1979

The Passage (1979)
6.0

The Passage (1979)

During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While ...
The Motion Picture Camera (1979)
6.8

The Motion Picture Camera (1979)

The history and development of motion picture machinery is lovingly and authoritatively presented and narrated by ASC cinematographer and film ...
Town Bloody Hall (1979)
7.5

Town Bloody Hall (1979)

Norman Mailer and a panel of feminists — Jacqueline Ceballos, Germaine Greer, Jill Johnston, and Diana Trilling — debate the issue of ...
The Amityville Horror (1979)
6.3

The Amityville Horror (1979)

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 ...
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)
8.2

Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

Richard Pryor delivers monologues on race, sex, family and his favorite target—himself, live at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, California.
Old Boyfriends (1979)
5.5

Old Boyfriends (1979)

John Belushi was the high school sweetheart who ruined her reputation with lies. Richard Jordan was the college lover that she almost married. ...
A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)
5.7

A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)

Two novice thieves are plotting to rob a bank in Vancouver. A photographer snaps a shot of one thief as he is carrying the bank building’s ...
The Runner Stumbles (1979)
6.0

The Runner Stumbles (1979)

Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen ...
The Europeans (1979)
6.2

The Europeans (1979)

Eugenia Young is an intelligent, sophisticated expatriate who originally hails from New England in the US. Along with her artist brother, she ...
Roller Boogie (1979)
4.6

Roller Boogie (1979)

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite ...
…And Justice for All (1979)
7.4

…And Justice for All (1979)

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 ...
Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
7.6

Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although ...
Seven (1979)
6.0

Seven (1979)

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Seven (1979)

A government agent discovers a plot by a cartel of seven gangsters to take over the state of Hawaii. He hires a team of seven hitmen to stop them.
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
6.8

An American Christmas Carol (1979)

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he ...
The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)
4.5

The Concorde… Airport ’79 (1979)

The last of the ‘Airport’ series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with ...
Yanks (1979)
6.4

Yanks (1979)

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Yanks (1979)

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 ...
The Frisco Kid (1979)
6.4

The Frisco Kid (1979)

Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation’s new rabbi. An innocent and ...
Stalker (1979)
8.2

Stalker (1979)

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 ...
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)
6.7

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979)

A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
10 (1979)
6.1

10 (1979)

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10 (1979)

A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Avalanche Express (1979)
4.9

Avalanche Express (1979)

CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should ...
Scum (1979)
7.6

Scum (1979)

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Scum (1979)

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 ...
Manhattan (1979)
7.9

Manhattan (1979)

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 ...
North Dallas Forty (1979)
7.0

North Dallas Forty (1979)

A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s.
Tourist Trap (1979)
6.2

Tourist Trap (1979)

After their car breaks down, a group of young travelers find themselves stranded at a roadside museum run by the mysterious Mr. Slausen and ...
My Brilliant Career (1979)
7.1

My Brilliant Career (1979)

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.