1979

Fårö Document 1979
6.8

Fårö Document 1979

Dec. 24, 1979

Fårö Document 1979

In 1969 he made, with Sven Nykvist as cinematographer, The Fårö Document, a film that ended with a rather pessimist view of the island’s future. ...
Roller Boogie
4.6

Roller Boogie

Dec. 21, 1979

Roller Boogie

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite ...
Red, White, and Zero

Red, White, and Zero

Dec. 21, 1979

Red, White, and Zero

Composed of three shorts – Ride of the Valkyrie, The White Bus, and Red and Blue – from three of Britain’s most-celebrated directors – ...
Scavenger Hunt
6.0

Scavenger Hunt

Dec. 21, 1979

Scavenger Hunt

Old Mr. Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. At the beginning of the movie, he dies and his relatives gather for the reading of ...
Kramer vs. Kramer
7.8

Kramer vs. Kramer

Dec. 19, 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 ...
An American Christmas Carol
6.7

An American Christmas Carol

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he ...
Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
7.7

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

After a successful robbery leaves famed thief Lupin III and his partner Jigen with nothing but a large amount of fake money, the so called ...
The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree
7.3

The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree

Papa Bear and the cubs search the woods for the perfect Christmas tree, but run afoul of the woodland animals who live in the trees they aim to ...
Soft Fiction
7.3

Soft Fiction

Nov. 16, 1979

Soft Fiction

Chick Strand’s SOFT FICTION is a personal documentary that brilliantly portrays the survival power of female sensuality. It combines ...
The Rose
7.0

The Rose

Nov. 07, 1979

The Rose

Rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster’s romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperilled by the demands of life on ...
The Capture of Bigfoot
3.4

The Capture of Bigfoot

A series of killings occur, with no suspects, the locals soon decide that Bigfoot is responsible
The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan
7.0

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan

Hoping to repair their marriage, Jennie Logan and her husband move into a beautiful Victorian manor. When Jennie tries on an antique dress she ...
The Great Santini
7.2

The Great Santini

Oct. 26, 1979

The Great Santini

As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but ...
…And Justice for All
7.4

…And Justice for All

An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is forced to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial under the ...
Jesus
7.2

Jesus

Oct. 19, 1979

Jesus

Three and a half years of Jesus’ ministry, as told in the Gospel of Luke
The Death of Ocean View Park
5.9

The Death of Ocean View Park

A group of celebrants find themselves trapped in an amusement park that is being torn apart by a hurricane during a Fourth of July holiday. The ...
Home Before Midnight
5.9

Home Before Midnight

Oct. 18, 1979

Home Before Midnight

A successful rock lyricist becomes romantically involved with a girl he picks up hitchhiking only to learn that she is only fourteen. Her parents ...
Starting Over
6.5

Starting Over

Oct. 05, 1979

Starting Over

After divorcing his ambitious singer wife, a middle-aged man begins a new relationship with a teacher
Operation Ogre
7.1

Operation Ogre

Sep. 28, 1979

Operation Ogre

In 1973, the dictator Francisco Franco rules Spain with an iron hand, but is aging and the future of the regime is in question. Admiral Carrero ...
A Man, a Woman and a Bank
5.8

A Man, a Woman and a Bank

Two novice thieves are plotting to rob a bank in Vancouver. A photographer snaps a shot of one thief as he is carrying the bank ...
Avalanche Express
5.0

Avalanche Express

Sep. 27, 1979

Avalanche Express

CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should ...
Death Car on the Freeway
5.6

Death Car on the Freeway

An unknown, psychotic driver uses his van to kill unsuspecting female drivers on the freeway
S.O.S. Titanic
6.3

S.O.S. Titanic

Sep. 23, 1979

S.O.S. Titanic

The Titanic disaster is depicted as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board
Scum
7.6

Scum

Sep. 12, 1979

Scum

This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the ...
Yanks
6.4

Yanks

Sep. 01, 1979

Yanks

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 ...
Time After Time
7.1

Time After Time

Aug. 31, 1979

Time After Time

The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname… and also to a visionary genius who would ...
Eighteen Years, to the Sea
6.7

Eighteen Years, to the Sea

Kei and Atsuo were both enrolled in summer school. Kei was an honor student, and Atsuo was the polar opposite – but opposites attract. ...
Americathon
4.6

Americathon

Aug. 10, 1979

Americathon

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to ...
Jaguar Lives!
4.2

Jaguar Lives!

Aug. 09, 1979

Jaguar Lives!

The world’s newest kung fu legend, Joe Lewis, takes on evil gangsters and saves the world