Top 11 underrated adventure movies from year 1980

01.
The Blue Lagoon
104 min | 1980 |
5.8 (61167 votes)
|
7.62 (132 reviews)

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

02.
The Gods Must Be Crazy
109 min | 1980 |
7.3 (51278 votes)
|
8.78 (129 reviews)

A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.

03.
Superman II
127 min | 1980 |
6.8 (95755 votes)
|
8.18 (228 reviews)

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

04.
Bronco Billy
116 min | 1980 |
6.1 (10544 votes)
|
7.47 (46 reviews)

An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.

05.
Popeye
114 min | 1980 |
5.3 (28630 votes)
|
6.56 (158 reviews)

The adventures of the famous sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

06.
The Blues Brothers
133 min | 1980 |
7.9 (177161 votes)
|
8.99 (328 reviews)

Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.

07.
Flash Gordon
111 min | 1980 |
6.5 (49038 votes)
|
7.58 (228 reviews)

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

08.
Wer singt denn da?
86 min | 1980 |
8.9 (13532 votes)
|
9.83 (32 reviews)

It's April 5, 1941, somewhere in Serbia. A group of people go on a bus to Belgrade, on a journey that will change their lives forever.

09.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
124 min | 1980 |
8.7 (1124651 votes)
|
9.41 (1090 reviews)

After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader and a bounty hunter named Boba Fett all over the galaxy.

10.
Shogun Assassin
85 min | 1980 |
7.4 (8694 votes)
|
7.83 (60 reviews)

When the wife of the Shogun's Decapitator is murdered and he is ordered to commit suicide by the paranoid Shogun, he and his four-year-old son escape and become assassins for hire, embarking on a journey of blood and violent death.

11.
Cannibal Holocaust
95 min | 1980 |
5.9 (49123 votes)
|
6.1 (444 reviews)

During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.

Top 2 overrated adventure movies from year 1980

01.
Heaven's Gate
219 min | 1980 |
6.8 (13247 votes)
|
5.33 (183 reviews)

A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a Sheriff born into wealth, attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

02.
Saturn 3
96 min | 1980 |
5.2 (8109 votes)
|
4.89 (99 reviews)

Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent eight foot robot.