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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1978 (see 1978 in film):


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Absolution Anthony Page Richard Burton, Dominic Guard Thriller
The Big Sleep Michael Winner Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles Crime drama
The Boys from Brazil Franklin J. Schaffner Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier James Mason Thriller Co-production with the US
Carry On Emmannuelle Gerald Thomas Kenneth Connor, Suzanne Danielle Comedy
The Class of Miss MacMichael Silvio Narizzano Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Rosalind Cash Drama
The Comeback Pete Walker Pamela Stephenson, David Doyle, Bill Owen Horror
Death on the Nile John Guillermin Peter Ustinov, Jane Birkin, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow Suspense Based on the Agatha Christie novel
Force 10 from Navarone Guy Hamilton Robert Shaw, Harrison Ford, Richard Kiel World War II/adventure
Give Us Tomorrow Donovan Winter Sylvia Syms, Derren Nesbitt Crime
Home Before Midnight Pete Walker James Aubrey, Alison Elliott, Richard Todd Drama
Killer's Moon Alan Birkinshaw Anthony Forrest, David Jackson Horror
The Legacy Richard Marquand Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott Horror
Leopard in the Snow Gerry O'Hara Keir Dullea, Susan Penhaligon Drama
Let's Get Laid James Kenelm Clarke Robin Askwith, Fiona Richmond Comedy
Long Shot Maurice Hatton Charles Gormley, Neville Smith, Susannah York Drama [1]
The Medusa Touch Jack Gold Richard Burton, Lee Remick Thriller
Midnight Express Alan Parker Brad Davis, Randy Quaid, John Hurt Prison drama
Nighthawks Ken Robertson LGBT drama
The Odd Job Peter Madek David Jason, Graham Chapman Comedy
The Playbirds Willy Roe Alan Lake, Glynn Edwards Crime
Power Play Martyn Burke Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings Thriller Co-production with Canada
Revenge of the Pink Panther Blake Edwards Peter Sellers, Robert Webber Comedy
Rosie Dixon - Night Nurse Justin Cartwright Debbie Ash, Carolyne Argyle Comedy
The Sailor's Return Jack Gold Tom Bell, Shope Shodeinde Drama
Sammy's Super T-Shirt Jeremy Summers Reggie Winch, Lawrie Mark Family
The Shout Jerzy Skolimowski Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt Horror
Silver Bears Ivan Passer Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd Comedy
Stevie Robert Enders Glenda Jackson, Mona Washbourne Biopic
The Stud Quentin Masters Joan Collins, Oliver Tobias Drama
Superman Richard Donner Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder Adventure Co-production with US
Sweeney 2 Tom Clegg John Thaw, Dennis Waterman Crime Second cinematic spin-off of the TV series
Terror Norman J. Warren John Nolan, Carolyn Courage Horror
The Thirty Nine Steps Don Sharp Robert Powell, David Warner, Karen Dotrice Thriller Previously filmed in 1935 and 1959
Tomorrow Never Comes Peter Collinson Oliver Reed, Susan George Crime Co-production with Canada; entered into the 11th Moscow International Film Festival
Warlords of Atlantis Kevin Connor Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore, Shane Rimmer Science fiction/fantasy
The Water Babies Lionel Jeffries James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw Family/animated
Watership Down Martin Rosen John Hurt, Richard Briers, Zero Mostel Animated drama Zero Mostel's last film
What's Up Superdoc! Derek Ford Christopher Mitchell, Julia Goodman, Harry H. Corbett Comedy
The Wild Geese Andrew V. McLaglen Richard Burton, Roger Moore Action

Top Films at the British Box Office in 1978

See also


  1. ^ "Long Shot (1978)". Archived from the original on July 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Harper, Sue; Smith, Justin (2013). British Film Culture in the 1970s: The Boundaries of Pleasure. Edinburgh Press. p. 273.