1985 September Movies

After Hours (1985)

After Hours

  • 90%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Comedy

A meek word processor impulsively travels to Manhattan's Soho District to date an attractive but apparently disturbed young woman and finds himself trapped there in a nightmarishly surreal vortex of improbable coincidences and farcical circumstances.

The local Starz, led by Donnie Pintron, test Barry and his fellow contestants on the maxims of nightclub etiquette. In order to make the cut, the contestants must gain entrance into the most exclusive clubs, dress to perfection, and pick up the...

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

The Journey of Natty Gann

  • 100%
  • PG
  • 101 min
  • Family

Natty Gann (played by Meredith Salenger) is a twelve year old Depression era girl whose single-parent father leaves her behind in Chicago while he goes to Washington State to look for work in the timber industry. Natty runs away from the guardian she was left with to follow Dad. She befriends and is befriended by a wolf that has been abused in dog fights, hops a freight train west, and is presumed dead when her wallet is found after the train crashes. Dad gets bitter and endangers himself in...

The Quiet Earth (1985)

The Quiet Earth

  • 63%
  • R
  • 91 min
  • Drama

After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world. Zac wakes one morning to discover he is alone in the world. The global top-secret energy project which he has been working on for a year, has changed the world. Humanity seems to have been wiped out.

American Drive-In (1985)

American Drive-In

    • R
    • 92 min
    • Comedy

    The goings-on at a typical drive-in on a summer night.

    Bewafai (1985)

    Bewafai

      • NONE
      • 130 min
      • Drama

      Asha has always known Ashok, an employee with her dad, since she was a child and has had a crush on him. She could not stand anyone else trying to woo him in any way. When she finds out that a young woman named Vinny has been taking an interest in Ashok, she beats her up. She thinks she has Ashok all to herself, only to find out that another young woman, Renu, also has an interest in Ashok and that Ashok has been taking care of her for years. When she meets Renu she hopes to teach her a lesson,...

      Code Name: Emerald (1985)

      Code Name: Emerald

        • NR
        • 95 min
        • Action

        In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will be supported by a secret friend of the allies, a very important German officer and the French resistance. But the nazi SS is not resting...

        Creator (1985)

        Creator

        • 36%
        • R
        • 107 min
        • Comedy

        Dr. Harry Wolper (Peter O'Toole) is an eccentric scientist who can't forget the wife he lost to childbirth 30 years ago. To assuage his heartache, he decides to clone his dead wife. Little does Wolper realize, however, that true love may be staring him in the face -- in the form of his lab assistant, Meli (Mariel Hemingway). When Meli forces the scientist to choose between her and his "experiment," Wolper must make a decision.

        Crimewave (1985)

        Crimewave

          • PG-13
          • 83 min
          • Comedy

          Fed up of his business partner, Ernest Trend hires the services of two exterminators. When things go drastically wrong and they murder the wrong man, the race is on to frame an innocent video surveillance man.

          Fat ngoi ching (1985)

          Fat ngoi ching

            • Unrated
            • 102 min
            • Crime

            HK courtroom drama and key early role for Lau. The Truth (1988) is a sequel.

            Festa di laurea (1985)

            Festa di laurea

              • Unrated
              • 94 min
              • Comedy
              Hard Rock Zombies (1985)

              Hard Rock Zombies

                • 98 min
                • Comedy

                A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes, werewolves, murderous dwarves, sex perverts, and Hitler, the town is a strange place but that doesn't stop the band's lead singer from falling in love with a local girl named Cassie. After Nazi sex perverts kill the band to satisfy their lusts...

                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

                  Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

                  Invasion U.S.A.

                  • 27%
                  • R
                  • 107 min
                  • Action

                  A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.

                  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.

                    Junior (1985)

                    Junior

                      • Unrated
                      • 87 min
                      • Horror

                      K.C. and Jo are two hardened female ex-cons who decide to build a marina on a lake in backwoods Texas to start a life for themselves, only to be hassled by the redneck locals who do not like outsiders, and that the lakeshore is their own regular hangout. But K.C. and Jo's worst troubles come from Junior, a slow-witted psycho redneck who gets the O.K. from his equally demented mother to kill the two. Written by Matthew Patay <[email protected]>

                      Marie (1985)

                      Marie

                        • PG-13
                        • 112 min
                        • Drama

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

                        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.

                          My American Cousin (1985)

                          My American Cousin

                            • PG
                            • 90 min
                            • Biography

                            Twelve years old Sandy lives with her parents and two younger sisters on an idyllic ranch in Canada. However she's not quite happy: her parents keep on treating her like a child. One night her cousin Buck from America arrives in a fancy car for a surprise visit. She thinks he's attractive and would like to be close with him, but he considers her too young, too. Only some time later her family learns that Buck ran away from home and took his mother's car. Sandy would like to fly...

                            Ornette: Made in America (1985)

                            Ornette: Made in America

                            • 89%
                            • Unrated
                            • 85 min
                            • Documentary

                            Documentary about jazz player Ornette Coleman

                            Plenty (1985)

                            Plenty

                              • R
                              • 121 min
                              • Drama

                              David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.