1980

Altered States
6.9

Altered States

Dec. 25, 1980

Altered States

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native ...
The Taming of the Scoundrel
7.7

The Taming of the Scoundrel

A rich farmer is well known for being very unkind. He’s misanthropic, misogynous and cantankerous. Until he meets by chance a gorgeous ...
Nine to Five
6.8

Nine to Five

Dec. 18, 1980

Nine to Five

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 ...
Any Which Way You Can
6.1

Any Which Way You Can

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 ...
Popeye
5.2

Popeye

Dec. 12, 1980

Popeye

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who’s searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ...
Magnum, P.I.
7.3

Magnum, P.I.

Dec. 11, 1980

Magnum, P.I.

Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ...
Superman II
6.8

Superman II

Dec. 04, 1980

Superman II

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel’s mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White ...
Tender Cousins
5.6

Tender Cousins

Nov. 19, 1980

Tender Cousins

Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of ’39 France.
Raging Bull
8.2

Raging Bull

Nov. 14, 1980

Raging Bull

When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he’s a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the ...
The Long Good Friday
7.7

The Long Good Friday

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American ...
The Elephant Man
8.2

The Elephant Man

Oct. 02, 1980

The Elephant Man

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his “owner” as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous ...
Ordinary People
7.8

Ordinary People

Sep. 19, 1980

Ordinary People

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to ...
The Last Metro
7.4

The Last Metro

Sep. 17, 1980

The Last Metro

In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
The Gods Must Be Crazy
7.3

The Gods Must Be Crazy

Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the ...
Atlantic City
7.4

Atlantic City

Sep. 02, 1980

Atlantic City

Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help ...
Flash Gordon
6.5

Flash Gordon

Sep. 01, 1980

Flash Gordon

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
City of the Living Dead
6.3

City of the Living Dead

A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie
6.1

Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie

Perennially stoned Cheech and Chong tear through the city of Los Angeles, causing trouble wherever they go. After Cheech loses his job, the two ...
Used Cars
6.8

Used Cars

Jul. 11, 1980

Used Cars

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it’s up to the lot’s hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into ...
The Blue Lagoon
5.7

The Blue Lagoon

Jul. 05, 1980

The Blue Lagoon

Two small children and a ship’s cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and ...
Alligator
5.9

Alligator

Jul. 02, 1980

Alligator

A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded lab rats, injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic ...
Airplane!
7.8

Airplane!

Jul. 02, 1980

Airplane!

Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo ...
Dressed to Kill
7.1

Dressed to Kill

Jun. 25, 1980

Dressed to Kill

A mysterious, tall, blonde woman wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist’s patients, and now she’s after the prostitute who ...
The Blues Brothers
7.9

The Blues Brothers

Jun. 17, 1980

The Blues Brothers

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a ‘mission from God’ to raise funds for the orphanage in ...
The Shining
8.4

The Shining

May. 22, 1980

The Shining

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the ...
The Empire Strikes Back
8.7

The Empire Strikes Back

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. ...
Friday the 13th
6.5

Friday the 13th

May. 09, 1980

Friday the 13th

Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child’s drowning.
Cruising
6.4

Cruising

May. 06, 1980

Cruising

A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York’s S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns ...
Kagemusha
8.0

Kagemusha

Apr. 26, 1980

Kagemusha

Akira Kurosawa’s lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order ...
Coal Miner’s Daughter
7.5

Coal Miner’s Daughter

Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.