Top 1976 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Taxi Driver (1976)

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: Albert Brooks, Bill Minkin, Bob Maroff, Cybill Shepherd,...

Country: US

Duration: 114 min

Release: 1976

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.3 (679,599 votes)

[#2] The Message (1976)

Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History

Director:

Cast: André Morell, Anthony Quinn, Bruno Barnabe, Damien Thomas,...

Country: Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, UK

Duration: 178 min

Release: 1976

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.2 (41,477 votes)

[#3] Network (1976)

When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Arthur Burghardt, Beatrice Straight, Bill Burrows, Conchata Ferrell,...

Country: US

Duration: 122 min

Release: 1976

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (137,114 votes)

[#4] Rocky (1976)

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

Genre: Action, Drama

Director:

Cast: Al Silvani, Bill Baldwin, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young,...

Country: US

Duration: 119 min

Release: 1976

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.1 (489,102 votes)

[#5] All the President’s Men (1976)

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National Headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. After the editor of the Post runs with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it, they find the trail leading higher and higher in th...

Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, F. Murray Abraham, Hal Holbrook, Jack Warden,...

Country: US

Duration: 138 min

Release: 1976

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (96,502 votes)

[#6] The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.

Genre: Western

Director:

Cast: Bill McKinney, Chief Dan George, Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Keams,...

Country: US

Duration: 135 min

Release: 1976

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.8 (61,973 votes)

[#7] 1900 (1976)

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half of the 20th century.

Genre: Drama, History

Director:

Cast: Alida Valli, Anna Henkel-Gronemeyer, Burt Lancaster, Dominique Sanda,...

Country: France, Germany, Italy

Duration: 317 min

Release: 1976

Rated: Unrated

IMDb: 7.7 (23,583 votes)

[#8] The Tenant (1976)

A quiet and inconspicuous man rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Bernard Fresson, Claude Piéplu, Gérard Jugnot, Isabelle Adjani,...

Country: France

Duration: 125 min

Release: 1976

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.7 (40,049 votes)

[#9] The Shootist (1976)

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and peace in a boarding house run by a widow and her son. However, it is not Brooks' fate to die in peace, as he becomes embroiled in one last valiant battle.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western

Director:

Cast: Alfred Dennis, Bill McKinney, Gregg Palmer, Harry Morgan,...

Country: US

Duration: 100 min

Release: 1976

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.6 (20,902 votes)

[#10] The Omen (1976)

Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil.

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Anthony Nicholls, Billie Whitelaw, David Warner, Gregory Peck,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 111 min

Release: 1976

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.5 (101,261 votes)