1979 Comedy Movies

The Third Generation (1979)

The Third Generation

  • 83%
  • Unrated
  • 105 min
  • Comedy

A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms, after crippling of the violent Red Army Faction. Released in 1979, largely unavailable until 2004. International kapitalist PJ Lurz's secretary is a gang member, while her Polizeikommissar father-in-law/lover hired Lurz' corporate security force. Written by David Stevens

Tora-san's Dream of Spring (1979)

Tora-san's Dream of Spring

    • Unrated
    • 104 min
    • Comedy

    Otoko wa tsurai yo ("It's tough being a man") is a long-running and beloved Japanese film series that spanned from 1969 to 1995 and starred Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma Torajirou... See full synopsis »

    Tora-san, the Matchmaker (1979)

    Tora-san, the Matchmaker

      • Unrated
      • 107 min
      • Comedy

      Tora-san helps out a runaway bride.

      Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)

      Unidentified Flying Oddball

        • G
        • 93 min
        • Comedy

        A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling 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 friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Nordred. It seems Nordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Nordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have...

        Uno sceriffo extraterrestre... poco extra e molto terrestre (1979)

        Uno sceriffo extraterrestre... poco extra e molto terrestre

          • 89 min
          • Action

          A young humanoid alien who gets stranded on earth hooks up with a grizzled old sheriff in a western town and tries to help him solve a tough case, but the sheriff doesn't want any help from a "kid."

          Wise Blood (1979)

          Wise Blood

            • PG
            • 106 min
            • Comedy

            In this acclaimed adaptation of the first novel by legendary Southern writer Flannery O’Connor, John Huston vividly brings to life her poetic world of American eccentricity. Brad Dourif, in an impassioned performance, is Hazel Motes, who, fresh out of the army, attempts to open the first Church Without Christ in the small town of Taulkinham. Populated with inspired performances that seem to spring right from O’Connor’s pages, Huston’s Wise Blood is an incisive portrait of spirituality...

            Yi dan er li san gong fu (1979)

            Yi dan er li san gong fu

              • Unrated
              • 92 min
              • Action

              A mysterious traveler enlists two bumbling con men in a plan to get back supposed family heirlooms stolen by a missing housekeeper who uses various disguises to elude capture.

              You're the Greatest, Charlie Brown (1979)

              You're the Greatest, Charlie Brown

                • Unrated
                • 23 min
                • Animation

                Signing up late for the School Olympics, Charlie Brown becomes a contender in the only available, and most demanding, Olympic event, the decathlon. With great difficulty, Charlie Brown, and later Marcie, train for the event. On the day of competition, the pair face an arrogant opponent and Snoopy as well as the "Masked Marvel." During the contest, Charlie Brown proves to be a surprisingly viable competitor. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <[email protected]>

                Zemaljski dani teku (1979)

                Zemaljski dani teku

                  • Unrated
                  • 87 min
                  • Comedy

                  A profoundly empathetic, unpretentious and droll account of a how a swarthy, Hemingway-like sailor upends the droning routines of a nursing home when he checks himself in. Though his subtle interactions with the other residents – including his cantankerous roommate who obviously harbours resentment towards his family for putting him out to seed – the sailor gently whisks up an atmosphere of hope and happiness and allows the movie to deliver it’s beautifully simple message: that life...