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The New Godfathers (1979)

The New Godfathers (1979)

The New Godfathers (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
94 min

A revolution in Iran halts a heroin shipment, but an alliance of crime families is set on getting it to the US. They decide to run the drug through an…

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Genre: Crime
Yanks (1979)

Yanks (1979)

Yanks (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
138 min

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 Brits don’t much like the…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)
IMDb: 5.9
87 min

Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels’ seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Courage fuyons (1979)

Courage fuyons (1979)

Courage fuyons (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
100 min

At forty years old, Martin Belhomme leads a quiet life with his wife and two children. One day, he falls hopelessly in love with Eva, a cabaret singer. He decides…

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Genre: Comedy
Fast Company (1979)

Fast Company (1979)

Fast Company (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
91 min

An early departure from director David Cronenberg’s canon of visceral horror, 1979’s Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack…

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Genre: Drama
The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)

The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)

The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
147 min

A high school science teacher is the butt of all his students’ jokes, until their bus is hijacked on a school trip. But something more sinister lurks beneath the surface:…

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No More Easy Life (1979)

No More Easy Life (1979)

No More Easy Life (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

Mariko is living the life of a typical Japanese college student in the 70’s, spending far more of her time balancing boyfriends and part-time jobs than on her schoolwork. She…

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Genre: Drama
Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)
IMDb: 4.1
101 min

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

Genre: Adventure, Horror
Saint Jack (1979)

Saint Jack (1979)

Saint Jack (1979)
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

Jack Flowers is an American hustler trying to make his fortune in 1970s Singapore in small time pimping. His dreams of building a fortune by running a brothel himself and…

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Genre: Drama
Ashanti (1979)

Ashanti (1979)

Ashanti (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
118 min

Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Radio On (1979)

Radio On (1979)

Radio On (1979)
IMDb: 6.6
104 min

Set in 1970s Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother’s death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of…

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (1979)

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (1979)

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
95 min

Time to ease up … not! Although the Yamato’s crew has witnessed the end of the long, hard-fought Comet Empire War, a peaceful future will have to wait. While Dessler…

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Microwave Massacre (1983)

Microwave Massacre (1983)

Microwave Massacre (1983)
IMDb: 4.2
76 min

Construction worker Donald is having a hard time getting anything good to eat since his wife has decided to only cook gourmet foods. That and her constant harping causes him…

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Over the Edge (1979)

Over the Edge (1979)

Over the Edge (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, well-done…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Inferno (1979)

The Inferno (1979)

The Inferno (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
131 min

Hell manifests itself through the sins, shame and desires of an upper class rural family and a mother’s grief from beyond the grave.

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Genre: Horror
Porridge (1979)

Porridge (1979)

Porridge (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what’s more, an escape plan is hatching from…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40…

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Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)
IMDb: 4.8
86 min

June and her friends take over a service station formerly run by her uncle. They perform every trick in the book to attract the customers.

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Genre: Comedy
Nightwing (1979)

Nightwing (1979)

Nightwing (1979)
IMDb: 5.1
105 min

Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in Arizona.

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Genre: Horror
The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
94 min

After discovering he’s not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from…

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Genre: Comedy
Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian (1979)
IMDb: 8.1
94 min

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 dodging his followers or being…

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Genre: Comedy
Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max (1979)
IMDb: 6.9
88 min

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 have become the breeding ground…

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The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Muppet Movie (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

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 by the desperate owner…

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Tim (1979)

Tim (1979)

Tim (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
109 min

Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)
IMDb: 8.4
117 min

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of…

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Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
119 min

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 can’t put his life…

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Genre: Drama
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
IMDb: 7.8
105 min

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 is now…

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Genre: Drama
Dracula (1979)

Dracula (1979)

Dracula (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
109 min

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic. Count Dracula is a subject of fatal attraction to more than one English maiden lady, as he seeks an immortal bride.

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Genre: Horror, Romance
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
107 min

Jonathan Harker, a real estate agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and formalize the purchase of a property in Wismar. Once Jonathan is caught under his…

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Genre: Drama, Horror
Tourist Trap (1979)

Tourist Trap (1979)

Tourist Trap (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
90 min

After their car breaks down, a group of young travelers find themselves stranded at a roadside museum run by the mysterious Mr. Slausen and populated by his collection of supernatural…

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Genre: Horror
Last Embrace (1979)

Last Embrace (1979)

Last Embrace (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
102 min

Secret agent Harry Hannan suffers a mental breakdown when a botched mission in Mexico results in the death of his wife. He is sent to a mental asylum, after which…

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Meteor (1979)

Meteor (1979)

Meteor (1979)
IMDb: 5.1
108 min

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid “Orpheus” is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which…

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The Wanderers (1979)

The Wanderers (1979)

The Wanderers (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
112 min

The streets of the Bronx are owned by ’60s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the novel by Richard…

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Genre: Drama
Being There (1979)

Being There (1979)

Being There (1979)
IMDb: 8.0
130 min

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 street…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Breaking Away (1979)

Breaking Away (1979)

Breaking Away (1979)
IMDb: 7.7
101 min

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Don’t Go in the House (1979)

Don’t Go in the House (1979)

Don’t Go in the House (1979)
IMDb: 5.7
82 min

As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he…

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Genre: Horror
Love at First Bite (1979)

Love at First Bite (1979)

Love at First Bite (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
96 min

Dracula and Renefield relocate to 70’s era New York in search of Cindy Sondheim (the reincarnation of Dracula’s one true love, Mina Harker). “Trouble adjusting” is a wild understatement for…

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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
IMDb: 5.7
115 min

A “prequel” of sorts to “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” chronicling the two outlaws’ lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

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Genre: Western
The Rose (1979)

The Rose (1979)

The Rose (1979)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster’s romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperilled by the demands of life on the road.

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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
The Onion Field (1979)

The Onion Field (1979)

The Onion Field (1979)
IMDb: 6.8
122 min

An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming…

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Genre: Crime, Drama