Best Action Movies of 1985


To Live and Die in L.A.

7.3/10 IMDB

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Starring: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, Debra Feuer, John Turturro, Dean Stockwell, Robert Downey Sr., Darlanne Fluegel, Steve James, Michael Greene ..
Directed by: William Friedkin
Release date: 1985-11-01

Red Sonja

5.1/10 IMDB

The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith, Ernie Reyes, Jr., Ronald Lacey, Pat Roach, Terry Richards, Janet Ågren, Donna Osterbuhr ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1985-04-09

Big Foot And The Muscle Machines

6.4/10 IMDB

a graduate student named Jennifer pursued by goons of millionaire industrialist Adrian Ravenscroft, who hides Ponce de Leon's map to the Fountain of Youth inside Bigfoot in the midst of a stunt driving show. This forces Yank Justice and Bigfoot, Red & Redder and Black Gold, and Professor D. & Dilly and the Orange Blossom Special, into a cross-country trek to rendezvous with Ravenscroft at the Fountain and stop him. Ravenscroft is so powerful he can impose his will onto county sheriff's offices and get the group arrested. They are saved by Close McCall and his souped-up stunt car War Lord, so he joins the team after initial resistance the first time he tried.

Starring: Susan Blu, Wally Burr, Peter Cullen, Lance LeGault ..
Release date: 1985-01-01

Walking the Edge

6.0/10 IMDB

A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.

Starring: Nancy Kwan, Joe Spinell, Robert Forster, A Martinez, Terrence Beasor, James McIntire, Luis Contreras, Ivy Bethune, Jacqueline Giroux ..
Directed by: Norbert Meisel
Release date: 1985-01-11
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Miami Golem

Miami Golem

4.3/10 IMDB

A Miami TV reporter is sent to a local university to do a story on a professor who is cloning a cell from DNA found inside a meteorite. Soon after the reporter leaves, a gunman kills everyone in the professor's lab and steals the cell for a wealthy businessman. When the reporter learns that he is targeted for assassination as well, he enlists the help of two scientists to discover who is behind the crimes, why they stole the cell, and whether or not the cell should be allowed to continue living.

Starring: David Warbeck, Laura Trotter, John Ireland, Loris Loddi ..
Directed by: Alberto De Martino
Release date: 1985-11-12
Best Action Movies of 1985 : City Hero

City Hero

5.4/10 IMDB

Five young and idealistic policemen, nicknamed Bravo (Mark Cheng), Rambo (Anthony Tang), Superstition (Bennett Pang), Wealthy (Michael Wong) and Old Bachelor (Billy Lau) are tired of their jobs and are determined to join the Special Duties Unit. Instructor Lee (Dean Shek) demands discipline, efficiency and obedience. Despite the hostility and hardships, the young officers begin to realize that Instructor Lee is passionate at heart. Eventually, they all respect him for his devotion and inspiration. On a silent night, they are summoned to an emergency assignment. A dozen of innocent citizen are held as hostages. The death of Bravo in their first successful mission sadden their high spirit and celebrating mood.

Starring: Mark Cheng, Anthony Tang, Bennett Pang Kin-San, Michael Wong, Billy Lau, Dean Shek, Pat Ha ..
Directed by: Dennis Yu
Release date: 1985-10-19
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Beverly Hills Cowgirl Blues

Beverly Hills Cowgirl Blues

5.7/10 IMDB

A Wyoming cop (Lisa Hartman) teams with a Beverly Hills policeman (Josh Brolin) to track down the killer of her best friend.

Starring: James Brolin, Lisa Hartman, Aharon Ipalé, Drake Hogestyn, Alexa Hamilton, Wally Dalton ..
Directed by: Corey Allen
Release date: 1985-10-05
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Rebel


4.6/10 IMDB

This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia. He becomes infatuated with a local singer, Kathy and pursues her. Kathy is married and initially is not interested in him, but later begins to love Rebel. Kathy receives a letter advising her that her husband was killed in battle. The local police and the U.S. Military are searching for Rebel as an AWOL soldier. Rebel arranges to escape Austalia by a cargo ship, but eventually allows himself to be arrested in order to keep the local police from arresting Kathy for harboring him

Starring: Matt Dillon, Debra Byrne, Bryan Brown, Bill Hunter, Ray Barrett ..
Directed by: Michael Jenkins
Release date: 1985-12-05
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Jungle of Death

Jungle of Death

4.1/10 IMDB

A Mexican scientific team and an Arab expedition clash over a powerful piece of metal hidden in the jungle. Oh yeah, and there's also aliens, a psychic, a sorcerer and a hostile tribe who do the occasional human sacrifice.

Starring: Rodolfo de Anda, Arturo Martínez hijo, Imperio Vargas, Alejandra Vidal, Arturo Martínez, Mario Arévalo, Karen Sentíes, Rocio Espada, Carlos East, Agustín Bernal ..
Directed by: Rodolfo de Anda
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Ninja Project Daredevils

Ninja Project Daredevils

3.9/10 IMDB

A secret mission with the code name Project Daredevil is planned by the notorious Black Ninja Gang.

Starring: Chris Peterson, Daniel Wells, Richard Young, Mick Jones, Kelly Kruze, Henry Band, Nancy Nelson, Rio Smith ..
Directed by: Godfrey Ho
Release date: 1985-01-01

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