Feature Film, Released between 1979-01-01 and 1979-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
1. The Hedgehogs' War (1979)
99 min | Comedy
'The Hedgehogs' are a group of youngsters who are trying to gain control of the empty space between the blocks of flats, which they want to convert into a basketball court. The resistance ... See full summary »
3. National Class Category Up to 785 Ccm (1979)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
One week in a life of Branimir Mitrovic "Floyd", a young rally driver from the National Class (up to 785cc), dreaming of promotion to the higher category. He lives a carefree life of a ... See full summary »
4. Uncle Marin, the Billionaire (1979)
88 min | Comedy
A Romanian peasant, visiting a friend who is working at a hotel on the Black Sea Riviera, is mistaken for a look-alike rich American businessman.
5. 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: 595,450 | Gross: $83.47M
6. 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: 774,503 | Gross: $78.90M
7. Aarilirindhu Aruvathu Varai (1979)
150 min | Biography, Drama
Aarilirunthu Aruvathu varai, Revolves around Santhanam(Rajnikanth) who solely runs his poor family of 2 brothers and a sister, after their parents death, by taking them to higher level in ... See full summary »
8. Vsichko e lyubov (1979)
102 min | Drama
A boy from a poor Sofia neighborhood - Rado who is orphan and has committed several petty crimes - is sent to a borstal, or, to put it otherwise becomes a juvenile prisoner. Unfortunately, ... See full summary »
10. Korkusuz Korkak (1979)
77 min | Adventure, Comedy
Mulayim sert believes that he only has 6 month to live. So to avoid meeting his fate, he decides to re do his job status, carry a time bomb, and play Russian Roulette.
11. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus Christ, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 361,690 | Gross: $20.05M
12. Joi Baba Felunath: The Elephant God (1979)
112 min | Family, Adventure, Crime
This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a ... See full summary »
13. Siberiade (1979)
206 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of ... See full summary »
14. Being There (1979)
PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama
A simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
Votes: 64,601 | Gross: $30.18M
16. Manhattan (1979)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 129,861 | Gross: $45.70M
17. Imeruli eskizebi (1979)
79 min | Comedy
Grown up granddaughter recalls summer days spent in the village together with her grandmother Mariam and other children. Her memories are bitter sweet mix of childhood nostalgia and real life anecdotes.
18. I... For Icarus (1979)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.
19. Camera Buff (1979)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Filip buys an eight-millimetre movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen... See full summary »
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 career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Votes: 27,572 | Gross: $37.82M
21. We Are the Bus People (1979)
138 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Adel Imam and neighbour Abdel Moneim Madbouly are taken to a Police station after an altercation with a bus conductor. They are mistakenly arrested with a group of suspected terrorists and taken to a maximum security jail.
23. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 130,862 | Gross: $106.26M
26. Prince Nezha's Triumph Against Dragon King (1979)
65 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Tells the fable from Chinese mythology about the young warrior Nezha who takes on a group of evil dragons.
28. Égigérö fü (1979)
80 min | Comedy
Mr Poldi, a city worker, who works in public parks, is preparing for retirement. During his 52 years of employment the green grass and the flowers became a very important part of his life. ... See full summary »
29. 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.
30. Black Stone (1979)
Not Rated | 176 min | Action, Drama, History
Inspired by a true mining tragedy the film is about people from all walks of life showing courage and character to fight the forces of nature.
33. Ball Lightning (1979)
82 min | Comedy
In the flat of the retired opera singer Bílek there is a meeting of people wishing to exchange their flats. The "duodeca-exchange" is organized by a lawyer Radosta (Rudolf Hrusínský), who ... See full summary »
36. The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A high school science teacher builds an atomic bomb and uses it to extort the nation, but cannot decide what he wants. Meanwhile, a determined cop is catching up to him, as is radiation poisoning.
37. Baton Baton Mein (1979)
112 min | Comedy, Romance
Tony and Nancy daily board 9:10 Bandra to Churchgate local.Nancy is accompanied by her uncle Tom who develops friendship with Tony and introduces both of them.Nancy's mother Rosie wants her... See full summary »
38. The Warriors (1979)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In the near future, 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.
Votes: 92,399 | Gross: $22.49M
39. Série noire (1979)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama
Franck Poupart is a slightly neurotic door-to-door salesman in a sinister part of Paris' suburbs. He meets Mona, a teenager, who's been made a prostitute by her own aunt. Franck would like ... See full summary »
41. Five Evenings (1979)
103 min | Drama, Romance
Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.
42. 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: 32,144 | Gross: $76.66M
43. Hair (1979)
PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.
Votes: 34,542 | Gross: $15.28M
44. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
PG | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Votes: 118,601 | Gross: $43.00M
45. Don Giovanni (1979)
176 min | Drama, Music
Mozart's opera in lush sets: Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, kills Donna Anna's father. He is then chased by Donna Anna's fiancé, Don Ottavio, as well as Donna Elvira, one of his former conquests. But the real threat lies elsewhere.
47. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1979)
78 min | Family
Rikki is a young mongoose who is adopted by a human family after nearly drowning in the river. He returns the favour by protecting them from two murderous cobra.
48. Yusuf ile Kenan (1979)
80 min | Drama
Yusuf, 14, and Kenan, 9, are two shepherd brothers. When their father was killed as a result of a blood feud, children flee to Istanbul to find their only relative, uncle Ali. However all ... See full summary »
49. The Maids of Wilko (1979)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved ... See full summary »
50. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Horror
Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror.