Feature Film, Released between 1978-01-01 and 1978-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Happy Days (1978)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.8
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A mid-aged couple with 6 kids who are running a pickle shop gets divorced with 3 kids each. The family members find each other years later with a funny story.

Director: Orhan Aksoy | Stars: Münir Özkul, Adile Nasit, Sener Sen, Aysen Gruda

Votes: 8,572

2. Feyzo, the Polite One (1978)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

8.7
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A feudal village in Southeastern Turkey in 1970's. A poor peasant, Feyzo returns from military service dreaming about getting married to Gülo, the love of his life. However, he has to face ... See full summary »

Director: Atif Yilmaz | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Sener Sen, Ilyas Salman, Adile Nasit

Votes: 13,107

3. Toplo (1978)

97 min | Comedy

8.6
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A tenement house needs to have steam heating installed. The residents find the necessary workers to do it, sign the contract and pay them in advance. The workers show up and start their job... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Yanchev | Stars: Naum Shopov, Konstantin Kotsev, Stoyan Stoychev, Georgi Cherkelov

Votes: 932

4. Qaynana (1978)

75 min | Comedy, Musical

8.5
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The movie is about relations between mother and her daughter-in-law.

Director: Huseyn Seyidzadeh | Stars: Nasiba Zeynalova, Inara Guliyeva, Ilham Namiq Kamal, Tanilya Akhmerova

Votes: 411

5. Desiderium (1978)

111 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Desiderium lyrically charts the hapless loves of a three brother: Majid, they young handicapped brother with a deformed head falls in love with Aghdas, a prostitute hired by his eldest ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Hatami | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Jamshid Mashayekhi, Fakhri Khorvash, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Votes: 1,337

6. Mullum Malarum (1978)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

8.3
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A boorish villager butts heads with a newly appointed engineer from the city.

Director: J. Mahendran | Stars: Sarath Babu, Jayalakshmi, Shubha, Venniradai Moorthy

Votes: 590

7. The Herd (1978)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family in eastern Turkey decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be ... See full summary »

Director: Zeki Ökten | Stars: Tarik Akan, Melike Demirag, Erol Demiröz, Levent Inanir

Votes: 3,824

8. Autumn Sonata (1978)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Music

8.3
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A married daughter who longs for her mother's love is visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Votes: 21,756

9. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.1
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Votes: 289,383 | Gross: $48.98M

10. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

Votes: 47,061

11. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Unrated | 127 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross

Votes: 104,988 | Gross: $5.10M

12. The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)

Not Rated | 186 min | Drama, History

7.9
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Peasant life in a feudal farm in rural Italy at the end of the 19th century.

Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Luigi Ornaghi, Francesca Moriggi, Omar Brignoli, Antonio Ferrari

Votes: 4,799

13. Yüz Numarali Adam (1978)

79 min | Comedy

7.8
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A poor young man chosen by a advertising company, and they made him a public hero to make him advertise poor quality products that no one buy.

Director: Osman F. Seden | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Oya Aydogan, Cem Erman, Ali Sen

Votes: 4,672

14. Sigappu Rojakkal (1978)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Kamal Haasan, the central character, is a man terribly soured by his unvaryingly devastating encounters with the opposite sex. He develops a pathological hatred for women and uses his charm... See full summary »

Director: Bharathiraja | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Bhagyaraj, Goundamani

Votes: 669

15. Trishul (1978)

167 min | Action, Drama, Musical

7.8
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Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son,... See full summary »

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Hema Malini

Votes: 1,800

16. Revansa (1978)

101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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After Iron Guard member Paraipan discovers that commissioner Moldovan had staged his own death, he kidnaps Moldovan's son in order to draw him out. Tensions build up resulting in a final epic confrontation.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Gheorghe Dinica, Sergiu Nicolaescu, Jean Constantin, Amza Pellea

Votes: 629

17. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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81 Metascore

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, Illinois to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 210,471 | Gross: $47.00M

18. Don (1978)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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Don, a wanted criminal, dies in a police chase. DSP D'Silva is the only one who knows about his death, and to get hold of the gang he trains Don-lookalike Vijay. But Vijay faces danger from the police and from within the gang.

Director: Chandra Barot | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar

Votes: 10,252

19. Inek Saban (1978)

71 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.7
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A poor grocery owner becomes a popular goalkeeper.

Director: Osman F. Seden | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Defne Yalniz, Gülçin Akçay, Abdi Algül

Votes: 3,461

20. Heroes of the East (1978)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy

7.7
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A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all of her Japanese martial arts family by issuing a challenge to her that is misinterpreted ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Yuka Mizuno, Yasuaki Kurata, Naozo Kato

Votes: 1,845

21. Top Dog (1978)

104 min | Drama

7.7
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An ironic look at a climber who decides to do anything, including throwing mud at his best friend, to get a job he thinks will launch him into a better career.

Director: Feliks Falk | Stars: Jerzy Stuhr, Slawa Kwasniewska, Wiktor Sadecki, Michal Tarkowski

Votes: 575

22. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chu

Votes: 13,308

23. Co mi zrobisz, jak mnie zlapiesz (1978)

99 min | Comedy

7.7
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What Will You Do When You Catch Me? is a parody of comunist times in Poland. A state-owned company director is having an afair during his delegation. Later on, his mistress turns out to be ... See full summary »

Director: Stanislaw Bareja | Stars: Krzysztof Kowalewski, Bronislaw Pawlik, Stanislaw Tym, Ewa Wisniewska

Votes: 1,251

24. Po semeynym obstoyatelstvam (1978)

137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Multiply love stories are going around the young family including the newlyweds parnts and even a grandmother.

Director: Aleksey Korenev | Stars: Galina Polskikh, Rolan Bykov, Evgeniy Evstigneev, Marina Dyuzheva

Votes: 736

25. Hell Without Limits (1978)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.7
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Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich, elderly Don Alejo is poised to sell the town for a profit, needing only to buy a ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Roberto Cobo, Fernando Soler, Lucha Villa, Ana Martín

Votes: 893

26. Adele's Dinner (1978)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.7
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When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Kopecký, Václav Lohniský

Votes: 1,285

27. Sultan (1978)

88 min | Family, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Portrayal of a young depressed Turkish widow in the slums whose infinite dignity alone looks after her orphan kids is depicted by the son of the town sheriff, who is in love with her.

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Türkan Soray, Bulut Aras, Adile Nasit, Sener Sen

Votes: 2,933

28. Drunken Master (1978)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Siu Tin Yuen), a Master of drunken martial arts.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jung-Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 33,064

29. Rockers (1978)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty. As tensions build, Horsemouth and friends plot to end the gangsters ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Bafaloukos | Stars: Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace, Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall, Monica Craig, Marjorie Norman

Votes: 1,588

30. Watership Down (1978)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Votes: 31,535

31. Beauty and the Beast (1978)

91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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In this gothic rendition of the classic fairy tale, a merchant's youngest daughter is held prisoner by a mysterious winged beast.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Zdena Studenková, Vlastimil Harapes, Václav Voska, Jana Brejchová

Votes: 912

32. Molière (1978)

260 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the son of a prosperous tapestry maker. His mother ... See full summary »

Director: Ariane Mnouchkine | Stars: Philippe Caubère, Marie-Françoise Audollent, Frédéric Ladonne, Odile Cointepas

Votes: 728

33. Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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59 Metascore

Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 67,062 | Gross: $35.00M

34. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)

73 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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A young boy becomes an apprentice for a mysterious sorcerer, working at the sorcerer's strange and sinister mill where secretive black magic is being taught and performed at a very heavy price.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Ludek Munzar, Jaroslav Moucka, Christian Brückner, Friedrich Schütter

Votes: 855

35. Maden (1978)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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Mine workers in Turkey struggling for better working conditions.

Director: Yavuz Özkan | Stars: Cüneyt Arkin, Tarik Akan, Hale Soygazi, Meral Orhonsay

Votes: 861

36. Dossier 51 (1978)

108 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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An unnamed French intelligence service spies on and analyzes a French diplomat code name '51' to identify a method to control him.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: François Marthouret, Claude Marcault, Philippe Rouleau, Nathalie Juvet

Votes: 705

37. Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)

189 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar, Rekha

Votes: 2,309

38. The Silent Partner (1978)

R | 106 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A timid bank teller anticipates a bank robbery and steals the money himself before the crook arrives. When the sadistic crook realizes he's been fooled, he tracks down the teller and engages him in a cat-and-mouse chase for the cash.

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Céline Lomez

Votes: 4,239

39. The Adventures of Picasso (1978)

88 min | Comedy

7.5
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Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso show talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is ... See full summary »

Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Hans Alfredson, Margaretha Krook, Lena Olin

Votes: 3,075

40. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

R | 109 min | Comedy

7.5
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79 Metascore

At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Karen Allen, Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst

Votes: 106,266 | Gross: $0.20M

41. My Way Home (1978)

Not Rated | 71 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Paul Kermack, Jessie Combe, William Carrol

Votes: 604

42. Khatta Meetha (1978)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Factory worker with 4 sons marries middle aged woman with 2 sons and a daughter

Director: Basu Chatterjee | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Roshan, Bindiya Goswami, Raju Shrestha

Votes: 713

43. In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

7.5
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A transgender woman tries to salvage something from the wreckage love has made of her life by confronting her anguished past, hoping to find ultimate acceptance among quondam acquaintances and herself.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Volker Spengler, Ingrid Caven, Gottfried John, Elisabeth Trissenaar

Votes: 3,241

44. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)

66 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean Rougeul, Chantal Paley, Jean Raynaud, Daniel Grimm

Votes: 885

45. Blue Collar (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

When three workers try to steal from the local union, they discover the corruption of the union instead and decide to blackmail them.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 6,331

46. Hababam Sinifi Dokuz Doguruyor (1978)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A son of a tribe chef comes to the class, and he declares himself as a landowner. At the same time, a girl who has a boyfriend in the class gets pregnant. This is the funny and dramatic story of a class.

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Münir Özkul, Adile Nasit, Sener Sen, Perran Kutman

Votes: 6,813

47. The Demon (1978)

110 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume disappears.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Ken Ogata, Hiroki Iwase, Miyuki Yoshizawa

Votes: 645

48. The Shooting Party (1978)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.4
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You can't make a heart love somebody. This gospel is well known to the young Olenka. Born in a poor family, she has to marry a rich man to escape poverty. Three men fight for her heart, the... See full summary »

Director: Emil Loteanu | Stars: Galina Belyaeva, Oleg Yankovskiy, Kirill Lavrov, Leonid Markov

Votes: 833

49. Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)

116 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Three young men - a Croat, an Italian, and a Jew - are the best friends in pre-WW2 Dubrovnik. When their country is occupied by Nazis and their cronies, the idyllic city becomes a place of ... See full summary »

Director: Lordan Zafranovic | Stars: Frano Lasic, Milan Strljic, Tanja Poberznik, Boris Kralj

Votes: 690

50. Straight Time (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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64 Metascore

After being released on parole, a career burglar assaults his former probation officer, returns to a life of crime, and goes on the run.

Directors: Ulu Grosbard, Dustin Hoffman | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 6,940 | Gross: $9.90M


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