Universal Pictures Films of 1977

This list contains the films produced and distributed by Universal Pictures in 1977. List in order of when films were released in the United States.
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1.
Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Alan Gibson
 
2.
The Sentinel (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Brooklyn Heights apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
3.
Fellini's Casanova (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone... (155 mins.)
 
4.
Slap Shot (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games. (123 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ Starring Paul Newman; Box office: $28,000,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
5.
Airport '77 (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water. (114 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
“ Budget: $6 million; Box office: $30,000,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
6.
The Car (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A mysterious black, sleek automobile terrorizes everyone it comes into contact with in a small town in Utah. The local sheriff may be the only person who can stop this menace which has been possessed by pure evil. (96 mins.)
“ Budget: $5 million; Box office: $35,978,453 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
7.
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff. (96 mins.)
Director: Hal Needham
“ Budget: $4.3 million; Box office: $300,000,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
8.
e'Lollipop (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When the chips are down and everything seems lost, it's good to have a best friend. (85 mins.)
Director: Ashley Lazarus
 
9.
Rollercoaster (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A blackmailer threatens to sabotage roller-coasters at various American amusement parks if he isn't paid a huge ransom. (119 mins.)
Director: James Goldstone
“ Budget: $9 million ” - LuminousCarcass
 
10.
Sorcerer (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle. (121 mins.)
“ Directed by William Friedkin; Soundtrack by Tangerine Dream; Budget: $21–22 million; Box office: $5.9 million (theatrical and rentals); $9 million (worldwide) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
11.
MacArthur (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War... (130 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ Budget: $9 million; Box office: $16,320,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
12.
The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An aging Sir Hector Geste takes a young greedy wife who's after his famed Blue Water sapphire but his sons hide the gem and join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa. (85 mins.)
Director: Marty Feldman
 
13.
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
“ Budget: $3.2 million ” - LuminousCarcass
 
14.
Heroes (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to find out what became of the other men in his unit. (112 mins.)
“ Budget: $15 million; Box office: $33,500,000 ” - LuminousCarcass
 
15.
The Choirboys (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery. (119 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ Budget: $6,500,000; Box office: ITL 126,400,000 (Italy) (1980) ” - LuminousCarcass
 
16.
Scott Joplin (1977 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time. (96 mins.)