1979 June Movies

Meatballs (1979)

Meatballs

  • 75%
  • PG
  • 99 min
  • Comedy

Summer Camp highjinks centered around a camp counselor with a wacky sense of humor. He tries to help the campers have a good time. One camper named Rudy poses a particular challenge as he has a self-esteem problem.

Moonraker (1979)

Moonraker

  • 62%
  • PG
  • 126 min
  • Action

A Boeing 747 carrying a US space shuttle on loan to the UK crashes into the Atlantic Ocean. When the British examine the wreckage they can find no trace of the spacecraft and send agent James Bond to the shuttle's manufacturers, Drax Industries, to investigate.

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Escape from Alcatraz

  • 95%
  • PG
  • 112 min
  • Crime

A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the notorious prison.

Rocky II (1979)

Rocky II

  • 71%
  • PG
  • 119 min
  • Drama

Stallone steps back in the ring for a rematch with champ Carl Weathers, amid the objections of his wife (Talia Shire) and a personal tragedy. Burgess Meredith co-stars as his inspiring trainer.

Escape to Athena (1979)

Escape to Athena

    • 125 min
    • Action

    During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain.

    Great Performances Uncommon Women... and Others (1979)

    "Great Performances" Uncommon Women... and Others

      • Unrated
      • 90 min
      • Drama

      While at an impromptu reunion lunch, five women reminisce and relive their college days at Mount Holyoke, and weigh their goals and aspirations against their lives. Written by Kathy Li

      Alibaba Aur 40 Chor (1979)

      Alibaba Aur 40 Chor

        • Unrated
        • 138 min
        • Action

        Alibaba, (Dharmendra) a native of Guleba is in love with Marjina (Hema Malini). The town has a ruler, Abu Hasan. Guleban is terrorized by dacoits. Ali Baba hears the password to the door of the cave of the dacoits and takes a lot of jewels from the cave. His brother is killed by the dacoits as he forgets the password and is trapped inside. A young girl whose father has been murdered by the dacoits (Zeenat Aman) has a score to settle with Abu Hasan. Abu Hasan turns out to be the head of the...

        Arrebato (1979)

        Arrebato

          • Unrated
          • 105 min
          • Drama

          José Sirgado, filmmaker in his thirties, has completed his second film and is deeply unsatisfied for various reasons. One may be that his relationship with the film has nothing to do with what he had imagined, another may be that the heroine of his film has left a deeper mark than expected, or his break with Ana, the protagonist of his first film. On returning home he finds Ana and the heroine of his latest film. Both of them are expecting him as if nothing had happened and José, deeply...

          Bloodline (1979)

          Bloodline

            • 116 min
            • Crime

            When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.

            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.

              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.

                Crocodile (1979)

                Crocodile

                  • 92 min
                  • Horror

                  Dr. Akom and Dr. Roger are planning a family vacation at the beach, but their trip turns to tragedy when three people from their family turn up missing. After the bodies are discovered, the Doctors examine the remains of their family members and determine a giant crocodile had ripped through their bodies. They set out to destroy the crocodile at all costs, Dr. Akom hires an expert to kill the beast but it is too large to be hunted and trapped. Soon the giant, ravenous crocodile devours dozens...

                  Een vrouw tussen hond en wolf (1979)

                  Een vrouw tussen hond en wolf

                    • Unrated
                    • 111 min
                    • Drama

                    The story of a woman's love for two young men. Antwerp, 1940. Lieve marries Adriaan, a Flemish idealist who is drawn towards Germany by the occupation to the Eastern Front. She shelters the resistant François in 1942 and discovers with him what love is really about. At the liberation, she's reunited with a bruised and sentenced Adriaan. In spite of her passion for François, she cannot bring herself to abandon him in these trying circumstances. But she slowly drifts away...

                    Nocturna (1979)

                    Nocturna

                      • R
                      • 85 min
                      • Comedy

                      Hard times have fallen on the Transylvanian House of Dracula. To help pay the taxes, Castle Dracula has been converted into the Hotel Transylvania. Dracula [John Carradine] himself is aging and toothless, being cared for by his granddaughter Nocturna [Nai Bonet]. When Nocturna books a disco group (Moment of Truth) to play The Claret Room and winds up falling in love with one of the backup quitarists, a mortal named Jimmy [Antony Hamilton], she notices that she is able to see her reflection when...

                      Osenniy Marafon (1979)

                      Osenniy Marafon

                        • Unrated
                        • 89 min
                        • Comedy

                        Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all the time are inconvincing, but he never has the courage to tell her the truth. His lover, Alla, is aware of his family life, but gets offended when, for example, he cannot meet her so that he doesn't come home late, or when he doesn't...

                        The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

                        The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

                          • G
                          • 88 min
                          • Family

                          Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along the way!

                          The Double McGuffin (1979)

                          The Double McGuffin

                            • PG
                            • 101 min
                            • Mystery

                            Some school kids stumble across a briefcase full of money, when they go back for it, they find a body instead. When they bring the police, neither is there, and the police refuses to believe them. Later they discover both were part of an assassination plot. Now they have to figure out how to stop the plot and put the bad guys in jail. Written by Brian W Martz <[email protected]>

                            The Driller Killer (1979)

                            The Driller Killer

                            • 70%
                            • 96 min
                            • Thriller

                            An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.

                            The In-Laws (1979)

                            The In-Laws

                              • PG
                              • 103 min
                              • Adventure

                              In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures from New York to Central America.

                              The Main Event (1979)

                              The Main Event

                              • 38%
                              • PG
                              • 112 min
                              • Comedy

                              Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take Kid Natural, (Eddie Scanlon) who is much more at home giving driving lessons, into the ring and use him as her key to riches. Eddie thinks this will only get him killed and resists.