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1976 in film

See also: 1975 in film, other events of 1976, 1977 in film, list of 'years in film'.

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Events

  • March 25 - Filming begins on George Lucas' Star Wars science fiction film. In one of the best business decisions in film history, Lucas cuts his directing fee by $500,000 to gain ownership of merchandising and sequel rights

Top Grossing Films of the Year

  1. Rocky
  2. To Fly![?]
  3. All the President's Men, starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford
  4. King Kong, starring Jessica Lange and Jeff Bridges
  5. The Enforcer[?]
  6. Silent Movie[?]
  7. The Pink Panther Strikes Again[?]
  8. Carrie, starring Sissy Spacek
  9. Logan's Run[?]
  10. Marathon Man

Births

Deaths

Other Movies Released



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