1985 Drama Movies (By Title)

Blackout (1985)


    • PG
    • 100 min
    • Crime

    A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before. Written by Anonymous

    Bliss (1985)


      • R
      • 112 min
      • Comedy

      An advertising executive dies and goes to hell... except nothing changes. Well, his daughter is buying drugs with sexual favours from her brother, and the number of cancer-causing products is on the increase. But the notes he writes to himself to prove he hasn't gone insane are getting more disjointed, and he runs off with an ex-prostitute called Honey Barbera. Written by David Carroll <[email protected]>

      Brazil (1985)


      • 98%
      • R
      • 132 min
      • Drama

      Brazil is a Terry Gilliam dystopic black comedy film that reflects the melancholy, dreamlike quality of a famous Brazilian song that’s been translated into English. The film parodies the mostly dysfunctional bureaucratic world we live in and takes us to a post-apocalyptic world in the future yet with our present day attitudes in mind.

      Bridge To Terabithia (1985)

      Bridge To Terabithia

        • Unrated
        • 60 min
        • Drama

        Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school. Written by Adam Carpenter <[email protected]>

        Certain Fury (1985)

        Certain Fury

          • 87 min
          • Action

          During a shooting in court young prostitute Scarlet manages to flee. In a state of confusion, the black Tracy, who was arrested for a minor delict, follows her. When she decides to leave Scarlett, an accident makes it impossible. So they're bound together on a flight from the police and some of the meanest criminals of New York.

          Challenge of a Lifetime (1985)

          Challenge of a Lifetime

            • Unrated
            • 100 min
            • Comedy

            Nora Scoonover is 35, divorced, in debt and going nowhere when her 16 year-old son, Steven, runs away from camp and asks to spend the summer with her. Together they decide that she will enter the Ironman Triathlon competition in Hawaii, although she has not done any running since high school. The experience brings them together. Written by Herman Seifer <[email protected]>

            Children in the Crossfire (1985)

            Children in the Crossfire

              • Unrated
              • 100 min
              • Drama

              For the children of Northern Ireland, violence and hatred are a way of life passed from one generation to the next. In "Children in the Crossfire" four children from both sides of the conflict come to America through a special project, and discover each other away from the ravages of their homeland.

              Cocoon (1985)


              • 80%
              • PG-13
              • 117 min
              • Comedy

              A group of aliens return to earth to take back some cocoons of their people they left behind from an earlier trip. The cocoons are resting at the bottom of the ocean. They kept the recovered cocoons in the swimming pool of a house they rented in a small Florida town. Their mission is hampered by a number of old people from an elderly home nearby, who have been secretly using the pool and discovering the unusual power of these cocoons.

              Code Name: Emerald (1985)

              Code Name: Emerald

                • NR
                • 95 min
                • Action

                In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will be supported by a secret friend of the allies, a very important German officer and the French resistance. But the nazi SS is not resting...

                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...

                Colonel Redl (1985)

                Colonel Redl

                  • R
                  • 144 min
                  • Biography

                  Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl (Brandauer), an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

                  Compromising Positions (1985)

                  Compromising Positions

                  • 53%
                  • 99 min
                  • Comedy

                  An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.

                  Crossover Dreams (1985)

                  Crossover Dreams

                    • Unrated
                    • 86 min
                    • Comedy

                    Salsa singer screws over everybody on his way to the top; when his latest record flops, his career starts doing downhill.

                    Dance with a Stranger (1985)

                    Dance with a Stranger

                    • 90%
                    • 102 min
                    • Biography

                    Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived relationship with motor-racing driver David Blakely (Rupert Everett).

                    Daughters of Eve (1985)

                    Daughters of Eve

                      • R
                      • 125 min
                      • Crime

                      The story takes place in a small village that has obviously been swayed by Christian missionaries, especially the head brainwashee Tonya--who runs the little school--and her grandmother. There's this guy Simon who is the village meat guy and all the woman get lustful on him. Eventually Tonya's old friend Zelda shows up fresh from Manila where she prostituted herself and ended up with an American boyfriend. Well, Zelda succumbs to Simon's charms and Tonya is semi-seduced by Zelda's American...

                      Death Wish 3 (1985)

                      Death Wish 3

                      • 6%
                      • R
                      • 92 min
                      • Action

                      Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and the police enter the apartment and find Paul standing over Charley's body. Paul is arrested for the murder, but police chief Richard S. Shriker is like Paul.

                      Deceptions (1985)


                        • 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...

                        Déjà Vu (1985)

                        Déjà Vu

                          • R
                          • 90 min
                          • Drama

                          A choreographer who believes that he was reincarnated believes that his present wife possesses the soul of his wife in his previous wife, a ballerina.

                          Desert Hearts (1985)

                          Desert Hearts

                            • 96 min
                            • Drama

                            The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.

                            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.