Temporal Top Ten – 1979


top ten

Number of movies seen from this year – 64
Number of movies reviewed – 51 (including 0 Encore Reviews)

Once again this years top ten is a mix of old and recent favorites.

My #1 is a movie that I have loved for as long as I can remember.

#5, #6 and #10 are comedy favorites from my youth that I still find hilarious today.

#8 and #9 are both great thrillers that captivate throughout.

The rest of the list are 4 dramas that are all excellent in their own rights whether they tale place in the city, Vietnam or in Space.

Update 4 Dec 2017 – Time After Time has now become my #1 film of 1979, pushing down all subsequent films.

Update 1 Jan 2019 – Winter Kills has now been added to the list, pushing down all subsequent films.

Honorable Mention – Life of Brianalcatraz
10. Escape From Alcatraz
9. Manhattanmeatballs
8. Meatballsscavenger hunt
7. Scavenger Hunt

6. Winter Killskramer
5. Kramer Vs. Kramerapocalypse
4. Apocalypse Nowalien
3. Alienfrisco
2. The Frisco Kidtime1. Time After Time

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 1979

  1. 10
  2. 1941
  3. Alien
  4. All That Jazz
  5. …and justice for all…
  6. Apocalypse Now
  7. The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
  8. Avalanche Express
  9. Being There
  10. The Black Hole
  11. The Black Stallion
  12. Breaking Away
  13. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  14. The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie
  15. C.H.O.M.P.S.
  16. The Castaways of Gilligan’s Island
  17. The Castle of Cagliostro
  18. The Champ
  19. Chapter Two
  20. The China Syndrome
  21. The Concorde … Airport ’79
  22. The Electric Horseman
  23. Escape from Alcatraz
  24. A Force of One
  25. The Frisco Kid
  26. Going in Style
  27. The Great Santini
  28. The Great Train Robbery
  29. Hair
  30. Hanover Street
  31. Hardcore
  32. Hot Stuff
  33. The House on Garibaldi Street
  34. The In-Laws
  35. The Jerk
  36. Just You and Me, Kid
  37. Kramer vs. Kramer
  38. Last Embrace
  39. Love at First Bite
  40. Mad Max
  41. Manhattan
  42. Meatballs
  43. Meteor
  44. Monty Python’s Life of Brian
  45. Moonraker
  46. More American Graffiti
  47. The Muppet Movie
  48. Murder By Decree
  49. Norma Rae
  50. North Dallas Forty
  51. The Onion Field
  52. Richard Pryor: Live in Concert
  53. Rocky II
  54. The Rose
  55. Scavenger Hunt
  56. Scum
  57. Stalker
  58. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  59. Starting Over
  60. Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter
  61. Tess
  62. Time After Time
  63. The Warriors
  64. Winter Kills

5 thoughts on “Temporal Top Ten – 1979

  1. Rob: I feel like we know each other well enough now for me to tell you that you are obsessed with movies 😉 How do you file your watched movies to get stats like “Number of movies seen from this year – 52” That would take me a while to figure out. FYI Darren from Moviesreview101 and I are recording a podcast tomorrow. Watch for it. We’ll have to get you in on the next one. Happy Saturday!

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    • I know what movies ive seen and I have a pretty good memory for them. I’m sure there are movies missing from each list, but it’s the best I can do. Looking forward to that podcast. I plan on posting either sun ir mon my updated movie stats. Stay tuned. .. u’ll probably be floored 😉

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      • Most likely I will be. You’re an amazing movie dude! Glad to know ya! We should have the podcast one by noon PST and I’ll get it posted then. I’m really excited. I’ll keep the movie a secret for now. LOL. Mostly so you’ll listen to it!


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