Top 20

1979

(NB: If the picture of a poster is missing, it is because I do not own anything on the title yet)

1. Kramer Vs. Kramer (Academy Awards Winner) ($106,300,000)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Robert Benton - Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry, Howard Duff, JoBeth Williams

2. The Amityville Horror ($86,432,520)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Stuart Rosenberg - Cast: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce

3. Rocky 2 ($85,182,160)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Sylvester Stallone - Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Tony Burton, Joe Spinell, Leonard Gaines, Sylvia Meals

4. Apocalypse Now ($83,500,000)

1979

US - SS/Folded

Dir: Francis Ford Coppola - Cast: Cast: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Scott Glenn, Albert Hall, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, G.D. Spradlin, Dennis Hopper, Cynthia Wood, Colleen Camp, Linda Carpenter, Tom Mason, James Keane, Damien Leake, Jack Thibeau, R. Lee Ermey, Vittorio Storaro

5. Star Trek: The Motion Picture ($82,258,456)

1979

US Advance (designed by Bob Peak)

SS/Folded

Dir: Robert Wise - Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Majel Barrett, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Persis Khambatta

6. Alien ($78,944,891)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Ridley Scott - Cast: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, Ian Holm, John Hurt, Yaphet Kotto

7. The Muppet Movie ($76,657,000)

1979

US (designed by Drew Struzan)

SS/Folded

Dir: James Frawley - Voices: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz - Cast: Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Dom DeLuise, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn

8. "10" ($74,865,517)

1979

US International

SS/Folded

Dir: Blake Edwards - Cast: Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews, Bo Derek, Robert Webber, Dee Wallace, Sam J. Jones, Brian Dennehy, Max Showalter, Rad Daly, Nedra Volz

9. The Jerk ($73,691,419)

1979

US International

SS/Folded

Dir: Carl Reiner - Cast: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Catlin Adams, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Dick Anthony Williams, Bill Macy, M. Emmet Walsh

10. Moonraker ($70,308,099)

1979

US Advance Style A

SS/Rolled

Dir: Lewis Gilbert - Cast: Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Richard Kiel, Corinne Clery, Bernard Lee

11. The Electric Horseman ($61,801,971)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Sydney Pollack - Cast: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson, John Saxon, Nicolas Coster, Allan Arbus, Wilford Brimley, Will Hare

12. The China Syndrome ($51,718,367)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: James Bridges - Cast: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady, James Hampton, Peter Donat, Wilford Brimley, Richard Herd, Daniel Valdez

13. Love At First Bite ($43,885,000)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Stan Dragoti - Cast: George Hamilton, Susan Saint James, Richard Benjamin, Dick Shawn, Arte Johnson, Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford, Barry Gordon, Ronnie Schell

14. Meatballs ($43,885,000)

1979

US (designed by Morgan Kane)

SS/Rolled

Dir: Ivan Reitman - Cast: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch, Russ Banham, Kristine DeBell, Sarah Torgov, Jack Blum, Keith Knight

15. Escape from Alcatraz ($43,000,000)

1979

US (designed by Bill Gold)

SS/Folded

Dir: Don Siegel - Cast: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau, Fred Ward, Paul Benjamin, Larry Hankin, Bruce M. Fischer

16. The Main Event ($42,800,000)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Howard Zieff - Cast: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo, Patti D'Arbanville, Chu Chu Malave, Richard Lawson, James Gregory, Richard Altman

17. Manhattan ($39,946,780)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Woody Allen - Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy, Wallace Shawn, Anne Byrne, Tisa Farrow, Mark Linn-Baker, David Rasche, Karen Allen

18. All That Jazz ($37,823,676)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Bob Fosse - Cast: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking, Cliff Gorman, Ben Vereen, Erzsebet Foldi, Michael Tolan, Max Wright

19. The Black Stallion ($37,799,643)

1979

US

SS/Folded

Dir: Carroll Ballard - Prod: Francis Ford Coppola - Cast: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse, Hoyt Axton, Michael Higgins, Ed McNamara, Doghmi Larbi

20. The Black Hole ($35,841,901)

1979

US International

SS/Folded

Dir: Gary Nelson - Cast: Maximilan Schell, Anthony Perkins, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette Mimieux, Tom McLoughlin