Special Report

Most Popular Movie Soundtrack Since 1964

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1974
> Movie: American Graffiti
> Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 9/1/1973
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 10
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1974: 42

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1975
> Movie: Tommy
> Starring: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 3/29/1975
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 2
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1975: 35

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1976
> Movie: Mahogany
> Starring: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 11/8/1975
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 19
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1976: 18

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1977
> Movie: Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
> Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 6/18/1977
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 2
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1977: 29

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1978
> Movie: Grease
> Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 5/20/1978
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 1
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1978: 33