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List of the best movies of 1977, with movie trailers when available. Nerds everywhere remember 1977 as the year that Star Wars made its franchise debut, ultimately becoming the highest grossing movie ever at that time. These top movies of 1977 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres - from The Rescuers to Jesus of Nazareth - but each film was released in 1977. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1977 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1977 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List movies include The Spy Who Loved Me, Annie Hall, and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1977?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1977?"

1977 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1977. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1977 aren't just one persons opinion.

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Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Stroszek Bruno Schleinstein, Eva Mattes, Wilhelm von Homburg

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Saturday Night Fever John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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A Bridge Too Far Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford

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The Spy Who Loved Me Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Caroline Munro

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Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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Jesus of Nazareth John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Pleasence

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Smokey and the Bandit Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Carl Weathers

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Annie Hall Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Walken

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The Goodbye Girl Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Powers Boothe

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The Kentucky Fried Movie Donald Sutherland, Tina Louise, Leslie Nielsen

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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New York, New York Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Mary Kay Place

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Orca Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling

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The Gauntlet Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke

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Cross of Iron James Coburn, David Warner, Senta Berger

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The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner

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Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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The Deep Nick Nolte, Jacqueline Bissett, Eli Wallach

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Semi-Tough Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Brian Dennehy

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High Anxiety Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Dick Van Patten

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Soldier of Orange Rutger Hauer, Edward Fox, Jeroen Krabbé

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Slap Shot Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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Raid on Entebbe James Woods, Charles Bronson, Kim Richards

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Dimos Dicoudis added Joseph Andrews Ann-Margret, John Gielgud, Jim Dale

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The Rescuers Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

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Sorcerer Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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The Hills Have Eyes Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman

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Dimos Dicoudis added Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown Bill Melendez, Gail Davis, Jackson Beck

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Jabberwocky Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones

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Dimos Dicoudis added Thieves Marlo Thomas, Charles Grodin, Héctor Elizondo

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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! Jean Rochefort, Josiane Balasko, Claude Brasseur

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Judge Fayard Called the Sherif... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1977
Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff Philippe Léotard, Aurore Clément, Henri Garcin

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La Menace is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1977
La Menace Carole Laure, Yves Montand, Jean-François Balmer

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The Godfather Saga John Cazale, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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Oh, God! John Denver, Teri Garr, Carl Reiner

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A Special Day Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon

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Exorcist II: The Heretic James Earl Jones, Richard Burton, Max von Sydow

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Pete's Dragon Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar Richard Gere, Diane Keaton, Tom Berenger

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Julia Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave

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The Man Who Loved Women Leslie Caron, Nathalie Baye, Brigitte Fossey

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MacArthur Gregory Peck, Russell Johnson, Ed Flanders

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That Obscure Object of Desire Carole Bouquet, Michel Piccoli, Fernando Rey

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The Serpent's Egg David Carradine, Liv Ullmann, James Whitmore

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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Jane Seymour, Patrick Troughton, Patrick Wayne

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Dimos Dicoudis added Black Sunday Terry Bradshaw, Bruce Dern, Robert Shaw

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Dimos Dicoudis added Islands in the Stream George C. Scott, Claire Bloom, Gilbert Roland

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The Duellists Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Pete Postlethwaite