Top 1980 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1980 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? Putlocker New Site - Watch Full Movies & TV-Series Online For Free - Official Putlocker

[#1] The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Genre: Reality

Creator: Franc Roddam

Studio: EndemolShine Australia

Cast: Andy Allen, Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong,...

Country: Australia

Duration: 124 min

Release: 2009

Networks: Network Ten

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.7 (1,153,240 votes)

[#2] The Shining (1980)

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Cast: Anne Jackson, Barry Dennen, Barry Nelson, Billie Gibson,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 144 min

Release: 1980

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.4 (893,098 votes)

[#3] Raging Bull (1980)

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.

Genre: Drama

Director: Martin Scorsese

Cast: Bernie Allen, Cathy Moriarty, Charles Scorsese, Frank Adonis,...

Country: US

Duration: 129 min

Release: 1980

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.2 (320,232 votes)

[#4] The Elephant Man (1980)

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Genre: Drama, History

Director: David Lynch

Cast: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Dexter Fletcher, Freddie Jones,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 124 min

Release: 1980

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.1 (218,887 votes)

[#5] The Blues Brothers (1980)

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 which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director: Patty Jenkins

Cast: Amr Waked, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Gabriella Wilde,...

Country: US

Duration: 133 min

Release: 2020

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (182,359 votes)

[#6] Ordinary People (1980)

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

Genre: Drama

Director: Robert Redford

Cast: Basil Hoffman, Dinah Manoff, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Hubbard,...

Country: US

Duration: 124 min

Release: 1980

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.7 (46,792 votes)

[#7] Airplane! (1980)

Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

Genre: Comedy

Director: David Zucker

Cast: Barbara Billingsley, Craig Berenson, Frank Ashmore, Jim Abrahams,...

Country: US

Duration: 88 min

Release: 1980

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.7 (213,873 votes)

[#8] Stardust Memories (1980)

While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Woody Allen

Cast: Amy Wright, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Eli Mintz,...

Country: US

Duration: 89 min

Release: 1980

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.3 (21,089 votes)

[#9] The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

A Coca-Cola bottle dropped from an airplane raises havoc among a normally peaceful tribe of African bushmen who believe it to be a utensil of the gods.

Genre: Romance

Director: Lara Tinelli

Cast: Ana Marco, Carol Ferrer, Carol Vega, Julia De Lucia,...

Country: Spain

Duration: 109 min

Release: 2014

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.3 (52,362 votes)

[#10] Caddyshack (1980)

At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist Judge Smails, and then the caddy golf tournament which Smails sponsors.

Genre: Action, Science Fiction

Director: Andre Weavind

Cast: Alex Anlos, Alex Hernandez, Clyde Berning, David Dukas,...

Country: US

Duration: 98 min

Release: 2020

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.3 (104,720 votes)