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            List of years in film       (table)
 1966 .  1967 .  1968 .  1969  . 1970  . 1971  . 1972 
1973 1974 1975 -1976- 1977 1978 1979
 1980 .  1981 .  1982 .  1983  . 1984  . 1985  . 1986 
In home video: 1973 1974 1975 -1976- 1977 1978 1979     
    In television: 1973 1974 1975 -1976- 1977 1978 1979     
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The year 1976 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Rocky United Artists Sylvester Stallone $117,235,147
2. A Star is Born Warner Brothers Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson $80,000,000
3. All the President's Men Warner Brothers Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman $70,600,000
4. The Omen 20th Century Fox Gregory Peck and Lee Remick $60,922,980
5. Freaky Friday Buena Vista Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster $52,614,445
6. Silver Streak 20th Century Fox Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh and Richard Pryor $51,079,064
7. The Enforcer Warner Brothers Clint Eastwood $46,236,000
8. Carrie United Artists Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie $32,211,330
9. Family Plot Universal Barbara Harris and Bruce Dern $23,770,000
10. Marathon Man Paramount Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier $21,610,000

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 Jr - 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

Films released in 1976

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