Best most potent award winning movies from 1976

View today’s top 10 movies with most potent from 1976 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with most potent from 1976.

1 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.

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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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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 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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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.

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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 The Omen (1976)

Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil.

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1976-06-25 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Gregory Peck, Lee Remick

Rating

rating icon 7.406
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    lovecraftian
  2. Ranked #52 for
    with biblical reference
  3. Ranked #74 for
    Urban Legend

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6 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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7 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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8 The Shootist (1976)

Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Books, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and peace in a boarding house run by a widow and her son. However, it is not Books' fate to die in peace, as he becomes embroiled in one last valiant battle.

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1976-07-21 | Western

Cast

John Wayne, Lauren Bacall

Rating

rating icon 7.044
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    gun-for-hire
  2. Ranked #38 for
    hard-nosed
  3. Ranked #48 for
    stoic

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9 Carrie (1976)

An awkward, telekinetic teenage girl's lonely life is dominated by relentless bullying at school and an oppressive religious fanatic mother at home. When her tormentors pull a humiliating prank at the senior prom, she unleashes a horrifying chaos on everyone, leaving nothing but destruction in her wake.

Info

1976-11-03 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

Rating

rating icon 7.311
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    wallflower
  2. Ranked #86 for
    punching bag
  3. Ranked #92 for
    cross-cut editing

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10 Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)

Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps hidden from the rest of the family. His whole life is now based on defending the money he sees as his own, while the rest of the family tries to kill him.

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1976-09-23 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nino Manfredi, Maria Luisa Santella

Rating

rating icon 7.558
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    ramshackle house
  2. Ranked #82 for
    iconoclast
  3. Ranked #149 for
    lowbrow

Trailer

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