Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978


George Carlin: On Location at Phoenix

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

Starring: George Carlin, Brenda Carlin ..
Directed by: Marty Callner
Release date: 1978-07-23
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
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

Someone's Watching Me!

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 : As You Like It

As You Like It

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1978 : Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood

Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood

7.5/10 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 : Tom Waits: A Day in Vienna

Tom Waits: A Day in Vienna

8.2/10 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

Little Mo

7.0/10 IMDB

Biography of tennis star Maureen Connolly, the first woman to win all Grand Slam titles in one year.

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 : Bride of the Incredible Hulk

Bride of the Incredible Hulk

7.5/10 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

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