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Movies: Popular Movies of 1977

Movies in chronological context: 1977 (MCMLXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1977th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 977th year of the 2nd millennium, the 77th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1970s decade. ()

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Star Wars(1977)

4.1/5 (with 7,694 votes)

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind(1977)

PG
| 2h 15min | Science Fiction, Drama
3.7/5 (with 1,467 votes)

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Annie Hall(1977)

PG
| 1h 33min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.9/5 (with 1,417 votes)

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Suspiria(1977)

R
| 1h 39min | Horror
3.8/5 (with 943 votes)

An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.

The Rescuers(1977)

3.4/5 (with 918 votes)

What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss Bianca respond to orphan Penny's call for help. The two mice search for clues with the help of an old cat named Rufus.

Saturday Night Fever(1977)

R
| 1h 58min | Drama, Music
3.4/5 (with 656 votes)

Tony spends his Saturdays at a disco where his stylish moves raise his popularity among the patrons. But his life outside the disco is not easy and things change when he gets attracted to Stephanie.

The Spy Who Loved Me(1977)

PG
| 2h 5min | Adventure, Action, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 621 votes)

Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the case.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh(1977)

G
| 1h 14min | Animation, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 338 votes)

Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together and sing their way through adventures.

The Hills Have Eyes(1977)

R
| 1h 30min | Horror, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 259 votes)

On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Pete's Dragon(1977)

3.2/5 (with 252 votes)

Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when crooked salesmen try to capture Elliott for their own gain, Pete must attempt a daring rescue.

A Bridge Too Far(1977)

PG
| 2h 55min | Drama, History, War
3.6/5 (with 239 votes)

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.

Smokey and the Bandit(1977)

PG
| 1h 36min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 224 votes)

A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.

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Crime Busters(1977)

PG
| 1h 50min | Action, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 215 votes)

An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.

A Special Day(1977)

NR
| 1h 46min | Drama, Romance / Love
4.1/5 (with 214 votes)

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Antonietta strikes up a friendship with her neighbor Gabriele. As the day segues into night, Antonietta and Gabriele develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.

Exorcist II: The Heretic(1977)

R
| 1h 58min | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Drama
2.3/5 (with 196 votes)

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?

House(1977)

1h 28min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
3.7/5 (with 162 votes)

Hoping to find a sense of connection to her late mother, Gorgeous takes a trip to the country to visit her aunt at their ancestral house. She invites her six friends, Prof, Melody, Mac, Fantasy, Kung Fu, and Sweet, to join her. The girls soon discover that there is more to the old house than meets the eye.

The Gauntlet(1977)

R
| 1h 49min | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 158 votes)

Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness from Las Vegas. The witness turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties—and incriminating information regarding a high-ranking figure.

The Duellists(1977)

PG
| 1h 40min | Drama, War
3.7/5 (with 153 votes)

In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including the failed French invasion of Russia in 1812, and shifts in the political and social systems of Europe.

Pumping Iron(1977)

PG
| 1h 26min | Documentary
3.5/5 (with 144 votes)

Pumping Iron is a 1977 documentary film about the run-up to the 1975 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition. The film focuses on Arnold Schwarzenegger and his competitors, Lou Ferrigno and Franco Columbu. The documentary was co-directed by Robert Fiore and George Butler. It was based on the book of the same name by Charles Gaines and George Butler (Simon and Schuster, 1974).

New York, New York(1977)

3.3/5 (with 144 votes)

An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.

Capricorn One(1977)

3.5/5 (with 140 votes)

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth.

Sorcerer(1977)

PG
| 2h 2min | Adventure, Thriller
3.7/5 (with 135 votes)

Four men from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting several cases of dynamite (which is so old that it is dripping unstable nitroglycerin) across dangerous jungle terrain.

Rabid(1977)

R
| 1h 31min | Horror, Science Fiction
3.2/5 (with 126 votes)

After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood—the only nourishment that will now sustain her.

Orca(1977)

PG
| 1h 32min | Adventure, Horror
3.1/5 (with 122 votes)

After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the great beast, who will meet them on its own turf.

Slap Shot(1977)

R
| 2h 3min | Comedy, Drama
3.5/5 (with 114 votes)

To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.

Cross of Iron(1977)

R
| 2h 12min | Drama, Action, History, War
3.5/5 (with 113 votes)

It is 1943, and the German army—ravaged and demoralised—is hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of the madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous Corporal Steiner. Stransky is the only man who believes that the Third Reich is still vastly superior to the Russian army. However, within his pompous persona lies a quivering coward who longs for the Iron Cross so that he can return to Berlin a hero. Steiner, on the other hand is cynical, defiantly non-conformist and more concerned with the safety of his own men rather than the horde of military decorations offered to him by his superiors.

That Obscure Object of Desire(1977)

R
| 1h 43min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 107 votes)

After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a fiery 19-year-old flamenco dancer named Conchita. What follows is a tale of cruelty, depravity and lies -- the very building blocks of love.

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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo(1977)

3.0/5 (with 106 votes)

Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

High Anxiety(1977)

PG
| 1h 34min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 105 votes)

A psychiatrist with intense acrophobia (fear of heights) goes to work for a mental institution run by doctors who appear to be crazier than their patients, and have secrets that they are willing to commit murder to keep.

The American Friend(1977)

2h 5min | Drama, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 100 votes)

Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

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