Top 20 Films of 1977

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1.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
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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 evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
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2.
Short Eyes (1977)
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A child molester sent to prison finds that criminals exact harsher justice than society. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
“ 9 ” - bwolskin-9
 
3.
Annie Hall (1977)
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Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall. (93 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
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4.
The Late Show (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
“ 9 ” - bwolskin-9
 
5.
Le pays bleu (1977)
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(104 mins.)
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6.
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor. (111 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
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7.
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
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8.
Slap Shot (1977)
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A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games. (123 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
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9.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
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After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos. (137 mins.)
“ 8 ” - bwolskin-9
 
10.
Black Sunday (1977)
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Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance. (143 mins.)
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11.
The Rescuers (1977)
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Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters. (78 mins.)
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12.
Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
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Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his... (97 mins.)
“ 8 ” - bwolskin-9
 
13.
Demon Seed (1977)
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A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Cammell
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14.
Julia (1977)
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At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany. (117 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
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15.
Suspiria (1977)
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A newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
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16.
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
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A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Badham
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17.
This Sweet Sickness (1977)
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David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home... (107 mins.)
Director: Claude Miller
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18.
Equus (1977)
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A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses. (137 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ 8 ” - bwolskin-9
 
19.
Candleshoe (1977)
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Small-time crook Harry Bundage discovers that the old manor house where Lady St. Edmund resides, with... (101 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
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20.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Recounted in flashback are the romantic perils of Mathieu, a middle-aged French sophisticate as he falls for his nineteen year-old former chambermaid Conchita. (102 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
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