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Cinema of the
United Kingdom
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List of British films
1888-1919
1910s
1910 1911 1912 1913 1914
1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
1920s
1930s
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934
1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
1940s
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944
1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
1950s
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960s
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970s
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980s
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990s
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000s
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1979:

1979

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1979
The Bitch Gerry O'Hara Joan Collins, Kenneth Haigh Drama
Dracula John Badham Frank Langella, Kate Nelligan, Laurence Olivier Horror
Escape to Athena George P. Cosmatos Roger Moore, Telly Savalas World War II adventure
The Europeans James Ivory Lee Remick, Robin Ellis Literary drama Entered into the 1979 Cannes Film Festival
The First Great Train Robbery Michael Crichton Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down Crime/Adventure
The Great Riviera Bank Robbery Francis Megahy Ian McShane, Warren Clarke Crime/Thriller
Hanover Street Peter Hyams Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down World War II/Romance
Lost and Found Melvin Frank George Segal, Glenda Jackson Romance/Comedy
Meetings with Remarkable Men Peter Brook Terence Stamp, Athol Fugard Drama
Monty Python's Life of Brian Terry Jones The members of Monty Python, Gwen Taylor, Charles McKeown Comedy Number 28 in the BFI Top 100 British films
Moonraker Lewis Gilbert Roger Moore, Michael Lonsdale, Lois Chiles Spy/Action
Murder by Decree Bob Clark Christopher Plummer, James Mason Mystery
The Plank Eric Sykes Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe Comedy
Quadrophenia Franc Roddam Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Philip Davis, Mark Wingett Musical
Radio On Christopher Petit David Beames Mystery/Road
Scum Alan Clarke Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth Prison drama
Tess Roman Polanski Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth Literary drama
Yanks John Schlesinger Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, Lisa Eichorn World War II

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