Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1980

1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
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. 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.
10. 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 Adventure | Drama | History | Romance | Western 219 mins.