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. But 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. 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 | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 143 mins.
3. The Deer Hunter (1978) The Deer Hunter (1978)
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An in-depth examination of the ways in which the Vietnam War disrupts and impacts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. Dir: Michael Cimino With: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale Drama | War 182 mins.
4. 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 troublemakers have other plans for him. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce Comedy | Romance 109 mins.
5. Halloween (1978) Halloween (1978)
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A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets. Dir: John Carpenter With: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran Horror 91 mins.
6. The Buddy Holly Story (1978) The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
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The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death. Dir: Steve Rash With: Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith Biography | Drama | Music 114 mins.
7. 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 SWAT 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 Horror 127 mins.
8. Midnight Express (1978) Midnight Express (1978)
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The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison. Dir: Alan Parker With: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins Biography | Crime | Drama 121 mins.
9. California Suite (1978) California Suite (1978)
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Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Dir: Herbert Ross With: Jane Fonda, Alan Alda, Maggie Smith Comedy | Romance 103 mins.
10. The Game of Death (1978) The Game of Death (1978)
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A martial arts movie star must fake his death to find the people who are trying to kill him. Dir: Robert Clouse With: Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Colleen Camp Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 85 mins.