The 80's (1980 - 1984) Watch Listby shawnevans666 | created - 13 May 2013 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
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1. The Big Red One (1980)
R | 113 min | Drama, War
A hardened sergeant and the four core members of his infantry unit try to survive World War II as they move from battle to battle throughout Europe.
2. Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave (1980)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Music
On the final night of his life, Dec. 31, 1952, country music legend Hank Williams imagines himself giving a New Year's Eve performance in a small bar, with his comments to the audience reflecting upon his life.
3. The Long Riders (1980)
R | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Western
The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Votes: 8,996 | Gross: $23.00M
4. American Pop (1981)
R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, History
The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.
Votes: 3,938 | Gross: $6.00M
5. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Votes: 105,927 | Gross: $78.91M
7. Yol (1982)
PG | 114 min | Drama
When five Turkish prisoners are granted one week's home leave, they find to their dismay that they face continued oppression outside of prison from their families, the culture, and the government.
8. The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama
In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family.
9. Barefoot Gen (1983)
TV-PG | 83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.
10. The Killing Fields (1984)
R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.
Votes: 47,967 | Gross: $34.70M
13. Jazzman (1983)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Music
A music student is expeled from school because he loves jazz, a kind of music that represents the US capitalism. He hires two street musicians to form a dixie band, and goes from one city ... See full summary »
14. Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Music
A television newswoman picks up the story of a 1960s rock band whose long-lost leader - Eddie Wilson - may still be alive, while searching for the missing tapes of the band's never-released album.
Votes: 6,333 | Gross: $4.79M
15. Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
PG | 92 min | Drama
This was based on a true story. About a man (Caan) who discovers that his ex-wife has disappeared along with their children. It seems that her new boyfriend works for some criminals. After ... See full summary »
16. Just Before Dawn (1981)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by Forest Ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area.... See full summary »
17. Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
R | 108 min | Comedy
A Jewish man who owns a Brooklyn deli asks his domineering uncle for a loan so he can buy his dream restaurant in Manhattan, but the uncle demands that he give up his Gentile girlfriend ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,382 | Gross: $0.84M
18. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC... See full summary »
20. Eureka (1983)
R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann becomes a rich man when he strikes gold but 20 years later he faces major personal and family problems.
Votes: 2,638 | Gross: $0.12M
21. The Keep (1983)
R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison.
Votes: 9,991 | Gross: $3.76M
22. Wrong Is Right (1982)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,591 | Gross: $3.38M
24. Deserters (1983)
91 min | Drama
Louis is a 27-year-old reservist and patriot, as is his childhood friend and longtime rival Bastien, who sees the war, like everything else, as an opportunity. One night, as their unit ... See full summary »
25. Repentance (1984)
PG | 153 min | Comedy, Drama
The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden and is secretly reburied. But the corpse keeps returning, and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,532 | Gross: $0.22M