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List of years in film
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Highest-grossing films (U.S.)

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Highest-grossing films of 1978
Rank Title Studio Domestic gross
1. Grease Paramount Pictures $159,978,870[1]
2. Superman Warner Bros. $134,218,018[2]
3. National Lampoon's Animal House Universal Pictures $120,091,123[3]
4. Every Which Way but Loose Warner Bros. $85,196,485[4]
5. Heaven Can Wait Paramount Pictures $81,640,278[5]
6. Hooper Warner Bros. $78,000,000[6]
7. Jaws 2 Universal Pictures $77,737,272[7]
8. Revenge of the Pink Panther United Artists $49,579,269[8]
9. The Deer Hunter Universal Pictures $48,979,328[9]
10. Halloween Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $47,000,000[10]

Events

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Deer Hunter – EMI Films/Cimino, Universal
Best Director: Michael CiminoThe Deer Hunter
Best Actor: Jon VoightComing Home
Best Actress: Jane FondaComing Home
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher WalkenThe Deer Hunter
Best Supporting Actress: Maggie SmithCalifornia Suite
Best Foreign Language Film: Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (Preparez vos mouchoirs), directed by Bertrand Blier, France

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Midnight Express
Best Actor: Jon VoightComing Home
Best Actress: Jane FondaComing Home
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Heaven Can Wait
Best Actor: Warren BeattyHeaven Can Wait
Best Actress (tie): Ellen BurstynSame Time, Next Year
Best Actress (tie): Maggie SmithCalifornia Suite
Other
Best Director: Michael CiminoThe Deer Hunter
Best Foreign Language Film: Autumn Sonata, Sweden

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 film releases

Romance films released in 1978

  1. Days of Heaven
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