Top Films of 1978 (UK)by xzivor | created - 23 May 2011 | updated - 23 May 2011 | Public
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1. Grease (1978)
PG | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy Olsson and greaser Danny Zuko 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?
Votes: 246,456 | Gross: $188.76M
2. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 161,419 | Gross: $134.22M
3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.
Votes: 187,573 | Gross: $132.09M
4. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
R | 118 min | Drama, Music
Anxious about his future after high school, a 19-year-old Italian-American from Brooklyn tries to escape the harsh reality of his bleak family life by dominating the dance floor at the local disco.
Votes: 73,350 | Gross: $94.21M
5. Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
To prove that he still is strong and powerful, Philippe Douvier decides to kill Clouseau. Once news of his "death" has been announced, Clouseau tries to take advantage of it and goes undercover with Cato to find out who tried to kill him.
6. Jaws 2 (1978)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Votes: 71,530 | Gross: $102.92M
7. ABBA: The Movie (1977)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.
8. Watership Down (1978)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Hoping to escape destruction by human developers and save their community, a colony of rabbits, led by Hazel and Fiver, seek out a safe place to set up a new warren.
11. Death on the Nile (1978)
PG | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
12. The Gauntlet (1977)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hard but mediocre cop is assigned to escort a prostitute into custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, so that she can testify in a mob trial. But a lot of people are literally betting that they won't make it into town alive.
Votes: 21,403 | Gross: $35.40M
13. The Stud (1978)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Fontaine (Dame Joan Collins) is the London wife of Benjamin (Walter Gotell), a wealthy Arab businessman. She spends his money on her nightclub, "The Hobo", and partying. She hires a ... See full summary »
14. The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Three scientists help an Alien feline, stranded on Earth, to repair its damaged spacecraft in order to return home but their efforts are hampered by inept army officials and foreign spies.
15. Convoy (1978)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama
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.
Votes: 15,488 | Gross: $45.00M
16. The Wild Geese (1978)
R | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British banker hires a group of British mercenaries to rescue a deposed African President from the hands of a corrupt African dictator.
17. Heaven Can Wait (1978)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.
Votes: 19,043 | Gross: $81.64M