Entertainment 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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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz
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12 14
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Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Alex Rocco

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11 13
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Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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Bette Davis, Kyle Richards, David McCallum

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Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Cliff Richard

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Robert Ridgely, Russi Taylor, Bob Holt

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Gary Coleman, Katherine Helmond, Harry Morgan

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Comandos azules

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Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart

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Dev Anand, Girish Karnad, Mehmood Ali

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Patrick Stewart, Alec Guinness, Ricky Schroder

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4 11
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Shreeram Lagoo, Raj Babbar, Iftekhar

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Arte Johnson, Larry D. Mann, Diane Pershing

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James Cromwell, John Houseman, Michael Learned
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3 11
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Kōji Yakusho, Ichirō Nagai, Hidekatsu Shibata

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2 11
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Abdullah Raj Kapoor, Kader Khan, Sanjeev Kumar

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2 11
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John Huston, Casey Kasem, Roddy McDowall

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1 8
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Easter Fever Catherine O'Hara, Garrett Morris, Melleny Brown

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1 8
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Mithun Chakraborty, Bharat Bhushan, Jagdeep

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1 8
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Patita Mithun Chakraborty, Vishal Krishna, Shoma Anand

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1 8
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Paul Hogan, Rebecca Rigg, Christopher Khayman Lee

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Sachin Pilgaonkar, Madan Puri, Leela Mishra