1978 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1978 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
The Deer Hunter (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ 2320 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Grease (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
“ 1024 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
Superman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. (143 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ 601 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Midnight Express (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Billy Hayes, an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison. (121 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 506 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Days of Heaven (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. (94 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ 340 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
Jaws 2 (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters. (116 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
“ 275 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. (125 mins.)
“ 227 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Interiors (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Three sisters find their lives spinning out of control in the wake of their parents' sudden, unexpected divorce. (93 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 186 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Watership Down (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home. (91 mins.)
Director: Martin Rosen
“ 179 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Autumn Sonata (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A married daughter who longs for her mother's love gets visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist. (99 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ 141 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
The Wild Geese (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A British banker hires a group of British mercenaries to rescue a deposed African president from the hands of a corrupt African dictator. (134 mins.)
“ 120 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Coma (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When a young female doctor notices an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital she uncovers a horrible conspiracy. (113 mins.)
“ 115 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Death on the Nile (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey? (140 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
“ 107 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
The Last Waltz (1978 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (117 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 93,58 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire. (101 mins.)
“ 80,74 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
The Driver (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
"The Driver" is a specialist in a rare business: he drives getaway cars in robberies. His exceptional talent prevented him from being caught yet... (91 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ 80,02 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Coming Home (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there. (127 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
“ 74,60 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
The Wiz (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An adaptation of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience. (134 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ 69,03 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Convoy (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall. (110 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ 67,01 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
The Fury (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian DePalma
“ 63,09 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
La Cage aux Folles (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married... (103 mins.)
“ 60,77 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there... (186 mins.)
Director: Ermanno Olmi
“ 58,18 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Pretty Baby (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in New Orleans in 1917. (110 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ 48,82 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Orchestra Rehearsal (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An orchestra assmbles for a rehearsal in an ancient chapel under the inquisive eyes of a TV documentary crew, but an uprising breaks out. (70 mins.)
“ 40,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Holocaust (1978 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community. (475 mins.)
“ 34,44 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
The Medusa Touch (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Psychological thriller about a novelist, a telekinetic, who causes disasters simply by thinking about them. (105 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold
“ 30,18 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Violette (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences. (124 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ 23,15 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Ecce bombo (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An ironic peak into the life of a group of Italian university students in the 1970s. (103 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
“ 22,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only... (126 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
“ 17,22 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
“ 17,10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Fedora (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress, out of retirement. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 16,52 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Despair (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate... (119 mins.)
“ 15,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Comes a Horseman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor... (118 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ 13,55 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Uppercut (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The "Bulldozer", a former football star, is now working as a fisherman. As a group of street-people... (110 mins.)
Director: Michele Lupo
“ 12,58 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
A Simple Story (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A simple story about simple people. A 38 old divorced woman (Marie), who now has a lover (Serge) but decides to leave him... (107 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet
“ 8,87 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Lemon Popsicle (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Three friends live their lives in the 1950's each searching for someone to love. (95 mins.)
Director: Boaz Davidson
“ 8,80 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
The Greek Tycoon (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The life of the Greek tycoon Aristotelis Onassis. (107 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ 5,94 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Stay as You Are (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A May-December romance. Roué Giulio Marengo, a Roman landscape architect unhappy in his marriage, meets Francesca... (109 mins.)
“ 5,41 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Germany in Autumn (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Germany in Autumn does not have a plot per se; it mixes documentary footage, along with standard movie scenes... (123 mins.)
“ 4,92 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Co mi zrobisz, jak mnie zlapiesz (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
What Will You Do When You Catch Me? is a parody of comunist times in Poland. A state-owned company director is having an afair during his delegation... (99 mins.)
“ 4,87 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Molière (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622... (260 mins.)
“ 4,79 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
Stevie (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
This biographical film has Glenda Jackson portraying a British poet with emotional problems. (102 mins.)
Director: Robert Enders
“ 4,03 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Just a Gigolo (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women. (90 mins.)
Director: David Hemmings
“ 3,50 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Without Anesthesia (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A famous Polish journalist presents a problem for the powers-that-be when he displays his full political... (131 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ 3,32 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Wodzirej (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An ironic look at a climber who decides to do anything, including throwing mud at his best friend, to... (104 mins.)
Director: Feliks Falk
“ 2,66 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
Boarding School (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
This film tells the story about a group of girls at an exclusive German girls boarding school. Across the lake is an exclusive boys boarding school... (100 mins.)
Director: André Farwagi
“ 2,10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
The Second Awakening of Christa Klages (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three people rob a bank to help a day care center that's in debt. Wolf is captured, Werner identified... (92 mins.)
“ 1,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Die gläserne Zelle (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous. (93 mins.)
“ 1,05 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Blue Fin (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional... (88 mins.)
Director: Carl Schultz
“ 1,04 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Die Abfahrer (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In the Germany of the late 1970s, three unemployed young men try to escape the dreariness of their lives. (97 mins.)
“ 1,01 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
Moritz, Dear Moritz (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Moritz is fifteen years old and in the middle of puberty. His parents are in an economic crisis. Although... (96 mins.)
Director: Hark Bohm
“ 0,84 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Popcorn und Himbeereis (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
(94 mins.)
Director: F.J. Gottlieb
“ 0,55 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Der Schimmelreiter (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(96 mins.)
“ 0,51 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
The Dancing Hawk (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
"The Dancing Hawk" refers to the son of a peasant who senses he can climb to the job in troubled times by playing his cards right... (98 mins.)
“ 0,45 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Rhinegold (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(91 mins.)
“ 0,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
56.
The Pentecost Outing (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(85 mins.)
“ 0,28 points ” - dziwnytenswiat