Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976

1.

Helter Skelter

3.8
7.4/10 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
2.

The Disappearance of Aimee

3.8
8.0/10 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 : The Signalman
3.

The Signalman

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

The Signalman is a 1976 BBC television adaptation of "The Signal-Man", an 1866 short story by Charles Dickens. The story was adapted by Andrew Davies as the BBC's sixth Ghost Story for Christmas, with Denholm Elliott starring as the signalman and Bernard Lloyd as the traveller, an unnamed character who acts as a plot device in place of the short story's narrator. It was the first of the series not to be an adaptation of an M.R. James story, and the last adaptation of an existing story. The production was directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark and filmed on the Severn Valley Railway.

Starring: Denholm Elliott, Bernard Lloyd, Reginald Jessup, Carina Wyeth ..
Directed by: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Release date: 1976-12-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : Raid on Entebbe
4.

Raid on Entebbe

3.4
6.8/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : One of My Wives Is Missing
5.

One of My Wives Is Missing

3.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban (James Franciscus) shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously demands that the easygoing police inspector (Jack Klugman) drop everything and find his missing spouse. Within a few days, a woman (Elizabeth Ashley) claiming to be the 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
6.

Is There Anybody There?

3.2
7.9/10 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
7.

The Elephants' Graveyard

3.2
7.8/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Call of the Wild
8.

The Call of the Wild

3.1
6.6/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1976 : The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case
9.

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case

3.1
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 De Young, 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 Loneliest Runner
10.

The Loneliest Runner

3.1
7.2/10 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

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