1985 Drama Movies

The Last Dragon (1985)

The Last Dragon

    • NONE
    • 109 min
    • Action

    A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and an rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.

    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.

      Vision Quest (1985)

      Vision Quest

      • 58%
      • R
      • 105 min
      • Drama

      High school wrestler Louden Swain is a man obsessed , trying to shed 23 pounds in a dangerously short time and take on Shute, the undefeated, tough-as-nails 168-pound champion who's the best wrestler in the state. Matthew Modine stars as the mop-headed student undeterred in his Vision Quest...until a day a sexy drifter threatens to pin Louden and his dreams to the mat of unrequited love.

      Tuff Turf (1985)

      Tuff Turf

        • R
        • 112 min
        • Action

        A street rebel and his gang have trouble understanding themselves and their world.

        Flesh & Blood (1985)

        Flesh & Blood

          • NR
          • 126 min
          • Adventure

          A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.

          Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

          Desperately Seeking Susan

          • 87%
          • PG-13
          • 104 min
          • Comedy

          Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan's life.

          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.

          The Sure Thing (1985)

          The Sure Thing

          • 89%
          • PG-13
          • 100 min
          • Comedy

          A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman, whom he falls in love with.

          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.

            Subway (1985)

            Subway

              • R
              • 104 min
              • Comedy

              Fred, a raffish safe blower, takes refuge in the Paris Metro after being chased by the henchmen of a shady businessman from whom he has just stolen some documents. While hiding out in the back rooms and conduits of the Metro, Fred encounters a subterranean society of eccentric characters and petty criminals. Despite being pursued by the henchmen, Fred finds the time to flirt with Helena, blow a safe, rob a train, evade the hapless Metro police and start a rock band

              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.

              White Nights (1985)

              White Nights

                • PG-13
                • 136 min
                • Drama

                An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American?

                The New Kids (1985)

                The New Kids

                  • R
                  • 89 min
                  • Drama

                  A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

                  Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

                  Kiss of the Spider Woman

                  • 88%
                  • R
                  • 120 min
                  • Drama

                  Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. During the time they spend together, the two men come to understand and respect one another.

                  Prizzi's Honor (1985)

                  Prizzi's Honor

                    • R
                    • 130 min
                    • Comedy

                    A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.

                    The Quiet Earth (1985)

                    The Quiet Earth

                    • 63%
                    • R
                    • 91 min
                    • Drama

                    After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world. Zac wakes one morning to discover he is alone in the world. The global top-secret energy project which he has been working on for a year, has changed the world. Humanity seems to have been wiped out.

                    King David (1985)

                    King David

                    • 14%
                    • 114 min
                    • Adventure

                    This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

                    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.

                      Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

                      Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

                      • 95%
                      • R
                      • 121 min
                      • Biography

                      A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Ranaway Horses. The last part depicts the events of 25th November 1970.

                      Heaven Help Us (1985)

                      Heaven Help Us

                        • R
                        • 104 min
                        • Comedy

                        Sixteen-year-old Michael Dunn arrives at St. Basil's Catholic Boys School in Brooklyn circa 1965. There, he befriends all of the misfits in his class as they collide with the repressive faculty and discover the opposite sex as they come of age.