Best Action Movies of 1977


Capricorn One

6.9/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston, O.J. Simpson, Hal Holbrook, Karen Black, Telly Savalas, David Huddleston, David Doyle ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1977-12-10

The Gauntlet

6.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, William Prince, Bill McKinney, Michael Cavanaugh, Carole Cook, Mara Corday, Doug McGrath, Jeff Morris ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1977-12-21

The Real Bruce Lee

4.8/10 IMDB

The Real Bruce Lee is a martial arts documentary. It begins with a brief biography of Bruce Lee, and shows scenes from four of his childhood films, Bad Boy, Orphan Sam, Kid Cheung, and The Carnival, each sepia-toned and dubbed to English. Next, there is a three-minute highlight reel of Lee imitator Bruce Li. Finally, there is a feature-length film starring Lee imitator Dragon Lee, which is obviously modeled after Bruce Lee's Fist of Fury.

Starring: Bruce Lee, Ho Tsung-Tao, Dragon Lee ..
Directed by: Jim Markovic, Kim Si Hyeon
Release date: 1977-01-13
Best Action Movies of 1977 : Bad Georgia Road

Bad Georgia Road

5.4/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Gary Lockwood, Carol Lynley, Royal Dano, Mary Woronov, Tom Kibbe, John Wheeler, Cliff Emmich, Glynn Rubin, Dick Haynes, John Kerry ..
Directed by: John C. Broderick
Release date: 1977-06-30
Best Action Movies of 1977 : Exo-Man


5.5/10 IMDB

A professor, who has been paralyzed in an attack by mob hitmen, builds a suit that enables him to walk and fight crime.

Starring: David Ackroyd, Anne Schedeen, A Martinez, José Ferrer, Jack Colvin, Harry Morgan, Donald Moffat, Kevin McCarthy, Richard Narita ..
Directed by: Richard Irving
Release date: 1977-06-18

Thunder and Lightning

5.4/10 IMDB

A young man who hauls liquor for moonshiners comes up against a competing gang of moonshiners who intend to get rid of him and take over his operation.

Starring: David Carradine, Kate Jackson, Roger C. Carmel, Sterling Holloway, Patrick Cranshaw, Charles Napier, George Murdock, Ron Feinberg, Hope Pomerance, Eddie Barth ..
Directed by: Corey Allen
Release date: 1977-08-12
Best Action Movies of 1977 : Swedish Nympho Slaves

Swedish Nympho Slaves

4.5/10 IMDB

A brothel owner is questioned in the disappearance of the daughter of a wealthy man after she is still not returned, or told of her possible whereabouts, after the $5,000,000 ransom was paid.

Starring: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Vítor Mendes, Jesús Franco, Raymond Hardy, Ronald Weiss, Yvonne Eduser, Aida Gouveia, Diotta Fatou, Karl Gysling ..
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Release date: 1977-04-15

Flight to Holocaust

5.5/10 IMDB

A team of troubleshooters is called to a skyscraper where a plane has crashed into the 20th floor and is stuck in the side of the building.

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Christopher Mitchum, Fawne Harriman, Desi Arnaz Jr., Sid Caesar, Rory Calhoun, Greg Morris, Lloyd Nolan, Paul Williams ..
Directed by: Bernard L. Kowalski
Release date: 1977-03-26
Best Action Movies of 1977 : Bionic Boy

Bionic Boy

5.2/10 IMDB

An Interpol agent is killed by gangsters after he saves the life of a wealthy industrialist who stood in their way. When the rest of his family is killed in a car crash, the Interpol agent’s badly injured son is fitted with heavy-duty artificial limbs.

Starring: Johnson Yap, Subas Herrero ..
Directed by: Leody M. Diaz
Release date: 1977-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1977 : SST: Death Flight

SST: Death Flight

3.7/10 IMDB

On its maiden flight, the crew of America's first supersonic transport learns that it may not be able to land, due to an act of sabotage and a deadly flu onboard.

Starring: Barbara Anderson, Bert Convy, Peter Graves, Lorne Greene, Season Hubley, Tina Louise, George Maharis, Burgess Meredith, Doug McClure, Martin Milner ..
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
Release date: 1977-02-25

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