Feature Film, Released between 1980-01-01 and 1980-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. The Kingdom of Diamonds (1980)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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The musical duo of Goopi and Bagha make a comeback when they are invited to play for a king.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Rabi Ghosh, Tapan Chatterjee

Votes: 2,234

2. Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.9
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It's April 5, 1941, somewhere in Serbia. A group of people go on a bus to Belgrade, on a journey that will change their lives forever.

Director: Slobodan Sijan | Stars: Pavle Vuisic, Dragan Nikolic, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic, Aleksandar Bercek

Votes: 13,769

3. Chhutir Ghonta (1980)

Drama

8.8
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Khokon is the one and only adorable child of a widow. The mother takes refuse in her son as a way to forget the loss of her husband. Khokon is a meritorious student of Nilgiri Bohumukhi ... See full summary »

Director: Azizur Rahman | Stars: Sumon, Abdur Razzak, Shabana, Sujata

Votes: 358

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

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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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 and a bounty hunter named Boba Fett all over the galaxy.

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

Votes: 1,139,284 | Gross: $290.48M

5. Sankarabharanam (1980)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.7
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The story of a rare and exceptional bond between the master of classical music Sankara Sastry and his admirer Tulasi, a woman from a family of prostitutes.

Director: K. Viswanath | Stars: J.V. Somayajulu, Manju Bhargavi, Tulasi, Allu Ramalingaiah

Votes: 1,912

6. Dvoynikat (1980)

98 min | Comedy

8.4
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Prof. Denev is a talented scientist, but he cannot divide his time between the social and the scientific life. Suddenly he gets the idea to bring his cousin Ivan from the village. They look... See full summary »

Director: Nikolay Volev | Stars: Todor Kolev, Pavel Popandov, Yordanka Kuzmanova, Radosveta Vassileva

Votes: 600

7. Zübük (1980)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

8.4
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This is the story of the politician named Zubuk. He gets expelled from the political party that he is a member of, due to corruption. The journalist Yasar wants to make a news story about ... See full summary »

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Nevra Serezli, Kadir Savun, Zeki Alpan

Votes: 6,979

8. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

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

Votes: 877,715 | Gross: $44.02M

9. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In 1929, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini appoints General Rodolfo Graziani as colonial governor to Italian Libya with orders to stamp-out all resistance from Libyan nationalists led by rebel guerrilla leader Omar Mukhtar.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 13,887 | Gross: $3.27M

10. Varumayin Niram Sigappu (1980)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama

8.3
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Poetical forces play in the life of an unemployed yet well educated young man.He finds the depth and the beauty of his principles yet fate leaves him in destitution

Director: K. Balachander | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Prathap Pothen, Dilip

Votes: 854

11. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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89 Metascore

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

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

Votes: 316,221 | Gross: $23.38M

12. Petria's Wreath (1980)

99 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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This film takes place in a small mining town in Serbia, within a time span covering the prewar, war, and postwar period. "Petria's wreath" is a story about the tragic life of an illiterate ... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Karanovic | Stars: Mirjana Karanovic, Dragan Maksimovic, Pavle Vuisic, Marko Nikolic

Votes: 593

13. All That Jack's (1980)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The staff of elementary school prepare the retirement party for their cleaning woman. The complicated relations within the school will emerge to the surface on the same night.

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Semka Sokolovic-Bertok, Bogdan Diklic, Snezana Niksic, Predrag Lakovic

Votes: 1,041

14. The Elephant Man (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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78 Metascore

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.

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

Votes: 216,192

15. The Touch (1980)

145 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Anirudh Parmar is blind, but he does not let this impairment bind him down. He runs a school for the blind as a Principal. He meets with social worker, Kavita. Kavita is attracted to him, ... See full summary »

Director: Sai Paranjape | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Sudha Chopra, Mohan Gokhale

Votes: 678

16. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)

PG | 150 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions. Different careers. And big late love.

Director: Vladimir Menshov | Stars: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

Votes: 11,238 | Gross: $2.50M

17. The Garage (1980)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Meeting of the garage cooperative must exclude four own members because of a new highway's building. After the meeting it becomes clear that the exit door is closed by one of the members, who requires an equitable solution.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Liya Akhedzhakova, Iya Savvina, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Valentin Gaft

Votes: 3,283

18. Les bons débarras (1980)

120 min | Drama

8.1
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A woman is overwhelmed with having to deal with her emotionally unstable daughter, mentally-challenged brother and two suitors while simultaneously trying to run her small firewood business.

Director: Francis Mankiewicz | Stars: Charlotte Laurier, Marie Tifo, Germain Houde, Louise Marleau

Votes: 662

19. Dami kanyat (1980)

95 min | Comedy

8.0
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A couple of young ladies decide to obtain a driving license. The film is a true comedy of relations, caused between the driving-teacher and the beginner-drivers.

Director: Ivan Andonov | Stars: Stefan Danailov, Tzvetana Maneva, Mariana Dimitrova, Nevena Kokanova

Votes: 761

20. Kagemusha (1980)

PG | 162 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu

Votes: 31,573

21. Ion: Blestemul pamîntului, blestemul iubirii (1980)

205 min | Drama, History

8.0
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Set in the 1910's Transylvanian countryside, a poor but industrious peasant must choose between his obsessive lust for riches and his desire for true love.

Director: Mircea Muresan | Stars: Serban Ionescu, Ioana Craciunescu, Sorina Stanculescu, Valentin Teodosiu

Votes: 497

22. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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60 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 180,036 | Gross: $57.23M

23. Aakrosh (1980)

144 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.9
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A public prosecutor discovers the harsh realities about life of the scheduled tribes in India during 1980s while defending a case of a tribesman charged of murdering his wife.

Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Om Puri

Votes: 800

24. The King and the Mockingbird (1980)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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87 Metascore

A chimney sweep and a shepherdess seek to escape from the clutches of a tyrannical king.

Director: Paul Grimault | Stars: Jean Martin, Pascal Mazzotti, Raymond Bussières, Agnès Viala

Votes: 4,443 | Gross: $0.03M

25. My American Uncle (1980)

PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The intersecting stories of three people who face difficult choices in life-changing situations are used to illustrate the theories espoused by Henri Laborit about human behavior and the relationship between the self and society.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger Pierre, Nelly Borgeaud

Votes: 4,958

26. Breaker Morant (1980)

PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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72 Metascore

Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Votes: 11,944 | Gross: $7.14M

27. On Fertile Lands (1980)

115 min | Drama

7.7
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The tragic story of three farm worker who migrates from their village to the cotton land Çukurova.

Director: Erden Kiral | Stars: Yaman Okay, Erkan Yücel, Nur Sürer, Tuncel Kurtiz

Votes: 521

28. Le voyage en douce (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Childhood friends, dominant Helene and submissive Lucie, are now in their thirties and married. Nostalgic about their youth, they take a bonding car trip to French countryside, while discussing their real and made up sexual experiences.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Geraldine Chaplin, Jacques Zabor, Jean Crubelier

Votes: 593

29. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 46,119 | Gross: $54.80M

30. A Distant Cry from Spring (1980)

95 min | Drama

7.7
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A mysterious stranger appears at the door of a farmhouse on a stormy night and asks for shelter. The young widow who owns the farm puts him up in the barn. At dawn, he helps to deliver a ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Ken Takakura, Chieko Baishô, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Tetsuya Takeda

Votes: 450

31. The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)

107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A grouchy farmer, known around his small Italian town as being wonderful to his employees, but actively driving everyone else away, is in for a surprise when a beautiful girl from the city,... See full summary »

Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia | Stars: Adriano Celentano, Ornella Muti, Edith Peters, Pippo Santonastaso

Votes: 7,003

32. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.7
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78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 210,501 | Gross: $83.40M

33. Oblomov (1980)

Unrated | 140 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.7
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St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Oleg Tabakov, Yuriy Bogatyryov, Elena Solovey, Andrei Popov

Votes: 2,010

34. Banker Bilo (1980)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Bilo is a goodhearted man who wants to marry the cutest girl in the village but needs money to take the consent from her father. His best friend Mahmut (Sener Sen) offers him a way to go to Germany and work in a factory to save up the money he needs.

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Ilyas Salman, Meral Zeren, Sener Sen, Ahu Tugba

Votes: 6,424

35. Khubsoorat (1980)

Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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A strict matriarch's regimented household is upended by the arrival of a spunky relative who challenges the rules.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Rekha, Rakesh Roshan, Shashikala

Votes: 1,545

36. The Man with the Carnation (1980)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The story of Nikos Belogiannis member of the communist party and officer of Ellas that has come back to Greece only to get arrested, tried for espionage on behalf of Russia and executed. A ... See full summary »

Director: Nikos Tzimas | Stars: Alekos Alexandrakis, Angelos Antonopoulos, Kostas Kazakos, Vangelis Kazan

Votes: 465

37. Drumul oaselor (1980)

116 min | Action, History

7.6
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Margelatu, the feared criminal helps the Romanian resistance to fight the dictatorial authorities.

Director: Doru Nastase | Stars: Florin Piersic, Marga Barbu, Ion Marinescu, Iurie Darie

Votes: 445

38. The Long Good Friday (1980)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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An up-and-coming gangster is tested by the insurgence of an unknown, very powerful threat.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Paul Freeman, Leo Dolan

Votes: 18,774

39. Confidence (1980)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.6
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During WW2 Hungarian resistance hides a married couple from the officials. The woman is sent to act as the wife of one of the resistance members who is also in hiding and pretending to be somebody else. They slowly begin to fall in love.

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Ildikó Bánsági, Péter Andorai, Oszkárné Gombik, Károly Csáki

Votes: 617

40. Karz (1980)

Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Musical, Romance

7.5
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Ravi is killed by his wife after his marriage. He is reborn as Monty and is now a singer he goes to holiday in Ooty where he recollects his memories from previous life and inquires about his family from first life and his evil wife Kamini.

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Tina Ambani, Simi Garewal, Raj Kiran

Votes: 2,054

41. Johnny (1980)

Not Rated | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A parsimonious Barbar must flee from the Police after meeting with a look-alike gangster.

Director: J. Mahendran | Stars: Rajinikanth, K. Balaji, Unni Mary, Suruli Rajan

Votes: 374

42. Ekipazh (1980)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.

Director: Aleksandr Mitta | Stars: Georgi Zhzhyonov, Anatoliy Vasilev, Leonid Filatov, Aleksandra Yakovleva-Aasmyae

Votes: 2,276

43. Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (1980)

95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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Three lazybones friends manufacture a firebomb and place it in a cinema. Pearl, a sadistic young girl, has observed the scene, follows the bombers and starts to manipulate them. The four criminals plan more and more daring acts.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Lieh Lo, Chen-Chi Lin, Albert Au, Tin Sang Lung

Votes: 701

44. Microphone Test (1980)

104 min | Drama

7.5
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A television reporter and her cameraman find themselves in the middle of intertwined professional and personal dilemma.

Director: Mircea Daneliuc | Stars: Tora Vasilescu, Mircea Daneliuc, Gina Patrichi, George Negoescu

Votes: 323

45. Alexander the Great (1980)

210 min | Drama, History

7.5
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The film gives a romanticized biography of Theodoros Kolokotronis, a Greek historical hero serving as a metaphor for Greece itself. Drawing upon a circular view of Greek history, the film ... See full summary »

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Omero Antonutti, Eva Kotamanidou, Mihalis Giannatos, Grigoris Evangelatos

Votes: 840

46. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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87 Metascore

Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, the legendary country singer who rose from humble, poverty-stricken beginnings in Kentucky to worldwide superstardom and changed the sound and style of country music forever.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak

Votes: 16,452 | Gross: $67.18M

47. Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1980)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A man from Mumbai (then Bombay) is angry about various issues in different circumstances.

Director: Saeed Akhtar Mirza | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Dilip Dhawan

Votes: 409

48. Billa (1980)

Not Rated | 175 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.4
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A village bumpkin poses as a Mafia don to uncover the gang.

Director: R. Krishnamurthy | Stars: Rajinikanth, Sripriya, K. Balaji, A.V.M. Rajan

Votes: 730

49. Last Night of Love (1980)

100 min | Drama, War

7.4
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In 1916 Romanian Army lieutenant Tudor Gheorghiu jealously obsesses over his wife Lena's apparent infidelity and contests against gigolo lawyer Nicolau for Lena's love.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Vladimir Gaitan, Joanna Pacula, Sergiu Nicolaescu, Sebastian Papaiani

Votes: 523

50. Shogun Assassin (1980)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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When the wife of the Shogun's Decapitator is murdered and he is ordered to commit suicide by the paranoid Shogun, he and his four-year-old son escape and become assassins for hire, embarking on a journey of blood and violent death.

Directors: Robert Houston, Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Minoru Ôki, Shôgen Nitta

Votes: 9,629


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