1985 Action Movies (By Date)

The Emerald Forest (1985)

The Emerald Forest

    • 114 min
    • Action

    After the son of engineer Bill Markham is abducted by an aboriginal tribe on the edge of the rain forest, the engineer spends the next 10 years searching for him.

    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    • 81%
    • PG-13
    • 107 min
    • Action

    Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.

    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.

    The Protector (1985)

    The Protector

    • 33%
    • R
    • 91 min
    • Action

    Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities suspect that Laura's father is involved with Mr. Ko, a Hong Kong drug kingpin, so the NYC police commissioner sends the two cops to Hong Kong to investigate. Once in Hong Kong, the pair causes no end of trouble for both Mr. Ko and the local...

    Lupin the Third: The Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985)

    Lupin the Third: The Legend of the Gold of Babylon

      • Unrated
      • 100 min
      • Animation

      In New York City, several stone tablets have been unearthed that tell a tale about the Gold of Babylon. 2 Mafia families are after it as well as Lupin the 3rd himself. An old drunken woman named Rosetta appears to know much about this treasure than meets the eye. While Zenigata has made a group of female partners that'll lure Lupin into handcuffs. But the race is on for the gold of Babel. Who is this Rosetta woman? and what is the connection between New York and the Gold? ...

      The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)

      The Man with One Red Shoe

      • 46%
      • PG
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

      A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.

      The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

      The Legend of Billie Jean

      • 50%
      • R
      • 96 min
      • Action

      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.

      Jungle Raiders (1985)

      Jungle Raiders

        • PG-13
        • 95 min
        • Adventure

        Malaya 1938. Captain Yankee and his friend Gin Fizz make a living by selling dreams to rich foreigners. With the help of some natives they let their clients think to have lived fantastic adventures. One day Maria Cortez, a Columbian museum director, arrives to search for a fabulous ruby and Captain Yankee is blackmailed by Warren into accepting the task. It won't be easy.

        - Written by

        Baldinotto da Pistoia

        My Science Project (1985)

        My Science Project

        • 20%
        • PG
        • 94 min
        • Action

        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.

        Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars (1985)

        Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars

          • R
          • 105 min
          • Action

          A police informant sent a letter containing sensitive information on an illegal drug operation to his friend, Yi-Ching. While on vacation in Thailand, the informant is assassinated by the drug lord's henchmen and, to cover-up their operation, they attempt to eliminate Yi-Ching and double-agent Lau. Back in Hong Kong, police detectives Muscles and Ricky Fung are assigned to protect Lau and Inspector Barbara Woo is assigned to protect Yi-Ching. She takes her to the hideout of the "Five...

          Year of the Dragon (1985)

          Year of the Dragon

          • 60%
          • R
          • 134 min
          • Action

          A tough New York cop wages a private battle against the chaos of the Triads in Chinatown.

          Godzilla: 1985 (1985)

          Godzilla: 1985

            • PG
            • 87 min
            • Action

            Released in America as the heavily re-edited Godzilla 1985, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves as a direct follow-up to the original 1954 Gojira. This film restores the darker tone of the original, as we witness the nuclear destruction of giant lizard terrorizing 1984-era Japan.

            American Ninja (1985)

            American Ninja

              • R
              • 95 min
              • Action

              Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a convoy, his platoon is attacked by a group of rebels who try to steal the weapons the platoon is transporting and kidnap the base colonel's daughter.

              Savage Island (1985)

              Savage Island

                • R
                • 74 min
                • Action

                Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.

                Stand Alone (1985)

                Stand Alone

                  • R
                  • 94 min
                  • Action

                  A World War II vet is pushed to the limit when gang members and drug dealers take over his neighborhood.

                  Mata Hari (1985)

                  Mata Hari

                    • R
                    • 108 min
                    • Drama

                    Based loosely on the real-life story of the World War I spy. The exotic dancer uses her contacts in European high society, along with her seductive charm, to collect military secrets during the war. She successfully plays both sides against each other until at last her deceptions catch up with her.

                    Code Name: Emerald (1985)

                    Code Name: Emerald

                      • NR
                      • 95 min
                      • Action

                      In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will be supported by a secret friend of the allies, a very important German officer and the French resistance. But the nazi SS is not resting...

                      Heart of a Dragon (1985)

                      Heart of a Dragon

                        • R
                        • 91 min
                        • Action

                        Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

                        The Holcroft Covenant (1985)

                        The Holcroft Covenant

                          • 112 min
                          • Action

                          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

                          Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

                          Invasion U.S.A.

                          • 27%
                          • R
                          • 107 min
                          • Action

                          A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.