Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985


Death of a Salesman

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

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

An Early Frost

8.0/10 IMDB

Michael Pierson, a young gay man and professional attorney, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. Having never even come out to his family, he finds himself in the unenviable position of dropping two bombshells on them. He must come to terms with the inevitability of his premature death while trying to maintain his relationships with family members who harbor fears, resentments, and denial. Airing on network television during the height of the original AIDS epidemic, "An Early Frost" was many people's first look at an AIDS victim as a human being rather than a statistic.

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Aidan Quinn, Gena Rowlands, Bill Paxton, D.W. Moffett, Sylvia Sidney, Christopher Bradley, Sydney Walsh, Terry O'Quinn, John Glover ..
Directed by: John Erman
Release date: 1985-05-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : More Dinosaurs

More Dinosaurs

8.7/10 IMDB

Gary Owens needs more dinosaurs and sends Eric Boardman on the ultimate dinosaur safari to find them. Join the hunt for a living dinosaur in the jungles of Africa, separate the facts from fiction in dinosaur movies, visit Dinosaur National Monuent and much more. There's no bone unturned in this award winning program

Starring: Eric Boardman, Gary Owens ..
Release date: 1985-08-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem

8.5/10 IMDB

Holmes and Watson travel to Europe to escape Moriarty's vengeance.

Starring: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Eric Porter, Eric Porter, Rosalie Williams ..
Directed by: Alan Grint
Release date: 1985-09-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

8.9/10 IMDB

Gary is turning into a dinosaur, and Eric must find the cure. This becomes a globetrotting journey into everything dino while searching for the magic waters needed to stop Gary's odd transformation. Will Eric be too late? Get ready to meet the Garysaurus!

Starring: Eric Boardman, Frank Nelson, Dave Willock, Gary Owens ..
Release date: 1985-05-16
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special

He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Mission

The Mission

7.7/10 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 Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Absurd Person Singular

Absurd Person Singular

8.6/10 IMDB

A movie in three acts following three couples who, over three years, each host a Christmas party. The camera stays in the kitchen and we are treated to Ayckbourn's beautifully detailed look at middle class life.

Starring: John Baddeley, Cheryl Campbell, Maureen Lipman, Geoffrey Palmer, Prunella Scales, Michael Gambon, Nicky Henson, Lesley Joseph ..
Directed by: Michael A. Simpson
Release date: 1985-10-23
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Miami Vice: Calderone's Return

Miami Vice: Calderone's Return

8.6/10 IMDB

The fourth ("Calderone's Return: The Hit List") and fifth ("Calderone's Return: Calderone's Demise") episodes of Miami Vice's first season, later combined into a two-hour movie. Calderone, Crockett and Tubbs' old nemesis, hires a notorious Argentinian assassin to take out his largest competitors in Miami, and the Vice Squad soon learns that Crockett's name is last on a list of eight victims.

Starring: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Gregory Sierra, Belinda Montgomery, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott, Olivia Brown, John Diehl, Jim Zubiena, Ron Taylor ..
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser, Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1985-05-24

Murder with Mirrors

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Dinosaur!


8.6/10 IMDB

An entertaining documentary look at dinosaurs with Emmy Award-winning special effects, feature film clips and stills, commentary by leading paleontologists of the time, and an on camera as well as voice-over narrative by Christopher Reeve. Shot on location in Los Angeles and New York at the American Museum of Natural History

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Robert Bakker, John Horner, Dale A. Russell, Philip Currie ..
Directed by: Robert Guenette
Release date: 1985-11-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Blott on the Landscape

Blott on the Landscape

7.6/10 IMDB

Bawdy adaption of Tom Sharpe's comic tale. A landowning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home.

Starring: David Suchet, Geraldine James, George Cole, Julia McKenzie, Paul Brooke ..
Directed by: Roger Bamford
Release date: 1985-02-06
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Star-Crossed Romance of Josephine Cosnowski (a Tale of Gothic Love)

The Star-Crossed Romance of Josephine Cosnowski (a Tale of Gothic Love)

8.5/10 IMDB

A comedy written and Narrated by Jean Shepherd. The story involves several different events such as Ralph's first serious romance with his new neighbor, Randy playing a turkey in the school Thanksgiving Day play, The Old Man setting his sights on a yellow buick and the High School basketball rival game of the season.

Starring: Jean Shepherd, Peter Kowanko, George Coe, Barbara Bolton, Jay Ine, Robert J. Colonna, William Lampley, Jeff Yonis, Peter Gerety, Ron McLarty ..
Directed by: Fred Barzyk
Release date: 1985-02-11
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Midnight Hour

The Midnight Hour

6.4/10 IMDB

Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?

Starring: Shari Belafonte, LeVar Burton, Jonelle Allen, Jonna Lee, Kevin McCarthy, Lee Montgomery, Cindy Morgan, Dedee Pfeiffer, Dick Van Patten, Mark Blankfield ..
Directed by: Jack Bender
Release date: 1985-11-01
Best Tv Movie 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

Perry Mason Returns

7.2/10 IMDB

When his former secretary is accused of a murder, Perry Mason 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway

Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway

8.5/10 IMDB

Whoopi Goldberg in her original one-woman show.

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg ..
Directed by: Thomas Schlamme, Mike Nichols
Release date: 1985-07-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

6.0/10 IMDB

Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Caren Kaye, Adam Baldwin, Robert Klein, Joe Wright, Thomas Nowell, Matthew Shugailo, Derek Googe, Cary Guffey ..
Directed by: Larry Elikann
Release date: 1985-02-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : A Time to Live

A Time to Live

6.6/10 IMDB

The problems of a mother who helps her son in his struggles against muscular dystrophy. From the true story of Peter and Mary-Lou Weisman.

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Jeffrey DeMunn, Swoosie Kurtz, Scott Schwartz, Corey Haim, Henry G. Sanders, Janine Manatis, Karen Shallo, Kurt Reis, Tre Smith ..
Directed by: Rick Wallace
Release date: 1985-10-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Amos


7.0/10 IMDB

Amos Lasher loses his wife and home in an accident, finding himself in the care of the state, or specifically speaking, the Sunset Nursing Home. Here he finds the head nurse, Daisy Daws, ruling the cowed patients with an iron hand, but as his determination to get out of Sunset grows, the more sinister his situation becomes.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Montgomery, Dorothy McGuire, Pat Morita, James Sloyan, Ray Walston, Jerry Hausner, Don Keefer, Camila Ashland, Frances Bay ..
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Release date: 1985-09-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Deceptions


7.1/10 IMDB

Twin sisters trade places with unexpected results.

Starring: Stefanie Powers, Barry Bostwick, Sam Wanamaker, Fairuza Balk, Gina Lollobrigida, Tracey Childs, Alison Doody, Jeremy Brett, James Faulkner, Fabio Testi ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson, Robert Chenault
Release date: 1985-05-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Malice in Wonderland

Malice in Wonderland

6.4/10 IMDB

Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintence of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons - maker and breaker of careers (and lives) through her daily syndicated newspaper column. The big movie moguls, fed up with Parson's power over their stars, decide to de-claw her by setting up gossip Hopper as a competitor in the rumour industry. What they couldn't forsee was that Hopper would become as big as Parsons -- and every bit as much of a pain. Based on the true life stories of two of the most powerful (and arguably dangerous) women of Hollywood's hay-day.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Alexander, Richard Dysart, Joyce Van Patten, Jon Cypher, Leslie Ackerman, Bonnie Bartlett, Thomas Byrd, Joel Colodner, Rick Lenz ..
Directed by: Gus Trikonis
Release date: 1985-01-01

Love Lives On

6.3/10 IMDB

A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.

Starring: Mary Stuart Masterson, Sam Waterston, Christine Lahti, Ricky Paull Goldin, Louise Latham, Joe Regalbuto, Margaret Blye, John Doolittle, Kevin Scannell, Lauren Holly ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1985-03-31
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Consenting Adult

Consenting Adult

7.3/10 IMDB

Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. Mum eventually listens to his son and tries to understand his feelings, but his Dad would rather die — which, in the end, he really does, leaving behind a mother, her son and his friend to work those things out Jeff and his Dad had never the courage to talk about.

Starring: Marlo Thomas, Martin Sheen, Barry Tubb, Talia Balsam, John Terlesky, Ben Piazza, Matthew Laurance, Corinne Camacho, Joseph Adams, Richard Sargent ..
Directed by: Gilbert Cates
Release date: 1985-02-04

The Park Is Mine

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

Brotherly Love

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

Into Thin Air

6.9/10 IMDB

Ellen Burstyn stars as Joan Walker, a mother whose college student son vanishes while traveling from Canada to Colorado. When police fail to investigate, Walker takes matters into her own hands. She and her ex-husband begin a search, but when their son's van is found in Maine brandishing stolen plates, they fear the worst. Now, it's up to a private detective to uncover the chilling truth in this absorbing drama based on a true story.

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Robert Prosky, Sam Robards, Nicholas Pryor, John Dennis Johnston, Patricia Smith, Tate Donovan, J.P. Bumstead, Bill Calvert, Britt Leach ..
Directed by: Roger Young
Release date: 1985-10-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Charlie Grant's War

Charlie Grant's War

6.9/10 IMDB

A Canadian artist turned diamond merchant in Vienna, Austria risks his life to smuggle Jews out of the Third Reich.

Starring: R. H. Thomson, Anthony Bekenn, John Friesen, Jan Rubeš, Heinar Piller, Joan Orenstein, Peter Dvorsky, Belinda Metz, David Bolt, Peter Boretski ..
Directed by: Martin Lavut
Release date: 1985-01-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Fourth Wise Man

The Fourth Wise Man

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Finnegan Begin Again

Finnegan Begin Again

7.1/10 IMDB

A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Preston, Sam Waterston, Sylvia Sidney, David Huddleston, Bob Gunton, Giancarlo Esposito, Russell Horton, Avery Brooks, Peter Friedman ..
Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver
Release date: 1985-02-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Deadly Intentions

Deadly Intentions

7.0/10 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

The GLO Friends Save Christmas

7.5/10 IMDB

Blanche, the Wicked Witch of the North Pole, is jealous of Santa Claus. She imprisons him and his reindeer in an icy cage on a raging river, so they can't deliver their presents on Christmas Eve. Her timid sidekick, Moose the unimaginatively-named moose, tries to stop her, but she zaps him far away with her magic. The Glo Friends find out what she's done, and they set out to try and save Santa. They rescue Moose from a tree along the way, and Blanche tries to imprison them in ice flowers. But her schemes fail, as they reach Santa anyway, and face her in a final showdown to rescue him.

Starring: Carroll O'Connor, Sally Struthers, Charlie Adler, Susan Blu, Pat Fraley, Lorenzo Music ..
Directed by: Terry Lennon
Release date: 1985-12-21

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission

5.0/10 IMDB

Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Ken Wahl, Larry Wilcox, Sonny Landham, Richard Jaeckel, Wolf Kahler, Gavan O'Herlihy, Ricco Ross, Stephen Hattersley ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1985-02-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Out of the Darkness

Out of the Darkness

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

Black Arrow

6.4/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : My First Suit

My First Suit

6.4/10 IMDB

14-year old Steve is caught between creatures he does not fully understand: two parents with very different ideas about the suit he should wear to his first school dance. Meanwhile everywhere he seems to look, images of men are taking control of his imagination. In Stewart Main's comical coming of age story Steve escapes his parents' good wishes, to discover his true desires. They aren't quite what his no-nonsense father had in mind.

Starring: Conrad Crawte, Heather Lindsay, Martyn Sanderson, Terry Bacon, David Telford, Don Kjestrup, Heather Pitt, Peter England, Di Boles ..
Directed by: Stewart Main
Release date: 1985-01-01

Cyrano de Bergerac

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Stone Pillow

Stone Pillow

7.4/10 IMDB

A homeless woman named Florabelle becomes the unwitting guide to the streets for a New York social worker named Carrie who thinks she has lessons to offer the down-and-out clients she serves at the homeless shelter. Soon, however, Carrie realizes that she's the one who has much to learn.

Starring: Lucille Ball, Daphne Zuniga, William Converse-Roberts, Stephen Lang, Susan Batson, Anna Maria Horsford ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1985-11-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Laundromat

The Laundromat

7.2/10 IMDB

Two lonely women coincide at midnight in a laundromat, where they reveal their secrets.

Starring: Carol Burnett, Amy Madigan, Michael Wright ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1985-04-01

A Summer to Remember

6.9/10 IMDB

Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family, refusing to accept his new stepfather. But when a highly trained orangutan named Casey is thrown from a truck near Toby's home, the boy soon has a secret friend he can communicate with via sign language.

Starring: James Farentino, Tess Harper, Bridgette Andersen, Sean Gerlis, Burt Young, Louise Fletcher, Dennis Haysbert, Molly Cheek, Dennis Fimple, Corey Brunish ..
Directed by: Robert Michael Lewis
Release date: 1985-03-27

Secret Weapons

5.3/10 IMDB

Soviet high school girls are sent to the U.S. where they are taught to become secret agents and use sex to find information.

Starring: Sally Kellerman, Linda Hamilton, Hunt Block, Geena Davis, Christopher Atkins, James Franciscus, Viveca Lindfors, Barrie Ingham, Donald Pilon, John Cassatio ..
Directed by: Don Taylor
Release date: 1985-03-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Execution of Raymond Graham

The Execution of Raymond Graham

5.7/10 IMDB

A young man, convicted of the murder of a clerk, who has been on death row for five years and now awaits his execution while his family desperately seek a reprieve.

Starring: Graham Beckel, George Dzundza, Morgan Freeman, Jeff Fahey, Linda Griffiths, Laurie Metcalf, Kate Reid, Alan Scarfe, Lois Smith, Josef Sommer ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Release date: 1985-11-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Not My Kid

Not My Kid

5.9/10 IMDB

A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. The girl's parents want to remove her from the program because it upsets them that their daughter is being forced to associate with addicts who admit to stealing and trading sex for drugs.

Starring: George Segal, Stockard Channing, Andrew Robinson, Gary Bayer, Nancy Cartwright, Christa Denton, Tate Donovan, Laura Harrington, Shawnee Smith, Viveka Davis ..
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Release date: 1985-01-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The Rape of Richard Beck

The Rape of Richard Beck

6.7/10 IMDB

The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the tough system he was a part of. As he struggles to regain his status at work, he also must make sure those responsible for his attack are prosecuted.

Starring: Richard Crenna, Meredith Baxter, Pat Hingle, Frances Lee McCain, Cotter Smith, Joanna Kerns, George Dzundza, M.C. Gainey, Stanley Kamel, Troy Evans ..
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Release date: 1985-05-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Letting Go

Letting Go

6.1/10 IMDB

Letting Go stars John Ritter as a widower and Sharon Gless as a lonely unmarried woman. They meet during a group-therapy session. Romance is inevitable, but the road to true happiness is pockmarked by a series of comic complications. Advertised as a straight romantic drama, Letting Go is actually more akin to the screwball comedies of the 1930s, with a strong satirical bent regarding "behavior modification" theories. The made-for-TV film debuted May 11, 1985.

Starring: John Ritter, Sharon Gless, Joe Cortese, Kit McDonough, Peter Dvorsky, Michael Fantini, Keanu Reeves, Max Gail, Barbara Gordon, Deborah Turnbull ..
Directed by: Jack Bender
Release date: 1985-05-11


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

Final Jeopardy

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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : The History of White People in America

The History of White People in America

6.4/10 IMDB

In this parody of documentaries, host Martin Mull discusses the contributions that white people have made to the USA, visits the Institute of White Studies, and follows a typical white family as they go about their everyday lives.

Starring: Martin Mull, Mary Kay Place, Fred Willard, Steve Martin, Edie McClurg, Craig Richard Nelson ..
Directed by: Harry Shearer
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1985 : Between the Darkness and the Dawn

Between the Darkness and the Dawn

6.7/10 IMDB

A 17-year-old girl lapses into a coma and wakes up 20 years later.

Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, James Naughton, Karen Grassle, Michael Goodwin, Robin Gammell, Marcia Rodd, Tim Maier, Dorothy McGuire, Lori Birdsong, Robert DoQui ..
Directed by: Peter Levin
Release date: 1985-12-23

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