Can you complete the titles of these 1970s summer movies?

The best part was, these flicks only cost a couple of bucks.

The blockbuster summer movie season as we know it began in the 1970s. We can thank George Lucas and Steven Spielberg for that, as Jaws and Star Wars had people lining up down the sidewalk.

Of course, those 1975 and 1977 smashes did not invent the idea of the summer movie. After all, teen beach movies were big business in the Sixties.

Horror, comedy and action were all on offer in the hottest months. See if you can remember the missing words from these hit movies of the 1970s.
  1. 'Animal _______' was the third biggest movie of 1978.
    Image: Universal Pictures
  2. Only 'Star Wars' made more money than 'Smokey and the _______' in 1977.
    Image: Universal Pictures
  3. 'The Spy Who _______ Me' was the third James Bond movie with Roger Moore.
    Image: United Artists
  4. 'Enter the _______' made Bruce Lee a box office superstar in 1973.
    Image: Warner Bros.
  5. George Lucas was feeling nostalgic for '62 when his blockbuster 'American _______' was released in '73.
    Image: Universal Pictures
  6. Walt Disney paired TV comedians Don Knotts and Tim Conway in 'The _______ Dumpling Gang.'
    Image: Disney
  7. The 1975 hit '_______ High' inspired the TV series 'What's Happening!!'
    Image: American International Pictures
  8. 'Logan's _______' was a science-fiction spectacle of 1976.
    Image: United Artists
  9. Speaking of sci-fi, the dystopian '_______ball' starred James Caan in 1975.
    Image: United Artists
  10. British comedy troupe Monty Python released another cult historical comedy in 1979 called 'The Life of ______.'
    Image: Warner Bros.
  11. The historical musical 'Jesus Christ _______' had audiences singing in the aisles in '73.
    Image: Universal Pictures
  12. Mark Hamill followed up 'Star Wars' with the road-trip adventure '_______ Summer.'
    Image: United Artists
  13. Former 'Gunsmoke' star Burt Reynolds starred in the 1974 hit 'The Longest _______.'
    Image: Paramount Pictures
  14. Former 'Rawhide' star Clint Eastwood had another Western hit with 'High Plains ________' in 1973.
    Image: Universal Pictures
  15. Wes Craven established himself as a horror master with the 1972 underground hit 'The Last House on the _______.'
    Image: Hallmark Releasing
  16. Sequels were big business back then, too, as proven by 1977's 'Exorcist II: The _______.'
    Image: Warner Bros.
  17. Nick Nolte starred in the 1979 comedy 'North Dallas _______.'
    Image: Paramount Pictures

Can you complete the titles of these 1970s summer movies?

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EllisClevenger 1 month ago
You got 17 out of 17
Do you have the urge to go back and watch these now? Because we do.
Runeshaper 2 months ago
Wasn't familiar with the last 2 as much as the others so 15/17, but I wouldn't have even gotten that far without memories with mom & dad!
TomTerrrific 2 months ago
Aced it, although I wasn't at all sure about "Corvette Summer". Now all we need is a nostalgia channel that shows these old movies. How about it, MeTV? Turner Classics will occasionally show a movie from the 70's, like "Logan's Run", but not too often.
EllisClevenger 3 months ago
You got 17 out of 17
Do you have the urge to go back and watch these now? Because we do.
LindaWilliams 3 months ago
You got 16 out of 17
Missed # 10
Do you have the urge to go back and watch these now? Because we do.
Corey 3 months ago
It was Corvette Summer where Mark Hamill got hurt and needed his chin fixed.
Barry22 3 months ago
17/17, some good movies here, some forgotten. Actually saw Cooley High, which featured Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs of Kotter fame.
Steffanie 3 months ago
16/17 and maybe saw 5 of them :)
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