1979 Movies Rankedby zzzorf | created - 11 Jun 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
These are all the movies from the year 1979 that I have watched & rated since joining IMDb in July 2016. This is not a complete list of everything I have watched ever as my memory isn't that good but is a complete list since joining and thus keeping track. I have them listed in order of my ratings from top to bottom.
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1. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 30,020 | Gross: $76.66M
2. The Wanderers (1979)
R | 112 min | Drama
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. Slight comedy, slight High School angst ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,297 | Gross: $0.01M
3. Rocky II (1979)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 177,305 | Gross: $6.39M
4. Tim (1979)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A somewhat mentally handicapped 20-year-old man works as a laborer, but everyone abuses his naiveté. A nice 40-year-old American woman hires him one day and they become close. However, the town and his family see her as predatory.
5. Salem's Lot (1979)
PG | 200 min | Horror
A novelist and a young horror fan attempt to save a small New England town which has been invaded by vampires.
6. 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: 32,955 | Gross: $86.43M
7. Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A dashing thief, his gang of desperadoes and an intrepid policeman struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches, and learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to.
8. Mad Max (1979)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Votes: 179,566 | Gross: $8.75M
9. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk resumes command of the overhauled USS Enterprise in order to intercept it.
Votes: 76,163 | Gross: $82.26M
10. Stalker (1979)
Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.
Votes: 101,286 | Gross: $0.23M
11. Ring of Darkness (1979)
87 min | Horror
Four women make a pact with the Devil. The 13-year-old daughter of one of them has begun to shown signs of a dark nature which causes preoccupation and somewhat regret on her mother.
12. Meteor (1979)
PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
The U.S. must join forces with the U.S.S.R. in order to destroy a gigantic asteroid heading straight for Earth.
13. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 341,044 | Gross: $20.05M
14. Tess (1979)
PG | 170 min | Drama, Romance
A strong-willed young peasant girl attracts the affection of two men.
15. Mystery in the Bermuda Triangle (1979)
77 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
16. My Brilliant Career (1979)
G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young independent woman who lives with her grandmother and aunt in the countryside rebels against being pressured into marriage and chooses to solely focus on having a career as a writer. Nevertheless, two suitors propose to her.
17. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 729,991 | Gross: $78.90M
18. 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: 560,690 | Gross: $83.47M
19. The Journalist (1979)
95 min | Comedy
Comedy about a Journalist on A Sydney Newspaper
20. All That Jazz (1979)
R | 123 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Votes: 25,030 | Gross: $37.82M
21. Caligula (1979)
Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Votes: 31,734 | Gross: $23.44M