1980

Altered States
6.9

Altered States

Dec. 25, 1980

Altered States

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native ...
Narcissus and Psyche
7.4

Narcissus and Psyche

Dec. 22, 1980

Narcissus and Psyche

Narcisus and Psyche is based on a novel by Sandor Weores which was adapted by Vilmos Csaplar and director Gabor Body for a feature-length film. ...
The Dogs of War
6.3

The Dogs of War

Dec. 17, 1980

The Dogs of War

Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Superman II
6.8

Superman II

Dec. 04, 1980

Superman II

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel’s mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White ...
A Tale of Two Cities
6.6

A Tale of Two Cities

Dec. 02, 1980

A Tale of Two Cities

Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries ...
Shogun’s Ninja
6.3

Shogun’s Ninja

Nov. 15, 1980

Shogun’s Ninja

In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search ...
Raging Bull
8.2

Raging Bull

Nov. 14, 1980

Raging Bull

When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he’s a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the ...
Shogun Assassin
7.4

Shogun Assassin

Nov. 11, 1980

Shogun Assassin

A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai ...
Maniac
6.5

Maniac

Nov. 07, 1980

Maniac

A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect ...
Christmas Evil
5.5

Christmas Evil

Nov. 01, 1980

Christmas Evil

A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at ...
From the Life of the Marionettes
7.5

From the Life of the Marionettes

Made during Bergman’s tax-related exile in Germany, the film continues the story of Katarina and Peter Egermann, the feuding, childless, ...
Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise
7.3

Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise

Robert Mugge filmed jazz great Sun Ra on location in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. between 1978 and 1980. The resulting 60-minute ...
That Sinking Feeling
6.8

That Sinking Feeling

Oct. 01, 1980

That Sinking Feeling

Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that ...
Playing for Time
7.5

Playing for Time

Sep. 30, 1980

Playing for Time

When a Jewish songstress is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible ...
The Big Brawl
5.8

The Big Brawl

Sep. 10, 1980

The Big Brawl

A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
The Gods Must Be Crazy
7.3

The Gods Must Be Crazy

Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the ...
Atlantic City
7.4

Atlantic City

Sep. 02, 1980

Atlantic City

Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help ...
Flash Gordon
6.5

Flash Gordon

Sep. 01, 1980

Flash Gordon

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
The Night of the Hunted
5.8

The Night of the Hunted

“The Night of the Hunted” – A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients have a mental disorder in which their ...
City of the Living Dead
6.3

City of the Living Dead

A medium has a mysterious vision of a priest hanging himself… A seemingly dead woman awakes screaming in her coffin… And in the ...
Xanadu
5.2

Xanadu

Aug. 08, 1980

Xanadu

A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.
Caddyshack
7.3

Caddyshack

Jul. 25, 1980

Caddyshack

At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in ...
Prom Night
5.4

Prom Night

Jul. 18, 1980

Prom Night

This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of ...
The Blue Lagoon
5.7

The Blue Lagoon

Jul. 05, 1980

The Blue Lagoon

Two small children and a ship’s cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and ...
Dressed to Kill
7.1

Dressed to Kill

Jun. 25, 1980

Dressed to Kill

A mysterious, tall, blonde woman wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist’s patients, and now she’s after the prostitute who ...
The Blues Brothers
7.9

The Blues Brothers

Jun. 17, 1980

The Blues Brothers

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a ‘mission from God’ to raise funds for the orphanage in ...
Roadie
5.2

Roadie

Jun. 13, 1980

Roadie

A young Texas good ol’ boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling ...
The Big Red One
7.2

The Big Red One

May. 28, 1980

The Big Red One

A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the ...
The Private Eyes
6.8

The Private Eyes

Apr. 17, 1980

The Private Eyes

The lord and lady of a capacious manor are killed, and the lord’s ghost seems to have returned to knock off the staff one by one, causing ...
Alien 2: On Earth
3.8

Alien 2: On Earth

Apr. 11, 1980

Alien 2: On Earth

A group of cave explorers are confronted in an underground cavern by a mysterious living rock. Little do they know that it bears home to deadly, ...
Eaten Alive!
5.2

Eaten Alive!

Mar. 19, 1980

Eaten Alive!

A woman’s search for her missing sister leads her to the jungles of New Guinea, where she and an expatriate guide encounter a cult leader ...
Bad Timing
7.0

Bad Timing

Mar. 02, 1980

Bad Timing

Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, ...
Saturn 3
5.1

Saturn 3

Feb. 15, 1980

Saturn 3

In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist ...
American Gigolo
6.3

American Gigolo

Feb. 08, 1980

American Gigolo

Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local ...
Inferno
6.7

Inferno

Feb. 07, 1980

Inferno

A young man returns from Rome to his sister’s satanic New York apartment house.
Animalympics
6.8

Animalympics

Feb. 01, 1980

Animalympics

Animalympics is all about the Animal Olympics Contest where all the animals around the world gather to take part in everything from skiing in ...
The Godsend
5.3

The Godsend

Jan. 25, 1980

The Godsend

An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own, but over the ...
Windows
4.7

Windows

Jan. 18, 1980

Windows

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 ...
Permanent Vacation
6.4

Permanent Vacation

Jan. 01, 1980

Permanent Vacation

In downtown Manhattan, a twenty-something boy whose Father is not around and whose Mother is institutionalized, is a big Charlie Parker fan. He ...