1985 Drama Movies (By Title)

Runaway Train (1985)

Runaway Train

  • 86%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Action

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

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.

    Savage Dawn (1985)

    Savage Dawn

      • R
      • 102 min
      • Drama

      A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.

      Savage Island (1985)

      Savage Island

        • R
        • 74 min
        • Action

        Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.

        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...

          Silver Bullet (1985)

          Silver Bullet

          • 50%
          • R
          • 95 min
          • Adventure

          The small town of Tarker's Mill was a place that was very peaceful, where nothing ever happened. Until one night, murders begin. The town people believe its some maniac killer on the loose and intend to hunt the man down. Marty, a young handicapped boy, believes that the killer is no man at all, but a werewolf. After a run in with the werewolf Marty and his sister, Jane hunt all over town for the man who is the werewolf.

          Silverado (1985)

          Silverado

          • 76%
          • PG-13
          • 133 min
          • Action

          A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices that exist in a small town.

          Smooth Talk (1985)

          Smooth Talk

            • PG-13
            • 92 min
            • Drama

            Based on the short story, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been", by Joyce Carol Oates, this film chronicles a 15-year-old girl, Connie's, (Laura Dern) sexual awakening in the Northern California suburbs. Her experimentations begin to get out of hand when the mysterious Arnold Friend Treat Williams) takes an interest in her. Offbeat, dark-edged, coming-of-age tale about beautiful teenager drawn to menacing stranger. Critics praised the strong, realistic performances. Worthwhile for fans...

            South Bronx Heroes (1985)

            South Bronx Heroes

              • R
              • 85 min
              • Action

              A young man just released from prison and living with his sister crosses paths with two children, also brother and sister, who are on the run from their child pornographer foster parents.

              St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

              St. Elmo's Fire

              • 47%
              • R
              • 110 min
              • Drama

              Seven friends, fresh out of Georgetown University, cope with the fears and realities of adulthood while drinking at their favorite hangout, St. Elmo's. Alex (Judd Nelson) and Leslie (Ally Sheedy) are career-minded and heading towards marriage. Virginal Wendy (Mare Winningham) only has eyes for wild, would-be rocker Billy (Rob Lowe)--whose wife and child don't prevent him from trying to relive his college days. Kevin (Andrew McCarthy) ponders the meaning of life and secretly desires Leslie,...

              Stand Alone (1985)

              Stand Alone

                • R
                • 94 min
                • Action

                A World War II vet is pushed to the limit when gang members and drug dealers take over his neighborhood.

                Static (1985)

                Static

                  • R
                  • 93 min
                  • Comedy

                  A quirky, out-of-of place worker at a crucifix factory in the Bible Belt invents a device he claims can show pictures of Heaven. Discouraged and confused by the inability of those around him to see anything but a screenful of static, he charismatically hijacks a bus of friendly elderly people in order to get media attention for his invention. Written by Keith Tyler <[email protected]>

                  Stick (1985)

                  Stick

                  • 33%
                  • 109 min
                  • Action

                  Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!

                  Stone Pillow (1985)

                  Stone Pillow

                    • Unrated
                    • 100 min
                    • Drama

                    In an effort to understand the plight of homeless women living on the streets, young social worker, Carrie Lange (Daphne Zuniga) attempts befriending a homeless woman named Florabelle ('Lucille Ball' ). Florabelle believes Carrie is runaway and tells her to go to the homeless shelter for help. Carrie stops another woman from stealing Florabelle's cart and gains her dubious trust. So begins Carrie's education in survival on the streets of Manhattan. Florabelle begins to...

                    Subway (1985)

                    Subway

                      • R
                      • 104 min
                      • Comedy

                      Fred, a raffish safe blower, takes refuge in the Paris Metro after being chased by the henchmen of a shady businessman from whom he has just stolen some documents. While hiding out in the back rooms and conduits of the Metro, Fred encounters a subterranean society of eccentric characters and petty criminals. Despite being pursued by the henchmen, Fred finds the time to flirt with Helena, blow a safe, rob a train, evade the hapless Metro police and start a rock band

                      Sweet Dreams (1985)

                      Sweet Dreams

                      • 94%
                      • PG-13
                      • 115 min
                      • Biography

                      Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country singer who died in a tragic plane crash.

                      Target (1985)

                      Target

                      • 71%
                      • R
                      • 117 min
                      • Action

                      A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).

                      That Was Then... This is Now (1985)

                      That Was Then... This is Now

                        • R
                        • 102 min
                        • Drama

                        A delinquent teenager's only link to society is the attachment he feels towards an older brother-figure. When the older boy starts spending time with a new girlfriend, the teenager begins to feel even more alienated, and gets involved with drugs and the police. Written by Cynan Rees <[email protected]>

                        The Angelic Conversation (1985)

                        The Angelic Conversation

                          • Unrated
                          • 81 min
                          • Drama

                          An unseen woman recites Shakespeare's sonnets - fourteen in all - as a man wordlessly seeks his heart's desire. The photography is stop-motion, the music is ethereal, the scenery is often elemental: boulders and smaller rocks, the sea, smoke or fog, and a garden. The man is on an odyssey following his love. But he must first, as the sonnet says, know what conscience is. So, before he can be united with his love, he must purify himself. He does so, bathing a tattooed figure (an angel,...

                          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.