Movies from 1980 to watch

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1.
Superman II (1980)
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Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
2.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
3.
The Shining (1980)
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A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
4.
Private Benjamin (1980)
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A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected. (109 mins.)
Director: Howard Zieff
 
5.
Popeye (1980)
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The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. (114 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
6.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980 TV Movie)
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A TV adaptation of Washington Irving's classic ghost story. Humor is the drawing card in this version... (104 mins.)
 
7.
Prom Night (1980)
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A masked killer stalks four teenagers, responsible for the accidental death of a little girl six years earlier, at their high school's senior prom. (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Lynch
 
8.
The Long Riders (1980)
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The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge. (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
9.
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
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In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. (104 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
10.
Nine to Five (1980)
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Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him. (109 mins.)
Director: Colin Higgins
 
11.
Raise the Titanic (1980)
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To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic. (115 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
 
12.
The Island (1980)
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In New York, the journalist Blair Maynard convinces his editor to travel to Florida to investigate the... (109 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
13.
Emanuelle's Daughter (1980)
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A woman struggles to keep her stepdaughter from harms way after she hires an assassin to kill her husband, but the hitman turns and blackmails her for the crime. (91 mins.)
Director: Ilias Mylonakos
 
14.
Death Ship (1980)
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A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a WW2 Nazi torture vessel. (91 mins.)
Director: Alvin Rakoff
 
15.
Animalympics (1980)
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The animal kingdom stages its own olympic games. (78 mins.)
 
16.
Harlequin (1980)
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A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man... (95 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
17.
Tanya's Island (1980)
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A female model faces off against an ape on a tropical island. (82 mins.)
Director: Alfred Sole