Domestic Box Office For 1978

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
8Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope$30,676,5451,750$307,263,857May 25Twentieth Century Fox
4Every Which Way but Loose$85,196,4851,275$85,196,485Dec 20Warner Bros.
1Grease$159,978,870862$159,978,870Jun 16Paramount Pictures
9Superman$30,561,867817$134,218,018Dec 15Warner Bros.
7Saturday Night Fever$75,978,327726$94,213,184Dec 16Paramount Pictures
3Close Encounters of the Third Kind$91,700,143650$116,395,460Nov 16Columbia Pictures
6Jaws 2$77,737,272640$77,737,272Jun 16Universal Pictures
5Heaven Can Wait$81,640,278540$81,640,278Jun 28Paramount Pictures
11Omen II: Damien$26,518,355525$26,518,355Jun 9Twentieth Century Fox
12Invasion of the Body Snatchers$24,946,533445$24,946,533Dec 22United Artists
13Brass Target$5,011,158334$5,011,158Dec 22Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
10The Lord of the Rings$30,471,42031$30,471,420Nov 15United Artists
2National Lampoon's Animal House$120,091,12312$120,091,123Jul 28Universal Pictures