1979 Comedy Movies (By Date)

J-Men Forever (1979)

J-Men Forever

    • PG
    • 73 min
    • Comedy

    The Lightning Bug has a multi-prong scheme to enslave the earth. First, rock and roll, which the JMen counter with Muzac, then marijuana. Finally, the JMen build a bomb to blow up the moon with, but the Bug beats them to it by self destructing the moon by playing his rock and roll too loud.

    - Written by

    a.d. jensen <[email protected]>

    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]>

      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.

        L'amour en Fuite (1979)

        L'amour en Fuite

          • PG
          • 94 min
          • Drama

          In L’Amour en Fuite we witness Antoine Doinel right after his divorce from Christine still not grown up and continuing to flee after their love.

          Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres (1979)

          Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres

            • 96 min
            • Comedy

            The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that they sound like empty garbage cans when you touch them. Chaos is ahead.

            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]>

              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...

                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

                  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...

                    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.

                      How to Seduce Your Teacher (1979)

                      How to Seduce Your Teacher

                        • Unrated
                        • 93 min
                        • Comedy

                        There's a new girl in school, Angela, the Headmaster's neice. Every male will try to seduce her, even her uncle. Meanwhile she will drive the philosophy's teacher mad and her best friend Irma will have a good time with the classmates. Will they get the grades? Written by Toni <[email protected]>

                        Hair (1979)

                        Hair

                        • 89%
                        • PG
                        • 121 min
                        • Comedy

                        Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted.

                        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]>

                          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.

                            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...

                              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.

                                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...

                                  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.

                                    Lovers and Liars (1979)

                                    Lovers and Liars

                                      • R
                                      • 120 min
                                      • Comedy

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                                      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.