Best 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 Breakfast Club

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal. The disparate group includes rebel John, princess Claire, outcast Allison, brainy Brian and Andrew, the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently -- and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same.

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Paul Gleason, John Kapelos, Ron Dean, Perry Crawford, Fran Gargano ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1985-02-15
3.

The Color Purple

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing 'Mister' Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa.

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Danny Glover, Akosua Busia, Oprah Winfrey, Willard E. Pugh, Desreta Jackson, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar, Dana Ivey ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1985-12-18
4.

Brazil

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Ian Richardson, Terry Gilliam, Peter Vaughan, Kim Greist ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1985-02-20
5.

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
6.

After Hours

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong, Linda Fiorentino, Teri Garr, John Heard, Cheech Marin, Catherine O'Hara, Will Patton ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1985-09-13
7.

Witness

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubeš, Alexander Godunov, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings, Patti LuPone, Angus MacInnes ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 1985-02-08
8.

Clue

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss out the culprit before the body count rises.

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren, Colleen Camp, Lee Ving, Bill Henderson ..
Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
Release date: 1985-12-13
9.

The Return of the Living Dead

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

When foreman Frank shows new employee Freddy a secret military experiment in a supply warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky, the two klutzes accidentally release a gas that reanimates corpses into flesh-eating zombies. As the epidemic spreads throughout the town, and the creatures satisfy their hunger in gory and outlandish ways, Frank and Freddy fight to survive with the help of their boss and a mysterious mortician.

Starring: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews, John Philbin, Linnea Quigley, Jewel Shepard, Miguel A. Núñez, Jr., Beverly Randolph, Brian Peck ..
Directed by: Dan O'Bannon
Release date: 1985-04-25
10.

Anne of Green Gables

5.9
8.5/10 IMDB

At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. Anne's a dreamer with an unusual point of view, far removed from Marilla's pragmatic ways, and it's only on trial that Marilla agrees to keep Anne.

Starring: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Jonathan Crombie, Patricia Hamilton, Marilyn Lightstone, Schuyler Grant, Charmion King, Jackie Burroughs, Rosemary Radcliffe ..
Directed by: Kevin Sullivan
Release date: 1985-12-01
11.

Out of Africa

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Malick Bowens, Joseph Thiaka, Stephen Kinyanjui, Michael Gough, Suzanna Hamilton, Rachel Kempson ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1985-12-20
12.

Rocky IV

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.

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
13.

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the events of 25th November 1970.

Starring: Ken Ogata, Go Riju, Masato Aizawa, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda, Shigeto Tachihara, Junkichi Orimoto, Yuki Nagahara, Kyuzo Kobayashi ..
Directed by: Paul Schrader
Release date: 1985-05-15
14.

The Purple Rose of Cairo

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman, Stephanie Farrow, Edward Herrmann, John Wood, Deborah Rush, Van Johnson, Zoe Caldwell ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1985-03-01
15.

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
16.

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
17.

Weird Science

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, whose purpose is to boost their confidence level by putting them into situations which require Gary and Wyatt to act like men.

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly LeBrock, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Bill Paxton, Suzanne Snyder, Judie Aronson, Robert Rusler, Robert Downey Jr., Steve James, Vernon Wells ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1985-08-01
18.

Pale Rider

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Chris Penn, Richard Dysart, Sydney Penny, Richard Kiel, Doug McGrath, John Russell, Charles Hallahan ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1985-06-28
19.

To Live and Die in L.A.

5.3
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
20.

Kiss of the Spider Woman

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a gay man, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. During the time they spend together, the two men come to understand and respect one another.

Starring: William Hurt, Raúl Juliá, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy, Walter Breda, Miriam Pires, Milton Gonçalves, Patricio Bisso, Nuno Leal Maia, Denise Dumont ..
Directed by: Héctor Babenco
Release date: 1985-07-26
21.

Re-Animator

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale, Robert Sampson, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Peter Kent, Ian Patrick Williams, Bunny Summers, Al Berry ..
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 1985-10-18
22.

Mask

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.

Starring: Cher, Sam Elliott, Eric Stoltz, Estelle Getty, Laura Dern, Richard Dysart, Micole Mercurio, Harry Carey, Jr., Dennis Burkley, Lawrence Monoson ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1985-03-08
23.

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
24.

Silverado

5.2
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
25.

A Room with a View

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans?

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Julian Sands, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Daniel Day-Lewis, Simon Callow, Rosemary Leach, Rupert Graves, Patrick Godfrey, Judi Dench ..
Directed by: James Ivory
Release date: 1985-12-13
26.

Day of the Dead

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Trapped in a missile silo, a small team of scientists, civilians, and trigger-happy soldiers battle desperately to ensure the survival of the human race. However, the tension inside the base is reaching a breaking point, and the zombies are gathering outside.

Starring: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy, Anthony Dileo Jr., Richard Liberty, Sherman Howard, Gary Klar, Ralph Marrero, John Amplas ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1985-07-03
27.

Fright Night

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Charley Brewster, a high school student, accidentally discovers the true and creepy nature of Jerry Dandrige, his dashing and enigmatic new neighbor; but no one seems willing to believe him.

Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall, Stephen Geoffreys, Jonathan Stark, Dorothy Fielding, Art Evans, Nick Savage, Heidi Sorenson ..
Directed by: Tom Holland
Release date: 1985-08-02
28.

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
29.

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
30.

Better Off Dead...

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

High school student Lane Meyer sinks into suicidal depression when his girlfriend dumps him for jock Roy Stalin, the high school ski racing champion. Meanwhile, he has to deal with his eccentric family, a tenacious paperboy and an obnoxious neighbor whose mother is hosting a beautiful French exchange student named Monique.

Starring: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, Demian Slade, Amanda Wyss, Diane Franklin, Scooter Stevens, Curtis Armstrong, Yuji Okumoto, Brian Imada ..
Directed by: Savage Steve Holland
Release date: 1985-10-11
31.

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
32.

Death of a Salesman

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make things up to his family.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang, Charles Durning, Louis Zorich, David S. Chandler, Jon Polito, Kathryn Rossetter, Tom Signorelli ..
Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff
Release date: 1985-08-16
33.

Fletch

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

When investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher goes undercover to write a piece on the drug trade at a local beach, he's approached by wealthy businessman Alan Stanwyk, who offers him $50,000 to murder him. With sarcastic wit and a knack for disguises, Fletch sets out to uncover Stanwyk's story.

Starring: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini, Tim Matheson, M. Emmet Walsh, Geena Davis, George Wendt, Kenneth Mars, Bill Henderson ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1985-05-31
34.

Enemy Mine

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus, Carolyn McCormick, Lance Kerwin, Bumper Robinson, Jim Mapp, Scott Kraft, Lou Michaels ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1985-12-12
35.

The Sure Thing

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures complement each other. Now they need to realize what they've already found before it's too late.

Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines, Tim Robbins, Lisa Jane Persky, Viveca Lindfors, Nicollette Sheridan, Marcia Christie, Robert Anthony Marcucci ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 1985-03-01
36.

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
37.

Year of the Dragon

5.0
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
38.

Real Genius

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton, Jon Gries, Patti D'Arbanville, Stacy Peralta, Louis Giambalvo, Ed Lauter, Beau Billingslea ..
Directed by: Martha Coolidge
Release date: 1985-08-07
39.

My Beautiful Laundrette

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.

Starring: Gordon Warnecke, Daniel Day-Lewis, Roshan Seth, Saeed Jaffrey, Derrick Branche, Rita Wolf, Souad Faress, Shirley Anne Field, Richard Graham, Garry Cooper ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 1985-11-16
40.

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
41.

Cocoon

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Tahnee Welch, Brian Dennehy, Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Maureen Stapleton, Jack Gilford, Jessica Tandy, Clint Howard ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1985-06-21
42.

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
43.

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
44.

The Falcon and the Snowman

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten, Rob Reed, Art Camacho, Richard Dysart, Priscilla Pointer, Chris Makepeace, Dorian Harewood ..
Directed by: John Schlesinger
Release date: 1985-01-25
45.

Phenomena

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento, Federica Mastroianni, Fiorenza Tessari, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Patrick Bauchau, Donald Pleasence, Alberto Cracco, Kaspar Capparoni ..
Directed by: Dario Argento
Release date: 1985-01-25
46.

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
47.

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but don't sell short this cheerful band of doltish boys in blue.

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Bobcat Goldthwait, Colleen Camp, Bruce Mahler, Marion Ramsey, Art Metrano, George Gaynes ..
Directed by: Jerry Paris
Release date: 1985-03-28
Best Movies of 1985 : Prizzi's Honor
48.

Prizzi's Honor

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Charley Partanna is a hitman who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime families in the US. When he sees Irene Walker, it's love at first sight. But he soon finds that she, too, is a killer for hire. Charley can overlook his suspicions, but he can't turn off his heart. And the couple must remember that even if they love each other, the Prizzis love only money.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, William Hickey, Anjelica Huston, Lee Richardson, Michael Lombard, Ann Selepegno, Vic Polizos, Seth Allen ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1985-06-14
49.

The Legend of Billie Jean

4.8
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
50.

Brewster's Millions

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's a lot harder than it sounds!

Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins, Jerry Orbach, Pat Hingle, Tovah Feldshuh, Hume Cronyn, Joe Grifasi, Peter Jason ..
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release date: 1985-05-22

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