Best award winning movies with low-key lighting from 1978

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with low-key lighting from 1978! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with low-key lighting from 1978, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

The residents of San Francisco are becoming drone-like shadows of their former selves, and as the phenomenon spreads, two Department of Health workers uncover the horrifying truth.

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1978-12-20 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #63 for
    bloodcurdling
  2. Ranked #66 for
    Alien Invasion
  3. Ranked #153 for
    for Stephen King's fans

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2 Halloween (1978)

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween Night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

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1978-10-24 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis

Rating

rating icon 7.557
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    Slasher Film
  2. Ranked #46 for
    bludgeoned to death
  3. Ranked #65 for
    Urban Legend

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3 Midnight Express (1978)

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

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1978-08-31 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Brad Davis, Irene Miracle

Rating

rating icon 7.513
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #102 for
    miscarriage of justice
  2. Ranked #111 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #139 for
    remarkable

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4 Days of Heaven (1978)

In 1916, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer.

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1978-09-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Richard Gere, Brooke Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.504
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #110 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #112 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #140 for
    extraordinary

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5 The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)

Peasant life in a feudal farm in rural Italy at the end of the 19th century.

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1978-08-28 | Drama

Cast

Luigi Ornaghi, Francesca Moriggi

Rating

rating icon 7.605
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    neo-realism
  2. Ranked #122 for
    prosaic
  3. Ranked #127 for
    non-professional cast

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6 Empire of Passion (1978)

In a small Japanese village at the end of the 19th century, a rickshaw driver's wife takes on a much younger lover and the two conspire to murder him.

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1978-09-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Takahiro Tamura, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #50 for
    bludgeoned to death
  2. Ranked #156 for
    monomaniacal
  3. Ranked #192 for
    lurid

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7 Newsfront (1978)

Two brothers working as news cameramen for competing companies in '50s Australia find their lives dramatically affected by the constantly changing times in which they live.

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1978-07-29 | Drama

Cast

Bill Hunter, Wendy Hughes

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #273 for
    cocksure
  2. Ranked #274 for
    juicy atmosphere
  3. Ranked #345 for
    like a postcard picture

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8 The Wiz (1978)

Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher, is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home.

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1978-10-24 | Music / Fantasy

Cast

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #115 for
    catchy music
  2. Ranked #118 for
    catchy tune
  3. Ranked #127 for
    musically talented actor

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9 Interiors (1978)

When Eve, an interior designer, is deserted by her husband of many years, Arthur, the emotionally glacial relationships of the three grown-up daughters are laid bare. Twisted by jealousy, insecurity and resentment, Renata, a successful writer; Joey, a woman crippled by indecision; and Flyn, a budding actress; struggle to communicate for the sake of their shattered mother. But when their father unexpectedly falls for another woman, his decision to remarry sets in motion a terrible twist of fate…

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1978-08-02 | Drama

Cast

Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #216 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #235 for
    cerebral
  3. Ranked #235 for
    brightly lit imagery

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10 Eraserhead (1978)

First time father Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. David Lynch arrived on the scene in 1977, almost like a mystical UFO gracing the landscape of LA with its enigmatic radiance. His inaugural work, "Eraserhead" (1977), stood out as a cinematic anomaly, painting a surreal narrative of a young man navigating a dystopian, industrialized America, grappling not only with his tumultuous home life but also contending with an irate girlfriend and a mutant child.

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1978-02-03 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart

Rating

rating icon 7.381
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    impressionistic
  2. Ranked #59 for
    oneiric
  3. Ranked #130 for
    deformed

Trailer

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