Movies: 1980-1989

by bootybabe66 | created - 8 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Just a boatload of 80's movies. (100+ Votes) From least to most amount of votes, within their year. I highly suggest using the 'Refine' option. Happy Movie Hunting! :)

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1. The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

91 min | Comedy

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Sheila Hancock, Michael Hordern, Joe Melia, Thorley Walters

Votes: 163

2. Hog Wild (1980)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

A boy (Tim Warner), expelled from military school, returns home to his fathers disappiontment. He discovers that a motorcycle gang has been terrorizing his high school, and falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Les Rose | Stars: Patti D'Arbanville, Michael Biehn, Tony Rosato, Angelo Rizacos

Votes: 173

3. Wolf Lake (1980)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

War veterans visit a lakeside cabin for a week of shooting, drinking, etc. but find the cabin being looked after by a young caretaker named David. When David's status as a war deserter is revealed, all hell breaks loose.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Huffman, Robin Mattson, Jerry Hardin

Votes: 206

4. Why Would I Lie? (1980)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

Cletus is a compulsive liar. He prefers the term 'fabrication' to lie though. When Cletus becomes a social worker he's assigned the case of a boy called Jorge (with a 'J') who was taken ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Treat Williams, Lisa Eichhorn, Gabriel Macht, Susan Heldfond

Votes: 201 | Gross: $1.18M

5. Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)

108 min | Drama, Romance

Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: David Redden, Michael Wager, Robert Powell, Gael Hammer

Votes: 214

6. Die Laughing (1980)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.

Director: Jeff Werner | Stars: Robby Benson, Linda Grovenor, Charles Durning, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 235

7. Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

Cleveland 1951. Pre-med student Artie Shoemaker dreams not so much of a medical career but a life in the theater, against the wishes of his working class parents. Despite having no ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Frank Langella, Glynnis O'Connor, Tom Hulce, Jerry Stiller

Votes: 250 | Gross: $0.06M

8. The American Success Company (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

A husband is humiliated at home and at work. He decides he has had enough of it and hires a prostitute to help him get back at his boss, wife and friends and get a lot richer in the process.

Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Belinda Bauer, Ned Beatty, Steven Keats

Votes: 278

9. Hussy (1980)

R | 95 min | Drama

Beaty is a prostitute working out of a high-class London cabaret where Emory is a technician. They begin an affair encumbered by her job, his lack of money, and their pasts: Beaty has a ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Chapman | Stars: Helen Mirren, John Shea, Paul Angelis, Murray Salem

Votes: 286

10. Loving Couples (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

Wife is cheating her husband and the husband is cheating her back with her lover's girlfriend. The two cheating couples decide to go to a resort but they unintentionally pick the same one. Hilarity ensues.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Collins

Votes: 301 | Gross: $2.81M

11. Middle Age Crazy (1980)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

A married man is turning forty and that's when the midlife crisis hits him. He becomes obsessed with young women and fast cars.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Bruce Dern, Ann-Margret, Graham Jarvis, Deborah Wakeham

Votes: 293

12. Running Scared (1980)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.

Director: Paul Glickler | Stars: Ken Wahl, Judge Reinhold, Annie McEnroe, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 321

13. Falling in Love Again (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Romance

Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40es as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They... See full summary »

Director: Steven Paul | Stars: Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kaye Ballard

Votes: 312

14. Union City (1980)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

A man is so obsessed with finding the person responsible for stealing his milk bottles that he ignores his beautiful young wife, who has other ideas on her mind.

Director: Marcus Reichert | Stars: Dennis Lipscomb, Debbie Harry, Sam McMurray, Terry Walsh

Votes: 340

15. Coast to Coast (1980)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Madie Levrington is a neurotic, wealthy woman who escapes from a New York mental institution where her unwholesome husband had her committed to avoid the trial of an expensive divorce. She ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Dyan Cannon, Robert Blake, Quinn K. Redeker, Michael Lerner

Votes: 346

16. Touched by Love (1980)

PG | 95 min | Drama

A young nurse becomes determined to reach an unresponsive teenage cerebral palsy patient by encouraging her to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Diane Lane, Michael Learned, John Amos

Votes: 357

17. Effects (1980)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.

Director: Dusty Nelson | Stars: Joseph Pilato, Susan Chapek, John Harrison, Bernard McKenna

Votes: 415

18. The Kidnapping of the President (1980)

R | 114 min | Thriller

A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript ... See full summary »

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: William Shatner, Hal Holbrook, Van Johnson, Ava Gardner

Votes: 375

19. A Small Circle of Friends (1980)

R | 113 min | Drama

Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brad Davis, Karen Allen, Jameson Parker, Shelley Long

Votes: 375

20. Foolin' Around (1980)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

A working-class boy falls for a girl from a wealthy family, and must compete for her with a rich boy who also wants her.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Gary Busey, Annette O'Toole, John Calvin, Eddie Albert

Votes: 392

21. Agency (1980)

R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A millionaire is suspected of buying an ad agency to use it as a way of brainwashing the public for his political ends.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

Votes: 420

22. The Baltimore Bullet (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: James Coburn, Omar Sharif, Ronee Blakley, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 428

23. The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Robert Sacchi, Franco Nero, Michelle Phillips, Olivia Hussey

Votes: 455

24. Silver Dream Racer (1980)

PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Sport

A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike ... See full summary »

Director: David Wickes | Stars: David Essex, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines, Clarke Peters

Votes: 464

25. The Black Marble (1980)

PG | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Comedy

A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Barbara Babcock

Votes: 473

26. Windows (1980)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

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 tapes of her moaning. Andrea turns peeping ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Willis | Stars: Talia Shire, Joe Cortese, Elizabeth Ashley, Kay Medford

Votes: 504 | Gross: $2.13M

27. Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

An ugly, misshapen podiatrist ingests a formula made by a colleague and turns into a handsome, devil-may-care (but violent) ladies' man.

Director: Charles B. Griffith | Stars: Oliver Reed, Sunny Johnson, Maia Danziger, Virgil Frye

Votes: 495

28. Nightkill (1980)

R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A woman's lover poisons her cruel husband, a rich businessman, in front of her. She becomes more terrified when she finds the lover dead as well. A police detective suddenly shows up at her door.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jaclyn Smith, Mike Connors, James Franciscus

Votes: 541

29. Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

A TV producer who is the mistress of her boss, tries to have him make their relationship more permanent, and begins a relationship with a younger man. When her boss hears of this, he tries ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Ali MacGraw, Alan King, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 497 | Gross: $2.09M

30. The Last Married Couple in America (1980)

R | 103 min | Comedy

Mari and Jeff Thompson start to doubt their own marriage when every couple they know separate.

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: George Segal, Natalie Wood, Richard Benjamin, Valerie Harper

Votes: 521

31. One-Trick Pony (1980)

R | 98 min | Drama

Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Paul Simon, Blair Brown, Rip Torn, Joan Hackett

Votes: 550

32. Ruckus (1980)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A Vietnam veteran passing through a small town is harassed by local bullies but he fights back, using his wartime skills, and triggers a full-scale police manhunt.

Director: Max Kleven | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Linda Blair, Richard Farnsworth, Matt Clark

Votes: 561

33. Heart Beat (1980)

R | 110 min | Drama

The life and friendship between the icons of the Beat Generation - Neal Cassady, Carolyn Cassady and Jack Kerouac.

Director: John Byrum | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, John Heard, Ray Sharkey

Votes: 559

34. The Attic (1980)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Thriller, Horror

A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at the altar. She fantasizes about causing deaths of the men who most wronged her and ... See full summary »

Directors: George Edwards, Gary Graver | Stars: Carrie Snodgress, Ray Milland, Ruth Cox, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 574

35. Night of the Juggler (1980)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A tough, New York City ex-cop relentlessly searches for his kidnapped teenage daughter whom is held by a twisted psycho after mistaking her for the daughter of a wealthy businessman.

Directors: Robert Butler, Sidney J. Furie | Stars: James Brolin, Cliff Gorman, Richard S. Castellano, Linda Miller

Votes: 612