1977 Action Movies

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

  • 93%
  • PG
  • 121 min
  • Action

Luke Skywalker stays with his foster aunt and uncle on a farm on Tatooine. He is desperate to get off this planet and get to the Academy like his friends, but his uncle needs him for the next harvest. Meanwhile, an evil emperor has taken over the galaxy, and has constructed a formidable "Death Star" capable of destroying whole planets. Princess Leia, a leader in the resistance movement, acquires plans of the Death Star, places them in R2D2, a droid, and sends him off to find Obi-Wan Kenobi....

Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Smokey and the Bandit

  • 80%
  • PG
  • 96 min
  • Action

Bandit and Cledus are two truck-driving southerners who accept a dare from big-shots Big and Little Enos to pick up a truckload of beer from Texas and return it to them within a specified amount of time. Picking it up is simple enough, but as they are leaving Texas, Bandit unwittingly picks up Carrie, a hitchhiking bride-to-be who just left her groom, Junior, at the altar. Junior, however, is the son of Sheriff Buford T. Justice. And when Buford and Junior discover what has happened, they go on...

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

The Spy Who Loved Me

  • 79%
  • PG
  • 125 min
  • Action

The British discover that someone has perfected a way of tracking submerged submarines and is offering the technology to the highest bidder. An international crisis breaks when a Royal Navy Polaris submarine equipped with sixteen nuclear warheads disappears while on patrol. The British send agent James Bond to secure the tracking device and locate the missing vessel before its missiles are launched at the West.

Sorcerer (1977)

Sorcerer

    • PG
    • 121 min
    • Action

    Four exiled international criminals on the run hide out in a remote Nicaraguan village whose economy is dependent on an oil company. An oil well 200 miles away catches fire and can be extinguished only with explosives. The criminals are given a chance to earn a great deal of money by transporting highly volatile and sensitive explosives through hazardous and rugged terrain full of obstacles and danger.

    The Gauntlet (1977)

    The Gauntlet

    • 82%
    • R
    • 109 min
    • Action

    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.

    Cross of Iron (1977)

    Cross of Iron

    • 80%
    • R
    • 119 min
    • Action

    It is 1943, and the German army—ravaged and demoralised—is hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of the 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 is 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....

    The Duellists (1977)

    The Duellists

    • 91%
    • 100 min
    • Action

    Set during the Napoleonic Wars, it features two French Hussar officers, Armand d'Hubert (Keith Carradine) and Gabriel Féraud (Harvey Keitel). A misunderstanding between them over an initially minor incident becomes a quarrel that turns into a bitter, long-drawn out feud over the following fifteen years, interwoven with the larger conflict that provides its backdrop.

    Capricorn One (1977)

    Capricorn One

      • PG
      • 123 min
      • Action

      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.

      Rolling Thunder (1977)

      Rolling Thunder

      • 82%
      • 95 min
      • Action

      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.

      Airport '77 (1977)

      Airport '77

      • 40%
      • PG
      • 114 min
      • Action

      Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a small hole at the front is flooding the plane and 2 daring rescues must be put into action because everyone is trapped 200 feet underwater.

      "The Six Million Dollar Man" Sharks

        • Unrated
        • 60 min
        • Action
        36 Crazy Fists (1977)

        36 Crazy Fists

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          Jackie Chan makes his directorial debut in this explosive martial arts film. The climax features a major battle scene between the hero and the & uot;gray monkey man& uot; that will go down as one of the most stunning of this genre.

          7 Grandmasters (1977)

          7 Grandmasters

            • Unrated
            • 84 min
            • Action

            An aged Kung Fu practitioner travels across China, challenging the best Grandmaster from each province to prove his mastery of martial arts. Meanwhile is a plot developing behind his back.

            Abar, the First Black Superman (1977)

            Abar, the First Black Superman

              • R
              • 102 min
              • Action

              Upon moving into a bigoted neighborhood, the scientist father of a persecuted black family gives a superpower elixir to a tough bodyguard, who thus becomes a superpowered crimefighter.

              Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)

              Amar Akbar Anthony

                • 184 min
                • Action

                Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. They meet in their youth to fight a common villain. It was the biggest blockbuster of 1977, and won several awards at 25th Filmfare Awards including Best Actor, Best Music Director and Best Editing.

                Are You Being Served? (1977)

                Are You Being Served?

                  • Unrated
                  • 95 min
                  • Action

                  The clothing department's floor requires renovation; rather than let the staff sit idle while the area is closed off, the management sends them on a paid holiday in Costa Plonka, a fictional city in Spain. Their hotel and its surroundings prove to be dismal, and the group tries to pass the time by acting on the crushes they have developed for one another in the workplace. This results in disaster, as multiple amorous notes reach the wrong recipients and everyone gets wrong ideas about who...

                  Bad Georgia Road (1977)

                  Bad Georgia Road

                    • R
                    • 86 min
                    • Action

                    New York City woman inherits a moonshine farm in the South.

                    Bare Knuckles (1977)

                    Bare Knuckles

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Action

                      A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.

                      Black Fist (1977)

                      Black Fist

                        • R
                        • 93 min
                        • Action

                        To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.

                        Black Samurai (1977)

                        Black Samurai

                          • R
                          • 88 min
                          • Action

                          Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations, is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl named Toki who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' behind the deed is also into the business of drug dealing and Voodoo ritual...