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The most successful movies, first aired in 1979 year

Year
1. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
USA
Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 106 260 000

IMDb: 7.8/10  (146 109)
User Rating:  6.6/10
Votes: 5
2. 1941 (1979)
USA
Watching this director's cut, it's finally possible to see why the studio made Spielberg mercilessly hack up this comedy: it's a screaming movie (everyone screams a lot), and screaming movies do not need character development...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 92 455 742

IMDb: 5.8/10  (34 139)
User Rating:  10.0/10
Votes: 1
3. Apocalypse Now (1979)
USA
A U.S...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 91 968 688

IMDb: 8.5/10  (665 896)
4. The Amityville Horror (1979)
USA
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 newlyweds George and Kathy Lutz and their three children move into the house that they hope will be their dream house which ends up in terror...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 86 432 000

IMDb: 6.1/10  (40 674)
User Rating:  9.0/10
Votes: 1
5. Rocky II (1979)
USA
Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 85 182 160

IMDb: 7.3/10  (210 727)
6. 10 (1979)
USA
Forty-two year old famed composer/playwright George Webber is going through a midlife crisis...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 74 865 517

IMDb: 6.1/10  (18 209)
7. Meatballs (1979)
Canada
Summer Camp highjinks centered around a camp counselor with a wacky sense of humor...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 43 046 003

IMDb: 6.2/10  (22 359)
User Rating:  5.0/10
Votes: 1
8. All That Jazz (1979)
USA
Choreographing and picking dancers for his current show whilst editing his feature film about a stand-up comedian is getting to Joe Gideon...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 37 823 676

IMDb: 7.8/10  (32 388)
9. The Black Stallion (1979)
USA
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 37 799 643

IMDb: 7.4/10  (13 003)
User Rating:  6.7/10
Votes: 10
10. Starting Over (1979)
USA
A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 35 649 012

IMDb: 6.4/10  (2 877)
11. The Champ (1979)
USA
Billy Flynn, an ex box champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 30 441 738

IMDb: 6.8/10  (8 715)
User Rating:  6.4/10
Votes: 10
12. The Rose (1979)
USA
Bette Midler plays The Rose, a female rock star strikingly similar to Janis Joplin...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 29 174 648

IMDb: 6.9/10  (8 784)
13. Going in Style (1979)
USA
Three friends who are living on the dole decide to organize a bank robbery...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 26 869 286

IMDb: 7.1/10  (3 382)
14. North Dallas Forty (1979)
USA
A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 26 079 312

IMDb: 6.9/10  (5 499)
15. When a Stranger Calls (1979)
USA
High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately?" After notifying the police, Jill is told that the calls are coming from inside the house.....
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 21 411 158

IMDb: 6.4/10  (12 778)
16. Prophecy (1979)
USA
A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 18 389 402

IMDb: 5.5/10  (5 501)
17. Phantasm (1979)
USA
Mike, a young teenage boy who has just lost his parents, is afraid to lose his brother...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 11 988 469

IMDb: 6.6/10  (37 812)
18. Mad Max (1979)
Australia
The Road Warrior is already a classic, sans condescending genre distinctions like "sci-fi" or "action." But the story of Mel Gibson's stately antihero begins in Mad Max, George Miller's low-budget debut in which Max is a "Bronze" (cop) in an unspecified postapocalyptic future with a buddy-partner and family...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 8 771 757

IMDb: 6.8/10  (208 654)
User Rating:  6.5/10
Votes: 2
19. Running (1979)
Canada
American marathon runner Michael Andropolis sets his heart on representing his country at the Olympic games...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 6 012 556

IMDb: 5.9/10  (788)
20. Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)
USA
A prequel of sorts to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) which chronicles the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the 1969 movie...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 5 136 913

IMDb: 5.7/10  (1 539)
21. The Great Santini (1979)
USA
In 1962, the Marine Corps family, the Meechums - parents Lieutenant Colonel Wilbur "Bull" Meechum and Lillian Meechum, and their four children Ben Meechum, Mary Anne Meechum, Karen Meechum and Matthew Meechum - are moving like they do most years, this time to Beaufort, South Carolina...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 4 702 575

IMDb: 7.2/10  (6 438)
22. Guyana: Crime of the Century (1979)
Spain, Panama, Mexico
This horrific dramatization of the Guyana tragedy traces the steps of Reverend Jim Jones, a highly charismatic, but profoundly paranoid clergyman, who after years of evangelism and good deeds, begins his own church in the mid-western United States...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 3 798 102

IMDb: 5.4/10  (534)
User Rating:  6.0/10
Votes: 2
23. Hanover Street (1979)
United Kingdom
During the Second World War, an American Pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 3 000 000

IMDb: 6.0/10  (5 472)
24. Wanda Nevada (1979)
USA
Romantic drama following the fortunes of a drifter named Beaudray Demerille (Peter Fonda) who wins a young orphan named Wanda (14 year old Brooke Shields) in a poker game and takes her gold prospecting in the Grand Canyon...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 2 411 145

IMDb: 5.5/10  (1 398)
User Rating:  8.5/10
Votes: 2
25. Rich Kids (1979)
USA
Two ultra-precocious Upper West Side twelve-year-olds, Franny and Jamie, are best friends...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 1 856 122

IMDb: 6.5/10  (631)
26. Walk Proud (1979)
USA
A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 1 675 040

IMDb: 5.4/10  (324)
27. Beyond the Reef (1979)
USA
Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 547 525

IMDb: 4.6/10  (215)
28. Stalker (1979)
Soviet Union
Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 303 806

IMDb: 8.1/10  (134 764)
User Rating:  8.0/10
Votes: 2
29. An Almost Perfect Affair (1979)
USA
A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 85 493

IMDb: 5.3/10  (329)
30. Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (1979)
Italy, France
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 74 349

IMDb: 7.7/10  (2 495)
User Rating:  6.6/10
Votes: 7
31. The Wanderers (1979)
USA
The Wanderers is a teenage, Italian gang in Bronx, NYC, 1963...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 14 492

IMDb: 7.3/10  (11 494)
32. Die Blechtrommel (1979)
West Germany, France, Poland, Yugoslavia
Danzig in the 1920s/1930s...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 6 881

IMDb: 7.5/10  (24 517)
User Rating:  6.6/10
Votes: 27
33. Scum (1979)
United Kingdom
This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 6 461

IMDb: 7.6/10  (11 959)
User Rating:  8.0/10
Votes: 1
34. Série noire (1979)
France
Franck Poupart is a slightly neurotic door-to-door salesman in a sinister part of Paris' suburbs...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 5 633

IMDb: 7.4/10  (3 190)
User Rating:  2.0/10
Votes: 1
35. Sibiriada (1979)
Soviet Union
This ambitious 1979 Russian film attempts no less a feat than the encapsulation of the tumultuous history of Russia in the 20th century...
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $ 1 753

IMDb: 8.0/10  (2 152)
User Rating:  6.8/10
Votes: 13

POLL
What is your favorite movie genre?
Sci-Fi
Family
Fantasy
Action
Drama
Horror
Comedy

POLL
What is your favorite movie genre?
Sci-Fi
- 172
20.09%
Family
- 208
24.3%
Fantasy
- 70
8.18%
Action
- 43
5.02%
Drama
- 187
21.85%
Horror
- 93
10.86%
Comedy
- 80
9.35%
Number of votes: 856
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