Entertainment 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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17 7
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Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield
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20 11
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Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg
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Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Charles Grodin
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11 7
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Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin
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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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11 8
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Michael J. Fox, Paul Reubens, Stephen Furst
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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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9 6
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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson
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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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Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys, Ken Gampu
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9 7
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Kurt Russell, Michael McKean, Jack Warden
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8 7
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Robert Downey Jr., Barbara Bach, Ralph Macchio
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5 4
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Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds
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9 9
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Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz
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7 7
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Rekha, Ashok Kumar, Rakesh Roshan
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8 9
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Sophie Marceau, Dominique Lavanant, Bernard Giraudeau
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Fran Drescher, Tony Danza
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7 9
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Ed Begley, Jr., Sylvia Kristel
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5 7
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Clint Eastwood, Alison Eastwood, George Wendt
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4 6
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Timothy Dalton, Max von Sydow, Ornella Muti
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5 8
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Stacy Keach, Robert Loggia, William Peter Blatty