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1. Alien (1979) Alien (1979)
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The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt Horror | Sci-Fi 117 mins.
2. Apocalypse Now (1979) Apocalypse Now (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Drama | War 153 mins.
3. Mad Max (1979) Mad Max (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son whom were murdered by a motorcycle gang in retaliation for the death of their leader. Dir: George Miller With: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne Action | Adventure | Thriller 88 mins.
4. The Warriors (1979) The Warriors (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them. Dir: Walter Hill With: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright Action | Thriller 92 mins.
5. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder. Dir: Robert Wise With: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley Adventure | Mystery | Sci-Fi 132 mins.
6. Life of Brian (1979) Life of Brian (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. Dir: Terry Jones With: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin Comedy 94 mins.
7. Escape from Alcatraz (1979) Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the infamous prison island in 1962. Dir: Don Siegel With: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom Action | Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller 112 mins.
8. Manhattan (1979) Manhattan (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. Dir: Woody Allen With: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
9. Moonraker (1979) Moonraker (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. Dir: Lewis Gilbert With: Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale Action | Adventure | Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller 126 mins.
10. 10 (1979) 10 (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A Hollywood lyricist goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy, newly married woman. Dir: Blake Edwards With: Dudley Moore, Bo Derek, Julie Andrews Comedy | Romance 122 mins.
11. Caligula (1979) Caligula (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. Dir: Tinto Brass With: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren Adult | Drama | History 156 mins.
12. The Amityville Horror (1979) The Amityville Horror (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Newlyweds move into a house where a murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. Dir: Stuart Rosenberg With: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger Drama | Horror 117 mins.
13. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A just-divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him. Dir: Robert Benton With: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander Drama 105 mins.
14. The Jerk (1979) The Jerk (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An idiotic man struggles to make it through life on his own in St. Louis. Dir: Carl Reiner With: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams Comedy 94 mins.
15. Meatballs (1979) Meatballs (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp. Dir: Ivan Reitman With: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch Comedy 94 mins.
16. Being There (1979) Being There (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted adviser to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics. Dir: Hal Ashby With: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas Comedy 130 mins.
17. Rocky II (1979) Rocky II (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch. Dir: Sylvester Stallone With: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young Drama | Sport 119 mins.
18. The Black Hole (1979) The Black Hole (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole. Dir: Gary Nelson With: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster Action | Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
19. 1941 (1979) 1941 (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams Action | Comedy | War 118 mins.
20. The Muppet Movie (1979) 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. Dir: James Frawley With: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson Adventure | Comedy | Family | Musical 95 mins.
21. All That Jazz (1979) All That Jazz (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer. Dir: Bob Fosse With: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer Drama | Fantasy | Music | Musical 123 mins.
22. Hair (1979) Hair (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted. Dir: Milos Forman With: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo Comedy | Drama | Musical 121 mins.
23. Stalker (1979) Stalker (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn Drama | Sci-Fi 163 mins.
24. North Dallas Forty (1979) North Dallas Forty (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s. Dir: Ted Kotcheff With: Nick Nolte, Charles Durning, Mac Davis Comedy | Drama | Sport 119 mins.
25. Breaking Away (1979) Breaking Away (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl. Dir: Peter Yates With: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern Comedy | Drama | Sport 101 mins.
26. The Brood (1979) The Brood (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation. Dir: David Cronenberg With: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle Horror | Sci-Fi 92 mins.
27. Phantasm (1979) Phantasm (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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. Dir: Don Coscarelli With: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister Horror | Sci-Fi 88 mins.
28. Tess (1979) Tess (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson Drama | Romance 186 mins.
29. The Wanderers (1979) The Wanderers (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set against the urban jungle of 1963 New York's gangland subculture, this coming of age teenage movie is set around the Italian gang the Wanderers... Dir: Philip Kaufman With: Ken Wahl, Karen Allen, John Friedrich Drama 117 mins.
30. Quadrophenia (1979) Quadrophenia (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division... Dir: Franc Roddam With: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Philip Davis Crime | Drama | Music 117 mins.
31. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Jonathan and Lucy live in Wismar and the Count wants a house there. Varna is a port on the Black Sea, close to Dracula's castle. Dir: Werner Herzog With: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz Horror 107 mins.
32. ...And Justice for All. (1979) ...And Justice for All. (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred. Dir: Norman Jewison With: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe Drama | Thriller | Crime 119 mins.
33. The Black Stallion (1979) The Black Stallion (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who... Dir: Carroll Ballard With: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr Adventure | Family | Sport 118 mins.
34. The Electric Horseman (1979) The Electric Horseman (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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... Dir: Sydney Pollack With: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine Comedy | Western | Drama | Romance 121 mins.
35. The Champ (1979) The Champ (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Billy Flynn, a former boxing champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J.... Dir: Franco Zeffirelli With: Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder Drama | Sport 121 mins.
36. Dracula (1979) Dracula (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride. Dir: John Badham With: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence Horror | Romance 109 mins.
37. The China Syndrome (1979) The China Syndrome (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. Dir: James Bridges With: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas Drama | Thriller 122 mins.
38. Bear Island (1979) Bear Island (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when... Dir: Don Sharp With: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark Adventure | Thriller 118 mins.
39. Over the Edge (1979) Over the Edge (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
New Grenada is a planned community set in the desert where there is nothing for the kids to do, save for a rec center - which closes at 6 PM... Dir: Jonathan Kaplan With: Matt Dillon, Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig Crime | Drama 95 mins.
40. Zombie (1979) Zombie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Strangers looking for a woman's father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. Dir: Lucio Fulci With: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson Horror 91 mins.
41. The Rose (1979) The Rose (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager. Dir: Mark Rydell With: Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest Drama | Music 125 mins.
42. Norma Rae (1979) Norma Rae (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved. Dir: Martin Ritt With: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman Drama 110 mins.
43. The Villain (1979) The Villain (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money... Dir: Hal Needham With: Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret Comedy | Western 89 mins.
44. Time After Time (1979) Time After Time (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. Dir: Nicholas Meyer With: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner Adventure | Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi | Thriller 112 mins.
45. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration. Dir: Allan Arkush With: P.J. Soles, Vincent Van Patten, Clint Howard Comedy | Music 93 mins.
46. When a Stranger Calls (1979) When a Stranger Calls (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again. Dir: Fred Walton With: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda Horror | Thriller 97 mins.
47. Hardcore (1979) Hardcore (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits. Dir: Paul Schrader With: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley Drama | Thriller 109 mins.
48. The In-Laws (1979) The In-Laws (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father... Dir: Arthur Hiller With: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Richard Libertini Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Thriller | Action 103 mins.
49. Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979) Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty... Dir: Russ Meyer With: Kitten Natividad, Ann Marie, Ken Kerr Comedy 93 mins.
50. The Great Santini (1979) The Great Santini (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot. Dir: Lewis John Carlino With: Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Michael O'Keefe Drama 115 mins.
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