Best rather unconvincing award winning movies from 1980

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1 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.

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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 #102 for
    vivid depiction
  3. Ranked #120 for
    vertiginous

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2 Harlequin (1980)

In this modern-day version of the Rasputin story, David Hemmings plays an up-and-coming senator, Nick Rast, whose young son is terminally ill with leukaemia. A mysterious faith healer, Gregory Wolfe, appears and seems to cure the boy. Rast's wife Sandy falls in love with Wolfe, but the powerful interests behind Rast's career, represented by geriatric monster Doc Wheelan are less happy with events.

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1980-03-28 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Powell, David Hemmings

Rating

rating icon 6.583
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    eschatological
  2. Ranked #60 for
    with sleight of hand
  3. Ranked #124 for
    mysterious

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3 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 #70 for
    glitzy
  3. Ranked #72 for
    interplanetary

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4 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.

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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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5 Virus (1980)

Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.

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1980-06-26 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Glenn Ford, Robert Vaughn

Rating

rating icon 6.349
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    Apocalypse Film
  2. Ranked #287 for
    razzle-dazzle
  3. Ranked #294 for
    stoic

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6 Playing for Time (1980)

When a Jewish songstress is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task—using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas chambers.

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1980-09-30 | Drama / Music

Cast

Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander

Rating

rating icon 6.942
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #125 for
    soulful music
  2. Ranked #135 for
    musically talented actor
  3. Ranked #151 for
    cogent narrative

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7 The Big Red One (1980)

A veteran sergeant of World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson, in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and France, and ending in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia where they face the true horror of war.

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1980-01-22 | Drama / War

Cast

Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #68 for
    Aerial Combat
  2. Ranked #153 for
    soggy
  3. Ranked #210 for
    sane character

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8 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.

Info

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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9 Oh, God! Book II (1980)

God appears before 11-year-old Tracy Richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan 'Think God.' Naturaly, Tracy's divorced parents think Tracy's crazy, and plot to halt her 'heaven-sent' mission to spread God's word.

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1980-10-03 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette

Rating

rating icon 5.167
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    eschatological
  2. Ranked #252 for
    dry dialogue
  3. Ranked #278 for
    raising chuckles

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10 Galaxina (1980)

Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation for decades, Galaxina finds herself alone for many years, developing emotions and falling in love with the ship's pilot, Thor.

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1980-06-06 | Comedy / Science Fiction

Cast

Dorothy Stratten, Stephen Macht

Rating

rating icon 3.985
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #68 for
    cyborg
  3. Ranked #84 for
    pin-up girl

Trailer

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