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.

Elvis

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, Bing Russell, Robert Grayson, Season Hubley, Pat Hingle, Melody Anderson, Ed Begley Jr., Charles Cyphers, Peter Hobbs ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1979-02-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
3.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

This emmy award winner for Best Animated Special is based on the first tale of C.S. Lewis' acclaimed children's books, "The Chronicles of Narnia." When four children pass through a special wardrobe closet, they discover the kingdom of Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures. But an evil witch's spell has cast Narnia into eternal winter. Fearing that an ancient prophecy has come true, and that the children are Narnia's chosen rulers, the witch tricks their youngest brother into betraying his family. Now, only Aslan, noble lion and King of the Woods, can help them defeat the witch, restore springtime to Narnia... and claim their rightful places on the throne.

Starring: Simon Adams, Sheila Hancock, Arthur Lowe, Leo McKern ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 1979-03-31
4.

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
5.

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, looking oh-so-foxy), the wisecracking robot Twiki (voiced by cartoon legend Mel Blanc), and a portable computer-brain named Dr. Theopolis, who's carried by Twiki like oversized bling-bling.

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
6.

Act of Violence

3.3
7.4/10 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
7.

Murder by Natural Causes

3.3
7.8/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : The Miracle Worker
8.

The Miracle Worker

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

The true story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, a gripping battle to overcome impossible obstacles and the struggle to communicate. As a young girl, Helen Keller is stricken with scarlet fever. The illness leaves her blind, mute, and deaf. Sealed off from the world, Helen cannot communicate with anyone, nor anyone with her. Often frustrated and desperate, Helen flies into uncontrollable rages and tantrums that terrify her hopeless family. The gifted teacher Annie Sullivan is summoned by the family to help the girl understand the world from which she is isolated, freeing Helen Keller from her internal prison forever. Television remake of the 1962 film which also starred Patty Duke in the role of Helen Keller.

Starring: Patty Duke, Charles Siebert, Diana Muldaur, Melissa Gilbert, Anne Seymour, Titos Vandis, Stanley Wells, Hilda Haynes ..
Directed by: Paul Aaron
Release date: 1979-10-14
9.

Salem's Lot

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

When Ben Mears (David Soul) returns to his hometown (Salem's Lot) to work on his novel, he discovers a series of strange events that lead him to suspect that a vampire is stalking the community. It's something to do with the mysterious antique dealer, Mr. Straker (James Mason).

Release date: 1979-11-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1979 : Schalcken the Painter
10.

Schalcken the Painter

2.8
7.0/10 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

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