The Best Movies Of 1979
Here we collected the best movies from 1979 in order of popularity
The Butterfly Murders
A journalist attempting to solve a mystery in "Martial World" enlists the aid of a master fighter and a woman named Green Breeze. They go to a mysterious castle where they come across poisonous butter...
From Corleone to Brooklyn
Maurizio Merli takes up a familiar role as Commissioner Berni; a cop who puts his life on the line to transport a witness from Corleone to New York City in order to testify against a mob boss on trial...
Both Rocky and Apollo Creed try to put the fight behind them and move on after the fight is over. Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation, while Rocky settles down with Adrian, but can't put h...
The Proud Twins
After his parents are murdered, Jiang Xiao Yu (Fu Sheng) is separated from his twin as a baby and taken by a family friend to "Villains Valley," where he is raised to be a "villain" by a host of outla...
Octavian Borcea, a middle aged peasant, goes through a social crisis when he decides to re-marry with a widower. He visits all his 5 children, then he returns in the village, where he burned his bridg...
Over the Edge
This realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage is highlighted by the music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones. After making it big, the movie "Rebel Without a Cause" was finally...
Paperland: The Bureaucrat Observed
Bureaucracy shapes our lives and guides us from the cradle to the grave. This documentary, directed by Donald Brittain, lays bare the idiosyncrasies of bureaucracy, whether in Canada, Austria, Hungary...
Steve Rogers is looking for his late father's national secrets. When a secret formula is injected into him, it heals him but also gives him great strength and lightning reflexes. To help him solve the...
The Muppet Movie
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 of a frog-leg restaurant!
Kick me in the Traditions!
The satire classic was based on the work of Leif Panduro. David, a senior high-school student, aims a swift kick at his principal's behind and is committed to a psychiatric ward from the perspective o...
Goetz of Berlichingen of the Iron Hand
Sir Gotz von Berlichingen, a knight who fights for God and his Emperor, is the bitter enemy of the Bishop of Bamberg, who has managed to persuade Gotz's old friend Adalbert of Weislingen to fight for ...
Commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet when it returns to the earth. An explorer is attacked by a creature inside one of the eggs when a three-member team dis...
Flangrant Délit, or In the Act, is the story of Liberty's visit as a tourist to New York. It borrows its dreamlike imagination not only from the Surrealist legacy, but also from Pop Art, which consumm...
The feckless soldier, who fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them is volunteering for an experiment in whi...
The Frisco Kid
Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland on his way to San Francisco. An innocent and inexperienced traveller is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his b...
Just Out Of Reach
This short feature film begins with a suicide attempt by Cathy, and then follows by telling her story in flashbacks. Cathy is a neurotic young woman who retreats from cold British parents into an equa...
Cyrus called for a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take control of the city. Cyrus was killed at the meeting by a rival leader, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors...
Intergalatic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet is a delightful animated special combining space age fantasy with the old and revered traditions that make Thanksgiving a great festive holiday...
Captain America II: Death Too Soon
A government agent is looking for a missing scientist and believes that he is being used by a revolutionary leader to get his formula for something that can accelerate the aging process. Steve Rogers,...
An epic drama about Nichiren's life. Nichiren was a Buddhist monk who lived for 60 years during the Kamakura period (1185-1333) in Japan. Nichiren taught devotion to the Lotus Sutra as the exclusive m...
Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
After a successful robbery leaves famed thief Lupin the Third and his partner Jigen with nothing but a large amount of expertly crafted counterfeit bills, he decides to track down the forgers responsi...
A story of a woman whose closest friend became her worst rival. They were once very close to each other, almost like sisters. She even confides all her troubles and heartaches to this friend. Later, s...
Mortal combat erupts when two martial arts masters are killed by a gray haired master of the Crane Style. The deadly battle has a profound effect on a young student of Crane Style, whose stall was des...
Engineer Quiller has become rich by selling his shop-window glass to jewelers around the world. The insurance agencies, who've lost hundreds of customers, are one of his enemies. When he loses his mem...
"Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends a tribe...
Successful soccer player Rod Turner spirals into drunken self-pity until he develops a friendship with an inspiring orphan and a beautiful singer. Rod regroups and learns from them what matters the mo...
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 nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house...
Nosferatu the Vampyre
Jonathan Harker, a real estate agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and purchase a property in Wismar in the movie "Dracula". The town of Wismar is now ruled by death afte...
The Late, Great Planet Earth
The Late, Great Planet Earth is the title of a best-selling 1970 book co-authored by Hal Lindsey and Carole C. Carlson, and first published by Zondervan. The book was adapted in 1979 into a movie. The...
National Class Category Up to 785ccm
One week in the life of a young rally driver from the National Class, dreaming of promotion to the higher category. He ignores his girlfriend, avoids his draft calls, and doesn't deal with life respon...
The evil Graal enlisted the help of the insane Dr to overthrow his brother as ruler of the planet Metropolis. Kraspin is the inventor of a chemical that can turn an ordinary person into a perfect sold...
Six Days in September
Arena profiles John Hoyland, seen by many as England's finest abstract painter. As a major retrospective of his work opens in London, Hoyland faces hostile criticism, starts a new painting and explai...