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1. Absolution (1978)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard. In confession, Stanfield tells ... See full summary »
3. Coming Attractions (1978)
R | 84 min | Comedy
Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of the Penis ... See full summary »
6. Battlestar Galactica (1978)
PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.
7. Blood Feud (1978)
R | 112 min | Thriller
In pre-World War II Sicily, just as the fascists come to power, two men fall in love with the same woman. The changes in their country's politics ultimately take all three on a journey across the ocean to New York City.
8. Circle of Iron (1978)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young martial artist embarks on an adventure, encountering other martial artists in battle until one day he meets an aging blind man who will show him the true meaning of martial arts and life.
9. Despair (1978)
119 min | Drama
In early-1930s Berlin, an elegant Russian émigré and eccentric chocolatier convinces himself that he has seen his doppelgänger, and hatches a murderous plan to trade his existence for an entirely new one. Will he get over the deep despair?
12. Ice Castles (1978)
PG | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those who love her can she prove to ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,930 | Gross: $20.71M
13. Just a Gigolo (1978)
R | 147 min | Drama
After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.
14. The Legacy (1978)
R | 102 min | Horror
A millionaire, a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker, a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow. Five of the most powerful people in the world, and Maggie (... See full summary »
15. Northern Lights (1978)
95 min | Drama, History
NORTHERN LIGHTS has the feel of an old black and white photograph discovered in an attic. The bitter-sweet story of young lovers caught up in an political struggle waged by farmers against ... See full summary »
Votes: 150 | Gross: $0.01M
16. On the Yard (1978)
R | 102 min | Drama
In prison, one prisoner buys some smokes from another. Then he admits he can't pay for it and becomes indebted to him and the interest is rising daily.
17. Orchestra Rehearsal (1978)
R | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An orchestra assmbles for a rehearsal in an ancient chapel under the inquisive eyes of a TV documentary crew, but an uprising breaks out.
18. Starcrash (1978)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to rescue his son and destroy a secret weapon by the evil Count Zarth Arn.
20. Avalanche (1978)
PG | 91 min | Action, Drama
The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
21. The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
In this third film of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promoter/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,532 | Gross: $14.00M
22. The Bees (1978)
PG | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When South America killer bees, corporately smuggled into the United States, mutates into intelligent insects and attacks helpless people, young scientist work desperately to end the threat as the menace swarms in on the city areas.
24. Nurse Sherri (1978)
R | 88 min | Horror
A hospital nurse is possessed by an evil spirit, and proceeds to kill off the hospital's patients.
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25. The Big Fix (1978)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
An ex-'60s radical now working as a private eye is hired by an old flame to investigate a political smear campaign. The case becomes more dangerous as it unfolds.
26. The Big Sleep (1978)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Grizzled American private detective in England investigates a complicated case of blackmail turned murder involving a rich but honest elderly general, his two loose socialite daughters, a pornographer and a gangster.
28. Blackout (1978)
R | 92 min | Action, Thriller
Thriller about four sadistic criminals who, after escaping during a transfer, take over a posh Manhattan apartment complex and start looting and terrorizing its occupants during New York City's famous 1977 blackout.
30. Blood Relatives (1978)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Homicide detective Steve Carella is trying to solve the brutal murder of 17-year-old Muriel Stark. Her younger cousin Patricia, who saw the killer and barely escaped with her life, helps him. However, the case soon takes a bizarre turn.
31. Born Again (1978)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he ... See full summary »
32. The Boss' Son (1978)
101 min | Crime, Drama
Bobby needs money and the easiest way is to ask his father for a job. But Dad decides his son should start at the bottom of his carpet business and earn his way to a better position. Bobby ... See full summary »
34. 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.
35. Brass Target (1978)
PG | 111 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
In 1945, General Patton sends Germany's confiscated gold reserves to Frankfurt, but the Army train is robbed by plotters who also hire a Swiss hitman to kill the General.
Votes: 1,034 | Gross: $5.01M
37. 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: 7,664 | Gross: $14.36M
38. Bye Bye Monkey (1978)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it.
40. Caravans (1978)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History
In 1948, at the U.S. embassy in Zadestan, a young diplomat is ordered to find the missing daughter of an influential U.S. Senator.
Votes: 727 | Gross: $1.00M
41. Casey's Shadow (1978)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion.
42. The Cat and the Canary (1978)
98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror
A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.
43. The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Three scientists help an Alien feline, stranded on Earth, to repair its damaged spacecraft in order to return home but their efforts are hampered by inept army officials and foreign spies.
44. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Jimmie Blacksmith, the son of an Aboriginal mother and a white father, falls victim to much racist abuse after marrying a white woman, and goes on a killing spree and finds himself on the run in the aftermath.
46. 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 »
47. China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
R | 102 min | Romance, Western
The railroad hires a condemned killer to murder an uncooperative rancher but the assassin fails to deliver, prompting the railroad men to go after him instead.
48. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as To Sir, with Love (1967), comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her... See full summary »