1978 July Movies

 (1978)

Grease

  • 80%
  • PG
  • 110 min
  • Musical

.Danny Zuko (Travolta) and Sandy Olsson (Newton-John) had the perfect summer romance. But Labor Day comes all too soon for the pair, and they must go off to their separate schools, each mistakenly thinking that this is the end. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of "Grease. with Danny, Sandy, Rizzo, Frenchy and all the Rydell High gang. Who could resist all those infectious songs performed by John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Frankie Avalon, Sha-Na-Na, Frankie Valli and the rest of the cast?

 (1978)

Animal House

    • R
    • 109 min
    • Comedy

    Unable to gain acceptance at the snootier fraternities they pledge, the Deltas, a a motley crew of misfits and sociopaths bent on disrupting the well-starched status quo, engage in various illegalities that land them in hot water with both the stern college dean and the neighboring jock fraternity. Their exploits eventually cause them to be placed on double-secret probation, until finally, they are kicked out of school and, as the dean reminds them, newly eligible for the Vietnam draft.

     (1978)

    Hooper

    • 63%
    • PG
    • 97 min
    • Action

    Aging stuntman Sonney Hooper is still on top as one of the best stuntmen in the business. But up and coming Ski is starting to do bigger and better stunts. Hooper has the experience to setup a stunt safely, and Ski lacks the common sense to know when a stunt is too dangerous. Maybe together, along with their fun loving buddies, they can do a stunt together that will surpass anything that anyone has done.

     (1978)

    Foul Play

    • 74%
    • PG
    • 116 min
    • Comedy

    A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.

     (1978)

    Martin

    • 96%
    • NONE
    • 95 min
    • Drama

    George Romero does for vampires what he has already done to zombies - an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburg to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin's soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin's loneliness finds other means of release.

     (1978)

    The Wild Geese

    • 60%
    • R
    • 134 min
    • Action

    A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution. Just when the team has performed a perfect rescue, the multinational does a deal with the vicious dictator leaving the mercenary band to escape under their own steam and exact revenge.

     (1978)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

    • 15%
    • PG
    • 113 min
    • Adventure

    Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.

     (1978)

    Adventures of a Plumber's Mate

      • 88 min
      • Comedy

      Randy plumber, Sid South (Christopher Neil), enjoys a profession which offers him ample opportunity to bed sexy housewives. In the third of the popular Adventures... series, our hero takes the plunge with a host of famous faces, including: Stephen Lewis and Willie Rushton.

       (1978)

      Angel Guts: High School Co-Ed

        • G
        • 79 min
        • Horror

        Three gangsters spend their time assaulting students until their leader feels guilty and saves a young girl from being raped. Following the incident the gang decides he must now prove himself by raping her himself.

         (1978)

        Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron

          • Unrated
          • 163 min
          • Action

          Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.