All Movies Released in 1978

 

Grease

Australian 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 despite their eccentric friends?

Release On: 7th - July - 1978

Vote Count: 2605
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Superman

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.

Release On: 13th - December - 1978

Vote Count: 1450
Vote Average: 7/10


Halloween

In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

Release On: 24th - October - 1978

Vote Count: 1552
Vote Average: 7.5/10


The Deer Hunter

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

Release On: 8th - December - 1978

Vote Count: 1322
Vote Average: 8/10


La petite fille en velours bleu

An old surgeon falls in love with an intellectual underage girl. An ageing surgeon falls in love with a thirteen-year-old girl.

Release On: 23rd - August - 1978

Vote Count: 1
Vote Average: 8/10


Animal House

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.

Release On: 27th - July - 1978

Vote Count: 575
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Jaws 2

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Release On: 16th - June - 1978

Vote Count: 589
Vote Average: 6/10


Piccole labbra

A writer returns home to his estate after service in World War I. He has developed a very bad case of depression due to a war wound concerning his genitalia. He contemplates suicide, but recovers after becoming interested in his caretaker's 12 year-old war orphan niece, who now lives in the manor.

Release On: 8th - February - 1978

Vote Count: 3
Vote Average: 5.2/10


Dawn of the Dead

During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Release On: 2nd - September - 1978

Vote Count: 760
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Midnight Express

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

Release On: 12th - September - 1978

Vote Count: 472
Vote Average: 7.7/10


醉拳

Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some discipline. This Hong Kong martial-arts comedy helped establish the slapstick fighting style that would become Chan's trademark.

Release On: 5th - October - 1978

Vote Count: 239
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Pretty Baby

Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as a working girl by her mother's madam and Hattie skips town to get married, Violet quickly loses her innocence and focuses on reuniting with Bellocq. But a life with Bellocq is compromised for Violet after her mother returns to town.

Release On: 5th - April - 1978

Vote Count: 69
Vote Average: 6.5/10


The Driver

The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He promises pardons to a gang if they help to convict him in a set-up robbery. The Driver seeks help from The Player to mislead the detective.

Release On: 8th - June - 1978

Vote Count: 131
Vote Average: 7.3/10


少林卅六房

The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge.

Release On: 2nd - February - 1978

Vote Count: 101
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Convoy

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.

Release On: 27th - June - 1978

Vote Count: 103
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Invasion of the Body Snatchers

The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted "replacement", realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate. But who can he trust to help him and who has already been snatched?

Release On: 19th - December - 1978

Vote Count: 317
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Lord of the Rings

The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.

Release On: 15th - November - 1978

Vote Count: 262
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Up in Smoke

An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony and Pedro get released on a technicality, allowing them to continue their many misadventures and ultimately compete in a rock band contest, where they perform the raucous tune "Earache My Eye."

Release On: 1st - January - 1978

Vote Count: 244
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Day of the Woman

An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.

Release On: 2nd - November - 1978

Vote Count: 190
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Damien: Omen II

Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle (Lee Grant and William Holden). Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of his uncle's business empire - and the world. Meanwhile, anyone attempting to unravel the secrets of Damien's sinister past or fiendish future meets with a swift and cruel demise.

Release On: 9th - June - 1978

Vote Count: 222
Vote Average: 6.2/10