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Dr. Strange

A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.

Release On: 6th - September - 1978

Vote Count: 73
Vote Average: 6.4/10


When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Release On: 3rd - August - 1978

Vote Count: 475
Vote Average: 5.9/10


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: 3046
Vote Average: 7.1/10


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: 6109
Vote Average: 7.4/10


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.

Release On: 24th - October - 1978

Vote Count: 4266
Vote Average: 7.6/10


In the end of the 19th century, social restoration occurred in Japan. Seizing on the confusion, Gonnosuke deprives land from farmers, and this pushes him way to the top as a businessman. However, he has hideous sexual propensity which he sexually abuses women. Gonnosuke excruciates hard and causes 2 housemaids to die. The dreadful history recurs...

Release On: 14th - January - 1978

Vote Count: 2
Vote Average: 2/10


A mischievous young man is sent to hone his martial arts skills with an older, alcoholic kung fu master.

Release On: 5th - October - 1978

Vote Count: 706
Vote Average: 7.3/10

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: 1492
Vote Average: 5.9/10

La via della prostituzione

While attempting to interview an elusive gangster, photojournalist Emanuelle notices a man pushing a girl in a wheelchair through the airport. Later, in another country she sees the same man and the girl up and walking. Intrigued, she does a bit of investigating and uncovers an organization dealing in the buying and selling of young women. She goes undercover into the organization but finds that getting out again could cost her her career...and her life.

Release On: 20th - April - 1978

Vote Count: 26
Vote Average: 4.2/10

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: 1623
Vote Average: 7.5/10

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: 654
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Day of the Woman

After a young writer is brutally gang-raped and left for dead by four men, she systematically hunts them down one by one to exact a terrible vengeance.

Release On: 2nd - November - 1978

Vote Count: 437
Vote Average: 5.9/10


A martial arts movie star must fake his death to find the people who are trying to kill him.

Release On: 23rd - March - 1978

Vote Count: 505
Vote Average: 6.4/10

Le notti porno nel mondo nº 2

In this documentary style film, Amanda Lear will be your tour guide, taking you to the hottest places at night in every major city around the world.

Release On: 20th - April - 1978

Vote Count: 9
Vote Average: 5.9/10

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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.

Release On: 19th - December - 1978

Vote Count: 771
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Pretty Baby

Hattie, a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet. 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: 225
Vote Average: 7/10

The Deer Hunter

A group of working-class friends decide 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: 9th - March - 1978

Vote Count: 2962
Vote Average: 8/10

No. 1 of the Secret Service

No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, Slaughter, and Hit).

Release On: 1st - April - 1978

Vote Count: 3
Vote Average: 5.3/10

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: 1216
Vote Average: 7/10

Die neuen Abenteuer des Sanitätsgefreiten Neumann

German sex comedy

Release On: 26th - January - 1978

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 7.5/10