1979 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo

The 1979 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo was presented August 25 at Seacon '79.

Seacon '79 only listed the order of finish for the first three places.

  1. Superman (1978) [Alexander Salkind] Screenplay by Mario Puzo and David Newman and Leslie Newman & Robert Benton; Story by Mario Puzo; Directed by Richard Donner; based on the character created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
  2. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (radio) (1978) [BBC Radio 4] Written by Douglas Adams; Geoffrey Perkins, Producer
  3. Watership Down (1978) [Nepenthe] Screenplay by Martin Rosen; Directed by Martin Rosen; based on the novel by Richard Adams
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) [Solofilm/UA] Screenplay by W. D. Richter; Directed by Philip Kaufmann; based on the novel by Jack Finney
  • The Lord of the Rings (1978) [Fantasy] Screenplay by Peter S. Beagle and Chris Conkling; Directed by Ralph Bakshi; based on the first half of the trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien

See also: Hugo Awards, 1979 Hugo Results, 1978 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo, 1980 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo.