Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979

1.

Alien

6.8
8.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Bolaji Badejo, Helen Horton, Eddie Powell ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 1979-05-25
2.

Mad Max

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

In the ravaged near future, a savage motorcycle gang rules the road. Terrorizing innocent civilians while tearing up the streets, the ruthless gang laughs in the face ofa police force hell-bent on stopping them. But they underestimate one officer: Max Rockatansky. And when the bikers brutalize Max's best friend and family, they send him into a mad frenzy that leaves him with only one thing left in the world to live for – revenge!

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, Roger Ward, Lisa Aldenhoven, David Bracks, Bertrand Cadart, David Cameron ..
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 1979-04-12
3.

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Stephen Collins, Persis Khambatta, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Majel Barrett ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1979-12-07
4.

Moonraker

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

After Drax Industries' Moonraker space shuttle is hijacked, secret agent James Bond is assigned to investigate, traveling to California to meet the company's owner, the mysterious Hugo Drax. With the help of scientist Dr. Holly Goodhead, Bond soon uncovers Drax's nefarious plans for humanity, all the while fending off an old nemesis, Jaws, and venturing to Venice, Rio, the Amazon...and even outer space.

Starring: Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Corinne Cléry, Richard Kiel, Bernard Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, Toshirô Suga ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1979-06-26
5.

Time After Time

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Writer H. G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to modern day San Francisco after the infamous serial killer steals his time machine to escape the 19th century.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Mary Steenburgen, Charles Cioffi, Kent Williams, Andonia Katsaros, Patti D'Arbanville, James Garrett, Keith McConnell, Leo Lewis ..
Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Release date: 1979-08-31
6.

The Brood

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman, Nuala Fitzgerald, Cindy Hinds, Susan Hogan, Gary McKeehan, Robert A. Silverman, Nicholas Campbell ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1979-05-25
7.

Phantasm

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

Starring: Angus Scrimm, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester, Terrie Kalbus, Lynn Eastman-Rossi, Kenneth V. Jones, Susan Harper, David Arntzen ..
Directed by: Don Coscarelli
Release date: 1979-03-28
8.

The Black Hole

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled by Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his monstrous robot companion, but the initial wonderment and awe the Palomino crew feel for the ship and its resistance to the power of the black hole turn to horror as they uncover Reinhardt's plans.

Starring: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Ernest Borgnine, Yvette Mimieux, Joseph Bottoms, Roddy McDowall, Slim Pickens, Tom McLoughlin, Gary Nelson ..
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Release date: 1979-12-18
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack
9.

Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

Running low on fuel, the Battlestar Galactica receives the help of the supposedly lost Battlestar Pegasus which is taking the offensive with the Cylons.

Starring: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr., John Colicos, Maren Jensen, Laurette Spang, Tony Swartz, Anne Lockhart, Terry Carter ..
Directed by: Vince Edwards, Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1979-01-01
10.

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter recruit for the Earth Defense Directorate, where his closest colleagues are Dr. Huer (Tim O'Connor), squadron leader Col. Wilma Deering (former model Erin Gray), the wisecracking robot Twiki (voiced by cartoon legend Mel Blanc), and a portable computer-brain named Dr. Theopolis.

Starring: Gil Gerard, Pamela Hensley, Erin Gray, Henry Silva, Joseph Wiseman, Duke Butler, Felix Silla, Tim O'Connor ..
Directed by: Daniel Haller
Release date: 1979-03-02
11.

Meteor

3.3
5.0/10 IMDB

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?

Starring: Sean Connery, Karl Malden, Henry Fonda, Brian Keith, Natalie Wood, Trevor Howard, Martin Landau, Richard Dysart, Joseph Campanella, Bo Brundin ..
Directed by: Ronald Neame
Release date: 1979-10-19
12.

Arabian Adventure

3.1
5.6/10 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
13.

Encounter with Disaster

3.0
8.0/10 IMDB

Among the devastating events depicted are the crash of the Hindenburg, earthquakes in Alaska (1964) and Long Beach, California (1933), the 1955 auto racing crash at LeMans in which 82 people were killed, Hurrican Camille (1964), the eruption of the Mt. Etna volcano (1971), a 1974 tornado, the collapse of Idaho's Teton Dam in 1976, the sinking of the Andrea Doria (1956), and the 1947 Texas City explosion which devastated Galveston.

Directed by: Charles E. Sellier Jr.
Release date: 1979-03-07
14.

The Visitor

2.7
5.1/10 IMDB

An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Lance Henriksen, John Huston, Joanne Nail, Sam Peckinpah, Shelley Winters, Mel Ferrer, Paige Conner, Joe Dorsey, Johnny Popwell ..
Directed by: Giulio Paradisi
Release date: 1979-03-14
15.

Quintet

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.

Starring: Paul Newman, Vittorio Gassman, Fernando Rey, Bibi Andersson, Brigitte Fossey, Nina van Pallandt, Craig Richard Nelson, David Langton, Thomas Hill, Monique Mercure ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1979-02-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan
16.

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Hoping to repair their marriage, Jennie Logan and her husband move into a beautiful Victorian manor. When Jennie tries on an antique dress she finds in the attic, she is transported back one hundred years, where she meets the house's previous owner, David. As her feelings for David grow, it becomes clear that Jennie is not only torn between two men and two times, but she also faces danger in both worlds.

Starring: Lindsay Wagner, Marc Singer, Alan Feinstein, Linda Gray, Henry Wilcoxon, Joan Darling, Irene Tedrow, Peter Hobbs, Allen Williams, Constance McCashin ..
Directed by: Frank De Felitta
Release date: 1979-10-31
17.

KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park

2.6
4.5/10 IMDB

The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an amusement park. It just so happens that he plans to uses the KISS concert as a platform to unleash his plan on the world. KISS must use their special powers to stop him.

Starring: Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Paul Daniel Frehley, Peter Criss, Anthony Zerbe, Carmine Caridi, Deborah Ryan, John Dennis Johnston, Lisa Jane Persky, Brion James ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1979-10-26
18.

The Darker Side of Terror

2.6
5.0/10 IMDB

When a scientist at a research lab is passed over for a promotion, he creates a clone of himself to attempt to seduce the wife of the man who got the job.

Starring: Robert Forster, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Milland, David Sheiner, John Lehne, Denise DuBarry, Jack De Mave, Thomas Bellin, Heather Hobbs, Eddie Quillan ..
Directed by: Gus Trikonis
Release date: 1979-04-03
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Plague
19.

Plague

2.5
4.9/10 IMDB

An outbreak of a bacteria called M-3 causes people to die in extreme pain via body spasms. A woman who is a carrier escapes from a hospital and goes on the run, spreading the plague to people she encounters, and onto food in fast food stops etc. She has no idea however that she is a carrier, and as such may carry a cure.

Starring: Daniel Pilon, Kate Reid, Céline Lomez, Michael J. Reynolds, Brenda Donohue, Jonah Royston ..
Directed by: Ed Hunt
Release date: 1979-01-26
20.

Anti-Clock

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A complex and fascinating experimental exploration of time and identity. ‘Anti-Clock is a film of authentic, startling originality. Brilliantly mixing cinema and video techniques, Arden and Bond have created a movie that captures the anxiety and sense of danger that has infiltrated the consciousness of so many people in western society.

Starring: Sebastian Saville, Suzan Cameron, Liz Saville, Louise Temple, Gia-Fu Feng, Richard Feynman, Tom Gerrard ..
Directed by: Jane Arden, Jack Bond
Release date: 1979-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Star Virgin
21.

Star Virgin

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

The film is about a Star Virgin who lives with a robot in space and one day she starts to become aroused. She starts to question the robot about sex so the robot shows her a series of vignettes involving sex. The first is about a young couple who find themselves in the Garden of Eden. The second is a vampire tale as Dracula finds himself a new bride, The third follows a quarterback who gets hurt in the big game and is out cold so they take him into the locker room where two cheerleaders fuck him back to life. The fourth tale is about a special strip club where men may pay a price and gang bang the strippers. The Star Virgin hears these stories and starts getting even more horny ...

Starring: Terri Dolan, Johnny Harden, Kari Klark, Kevin Thompson, Tracy Walton, Mike Ranger, Bud Wiser, J.C. Phillips, Tantala Ray, Charles Dierkop ..
Directed by: Howard Ziehm
Release date: 1979-08-21
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Men in Orbit
22.

Men in Orbit

2.4
5.2/10 IMDB

A “sci-fi povera” film shot on Super 8, Men in Orbit features musician Lurie and Eric Mitchell as chain-smoking astronauts in a decrepit New York living room that has been transformed into a spacecraft.

Starring: John Lurie, Eric Mitchell, Becky Johnston, Arto Lindsay, Michael McClard ..
Directed by: John Lurie
Release date: 1979-04-10
23.

The Dark

2.4
4.2/10 IMDB

At night the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail are a TV reporter, the father of one of the victims, and a police detective, but despite their efforts only the mysterious psychic DeRenzy knows what the killer is and how to stop it.

Starring: William Devane, Cathy Lee Crosby, Keenan Wynn, Richard Jaeckel, Warren J. Kemmerling, Biff Elliot, Jacquelyn Hyde, Casey Kasem, Vivian Blaine, John Bloom ..
Directed by: John “Bud” Cardos
Release date: 1979-04-27
24.

Killer Fish

2.3
4.1/10 IMDB

Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

Starring: Lee Majors, Karen Black, Margaux Hemingway, Marisa Berenson, James Franciscus, Anthony Steffen, Roy Brocksmith, Dan Pastorini, Frank Pesce, Gary Collins ..
Directed by: Antonio Margheriti
Release date: 1979-12-07
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Parts: The Clonus Horror
25.

Parts: The Clonus Horror

2.2
3.9/10 IMDB

An escaped clone tries to expose a government plot to clone everyone and make a perfect society.

Starring: Peter Graves, Eileen Dietz, Paulette Breen, Tim Donnelly, Frank Ashmore, Dick Sargent, Zale Kessler, William Bufkin, Tony Haig, Boyd Holister ..
Directed by: Robert S. Fiveson
Release date: 1979-08-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : The Quatermass Conclusion
26.

The Quatermass Conclusion

2.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Influenced by the social and geopolitical situation of the early nineteen-seventies and the hippie youth movement of the late nineteen-sixties, Quatermass is set in a near future in which large numbers of young people are joining a cult, the “Planet People”, and gathering at ancient sites, believing they will be transported to a better life on another planet.

Starring: John Mills, Barbara Kellerman, Simon MacCorkindale, Margaret Tyzack, Brewster Mason, Ralph Arliss, Paul Rosebury, Jane Bertish, Annabelle Lanyon, Toyah Willcox ..
Directed by: Piers Haggard
Release date: 1979-10-24
27.

C.H.O.M.P.S.

2.1
4.8/10 IMDB

A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the boy's invention from him.

Starring: Wesley Eure, Valerie Bertinelli, Conrad Bain, Red Buttons, Jim Backus, Chuck McCann, Larry Bishop, Hermione Baddeley, Robert Q. Lewis, Austin Willis ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1979-12-21
28.

Captain America

2.1
3.7/10 IMDB

An artist, Steve Rogers, is nearly murdered by spies, looking for his late father's national secrets. He is saved during surgery when a secret formula is injected into him; this serum not only heals him but also gives him fantastic strength and lightning reflexes. To help him solve the mystery behind his father’s murder and bring those guilty to justice, a government agency equips him with a special motorcycle loaded with gadgets and an indestructible shield. Now armed, he battles against the nation's enemies as the Sentinel of Liberty, Captain America.

Starring: Reb Brown, Len Birman, Heather Menzies, Robin Mattson, Joseph Ruskin, Frank Marth, Lance LeGault, Steve Forrest, Harry Johnson, James Ingersoll ..
Directed by: Rod Holcomb
Release date: 1979-01-19
29.

Captain America II: Death Too Soon

2.1
3.9/10 IMDB

A government agent is looking for a missing scientist, believing that a revolutionary leader known as Miguel has him, and that he is using him to get his formula for something that can accelerate the aging process. He sends Steve Rogers aka Captain America to find him and rescue the scientist, his only lead is a chemical that the scientist needs for his formula. As he gets closer to the truth Miguel threatens to spray the chemical on a major city unless his demands are met. But the President does not negotiate with terrorists, can Captain America save the day!?

Starring: Reb Brown, Connie Sellecca, Len Birman, Christopher Lee, Katherine Justice, Christopher Cary, William Lucking, Stanley Kamel, Ken Swofford, Lana Wood ..
Directed by: Ivan Nagy
Release date: 1979-11-23
30.

Goldengirl

2.1
4.8/10 IMDB

A neo-Nazi Doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been specially fed, exercised & Conditioned since she was a child to run in the Olympics.

Starring: Susan Anton, James Coburn, Robert Culp, Curd Jürgens, Leslie Caron, James A. Watson, Jr, Jessica Walter, Nicolas Coster, Michael Lerner, Harry Guardino ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1979-10-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Dynamite Johnson
31.

Dynamite Johnson

2.1
4.6/10 IMDB

Master Johnson Yap stars as Dynamite Johnson a crippled boy who undergoes an operation by bionic doctors to make him superbionic. In the same hospital is a man suffering from terrible burns inflicted by a giant robot dragon (which looks like it is made from silver cardboard) and his delirious ramblings are overhead by Johnson (with his superbionic ears) leading to an investigation which uncovers an evil Nazi plot for world domination.

Starring: Marrie Lee, Johnson Yap, Ken Metcalfe, Joseph Zucchero, Franco Guerrero ..
Directed by: Bobby A. Suarez
Release date: 1979-05-15
32.

Spaced Out

2.0
4.4/10 IMDB

Low-budget aliens (three nice-looking women and a gay computer voice-over) crash-land in England and abduct four earthlings.

Starring: Barry Stokes, Tony Maiden, Glory Annen, Michael Rowlatt, Ava Cadell, Kate Ferguson, Lynne Ross, Bill Mitchell, Bob Saget ..
Directed by: Norman J. Warren
Release date: 1979-07-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Ravagers
33.

Ravagers

2.0
4.6/10 IMDB

In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.

Starring: Richard Harris, Ernest Borgnine, Ann Turkel, Art Carney, Anthony James, Woody Strode, Alana Stewart, Seymour Cassel, Brian Carney, Kim Crow ..
Directed by: Richard Compton
Release date: 1979-05-01
34.

The Shape of Things to Come

2.0
3.1/10 IMDB

Planet Earth is a devastated wasteland, and what's left of humanity has colonized the Moon in domed cities. Humanity's continued survival depends on an anti-radiation drug only available on planet Delta Three, which has been taken over by Omus, a brilliant but mad mechanic who places no value on human life. Omus wants to come to the Moon to rule and intends to attack it by ramming robot-controlled spaceships into the domes. Dr. John Caball, his son Jason, Jason's friend, Kim, and a robot named Sparks embark on Caball's space battlecruiser on an unauthorized mission to Delta Three to stop Omus.

Starring: Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, Barry Morse, John Ireland, Nicholas Campbell, Anne-Marie Martin, Greg Swanson, Mark Parr, William Hutt, Ardon Bess ..
Directed by: George McCowan
Release date: 1979-05-04
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : The Capture of Bigfoot
35.

The Capture of Bigfoot

1.8
3.4/10 IMDB

A series of killings occur, with no suspects, the locals soon decide that Bigfoot is responsible.

Starring: Janus Raudkivi, Randolph Rebane, Stafford Morgan, Katherine Hopkins, Richard Kennedy, Otis Young, John F. Goff, George Buck Flower ..
Directed by: Bill Rebane
Release date: 1979-11-01
36.

Supersoul Brother

1.7
4.3/10 IMDB

Wildman Steve plays a bum who agrees to allow an experimental drug to be administered to him. What he doesn't realize is that the doctor who's doing the experiment is a criminal, trying to create an unstoppable thief that's immune to bullets. Steve gains all the powers that Superman has, and after getting his revenge against all those who harassed him on the street, discovers the truth about the doctor's plans for him.

Starring: Steve Gallon, Joycelyn Norris, Benny Latimore, Peter Conrad, Lee Cross, Wild Savage, Addie Williams ..
Directed by: Rene Martinez Jr.
Release date: 1979-11-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Weasels Rip My Flesh
37.

Weasels Rip My Flesh

1.6
3.1/10 IMDB

Returning from the planet Venus, an errant NASA spacecraft crashes into the ocean, spilling its radioactive cargo. Enveloped by a radioactive mass, a rabid weasel is transformed into a gigantic killer mutant. Prowling the countryside, the huge weasel kills and devours victims. The creature is captured by a disturbed scientist who plans to use its regenerative blood to amass an army of similar monsters, enabling him to conquer the Earth.

Starring: John Smihula, Fred Borges, Fred Dabby, Jody Kadish ..
Directed by: Nathan Schiff
Release date: 1979-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Samurai
38.

Samurai

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Lee Cantrell, a young San Francisco attorney by day, at night becomes a samurai warrior, and battles a crazed multi-millionaire who is planning to destroy the city with an earthquake machine.

Starring: Joe Penny, Dana Elcar, Beulah Quo, James Shigeta, Charles Cioffi, Geoffrey Lewis, Norman Alden, Morgan Brittany, Ralph Manza, Shane Sinutko ..
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1979-04-29
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Playthings
39.

Playthings

1.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A geeky alien named Dork visits earth to peruse the sexual talents of nubile Lysa Thatcher and Sharon Kane.

Starring: Starr Wood, Lysa Thatcher, Sharon Kane, Michael Morrison, Leslie Laine, Cantara Christopher, Larry Davis, Jeffrey Coffin, Jerry Abrams, Herschel Savage ..
Directed by: Zachary Strong
Release date: 1979-09-20
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : The Power Within
40.

The Power Within

1.4
5.8/10 IMDB

A pilot develops super powers after being struck by lightning.

Starring: Art Hindle, Edward Binns, Joseph Rassulo, Eric Braeden, David Hedison, Susan Howard, Dick Sargent, Karen Lamm, Ysabel MacCloskey, K. C. Martel ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1979-05-11
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Starstruck
41.

Starstruck

1.0
3.6/10 IMDB

The story, set in the twenty-second century, follows the adventures of the McCallister family, owners of McCallister's Midway Inn, a hotel-restaurant-saloon on an orbiting way station somewhere between Earth and Pluto.

Starring: Meegan King, Guy Raymond, Elvia Allman, Joe Silver, Herb Kaplowitz ..
Directed by: Alfred Viola
Release date: 1979-06-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : The Veldt
42.

The Veldt

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Hadley's new house does everything for them - it cooks, does the housework, reads to them, even comforts them. The playroom brings the Hadley children's fantasies to life in full color, three dimensions and odorphonics. However, Mr. and Mrs. Hadley are increasingly terrified by the images and sounds of the the African Veldt.

Directed by: Bernard Wilets
Release date: 1979-10-22
43.

Unidentified Flying Oddball

0.0
5.2/10 IMDB

A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, traveling 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 while becoming enemies with the evil knight Sir Mordred. It seems Mordred has joined up with the Sorcerer Merlin and they are both up to no good. It is now up to Tom to try and use 20th century technology to foil their plans.

Starring: Jim Dale, Kenneth More, Ron Moody, John Le Mesurier, Rodney Bewes, Dennis Dugan, Pat Roach, Sheila White, Robert Beatty, Cyril Shaps ..
Directed by: Russ Mayberry
Release date: 1979-07-10
44.

Doctor Who: The Power of Kroll

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Doctor and Romana arrive on the marsh moon of Delta Magna in search of the next segment of the Key to Time. They are caught in the conflict between the native Swampies and the crew of a chemical refinery. The presence of a gun runner complicates matters; to make things worse, the Swampies intend to awaken Kroll, the giant god that lives beneath the swamps.

Starring: Tom Baker, Mary Tamm, Neil McCarthy, John Abineri, Philip Madoc, Glyn Owen, Carl Rigg, Frank Jarvis, John Leeson, Grahame Mallard ..
Directed by: Norman Stewart
Release date: 1979-01-13
45.

Doctor Who: The Armageddon Factor

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The final segment of the Key to Time is at the heart of a devastating war between neighbouring planets Atrios and Zeos. The Fourth Doctor discovers that a sinister entity is manipulating events and the cost of obtaining the final segment may be more personal than he imagined.

Starring: Tom Baker, Mary Tamm, John Leeson, John Woodvine, Lalla Ward, Davyd Harries, Ian Saynor, Ian Liston, Susan Skipper, John Cannon ..
Directed by: Michael Hayes
Release date: 1979-02-24
46.

Doctor Who: Destiny of the Daleks

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Doctor and a newly-regenerated Romana arrive on Skaro to find that the Daleks are using explosive charges and a group of humanoid slave workers to mine the planet in search of their creator, Davros. A stalemate has arisen in an interplanetary war that the Daleks are waging against the robotic Movellans, and their hope is that Davros will be able to give them the edge.

Starring: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, David Gooderson, Roy Skelton, Peter Straker, Suzanne Danielle, Tony Osoba, Tim Barlow, Penny Casdagli, David Yip ..
Directed by: Ken Grieve
Release date: 1979-09-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Doctor Who: The Creature from the Pit
47.

Doctor Who: The Creature from the Pit

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Doctor and Romana receive a distress signal and arrive on Chloris. It is a lush and verdant world with only small quantities of metals, all of which are controlled by its ruler, Lady Adrasta. Adrasta keeps order with the aid of her Huntsman and his Wolfweeds - mobile balls of vegetation. A band of thieves, led by Torvin, organise raids on her palace to steal whatever metal they can. But in the mines of Chloris is something huge, a creature thrown into the pit to be forgotten... and the Doctor is about to join him

Starring: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, David Brierley, Myra Frances, David Telfer, Geoffrey Bayldon, Morris Barry, John Bryans, Edward Kelsey, Tim Munro ..
Directed by: Christopher Barry
Release date: 1979-11-17
48.

Doctor Who: Nightmare of Eden

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Starliner Empress comes out of warp halfway through a scientific survey ship, The Hecate. The Doctor, Romana and K-9 try to separate the ships, but someone on board the Empress is smuggling the deadly addictive drug Vraxoin. Could it be something to do with Tryst's continuous event trasmuter - A machine that takes Laser - Crystal recordings of areas of other planets?

Starring: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Lewis Fiander, David Daker, Geoffrey Bateman, Jennifer Lonsdale, Stephen Jenn, David Brierly, Geoffrey Hinsliff, Peter Craze ..
Directed by: Alan Bromly, Graham Williams
Release date: 1979-12-15
49.

Doctor Who: City of Death

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

While taking in the sights of Paris in 1979, the Fourth Doctor and Romana sense that someone is tampering with time. Who is the mysterious Count Scarlioni? Why does he seem to have counterparts scattered through time? And just how many copies of the Mona Lisa did Leonardo da Vinci paint?

Starring: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell, David Graham, David Graham, Tom Chadbon, Peter Halliday, John Cleese, Eleanor Bron ..
Directed by: Michael Hayes
Release date: 1979-10-20
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1979 : Ed Zorax of the Future City
50.

Ed Zorax of the Future City

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Suspicious goings-on have been happening in the ruins of the Old City, threatening the very foundations of society. Agent Ed Zorax, posing as an estranged painter, is on the case!

Starring: Dean Dacko, Debra Wiens, Bob Cloutier, Blaine Newton, Bob Waksdale, Gordon Carmichael, Kristy Wyndels ..
Directed by: John Paizs
Release date: 1979-01-01

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