Gregor's Top 20 of 1977 +10by Movie-Mate | created - 24 Nov 2013 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,192,184 | Gross: $322.74M
3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.
Votes: 177,468 | Gross: $132.09M
4. Suspiria (1977)
R | 92 min | Horror
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.
5. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
Votes: 16,586 | Gross: $12.00M
6. The Sentimental Swordsman (1977)
96 min | Action, Drama
The Sentimental Swordsman epitomizes the lone, virtuous, heroic swordsman with a twist. The Oedipus complexed swordsman played by the popular Ti Lung, is a hero with weaknesses; he drinks, ... See full summary »
The Sentimental Swordsman
7. Clans of Intrigue (1977)
102 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After three Clan leaders are assassinated, Kung Nan-Yen accuses Master Thief Chiu Liu-Hsiang as being the only man capable of the murders, but generously allows him one month to clear his name.
Clans Of Intrigue
8. The Duellists (1977)
PG | 100 min | Drama, War
France, 1801. Due to a minor, perceived slight mild-mannered Lieutenant d'Hubert is forced into a duel with the hot-headed, irrational Lieutenant Feraud. The disagreement ultimately results in scores of duels, spanning several years.
9. Iron Fisted Monk (1977)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A lowly restaurant worker aims to take revenge on the Manchurian thugs who killed his boss by joining a Shaolin temple under the advise from a monk who rescued him from certain death.
Iron Fisted Monk
10. Rabid (1977)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic.
11. Judgement of an Assassin (1977)
94 min | Action, Adventure
A clan clash centered on the trial of an admitted mass murderer and serial rapist.
Judgement Of An Assassin
12. Demon Seed (1977)
R | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.
13. Secret Rivals 2 (1977)
Unrated | 86 min | Action
The twin brother of the Silver Fox attempts to avenge his brother's death and get a hidden treasure using the 8 Diagram. It is up to one hero from the original and the brother of the 2nd original hero to stop him.
The Secret Rivals 2
14. The Invincible Armour (1977)
Unrated | 90 min | Action, Drama
Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that ... See full summary »
The Invincible Armour
15. 7 Grandmasters (1977)
Unrated | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
An aging martial arts expert is gifted a plaque from the Emperor declaring him the Kung Fu World Champion. Unsure of whether or not be is deserving of this title, he embarks on a journey to defeat the 7 Grandmasters.
16. Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom ... See full summary »
Executioners from Shaolin
17. The Psychic (1977)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A clairvoyant woman discovers a skeleton in a wall in her husband's house, and seeks to find the truth about what happened to the victim.
18. Hitch-Hike (1977)
Unrated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker who threatens to kill them unless they take him to a sanctuary. In return he agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
19. Cross of Iron (1977)
R | 119 min | Drama, War
German commander Captain Hauptmann Stransky (Maximilian Schell) places a squad in extreme danger after Sergeant Rolf Steiner (James Coburn) refuses to lie for him.
21. The Deep (1977)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunting divers have a run-in with local criminals when they inadvertently discover the secret cargo of a World War II shipwreck.
Votes: 10,688 | Gross: $6.84M
22. Snuff Bottle Connection (1977)
91 min | Action
As China and Russia's governments are talking peace, traitorous agents on both sides seek war. Enter John Liu as a special agent sent to identify who the Russian traitor is and who his contact is within the walls of the Forbidden City.
Snuff Bottle Connection
23. Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure
In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria ... See full summary »
Return of the Chinese Boxer
24. Jade Tiger (1977)
100 min | Action, Adventure
Zhao Wuji embarks on an very tragic adventure with full of intrigues to avenge his father, who is beheaded by a traitor working for Tang, on the eve of son's marriage.
25. Death Duel (1977)
90 min | Drama, Action
The Third Master (Erh Tung Sheng, aka Derek Yee, in the role that launched his career) is considered to be the greatest sword master of the day. His displays of skill and strength bring ... See full summary »
26. The Rescuers (1977)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters.
Votes: 55,922 | Gross: $71.22M
27. Wizards (1977)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest.
Votes: 10,092 | Gross: $9.00M
28. The Mighty Peking Man (1977)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
King Kong goes Hong Kong as a giant Himalayan beast tries to save a sexy Russia Tarzanette from a sleazy show-biz promoter. The action, locations set in India, and interracial romance made ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,581 | Gross: $0.02M
29. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed.
Votes: 94,829 | Gross: $46.80M
30. Eraserhead (1977)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror
Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Votes: 97,410 | Gross: $7.00M
34. Beast with a Gun (1977)
Unrated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts ... See full summary »
The Mad Dog Killer
35. Broken Oath (1977)
98 min | Action, Drama
Angry and aggressive orphan Lotus Lin gets raised as a Buddhist in a Shaolin temple after her mother dies in the wake of giving birth to her in prison. Consumed with rage, Lin gets expelled... See full summary »
36. Emanuelle in America (1977)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adult, Drama, Mystery
Hedonistic photojournalist Emanuelle goes undercover to expose the seedy lives of rich and powerful sex cultists and snuff film peddlers in America and Europe.
37. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
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.
Votes: 49,886 | Gross: $50.80M
38. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
G | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.
Votes: 6,635 | Gross: $16.79M
39. Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Horror
Photojournalist Emanuelle accompanies an anthropologist, two female missionary workers and a treacherous hunter's party in a trek through the Amazon to find a cannibalistic tribe long thought extinct.
Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals
40. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
R | 117 min | Horror
A teenage girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.
Votes: 21,016 | Gross: $30.75M
41. Dangerous Cargo (1977)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime
A mutiny aboard a weapon smuggling vessel results in the ship's first officer dead, the captain incapacitated, and the captain's wife vulnerable.