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Full Moon Scimitar (1979)

Full Moon Scimitar (1979)

Full Moon Scimitar (1979)
IMDb: N/A
95

A talented young swordsman (Derek Yee) has beaten many veterans before his inherited martial arts manual gets stolen. After encountering his first defeat in life, in despair, he comes across…

Genre: Action
The Who: The Kids Are Alright (1979)

The Who: The Kids Are Alright (1979)

The Who: The Kids Are Alright (1979)
IMDb: N/A
101

Through concert performances and interviews, this film offers us an “inside look” at this famous rock group, “The Who”. It captures their zany craziness and outrageous antics from the initial…

Orphan Train (1979)

Orphan Train (1979)

Orphan Train (1979)
IMDb: N/A
143

Telling of the story of the Orphan Trains. The first form of foster care in the United States.

The Secret Policeman’s Ball (1979)

The Secret Policeman’s Ball (1979)

The Secret Policeman’s Ball (1979)
IMDb: N/A
75

Amnesty decided not to present a benefit show in 1978 in order to consider how to make better use of the performing talent so favourably disposed to assist it in…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Schalcken the Painter (1979)

Schalcken the Painter (1979)

Schalcken the Painter (1979)
IMDb: N/A
70

Can Schalcken save his love, Rose, from the clutches of a ghastly suitor before it is too late?

Cuba (1979)

Cuba (1979)

Cuba (1979)
IMDb: N/A
122

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista’s army against Castro’s guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous…

Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)
IMDb: N/A
103

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)

The Electric Horseman (1979)
IMDb: N/A
122

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 breakfast cereal….

Baby Snakes (1979)

Baby Snakes (1979)

Baby Snakes (1979)
IMDb: N/A
166

Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation.

C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)

C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)

C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
IMDb: N/A
89

A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the boy’s invention from him.

Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Scavenger Hunt (1979)

Scavenger Hunt (1979)

Scavenger Hunt (1979)
IMDb: N/A
116

Old Mr. Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. At the beginning of the movie, he dies and his relatives gather for the reading of the will. However, Old…

Genre: Comedy
Being There (1979)

Being There (1979)

Being There (1979)
IMDb: N/A
130

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…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
IMDb: N/A
105

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…

Genre: Drama
The Human Factor (1979)

The Human Factor (1979)

The Human Factor (1979)
IMDb: N/A
115

A low-ranking Secret Service agent is conned into supplying information to Eastern Bloc countries. Although he is not a suspect due to his unimportant position, when his office partner is…

Genre: Thriller
The Black Hole (1979)

The Black Hole (1979)

The Black Hole (1979)
IMDb: N/A
98

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 supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering…

An American Christmas Carol (1979)

An American Christmas Carol (1979)

An American Christmas Carol (1979)
IMDb: N/A
98

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of…

All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)
IMDb: N/A
123

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 slowly collapsing around him…

Genre: Drama
Henry IV Part 2 (1979)

Henry IV Part 2 (1979)

Henry IV Part 2 (1979)
IMDb: N/A
150

The death of King Henry the Fourth and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth.

Genre: Drama, History
Day of the Assassin (1979)

Day of the Assassin (1979)

Day of the Assassin (1979)
IMDb: N/A
95

Treasure hunters from around the world race to Mexico after a Middle Eastern luxury yacht explodes, sending a Shah’s fortune and mysterious document to the bottom of the ocean.

Genre: Action, Drama
The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)
IMDb: N/A
94

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…

Genre: Comedy
1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)
IMDb: N/A
118

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Chapter Two (1979)

Chapter Two (1979)

Chapter Two (1979)
IMDb: N/A
124

George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Jack Frost (1979)

Jack Frost (1979)

Jack Frost (1979)
IMDb: N/A
48

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 Father Winter to make him…

Charlie Muffin (1979)

Charlie Muffin (1979)

Charlie Muffin (1979)
IMDb: N/A
104

Charlie Muffin, top British Intelligence operative, has just broken up a major Soviet spy network in England. However, a new Director with new ideas takes over and wants Charlie out….

Henry IV Part 1 (1979)

Henry IV Part 1 (1979)

Henry IV Part 1 (1979)
IMDb: N/A
148

Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed ‘Hotspur’). Henry’s son Hal, the Prince…

Genre: Drama, History
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
IMDb: N/A
132

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

Going in Style (1979)

Going in Style (1979)

Going in Style (1979)
IMDb: N/A
97

Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an…

Genre: Action, Comedy
My Old Man (1979)

My Old Man (1979)

My Old Man (1979)
IMDb: N/A
100

An unlucky horse trainer, Frank Butler, wins big at the track and buys his 16-year old daughter a horse to salvage their relationship. When frank is hurt prior to the…

Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)
IMDb: N/A
95

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
Bear Island (1979)

Bear Island (1979)

Bear Island (1979)
IMDb: N/A
118

A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole…

Genre: Thriller
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979)

John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979)

John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979)
IMDb: N/A
50

In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday…

Genre: Family
Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)
IMDb: N/A
98

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…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
The Glove (1979)

The Glove (1979)

The Glove (1979)
IMDb: N/A
92

In this actioner, a bounty hunter is assigned to bring back an enormous and angry ex-convict who wears a deadly glove made of leather and steal. Rock’em sock’em mayhem ensues.

Genre: Action, Thriller
Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)
IMDb: N/A
86

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.

Genre: Comedy
Penitentiary (1979)

Penitentiary (1979)

Penitentiary (1979)
IMDb: N/A
99

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 sent to prison, where…

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Hanover Street (1979)

Hanover Street (1979)

Hanover Street (1979)
IMDb: N/A
109

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.

Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

Bugs Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)
IMDb: N/A
22

A TV movie special that compiles of a few Looney Tunes episodes centered around an episode of a Christmas Carol, with the part of Scrooge played by Yosemite Sam.

Genre: Animation
The Birth of the Beatles (1979)

The Birth of the Beatles (1979)

The Birth of the Beatles (1979)
IMDb: N/A
104

Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The…

Genre: Drama, Music
Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)

Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)

Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)
IMDb: N/A
88

A government agent is looking for a missing scientist, believing that a revolutionary leader known as Miguel has him, and that he is using him to get his formula for…

Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)
IMDb: N/A
87

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…

Genre: Horror, Thriller