Movies timeline

  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is released

    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. It... Read more

  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Released

    Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, originally released simply as Star Wars, is an American 1977 space opera film, written and directed by George... Read more

  • New York, New York (film) is Released

    New York, New York is a musical-drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, released in 1977. It is a musical tribute, featuring new songs by John... Read more

  • The Rescuers is released

    The Rescuers is a 1977 animated feature produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on June 22, 1977. The twenty-third film in the Walt... Read more

  • The Spy Who Loved Me (film) released

    The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) is the tenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James... Read more

  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon (first released on November 3, 1977) is a live-action/animated musical feature film from Walt Disney Productions. It is a live-action... Read more

  • Fingers (film) is Released

    Fingers is a 1978 drama film directed by James Toback. It features Harvey Keitel as a pianist who also works for his loan shark father as a... Read more

  • Grease (film) released

    Grease is a 1978 film directed by Randal Kleiser and based on Jim Jacobs' and Warren Casey's musical, Grease. The film stars John Travolta, Olivia... Read more

  • National Lampoon's Animal House released

    National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 comedy film directed by John Landis. The screenplay was adapted by Douglas Kenney, Chris Miller and... Read more

  • Superman (film) released

    Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie) is a 1978 superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Richard Donner directed... Read more

  • Patrick Swayze makes his movie debut in "Skatetown, U.S.A."

    Skatetown, U.S.A. is a 1979 American feature film directed by William A. Levey which capitalized on the popularity of roller disco. The film... Read more

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the first film based on the Star Trek television... Read more

  • Moonraker (film) released

    Moonraker (1979) is the eleventh spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The... Read more

  • First Release of Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic war film set during the Vietnam War. The plot revolves around two US Army special operations officers, one... Read more

  • The Jerk is released

    The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film. This was Steve Martin's first starring role in a feature film. The film also features Bernadette Peters,... Read more

  • 1941 is released

    1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, and featuring an ensemble cast including... Read more

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. The screenplay, based on a story by George... Read more

  • Raging Bull is Released

    Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical film directed by Martin Scorsese, adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik Martin from the memoir Raging... Read more

  • Superman II released

    Superman II is the 1980 sequel to the 1978 superhero film Superman. It was the only Superman film to be filmed by two directors. For this reason... Read more

  • For Your Eyes Only (film) released

    For Your Eyes Only (1981) is the twelfth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James... Read more

  • The Fox and the Hound is released

    The Fox and the Hound is a 1981 animated feature produced by Walt Disney Productions which premiered in the United States on July 10, 1981. The... Read more

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is a 1982 motion picture released by Paramount Pictures. The film is the second feature based on the Star Trek... Read more

  • Tron is released

    Tron is a 1982 science fiction film by Disney. It stars Jeff Bridges as Kevin Flynn (and his program counterpart inside the electronic world, Clu),... Read more

  • The King of Comedy is Released

    The King of Comedy is an American comedy film made in 1981 starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis, and directed by Martin Scorsese. It was... Read more

  • "The Outsiders" is released

    The Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. The... Read more