Best award winning movies with a seedy underworld from 1976

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a seedy underworld from 1976! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a seedy underworld from 1976, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Taxi Driver (1976)

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action.

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1976-02-09 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster

Rating

rating icon 8.15
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    scuzzy
  2. Ranked #81 for
    showing underbelly
  3. Ranked #147 for
    like The Last Picture Show

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2 Rocky (1976)

An uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark is given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight against the world heavyweight boxing champion.

Info

1976-11-20 | Drama

Cast

Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire

Rating

rating icon 7.788
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    wallflower
  2. Ranked #51 for
    underdog
  3. Ranked #56 for
    critically acclaimed

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3 Marathon Man (1976)

A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.

Info

1976-10-08 | Thriller

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier

Rating

rating icon 7.216
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #173 for
    nailbiter
  2. Ranked #199 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  3. Ranked #201 for
    potboiler

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4 Network (1976)

When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.

Info

1976-11-14 | Drama

Cast

Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.819
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #60 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #83 for
    cutthroat
  3. Ranked #87 for
    iconoclast

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5 Bugsy Malone (1976)

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded "splurge gun". As the custard pies fly, Bugsy Malone, an all-round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, a singer at Fat Sam's speakeasy. His designs on her are disrupted by the seductive songstress Tallulah who wants Bugsy for herself.

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1976-07-22 | Drama / Action

Cast

Scott Baio, Jodie Foster

Rating

rating icon 6.579
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #47 for
    kid-friendly
  2. Ranked #80 for
    listenable music
  3. Ranked #85 for
    catchy tune

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6 All the President's Men (1976)

During the 1972 elections, two reporters' investigation sheds light on the controversial Watergate scandal that compels President Nixon to resign from his post.

Info

1976-04-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

Rating

rating icon 7.671
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #97 for
    historical interest
  3. Ranked #143 for
    like The Da Vinci Code

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7 Insiang (1976)

A story about the life of a young girl living with her mother in the slums of Manila, which becomes unbearable when her mother's young boyfriend moves in with them.

Info

1976-12-25 | Drama

Cast

Hilda Koronel, Mona Lisa

Rating

rating icon 7.125
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #127 for
    cross-cut editing
  2. Ranked #143 for
    ramshackle house
  3. Ranked #148 for
    shrewish character

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8 The Front (1976)

A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.

Info

1976-09-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Woody Allen, Zero Mostel

Rating

rating icon 6.934
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #138 for
    sanctimonious
  2. Ranked #225 for
    prissy
  3. Ranked #228 for
    hubristic

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9 God Told Me To (1976)

A repressed Catholic NYPD detective uncovers a netherworld of deranged faith, alien insemination and his own unholy connection to a homicidal messiah with a perverse plan for the soul of mankind.

Info

1976-10-22 | Crime / Horror

Cast

Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin

Rating

rating icon 5.781
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    like The Da Vinci Code
  2. Ranked #73 for
    random killing
  3. Ranked #91 for
    blaxploitation

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10 Stay Hungry (1976)

A dishonest businessman asks rich layabout Craig Blake to help him buy a gym, which will be demolished for a development project in Alabama. But after spending time with weightlifter Joe Santo and gym worker Mary Tate Farnsworth, Craig wants out of the deal. The property negotiations turn ugly, causing a brawl at the gym and a spectacle at a big bodybuilding meet, as Craig learns that it's not easy to turn your back on fair-weather friends.

Info

1976-04-23 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jeff Bridges, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #220 for
    chintzy
  2. Ranked #236 for
    sadly underused
  3. Ranked #302 for
    Family Drama

Trailer

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