Best Fantasy Movies of 1979

1.

Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from melting until the Fourth of July so that Frosty and Rudolph can help Lilly's circus and Milton can marry his girlfriend on the high-wire, and Santa will use his sleigh to make sure everybody gets back to the North Pole in time...which leaves Winterbolt alone at the North Pole on the Fourth...

Starring: Red Buttons, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Alan Sues, Jackie Vernon, Shelley Winters, Paul Frees, Billie Mae Richards, Harold Peary, Shelby Flint ..
Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass
Release date: 1979-07-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1979 : Heavenly Desire
2.

Heavenly Desire

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

In 1879 Wild West California, prostitute Mary Lou and her friend Rosebud are accidentally gunned down after witnessing the death of Mary Lou's dim-witted lover Ralph. 100 years later, the Devil recruits the limbo-state souls of Mary Lou and Rosebud to return to their brothel, now a Los Angeles college sorority, to try to bring two newcomers to the place, Ellen and Sue, to make them lose their virginity to their boyfriends in order for them to gain access into swinging Hell.

Starring: Johnny Harden, Mike Ranger, Jamie Gillis, Johnnie Keyes, Jon Martin, Michael O'Leary, Serena, Seka, Hillary Summers, Dani Williams ..
Directed by: Jourdan Alexander
Release date: 1979-06-27
Best Fantasy Movies of 1979 : Beauty and the Beast
3.

Beauty and the Beast

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life.

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Virginia McKenna, Bernard Lee, Patricia Quinn ..
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Release date: 1979-04-05
Best Fantasy Movies of 1979 : Casper's First Christmas
4.

Casper's First Christmas

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, Huckleberry Hound and more Hanna-Barbera characters get lost and decide to spend Christmas by vising Casper, the friendly ghost. But soon they encounter a not-so-friendly ghost.

Starring: Daws Butler, Ida Sue McCune, Paul DeKorte, Julie McWhirter, Don Messick, John Stephenson, Hal Smith, Michael Redman ..
Directed by: Carl Urbano
Release date: 1979-12-18
5.

The Wizard of Speed and Time

2.9
7.5/10 IMDB

In the original short film, a young man in a green wizard costume runs throughout America at super speed, much like the superhero The Flash. Along the way, he gives a pretty girl a swift lift to another city, gives golden stars to other women who want a trip themselves. He then slips on a banana peel and comically crashes into a film stage, which he then brings to life in magical ways.

Starring: Mike Jittlov, Toni Handcock ..
Directed by: Mike Jittlov
Release date: 1979-12-21
Best Fantasy Movies of 1979 : Schalcken the Painter
6.

Schalcken the Painter

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Can Schalcken save his love, Rose, from the clutches of a ghastly suitor before it is too late?

Starring: Jeremy Clyde, Maurice Denham, Cheryl Kennedy, John Justin, Anne Tirard, Anthony Sharp, Val Penny, Roy Evans, Eric Francis, Charles Gray ..
Directed by: Leslie Megahey
Release date: 1979-12-22
Best Fantasy Movies of 1979 : Serena: An Adult Fairy Tale
7.

Serena: An Adult Fairy Tale

2.7
4.3/10 IMDB

A retelling of the Cinderella story with a twist, as the heroine gets sold into prostitution by her evil stepfather.

Starring: Serena, China Leigh, Jamie Gillis, Valerie Darlyn, Dorothy LeMay, Natasha Raphael, Marlene Munroe, Paul Thomas, Blair Harris, Gary Baron ..
Directed by: Fred J. Lincoln
Release date: 1979-11-30
8.

Arabian Adventure

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

An evil caliph (Christopher Lee) offers his daughter’s hand in marriage to a prince if he can complete a perilous quest for a magical rose. Helped by a young boy and a magic carpet, Prince Hasan (Oliver Tobias), has to overcome genies, fire breathing monsters and treacherous swamps to reach his prize and claim the hand of the Princess Zuleira (Emma Samms).

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Mickey Rooney, Oliver Tobias, John Ratzenberger, Milo O’Shea, Emma Samms, Puneet Sira, Capucine, John Wyman ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1979-07-08
9.

Sin of an Angel

2.3
4.5/10 IMDB

A being from a different plane decides to come down on earth to see how human beings are living; over there he meets a evil man who try to manipulate him to his personal benefit. The angel comes to Tomar to live with the people of the earth and lives among human beings, gets to know the magician Solomon who discovers that Tomar has a magical eye and convinces him to work with him, Solomon covets in his wife's sister Jasmine and rapes her, Solomon exploits that Tomar does not have His fingerprints persuade him to steal the treasury of the hotel where Solomon and Tomar present with them, but they fail to monitor the police for them.

Starring: Nelly, Hussein Fahmy, Adel Adham, Salah Zulfikar, Mona Gabr, Salah Nazmi, Zahret Al Oulaa, Abdulrahim El-Zurqani ..
Directed by: Yehia El Alami
Release date: 1979-04-03
10.

Unidentified Flying Oddball

2.2
5.3/10 IMDB

A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Nordred. It seems Nordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Nordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have arrived.

Starring: Jim Dale, Kenneth More, Ron Moody, John Le Mesurier, Rodney Bewes, Dennis Dugan, Pat Roach, Sheila White ..
Directed by: Russ Mayberry
Release date: 1979-07-10

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