film The Best Family Movies of 1980  

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List of the best 1980 family movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. The films on this list can be enjoyed by everyone in your family, including children and grandparents. If you're looking for movies without swearing or violence, then these are great picks for you. These are all the family movies that defined the year 1980, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

This list is made up of many different movies, including Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and The Watcher in the Woods. This isn't necessarily a list of all family movies from 1980, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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My Bodyguard Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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The Watcher in the Woods Bette Davis, Kyle Richards, David McCallum

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Popeye Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Xanadu Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Cliff Richard

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Herbie Goes Bananas Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Alex Rocco

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Little Miss Marker Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart

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Man Pasand Dev Anand, Girish Karnad, Mehmood Ali

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Scout's Honor Gary Coleman, Katherine Helmond, Harry Morgan

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Little Lord Fauntleroy Patrick Stewart, Alec Guinness, Ricky Schroder

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Insaaf Ka Tarazu Shreeram Lagoo, Raj Babbar, Iftekhar

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Twelve Months Kōji Yakusho, Ichirō Nagai, Hidekatsu Shibata

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A Christmas Without Snow James Cromwell, John Houseman, Michael Learned - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The World of Strawberry Shortcake Robert Ridgely, Russi Taylor, Bob Holt

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Fatty Finn Paul Hogan, Rebecca Rigg, Christopher Khayman Lee

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Easter Fever Catherine O'Hara, Garrett Morris, Melleny Brown

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Geet Gaata Chal Sachin Pilgaonkar, Madan Puri, Leela Mishra

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Taxi Chor Mithun Chakraborty, Bharat Bhushan, Jagdeep

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Patita Mithun Chakraborty, Vishal Krishna, Shoma Anand

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Soup or Sonic Mel Blanc, Paul Julian

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A Snow White Christmas Arte Johnson, Larry D. Mann, Diane Pershing

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Sitara Mithun Chakraborty, Agha, Yunus Parvez

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Aarani Mantalu Chiranjeevi, Prasad Babu, Subhashini

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Jyoti Bane Jwala Ashok Kumar, Kader Khan, Shreeram Lagoo

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Der Spiegel des großen Magus Gerry Wolff, Eberhard Esche

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Little Virgil and Orla Frogsnapper Karl Stegger, Jess Ingerslev, Gotha Andersen

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Makkala Sainya Vishnuvardhan, Poornam Vishwanathan, Sumithra

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Nutcase Ian Mune, Jon Gadsby, Ian Watkin

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Nakili Manishi Chiranjeevi, Sangitha, Nandamuri Balakrishna

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Punnami Naagu Madhavi, Chiranjeevi, Rati Agnihotri

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Spaced Out Bunny Mel Blanc

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The Return of the King John Huston, Casey Kasem, Roddy McDowall

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Abdullah Raj Kapoor, Kader Khan, Sanjeev Kumar

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Aap To Aise Na The Madan Puri, Raj Babbar, Om Shivpuri

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Mogudu Kaavali Chiranjeevi, Nutan Prasad, Gayathri

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Prema Tarangalu Chiranjeevi, Jayasudha, Sujatha

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The Boy Who Drank Too Much Scott Baio, Ed Lauter, Don Murray