1985 July Movies

Back to The Future (1985)

Back to The Future

  • 96%
  • PG
  • 116 min
  • Adventure

High schooler Marty McFly Michael J. Fox, during the height of his TV success) is catapulted back to the '50s where he sees his parents in their teens, and accidentally changes the history of how Mom and Dad met. Filled with the humorous ideology of the '50s, filtered through the knowledge of the '80s (actor Ronald Reagan is president, ha!), the film comes off as a Twilight Zone episode written by Preston Sturges. Filled with memorable effects and two wonderfully off-key, perfectly cast...

Legend (1985)

Legend

  • 50%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Fantasy

A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves.

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.

    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.

    Day Of The Dead (1985)

    Day Of The Dead

    • 82%
    • NONE
    • 102 min
    • Horror

    The third chapter in the saga that director George Romero started in 1968 with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD moves the story further along the timeline of the zombie apocalypse to a time when survivors are few and far between. At an underground Florida research station, Dr. Logan (Richard Liberty) conducts grotesque experiments on captured zombies to search for a way that the living and the living dead can cohabitate. Begrudgingly sharing the facility with the doctor is military man Rhodes (Joe...

    Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

    Pee-wee's Big Adventure

    • 92%
    • PG
    • 90 min
    • Adventure

    Pee-wee Herman, a man who is handicapped by natural immaturity has a happy go lucky life, his house is full of toys and gadgets and has a dog named "Speck". He also has a bicycle which he loves likes its his own child. However, his enemy Francis Buxton, who is also naturally immature and rich covets Pee-wee's bike, then as Pee-wee was shopping for more toys and things for his house, he noticed that his bike was gone, he immediately blames this on Francis as he believes that Francis has stolen...

    The Black Cauldron (1985)

    The Black Cauldron

    • 55%
    • PG
    • 80 min
    • Animation

    Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.

    Explorers (1985)

    Explorers

    • 78%
    • PG
    • 109 min
    • Adventure

    This adventurous space tale stars Ethan Hawke and young star River Phoenix as misfit best friends whose dreams of space travel become a reality when they create an interplanetary spacecraft in their homemade laboratory. Ben Crandall is a young visionary who dreams of space travel while watching late-night B monster movies, pouring over comic books, and playing Galaga in the confines of his bedroom. But one night he has a vivid dream of flying over a space-like circuit board and shares his...

    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.

    The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

    The Legend of Billie Jean

    • 50%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Action

    Average Texas teen, Billie Jean Davy, is caught up in an odd fight for justice. She is usually followed and harrased around by local boys, who, one day, decide to trash her brother's scooter for fun. The boys' father refuses to pay them back the price of the scooter. The fight for "fair is fair" takes the teens around the state and produces an unlikely hero.

    European Vacation (1985)

    European Vacation

      • PG-13
      • 95 min
      • Adventure

      When the Griswolds accidentally win the grand prize on the "Pig in a poke" TV show, a trip to Europe for all of them, they happily decide to go. But the family's name would not be Griswold if everything went without complication. In London, they see Big Ben and Parliament extensively, but only after Clark learned to drive on the left side by not doing so; in Paris, Rusty's hormones disastrously spring to live; in Germany, the Griswolds visit the wrong relatives and in Italy, the family gets in...

      Attack of the Beast Creatures (1985)

      Attack of the Beast Creatures

        • Unrated
        • 82 min
        • Horror

        A terrible storm at sea turns an ocean liner's luxury voyage into a nightmare! Those lucky enough to survive the sinking ship soon find themselves stranded on an uncharted island. A living hell breaks loose when the survivors encounter gruesome, flesh-eating Beast Creatures!

        Blackout (1985)

        Blackout

          • 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

          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.

            Loose Screws (1985)

            Loose Screws

              • R
              • 92 min
              • Comedy

              Brad, Steve, Hue, and Marvin are four get-nowhere boys who are forced into summer school, ending up at Cockswell Academy under the supervision of Principal Arsenault. The boys play a game where they earn points for every girl with which they score. On misadventures of their own, they decide to go for the ultimate 100-point score, Mona Lott, the new French teacher. But when they're unable to get a shot at her, they end up in the unforgiving clutches of the principal. After all is lost, they take...

              Lupin the Third: The Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985)

              Lupin the Third: The Legend of the Gold of Babylon

                • Unrated
                • 100 min
                • Animation

                In New York City, several stone tablets have been unearthed that tell a tale about the Gold of Babylon. 2 Mafia families are after it as well as Lupin the 3rd himself. An old drunken woman named Rosetta appears to know much about this treasure than meets the eye. While Zenigata has made a group of female partners that'll lure Lupin into handcuffs. But the race is on for the gold of Babel. Who is this Rosetta woman? and what is the connection between New York and the Gold? ...

                The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)

                The Coca-Cola Kid

                  • R
                  • 98 min
                  • Comedy

                  An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the Kid's" persistence is tested he's given a tour of the man's plant, and they begin talking of a joint venture. Things get more complicated when the Coca-Cola man begins falling in love with his temporary secretary, who seems to have connections to the...

                  The Heavenly Kid (1985)

                  The Heavenly Kid

                  • 25%
                  • PG-13
                  • 90 min
                  • Comedy

                  When Bobby dies in a car accident he is not allowed to enter heaven but has to stay in one of the lower levels until he has worked enough as an guardian angel in order to deserve paradise. One of his jobs is Lenny, a gifted boy, who loves his schoolmate Sharon who is the most beautiful girl of the class. But she does not even notice him so that he is about to commit suicide. Bobby prevents this and dresses Lenny up making him a playboy and tough guy so that he gets what he wants although Bobby...

                  The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)

                  The Man with One Red Shoe

                  • 46%
                  • PG
                  • 92 min
                  • Comedy

                  A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.

                  The Protector (1985)

                  The Protector

                  • 33%
                  • R
                  • 91 min
                  • Action

                  Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities suspect that Laura's father is involved with Mr. Ko, a Hong Kong drug kingpin, so the NYC police commissioner sends the two cops to Hong Kong to investigate. Once in Hong Kong, the pair causes no end of trouble for both Mr. Ko and the local...