Here is a list of the top 50 highest rated movies from Rotten Tomatoes for 1980. The list is comprised of popular box office movies, along with independent films as rated on Rotten Tomatoes website for the year 1980. The list answers the question, “What is the highest rated movie of 1980, according to Rotten Tomatoes?” The 1980 movies with 20 or more critic reviews compete for the top spot on Rotten Tomatoes website based on their Tomatometer Scores. The top critics are generally those that write for a notable newspaper and to be a critic for the site, the original review must be popular and get a certain amount of ‘likes’ regardless of whether the review is positive or negative. Each of the 50 highest rated movies of 1980 has a picture of the movie next to the title so that readers can see what the film looks like. Each film also lists the name of the director, or directors, which worked on the movie.Rotten Tomatoes is not just about the highest rated movies of a certain year, but also offers reviews, information, and news pertaining to movies that are just released or have been in the theater.