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 182 mins.
3. 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 | Sci-Fi 143 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 trouble-makers have other plans for him. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce Comedy 109 mins.
5. 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 91 mins.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. The Lord of the Rings (1978) The Lord of the Rings (1978)
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The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle Earth. Dir: Ralph Bakshi With: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes Animation | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy 132 mins.
9. Big Wednesday (1978) Big Wednesday (1978)
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s. Dir: John Milius With: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey Comedy | Drama | Sport 120 mins.
10. 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.