1978 Worldwide Box Office

RankRelease Group WorldwideDomestic%Foreign%
1Grease$159,978,870$159,978,870100%--
2Superman$134,218,018$134,218,018100%--
3National Lampoon's Animal House$120,091,123$120,091,123100%--
4Every Which Way but Loose$85,196,485$85,196,485100%--
5Heaven Can Wait$81,640,278$81,640,278100%--
6Hooper$78,000,000$78,000,000100%--
7Jaws 2$77,737,272$77,737,272100%--
8Revenge of the Pink Panther$49,579,269$49,579,269100%--
9The Deer Hunter$48,991,826$48,979,328100%$12,498<0.1%
10Halloween$47,000,000$47,000,000100%--
11Foul Play$44,999,621$44,999,621100%--
12The End$44,917,151$44,917,151100%--
13Up in Smoke$44,364,244$44,364,244100%--
14Midnight Express$35,000,000$35,000,000100%--
15Coming Home$32,653,905$32,653,905100%--
16The Lord of the Rings$30,471,420$30,471,420100%--
17House Calls$28,460,702$28,460,702100%--
18Damien: Omen II$26,518,355$26,518,355100%--
19Invasion of the Body Snatchers$24,946,533$24,946,533100%--
20Convoy$22,765,081$22,765,081100%--
21The Wiz$21,049,053$21,049,053100%--
22F.I.S.T.$20,388,920$20,388,920100%--
23Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band$20,378,470$20,378,470100%--
24Eyes of Laura Mars$20,000,000$20,000,000100%--
25The One and Only$16,928,137$16,928,137100%--
26Return from Witch Mountain$16,393,000$16,393,000100%--
27Corvette Summer$15,514,367$15,514,367100%--
28The Greek Tycoon$14,672,713$14,672,713100%--
29Death on the Nile$14,560,084$14,560,084100%--
30The Buddy Holly Story$14,363,400$14,363,400100%--
31The Big Fix$13,062,708$13,062,708100%--
32The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II$11,565,678$11,565,678100%--
33Moment by Moment$10,963,824$10,963,824100%--
34Interiors$10,432,366$10,432,366100%--
35Straight Time$9,900,000$9,900,000100%--
36Comes a Horseman$9,585,769$9,585,769100%--
37American Hot Wax$7,932,571$7,932,571100%--
38The Brink's Job$7,909,950$7,909,950100%--
39Goin' South$7,435,671$7,435,671100%--
40King of the Gypsies$7,325,177$7,325,177100%--
41Force 10 from Navarone$7,230,000$7,230,000100%--
42Paradise Alley$7,185,518$7,185,518100%--
43The Bad News Bears Go to Japan$7,092,495$7,092,495100%--
44International Velvet$7,009,238$7,009,238100%--
45Blue Collar$6,521,083$6,521,083100%--
46Pretty Baby$5,786,368$5,786,368100%--
47Gray Lady Down$5,438,927$5,438,927100%--
48Brass Target$5,011,158$5,011,158100%--
49Caravans$3,930,501$3,930,501100%--
50Days of Heaven$3,446,749$3,446,749100%--
51Our Winning Season$1,997,705$1,997,705100%--
52I Wanna Hold Your Hand$1,944,682$1,944,682100%--
53Skateboard$1,318,823$1,318,823100%--
54Uncle Joe Shannon$494,797$494,797100%--
55Nunzio$52,195$52,195100%--