Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1978

1. Dawn of the Dead (1978) Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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 Horror | Thriller 127 mins.
2. Grease (1978) Grease (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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.
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. Martin (1978) Martin (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges. Dir: George A. Romero With: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest Drama | Horror 95 mins.
5. Jaws 2 (1978) Jaws 2 (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
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 Adventure | Drama | Horror | Thriller 116 mins.
6. Animal House (1978) Animal House (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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.
7. Superman (1978) Superman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.
8. Halloween (1978) Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.
9. Midnight Express (1978) Midnight Express (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Billy Hayes, an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison. Dir: Alan Parker With: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller 121 mins.
10. Remember My Name (1978) Remember My Name (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Just released from prison, a young woman arrives in town to "start a new life", but soon begins stalking a married construction worker for no apparent reason, turning his life inside out and eventually terrorizing him and his wife. Dir: Alan Rudolph With: Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins, Moses Gunn Thriller | Drama 94 mins.