Tag: 1980

Toxic Zombies (1980) 4

Toxic Zombies (1980)

After drug crops are sprayed with a chemical by a passing airplane, the growers of the crop are poisoned by the chemical and turn into zombie-like mutants....

Larisa (1980) 7.8

Larisa (1980)

A loving film tribute to Russian filmmaker Larisa Shepitko, who died tragically in a car accident in 1979 at the age of 40. This documentary by her husband, Elem Klimov, includes excerpts from all of Shepitko's films, an...

Taxi zum Klo (1980) 6.5

Taxi zum Klo (1980)

Frank Ripploh is a bit of a rascal: he's a bearded and shaggy-haired teacher, and he's gay with a very active sex life and an interest in making films. He keeps his personal life and teaching separate, but he sometimes c...

Madness (1980) 5.5

Madness (1980)

An escaped convict plays the occupants of a remote home against one another for his own sadistic pleasure while searching for the loot he buried there following a previous robbery....

The Miser (1980) 6.7

The Miser (1980)

Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet. Harpagon is a miser who wants to choose the right man and the right wom...

A Bad Son (1980) 7.3

A Bad Son (1980)

Bruno is released from prison. He looks for a job and tries to start a new life. His first stop is at his father's apartment.::Jonathan ...

Below the Belt (1980) 5.3

Below the Belt (1980)

Rosa Rubinsky is floundering in her life both personally and professionally. Small time radio talk show host Terry Glantz is the latest in the long line of her steady but not really committed boyfriends. And she works in...

Escape (1980) (TV) 7.4

Escape (1980) (TV)

The true story of Dwight Worker, an American who was caught smuggling drugs in Mexico, and sentenced to fortress-like Lecumberri prison where he endured brutal conditions. With the help of his wife, Barbara, he escaped t...

The Boogey Man (1980) 4.6

The Boogey Man (1980)

A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death....

Terror Express (1980) 5.1

Terror Express (1980)

Almost ten passengers are traveling in a bed-car on a long-trip train. Among them there are a prostitute, a pair of couples, some girls, a policeman and three violent boys. The three guys succeeded to steal the policeman...

The Jazz Singer (1980) 5.9

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his lov...

To All a Goodnight (1980) 4.7

To All a Goodnight (1980)

It's Christmas break at the Calvin Finishing School for Girls, and the students are planning a big party while the president of the school is away. A group of boys show up and the fun begins, until mysterious killer star...

The Exterminator (1980) 5.7

The Exterminator (1980)

When John Eastland's best friend, Michael Jefferson, is mugged and left permanently crippled, he decides to do something about it. Jefferson had saved Eastland's life in Vietnam and now it's time for Eastland to get reve...

A Windy, But Pleasant Day (1980) 6.1

A Windy, But Pleasant Day (1980)

This is a film about the coming of age of three men.::Film critic Lalit Rao (FIPRESCI)...

Galaxina (1980) 3.7

Galaxina (1980)

The crew of the police cruiser Infinity is finally heading home after a long stay in deep space. Just when they think they are about to get some much needed rest and relaxation, the crew is given a new mission - journey ...

Breaker Morant (1980) 7.8

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from th...

New Year’s Evil (1980) 4.8

New Year’s Evil (1980)

New Year's Eve is on it's way and TV's most famous punk-rock lady icon Diane Sullivan is holding a late hour countdown celebration of music and partying. All is going well until Diane recieves a phone call from a odd sou...

Pinocchio’s Christmas (1980) (TV) 6.4

Pinocchio’s Christmas (1980) (TV)

It's Pinocchio's first Christmas, and he sells the book Geppetto gives him for present money, but Cat and Fox trick him out of it. So, Pinocchio becomes part of a (Christmas) Marionette show to make present money. He ste...

Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980) 6.1

Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980)

Cheech must deal with losing his job, his angry neighbor, and trying to score with sexy Donna. Meanwhile, Chong meets Cheech's cousin Red and the two have a wild time in Hollywood with a big bag of buds and a cool Ferrar...

The Battle of Port Arthur (1980) 6.6

The Battle of Port Arthur (1980)

Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve officer who became commander o...

The Octagon (1980) 5.2

The Octagon (1980)

Scott's life is plagued by two kinds of flashbacks. First are the childhood memories of the rigorous training he and a friend endured under a martial arts master. The second is of a mission Scott went on that ended with ...

Any Which Way You Can (1980) 6.2

Any Which Way You Can (1980)

Philo Beddoe (Clint Eastwood) takes part in a bare knuckle fight, as he does, to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia comes along and ...

Cannibal Holocaust (1980) 5.9

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

In 1979, intent on venturing into the vast and unexplored areas of the virgin Amazon rainforest, a small American film crew attempts to make a documentary about the region's indigenous cannibalistic tribes, only to disap...

More Wild Wild West (1980) (TV) 6.5

More Wild Wild West (1980) (TV)

West and Gordon only want to remain in retirement, but the secret service is determined to use their expertise. They are convinced to stop another mad scientist, this time Albert Paradine, an evil genius who can become i...

Crazy Thunder Road (1980) 6.8

Crazy Thunder Road (1980)

When the leader of the once-notorious biker gang of Tokyo falls in love with a barmaid and quickly loses his rebellious ideals, the rest of the gang feels betrayed. Especially the reputedly troubled kid Ken revolts again...

Scared to Death (1980) 4.3

Scared to Death (1980)

An ex-cop, now working as a hack novelist, is called out of retirement to help investigate a string of deaths that appear to be the work of a serial killer but soon are revealed to be the work of the Syngenor - the synth...

Windwalker (1980) 6.9

Windwalker (1980)

An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his 'death' to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in this unique story of 'Indians without a single cowboy.'...

Defiance (1980) 6.3

Defiance (1980)

Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York City neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman, and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, ...

Resurrection (1980) 7.3

Resurrection (1980)

Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ability to heal physical infirm...

La Cage aux Folles II (1980) 5.8

La Cage aux Folles II (1980)

Nightclub owner Renato and his transvestite companion/lover Albin becoming involved with the local cops and foreign spies when Albin unwittingly gets his hands on a roll of stolen microfilm. The gay couple then hide out ...

Xia gu ying xiong zhuan (1980) 7.2

Xia gu ying xiong zhuan (1980)

After the Shaolin Temple is brought to ruin, Kao seeks revenge by plotting to kill the emperor....

El nido (1980) 7.2

El nido (1980)

In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. Gregoria (Goyita) the daughter ...

Patrick Still Lives (1980) 5.5

Patrick Still Lives (1980)

Patrick, a young man whose father runs a remote spa, is injured in a roadside incident and is in a coma. Some years later, during the off season, five people arrive at the clinic - an ambitious politician and his wife, a...

Talking Heads (1980) 8

Talking Heads (1980)

People of different age, profession and social status answer two simple questions: who they are and what they want from life.::Anonymous...

Rough Cut (1980) 5.7

Rough Cut (1980)

Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.::K. Rose ...

Motel Hell (1980) 6

Motel Hell (1980)

Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all ...

Last Witness (1980) 7.1

Last Witness (1980)

Ji-hye, the daughter of an army captain, receives a treasure map from her father just hours before he is killed by communist guerillas in the mountains near their home. While the communists are defeated, several escape t...

9 to 5 (1980) 6.8

9 to 5 (1980)

Meet Franklin Hart (Dabney Coleman). The biggest "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss on the planet. He thrills in taking advantage of his head female office staff; humiliating, downplaying, and condesce...

Caddyshack (1980) 7.3

Caddyshack (1980)

There's something fishy going on at the elitist Bushwood Country Club, and the scheming president of the clubhouse, Judge Elihu Smails, has something to do with it. But, the suave golf guru, Ty Webb, and the distasteful,...

Merry-Go-Round (1980) 6.8

Merry-Go-Round (1980)

Elizabeth sends telegrams to her old boyfriend Ben in NYC and to her younger sister Leo in Rome to join her in Paris, where she is selling her dead father's estate. When Ben and Leo arrive, a mysterious adventure begins....