Robert Englund's Movies as Actor

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1. Buster and Billie (1974)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

In a rural 1940s southern town, a socially awkward high school girl is taken advantage of by the boys, because it's the only way she knows to relate to boys. But one, Buster, falls in love ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Petrie, Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Joan Goodfellow, Pamela Sue Martin, Clifton James

Votes: 606

2. Sunburst (1975)

R | 74 min | Thriller

A couple on vacation in the woods is stalked by a pair of rapists.

Director: James Polakof | Stars: Peter Hooten, Kathrine Baumann, Ric Carrott, Anne Lockhart

Votes: 363

3. Hustle (1975)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

77 Metascore

At the instigation of a grieving father, a Los Angeles cop investigates the suspicious circumstances of a girl's apparent suicide.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield

Votes: 1,982

4. Stay Hungry (1976)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

So-called 'special agent' infiltrates into the gym, which is targeted by a dirty business fraud.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 3,822

5. St. Ives (1976)

PG | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A crime novelist is hired by a shady character to negotiate the return of stolen confidential documents.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jacqueline Bisset, John Houseman, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 1,861

6. A Star Is Born (1976)

R | 139 min | Drama, Music, Romance

59 Metascore

A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey, Oliver Clark

Votes: 9,260 | Gross: $80.00M

7. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)
Episode: Mystery of the Fallen Angels (1977)

60 min | Family, Mystery

Under a Charity Fair, the landowner claim it has been a jewelery theft from their safe. A young Mexican is accused, after been seen on the property. Nancy believes the case has more sides to it than it seems. Who and how?

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Pamela Sue Martin, Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, George O'Hanlon Jr.

Votes: 50

8. 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.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones, Marilyn Burns

Votes: 6,114

9. The Great Smokey Roadblock (1977)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

This movie is about an aging trucker named Elegant John Howard. Howard decides he and his truck Elenor has one more good run in them, and with the help of a hitchhiker and a few others he will make it happen.

Director: John Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Eileen Brennan, Austin Pendleton, Robert Englund

Votes: 353

10. Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

The story of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's older brother Joseph, who undertakes a dangerous mission during World War II.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Peter Strauss, Barbara Parkins, Stephen Elliott, Darleen Carr

Votes: 72

11. Police Woman (1974–1978)
Episode: Sons (1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Rookie cop Lance Johnson is new on the beat in one of the most dangerous areas in town. He makes it a rule to become acquainted with folks there, being real friendly and helpful. One night ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Benedict | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Earl Holliman, Charles Dierkop, Ed Bernard

Votes: 9

12. The Courage and the Passion (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

The lives and loves of a group of U.S. Air Force test pilots on a sprawling airbase called Joshua Tree.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Vince Edwards, Desi Arnaz Jr., Trisha Noble, Linda Foster

Votes: 19

13. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

54 Metascore

The lives of some California surfers from the early 1960s to the 1970s.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

Votes: 5,715

14. Bloodbrothers (1978)

R | 116 min | Drama

49 Metascore

A young man is torn between following in his brothers' footsteps or striking out on his own.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, Richard Gere, Lelia Goldoni

Votes: 777

15. The Fifth Floor (1978)

R | 90 min | Thriller

College disco dancer is wrongly committed to an insane asylum.

Director: Howard Avedis | Stars: Bo Hopkins, Dianne Hull, Patti D'Arbanville, Sharon Farrell

Votes: 270

16. The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979 TV Movie)

139 min | Drama

The story of the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by members of a radical guerilla organization, as seen by the F.B.I. Agent in charge of her case.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Lisa Eilbacher, David Haskell, Stephen Elliott

Votes: 76

17. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: A Cry for Justice (1979)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Police detectives investigate the shotgun shooting of a police officer.

Director: Bob Kelljan | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Diana Muldaur, Sharon Acker, Biff McGuire

Votes: 27

18. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #3.2 (1979)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Mary exults about Burt's sudden resurgence in bed, unaware that he's an alien duplicate of her husband; since Wendy's mother abandoned her baby to run off with a cowboy, Jodie finds himself... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Jimmy Baio, John Byner, Billy Crystal, Cathryn Damon

Votes: 45

19. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #3.3 (1979)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Billy is rescued from The Sunnies, after which Benson bids farewell to Jessica to work in the mansion of her cousin the Governor; Burt and Saul try to make their escape, while Mary begins ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Jimmy Baio, John Byner, Diana Canova, Billy Crystal

Votes: 43

20. Mind Over Murder (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Thriller

A young woman begins to have nightmares where she believes that time stands still and she can see and hear future events. In her nightmares she keeps seeing an evil bald man. Her doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Nagy | Stars: Deborah Raffin, David Ackroyd, Bruce Davison, Andrew Prine

Votes: 128

22. Paris (1979–1980)
Episode: Dead Men Don't Kill (1979)


In a desperate effort to save a possibly innocent man on death row, Paris searches for evidence linking a suave robber to a six-year-old cop killing.

Director: Jerry McNeely | Stars: James Earl Jones, Lee Chamberlin, Hank Garrett, Cecilia Hart

23. Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
Episode: Harrigan's Angel (1980)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The Angels team up with alcoholic private eye Harrigan to investigate the robbery of an electronics plant. Kris takes a liking to the old man and tries to get him back on track.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Hack, David Doyle

Votes: 78

24. Flo (1980–1981)
Episode: The Hero of Flo's Yellow Rose (1980)

25 min | Comedy

Les is a hero, but his background is a puzzle to Flo and everyone at the Yellow Rose.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Polly Holliday, Geoffrey Lewis, Jim Baker, Sudie Bond

Votes: 5

25. CHiPs (1977–1983)
Episode: Forty Tons of Trouble (1981)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Thieves are stealing large construction equipment. The CHP officers also chipped in to buy a dragster.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine, Mary Louise Weller

Votes: 37

26. Walking Tall (1981– )
Episode: The Killing of McNeal County's Children (1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Action

Sheriff Buford Pusser investigates when two teenagers are hospitalized after smoking potent PCP cigarettes.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Bo Svenson, Walter Barnes, Harold Sylvester, Courtney Pledger

Votes: 18

27. Dead & Buried (1981)

R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery

A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life.

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: James Farentino, Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson, Dennis Redfield

Votes: 9,178 | Gross: $0.22M

28. Galaxy of Terror (1981)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

38 Metascore

Science fiction suspense thriller, in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.

Director: Bruce D. Clark | Stars: Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 6,187

29. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)
Episode: Rhinestone Harts (1981)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Hart recording artist Lorene Tyler (real life country singer Charly McClain) is beginning an international tour. Lorene's manger/husband Jesse, a jewel thief, has a costume made for her ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Charly McClain

Votes: 67

30. Thou Shalt Not Kill (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A man is wrongly convicted for murder and sent to prison, where he is accused of murdering a brutal guard he killed in self-defense.

Director: I.C. Rapoport | Stars: Lee Grant, Gary Graham, Diana Scarwid, Robert Culp

Votes: 19

31. Mysterious Two (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Two aliens visit the Earth in an effort to enlist converts to travel the universe with them.

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: John Forsythe, Priscilla Pointer, Noah Beery Jr., Vic Tayback

Votes: 98

32. Cassie & Co. (1982)
Episode: Fade Out (1982)


When the negative of a potential blockbuster movie goes missing the studio fears financial ruin. The bosses bring Cassie with her crew in to uncover what occurred and save the company.

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Angie Dickinson, John Ireland, Dori Brenner, A Martinez

33. Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder (1982)

PG | 108 min | Drama, War

During the Vietnam War, Brian Anderson (Dennis Christopher), a young Army medic, is stationed in Saigon. Initially apathetic and self-serving, he eventually has his heart won over by the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Susan Saint James, Roger Aaron Brown, Robert Englund

Votes: 206

35. The Fighter (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

Vietnam war veteran Merle is working as concierge. His small salary and the one of his wife Rindy are just enough to survive. Thus when Merle hears that there will be an amateur boxing ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Glynnis O'Connor, Pat Hingle, Steve Inwood

Votes: 37

36. Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

On the maiden flight of the first hypersonic commercial plane which can make the flight from New York City to London in four hours, a minor disaster occurs resulting in the plane actually ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Lee Majors, Hal Linden, Lauren Hutton, Ray Milland

Votes: 827

37. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)
Episode: Red Dog Blues (1983)

60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

About to be exposed for taking bribes, a politician kills his accuser and frames his victim's bookkeeper.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Jeannie Wilson, Mary Carver

Votes: 35

38. V (1983)

Unrated | 197 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.

Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Faye Grant, Peter Nelson

Votes: 12,677

39. I Want to Live (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Martin Balsam, Pamela Reed, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 148

40. Manimal (1983)
Episode: Night of the Beast (1983)

TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Vacationing in a small town, Birch Hollow, JC is kidnapped by a woman who believes he is responsible for the disappearance of her brother. She locks JC in a crate. At the hotel, Ty & Brooke find criminals who plot to establish a casino.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Melody Anderson, Michael D. Roberts, Reni Santoni

Votes: 27

41. Hobson's Choice (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

Daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Richard Thomas, Sharon Gless, Jack Warden, Lillian Gish

Votes: 114

42. Alice (1976–1985)
Episode: Vera, the Horse Thief (1984)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

Vera takes up the cause of an abused miniature horse.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Linda Lavin, Vic Tayback, Beth Howland, Celia Weston

Votes: 19

43. V: The Final Battle (1984)
Episode: Part One (1984)

TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Four months have passed since the Visitors first arrived on Earth. They manipulate world opinion in their favor and are determined to eradicate the resistance.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Robert Englund, Faye Grant

Votes: 153

44. V: The Final Battle (1984)
Episode: Part Two (1984)

TV-14 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Donovan is reunited with his son and joins the international Resistance headed by Ham Tyler and Chris Farber.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Robert Englund, Faye Grant

Votes: 145

45. V: The Final Battle (1984)
Episode: Part Three (1984)

TV-14 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Resistance develops a biological weapon to use against the Visitors, but Diana intends to destroy the Earth rather than accept defeat.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Jane Badler, Michael Durrell, Robert Englund, Faye Grant

Votes: 142

46. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror