1979

The Motion Picture Camera
6.7

The Motion Picture Camera

The history and development of motion picture machinery is lovingly and authoritatively presented and narrated by ASC cinematographer and film ...
Being There
8

Being There

Dec. 19, 1979

Being There

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 ...
Kramer vs. Kramer
7.8

Kramer vs. Kramer

Dec. 19, 1979

Kramer vs. Kramer

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 ...
The Black Hole
6

The Black Hole

Dec. 18, 1979

The Black Hole

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 ...
An American Christmas Carol
6.8

An American Christmas Carol

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he ...
Soft Fiction
7.3

Soft Fiction

Nov. 16, 1979

Soft Fiction

Chick Strand’s SOFT FICTION is a personal documentary that brilliantly portrays the survival power of female sensuality. It combines the ...
Durugin Si Totoy Bato

Durugin Si Totoy Bato

Nov. 09, 1979

Durugin Si Totoy Bato

The movie was based from a popular komiks serial by Carlo J. Caparas. It was serialized in Modern Romances and True Confessions magazine.
The Medic
5.4

The Medic

Oct. 26, 1979

The Medic

The film is set in a modern war, probably between a European country and a country in the Far East. Behind the battle lines, in a medical unit, a ...
Wise Blood
7.1

Wise Blood

Oct. 24, 1979

Wise Blood

A Southerner–young, poor, ambitious but uneducated–determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do ...
Starting Over
6.5

Starting Over

Oct. 05, 1979

Starting Over

After divorcing his ambitious singer wife, a middle-aged man begins a new relationship with a teacher.
10
6.1

10

Oct. 04, 1979

10

A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie
7.3

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie

A collection of Warner Brothers short cartoon features, “starring” the likes of Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and Wile.E.Coyote. These ...
Oh, My Son!
6.7

Oh, My Son!

Sep. 15, 1979

Oh, My Son!

A man whose son has been murdered pushes to create laws to financially protect victims’ families.
Quadrophenia
7.3

Quadrophenia

Sep. 14, 1979

Quadrophenia

Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. ...
Scum
7.6

Scum

Sep. 12, 1979

Scum

This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the ...
Yanks
6.4

Yanks

Sep. 01, 1979

Yanks

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 ...
Zombie Flesh Eaters
6.9

Zombie Flesh Eaters

Aug. 25, 1979

Zombie Flesh Eaters

On the Caribbean island of Matul, white doctor David Menard is trying to stem the tide of cannibal zombies that are returning from the dead. ...
Life of Brian
8.1

Life of Brian

Aug. 17, 1979

Life of Brian

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 ...
Apocalypse Now
8.4

Apocalypse Now

Aug. 15, 1979

Apocalypse Now

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, “does not exist, nor will it ...
Jaguar Lives!
4.2

Jaguar Lives!

Aug. 09, 1979

Jaguar Lives!

The world’s newest kung fu legend, Joe Lewis, takes on evil gangsters and saves the world.
The Amityville Horror
6.3

The Amityville Horror

Jul. 26, 1979

The Amityville Horror

George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish ...
The Champ
6.9

The Champ

Jul. 10, 1979

The Champ

The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed ...
Meatballs
6.2

Meatballs

Jun. 28, 1979

Meatballs

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 ...
Moonraker
6.3

Moonraker

Jun. 26, 1979

Moonraker

After Drax Industries’ Moonraker space shuttle is hijacked, secret agent James Bond is assigned to investigate, traveling to California to ...
Rocky II
7.3

Rocky II

Jun. 15, 1979

Rocky II

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 ...
The Driller Killer
5.2

The Driller Killer

Jun. 15, 1979

The Driller Killer

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 ...
The In-Laws
7.3

The In-Laws

Jun. 15, 1979

The In-Laws

In preparation for his daughter’s wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom’s father. Vince, a manic fellow ...
Escape to Athena
5.7

Escape to Athena

Jun. 06, 1979

Escape to Athena

During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don’t want only their freedom, but ...
The Muppet Movie
7.6

The Muppet Movie

May. 31, 1979

The Muppet Movie

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 ...
Alien
8.4

Alien

May. 25, 1979

Alien

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the ...
The Brood
6.9

The Brood

May. 25, 1979

The Brood

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist’s therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks ...
Going the Distance
6.9

Going the Distance

May. 25, 1979

Going the Distance

Canadian documentary film directed by Paul Cowan about the 1978 Commonwealth Games.
Stalker
8.2

Stalker

May. 25, 1979

Stalker

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 ...
Zulu Dawn
6.7

Zulu Dawn

May. 14, 1979

Zulu Dawn

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.
Manhattan
7.9

Manhattan

Apr. 25, 1979

Manhattan

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 ...
Mad Max
6.9

Mad Max

Apr. 12, 1979

Mad Max

Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that ...
Tourist Trap
6.2

Tourist Trap

Mar. 16, 1979

Tourist Trap

After their car breaks down, a group of young travelers find themselves stranded at a roadside museum run by the mysterious Mr. Slausen and ...
Christ Stopped at Eboli
7.7

Christ Stopped at Eboli

In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the ...
Measure for Measure
7.5

Measure for Measure

Feb. 18, 1979

Measure for Measure

When the Duke of Vienna takes a mysterious leave of absence and leaves the strict Angelo in charge, things couldn’t be worse for Claudio, ...
Fearless Hyena
6.7

Fearless Hyena

Feb. 17, 1979

Fearless Hyena

Lung (Jackie Chan) is a talented fighter but prefers to spend his time loafing around and picking fights, despite orders from his grandfather ...
The Warriors
7.6

The Warriors

Feb. 09, 1979

The Warriors

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 ...
Escape From Alcatraz
7.6

Escape From Alcatraz

Jan. 25, 1979

Escape From Alcatraz

San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although ...
Caligula
5.4

Caligula

Jan. 21, 1979

Caligula

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome’s mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right ...
Nosferatu the Vampyre
7.5

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Jan. 17, 1979

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Jonathan Harker, a real estate agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and formalize the purchase of a property in ...
Images in a Convent
5.6

Images in a Convent

Jan. 01, 1979

Images in a Convent

Locked behind the walls of a convent are an order of beautiful nuns whose vows force them to forget the pleasures of sexual contact. Crazed with ...
Play Motel
5

Play Motel

Jan. 01, 1979

Play Motel

The motel has a special room designed for sexual activities. It also has a habit of photographing sex act engines and extorting the parties ...