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. The Deer Hunter (1978) The Deer Hunter (1978)
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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.
3. 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.
4. 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 | Drama | Sci-Fi 143 mins.
5. Jaws 2 (1978) Jaws 2 (1978)
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Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters. Dir: Jeannot Szwarc With: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton Horror | Thriller 116 mins.
6. Halloween (1978) Halloween (1978)
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On Halloween night of 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. Dir: John Carpenter With: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran Horror | Thriller 91 mins.
7. The Wiz (1978) The Wiz (1978)
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An adaption 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 | Musical 134 mins.
8. Pretty Baby (1978) Pretty Baby (1978)
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A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in the early decades of America, only to know her body is for bounty. Dir: Louis Malle With: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon Drama 110 mins.
9. Convoy (1978) Convoy (1978)
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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. Dir: Sam Peckinpah With: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine Action | Drama 110 mins.
10. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
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In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion. Dir: Philip Kaufman With: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum Horror | Sci-Fi 115 mins.