Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978

1.

George Carlin: On Location at Phoenix

4.1
8.2/10 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 Amazon.com

Starring: George Carlin, Brenda Carlin ..
Directed by: Marty Callner
Release date: 1978-07-23
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Les Misérables
2.

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
3.

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash

3.7
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 : She Loves Me
4.

She Loves Me

3.6
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.

Suddenly, Love

3.5
7.4/10 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 : Romeo & Juliet
6.

Romeo & Juliet

3.4
6.6/10 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
7.

Someone's Watching Me!

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.

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: 1978-11-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
8.

Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

3.4
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: 1978-12-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : The Lost Boys
9.

The Lost Boys

3.4
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 : As You Like It
10.

As You Like It

3.3
7.2/10 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

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