1977 in film

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The year 1977 in film involved some significant events, the biggest and most important of which was the release of Star Wars

Highest-grossing films (U.S.)[edit]

The top ten 1977 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1977
Rank Title Studio Domestic gross
1. Star Wars Lucasfilm / 20th Century Fox $307,263,857[1]
2. Smokey and the Bandit Universal Pictures $126,737,428[2]
3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind Columbia Pictures $116,395,460[3]
4. The Goodbye Girl Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Warner Bros. / Rastar $102,000,000[4]
5. Saturday Night Fever Paramount Pictures $94,213,184[5]
6. Oh, God! Warner Bros. $51,061,196[6]
7. A Bridge Too Far United Artists $50,750,000[7]
8. The Deep Columbia Pictures $47,346,365[8]
9. The Spy Who Loved Me United Artists $46,838,673[9]
10. Annie Hall United Artists $38,251,425[10]

Events[edit]

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Annie Hall - Rollins-Joffe, United Artists
Best Director: Woody Allen - Annie Hall
Best Actor: Richard Dreyfuss - The Goodbye Girl
Best Actress: Diane Keaton - Annie Hall
Best Supporting Actor: Jason Robards - Julia
Best Supporting Actress: Vanessa Redgrave - Julia
Best Foreign Language Film: Madame Rosa (La Vie devant soi), directed by Moshé Mizrahi, France

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: The Turning Point
Best Actor: Richard Burton - Equus
Best Actress: Jane Fonda - Julia
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: The Goodbye Girl
Best Actor: Richard Dreyfuss - The Goodbye Girl
Best Actress (tie): Diane Keaton - Annie Hall
Best Actress (tie): Marsha Mason - The Goodbye Girl
Other
Best Director: Herbert Ross - The Turning Point
Best Foreign Language Film: A Special Day, Italy

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Father and Master (Padre padrone), directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

The Ascent (Voskhozhdeniye), directed by Larisa Shepitko, USSR

Notable films released in 1977[edit]

USA unless stated

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star Wars, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Smokey and the Bandit, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ Box Office Information for The Goodbye Girl. Worldwide Box Office. September 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "Saturday Night Fever, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Box Office Information for Oh, God!". The Numbers. Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Deep, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  8. ^ "The Deep, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The Spy Who Loved Me, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Annie Hall, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  11. ^ http://www.cataroo.com/DBrescu.html