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on 18 Jul 2009 11:53

 
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Best Films of 1979

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People who added this item 58  Average listal rating (36 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.9 
32. The Rose (1979)
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People who added this item 39  Average listal rating (24 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 4.2 
31. The Concorde: Airport '79 (1979)
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People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 4  IMDB Rating 3.7 
30. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979)
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People who added this item 169  Average listal rating (99 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
29. 10 (1979)
She's like a '10' - Tommy Callahan
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People who added this item 473  Average listal rating (295 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.2 
28. The Amityville Horror (1979)
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People who added this item 52  Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.7 
27. The Champ (1979)
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People who added this item 47  Average listal rating (23 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
26. A Little Romance (1979)
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People who added this item 55  Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.2 
25. The Electric Horseman (1979)
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People who added this item 323  Average listal rating (193 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 5.9 
24. 1941 (1979)
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People who added this item 533  Average listal rating (326 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
23. Hair (1979)
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People who added this item 112  Average listal rating (69 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
22. La Cage aux Folles (1978)
The French movie later made into the American "The Birdcage". It's a fun romp in the life of a few drag queens
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People who added this item 623  Average listal rating (422 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
21. The Warriors (1979)
Warriors... Warriors... Come out and plaaaaaay
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People who added this item 104  Average listal rating (58 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
20. Norma Rae (1979)
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People who added this item 184  Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
19. Quadrophenia (1979)
A great The Who soundtrack but the story is tough to get into.
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People who added this item 343  Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
18. All That Jazz (1979)
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People who added this item 165  Average listal rating (106 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 6.1 
17. Meatballs (1979)
Classic low-brow comedy
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People who added this item 572  Average listal rating (367 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.3 
16. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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People who added this item 1418  Average listal rating (912 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
15. Mad Max (1979)
A very low-budget Aussie exploitation film that doesn't really hold up as well as its sequels with better editing and bigger budgets.
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People who added this item 2205  Average listal rating (1431 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
14. Life of Brian (1979)
Funny, yes, but perhaps the weakest of Monty Python's movies
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People who added this item 153  Average listal rating (89 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
13. Breaking Away (1979)
If you don't like Italians you will love this movie
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People who added this item 534  Average listal rating (367 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.2 
12. Moonraker (1979)
Bond in space! Can it get any better than this?
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People who added this item 229  Average listal rating (142 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. ...And Justice for All (1979)
Nothing too interesting about this Al Pacino starrer. Not until the final courtroom scene does this movie come out of its shell.
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People who added this item 1428  Average listal rating (796 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
10. Manhattan (1979)
Woody Allen classic
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People who added this item 813  Average listal rating (548 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
9. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
Eastwood escapes The Rock, and it's one of the better prison escape movies I've seen
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People who added this item 184  Average listal rating (111 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
8. The China Syndrome (1979)
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People who added this item 913  Average listal rating (531 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.8 
7. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
classic performances in this classic example of a movie benefiting from its time.
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People who added this item 1163  Average listal rating (783 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.1 
6. Rocky II (1979)
Solid follow-up to the classic. Nothing profound just fun entertainment
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People who added this item 3786  Average listal rating (2595 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
5. Alien (1979)
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People who added this item 534  Average listal rating (303 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
4. Being There (1979)
A classic that so many movies have mimicked. Forrest Gump being the most successful. I'm assuming Zemeckis had full intentions of naming Gump's maid Louise after the maid, Louise, in the film.
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People who added this item 564  Average listal rating (326 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
3. The Muppet Movie (1979)
Nearly every line is quotable and every scene iconic. Watched it many times growing up.
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People who added this item 477  Average listal rating (310 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
2. The Jerk (1979)
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People who added this item 3241  Average listal rating (1921 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
1. Apocalypse Now (1979)


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Top 20 Films from the last year of the decade, ...ah yes the 70s were a great decade for films.


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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Jun 11 8:12
Stalker and Quadrophenia are pretty good, also.
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Jun 11 17:10
How is The Jerk better than Apocalypse Now??
Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Sep 1 15:35
If they're ranked in order I would take issue with the postings. I know comedies don't get the respect they deserve, but "The Jerk" at #1? Norma Rae and The China Syndrome are better and like the other post Apocalypse Now!

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