Best Fantasy Movies of 1974

1.

Zardoz

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton, Sally Anne Newton, Niall Buggy, Bosco Hogan, Jessica Swift, Bairbre Dowling, Christopher Casson ..
Directed by: John Boorman
Release date: 1974-02-06
Best Fantasy Movies of 1974 : Lucifer Rising
2.

Lucifer Rising

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Lucifer Rising is a short film by director Kenneth Anger. The film was completed in 1972 and starred British singer Marianne Faithfull, but only widely distributed in 1980. The film's soundtrack was composed by Bobby Beausoleil.

Starring: Kenneth Anger, Bobby Beausoleil, Donald Cammell, Marianne Faithfull, Myriam Gibril, Chris Jagger, Jimmy Page, Haydn Couts, Leslie Huggins, Francis Rose ..
Directed by: Kenneth Anger
Release date: 1974-04-10
3.

Herbie Rides Again

3.6
5.7/10 IMDB

The living Volkswagen Beetle helps an old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire, Keenan Wynn, Chuck McCann, Huntz Hall, Ivor Barry, Dan Tobin, Vito Scotti ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1974-02-14
4.

The Little Prince

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on the story by Antoine deSaint-Exupery, this magical musical fable begins as a pilot (Richard Kiley) makes a forced landing on the barren Sahara Desert. He is befriended by a "little" prince from the planet Asteroid B-612. In the days that follow, the pilot learns of the small boy's history and planet-hopping journeys in which he met a King, a businessman, an historian, and a general. It isn't until he comes to Earth that the Little Prince learns the secrets of the importance of life from a Fox (Gene Wilder), a Snake (Bob Fosse), and the pilot.

Starring: Richard Kiley, Steven Warner, Bob Fosse, Gene Wilder, Donna McKechnie, Joss Ackland, Clive Revill, Victor Spinetti, Graham Crowden ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1974-11-06
5.

The Island at the Top of the World

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, but when they reach their destination they must escape from some Viking descendants who will kill to keep their existence a secret.

Starring: Donald Sinden, David Hartman, Jacques Marin, Mako Iwamatsu, David Gwillim, Agneta Eckemyr, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Gunnar Öhlund, Lasse Kolstad, Erik Silju ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1974 : The Gift of Winter
6.

The Gift of Winter

2.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Long, long ago the world didn't have any snow and winter was a time of wind, darkness and cold. One day a group of kids with a heartfelt cause to transform the season marched to the Ministry of Winter to persuade the all-powerful, icy-hearted Mr.Winter to use his magic and bestow the great gift of snowfall upon the world. It's a gift that makes the season full of wonder and joy, it is The Gift of Winter.

Starring: Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd, Valri Bromfield, Gerry Salsberg ..
Directed by: John Leach, Isobel Jean Rankin
Release date: 1974-01-01
7.

Journey Back to Oz

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Revisit the enchanting Land of Oz as Dorothy and Toto return to find the Scarecrow as ruler of the Emerald City. Unfortunately for the new mayor, the wicked Mombi is conspiring to take over the city for herself. With the help of the Tin Woodsman, the Cowardly Lion and other familiar friends, the brave lass from Kansas sets out to save Oz. This animated musical film features an impressive voice cast, including Liza Minnelli and Ethel Merman.

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Paul Lynde, Margaret Hamilton, Mickey Rooney, Herschel Bernardi, Paul Ford, Margaret Hamilton, Jack E. Leonard ..
Directed by: Hal Sutherland
Release date: 1974-12-05
Best Fantasy Movies of 1974 : The Marvelous Visit
8.

The Marvelous Visit

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

One morning, the rector of a small French village comes across a young man, lying unclothed and unconscious on a deserted beach. Intrigued, the rector has the young man carried back to his home. When he awakes the stranger calmly identifies himself as Jean, an angel who has just arrived on Earth. Naturally, the rector doesn’t believe this, but decides to humour the young man. At first, Jean’s arrival in the village causes no upset. He is a harmless soul, full of good intentions and capable of only the kindest deeds. But then the villagers grow wary of him, and this wariness turns to outright hostility when Jean unwittingly causes an accident...

Starring: Gilles Kohler, Roland Lesaffre, Debra Berger, Mary Marquet, Lucien Barjon, Yves Barsacq, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Jacques Debary, Jean Le Mouël, Jeanne Pérez ..
Directed by: Marcel Carné
Release date: 1974-11-27
Best Fantasy Movies of 1974 : A Touch of Genie
9.

A Touch of Genie

2.3
5.2/10 IMDB

Poor Melvin! His meddling mother is making him nuts. His only relief is the covert afternoons he spends at New York's notorious Times Square porn theaters. One day, Melvin discovers a genie in a bottle. What does he wish? To become his favorite porno superstars and indulge in wild sexual adventures with the sexiest women in sex film.

Starring: Chris Jordan, Douglas Stone, Tina Russell, Harry Reems, Marc Stevens, Ultramax, Harding Harrison, Levi Richards, Eric Edwards, Lynn Stevens ..
Directed by: Joseph W. Sarno
Release date: 1974-04-23
Best Fantasy Movies of 1974 : Wonder Woman
10.

Wonder Woman

2.2
4.6/10 IMDB

A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring.

Starring: Cathy Lee Crosby, Kaz Garas, Andrew Prine, Ricardo Montalban, Charlene Holt, Anitra Ford, Richard X. Slattery, Jordan Rhodes, Donna Garrett ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1974-03-12

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