Film Diary: 1980by jones-simonleslie | created - 15 Mar 2013 | updated - 10 Apr 2013 | Public
List of films seen in 1980.
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3. The Odessa File (1974)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.
7. A Town Like Alice (1956)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War
A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.
9. There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
TV personality Robert Danvers, an exceedingly vain rotter, seduces young women daily, never staying long with one. He meets his match in Marion, an American, 19, who's available but refuses... See full summary »
10. The One That Got Away (1957)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, War
A cocky German fighter pilot is shot down over England in 1940 and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.
11. ...And the Band Played On (1980)
95 min | Drama
The equilibrium of a small English village is upset by the arrival of a pop star and his wife. When he takes over the conductorship of the local brass band after the previous conductor ... See full summary »
12. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
G | 181 min | Drama, Family, Musical
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.
Votes: 36,068 | Gross: $80.50M
13. Sex and the Married Woman (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy
A suburban housewife writes a novel based on her neighbors' sex lives. It becomes a runaway best seller, but causes no end of trouble in her marriage and her relationships with her neighbors.
14. Bachelor of Hearts (1958)
94 min | Comedy
German scholar Wolf Hauser arrives for a year at Cambridge. Apart from his studies he tries to muck in with the very English non-academic goings-on while romancing pretty Girton-girl Ann.
15. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organize a daring new heist.
Votes: 20,650 | Gross: $25.00M
16. 21 Hours at Munich (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, History, Sport
A dramatization of the incident in 1972 when Arab terrorists broke into the Olympic compound in Munich and murdered eleven Israeli athletes.
17. West Side Story (1961)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 89,936 | Gross: $43.66M
18. Gay Purr-ee (1962)
Approved | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Mouser Jaune Tom and house cat Mewsette are living in the French countryside, but Mewsette wants to experience the refinement and excitement of the Paris living. But upon arrival she falls ... See full summary »
19. Moonfleet (1955)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Drama
A young orphan is sent to the village of Moonfleet, in Dorset, England to stay with his mother's former lover, who has the facade of a gentleman but is a leader of a gang of swashbuckling bootleggers. The duo went on a treasure hunt.
21. Billy Jack (1971)
GP | 114 min | Action, Drama, Western
Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Votes: 5,259 | Gross: $98.00M
22. Ryan's Daughter (1970)
GP | 206 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
Votes: 8,024 | Gross: $30.85M
23. A Question of Guilt (1978 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
Inspired by the Alice Crimmins case in New York, Doris Winters (Tuesday Weld) is an attractive woman whose personal lifestyle is viewed by many as distasteful when she is accused of murdering her young daughter.
25. Carry On Again Doctor (1969)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy
Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ... See full summary »
26. The Public Enemy (1931)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama
A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.
27. Shaft in Africa (1973)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Private investigator John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
28. Safari (1956)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure
During the Mau Mau Uprising in British Kenya in the 1950s, settler-hunter Ken Duffield is a hired guide for a lion hunting party but he also hopes to find the Mau Mau rebel who killed his family.
29. Live and Let Die (1973)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.
Votes: 89,635 | Gross: $35.38M
30. Run for the Sun (1956)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Thriller
In Central America, an action-adventure novelist and a journalist for a magazine find themselves at the mercy of Nazi war criminals.
31. Disaster on the Coastliner (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 97 min | Action, Drama
A vengeful employee of a computer-controlled railway arranges a head-on collision of passenger trains. Can it be stopped?
32. Reflections of Murder (1974 TV Movie)
100 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
The wife and mistress of the abusive headmaster of a boy's school plot and carry out his murder. They dump his body in the murky swimming pool at the school and await for it to surface. ... See full summary »
34. Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
80 min | Comedy
Professor Davis, who teaches at a correspondence school, discovers that a Nazi Agent is trying to prevent a trade treaty being signed between England and South America. The agent is posing ... See full summary »
36. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
R | 137 min | Drama, Horror
A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.
37. For the Love of Ada (1972)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
Walter and Ada Bingley are celebrating their first wedding anniversary unaware that their friends and family are planning a surprise party for them.
38. If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
G | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The humorous adventures of a group of American tourists taking an eighteen-day guided bus tour of nine European countries.
39. Damn Yankees (1958)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant.
40. The Ghost of St. Michael's (1941)
82 min | Comedy
A hapless teacher named Will Lamb is hired by a grim school in Scotland. The school soon starts to be haunted by a legendary ghost, whose spectral bagpipes signal the death of one of the ... See full summary »
42. Beau Brummell (1954)
Approved | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1796, Captain George Brummell of the 10th Royal Hussars Regiment offends the Prince of Wales with his straightforward outspokenness and gets fired from the army but is chosen as the Prince's personal advisor.
43. Bullets or Ballots (1936)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »
44. The Swan (1956)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to ... See full summary »
45. The Sicilian Clan (1969)
GP | 122 min | Crime, Drama
A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.
Votes: 6,455 | Gross: $3.00M
47. Incredible Rocky Mountain Race (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama