Best Thriller Movies of 1985

1.

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
2.

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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
6.

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
7.

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
8.

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
9.

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
10.

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
11.

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
12.

The Quiet Earth

4.8
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
13.

Into the Night

4.7
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
14.

Cat's Eye

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an adulterous man who's forced by his lover's husband onto a building's hazardous ledge. Finally, Amanda is threatened by an evil gnome who throws suspicion on the family cat.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Alan King, Kenneth McMillan, Robert Hays, Candy Clark, James Naughton, Tony Munafo, James Rebhorn, Mary D'Arcy ..
Directed by: Lewis Teague
Release date: 1985-04-12
15.

Jagged Edge

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal case for many years. There's a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves.

Starring: Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Peter Coyote, Lance Henriksen, Robert Loggia, Michael Dorn, Maria Mayenzet, Dave Austin, William Allen Young, Ben Hammer ..
Directed by: Richard Marquand
Release date: 1985-10-04
16.

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

4.6
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
17.

Lifeforce

4.5
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
18.

Death Wish 3

4.4
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
19.

Gotcha!

3.9
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
20.

Fortress

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

After being kidnapped by four masked men, a teacher and her students rebel by plotting against the criminals.

Starring: Sean Garlick, Rachel Ward, Elaine Cusick, Laurie Moran, Marc Aden Gray, Ray Chubb, Bradley Meehan, Rebecca Rigg, Beth Buchanan, Anna Crawford ..
Directed by: Arch Nicholson
Release date: 1985-11-24
21.

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

3.7
4.7/10 IMDB

Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway house for troubled teens where he now lives, it seems like his nightmarish nemesis, Jason, is back for more sadistic slaughters.

Starring: Melanie Kinnaman, John Shepherd, Shavar Ross, Richard Young, Marco St. John, Juliette Cummins, Carol Locatell, Vernon Washington, Caskey Swaim, Anthony Barrile ..
Directed by: Danny Steinmann
Release date: 1985-03-22
22.

White Nights

3.7
6.6/10 IMDB

After his plane crashes in Siberia, a Russian dancer, who defected to the West, is held prisoner in the Soviet Union. The KGB keeps him under watch and tries to convince him to become a dancer for the Kirov Academy of Ballet again. Determined to escape, he befriends a black American expatriate and his pregnant Russian wife, who agree to help him escape to the American Embassy.

Starring: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski, Helen Mirren, Geraldine Page, Isabella Rossellini, John Glover, Stefan Gryff, William Hootkins, Shane Rimmer ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1985-11-22
23.

Murder with Mirrors

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stonygates, one thing is certain. Before there's time to lather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur. Helen Hayes returns as spinster sleuth Jane Marple and Leo McKern plays the crafty inspector who teams with her in this engaging, twisty case of country-house intrigue. Someone may be slowly poisoning the aging lady of the manor (the great Bette Davis in one of her last roles). Everyone but her dutiful husband (John Mills) has a motive. The snappish housekeeper? The pompous school kid? The gun-collecting American? The uneasy psychiatrist? The embittered daughter? It could be one of them. Some of them. None of them. People are dying - but not the elderly grand dame of Stonygates!

Starring: Helen Hayes, Bette Davis, John Mills, Leo McKern, Liane Langland, Dorothy Tutin, Anton Rodgers, Frances de la Tour, Tim Roth, John Laughlin ..
Directed by: Dick Lowry
Release date: 1985-02-20
24.

Invasion U.S.A.

3.4
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
25.

Smooth Talk

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Based on the short story, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been", by Joyce Carol Oates, this film chronicles 15-year-old Connie's sexual awakening in the Northern California suburbs. Her experimentation gets out of hand when the mysterious Arnold Friend takes an interest in her.

Starring: Laura Dern, Treat Williams, Mary Kay Place, Margaret Welsh, Sara Inglis, Levon Helm, Elizabeth Berridge, Geoff Hoyle, William Ragsdale, David Berridge ..
Directed by: Joyce Chopra
Release date: 1985-11-17
26.

Warning Sign

3.4
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
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Khamosh
27.

Khamosh

3.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Khamosh is 1985 Indian thriller directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film starred Bollywood actors such as Naseerudin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan and Pankaj Kapoor. It, however, did not do well at the box office. The film became notable for actors Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan and Shabana Azmi portraying fictional versions of themselves. It is a suspense movie, wherein the murderer is among the group of people living together in a hotel, and the actual murderer is well hidden in the plot until the very end.

Starring: Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Soni Razdan, Sushma Seth, Pankaj Kapur ..
Directed by: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Release date: 1985-01-01
28.

The Mean Season

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

A routine investigation of a shocking murder takes a bizarre twist when the killer contacts the reporter and appoints him his personal spokesman. As the killer's calls and clues increase, the reporter is lured into a deadly trap.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Andy García, Robert Small, Tamara Jones, Richard Masur, Richard Bradford, Joe Pantoliano, Rose Portillo ..
Directed by: Phillip Borsos
Release date: 1985-02-15
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : The New Kids
29.

The New Kids

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

A brother and his young sister come to a small town to find out a local gang terrorizes the population.

Starring: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin, David H. MacDonald, Vince Grant, Theron Montgomery, Eddie Jones, Lucy Martin, Paige Price ..
Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham
Release date: 1985-01-18
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Target
30.

Target

3.2
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
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Perry Mason Returns
31.

Perry Mason Returns

3.2
7.2/10 IMDB

When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Holland Taylor, Cassie Yates, Kerrie Keane, Al Freeman Jr., Richard Anderson, David McIlwraith, Roberta Weiss ..
Directed by: Ron Satlof
Release date: 1985-12-01
32.

Brotherly Love

3.0
6.3/10 IMDB

A businessman is stalked by his murderous twin brother, who has just been released from a mental hospital.

Starring: Judd Hirsch, Karen Carlson, George Dzundza, Barry Primus, Anthony Charnota, Ron Karabatsos, Lori Lethin, Josef Sommer, Estee Chandler, Matt Dill ..
Directed by: Jeff Bleckner
Release date: 1985-05-28
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Where Evil Dwells
33.

Where Evil Dwells

3.0
5.8/10 IMDB

Loosely based on an infamous 1984 Long Island murder case involving Satan-worshiping, teenage drug freaks (Knights of the Black Circle), David Wojnarowicz and Tommy Turner’s Where Evil Dwells is a low-budget D.I.Y. movie that walks the jagged lines between splatter flick, experimental film and transgressive art. The original footage was destroyed in a fire and the only footage that survived is this 28 minute preview that was put together for the Downtown New York Film Festival in 1985.

Starring: Joe Coleman, Lung Leg, baby gregor, Rockets Redglare, Tommy Turner, scott werner, David Wojnarowicz, Baby Gregor, Scott Werner ..
Directed by: Tommy Turner, David Wojnarowicz
Release date: 1985-01-01
34.

Crimewave

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Fed up of his business partner, Ernest Trend hires the services of two exterminators. When things go drastically wrong and they murder the wrong man, the race is on to frame an innocent video surveillance man.

Starring: Louise Lasser, Brion James, Paul L. Smith, Sheree J. Wilson, Edward R. Pressman, Bruce Campbell, Reed Birney, Richard Bright, Antonio Fargas, Hamid Dana ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 1985-04-12
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Deadly Intentions
35.

Deadly Intentions

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Katherine married Dr. Charles Raynor. She later discovers that Raynor is a sadist who torments her physically and mentally. She divorces him and take their child away. He then decides to kill her but when his plot is discovered he is charged with attempted murder and brought to trial.

Starring: Michael Biehn, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Cloris Leachman, Morgana King, Jack Kruschen, Kevin McCarthy, Cliff DeYoung, Susan Wheeler Duff, Edward Edwards, Bruce French ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1985-05-19
36.

The Holcroft Covenant

3.0
5.6/10 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
37.

The Key to Rebecca

2.9
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
38.

Murder Elite

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

An English woman (Ali MacGraw) returns to her homeland after losing her fortune in America, and is stalked by a serial killer.

Starring: Ali MacGraw, Billie Whitelaw, Hywel Bennett, Ray Lonnen, Garfield Morgan, Don Henderson, Dee Anderson, Stephen Riddle, Julie Sullivan ..
Directed by: Claude Whatham
Release date: 1985-01-01
39.

Howling II: Stirba - Werewolf Bitch

2.8
3.6/10 IMDB

After his sister is turned into a werewolf and subsequently killed, Ben White decides to help the enigmatic Stefan Crosscoe fight the growing population of lupine monsters, along with the lovely Jenny Templeton. Traveling to Transylvania, Ben, Jenny and Crosscoe attempt to hunt down the powerful werewolf queen, Stirba, and must face her furry followers, as well as other supernatural forces.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Annie McEnroe, Reb Brown, Marsha Hunt, Sybil Danning, Jimmy Nail, Judd Omen, Ferdy Mayne, Patrick Field, Steven Bronowski ..
Directed by: Philippe Mora
Release date: 1985-08-28
40.

Final Jeopardy

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A small-town couple find themselves stranded in an unfamiliar, and unfriendly, big city. Weaving in and out of the proceedings are a bunch of murderous criminals with names like DOA, Ice and Slash. The couple are in for a night that they won't forget.

Starring: Richard Thomas, Mary Crosby, Jeff Corey, Michael Cavanaugh, Joey Sagal, Jaime Alba, Travis McKenna, Johnny Venocur, Jordan Charney, John Malloy ..
Directed by: Michael Pressman
Release date: 1985-12-08
41.

The Mutilator

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

As a child, Ed was cleaning his father’s hunting rifles (a surprise birthday treat for the old man) when one of them went off, hitting and killing his mother. On seeing the bloodshed, his father flew into a murderous rage—Ed just barely escaped with his life. Now in his teens, he returns home; he doesn’t expect to find his father, still there, waiting for a chance to settle the score . . .

Starring: Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock, Connie Rogers, Frances Raines, Morey Lampley, Jack Chatham, Ben Moore, Trace Cooper, Pamela Weddle Cooper ..
Directed by: Buddy Cooper
Release date: 1985-01-04
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Guilty Conscience
42.

Guilty Conscience

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Amid acrimonious divorce proceedings, Louise (Blythe Danner) unwittingly puts her life in danger when she contests the prenuptial agreement she signed before marrying attorney Arthur Jamison (Anthony Hopkins). He plans to kill her to resolve the situation. Armed with information on how her cheating husband conducts his business and personal affairs, she demands more money from him -- but will Arthur have the final word?

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Blythe Danner, Swoosie Kurtz, Donegan Smith, Wiley Harker, Ruth Manning ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1985-01-01
43.

Out of the Darkness

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.

Starring: Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, Héctor Elizondo, Matt Clark, Jennifer Salt, Eddie Egan, Robert Trebor, Val Avery, Joe Spinell, Victor Arnold ..
Directed by: Jud Taylor
Release date: 1985-10-12
44.

Avenging Angel

2.7
4.8/10 IMDB

Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed observation by brutal gangsters, she returns downtown to take revenge

Starring: Betsy Russell, Rory Calhoun, Susan Tyrrell, Ossie Davis, Ross Hagen, Robert F. Lyons, Steven M. Porter, Tim Rossovich, Hoke Howell, Deborah Voorhees ..
Directed by: Robert Vincent O'Neil
Release date: 1985-01-11
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : The Bad Seed
45.

The Bad Seed

2.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Rachel is a 9-year-old girl who is perfection itself - unless she's crossed or challenged. Several disturbing recent incidents have led Rachel's mother Christine to suspect that her child is a latent murderess. Upon discovering that she herself is the daughter of a convicted killer, Christine becomes convinced that sweet little Rachel is a "bad seed" - an inherent killer who feels no remorse because she doesn't know any better.

Starring: Blair Brown, Christa Denton, Lynn Redgrave, David Carradine, Carrie Wells, Richard Kiley, David Ogden Stiers, Chad Allen, Weldon Bleiler, Anne Haney ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1985-02-07
46.

Tenement

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

A drug-dealing band of violent street thugs terrorize the tenants of a South Bronx apartment building.

Starring: Joe Lynn, Mina Bern, Walter Bryant, Corinne Chateau, Angel David, Martha De La Cruz, Rhetta Hughes, Larry Lara, Alfonso Manosalvas, Jaime Roman ..
Directed by: Roberta Findlay
Release date: 1985-09-20
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : Blackout
47.

Blackout

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.

Starring: Keith Carradine, Kathleen Quinlan, Richard Widmark, Michael Beck, Jerry Wasserman, Gabrielle Rose, Gerald Hiken, Don Hood, Dameon Clarke, Martina Deignan ..
Directed by: Douglas Hickox
Release date: 1985-07-28
48.

Wild Geese II

2.5
4.8/10 IMDB

A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

Starring: Scott Glenn, Barbara Carrera, Edward Fox, Laurence Olivier, Robert Webber, Robert Freitag, Kenneth Haigh, Stratford Johns, Derek Thompson, Paul Antrim ..
Directed by: Peter R. Hunt
Release date: 1985-10-18
49.

Prime Risk

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

While siphoning bank funds, computer-wise lovers spot a plot to sink the Federal Reserve.

Starring: Lee Montgomery, Toni Hudson, Sam Bottoms, Clu Gulager, Keenan Wynn, Lois Hall, Rick Rakowski, John Lykes, James O'Connell, Randy Pearlman ..
Directed by: Michael L. Farkas
Release date: 1985-03-31
Best Thriller Movies of 1985 : The Lightship
50.

The Lightship

2.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A trio of robbers, two brothers and their twisted genius leader, invade a lightship, but don't reckon on the crew fighting back.

Starring: Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Tim Phillips, Arliss Howard, William Forsythe, Michael Lyndon, Michal Skolimowski, Tom Bower, Robert Costanzo, Badja Djola ..
Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski
Release date: 1985-12-14

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