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. 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. Halloween (1978) Halloween (1978)
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On Halloween night of 1963, six-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.
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. 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.
7. 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.
8. I Spit on Your Grave (1978) I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. Dir: Meir Zarchi With: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace Crime | Horror | Thriller 101 mins.
9. Watership Down (1978) Watership Down (1978)
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A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home. Dir: Martin Rosen With: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson Animation | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Thriller 91 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.