1980 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1980 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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
“ 5149 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it. (129 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 1957 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
The Elephant Man (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ 1240 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (133 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ 1076 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Ordinary People (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ 360 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries. (109 mins.)
Director: Jamie Uys
“ 317 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
Stardust Memories (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
While attending a retrospective of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films. (89 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 230 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
The Fog (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ 228 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Flash Gordon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth. (111 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
“ 163 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
It's April 5, 1941, somewhere in Serbia. A group of people go on a bus to Belgrade, on a journey that will change their lives forever. (86 mins.)
Director: Slobodan Sijan
“ 154 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
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
“ 149 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Nine to Five (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him. (109 mins.)
Director: Colin Higgins
“ 137 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Fame (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts. (134 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 136 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever. (124 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ 104 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Atlantic City (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer finds themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs, and danger. (104 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ 95,27 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Bronco Billy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest. (116 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ 92,89 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Popeye (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. (114 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ 85,60 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
The Final Countdown (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (103 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
“ 82,00 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Heaven's Gate (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests. (325 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ 81,68 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
The Last Metro (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs. (131 mins.)
“ 78,13 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
American Gigolo (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit. (117 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
“ 76,25 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Shogun (1980 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan. (60 mins.)
Director: Jerry London
“ 72,85 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions... (150 mins.)
“ 59,49 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
The Long Riders (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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
“ 56,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Miss Jane Marple comes to solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim. (105 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ 49,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Gloria (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York. (123 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ 47,67 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Urban Cowboy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Bud is a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar. (132 mins.)
Director: James Bridges
“ 44,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival... (125 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ 39,01 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Xanadu (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The story of a girl who makes dreams come true. (96 mins.)
“ 34,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
The Party (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This is the story about the first love experiences of a teenage-girl. (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Pinoteau
“ 28,09 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
From the Life of the Marionettes (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Made during Bergman's tax-related exile in Germany, the film continues the story of Katarina and Peter EGermann... (104 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ 19,57 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
The Miser (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet... (125 mins.)
“ 16,72 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Loulou (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Maurice Pialat's portrait of contemporary France mocks prosperity as a substitute for social and sexual revolution... (110 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
“ 14,11 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ceddie, Earl of Dorincourt's only grandson and heir lives in America with his mother. The Earl, getting old... (103 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold
“ 11,77 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
Death Watch (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine... (130 mins.)
“ 11,72 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Lightning Over Water (1980 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director Nicholas Ray is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders... (91 mins.)
“ 8,84 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Le voyage en douce (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Lucia and Elena are best friends since childhood. They take a car trip from Paris to the country. Their conversations are overtly intimate... (98 mins.)
Director: Michel Deville
“ 7,86 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Every Man for Himself (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An examination of sexual relationships, in which three protagonists interact in different combinations. (87 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ 7,68 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
A Bad Son (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Bruno is released from prison. He looks for a job and tries to start a new life. His first stop is at his father's apartment. (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet
“ 6,89 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Germany Pale Mother (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front... (123 mins.)
“ 6,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Bizalom (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
During WW2 Hungarian resistance hides a married couple from the officials. The woman is sent to act as the wife of one of the resistance members who is also in hiding and pretending to be somebody else. They slowly begin to fall in love. (105 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
“ 4,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
Theo Against the Rest of the World (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Theo is having some bad luck. His barely paid-for truck has been stolen, and credit collectors are after him. The chase leads him across Europe. (106 mins.)
“ 4,00 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A middle-aged disabled man unknowingly begins a lonely hearts correspondence with his own unmarried sister... (96 mins.)
Director: Moshé Mizrahi
“ 3,93 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Solo Sunny (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns... (100 mins.)
“ 3,53 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
The Calm (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Filmed in 1976 and shelved for five years. A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence... (81 mins.)
“ 3,19 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
The Conductor (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit... (101 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ 2,67 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
Panelstory aneb Jak se rodí sídliste (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An old man is wandering round a badly signposted and as yet mostly under construction Prague housing... (96 mins.)
Director: Vera Chytilová
“ 1,96 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Palermo or Wolfsburg (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(173 mins.)
“ 1,61 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Exterior Night (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Jazz musician Leo and his writer friend Bony get acquainted with a woman taxi driver called Cora. (110 mins.)
Director: Jacques Bral
“ 1,58 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Paciorki jednego rózanca (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The crusty hero, Habryka, is an old miner who has won many worker medals and is now retired with his youngest son and latter's family living with him... (106 mins.)
Director: Kazimierz Kutz
“ 1,41 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old. (111 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ 1,40 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
A Leap in the Dark (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and... (120 mins.)
“ 1,23 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Cma (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Jan has his own night radio program where people can simply call and talk about own troubles. The station... (100 mins.)
Director: Tomasz Zygadlo
“ 0,93 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Berlin Chamissoplatz (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(112 mins.)
Director: Rudolf Thome
“ 0,59 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Fabian (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Novel-based story of Jacob Fabian, a somewhat liberal Berlin advertising copywriter who witnesses the collapse of the prewar German society during the 1930s. (110 mins.)
Director: Wolf Gremm
“ 0,47 points ” - dziwnytenswiat