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Top 1978 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office


See also: Top 1978 Domestic - Top 1978 International

Other Worldwide Cumulative records: All Time Worldwide - All Time Animated Worldwide - All Time Single Market - Top 2016 Worldwide - Top 2017 Worldwide

This chart contains the total worldwide box office for the top 100 movies released in 1978.

Top 1977 Worldwide Top 1979 Worldwide
Rank Movie Worldwide Box Office Domestic Box Office International Box Office Domestic/
International
1 Grease $387,513,770 $181,813,770 $205,700,000 0.88
2 Superman $300,200,000 $134,218,018 $165,981,982 0.81
3 Jaws 2 $208,900,376 $102,922,376 $105,978,000 0.97
4 National Lampoon's Animal House $141,600,000 $141,600,000 $0 0.00
5 Every Which Way but Loose $104,268,727 $104,268,727 $0 0.00
6 Heaven Can Wait $98,800,000 $98,800,000 $0 0.00
7 Halloween $70,000,000 $47,000,000 $23,000,000 2.04
8 Hooper $51,290,536 $51,290,536 $0 0.00
9 Convoy $45,000,000 $45,000,000 $0 0.00
10 California Suite $42,913,571 $42,913,571 $0 0.00
11 Up in Smoke $41,590,893 $41,590,893 $0 0.00
12 Foul Play $40,415,179 $40,415,179 $0 0.00
13 Revenge of the Pink Panther $37,337,746 $37,337,746 $0 0.00
14 Midnight Express $35,000,000 $35,000,000 $0 0.00
15 Coming Home $32,653,000 $32,653,000 $0 0.00
16 The End $32,334,477 $30,354,004 $1,980,473 15.33
17 House Calls $29,000,000 $29,000,000 $0 0.00
18 The Cheap Detective $28,221,552 $28,221,552 $0 0.00
19 The Lord of the Rings $27,000,000 $27,000,000 $0 0.00
20 Invasion of the Body Snatchers $24,946,533 $24,946,533 $0 0.00
21 Damien: Omen II $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $0 0.00
22 An Unmarried Woman $24,000,000 $24,000,000 $0 0.00
23 Beyond and Back $23,800,000 $23,800,000 $0 0.00
24 Magic $23,800,000 $23,800,000 $0 0.00
25 Same Time, Next Year $23,000,000 $23,000,000 $0 0.00
26 F.I.S.T $20,388,920 $20,388,920 $0 0.00
27 The Boys from Brazil $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $0 0.00
28 The Eyes of Laura Mars $18,900,000 $18,900,000 $0 0.00
29 Good Guys Wear Black $18,300,000 $18,300,000 $0 0.00
30 Death on the Nile $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $0 0.00
31 Ice Castles $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $0 0.00
32 The Betsy $17,700,000 $17,700,000 $0 0.00
33 Corvette Summer $15,500,000 $15,500,000 $0 0.00
34 The Buddy Holly Story $14,363,400 $14,363,400 $0 0.00
35 The Bad News Bears Go To Japan $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $0 0.00
36 The Greek Tycoon $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $0 0.00
37 The Wiz $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $0 0.00
38 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band $12,900,000 $12,900,000 $0 0.00
39 The Big Fix $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $0 0.00
40 The Other Side of the Mountain Part II $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $0 0.00
41 American Hot Wax $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $0 0.00
42 Interiors $10,432,366 $10,432,366 $0 0.00

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.