Top Movies of 1979

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1.
Alien (1979)
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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
2.
Scavenger Hunt (1979)
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To inherit a fortune, various addressees of a will must compete in a wild scavenger hunt to collect selected items, but cannot be simply bought. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
3.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
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Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. (117 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
4.
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again. (97 mins.)
Director: Fred Walton
“ 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
5.
Tourist Trap (1979)
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A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by the owner of the place, who has the power to control his collection of mannequins. (90 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
6.
The Muppet Movie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit. (95 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
7.
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a lion messiah. (95 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
8.
Meatballs (1979)
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Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp. (94 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
9.
The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (1979)
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Bugs Bunny reflects on his past cartoon exploits. (98 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
10.
Don Giovanni (1979)
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Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest... (176 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
11.
Time After Time (1979)
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H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period. (112 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
12.
The Miracle Worker (1979 TV Movie)
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Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan leads deaf and blind Helen Keller into the light of learnedness. (98 mins.)
Director: Paul Aaron
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
13.
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph... (97 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
14.
Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
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The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love. (48 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
15.
The Castaways on Gilligan's Island (1979 TV Movie)
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The Castaways finally get permanently rescued and they turn their island home into an exclusive resort. (90 mins.)
Director: Earl Bellamy
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
16.
Moonraker (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. (126 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1