1979 Comedy Movies (By Title)

10 (1979)

10

  • 71%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Comedy

George Webber escapes from the bustle and headaches (and toothaches) of Los Angeles to the beaches of Acapulco. While there he runs into Jenny, the daughter of his dentist who is on her honeymoon. Jenny tries to repay him for a big favor, and her method of repayment causes George to rethink his whole approach to life.

1941 (1979)

1941

    • PG
    • 118 min
    • Action

    It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves. Chaos erupts all over the state. An Army Air Corps Captain, a civilian with a deranged sense of Nationalism, civilian defenders, and a Motor Pool crew all end up chasing a Japanese sub planning to attack LA.

    A Family Circus Christmas (1979)

    A Family Circus Christmas

      • Unrated
      • 30 min
      • Animation

      The family is decorating their tree when Daddy notices the star his father made is missing. When Billy asks Mommy why this made Daddy sad, she tells him it's because the star was made by his father, their Granddad, who is in Heaven. Jeffy then has a vivid dream about Santa, and asks him in the dream to bring Granddad home from Heaven for Christmas to make Daddy happy again. When Billy learns that Jeffy thinks this really will happen, he is afraid that Jeffy's Christmas will be ruined, since...

      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.

              Being There (1979)

              Being There

              • 95%
              • PG
              • 130 min
              • Comedy

              A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.

              Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)

              Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens

                • NC-17
                • 93 min
                • Comedy

                Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna & Lamar could have the perfect relationship if it were not Lamar's obsession with rear entry. After submitting to the one last time Levonna comes up with a plan. While Lamar is trying find other tail to try his technique on, Levonna becomes Lola with aid of a wig and a Mexican accent. A Mexican cocktail later Lola finally has Lamar straight, but he...

                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...

                  Breaking Away (1979)

                  Breaking Away

                  • 94%
                  • PG
                  • 100 min
                  • Comedy

                  Breaking Away is a bittersweet comedy about a bicycle enthusiast in a small college town spending his post-high school summer trying to sort out his future while training for the two biggest races of his life.

                  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]>