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The Movies of 1977: World Premieres
 By Grade // By Title, with Full Reviews

Top Ten List

1. New York, New York Dir. Martin Scorsese. With Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Barry Primus A
2. Sorcerer Dir. William Friedkin. With Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Amidou, Francisco Rabal A
3. Annie Hall Dir. Woody Allen. With Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Paul Simon A
4. Killer of Sheep Dir. Charles Burnett. With Henry Gayle Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy A
5. Riddles of the Sphinx Dirs. Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen. With Diane Stabb, Merdelle Jordine A
6. Star Wars Dir. George Lucas. With Mark Hamill, Alec Guinness, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford A–
7. Eraserhead Dir. David Lynch. With John Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates A–
8. Opening Night Dir. John Cassavetes. With Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara A–
9. 3 Women Dir. Robert Altman. With Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier A–
10. The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh Dirs. Wolfgang Reitherman, et al. A–


Remainder of Films Screened

Jubilee Dir. Derek Jarman. With Jenny Runacre, Jordan, Toyah Willcox, David Haughton B+

Rabid Dir. David Cronenberg. With Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Patricia Gage B

Desperate Living Dir. John Waters. With Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey, Liz Renay B–
The Goodbye Girl Dir. Herbert Ross. With Marsha Mason, Richard Dreyfuss, Quinn Cummings B–
Julia Dir. Fred Zinnemann. With Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell B–
The Turning Point Dir. Herbert Ross. With Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Leslie Browne B–

Demon Seed Dir. Donald Cammell. With Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham C+

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Richard Dreyfuss TBA
The Devil, Probably Dir. Robert Bresson. With Antoine Monnier, Laelita Carcano TBA
Equus Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Eileen Atkins TBA
Looking for Mr. Goodbar Dir. Richard Brooks. With Diane Keaton, Tuesday Weld TBA
Saturday Night Fever Dir. John Badham. With John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney TBA