1985 Drama Movies (By Date)

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...

    The Other Lover (1985)

    The Other Lover

      • Unrated
      • 100 min
      • Drama

      A novelist (Jack Scalia) enters into a complicated affair with a doctor's wife (Lindsay Wagner), who happens to be his publishing company's marketing director and a mother of two.

      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.

        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.

        The Unknown Soldier (1985)

        The Unknown Soldier

          • Unrated
          • 198 min
          • Drama

          This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944). The film tells the story of the fate of a machine gun platoon made up of young conscripts from various parts of Finland fighting against the Russian army from the beginning (summer 1941) to the end (summer/autumn 1944) of...

          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,...

          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.

          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.

          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...

          The Trip to Bountiful (1985)

          The Trip to Bountiful

          • 100%
          • PG
          • 108 min
          • Drama

          Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as "home."

          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...

          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.

          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.

          Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

          Letter to Brezhnev

          • 100%
          • R
          • 91 min
          • Comedy

          The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. Two Liverpool lasses, Teresa and Elaine meet two Russian sailors, Sergei and Peter and hook up for a night of fun and frolics. Teresa is looking for sex and a smile, Elaine wants love, romance and the dream of a life far away from the grime of the Liverpool docklands. A classic British romantic comedy filled with new wave...

          Les loups entre eux (1985)

          Les loups entre eux

            • Unrated
            • 114 min
            • Action