Best Romance Movies of 1977


Annie Hall

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

Saturday Night Fever

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

The Goodbye Girl

7.4/10 IMDB

After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

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

New York, New York

6.6/10 IMDB

An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus, Dick Miller, Mary Kay Place, Shera Danese, Frank Sivero, Don Calfa, Jack Haley ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1977-06-21

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

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
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The Turning Point

The Turning Point

6.8/10 IMDB

As young dancers, they were best friends and fierce rivals. Deedee left the stage for marriage and motherhood, while Emma would become an international ballet icon. But when Deedee's teenage daughter is invited to join Emma's dance company and begins an affair with a young Russian star, the two women are forced to confront the choices they've made, the resentments they've hidden and the emotional truths they must face at the turning point.

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, Leslie Browne, Tom Skerritt, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Martha Scott, Antoinette Sibley, Alexandra Danilova, Starr Danias, Marshall Thompson ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1977-11-14
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The Trouble with Young Stuff

The Trouble with Young Stuff

6.2/10 IMDB

Alice is afraid that the visit from her cousin Matilda will rekindle their lust for each other. Matilda's young passion slowly spreads to Alice, her roommate, their boyfriends and girlfriend, the milkman and even the girlfriend's mother.

Starring: Marlene Willoughby, Nancy Dare, Crystal Sync, Jenny Baxter, Sonny Landham, Robert Kerman, Roger Caine, Gloria Leonard ..
Directed by: Joseph W. Sarno
Release date: 1977-03-04


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
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The Other Side of Midnight

The Other Side of Midnight

6.1/10 IMDB

When French beauty Noelle Page falls in love with American pilot Larry Douglas, she believes he'll marry her. Instead, he returns to the U.S and marries the sweet but naive Catherine. Even though Noelle has found a new lover, an affluent Greek named Constantin, and has started a great career as an actress, she vows revenge on her onetime lover. But once her plan is in motion, she and Larry fall in love and plot Catherine's death.

Starring: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone, Clu Gulager, Christian Marquand, Michael Lerner, Sorrell Booke, Lilyan Chauvin, Lidia Kristen ..
Directed by: Charles Jarrott
Release date: 1977-06-08

Bobby Deerfield

5.8/10 IMDB

Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

Starring: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey, Walter McGinn, Romolo Valli, Van Doude, Gérard Hernandez, Stephan Meldegg, Norm Nielsen, Jaime Sánchez ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1977-09-27

The World's Greatest Lover

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

Professional Foul

8.5/10 IMDB

Three philosophy professors travel to Prague for a conference. One of them, Anderson, is forced to rethink his ideas on ethics when a former student is arrested by the Czech authorities for writing about individualist approaches to morality.

Starring: Peter Barkworth, John Shrapnel, Stephen Rea, Richard O'Callaghan, Shane Rimmer, David de Keyser, Bernard Hill, Billy Hamon, Sam Kelly, Victor Langley ..
Directed by: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Release date: 1977-09-21


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
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The Kiss of Death

The Kiss of Death

6.5/10 IMDB

Trevor is an extremely shy undertaker's assistant. He always tags along with his good friend Ronnie, when he goes to the pub with his girlfriend Sandra. Sandra introduces Trevor to her more forward friend Linda. Linda has a difficult time getting Trevor to go out with her, but she finally gets him to go to a disco; he won't dance, so Linda dances with Ronnie.

Starring: David Threlfall, Kay Adshead, Angela Curran, John Wheatley, Clifford Kershaw, Marlene Sidaway, Eileen Denison, Brian Pollitt, Christine Moore, Frank McDermott ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 1977-01-10
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The Stick Up

The Stick Up

5.6/10 IMDB

Duke Turnbeau (David Soul) has come to England, in the 1930s, as a way to improve his fortunes. For some reason, he believes that his larcenous ways will bring him prosperity in the country which at one time or another has had rulership over a large portion of the globe. While there, he meets Rosie McCratchit (Pamela McMyler), a lovely Irish gal who could do with some improvement in her fortunes as well. Together, they have a series of legal, quasi-legal and definitely illegal adventures, including Duke's cow-roping and Rosie's response to the mud-wrestling challenge of the Amazon Lady, as well as an attempted armored-car robbery.

Starring: David Soul, Pamela McMyler, Michael Balfour ..
Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom
Release date: 1977-04-10
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music

5.4/10 IMDB

Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress Desiree Armfeldt. Desiree is getting tired of her life, and is thinkin of settling down, and sets her sights on Fredrik, despite his marriage, and her own married lover Count Carl-Magnus. She gets her mother to invite the Egermans to her country estate for the weekend. But when Carl-Magnus and his wife Charlotte appear, too, things begin to get farcical (Send in the Clowns), and the night must smile for the third time before all the lovers are united.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down, Hermione Gingold, Laurence Guittard, Christopher Guard, Lesley Dunlop, Chloe Franks, Heinz Marecek ..
Directed by: Hal Prince
Release date: 1977-12-01
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Hard Soap, Hard Soap

Hard Soap, Hard Soap

6.1/10 IMDB

Penny and Linda are two happy housewives who just can't help but want to solve everyone else's personal problems. But Penny has big problems of her own, namely with her psychiatrist husband, Dr. John Holmes, whose romantic abilities have been unbearably hindered. As Penny and Linda find themselves besieged by a never-ending supply of perverts, weirdos, and other types of misfits they decide it's time to take matters into their own hands to return their lives to idyllic suburban bliss.

Starring: Laurien Dominique, Candida Royalle, John Holmes, Damon Christian, Joan Devlon, Blair Harris, Peter Johns, Jeff Lyle, Jon Martin, Dale Meador ..
Directed by: Bob Chinn
Release date: 1977-06-01
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : In memoriam

In memoriam

6.0/10 IMDB

A writer loses his beloved, in the hands of another man, wihtout having expressed his feelings to her.

Starring: Geraldine Chaplin, José Luis Gómez, Eusebio Poncela, José Orjas, Eduardo Calvo, Manuel Pereiro, Julieta Serrano, Emilio Fornet ..
Directed by: Enrique Brasó
Release date: 1977-09-05


5.9/10 IMDB

"Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Teresa Wright, Geraldine Chaplin, Joan Copeland, Conrad Janis, Lou Jacobi, Helen Gallagher, Lilia Skala, Don De Natale, Louise Kirtland ..
Directed by: James Ivory
Release date: 1977-10-02

Black Samurai

4.7/10 IMDB

When the daughter of the royal family is held hostage, an agent for "D.R.A.G.O.N." will stop at nothing to destroy the evil organisation which abducted her.

Starring: Jim Kelly, Bill Roy, Roberto Contreras, Marilyn Joi, Essie Lin Chia, Biff Yeager, Felix Silla, Regina Carrol, Aldo Ray ..
Directed by: Al Adamson
Release date: 1977-02-15


5.5/10 IMDB

Scott, John and Suzie quit their boring jobs and depart L.A. for Alaska to pursue their dream of their own salmon fishing business. They soon find that life in Alaska is more difficult than expected as they are forced to abandon their plans and make desperate choices just to survive.

Starring: Desi Arnaz Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith, Anne Lockhart, Tom Ligon, Diana Grayf, Diane O'Mack, Paul Fleming, Cliff Lenz, Robert Loper ..
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 1977-08-17
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : You Light Up My Life

You Light Up My Life

4.7/10 IMDB

Laurie has been in show business since she was a child. Her dream is to be a singer, songwriter and actress. Her father wants her to be a comedian like him and Laurie only tries because it pleases her father. But she is a lousy comedian. She auditions for everything and is engaged to Ken, but Ken does not understand her needs. She has a one night stand with Chris, only to later find that he is a director. She has many emotions that have not yet been addressed and she must face them before she can get on with her life.

Starring: Didi Conn, Joe Silver, Michael Zaslow, Stephen Nathan, Melanie Mayron, Jerry Keller, Lisa Reeves, John Gowans, Simmy Bow, Bernice Nicholson ..
Directed by: Joseph Brooks
Release date: 1977-08-31

Joseph Andrews

5.6/10 IMDB

Lady Booby alias 'Belle', the lively wife of the fat landed squire Sir Thomas Booby, has a lusty eye on the attractive, intelligent villager Joseph Andrews, a Latin pupil and protégé of parson Adams, and makes him their footman. Joseph's heart belongs to a country girl, foundling Fanny Goodwill, but his masters take him on a fashionable trip to Bath, where the spoiled society comes mainly to see and be seen, but drowns in the famous Roman baths. When the all but grieving lady finds Joseph's Christian virtue and true love resist her lusting passes just as well as the many ladies who fancy her footman, she fires the boy. He's found and nursed by an innkeeper's maid, which stirs lusts there, again besides his honorable conduct, but is found by the good parson.

Starring: Ann-Margret, Peter Firth, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid, Jim Dale, Natalie Ogle, Peter Bull, Kenneth Cranham, Karen Dotrice, James Villiers ..
Directed by: Tony Richardson
Release date: 1977-03-09
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Confessions from a Holiday Camp

Confessions from a Holiday Camp

4.2/10 IMDB

Timmy Lea and his brother-in-law Sidney Noggett are working as entertainment officers at Funfrall, a typical British holiday camp. The staff are lazy and inefficient, preferring to laze by the pool rather than organise activities for the holiday campers. A new owner, Mr. Whitemonk, an ex-prison officer, takes over the camp and is determined to install discipline into the staff. He is on the verge of dismissing Timmy and Sidney; however, Sidney's suggestion of organising a beauty contest changes his mind.

Starring: Robin Askwith, Tony Booth, Liz Fraser, Lance Percival, Bill Maynard, Linda Hayden, Sheila White, Doris Hare, Miriam Margolyes, Caroline Ellis ..
Directed by: Norman Cohen
Release date: 1977-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Promise of Love

Promise of Love

5.3/10 IMDB

Jirair is an Armenian punk who falls in love with a beautfiul, but poor maid, Anahid. They promise to marry each other against her father's wishes. Jirair moves to America with his uncle while Anahid is pregnant with Jirair's child. The pregnancy shames Anahid's family, who wishes that she marries a rich American.

Starring: Manuel Kichian ..
Directed by: Sarky Mouradian
Release date: 1977-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : First Love

First Love

5.9/10 IMDB

College soccer player falls hard for a campus beauty, who is the mistress of an older married attorney.

Starring: William Katt, Susan Dey, John Heard, Beverly D'Angelo, Robert Loggia, Virginia Leith, Swoosie Kurtz, Tom Lacy, Judy Kerr, June Barrett ..
Directed by: Joan Darling
Release date: 1977-08-08
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The New Love Boat

The New Love Boat

6.6/10 IMDB

Guest stars include Georgia Engel as a stowaway, Gary Frank and Melanie Mayron as a pair of tremulous honeymooners, Stella Stevens and Pat Harrington as an eternally bickering married couple, and Audra Lindley and Phil Silvers as, respectively, an outspoken middle-aged lady and a woebegone widower.

Starring: Gavin MacLeod, Phil Silvers, Audra Lindley, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange, Lauren Tewes, Bernie Kopell, Georgia Engel, Gary Frank, Melanie Mayron ..
Directed by: Robert Kinon
Release date: 1977-05-05

Mad Bull

5.8/10 IMDB

An embittered professional wrestler, convinced that his life has no meaning outside the ring, meets a beautiful woman. Unlike most of the women he has known, she seems to be interested in him for himself rather than his fame or his money, and he finds himself becoming attracted to her.

Starring: Alex Karras, Susan Anspach, Elisha Cook Jr., Tracey Walter, Bradley Lieberman, K.C. Martel, Eddra Gale, Ernie Hudson, Regis Philbin, Nicholas Colasanto ..
Directed by: Walter Doniger, Len Steckler
Release date: 1977-12-21
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Love at First Sight

Love at First Sight

5.7/10 IMDB

Roy, an accident-prone blind man, falls in love with a young woman named Shirley. When Shirley’s overbearing father Frank lets his disapproval of their relationship be known, Roy and Shirley head off to Niagara Falls to open a restaurant as Frank plans to break them up.

Starring: Mary Ann McDonald, Dan Aykroyd, Beth Amos, Barry Morse, Grant Cowan, Allan Anderson ..
Directed by: Rex Bromfield
Release date: 1977-06-17
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Looking at Alice

Looking at Alice

0.0/10 IMDB

A lonely young man obsesses over the flirty young model who lives in the building opposite, but fails to realise that she is dealing with anxieties of her own.

Directed by: Bernard Rose
Release date: 1977-01-01


0.0/10 IMDB

A promiscuous heiress living in Hawaii persuades an insurance salesman to help her kill her husband to inherit all his money.

Starring: Eric Evol, Gene Clayton, Wilt Torrance, Bernard Addison, Carry Welton, Wynne Colburn, Bert Willis, Tracy Valdis, Joseph Lopez, Justin Mallory ..
Directed by: Sam Norvell
Release date: 1977-05-07
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Love Comes Before Bread Sometimes

Love Comes Before Bread Sometimes

0.0/10 IMDB

Noura is a free girl, who gets to know Dr. Mounir and connects the love between them, but he is surprised by her thoughts, as she allows herself to have sex with the one she loves without marriage, and all of her sister Laila's attempts to straighten out and discourage her from what she does, Noura asks Munir to expedite his marriage to her, but he refuses, because he is afraid From her thoughts and marry another, so that Nora later meets the well-known writer Ezzat, to change her life.

Starring: Mervat Amin, Hussein Fahmy, Rushdy Abaza, Saeed Saleh, Nagwa Fouad, Eman, Mohsena Tawfik, Galal Issa, Mohamed el Sabaa, Sabri Abdel Aziz ..
Directed by: Saad Arafa
Release date: 1977-09-12
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

0.0/10 IMDB

For Jack, the dream was to live in a castle with grounds big enough to ride a horse for two hours. For Lu, it was the dream of love. Shelagh Delaney's drama Charts 10 years of a marriage from wedding night to the present day

Starring: Duggie Brown, Sharon Duce ..
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Release date: 1977-06-15
Best Romance Movies of 1977 : Little Darlin'

Little Darlin'

0.0/10 IMDB

Two motorcycle-riding suitors square off in this hand-drawn retro tale of love and machismo. With its highly stylized characters and wonderful Looney Tunes sensibility, this piece presents a funny and jaundiced look at romance. Early student film by Disney veteran John Musker.

Directed by: John Musker
Release date: 1977-01-01

Midnight Entertainer

5.6/10 IMDB

Tiki Dayan is an overweight girl who gains the attention of singer Pik. He wants only a professional relationship with her, she wants romance.

Starring: Tikva Dayan, Svika Pick, Mani Pe'er, Rahel Dayan ..
Directed by: George Obadiah
Release date: 1977-06-06

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