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The Shining

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

Release On: 23rd - May - 1980

Vote Count: 13679
Vote Average: 8.2/10


Le Porno Killers

An international drugs deal goes wrong, and two New York hit-women are dispatched to Rome, Italy, to get the missing pay money. Even before departure the girls (Carmen Russo and Cintia Lodetti) have a poolside hot party with two young men, and when they get to their hotel in Rome, they share a shower and an intimate moment together. At the beach, they make eye contact with a pair of Italian gigolos, then use judo and wrestling holds to dominate them - and impose their feminist supremacy. Finally, they will get close to the money, but their mission is made easier as the top men are fighting each other for it (Vassili Karis) and Mario Cutini).

Release On: 20th - April - 1980

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 3.5/10


Friday the 13th

Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.

Release On: 9th - May - 1980

Vote Count: 2066
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The Blue Lagoon

Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline and Richard make a home for themselves surrounded by exotic creatures and nature's beauty. But will they ever see civilization again?

Release On: 5th - July - 1980

Vote Count: 1375
Vote Average: 6.2/10


The Empire Strikes Back

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.

Release On: 20th - May - 1980

Vote Count: 13582
Vote Average: 8.4/10


Cannibal Holocaust

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.

Release On: 7th - February - 1980

Vote Count: 1138
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Flash Gordon

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

Release On: 1st - September - 1980

Vote Count: 671
Vote Average: 6.2/10


A Change of Seasons

Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a younger lover of her own.

Release On: 1st - December - 1980

Vote Count: 20
Vote Average: 6.1/10


The Gods Must Be Crazy

A Coca-Cola bottle dropped from an airplane raises havoc among a normally peaceful tribe of African bushmen who believe it to be a utensil of the gods.

Release On: 10th - September - 1980

Vote Count: 809
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Blues Brothers

Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts his old band back togther to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.

Release On: 16th - June - 1980

Vote Count: 3213
Vote Average: 7.7/10


The Fog

Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses a mystical fire; and hitchhiker Elizabeth discovers the mutilated corpse of a fisherman. Then a mysterious iridescent fog descends upon the village, and more people start to die.

Release On: 8th - February - 1980

Vote Count: 1021
Vote Average: 6.7/10


The Elephant Man

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.

Release On: 2nd - October - 1980

Vote Count: 2509
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Sherkat-e Jahelan Dar Los Angeles

Iranian film made in Los Angeles in the 1980s.

Release On: 2nd - January - 1980

Vote Count: 2
Vote Average: 3.5/10


Airplane!

The persons and events in this film are fictitious - fortunately! A masterpiece of off-the-wall comedy, Airplane! features Robert Hays as an ex-fighter pilot forced to take over the controls of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning; Julie Hagerty as his girlfriend/stewardess/co-pilot; and a cast of all-stars including Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar... and more. Their hilarious high jinks spoof airplane disaster flicks, religious zealots, television commercials, romantic love... the list whirls by in rapid succession. And the story races from one moment of zany fun to the next.

Release On: 2nd - July - 1980

Vote Count: 3328
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Superman II

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human in order to get closer to Lois, realizes he has a responsibility to save the planet.

Release On: 4th - December - 1980

Vote Count: 1703
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Altered States

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

Release On: 25th - December - 1980

Vote Count: 457
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Alligator

A baby alligator is flushed down a toilet and survives by eating discarded lab animals that have been injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal escapes the city sewers and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.

Release On: 2nd - July - 1980

Vote Count: 193
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Stir Crazy

New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe have no jobs and no prospects, so they decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, landing jobs wearing woodpecker costumes to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a bank robbery, they no longer have to worry about employment—they're sent to prison.

Release On: 12th - December - 1980

Vote Count: 307
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Poliziotto Superpiù

While delivering a parking ticket to a small village in the Florida everglades, Officer Dave Speed finds himself in the middle of a radiation experiment conducted by the American government and NASA, where a detonated nuclear missile gives him a multitude of superpowers.

Release On: 18th - September - 1980

Vote Count: 231
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Quando l'amore è oscenità

The film presents an array of nasty stuff like, intercourse with a tree branch, candle masturbation, whipping, orgies, toe masturbation, and a woman screwing around with a real corn cob.

Release On: 14th - February - 1980

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 6.8/10