Attractive, affluent married couple Mitch and Lindy Garrison sail their yacht to Tahiti to recharge their relationship and add spice to their upper-middle-class lives. Things are going great until Lindy, played by the beautiful Angie Dickinson, spends two hours floating around in the sea after having fallen overboard. She and her husband, played by Cliff Robertson, then recall their life together and the fling she had ashore with a French playboy.
Days of Heaven is a 1978 American romantic drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz. Set in the early 20th century, it tells the story of two poor lovers, Bill and Abby, as they travel to the Texas Panhandle to harvest crops for a wealthy farmer. Bill encourages Abby to claim the fortune of the dying farmer by tricking him into a false marriage. This results in an unstable love triangle and a series of unfortunate events.
Convoy is a 1978 action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine and Burt Young. The movie is based on the 1975 country and western and novelty song “Convoy” by C.W. McCall and Chip Davis. It is considered the premier example of the CB Radio/trucker film genre which rose to prominence in the 1970s following the success of Smokey and the Bandit, White Line Fever and the television series Movin’ On.
The Silent Flute aka Circle of Iron is a 1978 martial arts and fantasy film co-written by Bruce Lee, who intended to star in the film himself, but he died before production.. After Lee’s death in 1973, Silliphant and Stanley Mann completed the screenplay, and Lee’s part was given to the Kung Fu television star, David Carradine. Many other well known character actors also had small roles in the film, including Roddy McDowall, Eli Wallach, and Christopher Lee.
Rescue from Gilligan’s Island is a two-part television movie that continues the adventures of the shipwrecked castaways from the 1964-1967 TV series Gilligan’s Island starring Bob Denver and Alan Hale, Jr. The film first aired on NBC October 14 and October 21, 1978. It was directed by Leslie Martinson.
I Spit On Your Grave (1978) also known as “Day of the Woman”, is a somewhat controversial rape revenge movie. Although it was produced and released in 1978 it got a a wider release in 1980. While major film critics complained about the level of graphic violence and long drawn out scenes of gang rape, the film has achieved a cult following and remains popular albeit controversial even today. I Spit On Your Grave was named one of TIME’s Top 10 Ridiculously Violent Movies in 2007.