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Monkey Kung Fu (1979)

Monkey Kung Fu (1979)

Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
89

A small-time crook goes in search of the other half of a wooden keepsake which will lead him to the legendary kung fu technique of the Gibbon Clan Fist.

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Genre: Action, Drama
The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)
IMDb: N/A
94

Hoping to repair their marriage, Jennie Logan and her husband move into a beautiful Victorian manor. When Jennie tries on an antique dress she finds in the attic, she is…

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)
IMDb: 5.8
90

An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and a young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.

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Genre: Drama
The House of Hanging (1979)

The House of Hanging (1979)

The House of Hanging (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
139

This time, Kousuke investigates a murder in a hospital. The murderer leaves misleading evidence to divert Kousuke’s attention on the case. Suspicion and doubt clouds Kousuke’s mind.

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Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
124

Oscar Fran├žois de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at…

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

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

C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
IMDb: 4.8
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.

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Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Odd Couple (1979)

Odd Couple (1979)

Odd Couple (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
97

Hailed as possibly the greatest classical weapons movie ever made and starring world-renowned martial arts master, director and action-choreographer, Sammo Hung. This film showcases some of the most spectacular and…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Charles and Lucie (1979)

Charles and Lucie (1979)

Charles and Lucie (1979)
IMDb: 6.6
98

Charles and Lucie, an old and poor couple, inherits a luxurious house in the South of France.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
108

Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary…

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Genre: Drama
Fast Charlie… the Moonbeam Rider (1979)

Fast Charlie… the Moonbeam Rider (1979)

Fast Charlie… the Moonbeam Rider (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
98

A World War I deserter competes in the first long-distance motorcycle race.

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Genre: Comedy
No Grave for Us (1979)

No Grave for Us (1979)

No Grave for Us (1979)
IMDb: 6.8
92

A plot to steal money from gangsters leads to trouble…

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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Eagle’s Wing (1979)

Eagle’s Wing (1979)

Eagle’s Wing (1979)
IMDb: 5.9
111

Two men, an aging Native American and a ne’er-do-well trapper from North America, race to claim the stallion Eagle’s Wing in antebellum Mexico, meeting marauded stagecoach travelers and garrisoned Mexicans…

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Genre: Western
Zoom Up: Rape Site (1979)

Zoom Up: Rape Site (1979)

Zoom Up: Rape Site (1979)
IMDb: 5.2
67

A young couple, meeting for a tryst at the site of a brutal rape/murder, witness another murder and have to decide whether to turn the killer in.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
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
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
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
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
The Lady in Red (1979)

The Lady in Red (1979)

The Lady in Red (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
93 min

1930s set film that tells the crime story of Polly Franklin, a poor farmer’s daughter who leaves for Chicago, where she is sent to prison, serves as a prostitute, falls…

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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…

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

In a dystopian world, a vengeful Australian policeman named Max sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

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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…

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
Meteor (1979)

Meteor (1979)

Meteor (1979)
IMDb: 5.0
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…

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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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: 6.1
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: 5.6
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