Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1977-01-01 to 1977-12-31 With Country of Origin Italy


1. Suspiria (1977)

R | 92 min | Horror

7.5
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A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé

Votes: 47,896

2. Bilitis (1977)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.

Director: David Hamilton | Stars: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau, Mathieu Carrière

Votes: 1,267

3. Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

5.3
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A reporter and an anthropologist traverse the amazon jungle to unearth the origins behind a mysterious woman, reputed to have been raised by a cannibal tribe.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro, Donald O'Brien

Votes: 1,873

4. Orca (1977)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.6
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A hunter squares off against a killer whale seeking vengeance for the death of its mate.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Votes: 8,202

5. A Special Day (1977)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

8.1
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Two neighbors, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler's visit in Italy in 1938.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

Votes: 7,745

6. Crime Busters (1977)

PG | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure

7.2
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An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, David Huddleston, Luciano Catenacci

Votes: 7,618

7. Maladolescenza (1977)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A teen boy grows from playing and fighting with his German-shepherd dog, to playing kids and adult games with two equally young girls, in a dream-like forest which eventually turns eerie, and somber.

Director: Pier Giuseppe Murgia | Stars: Lara Wendel, Eva Ionesco, Martin Loeb

Votes: 1,317

8. Emanuelle - Perché violenza alle donne? (1977)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.1
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Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring that traffics in women kidnapped from various locales around the world. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Laura Gemser, Ivan Rassimov, Karin Schubert, Don Powell

Votes: 557

9. Jungle Holocaust (1977)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Horror

6.2
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An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home.

Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Massimo Foschi, Me Me Lai, Ivan Rassimov, Sheik Razak Shikur

Votes: 2,532

10. L'ultima orgia del III Reich (1977)

X | 92 min | Horror, War

4.4
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Lise Cohen is taken to a special prisoner-of-war camp for female Jews, a camp run as a bordello to entertain the German officers and troops going in to battle. The camp is run with an iron ... See full summary »

Director: Cesare Canevari | Stars: Adriano Micantoni, Daniela Poggi, Maristella Greco, Fulvio Ricciardi

Votes: 930

11. Tentacles (1977)

PG | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.5
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A mutated giant octopus wreaks havoc on a California seaside community.

Director: Ovidio G. Assonitis | Stars: John Huston, Shelley Winters, Bo Hopkins, Henry Fonda

Votes: 2,197

12. Hitch-Hike (1977)

Unrated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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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.

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Franco Nero, Corinne Cléry, David Hess, Joshua Sinclair

Votes: 1,719

13. Dracula's Dog (1977)

R | 90 min | Horror

4.3
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Russian soldiers accidentally unleash the servant of Dracula, as well as his dog, during excavations of Romania. Together, they set out for America, to find the last descendant of the great... See full summary »

Director: Albert Band | Stars: José Ferrer, Michael Pataki, Jan Shutan, Libby Chase

Votes: 899

14. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)

99 min | Drama

4.5
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Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Boger | Stars: Koo Stark, Martin Potter, Lydia Lisle, Katherine Kath

Votes: 323

15. The Psychic (1977)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth ... See full summary »

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko

Votes: 2,580

16. Gola profonda nera (1977)

83 min

3.7
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Director: Guido Zurli | Stars: Ajita Wilson, Ronald Mardenbro, Patrizia Webley, Agnes Kalpagos

Votes: 77

17. Beyond the Door II (1977)

R | 93 min | Horror

6.3
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A couple is terrorized in their new house haunted by the vengeful ghost of the woman's former husband who possesses her young son.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Daria Nicolodi, John Steiner, David Colin Jr., Ivan Rassimov

Votes: 2,374

18. Holocaust 2000 (1977)

R | 105 min | Horror

5.3
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An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Simon Ward, Agostina Belli, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 788

19. Casa privata per le SS (1977)

82 min | War

4.5
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Top Nazi officials, intent on rooting out traitors and those in the military who may be plotting to overthrow Adolf Hitler, recruit and train a group of beautiful prostitutes whose mission ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: Gabriele Carrara, Marina Daunia, Macha Magall, Vassili Karis

Votes: 430

20. Oedipus orca (1977)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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After her kidnap ordeal Alice tries to return to her normal life, but her memories still haunt her and her way to see the world has been changed forever.

Director: Eriprando Visconti | Stars: Rena Niehaus, Gabriele Ferzetti, Carmen Scarpitta, Michele Placido

Votes: 86

21. The Mad Dog Killer (1977)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Thriller

6.1
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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 »

Director: Sergio Grieco | Stars: Helmut Berger, Marisa Mell, Richard Harrison, Marina Giordana

Votes: 631

22. Padre padrone (1977)

114 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent ... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Saverio Marconi, Marcella Michelangeli, Fabrizio Forte

Votes: 2,708

23. Un borghese piccolo piccolo (1977)

122 min | Drama

8.0
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A meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Shelley Winters, Vincenzo Crocitti, Romolo Valli

Votes: 1,548

24. Casotto (1977)

106 min | Comedy

6.5
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Una domenica estiva in uno stabilimento balneare al Lido di Ostia (Roma). Una fauna umana variegata e tante storie che si intrecciano. Una squadra femmminile di pallacanestro ; due militari... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Citti | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jodie Foster, Paolo Stoppa, Flora Carabella

Votes: 434

25. Il cinico, l'infame, il violento (1977)

100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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Luigi Maietto (Chinaman) escapes from prison he then orders two henchman to murder the inspector whose testimonal led to his being jailed. Inspector Tanzi is left for dead but lives. The ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Maurizio Merli, John Saxon, Tomas Milian, Renzo Palmer

Votes: 529

26. KZ9 - Lager di sterminio (1977)

97 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A prisoner is forced to serve as a doctor's assistant, giving her a front row seat for the horrible goings-on. There's the experiment to revive Nazi soldiers who have frozen to death by ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: Ivano Staccioli, Ria De Simone, Nello Riviè, Gabriele Carrara

Votes: 294

27. Messalina, Messalina (1977)

81 min | Adventure, Comedy

4.1
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Director: Bruno Corbucci | Stars: Anneka Di Lorenzo, Vittorio Caprioli, Giancarlo Prete, Lori Wagner

Votes: 195

28. Godzilla (1977)

106 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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In 1977, the film was purchased and colorized by Luigi Cozzi in a terrible way of a old negative print. When American reporter Steve Martin investigates a series of mysterious disasters off... See full summary »

Directors: Luigi Cozzi, Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse | Stars: Raymond Burr, Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 179

29. Angela (1977)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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A war vet finds out that a former prostitute had his baby. Doubting it's his, he gives it away, so she reports him. 20 years later, she still wants to find her son. She meets a young man and falls in love, but the vet's prison term ends.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Sophia Loren, Steve Railsback, John Huston, John Vernon

Votes: 76

30. La bella e la bestia (1977)

98 min

6.3
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Decameron-style collection of entertaining short stories with such diverse themes as nymphomania, bestiality, and masochism.

Director: Luigi Russo | Stars: Lisbeth Hummel, Anna Maria Bottini, Piera Maria Caretto, Brunello Chiodetti

Votes: 30

31. War of the Planets (1977)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

2.7
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A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while an ufo appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: John Richardson, Yanti Somer, West Buchanan, Charles Borromel

Votes: 576

32. A Spiral of Mist (1977)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The lovely Maria Teresa is unhappily married with the impotent lawyer Marcello. Maria Teresa's marriage is contrasted by the passionate Valeria, who is killed during a chase. Is Valeria's ... See full summary »

Director: Eriprando Visconti | Stars: Claude Jade, Marc Porel, Duilio Del Prete, Carole Chauvet

Votes: 157

33. The Beast in Heat (1977)

86 min | Horror, War

3.4
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This is one of many so called Video Nasties about fictionalized World War 2 Nazi POW camp atrocities. A beautiful, nefarious senior female SS officer/doctor (Magall) creates a genetic, ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Batzella | Stars: Macha Magall, Gino Turini, Edilio Kim, Xiro Papas

Votes: 1,131

34. Man, Woman and Beast (1977)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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A Feast For All Of The Senses!

Director: Alberto Cavallone | Stars: Maria Pia Luzi, Martial Boschero, Angela Doria, Emmanuele Guarino

Votes: 224

35. Beyond Good and Evil (1977)

127 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The life and ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A love triangle unfolds as Nietzsche and his best friend decides to live with a Jewish woman. According to Nietzsche's ... See full summary »

Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Erland Josephson, Robert Powell, Virna Lisi

Votes: 253

36. SS Lager 5: L'inferno delle donne (1977)

96 min | Horror, War

4.3
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During the last days of WW2, several female prisoners arrive at Camp 5 to work as sex slaves for officers and guinea pigs for horrific experiments by Nazi doctors who are trying to find a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Garrone | Stars: Paola Corazzi, Rita Manna, Giorgio Cerioni, Serafino Profumo

Votes: 452

37. Some Like It Cool (1977)

R | 100 min | Comedy

4.7
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While hiding from the royal authorities, Jacomo Casanova, the famous romancer, encounters his look-alike: Jacomino, a fugitive petty con man. Meanwhile, the Arabian Caliph and his wife are ... See full summary »

Director: Franz Antel | Stars: Tony Curtis, Marisa Berenson, Marisa Mell, Jean Lefebvre

Votes: 267

38. Sister Emanuelle (1977)

90 min | Drama

5.6
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Renouncing her "sinful" past, Emanuelle has entered a convent and has dedicated herself to a life of service. Enter Monika, the free-spirited, free-loving daughter of a wealthy Baron. ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Vari | Stars: Laura Gemser, Mónica Zanchi, Gabriele Tinti, Vinja Locatelli

Votes: 352

39. Cara dolce nipote (1977)

87 min

5.5
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Young Daniela (Ursula Heinle) travels to the city to stay with her widowed uncle, who wrestles with temptation as his pretty house-guest flaunts her sexuality by showering with the door ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Bianchi | Stars: Ursula Heinle, Femi Benussi, Francesco Parisi, Lucio Flauto

Votes: 35

40. The Purple Taxi (1977)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.8
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With its mauve taxi, the old philosopher Dr. Seamus Scully runs around the small green roads of the south of Ireland, becoming confident of his patients, while trying to help them find their way.

Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Noiret, Peter Ustinov, Fred Astaire

Votes: 413

41. Les passagers (1977)

96 min | Drama

6.7
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A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.

Director: Serge Leroy | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mireille Darc, Bernard Fresson, Richard Constantini

Votes: 86

42. Viva Italia! (1977)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, Ettore Scola | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti, Alberto Sordi, Ugo Tognazzi

Votes: 1,040

43. La vergine, il toro e il capricorno (1977)

92 min | Comedy

5.4
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A gorgeous housewife who plots mischievous revenge against her philandering husband, a powerful businessman. Gioia (Fenech may be a stunner, but that doesn't stop her husband Gianni (... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Martino | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Alberto Lionello, Aldo Maccione, Olga Bisera

Votes: 172

44. Gran bollito (1977)

115 min | Drama, Thriller, Horror

6.5
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Black Journal (originally titled Gran Bollito) is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of Leonarda Cianciulli, the Italian serial killer best known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio".

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Shelley Winters, Max von Sydow, Renato Pozzetto, Alberto Lionello

Votes: 203

45. Wifemistress (1977)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Vicario | Stars: Laura Antonelli, Marcello Mastroianni, Leonard Mann, William Berger

Votes: 309

46. La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (1977)

103 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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Two seemingly separate stories in New South Wales: a burned, murdered body of a young woman is found on the beach, and a retired inspector makes inquiries; also, Linda, a waitress and ferry... See full summary »

Director: Flavio Mogherini | Stars: Ray Milland, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Michele Placido, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 512

47. La stanza del vescovo (1977)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

6.4
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Mario (Tognazzi), a rich and eccentric war hero befriends Marco (Dewaere), a loner with a sailboat and takes him home to meet his estranged wife Cleofe (Lia Tanzi Gabriella) and sexually ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Ornella Muti, Patrick Dewaere, Lia Tanzi

Votes: 310

48. Giant of the 20th Century (1977)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.7
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Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Antonella Interlenghi, Mimmo Crao, Jim Sullivan, Tony Kendall

Votes: 182

49. A Man Called Blade (1977)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A bounty hunter arrives in a mining town and is hired to track down the missing daughter of the town's crippled mayor and learns she has been kidnapped by the mayor's corrupt right-hand-man and a band of outlaws he is secretly working for.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Maurizio Merli, John Steiner, Sonja Jeannine, Donald O'Brien

Votes: 1,193

50. Pensione paura (1977)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.

Director: Francesco Barilli | Stars: Leonora Fani, Luc Merenda, Francisco Rabal, Jole Fierro

Votes: 331