1985 Movies

The Goonies (1985)

The Goonies

  • 63%
  • PG
  • 114 min
  • Adventure

Mikey and Brandon Walsh are two brothers whose family is preparing to move due to a new development that is sure to be started unless enough money is raised, which is quite doubtful. But, when Mikey stumbles on a treasure map of the famed "One-Eyed" Willy's hidden fortune, he, his brother, and a few friends set out on a quest to find the riches in hopes to save their homes. The entrance to a cavern is found, but it is located underneath the house of the Fratelli family, a treacherous group of...

Fright Night (1985)

Fright Night

  • 93%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Comedy

For young Charlie Brewster, nothing could be better than an old horror movie late at night. Two men move in next door, and for Charlie with his horror movie experience, there can be no doubt that their strange behavior is explained by the fact that they are a vampire and his undead day guardian. The only one who can help him hunt them down is a washed-up actor, Peter Vincent, who hosts Charlie's favorite TV show, Fright Night. Vincent doesn't really believe that vampires exist, but does it for...

Back to The Future (1985)

Back to The Future

  • 96%
  • PG
  • 116 min
  • Adventure

High schooler Marty McFly Michael J. Fox, during the height of his TV success) is catapulted back to the '50s where he sees his parents in their teens, and accidentally changes the history of how Mom and Dad met. Filled with the humorous ideology of the '50s, filtered through the knowledge of the '80s (actor Ronald Reagan is president, ha!), the film comes off as a Twilight Zone episode written by Preston Sturges. Filled with memorable effects and two wonderfully off-key, perfectly cast...

The Breakfast Club (1985)

The Breakfast Club

  • 89%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Comedy

When five high school students from different social groups are forced to spend a Saturday together in detention, they find themselves interacting with and understanding each other for the first time. A jock (Emilio Estevez), a stoner (Judd Nelson), a princess (Molly Ringwald), a basket case (Ally Sheedy), and a brain (Anthony Michael Hall) talk about everything from parental tension to sex to peer pressure to hurtful stereotypes while serving time. Ultimately, the five find that they may have...

Legend (1985)

Legend

  • 50%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Fantasy

A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves.

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

    • R
    • 92 min
    • Horror

    While Jason lies unconscious, a local man decides to use Jason's old M.O. and wreaks havoc at a halfway house for troubled teens.

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

      • R
      • 87 min
      • Horror

      The Grady family, including their teenage son Jesse, moves into a house on Elm Street which has been vacant for some time. Hardly surprising, since it was the same house in which the first Nightmare on Elm Street took place. Ron starts having strange nightmares and finds that Freddy Kruger is using him to commit terrible deeds. It is up to his girlfriend to find some way of stopping Freddy.

      Silver Bullet (1985)

      Silver Bullet

      • 50%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Adventure

      The small town of Tarker's Mill was a place that was very peaceful, where nothing ever happened. Until one night, murders begin. The town people believe its some maniac killer on the loose and intend to hunt the man down. Marty, a young handicapped boy, believes that the killer is no man at all, but a werewolf. After a run in with the werewolf Marty and his sister, Jane hunt all over town for the man who is the werewolf.

      The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

      The Return of the Living Dead

      • 91%
      • R
      • 91 min
      • Comedy

      Two employees of a medical supply company accidentally release a toxic gas that raises up the dead. Soon the town is overrun with flesh-eating residents of the local cemetery who are hungry...for human brains.

      Clue (1985)

      Clue

      • 62%
      • PG
      • 94 min
      • Comedy

      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.

      Teen Wolf (1985)

      Teen Wolf

      • 47%
      • PG
      • 91 min
      • Comedy

      Teen discovers that puberty for him means he turns into a werewolf. One of the beneficial side effects is that it also turns him into a top-notch basketball player. But will his notoriety cost him his friends and can he find true love?

      Rocky IV (1985)

      Rocky IV

      • 44%
      • PG
      • 91 min
      • Drama

      Stallone's new menace in the ring is a 261-pound Russian fighting machine (Dolph Lundgren), and now, Rocky must defend his title and America's honor. Talia Shire, Burt Young and Brigitte Nielsen co-star.

      Weird Science (1985)

      Weird Science

      • 56%
      • NONE
      • 94 min
      • Comedy

      Teenage geeks Gary (Anthony Michael Hall) and Wyatt (Ilan Mitchell-Smith) are sick of being ignored by girls, abused by cool guys, and forced to spend their weekend nights watching nerdy old sci-fi movies. Left alone for the weekend, they use Wyatt's computer to create Lisa (Kelly LeBrock), a stunningly beautiful woman with a body that stops traffic, a heart of gold, and a genius IQ. The boys embark on an adventure with their creation, going to bars, driving Ferraris, throwing a killer party,...

      Pale Rider (1985)

      Pale Rider

      • 92%
      • R
      • 115 min
      • Western

      A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and possible otherworldly origins who teams up with the miners to defeat the land owner and the corrupt sheriff.

      The Color Purple (1985)

      The Color Purple

      • 88%
      • PG-13
      • 154 min
      • Drama

      This film follows the life of Celie, a young black girl growing up in the early 1900's. The first time we see Celie, she is 14 - and pregnant - by her father. We stay with her for the next 30 years of her tough life...

      Lifeforce (1985)

      Lifeforce

      • 60%
      • R
      • 116 min
      • Horror

      From the director of Poltergeist and co-writer of Alien comes a thrilling sci-fi adventure of explosive action and pulse-pounding suspense. With mind-blowing special effects by Oscar winner John Dykstra, Lifeforce is a sci-fi extravaganza that delivers out-of-this-world excitement. A mission to investigate Halley's Comet discovers an even more fascinating phenomenon: an alien spacecraft! After a deadly confrontation, the aliens travel to Earth, where their seductive leader (Mathilda May) begins...

      Idi i smotri (1985)

      Idi i smotri

        • NR
        • 136 min
        • Drama

        A boy is unwillingly thrust into the atrocities of war in WWII Byelorussia, fighting for a hopelessly unequipped resistance movement against the ruthless German forces. Witnessing scenes of abject terror and accidentally surviving horrifying situations he loses his innocence and then his mind.

        Perfect (1985)

        Perfect

          • R
          • 115 min
          • Drama

          A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.

          Silverado (1985)

          Silverado

          • 76%
          • PG-13
          • 133 min
          • Action

          A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices that exist in a small town.

          Re-Animator (1985)

          Re-Animator

          • 95%
          • R
          • 86 min
          • Horror

          A medical student and his girlfriend become involved in a bizarre experiment into reanimating the dead conducted by the student's incorrigible housemate in this campy sendup of an H.P. Lovecraft story. The emphasis is on humour but once the dead walk, there is gore aplenty.