1985 September Movies

Police (1985)


    • 113 min
    • Crime

    Mangin, a police inspector in Paris, leans hard on informants to get evidence on three Tunisian brothers who traffic in drugs. He arrests one, Simon, and his girl-friend Noria. Simon's brothers go to their lawyer. He springs Noria, who promptly steals 2 million francs that belong to the Tunisians. They suspect her of the theft; her life as well as the lawyer's is in danger. Meanwhile, Noria is playing with both the lawyer and Mangin's affections. Mangin is mercurial anyway: intimidating and...

    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.

      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.

        Tacos altos (1985)

        Tacos altos

          • PG
          • 87 min
          • Documentary

          The abuse endured by an indomitable prostitute does not kill her spirit in this drama based on short stories by Bernardo Kordon. Luisa (Susu Pecoraro) and her older sister Herminda (Ana Maria Picchio) are streetwalkers in Buenos Aires, but very different in their attitudes. Where Herminda is blithely frank about her job, Luisa is not as casual. On a trip home to bring her mother and little brother to the city (to help care for Herminda's baby), Luisa is viciously gang-raped by her former...

          The Holcroft Covenant (1985)

          The Holcroft Covenant

            • 112 min
            • Action

            A man who was a confidant of Adolf Hitler dies and leaves a fortune to make amends for his Nazi past--but his son has to search the world to find it

            The Trap (1985)

            The Trap

              • R
              • 101 min
              • Documentary

              A woman becomes obsessed with a man she can't have, and carries the torch for more than 15 years.

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              Thirteen at Dinner (1985)

              Thirteen at Dinner

                • Unrated
                • 87 min
                • Crime

                Hercule Poirot appears on a TV talk show with actor Bryan Martin who is making an action/detective movie with Jane Wilkinson. He also meets impressionist Carlotta Adams. They all go to a party and Jane asks him and Captain Hastings to go and meet her husband, Lord Edgware in regards to a divorce. They do so, to discover that the Lord had already granted her a divorce. Jane is delighted but drops hints that she could have killed the Lord if he didn't grant her the divorce. The next day...

                Three Men and a Cradle (1985)

                Three Men and a Cradle

                • 86%
                • PG-13
                • 106 min
                • Comedy

                Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties (During the movie, we even learn that they have signed a contract never to allow a girl to spend more than one night at their place). Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package (which turned out to be heroin) to deliver, and asks him if he can leave it discreetly at their place. Jacques agrees and, as he works as a steward, flies away for...

                When Nature Calls (1985)

                When Nature Calls

                  • R
                  • 85 min
                  • Comedy

                  Greg Van Waspish, feeling that there's more to life than spending day after day working in the city, decides one day to pack up the family and move out to the wilderness. The family, not having been consulted in this move, takes to their new life very reluctantly, but eventually get used to life in the great outdoors. This film also includes parody previews to three non-existant movies. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <[email protected]>