1979 Movies
Giallo in Venice (1979)

Giallo in Venice (1979)

Giallo in Venice (1979)
IMDb: N/A
91

Venice: The bodies of a married couple, Flavia and Fabio, are discovered on the dockside. She has drowned and he has been stabbed to death with a large pair of…

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Racquet (1979)

Racquet (1979)

Racquet (1979)
IMDb: N/A
87

Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

Genre: Comedy
Ten Tigers of Kwangtung (1979)

Ten Tigers of Kwangtung (1979)

Ten Tigers of Kwangtung (1979)
IMDb: N/A
90

Chang Cheh directs this old school Shaw Brother produced kung fu yarn. The film opens with members of the Ten Tigers group getting attacked by a pair of mysterious assailants….

Genre: Action
Fårö Document 1979 (1979)

Fårö Document 1979 (1979)

Fårö Document 1979 (1979)
IMDb: N/A
103

In 1969 he made, with Sven Nykvist as cinematographer, The Fårö Document, a film that ended with a rather pessimist view of the island’s future. One of the scenes in…

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The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)
IMDb: N/A
122

A former champion rodeo rider is reduced to using his saddle skills to promote a breakfast cereal in a gaudy Las Vegas show. When he’s asked to perform with a…

Cuba (1979)

Cuba (1979)

Cuba (1979)
IMDb: N/A
122

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…

Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)
IMDb: N/A
103

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…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Scavenger Hunt (1979)

Scavenger Hunt (1979)

Scavenger Hunt (1979)
IMDb: N/A
116

An eccentric games inventor dies and leaves behind an inheritance worth hundreds of millions of dollars – which will only be given to the person or team, amongst his family…

Genre: Comedy
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
IMDb: N/A
105

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now…

Genre: Drama
Being There (1979)

Being There (1979)

Being There (1979)
IMDb: N/A
130

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Magnificent Butcher (1979)

The Magnificent Butcher (1979)

The Magnificent Butcher (1979)
IMDb: N/A
108

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
The Black Hole (1979)

The Black Hole (1979)

The Black Hole (1979)
IMDb: N/A
98

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering…

The Human Factor (1979)

The Human Factor (1979)

The Human Factor (1979)
IMDb: N/A
115

A low-ranking Secret Service agent is conned into supplying information to Eastern Bloc countries. Although he is not a suspect due to his unimportant position, when his office partner is…

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Genre: Thriller
All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)
IMDb: N/A
123

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…

Genre: Drama
Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
IMDb: N/A
102

After a successful robbery leaves famed thief Lupin the Third and his partner Jigen with nothing but a large amount of expertly crafted counterfeit bills, he decides to track down…

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1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)
IMDb: N/A
118

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)
IMDb: N/A
94

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…

Genre: Comedy
Chapter Two (1979)

Chapter Two (1979)

Chapter Two (1979)
IMDb: N/A
124

George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Jack Frost (1979)

Jack Frost (1979)

Jack Frost (1979)
IMDb: N/A
48

Pardon-me Pete, the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him…

You’re Out of Your Mind Madicken (1979)

You’re Out of Your Mind Madicken (1979)

You’re Out of Your Mind Madicken (1979)
IMDb: N/A
98

Madicken is a Swedish girl from the upper level family, growing up during the time of first world war which did not include Sweden. She lives happily with her family,…

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Genre: Family
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
IMDb: N/A
132

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.

Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)
IMDb: N/A
95

Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

Genre: Adventure, Horror
Bear Island (1979)

Bear Island (1979)

Bear Island (1979)
IMDb: N/A
118

A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole…

Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)
IMDb: N/A
98

The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)
IMDb: N/A
86

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.

Genre: Comedy
Penitentiary (1979)

Penitentiary (1979)

Penitentiary (1979)
IMDb: N/A
99

A hitchhiker named Martel Gordone gets in a fight with two bikers over a prostitute, and one of the bikers is killed. Gordone is arrested and sent to prison, where…

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
The War at Home (1979)

The War at Home (1979)

The War at Home (1979)
IMDb: N/A
100

Documentary film about the anti-war movement in the Madison, Wisconsin area during the time of the Vietnam War. It combines archival footage and interviews with participants that explore the events…

Genre: Documentary, War
I’m for the Hippopotamus (1979)

I’m for the Hippopotamus (1979)

I’m for the Hippopotamus (1979)
IMDb: N/A
95

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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Radio On (1979)

Radio On (1979)

Radio On (1979)
IMDb: N/A
104

Set in 1970s Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother’s death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of…

Laura (1979)

Laura (1979)

Laura (1979)
IMDb: N/A
95

A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend’s daughter by using his sense of touch.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)
IMDb: N/A
22

A TV movie special that compiles of a few Looney Tunes episodes centered around an episode of a Christmas Carol, with the part of Scrooge played by Yosemite Sam.

Genre: Animation
Eagle’s Wing (1979)

Eagle’s Wing (1979)

Eagle’s Wing (1979)
IMDb: N/A
111

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
Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)
IMDb: N/A
87

Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels’ seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)
IMDb: N/A
90

In this sequel to Les Bronzes (1978) summer has passed, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end for Bernard, Nathalie, Gigi, Jerome, Popeye, Jean-Claude, and Christiane.

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Genre: Comedy
Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)
IMDb: N/A
106

Kao has purchased a new wife, but an enemy has paid her more money to kill him. Kao must recruit a pair of swordsmen to help defend himself and his…

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Genre: Action
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)

Mountain Family Robinson (1979)

Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
IMDb: N/A
100

A family goes “back to nature” by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.

Genre: Adventure, Family
Camera Buff (1979)

Camera Buff (1979)

Camera Buff (1979)
IMDb: N/A
112

Filip buys an 8mm movie camera when his first child is born. Because it’s the first camera in town, he’s named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons…

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Genre: Drama
The Runner Stumbles (1979)

The Runner Stumbles (1979)

The Runner Stumbles (1979)
IMDb: N/A
99

Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and…

Genre: Drama
Beyond the Darkness (1979)

Beyond the Darkness (1979)

Beyond the Darkness (1979)
IMDb: N/A
94

A disturbed young embalmer digs the grave of his recently deceased girlfriend and brings her body to his family villa with help from his strange housekeeper. But his bouts of…

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Genre: Horror
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
IMDb: N/A
150

At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie, War