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List of years in film
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Highest-grossing films (U.S.)

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Highest-grossing films of 1976
Rank Title Studio Domestic gross
1. Rocky United Artists Pictures $117,235,147[1]
2. To Fly! National Air and Space Museum $86,600,000[2]
3. A Star Is Born Warner Bros. $80,000,000[3]
4. All the President's Men Warner Bros. $70,600,000[4]
5. The Omen 20th Century Fox Film Corporation $60,922,980[5]
6. In Search of Noah's Ark Sunn Classic Pictures $55,700,000[6]
7. King Kong Paramount Pictures $52,614,445[7]
8. Silver Streak 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation $51,079,064[8]
9. The Enforcer Warner Bros. $46,236,000[9]
10. Midway Universal Studios / Cinema International Corporation $43,220,000[10]

Events

  • March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas' Star Wars science fiction film. In one of the most lucrative business decisions in film history, Lucas declines his directing fee of $500,000 in exchange for complete ownership of merchandising and sequel rights.
  • April 1 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show is officially re-released as a midnight movie at the Waverly Theater (Now the IFC Center) in Greenwich Village in New York City, starting through the run and still being shown in there as of 2013Script error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". all around the world.[11]

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Rocky - Chartoff-Winkler, United Artists
Best Director: John G. Avildsen - Rocky
Best Actor: Peter Finch - Network (first actor to win posthumously)
Best Actress: Faye Dunaway - Network
Best Supporting Actor: Jason Robards - All the President's Men
Best Supporting Actress: Beatrice Straight - Network
Best Foreign Language Film: Noirs et blancs en couleur (Black and White in Color), directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, Ivory Coast / France / W. Germany / Switzerland

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Rocky
Best Actor: Peter Finch - Network
Best Actress: Faye Dunaway - Network
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: A Star Is Born
Best Actor: Kris Kristofferson - A Star Is Born
Best Actress: Barbra Streisand - A Star Is Born
Other
Best Director: Sidney Lumet - Network
Best Foreign Language Film: Face to Face, Sweden

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, United States

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson, directed by Robert Altman, United States

Notable films released in 1976

  1. Taxi Driver
  2. Network
  3. The Tenant
  4. All the President's Men
  5. Rocky
  6. The Omen
  7. The Bad News Bears
  8. Silver Streak
  9. The Eagle Has Landed
  10. Bugsy Malone
  11. A Star Is Born

Births

Notable deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 Walter Janssen 88 Germany Actor Script error: No such module "list".
12 Agatha Christie 85 UK Writer Script error: No such module "list".
23 Paul Robeson 77 USA Actor, Singer Script error: No such module "list".
29 Michael Gwynn 59 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
February 4 Roger Livesey 69 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
11 Lee J. Cobb 64 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
12 Sal Mineo 37 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
13 John Lounsbery 64 USA Animator Script error: No such module "list".
16 Campbell Singer 66 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
24 Peter Madden 71 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
26 Frieda Inescort 75 UK Actress Script error: No such module "list".
March 14 Busby Berkeley 80 USA Director, Choreographer Script error: No such module "list".
17 Luchino Visconti 69 Italy Director, Writer Script error: No such module "list".
20 Michael Goodliffe 61 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
April 4 George Pastell 53 Cyprus Actor Script error: No such module "list".
5 Howard Hughes 70 USA Director, Producer Script error: No such module "list".
11 Liam Dunn 59 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
12 Paul Ford 74 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
21 Léonide Moguy 75 Russia Director, Writer Script error: No such module "list".
25 Carol Reed 69 UK Director, Writer Script error: No such module "list".
26 Neil McCallum 46 Canada Actor Script error: No such module "list".
26 Sid James 62 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
29 Thelma Connell 63 UK Film Editor Script error: No such module "list".
June 5 Violet Wilkey 73 USA Actress Script error: No such module "list".
6 Victor Varconi 85 Hungary Actor Script error: No such module "list".
9 Sybil Thorndike 93 UK Actress Script error: No such module "list".
10 Adolph Zukor 103 USA Producer, Studio Executive Script error: No such module "list".
28 Stanley Baker 48 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
July 7 Norman Foster 72 USA Director Script error: No such module "list".
12 James Wong Howe 76 China Cinematographer Script error: No such module "list".
August 2 Fritz Lang 85 Germany Director, Writer Script error: No such module "list".
6 William Mervyn 64 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
17 William Redfield 49 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
18 Luigi Serventi 91 Italy Actor Script error: No such module "list".
28 Alastair Sim 75 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
September 10 Dalton Trumbo 70 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
October 14 Edith Evans 88 UK Actress Script error: No such module "list".
November 15 Jean Gabin 72 France Actor Script error: No such module "list".
22 Rupert Davies 60 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".
28 Rosalind Russell 69 USA Actress Script error: No such module "list".
December 3 Mary Nash 92 USA Actress Script error: No such module "list".
8 Cathy Downs 50 USA Actress Script error: No such module "list".
12 Jack Cassidy 49 USA Actor Script error: No such module "list".
20 Walter Fitzgerald 80 UK Actor Script error: No such module "list".

Film debuts

References

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  11. rock Horror Picture Show film booking in Feb 2011

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