British TV & Films 1985 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Different Kind of Love (1985)

60 min | Drama

A mother wants her son to marry but has to accept he is living with a man.

Director: Brian Mills | Stars: Joyce Redman, Rupert Frazer, Nigel Havers, Ceri Jackson

Votes: 9

2. A Flame to the Phoenix (1983)

R | 80 min | War

The week before the German invasion of Poland in 1939.

Director: William Brayne | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Lucy Hornak, David Haig, Frances Barber

Votes: 12

3. Acceptable Levels (1985)

100 min

A British TV crew interviewing a Catholic Belfast family gets some controversial footage, which headquarters destroys.

Director: John Davies | Stars: Kay Adshead, Andy Rashleigh, Patrick Higgins, Tracey Lynch

Votes: 24

5. And There's More (1985–1988)

60 min | Comedy

Stand-up comedy and sketches with Jimmy Cricket and friends.

Stars: Jimmy Cricket, Mike Alexander and Orchestra, Rory Bremner, The Carole Todd Dancers

7. Assaulted Nuts (1985– )

30 min | Comedy

Not unlike Monty Python and Benny Hill, this short-lived, fast-paced sketch comedy show, a coproduction between US' Cinemax and UK's Channel 4, features numerous, mostly unrelated sketches performed by mixed UK and US cast.

Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Daniel Peacock, Cleo Rocos, Barry Cryer

Votes: 23

9. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

Votes: 132

11. Claudia (1985)

88 min | Drama

Eager to escape her high-society life among the English elite, a woman falls in love with a young musician. Her husband, however, has other plans for her.

Director: Anwar Kawadri | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Nicholas Ball, John Moulder-Brown, Barbara Jefford

Votes: 23

13. Déjà Vu (1985)

R | 90 min | Drama

A writer who believes that he was reincarnated believes that his present fiancée possesses the soul of his fiancée in his previous life, a ballerina.

Director: Anthony B. Richmond | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Nigel Terry, Shelley Winters, Claire Bloom

Votes: 169

14. Dodger, Bonzo & the Rest (1985–1987)

30 min | Drama, Family

Children's drama set in a foster home in London.

Stars: Lee Ross, Jenny Jay, Mark Fletcher, Jennie Goossens

Votes: 17

15. Dreamchild (1985)

PG | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Peter Gallagher, Caris Corfman

Votes: 1,350 | Gross: $1.22M

16. Drummonds (1985– )


Life in a 1950s boarding school for boys.

Stars: Richard Pasco, Ciaran Madden, Anthony Calf, Shaughan Seymour

Votes: 12

17. Floyd on Fish (1985– )

30 min | Documentary

Keith Floyd shares his love of seafood and prepares some succulent fish dishes.

Stars: Keith Floyd, Rick Stein

Votes: 21

18. From the Top (1985–1986)

30 min | Comedy

William Worthington gives up his job as a banker in order to go to a Theatre School as a very mature student.

Stars: Bill Oddie, Moyra Fraser, Maggie Rennie, Gavin Forward

Votes: 8

19. Golden Pennies (1985– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

The adventures of a struggling family and their friends in a gold rush mining area.

Stars: Carol Drinkwater, Bryan Marshall, Michaela Abay, Tibbi Karman

Votes: 23

21. Happy Families (1985– )

35 min | Comedy

Guy Fuddle (Ade Edmondson) lives with his grandmother (Jennifer Saunders). He has four sisters(Saunders) who were sent away from home as small children. Grandmother is now ill and she wants... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Adrian Edmondson, Dawn French, Stephen Fry

Votes: 118

22. Heart of the High Country (1985– )

100 min | Drama, Romance

Set in the 1880s, Ceci leaves her home in England for the untamed territory of New Zealand. She faces a series of challenges that will ultimately prove if she's meant to live in the high country.

Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Valerie Gogan, John Howard, Frank Whitten

Votes: 10

25. Hot Target (1985)

R | 93 min | Crime, Thriller

Wife of successful NZ businessman is seduced by fellow American after "chance" meeting in park. However, Greg has more than love-making with the beautiful Christine in mind.

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Simone Griffeth, Steve Marachuk, Bryan Marshall, Peter McCauley

Votes: 230

27. Incidents in an Expanding Universe (1985)

45 min | Sci-Fi

2037. Rugged soldier Max and weary sculptress Nicky try to sustain a relationship in a bleak totalitarian future plagued by war, nuclear fall-out, and overpopulation. Flashbacks show Max ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Charles Helps, Nicola Kench, Anton Beebe, Annette Botha

Votes: 45

28. Interference (1985– )


When Mum and her three children rent a country cottage, the arrival of Dad coincides with the manifestation of a ghostly crying woman on the telephone, radio, record player and television.

Stars: Annie Hayes, John Bleasdale, Samantha Holland, Danny Adams

29. Jimmy Jazz in Soho (1985)


The story of Victor, a young man in his early 20's who has returned to London fr om Paris with a secret. He meets his best friend Charlie and they spend the day in Soho.

Director: Matt McConaghy | Stars: Judi Laister, Anthony Souter

30. Jonny Briggs (1985–1987)

20 min | Family

Jonny Briggs centers on the exploits of a young boy, the eponymous hero (played by Richard Holian), his pet dog, Razzle, and his eccentric family members.

Stars: Richard Holian, Jane Lowe, Sue Devaney, Tommy Robinson

Votes: 99

31. Late Starter (1985– )

50 min

When his wife walks out leaving him penniless, a retired university professor finds himself having to start again and having to live in a run down bedsit in North London.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Akosua Busia, Rowena Cooper, Simon Cowell-Parker

Votes: 9

32. Loose Connections (1985)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

A lesbian and feminist woman advertises for a traveling companion to accompany her in a drive across Europe. The man who answers her ad is the most helpless, chauvinistic person she's ever met.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Stephen Rea, Keith Allen, Otto Bleidner

Votes: 59

36. Mr. Love (1985)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy

An elderly mild-mannered gardener becomes a lovable legend in his town for his talent to romantically please every woman that fancies him.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: Barry Jackson, Maurice Denham, Margaret Tyzack, Linda Marlowe

Votes: 123 | Gross: $0.00M

37. Murder Elite (1985)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An English woman (Ali MacGraw) returns to her homeland after losing her fortune in America, and is stalked by a serial killer.

Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Ali MacGraw, Billie Whitelaw, Hywel Bennett, Ray Lonnen

Votes: 73

38. Not Quite Paradise (1985)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

While working in a kibbutz (an Israeli voluntary farming collective community), a tourist and a female worker fall in love. However, he can't stay and she can't leave her work. Will love triumph?

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Joanna Pacula, Sam Robards, Todd Graff, Kevin McNally

Votes: 93

39. Oscar (1985)

120 min | Biography, Drama

Biography of Irish writer Oscar Wilde.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Robin McCallum, Tim Hardy, Karl Howman

Votes: 30

40. Patmos (1985)

Not Rated | 72 min | Drama, History

The elderly apostle John lives as a prisoner in the penal colony on the island of Patmos, where he gets inspiration to write the Book of Revelation.

Director: Jimmy Murphy | Stars: Louis Rolston, Mark Mulholland, Joe McPartland, John Hewitt

Votes: 9

42. Roll Over Beethoven (1985–1986)


Heavy Metal singer Nigel Cochran moves into a small English village and forms a relationship with the local classical music teacher.

Stars: Liza Goddard, Richard Vernon, Desmond McNamara, Nigel Planer

Votes: 13

43. Sacred Hearts (1985)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Life in a repressive convent school during the Second World War.

Director: Barbara Rennie | Stars: Anna Massey, Katrin Cartlidge, Oona Kirsch, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 36

44. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

Anthology of unconnected movies of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Mark Chapman, Julie Walters

Votes: 72

45. Screen Two (1985–2002)


Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 117

46. Seacoal (1985)

82 min

A visually powerful drama exploring the raw capitalism of seacoaling, rooted in a documentary engagement with the community of seacoalers on Lynemouth Beach in Northumberland.

Directors: Amber Production Team, Murray Martin | Stars: Rosie Laidlaw, Brian Laidlaw, Alison Laidlaw, Helen Laidlaw

Votes: 19

47. Shadey (1985)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy

A young man discovers that not only does he have the ability to read minds, but that if he holds a camera next to his head he can transmit the thoughts he sees onto film. He strikes a deal ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Antony Sher, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Macnee, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 110

48. Smooth Talk (1985)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

A free-spirited 15-year-old girl flirts with a dangerous stranger in the Northern California suburbs and must prepare herself for the frightening and traumatic consequences.

Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Margaret Welsh

Votes: 1,552 | Gross: $0.02M