Movies: 1980-1989

by bootybabe66 | created - 01 Nov 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Just a boatload of 80's movies. (100+ Votes) From least to most amount of votes, within their year. I highly suggest using the 'Refine' option. Happy Movie Hunting! :)

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1. The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

91 min | Comedy

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Sheila Hancock, Michael Hordern, Joe Melia, Thorley Walters

Votes: 193

2. Hog Wild (1980)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

A boy (Tim Warner), expelled from military school, returns home to his fathers disappiontment. He discovers that a motorcycle gang has been terrorizing his high school, and falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Les Rose | Stars: Patti D'Arbanville, Michael Biehn, Tony Rosato, Angelo Rizacos

Votes: 190

3. Wolf Lake (1980)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

War veterans visit a lakeside cabin for a week of shooting, drinking, etc. but find the cabin being looked after by a young caretaker named David. When David's status as a war deserter is revealed, all hell breaks loose.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Huffman, Robin Mattson, Jerry Hardin

Votes: 257

4. Why Would I Lie? (1980)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

Cletus is a compulsive liar. He prefers the term 'fabrication' to lie though. When Cletus becomes a social worker he's assigned the case of a boy called Jorge (with a 'J') who was taken ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Treat Williams, Lisa Eichhorn, Gabriel Macht, Susan Heldfond

Votes: 210 | Gross: $1.18M

5. Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)

108 min | Drama, Romance

Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: David Redden, Michael Wager, Robert Powell, Gael Hammer

Votes: 237

6. Die Laughing (1980)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.

Director: Jeff Werner | Stars: Robby Benson, Linda Grovenor, Charles Durning, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 251

7. Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

Stagestruck adolescent learns about love the hard way while interning in Cleveland summer stock during the early '50's.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Frank Langella, Glynnis O'Connor, Tom Hulce, Jerry Stiller

Votes: 266 | Gross: $0.06M

8. The American Success Company (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

A husband is humiliated at home and at work. He decides he has had enough of it and hires a prostitute to help him get back at his boss, wife and friends and get a lot richer in the process.

Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Belinda Bauer, Ned Beatty, Steven Keats

Votes: 298

9. Hussy (1980)

R | 95 min | Drama

Beaty (Dame Helen Mirren) is a prostitute working out of a high-class London cabaret where Emory (John Shea) is a technician. They begin an affair encumbered by her job, his lack of money, ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Chapman | Stars: Helen Mirren, John Shea, Paul Angelis, Murray Salem

Votes: 418

10. Loving Couples (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

Wife is cheating her husband and the husband is cheating her back with her lover's girlfriend. The two cheating couples decide to go to a resort but they unintentionally pick the same one. Hilarity ensues.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Collins

Votes: 340 | Gross: $2.81M

11. Middle Age Crazy (1980)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

A married man is turning forty and that's when the midlife crisis hits him. He becomes obsessed with young women and fast cars.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Bruce Dern, Ann-Margret, Graham Jarvis, Deborah Wakeham

Votes: 307

12. Running Scared (1980)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.

Director: Paul Glickler | Stars: Ken Wahl, Judge Reinhold, Annie McEnroe, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 350

13. Falling in Love Again (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Romance

While struggling with his midlife crisis, Harry receives an invitation for his high school's reunion back so he takes Sue and their teenage kids on a cross-country car trip back to the Big Apple.

Director: Steven Paul | Stars: Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kaye Ballard

Votes: 324

14. Union City (1980)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A man is so obsessed with finding the person responsible for stealing his milk bottles that he ignores his beautiful young wife, who has other ideas on her mind.

Director: Marcus Reichert | Stars: Dennis Lipscomb, Debbie Harry, Sam McMurray, Terry Walsh

Votes: 364

15. Coast to Coast (1980)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A wealthy neurotic woman escapes from a New York mental asylum, and hitches a ride back to California with a moody down-on-his-luck cowboy trucker. They fall in love with each other while on the run from bounty hunters and a repo man.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Dyan Cannon, Robert Blake, Quinn K. Redeker, Michael Lerner

Votes: 370

16. Touched by Love (1980)

PG | 95 min | Drama

A young nurse becomes determined to reach an unresponsive teenage cerebral palsy patient by encouraging her to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Diane Lane, Michael Learned, John Amos

Votes: 376

17. Effects (1979)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

While a small film crew are shooting a low budget horror movie in a house in the woods, the lines between reality and fiction start to blur, and the movie slowly starts to turn into a "snuff" film.

Director: Dusty Nelson | Stars: Joseph Pilato, Susan Chapek, John Harrison, Bernard McKenna

Votes: 566

18. The Kidnapping of the President (1980)

R | 114 min | Thriller

Based on the novel by Charles Templeton, a secret service chief leads a game of cat and mouse when a gang of third-world terrorists kidnap the President.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: William Shatner, Hal Holbrook, Van Johnson, Ava Gardner

Votes: 431

19. A Small Circle of Friends (1980)

R | 113 min | Drama

Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brad Davis, Karen Allen, Jameson Parker, Shelley Long

Votes: 395

20. Foolin' Around (1980)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

A working-class boy falls for a girl from a wealthy family, and must compete for her with a rich boy who also wants her.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Gary Busey, Annette O'Toole, John Calvin, Eddie Albert

Votes: 424

21. Agency (1980)

R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A millionaire is suspected of buying an ad agency to use it as a way of brainwashing the public for his political ends.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

Votes: 467

22. The Baltimore Bullet (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: James Coburn, Omar Sharif, Ronee Blakley, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 464

23. The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

In contemporary Hollywood, private investigator Sam Marlow gets plastic surgery to look like Humphrey Bogart and solves various cases just like Bogart's silver-screen detective characters from the 1940s.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Robert Sacchi, Franco Nero, Michelle Phillips, Olivia Hussey

Votes: 511

24. Silver Dream Racer (1980)

PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Sport

Nick Freeman is a talented motorcycle racer but lacks a decent bike. Then his brother dies and Nick is left the bike he spent the last three years developing. The bike is revolutionary and Nick sees a way to pursue his dream.

Director: David Wickes | Stars: David Essex, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines, Clarke Peters

Votes: 500

25. The Black Marble (1980)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Barbara Babcock

Votes: 509

26. Windows (1980)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

Emily is the subject of a perverse obsession by a gay neighbor, Andrea, who not only is in lust with her but hires a rapist in order to get audio tapes of her moaning. Andrea turns peeping ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Willis | Stars: Talia Shire, Joe Cortese, Elizabeth Ashley, Kay Medford

Votes: 612 | Gross: $2.13M

27. Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

An ugly, misshapen podiatrist ingests a formula made by a colleague and turns into a handsome, devil-may-care (but violent) ladies' man.

Director: Charles B. Griffith | Stars: Oliver Reed, Sunny Johnson, Maia Danziger, Virgil Frye

Votes: 573

28. Nightkill (1980)

R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A woman's lover poisons her cruel husband, a rich businessman, in front of her. She becomes more terrified when she finds the lover dead as well. A police detective suddenly shows up at her door.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jaclyn Smith, Mike Connors, James Franciscus

Votes: 625

29. Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

A married, egotistical, middle-aged head of a corporate empire man and his mistress and protegee, who wants a more serious commitment and ends up dating a younger man, are in a casual love/hate relationship and engage in a battle of wits.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Ali MacGraw, Alan King, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 574 | Gross: $2.09M

30. The Last Married Couple in America (1980)

R | 103 min | Comedy

Mari and Jeff Thompson start to doubt their own marriage when every couple they know separate.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: George Segal, Natalie Wood, Richard Benjamin, Valerie Harper

Votes: 572

31. One-Trick Pony (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Paul Simon, Blair Brown, Rip Torn, Joan Hackett

Votes: 613

32. Ruckus (1980)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A Vietnam veteran passing through a small town is harassed by local bullies but he fights back, using his wartime skills, and triggers a full-scale police manhunt.

Director: Max Kleven | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Linda Blair, Richard Farnsworth, Matt Clark

Votes: 629