1979 February Movies

The Warriors (1979)

The Warriors

  • 94%
  • R
  • 92 min
  • Action

A gang called The Warriors are framed for killing a gang leader trying to unite all the gangs in the area. With other gangs gunning for them they must get back to the home turf of Coney Island... Alive.

Hardcore (1979)

Hardcore

  • 84%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Drama

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles.

"Fantasy Island" The Stripper/The Boxer

    • Unrated
    • 60 min
    • Adventure

    A wealthy heiress trying to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her finds herself the replacement for a stripper in a traveling vaudeville company; and a young boxer wants to win one big match despite the fact that it will probably kill him. Written by Kim West

    "Lou Grant" Hit

      • Unrated
      • 60 min

      A mother, obsessed with tracking the hit-and-run driver who killed her son, arouses Rossi's fighting instincts and leads to a human interest story with an unexpected payoff. Meanwhile, after Lou and Mrs. Pynchon have separate encounters with hostile citizens, Billie is assigned to find out if there's a story in the use of cars as weapons.

      - Written by

      Anonymous

      A Performance of Macbeth (1979)

      A Performance of Macbeth

        • Unrated
        • 145 min
        • Documentary

        Macbeth is a daring member of the Scottish military who receives a revelation from three menacing sorceresses that he will someday become the King of Scotland. This information gives him a thirst for power, and with prompting from his wife, Lady Macbeth, he kills the current leader in order to take the throne. But he must continue to commit murders to keep his actions a secret, and soon, no one is safe.

        - Written by

        Polly_Kat

        Agatha (1979)

        Agatha

          • PG
          • 105 min
          • Drama

          In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman fleeing her own life after the death of her mother and the announcement from her husband that he is leaving her. She flees to a spa in Harrogate. With the whole country looking for her, an American reporter finds her and ultimately tries to help her.

          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]>

            Die Ehe der Maria Braun (1979)

            Die Ehe der Maria Braun

              • R
              • 120 min
              • Drama

              The Marriage of Maria Braun is a collage of the times in Germany after the war, economic miracles, and a portrait of a woman who in her circumstances wants to emancipate and have a successful and happy career. The film is a masterpiece from German director Fassbinder.

              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...

                Julius Caesar (1979)

                Julius Caesar

                  • Unrated
                  • 150 min
                  • Drama

                  The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

                  Murder by Decree (1979)

                  Murder by Decree

                  • 86%
                  • PG
                  • 124 min
                  • Crime

                  Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its roots in a Royal indiscretion and that a cover-up is being managed by politicians at the highest level, all of whom happen to be Masons.

                  Origins of a Meal (1979)

                  Origins of a Meal

                    • Unrated
                    • 115 min
                    • Documentary

                    Bananas, eggs, and tuna: three basic foodstuffs with three wildly different points of origin. Moullet begins with these on his plate but constructs his film by working backwards and finding the sources for these items and how they reach our plates. As Moullet’s investigation deepens, however, the film moves beyond the confines of a simple exploration of food origins into more political and social realms, not only relating to food but also to the medium of film.

                    Quintet (1979)

                    Quintet

                      • R
                      • 118 min
                      • Mystery

                      During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.

                      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

                        Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (1979)

                        Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story

                          • Unrated
                          • 120 min
                          • Biography

                          Based on the life of Kitty O'Neil, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in Hollywood, and the holder of the women's land-speed record for driving a rocket-powered racing car.