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2. Beyond the Reef (1979)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Romance
Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be ... See full summary »
Votes: 179 | Gross: $0.55M
3. Search and Destroy (1979)
PG | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The members of a Vietnam veteran's old Army unit start turning up murdered. The police soon begin to suspect that he is in fact the killer. He knows he isn't, and must find the real killer ... See full summary »
4. Caligula (1979)
Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Votes: 33,077 | Gross: $23.44M
5. The Day Time Ended (1979)
PG | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Aliens visit the solar-powered house of a middle-class family, and the house is suddenly sucked into a time warp that transports it back to prehistoric times.
6. Fish Hawk (1979)
G | 94 min | Drama
An embittered, hard-drinking Indian finds himself befriending a young white farmboy, and together they determine to help him end his drinking problems and return to his former life.
7. From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979)
G | 84 min | Documentary, Music
Isaac Stern's cultural tour of China is seen, with the master violinist performing and mentoring young Chinese musicians. He visits rehearsals of the Peking Opera, meeting with their ... See full summary »
8. Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Reverend Jim Jones, the priest of an independent church in the South American country Guyana, orders his followers to commit suicide. But not all of them follow him blindly and begin to think on their own.
10. Joni (1979)
G | 75 min | Biography, Drama
Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.
11. The Little Dragons (1979)
PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy
A grandfather takes his two young grandsons on a camping trip for their karate tournament, and become involved in a kidnapping by a poor country family that lives in the woods.
12. The Plumber (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 76 min | Horror, Thriller
A young couple, living in a campus apartment complex, are repeatedly harassed by an eccentric plumber, who subjects them to a series of bizarre mind games while making unnecessary repairs to their bathroom.
13. The Quatermass Conclusion (1979)
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A separate screenplay by Nigel Kneale for theaters, parallel to the 1979 Quatermass four part mini-series. The story set in the near future involves influences from outer space that are possessing people. Professor Quatermass must save his granddaughter from the clutches of a popular and sinister cult "Planet People" that "performs raptures".
14. Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
R | 104 min | Drama
Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Votes: 1,889 | Gross: $2.00M
15. The Silent Scream (1979)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
During her first semester at college, a co-ed finds housing at a seaside mansion where, following the death of a fellow-student, she becomes entangled in a murder mystery surrounding the property and its secretive tenants.
16. Steel (1979)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Mike Catton was once a world-renowned construction foreman (at least in the construction world), but an accident left him with a serious fear of heights. Unable to climb the big skyscrapers... See full summary »
18. Agatha (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »
19. An Almost Perfect Affair (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.
20. Americathon (1979)
PG | 86 min | Comedy
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 prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.
Votes: 756 | Gross: $6.17M
23. Ashanti (1979)
R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Dr. Anansa Linderby (Beverly Johnson) 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 bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
24. Avalanche Express (1979)
PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller
Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.
26. Bear Island (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.
27. The Bell Jar (1979)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama
As the horrors beneath the idealized 1950's come about, a successful young woman finds herself having a serious mental breakdown when she returns to New England.
32. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »
34. Boardwalk (1979)
98 min | Drama
In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader ... See full summary »
35. Boulevard Nights (1979)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals ... See full summary »
36. The Brontë Sisters (1979)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
The Bronte Sisters
37. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time where Earth is threatened by alien invaders.
Votes: 5,030 | Gross: $21.67M
38. Buffet Froid (1979)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
Black comedy about solitude and the dehumanization of the modern world, through the adventures of three men. First introduced is Alphonse Tram, an unemployed young man. His only neighbour ... See full summary »
40. Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Western
A prequel of sorts to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) which chronicles the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the 1969 movie.
Votes: 1,286 | Gross: $5.14M
41. California Dreaming (1979)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A nerd from Chicago tries desperately to fit in with the California surfing crowd, blind to the fact that their lives are even more boring and empty than his.
42. Camera Buff (1979)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Filip buys an eight-millimetre movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen... See full summary »
43. The Champ (1979)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Sport
A former boxer discovers that his biggest battle of all is going to be with his ex-wife, Annie, who returns after abandoning their young son seven years prior.
Votes: 7,686 | Gross: $30.44M
44. Chapter Two (1979)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off, and just when things are moving along, the memory... See full summary »
45. C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi