The Best Movies of 1978

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Animal House 1978, 109 min.

John Landis     Starring: John BelushiTom HulceStephen Furst

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Gross-Out Comedy

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Halloween 1978, 91 min.

John Carpenter     Starring: Donald PleasenceJamie Lee CurtisNancy Kyes

Horror    Slasher Film    Teen Movie

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Superman 1978, 143 min.

Richard Donner     Starring: Marlon BrandoGene HackmanChristopher Reeve

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Comics

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The Last Waltz 1978, 117 min.

Martin Scorsese     Starring: Bob DylanJoni MitchellNeil Diamond

Biography    Concert Film    Documentary

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Midnight Express 1978, 121 min.

Alan Parker     Starring: John HurtBo HopkinsIrene Miracle

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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Drunken Master 1978, 111 min.

Woo-ping Yuen     Starring: Dean ShekYuen Shun-YiJackie Chan

Action Comedy    Action    Comedy

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The Driver 1978, 91 min.

Walter Hill     Starring: Ryan O'NealBruce DernIsabelle Adjani

Action Thriller    Action    Carsploitation

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Interiors 1978, 93 min.

Woody Allen     Starring: Mary Beth HurtRichard JordanE.G. Marshall

Drama    Family Drama    New Hollywood

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Coming Home 1978, 127 min.

Hal Ashby     Starring: Bruce DernJane FondaJon Voight

Anti-War Film    Drama    New Hollywood

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Foul Play 1978, 116 min.

Colin Higgins     Starring: Goldie HawnRachel RobertsDudley Moore

Comedy    Thriller    Comedy Thriller

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Up in Smoke 1978, 86 min.

Lou Adler     Starring: Cheech MarinEdie AdamsTom Skerritt

Absurd Comedy    Adventure    Adventure Comedy

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