Best Fantasy Movies of 1985

1.

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
2.

Explorers

4.8
6.6/10 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
3.

Teen Wolf

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Matt Adler, Lorie Griffin, Jim McKrell, Mark Arnold, Jay Tarses, Mark Holton ..
Directed by: Rod Daniel
Release date: 1985-08-23
Best Fantasy Movies of 1985 : Alice in Wonderland
4.

Alice in Wonderland

3.9
7.4/10 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
5.

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
Best Fantasy Movies of 1985 : Alice in Wonderland
6.

Alice in Wonderland

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts, she finds that she has ended up on the other side of the looking glass in Looking Glass Land and a Jabberwocky after her.

Starring: Natalie Gregory, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, Donald O'Connor, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ringo Starr, Sheila Allen, Sherman Hemsley, Charles Dougherty, Billy Braver ..
Directed by: Harry Harris
Release date: 1985-12-09
Best Fantasy Movies of 1985 : The Mission
7.

The Mission

3.5
7.8/10 IMDB

A courageous young World War II gunner and aspiring cartoonist, trapped in the belly gun of a B-17 aircraft with the landing gear destroyed, has only his imagination as a force that might be able to save him.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Casey Siemaszko, Kiefer Sutherland, J.J. Cohen, John Philbin ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1985-11-03
Best Fantasy Movies of 1985 : Sparkle's Tavern
8.

Sparkle's Tavern

3.2
7.7/10 IMDB

A brother and sister who run a bordello worry that their conservative mother will find out what they do for a living. But all of their worlds are rocked when a mysterious magic man unexpectedly arrives at their mother's door.

Starring: Marion Eaton, Melinda McDowell, Jerry Terranova, George Kuchar, Al Perez, Peter Paskos, Laurie Hendricks ..
Directed by: Curt McDowell
Release date: 1985-06-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1985 : Jungle of Death
9.

Jungle of Death

2.0
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 Fantasy Movies of 1985 : Arthur the King
10.

Arthur the King

1.9
4.4/10 IMDB

Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent themes.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Candice Bergen, Edward Woodward, Dyan Cannon, Joseph Blatchley, Rupert Everett, Rosalyn Landor, Liam Neeson, Lucy Gutteridge, Michael Gough ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1985-04-26

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