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List of All Movies Released in 1978

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List of all movies released in 1978, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1978 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1978, but since it's a list of all 1978 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1978 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

List ranges from National Lampoon's Animal House to Superman, plus much more.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1978?" or "What are the best 1978 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1978, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
  • Melodies, Melodies...

    Amza Pellea


    Directed byFrancisc Munteanu

    Melodies, Melodies... is a 1978 Romanian film directed by Francisc Munteanu.
  • ... Gdziekolwiek jesteś panie prezydencie

    ... Gdziekolwiek jesteś Panie Prezydencie is a Polish historical film. It was released in 1978.
  • 122 Rue de Provence
  • 1978 Cotton Bowl: Notre Dame vs. Texas

    1978 Cotton Bowl: Notre Dame vs. Texas

  • 3 The Hard Way......Again

    3 The Hard Way......Again

    Robert Ginty, Jim Kelly


  • 31 June

    31 June

    Alexander Godunov, Vladimir Zeldin


    Directed byLeonid Kvinikhidze

    "31 iyunya" is a two-part fantasy TV musical, loosely based on a story by John Boynton... more on Wikipedia
  • 5 Superfighters
    5 Superfighters is a 1978 Shaw Brothers martial arts film about a kung fu expert who goes... more on Wikipedia
  • 7 Grandmasters


    Directed byJoseph Kuo

    7 Grandmasters is a 1978 kung fu film directed by Joseph Kuo, starring Mark Long, Jack Long,... more on Wikipedia
  • 72 Desperate Rebels

    72 Desperate Rebels

    Lung Fei, Chan Sing


    Directed byLin Bin

    72 Desperate Rebels is a 1978 action and drama film written by Chien Chin and Yang Hsiang and...
  • 8th Leader

    8th Leader

    nm1067551/, Kang Cheong


    Directed byShi-hyeon Kim

  • A Death in Canaan

    A Death in Canaan

    Brian Dennehy, Stefanie Powers


    Directed byTony Richardson

    A Death in Canaan is a 1978 American drama television film directed by Tony Richardson and... more on Wikipedia
  • A Different Approach

    A Different Approach

    Michael Keaton


    Directed byFern Field

    A Different Approach is a 1978 film starring Michael Keaton. The film is about An all-star... more on Wikipedia
  • A Different Story

    A Different Story

    Meg Foster, Perry King


    Directed byPaul Aaron

    A Different Story is a 1978 American film set in Los Angeles. It stars Meg Foster and Perry... more on Wikipedia
  • A Distant Thunder

    A Distant Thunder

    Russell S. Doughton Jr., Tom Rachford


    Directed byDonald W. Thompson

    A Distant Thunder is a 1978 evangelical, Christian film by Russell S. Doughten and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • A Dream of Passion

    A Dream of Passion

    Ellen Burstyn, Melina Mercouri


    Directed byJules Dassin

    A Dream of Passion is a 1978 Greek drama film directed by Jules Dassin. The story follows... more on Wikipedia
  • A Family Upside Down

    A Family Upside Down

    Helen Hayes, Efrem Zimbalist


    Directed byDavid Lowell Rich

    A Family Upside Down is a 1978 film directed by David Lowell Rich.
  • A Fire in the Sky

    A Fire in the Sky

    Merlin Olsen, Michael Biehn


    Directed byJerry Jameson

    A Fire in the Sky is a made-for-television disaster movie that debuted on NBC on November 26,... more on Wikipedia
  • A Good Highschool Student

    A Good Highschool Student

    Lee Dong-Jin, Lee Seung-Hyun


    Directed byEung-cheon Kim

  • A Good Thing Going

    A Good Thing Going

    Chris Haywood, John Hargreaves


    Directed byArch Nicholson

    A Good Thing Going is a 1978 Australian television film directed by Arch Nicholson. It stars... more on Wikipedia
  • A Guide for the Married Woman

    A Guide for the Married Woman

    Cybill Shepherd, Barbara Feldon


    Directed byHy Averback

    A Guide for the Married Woman is a film directed by Hy Averback released on October 13, 1978.
  • A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich

    A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich

    Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield


    Directed byRalph Nelson

    A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich is a 1978 film directed by Ralph Nelson. The screenplay... more on Wikipedia
  • A Hunting Accident

    A Hunting Accident

    Oleg Yankovsky, Kirill Lavrov


    Directed byEmil Loteanu

    A Hunting Accident is a 1978 Soviet drama film directed by Emil Loteanu. It was entered into... more on Wikipedia
  • A Life Like a Swamp

    A Life Like a Swamp

    Park Am, Park Geun-hyung


    Directed bySoo-yong Kim

    A Life Like a Swamp is a 1978 drama film written by Kim Ji Heon and directed by Soo-yong Kim.
  • A Little Night Music

    A Little Night Music

    Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg


    Directed byHarold Prince

    A Little Night Music is a 1977 film adaptation of the musical A Little Night Music. It stars... more on Wikipedia
  • A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story

    A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story

    Blythe Danner, David Ogden Stiers


    Directed byFielder Cook

    A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story is a 1978 TV movie.