Comedy The Best Comedy Movies of 1980  

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List of the best 1980 comedy movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These are all the comedy 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.

List is made up of a variety of movies, including Caddyshack and The Blues Brothers. This isn't necessarily a list of all comedy movies from 1980, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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18 10
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Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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14 7
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Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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9 5
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Clint Eastwood, Glen Campbell, Ruth Gordon

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8 4
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Goldie Hawn, Albert Brooks, Craig T. Nelson

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8 4
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Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Cheech Marin

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7 3
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Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Charles Grodin

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10 7
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Matt Dillon, Tatum O'Neal, Cynthia Nixon

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9 6
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Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour, Omar Sharif

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11 9
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Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Alex Rocco

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10 8
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Michael J. Fox, Paul Reubens, Stephen Furst

12
9 7
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Kurt Russell, Michael McKean, Jack Warden

13
9 7
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Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

14
8 6
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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson

15
8 7
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Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys, Ken Gampu

16
8 7
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Robert Downey Jr., Barbara Bach, Ralph Macchio

17
5 4
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Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

18
9 9
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Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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7 7
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Rekha, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Roshan

20
8 9
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Sophie Marceau, Dominique Lavanant, Bernard Giraudeau

21
4 5
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Timothy Dalton, Max von Sydow, Ornella Muti

22
3 4
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Fran Drescher, Tony Danza

23
7 9
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Ed Begley, Jr., Sylvia Kristel

24
5 7
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Clint Eastwood, Alison Eastwood, George Wendt

25
5 8
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Stacy Keach, Robert Loggia, William Peter Blatty