Your top movies of 1980

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  1. Skekgar1982 Registered

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    Since the year 1980 is 40 this year, what are your fave movies of that year?

    My top 25 faves
    Empire Strikes Back

    Elephant Man

    Airplane.

    The Changeling

    Caddyshack

    The Shining

    Shogun Assassin

    Superman 2

    The Fog

    Stir Crazy

    Watcher in the Woods

    altered States

    Stunt Man

    Cheech and Chong's Next Movie

    Alligator

    Used Cars

    Maniac.

    Flash Gordon

    City of the Living Dead aka Gates of Hell

    Animalympics

    House on the Edge of the Park.

    9 to 5

    Blues Brothers

    Dressed to kill

    Cannnibal Holocaust.

    Honorable mentions: Final Countdown, Friday The 13th,, Christmas Evil aka you better watch out, Terror Train, Cannibal Apocalypse aka Invasion of the Flesh hunters, Bon Voyage Charlie Brown.
     
  2. Drizzle There's no knowing where we're rowing

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    I've seen exactly ten films from 1980.

    1. The Empire Strikes Back
    2. The Shining
    3. Raging Bull
    4. Superman II
    5. Caddyshack
    6. Airplane!
    7. The Blues Brothers
    8. Friday the 13th
    9. Dressed to Kill
    10. Popeye
     
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    The Empire Strikes Back
    The Shining
    Popeye
    Raging Bull
    Superman II
    The Long Good Friday
    The Watcher in the Woods
    Kagemusha
    Cute Girl
     
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  4. Batmannerism Super-unknown

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    I'll go with a top 5.

    1. The Empire Strikes Back
    2. Superman II
    3. Airplane!
    4. The Blues Brothers
    5. Flash Gordon




    Honorable mention to:

    Breaker Morant
     
  5. Mondragon My other Avi is Gaucho Mickey

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    The Empire Strikes Back
    Superman II
    Kagemusha,
    Raging Bull
    Mad Max (hey it was released here 1980
    The Blues Brothers
     
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    Superman II
    The Empire Strikes Back
    The Big Red One
    The Shining
    Any Which Way You Can
    The Blues Brothers
    The Cannonball Run
    Altered States
    Caddyshack
    Private Benjamin
     
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    1. Raging Bull (My all time favorite film)
    2. The Shining
    3. Raiders of The Lost Ark
    4. The Sacrifice
    5. Ran
    6. The Thing
    7. Blade Runner
    8. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
    9. Blow Out
    10. The King of Comedy
    11. Full Metal Jacket
    12. Raising Arizona
    13. E.T.
    14. Stranger Than Paradise
    15. Back To The Future
     
  8. batdude Registered

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    My top 3 from that year.
    1. Empire Strikes Back
    2. Superman 2
    3.Flash Gordon
    Caddyshack might fit here, but I didn't see it for a while after(I was in grade school that year.)
    I honestly didn't remember Bon Voyage Charlie Brown was from 1980.
     
  9. Schlosser85 A Very Stable Genius

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    Empire Strikes Back is #1 by a wide margin.

    But I’ll give a shoutout to Blues Brothers and The Shining.
     
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  10. weezerspider Registered

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    lol I thought this was for the decade of the 1980s. OOPS.

    RAGING BULL is still my answer.
     
  11. STARMAN Rebel With A Cause

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    Empire Strikes Back
    Airplane
    Friday the 13th
     

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