1979 - Top of the Popsby dziwnytenswiat | created - 18 Jul 2012 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
All movies from 1979 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 757,597 | Gross: $78.90M
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 582,244 | Gross: $83.47M
3. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus Christ, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 354,666 | Gross: $20.05M
4. Manhattan (1979)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Votes: 127,677 | Gross: $45.70M
5. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Votes: 127,086 | Gross: $106.26M
6. Stalker (1979)
Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.
Votes: 108,915 | Gross: $0.23M
7. Mad Max (1979)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Votes: 185,120 | Gross: $8.75M
8. Rocky II (1979)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.
Votes: 184,788 | Gross: $6.39M
9. The Warriors (1979)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In the near future, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down.
Votes: 90,337 | Gross: $22.49M
10. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Votes: 113,440 | Gross: $43.00M
11. Being There (1979)
PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama
A simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
Votes: 63,340 | Gross: $30.18M
12. Moonraker (1979)
PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
Votes: 87,369 | Gross: $70.31M
13. Hair (1979)
PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.
Votes: 33,911 | Gross: $15.28M
14. And Justice for All (1979)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent.
15. The China Syndrome (1979)
PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.
Votes: 25,981 | Gross: $51.72M
16. All That Jazz (1979)
R | 123 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Votes: 26,561 | Gross: $37.82M
17. 1941 (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War
Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.
Votes: 30,479 | Gross: $31.76M
18. The Tin Drum (1979)
R | 142 min | Drama, War
In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.
19. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 31,368 | Gross: $76.66M
20. Breaking Away (1979)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.
Votes: 20,983 | Gross: $16.42M
21. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Horror
Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror.
22. Tess (1979)
PG | 170 min | Drama, Romance
A strong-willed young peasant girl attracts the affection of two men.
23. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
R | 120 min | Drama
A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany.
24. Quadrophenia (1979)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music
Jimmy loathes his job and parents. He seeks solace with his mod clique, scooter riding and drugs, only to be disappointed.
25. 10 (1979)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
A Hollywood composer goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy, newly married woman.
Votes: 14,683 | Gross: $74.87M
26. 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 »
27. Woyzeck (1979)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
Franz Woyzeck is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he can not control.
28. Norma Rae (1979)
PG | 114 min | Drama
A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.
Votes: 9,956 | Gross: $22.23M
29. Hardcore (1979)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits.
30. The Rose (1979)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
Votes: 7,593 | Gross: $29.20M
31. 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 »
32. The Wanderers (1979)
R | 112 min | Drama
The Wanderers is a teenage, Italian gang in Bronx, NYC, 1963. They have their confrontations with other gangs. Drugs and weapons are uncool. Adult life awaits them.
Votes: 9,681 | Gross: $0.01M
33. Vengeance Is Mine (1979)
Not Rated | 139 min | Crime, Drama
Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the run.
34. Over the Edge (1979)
PG | 95 min | Crime, Drama
A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada after the death of one of their own.
35. Love on the Run (1979)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »
36. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Music
Ramones fanatic and delinquent Riff Randell battle it out with the strict new principle of Vince Lombardi High School, Miss Togar, with help from the Ramones.
37. A Little Romance (1979)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
This 1979 romantic tale captures a young Diane Lane in her screen debut as an American teenager living in Paris, who meets and falls in love with a French teenager (Theolonious Bernard).
38. 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: 7,578 | Gross: $30.44M
39. My Brilliant Career (1979)
G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young independent woman who lives with her grandmother and aunt in the countryside rebels against being pressured into marriage and chooses to solely focus on having a career as a writer. Nevertheless, two suitors propose to her.
40. I... For Icarus (1979)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.
41. Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
840 min | Biography, Drama, History
The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
42. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
150 min | Drama
A doctor in Fascist Italy is exiled to a remote village for his political views.
Votes: 1,903 | Gross: $0.07M
43. Autumn Marathon (1979)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
School teacher is cheating on his wife and lies about it.
44. Série noire (1979)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama
Franck Poupart is a slightly neurotic door-to-door salesman in a sinister part of Paris' suburbs. He meets Mona, a teenager, who's been made a prostitute by her own aunt. Franck would like ... See full summary »
45. Escape to Athena (1979)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A World War II adventure, involving a group of Allied P.O.W.s, Nazis, black market priceless art treasures, Greek resistance, a Greek monastery, and a secret German rocket base.
46. Siberiade (1979)
206 min | Drama, History, Romance