1979 Comedy Movies

Nocturna (1979)

Nocturna

    • R
    • 85 min
    • Comedy

    Hard times have fallen on the Transylvanian House of Dracula. To help pay the taxes, Castle Dracula has been converted into the Hotel Transylvania. Dracula [John Carradine] himself is aging and toothless, being cared for by his granddaughter Nocturna [Nai Bonet]. When Nocturna books a disco group (Moment of Truth) to play The Claret Room and winds up falling in love with one of the backup quitarists, a mortal named Jimmy [Antony Hamilton], she notices that she is able to see her reflection when...

    Osenniy Marafon (1979)

    Osenniy Marafon

      • Unrated
      • 89 min
      • Comedy

      Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all the time are inconvincing, but he never has the courage to tell her the truth. His lover, Alla, is aware of his family life, but gets offended when, for example, he cannot meet her so that he doesn't come home late, or when he doesn't...

      Real Life (1979)

      Real Life

        • PG
        • 99 min
        • Comedy

        A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let he and his crew film their everyday lives...

        Repmånad (1979)

        Repmånad

          • PG
          • 85 min
          • Comedy

          It's time for Jonsson to return to his old regiment to rehearse what he learned during conscription a few years ago. He meets his old friends, platoon leader Larsson and the music loving captain 'Beethoven'. Jonsson and his comrades doesn't take it very serious - but they have a jolly good time. A female journalist follows the exercise to write an article, and gets interested in him. Written by Mattias Thuresson

          Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)

          Rock 'n' Roll High School

          • 79%
          • PG
          • 93 min
          • Comedy

          A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

          Scavenger Hunt (1979)

          Scavenger Hunt

            • PG
            • 116 min
            • Comedy

            Milton Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. Upon his death, his relatives and domestic staff gather for the reading of the will. However, Old Mr. Parker is a game player to the last, and his will stipulates that a Scavenger Hunt will be held to determine the beneficiaries of his sizeable estate. The winning team gets all the money, the rest get nothing. Written by Afterburner <[email protected]>, [email protected]

            Seeking Asylum (1979)

            Seeking Asylum

              • Unrated
              • 110 min
              • Comedy

              Roberto has a new job as the teacher at a nursery school. The first child he meets is Gianluigi, who's mute. Roberto is spirited, bringing a TV into class, then a donkey. He takes children on an unscheduled field trip to their fathers' plant. He dates Isabella, the mother of one of his students, and soon she's pregnant. He's moody about it, so Isabella leaves for her family's abandoned movie theater in Sardinia, but not before Roberto is briefly arrested and questioned...

              Something Short of Paradise (1979)

              Something Short of Paradise

                • PG
                • 87 min
                • Drama

                A young couple in New York are having problems with their relationship.

                Starting Over (1979)

                Starting Over

                  • R
                  • 105 min
                  • Comedy

                  A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.

                  The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

                  The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

                    • G
                    • 88 min
                    • Family

                    Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along the way!

                    The Cat And The Canary (1979)

                    The Cat And The Canary

                      • R
                      • 98 min
                      • Comedy

                      When an elderly man dies, some of his relatives gather to hear the reading of the will. When it is read by his attorney, the old man lets it be known how much he despised and loathed his worthless kin. As a result, his will is structured in such a way as to set up a dogfight between his potential heirs as to who will collect his fortune. Written by Alfred Jingle

                      The Electric Horseman (1979)

                      The Electric Horseman

                      • 68%
                      • PG
                      • 122 min
                      • Comedy

                      Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into the desert...

                      The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)

                      The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh

                        • PG
                        • 102 min
                        • Comedy

                        The Pitsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologicly compatable players, they can become winners Written by Brian W Martz <[email protected]>

                        The Frisco Kid (1979)

                        The Frisco Kid

                        • 53%
                        • 114 min
                        • Comedy

                        Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his belongings scattered along a deserted road. He is befriended by a stranger, Tommy, who is a bank robber and have many adventures during their journey.

                        The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979)

                        The Halloween That Almost Wasn't

                          • Unrated
                          • 30 min
                          • Comedy

                          On Halloween night, Count Dracula summons all the classic horror monsters to demand that they either revamp themselves into the horrible, scary creatures they are supposed to be, or get out of his castle. Definite disco-culture influence here. Judd Hirsch looks like a Saturday Night Fever throwback. Fun for children! Written by Michael Jehn

                          The In-Laws (1979)

                          The In-Laws

                            • PG
                            • 103 min
                            • Adventure

                            In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures from New York to Central America.

                            The Last Word (1979)

                            The Last Word

                              • 105 min
                              • Comedy

                              When politicians try to force out a renter in a corrupt real-estate deal, the man decides to take matters into his own hands. He takes a police officer hostage, hoping to expose the scam and save his home.

                              The Main Event (1979)

                              The Main Event

                              • 38%
                              • PG
                              • 112 min
                              • Comedy

                              Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take Kid Natural, (Eddie Scanlon) who is much more at home giving driving lessons, into the ring and use him as her key to riches. Eddie thinks this will only get him killed and resists.

                              The Odd Couple (1979)

                              The Odd Couple

                                • Unrated
                                • 97 min
                                • Action

                                Hailed as possibly the greatest classical weapons movie ever made and starring world-renowned martial arts master, director and action-choreographer, Sammo Hung. This film showcases some of the most spectacular and intricate weapons duels ever committed to film. Sammo Hung and Lau Kar Wing play dual roles as both masters and students of the sword and spear styles of kung fu. Comic mayhem ensues when the students get kidnapped and the masters must rescue them.

                                The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)

                                The Prisoner of Zenda

                                  • PG
                                  • 108 min
                                  • Adventure

                                  Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.