Movies 1979
The Sadist of Notre Dame (1979)

The Sadist of Notre Dame (1979)

The Sadist of Notre Dame (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
94 min

Jesus Franco directs and stars in this cut-copy-and-paste-version of one of his own movies. Here, he plays a mad priest going around killing sinful people in the name of God,…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Fearless Hyena (1979)

Fearless Hyena (1979)

Fearless Hyena (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

Lung (Jackie Chan) is a talented fighter but prefers to spend his time loafing around and picking fights, despite orders from his grandfather (James Tien) not to fight. Unknown to…

Genre: Action, Comedy
Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July (1979)

Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July (1979)

Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
97 min

Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now…

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Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

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

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Yanks (1979)

Yanks (1979)

Yanks (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
138 min

During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don’t much like the…

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Genre: Drama, War
Woyzeck

Woyzeck

Woyzeck
IMDb: 7.1
82 min

Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them…

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Genre: Drama
Wise Blood (1979)

Wise Blood (1979)

Wise Blood (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

A Southerner–young, poor, ambitious but uneducated–determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
When a Stranger Calls (1979)

When a Stranger Calls (1979)

When a Stranger Calls (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
97 min

A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

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Tropic of Desire (1979)

Tropic of Desire (1979)

Tropic of Desire (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
75 min

The infamous World War II cat house, The Pink Flamingo, is the setting where Frances, the warm-hearted madam, caters to the sex starved servicemen. Includes nostalgia, via the sets and…

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Genre: Drama
Tourist Trap (1979)

Tourist Trap (1979)

Tourist Trap (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
90 min

After their car breaks down, a group of young travelers find themselves stranded at a roadside museum run by the mysterious Mr. Slausen and populated by his collection of supernatural…

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Genre: Horror
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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Tim (1979)

Tim (1979)

Tim (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
109 min

Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
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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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 Visitor (1979)

The Visitor (1979)

The Visitor (1979)
IMDb: 5.2
108 min

An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child’s plot to reproduce Satan’s next generation of evil.

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The Villain (1979)

The Villain (1979)

The Villain (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
89 min

Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming….

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Genre: Comedy, Western
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, War
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
The Plumber (1979)

The Plumber (1979)

The Plumber (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
76 min

At first simply grating, the presence of a hard-edged, macho plumber who damages more than he repairs and returns day after day soon turns menacing for the intellectual wife of…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Pink Ladies (1979)

The Pink Ladies (1979)

The Pink Ladies (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
72 min

A group of racquetball-plying married women indulge in sexual fantasies; so do their frustrated husbands.

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
The Odd Angry Shot (1979)

The Odd Angry Shot (1979)

The Odd Angry Shot (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
92 min

A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range patrols,…

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Genre: Action, Comedy, War
The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Muppet Movie (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

A Hollywood agent persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner…

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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
IMDb: 7.8
120 min

Maria marries a young soldier in the last days of World War II, only for him to go missing in the war. She must rely on her beauty and ambition…

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Genre: Drama
The Magnificent Butcher (1979)

The Magnificent Butcher (1979)

The Magnificent Butcher (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
108 min

A plump butcher student of ‘Wong Fei Hung’, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as ‘Five Dragons’. He is accused of raping the Head…

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)

Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)

Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
75 min

Jin bei tong opens with a group of escort/guards preparing to move a shipment of gold from the local government to an area stricken by famine… one of the very…

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Genre: Action, Drama
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
The Jericho Mile (1979)

The Jericho Mile (1979)

The Jericho Mile (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
97 min

Rain Murphy is a man sentenced to life in prison, choosing to do his time in near-isolation, and engages in distance running when given the opportunity for free-time. While his…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
The In-Laws (1979)

The In-Laws (1979)

The In-Laws (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
103 min

In preparation for his daughter’s wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom’s father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag…

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The Hussy (1979)

The Hussy (1979)

The Hussy (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
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
The Great Smokey Roadblock (1979)

The Great Smokey Roadblock (1979)

The Great Smokey Roadblock (1979)
IMDb: 5.2
104 min

Henry Fonda plays Elegant John, an old trucker who steals back his prized rig in California and takes off with almost no money. His Kenworth tractor has the name Eleanor…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Evictors (1979)

The Evictors (1979)

The Evictors (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
92 min

In the 1940s, a young couple moves into a remote house near a small town in Louisiana. The house has a history of violence that seems to be repeating itself…

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The Europeans (1979)

The Europeans (1979)

The Europeans (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
90 min

Eugenia Young is an intelligent, sophisticated expatriate who originally hails from New England in the US. Along with her artist brother, she returns to her family in the US for…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
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 Driller Killer (1979)

The Driller Killer (1979)

The Driller Killer (1979)
IMDb: 5.1
96 min

An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of…

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The Dark (1979)

The Dark (1979)

The Dark (1979)
IMDb: 4.2
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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The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)

The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)

The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)
IMDb: 4.5
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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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
The Brood (1979)

The Brood (1979)

The Brood (1979)
IMDb: 6.9
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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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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