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View Poll Results: Best movie of 1980
Raging Bull
27.00%
The Empire Strikes Back
38.00%
The Shining
8.00%
The Elephant Man
3.00%
Airplane!
7.00%
Ordinary People
5.00%
Caddyshack
2.00%
The Blues Brothers
7.00%
Kagemusha
0
0%
Other (Say what it is)
3.00%
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Best Movie of 1980

Old 10-21-08, 01:05 AM
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Best Movie of 1980

Which movie that came out in 1980 would you consider the best or your personal favorite?

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Old 10-21-08, 01:15 AM
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Gee, this is a tough one.


Empire.
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Old 10-21-08, 01:33 AM
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Raging Bull.

I love ESB, but Raging Bull is better.
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Old 10-21-08, 01:35 AM
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Empire. Though Raging Bull is a fine choice also.
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You indicated in the OP to vote for the best or personal favorite, so I went with Airplane! I can't tell you how many times I've seen it...or made reference to it in conversation. Anytime someone uses the word "Surely" in a sentence, it's required that I add to my reply, "And don't call me Shirley..."
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Battle Beyond the Stars is probably my favorite... The best... tough....
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Going with Empire, but I'll admit I may not be totally objective with my selection.
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is it wrong that I picked The Blues Brothers?
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Somewhere In Time

Turns me into a big ol blubbering girl
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Old 10-21-08, 09:35 AM
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Empire.

Blasphemy.

I vote The Elephant Man.
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Old 10-21-08, 12:01 PM
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99 Percent of you will disagree...but:



My All-Time Favorite Movie!
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I like Somewhere in Time better than any of the ones listed in the poll.
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I'm a sucker for writing and so chose ordinary people as the best movie. However, i can watch the blues brothers, caddyshack, empire, and raging ballz over and over again.

BTW, I first saw ordinary people in a DOUBLE FEATURE with the elephant man. talk about being bummed out that night.
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Not Mentioned :

From the Life of the Marionettes
Berlin Alexanderplatz
The Last Metro
Out Of The Blue
Heaven's Gate
Bad Timing
Stardust Memories
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Best movie? Raging Bull.

My favorite to watch? The Shining.
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BEST movies:
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2- Empire
3- Shining

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2- Empire
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A few others not mentioned. Not necessarily my choices.

Urban Cowboy
Used Cars
Dressed to Kill
Friday the 13th
The Fog
Little Darlings
Foxes
Private Benjamin
Prom Night
Stir Crazy
Superman II


And one of my favorite all time movies - ALLIGATOR
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1. Raging Bull
2. The Elephant Man
3. The Shining
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7. Gloria
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Never realized 1980 was a great year for movies. Most of the titles mentioned I could watch over and over again. But the geek in me says ESB.
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Originally Posted by Double_Oh_7 View Post
Never realized 1980 was a great year for movies. Most of the titles mentioned I could watch over and over again. But the geek in me says ESB.
I remember them saying when the year was over that it was a bad year at the box-office. I think only EMPIRE was the only hit of the summer.
URBAN COWBOY, BLUES BROS. broke even.
SMOKEY & BANDIT 2 was a small hit.
XANADO, CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC and BRONCO BILLY bombed big time.
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And one of my favorite all time movies - ALLIGATOR
ALLIGATOR ROCKS! I can't believe Siskel & Ebert picked it as Dog of the week, they were always ripping that film..
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Raging Bull
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Raging Bull.

I love ESB, but Raging Bull is better.
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