• Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • Jubilee Jubilee
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • The Meetings of Anna The Meetings of Anna
  • Empire of Passion Empire of Passion

Top Films of 1978

Daph Bajas

Daph Bajas 20 films

RANKED. My favorite 1978 world premiere films I graded A and A-

Top 10:
1. Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick)…

  • Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • Autumn Sonata Autumn Sonata
  • Halloween Halloween
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead

1978 ranked

John Ryan

John Ryan 17 films

the top 17 films of 1978, ranked in descending order.

Need to see: The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Olmi); The…

  • Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • Animal House Animal House
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Heaven Can Wait Heaven Can Wait
  • Trout Trout
  • Lone Wolf Lone Wolf
  • The Brothers Lionheart The Brothers Lionheart
  • Closed Circuit Closed Circuit
  • Germany in Autumn Germany in Autumn
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Midnight Express Midnight Express
  • Who'll Stop the Rain Who'll Stop the Rain
  • Animal House Animal House
  • Straight Time Straight Time
  • Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • The Driver The Driver
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Halloween Halloween

1978 Ranked

BilltheThrill

BilltheThrill 11 films

Ongoing ranking of the films I've seen that were released in 1978.

  • Chinatown Chinatown
  • Taxi Driver Taxi Driver
  • Nashville Nashville
  • Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now
  • Jaws Jaws

70s

Jake

Jake 100 films 2

  • Nighthawks Nighthawks
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Empire of Passion Empire of Passion
  • Serial Rapist Serial Rapist
  • The Tree of Wooden Clogs The Tree of Wooden Clogs

Best of 1978

Incomplete.

  • Interiors Interiors
  • Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • An Unmarried Woman An Unmarried Woman
  • Coming Home Coming Home
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • The Tree of Wooden Clogs The Tree of Wooden Clogs
  • The Shout The Shout
  • Bye Bye Monkey Bye Bye Monkey
  • Empire of Passion Empire of Passion
  • Violette Nozière Violette Nozière

Festival de Cannes – Compétition officielle 1978

MundoF

MundoF 23 films 2

Palme d'or: L'ALBERO DEGLI ZOCCOLI
Grand Prix Spécial du Jury: THE SHOUT & CIAO MASCHIO
Prix de la mise en scène:…

  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Coming Home Coming Home
  • Heaven Can Wait Heaven Can Wait
  • Midnight Express Midnight Express
  • An Unmarried Woman An Unmarried Woman

Nominated Films 51st Academy Awards (1978)

MundoF

MundoF 36 films

Best Picture
*The Deer Hunter
Coming Home
Heaven Can Wait
Midnight Express
An Unmarried Woman

Best Director
*Michael Cimino –…

  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Halloween Halloween
  • Superman Superman
  • Revenge of the Pink Panther Revenge of the Pink Panther
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead