1979

Going the Distance (1979)
6.9

Going the Distance (1979)

Canadian documentary film directed by Paul Cowan. A documentary about the XI Commonwealth Games, held in Canada in 1978.
Starting Over (1979)
6.5

Starting Over (1979)

After divorcing his ambitious singer wife, a middle-aged man begins a new relationship with a teacher.
Einstein’s Universe (1979)
7.4

Einstein’s Universe (1979)

A documentary produced in 1979 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein. Narrated and hosted by Peter Ustinov and written by ...
The Hussy (1979)
6.7

The Hussy (1979)

Twenty-year old misfit François earns his living by gathering boxes and bottles to resell to local shopkeepers. He lives with his grossly ...
The War at Home (1979)
7.6

The War at Home (1979)

Documentary film about the anti-war movement in the Madison, Wisconsin area during the time of the Vietnam War. It combines archival footage and ...
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 ...