1980 was a really great year for film. While there was still some of the grit left over from the 70's (mainly in the low budget arena), the higher budgeted films were becoming more spectacular. The laughs were bigger, the screams were bigger and the thrills were bigger. Let's start with the stuff that was almost good enough for the top ten but not quite.
That's it for the best of the rest, coming soon is a dip into the mucky end of the pool.