MOVIES 1979
Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
156 min

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome’s mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his…

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The Bugs Bunny Road Runner Movie (1979)

The Bugs Bunny Road Runner Movie (1979)

The Bugs Bunny Road Runner Movie (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

A collection of Warner Brothers short cartoon features, “starring” the likes of Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and Wile.E.Coyote. These animations are interspersed by Bugs Bunny reminiscing on past events and…

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Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979)
IMDb: 8.4
147 min

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, “does not exist, nor will it ever exist.” His goal is to…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Warriors (1979)

The Warriors (1979)

The Warriors (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
92 min

Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York’s gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus,…

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Genre: Action, Thriller
Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
112 min

Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary,…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)
IMDb: 8.4
117 min

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of…

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Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
119 min

After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can’t put his life…

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Genre: Drama
My Brilliant Career (1979)

My Brilliant Career (1979)

My Brilliant Career (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max (1979)
IMDb: 6.9
88 min

In a postapocalyptic future, jaded cop Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) is ready to retire. But his world is shattered when a malicious gang murders his family as an act of…

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Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)
IMDb: 4.7
86 min

June and her friends take over a service station formerly run by her uncle. They perform every trick in the book to attract the customers.

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Genre: Comedy
Eagle’s Wing (1979)

Eagle’s Wing (1979)

Eagle’s Wing (1979)
IMDb: 5.9
111 min

Two men, an aging Native American and a ne’er-do-well trapper from North America, race to claim the stallion Eagle’s Wing in antebellum Mexico, meeting marauded stagecoach travelers and garrisoned Mexicans…

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Genre: Drama, Western
The Hussy (1979)

The Hussy (1979)

The Hussy (1979)
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

Twenty-year old misfit François earns his living by gathering boxes and bottles to resell to local shopkeepers. He lives with his grossly insensitive mother and stepfather. Mado is a gawky…

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Genre: Drama
Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)
IMDb: 4.4
103 min

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Disco Godfather (1979)

Disco Godfather (1979)

Disco Godfather (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
93 min

Retired cop and celebrity DJ Tucker Williams (aka The Disco Godfather) takes to the streets as a dangerous hallucinogenic drug called Angel Dust begins to take hold of the neighborhood.

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Genre: Action, Comedy
The Shape of Things to Come (1979)

The Shape of Things to Come (1979)

The Shape of Things to Come (1979)
IMDb: 3.1
98 min

Planet Earth is a devastated wasteland, and what’s left of humanity has colonized the Moon in domed cities. Humanity’s continued survival depends on an anti-radiation drug only available on planet…

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The Rose (1979)

The Rose (1979)

The Rose (1979)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster’s romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperilled by the demands of life on the road.

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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Norma Rae (1979)

Norma Rae (1979)

Norma Rae (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
114 min

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to…

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Genre: Drama
The Great American Girl Robbery (1979)

The Great American Girl Robbery (1979)

The Great American Girl Robbery (1979)
IMDb: 3.6
87 min

A busload containing three cheerleading teams from three different schools who are heading to compete against each other is hijacked by terrorists and the girls are kidnapped.

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Ashanti (1979)

Ashanti (1979)

Ashanti (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
118 min

Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the…

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Wanda Nevada (1979)

Wanda Nevada (1979)

Wanda Nevada (1979)
IMDb: 5.6
107 min

In the American Southwest of the 1950s, middle-aged vagabond Beaudray Demerille survives as a cardsharp who moves from town to town. But his latest victory brings him unwanted spoils in…

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Genre: Drama
Time After Time (1979)

Time After Time (1979)

Time After Time (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
112 min

The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname… and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But…

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The Wanderers (1979)

The Wanderers (1979)

The Wanderers (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
112 min

The streets of the Bronx are owned by ’60s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the novel by Richard…

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Genre: Drama
The China Syndrome (1979)

The China Syndrome (1979)

The China Syndrome (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
122 min

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979)
IMDb: 8.2
162 min

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A…

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Six Swedish Girls in a Boarding School (1979)

Six Swedish Girls in a Boarding School (1979)

Six Swedish Girls in a Boarding School (1979)
IMDb: 4.9
90 min

Miss Klein runs a boarding-school. The schoolgirls chloroform a peeping Tom, lock two plumbers in the dormitories, strip for a gamekeeper and tease their sports teacher. The teacher gets carried…

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Genre: Comedy
Island of the Fishmen (1979)

Island of the Fishmen (1979)

Island of the Fishmen (1979)
IMDb: 5.0
81 min

Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.

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Salem’s Lot (1979)

Salem’s Lot (1979)

Salem’s Lot (1979)
IMDb: 6.8
200 min

Salem’s Lot is a 1979 American television adaptation of the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Tobe Hooper and starring David Soul and James Mason, the…

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Genre: Horror
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)
IMDb: 6.8
93 min

A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

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Genre: Comedy, Music
Hardcore (1979)

Hardcore (1979)

Hardcore (1979)
IMDb: 7.0
108 min

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Firepower (1979)

Firepower (1979)

Firepower (1979)
IMDb: 4.9
104 min

A mercenary is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal, a woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Cuba (1979)

Cuba (1979)

Cuba (1979)
IMDb: 5.7
122 min

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista’s army against Castro’s guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous…

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Candy Goes to Hollywood (1979)

Candy Goes to Hollywood (1979)

Candy Goes to Hollywood (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
88 min

Bubble-brained Candy Christian travels to Hollywood to make it big and instead gets taken under the wing of a sleazy ‘talent agent’ bent on exploiting her for his own personal…

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Genre: Comedy
The Brood (1979)

The Brood (1979)

The Brood (1979)
IMDb: 6.8
92 min

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist’s therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the…

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More American Graffiti (1979)

More American Graffiti (1979)

More American Graffiti (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
110 min

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late ’60s.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Meteor (1979)

Meteor (1979)

Meteor (1979)
IMDb: 5.0
108 min

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid “Orpheus” is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which…

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A Force of One (1979)

A Force of One (1979)

A Force of One (1979)
IMDb: 5.1
90 min

Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.

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The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
142 min

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
132 min

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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Dracula (1979)

Dracula (1979)

Dracula (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
109 min

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic. Count Dracula is a subject of fatal attraction to more than one English maiden lady, as he seeks an immortal bride.

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Genre: Horror, Romance
Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian (1979)
IMDb: 8.1
94 min

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he’s not dodging his followers or being…

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Genre: Comedy
Meatballs (1979)

Meatballs (1979)

Meatballs (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
94 min

Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he’s young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends…

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Genre: Comedy
Manhattan (1979)

Manhattan (1979)

Manhattan (1979)
IMDb: 7.9
96 min

Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend’s mistress.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Black Stallion (1979)

The Black Stallion (1979)

The Black Stallion (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it…

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Genre: Adventure, Family
Beyond the Darkness (1979)

Beyond the Darkness (1979)

Beyond the Darkness (1979)
IMDb: 6.3
94 min

A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her…

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Genre: Horror
10 (1979)

10 (1979)

10 (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
122 min

A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
94 min

After discovering he’s not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from…

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Genre: Comedy
Moonraker (1979)

Moonraker (1979)

Moonraker (1979)
IMDb: 6.3
126 min

After Drax Industries’ Moonraker space shuttle is hijacked, secret agent James Bond is assigned to investigate, traveling to California to meet the company’s owner, the mysterious Hugo Drax. With the…

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…And Justice for All (1979)

…And Justice for All (1979)

…And Justice for All (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
119 min

An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn’t do it, the judge…

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I’m for the Hippopotamus (1979)

I’m for the Hippopotamus (1979)

I’m for the Hippopotamus (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

In Africa, Slim and Tom don’t like it when a German tyrant starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian zoos. Slim and Tom must teach this guy a…

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Hair (1979)

Hair (1979)

Hair (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
121 min

“Hair” is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical “Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.

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The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)
IMDb: 6.3
121 min

Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal….

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The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)

The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)

The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)
IMDb: 4.4
113 min

The last of the ‘Airport’ series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat…

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1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)
IMDb: 5.8
118 min

It’s been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves….

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Genre: Comedy
Roots of Evil (1979)

Roots of Evil (1979)

Roots of Evil (1979)
IMDb: 3.8
85 min

A young karate master tries to defend his karate school and take revenge on those responsible for his master’s death.

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Genre: Action, Crime
The Dark (1979)

The Dark (1979)

The Dark (1979)
IMDb: 4.3
92 min

At night the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail are a TV reporter, the father of one of the victims, and…

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Hanover Street (1979)

Hanover Street (1979)

Hanover Street (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
109 min

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)
IMDb: 7.9
123 min

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him…

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Genre: Drama