Best Fantasy Movies of 1975

1.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

6.5
8.2/10 IMDB

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place".

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes, Bee Duffell ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Release date: 1975-05-25
2.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named 'Rocky'.

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Meat Loaf, Charles Gray, Fran Fullenwider ..
Directed by: Jim Sharman
Release date: 1975-08-14
3.

Escape to Witch Mountain

4.1
6.4/10 IMDB

Tia and Tony are two orphaned youngsters with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian poses as their uncle in order to get the kids into the clutches of Deranian's megalomaniacal boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt, who wants to exploit them. Jason, a cynical widower, helps Tia and Tony escape to witch mountain, while at the same time Tia and Tony help Jason escape the pain of the loss of his wife.

Starring: Kim Richards, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Eddie Albert, Ike Eisenmann, Reta Shaw, Denver Pyle, George Chandler, Kyle Richards, Walter Barnes ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1975-03-21
Best Fantasy Movies of 1975 : The Double Kill
4.

The Double Kill

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Hugh's house is full of priceless treasures. So why is he advertising the fact that he has no burglar alarms?

Starring: Gary Collins, Penelope Horner, James Villiers, Peter Bowles, Stuart Wilson, John Flanagan, Hilda Fenemore, Griffith Davies, Michael Stainton, Gordon Salkilld ..
Directed by: Ian Fordyce
Release date: 1975-02-18
5.

Lisztomania

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic life-style while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr, Rick Wakeman, John Justin, Fiona Lewis, Veronica Quilligan, Nell Campbell, Andrew Reilly ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1975-10-10
6.

Where the Wild Things Are

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

A young boy named Max who, after dressing in his wolf costume, wreaks such havoc through his household that he is sent to bed without his supper. Max's bedroom undergoes a mysterious transformation into a jungle environment, and he winds up sailing to an island inhabited by malicious beasts known as the "Wild Things." After successfully intimidating the creatures, Max is hailed as the king of the Wild Things and enjoys a playful romp with his subjects. However, he starts to feel lonely and decides to return home, to the Wild Things' dismay. Upon returning to his bedroom, Max discovers a hot supper waiting for him.

Starring: Allen Swift, Peter Schickele ..
Directed by: Gene Deitch
Release date: 1975-10-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1975 : The Passions of Carol
7.

The Passions of Carol

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

An X-Rated adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Carol Scrooge, the curmudgeonly owner of Biva Magazine (a sleazy skin publication), insists that her employees work on Christmas. However, on Christmas eve, Miss Scrooge is visited by three ghosts, each of whom shows her a different vision of Christmas, from Carol's lurid past of sexually manipulating her childhood friends to the meager Christmas celebrations of her present-day employee, Bob Hatchet and his wife, to a terrifying and sleazy vision of Christmas yet to come; each visit is infused with a barrel of laughs and a valuable lesson about the importance of giving and holiday spirit.

Starring: Mary Stuart, Susan Sloan, Susan Sloan, Day Jason, Ashley Moore, Kim Pope, Jamie Gillis, Arturo Millhouse, Kevin Andre, Shaun Costello ..
Directed by: Shaun Costello
Release date: 1975-03-24
Best Fantasy Movies of 1975 : Water Wrackets
8.

Water Wrackets

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Multifarious images of a lake are overlaid with water effects and a narrated history of the campaigns fought by the fictional water-wracket army.

Starring: Colin Cantlie ..
Directed by: Peter Greenaway
Release date: 1975-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1975 : Mr. Sycamore
9.

Mr. Sycamore

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree.

Starring: Jason Robards, Sandy Dennis, Jean Simmons, Robert Easton, Brenda Smith, Ian Wolfe, Mark Miller, Richard Bull, Sydna Scott, David Osterhout ..
Directed by: Pancho Kohner
Release date: 1975-12-12
Best Fantasy Movies of 1975 : Really Rosie
10.

Really Rosie

1.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Really Rosie is a musical with a book and lyrics by Maurice Sendak and music by Carole King. The musical is based on Sendak's books "Chicken Soup with Rice", "Pierre", "One was Johnny", "Aligators All Around" (Which comprise the 1962 book "The Nutshell Library"), and "The Sign on Rosie's Door". Sendak based the story on a demonstrative little girl who used to sing and dance on the stoop of her building, whom he observed while he was a little boy growing up in Brooklyn.

Starring: Carole King, Dale Soules, Alice Playten, Baillie Gerstein, Mark Hampton, Louise Goffin, Sherry Goffin, Maurice Sendak, Bingo Wyer, Andrew Riss ..
Directed by: Maurice Sendak
Release date: 1975-02-19

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