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1. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

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: 198,273 | Gross: $83.40M

2. Ekipazh (1980)

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

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: 2,212

3. Bye Bye Brasil (1980)

R | 110 min | Drama

The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: José Wilker, Betty Faria, Fábio Jr., Zaira Zambelli

Votes: 1,385

4. The Awakening (1980)

R | 101 min | Horror

An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist

Votes: 1,809 | Gross: $8.42M

5. Altered States (1980)

R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

58 Metascore

A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

Votes: 30,402 | Gross: $19.85M

6. Body Heat (1981)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

77 Metascore

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman persuades her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

Votes: 29,110 | Gross: $24.06M

7. Carnival Magic (1981)

G | 86 min | Fantasy

A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »

Director: Al Adamson | Stars: Don Stewart, Jennifer Houlton, Howard Segal, Regina Carrol

Votes: 608

8. The Bushido Blade (1981)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History

A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.

Director: Tsugunobu Kotani | Stars: Richard Boone, Toshirô Mifune, Mike Starr, Timothy Patrick Murphy

Votes: 313

9. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

R | 104 min | Horror

34 Metascore

A family moves into their new home, which proves to be satanic, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner

Votes: 9,565 | Gross: $12.53M

10. Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rival book salesmen Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to read fairy tales to his spoiled, selfish son, Prince Abba-Dabba.

Directors: Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, Maurice Noble, Hawley Pratt | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Shepard Menken, Lennie Weinrib

Votes: 1,640 | Gross: $0.08M

11. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

48 Metascore

A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again?

Director: Ken Finkleman | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Raymond Burr

Votes: 46,582 | Gross: $27.15M

12. Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Miles O'Keeffe, Sabrina Siani, Ritza Brown, Edmund Purdom

Votes: 1,846

13. Adam and Eve (1983)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

God casts Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden because Eve decided to eat a forbidden apple that a talking snake told her to eat. The disgraced couple find themselves battling a coterie of various creatures.

Directors: Enzo Doria, Luigi Russo | Stars: Mark Gregory, Andrea Goldman, Ángel Alcázar, Costantino Rossi

Votes: 234

14. Born in Flames (1983)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, it presents a dystopia in which the issues of many groups - minorities, liberals, gay rights organizations, feminists - are dealt with by the government.

Director: Lizzie Borden | Stars: Honey, Adele Bertei, Jean Satterfield, Florynce Kennedy

Votes: 782

15. Amityville 3-D (1983)

PG | 105 min | Horror

28 Metascore

A reporter moves into the ominous Long Island house to debunk the recent supernatural events, and finds himself besieged by the evil manifestations which are connected to a hell-spawn demon lurking in the basement.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy, Candy Clark

Votes: 5,357 | Gross: $6.33M

16. Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)

81 min | Action, Comedy

A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Samuel Hui, Karl Maka, Sylvia Chang, Jean Mersant

Votes: 750

17. Best Defense (1984)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

29 Metascore

A military weapons engineer struggles to do his job responsibly, while a hapless tank commander has to live with the consequences in combat years later.

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Kate Capshaw, George Dzundza

Votes: 5,299 | Gross: $19.27M

18. 2010 (1984)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

53 Metascore

A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery, and H.A.L.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban

Votes: 47,878 | Gross: $40.20M

19. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

Votes: 11,620

20. Combat Shock (1984)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle.

Director: Buddy Giovinazzo | Stars: Rick Giovinazzo, Veronica Stork, Mitch Maglio, Asaph Livni

Votes: 2,471

21. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Come Along with Me (1982)

Not Rated | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

About the recently widowed lady Estelle Parsons who is selling all her belongings to start a new life. Estelle believes she has powers to see into the future and to conduct seances. She ... See full summary »

Director: Joanne Woodward | Stars: Estelle Parsons, Barbara Baxley, Sylvia Sidney, Ed Meekin

Votes: 56

22. Commando (1985)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

51 Metascore

A retired Special Forces colonel tries to save his daughter, who was abducted by his former subordinate.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Votes: 139,103 | Gross: $35.10M

23. Condor (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Unsold TV pilot about a hardboiled special police agent prejudiced towards robots and his beautiful new female android partner hunting his nemesis, an escaped female terrorist known as Black Widow, in the noir future of 1999.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Ray Wise, Wendy Kilbourne, Vic Polizos, James Avery

Votes: 126

24. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Keshia Knight Pulliam, Jean Marsh, Rene Auberjonois, Emma Samms

Votes: 264

25. Consuming Passions (1988)

R | 98 min | Comedy

A tragic mishap at a chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets. The problem is that they want more!

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Vanessa Redgrave, Tyler Butterworth, Freddie Jones

Votes: 391 | Gross: $0.12M

26. 1984 (1984)

R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

67 Metascore

In a totalitarian future society, a man, whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 62,342 | Gross: $8.40M

27. Cavegirl (1985)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Thanks to a strange crystal, a shy student finds himself in the Stone Age, where he falls in love with a beautiful cave woman and helps her clan stave off a tribe of cannibals.

Director: David Oliver Pfeil | Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Cynthia Thompson, Darren Young, Saba Moor-Doucette

Votes: 700

28. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1985)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn join Mark Twain on his airship to meet Halley's Comet.

Director: Will Vinton | Stars: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie

Votes: 2,402 | Gross: $0.85M

29. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

Director: Dan O'Bannon | Stars: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Votes: 51,447 | Gross: $14.24M

30. Agnes of God (1985)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery

52 Metascore

When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court-appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly, Anne Pitoniak

Votes: 6,494 | Gross: $25.63M

31. Re-Animator (1985)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Votes: 52,352 | Gross: $2.02M

32. Basic Training (1985)

R | 88 min | Comedy

Melinda comes to Washington DC to visit her friend Debbie, and to find a job in government, where she hopes to do her part to make it better. She gets a lower echelon administrative ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Sugerman | Stars: Ann Dusenberry, Rhonda Shear, Angela Aames, Will Nye

Votes: 348

33. Adventures of Tarzan (1985)

135 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Ruby Shetty lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad, who would to travel to the deep jungles of India to find a fabled tribe in the Shakabhoomi region, where others have gone - but ... See full summary »

Director: Babbar Subhash | Stars: Kimi Katkar, Dalip Tahil, Om Shivpuri, Hemant Birje

Votes: 113

34. Bliss (1985)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

After a near-death experience, a man wonders if he actually did die and is now in Hell.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Barry Otto, Lynette Curran, Helen Jones, Miles Buchanan

Votes: 1,201 | Gross: $0.66M

35. April Fool's Day (1986)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery

49 Metascore

Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner, Jay Baker

Votes: 13,142 | Gross: $12.95M

36. The Fly (1986)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

79 Metascore

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Votes: 150,663 | Gross: $40.46M

37. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

An autistic boy who dreams of flying touches everyone he meets, including a new family who has moved in after their father dies.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Lucy Deakins, Jay Underwood, Bonnie Bedelia, Fred Savage

Votes: 5,177 | Gross: $7.18M

38. Amazons (1986)

PG | 76 min | Action, Fantasy, Adventure

An epic from the dark ages about the legendary lost tribe of warrior women. The girls fly into danger, come up against fierce tribes, fall prey to sorcery, put to rest a family rivalry of centuries past and battle to victory.

Director: Alejandro Sessa | Stars: Mindi Miller, Penelope Reed, Joseph Whipp, Danitza Kingsley

Votes: 474

39. Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

Directors: Richard W. Haines, Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: Janelle Brady, Gil Brenton, Robert Prichard, Pat Ryan

Votes: 7,534

40. Babes in Toyland (1986 TV Movie)

G | 140 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A young girl wakes up in the realm of Toyland, where she teams up with her family and friends to overthrow the evil villain, Barnaby.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Richard Mulligan, Eileen Brennan, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 2,785

41. Abducted (1986)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

A woman jogger is abducted by a crazy mountain man, and taken to his cabin.

Director: Boon Collins | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Roberta Weiss, Lawrence King-Phillips, William Nunn

Votes: 245

42. The Abomination (1986)

100 min | Horror

An old woman coughs up what she believes to be a tumor. While asleep, the thing crawls inside of her son and reproduces inside him, then causes him to go on a killing spree to feed it.

Director: Bret McCormick | Stars: Scott Davis, Jude Johnson, Blue Thompson, Brad McCormick

Votes: 520

43. Blood Hook (1986)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror

During a local fishing contest, people are being violently dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Mark Jacobs, Lisa Jane Todd, Patrick Danz, Sara Hauser

Votes: 940

44. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

61 Metascore

A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 26,271 | Gross: $3.77M

45. City in Panic (1986)

85 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.5