Tuesday, June 3, 2014

1980-1984 Films Ranked By Year


1980
EXCELLENT
Airplane! (10/10) Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
Dressed to Kill (10/10) Brian De Palma
VERY GOOD
The Changeling (8/10) Peter Medak
Christmas Evil (8/10) Lewis Jackson
GOOD
Rockshow (7/10) N/A
AVERAGE
The Mirror Crack'd (6/10) Guy Hamilton
BELOW AVERAGE
Heaven's Gate (4/10) Michael Cimino
Bruce Li in New Guinea (4/10) C.Y. Yang, Joseph Velasco
Black Cobra Woman (4/10) Joe D'Amato
The Island (4/10) Michael Ritchie
The Attic (4/10) George Edwards
BAD
Schizoid (2/10) David Paulsen
Wholly Moses! (1/10) Gary Weis
The Octagon (1/10) Eric Karson
Cathy's Curse (1/10) Eddy Matalon
New Year's Evil (1/10) Emmett Alston
Nazi Love Island (1/10) Bob Chinn
Can't Stop the Music (1/10) Nancy Walker


1981
EXCELLENT
Pixote (10/10) Hector Babenco
For Your Eyes Only (9/10) John Glen
Ms. 45 (9/10) Abel Ferrara
The Haunting of Julia (9/10) Richard Loncraine
VERY GOOD
The Grim Reaper (8/10) Joe D'Amato
Whoever Says the Truth Shall Die (8/10) Philo Bregstein
GOOD
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (7/10) Julien Temple
AVERAGE
Scanners (5/10) David Cronenberg
BELOW AVERAGE
Body and Soul (4/10) George Bowers
American Pop (3/10) Ralph Bakshi
BAD
The Funhouse (1/10) Tobe Hooper
The Final Conflict (1/10) Graham Baker
Final Exam (1/10) Jimmy Huston
The Satisfiers of Alpha Blue (1/10) Gerard Damiano
The Prowler (1/10) Joseph Zito
Scream (1/10) Byron Quisenberry
Slasher in the House (1/10) Nettie Pena


1982
EXCELLENT
The Thing (10/10) John Carpenter
Poltergeist (9/10) Tobe Hooper
VERY GOOD
The Road Warrior (8/10) George Miller
GOOD
Cannibal Apocalypse (7/10) Antonio Margherti
AVERAGE
Bloodtide (6/10) Richard Jefferies
BELOW AVERAGE
Airplane II: The Sequel (4/10) Ken Finkleman
The Who Rocks America 1982 (4/10) Richard Namm
Hey Good Lookin' (4/10) Ralph Bakshi
Eye of the Dragon (3/10) Bruce Le, Joseph Velasco
Jinxed! (3/10) Don Siegel
BAD
Trail of the Pink Panther (2/10) Blake Edwards
Hanky Panky (1/10) Sidney Poitier
One from the Heart (1/10) Francis Ford Coppola
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1/10) Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow
Class of 1984 (1/10) Mark L. Lester
The Beast Within (1/10) Philippe Mora
Casanova II (1/10) Carlos Tobalina
Out (1/10) Eli Hollander


1983
EXCELLENT
Bill Cosby: Himself (10/10) Bill Cosby
The Dead Zone (9/10) David Cronenberg
VERY GOOD
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (8/10) Robert M. Young
The Prodigal (8/10) James F. Collier
GOOD
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (7/10) Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam
Tales of Ordinary Madness (7/10) Marco Ferreri
Sexcapades (7/10) Henri Pachard
Pieces (7/10) Juan Piquer Simon
Asia in Asia (7/10) David Mallet
Never Say Never Again (7/10) Irvin Kershner
AVERAGE
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (6/10) Nagisa Oshima
The Young Like It Hot (5/10) Bob Chinn
City of the Living Dead (5/10) Lucio Fulci
BELOW AVERAGE
Streamers (4/10) Robert Altman
Curtains (4/10) Richard Ciupka
Easy Money (4/10) James Signorelli
Local Hero (3/10) Bill Forsyth
The Keep (3/10) Michael Mann
BAD
Disconnected (2/10) Gorman Bechard
Microwave Massacre (1/10) Wayne Berwick
Marathon (1/10) Carlos Tobalina
Powerforce (1/10) Michael Mak
Amityville 3D (1/10) Richard Fleischer


1984
EXCELLENT
Gremlins (9/10) Joe Dante
Top Secret! (9/10) Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
VERY GOOD
Merton: A Film Biography (8/10) Paul Wilkes
AVERAGE
Combat Shock (6/10) Buddy Giovinazzo
BELOW AVERAGE
Alley Cat (4/10) Edward Victor
Another Time, Another Place (4/10) Michael Radford
BAD
Bolero (1/10) John Derek
Splatter University (1/10) Richard W. Haines
No Time to Die (1/10) Helmut Ashley
The Prey (1/10) Edwin Brown
The Retrievers (1/10) Elliott Hong
Conquest (1/10) Lucio Fulci
The Dark Side of Midnight (1/10) Wes Olsen
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1/10) Charles E. Sellier, Jr.