Best Romance Movies of 1978

1.

Grease

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn, Barry Pearl, Michael Tucci, Kelly Ward, Jamie Donnelly, Dinah Manoff ..
Directed by: Randal Kleiser
Release date: 1978-07-07
2.

Days of Heaven

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it all with dreamlike authenticity, creating at once a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.

Starring: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Linda Manz, Sam Shepard, Robert J. Wilke, Stuart Margolin, Timothy Scott, Jackie Shultis, Gene Bell, Doug Kershaw ..
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Release date: 1978-09-13
3.

Every Which Way But Loose

4.6
6.4/10 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: 1978-12-19
4.

Coming Home

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship that soon turns into a romance.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, Robert Carradine, Robert Ginty, Mary Gregory, Kathleen Miller, Beeson Carroll, Willie Tyler ..
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Release date: 1978-02-15
Best Romance Movies of 1978 : House Calls
5.

House Calls

3.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.

Starring: Walter Matthau, Art Carney, Richard Benjamin, Candice Azzara, Dick O'Neill, Glenda Jackson, Sally Marr ..
Directed by: Howard Zieff
Release date: 1978-03-15
6.

Same Time, Next Year

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

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 questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year—in the same hotel room—and the years pass each has some personal crisis that the other helps them through, often without both of them understanding what is going on.

Starring: Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar, Bernie Kuby ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1978-04-23
7.

An Unmarried Woman

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, Michael Murphy, Cliff Gorman, Patricia Quinn, Kelly Bishop, Novella Nelson, Raymond J. Barry, Lisa Lucas, Linda Miller ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1978-05-26
Best Romance Movies of 1978 : Les Misérables
8.

Les Misérables

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.

Starring: Richard Jordan, Anthony Perkins, Caroline Langrishe, Ian Holm, Christopher Guard, Angela Pleasence, Claude Dauphin, Cyril Cusack, Celia Johnson, Joyce Redman ..
Directed by: Glenn Jordan
Release date: 1978-12-27
9.

You Are Mine

3.7
7.7/10 IMDB

Rex Aguilar is torn between two women: her girlfriend for 5 years Tere, and the woman gave her excitement Sandra.

Starring: Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos, Christopher de Leon, Ellen Esguerra, Zandro Zamora, Odette Khan, Ven Medina, Ernie Zarate, Angel Confiado, Rene Requiestas ..
Directed by: Ishmael Bernal
Release date: 1978-12-08
Best Romance Movies of 1978 : Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
10.

Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

3.6
7.5/10 IMDB

As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives Sikandar the kind of consideration and friendship no one has ever before given him. After that Ramnath leave Shimla for Bombay, Sikandar follows them there. Eventually Fatima, a young widow who works for Ramnath, adopts Sikandar. At Kamna's birthday party Ramnath mistakes Sikandar for a thief and has him thrown out. Little Kamna turns against Sikandar and wants to have nothing further to do with him. At Fatima's grave, a Darvesh (Kader Khan) advice young Sikandar how to deal with the realities of life. Young Sikandar works hard and grows up to be a wealthy and respected young man. Kamna, who stills wants to have nothing to do with Sikandar, is unaware that he has been helping her all along by paying for her handicapped father's medical bills...

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar, Rekha ..
Directed by: Prakash Mehra
Release date: 1978-10-27

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