List of LGBT-related films of 1980

This is a list of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender-related films released in 1980. It contains theatrically released films that deal with important gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters or issues and may have same-sex romance or relationships as a plot device.

FilmsEdit

Title Director Country Genre Cast Notes
O Beijo no Asfalto Bruno Barreto Brazil Crime, Drama Tarcísio Meira, Ney Latorraca, Lídia Brondi, Christiane Torloni, Daniel Filho, Oswaldo Loureiro, Ligia Diniz, Pedro Paulo Rangel, Thelma Reston (as Telma Reston), Flávio São Thiago, Nelson Caruso, Renato Coutinho, Lícia Magna, Xuxa Lopes and Estelita Bell a.k.a. The Kiss on Asphalt,[1][2] based on the play of the same name by Nelson Rodrigues
Can't Stop the Music Nancy Walker United States Musical comedy Steve Guttenberg, Valerie Perrine, Bruce Jenner, Paul Sand, Tammy Grimes, Alex Briley, David Hodo, Glenn Hughes, Randy Jones, Felipe Rose, Ray Simpson, June Havoc, Barbara Rush, Altovise Davis, Marilyn Sokol, Russell Nype, Jack Weston, Leigh Taylor-Young and Dick Patterson
Cruising William Friedkin United States Crime, drama, thriller Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox, Don Scardino, Joe Spinell, Jay Acovone, Randy Jurgensen, Barton Heyman, Gene Davis, Arnaldo Santana, Larry Atlas, Allan Miller, Sonny Grosso, Edward O'Neil, Michael Aronin, James Remar, William Russ, Mike Starr, Leo Burmester, Henry Judd Baker, Steve Inwood, Keith Prentice, Leland Starnes and Powers Boothe Based on the novel of the same name by New York Times reporter Gerald Walker
Curse Osman F. Seden Turkey Drama Bülent Ersoy, Mine Mutlu, Kadir Savun, Hakki Çagdas, Sermin Ölçmen, Cem Erman, Turgut Özatay, Diler Saraç, Osman F. Seden (as Osman Seden), Hüseyin Kasif, Necdet Kökes, Mustafa Yavuz, Nubar Terziyan, Hakki Kivanç and Giray Alpan a.k.a. Beddua[3]
Dear Boys (Lieve jongens) Paul de Lussanet Netherlands Comedy, drama Hugo Metsers, Hans Dagelet, Bill van Dijk, Albert Mol, Pleuni Touw, Marina de Graaf, Astrid Nijgh, Gerard Cox, Jan Hopmann, Hans Cornelissen, Jaap Hoogstra, Jan Staal, Mevrouw de Meijer, Wim Bary and Herman Ouwersloot Based on novels by Gerard Reve[4]
Deux lions au soleil (Two lions in the sun) Claude Faraldo France Drama, fantasy Jean-François Stévenin, Jean-Pierre Sentier, Catherine Lachens, Jean-Pierre Tailhade, Martine Sarcey, Michel Robin, Valérie Kling, Alain Doutey, Jeanne Herviale, Nathalie Jadot, Guilhaine Dubos, Mario D'Alba, Dominique Bonnaud and Georges Trillat [5]
Dressed to Kill Brian De Palma United States Thriller Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon, Dennis Franz, David Margulies, Ken Baker, Susanna Clemm, Brandon Maggart and William Finley
Él y él (He and He) Eduardo Manzanos Brochero Spain Drama Antonio Escudero, María Luisa Ponte (as Mª Luisa Ponte), Carmen Utrilla, Aparicio Rivero, Alejandro Urquía, Montserrat Calvo, Fernando Huesca, Joaquin Solano, Teresa Mur, José Luis López Vázquez, Mónica Randall, Lola Herrera, Álvaro de Luna and Sancho Gracia [6][7]
Fame Alan Parker United States Musical, drama Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean, Antonia Franceschi, Paul McCrane, Barry Miller, Gene Anthony Ray, Maureen Teefy, Albert Hague, Anne Meara, Joanna Merlin, Jim Moody, Debbie Allen, Eddie Barth, Boyd Gaines, Tresa Hughes, Steve Inwood, Richard Belzer, Bill Britten, Isaac Mizrahi, Sal Piro, Michael DeLorenzo and Meg Tilly
Giselle Victor di Mello Brazil Drama Alba Valeria, Carlo Mossy, Maria Lúcia Dahl, Nildo Parente, Ricardo Faria, Monique Lafond, Celso Faria, Zózimo Bulbul, Vinícius Salvatori, Luciano Sabino, Iara Jati, J. Queiroz, Mario Ludgero, Esmeralda de Lima and Hudson Malta Santos [8]
Happy Birthday, Gemini Richard Benner United States Comedy Madeline Kahn, Rita Moreno, Robert Viharo
Hide and Seek (Machboim) Dan Wolman Israel Drama Gila Almagor, Benyamin Armon, Chaim Hadaya, Efrat Lavie, Rahel Shor and Doron Tavory
Immacolata e Concetta Salvatore Piscicelli Italy Drama Ida Di Benedetto, Marcella Michelangeli, Tommaso Bianco, Lucio Allocca, Lucia Ragni, Biancamaria Mastrominico, Nina De Padova, Linda Moretti, Antonio Ferrante, Berto Lama and Cetty Sommella Internationally released as Immacolata and Concetta: The Other Jealousy
Ixe Lionel Soukaz France Short, drama Jean-François B., François Dantchev, Farida, Karine, Hervé Leymarie, Lionel Soukaz, Verveine, Philippe Veschi and York [9][10]
La Cage aux Folles II Edouard Molinaro France
Italy
Comedy Michel Serrault, Ugo Tognazzi, Marcel Bozzuffi, Michel Galabru, Paola Borboni, Benny Luke, Giovanni Vettorazzo, Glauco Onorato, Roberto Bisacco, Gianrico Tondinelli, Giorgio Cerioni, Nazzareno Natale, Antonio Francioni, Stelio Candelli, Mark Bodin and Tom Felleghy
The Lady Banker Francis Girod France Drama Romy Schneider, Marie-France Pisier, Claude Brasseur, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean Carmet, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Fabbri, Daniel Mesguich, Noëlle Chatelet, Daniel Auteuil, Thierry Lhermitte, Alan Adair, François-Régis Bastide, Arnaud Boisseau and Yves Brainville a.k.a. La Banquière
Nijinsky Herbert Ross United States Biography, drama Alan Bates, George de la Peña, Leslie Browne Based on the later life and career of Vaslav Nijinsky
Pepi, Luci, Bom Pedro Almodóvar Spain Comedy Carmen Maura, Eva Siva, Alaska (Olvido Gara), Félix Rotaeta, Concha Grégori, Kiti Manver, Cecilia Roth, Fabio McNamara (Fabio de Miguel), Julieta Serrano and Cristina Sánchez Pascual
Pixote Héctor Babenco Brazil Drama Fernando Ramos da Silva
Le Rebelle Gérard Blain France Drama Patrick Norbert, Michel Subor, Isabelle Rosais, Jean-Jacques Aublanc, Françoise Michaud, Alain Jérôme, Robert Delarue, Germaine Ledoyen, Monique Gilliot, Maurice Rollet and Hervé Claude
Richard's Things Anthony Harvey United Kingdom Drama Liv Ullmann, Amanda Redman, Peter Burton Based on the novel by Frederic Raphael, who also wrote the movie
Serial Bill Persky United States Comedy Martin Mull, Tuesday Weld
Spetters Paul Verhoeven Netherlands Drama Hans van Tongeren, Renée Soutendijk, Toon Agterberg, Maarten Spanjer, Marianne Boyer, Peter Tuinman, Saskia van Basten-Batenburg (credited as Saskia Ten Batenburg), Yvonne Valkenburg, Ab Abspoel (credited as Albert Abspoel), Rudi Falkenhagen as Hans' Vader Hans Veerman, Ben Aerden, Kitty Courbois, Margot Keune, Jonna Koster, Gees Linnebank, Hugo Metsers, Peter Oosthoek, Jeroen Krabbé, Rutger Hauer, Bruni Heinke and Herman Vinck
Squeeze Richard Turner New Zealand Drama Robert Shannon, Paul Eady, Donna Akersten
Stir Stephen Wallace Australia Action, Drama, Thriller Bryan Brown, Max Phipps, Dennis Miller, Gary Waddell, Phil Motherwell, Michael Gow, Edward Robshaw, Tex Morton (as Robert 'Tex' Morton), Ray Marshall, Syd Heylen, Robert Noble, Paul Sonkkila, Keith Gallasch, Les Newcombe and James Marsh
Times Square Allan Moyle United States Musical, drama Trini Alvarado, Robin Johnson, Tim Curry, Peter Coffield, Herbert Berghof, David Margulies, Anna Maria Horsford, Michael Margotta, J.C. Quinn, Tim Choate, Elizabeth Peña, Steve James and Jay Acovone
Le Voyage en douce Michel Deville France Drama Dominique Sanda, Geraldine Chaplin, Jacques Zabor, Jean Crubelier, Valerie Masterson, Cécile Le Bailly, Jacqueline Parent, Jacques Pieiller, Liliane Rovère, Françoise Morhange, Frédéric Andréi, Christophe Malavoy, André Marcon, Catherine Le Dall, Hélène Garcia and Robin Camus
Windows Gordon Willis United States Drama, thriller Talia Shire, Joseph Cortese, Elizabeth Ashley, Kay Medford, Michael Gorrin, Russell Horton, Michael Lipton, Rick Petrucelli, Ron Ryan, Linda Gillen, Tony DiBenedetto, Bryce Bond, Ken Chapin, Marty Greene, Bill Handy, Robert Hodge, Kyle Scott Jackson, Pat McNamara and Gerry Vichi
Witches, Faggots, Dykes and Poofters Digby Duncan Australia Documentary Jude Kuring (Narrator)[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Resenha: O beijo no Asfalto (1980)". objETHOS (in Brazilian Portuguese). 1 June 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  2. ^ Giacobbo, Bruno (11 December 2018). "CRÍTICA | 'O Beijo no Asfalto' marca o nascimento de um cineasta promissor e autoral". BLAH!ZINGA (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  3. ^ Gönül Dönmez-Colin The Routledge Dictionary of Turkish Cinema, p. 414, at Google Books
  4. ^ David A. Gerstner (Editor) Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture , p. 421, at Google Books
  5. ^ Devarrieux, Claire (7 November 1980). "" DEUX LIONS AU SOLEIL " de Claude Faraldo Changer de vie". Le Monde (in French). Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Él y él (1980) Película - PLAY Cine". abc (in Spanish). 30 March 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  7. ^ Valeria Vegas Vestidas de azul: Análisis social y cinematográfico de la mujer transexual en los años de la transiciõn española, p. 202, at Google Books
  8. ^ "GISELLE (1980)". Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Lionel Soukaz - Ixe". Experimental Cinema. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  10. ^ Alt, Jean-Yves. "Ixe, un film de Lionel Soukaz (1980)". Contribution subjective à une mémoire gaie : littérature, cinéma, arts, histoire... (in French). Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  11. ^ Abelló, David Patricia (2017). "In Memory of Now: A Queer History of the Present" (PDF). opus.lib.uts.edu.au. Retrieved 14 July 2018.