Best Romance Movies of 1974


Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

7.3/10 IMDB

After her husband dies, Alice and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make a new life for herself as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner.

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Alfred Lutter, Harvey Keitel, Diane Ladd, Lelia Goldoni, Billy Green Bush, Jodie Foster, Valerie Curtin, Vic Tayback ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1974-12-09
Best Romance Movies of 1974 : Romance with a Double Bass

Romance with a Double Bass

7.4/10 IMDB

A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the bass player, but when someone steals their clothes, the bass player helps the princess to preserve her dignity by transporting her back to the castle in his bass case, and along the way they discover they have feelings for each other. Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov.

Starring: John Cleese, Connie Booth, Graham Crowden, Freddie Jones, Jonathan Lynn, Andrew Sachs ..
Directed by: Robert Young
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1974 : Lovin' Molly

Lovin' Molly

5.7/10 IMDB

Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner, Edward Binns, Susan Sarandon, Conard Fowkes, Claude Traverse, John Henry Faulk, Richard Ray Lee, Paul A. Partain ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1974-04-14
Best Romance Movies of 1974 : F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Last of the Belles

F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Last of the Belles

5.5/10 IMDB

A semi-fictional account of how writer F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while he was in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919.

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Susan Sarandon, Blythe Danner, David Huffman, Ernest Thompson, Richard Hatch, James Naughton, Albert Stratton, Brooke Adams ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1974-01-07

Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love

7.0/10 IMDB

Pilot for a proposed television anthology series with stories about love, either dramatic or comedic. In this pilot, there were three different segments: in the first, a computer falls in love with its programmer; in the second, a World War II vet falls in love with a murderer; in the third, a woman falls in love with a penniless painter.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Bill Bixby, Lloyd Bochner, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lawrence P. Casey, Colby Chester, Robert Emhardt, Lorne Greene, Alan Hale Jr., Fred Holliday ..
Directed by: John Badham, Arnold Laven
Release date: 1974-05-01


7.0/10 IMDB

Long-nosed Cyrano de Begerac helps an army officer woo Roxanne, the woman he loves in this animated version of Edmond Rostand's play.

Starring: José Ferrer, Joan Van Ark, Victor Garber, Jane Connell, Martyn Green, Kurt Kasznar, Alan Oppenheimer, John Stephenson ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1974-03-06

The Great Gatsby

6.4/10 IMDB

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black, Sam Waterston, Lois Chiles, Scott Wilson, Howard Da Silva, Roberts Blossom, Edward Herrmann ..
Directed by: Jack Clayton
Release date: 1974-03-27
Best Romance Movies of 1974 : Benji


6.2/10 IMDB

Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes of their parents. When the children are kidnapped, however, the parents and the police are at a loss to find them. Only Benji can track them down, but will he be in time? If he can save the day, he may just find the permanent home he's been longing for.

Starring: Patsy Garrett, Allen Fiuzat, Cynthia Smith, Peter Breck, Frances Bavier, Terry Carter, Edgar Buchanan, Tom Lester, Christopher Connelly, Deborah Walley ..
Directed by: Joe Camp
Release date: 1974-10-17
Best Romance Movies of 1974 : The Stranger Who Looks Like Me

The Stranger Who Looks Like Me

0.0/10 IMDB

A young girl who is looking for the birth parents who gave her up hooks up with a young man who has also been adopted and is looking for his real parents.

Starring: Meredith Baxter, Beau Bridges ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1974-03-07
Best Romance Movies of 1974 : Paul and Michelle

Paul and Michelle

5.8/10 IMDB

Taking place approximately three years after the events in Friends, Paul and Michelle follows the family of Paul Harrison and Michelle Latour-Harrison after they have been reunited. Paul has to cope with the difficulties he faces balancing work, college, and trying to maintain their family as well as a new love interest for Michelle.

Starring: Anicée Alvina, Sean Bury, Keir Dullea, Georges Beller, Catherine Allégret, Ronald Lewis, Peter Graves ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1974-03-15

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