Can you name the Top 10 movies of 1979 from the posters alone?

You get one image as a hint. Popcorn not included.

They don't make 'em like they used to. Need proof? Take a look at the top ten movies of 1979. You have everything from puppets to aliens. People lined up to see sports flicks and absurdist comedies. And they hardly needed special effects.

The ten biggest movies from that year might surprise you, at least in the order of their grosses. See if you can identify the top ten movies of 1979 — from 10 to 1 — from just one image off their posters. 
  1. The tenth biggest movie of 1979 made $65,200,000.
     Image: Associate Film Distribution
  2. James Bond earned $70,308,099 to become the No. 9 movie of 1979.
     Image: United Artist
  3. This comedy cost just $4 million to make and earned $73,691,419.
     Image: Universal
  4. Blake Edwards directed the No. 7 movie of 1979, which grossed $74,865,517.
     Image: Warner Bros.
  5. This movie scared up $80,931,801 to become the sixth biggest hit of the year.
     Image: 20th Century Fox
  6. The No. 5 movie of the year rocketed to $82,258,456.
     Image: Paramount
  7. The No. 4 movie of 1979 made $83,471,511. Do you recognize it?
     Image: United Artists
  8. The this sequel earned $85,182,160 to become the No. 3 movie of 1979.
     Image: United Artists
  9. The No. 2 movie of 1979 raked in a whopping $86.4 million on a budget of just $4.7 million.
     Image: American International Pictures
  10. The top-grossing film of 1979 was the only film to pull in nine figures, earning $106,260,000.
     Image: Columbia Pictures

Can you name the Top 10 movies of 1979 from the posters alone?

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WilliamJorns 12 months ago
10 out of 10. The only two films I've never seen out of this list are "The Amityville Horror" and "Kramer Vs. Kramer." I got the answers right because I knew what films they were, just from the images I was shown. That's how pervasive the advertising for those films was back then. You didn't have to see the movie in order to know which one it was!
Runeshaper 57 months ago
You got 7 out of 10

Not too shabby lol
ndebrabant 58 months ago

You got 9 out of 10
Wham! You really knocked this one out. Nice work, champ!

Never saw any of the Rocky movies.
AllisonWunderland 66 months ago
Way to go 70's! Those were the days indeed...
JeffTanner 66 months ago
You got 9 out of 10 -------------Wham! You really knocked this one out. Nice work, champ!
ClassicLover 66 months ago
9/10. I hit The Jerk button but then it came up I hit animal house. I hate when that happens. Anyone else have that happen?
Yep! I try and be real careful now...
WilliamJorns ClassicLover 12 months ago
That's because the screen jerks up or down whenever an ad loads up. I've had that happen to me numerous times on this site while taking a quiz.
Amalthea 66 months ago
10/10, and I saw all of them...even "Star Dreck: The Motion Sickness".
ClassicLover Amalthea 66 months ago
Not a Star Trek fan?
Amalthea ClassicLover 58 months ago
Yes, I am, even though I wasn't at the time...but you have to admit that this particular movie was bad. Pretty...but bad.
WilliamJorns Amalthea 12 months ago
Shatner's "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" was infinitely worse than the first movie was, believe me.
CouchPotato19 66 months ago
I'm wasting my life away on these quizzes.
Cyn_Finnegan 66 months ago
Nine out of 10. I flubbed the Rocky one because Apollo Creed was in I and II.
I did see "Star Trek, the Motion Picture" when it first aired on HBO, and the only thing I didn't like about it was the blah uniforms.
JeanInTN 66 months ago
9/10 even though I've never seen any of these movies.
CongoBill 66 months ago
9/10 -- Missed "10." I went with "Arthur" even though I first thought it was "10." Argh!
JeffTanner CongoBill 66 months ago
You had to know it was "10", when you saw Bo Derek on the beach. She was not in "Arthur".
I'm with you...
MrBill 66 months ago
5/10; I did very poorly on this one. I am not much of a movie fan and only saw about half of those.
EllisClevenger 66 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Wham! You really knocked this one out. Nice work, champ!
I did pretty well, considering I've only seen 5/10.
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