Best Action Movies of 1985


Rocky IV

6.8/10 IMDB

Rocky Balboa proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Drago, a six-foot-four, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Brigitte Nielsen, Tony Burton, Michael Pataki, Dolph Lundgren, R. J. Adams, Barry Tompkins ..
Directed by: Sylvester Stallone
Release date: 1985-11-21

Rambo: First Blood Part II

6.5/10 IMDB

John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Steven Berkoff, Julia Nickson, George Cheung, Andy Wood, William Ghent, Vojislav Govedarica, Dana Lee ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1985-05-21


6.7/10 IMDB

John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, one of his former commandos, and a fully equipped private army. With the help of a feisty stewardess and an old friend, Matrix has only a few hours to overcome his greatest challenge: finding his daughter before she's killed.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells, James Olson, David Patrick Kelly, Alyssa Milano, Bill Duke, Drew Snyder, Sharon Wyatt ..
Directed by: Mark L. Lester
Release date: 1985-10-03

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

Runaway Train

7.2/10 IMDB

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner, John P. Ryan, T.K. Carter, Kenneth McMillan, Stacey Pickren, Walter Wyatt, Edward Bunker ..
Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky
Release date: 1985-11-15


7.2/10 IMDB

Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail, and learn who their real friends are.

Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, Brian Dennehy, John Cleese, Brad Leland, Marvin J. McIntyre, Sheb Wooley, Jonathan Kasdan ..
Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Release date: 1985-07-10

A View to a Kill

6.3/10 IMDB

A newly-developed microchip designed by Zorin Industries for the British Government that can survive the electromagnetic radiation caused by a nuclear explosion has landed in the hands of the KGB. James Bond must find out how and why. His suspicions soon lead him to big industry leader Max Zorin who forms a plan to destroy his only competition in Silicon Valley by triggering a massive earthquake in the San Francisco Bay.

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones, Patrick Macnee, Patrick Bauchau, David Yip, Fiona Fullerton, Manning Redwood, Alison Doody ..
Directed by: John Glen
Release date: 1985-05-24

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

6.2/10 IMDB

Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Helen Buday, Angelo Rossitto, Adam Cockburn, Frank Thring, Paul Larsson, Angry Anderson, Robert Grubb ..
Directed by: George Ogilvie, George Miller
Release date: 1985-06-29

The Emerald Forest

6.9/10 IMDB

For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when Bill's adventure truly begins. For his son is now a grown tribesman who moves skillfully through this beautiful-but-dangerous terrain, fearful only of those who would exploit it. And as Bill attempts to "rescue" him from the savagery of the untamed jungle, Tommy challenges Bill's idea of true civilization and his notions about who needs rescuing.

Starring: Powers Boothe, Charley Boorman, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau, William Rodriguez, Estee Chandler, Dira Paes, Eduardo Conde, Ariel Coelho, Peter Marinker ..
Directed by: John Boorman
Release date: 1985-06-22

Year of the Dragon

6.8/10 IMDB

In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows increasingly willing to violate police protocol, resorting to progressively violent measures -- even as his concerned wife, Connie, and his superiors beg him to consider the consequences of his actions.

Starring: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Eddie Jones, Joey Chin, Victor Wong, K. Dock Yip ..
Directed by: Michael Cimino
Release date: 1985-08-16

Young Sherlock Holmes

6.8/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by an Egyptian cult, they move to stop it.

Starring: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins, Susan Fleetwood, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Matthew Ryan, Earl Rhodes, Freddie Jones, Patrick Newell ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 1985-12-04

The Last Dragon

6.8/10 IMDB

A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.

Starring: Taimak, Julius Carry, Vanity, Christopher Murney, Faith Prince, Leo O'Brien, Mike Starr, Jim Moody, Glen Eaton, Ernie Reyes Jr. ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 1985-03-22

The Legend of Billie Jean

6.6/10 IMDB

Average Texas teen, Billie Jean Davy, is caught up in an odd fight for justice. She is usually followed and harrased around by local boys, who, one day, decide to trash her brother's scooter for fun. The boys' father refuses to pay them back the price of the scooter. The fight for "fair is fair" takes the teens around the state and produces an unlikely hero.

Starring: Helen Slater, Christian Slater, Yeardley Smith, Martha Gehman, Peter Coyote, Dean Stockwell, Barry Tubb, Richard Bradford, Mona Lee Fultz, Keith Gordon ..
Directed by: Matthew Robbins
Release date: 1985-07-19

Into the Night

6.4/10 IMDB

Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stacey Pickren, Carmen Argenziano, Dan Aykroyd, David Cronenberg, John Landis, Dedee Pfeiffer, Rick Baker, Paul Mazursky ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1985-02-22

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

6.4/10 IMDB

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the U.S. President.

Starring: Fred Ward, Joel Grey, Wilford Brimley, J.A. Preston, George Coe, Kate Mulgrew, Charles Cioffi, Patrick Kilpatrick, Michael Pataki, Davenia McFadden ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1985-10-11


6.2/10 IMDB

Daryl is a normal 10-year-old boy in many ways. However, unbeknown to his foster parents and friends, Daryl is actually a government-created robot with superhuman reflexes and mental abilities. Even his name has a hidden meaning -- it's actually an acronym for Data Analyzing Robot Youth Life-form. When the organization that created him deems the "super soldier" experiment a failure and schedules Daryl to be disassembled, it is up to a few rogue scientists to help him escape.

Starring: Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Barret Oliver, Amy Linker, Danny Corkill, Colleen Camp, Josef Sommer, Kathryn Walker, Steve Ryan, Ron Frazier ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Release date: 1985-06-14

The Jewel of the Nile

6.1/10 IMDB

Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course, he's up to no good, and Joan is just another pawn in his wicked game. But Jack Colton and his sidekick Ralph show up to help our intrepid heroine save the day.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Holland Taylor, Spiros Focás, Avner Eisenberg, Paul David Magid, Howard Jay Patterson, Randall Edwin Nelson, Samuel Ross Williams ..
Directed by: Lewis Teague
Release date: 1985-08-01

Death Wish 3

5.8/10 IMDB

Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam, Gavan O'Herlihy, Alex Winter, Marina Sirtis, Tony Spiridakis, Ricco Ross, Kirk Taylor ..
Directed by: Michael Winner
Release date: 1985-11-01

The Man with One Red Shoe

5.7/10 IMDB

A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Dabney Coleman, Lori Singer, Charles Durning, Carrie Fisher, Edward Herrmann, Jim Belushi, Irving Metzman, Tom Noonan, Gerrit Graham ..
Directed by: Stan Dragoti
Release date: 1985-07-18

American Ninja

5.4/10 IMDB

Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter with little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a convoy, his platoon is attacked by a group of rebels who try to steal the weapons the platoon is transporting and kidnap the base colonel's daughter.

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson, Guich Koock, John Fujioka, Don Stewart, John LaMotta, Tadashi Yamashita, Phillip Brock, Tony Carreon ..
Directed by: Sam Firstenberg
Release date: 1985-08-30

Invasion U.S.A.

5.4/10 IMDB

A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Richard Lynch, Melissa Prophet, Alexander Zale, Alex Colon, Eddie Jones, Jon DeVries, James O'Sullivan, Billy Drago, Jaime Sánchez ..
Directed by: Joseph Zito
Release date: 1985-09-27

King Solomon's Mines

5.2/10 IMDB

Ever in search of adventure, explorer Allan Quatermain agrees to join the beautiful Jesse Huston on a mission to locate her archaeologist father, who has been abducted for his knowledge of the legendary mines of King Solomon. As the kidnappers, led by sinister German military officer Bockner, journey into the wilds of Africa, Allan and Jesse track the party and must contend with fierce natives and dangerous creatures, among other perils.

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom, John Rhys-Davies, Ken Gampu, June Buthelezi, Sam Williams, Shaï K. Ophir, Fidelis Chea, Shaike Ophir ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1985-11-22


6.2/10 IMDB

A student on a trip to France is tricked into smuggling secrets across the Iron Curtain by a sexy spy.

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Linda Fiorentino, Jsu Garcia, Alex Rocco, Marla Adams, Klaus Löwitsch, Christopher Rydell, Christie Claridge, Brad Cowgill, Kari Lizer ..
Directed by: Jeff Kanew
Release date: 1985-05-03

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

Code of Silence

6.0/10 IMDB

A Chicago cop is caught in the middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Mike Genovese, Henry Silva, Bert Remsen, Nathan Davis, Ralph Foody, Allen Hamilton, Ron Henriquez, Joe Guzaldo, Molly Hagan ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1985-05-03

He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword

7.2/10 IMDB

After experiencing traumatic nightmares of a time now past, the Sorceress summons Prince Adam and Cringer to Castle Grayskull to give Adam a precious, jeweled sword and send the pair to the planet Etheria to investigate its secrets.

Starring: John Erwin, Melendy Britt, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, George DiCenzo, Erika Scheimer, Lou Scheimer ..
Directed by: Ed Friedman, Lou Kachivas, Marsh Lamore, Bill Reed, Gwen Wetzler
Release date: 1985-03-22

The Protector

5.7/10 IMDB

Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities suspect that Laura's father is involved with Mr. Ko, a Hong Kong drug kingpin, so the NYC police commissioner sends the two cops to Hong Kong to investigate.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Danny Aiello, Roy Chiao, Moon Lee, Peter Yang Kwan, Sandy Alexander, Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus, Becky Ann Baker, Kim Bass, Sally Yeh ..
Directed by: James Glickenhaus
Release date: 1985-07-11

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

5.3/10 IMDB

Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Soon-Tek Oh, Steven Williams, Bennett Ohta, Cosie Costa, Joe Michael Terry, John Wesley, David Chung, Professor Toru Tanaka, John Otrin ..
Directed by: Lance Hool
Release date: 1985-03-01
Best Action Movies of 1985 : He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special

He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special

6.6/10 IMDB

In this special Christmas episode of the He-Man and She-Ra cartoons, their sidekick Orko accidentally gets beamed to Earth during a test of a new spy satellite. Orko manages to get back Planet Eternia, but brings along two Earth children, Alisha and Manuel, with him. Since it's Christmastime on Earth, the kids are naturally filled with the holiday spirit, but this overflowing goodwill attracts the unwelcome attention of the Horde Prime and Skeletor. Will the combined power of He-Man, She-Ra and the spirit of Christmas be enough to stop them?

Starring: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, Lana Beeson, Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, Erika Scheimer, R.D. Robb ..
Directed by: Bill Reed, Ernie Schmidt
Release date: 1985-12-25


6.7/10 IMDB

The first annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event taking place on March 31, 1985, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The show featured nine professional wrestling matches with the main event match pitting Hulk Hogan and Mr. T against Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff.

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Roddy Piper, Paul Orndorff, Cyndi Lauper, Chris Pallies, Rick Blood Sr., Merced Solis, André Roussimoff, Ray Heenan ..
Release date: 1985-03-31
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Miami Vice: Calderone's Return

Miami Vice: Calderone's Return

8.6/10 IMDB

The fourth ("Calderone's Return: The Hit List") and fifth ("Calderone's Return: Calderone's Demise") episodes of Miami Vice's first season, later combined into a two-hour movie. Calderone, Crockett and Tubbs' old nemesis, hires a notorious Argentinian assassin to take out his largest competitors in Miami, and the Vice Squad soon learns that Crockett's name is last on a list of eight victims.

Starring: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Gregory Sierra, Belinda Montgomery, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott, Olivia Brown, John Diehl, Jim Zubiena, Ron Taylor ..
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser, Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1985-05-24
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Below The Belt

Below The Belt

6.2/10 IMDB

Students at a karate school try to please their instructor with more than their martial arts prowess.

Starring: Jim Steele, Chad Douglas, Grant West, Scott O'Hara, Nick Schultz, Shane Michaels, David Ashfield, Michael Cummings, Kyle Adams, Somyung Mahn ..
Directed by: Philip St. John
Release date: 1985-07-01
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Miami Vice: The Prodigal Son

Miami Vice: The Prodigal Son

8.3/10 IMDB

Two Miami Vice Detectives go to New York City to assist the DEA in hunting down a gang of Colombian drug dealers responsible for killing several undercover agents.

Starring: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott, John Diehl, Olivia Brown, Edward James Olmos, Charles S. Dutton, Pam Grier, Luis Guzmán ..
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser
Release date: 1985-09-27
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Code Name: Emerald

Code Name: Emerald

5.9/10 IMDB

In preparation for Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Nazi occupied territory, the 'overlords' were the few Allied agents who knew the details of the operation. When one them is captured by the Germans, a double agent must infiltrate occupied Paris, with the help of a high level German officer and the French resistance.

Starring: Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Horst Buchholz, Helmut Berger, Cyrielle Clair, Eric Stoltz, Patrick Stewart, Graham Crowden, George Mikell, Gabriel Barylli ..
Directed by: Jonathan Sanger
Release date: 1985-09-07
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Codename: Robotech

Codename: Robotech

7.7/10 IMDB

Codename: Robotech is an animated pilot that preceded the original 1985 Robotech television series. It is set within the events of the First Robotech War.

Starring: Tony Oliver, Rebecca Forstadt, Melanie MacQueen, Dan Woren, Iona Morris, Greg Finley, Gregory Snegoff, Cam Clarke ..
Directed by: Robert V. Barron
Release date: 1985-03-01
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Rustlers' Rhapsody

Rustlers' Rhapsody

6.4/10 IMDB

A singing cowboy roams the Wild West with his sidekick, dancing horse and fancy wardrobe.

Starring: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Andy Griffith, Patrick Wayne, Marilu Henner, Fernando Rey, Sela Ward, Christopher Malcolm, Brant von Hoffman, Jim Carter ..
Directed by: Hugh Wilson
Release date: 1985-05-10

Tuff Turf

6.0/10 IMDB

The new guy in a Los Angeles high school, Morgan, does some singing and fights hotshot Nick over disco dancer Frankie.

Starring: James Spader, Kim Richards, Paul Mones, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Clark, Claudette Nevins, Olivia Barash, Francis X. McCarthy, Art Evans, Herb Mitchell ..
Directed by: Fritz Kiersch
Release date: 1985-01-11
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Target


5.9/10 IMDB

A Texan with a secret past searches Europe with his son after the KGB kidnaps his wife.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Gene Hackman, Gayle Hunnicutt, Tomas Hnevsa, Jean-Pol Dubois, Ilona Grübel, Ullrich Haupt, Werner Pochath, Richard Münch, Randy Moore ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1985-11-08

Pray for Death

5.7/10 IMDB

Akira Saito, a Japanese businessman lives in Tokyo with his Japanese-American wife Aiko and their children, Takeshi and Tomoya. When the family has a chance to move to the United States so that Aiko can teach the children about their American heritage, they pack up and head for Houston, Texas and run a restaurant. This is where the trouble begins....

Starring: Shô Kosugi, James Booth, Donna Kei Benz, Norman Burton, Kane Kosugi, Shane Kosugi, Matthew Faison, Parley Baer, Robert Ito, Michael Constantine ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1985-01-11

Turk 182!

5.9/10 IMDB

After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the corrupt politician instead denounces Terry as a drunk. Determined to get justice, Jimmy begins a graffiti campaign of embarrassing slogans mocking the mayor, which soon captivates the city.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Robert Urich, Kim Cattrall, Robert Culp, Darren McGavin, Steven Keats, Paul Sorvino, Peter Boyle, James Tolkan, Thomas Quinn ..
Directed by: Bob Clark
Release date: 1985-02-15
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Sam Raimi Early Shorts

Sam Raimi Early Shorts

7.1/10 IMDB

The Sam Raimi Super 8 shorts.

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Scott Spiegel, Josh Becker, John Cameron, Bridget Hoffman, Ivan Raimi, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi ..
Directed by: John Cameron, Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel, Andy Harries, Josh Becker
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1985 : Deadly Twins

Deadly Twins

4.2/10 IMDB

The Landers sister star as twin sisters (obviously) in this oddly disturbing film. The girls, who are budding performers, are booked for a club date, which quickly turns into a nightmare. Brutally gang raped, they get no satisfaction from the police, so they carry out their own brand of justice.

Starring: Audrey Landers, Judy Landers, Wayne Allison, Jan Fedder, Joe Martinez, James McCartney, Ellie Russel, Harry Wolf, Gus Wood ..
Directed by: Joe Oaks
Release date: 1985-09-02

The Park Is Mine

6.1/10 IMDB

A Vietnam vet takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Helen Shaver, Yaphet Kotto, Lawrence Dane, Peter Dvorsky, Eric Peterson, Gale Garnett, Denis Simpson, Reg Dreger, Louis Di Bianco ..
Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern
Release date: 1985-10-06

King David

5.3/10 IMDB

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

Starring: Richard Gere, Edward Woodward, Denis Quilley, Alice Krige, Cherie Lunghi, John Castle, George Eastman, Tomas Milian, Niall Buggy, Hurd Hatfield ..
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Release date: 1985-03-29

NWA: Starrcade '85 - The Gathering

6.6/10 IMDB

NWA Starrcade '85: The Gathering was the third annual Starrcade professional wrestling event produced by Jim Crockett Promotions under the NWA banner. It took place on November 28, 1985 from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina and The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. The main event was between Ric Flair and Dusty Rhodes for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. Their feud escalated when Flair broke Rhodes' ankle in September. After the event, Flair formed the Four Horsemen stable, and continued to feud with Rhodes. Other matches included Magnum T.A. and Tully Blanchard in an "I Quit" steel cage match for the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship, and The Rock 'n' Roll Express and the team of Ivan and Nikita Koloff in a Steel Cage Match for the NWA World Tag Team Championship.

Starring: Ric Flair, Virgil Runnels, James Fanning, Roger Barnes, Bobby Eaton, Dennis Condrey, Alan Rogowski, Marty Lunde, Edward McDaniel, Billy Haynes ..
Directed by: Jim Crockett Jr.
Release date: 1985-11-28

The Holcroft Covenant

5.7/10 IMDB

A man who was a confidant of Adolf Hitler dies and leaves a fortune to make amends for his Nazi past—but his son has to search the world to find it.

Starring: Michael Caine, Anthony Andrews, Victoria Tennant, Lilli Palmer, Mario Adorf, Michael Lonsdale, Richard Münch, Alexander Kerst, Tom Deininger, Guntbert Warns ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1985-09-20

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission

5.0/10 IMDB

Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Ken Wahl, Larry Wilcox, Sonny Landham, Richard Jaeckel, Wolf Kahler, Gavan O'Herlihy, Ricco Ross, Stephen Hattersley ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1985-02-04


5.6/10 IMDB

After getting out of jail, car thief Ernest "Stick" Stickley witnesses the murder of his friend Rainy during a drug deal. To avoid getting killed by the same people, who work for mobster Chucky, Stick gets a job as a chauffeur for millionaire Barry Braham and lies low. As he gets used to his new routine, Stick woos Barry's financial consultant, Kyle McClaren, but must fight back when Chucky's men come after him.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, Charles Durning, Castulo Guerra, Alex Rocco, Dar Robinson, José Pérez, David Reynoso, Tricia Leigh Fisher ..
Directed by: Burt Reynolds
Release date: 1985-04-26

The Key to Rebecca

6.4/10 IMDB

From master storyteller and best-selling author, Ken Follett, comes the exotic spy-thriller based on true events. North Africa, Summer of 1942 — master spy, Alex Wolff is on a mission to send General Erwin Rommel's advancing army the secrets that would unlock the doors to Cairo... and the ultimate Nazi triumph in the war. Wolff's pursuer, Major Vandarn, engages the seductive charm of Elene Fontana to lure him into range for what is to be a startling and explosive confrontation.

Starring: Cliff Robertson, David Soul, Season Hubley, Lina Raymond, Anthony Quayle, David Hemmings, Robert Culp, Robert Swales, Charlie Condou ..
Directed by: David Hemmings
Release date: 1985-04-29

Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend

5.1/10 IMDB

A paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, and try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.

Starring: William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, Julian Fellowes, Edward Hardwicke, Hugh Quarshie, Kyalo Mativo, Olu Jacobs, Eddie Tagoe, Julian Curry ..
Directed by: Bill L. Norton
Release date: 1985-03-22

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