Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978


George Carlin: Again!

8.1/10 IMDB

Performing at the Celebrity Star Theater in Phoenix on July 23, 1978, Carlin mesmerizes his audience in the second of his 12 HBO specials. The show was originally planned as part of a concert/sketch movie, The Illustrated George Carlin, that never came to fruition.The routines include: Death, Kids & Parents, Newscast #2, Time and Al Sleet, the Hippy-Dippy Weatherman. -- From

Starring: George Carlin, Brenda Carlin ..
Directed by: Marty Callner
Release date: 1978-09-08

Someone's Watching Me!

6.6/10 IMDB

A young woman moves to a high-rise apartment building and soon begins to be tormented by an unknown stalker who seems to know her every move.

Starring: Lauren Hutton, David Birney, Adrienne Barbeau, Len Lesser, Charles Cyphers, John Mahon, Grainger Hines, James Murtaugh, J. Jay Saunders, Michael Laurence ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1978-11-29

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash

7.3/10 IMDB

The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.

Starring: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, Ricky Fataar, John Halsey, Michael Palin, Mick Jagger, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Bianca Jagger ..
Directed by: Eric Idle, Gary Weis
Release date: 1978-03-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Les Misérables

Les Misérables

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : She Loves Me

She Loves Me

8.4/10 IMDB

BBC production of the 1963 Broadway musical which was based on Ernst Lubitsch's 1940 film "The Shop Around The Corner."

Starring: Robin Ellis, Gemma Craven, Peter Sallis, David Kernan, Diane Langton, Derek Smith, Nigel Rathbone, Aubrey Woods, Pamela Cundell, Colin Starkey ..
Directed by: Michael Simpson
Release date: 1978-12-22


5.3/10 IMDB

When an extortionist threatens to force a multi-suicide unless a huge ransom is paid, only Peter Parker can stop him with his new powers as Spider-Man.

Starring: Nicholas Hammond, David White, Lisa Eilbacher, Jeff Donnell, Michael Pataki, Hilly Hicks, Dick Balduzzi, Jeff Donnell, Bob Hastings, Barry Cutler ..
Directed by: E.W. Swackhamer
Release date: 1978-03-15

Suddenly, Love

7.5/10 IMDB

Despite their different backgrounds working class Regina Malloy and wealthy Jack Graham fall in love leading to marriage and the birth of a son. All is bliss until tragedy strikes.

Starring: Cindy Williams, Paul Shenar, Eileen Heckart, Joan Bennett, Scott Brady, Lew Ayres, Kurt Kasznar, Kristine DeBell, Hayden Rorke, Lulu Baxter ..
Directed by: Stuart Margolin
Release date: 1978-12-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

8.4/10 IMDB

Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Caroll Spinney, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Debbie Chen, Will Lee, Loretta Long ..
Directed by: Jon Stone
Release date: 1978-12-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

8.0/10 IMDB

The story of J.M. Barrie and his relationship with the Llewelyn-Davies family. Barrie writes PETER PAN for the five boys, and later adopts George, Jack, Peter, Michael, and Nicholas.

Starring: Ian Holm, Anna Cropper, William Hootkins, Maureen O'Brien, Ann Bell, Tim Pigott-Smith, Christopher Blake ..
Directed by: Rodney Bennett
Release date: 1978-10-11
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story

A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story

6.7/10 IMDB

Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor, are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball field. Featuring unflinching looks at the Gehrigs' relationship, as well as Lou's feud with Babe Ruth. This film is for anyone interested in baseball. [imdb]

Starring: Blythe Danner, Edward Herrmann, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ramon Bieri, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Neal, Georgia Engel, Michael Lerner, David Ogden Stiers, Valerie Curtin ..
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Release date: 1978-01-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Tom Waits: A Day in Vienna

Tom Waits: A Day in Vienna

8.1/10 IMDB

Short documentary film on the great and powerful Tom Waits, including clips from live performances and interviews.

Starring: Tom Waits ..
Directed by: Rudi Dolezal, Hannes Rossacher
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Robin Williams: Off the Wall

Robin Williams: Off the Wall

8.1/10 IMDB

Robin Williams stand up special.

Starring: Robin Williams, John Ritter ..
Directed by: Marty Callner
Release date: 1978-10-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : As You Like It

As You Like It

7.1/10 IMDB

Orlando is forced to work like a servant for his brother Oliver, so he goes to win his fortune in a wrestling contest, where he meets a lady of the court, Rosalind. Rosalind (daughter of the deposed duke) is companion to Celia, niece of the deposed Duke, and when the current duke banishes Rosalind from the kingdom, she, Celia, the court jester (and incidentally Orlando) all end up in the forest or Arden, where the deposed Duke holds court. Romantic mixups, cross-dressing, love poems nailed to trees, and a lion await them all.

Starring: Helen Mirren, Brian Stirner, Richard Pasco, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, James Bolam, Richard Easton, Tony Church, John Quentin, Maynard Williams ..
Directed by: Basil Coleman
Release date: 1978-12-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood

Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood

7.4/10 IMDB

Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood, also known as Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision, is a documentary film produced by BBC in 1978 on the subject of Hunter S. Thompson, directed by Nigel Finch. The road trip/film pairs Thompson with Finch's fellow Briton the illustrator Ralph Steadman. The party travel to Hollywood via Death Valley and Barstow from Las Vegas, scene of the pair's 1971 collaboration. It contains interviews with Thompson and Steadman, as well as some short excerpts from some of his work.

Starring: Hunter S. Thompson, Ralph Steadman, Edward Judd, John Dean, Bill Murray, Audrey Hepburn, Richard Nixon, Brian Doyle-Murray, Mel Ferrer, Dean Martin ..
Directed by: Nigel Finch
Release date: 1978-11-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Ringo


6.9/10 IMDB

Ringo, stressed out by fame, trades places with a schmuck who looks exactly like him. Then the problems start!

Starring: Ringo Starr, Art Carney, Angie Dickinson, Carrie Fisher, Vincent Price, John Ritter, George Harrison ..
Directed by: Jeff Margolis
Release date: 1978-04-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Summer of My German Soldier

Summer of My German Soldier

7.9/10 IMDB

Patty Bergen is a teenager in a Jewish family living in the American South during World War II. Patty feels like an outcast even in her own family and is unable to understand why her father can't seem to love her. Her town eventually becomes host to a prisoner of war camp. A young German soldier escapes from this camp, and Patty finds him hiding in her secret places in the woods outside of town. After getting to know him, she ends up harboring him from his captors and, in the way of many adolescents, falls in love with him. Patty knows what she is risking by helping him, but in his company, she feels important, special and respected as she has never been. In the end, his regard lifts her self-esteem and helps her to face the heartbreaking events to come.

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Bruce Davison, Esther Rolle, Michael Constantine, Barbara Barrie, James Noble, Robyn Lively, Margaret Hall, Anne Haney, Sonny Shroyer ..
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Release date: 1978-10-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Are You in the House Alone?

Are You in the House Alone?

5.6/10 IMDB

A beautiful high school student becomes the target of a terror campaign that eventually leads to devastating consequences.

Starring: Kathleen Beller, Blythe Danner, Tony Bill, Dennis Quaid, Alan Fudge, Robin Mattson, Scott Colomby, Tricia O'Neil, Ellen Travolta, David Keith ..
Directed by: Walter Grauman
Release date: 1978-09-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Filming Othello

Filming Othello

7.4/10 IMDB

Filming Othello is a 1978 documentary film directed by and starring Orson Welles about the making of his award-winning 1952 production Othello. The film, which was produced for West German television, was the last completed feature film directed by Welles.

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Coote, Hilton Edwards, Micheál MacLiammóir ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1978-07-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Other Side of Hell

The Other Side of Hell

7.1/10 IMDB

A disturbed, but highly intelligent man is sent to a criminally insane hospital to serve time and rehabilitate. But when he arrives, he discovers it's in fact a closed world where brutality is an everyday occurrence.

Starring: Alan Arkin, Richard Riehle, Roger E. Mosley, Morgan Woodward, Seamon Glass, Shay Duffin, Richard L. Hawkins, Al Checco, Leonard Stone, Tony Karloff ..
Directed by: Ján Kadár
Release date: 1978-01-17

Little Mo

7.0/10 IMDB

Biopic about tennis great Maureen Connolly who, as a teenager, was the first woman to win the Grand Slam of Tennis, became world-renowned as "Little Mo," and died of cancer in 1969 at the age of 34.

Starring: Michael Learned, Anne Baxter, Glynnis O'Connor, Claude Akins, Anne Francis, Mark Harmon, Martin Milner, Leslie Nielsen, Tony Trabert, Ann Doran ..
Directed by: Daniel Haller
Release date: 1978-09-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

6.7/10 IMDB

Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life whose misadventur'd piteous overthrows doth with their death bury their parents' strife.

Starring: John Gielgud, Alan Rickman, Patrick Ryecart, Rebecca Saire, Celia Johnson, Michael Hordern, Joseph O'Conor, Laurence Naismith, Anthony Andrews, Jacqueline Hill ..
Directed by: Alvin Rakoff
Release date: 1978-12-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Initiation of Sarah

The Initiation of Sarah

5.6/10 IMDB

Shy misfit Sarah Goodwin has a secret gift: the ability to control — and destroy — with her mind. When Sarah goes off to college with her more outgoing and popular sister, Patty, their plans to join the most prestigious sorority on campus are scuttled by snobby president, Jennifer Lawrence. Separated from her sister, Sarah is taken in by a rival, less popular sorority, whose mysterious house mother, Mrs. Hunter, is harboring a secret of her own: a scheme to harness Sarah's terrifying power for revenge. Betrayed by Patty, humiliated by Jennifer, it can only be a matter of time before Sorority Hell Week erupts in flame!

Starring: Kay Lenz, Shelley Winters, Tony Bill, Kathryn Grant, Morgan Fairchild, Morgan Brittany, Robert Hays, Tisa Farrow, Elizabeth Stack, Deborah Ryan ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1978-02-06
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The New Maverick

The New Maverick

6.3/10 IMDB

Gambling brothers Bret (James Garner) and Bart Maverick (Jack Kelly) are, as usual, hot on the trail of a fast buck.

Starring: James Garner, Charles Frank, Jack Kelly, Susan Blanchard, Eugene Roche, George Loros, Woodrow Parfrey, Jack Garner, Graham Jarvis, Susan Sullivan ..
Directed by: Hy Averback
Release date: 1978-09-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Ring of Passion

Ring of Passion

7.2/10 IMDB

Fact-based drama about the two Joe Louis-Max Schmeling heavyweight fights and the way both boxers unwillingly became symbols of political ideologies just prior to World War II.

Starring: Bernie Casey, Stephen Macht, Allen Garfield, Norman Alden, Joseph Campanella, Britt Ekland, Julius Harris, Mordecai Lawner, Denise Nicholas, Beah Richards ..
Directed by: Robert Michael Lewis
Release date: 1978-02-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Closed Circuit

Closed Circuit

7.0/10 IMDB

During a spaghetti western screening a man is shot dead, the doors are locked and the police is called in to investigate.

Starring: Tony Kendall, Giuliano Gemma, Aurore Clément, Ettore Manni, Luciano Catenacci, Flavio Bucci, Brizio Montinaro, Loris Bazzocchi, William Berger, Alfredo Pea ..
Directed by: Giuliano Montaldo
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Bride of the Incredible Hulk

Bride of the Incredible Hulk

7.2/10 IMDB

David and Carolyn marry in Hawaii and continue to work to find a cure for both their afflictions in a race against time.

Starring: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Mariette Hartley, Brian Cutler, Diane Markoff, Duncan Gamble, Meeno Peluce, Rosalind Chao, Russ Grieve ..
Directed by: Kenneth Johnson
Release date: 1978-09-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : A Family Upside Down

A Family Upside Down

6.8/10 IMDB

An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.

Starring: Helen Hayes, Fred Astaire, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Pat Crowley, Patty Duke, Brad Rearden, Ford Rainey, Kim Hamilton, Phillip R. Allen, Karl Held ..
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
Release date: 1978-04-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The World Beyond

The World Beyond

6.5/10 IMDB

A golem made of mud terrorizes a couple on a remote Maine island.

Starring: Granville Van Dusen, JoBeth Williams, Barnard Hughes, Richard Fitzpatrick ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1978-01-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Devil and Daniel Mouse

The Devil and Daniel Mouse

6.9/10 IMDB

When a young female mouse makes a deal with the devil to become a rock star and learns the price, her boyfriend has to help her avoid damnation.

Starring: Jim Henshaw, Annabel Kershaw, Martin Lavut, John Sebastian, Valerie Carter, Dianne Lawrence, Martin Lavut, Jim Henshaw, Valerie Carter, John Sebastian ..
Directed by: Clive A. Smith
Release date: 1978-10-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Nowhere to Run

Nowhere to Run

6.8/10 IMDB

Harry's married to Marian and things are not going all that well, so he wants out but somehow feels that a divorce is not the answer. After developing a winning blackjack system, he hatches a plan that takes years of preparation: to fake his death, assume a new identity and win $500,000 at blackjack.

Starring: David Janssen, Allen Garfield, Linda Evans, John Randolph, Neva Patterson, Anthony Eisley, Stefanie Powers, James Keach, Charles Siebert, Ahna Capri ..
Directed by: Richard Lang
Release date: 1978-01-16

Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell

5.2/10 IMDB

A dog that is a minion of Satan terrorizes a suburban family.

Starring: Richard Crenna, Yvette Mimieux, Kim Richards, R. G. Armstrong, Ike Eisenmann, Victor Jory, Ken Kercheval, Lou Frizzell, Martine Beswick, Tina Menard ..
Directed by: Curtis Harrington
Release date: 1978-10-31

Dr. Strange

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 Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

5.6/10 IMDB

1978 movie starring Morgan Freeman. This movie is the shortened version that was released from the original 3 part mini series back in 1978.

Starring: Claudia McNeil, Janet MacLachlan, Robert Christian, Larry B. Scott, Morgan Freeman, Roy Poole, Rockne Tarkington, John Cullum, Lark Ruffin, Tony Ross ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1978-06-02

Perfect Gentlemen

6.6/10 IMDB

Women whose husbands are incarcerated decide to band together to rob a hotel safe.

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Ruth Gordon, Sandy Dennis, Lisa Pelikan, Robert Alda, Stephen Pearlman, Steve Allie Collura, Dick O'Neill, Rick Garcia, Robert Kya-Hill ..
Directed by: Jackie Cooper
Release date: 1978-03-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Pirate

The Pirate

6.1/10 IMDB

An Israeli man, raised by a wealthy and powerful Arab, comes into conflict with his heritage when he is entrusted with managing his country's oil fortunes and must deal with a fanatical terrorist group led by his daughter.

Starring: Franco Nero, Anne Archer, Olivia Hussey, Ian McShane, Christopher Lee, Michael Constantine, James Franciscus, Armand Assante, Stuart Whitman, Eli Wallach ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1978-11-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Flintstones: Little Big League

The Flintstones: Little Big League

6.3/10 IMDB

Fred manages a little league baseball team that seems absolutely hopeless, except for a player that he blindly refuses to recognize.

Starring: Henry Corden, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Gay Autterson, Frank Welker, John Stephenson, Ted Cassidy, Herb Vigran, Lucille Bliss, Randy Gray ..
Directed by: Chris Cuddington
Release date: 1978-04-06
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Night Nurse

The Night Nurse

5.5/10 IMDB

A private nurse uncovers strange goings-on in the home where she is working.

Starring: Kay Taylor, Davina Whitehouse, Gary Day, Gary Day, Kate Fitzpatrick, Reg Gillam, Edward Howell, Max Meldrum ..
Directed by: Igor Auzins
Release date: 1978-11-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Great Wallendas

The Great Wallendas

6.5/10 IMDB

Drama based on the legendary circus family, its spectacular but tragic career, and its unique aerial act that includes the seven-member pyramid that led to the 1962 accident in which two of the troupe were killed and another permanently paralyzed.

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Britt Ekland, William Sadler, Cathy Rigby, Taina Elg, Ben Fuhrman, Bruce Ornstein, Isa Thomas, John van Dreelen, Travis Hudson ..
Directed by: Larry Elikann
Release date: 1978-02-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : A Death in Canaan

A Death in Canaan

6.9/10 IMDB

When a teenager is accused of his mother's murder, the community of Canaan rallies to his defense.

Starring: Stefanie Powers, Paul Clemens, Tom Atkins, Jacqueline Brooks, Brian Dennehy, Conchata Ferrell, Charles Haid, Floyd Levine, Kenneth McMillan, Yuki Shimoda ..
Directed by: Tony Richardson
Release date: 1978-03-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Leave Yesterday Behind

Leave Yesterday Behind

7.1/10 IMDB

A happy-go-lucky veterinary student, paralyzed for life in a college polo meet, finds love with a young woman who leaves her fiancée to help him overcome his handicap.

Starring: John Ritter, Carrie Fisher, Buddy Ebsen, Ed Nelson, Carmen Zapata, Robert Urich, Barbara Stuart, Walter Maslow, Lucia Stralser, Carol Ann Williams ..
Directed by: Richard Michaels
Release date: 1978-05-14

A Question of Guilt

7.0/10 IMDB

A swinging divorcée is prejudged by a police detective and accused of killing her child.

Starring: Tuesday Weld, Ron Leibman, Peter Masterson, Alex Rocco, Viveca Lindfors, Lana Wood, Stephen Pearlman, Ron Rifkin, David Wilson, Jim Antonio ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1978-02-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Rich Little's Christmas Carol

Rich Little's Christmas Carol

7.4/10 IMDB

In this one-man show starring Rich Little, Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas, and it's up to the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future to convince him otherwise.

Starring: Rich Little ..
Directed by: Trevor Evans
Release date: 1978-12-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Black Beauty

Black Beauty

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

Special Olympics

7.2/10 IMDB

A widowed father struggles to hold together his family of three teenagers, one of whom is intellectually challenged and enrolled in a state school for "special" children where he finds fulfillment in his love of sports, emulating his older, athletic brother.

Starring: Charles Durning, Mare Winningham, Debra Winger, Herb Edelman, Irene Tedrow, Constance McCashin, Philip Brown, George Parry, James Calvin Nelson, Nat Simmons ..
Directed by: Lee Philips
Release date: 1978-02-22


7.9/10 IMDB

A drama about a community of senior citizens who are terrorized by a ruthless neighborhood gang. After learning that the police are stymied because the victims are too scared to testify against the bullying leader, a semi-retired toolmaker decides to take a stand.

Starring: Martin Balsam, Sylvia Sidney, Dorian Harewood, James Sutorius, Rashel Novikoff, Antonia Rey, Albert M. Ottenheimer, Lesslie Nicol, Ted Butler, Joseph Sullivan ..
Directed by: Richard Pearce
Release date: 1978-04-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Defection of Simas Kudirka

The Defection of Simas Kudirka

7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of the attempted defection in 1970 by a Lithuanian seaman seeking political asylum in the United States. Kudirka was denied asylum and returned to the Soviets, charged with treason, and sentenced to ten years of hard labor. It was later discovered and verified that his mother had been born in Brooklyn and gone to Lithuania at a young age, which meant she was a U. S. citizen. As a result, Kudirka was declared a U. S. citizen and in 1974 released by the Soviets.

Starring: Alan Arkin, Richard Jordan, Donald Pleasence, George Dzundza, John McMartin, Shirley Knight, Barton Heyman, Marvin Silbersher, Peter Evans, Ted Shackelford ..
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
Release date: 1978-01-23
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers

6.4/10 IMDB

The fifth filming of the adventure classic about a British soldier in the 1880s who fights to regain his honor after being given four white feathers, symbols of cowardice.

Starring: Beau Bridges, Robert Powell, Simon Ward, Jane Seymour, Harry Andrews, Richard Johnson, David Robb, Richard Beale, Robin Bailey, John Hallam ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Deadman's Curve

Deadman's Curve

6.9/10 IMDB

Things were cool. Chicks were pretty. Waves were groovy. Cars had muscle. Jan and Dean rode their wave to the top of the pop charts. Then, in 1966, on their way to becoming rock and roll legends, they have to cope with a devastating car crash that leaves Jan brain-damaged and their dreams shattered.

Starring: Richard Hatch, Bruce Davison, Pamela Bellwood, Dick Clark, Wolfman Jack, Denise DuBarry, Mike Love, Floy Dean, Denise DuBarry, Priscilla Cory ..
Directed by: Richard Compton
Release date: 1978-02-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Love’s Dark Ride

Love’s Dark Ride

5.8/10 IMDB

A young advertising executive, blinded in a gun accident, attempts to rebuild his life and career by living through a nightclub entertainer who befriends him.

Starring: Cliff Potts, Carrie Snodgress, Jane Seymour, Granville Van Dusen, Tom Sullivan, Shelly Novack, Basil Hoffman, Fred Beir, Bill Deiz, John Waldron ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1978-04-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Just Me and You

Just Me and You

7.7/10 IMDB

A salesman travels cross country with a quirky New Yorker.

Starring: Louise Lasser, Charles Grodin, Michael Alldredge, Miriam Byrd-Nethery, Noble Willingham, Michael Morgan, Julie Bovasso, Paul Fix, Mark Syers, Tony DiBenedetto ..
Directed by: John Erman
Release date: 1978-05-22

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