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The Best Movies of 1978 - Original Release   (87 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1978, # 117 Overall The Deer Hunter 1978 Cimino, Michael USA BD
# 2 for 1978, # 194 Overall Days of Heaven 1978 Malick, Terrence USA BDS
# 3 for 1978, # 358 Overall Halloween 1978 Carpenter, John USA BD
# 4 for 1978, # 508 Overall The Tree of Wooden Clogs 1978 Olmi, Ermanno Italy / France D
# 5 for 1978, # 657 Overall Dawn of the Dead 1978 Romero, George A. Italy / USA BD
# 6 for 1978, # 716 Overall Grease 1978 Kleiser, Randal USA BD
# 7 for 1978, # 747 Overall National Lampoon's Animal House 1978 Landis, John USA BDS
# 8 for 1978, # 818 Overall Coming Home 1978 Ashby, Hal USA Y
# 9 for 1978, # 835 Overall Superman 1978 Donner, Richard UK BDS
# 10 for 1978, # 846 Overall The Last Waltz 1978 Scorsese, Martin USA BD
# 11 for 1978, # 885 Overall The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith 1978 Schepisi, Fred Australia
# 12 for 1978, # 944 Overall Midnight Express 1978 Parker, Alan UK / USA BD
# 13 for 1978, # 986 Overall An Unmarried Woman 1978 Mazursky, Paul USA D
# 14 for 1978, # 1148 Overall Blue Collar 1978 Schrader, Paul USA Y
# 15 for 1978, # 1230 Overall Get Out Your Handkerchiefs 1978 Blier, Bertrand Belgium / France Y
# 16 for 1978, # 1359 Overall Autumn Sonata 1978 Bergman, Ingmar France / West Germany / Sweden BD
# 17 for 1978, # 1571 Overall The Driver 1978 Hill, Walter USA D
# 18 for 1978, # 1629 Overall La Cage aux Folles 1978 Molinaro, Edouard France / Italy BDS
# 19 for 1978, # 1630 Overall Interiors 1978 Allen, Woody USA Y
# 20 for 1978, # 1678 Overall Knife in the Head 1978 Hauff, Reinhard West Germany Y
# 21 for 1978, # 1729 Overall Straight Time 1978 Grosbard, Ulu USA D
# 22 for 1978, # 1765 Overall Fingers 1978 Toback, James USA D
# 23 for 1978, # 1790 Overall In a Year of 13 Moons 1978 Fassbinder, Rainer Werner West Germany Y
# 24 for 1978, # 1793 Overall Violette 1978 Chabrol, Claude France / Canada D
# 25 for 1978, # 1837 Overall The Buddy Holly Story 1978 Rash, Steve USA Y
# 26 for 1978, # 1883 Overall Movie Movie 1978 Donen, Stanley USA
# 27 for 1978, # 1913 Overall My Way Home 1978 Douglas, Bill UK BD
# 28 for 1978, # 1930 Overall Heaven Can Wait 1978 Beatty, Warren / Henry, Buck USA Y
# 29 for 1978, # 1943 Overall Newsfront 1978 Noyce, Phillip Australia D
# 30 for 1978, # 1980 Overall Those Wonderful Movie Cranks 1978 Menzel, Jirí Czechoslovakia
# 31 for 1978, # 2000 Overall Hitler: A Film from Germany 1978 Syberberg, Hans-Jürgen West Germany / UK / France
# 32 for 1978, # 2039 Overall Pretty Baby 1978 Malle, Louis USA Y
# 33 for 1978, # 2051 Overall Stevie 1978 Enders, Robert UK
# 34 for 1978, # 2060 Overall California Suite 1978 Ross, Herbert USA D
# 35 for 1978, # 2104 Overall Up in Smoke 1978 Adler, Lou / Chong, Tommy USA DS
# 36 for 1978, # 2116 Overall Five Deadly Venoms 1978 Chang, Cheh Hong Kong D
# 36 for 1978, # 2116 Overall Shaolin Master Killer 1978 Liu, Chia-Liang Hong Kong
# 37 for 1978, # 2199 Overall Girl Friends 1978 Weill, Claudia USA Y
# 38 for 1978, # 2216 Overall Watership Down 1978 Rosen, Martin UK / Canada DS
# 39 for 1978, # 2227 Overall Go Tell the Spartans 1978 Post, Ted USA D
# 39 for 1978, # 2227 Overall House Calls 1978 Zieff, Howard USA D
# 39 for 1978, # 2227 Overall Mouth to Mouth 1978 Duigan, John Australia
# 39 for 1978, # 2227 Overall Northern Lights 1978 Hanson, John / Nilsson, Rob / Lavut, Martin USA
# 39 for 1978, # 2227 Overall Skin Deep 1978 Steven, Geoff New Zealand
# 40 for 1978, # 2297 Overall The Scenic Route 1978 Rappaport, Mark USA Y
# 41 for 1978, # 2311 Overall Big Wednesday 1978 Milius, John USA DS
# 41 for 1978, # 2311 Overall Drunken Master 1978 Yuen, Woo-ping Hong Kong D
# 42 for 1978, # 2332 Overall The Glass Cell 1978 Geissendörfer, Hans W. West Germany
# 42 for 1978, # 2332 Overall Hungarians 1978 Fábri, Zoltán Hungary
# 42 for 1978, # 2332 Overall A Simple Story 1978 Sautet, Claude France / West Germany Y
# 43 for 1978, # 2360 Overall Bye Bye Monkey 1978 Ferreri, Marco Italy / France D
# 43 for 1978, # 2360 Overall The Shout 1978 Skolimowski, Jerzy UK
# 44 for 1978, # 2362 Overall Convoy 1978 Peckinpah, Sam USA D
# 45 for 1978, # 2363 Overall Comes a Horseman 1978 Pakula, Alan J. USA Y
# 45 for 1978, # 2363 Overall Dear Detective 1978 de Broca, Philippe France Y
# 46 for 1978, # 2367 Overall Death on the Nile 1978 Guillermin, John UK DS
# 46 for 1978, # 2367 Overall Foul Play 1978 Higgins, Colin USA Y
# 47 for 1978, # 2373 Overall A Dream of Passion 1978 Dassin, Jules Greece / USA / Switzerland Y
# 47 for 1978, # 2373 Overall Lemon Popsicle 1978 Davidson, Boaz Israel
# 48 for 1978, # 2389 Overall A Wedding 1978 Altman, Robert USA D
# 49 for 1978, # 2392 Overall Perceval 1978 Rohmer, Eric France / Italy / West Germany Y
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall Filming 'Othello' 1978 Welles, Orson West Germany
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall Genesis of a Meal 1978 Moullet, Luc France D
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall The Green Room 1978 Truffaut, François France Y
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall Incontinence 1978 de Landa, Manuel unknown
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall Les Rendez-vous d'Anna 1978 Akerman, Chantal France / Belgium / West Germany D
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall Lmno 1978 Breer, Robert USA
# 50 for 1978, # 2396 Overall Mongoloid 1978 Conner, Bruce USA
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall The Boys from Brazil 1978 Schaffner, Franklin J. USA / UK DS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall The Boys in Company C 1978 Furie, Sidney J. USA / Hong Kong D
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Capricorn One 1978 Hyams, Peter USA / UK DS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall The Cheap Detective 1978 Moore, Robert USA D
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Coma 1978 Crichton, Michael USA DS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall The End 1978 Reynolds, Burt / Best, James USA D
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Eyes of Laura Mars 1978 Kershner, Irvin USA DS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall The Fury 1978 De Palma, Brian USA DS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Hooper 1978 Needham, Hal USA D
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 Kaufman, Philip USA BDS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Same Time, Next Year 1978 Mulligan, Robert USA DS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 1978 Kotcheff, Ted USA / Italy / France / West Germany VS
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall Who'll Stop the Rain? 1978 Reisz, Karel USA D
# 51 for 1978, # 2416 Overall The Wiz 1978 Lumet, Sidney USA BDS
# 52 for 1978, # 2417 Overall Death of the President 1978 Kawalerowicz, Jerzy Poland D
# 52 for 1978, # 2417 Overall In girum imus nocte et consumimur igni 1978 Debord, Guy France
# 52 for 1978, # 2417 Overall Without Anesthesia 1978 Wajda, Andrzej Poland / France Y
NR The Dain Curse 1978 Swackhamer, E.W. USA D
NR Revenge of the Pink Panther 1978 Edwards, Blake UK / USA DS
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack
 
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