Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1978

1. Grease (1978) Grease (1978)
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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? Dir: Randal Kleiser With: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Musical | Romance 110 mins.
2. Animal House (1978) Animal House (1978)
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At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce Comedy 109 mins.
3. The Deer Hunter (1978) 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. Dir: Michael Cimino With: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale Drama | War 183 mins.
4. The Wiz (1978) The Wiz (1978)
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An adaptation of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience. Dir: Sidney Lumet With: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Music | Musical 134 mins.
5. Superman (1978) Superman (1978)
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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. Dir: Richard Donner With: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman Action | Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi 143 mins.
6. Halloween (1978) Halloween (1978)
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Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. Dir: John Carpenter With: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran Horror | Thriller 91 mins.
7. The Swarm (1978) The Swarm (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people. Dir: Irwin Allen With: Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark Horror | Thriller 116 mins.
8. Every Which Way But Loose (1978) Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde. Dir: James Fargo With: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis Action | Comedy 114 mins.
9. Pretty Baby (1978) Pretty Baby (1978)
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A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in New Orleans in 1917. Dir: Louis Malle With: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon Drama 110 mins.
10. Dawn of the Dead (1978) Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. Dir: George A. Romero With: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger Action | Horror | Thriller 127 mins.