Year 1976 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1976 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, based on true events, tense, suspense and sexy films and TV shows about / with murder, cigarette smoking, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, violence, husband wife relationship and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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year 1976 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1976: 7 Days in Entebbe (2018), England Is Mine (2017), Weirdos (2016), Swingtown (2008), 15 Minutes of War (2019), Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), A Piece of the Action (1977), Call Girl (2012), The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), Vice (2018).

List of year 1976 movies

7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Malta
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane with 248 passengers on board and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda.
Style: suspense, rough, based on true events, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, airplane hijack, terrorist, death threat, terrorism, politics, danger, violence, gun, hostage situation, terrorist group, counter terrorism ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: israel, uganda, jerusalem, athens greece, frankfurt germany
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England Is Mine (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.
Style: captivating, inspirational, factual, realistic
Plot: rock band, singer, musician, depression, concert, musician's life, music, love triangle, drugs, transformation, typewriter, beer ...
Time: year 1976, year 1982, 70s
Place: england, manchester
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 490
Weirdos (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Nova Scotian teens who hit the road in July 1976 accompanied by the laconic ghost of (the still-living) Andy Warhol.
Style: captivating, sexy, tense, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: father son relationship, mother son relationship, runaway, mental illness, little boy, road trip, coming out, couple relations, romance, couples, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: nova scotia, canada
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 3K
Swingtown (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Story: This period and relationship drama takes viewers back to the 1970s for a look at suburban households testing the murky waters of sexual revolution following swingers throughout open marriages, "key parties" and other swingers extravaganzas.
Style: realistic, sexy, stylized, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: swinger, mate swapping, wife swapping, swingers, family relations, couples, suburbs, sexually liberated, neighbor, open marriage, swinger couple, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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15 Minutes of War (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between Somalia and French territory, the French Government sends out ...
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: sniper, hostage, terrorist, french foreign legion, terrorist group, hostage situation, child hostage, hostages, danger, kids in trouble, terrorist attack, saving a life ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: somalia
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Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: teacher, looking for love, self discovery, sexual relations, city life, nightlife, looking for sex, family relations, couples, drug abuse, loneliness, sexual promiscuity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Piece of the Action (1977)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: disco, ghetto, criminal heroes, odd couple, crime, urban ghetto, friends, city life, law enforcement, partners, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1976
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.5
 5K
Call Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Ireland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Stockholm, late 1970s. Within a stone’s throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive world of sex clubs, discotheques and private residences. Call Girl tells the story of how young Iris is recruited from the bottom of ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, tense, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, prostitute, prostitution, call girl, wiretap, police investigation, power relations, exploit, exploitation, election ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, clever, based on true events, thought provoking ...
Plot: mathematics, genius, mathematician, imagination, scientist, husband wife relationship, indian lead, pain, university, university student, teacher student relationship, cultural difference ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, year 1976, pre world war one, 1920s ...
Place: england, india, bombay india
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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the research for his non-fiction book "Der Baader-Meinhoff-Komplex", "Spiegel" journalist Stefan Aust wrote the screen play to Reinhard Hauff’s controversial feature film that re-narrates the startling trial against ...
Style: controversial, contemplative, gloomy, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, terrorism, courtroom, legal, terrorist, deadly, state affairs, revolution, incompetent court, starvation, prison life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1977, year 1975
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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 7.2
 134K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, war on terror, iraq war, politician, intrigue, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, political leader, money, mentor ...
Time: year 2001, year 1976, 2010s, year 1968, year 1973 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, cambodia, wyoming, america ...
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A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, rough, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, legal, interracial relations, society, fighting the system, rebellion, crimes, discrimination, injustice, lawyer, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey ...
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 6.3
 872
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, social decay, artists and showbiz, actor's life, society, social relations, gay husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1971, year 1973 ...
Place: canada, montreal, new york, quebec, toronto ontario canada ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 20K
31 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.
Style: psychotronic, satanic, brutal, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, maniac, sadism, mercilessness, game, survival, bet, betting, chainsaw, trapped, brutality, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 444K
Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: factual, twists and turns, psychological, talky, tense ...
Plot: journalism, conspiracy, investigative journalism, twists & turns, catholicism, investigation, pedophilia, expose, lawyer, pedophile priest, catholic, child abuse ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 1976, september 11 2001
Place: boston, florida
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 6.7
 5K
Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Style: pink cinema, erotic, sincere, sweet
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, feminism, mother daughter relationship, farm, female nudity, love, fall in love, falling in love, countryside ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 1976
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Executioner's Song (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, death row, capital punishment, prison, price of justice, courtroom drama, legal, crimes, journalism, confined, crime ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures. This is the first two episodes of the television series.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, car accident, a vision, coma, small town life, extrasensory perception, haunted by the past, stalking, destiny, changing the past or future, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1976
Place: maine, vietnam
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The Child I Never Was (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: pedophile, murder, psychopath, sexual obsession, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, society, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1962, year 1976, year 1966
Place: germany, europe
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Christopher and His Kind (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: gay, self discovery, lifestyle, fall in love, political unrest, nightlife, strong sexual content, society, state affairs, gays and lesbians, fascism, gender ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1976 ...
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, berlin germany, england ...
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 7.3
 250K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Plot: demonic possession, supernatural, haunted house, psychic, ghost, paranormal investigation, demon, family in danger, danger, child in peril, single mother, terror ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1976, year 2003 ...
Place: england, london
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked man, serial killer, murder, masked killer, small town, small town life, crimes, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, social relations, teenage life ...
Time: year 1976, year 1946, year 2013
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 9K
Aftershock (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based on the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976 that took the lives of 240,000 people.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, factual ...
Plot: family reunited, adoption, parents and children, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, family in crisis, earthquake, family tragedy, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: china, asia, canada, east asia
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, social differences, self discovery, parents and children, sex aid, single parent, youth, nomad, incest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 26K
Silver Bullet (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The small city of Tarker's Mill is startled by a series of sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: werewolf, beast, small town, danger, escapades, social relations, deadly, murder, transformation, dangerous animal, curfew, catholic priest ...
Time: 80s, year 1976, 70s
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 3K
Love Ranch (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, lifestyle, family problems, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, workplace, couples, pimp, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airport, hostage, chases and races, heroes, military, daring rescue, hostages, escapades, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
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Personal Best (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This film chronicles the relationship of two female world-class athletes. Mariel Hemingway and real-life Olympian pentathlete Patrice Donnelly play runners who train together, compete against each other and eventually become lovers. Scott Glenn ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, arm wrestling, track and field, nudity (full frontal - brief), olympic athlete, sport, lesbian relationship, romance, ambition, gays and lesbians, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 1K
Mrs. Harris (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, obsession, destructive relationship, vengeance, addiction, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, year 1980, 1960s ...
Place: florida, philadelphia, new york, virginia
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 7.2
 29K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, solitude, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, journey, camel, outback, self discovery, adventurer, explorer ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: australia, africa
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