Annual US Box Office Chart of 1977

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 STAR WARS Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford $127,000,000 $270,918,000
2 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut $77,000,000 $82,750,000
3 SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney $71,463,000 $74,100,000
4 SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT Burt Reynolds, Sally Field $55,319,247 $58,949,938
5 THE GOODBYE GIRL Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason $41,839,170
6 THE DEEP Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte $31,266,000
7 THE SPY WHO LOVED ME Roger Moore, Barbara Bach $24,364,501
8 SEMI-TOUGH Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson $22,940,811
9 OH, GOD! John Denver, George Burns $21,200,000 $31,500,000
10 A BRIDGE TOO FAR Sean Connery, Ryan O’Neal $20,375,406
11 HIGH ANXIETY Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn $19,163,000
12 ANNIE HALL Woody Allen, Diane Keaton $19,002,366
13 THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT Marie-France Pisier, John Beck $18,408,000
14 THE GAUNTLET Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke $17,700,000
15 THE TURNING POINT Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine $17,060,000
16 LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR Diane Keaton, Tuesday Weld $16,900,000
17 PETE’S DRAGON Helen Reddy, Jim Dale $16,100,000 $18,400,000
18 AIRPORT ’77 Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant $15,087,474
19 HEROES Henry Winkler, Sally Field $15,061,655
20 THE BAD NEWS BEARS IN BREAKING TRAINING William Devane, Jackie Earle Haley $15,052,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 120 Chart of 1977
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1976

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 ROCKY Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire $56,524,972
2 A STAR IS BORN Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson $37,100,000
3 KING KONG Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange $36,915,000
4 SILVER STREAK Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor $30,018,000
5 ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford $29,000,000 $30,000,000
6 THE OMEN Gregory Peck, Lee Remick $28,544,000
7 THE BAD NEWS BEARS Walter Matthau, Tatum O’Neal $24,888,000
8 THE ENFORCER Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly $24,000,000
9 IN SEARCH OF NOAH’S ARK Vern Adix, Brad Crandall $23,770,000
10 MIDWAY Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda $21,610,435
11 SILENT MOVIE Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman $21,242,000
12 TO FLY (IMAX) Ellen Bry $20,000,000
13 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom $19,882,532
14 MURDER BY DEATH Peter Falk, Alec Guinness $19,106,000
15 MARATHON MAN Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier $16,575,000
16 JAWS Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw [Re-issue]  $16,077,000
17 CARRIE Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie $14,500,000 $15,207,514
18 NETWORK Faye Dunaway, William Holden $13,921,739
19 BLAZING SADDLES Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder [Re-issue] $13,850,000
20 THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke $13,500,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 125 Chart of 1976
with grosses is available here:
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1975

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 JAWS Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw $102,650,000 $129,549,325
2 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher $58,300,000 $59,939,701
3 SHAMPOO Warren Beatty, Julie Christie $23,822,000
4 DOG DAY AFTERNOON Al Pacino, John Cazale $22,500,000
5 THE RETURN OF THE PINK PANTHER Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer $20,170,226
6 THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway $20,014,000
7 FUNNY LADY Barbra Streisand, James Caan $19,313,000
8 TOMMY Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret $17,793,000
9 THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG Bill Bixby, Susan Clark $16,580,000
10 THE HINDENBURG George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft $14,517,000
11 THE ADVENTURES OF THE WILDERNESS FAMILY Susan Damante, Robert Logan $13,363,269 $14,971,000
12 LUCKY LADY Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli $12,697,000
13 THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING Sean Connery, Michael Caine $11,000,000
14 THE MYSTERIOUS MONSTERS Peter Graves, Peter Hurkos $10,960,000
15 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Animated [Re-issue] $10,900,000
16 LET’S DO IT AGAIN Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby $10,600,000 $11,800,000
17 HUSTLE Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve $10,390,000
18 BAMBI Animated [Re-issue]  $9,900,000
19 BARRY LYNDON Ryan O’Neal, Marisa Berenson $9,500,000
20 ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN Eddie Albert, Ray Milland $9,500,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1975
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1974

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 THE TOWERING INFERNO Paul Newman, Steve McQueen $48,838,000
2 EARTHQUAKE Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner $35,849,994
3 THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor $31,100,000
4 YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle $30,000,000 $38,823,000
5 THE GODFATHER PART II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro $28,900,000 $30,673,000
6 AIRPORT 1975 Charlton Heston, Karen Black $25,305,576
7 THE LONGEST YARD Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert $23,017,000
8 THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GRIZZLY ADAMS Dan Haggerty, Don Shanks $21,895,000
9 MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall $19,124,000
10 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN Helen Hayes, Ken Berry $17,000,000
11 BENJI Peter Breck, Deborah Walley $16,890,000
12 BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID Paul Newman, Robert Redford [Re-issue] $16,653,000
13 BLAZING SADDLES Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder $16,500,000 $47,800,000
14 THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal $14,421,000
15 THE GREAT GATSBY Robert Redford, Mia Farrow $14,200,000
16 FREEBIE AND THE BEAN Alan Arkin, James Caan $13,500,000
17 CHARIOTS OF THE GODS Heinz-Detlev Bock, Klaus Kindler $12,460,000
18 THE BORN LOSERS Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James [Re-issue] $12,500,000
19 CHINATOWN Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway $12,400,000
20 THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT! Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly $12,083,620

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1974
with grosses is available here:
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1973

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 THE STING Paul Newman, Robert Redford $72,230,000 $78,212,000
2 THE EXORCIST Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair $66,300,000 $89,000,000
3 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard $47,308,000 $55,128,175
4 PAPILLON Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman $22,500,000
5 THE WAY WE WERE Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford $21,457,000 $22,457,000
6 BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor [Re-issue]  $21,300,000
7 MAGNUM FORCE Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook $20,100,000
8 PAPER MOON Ryan O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal $16,559,000
9 LIVE AND LET DIE Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto $15,925,000
10 LAST TANGO IN PARIS Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider $15,150,000 $16,711,351
11 THE DEVIL IN MISS JONES Georgina Spelvin, Harry Reems $15,000,000
12 SERPICO Al Pacino, John Randolph $14,600,000
13 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson $13,105,727
14 THE WORLD’S GREATEST ATHLETE John Amos, Jan-Michael Vincent $12,089,000
15 THE SOUND OF MUSIC Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer [Re-issue] $11,000,000
16 ROBIN HOOD Animated $10,160,000 $17,160,000
17 MARY POPPINS Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke [Re-issue]  $10,000,000
18 WALKING TALL Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman $10,000,000
19 THE DAY OF THE JACKAL Edward Fox, Terence Alexander $8,594,929
20 SLEEPER Woody Allen, Diane Keaton $8,253,604

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1973
with grosses is available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Annual-Top-Film-Rentals-1912-ebook/dp/B071KL8DLM

Annual US Box Office Chart of 1972

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 THE GODFATHER Marlon Brando, Al Pacino $85,747,184 $86,691,000
2 THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine $37,250,000 $42,000,000
3 DELIVERANCE Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds $22,600,000
4 DEEP THROAT Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems $20,000,000
5 CABARET Liza Minnelli, Michael York $18,175,000 $20,250,000
6 THE GETAWAY Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw $18,000,000
7 WHAT’S UP, DOC? Barbra Streisand, Ryan O’Neal $17,000,000 $28,000,000
8 BROTHER OF THE WIND Leon Ames, Dick Robinson $12,000,000
9 LADY SINGS THE BLUES Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams $9,666,000
10 EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX Woody Allen $8,827,924
11 SOUNDER Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield $8,726,000
12 THE VALACHI PAPERS Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura $8,381,542
13 JEREMIAH JOHNSON Robert Redford, Will Geer $8,350,000 $21,900,000
14 THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE ROY BEAN Paul Newman, Ava Gardner $8,100,000
15 THE COWBOYS John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne $7,500,000
16 SONG OF THE SOUTH Animated [Re-issue] $7,400,000
17 PETE ‘N’ TILLIE Walter Matthau, Carol Burnett $7,350,087
18 THE NEW CENTURIONS George C. Scott, Stacy Keach $7,113,000
19 SNOWBALL EXPRESS Dean Jones, Nancy Olson $7,100,000
20 SKYJACKED Charlton Heston, James Brolin $6,648,532

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1972
with grosses is available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Annual-Top-Film-Rentals-1912-ebook/dp/B071KL8DLM

Annual US Box Office Chart of 1971

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Topol, Norma Crane $34,010,000 $38,260,954
2 THE FRENCH CONNECTION Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider $26,315,000
3 DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER Sean Connery, Jill St. John $19,726,829
4 DIRTY HARRY Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson $16,500,000 $18,000,000
5 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret $14,075,077
6 SUMMER OF ’42 Jennifer O’Neill, Gary Grimes $14,000,000 $20,500,000
7 THE LAST PICTURE SHOW Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges $13,110,000
8 A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee $12,000,000 $17,000,000
9 BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor $9,725,000 $32,500,000
10 WILLARD Bruce Davison, Elsa Lanchester $9,300,000
11 THE HOSPITAL George C. Scott, Diana Rigg $9,042,284
12 BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson $8,500,000 $11,426,000
13 THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN James Olson, Arthur Hill $7,912,740
14 BIG JAKE John Wayne, Richard Boone $7,500,000
15 SHAFT Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn $7,067,825
16 NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman $6,990,000
17 KLUTE Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland $6,000,000 $8,000,000
18 ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES Roddy McDowell, Kim Hunter $5,560,000
19 LE MANS Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch $5,500,000
20 PINOCCHIO Animated [Re-issue]  $5,300,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 100 Chart of 1971
with grosses is available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Annual-Top-Film-Rentals-1912-ebook/dp/B071KL8DLM