Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985


Back to the Future

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


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


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

Day of the Dead

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


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

Weird Science

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

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

Enemy Mine

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

Real Genius

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

The Quiet Earth

6.7/10 IMDB

After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.

Starring: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Anzac Wallace, Pete Smith, Tom Hyde ..
Directed by: Geoff Murphy
Release date: 1985-09-08

Santa Claus: The Movie

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


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


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


6.1/10 IMDB

A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a mysterious but beautiful alien woman who appears responsible.

Starring: Steve Railsback, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay, Mathilda May, Patrick Stewart, Michael Gothard, Nicholas Ball, Aubrey Morris, Nancy Paul, John Hallam ..
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Release date: 1985-06-21

The Stuff

5.9/10 IMDB

Amalgamated Dairies hires David Rutherford, an FBI man turned industrial saboteur, to investigate a popular new product called “the Stuff,” a new dessert product that is blowing ice cream sales out of the water. Nobody knows how it’s made or what’s in it, but people are lining up to buy it. It's got a delicious flavor to die for!

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garrett Morris, Paul Sorvino, Scott Bloom, Danny Aiello, Patrick O'Neal, James Dixon, Alexander Scourby, Russell Nype ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen
Release date: 1985-06-14

The Ewok Adventure

5.3/10 IMDB

The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing when they are captured. The next day, the Ewok Deej is looking for his two sons when they find Cindel all alone in the shuttle (Mace and Cindel were looking for the transmitter to send a distress call), when Mace appears with his emergency blaster. Eventually, the four-year old Cindel is able to convince the teenage Mace that the Ewoks are nice. Then, the Ewoks and the Towani's go on an adventure to find the elder Towanis.

Starring: Aubree Miller, Fionnula Flanagan, Warwick Davis, Tony Cox, Debbie Lee Carrington, Daniel Frishman, Guy Boyd, Kevin Thompson, Burl Ives, Margarita Fernández ..
Directed by: John Korty
Release date: 1985-02-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : My Science Project

My Science Project

5.9/10 IMDB

Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind.

Starring: John Stockwell, Dennis Hopper, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Richard Masur, Raphael Sbarge, Barry Corbin, Ann Wedgeworth, Candace Silvers, Beau Dremann ..
Directed by: Jonathan R. Betuel
Release date: 1985-08-09

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor

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

Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future

7.1/10 IMDB

While trying to expose corruption and greed, television reporter Edison Carter discovers that his employer, Network 23, has created a new form of subliminal advertising (termed "blip-verts") that can be fatal to certain viewers.

Starring: Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays, William Morgan Sheppard, Nickolas Grace, Hilary Tindall, Paul Spurrier, Hilton McRae, George Rossi, Roger Sloman, Anthony Dutton ..
Directed by: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton
Release date: 1985-04-04

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin

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

Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

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

The Care Bears Movie

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, Billie Mae Richards ..
Directed by: Arna Selznick
Release date: 1985-03-23

Warning Sign

6.1/10 IMDB

An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.

Starring: Sam Waterston, Kathleen Quinlan, Yaphet Kotto, Jeffrey DeMunn, Richard Dysart, G.W. Bailey, Jerry Hardin, Rick Rossovich, Cynthia Carle, Scott Paulin ..
Directed by: Hal Barwood
Release date: 1985-08-23


6.1/10 IMDB

With the help of student assistant Boris and stolen university equipment, Dr. Harry Wolper plans to clone his dead wife. But then he meets Meli, an egg donor for his experiment, and they fall in love. Faced with choosing between his deceased wife and Meli, Dr. Wolper sees his situation in a new light when Boris' own new love, Barbara, falls into a coma. Meanwhile, another professor tries shutting down the cloning project.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mariel Hemingway, Vincent Spano, Virginia Madsen, Karen Kopins, John Dehner, James Murray, Rance Howard, David Ogden Stiers, John Dehner ..
Directed by: Ivan Passer
Release date: 1985-09-20
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Arena


7.2/10 IMDB

Call my name, and I'll be there. Dr. Duran Duran escapes the punishment of the Matmos at the height of British rock group Duran Duran's 1980s popularity. Mistaking the cries of teenage girls at crowded concerts for devotees screaming his name, the Doctor makes his way to Earth so he can lead his faithful masses. Once he discovers the kids don't want an evil Doctor, he goes about trying to destroy the source of the real desires a rock concert taking place at the Oakland (Calif.) Colesium.

Starring: Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Milo O’Shea ..
Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Release date: 1985-03-01
Best Science Fiction 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


5.9/10 IMDB

Konrad is a factory-made child, perfect in every way. When he is mistakenly delivered to the eccentric Mrs. Bartelotti, the factory demands his return. Konrad must go against everything he has been taught to stand up to his creators.

Starring: Huckleberry Fox, Polly Holliday, Max Wright, Ned Beatty, Virginya Keehne, Michael Ruud, Nancy Borgenicht, Jeff Olson, Corliss Dale, Scott Nemes ..
Directed by: Nell Cox
Release date: 1985-10-13

Zone Troopers

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

Régime sans pain

6.9/10 IMDB

Régime sans pain, influenced by (Ruiz's) friend Jean Baudrillard (and calling) to mind grade-Z SF, grew out of a commission to direct a music video (featuring French cult rock duo of Angèle/Maimone). Ruiz offered a counterproposal that he direct several music videos rather than one; once this deal was made, he shot enough material to interconnect the various videos until he arrived at a feature.

Starring: Anne Alvaro ..
Directed by: Raúl Ruiz
Release date: 1985-06-25
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : UFOria


6.3/10 IMDB

Sheldon Bart (Fred Ward) is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud (Harry Dean Stanton), a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small town. While he's helping Brother Bud, he falls in love with Arlene (Cindy Williams), a local supermarket clerk who believes in UFOs and is deeply religious and deeply lonely. When Arlene has a vision of a coming UFO, everyone deals with it in their own way.

Starring: Cindy Williams, Harry Dean Stanton, Fred Ward, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Alan Beckwith, Peggy McCay, Harry Carey, Jr., Darrell Larson, Robert Gray, Diane Adair ..
Directed by: John Binder
Release date: 1985-10-01

Morons from Outer Space

4.5/10 IMDB

The story begins on a small spaceship docking with a refueling station. On board are a group of four aliens, Bernard, Sandra, Desmond, and Julian. During a particularly tedious period of their stay at the station, the other three begin playing with the ship’s controls while Bernard is outside playing spaceball. They accidentally disconnect his part of the ship, leaving him stranded while they crash into a large blue planet close by...

Starring: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Joanne Pearce, Jimmy Nail, Paul Bown, James B. Sikking, André Maranne, George Innes, Tristram Jellinek, Miriam Margolyes ..
Directed by: Mike Hodges
Release date: 1985-03-29

The Blue Yonder

6.5/10 IMDB

A young boy, who dreams of meeting the grandfather he never knew gets his chance, when an inventor friend constructs a time machine. After arriving in the past, it soon becomes apparent that his knowledge of the future could change the course of history.

Starring: Peter Coyote, Huckleberry Fox, Art Carney, Frank Simons, Dennis Lipscomb, Joe Flood, Mittie Smith, Stu Klitsner, Morgan Upton, Stephen Prior ..
Directed by: Mark Rosman
Release date: 1985-11-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Boomtown


6.1/10 IMDB

The Android Sisters sing about the alarming increase in U.S. defense spending during the cold war and its effect on various aspects of the domestic economy.

Starring: Ruth Maleczech, Valeria Vasilevski ..
Directed by: Bill Plympton
Release date: 1985-01-01

Def-Con 4

4.5/10 IMDB

Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. The woman stays by the remains of the the satellite but is soon caught by evil punks who have taken power.

Starring: Lenore Zann, Maury Chaykin, Kate Lynch, Kevin King, John Walsch, Tim Choate, Jeff Pustil, Donna King, Alan MacGillivray, Florence Paterson ..
Directed by: Paul Donovan, Digby Cook
Release date: 1985-03-15

Death Warmed Up

4.5/10 IMDB

A kid is hypnotized by a scientist to kill his parents and ends in a mental institution. As a grown up he returns to seek revenge over the scientist.

Starring: Michael Hurst, Margaret Umbers, William Upjohn, Norelle Scott, David Letch, Geoff Snell, Gary Day, Bruno Lawrence, Ian Watkin, Gary Day ..
Directed by: David Blyth
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : The Revenge of the Teenage Vixens from Outer Space

The Revenge of the Teenage Vixens from Outer Space

3.4/10 IMDB

The Vixens are coming! They've landed on earth to wreak havoc on the male student bodies of Mayfield High. You see, there are no men on their native planet, and every so often, they'll visit earth to fulfill their ravenous desires. Unfortunately, the adolescent boys are no match for these lustful aliens, and in their frustration, the Vixens zap them with their ray guns and turn them into garden variety vegetables--tomatoes, zucchinis, carrots, pickles, even squash!

Starring: Sarah Barnes, Charlie Benditt, Evelyn Bishop, Ruth Bond, Scott Dickson ..
Directed by: Jeff A. Ferrell
Release date: 1985-01-01


4.4/10 IMDB

A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ bodies, obviously slaughtered by one of the archaic creatures, awoken to new life. Now the alien is after them.

Starring: Stan Ivar, Wendy Schaal, Lyman Ward, Klaus Kinski, Annette McCarthy, Marie Laurin, Robert Jaffe, Diane Salinger, John Stinson, Buckley Norris ..
Directed by: William Malone
Release date: 1985-05-08

Ascension of the Demonoids

6.8/10 IMDB

George Kuchar received his only funding grant for this film ($20,000 from the NEA), and so, freed from the usual financial restraints, he was determined to have a good time and make a “spectacle” with “tons of color” and dazzling superimpositions. A big, colorful tapestry about rumors that are in all of the previous UFO movies. A loose story line that weaves in and out of the UFO phenomenon.

Starring: David Hallinger, Stella Kuchar, Michelle Joyce, Virginia Giritlian ..
Directed by: George Kuchar
Release date: 1985-01-01

The Falling

3.8/10 IMDB

Three young friends who are on vacation in Spain and a NASA scientist must join forces to save themselves and the rest of the world from an alien menace.

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Martin Hewitt, Lynn-Holly Johnson, J.O. Bosso, Yousaf Bokhari, Yolanda Palomo, Christina Augustin, Luis Prendes ..
Directed by: Deran Sarafian
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Chiller


4.5/10 IMDB

A man who has been dead and cryogenically preserved for ten years is miraculously revived, but with chillingly unexpected results.

Starring: Michael Beck, Beatrice Straight, Laura Johnson, Dick O'Neill, Paul Sorvino, Alan Fudge, Craig Richard Nelson, Jill Schoelen, Anne Seymour, Russ Marin ..
Directed by: Wes Craven
Release date: 1985-05-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Incidents in an Expanding Universe

Incidents in an Expanding Universe

5.0/10 IMDB

The year 2037. Rugged soldier Max and weary sculptress Nicky try to sustain a relationship in a bleak totalitarian future plagued by war, nuclear fall-out, and overpopulation. Flashbacks show Max and Nicky's doomed romance throughout the years as things get worse and the world deteriorates all around them.

Starring: Charles Helps, Nicola Kench, Anton Beebe, Annette Botha, Fiona-Jane Weston, Gregor McElvogue, Ashley Russell, Hilary Herman, Brantley-Dean Beebe, Dean Beebe ..
Directed by: Richard Stanley
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Starcrossed


5.3/10 IMDB

An alien woman is running from a deadly enemy and tries to hide on Earth where she meets a young mechanic, who helps her to get back home and to fight for the freedom of her people.

Starring: James Spader, Belinda Bauer, Peter Kowanko, Clark Johnson, Jacqueline Brookes, Ed Groenenberg, Roland Groenenberg ..
Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom
Release date: 1985-01-31
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : The Afterman

The Afterman

5.1/10 IMDB

"The Afterman" is about a guy who lived alone in an atomic fallout shelter after the A-Bomb was dropped, so he can't read, write or speak. 20 years later the shelter opens and he wanders into a barbaric world full of sex and depravity. The film is done completely without dialogue and it offers some wall-to-wall sleaze including graphic nudity, homosexual rape and forced blow-job.

Starring: Luc Allaerts, Guido De Belder, Dora Raskin, Franka Ravet, Nick Van Suyt ..
Directed by: Rob Van Eyck
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Murder in Space

Murder in Space

4.7/10 IMDB

Set in the "not-so-distant future", the crew of an international space station are set to return triumphantly to Earth, until someone starts killing the other crew members.

Starring: Wilford Brimley, Michael Ironside, Martin Balsam, Damir Andrei, Tom Butler, Wendy Crewson, Scot Denton, Peter Dvorsky, Léo Ilial, Alan Jordan ..
Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern
Release date: 1985-07-28
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Warriors of the Apocalypse

Warriors of the Apocalypse

3.9/10 IMDB

After a nuclear war with civilization's death as a result leads an adventurer, a group of hikers on their search for the Mountain of Life. On their way they meet pygmy tribes, brutal gangs and amazon women.

Starring: Michael James, Deborah Moore, Ken Metcalfe, Franco Guerrero, Mike Cohen, Robert Marius, David Brass, Charlotte Cain, Steve Rogers, David Light ..
Directed by: Bobby A. Suarez
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Fright Show

Fright Show

5.1/10 IMDB

Two obscure film critics host four SF/Horror films: The Thing in the Basement, Illegal Alien, Nightfright, and Dr. Dobermind.

Starring: Eddie Brill, Chris Phillips, Jennifer Jacobi, Hugh D'Autremont, Gaby Dundon, John Stamm, Frank Sheppard, Jim Lefebvre, Dennis Duggan, Jeffrey Carter ..
Directed by: Jonathan Mostow, Damon Santostefano, Frank Kerr, Jeffrey Baker, Richard Taylor
Release date: 1985-01-01


3.8/10 IMDB

When high class hooker Nicole is kidnapped from her brothel, Rich businessman Hugo Motherskille hires her ex love Roy Bain to find her. Investigating the disappearance, he eventually finds traces that lead to Dr. Savary, who has produced a strange white powder that's coveted by a race of deformed human beings who live in the underworld in the sewers below the city.

Starring: Denholm Elliott, Steven Berkoff, Nicola Cowper, Larry Lamb, Irina Brook, Art Malik, Brian Croucher, Ingrid Pitt, Trevor Thomas, Clive Panto ..
Directed by: George Pavlou
Release date: 1985-11-29

Evils of the Night

3.7/10 IMDB

Sex-hungry teens are kidnapped by auto mechanics, who take them to a rural hospital run by aliens who need their blood as the key to their own longevity.

Starring: Aldo Ray, Neville Brand, Tina Louise, John Carradine, Julie Newmar, Karrie Emerson, Bridget Holloman, David Hawk, G.T. Taylor, Keith Fisher ..
Directed by: Mardi Rustam
Release date: 1985-10-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Miami Golem

Miami Golem

3.7/10 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, Giorgio Favretto, Victor Beard, Sergio Rossi, Giorgio Bonora, Stefano Mazzitelli, Alessandra Canale ..
Directed by: Alberto De Martino
Release date: 1985-11-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1985 : Sex Wars

Sex Wars

5.5/10 IMDB

Sex Wars, an erotic space odyssey, is the first adult film with major studio sci-fi plus lots of hot, hungry flesh! Princess Layme is just landing on Pluto, in search of a crew to man her spacecraft... for a most dangerous journey, past the solar system, to the far reaches of the galaxy... to the planet Tryos. She finds Brinker Duo and Mark Starkiller and bribes them with money, sex, booze and sex. Baltazar, the evil ruler of Tryos, has populated his planet with sex-slaves, including Princess Orgasma--Princess Layme's sister. The attempted rescue ends in the capture of Brinker, Mark and Princess Layme.

Starring: Laurie Smith, Paul Thomas, Robin Cannes, Richard Pacheco, Gail Sterling, Billy Dee, Mike Horner, D.J. Cone, Howard Darkley, Cindy Carver ..
Directed by: Bob Vosse
Release date: 1985-03-28

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