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The Tempest (1979)

The Tempest (1979)

The Tempest (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
95 min

Prospero, a potent magician, lives on a desolate isle with his virginal daughter, Miranda. He’s in exile, banished from his duchy by his usurping brother and the King of Naples....

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Galaxy Express 999 (1979)

Galaxy Express 999 (1979)

Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
128 min

In the future, one can achieve immortality by obtaining a mechanized body. Orphaned, young Tetsuro hitches a ride on the space train Galaxy Express 999 in the hope of obtaining...

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Don’t Go in the House (1979)

Don’t Go in the House (1979)

Don’t Go in the House (1979)
IMDb: 5.7
82 min

As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he...

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Genre: Horror
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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...

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Woyzeck (1979)

Woyzeck (1979)

Woyzeck (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
82 min

Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them...

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Genre: Drama
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Winter Kills (1979)

Winter Kills (1979)

Winter Kills (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
97 min

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...

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Wanda Nevada (1979)

Wanda Nevada (1979)

Wanda Nevada (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
107 min

In the American Southwest of the 1950s, middle-aged vagabond Beaudray Demerille survives as a cardsharp who moves from town to town. But his latest victory brings him unwanted spoils in...

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Genre: Drama
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Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)

Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)

Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
IMDb: 5.2
93 min

A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, traveling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur’s Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he...

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Starting Over (1979)

Starting Over (1979)

Starting Over (1979)
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

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

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979)
IMDb: 8.1
162 min

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A...

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Scavenger Hunt (1979)

Scavenger Hunt (1979)

Scavenger Hunt (1979)
IMDb: 5.9
116 min

An eccentric games inventor dies and leaves behind an inheritance worth hundreds of millions of dollars – which will only be given to the person or team, amongst his family...

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Genre: Comedy
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Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

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...

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Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)

Roller Boogie (1979)
IMDb: 4.5
103 min

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Real Life (1979)

Real Life (1979)

Real Life (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
99 min

A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series “An American Family”.

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Genre: Comedy
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Prophecy (1979)

Prophecy (1979)

Prophecy (1979)
IMDb: 5.5
102 min

When a dispute occurs between a logging operation and a nearby Native American tribe, Dr. Robert Verne and his wife, Maggie, are sent in to mediate. Chief John Hawks insists...

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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
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Murder by Decree (1979)

Murder by Decree (1979)

Murder by Decree (1979)
IMDb: 6.9
124 min

Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London’s East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned...

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More American Graffiti (1979)

More American Graffiti (1979)

More American Graffiti (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
110 min

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late ’60s.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
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La Luna (1979)

La Luna (1979)

La Luna (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
142 min

While touring in Italy, a recently-widowed American opera singer has an incestuous relationship with her 15-year-old son to help him overcome his heroin addiction.

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Genre: Drama
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Love at First Bite (1979)

Love at First Bite (1979)

Love at First Bite (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
96 min

Dracula and Renefield relocate to 70’s era New York in search of Cindy Sondheim (the reincarnation of Dracula’s one true love, Mina Harker). “Trouble adjusting” is a wild understatement for...

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Dragon Fist (1979)

Dragon Fist (1979)

Dragon Fist (1979)
IMDb: 6.2
97 min

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...

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Genre: Action, Drama
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A Little Romance (1979)

A Little Romance (1979)

A Little Romance (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
108 min

A young American girl and a young French boy meet in Paris and fall in love, with the assistance of an old man and his stories.

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The Magnificent Butcher (1979)

The Magnificent Butcher (1979)

The Magnificent Butcher (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
108 min

A plump butcher student of ‘Wong Fei Hung’, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as ‘Five Dragons’. He is accused of raping the Head...

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Genre: Action, Comedy
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Laura (1979)

Laura (1979)

Laura (1979)
IMDb: 5.8
95 min

A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend’s daughter by using his sense of touch.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
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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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Fearless Hyena (1979)

Fearless Hyena (1979)

Fearless Hyena (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
97 min

Lung is a talented fighter but prefers to spend his time loafing around and picking fights, despite orders from his grandfather not to fight. Unknown to him, a brutal general...

Genre: Action, Comedy
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H.O.T.S. (1979)

H.O.T.S. (1979)

H.O.T.S. (1979)
IMDb: 4.6
98 min

Four girls spurned by the popular Sorority on campus decide to start their own and steal all the men on campus away from the house that rejected them.

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Genre: Comedy
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A Force of One (1979)

A Force of One (1979)

A Force of One (1979)
IMDb: 5.1
90 min

Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.

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Fascination (1979)

Fascination (1979)

Fascination (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
80 min

A thief seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva and Elizabeth. The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult...

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Genre: Drama, Horror
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Escape to Athena (1979)

Escape to Athena (1979)

Escape to Athena (1979)
IMDb: 5.7
125 min

During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a Greek island are trying to escape. They not only want their freedom, but also seek an ineffable...

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
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The Third Generation (1979)

The Third Generation (1979)

The Third Generation (1979)
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms, after...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
IMDb: 7.7
220 min

In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
IMDb: 5.6
111 min

A “prequel” of sorts to “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” chronicling the two outlaws’ lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

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Genre: Western
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Bugs Bunny et Bip Bip : Le Film-poursuite (1979)

Bugs Bunny et Bip Bip : Le Film-poursuite (1979)

Bugs Bunny et Bip Bip : Le Film-poursuite (1979)
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

A collection of Warner Brothers short cartoon features, “starring” the likes of Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and Wile.E.Coyote. These animations are interspersed by Bugs Bunny reminiscing on past events and...

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French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)
IMDb: 7.4
90 min

In this sequel to Les Bronzes (1978) summer has passed, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end for Bernard, Nathalie, Gigi, Jerome, Popeye, Jean-Claude, and Christiane.

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Genre: Comedy
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Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)

Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)

Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)
IMDb: 5.6
93 min

Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna & Lamar could have the perfect relationship...

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Genre: Comedy
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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
IMDb: 6.1
88 min

Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved...

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Killer Nun (1979)

Killer Nun (1979)

Killer Nun (1979)
IMDb: 5.0
82 min

A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital, whose...

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Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

Kao has purchased a new wife, but an enemy has paid her more money to kill him. Kao must recruit a pair of swordsmen to help defend himself and his...

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Genre: Action
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Jack Frost (1979)

Jack Frost (1979)

Jack Frost (1979)
IMDb: 7.0
48 min

Pardon-me Pete, the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him...

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