Feature Film, Released between 1978-01-01 and 1978-12-31, Rating Count at least 300, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
2. The Deer Hunter (1978)
R | 183 min | Drama, War
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.
Votes: 278,896 | Gross: $48.98M
3. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Unrated | 127 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 101,842 | Gross: $5.10M
6. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 200,256 | Gross: $47.00M
7. Rockers (1978)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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 »
9. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her ... See full summary »
10. The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians (1978)
98 min | Comedy, Western
Two peasants from Transylvania go to America in order to meet their brother who had left Romania ten years earlier. They meet a prophet in the American state of Utah and eventually help the... See full summary »
11. Animal House (1978)
R | 109 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 103,307 | Gross: $0.20M
14. The Silent Partner (1978)
R | 106 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
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.
15. The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
88 min | Comedy
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 »
16. My Way Home (1978)
Not Rated | 71 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
18. Artista, dolarii si Ardelenii (1978)
97 min | Western
The adventures of the three Brad brothers continues when Traian falls in love with Anabelle, a singer. He wants to marry her, not knowing that she is helping someone to rob a bank.
19. Straight Time (1978)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
After being released on parole, a career burglar assaults his former probation officer, returns to a life of crime, and goes on the run.
Votes: 6,629 | Gross: $9.90M
20. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
PG | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.
Votes: 45,203 | Gross: $24.95M
21. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a shocking indictment of the racism inflicted on the Indigenous people of Australia.
22. Killer of Sheep (1978)
80 min | Drama
Set in the Watts area of Los Angeles, a slaughterhouse worker must suspend his emotions to continue working at a job he finds repugnant, and then he finds he has little sensitivity for the family he works so hard to support.
Votes: 5,324 | Gross: $0.40M
23. 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: 145,005 | Gross: $134.22M
24. Die Schweizermacher (1978)
107 min | Comedy
Foreigners who apply to become Swiss citizens have no easy task - especially when the police lets Bodmer loose to check upon their background, their integration in the society, and the ... See full summary »
25. Despair (1978)
119 min | Drama
Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair ... See full summary »
26. Death on the Nile (1978)
PG | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) 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?
28. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death.
Votes: 7,307 | Gross: $14.36M
30. Köseyi Dönen Adam (1978)
82 min | Comedy, Drama
Adem is working as a waiter and he gets fired at that moment he inherits a fortune from his rich uncle in USA. Women start to throw themselves at him, people try to use him, everyone acts ... See full summary »
31. An Unmarried Woman (1978)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of sixteen years leaves her for a younger woman.
Votes: 4,042 | Gross: $24.00M
33. Same Time, Next Year (1978)
PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,153 | Gross: $19.70M
34. Martin (1978)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror
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.
Votes: 8,710 | Gross: $0.10M
35. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
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?
Votes: 203,664 | Gross: $188.76M
37. The Children of Sanchez (1978)
R | 126 min | Drama
The Sanchez clan has seen the worst of times living in impoverished Mexico but they have survived by sticking together. When Sanchez's oldest daughter Consuelo plans to change direction and... See full summary »
38. A Wedding (1978)
PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests.
41. The Great Train Robbery (1978)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Votes: 14,010 | Gross: $13.03M
42. Up in Smoke (1978)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Music
Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail.
Votes: 32,780 | Gross: $44.36M
43. Tang lang (1978)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama
Shaolin Mantis (Orig. Tang lang) is a 1978 Shaw Brothers film directed by Lau Kar-leung. Starring David Chiang and Liu Chia Hui. Shaolin Mantis tells the story of a man who learns martial arts by observing a praying mantis.
44. Rupan sansei (1978)
PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
While attempting to win the affections of a beautiful rival, a master thief risks death to learn the secret intentions of a wealthy and seemingly immortal, but certainly ruthless, recluse.
46. The Boys in Company C (1978)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined.
48. I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
In 1964, six teenagers from New Jersey run off to see The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) in the hope of meeting their idols. However, they don't have tickets. Along the way, they learn new things about friendship and growing up.
49. 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: 16,523 | Gross: $81.64M
50. Girlfriends (1978)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.