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1980s
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1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000s
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2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

This is a list of Italian films that premiered or were originally released in 1980.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1980
Apocalypse domani Antonio Margheriti John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner, Giovanni Lombardo Radice Horror
Cannibal Holocaust Ruggero Deodato Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen Cannibal film Caused extensive controversy when it was released for containing graphic violence and genuine animal slaughter. The director was also arrested under the belief that actors were actually slain for the production.
La casa sperduta nel parco Ruggero Deodato David Hess, Annie Belle, Christian Borromeo Rape and revenge Included on the Department of Public Prosecutions's list of video nasties in the UK. It was eventually released on DVD in 2002 after over 11 minutes of cuts.
La Cicala Alberto Lattuada Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa Drama
La città delle donne Federico Fellini Marcello Mastroianni Comedy-drama Won four Nastro d'Argento Awards.
Incubo sulla città contaminata Umberto Lenzi Hugo Stiglitz, Francisco Rabal, Mel Ferrer Zombie film
Inferno Dario Argento Irene Miracle, Leigh McCloskey, Daria Nicolodi Giallo Filmed in English.
Mangiati vivi! Umberto Lenzi Robert Kerman, Janet Agren, Ivan Rassimov Cannibal film
Il mistero di Oberwald Michelangelo Antonioni Monica Vitti, Franco Branciaroli, Paolo Bonacelli Drama Filmed on video with experimental colors. Based on the Jean Cocteau film L'Aigle à deux têtes (The Eagle Has Two Heads).
Un sacco bello Carlo Verdone Carlo Verdone, Mario Brega, Renato Scarpa Comedy Won a Special David di Donatello Award and a Nastro d'Argento Award for Best New Actor (for Migliore Attore Esordiente).
La terrazza Ettore Scola Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman Drama Won awards for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (for Carla Gravina) at the Cannes Film Festival and two Nastro d'Argento Awards.
To Love the Damned Marco Tullio Giordana Entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival
I'm Photogenic Dino Risi Renato Pozzetto, Edwige Fenech Entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival
City of the Living Dead Lucio Fulci Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo Zombie film

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