The Best Romance Movies of 1980  

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List of the best 1980 romance movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. If watching men and women fall in love is your idea of a good movie, then these films are definitely worth checking out. These are all the romance 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 is a list that includes movies like Airplane! and Heaven's Gate. This isn't necessarily a list of all romance movies from 1980, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Rajesh Khanna, Poonam Dhillon
Red Rose is a 1980 Hindi thriller film starring Rajesh Khanna and Poonam Dhillon. It was remake of Tamil Movie Sigappu Rojakkal meaning 'Red Roses' which had Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in the lead ...more
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Sophie Marceau, Dominique Lavanant, Bernard Giraudeau
La Boum is a 1980 French comedy film directed by Claude Pinoteau and starring Sophie Marceau, appearing in her film début. Written by Danièle Thompson and Claude Pinoteau, the film ...more
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Bandish is a 1980 Hindi film directed by K. Bapaiah and starring Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini and Danny Denzongpa. The movie is a commercial attempt by D. Rama Naidu, who had earlier produced Prem ...more
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Rajinikanth, Sridevi, Suruli Rajan
Johnny is a Tamil film directed by Mahendran. It had Rajinikanth and Sridevi in the main roles with Rajinikanth in a dual role.
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Christopher Lee, Tuesday Weld, Sally Kellerman
Serial is a 1980 comedy film produced by Paramount Pictures. The screenplay, by Rich Eustis and Michael Elias, is drawn from the novel The Serial: A Year in the Life of Marin County by Cyra ...more
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Kallukkul Eeram P. Bharathiraja, Goundamani, Janagaraj
Kallukkul Eeram is a 1980 Kollywood film directed by P. S. Nivas, starring P. Bharathiraja, Sudhakar, Aruna and Vijayashanti.
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Sean Young, Anne Baxter, Robert Powell
Jane Austen in Manhattan is a Merchant Ivory Film made for LWT in 1980, but released for theatrical in UK and USA. It was the last film appearance of Anne Baxter and the début film of ...more
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Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret
The Last Metro is a 1980 drama film made by Les Films du Carrosse, written and directed by the French filmmaker François Truffaut, and starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard ...more