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Night of the Zombies (1980)

Night of the Zombies (1980)

Night of the Zombies (1980)
IMDb: 5.0
99 min

A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused...

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Antropophagus (1980)

Antropophagus (1980)

Antropophagus (1980)
IMDb: 5.4
92 min

Tourists take a boat to a remote island, where they find that most of the people have disappeared, and something is stalking them. They find a hidden room in the...

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Contamination (1980)

Contamination (1980)

Contamination (1980)
IMDb: 5.2
95 min

A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation...

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Wholly Moses (1980)

Wholly Moses (1980)

Wholly Moses (1980)
IMDb: 4.7
103 min

Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from...

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Genre: Comedy
The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
IMDb: 6.3
83 min

After an American family moves to an old country manor in rural England, one of the daughters is tormented by the spirit of the owner’s long lost daughter, who mysteriously...

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The Terrace (1980)

The Terrace (1980)

The Terrace (1980)
IMDb: 7.1
150 min

Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know...

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Genre: Drama
The Charter Trip (1980)

The Charter Trip (1980)

The Charter Trip (1980)
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

Stig-Helmer and Ole Bramserud on a trip to the Canary Islands for Christmas.

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Genre: Comedy
Spetters (1980)

Spetters (1980)

Spetters (1980)
IMDb: 6.6
120 min

A Dutch film, post-Saturday Night Fever, which follows the lives of three young men who are amateur dirt-bike motorcycle racers. They each fall in love with a young woman who,...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)

Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)

Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
IMDb: 7.0
99 min

The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their...

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Genre: Action
Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Seems Like Old Times (1980)
IMDb: 6.7
102 min

Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex-wife who is now a public defender...

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Raise the Titanic (1980)

Raise the Titanic (1980)

Raise the Titanic (1980)
IMDb: 5.0
115 min

To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.

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Genre: Adventure
Out of the Blue (1980)

Out of the Blue (1980)

Out of the Blue (1980)
IMDb: 7.2
89 min

A young girl whose father is an ex-convict and whose mother is a junkie finds it difficult to conform and tries to find comfort in a quirky combination of Elvis...

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Genre: Drama
Oh, God! Book II (1980)

Oh, God! Book II (1980)

Oh, God! Book II (1980)
IMDb: 5.2
94 min

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...

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
The Octagon (1980)

The Octagon (1980)

The Octagon (1980)
IMDb: 5.1
104 min

Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds...

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The Nude Bomb (1980)

The Nude Bomb (1980)

The Nude Bomb (1980)
IMDb: 5.1
94 min

When KAOS develops a bomb that can dissolve all clothing, Maxwell Smart is brought in to foil the evil plot.

The Ninth Configuration (1980)

The Ninth Configuration (1980)

The Ninth Configuration (1980)
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane’s many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a...

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The Mountain Men (1980)

The Mountain Men (1980)

The Mountain Men (1980)
IMDb: 6.4
102 min

The story concerns two grizzled mountain men — Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp — during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away...

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Motel Hell (1980)

Motel Hell (1980)

Motel Hell (1980)
IMDb: 6.0
102 min

Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travelers 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...

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
My American Uncle (1980)

My American Uncle (1980)

My American Uncle (1980)
IMDb: 7.7
126 min

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...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Melvin and Howard (1980)

Melvin and Howard (1980)

Melvin and Howard (1980)
IMDb: 6.8
95 min

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Eaten Alive! (1980)

Eaten Alive! (1980)

Eaten Alive! (1980)
IMDb: 5.2
92 min

A woman’s search for her missing sister leads her to the jungles of New Guinea, where she and an expatriate guide encounter a cult leader and flesh-hungry natives.

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Genre: Adventure, Horror
The Long Riders (1980)

The Long Riders (1980)

The Long Riders (1980)
IMDb: 7.0
99 min

The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank...

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Genre: Action, Crime, Western
The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark (1980)

The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark (1980)

The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark (1980)
IMDb: 5.8
97 min

The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.

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Genre: Adventure, Family
Kagemusha (1980)

Kagemusha (1980)

Kagemusha (1980)
IMDb: 8.0
180 min

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...

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Jazz Singer (1980)

The Jazz Singer (1980)

The Jazz Singer (1980)
IMDb: 5.9
115 min

Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.

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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
The Island (1980)

The Island (1980)

The Island (1980)
IMDb: 5.3
114 min

David Nau leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation in the Caribbean. When reporter Blair Maynard and his son arrive...

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Nightmare City (1980)

Nightmare City (1980)

Nightmare City (1980)
IMDb: 5.6
92 min

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...

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Genre: Horror
Inspector Blunder (1980)

Inspector Blunder (1980)

Inspector Blunder (1980)
IMDb: 6.3
100 min

A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She’s been interviewed on TV and has questioned the...

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Genre: Comedy
Inside Moves (1980)

Inside Moves (1980)

Inside Moves (1980)
IMDb: 7.2
113 min

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

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Genre: Drama
In God We Tru$t (1980)

In God We Tru$t (1980)

In God We Tru$t (1980)
IMDb: 5.5
97 min

A naive monk, named Brother Ambrose (Marty Feldman), is sent by the abbot on a mission to raise $5,000 in order to save their monastery from closing. He goes to...

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Genre: Comedy
The Hunter (1980)

The Hunter (1980)

The Hunter (1980)
IMDb: 6.3
93 min

During his long career, bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson has caught over 5,000 criminals. Now, while he is working on apprehending fugitives in Illinois, Texas and Nebraska, he himself is...

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Genre: Action
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)

Clan of the White Lotus (1980)

Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
IMDb: 7.2
95 min

Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei’s even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including...

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Genre: Action
Hopscotch (1980)

Hopscotch (1980)

Hopscotch (1980)
IMDb: 7.2
104 min

When CIA operative Miles Kendig deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov get away, his boss threatens to retire him. Kendig beats him to it, however, destroying his own records and traveling...

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Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)

Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)

Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
IMDb: 5.0
110 min

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.

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He Knows You’re Alone (1980)

He Knows You’re Alone (1980)

He Knows You’re Alone (1980)
IMDb: 5.1
94 min

A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard...

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Genre: Horror
Hawk the Slayer (1980)

Hawk the Slayer (1980)

Hawk the Slayer (1980)
IMDb: 5.4
93 min

Hawk the Slayer, after seeing both his father and bride die at the hands of his malevolent brother, Voltan, sets out for revenge and the chance to live up to...

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Harlequin (1980)

Harlequin (1980)

Harlequin (1980)
IMDb: 6.2
95 min

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,...

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Hangar 18 (1980)

Hangar 18 (1980)

Hangar 18 (1980)
IMDb: 5.3
97 min

During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it’s...

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Gloria (1980)

Gloria (1980)

Gloria (1980)
IMDb: 7.1
123 min

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...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Virus (1980)

Virus (1980)

Virus (1980)
IMDb: 6.2
156 min

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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