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Top Favorite Films of 1980

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People who added this item 1196 Average listal rating (798 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Superman II (1980)
Directed by Richard Donner

Starring Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty, Terrance Stamp, Jackie Cooper, Valerie Perrine, Jack O'Halloran, Susanne York, E.G. Marshall, Marc McClure, John Ratzenberger, Shane Rimmer, Anthony Sher, Peter Whitman, Richard Griffiths, John Hollis, Ralph Morris, Eugene Lipinski, and Sarah Douglas

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People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
Directed by John Irvin

Starring Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Jo Beth Williams, Colin Blakely, Jean Francois Steverin, Robert Urquhardt, Harland Cary Poe, Shane Rimmer, Ed O'Neill, George Harris, David Scofield, Christopher Malcolm, Hugh Quarshie, Jim Broadbent, Eddie Tagoe, Victoria Tennant, Shelia Ruskin, and Paul Freeman

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People who added this item 2015 Average listal rating (1406 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Airplane! (1980)
Directed by Jerry Zucker and David Zucker

Starring Leslie Neilsen, Julie Hagerty, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Hays, Kareem Abdul Jabber, Lorna Patterson, Stephen Stucket, Jonathan Banks, Jim Abrahams, Frank Ashmore, Barbara Billingsley, Lee Bryant, Joyce Bulifant, James Hong, Norman Alexander Gibbs, David Hollander, Gregory Itzin, David Lesuire, Maureen McGovern, Ethel Merman, Kenneth Tobey, Jill Whelan, Jimmie Walker, Jerry Zucker, David Zucker, Nicholas Pryor, Al White, Jason Wingreen, and Peter Graves

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People who added this item 149 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6
Alligator (1980)
Directed by Lewis Teague

Starring Robert Forester, Henry Silva, Michael V. Gazzo, Jack Carter, Bert Braverman, Perry Lang, Sue Lyon, Royce D. Applegate, Kane Hodder, Pat Petersen, Micole Mercurio, Stan Haze, Jim Boeke, Peter Miller, Sydney Lassick, Dean Jagger, and Robin Riker

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People who added this item 545 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
Directed by Ken Russell

Starring William Hurt, Blair Brown, Charles Haid, Bob Balaban, John Larroquette, Miguel Godreau, Dori Brenner, George Gaynes, Peter Brandon, Frsncis X. McCarthy, Evan Richards, Jack Murdock, Megan Jeffers, and Drew Barrymore

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People who added this item 242 Average listal rating (150 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.2
Directed by Paul Schrader

Starring Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo, Nina Van Pallant, Bill Davies, Tom Stewart, Patricia Carr, David Cryer, Carole Cook, Carol Bruce, Frances Bergen, Macdonald Carey, William Dozier, Peter Turgeson, Robert Wrightman, Richard Derr, Frank Pesce, Michele Drake, Eugene Jackson, and Bill Duke

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People who added this item 2213 Average listal rating (1431 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Directed by John Landis

Starring Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Carrie Fisher, Ray Charles, James Brown, Arthea Franklin, Cab Calloway, Frank Oz, John Candy, Donald Dunn, Steve Cropper, Murphy Dunne, Willie Hall, Tom Malone, Steven Spielberg, John Landis, Chaka Khan, Lou Marini, Alan Rubin, Steven Williams, Charles Napier, Alonzo Atkins, Paul Ruebens, Ben Piazza, De'voreaux White, Mr. T, James Avery, James DuMont, Twiggy, Kathleen Freeman, and Henry Gibson

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Directed by Phil Roman and Bill Melendez

Featuring the voices of Arrin Shelly, Bill Melendez, Daniel Anderson, Casey Carlson, Patricia Patts, Scott Beach, Annalisa Bortolin, Roseline Rubens, Mel Blanc, Pascale de Boulet, and Laura Planting

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People who added this item 853 Average listal rating (577 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Caddyshack (1980)
Directed by Harold Ramis

Starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Michael O'Keefe, Ted Knight, Sarah Holcomb, Scott Colomby, Dan Resin, Harry Wilcoxon, Eileen Atiken, Albert Salmi, Brian Doyle Murray, Scott Powell, Hamilton Mitchell, Ann Crilley, Lois Kibbee, Brian McConnachie, and Cindy Morgan

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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (137 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Directed by Michael Apted

Starring Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, William Sanderson, Sissy Lucas, Beverly D'Angelo, Elizabeth Watson, Bob Elkins, Ernest Taub, Brian Warf, Grant Parker, Jessica Beasley, Jennifer Beasley, Garry Turner, Ron Hensley, David Gray, Royce Clark, Aubrey Wells, and Phyliss Boyens

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People who added this item 503 Average listal rating (320 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Directed by Brian DePalma

Starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon, David Margulies, Ken Baker, Bill Randolph, Brandon Maggart, Norman Evans, Fred Webber, Dennis Franz, and featuring voice of William Findley

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Directed by Irvin Kirschner

Starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, David Prowse, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Billy Dee Williams, Peter Mayhew, Alec Guiness, Jeremy Bulloch, Des Webb, John Hollis, Jack Purvis, Micheal Sheard, Kenneth Colley, Julian Glover, Bruce Boa, Denis Lawson, John Ratzenberger, Michael Culver, Christopher Malcolm, Treat Williams, Paul Klein, Ralph McQuarrie and featuring the voices of James Earl Jones, Clive Revill, Jason Wingreen, and Frank Oz

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People who added this item 739 Average listal rating (498 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Fog (1980)
Directed by John Carpenter

Starring Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hal Halbrock, Janet Leigh, John Houseman, Tom Atkins, James Canning, Ty Mitchell, George "Buck" Flowers, Jim Jacobus, John Vick, John F. Goff, Tommy Lee Wallace, Regina Waldon, Fred Franklyn, Darwin Joston, Charles Cyphers, and featuring voice of Charles Nicklin

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People who added this item 1540 Average listal rating (1004 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5
Directed by Sean S. Cunningham

Starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannie Taylor, Kevin Bacon, Robbi Morgan, Henry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Mark Nelson, Ari Lehmman, Peter Brouwer, Rex Everhart, Ronn Carroll, Ron Millke, Willie Adams, Debra S. Haynes, and Walt Gorney

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People who added this item 6367 Average listal rating (4407 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelly Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Joe Turkel, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson, Phillip Stone, Tony Burton, Anne Jackson, Lisa Burns, Lia Beldam, Billie Gibson, David Baxt, Louise Burns, Lisa Burns, and Barry Dennen

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People who added this item 474 Average listal rating (245 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Directed by Robert Redford

Starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Taylor Moore, Timothy Hutton, Judd Hirsch, M. Emmet Walsh, Elizabeth McGovern, Dinah Manoff, James Sikking, Micheal T. Weiss, Basil Hoffman, Quinn K. Redeker, Mariclair Costello, Meg Mundy, Elizabeth Hubbard, Adam Baldwin, and Fredric Lehne

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People who added this item 174 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
Stir Crazy (1980)
Directed by Sydeny Poitier

Starring Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Barry Corbin, Charles Weldon, Grand L. Bush, Jonathan Banks, Joel Brooks, Georg Stanford Brown, Miguel Angel Suarez, Erland van Lidch, Franklyn Adjaye, Henry Kingi, Luis Avalos, Danna Hansan, Gwen Van Dam, Lee Purcell, Mickey Jones, Jim Henry, Tony Burton, and Nicholas Coster

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People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (96 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6
Motel Hell (1980)
Directed by Kevin Connor

Starring Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod, Wolfman Jack, Elaine Joyce, Dick Curtis, Monique St. Pierre, Dick Curtis, Rosanne Katon, E. Hampton Beagle, Toni Gillman, Gwil Richards, Everett Creach, Margot Hope, John Ratzenberger, and featuring voices of Kim Fowler and Barbara Goodson

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People who added this item 250 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
9 to 5 (1980)
Directed by Colin Higgins

Starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dabney Coleman, Sterling Hayden, Elizabeth Wilson, Henry Jones, Marian Mercer, Earl Boen, Edward Marshall, Michael Delano, Barbara Chase, David Price, Peter Hobbs, and Lawrence Pressman

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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Terror Train (1980)
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode

Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Johnson, Hart Bochner, Timothy Webber, David Copperfield, Derek McKinnon, Vanity, Howard Busgang, Sandee Currie, Joy Boushel, Victor Knight, Steve Micheals, Greg Swanson, and Anthony Sherwood

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People who added this item 142 Average listal rating (86 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
Directed by Robert Houston

Starring Tomisboro Wakayama, Kaya Matsuo, Minoru Oki, Shogen Nitta, Shin Kishida, Akiji Kobayashi, Taketoshi Naito, Tokio Oki, Akihoro Tomikawa, and featuring voices of Lamont Johnson, Marshall Efron, Sandra Bernhard, Vic Davis, Lenny Weinrib, Lainie Cooke, Sam Weisman, Mark Lindsay, Robert Huston, David Weisman, and Gibran Evans

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People who added this item 416 Average listal rating (240 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.2
Directed by Peter Medak

Starring George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse, John Calicos, Madeline Sherwood, Helen Burns, Ruth Springford, Eric Christmas, Roberta Maxwell, Giancarlo Esposito, James B. Douglas, J. Kenneth Campbell, Anna Hagan, Voldi Way, and Jean Marsh

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People who added this item 353 Average listal rating (185 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
Fame (1980)
Directed by Alan Parker

Starring Irene Cara, Lee Currai, Debbie Allen, Laura Dean, Boyd Gaines, Eddie Barth, Albert Hague, Paul McCrane, Anne Meara, Gene Anthony Ray, Antonia Franceshi, Tresa Hughes, Steve Inwood, Barry Miller, Maureen Teefy, Richard Belzer, Meg Tilly, Issac Mizrahi, Michael DeLorenzo, Karen Ford, and Holland Taylor


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People who added this item 265 Average listal rating (189 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.2
Directed by Howard Zieff

Starring Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber, Sam Wanamaker, Barbara Barrie, Mary Kay Place, Allan Oppenheimer, Albert Brooks, Lee Wallace, Tim Haldeman, Stu Nahan, P.J. Soles, Hal Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Danny Wells, Keong Young, Geotge Roberts, Helen Baron, Alice Hirson, Richard Herd, Sally Kirkland, Jack Griffin, Lilyan Chauvin, David Oliver, and Harry Dean Stanton

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People who added this item 253 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.4
Prom Night (1980)
Directed by Paul Lynch

Starring Leslie Neilsen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Stevens, Anne Marie Martin, Antoinette Bower, Michael Tough, Pita Oliver, Jeff Wincott, Melanie Anne McQuarrie, Mary Beth Rubens, David Mucci, David Garrison, Michelle Scarabelli, David Bolt, Arden Bess, Brock Simpson, and Robert A. Silverman

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People who added this item 133 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
Used Cars (1980)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Stsrring Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae, Deborah Harmon, Joe Flaherty, David L. Lander, Michael McKean, Harry Northup, Wendie Jo Sperber, Alfonso Arau, Al Lewis, Marc McClure, Woodrow Parfrey, Andrew Duncan, Betty Thomas, Terence Knox, Dick Miller, and Russ Fega

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People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (96 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Directed by Don Taylor

Starring Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katherine Ross, Ron O'Neal, James Farentino, Charles During, Victor Mohica, Soon Tek Oh, Lloyd Kaufman, Peter Douglas, Richard Liberty, Joe Lowry, Alvin Ing, Mark Thomas, and James Coleman

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People who added this item 330 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.6
Inferno (1980)
Directed by Dario Argento

Starring Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleanora Giogori, Daria Nicoldi, Sacha Pitoeff, Alida Valli, Veronica Lazar, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Leopoldo Mastelloni, Ania Pieroni, James Fleetwood, Ryan Hillard, Paolo Paloni, Fulvio Mingozzi, Gabriele Lavia, and featuring voice of Dario Argento

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People who added this item 91 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.3
Directed by John Hough

Starring Bette Davis, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Kyle Richards, Carroll Baker, David McCallum, Benedict Taylor, Francis Cuka, Richard Pasco, Katherine Levy, Eleanor Summerfield, Georgina Hale, Dominic Guard, and Ian Bannen

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People who added this item 67 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3
Directed by Dennis Hopper

Starring Linda Manz, Dennis Hopper, Sharon Farrell, Don Gordon, Raymond Burr, Eric Allen, David L. Crowley, Joan Hoffman, Carl Nelson, Glen Fyfe, Francis Ann Pettit, Glen Pfeifer, David Ackridge, and Jim Byrnes

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People who added this item 2154 Average listal rating (1374 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Raging Bull (1980)
Directed by Martin Scorsese

Starring Robert DeNiro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Mario Gallo, Frank Adonis, Joseph Bono, Frank Topham, Charles Scorsese, Gene LeBell, Shay Duffin, Michael Badalucco, Geraldine Smith, Mardick Martin, Martin Scorsese, Robert Dahdah, Gil Perkins, Tony Lip, John Turturro, and McKenzie Westmore

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People who added this item 90 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.7
Directed by James Glickenhaus

Starring Christopher George, Steve James, Samantha Eggar, Robert Ginty, Tony DiBendetto, Dick Boccelli, Patrick Farrelly, Michele Harrell, Judy Licht, Dennis Boutsikaris, Stan Getz, Samuel L. Jackson, George Cheung, Ned Eisenberg, Irwin Keyes, and Frank Ferrara

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People who added this item 357 Average listal rating (194 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3
Directed by Woody Allen

Starring Woody Allen, Tony Roberts, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Jessica Harper, Marie Christine Barrault, Amy Wright, Helen Hanft, John Rothman, Judith Roberts, Judith Crist, Brent Spiner, Ann De Salvo, Ken Chaplin, Leonardo Cimino, Sharon Stone, Irving Metzman, Roy Brocksmith, Judith Roberts, Candy Loving, Irving Keyes, Cynthia Gibb, James Otis, Armin Shimerman, Louise Lasser, and Laraine Newman

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People who added this item 1310 Average listal rating (805 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8
Directed by Randal Kleiser


Starring Christopher Atkins, Brooke Shields, William Daniels, Leo McKern, Elva Josephson, Glenn Kohan, Alan Hopgood, Gus Mercurio, Jeffrey Kleiser, Bradley Pryce, and Chad Timmerman



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Some of my favorite films, from 1980, and some that are pretty good, too.

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