Tag: 1980

My Bodyguard-1980 7.1

My Bodyguard-1980

Clifford Peache is the new kid in Lake View High School. Faced with all the stress that role entails he makes his situation worse by insulting Moody, the leader of a group of toughs who extort lunch money from kids. Thes...

Portrait of a ‘60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder-1980 7.3

Portrait of a ‘60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder-1980

French film critic Michel Ciment interviews Billy Wilder about his life and film-making....

Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten-1980 7.2

Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten-1980

Stig-Helmer Olsson isn't the fashionable jet-set type, but, for the first time in his life, he's going to travel abroad. He chooses a trip to the Canary Islands over Christmas. Before leaving, his doctor asks him to brin...

The Last Married Couple in America-1980 5.3

The Last Married Couple in America-1980

Jeff and Mari Thompson have been married for fifteen years. Although their marriage is not perfect, they are seemingly happy in their married and family life. But all their married friends seem to be getting divorced or ...

The Nude Bomb-1980 5.2

The Nude Bomb-1980

An unknown terrorist has developed a new type of bomb that will destroy clothing, but leave people unharmed. Agent Maxwell Smart (this time without 99 or Hymie) is taken out of retirement and sent back into the field to ...

The Competition-1980 6.6

The Competition-1980

The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pres...

The Candidate-1980 7.1

The Candidate-1980

In 1980 Franz Josef Strauss competed against Helmut Schmidt for the Office of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. To prevent this the first Garde German auteur staged an episode film to expose the candidat...

The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood-1980 3.5

The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood-1980

A madcap comedy about Xaviera's attempt to make a film in Hollywood based on her book. Getting mixed up with some of the biggest crooked producers in town, she beats them all at their own game, and makes the film without...

Private Benjamin-1980 6.2

Private Benjamin-1980

When her husband dies on their wedding night, Judy decides to join the United States Army. She realizes that she has never been independent in her entire life. What looks like a bad decision at first, turns out not so ba...

Fun Is Beautiful-1980 7.3

Fun Is Beautiful-1980

Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full of stockings and biro pens. Th...

The Last Reunion-1980 5

The Last Reunion-1980

1945: the Philippines. Several members of a platoon of American soldiers not only kill a Japanese general, but also rape and murder the man's wife. The couple's son, Kimon, witnesses these ghastly events and vows revenge...

The Hollywood Knights-1980 6.4

The Hollywood Knights-1980

Led by their comedic leader, Turk, the Hollywood Knights car club raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from chaotic pranks, drag racing and high school love....

Toward the Terra-1980 6.5

Toward the Terra-1980

Jomy Mark Shin is a seemingly ordinary boy on Earth, but fate has shown him something different. The authorities learn that he is a Mu, a member of race of psionic humans that are marked for death by the Central computer...

Inside Moves-1980 7.2

Inside Moves-1980

After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Roary begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for ...

Beyond Evil-1980 3.8

Beyond Evil-1980

An architect and his wife move into a house with a bloody past and a 100-year-old ghost, who possesses the wife.::Erik Adelfred ...

Phobia-1980 3.9

Phobia-1980

A psychiatrist treats his patients - sufferers from agoraphobia, claustrophobia, acrophobia, a fear of snakes, and a fear of man - with radical therapy in which they confront their fears by watching them on a large scree...

Hussy-1980 5.1

Hussy-1980

Beaty is a prostitute working out of a high-class London cabaret where Emory is a technician. They begin an affair encumbered by her job, his lack of money, and their pasts: She has an abusive former lover, the father of...

Friday the 13th-1980 6.5

Friday the 13th-1980

One summer at Camp Crystal Lake, a group of young counselors begin to get ready to lead campers. Unfortunately for the former, someone isn't happy about what's going on in the camp and enjoys playing kill the counselor. ...

The Return-1980 3.6

The Return-1980

Two young children and an adult in a small town have an encounter with an alien spaceship. 25 years later the children, one of whom is now the local sheriff, are reunited as adults in the same town which is now beset by ...

Tong tian xiao zi gong qiang ke-1980 6.3

Tong tian xiao zi gong qiang ke-1980

Starring kung-fu comedienne Wang Yu, a kid on a mission of justice, this film features plentiful ripsnorting martial arts by Jackie Chan's kung-fu classmates Yuen Hua and Yuan Pin, and Shaw Brothers' best martial arts fi...

Ordinary People-1980 7.7

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 preferre...

The Rebel Intruders-1980 6.5

The Rebel Intruders-1980

Three refugees become sworn brothers during a war. One (Kuo Chui/Philip Kwok) works in a whore house, one (Chiang Sheng) in a gambling house, and the other (Lo Mang) in a martial arts school. They become embroiled in the...

City of Women-1980 7

City of Women-1980

Marcello is in the compartment of an Italian train, facing forward when the mineral water of the woman seated across from him starts to fall toward him. He catches the bottle and makes eye contact and follows her when sh...

Popeye-1980 5.2

Popeye-1980

Buff sailor man Popeye arrives in an awkward seaside town called Sweethaven. There he meets Wimpy, a hamburger-loving man; Olive Oyl, the soon-to-be love of his life; and Bluto, a huge, mean pirate who is out to make Swe...

Breaking Glass-1980 6.9

Breaking Glass-1980

A rock singer is determined to rise to the top of the profession, letting nothing stand in the way of that goal.::[email protected]

Nightmare City-1980 5.7

Nightmare City-1980

In a nameless European city, a local reporter and his doctor wife try to escape from hordes of blood thirsty zombies, undead people exposed to nuclear radioactivity, while the military leaders fight a losing war of attri...

My American Uncle-1980 7.8

My American Uncle-1980

Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face t...

Little Darlings-1980 6.5

Little Darlings-1980

Fifteen year olds Ferris Whitney and Angel Bright meet when they attend the same summer camp and are assigned the bunks next to each other in the same cabin. It's hate at first sight as they are seemingly polar opposites...

The Sea Wolves-1980 6.3

The Sea Wolves-1980

In March 1943, in World War II, the Germans use the neutral harbor of the Portuguese colony of Mormugoa to transmit information to a U-Boat about the allied ships to sink them in international waters. In Calcutta, the Br...

Dostana-1980 6.7

Dostana-1980

Vijay Varma (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ravi Kapoor (Shatrughan Sinha) are two close childhood friends. When they thought they have matured enough they decides to enter law policy: one as a police officer and another as a law...

Hangar 18-1980 5.3

Hangar 18-1980

Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with a UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the crashed UFO -- inside hangar 18...

The Apple-1980 4.3

The Apple-1980

Alphie and Bibi, two sweet, naive youths from Moose Jaw, Canada, have come to America to compete in the 1994 Worldvision Song Festival. Although the pair have talent, they are beaten out by the underhanded tactics of the...

Alien 2: On Earth-1980 3.7

Alien 2: On Earth-1980

A spaceship lands back on Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous creatures that can penetrate people's bodies and make them explode. A group of cave explorers are attacked by the m...

Smokey and the Bandit II-1980 5.3

Smokey and the Bandit II-1980

It's been a few years since Cletus and the Bandit made their famous 28-hour run to Texas for a few cases of Coors. Bandit is now a washed-up has-been living in the past, until Big Enos and Little Enos make him another of...

The Dogs of War-1980 6.3

The Dogs of War-1980

Jamie Shannon is a soldier of fortune -- a mercenary who will stage a coup or a revolution for the right price. He is hired by British mining interests to scout out Zangaro, a small African nation with rich mineral depos...

The Private Eyes-1980 6.8

The Private Eyes-1980

This spoof of the Sherlock Holmes stories finds Inspector Winship and Dr. Tart investigating a strange death in a possibly haunted mansion, while dealing with the beautiful heiress and the crazed staff which live therein...

Gregory’s Girl-1980 7.1

Gregory’s Girl-1980

In his warm, Scottish coming-of-age film, gangly teen Gregory and his school-mates are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got on to the football team (and is a better player t...

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe-1980 7.2

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe-1980

A passionate cook, acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog stuffs some culinary aromatics into his shoe and uses the laces to truss it like a chicken, before he sticks it into a pot with water and duck fat to stew it. It is so...

The Fog-1980 6.8

The Fog-1980

The town of Antonio Bay, California is about to celebrate their centennial celebration. Unbeknownst all of them 100yrs ago a terrible crime was committed by six of the town"s elders involving a ship of lepers. Now the le...

The Conductor-1980 7

The Conductor-1980

A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the U.S., ties up with the world-renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out, he was once in love with the violi...