1979

The Electric Horseman
6.3

The Electric Horseman

Dec. 21, 1979

The Electric Horseman

Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a ...
All That Jazz
7.9

All That Jazz

Dec. 20, 1979

All That Jazz

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world ...
Being There
8

Being There

Dec. 19, 1979

Being There

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on ...
The Black Hole
6

The Black Hole

Dec. 18, 1979

The Black Hole

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a ...
Kramer vs. Kramer
7.8

Kramer vs. Kramer

Dec. 18, 1979

Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted ...
The Jerk
7.2

The Jerk

Dec. 14, 1979

The Jerk

After discovering he’s not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in ...
1941
5.8

1941

Dec. 13, 1979

1941

It’s been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere ...
I’m for the Hippopotamus
6.8

I’m for the Hippopotamus

In Africa, Slim and Tom don’t like it when a German tyrant starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian zoos. Slim and Tom must ...
…And Justice for All
7.4

…And Justice for All

An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he ...
Tess
7.3

Tess

Oct. 06, 1979

Tess

A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from ...
10
6.1

10

Oct. 04, 1979

10

A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Quadrophenia
7.3

Quadrophenia

Sep. 14, 1979

Quadrophenia

Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. ...
Zombie Flesh Eaters
6.9

Zombie Flesh Eaters

Aug. 25, 1979

Zombie Flesh Eaters

On the Caribbean island of Matul, white doctor David Menard is trying to stem the tide of cannibal zombies that are returning from the dead. ...
Life of Brian
8.1

Life of Brian

Aug. 17, 1979

Life of Brian

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he’s not ...
Apocalypse Now
8.4

Apocalypse Now

Aug. 15, 1979

Apocalypse Now

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, “does not exist, nor will it ...
The Amityville Horror
6.2

The Amityville Horror

Jul. 26, 1979

The Amityville Horror

George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish ...
The Wanderers
7.4

The Wanderers

Jul. 13, 1979

The Wanderers

The streets of the Bronx are owned by ’60s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the ...
Meatballs
6.2

Meatballs

Jun. 28, 1979

Meatballs

Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he’s young at heart and only marginally more mature ...
Moonraker
6.3

Moonraker

Jun. 26, 1979

Moonraker

After Drax Industries’ Moonraker space shuttle is hijacked, secret agent James Bond is assigned to investigate, traveling to California to ...
Escape from Alcatraz
7.6

Escape from Alcatraz

Jun. 22, 1979

Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the ...
Rocky II
7.2

Rocky II

Jun. 15, 1979

Rocky II

After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but ...
Escape to Athena
5.7

Escape to Athena

Jun. 06, 1979

Escape to Athena

During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don’t want only their freedom, but ...