Events. April 29 – Sir Alfred Hitchcock, known as "the Master of Suspense", dies at his home in Bel Air, California, at the age of 80. May 21 – The Empire Strikes Back is released and is the highest-grossing film of the year (just as its predecessor, Star Wars, was three years prior).
The decade of the 1980s in Western cinema saw the return of studio-driven pictures, coming from the filmmaker-driven New Hollywood era of the 1970s. The period was when "high concept" films gained popularity, where movies were to be easily marketable and understandable, and, therefore, they had short cinematic plots that could be summarized in one or two sentences.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to 1980 films.: For convenience, all 1980 films should be included in this category. This includes all 1980 films that can also be found in the subcategories.
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An incomplete list of films produced in Brazil in the 1980s. For an A-Z list of films currently on Wikipedia see Category:Brazilian films
1980 was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1980th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 980th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.
A década de 1980, embora chamada de "década perdida" pelos economistas latino-americanos, inclusive pelos brasileiros, por causa da estagnação econômica e da inflação descontrolada, não foi, de forma alguma, um período de retrocesso em outros campos.
A década de 1980 foi o período de tempo que transcorreu de 1 de xaneiro de 1980 ata 31 de decembro de 1989.. No mundo, foi unha época en que se atoparon grandes mudanzas en varios aspectos do cotián, na saúde, nas ciencias, na economía.
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