1978 Top Ten List

  • Blue Collar (Paul Schrader)
  • Halloween (John Carpenter)
  • Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero)
  • Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick)
  • Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (Bertrand Blier)
  • The Second Awakening of Christa Klages (Margarethe von Trotta)
  • The Driver (Walter Hill)
  • Go Tell the Spartans (Ted Post)
  • Newsfront (Phillip Noyce)
  • The Last Waltz (Martin Scorsese)
  • Additional 1978 Films By Rating

  • American Boy (Martin Scorsese)
  • Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris)
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Liu Chia-liang)
  • Always for Pleasure (Les Blank)
  • Grease (Randal Kleiser)
  • La vie comme ça (Jean-Claude Brisseau)
  • Superman (Richard Donner)
  • National Lampoon's Animal House (John Landis)
  • Interiors (Woody Allen)
  • China 9 Liberty 37 (Monte Hellman)
  • A Wedding (Robert Altman)
  • Autumn Sonata (Ingmar Bergman)
  • The Great Bank Hoax (Joseph Jacoby)
  • Graduate First (Maurice Pialat)
  • Hell Without Limits (Arturo Ripstein)
  • The Five Venoms (Chang Cheh)
  • Same Time, Next Year (Robert Mulligan)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman)
  • The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Ermanno Olmi)
  • The Fury (Brian De Palma)
  • Piranha (Joe Dante)