Gregor's Top 20 of 1975 +10by Movie-Mate | created - 24 Nov 2013 | updated - 5 months ago | Public
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1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 880,457 | Gross: $112.00M
2. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Thriller
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.
Votes: 529,208 | Gross: $260.00M
3. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly-engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must seek shelter at the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-n-Furter.
Votes: 127,489 | Gross: $139.88M
5. Deep Red (1975)
R | 127 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A jazz pianist and a wisecracking journalist are pulled into a complex web of mystery after the former witnesses the brutal murder of a psychic.
6. Shivers (1975)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
7. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
PG | 129 min | Adventure, History, War
Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as Kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.
9. Night Moves (1975)
R | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Los Angeles private investigator Harry Moseby is hired by a client to find her runaway teenage daughter. Moseby tracks the daughter down, only to stumble upon something much more intriguing and sinister.
11. The Wind and the Lion (1975)
PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In early twentieth century Morocco, a Sharif kidnaps an American woman and her children, forcing President Theodore Roosevelt to send in forces to conduct a rescue mission.
12. Footprints on the Moon (1975)
Not Rated | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
A woman is tormented by strange dreams of astronauts on the moon. She visits a deserted seaside town whose inhabitants know her even though she does not know them.
Footprints On the Moon
13. Cops vs Thugs (1975)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime
Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs.
Cops Vs. Thugs
14. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 45,931 | Gross: $41.51M
15. The Flying Guillotine (1975)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Drama
An assassin, trained in the use of a throwing weapon that can behead its victims from a distance, questions the morality of his missions and becomes a fugitive hunted by his former comrades.
The Flying Guillotine
16. Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Night Train Murders
17. The Suspicious Death of a Minor (1975)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Horror
A young prostitute is found brutally killed and is up to detective Germi (Claudio Cassinelli) the investigation of the case, as the search progress he uncovers a girls trafficking ring with connections to powerful people.
The Suspicious Death of a Minor
19. Katie Tippel (1975)
R | 100 min | Drama
The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive. In the process she sees the corrupting influence of money.
Katie's Passion - A Girl called Keetje Tippel
22. Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Not Rated | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller
When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by... See full summary »
Strip Nude For Your Killer
23. Eyeball (1975)
R | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller
A maniac killer in a red cape and hood is killing off American tourists on a tour bus by gouging out their eyeballs.
24. Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Ilsa is an evil Nazi warden at a death camp that conducts "medical experiments". Ilsa's goal is to prove that women can withstand more pain and suffering than men and therefore should be allowed to fight on the front lines.
25. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Horror, War
In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
27. Rollerball (1975)
R | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
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.
Votes: 21,574 | Gross: $30.00M
28. The Story of O (1975)
NC-17 | 97 min | Drama
Photographer O's lover takes her to a Château, where she is, like other women there, naked, humiliated by whipping, sexual abuse by men etc. When O leaves, her lover gives her to his much older step-brother.
The Story Of O
29. Black Emanuelle (1975)
X | 91 min | Drama
While on assignment in Nairobi, a photojournalist questions her racial and sexual identity when she engages in affairs with her wealthy hosts.
30. Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
R | 98 min | Crime, Thriller
Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom.
31. The Old Gun (1975)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During World War II, a peaceful French surgeon is forced to ruthlessly exterminate the Nazis because of their atrocities.
Le vieux fusil (The Old Gun)
32. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist.
34. All Men Are Brothers (1975)
101 min | Action, Adventure
Based on one of China's enduring epic novels, written in the 14th century, "All Men Are Brothers" continues the patriotic story of righteous warriors battling despotic leaders, featuring ... See full summary »
All Men Are Brothers
35. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur (Graham Chapman) and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Votes: 486,165 | Gross: $1.23M
36. French Connection II (1975)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.
Votes: 16,093 | Gross: $12.48M
37. The Drowning Pool (1975)
PG | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A big-city private detective travels to the Deep South to help out an old girlfriend who is worried that her husband will find out that she is cheating on him.
38. The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Approved | 129 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Classical art professor and collector Dr. Jonathan Hemlock, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
39. The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Inspector Jacque Clouseau (Peter Sellers) is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue.
Votes: 24,138 | Gross: $41.83M
40. Dersu Uzala (1975)
G | 142 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.
41. Syndicate Sadists (1975)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.