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List of 1977 Movies and TV Shows

Browse the full list of 1977 movies and TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Star Wars: A New Hope

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8.6/10
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97/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $14.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. Annie Hall

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8.0/10
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89/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Comedy, Stand-up & Talk

What it's about: New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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86/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. Suspiria

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82/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tanz Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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5. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

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7.6/10
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82/100
Released: 1977Rated: G
Animation, Family

What it's about: Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together and sing their way through adventures.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. Eraserhead

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7.4/10
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81/100
Released: 1977
Drama, Cult

What it's about: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. The Spy Who Loved Me

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7.1/10
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80/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the case.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Saturday Night Fever

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78/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited Tony struts his stuff amidst flashing lights and sweaty, undulating bodies. Tony's class aspirations are mirrored in his relationship with his dance partner, a secretary eager to move into the glamorous world of Manhattan.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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9. The Rescuers

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77/100
Released: 1977Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss Bianca respond to orphan Penny's call for help. The two mice search for clues with the help of an old cat named Rufus.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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10. Pumping Iron

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7.4/10
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77/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Documentary, Sport

What it's about: Pumping Iron is a 1977 documentary film about the run-up to the 1975 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition. The film focuses on Arnold Schwarzenegger and his competitors, Lou Ferrigno and Franco Columbu. The documentary was co-directed by Robert Fiore and George Butler. It was based on the book of the same name by Charles Gaines and George Butler (Simon and Schuster, 1974).

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

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8.3/10
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77/100
Released: 1977
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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12. Slap Shot

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77/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. A Bridge Too Far

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7.4/10
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76/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama, History

What it's about: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and the presence of two crack German Panzer divisions meant that the final part of this operation (the bridge in Arnhem over the Rhine, the titular 'bridge too far') was doomed to failure.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. That Obscure Object of Desire

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76/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a fiery 19-year-old flamenco dancer named Conchita. What follows is a tale of cruelty, depravity and lies -- the very building blocks of love.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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15. Stroszek

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7.9/10
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76/100
Released: 1977
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they join his neighbor, Scheitz, an elderly eccentric, when he leaves Germany to live in Wisconsin.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Shout Factory TV & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. The Duellists

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7.4/10
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75/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including the failed French invasion of Russia in 1812, and shifts in the political and social systems of Europe.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Opening Night

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75/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG-13
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's attention. Myrtle internalizes the accident and goes on a spiritual quest, but fails to finds the answers she is after. As opening night inches closer and closer, fragile Myrtle must find a way to make the show go on.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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18. 3 Women

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74/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade one another's personalities.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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19. House

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7.4/10
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74/100
Released: 1977
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Hoping to find a sense of connection to her late mother, Gorgeous takes a trip to the country to visit her aunt at their ancestral house. She invites her six friends, Prof, Melody, Mac, Fantasy, Kung Fu, and Sweet, to join her. The girls soon discover that there is more to the old house than meets the eye.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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20. Roots

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8.3/10
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74/100
Year: 1977-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The epic tale of celebrated Pulitzer-prize winning author Alex Haley's ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed twelve hour mini-series Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The docu-drama covers a period of history that begins in mid-1700s Gambia, West Africa and concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 years later. This 1977 miniseries eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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21. A Special Day

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8.1/10
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74/100
Released: 1977
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Antonietta strikes up a friendship with her homosexual neighbor Gabriele. As the day segues into night, Antonietta and Gabriele develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. Sorcerer

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7.7/10
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73/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Four men from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & FandangoNOW).

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23. The Goodbye Girl

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71/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Paula knows that, in romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction—Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend splits for a movie role, and sublet their Manhattan apartment to Elliot, an actor.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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24. Cross of Iron

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71/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous Corporal Steiner. Stransky is the only man who believes that the Third Reich are still vastly superior to the Russian army; however within his pompous persona lies a quivering coward who longs for the Iron Cross so that he can return to Berlin a hero. Steiner, on the other hand is cynical, defiantly non-conformist and more concerned with the safety of his own men rather than the horde of military decorations offered to him by his superiors. Steiner's lack of respect results in a growing animosity between the two...

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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25. The American Friend

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 1977
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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26. The Kentucky Fried Movie

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6.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Shout Factory TV, Tubi TV & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shout Factory TV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. The Last Wave

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7.1/10
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69/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. Burton, plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, slowly realizes danger may come from his own involvement with the aborigines and their prophecies.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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28. Rolling Thunder

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7.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane survives and becomes obsessed with getting revenge. Aided by his loyal friend Johnny Vohden, Rane, now wielding a hook for a hand, sets out on his mission of vengeance.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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29. Capricorn One

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. The Hobbit

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67/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their kingdom, taken from them by the evil dragon Smaug. The only problem is that Gandalf has told the dwarves that Bilbo is an expert burglar, but he isn't...

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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31. Pete's Dragon

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6.4/10
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67/100
Released: 1977Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Family

What it's about: Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when crooked salesmen try to capture Elliott for their own gain, Pete must attempt a daring rescue.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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32. Julia

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Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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33. The Late Show

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Released: 1977Rated: PG
Comedy, Mystery

What it's about: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped pussycat.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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34. The Gauntlet

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Released: 1977Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a high-placed figure.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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35. High Anxiety

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Released: 1977Rated: PG
Comedy, Mystery

What it's about: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, "high anxiety," in order to clear his name.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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36. Rabid

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66/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood—the only nourishment that will now sustain her.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shout Factory TV, Shudder & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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37. The Chess Players

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65/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: It is the year 1856. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is the king of Awadh, one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British colonialists, intent on controlling this rich land, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an annexation. Pressure is mounting amidst intrigue and political manoeuvres, but the Nawab whiles away his time in pursuit of pleasure and religious practice. The court is of no help either—Court nobles Mir and Mirza, ignoring the situation of their country and all their duties towards their families, spend their days playing endless games of chess. The film is based on Munshi Premchand's short story of the same name.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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38. Demon Seed

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65/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A scientist creates Proteus, an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & FandangoNOW).

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39. The Hills Have Eyes

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64/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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40. Smokey and the Bandit

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63/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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41. Alambrista!

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63/100
Released: 1977
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: After the birth of his first child, Roberto, a young Mexican man slips across the border into the United States. Seeking work to support his family back home, he finds that working hard is not enough.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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42. Oh, God!

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6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo72%
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63/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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43. Padre Padrone

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7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo75%
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63/100
Released: 1977
Biography, Drama

What it's about: 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 opposition from his brutal father.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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44. Wizards

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6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo62%
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63/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Animation, Cult

What it's about: In a post-apocalyptic future, humankind is destroyed and the fantastic races of ancient legend emerge to repopulate the earth. In fulfillment of an ancient prophesy twin sons -- wizards -- are born to a queen of the faeries: one good, the other aggressively evil. They are destined to collide in a war that will destroy the new earth. Blackwolf, the evil son, is a deformed mutant and is cast out of the community. He seeks to rediscover the ancient technologies of warfare and destruction in order to gain his revenge and subjugate the free peoples of the earth. Avatar, the good son, is human and seeks a passive life of non-aggression in order to avoid responsibility for the bloodshed and despair prophesied. Blackwolf's disastrous attempts to assassinate his brother compell Avatar to marshal forces against Blackwolf, leading to the ultimate confrontation.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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45. Black Sunday

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6.8/10
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63/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. Short Eyes

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7.0/10
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62/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City’s infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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47. One on One

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6.4/10
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62/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Drama, Sport

What it's about: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the team, Henry is overwhelmed by the demands on his time, the "big business" aspect of college sports, and the fact that he never fully learned to read. Things look bleak for Henry when Janet Hays, a pretty graduate student, is assigned as Henry's tutor. Her intellect and strength lift Henry out of his doldrums just in time to battle the coach, who attempts to rescind Henry's scholarship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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48. Desperate Living

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7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo70%
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62/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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49. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

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5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo60%
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61/100
Released: 1977Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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50. Mind Your Language