Year 1976

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1. It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1976)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

Comedy-drama based on the books by James Herriot about a Yorkshire vet and the adventures he and his colleague have in their everyday life.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: John Alderton, Colin Blakely, Lisa Harrow, Bill Maynard

Votes: 140

All Things Bright and Beautiful

2. Dracula and Son (1976)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

Son grows up with father, leaves to go to big city in 1979. Father follows and tries to survive as a vampire in a modern world. Son finds girl, decides not to be a vampire anymore. Great ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Christopher Lee, Bernard Menez, Marie-Hélène Breillat, Catherine Breillat

Votes: 518

3. The Heist (1976)

83 min | Drama

In Mexico city, the most infamous jail "Lecumberri" three prisoners make a plan to introduce drugs.

Director: Felipe Cazals | Stars: Salvador Sánchez, José Carlos Ruiz, Manuel Ojeda, Delia Casanova

Votes: 242

4. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

R | 110 min | Comedy

52 Metascore

In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking and he takes all of her money... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Dinorah Brillanti

Votes: 2,135

5. Xica da Silva (1976)

107 min | Drama, Romance

The romanced story of Xica da Silva, a slave that used her "feminine atributs" in order to get power.

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Zezé Motta, Walmor Chagas, Altair Lima, Elke Maravilha

Votes: 473

Xica

6. Birch Interval (1976)

PG | 104 min | Drama

An eleven-year-old girl goes through extreme culture shock when she leaves the city and moves in with her Amish cousins.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Eddie Albert, Rip Torn, Ann Wedgeworth, Susan McClung

Votes: 39

7. Black and White in Color (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, War

French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jean Carmet, Jacques Dufilho, Catherine Rouvel, Jacques Spiesser

Votes: 1,329

8. The Cassandra Crossing (1976)

R | 129 min | Drama, Thriller

Passengers on a European train have been exposed to a deadly disease. Nobody will let them off the train. So what happens next?

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 6,965

9. Crash! (1976)

PG | 85 min | Horror

After a woman is nearly killed in a car accident, a doctor investigates the collision, which points towards revenge, destruction and occult.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: José Ferrer, Sue Lyon, John Ericson, Leslie Parrish

Votes: 267

10. God Told Me To (1976)

R | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to."

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin, Sandy Dennis, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 4,255

Demon

11. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

A German plot to kidnap Sir Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 17,989

12. The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Explosive drama and action when two sexy girls go on a bank robbing binge.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Claudia Jennings, Tara Strohmeier, Jocelyn Jones, Miles Watkins

Votes: 421

13. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran

Votes: 4,566

14. The House by the Lake (1976)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

A rich playboy has a large house in the Ontario countryside. One weekend he invites his girlfriend, a fashion model, but on his way to the house he drives past a gang of crazed young men. ... See full summary »

Director: William Fruet | Stars: Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Chuck Shamata, Richard Ayres

Votes: 941

15. The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)

G | 104 min | Family, Drama

When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Alastair Sim, Peter Barkworth, Maurice Colbourne, Susan Tebbs

Votes: 320

16. Man on the Roof (1976)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve. They discover that Nyman was a very tough policeman who received ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Sven Wollter, Thomas Hellberg, Håkan Serner

Votes: 3,468

17. The Message (1976)

PG | 177 min | Biography, Drama, History

This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 41,281

Mohammad, Messenger of God

18. The Monkey Hu$tle (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Yaphet Kotto, Kirk Calloway, Thomas Carter, Donn Carl Harper

Votes: 349

19. Slumber Party '57 (1976)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

Six schoolgirls find themselves without their parents. Moreover their basket ball team are traveling. As they are at a loss what to do, they organize a slumber party during which each of them will tell about her first experience of sex.

Director: William A. Levey | Stars: Janet Wood, Noelle North, Debra Winger, Bridget Holloman

Votes: 141

20. Strange Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Stuart Whitman, John Saxon, Martin Landau, Tisa Farrow

Votes: 571

21. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

In 1946, a hooded serial killer terrorizes the residents of a small Arkansas town.

Director: Charles B. Pierce | Stars: Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells, Jimmy Clem

Votes: 6,457

22. Welcome to L.A. (1976)

R | 106 min | Drama, Music, Romance

The lives and romantic entanglements of a group of young adults who have achieved "overnight" success in Los Angeles.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Keith Carradine, Sally Kellerman, Geraldine Chaplin, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 801

23. The Zebra Force (1976)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime

A group of Vietnam vets, tired of the depredation of the Mafia on their neighborhood, decide to take on the mob on their own terms--but by using a very different twist.

Director: Joe Tornatore | Stars: Mike Lane, Richard X. Slattery, Rockne Tarkington, Glenn R. Wilder

Votes: 200

24. Aces High (1976)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, War

In World War I, the high casualty rate amongst the rookie pilots of the Royal Flying Corps puts an enormous strain on the survivors.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward, Peter Firth

Votes: 2,238

25. Alex & the Gypsy (1976)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

Alexander Main, a bail bondsman, falls for one of his "customers", a pretty gypsy girl, Maritza, who's been accused of murder.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Geneviève Bujold, James Woods, Gino Ardito

Votes: 170

26. Allegro non troppo (1976)

PG | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

An enthusiastic filmmaker thinks he's come up with a totally original idea: animation set to classical music! When he is informed that some American named "Prisney" (or something) has ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Bozzetto | Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Maurizio Micheli, Marialuisa Giovannini, Néstor Garay

Votes: 2,532

27. The Amazing Dobermans (1976)

PG | 96 min | Family, Comedy, Crime

An ex-con man and his five trained Dobermans help a Treasury Dept. agent stop a racketeer and his gang.

Director: Byron Chudnow | Stars: James Franciscus, Barbara Eden, Fred Astaire, Jack Carter

Votes: 339

28. At the Earth's Core (1976)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro, Cy Grant

Votes: 3,970

29. Baby Blue Marine (1976)

PG | 90 min | Drama

A would-be Marine fails basic training, and is sent home wearing the "baby blue" fatigues of a washout. En route, he is mugged by a battle-fatigued Marine Raider, who leaves him to hitch-hike home in an undeserved hero's uniform.

Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Glynnis O'Connor, Katherine Helmond, Dana Elcar

Votes: 499

30. The Bad News Bears (1976)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

83 Metascore

An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 19,300 | Gross: $42.35M

31. Baker's Hawk (1976)

G | 98 min | Western

When a young boy nurses an injured hawk back to health, he gains newfound courage and confidence on his own.

Director: Lyman Dayton | Stars: Clint Walker, Burl Ives, Diane Baker, Lee Montgomery

Votes: 197

32. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976)

R | 94 min | Comedy

Tom Jones, a maid's son adopted by the nobleman she worked for, now all grown up must run away from home when he is set up by his jealous cousin. He has several adventures and women on his way to town where his possible salvation awaits.

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Nicky Henson, Trevor Howard, Terry-Thomas, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 125

33. The Big Bus (1976)

PG | 88 min | Action, Comedy

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the ... See full summary »

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Stockard Channing, John Beck, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 2,843 | Gross: $3.54M

34. The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport

Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson

Votes: 1,518

35. Bittersweet Love (1976)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Romance

Young married couple expecting a baby suddenly discover they are half-brother and sister.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Lana Turner, Robert Lansing, Celeste Holm, Robert Alda

Votes: 137

36. The Blue Bird (1976)

G | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Cicely Tyson, Ava Gardner

Votes: 924 | Gross: $0.89M

37. Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A young country-star wannabe takes off from her carhop career to join with a young, modern Billy the Kid wannabe for an adventure in theft, murder and mayhem.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Marjoe Gortner, Lynda Carter, Jesse Vint, Merrie Lynn Ross

Votes: 633

38. Bound for Glory (1976)

PG | 147 min | Biography, Drama, Music

70 Metascore

The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Gail Strickland

Votes: 4,471

39. Breaking Point (1976)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Bo Svenson, Robert Culp, John Colicos, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 239

40. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)

PG | 123 min | Comedy, Western

A cynical Buffalo Bill hires Sitting Bull to exploit him and add his credibility to the distorted view of history presented in his Wild West Show.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Kevin McCarthy, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 3,913

41. Bugsy Malone (1976)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

71 Metascore

The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all-child cast.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florence Garland, John Cassisi

Votes: 15,175 | Gross: $2.78M

42. Burnt Offerings (1976)

PG | 116 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

48 Metascore

A family moves into a large old mansion that seems to have a mysterious and maybe even sinister power over their actions.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 9,063

43. Caddie (1976)

100 min | Drama, Romance

Sydney, Australia in the mid-1920's. Proud and classy Caddie Marsh is forced to get a job as a barmaid and raise two children on her own after her rich cad husband walks out on her. Despite... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson, Jacki Weaver

Votes: 186

44. Cannonball! (1976)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

35 Metascore

Racing across the country from L.A. to New York, a plethora of exotic cars carry contestants hoping to win a very large sum.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: David Carradine, Bill McKinney, Veronica Hamel, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 4,054 | Gross: $3.27M

45. Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy (1976)

R | 88 min | Comedy

When one of her friends goes missing, Chesty and several fellow WAVEs go looking for her and end up in a world of senatorial corruption and Mafia intimidation.

Director: Ed Forsyth | Stars: Shari Eubank, Dorrie Thomson, Rosanne Katon, Marcie Barkin

Votes: 98

46. Chinese Roulette (1976)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller