List of the best 1980 action movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These movies give you car crashes, explosions, gun fights and everything else you could hope for in a good action flick. These are all the action 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.Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and The Blues Brothers are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 1980, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.