Best Science Fiction Movies of 1977

1.

Star Wars

7.1
8.6/10 IMDB

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Phil Brown ..
Directed by: George Lucas
Release date: 1977-05-25
2.

Capricorn One

4.9
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
3.

Wizards

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

After the death of his mother, the evil mutant wizard Blackwolf discovers some long-lost military technologies. Full of ego and ambition, Blackwolf claims his mother's throne, assembles an army and sets out to brainwash and conquer Earth. Meanwhile, Blackwolf's gentle twin brother, the bearded and sage Avatar, calls upon his own magical abilities to foil Blackwolf's plans for world domination -- even if it means destroying his own flesh and blood.

Starring: Bob Holt, Jesse Welles, Richard Romanus, David Proval, Mark Hamill, Jim Connell, Steve Gravers, Barbara Sloane, Angelo Grisanti, Hyman Wien ..
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Release date: 1977-02-09
4.

Rabid

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood—the only nourishment that will now sustain her.

Starring: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan, Patricia Gage, Susan Roman, Roger Periard, Lynne Deragon, Terri Hanauer, Victor Désy ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1977-04-08
5.

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

4.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. Sinbad, his crew, the Princess and the transformed Prince travel to a distant land, fighting every obstacle Zenobia places in their path, to seek the advice of a legendary wise man who can possibly tell how to end the spell.

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Taryn Power, Margaret Whiting, Jane Seymour, Patrick Troughton, Kurt Christian, Nadim Sawalha, Damien Thomas, Bruno Barnabe, Bernard Kay ..
Directed by: Sam Wanamaker
Release date: 1977-07-15
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1977 : Demon Seed
6.

Demon Seed

3.9
6.3/10 IMDB

A scientist creates Proteus, an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.

Starring: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham, Berry Kroeger, Lisa Lu, Larry J. Blake, John O'Leary, Alfred Dennis, Davis Roberts, Patricia Wilson ..
Directed by: Donald Cammell
Release date: 1977-04-07
7.

The Incredible Hulk

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

An accidental overdose of gamma radiation causes a mutation in scientist David Banner's DNA: now whenever he becomes angry, he metamorphoses into a seven-foot-tall, 330-pound, mindless muscular green creature.

Starring: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Susan Sullivan, Jack Colvin, Susan Batson, Mario Gallo, Eric Server, Charles Siebert, Terence Locke, June Whitley Taylor ..
Directed by: Kenneth Johnson
Release date: 1977-11-04
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1977 : Dead of Night
8.

Dead of Night

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life and gets more than she bargained for.

Starring: Ed Begley Jr., E.J. André, Ann Doran, Christina Hart, Orin Cannon, Jean Le Bouvier, Dick McGarvin, Karen Hurley, Patrick Macnee, Anjanette Comer ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1977-03-29
9.

Kingdom of the Spiders

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group of townsfolk in a remote hotel.

Starring: William Shatner, Tiffany Bolling, Woody Strode, Lieux Dressler, David McLean, Natasha Ryan, Altovise Davis, Joe Ross, Marcy Lafferty, Hoke Howell ..
Directed by: John “Bud” Cardos
Release date: 1977-08-24
10.

Voltes V

3.1
8.0/10 IMDB

An armada of horned humanoid aliens known as Boazanians invade earth and launch their "beast fighters" all over the world, defeating most of the world's armed forces including the US military. Their first humiliating defeat by Super Electromagnetic Machine, Voltes V brings the invaders to focus their attacks on Japan. Voltes V was designed by Professor Kentaro G? (Doctor Ned Armstrong), his wife Professor Mitsuyo G? (Doctor Mary Ann Armstrong) and their trusted colleague, Professor Hamaguchi (Doctor Richard Smith) and built by large scale construction effort backed by United Nations Earth Defense Force and General Oka (Commander Robinson). Voltes V is a robot composed of five "Volt Machines", and each are themselves formidable weapons. Each machine is piloted by Ken'ichi(Steve), Daijiro(Big Bert), and Hiyoshi(Little John): the three sons of Kentaro and Mitsuyo G?, along with the only daughter of General Oka; Megumi(Jaime Robinson), and Ippei Mine(Mark Gordon), an orphan cowboy.

Release date: 1977-01-01

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