Cinematic Time Capsule – 1980 Ranked

1980 Marathon - 150+ Movies in 3 months

These rankings are based on personal enjoyment, appreciation, and impulse.

April - June 2020


Cinematic Time Capsule Marathons:

1920 ♦︎ 1921 ♦︎ 1939 ♦︎ 1940 ♦︎ 1941 ♦︎ 1959 ♦︎ 1960 ♦︎ 1961 ♦︎ 1979 ♦︎ 1981 ♦︎ 1999 ♦︎ 2000 ♦︎ 2001

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  • The Empire Strikes Back

    1

  • The Shining

    2

  • Raging Bull

    3

  • Airplane!

    4

  • Stardust Memories

    5

  • The Elephant Man

    6

  • Ordinary People

    7

  • Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

    8

  • Melvin and Howard

    9

  • Kagemusha

    10

  • Altered States

    11

  • The Long Good Friday

    12

  • Atlantic City

    13

  • Used Cars

    14

  • Nine to Five

    15

  • Times Square

    16

  • Encounter of the Spooky Kind

    17

  • Heaven's Gate

    18

  • The Long Riders

    19

  • Brubaker

    20

  • Coal Miner's Daughter

    21

  • They Don't Wear Black Tie

    22

  • Out of the Blue

    23

  • Dressed to Kill

    24

  • Making The Shining

    25

  • Babylon

    26

  • Carny

    27

  • The Party

    28

  • The Last Metro

    29

  • Tom Horn

    30

  • One Trick Pony

    31

  • The Blues Brothers

    32

  • Superman II

    33

  • Bronco Billy

    34

  • Death Watch

    35

  • The Big Red One

    36

  • Seems Like Old Times

    37

  • Health

    38

  • Shogun Assassin

    39

  • The Dogs of War

    40

  • Loulou

    41

  • The Changeling

    42

  • Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!)

    43

  • Hopscotch

    44

  • The Fog

    45

  • Little Miss Marker

    46

  • The Stunt Man

    47

  • The Hunter

    48

  • Spetters

    49

  • Divine Madness

    50

  • The Constant Factor

    51

  • Inside Moves

    52

  • Foxes

    53

  • Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers

    54

  • Wolf Lake

    55

  • Breaker Morant

    56

  • My American Uncle

    57

  • Gilda Live

    58

  • Inferno

    59

  • Any Which Way You Can

    60

  • Flash Gordon

    61

  • Honeysuckle Rose

    62

  • Stir Crazy

    63

  • Friday the 13th

    64

  • Where the Buffalo Roam

    65

  • Cheech & Chong's Next Movie

    66

  • The Island

    67

  • City of the Living Dead

    68

  • Somewhere in Time

    69

  • Caddyshack

    70

  • American Gigolo

    71

  • Cruising

    72

  • Bad Timing

    73

  • Alligator

    74

  • My Bodyguard

    75

  • Popeye

    76

  • Harlequin

    77

  • The Ninth Configuration

    78

  • Clan of the White Lotus

    79

  • City of Women

    80

  • Xanadu

    81

  • Humanoids from the Deep

    82

  • The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

    83

  • Hawk the Slayer

    84

  • Urban Cowboy

    85

  • Prom Night

    86

  • Christmas Evil

    87

  • The Sea Wolves

    88

  • Gloria

    89

  • The Mirror Crack'd

    90

  • The Falls

    91

  • Fame

    92

  • Little Darlings

    93

  • From the Life of the Marionettes

    94

  • Lightning Over Water

    95

  • The Baltimore Bullet

    96

  • Poto and Cabengo

    97

  • Every Man for Himself

    98

  • Nightmare City

    99

  • Maniac

    100