Best Adventure Movies of 1985

1.

Back to the Future

7.0
8.5/10 IMDB

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson, Claudia Wells, Marc McClure, Wendie Jo Sperber, George DiCenzo, Frances Lee McCain ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1985-07-03
2.

The Goonies

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of Pirate One-Eyed Willie.

Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Martha Plimpton, Ke Huy Quan, John Matuszak, Robert Davi, Joe Pantoliano ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1985-06-07
3.

Commando

5.5
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
4.

Rambo: First Blood Part II

5.4
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
5.

Runaway Train

5.2
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
6.

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

5.1
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
7.

A View to a Kill

5.1
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.

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
8.

Ladyhawke

5.1
6.9/10 IMDB

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Alfred Molina, John Wood, Leo McKern, Ken Hutchison, Giancarlo Prete, Loris Loddi, Charles Borromel ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1985-03-27
9.

The Emerald Forest

5.0
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
10.

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters and bizarre situations as he treks across the country to recover his bike.

Starring: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger, Judd Omen, Irving Hellman, Bill Cable, Peter Looney, Starletta DuPois, Lou Cutell ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1985-07-26
11.

Return to Oz

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, finds herself back in the land of her dreams, and makes delightful new friends, and dangerous new enemies.

Starring: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie, Matt Clark, Sean Barrett, Denise Bryer, Brian Henson, Lyle Conway, Justin Case ..
Directed by: Walter Murch
Release date: 1985-06-21
12.

Young Sherlock Holmes

4.9
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
13.

The Last Dragon

4.8
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
14.

Flesh + Blood

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Burlinson, Jack Thompson, Susan Tyrrell, Ronald Lacey, Brion James, John Dennis Johnston, Bruno Kirby, Fernando Hilbeck ..
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Release date: 1985-08-30
15.

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US 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
16.

Santa Claus: The Movie

4.7
6.2/10 IMDB

The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus.

Starring: Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Christian Fitzpatrick, Carrie Kei Heim, John Barrard, Anthony O'Donnell ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1985-10-29
17.

The Black Cauldron

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.

Starring: Grant Bardsley, Susan Sheridan, John Byner, Nigel Hawthorne, John Hurt, Freddie Jones, Phil Fondacaro, Arthur Malet, Lindsay Rich, Brandon Call ..
Directed by: Ted Berman, Richard Rich
Release date: 1985-07-24
18.

Spies Like Us

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for nuclear war.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, Donna Dixon, Bruce Davison, Terry Gilliam, Frank Oz, Vanessa Angel, Bernie Casey, Charles McKeown ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1985-12-06
19.

Explorers

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Amanda Peterson, Bobby Fite, Dana Ivey, Bradley Gregg, Georg Olden, Chance Schwass, Danny Nucci ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 1985-07-12
20.

Legend

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lili and defeat the demonic Lord of Darkness, or the world will be plunged into a never-ending ice age.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert, Peter O'Farrell, Kiran Shah, Annabelle Lanyon ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 1985-08-28
21.

The Jewel of the Nile

4.5
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
22.

National Lampoon's European Vacation

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and so pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays in countries where they CAN speak the language.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively, Eric Idle, William Zabka, John Astin, Mel Smith, Maureen Lipman, Robbie Coltrane ..
Directed by: Amy Heckerling
Release date: 1985-07-25
23.

American Ninja

4.1
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
24.

King Solomon's Mines

3.9
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 ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1985-11-22
25.

The Adventures of Mark Twain

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Based on elements from the stories of Mark Twain, this feature-length Claymation fantasy follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn as they stowaway aboard the interplanetary balloon of Mark Twain. Twain, disgusted with the human race, is intent upon finding Halley's Comet and crashing into it, achieving his "destiny." It's up to Tom, Becky, and Huck to convince him that his judgment is wrong and that he still has much to offer humanity that might make a difference. Their efforts aren't just charitable; if they fail, they will share Twain's fate. Along the way, they use a magical time portal to get a detailed overview of the Twain philosophy, observing the "historical" events that inspired his works.

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie, Wilbur Vincent, Dal McKennon, Carol Edelman, John Morrison ..
Directed by: Will Vinton
Release date: 1985-03-01
26.

The Journey of Natty Gann

3.9
7.0/10 IMDB

America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. A courageous young girl confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her odyssey, she forms a close bond with two diverse traveling companions: a magnificent, protective wolf, and a hardened drifter.

Starring: Meredith Salenger, John Cusack, Ray Wise, Scatman Crothers, Lainie Kazan, Barry Miller, Verna Bloom, Bruce M. Fischer, John P. Finnegan, Jack Rader ..
Directed by: Jeremy Kagan
Release date: 1985-09-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1985 : Alice in Wonderland
27.

Alice in Wonderland

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A veritable time warp of famous faces -- including Sammy Davis Jr., Red Buttons, Roddy McDowall, Sally Struthers, Scott Baio and Ringo Starr -- takes over this updated musical version of Lewis Carroll's famed children's story. Conceived by the legendary Irwin Allen ("Lost in Space") as a vehicle for 9-year-old child star Natalie Gregory, who stars as Alice, the program originally aired as a two-part made-for-television movie.

Starring: Natalie Gregory, Sammy Davis Jr., Sheila Allen, Red Buttons, Ann Jillian, Sharee Gregory, Sherman Hemsley, Donald O'Connor, Charles Dougherty, Shelley Winters ..
Directed by: Harry Harris
Release date: 1985-12-09
28.

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

3.8
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
29.

Red Sonja

3.8
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
30.

The Protector

3.7
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
Best Adventure Movies of 1985 : He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special
31.

He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special

3.6
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
32.

Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil Princess. Orin tells them that they can only destroy her by combining their own powers against her. Getting in the way of their mission is the sinister Murky Dismal and his bumbling assistant Lurky who, as usual, are lavishing in the new gloom created by the darkening of Spectra, as well as trying to steal Rainbow's magical color belt.

Starring: Bettina Bush, Pat Fraley, Peter Cullen, Robbie Lee, Andre Stojka, David Mendenhall, Rhonda Aldrich, Les Tremayne, Mona Marshall, Jonathan Harris ..
Directed by: Bernard Deyriès, Kimio Yabuki
Release date: 1985-11-15
33.

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Set on the subterranean Mine-World, a band of human worker are treated like slaves under the power of the evil overlord Zygon until one, Orin, unearths the hilt of a mythical sword that only he can master. Escaping the planet, he runs into the rogue smuggler Dagg and a pair of helpful droids and the princess, who all team up to return to the Mine-World with a plan to defeat Zygon and free Orin's enslaved people.

Starring: Dennis Alwood, Carmen Argenziano, Daryl Bartley, Tyke Caravelli, Joe Colligan, Noelle North, Anthony De Longis, Les Tremayne, Ken Sansom, John Moschitta Jr. ..
Directed by: Steven Hahn
Release date: 1985-01-01
34.

Follow That Bird

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Starring: Waylon Jennings, Sandra Bernhard, John Candy, Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson, Paul Bartel ..
Directed by: Ken Kwapis
Release date: 1985-08-02
35.

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor

3.4
5.4/10 IMDB

The army of the Marauders, led by King Terak and the witch Charal, attack the Ewoks village, killing Cindel's family. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and meet Teek in the forest, a naughty and very fast animal. Teek takes them to a house in which an old man, Noa, lives. Like Cindel, he also crashed with his Starcruiser on Endor. Together they fight Terak and Charal.

Starring: Aubree Miller, Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Siân Phillips, Carel Struycken, Tony Cox, Daniel Frishman, Paul Gleason, Pam Grizz, Niki Botelho ..
Directed by: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat
Release date: 1985-11-24
36.

The Peanut Butter Solution

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair back, but too much peanut butter causes things to get a bit hairy.

Starring: Mathew Mackay, Helen Hughes, Michel Maillot, Edgar Fruitier, Michael Hogan, Harry Hill, Alison Darcy, Siluck Saysanasy, Griffith Brewer, Pat Thompson ..
Directed by: Michael Rubbo
Release date: 1985-12-06
37.

Water

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

Starring: Michael Caine, Brenda Vaccaro, Billy Connolly, Leonard Rossiter, Valerie Perrine, Oscar James, Chris Tummings, Eric Clapton, Ray Cooper, George Harrison ..
Directed by: Dick Clement
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1985 : The Park Is Mine
38.

The Park Is Mine

3.1
6.0/10 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
39.

The Aviator

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Jack Warden, Sam Wanamaker, Scott Wilson, Tyne Daly, Marcia Strassman ..
Directed by: George T. Miller
Release date: 1985-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1985 : Rainbow War
40.

Rainbow War

3.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Three kingdoms, floating separately in space, can each see the other nearby kingdoms but have no means to communicate or visit. Each has developed a fanatical obsession for a specific color for clothing, architecture, and even plant life: one blue, one red, one golden. A forbidden inter-kingdom romance and a war of conquest ensues when a means of travel between the kingdoms is abruptly found. This short film was created for Expo 86, the World Fair in Vancouver in 1986.

Starring: Saffron Henderson, Gillian Barber, Jonathon Pallone, Simon Webb, David Bloom, Stephen Dimopoulos, Blu Mankuma, Alex Diakun, David-Paul Grove, Colin Mochrie ..
Directed by: Bob Rogers
Release date: 1985-01-01
41.

The Fourth Wise Man

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Artaban is a young Magus (Wise Man) who desires to follow the star to the birthplace of the coming King, against the counsel of his friends and family. Carrying three precious jewels to give to the baby Messiah, Artaban and his reluctant servant Orontes set off to join the caravan of the three other wise men. They miss the caravan, but Artaban continues the search for his King, always one step behind. Artaban spends much of his remaining wealth and all of his energy helping the poor and unfortunate people he meets, until at the end of his life he finally finds Jesus--at His trial! Has Artaban wasted his life in a foolish quest? Will he ever get the chance to present his gifts to the King?

Starring: Martin Sheen, Alan Arkin, James Farentino, Eileen Brennan, Harold Gould, Lance Kerwin, Jerry Houser, Charlie Sheen, Adam Arkin, Ralph Bellamy ..
Directed by: Michael Ray Rhodes
Release date: 1985-03-30
42.

Revolution

3.0
5.3/10 IMDB

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the aristocratic rebel Daisy McConnahay. As Tom undergoes his change of heart, the events of the war unfold in large-scale grandeur.

Starring: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright, Dave King, Dexter Fletcher, Sid Owen, Richard O'Brien, John Wells, Steven Berkoff ..
Directed by: Hugh Hudson
Release date: 1985-12-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1985 : Erotic Escape
43.

Erotic Escape

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

An escaped convict kidnaps the daughter of a wealthy man and heads into the desert.

Starring: Rodrigo Obregón, Eleonora Vallone, Franky Linero, Roberto Reyes, Humberto Arango, Sergio Arévalo, Sergio Dow, Norberto García, Jairo Gonzáles Frijol, Julio Lara ..
Directed by: Nello Rossati
Release date: 1985-01-01
44.

King David

3.0
5.2/10 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
45.

The Care Bears Movie

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for friends. Aside from Nicolas, Kim and Jason are in trouble because they are starting not to trust people after suffering many disappointments.

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Jackie Burroughs, Georgia Engel, Sunny Besen Thrasher, Eva Almos, Patricia Black, Melleny Melody, Bob Dermer, Jayne Eastwood ..
Directed by: Arna Selznick
Release date: 1985-03-23
46.

Black Arrow

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow (Stephan Chase) to seek justice. The noble Black Arrow foils Sir Brackley's (Oliver Reed) plan to kill one ward (Benedict Taylor) and marry the other. This is a classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson turned into film by Disney pictures.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Georgia Slowe, Benedict Taylor, Stephan Chase, Fernando Rey, Donald Pleasence, Roy Boyd, Aldo Sambrell, Carol Gotell, Robert Russell ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1985-10-09
47.

Cyrano de Bergerac

2.9
7.8/10 IMDB

As incomparable in swordplay and wordplay as he is, the gallant soldier, philosopher, and poet Cyrano de Bergerac is as timid as a schoolboy before the fair Roxanne. Derek Jacobi delivers an electrifying award-winning portrayal of Rostand's legendary log-nosed swordsman in this highly acclaimed production from the world's premier theatre troupe, The Royal Shakespeare Company. The bold Cyrano boasts he can defeat a hundred men in a swordfight, but because of his grotesque nose lacks the confidence to court the woman he loves. Yet so entranced with Roxanne is Cyrano that he uses the eloquence of his poetry to woo her for a rival.

Starring: Derek Jacobi, John Carlisle, John Bowe, Pete Postlethwaite, Tom Mannion, Sinéad Cusack, Jimmy Gardner, Richard Clifford, Robert Clare, Philip Dennis ..
Directed by: Michael A. Simpson, Terry Hands
Release date: 1985-07-26
48.

Winners: Just Friends

2.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Just Friends - A classic Australian children's telemovie about growing up, peer pressure, friendship and family. When Susan Foster moves to a new suburb she has difficulty fitting in. Susan's home life is uncomfortable with an unemployed father, a distant mother and an unexpectedly pregnant big sister. Susan seeks refuge at the local Roller Skate rink where she meets Buzz, the brash young gang leader and the best skater in town. Susan becomes part of Buzz's gang but is soon confronted with his selfish behaviour and cruel treatment of his friends. Susan must decide which is more important to her - fitting in or being fair. Just Friends is part of the Winners series of television programs created by the Australian Children's Television Foundation.

Starring: Sherie Graham, Mitch Ambrose, Shanti Gudgeon ..
Directed by: Michael Pattinson
Release date: 1985-10-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1985 : The Romance of Betty Boop
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The Romance of Betty Boop

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

In 1930s, hard-working girl Betty Boop sings at nights at her uncle Mischa's popular NY nightclub and dreams of marrying a posh rich playboy, Waldo. Gangster Johnny "Throat" and a nice hard-working ice-seller, Freddy, also woo her.

Starring: Desiree Goyette, Sean Allan, Derek McGrath, George Wendt, Sandy Kenyon, Frank Buxton, Robert Towers, Ron Friedman, John Stephenson, Marsha Meyers ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 1985-03-20
50.

Zone Troopers

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

American soldiers, led by The Sarge, are stuck behind Nazi enemy lines. As they make their way across the Italian countryside, they come across an alien spaceship that has crash-landed in the woods. The alien pilot is dead, but one of the ship's passengers is on the loose. As the GIs hunt down the alien by splitting into smaller groups, they're not only tracked by the Nazis, but also a whole host of other aliens come to save their stranded party.

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Timothy Van Patten, Art LaFleur, Biff Manard, William Paulson, Peter Boom, Max Turilli, Eugene Brell, John Leamer, Bruce McGuire ..
Directed by: Danny Bilson
Release date: 1985-10-01

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