Top 1985 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Back to the Future (1985)

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Cast: Billy Zane, Casey Siemaszko, Christopher Lloyd, Claudia Wells,...

Country: US

Duration: 116 min

Release: 1985

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.5 (1,017,439 votes)

[#2] Come and See (1985)

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Genre: Drama, History, War

Director:

Cast: Aleksandr Berda, Aleksei Kravchenko, Anatoly Slivnikov, Evgeniy Kryzhanovskiy,...

Country: Soviet Union

Duration: 142 min

Release: 1985

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.3 (63,196 votes)

[#3] Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

Genre: Action, Drama, History

Director:

Cast: Akira Terao, Daisuke RyĆ», Heihachiro Suzuki, Hisashi Igawa,...

Country: France, Japan

Duration: 160 min

Release: 1985

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.2 (113,261 votes)

[#4] Brazil (1985)

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Cast: Barbara Hicks, Bob Hoskins, Derrick O'Connor, Ian Holm,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 143 min

Release: 1985

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (180,728 votes)

[#5] The Color Purple (1985)

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing 'Mister' Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Adolph Caesar, Akosua Busia, Bennet Guillory, Carl Anderson,...

Country: US

Duration: 154 min

Release: 1985

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.8 (75,375 votes)

[#6] The Goonies (1985)

A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of Pirate One-Eyed Willie.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Cast: Anne Ramsey, Corey Feldman, Curtis Hanson, Jeff Cohen,...

Country: US

Duration: 114 min

Release: 1985

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.8 (235,272 votes)

[#7] The Breakfast Club (1985)

Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal. The disparate group includes rebel John, princess Claire, outcast Allison, brainy Brian and Andrew, the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently -- and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director:

Cast: Ally Sheedy, Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Fran Gargano,...

Country: US

Duration: 98 min

Release: 1985

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.8 (343,791 votes)

[#8] The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Cast: Danny Aiello, Deborah Rush, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann,...

Country: US

Duration: 82 min

Release: 1985

Rated: PG

IMDb: 7.7 (45,354 votes)

[#9] After Hours (1985)

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Bronson Pinchot, Catherine O'Hara, Cheech Marin, Griffin Dunne,...

Country: US

Duration: 97 min

Release: 1985

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.7 (56,998 votes)

[#10] Police Story (1985)

Officer Chan Ka Kui manages to put a major Hong Kong drug dealer behind the bars practically alone, after a shooting and an impressive chase inside a slum. Now, he must protect the boss' secretary, Selina, who will testify against the gangster in court.

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Bill Tung, Brigitte Lin, Charlie Cho, Chor Yuen,...

Country: Hong Kong

Duration: 101 min

Release: 1985

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.6 (31,803 votes)