1979 July Movies

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror

  • 24%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Horror

Based on a true story that was claimed by writer Jay Anson, The Amityville Horror is about a large house on the coast of Long Island where newly weds George and Kathy Lutz and their three children move into the house that they hope will be their dream house but it ends up in terror. Not aware that a murder took place in the house several years back, George and Kathy turn to their family priest Father Delaney who believes the house is haunted and performs an exorcism on the house. But the evil...

Dracula (1979)

Dracula

  • 58%
  • R
  • 109 min
  • Horror

Throughout history he has filled the hearts of men with terror, and the hearts of women with desire. The story of the greatest lover who ever lived, died, and lived again.

The Wanderers (1979)

The Wanderers

    • R
    • 117 min
    • Drama

    Set against the urban jungle of 1963 New York's gangland subculture, this coming of age teenage movie is set around the Italian gang the Wanderers. Slight comedy, slight high school angst and every bit entertaining with its classic 1950's Rock n' Roll soundtrack such as "Walk Like a Man", "Big Girls Don't Cry" by The Four Seasons and "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels. Focusing around a football game where the different gangs play with and against each other, then at its grand finale, come...

    The Villain (1979)

    The Villain

      • PG
      • 89 min
      • Comedy

      Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.

      The Champ (1979)

      The Champ

      • 40%
      • 121 min
      • Drama

      The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. He knows his flawed but loving father is, was and always will be The Champ.

      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 Lady in Red (1979)

      The Lady in Red

        • 93 min
        • Action

        1930's gangster era film about Dillinger and his last girl. Written by John Sayles.

        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...

          Blind Fist Of Bruce (1979)

          Blind Fist Of Bruce

            • R
            • 90 min
            • Action

            The incomparable martial arts expert, Bruce Li, stars as a wealthy hero who defends his village from the assaults of ill-wishers.

            Butterfly Murders (1979)

            Butterfly Murders

              • Unrated
              • 88 min
              • Action

              A journalist attempting to solve a mystery in "Martial World" enlists the aid of a master fighter and a woman named Green Breeze. They go to a mysterious castle where they come across poisonous butterflies and a black-leather-clad killer.

              City on Fire (1979)

              City on Fire

                • R
                • 106 min
                • Action

                A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.

                Delirium (1979)

                Delirium

                  • R
                  • 90 min
                  • Thriller

                  An ex-soldier is hired by local right-wingers as a vigilante to clean up criminals and street people. However, he freaks out and starts killing off everybody.

                  Incoming Freshmen (1979)

                  Incoming Freshmen

                    • 84 min
                    • Comedy

                    An inocent girl from a small town arrives at a modern institution of education to complete her studies. Once there she starts various relationships with different boys.

                    Jimmy Playing with Time

                      • PG
                      • 81 min
                      Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

                      Just You and Me, Kid

                        • PG
                        • 93 min
                        • Comedy

                        George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.

                        Pacific Inferno (1979)

                        Pacific Inferno

                          • Unrated
                          • 90 min
                          • War

                          After the fall of the Philippines in World War II, the Japanese discover that Gen. MacArthur ordered millions of dollars in silver dumped in Manila Bay in order that it not fall into enemy hands. Among the prisoners the Japanese have taken are two American U.S. Navy deep-sea divers, whom they then force to dive in search of the sunken treasure. Written by [email protected]

                          Paradise Not Yet Lost, or Oona's Third Year (1979)

                          Paradise Not Yet Lost, or Oona's Third Year

                            • Unrated
                            • 97 min

                            Directed by Jonas Mekas. With Peter Kubelka, Jonas Mekas, Oona Mekas, Hermann Nitsch.

                            Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)

                            Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July

                              • Unrated
                              • 97 min
                              • Animation

                              Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from melting until the Fourth of July so that Frosty and Rudolph can help Lilly's circus and Milton can marry his girlfriend on the high-wire, and Santa will use his sleigh to make sure everybody gets back to the North Pole in time...which leaves...

                              Sapphire & Steel

                                • Unrated
                                • 30 min
                                • Mystery

                                Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting the timeline. The strange energy beings are assigned to cases, when and where needed, and materialise on Earth as humans, each with specialist abilities to ascertain and then solve the problems. The mysteries encountered by Sapphire, Steel and their colleagues include people trapped in photographs, ghosts...

                                The Story of the Drunken Master (1979)

                                The Story of the Drunken Master

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 90 min
                                  • Action

                                  Beggar So is trying to train brother and sister team Chung and Gam Fa, with mixed results! But an enemy from Beggar So's past, Grasshopper Bill Chan and his brother Cougar start causing trouble and throw Beggar So out of his house. Grasshopper Bill helps Kai to be pledged in marriage to Gam Fa against her wishes, but secretly he wants her all to himself, which leads to a final battle. Written by Nick Jennings