Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976


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 Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Signalman

The Signalman

7.6/10 IMDB

A traveller comes across a signalman stationed by the exit of a railway tunnel in a deep cutting. The traveller becomes familiar with the signalman, and finds that he is troubled by an apparition which appears by the tunnel.

Starring: Denholm Elliott, Bernard Lloyd, Reginald Jessup, Carina Wyeth ..
Directed by: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Release date: 1976-12-22

Helter Skelter

7.3/10 IMDB

The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".

Starring: George DiCenzo, Steve Railsback, Nancy Wolfe, Marilyn Burns, Christina Hart, Cathey Paine, Alan Oppenheimer, Rudy Ramos, Sondra Blake, George Garro ..
Directed by: Tom Gries
Release date: 1976-04-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Disappearance of Aimee

The Disappearance of Aimee

7.4/10 IMDB

In 1926, celebrated evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson mysteriously disappeared. She turned up several weeks later and recounted the details of her kidnapping and escape to authorities. Not everyone believed her, however, and she was accused of having gone away to have an affair with a married man. A court hearing took place to reveal the truth.

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Bette Davis, James Sloyan, James Woods, John Lehne, Lelia Goldoni, Severn Darden, William Jordan, Sandy Ward, Barry Brown ..
Directed by: Anthony Harvey
Release date: 1976-11-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Frosty's Winter Wonderland

Frosty's Winter Wonderland

6.8/10 IMDB

Years have passed since Frosty left for the North Pole, but his promise is kept when he hears news of the first snowfall of the season, and decides to return.

Starring: Andy Griffith, Jackie Vernon, Paul Frees, Shelley Winters, Dennis Day, Shelly Hines, Eric Stern, Manfreed Olea, Barbara Jo Ewing ..
Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass
Release date: 1976-12-02

Rudolph's Shiny New Year

6.6/10 IMDB

Rudolph must find Happy, the baby new year, before the midnight of New Year's Eve.

Starring: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Harold Peary, Paul Frees, Billie Mae Richards, Don Messick, June Foray, Iris Rainer ..
Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Release date: 1976-12-10
Best Tv Movie 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Quest

The Quest

6.1/10 IMDB

Eight years ago, Cheyenne Indians attacked the Baudine Family wagon and captured Morgan (Kurt Russell), whom they renamed Two Persons. Now Two Persons, raised in the ways of the Indians, has been reunited with his brother Quentin (Tim Matheson), a doctor and a stranger to frontier ways. Together the brothers set out in search of their sister Patricia, who was also captured and who Two Persons believes is still alive.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson, Brian Keith, Keenan Wynn, Cameron Mitchell, Morgan Woodward, Neville Brand ..
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1976-05-13

Raid on Entebbe

6.7/10 IMDB

Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 soldiers actually flew so far and rescued the passengers in one of the most successful Military operations in history. The only casualty for Israeli soldiers was Lt. Col. Jonathan "Yoni" Netanyahu..

Starring: Charles Bronson, Peter Finch, Yaphet Kotto, John Saxon, Jack Warden, Sylvia Sidney, Robert Loggia, James Woods, Martin Balsam, Horst Buchholz ..
Directed by: Irvin Kershner
Release date: 1976-12-26

The Belle of Amherst

8.2/10 IMDB

Portrait of 19th century American poet Emily Dickinson based on her poems, letters and notes. This is a taped broadcast of a live one-woman performance.

Starring: Julie Harris ..
Directed by: Charles S. Dubin
Release date: 1976-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Collection

The Collection

7.5/10 IMDB

Set in the rarefied world of West End boutique owners and fashion designers, The Collection takes as its departure point the moment when four elegant lives are suddenly shaken by the suggestion of infidelity. The sinister anonymous phone call that disturbs Harry Kane at four o'clock in the morning becomes increasingly hard to establish...

Starring: Alan Bates, Malcolm McDowell, Helen Mirren, Laurence Olivier, Gail Harrison, Maurice O'Conner ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1976-01-01

21 Hours at Munich

6.3/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the incident in 1972 when Arab terrorists broke into the Olympic compound in Munich and murdered 11 Israeli athletes.

Starring: William Holden, Shirley Knight, Franco Nero, Anthony Quayle, Richard Basehart, Noel Willman, Georg Marischka, Else Quecke, Michael Degen, Djamchid Soheili ..
Directed by: William A. Graham
Release date: 1976-11-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Dynasty


5.0/10 IMDB

The story of a pioneer family in the early 1800s that seeks its fortunes on the Ohio frontier.

Starring: Stacy Keach, Harris Yulin, Sarah Miles, Amy Irving, Gerrit Graham, Granville Van Dusen, Charles Weldon, Stanley Bennett Clay, Tony Swartz, John Carter ..
Directed by: Lee Phillips
Release date: 1976-03-13
Best Tv Movie 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Elephants' Graveyard

The Elephants' Graveyard

7.6/10 IMDB

Bunny has told his wife he is working as a postman, but in fact is wandering the hills all day, wondering why he doesn't want to work. He meets Jody, an older man who has told his wife he's working in a factory, but is in fact doing the same thing. The two men spend a day of friendship together, but what does the future offer them? And tonight is supposed to be pay night...

Starring: Billy Connolly, Jon Morrison ..
Directed by: John Mackenzie
Release date: 1976-10-11

Is There Anybody There?

7.8/10 IMDB

A beautiful woman, Kate (Tina Grenville), is released from a sanatorium unaware that while she was away her husband John (George Lazenby) has begun an affair with her sister Marianne (Wendy Hughes). The two sisters live together in a creepy apartment block while John is away, and find themselves stalked by some mysterious strangers.

Starring: Wendy Hughes, Tina Grenville, George Lazenby, Patrick Ward, Chantal Contouri, Gordon McDougall, Charles Tingwell ..
Directed by: Peter Maxwell
Release date: 1976-06-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

6.2/10 IMDB

A prospector, a trapper and their sled dog battle the Klondike elements on their journey to get to the gold country.

Starring: John Beck, Jim Bohan, Billy Green Bush, René Enríquez, Bernard Fresson, Dennis Burkley ..
Directed by: Jerry Jameson
Release date: 1976-05-22

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

5.7/10 IMDB

Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system. As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile environment. His room is completely hermetically sealed against bacteria and virus, his food is specially prepared, and his only human contact comes in the form of gloved hands. The movie follows his life into a teenager.

Starring: John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed, Diana Hyland, Buzz Aldrin, Karen Morrow, Howard Platt, Ralph Bellamy, P.J. Soles, Anne Ramsey ..
Directed by: Randal Kleiser
Release date: 1976-11-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Loneliest Runner

The Loneliest Runner

7.3/10 IMDB

A young boy who still wets the bed finds escapism from his abusive mother and his own embarrassment by going running after school.

Starring: Lance Kerwin, Brian Keith, DeAnn Mears, Melissa Sue Anderson, Rafer Johnson, Michael Landon, Walker Edmiston, Clifford A. Pellow, Bing Russell, Randy Faustino ..
Directed by: Michael Landon
Release date: 1976-12-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Victory at Entebbe

Victory at Entebbe

5.9/10 IMDB

The film is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of Israeli hostages at Entebbe Airport (now Entebbe International Airport) in Uganda.

Starring: Helmut Berger, Theodore Bikel, Linda Blair, Kirk Douglas, Richard Dreyfuss, Stefan Gierasch, David Groh, Julius Harris, Helen Hayes, Anthony Hopkins ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky
Release date: 1976-12-13
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : One of My Wives Is Missing

One of My Wives Is Missing

7.3/10 IMDB

Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously demands that the easygoing police inspector drop everything and find his missing spouse. Within a few days, a woman claiming to be his wife shows up, but Corban insists that he's never met the woman before.

Starring: Jack Klugman, Elizabeth Ashley, James Franciscus, Joel Fabiani, Milton Selzer, Ruth McDevitt, Byron Webster, Garry Walberg, Anthony Costello, Michael Stearns ..
Directed by: Glenn Jordan
Release date: 1976-03-05

Doctor Who: The Masque of Mandragora

7.5/10 IMDB

An alien intelligence hitches a ride onboard the TARDIS to 15th century Italy, where a deranged astrologer attempts to harness its power.

Starring: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Jon Laurimore, Antony Carrick, Gareth Armstrong, Tim Pigott-Smith, Norman Jones, Robert James, Brian Ellis, Pat Gorman ..
Directed by: Rodney Bennett
Release date: 1976-09-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case

6.8/10 IMDB

Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.

Starring: Cliff DeYoung, Anthony Hopkins, Denise Alexander, Sian Barbara Allen, Martin Balsam, Peter Donat, Dean Jagger, Laurence Luckinbill, Tony Roberts, Walter Pidgeon ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1976-02-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Lie Chair

The Lie Chair

5.8/10 IMDB

After their car breaks down on a stormy night, young couple Neil and Carol Croft arrive at the door of elderly Mrs. Rogers and her maid Mildred. They are initially mistaken by Mrs. Rogers for her grandchildren, Robert and Sylvia, who were expected for dinner; when they protest their true identities, each of the women suggests that they are merely putting on an act to comfort the other and ask for the couple's co-operation in this. As the evening progresses, Neil and Carol realise something is very wrong above and beyond the behaviour of their hosts.

Starring: Amelia Hall, Susan Hogan, Richard Monette, Doris Petrie ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1976-02-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Young Pioneers

Young Pioneers

6.9/10 IMDB

Pilot for TV series of the same name released in 1978. The film told the tale of Molly and David Beaton, two teenage newlyweds, in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s.

Starring: Roger Kern, Linda Purl ..
Directed by: Michael O'Herlihy
Release date: 1976-03-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Griffin and Phoenix

Griffin and Phoenix

7.4/10 IMDB

Griffin has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Instead of quietly facing his death, he decides to have fun in the time remaining. At a college class on death, he meets Phoenix, who has terminal leukemia.

Starring: Peter Falk, Jill Clayburgh, Dorothy Tristan, Sally Kirkland, John Lehne, Ben Hammer, George Chandler, Milton Parsons, Irwin Charone, John Harkins ..
Directed by: Daryl Duke
Release date: 1976-02-27

The Great Houdinis

6.4/10 IMDB

A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.

Starring: Paul Michael Glaser, Sally Struthers, Ruth Gordon, Vivian Vance, Adrienne Barbeau, Bill Bixby, Jack Carter, Peter Cushing, Nina Foch, Wilfrid Hyde-White ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Release date: 1976-10-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Rogue Male

Rogue Male

6.6/10 IMDB

Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has followed him. Knowing that his government would turn him over to German authorities, Sir Robert goes underground in his battle with his pursuers.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, John Standing, Alastair Sim, Harold Pinter, Michael Byrne, Mark McManus, Ray Smith, Hugh Manning, Robert Lang, Cyd Hayman ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1976-09-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Pinocchio


5.8/10 IMDB

This musical adaptation of Pinocchio from 1976 features the incomparable talents of Danny Kaye, Sandy Duncan, Flip Wilson, and Clive Revill. Framed by the story of a young theater girl's desire to study and work apart from her father, the story of Pinocchio is presented as a subplay with the young girl as Pinocchio (Sandy Duncan) and her father as Geppetto (Danny Kaye). The famous Carlo Collodi story of a lonely woodcutter whose marionette comes to life is presented faithfully and engagingly.

Starring: Sandy Duncan, Danny Kaye, Clive Revill, Gary Morgan ..
Directed by: Sid Smith, Ron Field
Release date: 1976-03-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

6.9/10 IMDB

A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life.

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Virginia McKenna, Bernard Lee, Patricia Quinn, Michael Harbour, William Relton ..
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Release date: 1976-12-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway

Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway

6.7/10 IMDB

15-year-old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. She meets Alexander, a young male hustler who takes her in, but when she starts working for a pimp, Alexander becomes a target.

Starring: Eve Plumb, Leigh McCloskey, Lynn Carlin, William Schallert, Anne Seymour, Joan Prather, Marguerite DeLain, Bo Hopkins, Georg Stanford Brown, David Knapp ..
Directed by: Randal Kleiser
Release date: 1976-09-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Italian Machine

The Italian Machine

6.0/10 IMDB

This TV play, written and directed David Cronenberg, explores one of his enduring themes: obsessive relationships with technology. A group of bike fanatics determine to get their hands on a Ducati 900 Desmo SuperSport owned by a rich guy, by any means necessary.

Starring: Gary McKeehan, Frank Moore, Chuck Shamata, Louis Negin, Hardee T. Lineham, Toby Tarnow, Géza Kovács, Cedric Smith ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1976-12-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Peter Pan

Peter Pan

6.7/10 IMDB

Peter Pan is a 1976 musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, produced for television as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame, starring Mia Farrow as Peter Pan and Danny Kaye as Captain Hook, and with Sir John Gielgud narrating. Julie Andrews sang one of the songs, "Once Upon a Bedtime", off-camera over the opening credits. It aired on NBC at 7:30pm on Sunday, December 12, 1976, capping off the program's 25th year on the air. The program did not use the score written for the highly successful Mary Martin version which had previously been televised many times on NBC. Instead, it featured 14 new and now forgotten songs, written for the production by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse.

Starring: Mia Farrow, Danny Kaye, Paula Kelly, Virginia McKenna, Julie Andrews, John Gielgud, Briony McRoberts, Tony Sympson, Joe Melia, Ian Sharrock ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1976-12-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Young Pioneers' Christmas

Young Pioneers' Christmas

6.9/10 IMDB

A young couple and their neighbours celebrate Christmas in 1874 on the Dakota prairie. Despite tragedy and an ongoing battle with the Railway company, Christmas is a homespun and overly sentimental affair.

Starring: Linda Purl, Roger Kern, Robert Hays, Kay Kimler, Robert Donner, Britt Leach, Arnold Soboloff, Brendan Dillon, Rand Bridges, Brian Melrose ..
Directed by: Michael O'Herlihy
Release date: 1976-12-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

6.7/10 IMDB

Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for.

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Veronica Cartwright, Bud Cort, Lane Binkley, Patrick Reynolds, Dennis Christopher, Mark LaMura ..
Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver
Release date: 1976-10-06
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Nightmare in Badham County

Nightmare in Badham County

6.1/10 IMDB

Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge is a cousin), where they must endure atrocities at the hands of the administrators of the prison and the prison guards.

Starring: Deborah Raffin, Lynne Moody, Chuck Connors, Fionnula Flanagan, Tina Louise, Robert Reed, Della Reese, Lana Wood, Ralph Bellamy, Denise Dillaway ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1976-11-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Million Dollar Rip-Off

The Million Dollar Rip-Off

6.1/10 IMDB

An electronics genius, who is an ex-con, and four of his lady friends devise a plot to steal millions of dollars from the Chicago Transit Authority. A detective, who had been keeping tabs on him since he got out of prison, suspects that he is up to something and tries to catch him at it.

Starring: Freddie Prinze, Christine Belford, Linda Scruggs, Brooke Mills, James Sloyan, Gary Vinson, Robert P. Lieb, Joanna Kerns, Allen Garfield, Bob Hastings ..
Directed by: Alexander Singer
Release date: 1976-09-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Quest: The Longest Drive

The Quest: The Longest Drive

5.9/10 IMDB

To save an old friend's ranch, the Beaudine brothers round up a gang of misfits to drive a huge herd to market.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson, Dan O'Herlihy, Keenan Wynn, Woody Strode, Erik Estrada, Cooper Huckabee, Richard Davalos, John Rubinstein, Gary Lockwood ..
Directed by: Bernard McEveety
Release date: 1976-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Time Travelers

Time Travelers

5.9/10 IMDB

When a novel virus devastates the world in 1976, Dr. Earnshaw notices that it resembles a virus that a Dr. Henderson found a cure for in 1871 Chicago. However, the doctor perished and his notes were destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire. Earnshaw is approached by a government agent, Jeffrey Adams, who informs him of a Top Secret time traveling technology and asks for his assistance in finding Dr. Henderson and his cure. But their adventure becomes a race against time when a glitch sends them back to the day before the fire instead of the planned four days.

Starring: Sam Groom, Tom Hallick, Francine York, Booth Colman, Richard Basehart, Trish Stewart, Walter Brooke, Patrick Culliton, Jon Cedar, Gil Lamb ..
Directed by: Alexander Singer
Release date: 1976-03-19
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

7.0/10 IMDB

The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Maureen Stapleton, Jack Hedley, Robert Wagner, Mary Peach, Natalie Wood, Heidi Rundt, Sean Saxon, Mark B. Taylor, Elizabeth Caparros ..
Directed by: Robert Moore
Release date: 1976-12-06
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Sybil


8.0/10 IMDB

A young woman whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed at least 13 different personalities. Based on the book of the same name.

Starring: Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Martine Bartlett, Jane Hoffman, Penelope Allen, Charles Lane, Jessamine Milner, William Prince, Camila Ashland ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Release date: 1976-11-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Tenth Level

The Tenth Level

6.6/10 IMDB

Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV movie chronicles a psychology professor's study to determine why people, such as the Nazis, were willing to "just follow orders" and do horrible things to others. Professor Stephen Turner leads students to believe that they are applying increasingly painful electric shocks to other subjects when they fail to perform a task correctly, and is alarmed to see how much pain the students can be convinced to inflict "in the name of science."

Starring: William Shatner, Lynn Carlin, Ossie Davis, Stephen Macht, Lindsay Crouse, Mike Kellin, Viveca Lindfors, Estelle Parsons, John Travolta, Roy Poole ..
Directed by: Charles S. Dubin
Release date: 1976-08-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Sherlock Holmes in New York

Sherlock Holmes in New York

5.7/10 IMDB

An affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, has kidnapped the son of the detective's long-time love, actress Irene Adler.

Starring: Roger Moore, John Huston, Patrick Macnee, Charlotte Rampling, David Huddleston, Signe Hasso, Gig Young, Leon Ames, John Abbott, Jackie Coogan ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1976-10-18
Best Tv Movie 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, Jed Allan ..
Directed by: Mel Stuart
Release date: 1976-05-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Fast Hands

Fast Hands

6.4/10 IMDB

Jimmy is a talented young boxer. Every punch he throws is eagerly watched by his trainer, and resented by his girlfriend. His parents, however, aren't particularly interested – until a large car and what appears to be a handsome contract arrive at the door.

Starring: Bill Buffery, Peter Spraggon, Gillian Taylforth, Maria Charles, Frederick Radley, Ernie Claydon, Stephen Bill ..
Directed by: Alan Clarke
Release date: 1976-05-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : James Dean

James Dean

6.0/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the story of legendary movie actor James Dean. The film's writer, William Bast, had roomed with Dean in the early '50s, when both were trying to break into films as actors, and was his lover for a time.

Starring: Stephen McHattie, Brooke Adams, Michael Brandon, Meg Foster, Candy Clark, Dane Clark, Katherine Helmond, Amy Irving, Jayne Meadows, Julian Burton ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1976-02-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Smash-Up on Interstate 5

Smash-Up on Interstate 5

6.0/10 IMDB

In this made-for-TV disaster movie, the lives of a group of motorists are chronicled retrospectively after they're involved in a 39-car pile-up on California's Interstate 5 over 4th of July weekend.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Conrad, Buddy Ebsen, Sian Barbara Allen, George O'Hanlon Jr., Herb Edelman, David Groh, Scott Jacoby, Joe Kapp, Sue Lyon ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1976-02-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

6.7/10 IMDB

TV-movie version of the Victor Hugo novel.

Starring: Warren Clarke, Christopher Gable, Michelle Newell, Kenneth Haigh, Richard Morant, Terence Bayler, David Rintoul, Liz Smith ..
Directed by: Alan Cooke
Release date: 1976-12-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Future Cop

Future Cop

5.7/10 IMDB

A veteran street cop is assigned a new partner. The partner is not exactly what he seems to be, though--he is an experimental android who has been programmed by the police lab.

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, John Amos, John Larch, Herbert Nelson, James Daughton, Tony Burton, Nancy Belle Fuller, Bill Dearth, Michael Shannon, Ronnie Claire Edwards ..
Directed by: Jud Taylor
Release date: 1976-05-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : High Risk

High Risk

6.1/10 IMDB

A troupe of former circus performers plot to steel a valuable artifact from an embassy in Washington, DC.

Starring: Victor Buono, Joseph Sirola, Don Stroud, JoAnna Cameron, Ronne Troup, Wolf Roth, René Enríquez, John Fink, Ian Abercrombie, Ronne Troup ..
Directed by: Sam O'Steen
Release date: 1976-05-15

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