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Absolution (1978)

Absolution (1978)

Absolution (1978)
IMDb: 6.5
95 min

At a Catholic boys’ school, domineering disciplinarian Father Goddard rules over his pupils with an iron hand. When one of his teenage charges confesses to murder, the dogmatic but deeply...

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Starcrash (1978)

Starcrash (1978)

Starcrash (1978)
IMDb: 4.0
94 min

A pair of smugglers manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a...

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Drunken Master (1978)

Drunken Master (1978)

Drunken Master (1978)
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

A mischievous young man is sent to hone his martial arts skills with an older, alcoholic kung fu master.

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Genre: Action, Comedy
Felicity (1978)

Felicity (1978)

Felicity (1978)
IMDb: 5.2
94 min

Young Felicity lives in a monastic school. The only way to live out her sexual fantasies is together with her girlfriend Jenny. But then she receives an invitation to her...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Who’ll Stop the Rain (1978)

Who’ll Stop the Rain (1978)

Who’ll Stop the Rain (1978)
IMDb: 6.7
126 min

John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything soon falls apart...

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Genre: Crime, Thriller, War
A Wedding (1978)

A Wedding (1978)

A Wedding (1978)
IMDb: 7.1
125 min

Muffin’s wedding to Dino Corelli is to be a big affair. Except the ageing priest isn’t too sure of the ceremony, only the families actually turn up as the Corelli...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Warlords of Atlantis (1978)

Warlords of Atlantis (1978)

Warlords of Atlantis (1978)
IMDb: 5.6
96 min

Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition’s ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of...

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An Unmarried Woman (1978)

An Unmarried Woman (1978)

An Unmarried Woman (1978)
IMDb: 7.2
124 min

A wealthy woman from Manhattan’s Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Thank God It’s Friday (1978)

Thank God It’s Friday (1978)

Thank God It’s Friday (1978)
IMDb: 5.4
89 min

It’s Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a...

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Straight Time (1978)

Straight Time (1978)

Straight Time (1978)
IMDb: 7.4
114 min

After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the...

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Genre: CrimeDrama
The Swarm (1978)

The Swarm (1978)

The Swarm (1978)
IMDb: 4.5
116 min

Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster...

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The Silent Partner (1978)

The Silent Partner (1978)

The Silent Partner (1978)
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

Toronto, Canada. A few days before Christmas, Miles Cullen, a bored teller working at a bank branch located in a shopping mall, accidentally learns that the place is about to...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Shout (1978)

The Shout (1978)

The Shout (1978)
IMDb: 6.7
86 min

Bored while officiating a cricket match at a psychiatric hospital, Crossley tells Graves (a visitor) the tale of a mysterious stranger (also named Crossley) who invades the lives and house...

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Genre: Drama, Horror
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
IMDb: 7.7
115 min

The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape,...

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Same Time, Next Year (1978)

Same Time, Next Year (1978)

Same Time, Next Year (1978)
IMDb: 7.2
119 min

A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner and, although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Swissmakers (1978)

The Swissmakers (1978)

The Swissmakers (1978)
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

This romantic drama follows two policemen whose job is to investigate the lives of foreigners who have applied for Swiss citizenship. Among the applicants they must screen are a French...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lupin the Third: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)

Lupin the Third: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)

Lupin the Third: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
IMDb: 7.0
102 min

Lupin the Third, the notorious international thief, is reported dead! No one is more surprised at the news than Lupin himself, who is alive and well. The answer to that...

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Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
IMDb: 5.8
95 min

Tony (Ike Eisenmann) and Tia (Kim Richards) are other-worldly twins endowed with telekinesis. When their Uncle Bene drops them off in Los Angeles for an earthbound vacation, a display of...

Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)

Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)

Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

Jackie Chan plays the part of the class clown in a shaolin temple whose deadliest secret is stolen. All is lost until Jackie’s character discovers dancing blue ghosts with bright...

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Genre: Action
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

Solange is depressed: she’s stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Odds and Evens (1978)

Odds and Evens (1978)

Odds and Evens (1978)
IMDb: 7.2
110 min

A bumbling government agent recruits a trucker whose gambling knowledge can help crack an illegal Florida operation.

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Beauty and the Beast (1978)

Beauty and the Beast (1978)

Beauty and the Beast (1978)
IMDb: 7.6
91 min

Julie, the youngest daughter of a bankrupt merchant, sacrifices her life in order to save her father. She goes to an enchanted castle in the woods and meets Netvor, a...

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Slave of the Cannibal God (1978)

Slave of the Cannibal God (1978)

Slave of the Cannibal God (1978)
IMDb: 5.2
99 min

A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.

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Genre: Adventure, Horror
King of the Gypsies (1978)

King of the Gypsies (1978)

King of the Gypsies (1978)
IMDb: 6.3
112 min

Zharko, leader of the Romanis in NYC, passes his position of leadership on to his unwilling grandson, Dave, leading to infighting between Dave and his father.

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Genre: Drama
In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)

In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)

In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
IMDb: 7.5
124 min

Elvira Weishaupt, once a burly working-class butcher named Erwin, has made an enormous sacrifice for love. She has undergone a sex change for a romantic interest who has abandoned her,...

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Genre: Drama
Ice Castles (1978)

Ice Castles (1978)

Ice Castles (1978)
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Autumn Sonata (1978)

Autumn Sonata (1978)

Autumn Sonata (1978)
IMDb: 8.2
93 min

After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva. The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career...

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Genre: Drama
Gray Lady Down (1978)

Gray Lady Down (1978)

Gray Lady Down (1978)
IMDb: 6.2
111 min

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in...

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Goin’ South (1978)

Goin’ South (1978)

Goin’ South (1978)
IMDb: 6.2
109 min

Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law...

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Genre: Comedy, Western
Fedora (1978)

Fedora (1978)

Fedora (1978)
IMDb: 6.8
114 min

An ambitious Hollywood hustler becomes involved with a reclusive female star whom he tries to lure out of retirement.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Faces of Death (1978)

Faces of Death (1978)

Faces of Death (1978)
IMDb: 4.2
105 min

A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies. The common factor is death by some means.

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Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
IMDb: 6.2
104 min

A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.

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Corvette Summer (1978)

Corvette Summer (1978)

Corvette Summer (1978)
IMDb: 5.7
105 min

Ken loves to design and build exotic cars. When the High School shop class project car, a fully tricked out dream Corvette, is stolen, he begins searching for it. His...

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Stay As You Are (1978)

Stay As You Are (1978)

Stay As You Are (1978)
IMDb: 6.3
105 min

A May-December romance. Roué Giulio Marengo, a Roman landscape architect unhappy in his marriage, meets Francesca, a young and beautiful Florentine, and then learns she might be his daughter. He...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Comes a Horseman (1978)

Comes a Horseman (1978)

Comes a Horseman (1978)
IMDb: 6.3
118 min

Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank...

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What Will You Do When You Catch Me? (1978)

What Will You Do When You Catch Me? (1978)

What Will You Do When You Catch Me? (1978)
IMDb: 7.6
99 min

Tadeusz Krzakoski (Krzysztof Kowalewski), the director of a failing state-owned company, is married with problems. His mistress, the daughter of a Communist party bigwig, says she’s pregnant and Tadeusz knows...

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Genre: Comedy
The Cat from Outer Space (1978)

The Cat from Outer Space (1978)

The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
IMDb: 6.1
104 min

A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that gives it special powers, including the ability to communicate with...

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California Suite (1978)

California Suite (1978)

California Suite (1978)
IMDb: 6.2
103 min

The misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
IMDb: 7.2
113 min

A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.

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Genre: DramaMusic
Blue Collar (1978)

Blue Collar (1978)

Blue Collar (1978)
IMDb: 7.5
114 min

Fed up with mistreatment at the hands of both management and union brass, and coupled with financial hardships on each man’s end, three auto assembly line workers hatch a plan...

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Genre: Crime, Drama