Best award winning movies with vibrant imagery from 1979

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with vibrant imagery from 1979! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with vibrant imagery from 1979, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Apocalypse Now (1979)

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

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1979-08-15 | Drama / War

Cast

Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 8.285
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    with mercenaries
  2. Ranked #34 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #68 for
    extraordinary

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2 Manhattan (1979)

Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

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1979-04-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.738
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #58 for
    with marital problems
  2. Ranked #84 for
    vainglorious
  3. Ranked #100 for
    narcissist

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3 All That Jazz (1979)

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his bottles of pills keep him going.

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1979-12-16 | Drama

Cast

Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange

Rating

rating icon 7.469
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    razzle-dazzle
  2. Ranked #60 for
    hugely talented
  3. Ranked #62 for
    glitzy

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4 Norma Rae (1979)

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.

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1979-03-02 | Drama

Cast

Sally Field, Beau Bridges

Rating

rating icon 7.151
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #37 for
    thudding sound
  2. Ranked #43 for
    blue-collar
  3. Ranked #64 for
    critically acclaimed

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5 Alien (1979)

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

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1979-05-25 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt

Rating

rating icon 8.156
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #25 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #72 for
    lovecraftian
  3. Ranked #94 for
    bloodcurdling

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6 Tess (1979)

A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line, but is left traumatised from her experiences.

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1979-10-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth

Rating

rating icon 7.045
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #74 for
    like Pride & Prejudice
  2. Ranked #171 for
    like Inside Llewyn Davis
  3. Ranked #179 for
    elegiac

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7 My Brilliant Career (1979)

A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.

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1979-08-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Judy Davis, Sam Neill

Rating

rating icon 6.129
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    cathartic
  2. Ranked #117 for
    dumbfounded
  3. Ranked #175 for
    minx

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8 Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.

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1979-12-07 | Drama

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep

Rating

rating icon 7.574
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    with marital problems
  2. Ranked #45 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #47 for
    deservedly won awards

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9 Breaking Away (1979)

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his three friends: the comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even takes up the Italian culture, much to his friends and parents annoyance.

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1979-05-24 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern

Rating

rating icon 7.11
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    blue-collar
  2. Ranked #118 for
    fish out of water
  3. Ranked #139 for
    underdog

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10 The Black Stallion (1979)

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a deserted island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once successful trainer. Together they begin training the horse to race against the fastest ones in the world.

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1979-10-13 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney

Rating

rating icon 7.035
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #156 for
    gorgeous photography
  2. Ranked #170 for
    stylish photography
  3. Ranked #185 for
    for toddlers

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