Best Comedy Movies of 1976


Murder by Death

7.3/10 IMDB

Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are decently allowed.

Starring: Peter Falk, Eileen Brennan, Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness, David Niven, Maggie Smith, Truman Capote, James Coco, Nancy Walker, Estelle Winwood ..
Directed by: Robert Moore
Release date: 1976-06-23

The Bad News Bears

7.3/10 IMDB

An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Ben Piazza, Vic Morrow, Erin Blunt, Jackie Earle Haley, Gary Lee Cavagnaro, Joyce Van Patten, Jaime Escobedo, Scott Firestone ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1976-01-01

The Pink Panther Strikes Again

7.2/10 IMDB

Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down, Burt Kwouk, Colin Blakely, Leonard Rossiter, André Maranne, Byron Kane, Howard K. Smith, Dick Crockett ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1976-12-15

Silver Streak

6.9/10 IMDB

A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes is to get the killer after him.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Patrick McGoohan, Ned Beatty, Clifton James, Ray Walston, Stefan Gierasch, Len Birman, Valerie Curtin ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1976-12-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Family Plot

Family Plot

6.8/10 IMDB

Spiritualist Blanche Tyler and her taxi driver/unemployed actor boyfriend encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.

Starring: Barbara Harris, Bruce Dern, Karen Black, William Devane, Ed Lauter, Cathleen Nesbitt, Katherine Helmond, Warren J. Kemmerling, Edith Atwater, William Prince ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1976-04-09

Silent Movie

6.7/10 IMDB

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them.

Starring: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Harold Gould, Ron Carey, Bernadette Peters, Carol Arthur, Liam Dunn, Fritz Feld ..
Directed by: Mel Brooks
Release date: 1976-06-17

Bugsy Malone

6.8/10 IMDB

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded "splurge gun". As the custard pies fly, Bugsy Malone, an all-round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, a singer at Fat Sam's speakeasy. His designs on her are disrupted by the seductive songstress Tallulah who wants Bugsy for herself.

Starring: Scott Baio, Jodie Foster, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi, Martin Lev, Paul Murphy, Sheridan Earl Russell, Albin 'Humpty' Jenkins, Paul Chirelstein, Andrew Paul ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1976-07-22

Freaky Friday

6.3/10 IMDB

School girl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They both think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, both complain about each other and wish they could have the easy life of their daughter/mother for just one day and their wishes come true as a bit of magic puts Annabel in Mrs. Andrews' body and vice versa. They both have a Freaky Friday.

Starring: Jodie Foster, Barbara Harris, John Astin, Patsy Kelly, Dick Van Patten, Vicki Schreck, Sorrell Booke, Alan Oppenheimer, Ruth Buzzi, Kaye Ballard ..
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Release date: 1976-12-17

The Front

7.3/10 IMDB

A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.

Starring: Woody Allen, Michael Murphy, Herschel Bernardi, Andrea Marcovicci, Zero Mostel, Danny Aiello, David Margulies, Lloyd Gough, Charles Kimbrough, Remak Ramsay ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1976-09-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Nuts in May

Nuts in May

7.8/10 IMDB

A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them.

Starring: Alison Steadman, Roger Sloman, Anthony O'Donnell, Sheila Kelley, Stephen Bill, Richenda Carey, Richenda Carey, Eric Allan, Matthew Guinness, Sally Watts ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 1976-01-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Bette Midler Show

The Bette Midler Show

8.8/10 IMDB

The Bette Midler Show is a HBO Video special of one of Bette Midler's tours entitled 'The Depression Tour', The video is of her show at the Cleveland Music Hall during February 1976. the show features many of Bette's popular songs, such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Friends", "In The Mood", "Hello In There", and "Lullaby of Broadway" As well as dazzling the audience with her spontaneous wit with her 'Wonderful Sophie Tucker Jokes' and her special 'The Vicki Eydie Show'

Starring: Bette Midler, Charlotte Crossley, Ula Hedwig, Sharon Redd, Donald York ..
Directed by: Tom Trbovich
Release date: 1976-06-19

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

7.0/10 IMDB

An aspiring Jewish actor moves out of his parents' Brooklyn apartment to seek his fortune in the bohemian life of Greenwich Village in 1953.

Starring: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith, Christopher Walken, Dori Brenner, Antonio Fargas, Lou Jacobi, Helen Hanft, Mike Kellin ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1976-02-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Opening of Misty Beethoven

The Opening of Misty Beethoven

6.8/10 IMDB

Inspired by My Fair Lady, this interpretation of Pygmalion is about a sexologist who attempts to transform Misty from a hooker into sensuous instrument of passion. Misty's big test is to seduce a homosexual artist, but during her training the relationship between Misty and her doctor grows.

Starring: Constance Money, Jamie Gillis, Jacqueline Beudant, Terri Hall, Ras Kean, Gloria Leonard, Mary Stuart, Casey Donovan, Jenny Baxter, Tia von Davis ..
Directed by: Radley Metzger
Release date: 1976-03-01

The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon

7.6/10 IMDB

Tired of being short, a sixth-grader buys a magical book that enables him to "Think Big".

Starring: Ike Eisenmann, Lance Kerwin, Jim Backus, Jerry Van Dyke, Basil Hoffman, Jane Connell, Jack Collins, Merie Earle, Carol Worthington, Sparky Marcus ..
Directed by: Larry Elikann
Release date: 1976-02-04

The Ritz

6.9/10 IMDB

On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse.

Starring: Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, F. Murray Abraham, Treat Williams, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard, Paul B. Price, Bessie Love, George Coulouris, Dave King ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1976-06-17

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

6.8/10 IMDB

Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930s.

Starring: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, DeWayne Jessie, Jophery C. Brown, Tony Burton, Stan Shaw, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Sam Laws ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1976-07-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Bar Mitzvah Boy

Bar Mitzvah Boy

8.1/10 IMDB

On the eve of his Bar Mitzvah, young Elliot finds that all the grown men in his life are somewhat wanting.

Starring: Jeremy Steyn, Adrienne Posta, Maria Charles, Jonathan Lynn, Bernard Spear, Cyril Shaps, Harry Landis, Jack Lynn, Pamela Manson, Kim Clifford ..
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Release date: 1976-09-14

Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy

6.2/10 IMDB

Alice offends her would-be lover William by rejecting his advances. Upset, she falls asleep reading Alice in Wonderland. The white rabbit appears to her in a dream and takes her into a sexual wonderland. The story loosely follows Carroll's original plot, and includes many of his characters, but with considerable sexual license.

Starring: Kristine DeBell, Alan Novak, Juliet Graham, Larry Gelman, Bruce Finklesteen, Bucky Searles, Ron Nelson, John Lawrence, Jason Williams, J.P. Paradine ..
Directed by: Bud Townsend
Release date: 1976-12-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Likely Lads

The Likely Lads

6.6/10 IMDB

With the destruction of their previous neighbourhood has inevitably come the destruction of the lads’ favoured watering hole The Fat Ox. Again, it’s Bob rather than Terry who is visibly distressed by this. Upset and much the worse for free alcohol, Bob then storms into the library to seek sympathy from Thelma - who is, predictably, unimpressed. So when Thelma finds out that Terry has been getting semi-serious with glamorous Finnish shop assistant Chris, she takes it upon herself to try and pair them off for good via planning first a dinner party and then that mainstay of 70s comedy, a camping expedition. Of course, things don’t go quite according to plan and before you can say ‘I can see the way this is going’ we are set up for japes, larks and embarrassing incidents aplenty, which culminate in the lads getting rather fed up with their partners’ attempts to inflict the rugged outdoor lifestyle upon them and trying to hitch up and drive off with the girls still asleep in the caravan.

Starring: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth, Mary Tamm, Sheila Fearn, Zena Walker, Alun Armstrong, Judy Buxton, Vicki Michelle, Michelle Newell ..
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Release date: 1976-02-01


6.6/10 IMDB

Rick is a Los Angeles County lifeguard who is in his thirties. At his 15-year high school reunion, he sees his old girlfriend who is now a divorced mother. After falling in love with her, Rick considers changing his career and lifestyle.

Starring: Sam Elliott, Kathleen Quinlan, Anne Archer, Parker Stevenson, Stephen Young, Steve Burns, Sharon Clark, Lenka Peterson, Eric Hines, Mark Hall ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Release date: 1976-07-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : No Deposit, No Return

No Deposit, No Return

6.4/10 IMDB

Two rich children devise a way to escape their grandfather and visit their mother. Unfortunately for two hapless safe crackers, they become part of the plan.

Starring: Kim Richards, Brad Savage, Barbara Feldon, Don Knotts, Darren McGavin, David Niven, Vic Tayback, Herschel Bernardi, John Williams, Charles Martin Smith ..
Directed by: Norman Tokar
Release date: 1976-02-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Night of the Spanish Fly

Night of the Spanish Fly

5.1/10 IMDB

A shipment of Go-Go Weiners gets contaminated with the aphrodisiac Spanish Fly. This incident in turn causes an epidemic of wild and wanton lovemaking throughout New York City by people who eat the tainted hot dogs.

Starring: Angel Barrett, The Pachucho Sisters, Jeffrey Hurst, Ed Marshall, Day Jason, Jennifer Jordan, Juliet Graham, Ashley Moore, Beerbohn Tree, The Pachucho Sisters ..
Directed by: Bob Mason
Release date: 1976-09-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

8.8/10 IMDB

San Francisco's prize-winning American Conservatory Theater's rowdy commedia dell'arte production incorporates slapstick, pratfall and earthy humor into William Shakespeare's comedy about the two unmarried daughters of a wealthy Italian merchant. While daughter Bianca is genteel and popular, daughter Kate is foul-tempered and strong-willed. No one dares to marry Kate, until Petruchio arrives in Padua and tries his hand at courtship.

Starring: Marc Singer, Fredi Olster, Harry Hamlin, Earl Boen ..
Directed by: Kirk Browning
Release date: 1976-11-10

From Noon Till Three

6.5/10 IMDB

Bank robber Graham Dorsey spends a few hours with beautiful widow Amanda Starbuck, in which time his gang takes part in a disastrous holdup. Learning of his comrades' demise, Dorsey goes on the lam. Believing her short-term lover was killed by the law, Amanda decides to make the most of having had a liaison with the supposedly deceased desperado by writing a book about him. Much to his confusion, the still-living Dorsey watches as his name becomes legendary.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Douglas Fowley, Stan Haze, Damon Douglas, Hector Morales, Bert Williams, Davis Roberts, Betty Cole, William Lanteau ..
Directed by: Frank D. Gilroy
Release date: 1976-08-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Reunion


5.5/10 IMDB

A group of high school friends are invited to spend a weekend together at a mysterious house on a secluded island.

Starring: Bree Anthony, Tony Richards, Nancy Dare, Alan Marlow, Marlene Willoughby, Vanessa del Rio, Taylor Young ..
Directed by: Leonard Kirtman
Release date: 1976-07-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Don's Party

Don's Party

6.8/10 IMDB

On the night of the 1969 federal election, Don Henderson invites a group of friends to celebrate a predicted Labor Party victory, much to the dismay of his wife, Kath. The Hendersons and their nine guests drink, joke, make love, and fight, all while coming to terms with their individual struggles in life.

Starring: John Hargreaves, Graham Kennedy, Ray Barrett, Clare Binney, Pat Bishop, Graeme Blundell, Jeanie Drynan, Harold Hopkins, Veronica Lang, Candy Raymond ..
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Release date: 1976-11-10

The Gumball Rally

6.2/10 IMDB

A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally across the USA.

Starring: Michael Sarrazin, Norman Burton, Gary Busey, John Durren, Susan Flannery, Harvey Jason, Steven Keats, Tim McIntire, Joanne Nail, J. Pat O'Malley ..
Directed by: Charles Bail
Release date: 1976-07-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Venture Into the Bizzare

Venture Into the Bizzare

5.4/10 IMDB

Two young girls in New York's Greenwich Village own a plaster-casting shop. One day a well-known Hollywood actor walks into their shop and asks if they can make a plaster replica of his penis. When he later brings a friend of his, also a well-known actor, in to get his 'member' replicated, the girls hatch an ingenious plan to make a lot of money by making replicas of stars' penises, then blackmailing them. However, things don't turn out exactly the way they planned.

Starring: Marlene Willoughby, Erica Havens, Liz Rakey, Marcia Minor, Michael Thorpe, Buddy, John Leslie, Bobby Hall, Shaun Costello, Buddy ..
Directed by: Ron Dorfman
Release date: 1976-01-01


6.3/10 IMDB

A young, once-great Hollywood film director refuses to accept changing times during the early 1930s, and confines himself to his decaying mansion to make silent porn flicks.

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Harper, Bob Hoskins, Veronica Cartwright, Stephen Davies ..
Directed by: John Byrum
Release date: 1976-02-13

Car Wash

6.2/10 IMDB

This day-in-the-life cult comedy focuses on a group of friends working at Sully Boyar's Car Wash in the Los Angeles ghetto. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers -- including a smooth-talking preacher, a wacky cab driver and an ex-convict -- while cracking politically incorrect jokes to a constant soundtrack of disco and funk. Some of the workers find romance as the day moves along, but most are just happy to get through another shift.

Starring: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Sully Boyar, Richard Brestoff, Ivan Dixon, Bill Duke, Antonio Fargas, Jack Kehoe, Garrett Morris, Henry Kingi ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 1976-10-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Phantom of the Open Hearth

The Phantom of the Open Hearth

7.2/10 IMDB

This comedy/drama was written by Jean Shepherd, who appears at the beginning and the end and narrates it through voiceover. It tells the story of several events as they occur through the eyes of Ralph, a high-school-aged boy. Ralph is anticipating the upcoming prom and is working up the courage to invite Daphne Bigelow, a beautiful and popular student who does not seem aware of his existence.

Starring: David Elliott, Barbara Bolton, James Broderick, Jean Shepherd, Roberta Wallach, William Lampley, David S. Howard, Michael Stein ..
Directed by: Fred Barzyk, David R. Loxton
Release date: 1976-12-23


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: 1976-07-29


6.2/10 IMDB

In the silent film era, attorney Leo Harrigan and gunslinger Buck Greenway are hired to stop an illegal film production. However, they soon team up with the filmmakers and become important players in the show business industry. Leo learns he has a talent for directing, and Buck's cowboy persona quickly earns him leading-man status — but both men fall for beautiful starlet Kathleen Cooke, leading to a heated personal rivalry.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds, Tatum O'Neal, Brian Keith, Stella Stevens, John Ritter, Jane Hitchcock, Jack Perkins, Brion James, Sidney Armus ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1976-12-21

Stay Hungry

5.6/10 IMDB

A dishonest businessman asks rich layabout Craig Blake to help him buy a gym, which will be demolished for a development project in Alabama. But after spending time with weightlifter Joe Santo and gym worker Mary Tate Farnsworth, Craig wants out of the deal. The property negotiations turn ugly, causing a brawl at the gym and a spectacle at a big bodybuilding meet, as Craig learns that it's not easy to turn your back on fair-weather friends.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R. G. Armstrong, Robert Englund, Helena Kallianiotes, Roger E. Mosley, Joanna Cassidy, Ed Begley Jr., Franco Columbu ..
Directed by: Bob Rafelson
Release date: 1976-04-23

The Human Tornado

6.0/10 IMDB

Dolemite comes to the rescue of Queen Bee, whose nightclub is threatened by the Mafia.

Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, Lady Reed, J.B. Baron, Ernie Hudson, Gloria Delaney, Jimmy Lynch, Jerry Jones, Java, Jack Kelly, Howard Jackson ..
Directed by: Cliff Roquemore
Release date: 1976-10-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

5.7/10 IMDB

A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.

Starring: George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Conrad Janis, Thayer David, Jennifer Lee Pryor, Sid Gould, Richard Farnsworth, Glynn Rubin, Pat Ast, E.J. André ..
Directed by: Melvin Frank
Release date: 1976-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood Boulevard

5.9/10 IMDB

A Midwestern ingenue moves to Hollywood and rivals a B-movie queen in low-budget quickies.

Starring: Candice Rialson, Mary Woronov, Rita George, Jeffrey Kramer, Dick Miller, Paul Bartel, Jonathan Kaplan, Tara Strohmeier, John Kramer, Richard Doran ..
Directed by: Allan Arkush, Joe Dante
Release date: 1976-04-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Billy Connolly: Big Banana Feet

Billy Connolly: Big Banana Feet

8.2/10 IMDB

Billy Connolly was, in the 1970s, a sort of Scottish Lenny Bruce, who, with devastating humour, sliced through the hypocrisies he perceived. This 1976 documentary follows the singer-comic during his 1975 Irish tour. Made in a cinema verité fashion, the performer appears to be completely unaware of the presence of the camera in his off-stage and backstage moments.

Starring: Billy Connolly ..
Directed by: David Peat
Release date: 1976-01-01

Mother, Jugs & Speed

5.9/10 IMDB

Mother, Jugs and Speed work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.

Starring: Bill Cosby, Raquel Welch, Harvey Keitel, Allen Garfield, Larry Hagman, L.Q. Jones, Bruce Davison, Dick Butkus, Milt Kamen, Severn Darden ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1976-01-01

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

6.1/10 IMDB

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Harvey Keitel, Kevin McCarthy, Allan F. Nicholls, Geraldine Chaplin, John Considine, Robert DoQui, Bert Remsen, Denver Pyle ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1976-06-24

Private Lives

7.8/10 IMDB

Divorced couple Amanda and Elyot have both recently remarried. On their honeymoons, however, they discover that they have accidentally booked adjoining suites at the same hotel. Containing some of Coward's best dialogue, the play revolves around the agonising realisation that despite their ferocious incompatibility, they are still drawn to each other.

Starring: Alec McCowen, Penelope Keith, Polly Adams, Donald Pickering, Françoise Pascal ..
Directed by: John Gorrie
Release date: 1976-12-28


5.7/10 IMDB

The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so happy.

Starring: Ed Asner, Don Knotts, Gary Grimes, Tim Conway, Louise Williams, Dick Van Patten, Ronnie Schell, Bob Crane, Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1976-07-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Up!


5.8/10 IMDB

Adolf Schwartz has been killed. Who did it? No-one knows or cares, as they're too busy being distracted by busty Margo Winchester, who hitch-hikes into town and gets involved with all the local men.

Starring: Raven De La Croix, Kitten Natividad, Candy Samples, Monty Bane, Russ Meyer, Edward Schaaf, Robert McLane, Elaine Collins, Su Ling, Janet Wood ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1976-10-01

The Shaggy D.A.

5.8/10 IMDB

Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog catcher.

Starring: Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Tim Conway, Keenan Wynn, Jo Anne Worley, Dick Van Patten, Shane Sinutko, Vic Tayback, John Myhers, Richard Bakalyan ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1976-12-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : Trial by Combat

Trial by Combat

5.2/10 IMDB

A group called The Knights Of Avalon are unhappy with the justice system so are taking the law into their own hands by executing criminals using medieval methods such as jousting.

Starring: John Mills, Donald Pleasence, Barbara Hershey, David Birney, Peter Cushing, Margaret Leighton, Brian Glover, John Savident, John Hallam, Keith Buckley ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1976-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : The Picnic

The Picnic

7.1/10 IMDB

A crusty old English General leads his eccentric family on a family picnic trip, and comic chaos ensues.

Starring: Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Julie Crosthwaite, Barbara New, Madge Hindle, Dennis Ramsden, Patricia Brake, Toby Page, Derek Ware, Pat Milner ..
Release date: 1976-04-01

The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday

6.1/10 IMDB

Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Robert Culp, Kay Lenz, Elizabeth Ashley, Sylvia Miles, Strother Martin, Letícia Robles, Howard Platt, Jac Zacha ..
Directed by: Don Taylor
Release date: 1976-06-23

Harry and Walter Go to New York

5.4/10 IMDB

Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century—by gaining the enmity of the most famous bank robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.

Starring: Elliott Gould, Michael Caine, Diane Keaton, James Caan, Charles Durning, Lesley Ann Warren, Val Avery, Jack Gilford, Dennis Dugan, Carol Kane ..
Directed by: Mark Rydell
Release date: 1976-06-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1976 : It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown

It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown

7.2/10 IMDB

To celebrate Arbor Day, the gang decide to do a great gardening project for Charlie Brown. Unfortunately, Charlie Brown learns that they did it in his baseball diamond, turning it in to a lush garden. With no alternative, he is forced to play against Peppermint Patty's team in that field. However, the bizarre setting seems to be working to his advantage.

Starring: Dylan Beach, Sarah Beach, Greg Felton, Michelle Muller, Gail Davis, Stuart Brotman, Liam Martin, Vinny Dow ..
Directed by: Phil Roman
Release date: 1976-03-16

Kenny & Company

7.2/10 IMDB

Several days in the life of Kenny, a typical 12-year-old, and his friends. Kenny goes through all the activities that most of us went through as kids as he and his friends prepare for Halloween. Along the way, Kenny deals with such childhood issues as bullies and his first crush on a girl.

Starring: Dan McCann, A. Michael Baldwin, Jeff Roth, Ralph Richmond, Reggie Bannister, Clay Foster, Kenneth V. Jones, Willy Masterson, David Newton, James E. dePriest ..
Directed by: Don Coscarelli
Release date: 1976-11-01

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