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1. Screamers (1979)
R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.
DVD: Insel der neuen Monster 1 (german) (together with" Insel der neuen Monster 2" / Marketing Film)
2. Captain America (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A recipient of an experimental body enhancement chemical retaliates against his would be killers as a star spangled superhero.
DVD: Captain America - Sentinal Of Liberty (engl.) (on Box: "The Captain America Triple Bill" / 101Films)
3. Son of Hitler (1979)
92 min | Comedy
The leader of a right-wing German political party discovers that an illiterate woodcarver is actually the son of Adolf Hitler. He kidnaps the young man from a mental institution and ... See full summary »
DVD: Hitler's Son (english) (FB-DVD)
4. Phantasm (1979)
R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
Votes: 30,078 | Gross: $11.99M
MediaBook: Phantasm - Das Böse (german) (Black Hill / Koch Media / Cover A)
5. L'infermiera di notte (1979)
96 min | Comedy
Gloria Guida stars in this Italian sex-comedy in which she plays a private nurse who is involved in a family struggle for the estate of the ailing old man she cares for.
DVD: Sexy Teens und die Nachtschwester (german) (Sexy Teens Fan Box / Intergroove)
6. The Passage (1979)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama, War
During World War II, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees while being pursued by a sadistic German.
DVD: Pass Des Todes, Der (german) (KSM Klassiker)
7. Kung Fu of Seven Steps (1979)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Drama
A ruthless white haired general intends to take over a small town with the help of his "Five Hands Gang"
DVD: 7 Fäuste des Todes (german) (on Box "Eastern Box" / MiB)
83 min | Comedy
Girls' dance instructor Claudia Gambetti takes over the boy's gym class after gym teacher Martorelli breaks both his legs owing to one of his student's pranks. Soon both teachers and ... See full summary »
DVD: Flotte Teens und Sex nach Noten (german) (german) (MIG / Flotte Teens Limited Edition 2-Box)
9. Avenging Warriors of Shaolin (1979)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Comedy
Two friends who long to be heroes join the fight against a Ching warlord and his students. They get help from a Kung Fu student and a rebel. They also save Hung Si Quan's life.
10. Killer Nun (1979)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital,... See full summary »
DVD: Killer Nun (engl.) (Shameless 03)
11. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 575,911 | Gross: $83.47M
DVD: Apocalypse Now (german) (BMG)
12. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 749,534 | Gross: $78.90M
BluRay: Alien - Das Unheimliche Wesen Aus Einer Fremden Welt (german) (20th Century Fox)
13. The Brood (1979)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.
DVD: Brood, The (engl.) (Anchor Bay) MediaBook: Brut, Die (german) (Wicked-Vision Media)
14. The Lady Vanishes (1979)
PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery
While travelling in pre-war Nazi Germany, a young couple realize a passenger seems to have been kidnapped off of their train, but, no other passenger aside from themselves, recalls her.
DVD: Tödliche Botschaft (german) (MMP)
15. The Kung Fu Instructor (1979)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama
The Kung-Fu Instructor was director Sun Cheng's homage to Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo where Ti Lung plays a righteous weapon instructor. It's the first time a Shaw Brother's director uses a ... See full summary »
DVD: Todeshand des gelben Adlers, Die (german) (Koch Media / Shaw Brothers 6 DVD Limited Edition No. 2)
16. Moonraker (1979)
PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
Votes: 86,035 | Gross: $70.31M
DVD: Moonraker - Streng geheim (german) (MGM / Die James Bond Jubiläums-Collection)
17. Killer Fish (1979)
PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.
DVD: Piranhas II - Die Rache der Killerfische (german) (Savoy Film/ Intergroove)
18. Arabian Adventure (1979)
G | 98 min | Adventure, Fantasy
An evil magician seeks to gain power by obtaining a magic rose. A peasant boy and a Prince join forces to stop him.
DVD: Arabian Adventure (engl.) (Optimum Classic / Studio Canal)
19. Raining in the Mountain (1979)
120 min | Action, Drama
An esquire and a General eyes a priceless handwritten scroll by Tripitaka, held in a Temple library. The Abbot of the Temple selects his successor.
DVD: Ein Hauch von Zen 2 - Regen in den Bergen (german) (King Hu Collection / WGF)
20. The Amityville Horror (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Votes: 33,695 | Gross: $86.43M
DVD: Amityville Horror (german) (Horror Cult Uncut #6 / 20th Century Fox)
21. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Music
Ramones fanatic and delinquent Riff Randell battle it out with the strict new principle of Vince Lombardi High School, Miss Togar, with help from the Ramones.
Blu-ray: Rock 'n' Roll High School (german) (Anolis Mediabook)
22. Jaguar Lives! (1979)
PG | 90 min | Action
The world's new Karate hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs, and help save the world from an evil con (Sir Christopher Lee).
DVD: Jaguar Lives (engl.) (Arrow Video)
23. A Policewoman on the Porno Squad (1979)
90 min | Comedy, Crime
The adventures of Gianna, a sexy police woman (E Fenech) who wants to help a child in the search of his mother, who has ended up in trouble. She has become a prostitute and is kept prisoner... See full summary »
DVD: Sexy Teens und das Schlitzohr von der Sitte (german) (Sexy Teens Fan Box / Intergroove)
24. Zombie (1979)
R | 91 min | Horror
Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately seeks the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.
DVD: Woodoo - Die Schreckensinsel der Zombies (german) (CMV Laservision)
25. Legend of the Mountain (1979)
Not Rated | 192 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A scholar, tasked to copy a sutra, meets with a mysterious old lady and her daughter in the mountains.
Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.01M
DVD: Regen In Den Bergen (german) (WGF / King Hu Collection)
26. Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy
A disgraced former Kung Fu expert makes a living as a merchant with the help of a hot headed friend. When the men are harassed by gangsters, the merchant decided to teach his friend monkey boxing so they can defend their business.
BluRay: Schlitzohr Mit Der Affentechnik, Das (german) (Great Movies) DVD: Killer mit der Affenpranke, Der (german) (on Box "Shaw Brothers Mega Box" / EuroVideo)
27. The Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)
R | 75 min | Action, Drama
Director Chang Cheh reunites the Five Venoms in his second biggest cult hit in the West. It's Lo Meng's most memorable performances whose showdown with fellow Venom Kuo Chue is artistically violent while being graphically artsy.
Blu-Ray: 5 Kampfmaschinen Der Shaolin (german) (Black Hill / Koch Media / Shaw Brothers Collection)
28. Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Unrated | 94 min | Horror
A disturbed young embalmer digs the grave of his recently deceased girlfriend and brings her body to his family villa with help from his strange housekeeper. But his bouts of insanity are just beginning.
Blu-Ray: Beyond The Darkness (engl.) (88 Films / The Italian Collection #24)
29. Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process.
DVD: Captain America II - Death Too Soon (engl.) (on Box: "The Captain America Triple Bill" / 101Films)
30. Bear Island (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.
DVD: Bäreninsel in der Hölle der Arktis, Die (german) (Filmjuwelen)