1977 July Movies

The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

The Hills Have Eyes

  • 64%
  • R
  • 89 min
  • Horror

When their camper breaks down in the desert on their way to California, a desperate family struggles to survive the attacks of a bizarre cannibalistic family, hungry for fresh meat and determined to terrorize the innocent vacationers. As members of the Carter clan fall prey to these inbred marauders, only a son and daughter remain to rescue their kidnapped infant and seek vengeance against the savages who have destroyed their family.

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.

Orca (1977)

Orca

    • PG
    • 92 min
    • Adventure

    After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the great beast, who will meet them on it's own turf.

    The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

    The Island of Dr. Moreau

    • 47%
    • PG
    • 99 min
    • Adventure

    A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.

    Death Duel (1977)

    Death Duel

      • Unrated
      • 90 min
      • Drama

      This martial arts spectacular showcases 20-year-old Erh Tung-sheng (a.k.a. Derek Yee). Even Variety noted: "Erh's charismatic screen presence should take him to superstardom like his older brother, David Chiang." The prediction proved correct, and his performance as ace swordsman Third Master is just what any producer would want. He fights evil, saves damsels in distress (including a kindhearted prostitute played by Chow Yun-fat's first wife, Yu An-an), and duels rival swordsmen to the, well,...

      Greased Lightning (1977)

      Greased Lightning

        • PG
        • 96 min
        • Action

        This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America.

        Haunts (1977)

        Haunts

          • PG
          • 97 min
          • Horror

          May Britt plays a seemingly innocent farm girl convinced that her slovenly uncle (Cameron Mitchell) is the man responsible for the bloody scissor-murders of several local girls.

          - Written by

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          Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)

          Hitler: A Film from Germany

            • Unrated
            • 442 min
            • Biography

            Director Hans-Jurgen Syberberg examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich in this brooding seven-hour masterpiece, which incorporates puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian score into a singular epic vision. Syberberg, who grew up under Nazi tyranny, ruminates on good and evil and the rest of humanity's complicity in the horrors of the holocaust. Written by dfwforeignbuff

            I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)

            I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

              • R
              • 96 min
              • Drama

              A disturbed,institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.

              MacArthur (1977)

              MacArthur

              • 63%
              • 130 min
              • Biography

              The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in flashback as he visits West Point.

              Outlaw Blues (1977)

              Outlaw Blues

                • R
                • 100 min
                • Drama

                An aspiring musician is released from prison to find that a song he had written while locked up has been stolen and made into a hit record by a country music superstar. When his confrontation with the star takes a violent turn the ex-con has to go back on the run, but he finds an unexpected ally in a shrewd background singer with a plan to turn the tables in his favor.

                Outrageous! (1977)

                Outrageous!

                  • R
                  • 96 min
                  • Comedy

                  Robin Turner is a gay hairdresser. He hates his job. He loves old movies and will do his customers' hair in the style of an iconic movie star if they'll let him, and even if they don't. At his apartment, he is harboring his medically diagnosed schizophrenic friend, Liza Connors, who can no longer stand being institutionalized. After Liza convinces Robin to attend a drag ball dressed as Tallulah Bankhead, Robin begins to feel liberated. On Liza's further urging, Robin...

                  Rituals (1977)

                  Rituals

                    • R
                    • 100 min
                    • Adventure

                    Five doctors go on vacation deep in the Canadian wilderness. After all but one pair of the party's shoes disappear, the remaining shoed camper decides to hike out and go look for help. Soon after he leaves, however, his four companions realizes that something is very wrong when someone leaves a decapitated deer head just outside their camp. Even though they still don't have their shoes, they decide to follow their friend's trail out of the woods, but their path is blocked by...

                    Shock Waves (1977)

                    Shock Waves

                      • PG
                      • 85 min
                      • Horror

                      Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers.

                      Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

                      Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

                      • 63%
                      • G
                      • 113 min
                      • Action

                      Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. Sinbad, his crew, the Princess and the transformed Prince travel to a distant land, fighting every obstacle Zenobia places in their path, to seek the advice of a legendary wise man who can possibly tell how to end the spell.

                      SS Hell Camp (1977)

                      SS Hell Camp

                        • Unrated
                        • 86 min
                        • Horror

                        This is one of many so called Video Nasties about fictionalized World War 2 Nazi POW camp atrocities. A beautiful, nefarious senior female SS officer/doctor (Magall) creates a genetic, mutant human Beast (half man/half beast). The Beast is a rapacious, squat, mongoloid sex fiend which she uses to torture and molest female prisoners while the Nazis watch. The vertically challenged beast is kept on a diet of mega-aphrodisiacs. There is plenty of sadistic titillations, gore and nudity in this...

                        The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)

                        The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

                        • 50%
                        • PG
                        • 100 min
                        • Comedy

                        Sentimental sequel film finds the Bears, somehow, the little league champions of California. As a result, the team is invited to play a between-games exhibition at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly Leak, the Bears' star player, decides to rejoin the team and go with them to Houston to make amends with his estranged father, Mike

                        The Brave Archer (1977)

                        The Brave Archer

                          • Unrated
                          • 127 min
                          • Action

                          Guo Jing and Yang Kang are the sons of two rebels. The rebels are killed by imperial soldiers and the boys are rescued by six pugilists later. The pugilists agree to separate the two boys, tutor them separately in martial arts, and let them meet again when they have grown up, to determine whose abilities are better. Guo becomes the student of the "Seven Freaks of Jiangnan" while Yang Kang becomes the foster son of a Jurchen prince inadvertently.

                          The Chivalry, the Gunman & the Killer (1977)

                          The Chivalry, the Gunman & the Killer

                            • Unrated
                            • 93 min

                            Taiwan 1977

                            The Last Dinosaur (1977)

                            The Last Dinosaur

                              • Unrated
                              • 95 min
                              • Adventure

                              Science has announced the discovery of a lost land hidden inside the warm pocket of a dormant volcano under the polar ice cap. Masten Thrust, a billionaire oil tycoon and big-game hunter, is recruited to lead a team there to study the last living dinosaurs. Upon arriving, Thrust and his team find that the hidden world is populated with both dinosaurs and prehistoric humans. While the humans give the explorers a fair bit of trouble, the real danger is the hungry tyrannosaur intent on making...