1976 in film

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1973 1974 1975 -1976- 1977 1978 1979
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In home video: 1973 1974 1975 -1976- 1977 1978 1979     
    In television: 1973 1974 1975 -1976- 1977 1978 1979     
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The year 1976 in film involved some significant events.

Contents

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

RankTitleStudioActorsGross
1.RockyUnited ArtistsSylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burgess Meredith$117,235,147[2]
2.To Fly!National Air and Space MuseumEllen Bry$86,600,000[3]
3.A Star Is BornWarner Bros.Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson$80,000,000[4]
4.All the President's MenWarner Bros.Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Robards$70,600,000[5]
5.The Omen20th Century FoxGregory Peck and Lee Remick$60,922,980[6]
6.In Search of Noah's ArkSchick Sunn Classic PicturesBrad Crandall and Vern Adix$55,700,000[7]
7.King KongParamountJeff Bridges and Jessica Lange$52,614,445[8]
8.Silver Streak20th Century FoxGene Wilder, Richard Pryor and Jill Clayburgh$51,079,064[9]
9.The EnforcerWarner Bros.Clint Eastwood$46,236,000[10]
10.MidwayUniversalCharlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn$43,220,000[11]
11.The Bad News BearsParamountWalter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal$42,349,782[12]
12.Silent Movie20th Century FoxMel Brooks, Marty Feldman and Dom DeLuise$36,145,695[13]
13.The Pink Panther Strikes AgainUnited ArtistsPeter Sellers$33,833,201[14]
14.CarrieUnited ArtistsSissy Spacek and Piper Laurie$33,800,000[15]
15.Murder by DeathColumbiaPeter Sellers, Alec Guinness and Elsa Lanchester$32,511,047[16]
16.The Outlaw Josey WalesWarner Bros.Clint Eastwood$31,800,000[17]
17.Taxi DriverColumbiaRobert De Niro and Jodie Foster$28,262,574[18]
18.Marathon ManParamountDustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier$28,204,261[19]
19.Freaky FridayWalt Disney ProductionsJodie Foster and Barbara Harris$25,942,000[20]
20.Logan's RunMGMMichael York and Peter Ustinov$25,000,000[21]
21.NetworkMGM/United ArtistsPeter Finch, William Holden and Faye Dunaway$23,689,877[22]

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Rocky - Chartoff-Winkler, United Artists
Best Director: John G. Avildsen - Rocky
Best Actor: Peter Finch - Network (first actor to win posthumously)
Best Actress: Faye Dunaway - Network
Best Supporting Actor: Jason Robards Jr - All the President's Men
Best Supporting Actress: Beatrice Straight - Network
Best Foreign Language Film: Noirs et blancs en couleur (Black and White in Color), directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, Ivory Coast / France / W. Germany / Switzerland

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Rocky
Best Actor: Peter Finch - Network
Best Actress: Faye Dunaway - Network
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: A Star Is Born
Best Actor: Kris Kristofferson - A Star Is Born
Best Actress: Barbra Streisand - A Star Is Born
Other
Best Director: Sidney Lumet - Network
Best Foreign Language Film: Face to Face, Sweden

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, United States

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson, directed by Robert Altman, United States

Notable films released in 1976

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References

  1. ^ rock Horror Picture Show film booking in Feb 2011
  2. ^ "Rocky, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0RKY1.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "To Fly!, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0TFLY.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ "A Star Is Born, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=starisborn76.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "All the President's Men, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=allthepresidentsmen.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ "The Omen, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=omen.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ "In Search of Noah's Ark, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1977/0ISNA.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ "King Kong, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0KK76.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Silver Streak, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=silverstreak.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  10. ^ "The Enforcer, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=enforcer.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Midway, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0MDWY.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  12. ^ "The Bad News Bears, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0BNBR.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Silent Movie, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=silentmovie.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  14. ^ "The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=pinkpantherstrikesagain.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Carrie, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=carrie.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Murder by Death, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0MBYD.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  17. ^ "The Outlaw Josey Wales, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=outlawjoseywales.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Taxi Driver, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=taxidriver.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Marathon Man, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0MMN.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  20. ^ "Freaky Friday, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=freakyfriday.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  21. ^ "Logan's Run, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1976/0LRUN.php. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Network, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=network.htm. Retrieved January 17, 2012.