1985 Drama Movies (By Date)

Otac na sluzbenom putu (1985)

Otac na sluzbenom putu

    • R
    • 136 min
    • Drama

    Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested unfortunates. His family is now forced to cope with the situation and wait for his release from prison.

    Little Treasure (1985)

    Little Treasure

      • R
      • 95 min
      • Action

      Margo hilariously portrayed by Margot Kidder arriving in Mexico to see ailing father who soon dies; but not before telling her of a stolen treasure buried years ago in a ghost-town. Margo joins forces with Eugene played by Ted Danson. Their adventure must be financed, so they work in small towns she a professional-stripper and he as bartender. Their relationship develops while on weekends they search for the buried Treasure. Conflict ensues as he wonders whether the Treasure was just the old...

      An Early Frost (1985)

      An Early Frost

        • Unrated
        • 100 min
        • Drama

        Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He's forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the first time with his co-workers (he's a successful lawyer) and family. He, and the people around him, must face up to the inevitablity of his death and the disease that's killing him. "An Early Frost" was many people's first look at an AIDS victim as a human being instead of a statistic. ...

        Code of Silence (1985)

        Code of Silence

        • 50%
        • R
        • 101 min
        • Action

        Eddie Cusack is a Chicago police officer about to bust some members of the Comacho gang when the gang is shot up by a rival drug gang from the neighboring building, led by Tony Luna. Victor Comacho is the only survivor of the Comacho gang and his older brother, Luis, who is the leader of the gang, retaliates by killing Luna's family and kidnaps Luna's daughter, Diana. Cusack must face Tony Luna and Luis Comacho alone because nobody on the police force is willing to help him since he was the...

        Gymkata (1985)

        Gymkata

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          Johnathan Cabot is a champion gymnast. In the tiny, yet savage, country of Parmistan, there is a perfect spot for a "star wars" site. For the US to get this site, they must compete in the brutal "Game". The government calls on Cabot, the son of a former operative, to win the game. Cabot must combine his gymnastics skills of the west with fighting secrets of the east and form GYMKATA!

          The Assisi Underground (1985)

          The Assisi Underground

            • PG
            • 115 min
            • Drama

            This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943.

            Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)

            Seven Minutes in Heaven

              • PG-13
              • 88 min
              • Comedy

              Natalie Becker is staying at home studying and working on an essay to meet the president while her father is away. Jeffrey Moran, a childhood friend (whom her father does not know) is having trouble with his stepfather, Jeremy, who is an immature bully, so she lets him stay with her. All sorts of trouble and misunderstandings ensue. Natalie's best friend Polly tries to date a pro baseball player, Zoo Knudson, and is very intrusive on Natalie's personal life, jumping to hasty...

              Letting Go (1985)

              Letting Go

                • Unrated
                • 104 min
                • Comedy

                A TV Movie directed by Jack Bender.

                Rendez-vous (1985)

                Rendez-vous

                  • 82 min
                  • Drama

                  A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous dismay, she's willing to sleep with Quentin, and wants Paulot's friendship. After a desperate act by Quentin, Nina and Paulot share a flat, but she still won't take him as a lover; instead, her energy goes into a production of "Romeo and Juliet" directed by a detached,...

                  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.

                  Le meilleur de la vie (1985)

                  Le meilleur de la vie

                    • Unrated
                    • 96 min
                    • Drama

                    Two quarreling lovers from opposite sides of the economic scale take central stage in this drama about Veronique and Adrien. Veronique is wealthy and from the provinces, Adrien is impoverished and his ancestors come from Brittany. In spite of their different backgrounds, the two fall in love, marry, and eventually have a baby girl. At just about that time, Veronique decides to go back to school, and Adrien becomes both mother and father to their baby. Unable to cope with Veronique's...

                    Deceptions (1985)

                    Deceptions

                      • Unrated
                      • 120 min
                      • Drama

                      Stephanie and Sabrina are twin sisters. Stephanie is a housewife, who doesn't seem content with her life, while Sabrina is a jetsetter who lives in London. They go to Venice for their birthday and they decide to see how the other's life is. So Sabrina goes to Stephanie's home and becomes mother to her children and wife to her husband Grant. Problem is that Stephanie is a little insecure of an attractive student who is always flaunting herself at Grant. While Stephanie enjoys...

                      Ran (1985)

                      Ran

                        • R
                        • 162 min
                        • Action

                        A story of greed, a lust for power, and ultimate revenge when an elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him. A profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

                        Gidget's Summer Reunion (1985)

                        Gidget's Summer Reunion

                          • Unrated
                          • 120 min
                          • Comedy

                          Former beach bunny/girl surfer Gidget is fully grown up and married to her long-term beau Moondoggie, and deals with a variety of marital spats, as well as running her own travel agency, running interferences with her teenage niece, and trying to arrange a reunion of her husband's old surfing friends. Written by Anonymous

                          Winter Evening in Gagry (1985)

                          Winter Evening in Gagry

                            • Unrated
                            • 88 min
                            • Comedy

                            A young romantic loves step dance but there is only one person who knows this forgotten art. Beglov was a step dance super star back in 50s but as step became unpopular he lost everything. He hates even this word - 'chechotka' (step dance). But somehow the young man convinces him to become his coach and manager. Written by Konstantin Dlutskii <[email protected]>

                            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.

                              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.

                                No End (1985)

                                No End

                                • 90%
                                • Unrated
                                • 109 min
                                • Drama

                                It's 1982: Poland is under martial law, and Solidarity is banned. Ulla, a translator working on Orwell, suddenly loses her husband, Antek, an attorney. She is possessed by her grief, and Antek continues to appear to her. She seeks to free herself in her work, in her relationship with her son, in sex, and in hypnosis. In a subplot, Ulla refers the wife of one of her husband's clients Darek, a jailed Solidarity strike organizer to Labrador, a world-weary, aging attorney, who works to...

                                The City & The Dogs (1985)

                                The City & The Dogs

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 135 min
                                  • Drama

                                  Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder. Written by Anonymous

                                  Wetherby (1985)

                                  Wetherby

                                    • R
                                    • 102 min
                                    • Drama

                                    The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.