1985 August Movies (By Date)

My Sweet Little Village (1985)

My Sweet Little Village

    • PG
    • 98 min
    • Comedy

    The movie's main storyline follows the life of Otík, a mentally retarded young man, in a tight-knit village community. The sweet-tempered Otík works as an assistant truck driver with Mr. Pávek, his older colleague and practical-minded neighbor. Pávek's family takes care of Otík, whose parents are dead. However, the two coworkers become at odds over Otík's inability to perform even the simplest tasks. Pávek demands that Otík be transferred to assist another driver, who happens to be a...

    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

      Thunder Alley (1985)

      Thunder Alley

        • R
        • 111 min
        • Drama

        A group of friends start a rock band, but as they start their rise in the music world, they get mixed up with drugs.

        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,...

        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...

        Follow That Bird (1985)

        Follow That Bird

          • G
          • 88 min
          • Adventure

          Follow that bird Big Bird, of course for an imaginative, magical treat starring the cast of TVs Sesame Street in their first movie.

          Love Hotel (1985)

          Love Hotel

            • Unrated
            • 88 min

            After witnessing the rape of his wife, a man's mind snaps and he attacks a prostitute. Two years later, the man and the prostitute meet by chance.

            A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985)

            A Time to Live, a Time to Die

              • PG
              • 138 min
              • Biography

              This depiction of childhood and adolescence draws heavily from the filmmaker's own boyhood. Like many of their compatriots, Hou's family moved from the mainland to Taiwan in 1948 and was unable ever to return. The film focuses on the widening generation gap in a family cut off from its cultural heritage. Written by International Film Circuit <[email protected]>

              Real Genius (1985)

              Real Genius

              • 75%
              • PG
              • 108 min
              • Comedy

              Two brilliant teenagers head a team of young geniuses developing a laser for what they believe is a class project. When they find out that their professor intends to turn their work over to the government for use as a weapon, they decide to ruin his plans.

              Cut and Run (1985)

              Cut and Run

                • R
                • 87 min
                • Adventure

                A cameraman and a reporter head into the jungle searching for the missing son of a TV producer hoping to find a big story. What they get caught up in is a drug war which threatens to take their own lives. Written by Sujit R. Varma

                White Slave (1985)

                White Slave

                  • R
                  • 90 min
                  • Adventure

                  A young woman seeks vengeance and finds love when her parents are killed in the Amazon and she is taken prisoner by an indigenous tribe of headhunters.

                  Summer Rental (1985)

                  Summer Rental

                  • 15%
                  • PG-13
                  • 87 min
                  • Adventure

                  Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to regain his pride and family's respect.

                  Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)

                  Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart

                  • 100%
                  • 88 min
                  • Comedy

                  In San Francisco, an immigrant Chinese widow welcomes the new year with some unhappiness: she's 62 now, she wants to make a trip to China to pay last respects to her ancestors, a fortune teller has told her this is the year she'll die, and a daughter, Geraldine, remains unmarried. Geraldine does have a boyfriend, but she's not sure she's ready for marriage, and, anyway, he lives in Los Angeles and Geraldine doesn't want to leave her mother alone in her declining years. Mrs. Tan's cheerful...

                  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...

                    Death of a Salesman (1985)

                    Death of a Salesman

                    • 100%
                    • PG
                    • 130 min
                    • Documentary

                    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.

                    - Written by

                    Eric Sorensen

                    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.

                    Volunteers (1985)

                    Volunteers

                      • R
                      • 107 min
                      • Comedy

                      Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local villagers with American-As-Apple-Pie WSU Grad Tom Tuttle and the beautiful and down-to earth Beth Wexler.

                      American Flyers (1985)

                      American Flyers

                      • 63%
                      • PG-13
                      • 113 min
                      • Drama

                      Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. He doesn't tell him that he has a cerebral tumor. While David powerfully heads for the victory, Marcus has to realize that the contest is now beyond his capabilities. / Features great views of the Rockies and an insight in the tactics of bicycle races.

                      The Bride (1985)

                      The Bride

                      • 22%
                      • PG-13
                      • 118 min
                      • Fantasy

                      Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film Bride of Frankenstein. After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".