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Movies Released in 1977

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This list shows all films released in 1977, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release. All movies announced for release in 1977 are included.

See also: Top 1977 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1977 - Most Popular 1977

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1977

January 1 Bobby Deerfield Drama   $9,300,000  
Eraserhead Horror $100,000 $7,000,000  
The Gauntlet Action   $35,400,000  
Kingdom of the Spiders $500,000 $17,000,000  
Slap Shot   $28,000,000  
Which Way Is Up?   $17,000,000  
 
January 21 Freaky Friday Comedy   $25,942,000  

February, 1977

February 11 In Search of Noah's Ark   $55,700,000  

March, 1977

March 2 Wizards   $9,000,000  
 
March 4 Islands in the Stream   $8,000,000  
 
March 11 Airport '77 Thriller/Suspense   $30,000,000  
Black Sunday Thriller/Suspense   $0  
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh   $0  

April, 1977

April 20 Annie Hall Comedy $4,000,000 $38,251,425  

May, 1977

May 25 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope Adventure $11,000,000 $460,998,007  
 
May 27 Smokey and the Bandit Comedy   $126,737,428  

June, 1977

June 5 For the Love of Benji   $22,257,624  
 
June 8 The Other Side of Midnight   $24,652,021  
Thunder & Lightning   $6,000,000  
 
June 15 A Bridge Too Far Action $26,000,000 $50,800,000  
 
June 17 The Deep Thriller/Suspense   $50,681,884  
Exorcist II: The Heretic Horror $14,000,000 $25,011,000  
 
June 22 New York, New York Musical $14,000,000 $13,800,000  
The Rescuers Adventure   $48,775,599  
 
June 24 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo   $28,000,000  
Sorcerer Adventure $21,600,000 $12,000,000  
 
June 30 MacArthur   $16,320,000  

July, 1977

July 13 Orca   $14,717,854  
The Spy Who Loved Me Action $14,000,000 $46,800,000  

August, 1977

August 3 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown   $0  
 
August 5 March or Die $7,000,000 $1,000,000  
 
August 10 The Kentucky Fried Movie Comedy $600,000 $15,000,000  
 
August 12 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger   $16,000,000  

October, 1977

October 2 Julia Drama   $0  
 
October 7 Joseph Andrews   $0  
Oh, God! Comedy   $51,061,196  
 
October 19 Looking for Mr. Goodbar Drama   $16,900,000  
 
October 21 Damnation Alley $17,000,000 $0  

November, 1977

November 3 Pete’s Dragon $10,000,000 $36,000,000  
 
November 11 Semi-Tough   $37,187,139  
 
November 16 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Adventure $20,000,000 $166,000,000  
 
November 17 Heroes Drama   $33,000,000  
 
November 18 The Turning Point Drama   $33,600,000  

December, 1977

December 16 Saturday Night Fever Drama   $139,486,124  
 
December 18 The World's Greatest Lover   $21,000,000  
 
December 21 The Goodbye Girl Romantic Comedy   $83,700,000  
 
December 23 High Anxiety $3,400,000 $31,063,038  
 
December 31 Autostop rosso sangue Drama   $0  
The Displaced Person   $0  
A Little Night Music   $0  
Pumping Iron Documentary   $0  
The Shadow of Chikara Horror   $0  
Telefon Action   $0  
Under Milk Wood   $0  
The Wild Geese   $0