Tag: 1979

The Pink Ladies (1979) 6.2

The Pink Ladies (1979)

A group of racquetball-plying married women indulge in sexual fantasies; so do their frustrated husbands.::Hermit C-2...

Doing Time (1979) 7.2

Doing Time (1979)

This prison comedy is based on the popular British television series of the same name. Long time Slade prison inmate Fletcher is ordered by Grouty to arrange a football match between the prisoners and an all-star celebri...

Prince Nezha’s Triumph Against Dragon King (1979) 7.8

Prince Nezha’s Triumph Against Dragon King (1979)

Tells the fable from Chinese mythology about the young warrior Nezha who takes on a group of evil dragons.::Simba63...

When She Was Bad… (1979) (TV) 6.3

When She Was Bad… (1979) (TV)

After moving into a new home, couple Bobby and Teeny begin constant arguing. Bobby is busy with his new job at a local factory, and Teeny, who has a bad past with her daughter Robbie, is left in charge of the household, ...

The Patriot Game (1979) 7.5

The Patriot Game (1979)

A history of the Northern Irish conflict from 1922 until the 1970s.::Jon...

Aunt Mary (1979) (TV) 7.4

Aunt Mary (1979) (TV)

The story is told over a couple of years of a disabled woman living in Baltimore, MD. The story opens in 1954 when the St. Louis Browns relocate to become the Orioles. Mary Dobkin sets up a baseball team of street kids t...

Hanover Street (1979) 6.1

Hanover Street (1979)

During the Second World War, an American Pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young Nurse is already married; a se...

Cop or Hood (1979) 6.7

Cop or Hood (1979)

Commissaire Stanislas Borowitz is going undercover as gangster Antonio Cerutti in order to expose corrupted policemen.::morroviolet...

Kindaichi Kosuke no boken (1979) 6.5

Kindaichi Kosuke no boken (1979)

Kosuke Kindaichi is the most famous detective in Japan. Kindaichi gets a new case to figure out who has beheaded a valuable statue and made off with its head....

The Lady in Red (1979) 6.2

The Lady in Red (1979)

Polly, a young countryside girl decides to leave for the city and all it has to offer. She starts an relationship with John Dillinger and soon discovers that city life isn't as easy as she hoped when she gets entangled i...

Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow II (1979) 5.6

Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow II (1979)

Ah Fu, famous for his Snake Fist Kung-Fu, finds himself on the run from an evil kung-fu master.::Capitalist-Mandrill...

Wise Blood (1979) 7.1

Wise Blood (1979)

US Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, somehow observations like the state of a run-down country church, meeting the ridiculous frauds on the streets and memories inspire him to take up, after ...

Yanks (1979) 6.4

Yanks (1979)

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 brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s ma...

L’enfant secret (1979) 6.6

L’enfant secret (1979)

Four chapters based on the birth of a 'secret child', or a film, with chapter titles: "La séction Césarienne" (Caesarian section: a descriptive detail introducing the mother); "Le dernier guerrier" (the last warrior: how...

The Miracle Worker (1979) (TV) 7.4

The Miracle Worker (1979) (TV)

Young Helen Keller, blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is in danger of being sent to an institution. Her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and violent. In desperation, her parents seek help from the Perk...

The Frisco Kid (1979) 6.4

The Frisco Kid (1979)

A rabbi from Poland goes to America to lead a Jewish community. When he arrives in America he is hijacked and has to work his way across the country. On the way he meets up with a bank robber and they form a friendship, ...

S.O.S. Titanic (1979) (TV) 6.3

S.O.S. Titanic (1979) (TV)

On April 14, 1912, R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage. Over one thousand five hundred people were lost. This docudrama follows the personal stories of some of the passengers and crew aboard on that fat...

Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979) 5.3

Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)

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 built. Tom immediately makes frie...

Bog (1979) 3

Bog (1979)

When a local begins fishing with dynamite in Bog Lake, something a bit larger pops to the surface: a green, bug-eyed mutant monster awakened from a long sleep, which promptly begins killing and eating fishermen who stumb...

The Outsider (1979) 6.7

The Outsider (1979)

Idealistic Vietnam veteran Michael Flaherty (Wasson), enthralled by the stories told to him by his grandfather (Hayden) and disillusioned by the lack of a clear cut cause in Vietnam, leaves his comfortable life in a Detr...

Victoria (1979) 5.6

Victoria (1979)

The tragic romance between the son of a miller and a landlord's daughter.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

Going the Distance (1979) 6.9

Going the Distance (1979)

A documentary about the XI Commonwealth Games, held in Canada in 1978.::Is there anything not to love about Sandra Dee?...

Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979) 5.9

Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979)

Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength.::Troy Eppley...

The Driller Killer (1979) 5.2

The Driller Killer (1979)

Reno is an artist struggling to survive in NYC. He draws inspiration from scenes of daily street life and occasional random violence. Under pressure to finish his oft-delayed grand masterpiece, his psychotic alter-ego ta...

Zulu Dawn (1979) 6.7

Zulu Dawn (1979)

In 1879 South Africa, the administrators of the British Cape Colony have designs to eliminate the Zulus as a hindrance to their colonial economy. To that end, the British present King Cetshwayo with an impossible ultimat...

Starting Over (1979) 6.5

Starting Over (1979)

Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teach...

Play Motel (1979) 5

Play Motel (1979)

Patrizia and Roberto, theatrical actors and spouses, after having stayed at the Play Motel, accidentally find a body in the trunk of their car. They leave the car at the scene and go to call the police, and when they arr...

Scum (1979) 7.6

Scum (1979)

An uncompromising story of life in a British juvenile offender institution in the 70's.::R HOWROYD...

An American Christmas Carol (1979) (TV) 6.8

An American Christmas Carol (1979) (TV)

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose p...

The War at Home (1979) 7.6

The War at Home (1979)

Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.::...

New Aladdin (1979) 6.5

New Aladdin (1979)

Animation is a kind of parody of the famous fairy tale about Aladdin and the magic lamp. Heroes of the old eastern fairy tale authors have placed in our time. Alas, but modern Aladdin is not at all the charming, cheerful...

Measure for Measure (1979) (TV) 7.5

Measure for Measure (1979) (TV)

When the Duke of Vienna takes a mysterious leave of absence and leaves the strict Angelo in charge, things couldn't be worse for Claudio, who is sentenced to death for premarital sex. His sister, Isabella (a nun-in-train...

Jaguar Lives! (1979) 4.2

Jaguar Lives! (1979)

The world's new Karate hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs, and help save the world from an evil con (Sir Christopher Lee).::...

Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979) 7.7

Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

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 of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation....

Youth Part II (1979) -

Youth Part II (1979)

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Images in a Convent (1979) 5.6

Images in a Convent (1979)

Locked behind the walls of a convent are an order of beautiful nuns whose vows force them to forget the pleasures of sexual contact. Crazed with lust and desire many of the nuns pleasure themselves and each other in fear...

Poto and Cabengo (1979) 7.2

Poto and Cabengo (1979)

Identical young twin girls in the USA have invented their own shared language. Scientists are wanting to study the language but social workers are trying to get the twins to leave their secret language world and enter th...

The Woman with Red Hair (1979) 6

The Woman with Red Hair (1979)

At his working place, Kozo and his colleague gangrape the boss' teenage daughter. Then, on the highway, he picks up a red-haired woman walking on the road back to his home. She ends up staying the night. Later, the woman...

My Son! My Son! (1979) 6.7

My Son! My Son! (1979)

Parents campaign to change the law for families who have suffered from violent crime, after their son is murdered....

Escape to Athena (1979) 5.7

Escape to Athena (1979)

During World War II, the prisoners of a German camp on a Greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mo...