Best award winning movies with favorite actor from Before 1980

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with favorite actor from Before 1980! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with favorite actor from Before 1980, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 All About Eve (1950)

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.

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1950-11-09 | Drama

Cast

Bette Davis, Anne Baxter

Rating

rating icon 8.105
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #9 for
    drama queen
  3. Ranked #12 for
    extraordinary

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2 Julia (1977)

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

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1977-10-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave

Rating

rating icon 6.511
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #46 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #68 for
    soggy

Trailer

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3 Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.

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1979-12-07 | Drama

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep

Rating

rating icon 7.574
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    with marital problems
  2. Ranked #45 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #79 for
    foster father

Trailer

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4 Cabaret (1972)

Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.

Info

1972-02-13 | Music / Drama

Cast

Liza Minnelli, Michael York

Rating

rating icon 7.402
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #14 for
    decadent
  3. Ranked #15 for
    deservedly won awards

Trailer

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5 Sunset Boulevard (1950)

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Info

1950-08-10 | Drama

Cast

William Holden, Gloria Swanson

Rating

rating icon 8.313
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #103 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #122 for
    glitzy

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6 My Fair Lady (1964)

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Info

1964-10-21 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison

Rating

rating icon 7.514
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #29 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #43 for
    great soundtrack

Trailer

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7 Cries and Whispers (1972)

As Agnes slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria is wracked with guilt at her husband's attempted suicide, caused by his discovery of her extramarital affair. The self-loathing, suicidal Karin seems to regard her sister with revulsion. Only Anna, the deeply religious maid who lost her young child, seems able to offer Agnes solace and empathy.

Info

1972-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Harriet Andersson, Ingrid Thulin

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    consoling
  2. Ranked #135 for
    with marital problems
  3. Ranked #154 for
    juxtaposition

Trailer

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8 Gone with the Wind (1939)

The spoiled daughter of a Georgia plantation owner conducts a tumultuous romance with a cynical profiteer during the American Civil War and Reconstruction Era.

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1939-12-15 | Drama / War

Cast

Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable

Rating

rating icon 7.958
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #64 for
    spoiled brat
  3. Ranked #120 for
    sad

Trailer

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9 The Nun's Story (1959)

After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.

Info

1959-06-18 | Drama

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #162 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #170 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #193 for
    redoubtable

Trailer

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10 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

A history professor and his wife entertain a young couple who are new to the university's faculty. As the drinks flow, secrets come to light, and the middle-aged couple unload onto their guests the full force of the bitterness, dysfunction, and animosity that defines their marriage.

Info

1966-06-22 | Drama

Cast

Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

Rating

rating icon 7.729
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #36 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #67 for
    with marital problems

Trailer

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