Annual US Box Office Chart of 1974

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 THE TOWERING INFERNO Paul Newman, Steve McQueen $48,838,000
2 EARTHQUAKE Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner $35,849,994
3 THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor $31,100,000
4 YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle $30,000,000 $38,823,000
5 THE GODFATHER PART II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro $28,900,000 $30,673,000
6 AIRPORT 1975 Charlton Heston, Karen Black $25,305,576
7 THE LONGEST YARD Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert $23,017,000
8 THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GRIZZLY ADAMS Dan Haggerty, Don Shanks $21,895,000
9 MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall $19,124,000
10 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN Helen Hayes, Ken Berry $17,000,000
11 BENJI Peter Breck, Deborah Walley $16,890,000
12 BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID Paul Newman, Robert Redford [Re-issue] $16,653,000
13 BLAZING SADDLES Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder $16,500,000 $47,800,000
14 THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal $14,421,000
15 THE GREAT GATSBY Robert Redford, Mia Farrow $14,200,000
16 FREEBIE AND THE BEAN Alan Arkin, James Caan $13,500,000
17 CHARIOTS OF THE GODS Heinz-Detlev Bock, Klaus Kindler $12,460,000
18 THE BORN LOSERS Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James [Re-issue] $12,500,000
19 CHINATOWN Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway $12,400,000
20 THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT! Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly $12,083,620

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1974
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US Box Office – 25 December 1974

1 7 2 THE GODFATHER PART II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
2 NE 1 THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN Roger Moore, Christopher Lee
3 NE 1 THE TOWERING INFERNO Paul Newman, Steve McQueen
4 NE 1 THE ISLAND AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD David Hartman, Donald Sinden
5 NE 1 THE FRONT PAGE Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
6 10 10 AIRPORT 1975 Charlton Heston, Karen Black
7 2 6 EARTHQUAKE Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner
8 1 22 DEATH WISH Charles Bronson, Hope Lange
9 3 7 THE LITTLE PRINCE Steven Warner, Joss Ackland
10 6 6 LENNY Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
from Variety magazine are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Box-Office-Charts-1970s-ebook/dp/B071GPPSGR/

US Box Office – 11 December 1974

1 2 20 DEATH WISH Charles Bronson, Hope Lange
2 3 4 EARTHQUAKE Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner
3 1 4 THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor
4 4 16 THE LONGEST YARD Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert
5 NE 3 THE STREET FIGHTER Shin’ichi Chiba, Goichi Yamada
6 8 5 THE LITTLE PRINCE Steven Warner, Joss Ackland
7 5 10 THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw
8 6 8 AIRPORT 1975 Charlton Heston, Karen Black
9 RE 10 CABARET Liza Minnelli, Michael York [Re-issue] 
10 RE 9 LAW AND DISORDER Carroll O’Connor, Ernest Borgnine

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
from Variety magazine are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Box-Office-Charts-1970s-ebook/dp/B071GPPSGR/

US Box Office – 28 August 1974

1 8 10 CHINATOWN Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway
2 1 15 THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT! Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly
3 NE 9 BUSTER AND BILLIE Jan-Michael Vincent, Joan Goodfellow
4 5 3 CALIFORNIA SPLIT George Segal, Elliott Gould
5 RE 14 THREE THE HARD WAY Jim Brown, Fred Williamson
6 9 12 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN Helen Hayes, Ken Berry
7 RE 17 THE LORDS OF FLATBUSH Perry King, Sylvester Stallone
8 NE 5 DEATH WISH Charles Bronson, Hope Lange
9 2 5 RETURN OF THE DRAGON Bruce Lee
10 NE 5 PINK FLOYD: LIVE AT POMPEI Pink Floyd

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
from Variety magazine are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Box-Office-Charts-1970s-ebook/dp/B071GPPSGR/

US Box Office – 3 April 1974

1 3 14 THE STING Paul Newman, Robert Redford
2 5 4 MAME Lucille Ball, Bea Arthur
3 1 14 THE EXORCIST Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair
4 NE 1 THE THREE MUSKETEERS Oliver Reed, Richard Chamberlain
5 2 15 PAPILLON Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman
6 NE 1 BLOOD FINGERS Sing Chen, Raymond Lui
7 6 17 SERPICO Al Pacino, John Randolph
8 NE 10 BUSTING Elliott Gould, Robert Blake
9 10 8 BLAZING SADDLES Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder
10 NE 1 THE GREAT GATSBY Robert Redford, Mia Farrow

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
from Variety magazine are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Box-Office-Charts-1970s-ebook/dp/B071GPPSGR/

US Box Office – 9 January 1974

1 3 2 THE EXORCIST Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair
2 1 3 PAPILLON Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman
3 2 5 SERPICO Al Pacino, John Randolph
4 4 2 MAGNUM FORCE Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook
5 7 2 THE STING Paul Newman, Robert Redford
6 6 23 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard
7 10 3 SLEEPER Woody Allen, Diane Keaton
8 9 3 THE SEVEN-UPS Roy Scheider, Victor Arnold
9 5 9 ROBIN HOOD Animated
10 NE 1 THE DRAGON’S VENGEANCE Barry Chan (Wei Tzu Wen), Chung-Erh Lung

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
from Variety magazine are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Box-Office-Charts-1970s-ebook/dp/B071GPPSGR/

US Weekly Box Office Top 10 Charts of the 1970s

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For the first time ever the complete weekly US Top Ten Box Office Charts as they
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Number One Box Office hit (in full color) and info about the leading stars
for every top ten film in chronological order.

Taken from Variety’s National Box Office Survey weekly chart.

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