1-50 of 3,619 titles.

Sort by: MOVIEmeter▲ | A-Z | User Rating | Num Votes | US Box Office | Runtime | Year | US Release Date
1. Popeye (1980) Popeye (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. Dir: Robert Altman With: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 114 mins.
2. The Shining (1980) The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 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. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd Horror 144 mins.
3. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 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 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. Dir: Irvin Kershner With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 124 mins.
4. Airplane! (1980) Airplane! (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley. Dir: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker With: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen Comedy 88 mins.
5. The Blue Lagoon (1980) The Blue Lagoon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 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. Dir: Randal Kleiser With: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern Adventure | Drama | Romance 104 mins.
6. The Elephant Man (1980) 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. Dir: David Lynch With: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft Biography | Drama 124 mins.
7. Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series) Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. With: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Mystery 48 mins.
8. The Blues Brothers (1980) The Blues Brothers (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. Dir: John Landis With: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway Action | Comedy | Crime | Music 133 mins.
9. Raging Bull (1980) 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. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci Biography | Drama | Sport 129 mins.
10. Caddyshack (1980) Caddyshack (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. Dir: Harold Ramis With: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray Comedy | Sport 98 mins.
11. Flash Gordon (1980) 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. Dir: Mike Hodges With: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 111 mins.
12. Cannibal Holocaust (1980) Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes. Dir: Ruggero Deodato With: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen Adventure | Horror 95 mins.
13. Heaven's Gate (1980) Heaven's Gate (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 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. Dir: Michael Cimino With: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt Action | Adventure | Drama | History | Romance | Western 219 mins.
14. Superman II (1980) Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to marry Lois, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. Dir: Richard Lester With: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 127 mins.
15. Friday the 13th (1980) Friday the 13th (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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. Dir: Sean S. Cunningham With: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor Horror 95 mins.
16. Any Which Way You Can (1980) Any Which Way You Can (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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... Dir: Buddy Van Horn With: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis Action | Comedy 115 mins.
17. Ordinary People (1980) Ordinary People (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 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. Dir: Robert Redford With: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch Drama 124 mins.
18. The Sea Wolves (1980) The Sea Wolves (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old. Dir: Andrew V. McLaglen With: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven Action | History | War 120 mins.
19. Somewhere in Time (1980) Somewhere in Time (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel. Dir: Jeannot Szwarc With: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer Drama | Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi 103 mins.
20. Bosom Buddies (1980 TV Series) Bosom Buddies (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two single men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford. With: Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Donna Dixon Comedy 30 mins.
21. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) 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. Dir: Jamie Uys With: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo Action | Comedy 109 mins.
22. The Fog (1980) The Fog (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an ancient leper colony, becomes shrouded by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths. Dir: John Carpenter With: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh Horror 89 mins.
23. Too Close for Comfort (1980 TV Series) Too Close for Comfort (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel... With: Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Jim J. Bullock Comedy 30 mins.
24. Fame (1980) Fame (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts. Dir: Alan Parker With: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri Drama | Music | Musical 134 mins.
25. Dressed to Kill (1980) Dressed to Kill (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A mysterious, tall blonde woman murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high class call girl who witnessed the murder. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen Mystery | Thriller 105 mins.
26. Xanadu (1980) 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. Dir: Robert Greenwald With: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck Fantasy | Musical | Romance 96 mins.
27. The Changeling (1980) The Changeling (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. Dir: Peter Medak With: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas Horror | Mystery | Thriller 107 mins.
28. The Formula (1980) The Formula (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products... Dir: John G. Avildsen With: George C. Scott, Marlon Brando, Marthe Keller Crime | Thriller 117 mins.
29. Urban Cowboy (1980) Urban Cowboy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar. Dir: James Bridges With: John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn Drama | Western 132 mins.
30. Stir Crazy (1980) Stir Crazy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are... Dir: Sidney Poitier With: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown Comedy | Crime 111 mins.
31. Altered States (1980) Altered States (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. Dir: Ken Russell With: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 102 mins.
32. Nine to Five (1980) Nine to Five (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him. Dir: Colin Higgins With: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton Comedy 110 mins.
33. American Gigolo (1980) American Gigolo (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle... Dir: Paul Schrader With: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo Crime | Drama | Thriller 117 mins.
34. My Bodyguard (1980) My Bodyguard (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard. Dir: Tony Bill With: Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon Comedy | Drama | Family 96 mins.
35. Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. Dir: Art Linson With: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby Biography | Comedy 96 mins.
36. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame. Dir: Michael Apted With: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm Biography | Drama | Music 124 mins.
37. Cruising (1980) Cruising (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men. Dir: William Friedkin With: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 102 mins.
38. The Long Riders (1980) 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. Dir: Walter Hill With: David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Dennis Quaid History | Western 100 mins.
39. Saturn 3 (1980) Saturn 3 (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive... Dir: Stanley Donen With: Farrah Fawcett, Kirk Douglas, Harvey Keitel Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 88 mins.
40. The Final Countdown (1980) 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. Dir: Don Taylor With: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross Action | Sci-Fi 103 mins.
41. The Big Red One (1980) The Big Red One (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of a sergeant and the inner core members of his unit as they try to serve in and survive World War II. Dir: Samuel Fuller With: Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine Action | Drama | War 113 mins.
42. Motel Hell (1980) Motel Hell (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims... Dir: Kevin Connor With: Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Nancy Parsons Horror | Thriller 101 mins.
43. Without Warning (1980) Without Warning (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
An alien creature stalks human prey. Dir: Greydon Clark With: Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Tarah Nutter Sci-Fi | Horror 89 mins.
44. Used Cars (1980) Used Cars (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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 hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham Comedy 113 mins.
45. Cosmos (1980 TV Series) Cosmos (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe. With: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn Documentary 60 mins.
46. The Long Good Friday (1980) The Long Good Friday (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places... Dir: John Mackenzie With: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
47. The Jazz Singer (1980) The Jazz Singer (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of being a pop singer. Dir: Richard Fleischer With: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz Drama | Music | Romance 115 mins.
48. Brubaker (1980) Brubaker (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate. Dir: Stuart Rosenberg With: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Morgan Freeman Drama 132 mins.
49. Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980) Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The two stoners and their friends go through another series of crazy, drug-influenced misadventures. Dir: Tommy Chong With: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Evelyn Guerrero Comedy | Crime 99 mins.
50. Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A young farmer sets out to recruit mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet, which is under threat of invasion by the evil tyrant Sador and his armada of aggressors. Dir: Jimmy T. Murakami With: George Peppard, Robert Vaughn, Richard Thomas Action | Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi | Western 104 mins.
1-50 of 3,619 titles.