Top 1978 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1978 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? Putlocker New Site - Watch Full Movies & TV-Series Online For Free - Official Putlocker

[#1] The Deer Hunter (1978)

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.


Duration: 184 min

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (309,895 votes)

[#2] Dawn of the Dead (1978)

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.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Creator: David E. Kelley

Studio: Blossom Films

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Edan Alexander, Edgar Ramírez, Hugh Grant,...

Country: US

Duration: 127 min

Release: 2020

Networks: HBO

Rated: Unrated

IMDb: 7.9 (111,184 votes)

[#3] Days of Heaven (1978)

In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it all with dreamlike authenticity, creating at once a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.

Genre: Drama

Creator: Allan Scott

Studio: Flitcraft

Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy,...

Country: US

Duration: 94 min

Release: 2020

Networks: Netflix

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.8 (52,532 votes)

[#4] Halloween (1978)

On a black and unholy Halloween night years ago, little Michael Myers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold bold. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital – until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighbourhood to relive his grisly murder again…and again…and again. For this is a night of evil. Tonight is Halloween!


Duration: 91 min

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.7 (232,227 votes)

[#5] Watership Down (1978)

When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.

Genre: Drama

Creator: Konrad Kay

Studio: Bad Wolf

Cast: Conor MacNeill, David Jonsson, Freya Mavor, Harry Lawtey,...

Country: US

Duration: 88 min

Release: 2020

Networks: Forplay, HBO

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.6 (33,525 votes)

[#6] Midnight Express (1978)

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director: Alan Parker

Cast: Bo Hopkins, Brad Davis, Franco Diogene, Gigi Ballista,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 121 min

Release: 1978

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.6 (73,385 votes)

[#7] Animal House (1978)

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.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Director: Ana Lydia Monaco

Cast: Chen Tang, Cheng Pei-Pei, Donnie Yen, Doua Moua,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 109 min

Release: 2020

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.5 (111,563 votes)

[#8] Eraserhead (1978)

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Genre: Fantasy, Horror

Director: David Lynch

Cast: Allen Joseph, Charlotte Stewart, Darwin Joston, Hal Landon Jr.,...

Country: US

Duration: 89 min

Release: 1978

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.4 (102,184 votes)

[#9] Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as 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",...

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction

Director: Philip Kaufman

Cast: Art Hindle, Brooke Adams, David Fisher, Don Siegel,...

Country: US

Duration: 116 min

Release: 1978

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.4 (53,001 votes)

[#10] Death on the Nile (1978)

As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?


Duration: 140 min

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.3 (28,281 votes)