List of horror films of 1979

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A list of horror films released in 1979.

Horror films released in 1979
Title Director Cast Country Notes
Alien Ridley Scott Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright United KingdomUnited States [1]
Alison's Birthday Ian Coughlan Joanne Samuel, Margie McCrae, Martin Vaughan Australia [2]
The Amityville Horror Stuart Rosenberg James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger United States [3]
Angel Guts: Red Classroom Chūsei Sone Japan [4]
Black Magic Terror L. Sudjio Alan Nuary, W.D. Mochtar, Teddy Purba Japan [5]
Beyond the Darkness Joe D'Amato Cinzia Monreale Italy
The Brood David Cronenberg Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar Canada [6]
The Butterfly Murders Tsui Hark Lau Siu-Ming, Eddy Ko Hong Kong [7]
Buried Alive Joe D'Amato Kieran Canter, Franca Stoppi, Cinzia Monreale Italy [8]
Dracula John Badham Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence United KingdomUnited States [9]
The Driller Killer Abel Ferrara Jimmy Laine, Carolyn Marz, Baybi Day United States [10]
Fascination Jean Rollin Muriel Montossé, Franca Mai, Jean-Marie Lemaire France [11]
Human Experiments Gregory Goodell Ellen Travolta, Linda Haynes United States [12]
Killer Fish Antonio Margheriti Lee Majors, Marisa Berenson, Karen Black BrazilItalyUnited KingdomUnited States Natural horror[13]
Murder by Decree Bob Clark Christopher Plummer, Donald Sutherland, John Gielgud United Kingdom [14]
Nightwing Arthur Hiller Nick Mancuso, David Warner, Kathryn Harrold United States [15]
Nosferatu the Vampyre Werner Herzog Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani West GermanyFrance [16]
Phantasm Don Coscarelli A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury United States [17]
Prophecy John Frankenheimer Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante United States [18]
Stridulum Giulio Paradisi Paige Conner, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Franco Nero ItalyUnited States [19]
Thirst Rod Hardy Chantal Contouri, David Hemmings, Henry Silva Australia [20]
Tourist Trap David Schmoeller Chuck Connors, Jon Van Ness, Jocelyn Jones United States [21]
Up From the Depths Charles B. Griffith Sam Bottoms, Susanne Reed, Virgil Frye PhilippinesUnited States [22]
When a Stranger Calls Fred Walton Carol Kane, Colleen Dewhurst, Charles Durning United States [23]
Zombie Holocaust Francesco Martino Ian McCullough, Alexandra Cole, Sherry Buchanan Italy [24]
Zombi 2 Lucio Fulci Tisa Farrow, Ian McCullough, Richard Johnson Italy [25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bozzola, Lucia. "Alien". Allrovi. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Alison's Birthday". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ Deming, Mark. "The Amityville Horror". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Tenshi No Harawata Akai Kyoshitsu". Allrovi. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  5. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Black Magic Terror". Allrovi. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  6. ^ Binion, Cavett. "The Brood". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ Fountain, Clarke. "The Butterfly Murders". Allrovi. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  8. ^ Binion, Cavett. "Beyond the Darkness". Allrovi. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  9. ^ Fountain, Clarke. "Dracula". Allrovi. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  10. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 335.
  11. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Fascination". Allrovi. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  12. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Human Experiments". Allrovi. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  13. ^ Blaise, Judd. "Killer Fish". Allrovi. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  14. ^ Chibnall 2002, p. 227.
  15. ^ Brennan, Sandra. "Nightwing". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  16. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  17. ^ Beday, Jeremy. "Phantasm". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  18. ^ Williams, Karl. "Prophecy". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  19. ^ Young 2000.
  20. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Thirst". Allrovi. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  21. ^ Brennan, Sandra. "Tourist Trap". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  22. ^ Fountain, Clarke. "Up From the Depths". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  23. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 340.
  24. ^ Binion, Cavett. "Zombie Holocaust". Allrovi. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  25. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Zombi 2". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 

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