1980 Comedy Movies

Airplane! (1980)

Airplane!

  • 98%
  • PG
  • 88 min
  • Comedy

This is a spoof of the airport disaster movies. When the crew of an airplane are struck by some form of virus, the fate of the passengers depends on an ex-war pilot who is the only one able to land the plane safely! The passengers represent a selection of interesting wacky characters who seem to take every word for its literal meaning.

Caddyshack (1980)

Caddyshack

  • 76%
  • NONE
  • 98 min
  • Comedy

Comical goings on at an exclusive golf club. All the members are wealthy and eccentric, and all the staff are poor and slightly less eccentric. The main character is 'Danny'; he's a caddy who will do almost anything to raise money to go to college. There are many subplots, including the assistant green keeper's pursuit of a cute (obviously stuffed) gopher.

The Blues Brothers (1980)

The Blues Brothers

  • 87%
  • R
  • 133 min
  • Action

After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church stopped its support and will sell the place to the education authority, and the only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to...

Popeye (1980)

Popeye

  • 59%
  • PG
  • 114 min
  • Adventure

The comic strip and animated sailor hero comes to life in this meticulous live action production that looks at the origins of Popeye and his battle against arch-rival Bluto. Nearly all the characters from the strip are reproduced here.

Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)

Battle Beyond the Stars

  • 45%
  • PG
  • 104 min
  • Action

A farm-boy sets out to recruit mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet, which is under threat of invasion by an evil tyrant and his armada. Roger Corman's post Star Wars take on The Seven Samurai.

Nine to Five (1980)

Nine to Five

    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Comedy

    Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up?

    The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

    The Gods Must Be Crazy

    • 95%
    • PG
    • 109 min
    • Action

    Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical despot.

    Stir Crazy (1980)

    Stir Crazy

    • 67%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Comedy

    Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a natural tallent for riding broncos with the inter-prison rodeo coming up.

    Little Darlings (1980)

    Little Darlings

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.

      My Bodyguard (1980)

      My Bodyguard

      • 86%
      • PG
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford enlist the aid of an overgrown misfit whose mere presence intimidates students and teachers alike. But their "business relationship" soon turns personal as Clifford and the troubled loner forge a winning alliance against their intimidators - and a very...

      Stardust Memories (1980)

      Stardust Memories

      • 71%
      • PG
      • 89 min
      • Comedy

      While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

      Forbidden Zone (1980)

      Forbidden Zone

      • 86%
      • R
      • 73 min
      • Comedy

      A mysterious door in the basement of the Hercules house leads to the Sixth Dimension by way of a gigantic set of intestine. When Frenchy slips through the door, King Fausto falls in love with her. The jealous Queen Doris takes Frenchy prisoner, and it is up to the Hercules family and friend Squeezit Henderson to rescue her.

      Any Which Way You Can (1980)

      Any Which Way You Can

      • 20%
      • PG
      • 116 min
      • Action

      Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A motorcycle gang and an orangutan called Clyde all add to the 'fun'.

      Used Cars (1980)

      Used Cars

      • 76%
      • R
      • 113 min
      • Comedy

      When elderly Luke Fuchs (Jack Warden), owner of the struggling New Deal Used Car lot dies of a heart attack, hot-shot salesman (and aspiring senator) Rudy Russo (Kurt Russell), decides to save the property from falling into the hands of Luke's ruthless younger brother and used-car rival Roy L. Fuchs (also Warden).

      Galaxina (1980)

      Galaxina

      • 17%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Adventure

      Galaxina is a lifelike, voluptuous android who is assigned to oversee the operations of an intergalactic Space Police cruiser captained by incompetent Cornelius Butt. When a mission requires the ship's crew to be placed in suspended animation for decades, Galaxina finds herself alone for many years, developing emotions and falling in love with the ship's pilot, Thor.

      Midnight Madness (1980)

      Midnight Madness

        • PG
        • 112 min
        • Family

        A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.

        Hollywood Knights (1980)

        Hollywood Knights

          • R
          • 91 min
          • Comedy

          Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.

          Private Benjamin (1980)

          Private Benjamin

          • 87%
          • R
          • 109 min
          • Comedy

          When her husband dies in the wedding night Judy decides to join the army. What looks like a bad decision at first, turns out not so bad at all. That is, until her superior makes sexual advances. She is transferred to NATO headquarters in Europe and (re)meets the Frenchman Henri. Judy and Henri decide to marry, but will they?

          Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

          Smokey and the Bandit II

          • 20%
          • PG
          • 100 min
          • Action

          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 offer: Transport a live Elephant across country in 3 days or less.

          The Ninth Configuration (1980)

          The Ninth Configuration

            • R
            • 118 min
            • Comedy

            A new commanding officer arrives at a remote castle serving as an insane asylum for crazy and AWOL U.S. Army soldiers where he attempts to rehabilitate them by allowing them to live out their crazy fantasies while combating his own long-suppressed insanity.