1985 September Movies (By Date)

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...

    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.

        Police (1985)

        Police

          • 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...

          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...

              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...

                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.

                  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...

                    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.

                    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

                      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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                        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...

                        Ornette: Made in America (1985)

                        Ornette: Made in America

                        • 89%
                        • Unrated
                        • 85 min
                        • Documentary

                        Documentary about jazz player Ornette Coleman

                        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]>

                          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]>

                            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...

                            American Drive-In (1985)

                            American Drive-In

                              • R
                              • 92 min
                              • Comedy

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

                              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.

                                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...