BBOPTAs - 1980

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
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
“ Favourite Film of the Year

Runner ups:
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
The Changeling
Superman II
Raging Bull
The Elephant Man
Airplane!
Somewhere in Time
Altered States
Rising Damp ” - solmaquina
 
2.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 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
“ Best Film of the Year

Runner ups:
The Elephant Man
The Blues Brothers
The Changeling
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Superman II
Airplane!
Somewhere in Time
Altered States ” - solmaquina
 
3.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 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
“ Best Lead Actor: Robert De Niro

Runner ups:
Anthony Hopkins in The Elephant Man
John Belushi in The Blues Brothers
Dan Ackroyd in The Blues Brothers
George C. Scott in The Changeling
Gene Wilder in Stir Crazy
Richard Pryor in Stir Crazy
William Hurt in Altered States
Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Christopher Reeve in Somewhere in Time ” - solmaquina
 
4.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 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
“ Best Supporting Actor: Joe Pesci

Runner ups:
John Hurt in The Elephant Man
Harrison Ford in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Gene Hackman in Superman II
Leonard Rossiter in Rising Damp
Leslie Nielsen in Airplane!
Danny Elfman in Forbidden Zone
Shelly Duvall in The Shining
Jane Seymour in Somewhere in Time
Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back ” - solmaquina
 
5.
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 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
“ Best Direction

Runner ups:
Raging Bull
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
The Changeling
The Blues Brothers ” - solmaquina
 
6.
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
“ Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups:
The Changeling
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Stir Crazy ” - solmaquina
 
7.
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
“ Best Adapted Screenplay

Runner ups:
Superman II
Raging Bull
Altered States
Somewhere in Time ” - solmaquina
 
8.
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 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
“ Best Cinematography

Runner ups:
Raging Bull
The Changeling
The Elephant Man
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back ” - solmaquina
 
9.
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 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
“ Best Editing

Runner ups:
Raging Bull
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
The Blues Brothers
Superman II ” - solmaquina
 
10.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Best Art-Direction

Runner ups:
The Shining
The Elephant Man
Altered States
Flash Gordon ” - solmaquina
 
11.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Best Costume Design

Runner ups:
Flash Gordon
The Elephant Man
Superman II
The Shining ” - solmaquina
 
12.
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 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
“ Best Make-up

Runner ups:
The Elephant Man
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
Altered States
City of the Living Dead ” - solmaquina
 
13.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Best Visual Effects

Runner ups:
The Shining
The Blues Brothers
Superman II
Altered States ” - solmaquina
 
14.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ Best Original Score

Runner ups:
The Shining
Flash Gordon
The Elephant Man
Superman II ” - solmaquina
 
15.
Flash Gordon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 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
“ Best Original Song: "Flash"

Runner ups:
"Forbidden Zone" from Forbidden Zone
"Witch's Egg" from Forbidden Zone
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
16.
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
“ Funniest Film

Runner ups:
Airplane!
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
Rising Damp
Stir Crazy ” - solmaquina
 
17.
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
“ Best Comedic Performance: John Belushi

Runner ups:
Dan Ackroyd in The Blues Brothers
Gene Wilder in Stir Crazy
Richard Pryor in Stir Crazy
Leonard Rossiter in Rising Damp ” - solmaquina
 
18.
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 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
“ Scariest Film

Runner ups:
The Changeling
Encounters of the Spooky Kind
City of the Living Dead
Cannibal Holocaust ” - solmaquina
 
19.
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
“ Best Action Movie

Runner ups:
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Superman II
Nightmare City
Flash Gordon ” - solmaquina
 
20.
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
“ Most Emotional Film

Runner ups:
Somewhere in Time
Raging Bull
The Blues Brothers
The Shining ” - solmaquina
 
21.
Spooky Encounters (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Villager Bold Cheung (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo), known for his willingness to do anything courageous, bold or daring... (102 mins.)
“ Best Zombie and/or Vampire Film

Runner ups:
Nightmare City
City of the Living Dead ” - solmaquina
 
22.
Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
“ Best Superhero Film

Runner ups:
Flash Gordon
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
23.
City of the Living Dead (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Turd of the Year

Runner ups:
Cannibal Holocaust
Friday the 13th
Caddyshack
Nightmare City ” - solmaquina
 
24.
Yes Minister (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks. (60 mins.)
“ Best TV Comedy (series 1)

Runners up:
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
25.
Yes Minister (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks. (60 mins.)
“ Best Performance (TV Comedy): Nigel Hawthorne (for series 1)

Runners up:
Derek Fowlds in Yes Minister (series 1)
Paul Eddington in Yes Minister (series 1)
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina
 
26.
Puckman (1980 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
This is the Atari VCS (2600) version of Pac-Man.
“ Best Video Game

Runner ups:
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a ” - solmaquina