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The Gang That Sold America (1979)

The Gang That Sold America (1979)

The Gang That Sold America (1979)
IMDb: 5.7
90

Now an agent of Interpol undercover, the former Inspector Giraldi (Tomas Milian, or Tomas Quintin Rodriguez, born in Havana in 1937), goes to New York to find his friend Salvatore…

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
The Nineteen-Year-Old’s Map (1979)

The Nineteen-Year-Old’s Map (1979)

The Nineteen-Year-Old’s Map (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
110

A 19-year-old newspaper delivery boy begins collecting information on the households in his neighborhood and keeping a journal of why he doesn’t like them. Declaring himself a ‘right-winger’ and calling…

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Genre: Drama
Monkey Kung Fu (1979)

Monkey Kung Fu (1979)

Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
89

A small-time crook goes in search of the other half of a wooden keepsake which will lead him to the legendary kung fu technique of the Gibbon Clan Fist.

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Genre: Action, Drama
The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)
IMDb: N/A
94

Hoping to repair their marriage, Jennie Logan and her husband move into a beautiful Victorian manor. When Jennie tries on an antique dress she finds in the attic, she is…

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)
IMDb: 5.8
90

An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and a young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.

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Genre: Drama
The House of Hanging (1979)

The House of Hanging (1979)

The House of Hanging (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
139

This time, Kousuke investigates a murder in a hospital. The murderer leaves misleading evidence to divert Kousuke’s attention on the case. Suspicion and doubt clouds Kousuke’s mind.

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Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
124

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at…

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Frat House (1979)

Frat House (1979)

Frat House (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
80 min

The guys in the ‘I Phelta Thi’ fraternity want to live out all their fantasies before they graduate.

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Genre: Comedy
Taxi Girls (1979)

Taxi Girls (1979)

Taxi Girls (1979)
IMDb: 5.6
82 min

A sexy hooker comes up with a plan to operate her own taxi service for her fellow streetwalkers as a safe way to make easy money, with their male customers.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The New Godfathers (1979)

The New Godfathers (1979)

The New Godfathers (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
94 min

A revolution in Iran halts a heroin shipment, but an alliance of crime families is set on getting it to the US. They decide to run the drug through an…

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Genre: Crime
Yanks (1979)

Yanks (1979)

Yanks (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
138 min

During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don’t much like the…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)

Silent Scream (1979)
IMDb: 5.9
87 min

Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels’ seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Courage fuyons (1979)

Courage fuyons (1979)

Courage fuyons (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
100 min

At forty years old, Martin Belhomme leads a quiet life with his wife and two children. One day, he falls hopelessly in love with Eva, a cabaret singer. He decides…

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Genre: Comedy
Fast Company (1979)

Fast Company (1979)

Fast Company (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
91 min

An early departure from director David Cronenberg’s canon of visceral horror, 1979’s Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack…

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Genre: Drama
The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)

The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)

The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
147 min

A high school science teacher is the butt of all his students’ jokes, until their bus is hijacked on a school trip. But something more sinister lurks beneath the surface:…

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No More Easy Life (1979)

No More Easy Life (1979)

No More Easy Life (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

Mariko is living the life of a typical Japanese college student in the 70’s, spending far more of her time balancing boyfriends and part-time jobs than on her schoolwork. She…

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Genre: Drama
Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)

Killer Fish (1979)
IMDb: 4.1
101 min

Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

Genre: Adventure, Horror
Saint Jack (1979)

Saint Jack (1979)

Saint Jack (1979)
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

Jack Flowers is an American hustler trying to make his fortune in 1970s Singapore in small time pimping. His dreams of building a fortune by running a brothel himself and…

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Genre: Drama
Ashanti (1979)

Ashanti (1979)

Ashanti (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
118 min

Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Radio On (1979)

Radio On (1979)

Radio On (1979)
IMDb: 6.6
104 min

Set in 1970s Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother’s death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of…

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (1979)

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (1979)

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
95 min

Time to ease up … not! Although the Yamato’s crew has witnessed the end of the long, hard-fought Comet Empire War, a peaceful future will have to wait. While Dessler…

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Microwave Massacre (1983)

Microwave Massacre (1983)

Microwave Massacre (1983)
IMDb: 4.2
76 min

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 causes him…

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Over the Edge (1979)

Over the Edge (1979)

Over the Edge (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, well-done…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Inferno (1979)

The Inferno (1979)

The Inferno (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
131 min

Hell manifests itself through the sins, shame and desires of an upper class rural family and a mother’s grief from beyond the grave.

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Genre: Horror
Porridge (1979)

Porridge (1979)

Porridge (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what’s more, an escape plan is hatching from…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)

Aunt Mary (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40…

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Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)

Gas Pump Girls (1979)
IMDb: 4.8
86 min

June and her friends take over a service station formerly run by her uncle. They perform every trick in the book to attract the customers.

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Genre: Comedy
Nightwing (1979)

Nightwing (1979)

Nightwing (1979)
IMDb: 5.1
105 min

Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in Arizona.

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Genre: Horror
The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)

The Jerk (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
94 min

After discovering he’s not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from…

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Genre: Comedy
Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian (1979)

Life of Brian (1979)
IMDb: 8.1
94 min

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 dodging his followers or being…

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Genre: Comedy
Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max (1979)
IMDb: 6.9
88 min

Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground…

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The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Muppet Movie (1979)

The Muppet Movie (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

A Hollywood agent persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner…

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Tim (1979)

Tim (1979)

Tim (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
109 min

Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)

Alien (1979)
IMDb: 8.4
117 min

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of…

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Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
119 min

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 can’t put his life…

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Genre: Drama
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
IMDb: 7.8
105 min

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 is now…

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Genre: Drama
Dracula (1979)

Dracula (1979)

Dracula (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
109 min

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic. Count Dracula is a subject of fatal attraction to more than one English maiden lady, as he seeks an immortal bride.

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Genre: Horror, Romance
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
107 min

Jonathan Harker, a real estate agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and formalize the purchase of a property in Wismar. Once Jonathan is caught under his…

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Genre: Drama, Horror
Tourist Trap (1979)

Tourist Trap (1979)

Tourist Trap (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
90 min

After their car breaks down, a group of young travelers find themselves stranded at a roadside museum run by the mysterious Mr. Slausen and populated by his collection of supernatural…

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Genre: Horror
Last Embrace (1979)

Last Embrace (1979)

Last Embrace (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
102 min

Secret agent Harry Hannan suffers a mental breakdown when a botched mission in Mexico results in the death of his wife. He is sent to a mental asylum, after which…

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