1985 January Movies

Creepers (1985)

Creepers

    • R
    • 110 min
    • Horror

    A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

    The Mutilator (1985)

    The Mutilator

      • R
      • 86 min
      • Horror

      As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife dead, and blaming his own offspring tried to commit infanticide before Ed managed to escape his father's murderous antics. Leaving his old man to sleep into mournful psychosis as he began pouring whiskey down his slain wife's throat. Ed now in his teens...

      Tuff Turf (1985)

      Tuff Turf

        • R
        • 112 min
        • Action

        A street rebel and his gang have trouble understanding themselves and their world.

        Fandango (1985)

        Fandango

        • 50%
        • PG
        • 91 min
        • Comedy

        Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.

        The Falcon & the Snowman (1985)

        The Falcon & the Snowman

          • R
          • 132 min
          • Biography

          The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

          The New Kids (1985)

          The New Kids

            • R
            • 89 min
            • Drama

            A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

            "American Playhouse" Go Tell It on the Mountain

              • Unrated
              • 96 min
              • Comedy
              3:15 (1985)

              3:15

                • R
                • 86 min
                • Crime

                Violent crime is routine. Organized drug trade runs rampant in the face of powerless authority. And a vicious street gang holds dominion with a savage reign of terror. Welcome to Lincoln High! Here "the Cobras" rule the school and everyone in it. Everyone except for Jeff Hanna. Once the most feared member of the Cobras, Hanna got sick of fighting and got out of the gang for good. But now The Cobras have brutalized his newfound girlfriend and threatened to kill him for his disloyalty....

                Adieu blaireau (1985)

                Adieu blaireau

                  • Unrated
                  • 94 min
                  • Drama

                  Fred is a gambler and deep in debt. He owes crime boss Victor a lot of money and the time to pay has come. Gégé, his loyal friend, advises him to make money quickly, or face the consequences. But Fred, at this moment, has other ideas in his head. He is obsessed with his young ex, BB. He is still madly in love with her, but she wants nothing more to do with him. She wants to be happy, far away from Fred, and his gambling. He wants to try again and promises to change, but she will not...

                  Akalathe Ambili (1985)

                  Akalathe Ambili

                    • PG
                    • 157 min
                    • Adventure

                    Ajayan, a successful businessman, is in love with his secretary. Ashok, his rival in love, is kidnapped and Ajayan must rescue him.

                    Alien Predator (1985)

                    Alien Predator

                      • R
                      • 90 min
                      • Drama

                      3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then the organisms fell to earth with SkyLab and they are now starting to infect people by brutally killing them off. And these 3 friends and NASA scientist must get an antidote from a NASA Lab nearby and save themselves and the rest of the world. ...

                      Anna Karenina (1985)

                      Anna Karenina

                        • PG
                        • 150 min
                        • Drama

                        A brief meeting at the Moscow train station and the dashing officer in the Russian Army is captivated by the beautiful woman who has been his mother's companion on the trip from St. Petersburg. Back in St. Petersburg, they seem to be on the same social circuit. People are talking even before there is anything to talk about. When Vronsky falls from his horse one afternoon and Anna Karenina and her husband are among the spectators, she rushes to Vronsky's side. What will happen now...

                        Avenging Angel (1985)

                        Avenging Angel

                          • R
                          • 93 min
                          • Action

                          Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed observation by brutal gangsters, she returns downtown to take revenge

                          Badge of the Assassin (1985)

                          Badge of the Assassin

                            • R
                            • 120 min
                            • Drama

                            Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans. Written by [email protected]

                            Bernstein on Mahler

                              • Unrated
                              • 85 min
                              • Documentary

                              Engrossing video essay by Leonard Bernstein commemorates the 125th anniversary of Gustav Mahler's birth. Bernstein recorded a cycle of the Mahler symphonies and was clearly obsessed with the man. Bernstein himself was a world-class raconteur and the film provides many insights into both Mahler and Bernstein himself, both now regarded as exceptional composers, showmen, and (self-consciously) Jews. Bernstein's thoughts on how his Jewish background influenced Mahler and his music...

                              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.

                                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...

                                  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.

                                    Histoire d'une rencontre (1985)

                                    Histoire d'une rencontre

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 79 min
                                      • Documentary

                                      Directed by Brahim Tsaki.

                                      Horror House on Highway Five (1985)

                                      Horror House on Highway Five

                                        • Unrated
                                        • 90 min
                                        • Horror

                                        As part of a project are sent to a place called Littletown to investigate and research a supposedly deceased German (and possible Nazi) ex-patriot rocket scientist, named Frederick Bartholomew who it seems was supposedly responsible for the V2 rocket before embarking on a murderous rampage slaying all who he worked with in his final days spent here in America. In Honor of this achievement our project student group have got to make replicas of the rockets whilst at that location....