1985 Action Movies (By Date)

The Boys Next Door (1985)

The Boys Next Door

    • R
    • 91 min
    • Crime

    Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout. Written by Josh Pasnak <[email protected]>

    Roadhouse 66 (1985)

    Roadhouse 66

      • R
      • 90 min
      • Action

      Beckman driving a '55 Thunderbird on Route 66 hooks up with Johnny after hoodlum Hoot and his gang shoot his car. Continuous conflicts between Hoot and Beckman make Beckman and Johnny determant to teach him a lesson. Written by Edwin Cramer <[email protected]>

      South Bronx Heroes (1985)

      South Bronx Heroes

        • R
        • 85 min
        • Action

        A young man just released from prison and living with his sister crosses paths with two children, also brother and sister, who are on the run from their child pornographer foster parents.

        Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985)

        Wizards of the Lost Kingdom

          • PG
          • 79 min
          • Action

          Simon, son of the wizard, must flee when the empire is overthrown by the evil Shurka. Schooled in the arts of magic, he must find the Ring of Magic and the Sword of Power and defeated the wizard who killed his father. He is joined in his quest by the swordmaster Kor, his faithful creature Gulfax, and the Forest Wizard Hurla. Written by <[email protected]>

          Zone Troopers (1985)

          Zone Troopers

            • PG
            • 86 min
            • War

            In Italy during WW II, a patrol of American soldiers discover a space ship that has crash-landed in the woods, and they come across its alien crew. A nearby Nazi unit also finds out about the alien craft, and sends a patrol to capture it and the Americans. Written by Anonymous

            Commando (1985)

            Commando

            • 69%
            • R
            • 90 min
            • Action

            After his daughter (Alyssa Milano) is kidnapped by a South American dictator, retired Army Colonel John Matrix (Arnold Schwarzenegger), once the leader of a special commando strike force, swings into violent action.

            Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

            Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

              • PG-13
              • 121 min
              • Action

              An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.

              Wild Geese II (1985)

              Wild Geese II

                • R
                • 125 min
                • Adventure

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

                Commando Leopard (1985)

                Commando Leopard

                  • Unrated
                  • 103 min
                  • Action

                  A cruel dictator rules a Latin American state. Corruption, brutality and exploitation are present every day. A few people begin to organise resistance. Under the leader "El Leopardo" a small group of guerillas fights against the violent government... Written by Peter W. Simeon <[email protected]>

                  To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

                  To Live and Die in L.A.

                  • 93%
                  • R
                  • 116 min
                  • Action

                  Two cops in Los Angeles try to track down the vicious criminal Eric Masters. Then, one of them is killed by Masters and the other one swears revenge no matter what the cost. After that, the hunt becomes an ob- session and the law he once swore to uphold becomes meaningless to him.

                  Death Wish 3 (1985)

                  Death Wish 3

                  • 6%
                  • R
                  • 92 min
                  • Action

                  Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and the police enter the apartment and find Paul standing over Charley's body. Paul is arrested for the murder, but police chief Richard S. Shriker is like Paul.

                  Mr Vampire (1985)

                  Mr Vampire

                    • PG-13
                    • 96 min
                    • Action

                    A ghost sucks the life-force out of a one of Uncle Nine's student. The other is slowly turned into a vampire. They halt his transformation by filing down his teeth! The female ghost throws her head around like a boomerang to protect herself. Can Mr. Vampire chase away the Succubus and the hopping ghost and save his two students? Written by Joseph P. Ulibas <[email protected]>

                    Target (1985)

                    Target

                    • 71%
                    • R
                    • 117 min
                    • Action

                    A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).

                    American Commandos (1985)

                    American Commandos

                      • Unrated
                      • 88 min
                      • Action

                      A group of Vietnam vets are sent to Southeast Asia to destroy drug-smuggling operations in the Golden Triangle. When they get there, they find that many of the drug gangs are run by other Vietnam vets.

                      Miami Golem (1985)

                      Miami Golem

                        • Unrated
                        • 85 min
                        • Action

                        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...

                        Runaway Train (1985)

                        Runaway Train

                        • 86%
                        • R
                        • 111 min
                        • Action

                        A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

                        Making Contact (1985)

                        Making Contact

                          • PG
                          • 94 min
                          • Action

                          A nine year old boy named Joey, who after the tragic death of his father, begins to experience psychic powers such as allowing him to move inanimate objects with his mind, set things on fire, and even communicate with his dead father. However, not everything is good for Joey as his newly gained powers accidentally awake an evil supernatural force that is contained inside the body of an old ventriloquist's dummy that Joey found in an abandoned house. The supernatural Dummy shows similar powers...

                          Transmutations (1985)

                          Transmutations

                            • R
                            • 103 min
                            • Action

                            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. Written by Anonymous

                            Barbarian Queen (1985)

                            Barbarian Queen

                              • R
                              • 70 min
                              • Adventure

                              Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed. Three women survive and set off to liberate their people. When they arrive at the Roman city, they team up with the local underground to seek vengeance and liberation of the slaves

                              The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

                              The Jewel of the Nile

                              • 48%
                              • PG
                              • 106 min
                              • Action

                              This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life. Joan accepts an invitation to go to some middle eastern country as a guest of the sheik, but there she is abducted and finds her- self involved with the "jewel". Jack decides to rescue her with his new partner Ralph. They all go from one adventure to another... What is the story of this "jewel"?