1979 April Movies

Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max

  • 90%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Action

In a dystopic future Australia, a vicious biker gang murder a cop's family and make his fight with them personal.

Stalker (1979)

Stalker

    • 163 min
    • Drama

    Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife's numerous objections, a man rises in the dead of night: he's a stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into the Zone to the Room, a place where one's secret hopes come true.

    Manhattan (1979)

    Manhattan

    • 98%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Isaac, 42, has divorced Jill. She is now living with another woman, Connie, and is writing a book in which she will reveal some very private points of their relationship. Isaac has a love affair with Tracy, 17, when he meets Mary, the mistress of his best friend Yale. Yale is already married to Emily.

    A Little Romance (1979)

    A Little Romance

    • 80%
    • PG
    • 108 min
    • Comedy

    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.

    A Perfect Couple (1979)

    A Perfect Couple

      • PG
      • 110 min
      • Comedy

      Alex Theodopolous is a Greek-American divorced man in his mid-1940s who has moved back to the spacious estate of his autocratic immigrant father and works for him in the family's successful antique importing business. With the help of a dating service he has a first date with Shiela Shea, which turns out to b an unmitigated disaster as they are caught in thundershower during an outdoor concert and Alex's car malfunctions. Twnty-something Sheila is part of traveling rock band and...

      Burnout (1979)

      Burnout

        • R
        • Drama

        The Fastest Dragsters... The Wildest Women... And A Driver Who Had To Have Them Both!

        California Dreaming (1979)

        California Dreaming

          • R
          • 92 min
          • Comedy

          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 that his.

          Dirty Ho (1979)

          Dirty Ho

            • R
            • 103 min
            • Action

            Wang Chin-chin, who is both the 11th prince and an expert fighterm has fun secretly subverting a local con-man, the inept Ho Chi (Wong Yue), but blackmails the crook into becoming his student after making it look like a B-girl named Choi Hung (Kara Hui) has poisoned Ho and beaten him up in a nightclub.

            Dragon Fist (1979)

            Dragon Fist

              • PG
              • 76 min
              • Action

              Tang How-Yuen was an orphan who was adopted by Chang San-Thye, the leader of the Kang Kun school. He watched his master get killed by Chung Chien-Kuen (master of the Patience Clan who coveted a sign Chang won at a previous tournament. Chung actually had an ulterior motive: his wife was the lover of Chang years before they were married. Because of this unholy revenge, Chung's wife hung herself so the gods would forgive Chung.

              From Corleone to Brooklyn (1979)

              From Corleone to Brooklyn

                • Unrated
                • 95 min
                • Crime

                Maurizio Merli takes up a familiar role as Commissioner Berni; a cop who puts his life on the line to transport a witness from Corleone to New York City in order to testify against a mob boss on trial for murder. Along the way, Berni and his prisoner face a series of traps set up by the Mafia.

                FukushĂ» suru wa ware ni ari (1979)

                Fukushû suru wa ware ni ari

                  • 140 min
                  • Crime

                  Iwao Enokizu is a middle-aged man who has an unexplainable urge to commit insane and violent murders. Eventually he is chased by the police all over Japan, but somehow he always manages to escape. He meets a woman who runs a brothel. They love each other but how long can they be together?

                  Gol Maal (1979)

                  Gol Maal

                    • 144 min
                    • Comedy

                    Ramprasad a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. When Ramprasad is caught by his boss at a soccer match, he has to invent a twin brother, the clean-shaven Laxman Prasad, to save his job, things take a whacky turn.A fake mother and a hilarious chase are enjoyable features in this comedy.

                    Hurricane (1979)

                    Hurricane

                    • 50%
                    • 120 min
                    • Adventure

                    Another wretched Dino De Laurentiis, multimillion-dollar ($22 million, to be exact) flop, this time a remake of John Ford's classic HURRICANE (1937). Farrow stars as the white- bread daughter of Navy man Robards, traveling to Eastern Samoa to visit him. Despite her racial misgivings, she soon falls in love with young island prince Ka'Ne, much to Robards' dismay. After about ninety minutes of soap opera, the giant hurricane hits; the last twenty minutes of the film are spent on tidal waves, high...

                    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979)

                    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

                      • Unrated
                      • 96 min
                      • Biography

                      A true story based on the early life of actress, professor and author Maya Angelou. The story traces her life from when she and her brother move in with her mother to the trauma of being raped as a little girl by one of her mother's boyfriends and the several years of silence that came after the attack. Written by Brian Washington <[email protected]>

                      Knockabout (1979)

                      Knockabout

                        • PG-13
                        • 92 min
                        • Adventure

                        Yuen Baio and Ka-Yan Leung play brothers Yipao and Taipao, lovable rogues who convince a martial arts expert to take them on as students. When Yipao discovers that their teacher is actually a wanted criminal, Silver Fox (Chia Yung Liu), he is attacked by his master. Taipao jumps in to protect his sibling but is killed; Yipao barely escape with his life. Seeking revenge, Yipao enlists the help of a beggar (Sammo Hung) who is a master of monkey-style kung fu, and together they take on Silver Fox...

                        Love At First Bite (1979)

                        Love At First Bite

                        • 67%
                        • PG
                        • 94 min
                        • Horror

                        This vampire spoof has Count Dracula moving to New York to find his Bride, after being forced to move out of his Transylvanian castle. There with the aid of assistant Renfield, he stumbles through typical New York city life situations while pursuing Cindy Soundheim. But her boyfriend, Doctor Jeff Rosenberg, realizes she is under the influence of a vampire, and tries his bumbling best to convince police Lt Ferguson of what is going on, and to help him stop Dracula.

                        Lovers and Liars (1979)

                        Lovers and Liars

                          • R
                          • 120 min
                          • Comedy

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                          The Dark (1979)

                          The Dark

                            • R
                            • 92 min
                            • Horror

                            An alien mutilator stalks and kills human prey during the night.

                            The Evictors (1979)

                            The Evictors

                              • PG
                              • 92 min
                              • Crime

                              In the 1940s, a young couple moves into a remote house near a small town in Louisiana. The house has a history of violence that seems to be repeating itself...

                              The Fifth Musketeer (1979)

                              The Fifth Musketeer

                                • 104 min
                                • Adventure

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