So this is the first , which will be for the 1980

I've got the 16 movies up for the title and I'm already pissed off at some of the omissions lmao

Here are the top 4 seeds in the 1980 Movie Bowl 

(1) THE EMPRE STRIKES BACK (box office champion)
(2) THE SHINING (Letterboxd champion)
(3) ORDINARY PEOPLE (Academy champion)
(4) MELVIN AND HOWARD (NSFC champion)

and here is the rest of the field 

(5) RAGING BULL
(6) THE ELEPHANT MAN
(7) KAGEMUSHA
(8) THE BLUES BROTHERS
(9) AIRPLANE!
(10) COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER
(11) ATLANTIC CITY
(12) DRESSED TO KILL
(13) ALTERED STATES
(14) THE STUNT MAN
(15) CADDYSHACK
(16) FRIDAY THE 13TH

And here's the bracket for the 1980 ! challonge.com/vh1d8vc9

Tourney starts tomorrow, and the plan is to watch the semi-finalists on Saturday afternoon Eastern time

1980 Round of 16, Match 1

1980 Round of 16, Match 2

1980 Round of 16, Match 3

1980 Round of 16, Match 4

1980 Round of 16, Match 5

1980 Round of 16, Match 6

1980 Round of 16, Match 7

1980 Round of 16, Match 8

1980 #MovieBowl Round of 16 results 

(1) The Empire Strikes Back def. (16) Friday the 13th, 26-7
(9) Airplane! def. (8) The Blues Brothers, 22-20
(13) Altered States def. (4) Melvin and Howard, 14-2
(5) Raging Bull def. (12) Dressed to Kill, 12-6
(2) The Shining def. (15) Caddyshack, 23-8
(7) Kagemusha def. (10) Coal Miner's Daughter, 8-6
(3) Ordinary People def. (14) The Stunt Man, 11-2
(6) The Elephant Man def. (11) Atlantic City, 12-4

1980 Quarterfinal #1

1980 Quarterfinal #2

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1980 Quarterfinal #3

1980 Quarterfinal #4

1980 #MovieBowl Quarterfinal Results 

(9) Airplane! def. (1) The Empire Strikes Back, 17-11
(5) Raging Bull def. (13) Altered States, 11-2
(2) The Shining def. (7) Kagemusha, 13-3
(6) The Elephant Man def. (3) Ordinary People, 8-4

1980 Semifinal #1

1980 Semifinal #2

1980 #MovieBowl Semifinals results 

(9) Airplane! def. (5) Raging Bull, 19-6
(2) The Shining def. (6) The Elephant Man, 22-4

1980 Championship Match

Congratulations on The Shining for winning the 1980 by a score of 18-16!

@checkervest while I'm chuffed by the results, I never would have thought Airplane! would have this kind of run

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