Best Movies of 1980

Editor: Piero Scaruffi
Best movies of all times | Film festivals | Movie reviews | Back to the Cinema page
Best of the eighties | Best of 1981
The following list averages the opinions of my favorite critics plus mine.

Ratings for the 1980 season


7.8 Brian DePalma: Dressed to Kill (1980)
7.3 John Landis: Blues Brothers (1980)
7.3 Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker: Airplane! (1980)
7.2 Nicolas Roeg: Bad Timing (1980)
7.2 Walter Hill: Long Riders (1980)
7.2 John Cassavetes: Gloria (1980)
7.2 Ingmar Bergman: Aus dem Leben der Marionetten/ From the Life of the Marionettes (1980)
7.1 Michael Cimino: Heaven's Gate
7.1 Zbigniew Rybczynski: Steps (1980) [short]
7.1 Irvin Kershner: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
7.1 Louis Malle: Atlantic City (1980)
7.1 John Carpenter: The Fog (1980)
7.0 Peng Ning: Kulian/ The Sun and the People aka Taiyang he Ren/ The Sun and the Man (1980)
7.0 Maurice Pialat: Loulou (1980)
7.0 Ken Russell: Altererd States (1980)
7.0 Dario Argento: Inferno (1980)
7.0 Bill Forsyth: Gregory's Girl (1980)
7.0 Bertrand Tavernier: La Mort en Direct/ Death Watch (1980)
7.0 Bai Hua/ Chen Youhua (1930): Kulian/ Bitter Love (1980)
7.0 Martin Scorsese: Raging Bull (1980)
7.0 Akira Kurosawa: Kagemusha (1980)
6.9 Theo Angelopoulos: Alexander the Great (1980)
6.9 Rainer Fassbinder: Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
6.5 Agnieszka Holland: Fever (1980)
6.5 Stanley Kubrick: Shining (1980)
6.4 Woody Allen: Stardust Memories (1980)
6.0 Hsiao-Hsien Hou: Cute Girl (1980)
Lower-rated films are generally not listed anymore except when people ask the same question a thousand times

Become a Sponsor of this web site!
We always welcome your feedback and comments.