1985 Drama Movies (By Title)

Krush Groove (1985)

Krush Groove

    • R
    • 97 min
    • Comedy

    In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker has all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove records, including Run-D.M.C., Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, and Kurtis Blow, while Rick (Rubin) produces their records. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell doesn't have the money to press records, he borrows money from a street hustler. At the same time, Russell and and his brother Run are both competing for the heart of...

    La historia oficial (1985)

    La historia oficial

      • R
      • 112 min
      • Drama

      After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

      Ladyhawke (1985)

      Ladyhawke

      • 67%
      • PG-13
      • 121 min
      • Adventure

      Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

      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...

        Les loups entre eux (1985)

        Les loups entre eux

          • Unrated
          • 114 min
          • Action
          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...

          Letting Go (1985)

          Letting Go

            • Unrated
            • 104 min
            • Comedy

            A TV Movie directed by Jack Bender.

            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...

              Love Songs (1985)

              Love Songs

                • 109 min
                • Drama
                Macaroni (1985)

                Macaroni

                  • PG
                  • 104 min
                  • Comedy

                  Robert Traven, a dyspeptic, edgy American businessman, arrives in Naples and is received by a friendly but officious local company representative. Exhausted by the pressures and inconveniences of a long flight, he is looking forward to rest and relaxation in his hotel room when he is visited by buoyant and upbeat Antonio Jassiello, a clerk in a bank record room, who is surprised when his old friend from the War does not recognize him. The annoyed and exhausted Traven feels he's being...

                  Mafia Vs. Ninja (1985)

                  Mafia Vs. Ninja

                    • Unrated
                    • 90 min
                    • Action

                    Sewage workers Jack and Charlie get involved in an international Asian gang war when Jack helps the boss of a Shanghai gang against one of his rebellious underlings. This underling then strikes a deal with the Japanese Yakuza in the hopes of toppling his boss and become the leader of Shanghai himself. When the Yakuza assassinate the Shanghai boss, Jack pledges to avenge his new friend's death. As he seeks out those ultimately responsible, he does battle with a variety of ninjas and...

                    Malice in Wonderland (1985)

                    Malice in Wonderland

                      • Unrated
                      • 120 min
                      • Biography

                      Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintence of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons - maker and breaker of careers (and lives) through her daily syndicated newspaper column. The big movie moguls, fed up with Parson's power over their stars, decide to de-claw her by setting up gossip Hopper as a competitor in the rumour industry. What they couldn't forsee was that Hopper would become as big as Parsons -- and...

                      Marie (1985)

                      Marie

                        • PG-13
                        • 112 min
                        • Drama

                        A single mother takes a job with the government where she is confronted with corruption.

                        Martin's Day (1985)

                        Martin's Day

                          • 98 min
                          • Drama

                          Threatened with recapture after a prison escape, Martin Stechert grabs a 12-year-old as hostage. He proves to be named Martin, too a quiet "good little boy" always obeying the rules, whom life has given only dismal loneliness and frustration in return. Soon he begins to admire "Stech" for his cheeky pranks against society and his desperate mission to make dreams come true. In a climactic moment, he chooses to stay with the man even though he could run away. Via hijacks and hijinx, they flee to...

                          Marvin & Tige (1985)

                          Marvin & Tige

                            • PG
                            • 104 min
                            • Drama

                            Marvin, a heavy-drinking widower who has seen better days and now ekes out a living at odd jobs, meets Tige, an 11-year-old black boy about to kill himself because his mother has just died. With nowhere else to stay, Tige moves in with Marvin and they develop a close (if sometimes stormy) relationship which is good for both of them. Marvin wants to adopt Tige but knows that he is too poor to give him a good home, as becomes painfully clear when Tige catches pneumonia. Then he discovers who...

                            Mask (1985)

                            Mask

                            • 93%
                            • PG-13
                            • 120 min
                            • Biography

                            A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.

                            Mata Hari (1985)

                            Mata Hari

                              • R
                              • 108 min
                              • Drama

                              Based loosely on the real-life story of the World War I spy. The exotic dancer uses her contacts in European high society, along with her seductive charm, to collect military secrets during the war. She successfully plays both sides against each other until at last her deceptions catch up with her.

                              Mirrors (1985)

                              Mirrors

                                • R
                                • 120 min
                                • Drama

                                An aspiring Midwestern ballerina (Marguerite Hickey) struggles in New York as the only jobs she can get are as chorus performers. Her personal life is equally dismal.

                                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.

                                Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

                                Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

                                  • R
                                  • 100 min
                                  • Action

                                  Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.