Best Comedy Movies of 1977

1.

Annie Hall

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Shelley Duvall, Janet Margolin, Colleen Dewhurst, Christopher Walken, Donald Symington ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1977-04-19
2.

Saturday Night Fever

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Tony spends his Saturdays at a disco where his stylish moves raise his popularity among the patrons. But his life outside the disco is not easy and things change when he gets attracted to Stephanie.

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Julie Bovasso, Sam Coppola, Denny Dillon, Robert Costanzo, Fran Drescher, Donna Pescow ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1977-12-16
3.

The Goodbye Girl

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Paula (an unemployed dancer) and her 10-year-old daughter live in a Manhattan apartment with Tony, Paula's married boyfriend. Tony takes an acting job in Italy, and sublets the apartment to a friend without telling Paula.

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict, Barbara Rhoades, Theresa Merritt, Michael Shawn, Patricia Pearcy, Gene Castle, Daniel Levans ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1977-11-01
4.

Slap Shot

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.

Starring: Paul Newman, Strother Martin, Michael Ontkean, Jennifer Warren, Lindsay Crouse, Jerry Houser, Jeff Carlson, Steve Carlson, David Hanson, Yvon Barrette ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1977-02-25
5.

Smokey and the Bandit

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, Jackie Gleason, Mike Henry, Paul Williams, Pat McCormick, Linda McClure, Susan McIver, Laura Lizer Sommers ..
Directed by: Hal Needham
Release date: 1977-05-26
6.

High Anxiety

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A psychiatrist with intense acrophobia (fear of heights) goes to work for a mental institution run by doctors who appear to be crazier than their patients, and have secrets that they are willing to commit murder to keep.

Starring: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Ron Carey, Howard Morris, Dick Van Patten, Jack Riley, Charlie Callas, Ron Clark ..
Directed by: Mel Brooks
Release date: 1977-12-25
7.

Pete's Dragon

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott's prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when crooked salesmen try to capture Elliott for their own gain, Pete must attempt a daring rescue.

Starring: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Jim Dale, Peter Ustinov, Shelley Winters, Stefanie Powers, Terry-Thomas, Jane Kean ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1977-11-03
8.

The Kentucky Fried Movie

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.

Starring: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Marilyn Joi, Saul Kahan, Marcy Goldman, Bill Bixby, John Landis, Dulcie Jordan, Gracia Lee, Sheila Rogers ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1977-08-10
9.

Jabberwocky

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his fortune? Is anyone brave enough to defeat the monster?

Starring: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier, Max Wall, Warren Mitchell, Rodney Bewes, John Bird, Bernard Bresslaw, Deborah Fallender, Derek Francis ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1977-03-28
10.

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

4.1
8.2/10 IMDB

A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Starring: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, David Goetz, Richard Hunt, Eren Ozker, Jim Henson, Dave Goelz ..
Directed by: Jim Henson
Release date: 1977-12-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Abigail's Party
11.

Abigail's Party

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Beverly wears low-cut dresses, too much make-up, and has a reputation as a man-eating monster. She turns a social get-together between married couples into a virtual time-bomb of emotional tension.

Starring: Alison Steadman, Tim Stern, Janine Duvitski, John Salthouse, Harriet Reynolds ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 1977-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : George Carlin: On Location at USC
12.

George Carlin: On Location at USC

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

George Carlin's first ever comedy special, filmed live at the University of Southern California. Here, he talks about monopoly, flying on planes, random thoughts, walking, and other things.

Starring: George Carlin, Shayna Alexander, Brenda Carlin ..
Directed by: Marty Callner
Release date: 1977-04-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back
13.

Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back

3.9
8.6/10 IMDB

In 1977, Bette Midler's first television special premiered, featuring guest stars Dustin Hoffman and Emmett Kelly. It went on to win Bette her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Special — Comedy-Variety or Music. To make the show palatable to home viewers, the special featured heavily cleaned up versions of the material Midler was performing at that time on stage. The title of the show, Ol' Red Hair is Back, was a takeoff on the title of Frank Sinatra's recent album Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back.

Starring: Bette Midler, Dustin Hoffman, Emmett Kelly, Sharon Redd, Donald York, Merle Miller, Robin Grean ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1977-12-07
14.

Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

The Peanuts gang, including Snoopy and Woodstock, have gone off to summer camp. After a few days of the usual summer-camp activities, they all take part in a rafting race. Battling treacherous rapids, wild animals and bullies from a rival tent, the teams make their way downriver to the finish line.

Starring: Duncan Watson, Greg Felton, Stuart Brotman, Gail Davis, Bill Melendez, Melanie Kohn, Liam Martin, Stuart Brotman, Jimmy Ahrens, Greg Felton ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman
Release date: 1977-08-24
15.

Providence

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

On the eve of his 78th birthday, the ailing, alcoholic writer Clive Langham spends a painful and sleepless night mentally composing and recomposing scenes for a novel in which characters based on his own family are shaped by his fantasies and memories, alongside his caustic commentary on their behaviour.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, David Warner, Denis Lawson, Elaine Stritch, Cyril Luckham, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Peter Arne, Tanya Lopert ..
Directed by: Alain Resnais
Release date: 1977-01-25
16.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

3.7
5.6/10 IMDB

Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

Starring: Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars, Jacques Marin, Roy Kinnear, Bernard Fox, Eric Braeden, Xavier Saint-Macary, François Lalande, Alan Caillou ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1977-06-24
17.

Oh, God!

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence, Ralph Bellamy, William Daniels, Barnard Hughes, Paul Sorvino, Barry Sullivan, Dinah Shore ..
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Release date: 1977-10-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : The Phone Call
18.

The Phone Call

3.6
7.4/10 IMDB

Scott starts work at a drive-in burger and ice cream restaurant when his paper route proves inadequate to raise the money he needs for a mail order karate course. He has determined that this course will help him gain the self-confidence he needs to get up the courage to call and ask Pam out to see a movie. Although at first just commenting on his mistakes, Becky, a co-worker, offers to help him make the crucial phone call. In the process Scott offers insights about how Joe is abusive in his relationship with Becky.

Starring: Marc McClure, Michelle Patrick, David Sterago, R. Irwin Goodman, Ann MacMillan, Lisa Kingston, Lisa Kingston, Robert Thurston, Lisa Kingston ..
Directed by: Douglas G. Johnson
Release date: 1977-01-01
19.

Desperate Living

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

Starring: Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey, Mary Vivian Pearce, Jean Hill, Brook Yeaton, Karen Gerwig, Jay Allan, Al Strapelli ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1977-05-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Our Day Out
20.

Our Day Out

3.4
8.0/10 IMDB

When a teacher takes a group of troubled school children on a school trip to Conwy in Wales, the children understand life outside of Liverpool.

Starring: Alun Armstrong, Jean Heywood, Elizabeth Estensen, Lennox Greaves, George Malpas, Robert Gillespie, Bill Moores, Iona Banks, Jill Richards, Peter Tilbury ..
Directed by: Pedr James
Release date: 1977-12-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : The Late Show
21.

The Late Show

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped pussycat.

Starring: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche, Joanna Cassidy, John Considine, Ruth Nelson, John Davey, Howard Duff, Ethel Reschke ..
Directed by: Robert Benton
Release date: 1977-02-10
22.

Greased Lightning

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America.

Starring: Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges, Pam Grier, Cleavon Little, Vincent Gardenia, Bill Cobbs, Noble Willingham, Richie Havens, Earl Hindman, Julian Bond ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 1977-07-01
23.

ABBA: The Movie

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A radio DJ in pursuit of an exclusive interview follows ABBA during their mega-successful tour of Australia.

Starring: Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Robert Hughes, Tom Oliver, Bruce Barry, Stig Anderson, Calvin Cross, Ivar Dahlbom ..
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 1977-12-15
24.

Fun with Dick and Jane

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.

Starring: George Segal, Jane Fonda, Ed McMahon, Fred Willard, Richard Gautier, Allan Miller, Hank Garcia, John Dehner, Walter Brooke, Sean Frye ..
Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Release date: 1977-03-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Benny Hill Down Under
25.

Benny Hill Down Under

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A one-off special starring Benny Hill, filmed entirely in Australia. Includes a sketch about "Benny Kelly," son of infamous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly; "Hold Back the Wind" (a Tennessee Williams parody); "Archie's Angels" (a spoof of Charlie's Angels); and "Lady Godiva." Also: a vagabond dreams of moving up to the high life; an interview with Chow Mein; a dance routine set to the themes from The Avengers, M*A*S*H and Hawaii Five-O; and closing hijinks around the beach.

Starring: Benny Hill, Ron Shand, Barry Otto, Victoria Quilter, Max Phipps, Lorna Lesley, Jim Clifford, Christina Danielle, Maurice Murphy, Marilyn Natty ..
Directed by: Rod Kinnear, Richard McCarthy
Release date: 1977-10-11
26.

Heroes

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to find out what became of the other men in his unit.

Starring: Henry Winkler, Sally Field, Val Avery, Stuart Margolin, John Cassavetes, Dennis Burkley, Michael Cavanaugh, Olivia Cole, Harrison Ford, Dick Ziker ..
Directed by: Jeremy Kagan
Release date: 1977-11-04
27.

Which Way Is Up?

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. Lenox Thomas - and Pryor has never been so outrageously funny. The lives and love lives of these three men cross and crisscross as Leroy tries to get his life back on track.

Starring: Richard Pryor, Lonette McKee, Margaret Avery, Morgan Woodward, Marilyn Coleman, Joe Turkel, Kathy Cronkite, Diane Rodriguez ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 1977-11-04
28.

The Prince and the Pauper

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.

Starring: Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Charlton Heston, David Hemmings, Ernest Borgnine, George C. Scott, Harry Andrews, Raquel Welch, Rex Harrison, Sybil Danning ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1977-06-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas
29.

Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas

3.2
8.1/10 IMDB

Bing Crosby and his family spend Christmas at the estate of a distant relative in England.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Stanley Baxter, David Bowie, Harry Crosby, Mary Crosby, Nathaniel Crosby, Kathryn Grant, Ron Moody, Trinity Boys Choir, Twiggy ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1977-11-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Spend Spend Spend
30.

Spend Spend Spend

3.2
8.2/10 IMDB

Based on the book "Spend, Spend, Spend" by Vivian Nicholson and Stephen Smith. Story of pools winner, Vivian Nicholson.

Starring: Susan Littler, John Duttine, Helene Palmer, Joe Belcher, Helene Palmer, Stephen Bill, Liz Smith, Annie Hulley, Philip Joseph, John Lyons ..
Directed by: John Goldschmidt
Release date: 1977-03-15
31.

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

3.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A troubled, rebellious teen drives his rambunctious baseball team out to Houston where they play an exhibition game and the boy meets his estranged father, and hires him as the teams coach.

Starring: William Devane, Clifton James, Jackie Earle Haley, Jimmy Baio, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Erin Blunt, George Gonzales, Jaime Escobedo, Alfred Lutter III, Brett Marx ..
Directed by: Michael Pressman
Release date: 1977-07-08
32.

A Piece of the Action

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them into helping juvenile delinquents turn over a new leaf. But how? Burke has never been able to nail the duo, but he uses what he knows of their seedy past to blackmail them into volunteering.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Denise Nicholas, Hope Clarke, Tracy Reed, Ja'net DuBois, Titos Vandis, Frances Foster, Jason Evers ..
Directed by: Sidney Poitier
Release date: 1977-10-07
33.

Silver Bears

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his associate Prince di Siracusa, consists of some shabby offices above a restaurant. To make up for this, the Prince suggests that Fletcher invests in a silver mine owned by Shireen and Agha Firdausi. This solves one problem, but the mine also attracts the attention of some of the most powerful people in the silver business. Fletcher must pull out all his wheeler-dealing skills in order to keep hold of everything he's worked for, in the process romancing a banker's discontented wife.

Starring: Cybill Shepherd, Michael Caine, Martin Balsam, Louis Jourdan, Joss Ackland, Stéphane Audran, David Warner, Jay Leno, Tom Smothers, Tony Mascia ..
Directed by: Ivan Passer
Release date: 1977-06-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Stand up, Virgin Soldiers
34.

Stand up, Virgin Soldiers

3.1
4.7/10 IMDB

Some British soldiers in Singapore are more concerned with finding sex than finding Communists.

Starring: Robin Askwith, Nigel Davenport, John Le Mesurier, Edward Woodward, Pamela Stephenson, Irene Handl, Warren Mitchell, Lynda Bellingham, George Layton, Robin Nedwell ..
Directed by: Norman Cohen
Release date: 1977-04-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Robert Klein Revisited
35.

Robert Klein Revisited

3.1
6.7/10 IMDB

Robert Klein returns to HBO for another hour of his classic comedy.

Starring: Robert Klein ..
Release date: 1977-06-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : The Fat Albert Halloween Special
36.

The Fat Albert Halloween Special

3.1
6.9/10 IMDB

It's Halloween for Fat Albert and the Junkyard Gang, and everyone's all set for trick-or-treating. While searching for costumes a store clerk kicks them out, leaving the gang to comes up with their own home-made costumes. Then they are off to the movies to scare old Searchlight Johnson, then more hijinks with Mudfoot Brown, and old lady Bickwell. As you can probably guess, things don't go too well and they learn their lessons... Searchlight catches them up to no good in the theatre and throws them out. Mudfoot Brown eats most of their candy, and old lady Bickwell turns out to have the best Halloween treats in town.

Starring: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards, Eric Suter, Erika Scheimer, Jay Scheimer, Lou Scheimer ..
Directed by: Hal Sutherland
Release date: 1977-10-24
37.

Petey Wheatstraw

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) is a candidate to become the devil's son-in-law. The storyline is a scaffolding on which Rudy Ray Moore's standup humor can be unfolded. Beginning life as the afterbirth to a watermelon, the young Wheatstraw becomes a martial artist, but is unable to best the evil comedy team of Leroy and Skillet, who also indulge in wholesale murder. Satan restores the comedians' victims to life, and charges Petey with the task of marrying his clock-stoppingly ugly daughter to give him a grandchild. When Petey attempts to default on the deal, he is pursued by the devil's henchmen.

Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, Sy Richardson, Jimmy Lynch, Leroy Daniels, Ernest Mayhand, Ebony Wright, Steve Gallon, G. Tito Shaw, Ted Clemmons, Marvin Jones ..
Directed by: Cliff Roquemore
Release date: 1977-11-01
38.

The World's Greatest Lover

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little about romance or acting. But when his wife leaves him for the real Valentino, Rudy goes to outrageous lengths to win the role of a lifetime and win back the love of his life.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Carol Kane, Dom DeLuise, Fritz Feld, Mark Silberman, Candice Azzara, Carl Ballantine, Lou Cutell, Danny DeVito, James Gleason ..
Directed by: Gene Wilder
Release date: 1977-12-18
39.

Semi-Tough

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Robert Preston, Bert Convy, Lotte Lenya, Ron Silver, Brian Dennehy, Carl Weathers, Richard Masur ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1977-11-18
40.

Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure

3.0
6.6/10 IMDB

Raggedy Ann and Andy leave their playroom to rescue Babette, a beautiful French doll kidnapped by a pirate.

Starring: Mark Baker, Didi Conn, Claire Williams, Fred Stuthman, Niki Flacks, George S. Irving, Arnold Stang, Joe Silver, Alan Sues, Marty Brill ..
Directed by: Richard Williams
Release date: 1977-04-01
41.

The Last Remake of Beau Geste

3.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Digby Geste joins his brother, Beau, in the Foreign Legion following the theft of a priceless family heirloom.

Starring: Ann-Margret, Marty Feldman, Michael York, Peter Ustinov, James Earl Jones, Trevor Howard, Henry Gibson, Terry-Thomas, Roy Kinnear, Spike Milligan ..
Directed by: Marty Feldman
Release date: 1977-06-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Gizmo!
42.

Gizmo!

3.0
7.7/10 IMDB

A documentary about some of the thousands of inventions that did things we never thought needed doing, or in ways we never considered doing them. A respectful, yet humorous tribute to the inventors whose vision, however far-reaching, was just a little off the mark.

Starring: Frank Richards, Milt Moss ..
Directed by: Howard Smith
Release date: 1977-09-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : The Picture Show Man
43.

The Picture Show Man

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

A man, his son and a piano player travel around Australia showing the first silent movies

Starring: Rod Taylor, John Meillon, John Ewart, Judy Morris, Garry McDonald, Harold Hopkins, Sally Conabere, Patrick Cargill, Jelena Žigon ..
Directed by: John Power
Release date: 1977-05-05
44.

The Absent-Minded Waiter

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Bernie Cates requests the services of the most absent-minded waiter he's ever seen, who pours water before setting the glasses, endlessly repeats questions, brings wrong orders, and ruins everything- but the bill.

Starring: Steve Martin, Teri Garr, Buck Henry, Naomi Stevens, Ivor Barry, Peter Elbling, Kurt Taylor, Beans Morocco ..
Directed by: Carl Gottlieb
Release date: 1977-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : Who Has Seen the Wind
45.

Who Has Seen the Wind

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

The coming-of-age of adolescent Brian O'Connal in small town Depression-era Saskatchewan is told. The son of the local pharmacist Gerald O'Connal, Brian is in many ways a typical boy, who dislikes school if only because of his run-ins with the nervous schoolteacher, Miss MacDonald, and who tries to catch gophers with his friends, Artie and Forbsie. His best friend and protector is slightly older Jonathan Ben, better known as The Young Ben (as his father is referred to as The Ben), who is highly regarded as a problem by those in town who see themselves as the moral authority if only because of The Young Ben's association to The Ben, the town still keeper and drunk. Brian's life takes a turn when his parents have to leave town temporarily, while Brian stays on his Uncle Sean's farm. That stint leads to a series of events which make Brian see life around him through slightly older and wiser eyes.

Starring: Brian Painchaud, José Ferrer, Gordon Pinsent, Helen Shaver ..
Directed by: Allan King
Release date: 1977-04-20
46.

The Choirboys

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.

Starring: Charles Durning, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King, Clyde Kusatsu, Stephen Macht, Tim McIntire, Randy Quaid, Chuck Sacci, Don Stroud, James Woods ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1977-12-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : The Father Knows Best Reunion
47.

The Father Knows Best Reunion

2.9
7.6/10 IMDB

First of two reunion movies starring the original cast of the popular 1950's series "Father Knows Best." Jim and Margaret Anderson invite their children and grandchildren for a visit to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

Starring: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin, Kyle Richards, George Petrie, Peter Kastner ..
Directed by: Marc Daniels
Release date: 1977-05-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : A Coming of Angels
48.

A Coming of Angels

2.9
6.2/10 IMDB

A trio of female private investigators infiltrate a criminal organization that kidnaps young women and sells them as sex slaves.

Starring: Lesllie Bovee, Abigail Clayton, Annette Haven, Jamie Gillis, Amber Hunt, Susan McBain, John Leslie, Eric Edwards ..
Directed by: Joel Scott
Release date: 1977-09-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown
49.

It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

At the school homecoming, Charlie Brown learns that he is be the escort at the banquet for the red headed girl that he has pined for all his life. With that added pressure, he hopes to put in a good showing at the football where he is placekicker. Unfortunately, Lucy is supposed to hold the ball for him.. It's homecoming night, and Charlie Brown is not only the escort for the homecoming queen (which happens to be the red-haired girl he's been drooling over for goodness knows how long), he is also the kicker for the school's football team (and Lucy's the holder. Need I say more?) Despite a certain person's old habit that won't die young, Charlie brown is blamed for their team's loss, but he ends up becoming the life of the homecoming dance. However, we never see it, and Charlie Brown doesn't remember it, which brings the question; did it really happen?

Starring: Arrin Skelley, Daniel Anderson, Michelle Muller, Bill Melendez, Laura Planting ..
Directed by: Phil Roman
Release date: 1977-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1977 : A Flintstone Christmas
50.

A Flintstone Christmas

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.

Starring: Gay Autterson, Mel Blanc, Lucille Bliss, Henry Corden, Jean Vander Pyl, John Stephenson, Hal Smith, Paul Berval, Don Messick, Virginia Gregg ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1977-12-07

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