Best Adventure Movies of 1976


King Kong

5.9/10 IMDB

In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Charles Grodin, John Randolph, René Auberjonois, Julius Harris, Jack O'Halloran, Ed Lauter, John Agar, Jorge Moreno ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1976-09-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Mayday at 40,000 Feet!

Mayday at 40,000 Feet!

5.4/10 IMDB

The co-pilot and engineer of a passenger jet struggle to keep the plane airborne until it can reach an open airfield after a killer aboard the plane fires a gun at an engine and pilot of the plane.

Starring: David Janssen, Don Meredith, Christopher George, Ray Milland, Lynda Day George, Margaret Blye, Marjoe Gortner, Broderick Crawford, Shani Wallis, Jane Powell ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1976-11-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Sasquatch, the Legend of Bigfoot

Sasquatch, the Legend of Bigfoot

5.4/10 IMDB

Scientists mount an expedition to find a Bigfoot-type creature.

Starring: George Lauris, Steve Boergadine, Jim Bradford, Ken Kenzle, William Emmons, Joel Morello, Lou Salerni ..
Directed by: Ed Ragozzino
Release date: 1976-02-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Brenda Starr

Brenda Starr

5.9/10 IMDB

A newspaper reporter trying to track down a hermit-like billionaire goes to the Brazilian jungle, where she finds herself in the middle of an extortion plot, voodoo and supernatural occurrences.

Starring: Jill St. John, Tabi Cooper, Sorrell Booke, Victor Buono ..
Directed by: Mel Stuart
Release date: 1976-05-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Our Man Flint: Dead on Target

Our Man Flint: Dead on Target

4.9/10 IMDB

Dead on Target is the third and final film in the Our Man Flint movie trilogy. The film originally aired on ABC on March 17, 1976. The TV movie was also a pilot for a possible weekly series, but it did not get good enough ratings to warrant such, and Dead On Target became the last Derek Flint movie.

Starring: Ray Danton, Gay Rowan, Sharon Acker, Lawrence Dane ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Scanlan
Release date: 1976-03-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Swashbuckler


6.0/10 IMDB

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.

Starring: Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Geneviève Bujold, Beau Bridges, Geoffrey Holder, Avery Schreiber, Tom Clancy, Anjelica Huston, Bernard Behrens ..
Directed by: James Goldstone
Release date: 1976-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Deathcheaters


5.6/10 IMDB

Meet Steve & Rod ... Stuntmen ... Saboteurs ... Hellraisers!

Starring: John Hargreaves, Grant Page, Margaret Gerard, Ziggy, Noel Ferrier, Judith Woodroffe, Ralph Cotterill, Drew Forsythe, John Krummel, Brian Trenchard-Smith ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1976-12-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1976 : Legend of Cougar Canyon

Legend of Cougar Canyon

0.0/10 IMDB

There are many wonderful and dangerous legends about Cougar Canyon, a sacred Navajo terrain. Two young boys must face the legends and dangers when they go to rescue a lost goat.

Starring: Holger Kasper, Steven Benally Jr., Johnny Guerro, Rex Allen ..
Directed by: James T. Flocker
Release date: 1976-04-19

At the Earth's Core

5.2/10 IMDB

A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like birds, and man-eating plants.

Starring: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro, Cy Grant, Godfrey James, Sean Lynch, Keith Barron, Helen Gill, Anthony Verner, Robert Gillespie ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1976-07-01

Robin and Marian

6.5/10 IMDB

Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris, Nicol Williamson, Denholm Elliott, Ronnie Barker, Ian Holm, Kenneth Haigh, Bill Maynard ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1976-03-11

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