1979

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Americathon
4.2

Americathon

Aug. 10, 1979

Americathon

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to ...
Firepower
4.8

Firepower

Apr. 27, 1979

Firepower

A mercenary is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal, a woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.
That Sinking Feeling
6.9

That Sinking Feeling

Oct. 01, 1980

That Sinking Feeling

Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that ...
Black Journal
6.4

Black Journal

Jan. 01, 1977

Black Journal

Black Journal (originally titled Gran Bollito) is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of ...
Agatha
6.3

Agatha

Feb. 09, 1979

Agatha

In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did ...
Disco Godfather
5.3

Disco Godfather

Sep. 04, 1979

Disco Godfather

A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco– he’s the “Disco Godfather!” All is well until his ...
The Deadly Art of Survival
5.1

The Deadly Art of Survival

Real-life kung fu master Nathan Ingram stars in this gritty, low-budget martial arts epic as a local karate school owner who clashes with a gang ...
Viaggio con Anita
4.8

Viaggio con Anita

Apr. 24, 1979

Viaggio con Anita

American actress on vacation in Italy falls for her friend’s married Italian lover.
Salem’s Lot
6.8

Salem’s Lot

Nov. 17, 1979

Salem’s Lot

Salem’s Lot is a 1979 American television adaptation of the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Tobe Hooper and starring ...
Roots of Evil
3.8

Roots of Evil

Aug. 15, 1979

Roots of Evil

An action film directed by Christian Anders and Antonio Tarruella.
Stone Cold Dead
5.2

Stone Cold Dead

Sep. 14, 1979

Stone Cold Dead

Sergeant Boyd’s police search to find a sniper who has been shooting hookers.
Racquet
5.4

Racquet

Dec. 30, 1979

Racquet

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 ...
Penitentiary
3.9

Penitentiary

Dec. 01, 1979

Penitentiary

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 ...
The Face with Two Left Feet
5.5

The Face with Two Left Feet

Also known as THE LONELY DESTINY OF JOHN TRAVOLTO, it’s the first and only Travoltasploitation movie. It’s about a hotel cook named ...
Doing Time
8.2

Doing Time

Aug. 12, 1979

Doing Time

Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what’s ...
Hometown U.S.A.
4.9

Hometown U.S.A.

Jan. 01, 1979

Hometown U.S.A.

High school loser Rodney C. Duckworth (Gary Springer) is known as The Rodent until one unforgettable night when he borrows a cherry-new Chevy ...
The Kids Are Alright
7.3

The Kids Are Alright

Jun. 24, 1979

The Kids Are Alright

Through concert performances and interviews, this film offers us an “inside look” at this famous rock group, “The Who”. ...
The Odd Angry Shot
7.9

The Odd Angry Shot

Mar. 01, 1979

The Odd Angry Shot

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 ...
Dominique
6.5

Dominique

Jan. 01, 1979

Dominique

The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death.
Alligator
4.4

Alligator

Nov. 03, 1979

Alligator

A tourist resort in Africa finds itself at the mercy of a huge man-eating crocodile from a local native legend which the croc is the incarnation ...
Giallo in Venice
5.2

Giallo in Venice

Dec. 31, 1979

Giallo in Venice

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 ...
The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders
6.9

The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders

Egon plans to exploit knowledge gained during his latest term of incarceration. By stealing the unmanipulated financial records of DanInvest he ...
The Shark Hunter
5.3

The Shark Hunter

Dec. 24, 1979

The Shark Hunter

A crusty recluse on a Caribbean island who is dedicated to destroying sharks gets involved in a hunt for buried treasure.
Roller Boogie
4.5

Roller Boogie

Dec. 21, 1979

Roller Boogie

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite ...
Cuba
5.7

Cuba

Dec. 21, 1979

Cuba

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista’s army against Castro’s guerrillas while ...
The Electric Horseman
6.4

The Electric Horseman

Dec. 21, 1979

The Electric Horseman

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 ...
Hypochondriac
6.3

Hypochondriac

Dec. 20, 1979

Hypochondriac

An eccentric recluse deals with his unfaithful wife, estranged daughter and doctor.
Being There
8.0

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 ...
The Magnificent Butcher
7.3

The Magnificent Butcher

A plump butcher student of ‘Wong Fei Hung’, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as ‘Five ...
I… For Icarus
7.9

I… For Icarus

Dec. 19, 1979

I… For Icarus

The film’s plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President ...
Buffet froid
7.4

Buffet froid

Dec. 19, 1979

Buffet froid

An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of ...
The Black Hole
6.0

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 ...
The Human Factor
6.1

The Human Factor

Dec. 18, 1979

The Human Factor

A low-ranking Secret Service agent is conned into supplying information to Eastern Bloc countries. Although he is not a suspect due to his ...
Kramer vs. Kramer
7.8

Kramer vs. Kramer

Dec. 18, 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 ...
All That Jazz
7.9

All That Jazz

Dec. 16, 1979

All That Jazz

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 ...
The Jerk
7.2

The Jerk

Dec. 14, 1979

The Jerk

After discovering he’s not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in ...
You’re Out of Your Mind, Madicken
6.5

You’re Out of Your Mind, Madicken

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 ...
Jack Frost
7.0

Jack Frost

Dec. 13, 1979

Jack Frost

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 ...
1941
5.8

1941

Dec. 13, 1979

1941

It’s been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere ...
The Other One’s Mug
6.0

The Other One’s Mug

Dec. 12, 1979

The Other One’s Mug

Martial Perrin is the president of a right-wing political party which is gearing itself up for a forthcoming election. When he learns that a ...
Killer Fish
4.1

Killer Fish

Dec. 07, 1979

Killer Fish

Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.
I’m for the Hippopotamus
6.7

I’m for the Hippopotamus

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 ...
Hanover Street
6.0

Hanover Street

Nov. 29, 1979

Hanover Street

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Siberiade
8.0

Siberiade

Nov. 28, 1979

Siberiade

The evolution of a nation during six decades of turbulent history is dramatized via two families from opposing classes.