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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
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
That Sinking Feeling (1980)

That Sinking Feeling (1980)

That Sinking Feeling (1980)
IMDb: 6.8
93 min

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 stainless steel sinks are worth…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
117 min

George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of…

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Genre: Horror
Phantasm (1979)

Phantasm (1979)

Phantasm (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
89 min

A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

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My Brilliant Career (1979)

My Brilliant Career (1979)

My Brilliant Career (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Tess (1979)

Tess (1979)

Tess (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
186 min

A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Norma Rae (1979)

Norma Rae (1979)

Norma Rae (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
114 min

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to…

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

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
132 min

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.

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1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)

1941 (1979)
IMDb: 5.9
118 min

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

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Genre: Action, Action, Comedy, War
Stone Cold Dead (1979)

Stone Cold Dead (1979)

Stone Cold Dead (1979)
IMDb: 5.2
108 min

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

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Roots of Evil (1979)

Roots of Evil (1979)

Roots of Evil (1979)
IMDb: 3.9
85 min

A young karate master tries to defend his karate school and take revenge on those responsible for his master’s death.

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Genre: Action, Action, Crime
Quadrophenia (1979)

Quadrophenia (1979)

Quadrophenia (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
120 min

Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job….

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Genre: Drama, Music
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
89 min

Capt. William “Buck” Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck’s piloting…

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