Best Adventure Movies of 1978

1.

Superman

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Jack O'Halloran, Valerie Perrine ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1978-12-13
2.

Watership Down

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham Cox, John Bennett, Ralph Richardson, Simon Cadell, Terence Rigby, Roy Kinnear, Richard O'Callaghan, Denholm Elliott ..
Directed by: Martin Rosen
Release date: 1978-10-14
3.

The First Great Train Robbery

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.

Starring: Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down, Alan Webb, Malcolm Terris, Robert Lang, Michael Elphick, Wayne Sleep, Pamela Salem, Gabrielle Lloyd ..
Directed by: Michael Crichton
Release date: 1978-12-14
4.

The Lord of the Rings

4.7
6.2/10 IMDB

The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.

Starring: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt, Simon Chandler, Dominic Guard, Norman Bird, Michael Graham Cox, Anthony Daniels, David Buck ..
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Release date: 1978-11-15
5.

Force 10 From Navarone

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

World War II, 1943. Mallory and Miller, the heroes who destroyed the guns of Navarone, are sent to Yugoslavia in search of a ghost from the past.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Barbara Bach, Edward Fox, Franco Nero, Carl Weathers, Richard Kiel, Alan Badel, Michael Byrne, Philip Latham ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1978-08-16
6.

Every Which Way but Loose

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who leads him on a screwball chase across the American Southwest. Nothing's in the way except a motorcycle gang, and legendary brawler Tank Murdock.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Beverly D'Angelo, Geoffrey Lewis, Ruth Gordon, Walter Barnes, Bill McKinney, John Quade, Dan Vadis, Roy Jenson ..
Directed by: James Fargo
Release date: 1978-12-16
7.

The Wiz

4.2
5.4/10 IMDB

Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher, is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home.

Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Theresa Merritt, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor, Mabel King, Thelma Carpenter, Stanley Greene ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1978-10-24
8.

Battlestar Galactica

4.2
6.7/10 IMDB

After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from September 17, 1978, to August 17, 1980. The first and fifth episodes of the series were edited into this theatrical feature film. Taken together, the two episodes ran 148 minutes, without commercials, while the film runs 125 minutes.

Starring: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Maren Jensen, Laurette Spang, Terry Carter, Tony Swartz, Noah Hathaway, Lew Ayres ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi
Release date: 1978-09-16
9.

Return from Witch Mountain

3.8
5.7/10 IMDB

Tony and Tia are other-worldly twins endowed with telekinesis. When their Uncle Bene drops them off in Los Angeles for an earthbound vacation, a display of their supernatural skill catches the eye of the nefarious Dr. Gannon and his partner in crime, Letha, who see rich possibilities in harnessing the children's gifts. They kidnap Tony, and Tia gives chase only to find Gannon is using her brother's powers against her.

Starring: Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Jack Soo, Anthony James, Richard Bakalyan, Ward Costello, Christian Juttner, Brad Savage ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1978-03-10
10.

Gray Lady Down

3.5
6.2/10 IMDB

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 the hope of saving the lives of the crew.

Starring: Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Stephen McHattie, Ronny Cox, Dorian Harewood, Rosemary Forsyth, Hilly Hicks, Charles Cioffi ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1978-03-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The Water Babies
11.

The Water Babies

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.

Starring: James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw, Tommy Pender, Samantha Gates, Joan Greenwood, David Tomlinson, Jon Pertwee, David Jason, Una Stubbs ..
Directed by: Lionel Jeffries
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The Story of the Faithful Wookiee
12.

The Story of the Faithful Wookiee

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Originally apart of The Star Wars Holiday Special, this animated story follows Chewbacca as he searches for a cure to the virus which knocked out his friends, with the help of an unlikely ally – the bounty hunter Boba Fett.

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, James Earl Jones, Don Francks ..
Directed by: David Acomba
Release date: 1978-11-17
13.

Corvette Summer

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

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 search leads him to Las Vegas, where Vanessa, a teenaged prostitute wannabe, helps him try to track it down.

Starring: Mark Hamill, Annie Potts, Eugene Roche, William Bryant, Richard McKenzie, Kim Milford, Philip Bruns, Danny Bonaduce, Albert Insinnia, Jane A. Johnston ..
Directed by: Matthew Robbins
Release date: 1978-06-02
14.

Circle of Iron

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

In a mystical desert kingdom, young martial arts fighter Cord loses a contest to determine who will journey to take the powerful Book of All Knowedge from Zetan, an evil wizard. Despite his lack of a sponsor, Cord's rule-breaking nature leads him to try retrieving the book anyway. Help is offered by a mysterious blind man who gives advice as Cord fights his way through multiple opponents, discovering more about himself as he gets closer to Zetan.

Starring: David Carradine, Jeff Cooper, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Eli Wallach, Anthony De Longis, Earl Maynard, Erica Creer, Michael M. Vendrell, Leo Whang ..
Directed by: Richard Moore
Release date: 1978-07-25
15.

Warlords of Atlantis

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

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 Atlantis. The diving bell disabled, a deep sea monster attacks the boat. They are all dragged to the bottom of the sea where they meet the inhabitants of the lost continent, an advanced alien race that makes sailors their slaves.

Starring: Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore, Shane Rimmer, Lea Brodie, John Ratzenberger, Cyd Charisse, Michael Gothard, Hal Galili, Derry Power, Donald Bisset ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1978-05-01
16.

Land of No Return

3.0
4.3/10 IMDB

Zak O'Brien is an animal trainer for the popular television series "Caesar and Romulus", which has been selected for a "Patsy" Award to be presented in Burbank, Californa. Zak, Caesar and Romulus board his Cherokee Arrow in Denver for the flight there, but en route at night over the Utah wastelands they encounter a sudden blizzard. Zak's radio fails, and then engine trouble ensues and he guides the craft down to a crash landing. All survive, but the plane is destroyed and now a struggle for survival begins.

Starring: Mel Tormé, William Shatner, Donald Moffat ..
Directed by: Kent Bateman
Release date: 1978-08-01
17.

Dr. Strange

3.0
5.1/10 IMDB

A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.

Starring: Peter Hooten, Clyde Kusatsu, Jessica Walter, Anne-Marie Martin, Philip Sterling, John Mills, June Barrett, Sarah Rush, Diana Webster, Bob Delegall ..
Directed by: Philip DeGuere Jr.
Release date: 1978-09-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Black Beauty
18.

Black Beauty

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

This heart warming adaptation of the timeless novel tells the story of the courageous stallion Black Beauty, a well-bred horse in the 19th century England.

Starring: Laurie Main ..
Directed by: Chris Cuddington
Release date: 1978-10-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Blue Fin
19.

Blue Fin

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. Accident prone son Snook is forever making mistakes much to the chagrin of his father Pascoe. But when tragedy strikes the fishing boat during a deep sea fishing trek in the Southern Ocean, the boy is called on to become a man in a rites of sea passage to reconcile is past mishaps and save both his father and the ship from certain disaster.

Starring: Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark, John Jarratt, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Alfred Bell, Ralph Cotterill, George Spartels, Jock Owen, Elspeth Ballantyne ..
Directed by: Carl Schultz
Release date: 1978-12-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The Four Feathers
20.

The Four Feathers

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

They made him a hero by branding him a coward . . . the story of a man who conquered fear.

Starring: Beau Bridges, Robert Powell, Simon Ward, Jane Seymour, Harry Andrews, Richard Johnson, David Robb ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Pilgrim's Progress
21.

Pilgrim's Progress

2.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Journey with Pilgrim, as John Bunyan's famous allegory leaps from its pages to a movie. You'll experience the Slough of Despond, Hill of Difficulty, Vanity Fair, Meet Pliable, Mr Obstinate, Worldly Wiseman, Evangelist, Mr Interpreter, and Pilgrim's constant foe, Apollyon. Follow Pilgrim to the cross, and ultimately to the Celestial City. A powerful visualization of the Christian life.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maurice O'Callaghan, Peter Thomas, Ronnie Irvine ..
Directed by: Ken Anderson
Release date: 1978-04-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Sammy's Super T-Shirt
22.

Sammy's Super T-Shirt

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A young boy's lucky t-shirt is transformed through a power surge and gives its wearer super-powers.

Starring: Reggie Winch, Julian Holloway, Patsy Rowlands, Michael Ripper, Marianne Stone, Lawrie Mark, Keith Jayne, Richard Vernon, Bella Emberg ..
Directed by: Jeremy Summers
Release date: 1978-01-01
23.

Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are really free.

Starring: Robert Logan, Susan Damante, Heather Rattray, Ham Larsen, George Buck Flower, Brian Cutler, Kurt Grayson ..
Directed by: Frank Zuniga
Release date: 1978-11-15
24.

Caravans

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a Colonel in the Shadom - she was his number two wife - and has opted for the lifestyle of a nomadic tribe. When the diplomat locates the girl he joins the caravan and attempts to persuade the girl to return.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Jennifer O'Neill, Michael Sarrazin, Christopher Lee, Joseph Cotten, Barry Sullivan, Behrouz Vossoughi, Jeremy Kemp, Duncan Quinn ..
Directed by: James Fargo
Release date: 1978-11-02
25.

Fairy Tales

2.6
5.0/10 IMDB

On his twenty-first birthday, the Prince goes on a quest that takes him across the land searching for the one woman that gets him sexually excited, Princess Sleeping Beauty.

Starring: Don Sparks, Sy Richardson, Linnea Quigley, Brenda Fogarty, Robert Staats, Irwin Corey, Lindsay Freeman, Angela Aames, Robert Harris, Simmy Bow ..
Directed by: Harry Hurwitz
Release date: 1978-08-01
26.

And I Alone Survived

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, this tells the story of a young woman who is the only survivor of a plane crash in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and her struggle to get to safety despite her injuries, below-freezing temperatures and rough, and at times impassable, terrain.

Starring: Blair Brown, David Ackroyd, Vera Miles, G. D. Spradlin, Christopher Allport, Michelle Stacy, Maggie Cooper, James G. Richardson, Elizabeth Cheshire, Charles H. Gray ..
Directed by: William A. Graham
Release date: 1978-11-27
27.

Destination Moonbase-Alpha

2.4
6.3/10 IMDB

After an atomic explosion blasts the Moon out of Earth orbit, Moonbase Alpha drifts in space, with 300 people on board. When a rescue team from Earth arrives in a faster-than-light space ship, everyone is overjoyed that they can now return to Earth. But Moonbase Commander John Koenig, having undergone an experimental brain soothing process after receiving a concussion in a crash on the Lunar surface, sees not friends from Earth but gruesome monsters which have telepathically caused all others on Alpha to see an illusion of an Earth party. The aliens are desperate for radiation and plan to manipulate the Alphans into detonating nuclear waste on the Lunar surface, reducing the Moon and everyone on it to dust. Koenig must expose this conspiracy to save his people. Compiled from the two part episode The Bringers Of Wonder from the TV series Space: 1999's second series.

Starring: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell, Nick Tate, Tony Anholt, Stuart Damon, Zienia Merton ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1978-12-31
28.

The Thief of Bagdad

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

A resourceful thief helps a handscome prince fight an evil wizard and win the hand of a beautiful princess.

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Kabir Bedi, Frank Finlay, Marina Vlady, Pavla Ustinov, Daniel Emilfork, Ian Holm, Terence Stamp, Peter Ustinov, Ahmed El Shenawi ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1978-01-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The Magic of Lassie
29.

The Magic of Lassie

2.4
5.6/10 IMDB

Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.

Starring: James Stewart, Mickey Rooney, Stephanie Zimbalist, Pernell Roberts, Alice Faye, Robert Lussier, Michael Sharrett, Gene Evans, Mike Mazurki, Lane Davies ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1978-08-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The Sea Gypsies
30.

The Sea Gypsies

2.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure together and they become a big family.

Starring: Nancy Kyes, Robert Logan, Mikki Jamison, Heather Rattray, Shannon Saylor, Cjon Damitri Patterson ..
Directed by: Stewart Raffill
Release date: 1978-05-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : White Fang and the Kid
31.

White Fang and the Kid

2.4
4.6/10 IMDB

The town drunk of Gallatin, Missouri is former outlaw Franky James, brother of Jesse James. He is reformed by a woman, a young boy and a dog. He helps rid the town of corrupt town boss Mr. Morgan.

Starring: Inga Alexandrova, Tony Kendall, Fabrizio Mariani, Gordon Mitchell, Giacomo Assandri, Lorenzo Bruni, Paolo Celli, Ruggero Chessa, Clara Colosimo, Gianni Diana ..
Directed by: Vito Bruschini
Release date: 1978-12-15
32.

The Bermuda Depths

2.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.

Starring: Leigh McCloskey, Carl Weathers, Connie Sellecca, Julie Woodson, Ruth Attaway, Burl Ives, Elise Frick, Nicholas Ingham, Kevin Petty, Nicole Marsh ..
Directed by: Tsugunobu Kotani
Release date: 1978-01-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Jungle Blue
33.

Jungle Blue

2.3
4.8/10 IMDB

Jungle Blue tells the story of a group of sinister explorers hunting for fortune in the jungles of South America. Along the way they meet a tree-swinging wild man, his sex-crazed companion gorilla, and hoards of scantily clad natives.

Starring: Candida Royalle, Nina Fause, Iris Medina, Annette Haven, Bill Cable, Jose Ferraro, Kathie Kori, Susan Fuentes, Rose Renae, Maria Thay ..
Directed by: Carlos Tobalina
Release date: 1978-01-01
34.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

2.3
4.1/10 IMDB

A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of The Beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.

Starring: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Frankie Howerd, Paul Nicholas, Donald Pleasence, Sandy Farina, Dianne Steinberg, Steve Martin ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 1978-07-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Spider-Man Strikes Back
35.

Spider-Man Strikes Back

2.3
4.9/10 IMDB

At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find out what's happened, the police suspect him of the crime, and Peter has to deal with an attractive journalist determined to get an interview with Spider-Man. Then dastardly millionaire Mr. White shows up, and will stop at nothing to get his hands on the atomic bomb. Spider-Man must defeat this scheming villain and stop him blowing up the World Trade Centre.

Starring: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, JoAnna Cameron, Michael Pataki, Robert Alda, Chip Fields, Randolph Powell, Lawrence P. Casey, Simon Scott, Sidney Clute ..
Directed by: Ron Satlof
Release date: 1978-12-21
36.

The Amazing Captain Nemo

2.3
4.7/10 IMDB

Captain Nemo (José Ferrer) is found in suspended animation under the sea and revived by modern-day Navy men in order to battle a fiendish mad scientist (Burgess Meredith).

Starring: José Ferrer, Burgess Meredith, Mel Ferrer, Horst Buchholz, Tom Hallick, Med Flory, Burr DeBenning, Yale Summers, Warren Stevens, Lynda Day George ..
Directed by: Alex March
Release date: 1978-03-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The 72 Desperate Rebels
37.

The 72 Desperate Rebels

2.2
5.6/10 IMDB

This movie has a sword eating lama, a bell trap formation with big bell wielding belles, people dressed in multi-color ku klux klan outfits and Chen Sing.Set in the Ming Dynasty, an infamous pirate finds 72 martial arts experts from all over China to help him battle the imperial government. Includes breathtaking kung fu fighting and plenty of ninja action.

Starring: Pai Ying, Chan Sing, Barry Chan, Lung Fei, Tsung Hua, Ji-Lung Chang, Shu Lin Chang, Chung-wu Chiang, Han Hsieh, Ju-Feng Ma ..
Directed by: Lin Bing
Release date: 1978-01-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : The Time Machine
38.

The Time Machine

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.

Starring: John Beck, Priscilla Barnes, Andrew Duggan, Whit Bissell, Rosemary DeCamp, Jack Kruschen, John Hansen, John Doucette, Parley Baer, John Zaremba ..
Directed by: Henning Schellerup
Release date: 1978-11-05
39.

Death Dimension

2.2
4.3/10 IMDB

Detective Ash must stop "The Pig" from killing a woman with a secret freeze bomb.

Starring: Jim Kelly, Harold Sakata, George Lazenby, Terry Moore, Aldo Ray, Patch Mackenzie, Myron Lee, April Sommers, Linda Lawrence, Bob Minor ..
Directed by: Al Adamson
Release date: 1978-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Olly, Olly, Oxen Free
40.

Olly, Olly, Oxen Free

2.1
5.3/10 IMDB

Elderly, eccentric Miss Pudd (Hepburn) is the owner of a store she considers an antique shop but most would call a junkyard. She frequently refuses to part with her merchandise because of its sentimental value, but she does agree to sell some items to two small boys, Alby and Chris , who are repairing a hot air balloon that belonged to the older boy's grandfather, a stunt man named The Great Sandusky. They plan to take the balloon aloft to celebrate the man's birthday. (wikipedia)

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Peter Kilman, Kevin McKenzie, Dennis Dimster, Jayne Marie Mansfield, Denise Alexander ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1978-08-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Avalanche
41.

Avalanche

2.0
3.7/10 IMDB

After an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort, a holiday at a winter wonderland turns into a game of survival for a group of vacationers.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Mia Farrow, Robert Forster, Jeanette Nolan, Rick Moses, Steve Franken, Barry Primus, Cathey Paine, Jerry Douglas, Antony Carbone ..
Directed by: Corey Allen, Lewis Teague
Release date: 1978-09-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Beartooth
42.

Beartooth

2.0
5.5/10 IMDB

An intriguing tale of courage and love in a savage wilderness, as two rivals become friends in order to survive the ordeals of a harsh winter. Follow the adventurous tales of these two as struggle with friendship and survival.

Starring: Johnny Bush, Judy Nugent, Buck Taylor, Dub Taylor ..
Directed by: Zack Belcher
Release date: 1978-01-02
43.

The Star Wars Holiday Special

2.0
2.1/10 IMDB

Luke Skywalker and Han Solo battle evil Imperial forces to help Chewbacca reach his imperiled family on the Wookiee planet - in time for Life Day, their most important day of the year!

Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Bea Arthur, James Earl Jones, Art Carney, Harvey Korman, Kenny Baker ..
Directed by: Steve Binder, David Acomba
Release date: 1978-12-01
44.

Goin' Coconuts

1.9
4.1/10 IMDB

The toothsome singing duo, Donny and Marie Osmond, head for Hawaii in this comedy. The trouble begins when Marie acquires a lovely necklace without realizing that it is coveted by a group of thieves. An enigmatic woman is also after the necklace. Mayhem, music, and sibling rivalry ensue.

Starring: Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Herb Edelman, Kenneth Mars, Ted Cassidy, Marc Lawrence, Khigh Dhiegh, Harold Sakata, Jack Collins, Charles Walker ..
Directed by: Howard Morris
Release date: 1978-10-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Against the Wind
45.

Against the Wind

1.9
8.1/10 IMDB

Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her friends and her family fight out their battle against a lively historical backdrop - Irelands 1798 Rebellion. Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion

Release date: 1978-09-12
46.

Buffalo Rider

1.8
3.8/10 IMDB

In the 1800s Jake Jones finds a buffalo about to be eaten by coyotes. He rescues the buffalo and raises it. He names him Samson. Jones decides to break the buffalo and saddle him. He then becomes the guy ON A buffalo

Starring: John Freeman, C. Lindsay Workman, Rick Guinn, Rich Scheeland ..
Directed by: George Lauris, John Fabian, Dick Robinson
Release date: 1978-03-03
47.

The Norseman

1.7
3.7/10 IMDB

An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.

Starring: Lee Majors, Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer, Jack Elam, Christopher Connelly, Susie Coelho, Deacon Jones, Jimmy Clem, Kathleen Freeman, Jesse Pearson ..
Directed by: Charles B. Pierce
Release date: 1978-10-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : A Double Life
48.

A Double Life

1.6
7.3/10 IMDB

After the death of his parents, millionaire playboy Jack Cole is framed on charges of embezzlement. In prison, Cole learns various tricks of the criminal trade - lockpicking, safecracking, electronic surveillance, etc. Upon his release, Cole uses his wealth and his newly learned talents to help others, leaving his calling card, a "sword of justice", at the scene.

Starring: J.D. Cannon, Alex Courtney, Cristina Ferrare, Larry Hagman, Jack Kelly, June Lockhart, Nehemiah Persoff, Dack Rambo, Bert Rosario ..
Directed by: Daniel Haller
Release date: 1978-01-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Marie Ann
49.

Marie Ann

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A young married woman, after a kidnapping, becomes attached to an Indian.

Starring: Andrée Pelletier, John Juliani, Tantoo Cardinal, Gordon Tootoosis, Bill Dowson, Linda Kupecek ..
Directed by: Martin Walters
Release date: 1978-08-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1978 : Buckstone County Prison
50.

Buckstone County Prison

1.5
5.3/10 IMDB

The Hell Hole of North Carolina. In 1957, the people of North Carolina feared two things - the mountain chain gang and a man named Seabo. North Carolina's Buckstone County Prison and Chain Gang were infamous as the most feared correctional institution in the country. Run by the sadistically brutal Warden Coley and his henchman, Jimbo, prisoners rarely caused a problem and those that did, didn't live long enough to talk about it.

Starring: Earl Owensby, David Allan Coe, Don Barry, Sunset Carson, Ed Parker ..
Directed by: Jimmy Huston
Release date: 1978-07-01

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