Movies & TV I Have Seen of 1979by movieman44 | created - 21 Jul 2017 | updated - 1 day ago | Public
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1. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 744,214 | Gross: $78.90M
3. The Amityville Horror (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Votes: 33,508 | Gross: $86.43M
4. And Justice for All (1979)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent.
5. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 571,565 | Gross: $83.47M
8. Bear Island (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.
12. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »
14. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time where Earth is threatened by alien invaders.
Votes: 4,742 | Gross: $21.67M
16. Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Western
A prequel of sorts to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) which chronicles the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the 1969 movie.
Votes: 1,207 | Gross: $5.14M
17. Captain America (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A recipient of an experimental body enhancement chemical retaliates against his would be killers as a star spangled superhero.
18. California Dreaming (1979)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A nerd from Chicago tries desperately to fit in with the California surfing crowd, blind to the fact that their lives are even more boring and empty than his.
19. Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process.
21. The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A supersonic airborne disaster. In order to survive a flight headed for the Moscow Olympics, passengers of the Concorde must endure aerial acrobatics to dodge missiles and survive a device that decompresses the plane.
Votes: 5,251 | Gross: $13.00M
22. Cuba (1979)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Romance, Thriller
A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train General Batista's Army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.
Votes: 2,312 | Gross: $0.53M
24. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Votes: 109,270 | Gross: $43.00M
26. Agatha (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »
27. A Slice of Death (1979)
R | 84 min | Action, Adventure
International favorite, David Chiang, stars as the great Chih Shim, the monk who saved the Southern Shaolin Temple. Joining him is Lo Lieh, the Shaws' first international star who returns ... See full summary »
29. Escape to Athena (1979)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A World War II adventure, involving a group of Allied P.O.W.s, Nazis, black market priceless art treasures, Greek resistance, a Greek monastery, and a secret German rocket base.
30. The Fifth Musketeer (1979)
PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
When French King Louis XIV (Beau Bridges) learns that his twin brother, Philippe (Beau Bridges), could usurp his crown, he sets out to imprison him in the Bastille prison but four loyal musketeers are protecting Philippe.
31. A Force of One (1979)
PG | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the detectives of an undercover police unit are being mysteriously killed by a martial artist, a professional kickboxer is hired to assist them.
Votes: 3,154 | Gross: $20.17M
32. Goldengirl (1979)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
A neo-Nazi doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been specially fed, exercised, and conditioned since she was a child in preparation of the Olympics.
33. The Frisco Kid (1979)
PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
A Polish rabbi wanders through the Old West on his way to lead a synagogue in San Francisco. On the way he is nearly burnt at the stake by Indians and almost killed by outlaws.
Votes: 8,167 | Gross: $9.35M
34. The Great Train Robbery (1978)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Votes: 14,882 | Gross: $13.03M
35. Hair (1979)
PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.
Votes: 33,307 | Gross: $15.28M
36. Hanover Street (1979)
PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 4,359 | Gross: $3.00M
37. Hardcore (1979)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits.
38. H.O.T.S. (1979)
R | 98 min | Comedy
College exploitation film focusing on the wild escapades of the women of H.O.T.S. Sorority. The antics include but are certainly not limited to a wet t-shirt contest, a sky-diving episode, ... See full summary »
39. Hurricane (1979)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama
The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.
41. The Jerk (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
A simple minded, sheltered country boy suddenly decides to leave his family home to experience life in the big city, where his naivety is both his best friend, and worst enemy.
Votes: 50,623 | Gross: $73.69M
42. The Kid from Left Field (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Jackie Robinson "J.R." Cooper is a kid who loves baseball, and also the son of a former major leaguer now down on his luck (and now a vendor working the stands at games).
43. The Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)
R | 75 min | Action, Drama
Director Chang Cheh reunites the Five Venoms in his second biggest cult hit in the West. It's Lo Meng's most memorable performances whose showdown with fellow Venom Kuo Chue is artistically violent while being graphically artsy.
44. Killer Fish (1979)
PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.
45. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama