Best award winning movies with most versatile director from 1980

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

1 Raging Bull (1980)

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

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1980-11-14 | Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

Rating

rating icon 7.938
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #117 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #131 for
    underdog

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2 Fame (1980)

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

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1980-05-16 | Drama / Music

Cast

Irene Cara, Barry Miller

Rating

rating icon 6.445
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    tremendously talented
  2. Ranked #65 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #71 for
    equally talented cast

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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 7.815
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    with mercenaries
  2. Ranked #61 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #68 for
    propulsive

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4 Nine to Five (1980)

Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage of the women who work with him in the grossest manner. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house, they assume control of his department, and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up?

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1980-12-18 | Comedy

Cast

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin

Rating

rating icon 6.873
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #62 for
    antiquated
  2. Ranked #73 for
    hubristic
  3. Ranked #77 for
    anachronistic

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5 The Elephant Man (1980)

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

Info

1980-10-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt

Rating

rating icon 8.041
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    freak show
  2. Ranked #12 for
    carny ride
  3. Ranked #95 for
    deformed

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6 Gloria (1980)

When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.

Info

1980-10-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry

Rating

rating icon 6.818
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #140 for
    most accessible
  3. Ranked #149 for
    seedy topic

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7 Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.

Info

1980-03-07 | Music / Drama

Cast

Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones

Rating

rating icon 7.257
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    immensely talented
  2. Ranked #42 for
    hagiography
  3. Ranked #55 for
    low-key approach

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8 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.

Info

1980-09-03 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon

Rating

rating icon 6.792
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #74 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #130 for
    decadent
  3. Ranked #134 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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9 Ordinary People (1980)

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

Info

1980-09-19 | Drama

Cast

Donald Sutherland, Timothy Hutton

Rating

rating icon 7.444
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #68 for
    therapeutic
  2. Ranked #78 for
    consoling
  3. Ranked #84 for
    deservedly won awards

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10 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

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