1979 November Movies

The Rose (1979)

The Rose

    • R
    • 125 min
    • Drama

    The story of the tragic life of a self destructive female rock star, modeled after Janis Joplin.

    Over the Edge (1979)

    Over the Edge

    • 80%
    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Crime

    The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, well-done "Rebel Without a Cause." Shelved for several years, the movie was finally released after Dillon made it big. Sleeper with excellent direction and dialogue.

    All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

    All Quiet on the Western Front

      • Unrated
      • 150 min
      • War

      All Quiet on the Western Front is a television movie produced by ITC Entertainment, released on November 14, 1979, starring actors Richard Thomas from The Waltons fame as Paul Baumer, and Ernest Borgnine as Katczinsky. It is based on the book of the same title by Erich Maria Remarque.The 1979 film was directed by Delbert Mann; though the acting of some of the performers was praised, the general opinion of most film enthusiasts is it failed to equal the 1930 film directed by Lewis Milestone....

      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.

        Boardwalk (1979)

        Boardwalk

          • 98 min
          • Drama

          In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not what it used to be, and a gang leader named Strut has decided to make Coney Island his new turf. Strut begins shaking down the merchants in the area, demanding payment for "protection" and using violence to deal with anyone who gets in his way. David refuses to give Strut protection money for the restaurant he owns, and as a result his diner is...

          Buio Omega (1979)

          Buio Omega

            • NR
            • 94 min
            • Horror

            A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out and disposes of a series of young maidens, trying to find the right replacement for her, and the disapproving housekeeper helps him with the disposals.

            Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)

            Captain America II: Death Too Soon

              • Unrated
              • 83 min
              • Action

              When Simon Mills is looking for a missing scientist, he believes that a revolutionary knows as Miguel has him. And that he is using him to get his formula for something that can accelerate the aging process. So he sends Steve Rogers aka Captain America to find him. His only lead is a chemical that the scientist needs for his formula. Steve follows it to small town. It's then that Steve notices some weird things going on.Some men tell Steve to leave town. It's also then that Miguel...

              Don't Go in the House (1979)

              Don't Go in the House

                • R
                • 82 min
                • Horror

                A slasher film about a victim of child abuse (Dan Grimaldi) who grows up to become a maniacal construction worker. He stalks women at discos, takes them home, then hangs them upside-down in a special steel-walled room and sets them on fire.

                Eagle's Wing (1979)

                Eagle's Wing

                  • PG
                  • 111 min
                  • Western

                  Two men, an aging Native American and a ne'er-do-well trapper from North America, race to claim the stallion Eagle's Wing in antebellum Mexico, meeting marauded stagecoach travelers and garrisoned Mexicans along the way.

                  Io sto con gli ippopotami (1979)

                  Io sto con gli ippopotami

                    • 95 min
                    • Adventure

                    In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and right! Written by Mark MacIntyre {[email protected]}

                    Laura (1979)

                    Laura

                      • R
                      • 95 min
                      • Drama

                      Sculptor Paul meets a former great love again after a long time -- but is much more impressed by her 15 years old daughter Laura, who looks now like her mother when Paul was in love with her. Laura likes him very much too, but her jealous mother prevents any further contact. She allows him to make a sculpture of Laura, but only from photos. Written by Tom Zoerner <[email protected]>

                      Les bronzés font du ski (1979)

                      Les bronzés font du ski

                        • 90 min
                        • Comedy

                        In this sequel to Les Bronzes (1978) summer has passed, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end for Bernard, Nathalie, Gigi, Jerome, Popeye, Jean-Claude, and Christiane.

                        Mountain Family Robinson (1979)

                        Mountain Family Robinson

                          • G
                          • 100 min
                          • Family

                          A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.

                          Nous étions un seul homme (1979)

                          Nous étions un seul homme

                            • Unrated
                            • 90 min
                            • Drama

                            During the final days of World War II, a simple French peasant rescues a wounded German soldier and nurses him back to health. As their playful camaraderie grows, two young men who should be enemies begin to bond in ways neither thought possible. Written by Jim Stark

                            Radio On (1979)

                            Radio On

                              • Unrated
                              • 104 min
                              • Drama

                              Set in 1970's Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother's death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of odd people.

                              Salem's Lot (1979)

                              Salem's Lot

                              • 83%
                              • PG
                              • 184 min
                              • Mystery

                              The successful writer Benjamin "Ben" Mears returns to his hometown Salem's Lot, Maine, expecting to write a new novel about the Marsten House. Ben believes that the manor is an evil house that attracts evil men since the place has many tragic stories and Ben saw a ghostly creature inside the house when he was ten. Ben finds that the Marsten House has just been rented to the antique dealers Richard K. Straker and his partner Kurt Barlow that is permanently traveling. Ben meets...

                              Silent Scream (1979)

                              Silent Scream

                                • R
                                • 87 min
                                • Horror

                                Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels' seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps the students get settled. Soon one of the students is killed. The policemen on the case begin uncovering the Engels family secret as the remaining students become endangered. Written by Ed Sutton <[email protected]>

                                Tarka the Otter (1979)

                                Tarka the Otter

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 87 min
                                  • Family

                                  Tarka the Otter is a family film made in 1979, based on the novel of the same name by Henry Williamson, and follows the life of a real otter and its adventures in the wild.. Tarka the Otter was voted 98th in Channel 4’s 2008 poll of the 100 Greatest Family Films.

                                  The Birth Of The Beatles (1979)

                                  The Birth Of The Beatles

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 104 min
                                    • Biography

                                    Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of The Beatles themselves, and is the only Beatles biopic to be made while John Lennon was still alive. The film tries very hard to be accurate, opening with a written statement read out by a narrator stating the authenticity of the production,...

                                    The Capture of Bigfoot (1979)

                                    The Capture of Bigfoot

                                      • PG
                                      • 92 min
                                      • Adventure

                                      Bigfoot is sited near a ski resort, and a local business man wants to capture him for publicity.