1985 Drama Movies (By Title)

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.

Fast Forward (1985)

Fast Forward

    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Drama

    Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they try to do their best to survive in the Big Apple before competition, and get some lessons about the real World.

    Favourites of the Moon (1985)

    Favourites of the Moon

      • 101 min
      • Crime

      The story revolves around two objects, a rare set of 18th-century Limoges china, and a 19th century aristocratic portrait. As these items are passed, sold, or stolen from one character to another, a giddy round dance of excess begins to take shape, one which suggests that if history doesn't repeat itself, it certainly rhymes. Together with co-writer GĂ©rard Brach, whose other co-writing credits include Repulsion and Tess, Otar Iosseliani uses a feather-light touch to expose the futility of...

      Fever Pitch (1985)

      Fever Pitch

        • 96 min
        • Drama

        An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - organized gambling.

        Final Justice (1985)

        Final Justice

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          Geronimo is the Sheriff of a little Texas town. One night two brothers from Palermo kills the sheriffs coworker and pal so he chases them. The chase takes him across the border down to Mexico where he kills one of the brothers and takes the other one back to USA to stand trial. The surviving brother vows revenge on the sheriff. But the criminal is handed over to the Italian police and the sheriff is sent over to Europe with the prisoner. Written by Mikael Ahkoila...

          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.

            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.

            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

              Godzilla: 1985 (1985)

              Godzilla: 1985

                • PG
                • 87 min
                • Action

                Released in America as the heavily re-edited Godzilla 1985, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves as a direct follow-up to the original 1954 Gojira. This film restores the darker tone of the original, as we witness the nuclear destruction of giant lizard terrorizing 1984-era Japan.

                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!

                  Hail Mary (1985)

                  Hail Mary

                    • NONE
                    • 107 min
                    • Drama

                    Famed French director Jean-Luc Godard delivers his most controversial drama with this modern retelling of the birth of Christ. In Godard's version, the Virgin Mary is a Swiss gas station employee and Joseph is her taxi-driving boyfriend.

                    Heart of a Dragon (1985)

                    Heart of a Dragon

                      • R
                      • 91 min
                      • Action

                      Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

                      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.

                        Hellhole (1985)

                        Hellhole

                          • R
                          • 90 min
                          • Action

                          Unscrupulous scientists are using inmates in a women's prison/asylum as guinea pigs for their experimental mind control drug.

                          Idi i smotri (1985)

                          Idi i smotri

                            • NR
                            • 136 min
                            • Drama

                            A boy is unwillingly thrust into the atrocities of war in WWII Byelorussia, fighting for a hopelessly unequipped resistance movement against the ruthless German forces. Witnessing scenes of abject terror and accidentally surviving horrifying situations he loses his innocence and then his mind.

                            Into the Night (1985)

                            Into the Night

                            • 38%
                            • R
                            • 115 min
                            • Comedy

                            Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.

                            Joshua Then and Now (1985)

                            Joshua Then and Now

                              • 119 min
                              • Comedy

                              Based on a novel by Mordecai Richler, allegedly his autobiography, it tells the story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.

                              Kids Don't Tell

                                • Unrated
                                • 100 min
                                • Drama

                                When a documentary-maker begins to make a film about child sexual abuse, the subject begins to eat into him and affect his relationship with those around him, particularly his wife.

                                King David (1985)

                                King David

                                • 14%
                                • 114 min
                                • Adventure

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

                                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.