Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979

1.

Orphan Train

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Telling of the story of the Orphan Trains. The first form of foster care in the United States.

Starring: Jill Eikenberry, Kevin Dobson, Glenn Close, Linda Manz ..
Directed by: William A. Graham
Release date: 1979-12-22
2.

The Sorrows of Gin

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Oscar nominee Sigourney Weaver (Aliens) and Emmy-winner Edward Herrmann (The Purple Rose of Cario) portray an affluent suburban couple whose empty and gin-fueled lives are observed through the eyes of their neglected, eight-year old daughter.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Edward Herrmann, John Harkins, Baxter Harris, Eileen Heckart, Mara Hobel, Marcella Lowery, William Prince, Rachel Roberts ..
Directed by: Jack Hofsiss
Release date: 1979-10-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : All Quiet on the Western Front
3.

All Quiet on the Western Front

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to bear, and as his friends die or become gravely wounded, Paul questions the sanity of fighting over a few hundreds yards of war-torn countryside.

Starring: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm, Patricia Neal, David Bradley, Paul Mark Elliott, Dominic Jephcott, Michael Sheard, Ewan Stewart ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1979-11-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : The Cracker Factory
4.

The Cracker Factory

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Suicidal suburban housewife drifts in and out of asylums.

Starring: Natalie Wood, Perry King, Peter Haskell, Shelley Long, Vivian Blaine, Marian Mercer, Juliet Mills, Shane Butterworth, David Comfort, Art Evans ..
Directed by: Burt Brinckerhoff
Release date: 1979-03-16
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : An American Christmas Carol
5.

An American Christmas Carol

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized to collect on unpaid loans. Assuming the roles of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future from Charles Dickens' classic story, the three apparitions force Slade to face the consequences of his skinflint ways, and he becomes a caring, generous, amiable man.

Starring: Henry Winkler, Dorian Harewood, Susan Hogan, Cec Linder ..
Directed by: Eric Till
Release date: 1979-12-16
6.

The Plumber

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

At first simply grating, the presence of a hard-edged, macho plumber who damages more than he repairs and returns day after day soon turns menacing for the intellectual wife of a distracted doctor.

Starring: Ivar Kants, Judy Morris, Robert Coleby, Candy Raymond, Henri Szeps, Yomi Abioudan, Beverley Roberts, Bruce Rosen, Daphne Grey, Meme Thorne ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1979-06-08
7.

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

3.4
6.7/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : S.O.S. Titanic
8.

S.O.S. Titanic

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

The Titanic disaster is depicted as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board.

Starring: David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Susan Saint James, David Warner, Ian Holm, Helen Mirren, Harry Andrews, Warren Clarke, Maurice Roeves, Ian Abercrombie ..
Directed by: William Hale
Release date: 1979-09-23
9.

Act of Violence

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Divorced career woman's life changes when she is beaten and robbed by a street gang.

Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, James Sloyan, Sean Frye, Roy Poole, Biff McGuire, Michael Goodwin, Dolph Sweet, Linden Chiles, Ed Bernard, Tom Rosqui ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1979-11-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : Murder by Natural Causes
10.

Murder by Natural Causes

3.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, together with her lover tries to kill him by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill when it turns out that he knew about it all along.

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Katharine Ross, Richard Anderson, Barry Bostwick, Bill Fiore, Phil Leeds, Eve McVeagh, Jeff Donnell, Victoria Carroll, Judith Marie-Bergan ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1979-02-17

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