1985 December Movies

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.

A Chorus Line (1985)

A Chorus Line

  • 38%
  • 113 min
  • Drama

A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach (Michael Douglas). After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie (Alyson Reed), who once had a tempestuous romantic relationship with Zach. She is desperate enough for work to humble herself and audition for him; whether he's willing to let professionalism overcome his personal feelings about their past remains to be seen.As the film unfolds,...

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...

Out of Africa (1985)

Out of Africa

  • 56%
  • PG
  • 150 min
  • Biography

Karen Blixen, a Danish woman, marries a friend for the title of Baroness and they move to Africa and start a coffee plantation. Things unfold when her husband begins cheating on her and is away on business often, so she's at home alone, working on the farm and bonding with two men she met in her first day in Africa. She eventually falls in love with the one, Denys Finch-Hatton and goes on safari and whatnot with him. Later, she begins to want more from him than the simple...

Spies Like Us (1985)

Spies Like Us

  • 35%
  • PG
  • 102 min
  • Adventure

Two totally incompetent applicants, Emmett Fitzhume and Austin Millbarge, are chosen from a CIA recruitment program. They are parachuted into Pakistan and eventually end up in Afghanistan, chased by the Russians, where they learn they are being used as decoys to draw out the Sovet defenses. Two real spies are sent in. Their mission is to Hijack a soviet Missile launcher, launch the Soviet missile and test the new US orbital defence laser. The missile is fired and while heading for an American...

A Room with a View (1985)

A Room with a View

  • 100%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Drama

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans? Nominated for eight Academy Awards (1986), including Best Picture, and winner of three, this is one the most charming and delightful romantic comedies ever filmed.

Enemy Mine (1985)

Enemy Mine

  • 59%
  • PG-13
  • 108 min
  • Action

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.

Sans toit ni loi (1985)

Sans toit ni loi

    • R
    • 105 min
    • Drama

    The story of a young woman, a vagabond, who wanders through French wine country one winter.

    Police Story (1985)

    Police Story

      • PG-13
      • 101 min
      • Action

      Kevin Chan (aka Jackie) is a Hong-Kong cop, who scores his first big hit by virtually single-handedly capturing and arresting a big drug- lord. Of course, the drug-lord isn't too happy about this, and frames Kevin with the murder of another cop (who happened to be on the take). Kevin has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting killed or arrested, and keeping his girlfriend from leaving him.

      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"?

      Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

      Young Sherlock Holmes

      • 65%
      • PG-13
      • 109 min
      • Action

      Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by an Egyptian cult, they move to stop it.

      Murphy's Romance (1985)

      Murphy's Romance

      • 93%
      • NONE
      • 107 min
      • Comedy

      Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphey is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, Emma's son liking Murphey, but desperately wanting his father back.

      Revolution (1985)

      Revolution

      • 8%
      • PG
      • 126 min
      • Adventure

      New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the aristocratic rebel Daisy McConnahay. As Tom undergoes his change of heart, the events of the war unfold in large-scale grandeur.

      Vampire Hunter D (1985)

      Vampire Hunter D

        • NONE
        • 80 min
        • Animation

        In a far-future time ruled by the supernatural, a young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.

        Aan Paavam

          • Unrated
          • 2 min
          • Family

          Pandian and Pandiarajan are two sons of a village theater owner. Pandian goes to a neighbouring village to "check out" a girl for an arranged marriage, and ends up in the wrong house. Nonetheless, he takes a liking to the girl, Seetha, and decides to marry her. Meanwhile, Seetha's real suitor shows up, while Pandian's father fixes dates for his marriage to the girl originally chosen for him - Revathi, a school teacher. Pandian's adamance to marry Seetha causes a strange turn of...

          Adventures of Tarzan (1985)

          Adventures of Tarzan

            • Unrated
            • 135 min
            • Action

            Ruby Shetty lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad, who would to travel to the deep jungles of India to find a fabled tribe in the Shakabhoomi region, where others have gone - but never returned. Ruby also decides to follow her dad, and meets up with him near the jungle's edge, where she is introduced to a man named D.K., who her dad like her to get married to. The following few days Ruby has a number of misadventures and is rescued by an ape-like man who is called Tarzan, and...

            Alice in Wonderland (1985)

            Alice in Wonderland

              • Unrated
              • 187 min
              • Adventure

              Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts, she finds that she has ended up on the other side of the looking glass in Looking Glass Land and that there is a mind-created Jabberwocky after her. With the advice of a wise owl and royal chess pieces on her mind, she ventures home, vowing to grow up in this two-part movie which remains...

              Anne of Green Gables (1985)

              Anne of Green Gables

                • G
                • 199 min
                • Drama

                At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. Anne's a dreamer with an unusual point of view, far removed from Marilla's pragmatic ways, and it's only on trial that Marilla agrees to keep Anne...if Anne can keep out of trouble, only Anne has a positive genius for it. As Anne falls...

                Cemetery of Terror (1985)

                Cemetery of Terror

                  • R
                  • 88 min
                  • Horror

                  A professor suspects that a vicious killer may have discovered a way to return from the grave and continue his violent spree. His fears are proved true when a group of teenagers decide to pull a Halloween prank by stealing the killer's body from the morgue. When the teens recite an incantation from an old magic book over the corpse, it begins to come back to life, along with all of the bodies from the nearby cemetery. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <[email protected]>

                  Fool for Love (1985)

                  Fool for Love

                  • 75%
                  • R
                  • 106 min
                  • Drama

                  A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.