1979 March Movies

The China Syndrome (1979)

The China Syndrome

  • 82%
  • PG
  • 122 min
  • Drama

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicise the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

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.

Norma Rae (1979)

Norma Rae

  • 90%
  • PG
  • 110 min
  • Drama

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the difficult, and possibly dangerous, struggle to unionize her factory.

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

    • NR
    • 89 min
    • Action

    Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter recruit for the Earth Defense Directorate, where his closest colleagues are Dr. Huer (Tim O'Connor), squadron leader Col. Wilma Deering (former model Erin Gray, looking oh-so-foxy), the wisecracking robot Twiki (voiced by cartoon legend Mel Blanc), and a portable...

    Boulevard Nights (1979)

    Boulevard Nights

      • R
      • 102 min
      • Documentary

      Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals challenge Chuco's gang - and ignite a neighborhood war.

      - Written by

      Anonymous

      Da Dunkerque alla vittoria (1979)

      Da Dunkerque alla vittoria

        • PG
        • 103 min
        • War

        On August 24, 1939, at a small French cafe, six friends are about to go their separate ways. They vow to reunite on that day each year at the cafe. The film follows each of their lives: one begins work with the French resistance, one joins the French commandos, another is forced to join the Nazi army, one becomes a flier, and the two others are just simple officers. On the day Paris is liberated, the three surviving friends meet at the cafe and get drunk. Written by Kilroy-20

        Dawn! (1979)

        Dawn!

          • Unrated
          • 109 min

          Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.

          - Written by

          Archie-8

          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.

            Gold of the Amazon Women (1979)

            Gold of the Amazon Women

              • Unrated
              • 100 min
              • Adventure

              An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado and allies himself with a tribe of Amazon women against a murderous villain who is also after the treasure.

              - Written by

              Anonymous

              Gulliver's Travels (1979)

              Gulliver's Travels

                • Unrated
                • 60 min
                • Animation

                This version of Gulliver's Travels aired in 1979 on CBS as part of "Famous Classic Tales".

                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]>

                  Immoral Women (1979)

                  Immoral Women

                    • 109 min
                    • Drama

                    The first episode – featuring frequent Borowczyk muse Marina Pierro – is the longest and, in a way, most substantial: it’s set in Renaissance Rome, with the lusty (and perpetually nude) leading lady sexually involved with famous painters and church benefactors. The second episode is the most notorious and, consequently, gave the film its controversial poster – featuring a rabbit slowly disappearing under the skirt of a teenage girl (played by Gaelle Legrand). The third and final...

                    Jennifer: A Woman's Story

                      • Unrated
                      • 120 min
                      • Drama

                      The widow of a wealthy executive battles schemes by factions of the board of directors as she fights to keep control of his shipbuilding company.

                      Junoon (1979)

                      Junoon

                        • Unrated
                        • 141 min
                        • Drama

                        The movie chronicles the period of 1857 to 1858 when the soldiers of the East India Company mutinied and many smaller kingdoms joined the soldiers in the hope of regaining their territories from the English. The movie is shown from the perspective of one of the leaders of the fight (Shashi Kapoor). Written by Neel V Kumar <[email protected]>

                        L'homme en colère (1979)

                        L'homme en colère

                          • Unrated
                          • 105 min
                          • Crime

                          Romain Dupree arrives to Montreal from France only to be informed that his son is dead. However the deceased is not his son but an individual who was using his passport so Dupree begins a frantic search for his son who happens to be wanted by the local mob.

                          Manson Family Movies (1979)

                          Manson Family Movies

                            • Unrated
                            • 120 min
                            • Horror

                            In response to the legend that the "Manson Family" may have filmed themselves in some of theirs exploits, this film is a re-creation as to what a film of their may have been like. The film, shot in a piecemeal fashion, is an intentionally amateurish faux "home movie" of the events leading up to, and including, the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders Written by Baroque

                            Nutcracker Fantasy (1979)

                            Nutcracker Fantasy

                              • G
                              • 82 min
                              • Animation

                              Based off of the novel, "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and the ballet, "The Nutcracker", Sanrio shows their take on the classic story in a stop-motion animated film.

                              Punking Out (1979)

                              Punking Out

                                • 25 min
                                • Documentary

                                Documents the beginning of the punk rock movement in New York City at CBGB's, a punk night club, and the lifestyle that revolves around this scene. Presents a sometimes shocking look at the attitudes and motivations behind the movement through interviews with outspoken club-goers and band members of the Ramones, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, and the Dead Boys.

                                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...

                                  Savage Weekend (1979)

                                  Savage Weekend

                                    • R
                                    • 88 min
                                    • Horror

                                    Several couples head upstate to the country to watch a boat being built. Unfortunately they are stalked by a murderer behind a ghoulish mask.

                                    - Written by

                                    Phil Ambroziak <[email protected]>