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Events

  • May 21 - The Empire Strikes Back is released and is the biggest grosser of the year (just as its predecessor, Star Wars, was three years before).
  • Sharon Stone makes her film début in the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (released September 26 in USA).

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. The Empire Strikes Back 20th Century Fox Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher $209,398,025
2. 9 to 5 20th Century Fox Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton $103,290,500
3. Stir Crazy Columbia Pictures Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor $101,300,000
4. Airplane! Paramount Leslie Nielsen $83,453,539
5. Any Which Way You Can Warner Bros. Clint Eastwood $70,687,344
6. Private Benjamin Warner Bros. Goldie Hawn $69,847,348
7. Coal Miner's Daughter Universal Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones $67,182,787
8. Smokey and the Bandit II Universal Burt Reynolds and Sally Field $66,132,626
9. The Blue Lagoon Columbia Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins $58,853,106
10. The Blues Brothers Universal John Belushi and Dan Akroyd $57,229,890

Box office results courtesy of Box Office Mojo.[1]

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Ordinary People
Best Director: Robert Redford - Ordinary People
Best Actor: Robert De Niro - Raging Bull
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter
Best Supporting Actor: Timothy Hutton - Ordinary People
Best Supporting Actress: Mary Steenburgen - Melvin and Howard
Best Foreign Language Film: Moscow Does Not Believe In Tears (Москва Слезам Не Верит), directed by Vladimir Menshov, USSR

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Ordinary People
Best Actor: Robert De Niro - Raging Bull
Best Actress: Mary Tyler Moore - Ordinary People
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Coal Miner's Daughter
Best Actor: Ray Sharkey - The Idolmaker
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter
Other
Best Director: Robert Redford - Ordinary People
Best Foreign Language Film: Tess, United Kingdom
Golden Globe Award for World film favourite male : Roger Moore -
Golden Globe Award for World film favourite female : Jane Fonda -


Golden Raspberry Awards:

Worst Picture: Can't Stop the Music
Worst Director: Robert Greenwald - Xanadu
Worst Actor: Neil Diamond - The Jazz Singer
Worst Actress: Brooke Shields - The Blue Lagoon
Worst Supporting Actor: John Adames - Gloria; Laurence Olivier - The Jazz Singer
Worst Supporting Actress: Amy Irving - Honeysuckle Rose

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

All That Jazz, directed by Bob Fosse, United States
Kagemusha, 影武者 (Shadow Warrior), directed by Akira Kurosawa, Japan

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Atlantic City, directed by Louis Malle, USA / Canada / France
Gloria, directed by John Cassavetes, United States

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Heartland, directed by Richard Pearce, United States
Palermo or Wolfsburg (Palermo oder Wolfsburg), directed by Werner Schroeter, West Germany

Films released in 1980

Friday, February 1, 1980

Friday, February 8, 1980

Friday, February 15, 1980

Friday, February 29, 1980

  • Don't Answer The Phone
  • Foxes

Friday, March 7, 1980

Friday, March 14, 1980

Friday, March 21, 1980

Friday, March 28, 1980

Friday, May 9, 1980

Friday, May 16, 1980

Wednesday, May 21, 1980

  • The Empire Strikes Back

Friday, May 23, 1980

Friday, May 30, 1980

Friday, June 6, 1980

Friday, June 13, 1980

Friday, June 20, 1980

Friday, June 27, 1980

Wednesday, July 2, 1980

Friday, July 4, 1980

Friday, July 11, 1980

Friday, July 18, 1980

Friday, July 25, 1980

Friday, August 1, 1980

Friday, August 8, 1980

Friday, August 15, 1980

Other movies from 1980

Wide-release movies

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

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