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1. The Diamond Mercenaries (1976)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A five-man team of professionals undertake a daring robbery at a diamond mine.
DVD: Diamond Devils (german) (BEST Entertainment)
2. The Tough Ones (1976)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough, rule-bending cop pursues a maniacal, trigger-happy hunchback, a one-handed bank robber and their cronies in an effort to bring Rome's most powerful crime lord to justice.
DVD: Viper, Die (german) (NEW)
3. The Confessional (1976)
R | 104 min | Horror
A troubled young girl goes to confession at the local church. Unfortunately, the sexually frustrated priest she confesses to becomes obsessed with her. At first, the priest stalks the girl,... See full summary »
DVD: House Of Mortal Sin (engl.) (in Box "The Pete Walker Collection" / Anchor Bay) MediaBook: Haus Der Todsünden (german) (Wicked Vision / The Pete Walker Collection #2)
4. To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
R | 95 min | Horror
An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
DVD: To The Devil A Daughter (engl.) (The Hammer Collection / Studio Canal)
5. Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy, who are licenced-to-kill, undercover cops who thrive on living dangerously.
BluRay: Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (engl.) (88 Films / The Italian Collection # 11)
6. Werewolf Woman (1976)
R | 79 min | Horror
A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but ... See full summary »
DVD: Werewolf Woman (engl.) (Wicked Woman Triple Feature / Shriek Show) --> Box under "Other Horror Films"
7. Killer Clans (1976)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Drama
Two clans compete for dominance over the martial arts world in this classic of violent swordplay and political intrigue. A complex tale of deception and double crosses. Killer Clans leaves ... See full summary »
DVD: Herrschaft des Schwertes, Die (german) (on Box "Shaw Brothers Mega Box" / EuroVideo)
8. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.
DVD: Barbed Wire Dolls (german) (in Box "Jess Franco Gold Collection" / Galileo Medien AG)
9. Jackson County Jail (1976)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama
This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
DVD: Jackson County Jail (engl.) (on Box "Roger Corman's Cult Classics Double Feature" / Shout Factory)
10. Si qiu (1976)
102 min | Action, Drama
Chiang plays a righteous character who helps an unjustly imprisoned swordsman accused of stealing. Together they break out of prison and serve notice to all the evil men in their lives that a new deadly duo is in town.
DVD: Rächer aus der Todeszelle, Der (german) (on Box "Shaw Brothers Mega Box" / EuroVideo)
PG | 123 min | Comedy, Western
A cynical Buffalo Bill hires Sitting Bull to exploit him and add his credibility to the distorted view of history presented in his Wild West Show.
DVD: Buffalo Bill und die Indianer (german) (ArtHaus)
12. The Omen (1976)
R | 111 min | Horror
Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?
Votes: 99,388 | Gross: $4.27M
DVD: Omen, The (engl.) (20th Century Fox / The Omen Pentology)
13. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
PG | 135 min | Western
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.
Votes: 60,885 | Gross: $31.80M
DVD: Texaner, Der (german) (Warner Bros.)
14. Ape (1976)
PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.
DVD: The Ape (german) (MIG / EuroVideo / Halloween Horror Box)
15. Squirm (1976)
PG | 92 min | Horror
A storm causes some power lines to break and touch the ground, drawing millions of man-eating worms out of the earth, and into town where they quickly start munching on the locals.
BluRay: Squirm - Invasion Der Bestien (german) (Koch Media / Creature Feature # 8)
16. At the Earth's Core (1976)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.
DVD: Der 6. Kontinent (german) (CMV Laservision) Blu-Ray: Der Sechste Kontinent (german) (Koch Media / Creature Feature #7)
17. The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Explosive drama and action when two sexy girls go on a bank robbing binge.
DVD: Great Texas Dynamite Chase, The (engl.) (Shout! Factory Action Packed Collection / Roger Corman Classics)
18. Black Cobra Woman (1976)
R | 98 min | Drama
Eva comes to Hong Kong. Seeing Eva perform with a snake, Judas gets interested in her. He showers her with gifts. She moves in with him and his snakes. Things get grim.
DVD: Nackte Eva (german) (Donauf Film)
19. Violent Naples (1976)
95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An uncompromising cop gets transferred to Naples on account of this city's atrocious crime levels. His no-hold-barred police methods are considered to be the perfect anti-dote.
DVD: Camorra - Ein Bulle räumt auf (german) (Classic Thriller Collection / Koch Media)
20. Land of the Minotaur (1976)
PG | 88 min | Horror
A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and Priest Donald Pleasence and Costas Skouras must save them from the hands of this evil!
DVD: Devil's Men (engl.) (DD Home Entertainment)
21. Return of the 18 Bronzemen (1976)
93 min | Action, Adventure, War
Despite the national resistance, the Manchurians have taken over China, but the Ching Emperor fears that the Shaolin Temple disciples would overthrow the dynasty. So he disguises himself as... See full summary »
DVD: Rückkehr der 18 Bronzekämpfer (german) (on Box "Bronzekämpfer Collection" / Koch Media)
22. Cai li fa xiao zi (1976)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama
International favorite Alexander Fu Sheng cemented his stardom in this, the fourth film in his esteemed director's "Shaolin" series. Fu gives both a great dramatic and kung-fu performance ... See full summary »
BluRay: Todesblitz Der Shaolin, Der (german) (Shaw Brothers Collection / Koch Media)
23. Dracula and Son (1976)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Horror
Son grows up with father, leaves to go to big city in 1979. Father follows and tries to survive as a vampire in a modern world. Son finds girl, decides not to be a vampire anymore. Great ... See full summary »
DVD: Die Herren Dracula (german)
24. Jack the Ripper (1976)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
DVD: Jack The Ripper (german) (on Box "Jess Franco Gold Collection" / Galileo Medien AG)
25. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An unlikely partnership between a Highway Patrol Officer, two criminals and a station secretary is formed to defend a defunct Los Angeles precinct office against a siege by a bloodthirsty street gang.
DVD: Assault - Anschlag bei Nacht (german) (e-m-s)
26. Risking (1976)
94 min | Crime, Thriller
An undercover cop goes to jail to infiltrate a gang and uses his assignment to get revenge.
DVD: Tote Pflastern Seinen Weg (german) (vzhandel / on DoubleDVD with "Der Bastard")
27. The 18 Bronzemen (1976)
PG | 95 min | Action, Drama, War
During the Manchurian invasion of China, the son of the Ming Dynasty General takes refuge in the Shaolin Temple to learn martial arts, so that he may seek revenge for his dead father. But ... See full summary »
DVD: 18 Kämpfer aus Bronze (german) (on Box "Bronzekämpfer Collection / Koch Media)
28. The Web of Death (1976)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Thanks to such filmmakers as choreographers Tang Chia and Yuen Cheung-yan (brother of Matrix master Yuen Woo-ping), this battle between Scorpion, Snake, and Centipede sects to create the "... See full summary »
DVD: Im Todesnetz der gelben Spinne (german) (MIB / Shaw Brothers Classics)
29. Eaten Alive (1976)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
A psychotic redneck, who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas, kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.
Blue-Ray: Eaten Alive (engl.) (Arrow Video)
30. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Votes: 154,394 | Gross: $33.80M
DVD: Carrie - Des Satans jüngste Tochter (german) (20th Century Fox / MGM / Horror Cult Uncut #4)
31. Schizo (1976)
R | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
DVD: Schizo (engl.) (Redemption)
32. Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In 1961 suburban New Jersey, a withdrawn adolescent girl is suspected of her younger sister's brutal murder during her First Communion, and a series of subsequent stabbings.
Blu-Ray: Alice, Sweet Alice (engl.) (88 Films / Slasher Classics Collection #35)
33. SS Experiment Love Camp (1976)
Not Rated | 94 min | War
Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the "Aryan" race.
BluRay: SS Experiment Camp (engl.) (88 Films / The Italian Collection 10)
34. Keoma (1976)
R | 105 min | Drama, Western
A half-breed ex-Union gunfighter attempts to protect his plague-ridden hometown from being overridden by his racist half-brothers and a Confederate tyrant.
DVD: Keoma (german) (Kinowelt)
35. Shaolin Temple (1976)
Not Rated | 126 min | Action
The Shaolin Temple is the last place to resist defeat by the Manchu Dynasty, mostly because of their unique fighting style. Men from far and wide come to wait outside the temple, hoping ... See full summary »
DVD: Tempel Der Shaolin, Der (german) (MIB / Shaw Brothers Classics)
36. The Last Round (1976)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Young southerner Marco Russo moves to the mafia-controlled north of Italy and finds work with the powerful Manzetti family. He then proceeds to stir the pot between the Manzettis and their top rivals the Belmondos.
DVD: In den Klauen der Mafia (german) (Anolis Hardbook Series 1 / Anolis)
37. One Armed Swordsman Against Nine Killers (1976)
76 min | Action, Drama
Watch WANG YU as a one-armed savior battling the local goons in this martial arts classic. He has some rather amazing moves up his sleeve.
DVD: Der Foltergarten Der Gelben Schlange (german) (on Box "Eastern Box" / MiB)
38. God's Gun (1976)
R | 94 min | Western
A priest and his twin brother take turns defending a small town from the vicious Clayton gang.
DVD: God's Gun (engl.) (in Box "Tenthousand Ways To Die")
39. Satan's Slave (1976)
R | 86 min | Horror
A young girl is caught up in a devil cult run by her evil uncle and cousin. She can trust no one and even people she thought were dead comes back to haunt her.
DVD: Satan's Slave (engl.) (in Box "The Norman J. Warren Collection" / Anchor Bay)