Movie Releases by Score

Annie Hall 1.

Annie Hall

April 20, 1977 | PG
Woody Allen portrays a neurotic, highly insecure and indecisive comedy writer who falls head over heels in love with a naive small-town girl who aspires to be a singer. The opening rounds of their relationship involve every romantic cliche. And despite having moved in together, his insecurities get the best of him as he interprets her every move as rejection. While her self-confidence grows, his progressively fades. Can this oddball romance survive?
Metascore:
92
User Score:
6.5
Close Encounters of the Third Kind 2.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

November 16, 1977 | PG
Power repairman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) has an extraordinary encounter with a strange spacecraft while out on a call. Recurring visions of a mountain fuel an increasing obsession that drives him to an emotional breaking point. Desperate to understand what he has experienced, he finds an ally in Jillian (Melinda Dillon), a single mother who believes her son has been abducted by the aliens. Meanwhile an international group of scientists led by French expert Claude Lacombe (Francois Truffaut) search for a breakthrough in human-alien communication. Their collective quest culminates in a remote Wyoming rendezvous and an event of unequalled importance in all of human history. [Sony Pictures]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.8
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 3.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

May 25, 1977 | PG
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the galaxy. [20th Century Fox]
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.8
The American Friend 4.

The American Friend

September 24, 1977 | Not Rated
Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Suspiria 5.

Suspiria

August 12, 1977 | X
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.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Saturday Night Fever 6.

Saturday Night Fever

December 16, 1977 | PG
John Travolta stars as a local disco kingpin at the peak of his popularity. Once a week, after six full days of work in a Brooklyn paint store, Tony (Travolta) douses himself with Brut cologne, dons a floral bodyshirt, gabardine pants and platform shoes - and ritualistically prepares himself for "Saturday Night Fever." Through the influence of Stephanie - his more sophisticated dance partner - and Tony's brother - a disillusioned priest - Tony begins to question the way his views life and the narrowness of his perspective. (Paramount Pictures)
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.3
The Rescuers 7.

The Rescuers

June 22, 1977 | G
After receiving a panicked plea for help from an orphan named Penny, the Rescue Aid Society springs into action. They might be petite, but Bianca and her shy assistant Bernard, have what it takes to solve this case. So they set out on an adventure to free the kidnapped girl from the clutches of the evil Madame Medusa and her brutish alligator henchmen. Together, they will need their wits to get help from the local swamp folk in order to save Penny and keep Madame Medusa from retrieving the diamond in Devil's Eye.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.6
Pumping Iron 8.

Pumping Iron

January 18, 1977 | PG
Pumping Iron is a docudrama about the world of professional bodybuilding, with a focus on the 1975 IFBB Mr. Universe and 1975 Mr. Olympia competitions.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
1900 9.

1900

November 4, 1977 | Unrated
The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Opening Night 10.

Opening Night

December 25, 1977 | PG-13
An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.2
Sorcerer 11.

Sorcerer

June 24, 1977 | PG
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.7
Semi-Tough 12.

Semi-Tough

November 18, 1977 | R
A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Citizens Band 13.

Citizens Band

May 18, 1977 | PG
This movie interlaces the stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio. Paul LeMat is the local CB coordinator who has time for little else in his life. His father, Roberts Blossom is a sour old man who is nice on the radio. Charles Napier is a trucker hospitalized after an accident, with hilarious consequences.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
The Turning Point 14.

The Turning Point

November 18, 1977 | PG
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Rolling Thunder 15.

Rolling Thunder

October 14, 1977 | TV-14
A returning war veteran loses his family to a violent home invasion and decides to seek and retaliate against those responsible.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.8
The Goodbye Girl 16.

The Goodbye Girl

November 30, 1977 | PG
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.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.2
Looking for Mr. Goodbar 17.

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

October 19, 1977 | TV-14
A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
New York, New York 18.

New York, New York

June 21, 1977 | PG
An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.1
The Hills Have Eyes 19.

The Hills Have Eyes

July 22, 1977 | R
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.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.3
A Bridge Too Far 20.

A Bridge Too Far

June 15, 1977 | PG
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
The Kentucky Fried Movie 21.

The Kentucky Fried Movie

August 10, 1977 | R
A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Slap Shot 22.

Slap Shot

February 25, 1977 | R
A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.3
The Eagle Has Landed 23.

The Eagle Has Landed

April 2, 1977 | PG
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.0
The Gauntlet 24.

The Gauntlet

December 21, 1977 | R
A hard but mediocre cop is assigned to escort a prostitute into custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, so that she can testify in a mob trial. But a lot of people are literally betting that they won't make it into town alive.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.0
Black Sunday 25.

Black Sunday

March 11, 1977 | R
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.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Rabid 26.

Rabid

April 8, 1977 | R
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
tbd
Oh, God! 27.

Oh, God!

October 7, 1977 | PG
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.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
tbd
Demon Seed 28.

Demon Seed

April 15, 1977 | R
A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
6.2
The Spy Who Loved Me 29.

The Spy Who Loved Me

August 3, 1977 | PG
James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
6.8
Freaky Friday 30.

Freaky Friday

January 21, 1977 | G
A mother (Barbara Harris) and daughter (Jodie Foster) find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
6.8
Bobby Deerfield 31.

Bobby Deerfield

September 29, 1977 | PG
Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
tbd
Exorcist II: The Heretic 32.

Exorcist II: The Heretic

June 17, 1977 | TV-14
A teenage girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.
Metascore:
39
User Score:
3.0
Airport '77 33.

Airport '77

March 11, 1977 | TV-PG
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under one hundred feet of water.
Metascore:
36
User Score:
tbd
Heroes 34.

Heroes

November 17, 1977 | PG
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.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
tbd
The Car 35.

The Car

May 13, 1977 | PG
A small desert town is terrorized by a powerful, seemingly possessed car, and the local sheriff may be the only one who can stop it.
Metascore:
21
User Score:
tbd

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.