Tag: 1979

The Warriors (1979) 7.6

The Warriors (1979)

Cyrus, the leader of the most powerful gang in New York City, the Gramercy Riffs, calls a midnight summit for all the area gangs, with all asked to send nine unarmed representatives for the conclave. A gang called The...

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979) 7.5

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)

Eight tourists who met in a holiday camp on the Ivory Coast are reunited for a skiing holiday.

The Onion Field (1979) 6.8

The Onion Field (1979)

Gregory Ulas Powell is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Lee "Youngblood" Smith, a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by a pair of cops for broken br...

Winter Kills (1979) 6.2

Winter Kills (1979)

19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his act...

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) 7.5

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Wismar where Jonathan lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Ha...

The Prisoner of Zenda (1979) 5.2

The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)

Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a lo...

Moonraker (1979) 6.3

Moonraker (1979)

James Bond is back for another mission and this time, he is blasting off into space. A spaceship travelling through space is mysteriously hijacked and Bond must work quickly to find out who was behind it all. He start...

Love at First Bite (1979) 6.1

Love at First Bite (1979)

This vampire spoof has Count Dracula moving to New York to find his Bride, after being forced to move out of his Transylvanian castle. There with the aid of assistant Renfield, he stumbles through typical New York cit...

Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979) 8.1

Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

The story of Brian of Nazareth, born on the same day as Jesus of Nazareth, who takes a different path in life that leads to the same conclusion. Brian joins a political resistance movement aiming to get the Romans out...

The Face with Two Left Feet (1979) 5.3

The Face with Two Left Feet (1979)

A goofy hotel cook, who happens to be the spitting image of John Travolta, takes over the dance floor in his efforts to woo a disco girl.

Dragon Fist (1979) 6.2

Dragon Fist (1979)

After the death of his master, martial arts student Tong Huo-wan travels with his adoptive family to seek redress from the man responsible but finds himself torn between righteousness and filial piety after becoming e...

10 (1979) 6.1

10 (1979)

Forty-two year old famed composer/playwright George Webber is going through a midlife crisis. He is seriously dating thirty-eight year old actress/singer Samantha Taylor, who he loves, although he admits their connect...

Fascination (1979) 6

Fascination (1979)

A runaway criminal breaks into an eerie chateau, taking its two frightened chambermaids hostage. As night falls, a group of mysterious aristocratic women arrive and the criminal begins to realize the women are hiding ...

The North Avenue Irregulars (1979) 6.8

The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out. Written by Erin Hunt <[email protected]

Five Superfighters (1979) 6.7

Five Superfighters (1979)

Three young martial arts students and their teacher are beaten up badly by a wandering man who proclaims himself ''a corrector of bad kung-fu.'' Determined to avenge their teacher and regain their honor, the three stu...

Fast Company (1979) 5.5

Fast Company (1979)

The famous drag racer Lonnie 'Lucky Man' Johnson is the star of the Fast Company, managed by the corrupt Phil Adamson Lonnie is the mentor of the promising funny car racer Billy 'The Kid' Brocker. When Adamson makes a...

Legend of the Mountain (1979) 7.4

Legend of the Mountain (1979)

A scholar, tasked to copy a sutra, meets with a mysterious old lady and her daughter in the mountains.

Savage Weekend (1979) 4.5

Savage Weekend (1979)

Several couples head upstate to the country to watch a boat being built. Unfortunately they are stalked by a murderer behind a ghoulish mask.

Microwave Massacre (1979) 4.1

Microwave Massacre (1979)

Construction worker Donald is having a hard time getting anything good to eat since his wife has decided to only cook gourmet foods. That and her constant harping cause him to snap, and he whacks her. Somewhere in the...

When a Stranger Calls (1979) 6.5

When a Stranger Calls (1979)

High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately?" After notifying the police, Jill is told that the calls are comin...

Rocky II (1979) 7.2

Rocky II (1979)

Rocky Balboa is enjoying life. He has a lovely wife, Adrian, had a successful fight with Apollo Creed and is able to enjoy the money he earned from the fight and a new endorsement deal. Unfortunately, Rocky becomes em...

Vengeance Is Mine (1979) 7.8

Vengeance Is Mine (1979)

Iwao Enokizu is a middle-aged man who has an unexplainable urge to commit insane and violent murders. Eventually he is chased by the police all over Japan, but somehow he always manages to escape. He meets a woman who...

The Hussy (1979) 6.7

The Hussy (1979)

Twenty-something François collects boxes and bottles and resells them to shopkeepers. He lives with his insensitive mother and stepfather. Mado a 11-year old, outsider of her family because of the oddness in expressin...

Manhattan (1979) 7.9

Manhattan (1979)

Forty-two year old Isaac Davis has a romanticized view of his hometown, New York City, most specifically Manhattan, as channeled through the lead character in the first book he is writing, despite his own Manhattan-ba...

Oklahoma (1979) 7.1

Oklahoma (1979)

Hardcore (1979) 7

Hardcore (1979)

Jake Van Dorn is a businessman from the American heartland who shares strong Calvinist convictions with most of his countrymen. His teenage daughter is missing from her church youth convention trip to California and V...

Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979) 8.2

Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.

Up from the Depths (1979) 3

Up from the Depths (1979)

A series of mysterious aquatic attacks indicate the presence of some huge, previously unknown giant species of shark that has risen to the surface and is preying on tourists, fishermen, researchers, etc. A local beach...

Apocalypse Now (1979) 8.4

Apocalypse Now (1979)

It is the height of the war in Vietnam, and U.S. Army Captain Willard is sent by Colonel Lucas and a General to carry out a mission that, officially, 'does not exist - nor will it ever exist'. The mission: To seek out...

The Bitch (1979) 3.4

The Bitch (1979)

The owner of a trendy disco starts having problems with the men in her life and the Mafia, which is trying to move in on her place.

Lost and Found (1979) 5

Lost and Found (1979)

A college professor (George Segal) and an English divorcee (Glenda Jackson) meet and marry while on a vacation in France. When the bride returns home she finds life less than rosey as the jungle of academia unfolds an...

The Proud Twins (1979) 6.1

The Proud Twins (1979)

This tale of hidden treasure and a young wushu warrior in the Valley of Villains is considered among the best from director Chu Yuan and celebrated author Ku Lung. Making the production even more special is the presen...