crazed vixen sets out on a journey to avenge the death of her older sister.
A policeman in New Mexico takes payoff money but still manages to go after a racketeer.
Caravan to Vaccarès
American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But they soon realize that the job is not a cushy number, and have to deal with a gang of kidnappers who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the scientist
An ancient Asian statue with the power to grant health and long life via secret acupuncture points is being pursued by a wealthy criminal, but his plans are put in peril when a slovenly detective is tasked with protecting the relic.
Long-nosed Cyrano de Begerac helps an army officer woo Roxanne, the woman he loves in this animated version of Edmond Rostand's play.
Four women escape from a prison and wind up stranded in a swamp with a lecherous redneck after them. Meanwhile, an federal agent tracks a ring of heroin smugglers through the same swamp.
The Chinese Mack
Real-life Triad leader and Hong Kong action star Chan Wai-Man headlines The Chinese Mack, a fight-filled martial arts slug-fest from the golden year of 1974! In the scenic countryside, an expert kung fu student is taught the deadly art of the “death blows.” With his schooling finished, he heads to the big city to earn his fortune. But when he’s seduced by the sins of the flesh, he’ll have to battle his way out of the darkness.
Hot and Naked
A 1974 French erotic and action film.
Men of the Dragon
Two men and a woman, all friends and martial arts experts, visit Hong Kong, where they grew up. When the woman disappears, the men find out that she has been kidnapped by white slavers, and find themselves battling a gang of kung-fu killers in an attempt to rescue their friend.