Best Movies of 1975

1.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

7.0
8.7/10 IMDB

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy, inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito, William Redfield, Scatman Crothers, Brad Dourif, Christopher Lloyd, Will Sampson, Dean R. Brooks, Michael Berryman ..
Directed by: Miloš Forman
Release date: 1975-11-18
2.

Barry Lyndon

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Hardy Krüger, Diana Körner, Frank Middlemass, Arthur O'Sullivan, Godfrey Quigley, Leonard Rossiter, Philip Stone, Patrick Magee ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1975-11-26
3.

Jaws

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie, Jonathan Filley, Chris Rebello ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1975-06-20
4.

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
5.

Dog Day Afternoon

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, James Broderick, William Bogert, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar, Beulah Garrick, Carol Kane ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet, Z-Dogg
Release date: 1975-08-01
6.

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
7.

The Man Who Would Be King

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Doghmi Larbi, Jack May, Karroom Ben Bouih, Mohammad Shamsi, Albert Moses, Paul Antrim ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1975-12-03
8.

Love and Death

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

Boris is a simple Russian villager who pines from afar for his beautiful cousin Sonja. Forced against his will into joining the Russian army during the Napoleonic Wars, the cowardly Boris accidentally becomes a military hero. But when his beloved Sonja comes to him with a dangerous patriotic scheme, Boris debates his desires and beliefs.

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Robinson Frank Adu, Edmond Ardisson, Féodor Atkine, Yves Barsacq, Lloyd Battista, Jack Bérard, Eva Betrand ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1975-06-10
9.

Nashville

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.

Starring: David Arkin, Barbara Baxley, Ned Beatty, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Timothy Brown, Keith Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Robert DoQui, Shelley Duvall ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1975-06-11
10.

Three Days of the Condor

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, John Houseman, Addison Powell, Walter McGinn, Tina Chen, John Randolph Jones, Michael Kane ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1975-09-24
11.

Picnic at Hanging Rock

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging Rock. Despite rules against it, Miranda and several other girls venture off. It's not until the end of the day that the faculty realizes the girls and one of the teachers have disappeared mysteriously.

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Karen Robson, Jane Vallis, Anne-Louise Lambert, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse, Margaret Nelson, John Jarratt, Jenny Lovell, Peter Collingwood ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1975-09-02
12.

Hard Times

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland, Strother Martin, Margaret Blye, Michael McGuire, Felice Orlandi, Edward Walsh, Bruce Glover, Robert Tessier ..
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release date: 1975-08-11
13.

The Return of the Pink Panther

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian manservant – to reveal the identity of 'The Phantom'.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom, Peter Arne, Peter Jeffrey, Grégoire Aslan, David Lodge, Graham Stark, Eric Pohlmann ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1975-05-21
14.

French Connection II

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseilles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard, Ed Lauter, Charles Millot, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Cathleen Nesbitt, Samantha Llorens, André Penvern ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1975-05-18
15.

Night Moves

4.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her daughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection between the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark, Harris Yulin, Kenneth Mars, Janet Ward, James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Anthony Costello, John Crawford ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1975-02-27
16.

The Stepford Wives

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Nanette Newman, Judith Baldwin, Peter Masterson, Tina Louise, Carol Eve Rossen, William Prince, Mary Stuart Masterson, Patrick O'Neal ..
Directed by: Bryan Forbes
Release date: 1975-02-12
17.

Rooster Cogburn

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan, John McIntire, Richard Romancito, Paul Koslo, Strother Martin, Jon Lormer, Jack Colvin ..
Directed by: Stuart Millar
Release date: 1975-10-17
18.

Tommy

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret, Roger Daltrey, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Jack Nicholson, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Paul Nicholas, Robert Powell ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1975-03-19
19.

Rollerball

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, Pamela Hensley, Barbara Trentham, John Normington, Shane Rimmer, Burt Kwouk ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1975-06-25
20.

Shivers

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Starring: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Barbara Steele, Allan Kolman, Susan Petrie, Ronald Mlodzik, Barry Baldaro, Vlasta Vrana, Dorothy Davis ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1975-10-10
21.

Escape to Witch Mountain

4.6
6.3/10 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
22.

A Boy and His Dog

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog, Blood, are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War IV, where survivors must battle for food and shelter in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.

Starring: Don Johnson, Susanne Benton, Jason Robards, Tim McIntire, Alvy Moore, Helene Winston, Charles McGraw, Hal Baylor, Ron Feinberg, Michael Rupert ..
Directed by: L. Q. Jones
Release date: 1975-03-23
23.

The Eiger Sanction

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy, Heidi Brühl, Thayer David, Reiner Schöne, Michael Grimm, Jean-Pierre Bernard, Brenda Venus ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1975-05-21
24.

Death Race 2000

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. Frankenstein, the mysterious returning champion, has become America's hero, but this time he has a passenger from the underground resistance.

Starring: David Carradine, Simone Griffeth, Sylvester Stallone, Mary Woronov, Roberta Collins, Martin Kove, Louisa Moritz, Don Steele, Joyce Jameson, Harriet Medin ..
Directed by: Paul Bartel
Release date: 1975-04-30
25.

Shampoo

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing "star" and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds down with the wife, daughter and mistress of a potential backer doesn't help. It also does little for his relationship with his current girlfriend.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, Tony Bill, George Furth, Jay Robinson, Ann Weldon, Luana Anders ..
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Release date: 1975-02-11
26.

Hearts and Minds

4.4
8.2/10 IMDB

Many times during his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson said that ultimate victory in the Vietnam War depended upon the U.S. military winning the "hearts and minds" of the Vietnamese people. Filmmaker Peter Davis uses Johnson's phrase in an ironic context in this anti-war documentary, filmed and released while the Vietnam War was still under way, juxtaposing interviews with military figures like U.S. Army Chief of Staff William C. Westmoreland with shocking scenes of violence and brutality.

Starring: Georges Bidault, Clark Clifford, George Coker ..
Directed by: Peter Davis
Release date: 1975-03-20
27.

Farewell, My Lovely

4.3
7.0/10 IMDB

LA private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by ex-con Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend. While also investigating the murder of a client and the theft of a jade necklace, Marlowe becomes entangled with seductress Helen Grayle and discovers a web of dark secrets that are better left hidden.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, Sylvia Miles, John Ireland, Anthony Zerbe, Harry Dean Stanton, Jimmy Thompson, Joe Spinell, Sylvester Stallone, Kate Murtagh ..
Directed by: Dick Richards
Release date: 1975-08-08
28.

The Count of Monte-Cristo

4.2
6.9/10 IMDB

A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of. After many years in prison, the old Abbe dies, and Edmond escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmond must find the treasure the Abbe told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Kate Nelligan, Isabelle De Valvert, Tony Curtis, Dominic Guard, Louis Jourdan, Trevor Howard, Taryn Power, Dominic Barto, Donald Pleasence ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1975-01-10
29.

The Wind and the Lion

4.2
6.8/10 IMDB

At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers, and the attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.

Starring: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, John Huston, Geoffrey Lewis, Simon Harrison, Polly Gottesman, Steve Kanaly, Vladek Sheybal, Nadim Sawalha ..
Directed by: John Milius
Release date: 1975-05-22
30.

Breakheart Pass

4.1
6.7/10 IMDB

At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being transported to face trial for murder.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Jill Ireland, Ed Lauter, Bill McKinney, David Huddleston, Richard Crenna, Charles Durning, Roy Jenson, Robert Tessier ..
Directed by: Tom Gries
Release date: 1975-12-09
Best Movies of 1975 : The Naked Civil Servant
31.

The Naked Civil Servant

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Story of the life of Quentin Crisp, an Englishman who was brave enough to live his life according to his own style even in the hostile days of WW2.

Starring: John Hurt, John Rhys-Davies, Colin Higgins, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge, Stanley Lebor, Katherine Schofield, Antonia Pemberton, Stephen Johnstone, Lloyd Lamble ..
Directed by: Jack Gold
Release date: 1975-12-17
Best Movies of 1975 : Trilogy of Terror
32.

Trilogy of Terror

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

A horror anthology containing three stories: a female college professor is aggressively pursued by one of her students; a prudish brunette determines that her free-spirited blonde sister is evil; and a woman's night turns upside down after she purchases an ancient Zuni fetish doll.

Starring: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes, Jim Storm, Gregory Harrison, Kathryn Reynolds, Tracy Curtis, Orin Cannon, Walker Edmiston ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1975-03-04
Best Movies of 1975 : Love Among the Ruins
33.

Love Among the Ruins

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

An aging actress and socialite, Jessica Medlicott has ended her engagement with a younger man and is now being sued by her former fiancé. Esteemed barrister Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones is assigned to represent Jessica in the lawsuit, and he also happens to be an old suitor of hers from decades earlier. While Jessica claims not to remember him, and Arthur still smarts from her earlier rejection, the two form a close bond during the case.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier, Richard Pearson, Colin Blakely, Joan Sims, Leigh Lawson, Gwen Nelson, Robert Harris, Peter Reeves, John Blythe ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1975-03-06
34.

Cooley High

3.9
7.1/10 IMDB

In the mid-1960s, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the guys when they meet a pair of career criminals and get falsely arrested in connection with stealing a Cadillac. We follow their lives through the end of high school and the dramatic end to their school.

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis, Corin Rogers, Maurice Leon Havis, Joseph Carter Wilson, Sherman Smith, Norman Gibson, Maurice Marshall ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 1975-06-25
35.

Black Moon

3.8
6.1/10 IMDB

There is a war in the world between the men and the women. A young girl tries to escape this reality and comes to a hidden place where a strange unicorn lives with a family: sister, brother, many children and an old woman that never leaves her bed but stays in contact with the world through her radio.

Starring: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart, Joe Dallesandro ..
Directed by: Louis Malle
Release date: 1975-09-24
Best Movies of 1975 : Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
36.

Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

It's Valentine's Day again and Charlie Brown dreams the seemingly hopeless dream to receiving a valentine from anyone. All the while, the rest of the gang have their own trials whether it be Linus' struggle to get the biggest card he can for his beloved teacher, or Lucy trying to get some token from Schroeder while Snoopy and Woodstock are having fun spearing valentines on each other's nose.

Starring: Duncan Watson, Stephen Shea, Melanie Kohn, Greg Felton, Lynn Mortensen, Linda Ercoli, Bill Melendez ..
Directed by: Phil Roman
Release date: 1975-01-28
37.

Let's Do It Again

3.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New Orleans and rigging a boxing match.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart, John Amos, Jimmie Walker, Ossie Davis, Denise Nicholas, Lee Chamberlin ..
Directed by: Sidney Poitier
Release date: 1975-10-11
38.

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

3.8
6.0/10 IMDB

After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen documents, secret codes... and exposed backsides.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Leo McKern, Roy Kinnear, John Le Mesurier, Douglas Wilmer, Michael Crane, Albert Finney ..
Directed by: Gene Wilder
Release date: 1975-12-14
Best Movies of 1975 : Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
39.

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

3.8
8.0/10 IMDB

Rikki is a young mongoose who is adopted by a human family after nearly drowning in the river. He returns the favour by protecting them from two murderous cobra.

Starring: Orson Welles, Les Tremayne, June Foray, Michael LeClair, Shepard Menken, Lennie Weinrib ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1975-01-09
40.

The Legend of Lizzie Borden

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.

Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, Katherine Helmond, Fionnula Flanagan, Ed Flanders, Don Porter, Fritz Weaver, Bonnie Bartlett, Helen Craig, Hayden Rorke, Gloria Stuart ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1975-02-10
41.

Overlord

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

During World War II, a young man is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day, June 6th, 1944.

Starring: Brian Stirner, Davyd Harries, Nicholas Ball, Julie Neesam, Sam Sewell, John Franklyn-Robbins, Stella Tanner, Harry Shacklock, David Scheuer, Ian Liston ..
Directed by: Stuart Cooper
Release date: 1975-07-01
42.

The Hiding Place

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II

Starring: Julie Harris, Jeannette Clift, Arthur O'Connell, Pamela Sholto, Robert Rietti ..
Directed by: James F. Collier
Release date: 1975-05-04
43.

Operation: Daybreak

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett, Anthony Andrews, Anton Diffring, Carl Duering, Cyril Shaps, Nigel Stock, Diana Coupland ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1975-11-01
44.

The Sunshine Boys

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV variety show that wants to feature a reunion of this classic duo. It is up to him to try to get the Sunshine Boys back together again.

Starring: Walter Matthau, George Burns, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith, Carol Arthur, Rosetta LeNoire, F. Murray Abraham, Howard Hesseman, James Cranna, Ron Rifkin ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1975-11-06
45.

Rumpole of the Bailey

3.7
8.3/10 IMDB

An irreverent barrister chooses to defend a young Jamaican boy accused of stabbing on the same day his only son leaves for college in America.

Starring: Leo McKern, Herbert Norville, Joyce Heron, David Yelland, Noel Willman, Artro Morris, George Sweeney, Vernon Dobtcheff, Peter Spraggon ..
Directed by: John Gorrie
Release date: 1975-12-16
46.

The Great Waldo Pepper

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.

Starring: Robert Redford, Susan Sarandon, Geoffrey Lewis, Bo Svenson, Bo Brundin, Edward Herrmann, Philip Bruns, Margot Kidder, Roderick Cook, Kelly Jean Peters ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1975-03-13
47.

The Man in the Glass Booth

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.

Starring: Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Luther Adler, Lloyd Bochner, Robert H. Harris, Henry Brown, Norbert Schiller, Berry Kroeger, Leonardo Cimino ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1975-01-27
Best Movies of 1975 : Yessongs
48.

Yessongs

3.6
7.6/10 IMDB

Filmed live at London's Rainbow Theatre in December 1972, the innovative group Yes performs its progressive rock symphonies -- epic compositions that influenced new trends in contemporary music. "Yessongs" provides a visual record of the concert tour that became a groundbreaking tour de force in rock music. This unique concert video of Yes was filmed during their record-breaking tour and features the talents of the five original band members. The massively popular band defined the prog rock movement with their mystical epics which infused both a Medieval and Classical sound into rock music. Titles performed include "Close to the Edge," "All Good People," and "Roundabout."

Starring: Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White, Rick Wakeman ..
Directed by: Peter Neale, Peter Neal
Release date: 1975-03-10
49.

Smile

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital difficulties and Bob's son is up to some mischief. Could this year's pageant be in jeopardy?

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis, Eric Shea, Nicholas Pryor, Colleen Camp, Annette O'Toole, Melanie Griffith, Caroline Williams ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1975-01-01
Best Movies of 1975 : Just Another Saturday
50.

Just Another Saturday

3.6
8.0/10 IMDB

It's the day of the Orange Parade in Glasgow, but for Jon, the thrill of leading the parade and swinging the mace soon turns to horror as he learns the truth behind the costumes and songs.

Starring: Jon Morrison, Billy Connolly, Eileen McCallum, Ken Hutchison, Bill Henderson, Jim Gibb, Phil McCall, Jake D'Arcy, James Walsh, Martin Black ..
Directed by: John Mackenzie
Release date: 1975-07-05

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