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The year 1978 in film involved some significant events.

Highest-grossing films (U.S.)[edit]

The top ten 1978 released films by box office gross in the United States and Canada are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1978
Rank Title Distributor Box-office gross
1 Superman Warner Bros. $134,218,018[1]
2 Grease Paramount $132,472,560[2]
3 Animal House Universal $120,091,123[3]
4 Every Which Way but Loose Warner Bros. $85,196,485[4]
5 Heaven Can Wait Paramount $81,640,278[5]
6 Hooper Warner Bros. $78,000,000[6]
7 Jaws 2 Universal $77,737,272[7]
8 Up In Smoke Paramount $76,000,000[8]
9 Revenge of the Pink Panther United Artists $49,579,269[9]
10 The Deer Hunter Universal $48,979,328[10]

Events[edit]

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 36th Golden Globe Awards
January 27, 1979
32nd BAFTA Awards
March 22, 1979
51st Academy Awards
April 9, 1979
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Midnight Express Heaven Can Wait Julia The Deer Hunter
Best Director Michael Cimino
The Deer Hunter
Alan Parker
Midnight Express
Michael Cimino
The Deer Hunter
Best Actor Jon Voight
Coming Home
Warren Beatty
Heaven Can Wait
Richard Dreyfuss
The Goodbye Girl
Jon Voight
Coming Home
Best Actress Jane Fonda
Coming Home
Ellen Burstyn
Same Time, Next Year
Maggie Smith
California Suite
Jane Fonda
Julia
Jane Fonda
Coming Home
Best Supporting Actor John Hurt
Midnight Express
Christopher Walken
The Deer Hunter
Best Supporting Actress Dyan Cannon
Heaven Can Wait
Geraldine Page
Interiors
Maggie Smith
California Suite
Best Screenplay, Adapted Oliver Stone
Midnight Express
Alvin Sargent
Julia
Oliver Stone
Midnight Express
Best Screenplay, Original Nancy Dowd, Waldo Salt and Robert C. Jones
Coming Home
Best Original Score Giorgio Moroder
Midnight Express
John Williams
Star Wars
Giorgio Moroder
Midnight Express
Joe Renzetti
The Buddy Holly Story
Best Original Song "Last Dance"
Thank God It's Friday
N/A "Last Dance"
Thank God It's Friday
Best Foreign Language Film Autumn Sonata N/A Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Tree of Wooden Clogs (L'Albero degli zoccoli), directed by Ermanno Olmi, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Trout (Las Truchas), directed by José Luis García Sánchez, Spain
What Max Said (Las Palabras de Max), directed by Emilio Martínez-Lázaro, Spain

1978 Wide-release films[edit]

January–March[edit]

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6 Coma United Artists Michael Crichton (director/screenplay); Geneviève Bujold, Michael Douglas, Elizabeth Ashley, Rip Torn, Richard Widmark, Lois Chiles, Hari Rhodes, Richard Doyle, Lance LeGault, Tom Selleck, Joanna Kerns, Ed Harris, Philip Baker Hall Mystery, Thriller Live Action
September 30, 1955 Universal Pictures James Bridges (director/screenplay); Richard Thomas, Susan Tyrrell, Collin Wilcox, Lisa Blount, Tom Hulce, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Christopher, Deborah Benson, Mary Kai Clark, Ben Fuhrman Drama Live Action
11 Get Out Your Handkerchiefs Compagnie Commerciale Française / Cinématographique Bertrand Blier (director/screenplay); Gérard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Carole Laure, Michel Serrault, Sylvie Joly, Riton Liebman, Liliane Rovère, Michel Beaune, Gilberte Géniat, Eléonore Hilt, Jean Rougerie Romance, Comedy Live Action
25 Renaldo and Clara Circuit Films Bob Dylan (director/screenplay); Sam Shepard (screenplay); Bob Dylan, Sara Dylan, Joan Baez, Ronnie Hawkins, Ronee Blakley, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Harry Dean Stanton, Bob Neuwirth, Allen Ginsberg, David Mansfield, Helena Kallianiotes, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Scarlet Rivera, Roger McGuinn, David Blue, Joni Mitchell, Rob Stoner, Steven Soles, Mick Ronson, Anne Waldman, T-Bone Burnett, Larry Sloman, Sam Shepard, Howie Wyeth, Arlen Roth, Arlo Guthrie, Roberta Flack, Phil Ochs, Mel Howard, Jack Baran, Mama Maria Frasca, Mad Bear, Ruth Tyrangel, Denise Mercedes, Linda Thomases, Sheila Shotton, Kevin Crossley, Hal Frazier, M. Will, Luther Rix, Andre Bernard Tremblay, Dominic Paulo, Claudia Carr Documentary, Drama, Music Live Action
27 The Class of Miss MacMichael Gala Film Distributors / Brut Productions / Kettledrum Films Silvio Narizzano (director); Judd Bernard (screenplay); Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Michael Murphy, Rosalind Cash, John Standing, Phil Daniels, Pamela Manson Comedy, Drama Live Action
Mean Dog Blues American International Pictures / Bing Crosby Productions Mel Stuart (director); George Lefferts (screenplay); Gregg Henry, Kay Lenz, Scatman Crothers, Tina Louise, George Kennedy, Felton Perry, Gregory Sierra, James Wainwright, William Windom Drama Live Action
The Bermuda Depths Warner Bros. Television Distribution / Rankin/Bass Productions / Tsuburaya Productions Tsugunobu Kotani (director); William Overgard, Arthur Rankin Jr. (screenplay); Leigh McCloskey, Carl Weathers, Connie Sellecca, Julie Woodson, Burl Ives, Ruth Attaway, Elise Frick, Nicholas Ingham, Kevin Petty, Nicole Marsh, George Richards, John Instone, Jonathan Ingham, Patricia Rego, Doris Riley, Tracy Anne Sadler Fantasy Live Action
29 A Night Full of Rain Warner Bros. Lina Wertmüller (director/screenplay); Giancarlo Giannini, Candice Bergen, Michael Tucker, Lucio Amelio, Massimo Wertmüller, Flora Carabella, Jill Eikenberry, Lilli Carati, Mario Scarpetta, Anny Papa, Anne Byrne Hoffman, Anita Paltrinieri, Giuliana Carnescecchi, Alice Columbo Oxman, Paola Ojetti, Enzo Vitale, Paola Silvia Rotunno, John West Buchanan, Alison Tucker Drama, Romance Live Action
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2 The Boys in Company C Columbia Pictures / Golden Harvest / Good Times Films S.A. Sidney J. Furie (director/screenplay); Rick Natkin (screenplay); Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, Michael Lembeck, Craig Wasson, Scott Hylands, James Whitmore Jr., Noble Willingham, R. Lee Ermey, Vic Diaz, James Canning War Live Action
3 Jubilee Derek Jarman (director/screenplay); Christopher Hobbs (screenplay); Jenny Runacre, Jordan, Little Nell, Toyah Willcox, Adam Ant, Wayne County, Hermine Demoriane, Ian Charleson, Karl Johnson, Linda Spurrier, Orlando, Richard O'Brien, Helen Wellington-Lloyd, Claire Davenport, Barney James, Lindsay Kemp, Gene October, David Haughton, Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Cult Live Action
The One and Only Paramount Pictures / First Artists Carl Reiner (director); Steve Gordon (screenplay); Henry Winkler, Kim Darby, Gene Saks, William Daniels, Polly Holliday, Hervé Villechaize, Ed Begley Jr., Warren Stevens, Hard Boiled Haggerty, Ralph Manza, Chavo Guerrero Sr., Dennis James, Rowdy Roddy Piper Comedy Live Action
4 Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid Toei Company Tomoharu Katsumata (director); Mieko Koyamauchi, Ikuko Oyabu (screenplay); Anime
9 The Betsy United Artists / Allied Artists / Harold Robbins International Company Daniel Petrie (director); William Bast, Walter Bernstein (screenplay); Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones, Jane Alexander, Lesley-Anne Down, Kathleen Beller, Joseph Wiseman, Edward Herrmann, Paul Ryan Rudd, Charlie Fields Romance, Drama Live Action
10 Blue Collar Universal Pictures / T.A.T. Communications Company Paul Schrader (director/screenplay); Leonard Schrader (screenplay); Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto, Ed Begley Jr., Harry Bellaver, George Memmoli, Lucy Saroyan, Lane Smith, Cliff DeYoung, Chip Fields, Harry Northup, Milton Selzer, Borah Silver, Leonard Gaines, Sammy Warren, Jimmy Martinez Crime, Drama Live Action
The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 Universal Pictures / Filmways Larry Peerce (director); Douglas Day Stewart (screenplay); Marilyn Hassett, Timothy Bottoms, Nan Martin, Belinda Montgomery, Gretchen Corbett Biography, Drama, Romance Live Action
15 Coming Home United Artists / Jerome Hellman Productions / Jayne Productions Inc. Hal Ashby (director); Waldo Salt, Robert C. Jones (screenplay); Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, Robert Carradine, Robert Ginty, Kathleen Miller, Willie Tyler, Charles Cyphers, Olivia Cole, Tresa Hughes, Bruce French, Mary Jackson, Richard Lawson, Rita Taggart, Pat Corley, David Clennon, Marc McClure, Mary Gregory, Beeson Carroll, Lou Carello, Tim Pelt, Claudie Watson, Sally Frei, Gwen Van Dam, Jim Klein, Tokyo Ernie, Stacey Pickren, Arthur Rosenberg, Danny Tucker Romance, Drama, War Live Action
The Serpent's Egg Paramount Pictures Ingmar Bergman (director/screenplay); Liv Ullmann, David Carradine, Gert Fröbe, Heinz Bennent, James Whitmore, Glynn Turman, Edith Heerdegen, Hans Quest, Paula Braend, Walter Schmidinger, Lisi Mangold, Grischa Huber, Isolde Barth, Kai Fischer, Gaby Dohm, Christian Berkel, Charles Regnier, Günter Meisner, Hertha von Walther Drama Live Action
17 Record City American International Pictures / Aubrey Company Dennis Steinmetz (director); Ron Friedman (screenplay); Ed Begley Jr., Sorrell Booke, Michael Callan, Jack Carter, Frank Gorshin, Ruth Buzzi, Dennis Bowen, Leonard Barr, Rick Dees, Kinky Friedman, Alice Ghostley, Joe Higgins, Ted Lange, Alan Oppenheimer, Harold Sakata, Wendy Schaal, Larry Storch, John Halsey, Tony Giorgio, Tim Thomerson, Susan Tolsky, Jeff Altman, Stuart Goetz, Maria Grimm, Isaac Ruiz, Elliott Street Comedy Live Action
The Toolbox Murders Cal-Am Artists / Tony DiDio Productions Dennis Donnelly (director); Ann Kindberg, Robert Easter, Neva Friedenn (screenplay); Cameron Mitchell, Pamelyn Ferdin, Wesley Eure, Tim Donnelly, Aneta Corsaut, Evelyn Guerrero, Don Diamond, Kelly Nichols, Kathleen O'Malley, James Nolan, Nicholas Beauvy, Faith McSwain, Marciee Drake, Betty Cole, John Hawker Slasher Live Action
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1 And the Devil is Their Third Accomplice Union Films and Dollar Films Gamal Hamad (screenplay); Mervat Amin, Mahmoud Yassin, Farouk al-Fishawy Drama, Romance Live Action
2 Fingers Brut Productions James Toback (director/screenplay); Harvey Keitel, Tisa Farrow, Michael V. Gazzo, Jim Brown, Tanya Roberts, Marian Seldes, Danny Aiello, Ed Marinaro, Tony Sirico, Dominic Chianese, Largo Woodruff, Sam Coppola Crime, Drama Live Action
Laserblast Irwin Yablans Company Michael Rae (director); Frank Ray Perilli, Franne Schacht (screenplay); Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Gianni Russo, Roddy McDowall, Keenan Wynn, Dennis Burkley, Eddie Deezen, Ron Masak, Barry Cutler, Mike Bobenko, Rick Walters, Joanna Lipari, Wendy Wernli Sci-Fi Live Action
Sextette Crown International Pictures Ken Hughes (director); Herbert Baker (screenplay); Mae West, Timothy Dalton, Dom DeLuise, Tony Curtis, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, George Hamilton, Alice Cooper, Walter Pidgeon, Van McCoy, Rona Barrett, Regis Philbin, George Raft, Gil Stratton Musical, Comedy Live Action
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow Seasonal Film Corporation Yuen Woo-ping (director); Ng See-yuen, Choi Gai-gwong, Tsai Chi-kuang (screenplay); Jackie Chan, Yuen Siu-tien, Hwang Jang-lee, Dean Shek, Charlie Chan, Roy Horan, Chiu Chi-ling, Fung Hak-on, Tino Wong, Peter Chan, Hsu Hsia, Fung Ging-man, Chiang Kam, Chen Yao-lin, Gam Yam Martial Arts, Action, Comedy Live Action
Tomorrow Never Comes Cinépix Film Properties Peter Collinson (director); Sydney Banks, David Pursall, Jack Seddon (screenplay); Oliver Reed, Susan George, Raymond Burr, John Ireland, Stephen McHattie, Donald Pleasence, Paul Koslo, John Osborne, Cec Linder, Richard Donat, Delores Etienne Crime Live Action
5 An Unmarried Woman 20th Century Fox Paul Mazursky (director/screenplay); Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, Michael Murphy, Cliff Gorman, Pat Quinn, Kelly Bishop, Lisa Lucas, Linda Miller, Daniel Seltzer, Matthew Arkin, Novella Nelson, Raymond J. Barry, Jill Eikenberry, Andrew Duncan, Penelope Russianoff, Ivan Karp Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
8 The Evil New World Pictures / Rangoon Productions Gus Trikonis (director/screenplay); Galen Thompson (screenplay); Richard Crenna, Joanna Pettet, Andrew Prine, Cassie Yates, Victor Buono, Lynne Moody, Mary Louise Weller, Robert Viharo, Milton Selzer, Ed Bakey, George O'Hanlon Jr., Galen Thompson Horror Live Action
10 Coach Crown International Pictures / Marimark Productions Bud Townsend (director); Stephen Bruce Rose, Nancy Larson, Mark Tenser (screenplay); Cathy Lee Crosby, Michael Biehn, Keenan Wynn, Meridith Baer, Brent Huff, Rosanne Katon, Otto Felix, Sidney Wicks, Channing Clarkson, Steve Nevil, Jack David Walker, Myron McGill, Robyn Pohle, Kristine Greco, Cindy Daly, Lenka Novak, Milt Oberman, Bill McLean, Patricia Garrison, Ted Dawson, Nate Roth, Barbara Minkus, Ron Wright Sports, Comedy Live Action
Gray Lady Down Universal Pictures David Greene (director); James Whittaker, Howard Sackler (screenplay); Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Stephen McHattie, Rosemary Forsyth, Dorian Harewood, Hilly Hicks, Charles Cioffi, William Jordan, Jack Rader, Michael O'Keefe, Charlie Robinson, Christopher Reeve, Melendy Britt, Robert Symonds, Ted Gehring, Charles Cyphers, Michael Cavanaugh, Robert Ito Disaster, Adventure, Drama, History Live Action
Return from Witch Mountain Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution John Hough (director); Malcolm Marmorstein (screenplay); Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Jack Soo, Anthony James, Richard Bakalyan, Ward Costello, Christian Juttner, Brad Savage, Jeffrey Jacquet, Stu Gilliam, William Bassett, Denver Pyle, Brian Part, Poindexter Yothers, Helene Winston Sci-Fi, Adventure Live Action
The Fury 20th Century Fox / Frank Yablans Presentations Brian De Palma (director); John Farris (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning, Amy Irving, Andrew Stevens, Fiona Lewis, Rutanya Alda, William Finley, Dennis Franz, Alice Nunn, Melody Thomas Scott, Hilary Thompson, Patrick Billingsley, Gordon Jump, Daryl Hannah, Laura Innes, Betty Buckley, Carol Rossen, Joyce Easton, Jane Lambert, Sam Laws, J. Patrick McNamara, J.P. Bumstead Thriller Live Action
13 The Big Sleep United Artists / ITC Entertainment Michael Winner (director/screenplay); Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark, Joan Collins, Edward Fox, John Mills, James Stewart, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, Colin Blakely, Richard Todd, Diana Quick, James Donald, John Justin, Simon Fisher Turner, Martin Potter Neo-Noir Live Action
15 House Calls Universal Pictures Howard Zieff (director); Alan Mandel, Charles Shyer (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Art Carney, Richard Benjamin, Candice Azzara, Dick O'Neill, Thayer David, Anthony Holland, Reva Rose, Sandra Kerns, Brad Dexter, Jane Connell, Lloyd Gough, Gordon Jump, Bill Fiore, Taurean Blacque, Charles Matthau, Ken Olfson, Len Lesser, Nancy Hsueh, Lee Weaver, Susan Batson, Alma Beltran, John Pleshette Comedy, Drama Live Action
17 American Hot Wax Paramount Pictures Floyd Mutrux (director); John Kaye (screenplay); Tim McIntire, Fran Drescher, Jay Leno, Laraine Newman, Moosie Drier, Jeff Altman, Richard Perry, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Frankie Ford, Arnold McCuller, Brenda Russell, Jo Ann Harris, Kenny Vance, Joe Esposito, Bruce Sudano, Ed Hokenson, John Lehne, Charles Greene, Carl Earl Weaver, Al Chalk, Sam Harkness, Stephanie Spruill, Joyce King, Yolanda Howard, Charles Irwin, Jeanne Sheffield Biography Live Action
Casey's Shadow Columbia Pictures / Rastar Martin Ritt (director); Carol Sobieski (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Murray Hamilton, Robert Webber, Andrew Rubin, Harry Caesar, Joel Fluellen, Whit Bissell, Stephan Gerard Burns, Susan Myers, Michael Hershewe, James M. Halty, William Pitt, Dean Turpitt, Sanders Delhomme Drama Live Action
An Enemy of the People Warner Bros. / First Artists George Schaefer (director); Alexander Jacobs (screenplay); Steve McQueen, Charles Durning, Bibi Andersson, Eric Christmas, Michael Cristofer, Richard Dysart, Michael Higgins, Richard Bradford, Ham Larsen, John Levin, Robin Pearson Rose Drama Live Action
18 Straight Time Warner Bros. / First Artists Ulu Grosbard (director); Alvin Sargent, Edward Bunker, Jeffrey Boam (screenplay); Dustin Hoffman, Harry Dean Stanton, Gary Busey, Theresa Russell, M. Emmet Walsh, Kathy Bates, Rita Taggart, Sandy Baron, Jake Busey, Edward Bunker Crime, Drama, Neo-Noir Live Action
23 Game of Death Columbia Pictures / Golden Harvest Robert Clouse, Sammo Hung (directors); Jan Spears (screenplay): Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Dean Jagger, Colleen Camp, Kim Tai-jong, Yuen Biao, Robert Wall, Hugh O'Brian, Dan Inosanto, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mel Novak, Sammo Hung, Ji Han-jae, James Tien, Roy Chiao, Chuck Norris, Alan Chui Chung-San, Lam Ching-ying, Mars, Lau Kar-wing, Fung Hark-On, Tony Leung, Billy McGill, Jim James, Russell Cawthorne, John Ladalski, David Hu, Don Barry, Jess Hardie, Eddie Dye, Peter Nelson, Peter Gee, Peter Chan, Tai San, Jason Williams Action Live Action

April–June[edit]

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5 Pretty Baby Paramount Pictures Louis Malle (director); Polly Platt (screenplay); Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon, Frances Faye, Antonio Fargas, Diana Scarwid, Barbara Steele, Seret Scott, Gerrit Graham, Mae Mercer, Matthew Anton, Cheryl Markowitz, Susan Manskey, Laura Zimmerman, Miz Mary Historical, Drama Live Action
7 Dot and the Kangaroo Hoyts / Yoram Gross Films Yoram Gross (director/screenplay); John Palmer (screenplay); Barbara Frawley, Joan Bruce, Spike Milligan, June Salter, Ross Higgins, Ron Haddrick, Lola Brooks, Peter Gwynne, Richard Meikle Family, Fantasy Animation / Live Action
9 Rabbit Test AVCO Embassy Pictures / Laugh or Die / Melvin Simon Productions Joan Rivers (director/screenplay); Jay Redack (screenplay); Billy Crystal, Joan Prather, Alex Rocco, Doris Roberts, Billy Barty, Imogene Coca, Richard Deacon, Norman Fell, Fannie Flagg, Alice Ghostley, Roosevelt Grier, George Gobel, Paul Lynde, Roddy McDowall, Sheree North, Charles Pierce, Tom Poston, Charlotte Rae, Jimmie Walker, Michael Keaton, Joan Rivers, Ron Rifkin Comedy Live Action
12 Deathsport New World Pictures Allan Arkush, Roger Corman (directors); Nicholas Niciphor (director/screenplay); Donald E. Stewart (screenplay); David Carradine, Claudia Jennings, Richard Lynch, William Smithers, David McLean, Jesse Vint, H.B. Haggerty, Brenda Venus, Will Walker, Peter Hooper Sci-Fi Live Action
14 The Medusa Touch ITC Entertainment / Coatesgold / Bulldog / Citeca Productions Jack Gold (director); John Briley (screenplay); Richard Burton, Lino Ventura, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews, Alan Badel, Marie-Christine Barrault, Jeremy Brett, Michael Hordern, Gordon Jackson, Derek Jacobi, Robert Lang, Michael Byrne, John Normington, Robert Flemyng, Philip Stone, Malcolm Tierney, Norman Bird, Jennifer Jayne, Avril Elgar, James Hazeldine, David de Keyser, Gordon Honeycombe, James Burke Thriller, Horror Live Action
Passion Flower Hotel Atlantic Releasing Corporation / Audifilm André Farwagi (director); Ken Globus, Paul Nicholas (screenplay); Nastassja Kinski, Gerry Sundquist, Sean Chapman, Marion Kracht, Fabiana Udenio, Kurt Raab, Stefano D'Amato, Gabriele Blum, Veronique Delbourg, Nigel Graves, Carolin Ohrner Coming-of-Age, Comedy Live Action
The Scenic Route New Line Cinema Mark Rappaport (director/screenplay); Randy Danson, Marilyn Jones, Kevin Wade Drama Live Action
16 Holocaust NBC / CBS Television Distribution / Titus Productions Marvin J. Chomsky (director); Gerald Green (screenplay); James Woods, Meryl Streep, Michael Moriarty, Fritz Weaver, Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Norton, David Warner, T.P. McKenna, Tovah Feldshuh, Marius Goring, Rosemary Harris, Ian Holm, Lee Montague, George Rose, Robert Stephens, Blanche Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Michael Beck, Tony Haygarth, Tom Bell, Cyril Shaps Drama Live Action
20 Dawn of the Dead United Film Distribution Company / Laurel Group George A. Romero (director/screenplay); David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross, George A. Romero, Christine Forrest, David Early, Howard Smith, Richard France, Tony Buba, Pasquale Buba, Taso N. Stavrakis, Tom Savini, Joseph Pilato, James A. Baffico, John Amplas, David Crawford, Daniel Dietrich, Molly McClosky, Rudy Ricci, Joey Baffico Horror Live Action
Silver Saddle Adria Filmverleih / Jupiter-Film Lucio Fulci (director); Adriano Bolzoni (screenplay); Giuliano Gemma, Ettore Manni, Cinzia Monreale, Licinia Lentini, Donald O'Brien, Aldo Sambrell, Philippe Hersent, Geoffrey Lewis, Sven Valsecchi, Gianni De Luigi Western, Action Live Action
21 Five Days from Home Universal Pictures / Long Rifle Productions George Peppard (director); William Moore (screenplay); George Peppard, Sherry Boucher, Neville Brand, Robert Donner, Ronnie Claire Edwards, Savannah Smith Boucher, Victor Campos, Jessie Lee Fulton, William Larsen, Robert Magruder Drama Live Action
I Wanna Hold Your Hand Universal Pictures Robert Zemeckis (director/screenplay); Bob Gale (screenplay); Nancy Allen, Bobby Di Cicco, Marc McClure, Theresa Saldana, Wendie Jo Sperber, Eddie Deezen, Christian Juttner, Will Jordan, Read Morgan, James Houghton, Dick Miller, Kristine DeBell, Murray the K, Leslie Hoffman, Susan Kendall Newman, Richard Singer, Claude Earl Jones, James Hewitson Historical, Comedy Live Action
Jennifer American International Pictures Brice Mack (director); Kay Cousins Johnson (screenplay); Lisa Pelikan, Bert Convy, Nina Foch, John Gavin, Jeff Corey, Wesley Eure, Amy Johnston, Florida Friebus, Lillian Randolph, Daniel Magder, Louise Hoven, Ray Underwood, Georganne La Piere, Domingo Ambriz Horror Live Action
Silver Bears Columbia Pictures / EMI Films Ivan Passer (director); Paul Erdman, Peter Stone (screenplay); Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan, Stéphane Audran, David Warner, Tom Smothers, Martin Balsam, Joss Ackland, Charles Gray, Jay Leno, Jeremy Clyde Comedy, Thriller Live Action
26 F.I.S.T. United Artists / Chateau Productions / Huron Productions Inc. Norman Jewison (director); Joe Eszterhas, Sylvester Stallone (screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon, David Huffman, Kevin Conway, Tony Lo Bianco, Cassie Yates, Peter Donat, Frank McRae, Henry Wilcoxon, Richard Herd, Ken Kercheval, James Karen, Stuart Gillard, Brian Dennehy, Nada Rowand, Sam Chew Jr., John Bleifer, Cole Dammett, Bruce McGill, Tony Mendia, Rozsika Halmos, Elena Karam, John Lehne, Deanne Fator, Jack Slate, James Jeter, Ron Delagardelle, Hugo Bolba, M. Patrick Hughes, Reid Cruickshanks, Chuck Gradi, Earl Montgomery, Vincent Williams Neo-Noir, Crime, Drama Live Action
The Last Waltz United Artists Martin Scorsese (director); Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison, The Staples, Dr. John, Muddy Waters, Paul Butterfield, Ronnie Hawkins, Ringo Starr, Ron Wood Concert, Documentary Live Action
28 FM Universal Pictures John A. Alonzo (director); Ezra Sacks (screenplay); Michael Brandon, Eileen Brennan, Alex Karras, Cleavon Little, Martin Mull, Cassie Yates, Norman Lloyd, James Keach, Robert Patten, Linda Ronstadt, Jimmy Buffett, Tom Petty, REO Speedwagon, Jay Fenichel, Joe Smith, Tom Tarpey Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Manitou AVCO Embassy Pictures / Herman Weist & Associates / Melvin Simon Productions William Girdler (director/screenplay); Jon Cedar, Thomas Pope (screenplay); Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan Strasberg, Stella Stevens, Jon Cedar, Ann Sothern, Burgess Meredith, Paul Mantee, Jeanette Nolan, Lurene Tuttle, Hugh Corcoran Horror Live Action
30 The Stud Brent Walker Film Distributing / Artoc Films Quentin Masters (director); Dave Humphries, Christopher Stagg (screenplay); Joan Collins, Oliver Tobias, Sue Lloyd, Walter Gotell, Mark Burns, Doug Fisher, Natalie Ogle, Constantin De Goguel, Sarah Lawson, Jeremy Child, Peter Dennis, Chris Jagger, Minah Bird, Hilda Fenemore, John Conteh, Milo Sperber, Suzanne Danielle, Susie Silvey, Emma Jacobs, Peter Lukas, Guy Ward, Peter Bourke, Tania Rogers, Felicity Buirski, Sharon Fussey, Bernard Stone Drama, Romance Live Action
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5 Warlords of Atlantis Columbia Pictures Kevin Connor (director); Brian Hayles (screenplay); Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore, Shane Rimmer, Lea Brodie, Michael Gothard, Hal Galili, John Ratzenberger, Derry Power, Donald Bisset, Ashley Knight, Robert Brown, Cyd Charisse, Daniel Massey Adventure, Sci-Fi Live Action
10 A Different Story AVCO Embassy Pictures / American Cinema Releasing / Petersen Films Paul Aaron (director); Henry Olek (screenplay); Meg Foster, Perry King, Valerie Curtin, Peter Donat, Richard Bull, Burke Byrnes, Barbara Collentine, Guerin Barry, Doug Higgins, Lisa James Drama, Romance Live Action
It Lives Again Warner Bros. / Larco Productions Larry Cohen (director/screenplay); Frederic Forrest, Kathleen Lloyd, John P. Ryan, John Marley, Andrew Duggan, Eddie Constantine, Bobby Ramsen, Glenda Young, Melissa Inger, Jill Gatsb, Lynn Wood, Dennis O'Flaherty, James Dixon Horror Live Action
The End United Artists / Gordon-Reynolds Productions Burt Reynolds (director); Jerry Belson (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman Fell, Myrna Loy, Kristy McNichol, Pat O'Brien, Robby Benson, Carl Reiner, Bill Ewing, James Best, Frank McRae, Jock Mahoney Black Comedy Live Action
Martin Libra Films / Laurel Tape and Film / Braddock Associates George A. Romero (director/screenplay); John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Tom Savini, George A. Romero, Tony Buba, Pasquale Buba, Elayne Nadeau, Sara Venable, Fran Middleton, Roger Caine, J. Clifford Forrest Jr., Clayton McKinnon Horror Live Action
Nunzio Universal Pictures Paul Williams (director); James Andronica (screenplay); David Proval, James Andronica, Morgana King, Joe Spinell, Tovah Feldshuh, Theresa Saldana, Glenn Scarpelli, Tom Quinn, Maria Smith, Vincent Russo, Jaime Alba, Tony Panetta, Steve Gucciardo, Sonia Zomina, Crystal Hayden, Vincent Igneri Drama Live Action
Our Winning Season American International Pictures Joseph Ruben (director); Nicholas Niciphor (screenplay); Scott Jacoby, Dennis Quaid, Joe Penny, Jan Smithers, P.J. Soles, Joanna Cassidy, J. Don Ferguson, Ted Henning, Deborah Benson, Robert Wahler, Randy Hermann, Wendy Rastattar, Damon Douglas, Jeff Soracco Drama Live Action
12 The Greek Tycoon Universal Pictures / ABKCO Films J. Lee Thompson (director); Morton S. Fine (screenplay); Anthony Quinn, Jacqueline Bisset, Raf Vallone, Edward Albert, Charles Durning, Luciana Paluzzi, Camilla Sparv, Marilù Tolo, James Franciscus, Roland Culver, Robin Clarke Drama Live Action
18 The Buddy Holly Story Columbia Pictures Steve Rash (director); Robert Gittler (screenplay); Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis, William Jordan, Maria Richwine, Amy Johnston, Dick O'Neill, Fred Travalena, Neva Patterson, Arch Johnson, Gailard Sartain, Albert Popwell, Paul Mooney, Stymie Beard, John Goff, Gloria Irizarry, Jody Berry, Richard Kennedy, Jim Beach, Freeman King, Craig White, Jerry Zaremba, Gilbert Melgar Biography Live Action
19 The Sea Gypsies Warner Bros. Stewart Raffill (director/screenplay); Robert Logan, Mikki Jamison, Heather Rattray, Shannon Saylor, Cjon Damitri Patterson, Mark Litke, Nancy Loomis Family, Adventure Live Action
Thank God It's Friday Columbia Pictures / Casablanca Filmworks / Motown Productions Robert Klane (director); Armyan Bernstein (screenplay); Jeff Goldblum, Debra Winger, Donna Summer, DeWayne Jessie, Ray Vitte, Valerie Landsburg, Terri Nunn, Paul Jabara, John Friedrich, Andrea Howard, Marya Small, Chick Vennera, Mark Lonow, Robin Menken, Chuck Sacci, Hilary Beane Musical, Comedy Live Action
20 In Search of Anna Esben Storm (director/screenplay); Richard Moir, Judy Morris, Chris Haywood, Bill Hunter, Gary Waddell, Alex Taifer, Ian Nimmo, Richard Murphett Drama Live Action
23 Harper Valley PTA April Fools Productions Richard Bennett (director); George Edwards, Barry Schneider (screenplay); Barbara Eden, Ronny Cox, Nanette Fabray, Louis Nye, Susan Swift, Pat Paulsen, John Fiedler, Ron Masak, Clint Howard, Amzie Strickland, Bob Hastings, Audrey Christie, Molly Dodd, Irene Yah-Ling Sun, Royce D. Applegate, Woody Harrelson, Fay DeWitt, DeVera Marcus, Louise Foley, Brian Cook, Laura Teige, Jan Teige, Tobias Anderson, J.J. Barry, Pitt Herbert, Arlen Stuart Comedy Live Action
24 If Ever I See You Again Columbia Pictures Joe Brooks (director/screenplay); Martin Davidson (screenplay); Joe Brooks, Shelley Hack, Jimmy Breslin, Jerry Keller, George Plimpton, Shannon Bolin, Danielle Brisebois, Branch Emerson, Peter Billingsley, Kenny Karen, Caroline Mignini Romance, Drama Live Action
Youngblood American International Pictures Noel Nosseck (director); Paul Carter Harrison (screenplay); Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ren Woods, Art Evans, Sheila Wills, Ralph Farquhar, Lionel Mark Smith, T.K. Carter, Earl Billings, John Herzfeld, Bryan O'Dell, Vince Cannon, David Pendleton, Ron Trice, Herb Rice, Maurice Sneed, Ann Weldon Action, Crime, Drama Live Action
26 American Graffiti (re-issue) Universal Pictures / Lucasfilm Ltd. / The Coppola Company George Lucas (director/screenplay); Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck (screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Cindy Williams, Wolfman Jack, Bo Hopkins, Manuel Padilla Jr., Harrison Ford, Lynne Marie Stewart, Terry McGovern, Kathleen Quinlan, Scott Beach, Susan Richardson, Kay Ann Kemper, Joe Spano, Debralee Scott, Suzanne Somers Comedy, Drama Live Action
Big Wednesday Warner Bros. / A-Team Productions John Milius (director/screenplay); Dennis Aaberg (screenplay); Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville, Lee Purcell, Sam Melville, Darrell Fetty, Robert Englund, Barbara Hale, Fran Ryan, Reb Brown, Joe Spinell, Gerry Lopez Drama, Sports Live Action
Here Come the Tigers American International Pictures / Sean S. Cunningham Films Sean S. Cunningham (director); Arch McCoy (screenplay); Richard Lincoln, James Zvanut, Samantha Grey, Manny Lieberman, William Caldwell, Fred Lincoln, Xavier Rodrigo, Sean P. Griffin Sports, Comedy Live Action
High-Ballin' American International Pictures / Jon Slan Productions Inc. / Pando Company / Stanley Chase Productions Peter Carter (director); Richard Robinson, Stephen Schneck (screenplay); Peter Fonda, Jerry Reed, Helen Shaver, Chris Wiggins, David Ferry, Harvey Atkin, Michael Hogan, Michael Ironside, Myrna Lorrie, Prairie Oyster Action, Comedy Live Action
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Capricorn One Warner Bros. / ITC Entertainment Peter Hyams (director/screenplay); Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston, O.J. Simpson, Hal Holbrook, David Huddleston, David Doyle, Karen Black, Telly Savalas, Lee Bryant, Denise Nicholas, Robert Walden, Alan Fudge Thriller Live Action
Corvette Summer United Artists / Plotto Productions Matthew Robbins (director/screenplay); Hal Barwood (screenplay); Mark Hamill, Annie Potts, Eugene Roche, William Bryant, Richard McKenzie, Kim Milford, Philip Bruns, Danny Bonaduce, Stanley Kamel, Brion James, Dick Miller, Jonathan Terry, Wendie Jo Sperber, Jane A. Johnston, Albert Insinnia, Jason Ronard, John Miller, Isaac Ruiz Adventure, Comedy Live Action
6 Damien: Omen II 20th Century Fox / Mace Neufeld Productions Don Taylor (director); Stanley Mann, Mike Hodges (screenplay); William Holden, Lee Grant, Robert Foxworth, Lew Ayres, Sylvia Sidney, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Nicholas Pryor, Lance Henriksen, Elizabeth Shepherd, Lucas Donat, Allan Arbus, Meshach Taylor, Leo McKern, Ian Hendry, Fritz Ford, Owen Sullivan, Corney Morgan Horror Live Action
9 The Cat from Outer Space Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Norman Tokar (director); Ted Key (screenplay); Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan, Harry Morgan, Ronnie Schell, Roddy McDowall, McLean Stevenson, Jesse White, Alan Young, Hans Conried, James Hampton, Howard Platt, William Prince, Ralph Manza, Tom Pedi, Hank Jones, Rick Hurst, Sorrell Booke, John Alderson, Mel Carter, Dallas McKennon, Alice Backes, Henry Slate, Roger Price, Jerry Fujikawa, Peter Renaday, Rickie Sorensen, Gil Stratton, Fred Whalen, Tiger Joe Marsh, Roger Pancake, Rumpler and Amber Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
The Jungle Book (re-issue) Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Wolfgang Reitherman (director); Larry Clemmons, Ralph Wright, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry (screenplay); Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, George Sanders, Sterling Holloway, John Abbott, Louis Prima, Bruce Reitherman, J. Pat O'Malley, Verna Felton, Clint Howard, Chad Stuart, Lord Tim Hudson, Ben Wright, Darlene Carr, Leo De Lyon, Hal Smith, Ralph Wright, Digby Wolfe, Bill Skiles, Pete Henderson, Candy Candido Musical, Comedy Animation
10 The Driver 20th Century Fox / EMI Films Walter Hill (director/screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ronee Blakley, Matt Clark, Felice Orlandi, Rudy Ramos, Nick Dimitri, Bob Minor, Joseph Walsh, Denny Macko, Frank Bruno, Will Walker, Sandy Brown Wyeth, Tara King, Richard Carey, Fidel Corona, Victor Gilmour Neo-Noir, Crime, Thriller Live Action
14 Go Tell the Spartans AVCO Embassy Pictures / MarVista Entertainment / Spartan Productions Ted Post (director); Wendell Mayes (screenplay); Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson, Marc Singer, Jonathan Goldsmith, Joe Unger, David Clennon, Evan C. Kim, John Megna, Hilly Hicks, Dolph Sweet, Clyde Kusatsu, James Hong, Tad Horino, Dennis Howard, Denice Kumagai, Phong Diep, Ralph Brannen, Mark Carlton War Live Action
16 The Comeback Lone Star Pictures Pete Walker (director); Michael Sloan, Murray Smith (screenplay); Jack Jones, Pamela Stephenson, David Doyle, Bill Owen, Sheila Keith, Richard Johnson, Patrick Brock, Holly Palance, June Chadwick, Penny Irving, Peter Turner, David Hamilton Slasher Live Action
Grease Paramount Pictures Randal Kleiser (director); Bronte Woodard (screenplay); John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Barry Pearl, Michael Tucci, Kelly Ward, Didi Conn, Jamie Donnelly, Dinah Manoff, Eve Arden, Dody Goodman, Sid Caesar, Eddie Deezen, Susan Buckner, Lorenzo Lamas, Dennis C. Stewart, Annette Charles, Joan Blondell, Ellen Travolta, Frankie Avalon, Edd Byrnes, Sha-Na-Na, Alice Ghostley, Darrell Zwerling, Dick Patterson, Fannie Flagg Musical, Romance, Comedy Live Action
Jaws 2 Universal Pictures / Zanuck/Brown Company Jeannot Szwarc (director); Carl Gottlieb, Howard Sackler (screenplay); Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo, Jeffrey Kramer, Collin Wilcox, Ann Dusenberry, Mark Gruner, Susan French, Barry Coe, Donna Wilkes, Gary Dubin, John Dukakis, Marc Gilpin, Keith Gordon, Cynthia Grover, Billy Van Zandt, Gigi Vorgan, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Gary Springer, G. Thomas Dunlop, David Elliott, Ben Marley, Martha Swatek, Alfred Wilde, Cyprian R. Dube, Jean Coulter, Christine Freeman, Herb Muller, David Owsley, Susan Owsley McMillan Thriller, Adventure, Horror Live Action
The Shout Rank Film Distributors / Recorded Picture Company Jerzy Skolimowski (director/screenplay); Michael Austin (screenplay); Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt, Robert Stephens, Tim Curry, Julian Hough, Carol Drinkwater, Susan Wooldridge, Jim Broadbent Horror Live Action
21 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Hoyts Theatres / The Film House / The Australian Film Commission / The Victorian Film Corporation Fred Schepisi (director/screenplay); Tom E. Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Ray Barrett, Jack Thompson, Angela Punch McGregor, Steve Dodd, Peter Carroll, Ruth Cracknell, Don Crosby, Elizabeth Alexander, Peter Sumner, Tim Robertson, Ray Meagher, Brian Anderson, Jane Harders Drama Live Action
Good Guys Wear Black American Cinema Releasing / Action One Film Partners, LTD / MarVista Productions / Western Film Productions Ted Post (director); Bruce Cohn, Mark Medoff (screenplay); Chuck Norris, Anne Archer, Soon-Tek Oh, Dana Andrews, James Franciscus, Lloyd Haynes, Jim Backus, Lawrence P. Casey, Jerry Douglas, Stack Pierce, Aaron Norris, James Bacon, Viola Harris, Pat E. Johnson, Anthony Mannino, Joe Bennett, Michael Payne, David Starwalt, Don Pike, Benjamin J. Perry, Kathy McCullen, Michael Stark, Virginia Wing, Warren Smith Martial Arts, Action Live Action
The Great Smokey Roadblock Dimension Pictures / MarVista John Leone (director/screenplay); Henry Fonda, Eileen Brennan, John Byner, Dub Taylor, Daina House, Austin Pendleton, Robert Englund, Susan Sarandon, Melanie Mayron, Leigh French, Mews Small, Gary Sandy, Valerie Curtin, Johnnie Collins III, Bibi Osterwald Comedy Live Action
23 The Cheap Detective Columbia Pictures / EMI Films / Rastar Robert Moore (director); Neil Simon (screenplay); Peter Falk, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Louise Fletcher, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Stockard Channing, Sid Caesar, Marsha Mason, John Houseman, Vic Tayback, Abe Vigoda, Carmine Caridi, James Coco, Phil Silvers, Fernando Lamas, Nicol Williamson, James Cromwell, Scatman Crothers, Paul Williams, David Ogden Stiers, John Calvin Mystery, Comedy Live Action
Matilda American International Pictures Daniel Mann (director); Timothy Galfas (screenplay); Elliott Gould, Clive Revill, Harry Guardino, Roy Clark, Karen Carlson, Art Metrano, Lionel Stander, Roberta Collins, Larry Pennell, Gary Morgan, Robert Mitchum, Lenny Montana, Frank Avianca, Joe De Fish, Pat Henry Comedy Live Action
Zero to Sixty Warner Bros. / First Artists / Grandmet Productions Don Weis (director); Judith Bustany, Darren McGavin, W. Lyle Richardson, Peg Shirley (screenplay); Darren McGavin, Sylvia Miles, Joan Collins, Denise Nickerson, Dick Martin, Bill Hudson, Brett Hudson, Mark Hudson, Vito Scotti, Lorraine Gary, David Huddleston, Gordon MacRae, Lyle Waggoner Comedy Live Action
28 Convoy United Artists / EMI Films Sam Peckinpah (director); B.W.L. Norton (screenplay); Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Burt Young, Ernest Borgnine, Madge Sinclair, Franklin Ajaye, Seymour Cassel, Cassie Yates, Billy Hughes, Patrice Martinez, Donnie Fritts, Tommy Bush, Spec O'Donnell, Brian Davies, Walter Kelley, Jorge Russek Action, Comedy Live Action
Heaven Can Wait Paramount Pictures Warren Beatty (director/screenplay); Buck Henry (director); Elaine May (screenplay); Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, James Mason, Charles Grodin, Dyan Cannon, Buck Henry, Vincent Gardenia, Jack Warden, Joseph Maher, Hamilton Camp, Arthur Malet, Stephanie Faracy, Jeannie Linero, Larry Block, Frank Campanella, Dick Enberg, Dolph Sweet, R.G. Armstrong, Ed V. Peck, John Randolph, Will Hare, Lee Weaver, Roger Bowen, Keene Curtis, Morgan Farley, William Bogert, Peter Tomarken, William Sylvester, Jerry Scanlan, Jim Boeke, Les Josephson, Jack T. Snow, Curt Gowdy, Al DeRogatis, Deacon Jones, Charley Cowan Fantasy, Comedy Live Action
The Wild Geese Allied Artists / Richmond Film Productions (West) Ltd / Varius Entertainment Trading A.G. Andrew V. McLaglen (director); Reginald Rose (screenplay); Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Krüger, Stewart Granger, Jack Watson, Frank Finlay, Kenneth Griffith, Jeff Corey, Barry Foster, Winston Ntshona, Ronald Fraser, John Kani, David Ladd, Ian Yule, Patrick Allen, Brook Williams, Percy Herbert, Jane Hylton, Paul Spurrier, Patrick Holt War Live Action
29 Fedora United Artists / Lorimar / Geria Film / Bavaria Atelier GmbH / Société Française de Production Billy Wilder (director/screenplay); I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay); William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer, Frances Sternhagen, Stephen Collins, Gottfried John, Arlene Francis, Mario Adorf, Michael York, Henry Fonda Drama Live Action
30 The Seniors Cinema Shares International Distribution / Senior Pictures Inc. Rod Amateau (director); Stanley Shapiro (screenplay); Gary Imhoff, Jeffrey Byron, Dennis Quaid, Lou Richards, Rocky Flintermann, Priscilla Barnes, Alan Reed Comedy Live Action

July–September[edit]

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5 Hot Lead and Cold Feet Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Robert Butler (director); Joe McEveety, Arthur Alsberg, Don Nelson (screenplay); Jim Dale, Karen Valentine, Don Knotts, Darren McGavin, Jack Elam, Dallas McKennon, John Williams, Warren Vanders, Michael Sharrett, Don "Red" Barry, Gregg Palmer, Ed Bakey, John Steadman, Eric Server, Paul Lukather, Stanley Clements, Don Brodie, Jack Bender, Debbie Lytton, David Cass, Richard Wright, Jimmy Van Patten, James Michaelford Comedy, Western Live Action
Stunt Rock Film Ventures International / Intertamar / Trenchard Productions Brian Trenchard-Smith (director/screenplay); Paul-Michel Mielche Jr. (screenplay); Grant Page, Monique van de Ven, Sorcery, Phil Hartman, Margaret Trenchard-Smith, Richard Blackburn, Ron Raley, Chris Chalen, Barbra Paskin, Yana Nirvana Musical, Action Live Action
14 Foul Play Paramount Pictures Colin Higgins (director/screenplay); Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Brian Dennehy, Dudley Moore, Rachel Roberts, Eugene Roche, William Frankfather, Marc Lawrence, Marilyn Sokol, Billy Barty, Bruce Solomon, Don Calfa, Cyril Magnin, Chuck McCann, Thomas Jamerson Romance, Comedy, Thriller Live Action
Hooper Warner Bros. Hal Needham (director); Thomas Rickman, Bill Kerby (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field, Brian Keith, Robert Klein, John Marley, James Best, Alfie Wise, Adam West, Terry Bradshaw Action, Comedy Live Action
Mouth to Mouth Umbrella Entertainment John Duigan (director/screenplay); Kim Krejus, Sonia Peat, Ian Gilmour, Serge Frazzetto, Walter Pym Live Action
The Swarm Warner Bros. Irwin Allen (director); Stirling Silliphant (screenplay); Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain, Olivia de Havilland, Ben Johnson, Lee Grant, José Ferrer, Patty Duke, Slim Pickens, Bradford Dillman, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda, Cameron Mitchell, Christian Juttner, Morgan Paull, Alejandro Rey, Don "Red" Barry Horror Live Action
19 Revenge of the Pink Panther United Artists / Sellers-Edwards Productions / Jewel Productions / Pimlico Films Blake Edwards (director/screenplay); Frank Waldman, Ron Clark (screenplay); Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Robert Webber, Dyan Cannon, Burt Kwouk, Tony Beckley, Robert Loggia, Paul Stewart, André Maranne, Graham Stark, Alfie Bass, Sue Lloyd, Douglas Wilmer, Ferdy Mayne, Valerie Leon, Ed Parker, Adrienne Corri, Henry McGee, Andrew Sachs, Julian Orchard, John Bluthal, Rita Webb, Ragbir Sraan Comedy Live Action
International Velvet United Artists Bryan Forbes (director/screenplay); Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins, Nanette Newman, Peter Barkworth, Dinsdale Landen, Jeffrey Byron, Richard Warwick, Daniel Abineri, Norman Wooland, Susan Jameson, Brenda Cowling, David Tate, Sarah Bullen, Jason White, Martin Neil, Douglas Reith, Dennis Blanch Sports, Drama Live Action
21 The Hound of the Baskervilles Atlantic Releasing Corporation Paul Morrissey (director/screenplay); Peter Cook, Dudley Moore (screenplay); Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Joan Greenwood, Hugh Griffith, Irene Handl, Terry-Thomas, Max Wall, Kenneth Williams, Roy Kinnear, Dana Gillespie, Lucy Griffiths, Penelope Keith, Jessie Matthews, Prunella Scales, Josephine Tewson, Rita Webb, Henry Woolf, Spike Milligan Comedy Live Action
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Universal Pictures / Robert Stigwood Organization Michael Schultz (director); Henry Edwards (screenplay); Peter Frampton, The Bee Gees, Frankie Howerd, Paul Nicholas, Donald Pleasence, Sandy Farina, Dianne Steinberg, Steve Martin, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Earth, Wind & Fire, Billy Preston, George Burns, Stargard, Carel Struycken, Max Showalter, Patrick Cranshaw, Peter Allen, Keith Allison, George Benson, Elvin Bishop, Stephen Bishop, Jack Bruce, Keith Carradine, Carol Channing, Harlettes, Jim Dandy, Sarah Dash, Rick Derringer, Barbara Dickson, Donovan, Dr. John, Randy Edelman, Yvonne Elliman, José Feliciano, Leif Garrett, Adrian Gurvitz, Billy Harper, Eddie Harris, Heart, Nona Hendryx, Dame Edna Everage, Etta James, Bruce Johnston, Joe Lala, D.C. LaRue, Jo Leb, Marcy Levy, Mark Lindsay, Nils Lofgren, John Mayall, Curtis Mayfield, "Cousin Brucie" Morrow, Peter Noone, Alan O'Day, Lee Oskar, The Paley Brothers, Robert Palmer, Wilson Pickett, Anita Pointer, Bonnie Raitt, Helen Reddy, Minnie Riperton, Chita Rivera, Johnny Rivers, Monte Rock III, Danielle Rowe, Seals & Crofts, Sha-Na-Na, Del Shannon, Joe Simon, Connie Stevens, Al Stewart, John Stewart, Tina Turner, Frankie Valli, Gwen Verdon, Diane Vincent, Grover Washington Jr., Alan White, Lenny White, Jackie Lomax, Margaret Whiting, Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Winter, Wolfman Jack, Bobby Womack, Gary Wright Musical, Comedy Live Action
Star Wars (re-issue) 20th Century Fox / Lucasfilm George Lucas (director/screenplay); Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, James Earl Jones, David Prowse, Phil Brown, Shelagh Fraser, Jack Purvis, Eddie Byrne, Denis Lawson, Garrick Hagon, Don Henderson, Leslie Schofield, Richard LeParmentier, Alex McCrindle, Alfie Curtis, Peter Geddis, Michael Leader, Robert Clarke, Patrick Jordan, Drewe Henley, Jack Klaff, William Hootkins, Angus MacInnes, Jeremy Sinden, Scott Beach, Steve Gawley, Joe Johnston, Grant McCune, Peter Sumner, Malcolm Tierney, Phil Tippett Action, Adventure, Fantasy Live Action
25 Circle of Iron AVCO Embassy Pictures Richard Moore (director); Stirling Silliphant, Stanley Mann (screenplay); David Carradine, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Eli Wallach, Anthony De Longis, Earl Maynard, Jeff Cooper, Erica Creer Martial Arts, Fantasy Live Action
28 National Lampoon's Animal House Universal Pictures John Landis (director); Harold Ramis, Douglas Kenney, Chris Miller (screenplay); John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Peter Riegert, Tom Hulce, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, James Widdoes, Karen Allen, James Daughton, Mark Metcalf, Kevin Bacon, Mary Louise Weller, Martha Smith, John Vernon, Verna Bloom, Donald Sutherland, Cesare Danova, Sarah Holcomb, DeWayne Jessie, Douglas Kenney, Chris Miller Comedy Live Action
29 Newsfront Roadshow Entertainment Phillip Noyce (director/screenplay); Bob Ellis (screenplay); Bill Hunter, Wendy Hughes, Bryan Brown, Gerard Kennedy, Chris Haywood, John Ewart, John Clayton, Angela Punch McGregor, Don Crosby, Mark Holden, Drew Forsythe, Ray Meagher, Bruce Spence, Brian Blain, Jude Kuring, John Flaus, Tony Barry, Gerry Duggan Drama Live Action
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2 Eyes of Laura Mars Columbia Pictures Irvin Kershner (director); John Carpenter, David Zelag Goodman (screenplay); Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, René Auberjonois, Raúl Juliá, Frank Adonis, Lisa Taylor, Darlanne Fluegel, Rose Gregorio, Bill Boggs, Meg Mundy, John Sahag, Steve Marachuk, Marilyn Meyers Neo-Noir, Mystery, Thriller Live Action
Interiors United Artists Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt, Richard Jordan, Diane Keaton, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Page, Maureen Stapleton, Sam Waterston, Henderson Forsythe Drama Live Action
The Magic of Lassie International Picture Show Company / Lassie Productions Don Chaffey (director); Jean Holloway, Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman (screenplay); James Stewart, Stephanie Zimbalist, Pernell Roberts, Michael Sharrett, Mickey Rooney, Alice Faye, Gene Evans, Mike Mazurki, Lane Davies, James V. Reynolds, Rayford Barnes, Buck Young, Robert Lussier, Bob Cashell, Carl Nielsen Musical, Drama Live Action
3 Piranha New World Pictures / Piranha Productions Joe Dante (director); John Sayles (screenplay); Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn, Dick Miller, Barbara Steele, Belinda Balaski, Melody Thomas Scott, Bruce Gordon, Barry Brown, Paul Bartel, Richard Deacon, John Sayles, Shannon Collins, Shawn Nelson Horror, Comedy Live Action
4 China 9, Liberty 37 Fida International Films / Compagnia Europea Cinematografica / Aspa Producciones Monte Hellman (director); Jerry Harvey, Douglas Venturelli, Ennio de Concini, Don Vicente Escrivá (screenplay); Fabio Testi, Warren Oates, Jenny Agutter, Sam Peckinpah, Franco Interlenghi, Sydney Lassick, Richard C. Adams, Romano Puppo, Luis Prendes, Helga Liné, Jose Murillo, Luis Barboo, Isabel Mestres, Gianrico Tondinelli, Charly Bravo, Paco Benlloch, Natalie Kim, Mattieu Ettori, David Thomson, Daniel Panes, Piero Fondi, Tony Brandt, Frank Clement, Freda Lorente Western Live Action
11 Girlfriends Warner Bros. / Cyclops Films Claudia Weill (director); Vicki Polon (screenplay); Melanie Mayron, Anita Skinner, Eli Wallach, Christopher Guest, Bob Balaban, Amy Wright, Viveca Lindfors, Mike Kellin, Roderick Cook, Kathryn Walker, Kristoffer Tabori, Jane Anderson, Tanya Berezin, Kenneth McMillan, Gina Rogak, Jean De Baer, Nancy Mette, Stacey Lomoe-Smith, Norma Mayron Comedy, Drama Live Action
Who'll Stop the Rain United Artists / Katzka-Jaffe Karel Reisz (director); Judith Rascoe, Robert Stone (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Masur, Ray Sharkey, Gail Strickland, Charles Haid, David Opatoshu, Joaquín Martínez, James Cranna, Timothy Blake, Shelby Balik, Jean Howell, José Carlos Ruiz War Live Action
18 Absolution Trans World Entertainment Anthony Page (director); Anthony Shaffer (screenplay); Richard Burton, Dominic Guard, Dai Bradley, Billy Connolly, Andrew Keir, Willoughby Gray, Preston Lockwood, James Ottaway, Brook Williams, Jon Plowman, Robin Soans, Trevor Martin, Sharon Duce, Brian Glover Thriller Live Action
Debbie Does Dallas VCX / School Day Films Jim Clark (director); Maria Minestra (screenplay); Bambi Woods, Richard Balla, Robin Byrd, Eric Edwards, Bill Barry, Christie Ford, Rikki O'Neal, Jenny Cole, David Pierce, Merle Michaels, Jack Teague, Georgette Sanders, Peter Lerman, Ben Pierce, Arcadia Lake, Tony Mansfield, David Morris, Kasey Rodgers Pornographic Live Action
25 Olly Olly Oxen Free Sanrio Communications / Rico Lion Richard A. Colla (director); Eugene Poinc (screenplay); Katharine Hepburn, Joseph McBride, Kevin McKenzie, Dennis Dimster, Peter Kilman, Jayne Marie Mansfield Family, Adventure Live Action
29 A Wedding 20th Century Fox / Lion's Gate Films, Inc. Robert Altman (director/screenplay); John Considine, Allan F. Nicholls, Patricia Resnick (screenplay); Desi Arnaz Jr., Carol Burnett, Geraldine Chaplin, Howard Duff, Mia Farrow, Lillian Gish, Paul Dooley, Dennis Christopher, Peggy Ann Garner, Mark Deming, Tim Thomerson, Marta Heflin, Margaret Ladd, Nina Van Pallandt, Vittorio Gassman, Belita Moreno, Luigi "Gigi" Proietti, Virginia Vestoff, Dina Merrill, Pat McCormack, Ruth Nelson, Craig Richard Nelson, Jeff Perry, Viveca Lindfors, John Cromwell, Lauren Hutton, Allan F. Nicholls, John Considine, Dennis Franz, Pam Dawber, Gavan O'Herlihy, Robert Fortier, Bert Remsen, John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Laurie Metcalf, Alan Wilder, George Wendt, Amy Stryker, Gerald Busby, Lesley Rogers, Mary Seibel, Ann Ryerson, Cedric Scott, Beverly Ross Comedy, Drama Live Action
30 Avalanche New World Pictures Corey Allen (director/screenplay); Claude Pola (screenplay); Rock Hudson, Robert Forster, Mia Farrow, Jeanette Nolan, Rick Moses, Steve Franken, Barry Primus, Cathey Paine, Jerry Douglas, Antony Carbone, X Brands Disaster Live Action
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The Odd Job Columbia-EMI-Warner / Charisma Films Peter Medak (director); Graham Chapman, Bernard McKenna (screenplay); Graham Chapman, David Jason, Diana Quick, Simon Williams, Edward Hardwicke, Bill Paterson, Michael Elphick, Carolyn Seymour, Joe Melia, George Innes, James Bree, Richard O'Brien, Carl Andrews, Dave Atkins, Stewart Harwood, Zulema Dene Comedy Live Action
14 Stay as You Are Columbia Pictures Alberto Lattuada (director/screenplay); Enrico Oldoini (screenplay); Marcello Mastroianni, Nastassja Kinski, Barbara De Rossi, Ania Pieroni, Francisco Rabal, Mónica Randall, José María Caffarel, Giuliana Calandra, Massimo Bonetti, Maria Pia Attanasio, Raimondo Penne, Claudio Aliotti, Mario Cecchi, Adriana Falco, Rodolfo Bigotti Drama Live Action
15 Up in Smoke Paramount Pictures Lou Adler (director); Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin (screenplay); Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin, Edie Adams, Stacy Keach, Mills Watson, Zane Buzby, Tom Skerritt, June Fairchild, Rainbeaux Smith, Otto Felix, Louisa Moritz, David Nelson, Rodney Bingenheimer, Ellen Barkin, Harry Dean Stanton, Gary Mule Deer, Wally Ann Wharton, Angelina Estrada, Corey Fortenberry, Ruth Hernandez Comedy Live Action
22 Almost Summer Universal Pictures Martin Davidson (director/screenplay); Judith Berg, Sandra Berg, Marc Reid Rubel (screenplay); Bruno Kirby, Lee Purcell, John Friedrich, Didi Conn, Thomas Carter, Tim Matheson, Michael Stearns, Sherry Hursey, Gene LeBell, Donna Wilkes, Byron Stewart, Harvey Lewis, Allen G. Norman, Petronia Paley, David Wilson, Robert Resnick Comedy Live Action
29 Born Again AVCO Embassy Pictures Irving Rapper (director); Walter Bloch (screenplay); Dean Jones, Anne Francis, Jay Robinson, Dana Andrews, Raymond St. Jacques, George Brent, Harold Hughes, Billy Graham, Robert Gray, Peter Jurasik, Robert Broyles, Harry Spillman, Scott Walker, Arthur Roberts, Ned Wilson, Dean Brooks, Christopher Conrad, Stuart Lee, Richard Caine, Brigid O'Brien, Anthony Canne, Corinne Michaels Biography, Drama Live Action
Death on the Nile EMI Films / Mersham Productions John Guillermin (director); Anthony Shaffer (screenplay); Peter Ustinov, Jane Birkin, Lois Chiles, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Jon Finch, Olivia Hussey, George Kennedy, Angela Lansbury, Simon MacCorkindale, David Niven, Maggie Smith, Jack Warden, I. S. Johar, Harry Andrews, Sam Wanamaker, Celia Imrie, Saeed Jaffrey Mystery Live Action
The Legacy Universal Pictures Richard Marquand (director); Jimmy Sangster, Patrick Tilley, Paul Wheeler (screenplay); Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey, John Standing, Ian Hogg, Margaret Tyzack, Charles Gray, Lee Montague, Hildegard Neil, Marianne Broome Horror Live Action
Somebody Killed Her Husband Columbia Pictures / Melvin Simon Productions Lamont Johnson (director); Reginald Rose (screenplay); Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Jeff Bridges, John Wood, Tammy Grimes, John Glover, Patricia Elliott, Mary McCarty, Laurence Guittard, Eddie Lawrence, Sands Hall, Vincent Robert Santa Lucia, Beeson Carroll Comedy, Mystery Live Action
Two Solitudes Compass Films Lionel Chetwynd (director/screenplay); Jean-Pierre Aumont, Stacy Keach, Gloria Carlin, Chris Wiggins, Claude Jutra, Raymond Cloutier, Jean-Louis Roux, John Boylan, Louis Negin, Murray Westgate Drama Live Action

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1 Patrick Filmways Australasian Distributors / Australian International Film Corporation / Australian Film Commission / Victorian Film Corporation Richard Franklin (director); Everett De Roche (screenplay); Susan Penhaligon, Robert Helpmann, Rod Mullinar, Bruce Barry, Julia Blake, Helen Hemingway, María Mercedes, Walter Pym, Robert Thompson, Helen Hemingway, Frank Wilson, John P. Boddie Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
Remember My Name Columbia Pictures Alan Rudolph (director/screenplay); Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins, Moses Gunn, Jeff Goldblum, Berry Berenson, Timothy Thomerson, Alfre Woodard, Marilyn Coleman, Jeffrey S. Perry, Alan Autry, Dennis Franz Thriller, Drama Live Action
5 The Boys from Brazil 20th Century Fox / ITC Entertainment / Producer Circle Franklin J. Schaffner (director); Heywood Gould (screenplay); Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen, Steve Guttenberg, Denholm Elliott, Rosemary Harris, John Dehner, John Rubinstein, Anne Meara, Jeremy Black, Bruno Ganz, Walter Gotell, David Hurst, Wolfgang Preiss, Michael Gough, Joachim Hansen, Sky du Mont, Carl Duering, Linda Hayden, Richard Marner, Georg Marischka, Günter Meisner, Prunella Scales, Raúl Faustino Saldanha, Wolf Kahler Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
Drunken Master Seasonal Film Corporation Yuen Woo-ping (director); Siao Lung, Ng See-yuen (screenplay); Jackie Chan, Yuen Siu-tien, Hwang Jang-lee, Dean Shek, Yuen Woo-ping, Lam Kau, Fung King-man, Hsu Hsia, Linda Lin, Yuen Shun-yi, Tong Jing, Tino Wong Martial Arts, Comedy Live Action
The Norseman American International Pictures / Charles B. Pierce Film Productions / Fawcett-Majors Productions Charles B. Pierce (director/screenplay); Lee Majors, Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer, Jack Elam, Susie Coelho, Christopher Connelly, Jimmy Clem, Deacon Jones, Denny Miller, Kathleen Freeman Adventure Live Action
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? Warner Bros. / Lorimar Productions / Aldrich Company / Geria Productions / Bavaria Films Ted Kotcheff (director); Peter Stone (screenplay); George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Morley, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Gigi Proietti, Stefano Satta Flores, Madge Ryan, Frank Windsor, Peter Sallis, Tim Barlow, John Le Mesurier, Joss Ackland, Jean Gaven, Daniel Emilfork, Jacques Marin, Jacques Balutin, Jean Parédès, Michael Chow, Anita Graham, Nicholas Ball, David Cook, Nigel Havers, Caroline Langrishe Black Comedy, Mystery Live Action
6 The Big Fix Universal Pictures Jeremy Paul Kagan (director); Roger L. Simon (screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Anspach, Bonnie Bedelia, John Lithgow, Ofelia Medina, Nicolas Coster, F. Murray Abraham, Fritz Weaver, Ron Rifkin Comedy, Thriller Live Action
Bloodbrothers Warner Bros. Robert Mulligan (director); Walter Newman (screenplay); Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, Richard Gere, Lelia Goldoni, Yvonne Wilder, Marilu Henner, Kenneth McMillan, Floyd Levine, Kim Milford, Kristine DeBell, Robert Englund, Gloria LeRoy, Paulene Myers, Danny Aiello, Bruce French, Peter Iacangelo, Eddie Jones, Randy Jurgensen, Ron McLarty, Robert Costanzo, Kennedy Gordy, Jeffrey Jacquet, Michael Hershewe, Lila Teigh, Damu King, Raymond Singer, E. Brian Dean, David Berman, Edwin Owens, Tom Signorelli Coming-of-Age, Drama Live Action
Midnight Express Columbia Pictures / Casablanca FilmWorks Alan Parker (director); Oliver Stone (screenplay); Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Paul L. Smith, Randy Quaid, Norbert Weisser, John Hurt, Kevork Malikyan, Yashaw Adem, Mike Kellin, Franco Diogene, Michael Ensign, Gigi Ballista, Peter Jeffrey, Michael Giannatos Drama Live Action
Goin' South Paramount Pictures Jack Nicholson (director); John Herman Shaner, Al Ramrus, Charles Shyer, Alan Mandel (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi, Richard Bradford, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Morris, Danny DeVito, Tracey Walter, Britt Leach, Luana Anders, Lucy Lee Flippin, Ed Begley Jr., Lin Shaye, Anne Ramsey, Gerald H. Reynolds, George W. Smith Western, Comedy Live Action
17 Goin' Coconuts Osmond Entertainment / Inter Planetary Pictures Howard Morris (director); William Mark Daniels, Raymond Harvey (screenplay); Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Herb Edelman, Kenneth Mars, Ted Cassidy, Marc Lawrence, Khigh Dhiegh, Harold Sakata, Jack Collins, Danny Wells, Charles Walker, Tommy Fujiwara Musical, Adventure, Comedy Live Action
18 Autumn Sonata Constantin Film / ITC Entertainment Ingmar Bergman (director/screenplay); Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk, Marianne Aminoff, Arne Bang-Hansen, Gunnar Björnstrand, Erland Josephson, Georg Løkkeberg, Mimi Pollak, Linn Ullmann Drama Live Action
19 Gates of Heaven New Yorker Films Errol Morris (director); Floyd McClure, Cal Harberts, Florence Rasmussen Documentary Live Action
20 Attack of the Killer Tomatoes NAI Entertainment John DeBello (director/screenplay); Costa Dillon, Stephen Peace (screenplay); David Miller, George Wilson, Sharon Taylor, Stephen Peace, Costa Dillon, Ernie Meyers, Eric Christmas, Ron Shapiro, Al Sklar, Jerry Anderson, Jack Riley, Gary Smith, John Qualls, Geoff Ramsey, Ryan Shields, Benita Barton, Don Birch, Tom Coleman, Art K. Koustik, Jack Nolen, Paul Oya, Robert Rudd, Byron Teegarden, Michael Seewald, Steve Cates, Dean Grell, Dana Ashbrook Adventure, Comedy, Horror Live Action
Despair New Line Cinema Rainer Werner Fassbinder (director); Tom Stoppard (screenplay); Dirk Bogarde, Andréa Ferréol, Klaus Lowitsch, Volker Spengler, Peter Kern, Alexander Allerson, Gottfried John, Hark Bohm, Bernhard Wicki, Adrian Hoven, Roger Fritz, Armin Meier, Ingrid Caven, Y Sa Lo, Voli Geiler Drama, History Live Action
24 The Wiz Universal Pictures / Motown Productions Sidney Lumet (director); Joel Schumacher (screenplay); Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Richard Pryor, Lena Horne, Mabel King, Thelma Carpenter, Theresa Merritt, Stanley Greene Musical, Adventure, Fantasy Live Action
25 Comes a Horseman United Artists Alan J. Pakula (director); Dennis Lynton Clark (screenplay); James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard, Richard Farnsworth, Jim Davis, Mark Harmon, Macon McCalman, Basil Hoffman, James Keach, James Kline Western, Drama Live Action
Halloween Compass International Pictures John Carpenter (director/screenplay); Debra Hill (screenplay); Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, P.J. Soles, Nancy Loomis, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards, Brian Andrews, Nancy Stephens, Arthur Malet, Adam Hollander, Sandy Johnson, Peter Griffith, Robert Phalen, Nick Castle, John Michael Graham, Mickey Yablans, Brent Le Page, David Kyle Slasher Live Action
Money Movers Roadshow Entertainment / South Australian Film Corporation Bruce Beresford (director/screenplay); Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Candy Raymond, Jeanie Drynan, Bryan Brown, Alan Cassell, Gary Files, Ray Marshall, Hu Pryce, Lucky Grills, Frank Wilson, Terry Camilleri, Stuart Littlemore Crime, Action, Drama Live Action
30 Message from Space Toei Company / Tohokushinsha Film Kinji Fukasaku (director); Hiro Matusda (screenplay); Vic Morrow, Sonny Chiba, Philip Casnoff, Peggy Lee Brennan, Etsuko Shihomi, Tetsuro Tamba, Mikio Narita, Makoto Satō, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hideyo Amamoto, Junkichi Orimoto, Isamu Shimizu, Masazumi Okabe, Noboru Mitani, Harumi Sone, Charles Scawthorn Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Live Action
31 Stranger in Our House NBC / Finnegan Associates / Inter Planetary Pictures Inc. Wes Craven (director); Glenn M. Benest, Max A. Keller (screenplay); Linda Blair, Lee Purcell, Jeremy Slate, Jeff McCracken, Jeff East, Carol Lawrence, Macdonald Carey, James Jamigan, Fran Drescher Horror Live Action
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Power Play Rank Film Distributors Martyn Burke (director/screenplay); Edward N. Luttwak (screenplay); Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings, Donald Pleasence, Barry Morse, George Touliatos, Harvey Atkin, August Schellenberg, Chuck Shamata, Alberta Watson Thriller Live Action
Watership Down AVCO Embassy Pictures Martin Rosen (director/screenplay); John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham Cox, John Bennett, Ralph Richardson, Simon Cadell, Roy Kinnear, Terence Rigby, Mary Maddox, Richard O'Callaghan, Denholm Elliott, Zero Mostel, Harry Andrews, Hannah Gordon, Nigel Hawthorne, Lynn Farleigh, Clifton Jones, Derek Griffiths, Michael Hordern, Joss Ackland, Michelle Price Adventure, Drama Animation
Twelve Days of Christmas Walt Disney Productions Wolfgang Reitherman (director); Brian Bedford, Mickey Rooney, Eva Gabor,Monica Evans, Sandy Duncan, Jim Jordan, Peter Ustinov, Bruce Reitherman, Michelle Stacy, Paul Winchell, J. Pat O'Malley, Keith Mitchell, Pat Buttram, Comedy, Drama, Musical Adult animation
2 Caravans Universal Pictures / FIDCI James Fargo (director); Nancy Voyles Crawford, Thomas A. McMahon, Lorraine Williams (screenplay); Anthony Quinn, Jennifer O'Neill, Michael Sarrazin, Behrouz Vossoughi, Christopher Lee, Barry Sullivan, Jeremy Kemp, Joseph Cotten, Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz, Duncan Quinn, Behrouz Gramian, Parviz Gharib-Afshar, Fahimeh Amouzandeh, Mohammad Kahnemoui, Khosrow Tabatabai Adventure, Drama Live Action
3 The Silent Partner Pan-Canadian Film Distributors / AVCO Embassy Pictures Daryl Duke (director); Curtis Hanson (screenplay); Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Celine Lomez, Ken Pogue, John Candy, Sean Sullivan, Jack Duffy, Stephen Young, John Kerr, Tony Rosato, Michael Kirby, Gail Dahms, Michael Donaghue, Charlotte Blunt, Sandy Crawley Thriller Live Action
8 Magic 20th Century Fox Richard Attenborough (director); William Goldman (screenplay); Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter, E.J. André, Jerry Houser, David Ogden Stiers, Lillian Randolph Horror Live Action
Slow Dancing in the Big City United Artists / CIP John G. Avildsen (director); Barra Grant (screenplay); Paul Sorvino, Anne Ditchburn, Nicolas Coster, Thaao Penghlis, Hector Mercado, Brenda Joy Kaplan, Daniel Faraldo, Bill Conti, Richard Jamieson, Danielle Brisebois, Lloyd Kaufman, Barra Grant, Anita Dangler, Linda Selman, Dick Carballo, Jack Ramage, Adam Gifford, Michael Gorrin, Tara Mitton, Matt Russo, Ben Slack, Mimi Cecchini Drama, Musical, Romance Live Action
10 The Children of Sanchez Lone Star Pictures Hall Bartlett (director/screenplay); Cesare Zavattini (screenplay); Anthony Quinn, Dolores del Rio, Katy Jurado, Lupita Ferrer, Lucia Mendez, Josefina Echanove, Patricia Reyes Spindola, Stathis Giallelis Drama Live Action
Paradise Alley Universal Pictures / Force Ten Productions Inc. Sylvester Stallone (director/screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Conway, Anne Archer, Joe Spinell, Armand Assante, Lee Canalito, Terry Funk, Frank McRae, Joyce Ingalls, Tom Waits, Aimee Eccles, John Cherry Monks Jr., Frank Stallone, Ted DiBiase Sports, Drama Live Action
The Thirty Nine Steps The Rank Organisation Don Sharp (director); Michael Robson (screenplay); Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter, Karen Dotrice, John Mills, George Baker, Ronald Pickup, Donald Pickering, Timothy West, Miles Anderson, Andrew Keir, Robert Flemyng, William Squire, Paul McDowell, David Collings, John Normington, John Welsh, Edward de Souza, Tony Steedman, John Grieve, Donald Bisset, Joan Henley, Prentis Hancock, James Garbutt, Robert Gillespie, Paul Jerricho, Michael Bilton, Derek Anders, Oliver Maguire, Leo Dolan, Artro Morris, Raymond Young Thriller Live Action
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11 The Wild Geese Allied Artists / Richmond Film Productions (West) Ltd / Varius Entertainment Trading A.G. Andrew V. McLaglen (director); Reginald Rose (screenplay); Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Krüger, Stewart Granger, Jack Watson, Frank Finlay, Kenneth Griffith, Jeff Corey, Barry Foster, Winston Ntshona, Ronald Fraser, John Kani, David Ladd, Ian Yule, Patrick Allen, Brook Williams, Percy Herbert, Jane Hylton, Paul Spurrier, Patrick Holt War Live Action
14 Killer of Sheep Third World Newsreel Charles Burnett (director/screenplay); Henry G. Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett, Eugene Cherry, Jack Drummond Drama Live Action
15 Blue Fin Pacific International Enterprises / South Australian Film Corporation / McElroy and McElroy Carl Schultz (director); Sonia Borg (screenplay); Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark, Elspeth Ballantyne, John Jarratt, Hugh Keays-Byrne Family Live Action
The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family Pacific International Enterprises Frank Zuniga (director); Arthur R. Dubs (screenplay); Robert Logan, Susan Damante-Shaw, Heather Rattray, Ham Larsen, George Buck Flower Adventure, Family Live Action
Just a Gigolo United Artists Classics David Hemmings (director); Ennio De Concini, Joshua Sinclair (screenplay); David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Kim Novak, David Hemmings, Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens, Marlene Dietrich, Erika Pluhar, Hilde Weissner, Werner Pochath, Rudolf Schündler, Evelyn Künneke Drama Live Action
The Lord of the Rings United Artists / Fantasy Films Ralph Bakshi (director); Peter S. Beagle, Chris Conkling (screenplay); Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt, Simon Chandler, Dominic Guard, Norman Bird, Michael Graham Cox, Anthony Daniels, David Buck, Peter Woodthorpe, Fraser Kerr, Philip Stone, Michael Deacon, André Morell, Alan Tilvern, Annette Crosbie, John Westbrook Fantasy Animation
22 Long Weekend Hoyts Distribution / Dugong Films Colin Eggleston (director); Everett De Roche (screenplay); John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Roy Day, Mike McEwen, Michael Aitkens, Sue Kiss von Soly Thriller Live Action
Movie Movie Warner Bros. / ITC Entertainment Stanley Donen (director); Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller (screenplay); George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Barbara Harris, Red Buttons, Barry Bostwick, Ann Reinking, Art Carney, Eli Wallach, Rebecca York, Harry Hamlin, Jocelyn Brando, Michael Kidd, Kathleen Beller, Clay Hodges, George P. Wilbur, Peter Stader, Jimmy Lennon, Charles Lane, Stanley Donen, George Burns Comedy, Musical, Sports Live Action
Same Time, Next Year Universal Pictures / The Mirisch Company Robert Mulligan (director); Bernard Slade (screenplay); Ellen Burstyn, Alan Alda, Ivan Bonar Romance, Comedy, Drama Live Action
I Spit on Your Grave The Jerry Gross Organization / Cinemagic Pictures Meir Zarchi (director/screenplay); Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols, Gunter Kleemann, Alexis Magnotti, Tammy Zarchi, Terry Zarchi, William Tasgal Horror Live Action
24 Carry On Emmannuelle The Rank Organisation / Hemdale Film Corporation Gerald Thomas (director); Lance Peters (screenplay); Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor, Joan Sims, Jack Douglas, Peter Butterworth, Beryl Reid, Suzanne Danielle, Larry Dann, Henry McGee, Victor Maddern, Dino Shafeek, Eric Barker, Joan Benham, Albert Moses, Robert Dorning, Steve Plytas, Michael Nightingale, Bruce Boa, Llewellyn Rees, Claire Davenport, Norman Mitchell, Howard Nelson, Tim Brinton, Corbett Woodall, Gertan Klauber, John Carlin, John Hallet, Malcolm Johns, Guy Ward, Suzanna East Comedy Live Action
29 Someone's Watching Me! Warner Bros. Television Distribution John Carpenter (director/screenplay); Lauren Hutton, David Birney, Adrienne Barbeau, Charles Cyphers, Grainger Hines, Len Lesser, John Mahon, Robert Phalen, James Murtaugh, George Skaff, Robert Snively, Edgar Justice, John J. Fox Horror Live Action
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8 The Brink's Job Universal Pictures William Friedkin (director); Walon Green (screenplay); Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates, Gena Rowlands, Paul Sorvino, Sheldon Leonard, Gerard Murphy, Kevin O'Connor, Claudia Peluso, Patrick Hines, Malachy McCourt, Walter Klavun, Randy Jurgensen, John Brandon, Robert Prosky Crime, Comedy, Drama Live Action
The Deer Hunter Universal Pictures / EMI Films Michael Cimino (director); Deric Washburn (screenplay); Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken, George Dzundza, Pierre Segui, Shirley Stoler, Chuck Aspegren, Rutanya Alda, Amy Wright, Joe Grifasi Epic, War, Drama Live Action
Force 10 from Navarone American International Pictures / Navarone Productions Guy Hamilton (director); Robin Chapman (screenplay); Robert Shaw, Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Edward Fox, Franco Nero, Carl Weathers, Richard Kiel, Alan Badel, Michael Byrne, Philip Latham, Angus MacInnes, Michael Sheard, Petar Buntic, Paul Humpoletz, Ramiz Pasic War Live Action
Killer's Moon Redemption Films / Rothernorth Films Alan Birkinshaw (director/screenplay); Anthony Forrest, Tom Marshall, Jane Hayden, Alison Elliott, David Jackson, JoAnne Good, Lisa Vanderpump, Georgina Kean, Nigel Gregory, Paul Rattee, Peter Spraggon, Jayne Lester, Debbie Martyn, Christine Winter, Lynne Morgan, Jean Reeve, Elizabeth Counsell, Hilda Braid, Chubby Oates, James Kerry, Hugh Ross Horror Live Action
15 Oliver's Story Paramount Pictures John Korty (director/screenplay); Erich Segal (screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, Candice Bergen, Nicola Pagett, Ed Binns, Benson Fong, Charles Haid, Kenneth McMillan, Ray Milland, Josef Sommer, Sully Boyar, Swoosie Kurtz, Meg Mundy, Beatrice Winde Romance, Drama Live Action
Superman Warner Bros. / Dovemead Ltd. / International Film Production Richard Donner (director); Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Robert Benton (screenplay); Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Margot Kidder, Valerie Perrine, Maria Schell, Terence Stamp, Phyllis Thaxter, Susannah York, Jack O'Halloran, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Harry Andrews, Larry Hagman, Rex Reed, Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Jeff East, Diane Sherry Superhero, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Live Action
16 Pinocchio (re-issue) Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Norman Ferguson, Jack Kinney, Wilfred Jackson, T. Hee (directors); Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia (screenplay); Cliff Edwards, Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Walter Catlett, Charles Judels, Evelyn Venable, Frankie Darro, Clarence Nash, Stuart Buchanan, Thurl Ravenscroft Musical, Fantasy Animation
17 Uncle Joe Shannon United Artists Joseph Hanwright (director); Burt Young (screenplay); Burt Young, Doug McKeon, Madge Sinclair, Jason Bernard, Bert Remsen, Allan Rich, Adrienne Larussa Drama Live Action
20 Every Which Way but Loose Warner Bros. / The Malpaso Company James Fargo (director); Jeremy Joe Kronsberg (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Beverly D'Angelo, Ruth Gordon, John Quade, Dan Vadis, Roy Jenson, Bill McKinney, William O'Connell, Jeremy Joe Kronsberg, Gene LeBell, Judson Scott, James McEachin, Walter Barnes, Gregory Walcott, Hank Worden, George Chandler, Harry Guardino, Mel Tillis, Phil Everly, Manis, Gary Davis, Scott Dockstader, Orwin Harvey, Chuck Waters, Jerry Wills, Cary Michael Cheifer Action, Comedy Live Action
King of the Gypsies Paramount Pictures / Dino De Laurentiis Company Frank Pierson (director/screenplay); Eric Roberts, Sterling Hayden, Shelley Winters, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Annette O'Toole, Judd Hirsch, Annie Potts, Michael V. Gazzo, Antonia Rey, Matthew Labyorteaux, Roy Brocksmith, Danielle Brisebois, Faith Minton Drama Live Action
Starcrash New World Pictures / Bancom Audiovision Corporation / Film Enterprise Production Luigi Cozzi (director/screenplay); Nat Wachsberger, R.A. Dillon (screenplay); Marjoe Gortner, Caroline Munro, David Hasselhoff, Joe Spinell, Robert Tessier, Nadia Cassini, Judd Hamilton, Christopher Plummer Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Live Action
22 Brass Target United Artists John Hough (director); Alvin Boretz (screenplay); Sophia Loren, John Cassavetes, George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Patrick McGoohan, Bruce Davison, Edward Herrmann, Max von Sydow, Ed Bishop, Lee Montague, Bernard Horsfall, John Junkin, Sigfrit Steiner, Heinz Bennent, Brad Harris, Claudia Butenuth, Yulian Panich, Hal Galili, Reinhold Olszewski, Bob Cunningham, Osman Ragheb, Peter Armstrong, Richard Kley, Ray Le Clair, René Schoenberg War, Suspense Live Action
California Suite Columbia Pictures / Rastar Herbert Ross (director); Neil Simon (screenplay); Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Bill Cosby, Jane Fonda, Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Richard Pryor, Maggie Smith, Herb Edelman, Denise Galik, Gloria Gifford, Sheila Frazier, Dana Plato, David Sheehan, Len Lawson, Brian Cummings, Lupe Ontiveros, Army Archerd, Christopher Pennock, Tawny Moyer, Richard Burton Comedy Live Action
Invasion of the Body Snatchers United Artists / Solofilm Philip Kaufman (director); W.D. Richter (screenplay); Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Art Hindle, Lelia Goldoni, Kevin McCarthy, Don Siegel, Robert Duvall, Philip Kaufman, Tom Luddy, Jerry Walter, Rose Kaufman, Joe Bellan Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
Moment by Moment Universal Pictures / RSO Records Jane Wagner (director/screenplay); Lily Tomlin, John Travolta, Andra Akers, Bert Kramer, Shelley R. Bonus, Debra Feuer, James Luisi Romance, Drama Live Action
They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way The International Picture Show Company Stuart E. McGowan, Edward Montagne (directors); Tim Conway (screenplay); Tim Conway, Chuck McCann, Richard Kiel, Dub Taylor, Reni Santoni, Lenny Montana, Sonny Shroyer, Ben L. Jones, Timothy Blake, Hank Worden Comedy Live Action
23 The Stingiest Man in Town Warner Bros. Television Distribution / Rankin/Bass Productions / Topcraft Limited Company Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. (directors); Charles Dickens, Romeo Muller (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Tom Bosley, Theodore Bikel, Dennis Day, Paul Frees, Sonny Melendrez, Darlene Conley, Shelby Flint, Charles Matthau, Diana Lee, Robert Morse, Debbie Clinger, Robert Rolofson, Steffani Calli, Eric Hines, Dee Stratton Musical Animation
31 Ice Castles Columbia Pictures Donald Wrye (director/screenplay); Gary L. Baim (screenplay); Lynn-Holly Johnson, Robby Benson, Colleen Dewhurst, Tom Skerritt, Jennifer Warren, David Huffman, Leonard Lilyholm, Michelle McLean, Sydney Blake, Kelsey Ufford, Theresa Willmus Romance, Drama Live Action

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Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 5 Sally Eilers 69 US Actress
12 Arthur Sheekman 76 US Screenwriter
23 Jack Oakie 74 US Actor
26 Leo Genn 72 UK Actor
27 Oskar Homolka 79 Austria Actor
29 Tim McCoy 86 US Actor
February 2 Wendy Barrie 69 UK Actress
14 Claude Binyon 72 US Writer, Director
15 Ilka Chase 77 US Actress
18 Kathleen Lockhart 83 UK Actress
18 Maggie McNamara 48 US Actress
24 Franco Arcalli 48 Italy Screenwriter
28 Philip Ahn 72 US Actor
March 12 John Cazale 42 US Actor
16 Reb Russell 72 US Actor
18 Peggy Wood 86 US Actress
24 Leigh Brackett 62 US Screenwriter
25 Leslie Fenton 76 UK Actor, Director
25 Jack Hulbert 85 UK Actor
25 Hanna Ralph 92 Germany Actress
31 Astrid Allwyn 72 US Actress
April 1 Lynne Roberts 56 US Actress
9 Michael Wilson 63 US Screenwriter
13 Paul McGrath 74 US Actor
22 Will Geer 76 US Actor
May 6 Loyal Griggs 71 US Cinematographer
11 Philip Ray 79 UK Actor
12 Robert Coogan 53 US Actor
16 Robert Florey 78 France Director
June 20 Mark Robson 64 Canada Director
29 Bob Crane 49 US Actor
30 Frank Santillo 65 US Editor
July 3 James Daly 59 US Actor
14 Jack Woolgar 64 UK Actor
17 Thayer David 51 US Actor
19 Agnes Christine Johnston 82 US Screenwriter
August 5 Queenie Smith 79 US Actress
24 Louis Prima 67 US Actor, Singer
26 Charles Boyer 78 France Actor
28 Robert Shaw 51 UK Actor
31 Lee Garmes 80 US Cinematographer
September 3 Karin Molander 89 Sweden Actress
9 Jack L. Warner 86 Canada Producer, Studio Executive
12 Frank Ferguson 78 US Actor
18 Ann Shoemaker 87 US Actress
24 Ruth Etting 80 US Singer, Actress
30 Edgar Bergen 75 US Actor, Ventriloquist
October 10 Kathryn McGuire 74 US Actress
16 Dan Dailey 62 US Actor
19 Gig Young 64 US Actor
30 Brian Hayles 47 UK Screenwriter
November 5 Denis O'Dea 73 Ireland Actor
9 Florence Marly 59 Czechoslovakia Actress
16 Claude Dauphin 75 France Actor
20 Robert Alan Aurthur 56 US Screenwriter
23 June Martel 69 US Actress
26 Ford Beebe 90 US Director
27 Susan Shaw 44 UK Actress
28 André Morell 69 UK Actor
December 7 I. Stanford Jolley 78 US Actor
10 Ed Wood 54 US Director, Screenwriter, Actor
12 Fay Compton 84 UK Actress
15 Chill Wills 76 US Actor
19 Duncan Lamont 60 UK Actor
23 Louis de Rochemont 89 US Producer

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "'Grease,' $4,500,000, In 1,248 Situations For Re-Re-Runs". Variety. May 23, 1979. p. 27.
  3. ^ "Animal House, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
  4. ^ "Every Which Way But Loose, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014.
  5. ^ "Heaven Can Wait, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014.
  6. ^ "Hooper, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  7. ^ "Jaws 2, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
  8. ^ "Columbia Sets Cheech & Chong; They'll Write, Star and Direct". Variety. September 12, 1979. p. 6. Meanwhile, "Smoke" continues to go higher and higher, with $76,000,000 domestic b.o. gross and $28,000,000 foreign
  9. ^ "Revenge of the Pink Panther, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
  10. ^ "The Deer Hunter, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 26, 2014.
  11. ^ "The Astral Factor (1978), imdb". IMDb. Retrieved December 25, 2018.