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Best Films of 1980

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People who added this item 83 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.9
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People who added this item 142 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
Gloria (1980)
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People who added this item 347 Average listal rating (178 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
Fame (1980)
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People who added this item 115 Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
A cheap, yet big budget, gimmicky war film that has its charm and moments but I doubt this is on anyone's mid when thinking of great war films.
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People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (144 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
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People who added this item 23 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
I love the subject and the performances aren't bad but it's a rather poorly put together film.
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People who added this item 223 Average listal rating (148 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
9 to 5 (1980)
Classic Dolly Parton musical
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People who added this item 351 Average listal rating (185 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
Classic Woody, but when I've least favorites
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People who added this item 97 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Stunt Man (1980)
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People who added this item 1157 Average listal rating (754 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Superman II (1980)
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People who added this item 195 Average listal rating (97 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
Heaven's Gate (1980)
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People who added this item 109 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.2
Urban Cowboy (1980)
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People who added this item 422 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
All That Jazz (1979)
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People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.1
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People who added this item 153 Average listal rating (92 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1
Brubaker (1980)
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People who added this item 103 Average listal rating (39 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
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People who added this item 453 Average listal rating (260 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Kagemusha (1980)
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People who added this item 478 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Pure De Palma. Toys the line between soap and thriller.
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People who added this item 158 Average listal rating (109 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6
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People who added this item 587 Average listal rating (370 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 5.2
Popeye (1980)
Robin Williams does great but this film is rather poorly made but the nostalgia factor keeps it up here on the list.
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People who added this item 224 Average listal rating (131 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.2
Richard Gere actually shows some versatility. I like the early 80s synth but the sound editing was amateur and the story loses the great interest it created, by the end.
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People who added this item 2364 Average listal rating (1311 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
David Lynch's film opens dark but doesn't get dark enough. John Hurt, while hidden behind the mask, is still powerful in this portrayal and Hopkins plays his role masterfully.
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People who added this item 149 Average listal rating (92 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
This is a great Gonzo film, starring Bill Murray and Peter Boyle. I saw this after 'Fear and Loathing' and still Gilliam's take is the superior one but Murray's performance is awesome, right in line with Depp's, possibly better with time...
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People who added this item 217 Average listal rating (126 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Sissy Spacek nails Loretta Lynn in this biopic about the popular country singer.
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People who added this item 254 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1


Even as a guy I can appreciate the heroism of the film's heroine.

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People who added this item 1475 Average listal rating (931 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
The beginning to my favorite slasher saga (possibly the only one I've consistently enjoyed (even 2009's))
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People who added this item 457 Average listal rating (232 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
A slow burner helmed by Redford (directing debut), where every scene becomes intense for various reasons.
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People who added this item 2161 Average listal rating (1360 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Did James Brown know he was even in a movie?
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People who added this item 156 Average listal rating (106 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
Stir Crazy (1980)


Rodeos, prison, and chicken suits. Wilder and Pryor were the best comedy duo in the 70s/80s
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People who added this item 1936 Average listal rating (1324 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Airplane (1980)


My grandmother can jive talk, too.

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People who added this item 2065 Average listal rating (1262 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Raging Bull (1980)




Scorsese, De Niro and Pesci, a combo that's unstoppable.
You know it's a good year when a Scorsese film is ranked 4th.
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People who added this item 6156 Average listal rating (4063 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)




An insanely good horror film (a genre I'm not usually a fan of) that begs you to read between the lines in every scene (thanks to Kubrik's genius)

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People who added this item 826 Average listal rating (546 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Caddyshack (1980)




A goofy and glorious look into the world of country clubs. Every other line is qualified to be a classic.

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The best of the saga, I was blown away with every single scene, as a kid. Now every scene is iconic and it's repeat value hasn't waned much at all in the past thirty years.

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