Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1979

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)
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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)
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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)
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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. Meatballs (1979) Meatballs (1979)
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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.
6. Life of Brian (1979) Life of Brian (1979)
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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. Zulu Dawn (1979) Zulu Dawn (1979)
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A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation. Dir: Douglas Hickox With: Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott Adventure | Drama | History | War 113 mins.
8. All That Jazz (1979) All That Jazz (1979)
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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.
9. Manhattan (1979) Manhattan (1979)
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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.
10. 10 (1979) 10 (1979)
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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.