1979 Comedy Movies

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 Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1979)

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Comedy

    Pinky is released from prison and has decided to go straight from now on, but accidentally getting himself a job as a maintenance man at a large bank, gives him a lot of undue attention from Ivan the Terrible, the local hoodlum. By using Pinky, Ivan hopes to rob the bank and Pinky starts to liken to the idea of going back to his old ways! Written by Graeme Huggan <[email protected]>

    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...

      Amator (1979)

      Amator

        • 117 min
        • Drama

        Filip buys an 8mm 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 when he is sent to regional film festivals with his first works but his focus on movie making also leads to domestic strife and philosophical dilemmas.

        Baby Snakes (1979)

        Baby Snakes

          • R
          • 166 min
          • Documentary

          Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation.

          Black Jack (1979)

          Black Jack

            • Unrated
            • 110 min
            • Adventure

            In this fascinating adventure of the England of the 1750s, the huge Frenchman Black Jack (Jean Franval) miraculously survives a hanging by the British authorities in Yorkshire and escapes from the grim jaws of "justice." He takes to the countryside in the company of Tolly, a teenaged boy who is able to translate Black Jack's odd speech into something comprehensible. They join up with Belle, an aristocratic teenager who has escaped from the madhouse her family imprisoned her in when she grew...

            Buffet froid (1979)

            Buffet froid

              • 89 min
              • Comedy

              An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory of committing the crimes. His confusion lead him to confess to his neighbour, Inspector Morvandieu. Alphonse and Morvandieu become the axis around which murders occur.

              Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

              Butch and Sundance: The Early Days

                • 115 min
                • Comedy

                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.

                C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)

                C.H.O.M.P.S.

                  • PG
                  • 89 min
                  • Family

                  A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the boy's invention from him.

                  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.

                    Casper's First Christmas (1979)

                    Casper's First Christmas

                      • Unrated
                      • 24 min
                      • Animation

                      Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, Huckleberry Hound, Snagglepuss, Quick Draw McGraw, Auggie Doggie and Doggie Daddy are driving merrily down the road. Soon they find themselves lost and soon come across a tall house cited for demolition. In that houses lives Casper the friendly ghost. Yogi and pals decide to spend Christmas with him, but soon they meet a not-so-friendly ghost, Casper's uncle Hairy Scary. He scares all the friends away, but soon learns the true meaning of Christmas when he hears of...

                      Chapter Two (1979)

                      Chapter Two

                      • 40%
                      • 124 min
                      • Comedy

                      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 of his first wife comes between them.

                      Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair (1979)

                      Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair

                        • Unrated
                        • 97 min
                        • Comedy

                        Professional astrologer and lothario David Galaxy (Alan Lake, aka Mr Diana Dors), finds himself entangled with the Law and must be able to provide an alibi to clear himself from an incident that involved robbery and murder five years previously.

                        Coup de tête (1979)

                        Coup de tête

                          • Unrated
                          • 89 min
                          • Comedy

                          François Perrin plays football at the AS Trincamp. During a training session, he gets into a fight with Bertier, the team's star, and is ordered off the field. The club's boss, who is also a powerful businessman, takes advantage of the situation and sacks him... But Perrin's revenge will be sweet. Written by L.H. Wong <[email protected]>

                          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.

                            Disco Godfather (1979)

                            Disco Godfather

                              • R
                              • 93 min
                              • Action

                              A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco Godfather vows "to personally come down on the suckers that's producing this shit!" He takes to the streets, slaps drug dealers and even exposes a crooked cop that is covering for the dealers. In between, he still finds time to...

                              Doing Time (1979)

                              Doing Time

                                • PG-13
                                • 93 min
                                • Comedy

                                Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what's more, an escape plan is hatching from the cell of prison godfather Grouty and Fletcher wants no part of it. The breakout is set for the day of a morale-raising football match between a 'celebrity' football team and the inmates of Slade. Everything is going to plan until Godber is injured on the goal post. In the ensuing confusion, Fletcher finds himself on...

                                Fast Break (1979)

                                Fast Break

                                  • 107 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  A New York delicatessen worker talks his way into a position as head basketball coach at a Nevada college. He accepts the job on the condition that he can bring his street-wise New York City players with him. The players are standouts on the court but lost in the classroom which leads to trouble.

                                  Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider (1979)

                                  Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider

                                    • PG
                                    • 98 min
                                    • Comedy

                                    A World War I deserter competes in the first long-distance motorcycle race.

                                    Fearless Hyena (1979)

                                    Fearless Hyena

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 92 min
                                      • Comedy

                                      Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by some thugs he beat up to act as the master of a Kong-Fu school. This school's name apparently spreads far, as an old enemy of Jackie's grandfather (who turns out to be the master of an old gang or something equally obscure) shows up and...