BBOPTAs - 1980

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1. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Votes: 158,075 | Gross: $57.23M

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

2. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

92 Metascore

Emotionally self-destructive boxer, Jake La Motta's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 269,247 | Gross: $23.38M

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

3. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

92 Metascore

Emotionally self-destructive boxer, Jake La Motta's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 269,247 | Gross: $23.38M

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

4. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

92 Metascore

Emotionally self-destructive boxer, Jake La Motta's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 269,247 | Gross: $23.38M

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

5. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 715,322 | Gross: $44.02M

Best Direction

Runner ups: Raging Bull Encounters of the Spooky Kind The Changeling The Blues Brothers

6. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Votes: 158,075 | Gross: $57.23M

Best Original Screenplay

Runner ups: The Changeling Encounters of the Spooky Kind Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Stir Crazy

7. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

77 Metascore

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.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 188,064

Best Adapted Screenplay

Runner ups: Superman II Raging Bull Altered States Somewhere in Time

8. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 715,322 | Gross: $44.02M

Best Cinematography

Runner ups: Raging Bull The Changeling The Elephant Man Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

9. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 715,322 | Gross: $44.02M

Best Editing

Runner ups: Raging Bull Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back The Blues Brothers Superman II

10. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

82 Metascore

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 977,284 | Gross: $290.48M

Best Art-Direction

Runner ups: The Shining The Elephant Man Altered States Flash Gordon

11. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

82 Metascore

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 977,284 | Gross: $290.48M

Best Costume Design

Runner ups: Flash Gordon The Elephant Man Superman II The Shining

12. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 715,322 | Gross: $44.02M

Best Make-up

Runner ups: The Elephant Man Encounters of the Spooky Kind Altered States City of the Living Dead

13. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

82 Metascore

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 977,284 | Gross: $290.48M

Best Visual Effects

Runner ups: The Shining The Blues Brothers Superman II Altered States

14. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

82 Metascore

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 977,284 | Gross: $290.48M

Best Original Score

Runner ups: The Shining Flash Gordon The Elephant Man Superman II

15. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 42,622

Best Original Song: "Flash"

Runner ups: "Forbidden Zone" from Forbidden Zone "Witch's Egg" from Forbidden Zone n/a n/a

16. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Votes: 158,075 | Gross: $57.23M

Funniest Film

Runner ups: Airplane! Encounters of the Spooky Kind Rising Damp Stir Crazy

17. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Votes: 158,075 | Gross: $57.23M

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

18. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 715,322 | Gross: $44.02M

Scariest Film

Runner ups: The Changeling Encounters of the Spooky Kind City of the Living Dead Cannibal Holocaust

19. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Votes: 158,075 | Gross: $57.23M

Best Action Movie

Runner ups: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Superman II Nightmare City Flash Gordon

20. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

77 Metascore

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.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Votes: 188,064

Most Emotional Film

Runner ups: Somewhere in Time Raging Bull The Blues Brothers The Shining

21. Spooky Encounters (1980)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Cheung's wife and boss are seeing each other, and decide to dispatch him with a wizard. But the wizard's rival aids and defends Cheung and a magic war rises.

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Fat Chung, Lung Chan, Ha Huang

Votes: 1,590

Best Zombie and/or Vampire Film

Runner ups: Nightmare City City of the Living Dead

22. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

Votes: 85,528 | Gross: $108.19M

Best Superhero Film

Runner ups: Flash Gordon n/a

23. City of the Living Dead (1980)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror

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.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo, Antonella Interlenghi

Votes: 13,080

Turd of the Year

Runner ups: Cannibal Holocaust Friday the 13th Caddyshack Nightmare City

24. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

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.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 9,368

Best TV Comedy (series 1)

Runners up: The Ri¢hie Ri¢h/Scooby-Doo Show (season 1) n/a n/a n/a

25. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

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.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 9,368

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

26. The Ri¢hie Ri¢h/Scooby-Doo Show (1980–1982)

60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A one-hour featuring episodes of both the Scooby-Doo and Richie Rich cartoon series. Scooby and the Mystery Machine gang travel from town to town investigating reports of ghosts, monsters ... See full summary »

Stars: Christian Hoff, Frank Welker, Sarah Souza, William Callaway

Votes: 384

Best Animated Series (for season 1)

Runners up: n/a n/a

27. Puckman (1980 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Family, Fantasy

This is the Atari VCS (2600) version of Pac-Man.

Votes: 1,202

Best Video Game

Runner ups: n/a n/a n/a n/a