Best award winning movies with gaudy imagery from 1980

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

1 Atlantic City (1980)

In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.

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1980-09-03 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon

Rating

rating icon 6.791
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #73 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #128 for
    decadent
  3. Ranked #132 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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2 Flash Gordon (1980)

A football player and his mates travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

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1980-09-01 | Science Fiction / Comedy

Cast

Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson

Rating

rating icon 6.22
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    pulpy
  2. Ranked #69 for
    glitzy
  3. Ranked #72 for
    interplanetary

Trailer

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3 Kagemusha (1980)

Akira Kurosawa's lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When Shingen dies, his generals reluctantly agree to have the impostor take over as the powerful ruler. He soon begins to appreciate life as Shingen, but his commitment to the role is tested when he must lead his troops into battle against the forces of a rival warlord.

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1980-04-26 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    with mercenaries
  2. Ranked #60 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #69 for
    propulsive

Trailer

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4 Xanadu (1980)

A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.

Info

1980-08-08 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    cheeseball
  2. Ranked #104 for
    escapist fantasy
  3. Ranked #109 for
    kitschy editing

Trailer

Xanadu trailer
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5 Can't Stop the Music (1980)

A loose biography of seminal disco hit-makers The Village People and their composer Jacques Morali.

Info

1980-06-20 | Comedy / Music

Cast

Alex Briley, David Hodo

Rating

rating icon 5.205
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    catchy tune
  2. Ranked #99 for
    catchy music
  3. Ranked #118 for
    kitschy editing

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6 The Apple (1980)

In the glitzy, glittering futuristic world of 1994, music is king -- and the man who controls it is all-powerful malicious mogul Mr. Boogalow. Now he has his eye on two fresh-faced young singers, Alphie and Bibi, who score a hit at his WorldVision Song Festival and fall under the irresistible spell of fame, money, and temptation.

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1980-11-21 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Catherine Mary Stewart, Grace Kennedy

Rating

rating icon 4.51
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #50 for
    headscratcher
  2. Ranked #53 for
    glitzy
  3. Ranked #60 for
    chintzy

Trailer

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7 Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980)

Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, D.C.

Info

1980-04-11 | Drama

Cast

Maggie Renzi, Adam LeFevre

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    weak link in cast
  2. Ranked #117 for
    welcome return
  3. Ranked #162 for
    scrawny

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8 City of Women (1980)

The charismatic Snaporaz encounters an alluring woman on a train and pursues her through a forest. He ends up at a hotel populated by women gathered for a feminist conference, where he is an unwanted presence. Snaporaz soon discovers he’s entered a phantasmagoric world where women have taken power.

Info

1980-03-28 | Comedy / Adventure

Cast

Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Prucnal

Rating

rating icon 6.978
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    machismo
  2. Ranked #102 for
    oneiric
  3. Ranked #111 for
    fairytale-like

Trailer

City of Women trailer
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9 The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Info

1980-05-20 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Rating

rating icon 8.391
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #42 for
    mythology extending
  2. Ranked #102 for
    popular
  3. Ranked #130 for
    interplanetary

Trailer

The Empire Strikes Back trailer
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10 The Stunt Man (1980)

A fugitive stumbles onto a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out and falls for the leading lady while facing off with his manipulative director.

Info

1980-06-27 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback

Rating

rating icon 6.662
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    monomaniacal
  2. Ranked #103 for
    vivid depiction
  3. Ranked #120 for
    vertiginous

Trailer

The Stunt Man trailer
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