The best movies from the years 1980 in genre Comedy

List of the best movies from the years 1980, in genre Comedy. Order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Night Shift
10

Night Shift

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nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour complains about the loss of her pimp. His partner, upon hearing the situation, suggests that they fill that opening themselves using the morgue at night .

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Wallace and Gromit: A Grand Day Out (A Grand Day Out)
9

Wallace and Gromit: A Grand Day Out (A Grand Day Out)

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allace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese. The moon is inhabited by a mechanical caretaker, who is not too happy about the two visitors from earth that nibble on the moon.

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The King of Comedy
8

The King of Comedy

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he King of Comedy is a bitterly evil satire of show business. Rupert Pupkins is obsessed with becoming famous so he aims at kidnapping one of the best in the business, Jerry Langford.

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A Christmas Story
7

A Christmas Story

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he comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.

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Brazil
6

Brazil

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razil is a Terry Gilliam dystopic black comedy film that reflects the melancholy, dreamlike quality of a famous Brazilian song that’s been translated into English. The film parodies the mostly dysfunctional bureaucratic world we live in and takes us to a post-apocalyptic world in the future yet with our present day attitudes in mind.

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Withnail & I
5

Withnail & I

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wo 'resting' actors living in a squalid Camden Flat - and living off a diet of booze and pills - take a trip to a country house (belonging to Withnail’s uncle) to 'rejuvenate'. Faced with bad weather, altercations with the locals, and the unexpected arrival (and advances) of Uncle Monty, the pairs wits and friendship are tested...

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The Princess Bride
4

The Princess Bride

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n this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

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Hannah and Her Sisters
3

Hannah and Her Sisters

B

etween two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

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Do the Right Thing
2

Do the Right Thing

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n the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

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The Seinfeld Chronicles - Pilot
1

The Seinfeld Chronicles - Pilot

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erry and George argue whether an overnight visitor Jerry is expecting is coming with romantic intentions.

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