1980 Movies
New Year’s Evil (1980)

New Year’s Evil (1980)

New Year’s Evil (1980)
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86

During a New Year’s Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year’s strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered–and she will be…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Altered States (1980)

Altered States (1980)

Altered States (1980)
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102

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that…

First Family (1980)

First Family (1980)

First Family (1980)
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97

The president (Bob Newhart) and his boozing wife (Madeline Kahn) go to Africa to bargain for their abducted daughter’s (Gilda Radner) return.

Genre: Comedy
Encounter of the Spooky Kind (1980)

Encounter of the Spooky Kind (1980)

Encounter of the Spooky Kind (1980)
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102

Sammo is Courageous Cheung, a pedicab driver in a rural community who is known around town as the man who fears nothing. Well, this is proved false before the opening…

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Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Seems Like Old Times (1980)
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102

Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex-wife who is now a public defender…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Formula (1980)

The Formula (1980)

The Formula (1980)
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117

A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil–and oil companies. A major…

Genre: Thriller
Inside Moves (1980)

Inside Moves (1980)

Inside Moves (1980)
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113

After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds…

Genre: Drama
Nine to Five (1980)

Nine to Five (1980)

Nine to Five (1980)
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110

Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own…

Genre: Comedy
The Dogs of War (1980)

The Dogs of War (1980)

The Dogs of War (1980)
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118

Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.

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Any Which Way You Can (1980)

Any Which Way You Can (1980)

Any Which Way You Can (1980)
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115

Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight – as he does – to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to…

The Jazz Singer (1980)

The Jazz Singer (1980)

The Jazz Singer (1980)
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115

Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Popeye (1980)

Popeye (1980)

Popeye (1980)
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114

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who’s searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household,…

Stir Crazy (1980)

Stir Crazy (1980)

Stir Crazy (1980)
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111

New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe have no jobs and no prospects, so they decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, landing jobs wearing woodpecker costumes to…

Genre: Comedy
Windwalker (1980)

Windwalker (1980)

Windwalker (1980)
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108

An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his ‘death’ to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in…

Nightmare City (1980)

Nightmare City (1980)

Nightmare City (1980)
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92

In a nameless European city, a local reporter and his doctor wife try to escape from hordes of blood thirsty zombies, undead people exposed to nuclear radioactivity, while the military…

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Genre: Horror
La Cage aux Folles II (1980)

La Cage aux Folles II (1980)

La Cage aux Folles II (1980)
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101

In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe – dressed as a woman – hoping to be picked up. But Albin…

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Genre: Comedy
Devil Hunter (1980)

Devil Hunter (1980)

Devil Hunter (1980)
IMDb: N/A
102

The lovely Laura, on a modelling job in South Africa, is kidnapped by a gang who carry her off into the jungle from where they demand a huge ransom. Two…

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Genre: Horror
Superman II (1980)

Superman II (1980)

Superman II (1980)
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127

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel’s mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor…

Inspector Blunder (1980)

Inspector Blunder (1980)

Inspector Blunder (1980)
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100

A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She’s been interviewed on TV and has questioned the…

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Genre: Comedy
The Competition (1980)

The Competition (1980)

The Competition (1980)
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123

The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul’s last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance…

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Pinocchio’s Christmas (1980)

Pinocchio’s Christmas (1980)

Pinocchio’s Christmas (1980)
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49

Geppetto prepare for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and…

Genre: Animation, Family
A Tale of Two Cities (1980)

A Tale of Two Cities (1980)

A Tale of Two Cities (1980)
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162

Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton’s undimmed devotion…

A Change of Seasons (1980)

A Change of Seasons (1980)

A Change of Seasons (1980)
IMDb: N/A
102

Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Below the Belt (1980)

Below the Belt (1980)

Below the Belt (1980)
IMDb: N/A
91

A close-up look at the turbulent world of women’s professional wrestling as a New York City waitress decides to become a professional wrestler.

Genre: Drama
The Christmas Raccoons (1980)

The Christmas Raccoons (1980)

The Christmas Raccoons (1980)
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30

In this prelude to the television series ‘The Raccoons’, Bert, Melissa, and Ralph Raccoon have their home accidentally stolen when it is cut down to become a Christmas tree.

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Rockshow (1980)

Rockshow (1980)

Rockshow (1980)
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129

Paul McCartney and Wings in concert, 1976. Thirty songs are performed, spanning McCartney’s career with Wings (prior to Rockshow) and The Beatles.

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Genre: Music
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980)

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980)

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980)
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103

Young Cedric Errol and his widowed mother live in genteel poverty in 1880s Brooklyn after the death of his father. Cedric’s grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, has long ago disowned…

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Yogi’s First Christmas (1980)

Yogi’s First Christmas (1980)

Yogi’s First Christmas (1980)
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98

Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends’ Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians’ efforts to ruin the holiday.

The Apple (1980)

The Apple (1980)

The Apple (1980)
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90

In the glitzy, glittering futuristic world of 1994, music is king — and the man who controls it is all-powerful malicious mogul Mr. Boogalow. Now he has his eye on…

Fantozzi Against the Wind (1980)

Fantozzi Against the Wind (1980)

Fantozzi Against the Wind (1980)
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The third film in the saga of the unlucky clerk Ugo Fantozzi, played by its creator, Paolo Villaggio.

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Genre: Comedy
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1980)

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1980)

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1980)
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115

Adaptation of the novella by Robert Louis Stevenson

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Heaven’s Gate (1980)

Heaven’s Gate (1980)

Heaven’s Gate (1980)
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219

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area’s poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch…

Genre: Drama, Western
Tender Cousins (1980)

Tender Cousins (1980)

Tender Cousins (1980)
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92

Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of ’39 France.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The Falls (1980)

The Falls (1980)

The Falls (1980)
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185

The exploration of the effects of an unexpected catastrophe, known as VUE (violent unknown event) through the bios of 92 survivors.

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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Night of the Zombies (1980)

Night of the Zombies (1980)

Night of the Zombies (1980)
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99

A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused…

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Shogun’s Ninja (1980)

Shogun’s Ninja (1980)

Shogun’s Ninja (1980)
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117

In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan’s hidden…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Raging Bull (1980)

Raging Bull (1980)

Raging Bull (1980)
IMDb: N/A
129

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Genre: Drama, History
The Idolmaker (1980)

The Idolmaker (1980)

The Idolmaker (1980)
IMDb: N/A
117

Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Shogun Assassin (1980)

Shogun Assassin (1980)

Shogun Assassin (1980)
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85

A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the…

Genre: Action
Maniac (1980)

Maniac (1980)

Maniac (1980)
IMDb: N/A
87

A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and…

Genre: Horror