Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1979

1. Mad Max (1979) Mad Max (1979)
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In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. Dir: George Miller With: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 88 mins.
2. Apocalypse Now (1979) Apocalypse Now (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the Vietnam 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. 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.
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. 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.
6. Hair (1979) Hair (1979)
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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.
7. Caligula (1979) Caligula (1979)
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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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.