Tag: 1985

Ornette: Made in America (1985) 7

Ornette: Made in America (1985)

Ornette: Made In America captures Ornette's evolution over three decades. Returning home to Fort Worth, Texas in 1983 as a famed performer and composer, documentary footage, dramatic scenes, and some of the first music v...

Trashy Lady (1985) 6.3

Trashy Lady (1985)

After gangster Dutch Schultz's last girlfriend walks out on him, he hires the girl of a rival gangster to transform his current gal, classy cigarette girl Kitty, into the kind of woman he likes: a trashy lady.::smcarter1...

That Was Then… This Is Now (1985) 6.2

That Was Then… This Is Now (1985)

A delinquent teenager's only link to society is the attachment he feels towards an older brother-figure. When the older boy starts spending time with a new girlfriend, the teenager begins to feel even more alienated, and...

Shimaizaka (1985) 6.2

Shimaizaka (1985)

Four half-sisters share an unusually close bond during tumultuous times of post-war Japan....

Prime Risk (1985) 5.8

Prime Risk (1985)

A female engineer, with the assistance of her pilot-wannabe male friend, discovers a way to rip off ATM machines, but in doing so stumbles upon a plot to destroy the U.S. monetary system.::Anonymous...

False as Water (1985) 6.3

False as Water (1985)

John and Carl have a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara who recently made her debut, and Clara's fiancé Stig. John and Clara fall in love with each other, and she moves into an apartment owned by...

Yuki no dansho – jonetsu (1985) 6.9

Yuki no dansho – jonetsu (1985)

The story deals with a young girl getting adopted by a family that holds her like a slave and then being "freed" by a young man working for this family's company. 10 years later she gets involved in the murder of one of ...

Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985) 5.6

Confessions of a Serial Killer (1985)

After being arrested, a Texas man begins confessing to the brutal murder of over 200 women. He recounts his random selection of victims and his traveling companions, his friend and friend's sister. But the police can't b...

Working Class (1985) 6.3

Working Class (1985)

A factory worker falls in love unknowingly with his boss's daughter. However, on their first date, he vows never to marry a rich girl.::Movie Dude...

Fool for Love (1985) 6.1

Fool for Love (1985)

May is hiding out at an old motel in the Southwest. Eddie, her half-brother, also an old flame shows up. He threatens her metaphorically and, at times, literally drags her back into the life she had fled from. The film f...

Restless Natives (1985) 7.1

Restless Natives (1985)

Two lads in Edinburgh embark on a non-violent spree of robberies. They dress up in clown masks and act as modern highwaymen, robbing coach loads of tourists in the highlands. In the process they become folk heroes to the...

Lonelyheart (1985) 7.3

Lonelyheart (1985)

Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle develops, and the viewer can't q...

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) 6.8

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Much of the Pakistani Hussein family has settled in London, striving for the riches promised by Thatcherism. Nasser and his right hand man, Salim, have a number of small businesses and they do whatever they need to make ...

Howling II: … Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985) 3.6

Howling II: … Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)

After countless millennia of watching, waiting and stalking, the unholy creatures known as werewolves are poised to inherit the earth. After newswoman Karen White's shocking on-screen transformation and violent death, he...

Godzilla 1985 (1985) 6.3

Godzilla 1985 (1985)

A reporter investigates the disappearance of a ship. He finds the ship and discovers that all the hands have been killed by a giant sea louse except for one. The lone survivor then tells the reporter that the ship was at...

The Bride (1985) 5.4

The Bride (1985)

After the creation of his creature, Dr. Frankenstein researches and creates the perfect woman, Eva, to be the mate of the creature. However, the anxiety of the creature creates havoc in the laboratory, which is burnt dow...

American Ninja (1985) 5.5

American Ninja (1985)

Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his f...

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) (TV) 7.5

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) (TV)

The Great Ak calls a council of the Immortals to ask that Santa Claus be given immortality. To justify it, he tells the story of Santa Claus. The Ak found an abandoned baby and gave it to a lioness and a fairy to raise, ...

Majestic Thunderbolt (1985) 5.6

Majestic Thunderbolt (1985)

A case full of valuable diamonds ends up in the hands of an evil crime boss and it's up to a vengeful cop to take him down....

Plenty (1985) 6

Plenty (1985)

Susan Traherne has been irreparably changed by her wartime experiences as a Resistance fighter. She sets out in the post-war world to make her way to what she wants, no matter who is hurt, or how....

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) 6.3

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

This is the story of a master toymaker who discovers a magical kingdom of elves in the North Pole and becomes Santa Claus. But when Santa's eager-to-please elf Patch leaves the North Pole for the big streets of New York ...

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985) 7.4

A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)

Identical twins Oliver and Oswald Deuce lose their wives in a car crash caused by a white swan. The brothers, who are zoologists, become obsessed with the death and decay of animals. They both have a relationship with Al...

Shoah (1985) 8.7

Shoah (1985)

Claude Lanzmann directed this 9 1/2 hour documentary of the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage. He interviews survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis (whom he had to film secretly since they only agreed...

National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985) 6.2

National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

The Griswolds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have...

Screwballs II (1985) 4.3

Screwballs II (1985)

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...

Birds of Prey (1985) 4.9

Birds of Prey (1985)

A homicide detective finds himself being stalked by a killer responsible for a series of mob style executions.::Anonymous...

Barbarian Queen (1985) 4.1

Barbarian Queen (1985)

Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed. Three women survive and set off to liberate their people. When they arri...

Faasle (1985) 4.5

Faasle (1985)

Vikram (Sunil Dutt) is a wealthy man and has brought up his motherless daughter Chandni (Farah) and son Sanjay (Farooq Shaikh) sacrificing his own personal happiness. When Vijay (Rohan Kapoor) comes into Chandni's life -...

Cop au Vin (1985) 6.6

Cop au Vin (1985)

When a small town of Normandy begins losing its citizenry in a series of strange deaths, out-of-town police inspector Jean Lavardin (Jean Poiret) is sent to investigate. Could the killers be a bullied son (Lucas Belvaux)...

Cemetery of Terror (1985) 5.2

Cemetery of Terror (1985)

A group of teens decide to pull a Halloween prank and steal a body from the local morgue. Unbeknownst to them he was a vicious serial killer that worshiped Satan and was promised to live again. A professor who's aware of...

The Master Strikes Back (1985) 6.1

The Master Strikes Back (1985)

A famous weapons instructor goes on a killing spree, packed with martial arts, after his son is kidnapped and castrated....

Jagged Edge (1985) 6.5

Jagged Edge (1985)

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, d...

Gymkata (1985) 4.5

Gymkata (1985)

Johnathan Cabot is a champion gymnast. In the tiny, yet savage, country of Parmistan, there is a perfect spot for a "star wars" site. For the US to get this site, they must compete in the brutal "Game". The government ca...

Demons (1985) 6.7

Demons (1985)

Art imitating art is the basis of this demonic tale of a group of invited guests who are granted a free lunch in the form of a screening of a horror film that brings naturalism to life. Baited and penned in, this walled-...

Death Wish 3 (1985) 5.9

Death Wish 3 (1985)

Despite Lieutenant Frank Ochoa's order to leave New York permanently in Death Wish (1974), Paul Kersey is back in the city to visit an old friend after taking down Nirvana's gang of savage thugs in Death Wish II (1982). ...

The Lightship (1985) 6.6

The Lightship (1985)

Just when US Coast Guard captain Miller takes his teenage son Alex to his lightship off the coast of Virginia, Calvin Caspary and two criminal accomplices, on the run for the police, decide to hijack it. What the crazy t...

Prizzi’s Honor (1985) 6.7

Prizzi’s Honor (1985)

Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley,the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone w...

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985) (TV) 5.5

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985) (TV)

The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewok village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and Wicket escape and in a forest they meet Teek, a naugh...

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985) 6.3

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985)

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 m...

Let Him Rest in Peace (1985) 6.4

Let Him Rest in Peace (1985)

The Yankees have pulled out and filling the void are the local thugs and hoodlums oppressing the town and everyone around. A doctor has come to Okinawato help his old friend. The local hoodlum is buying everything in sig...