The Best Films Ever Made - 1985by dziwnytenswiat | created - 15 Nov 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic (1985 TV Movie)
88 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
2. Shoah (1985)
Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War
Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.
Votes: 7,800 | Gross: $0.02M
3. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 969,177 | Gross: $210.61M
4. Come and See (1985)
Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
5. When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
R | 136 min | Drama
A family is deeply affected by father's extramarital affairs and the turbulent consequences of Tito-Stalin split.
Votes: 8,153 | Gross: $0.02M
6. Colonel Redl (1985)
R | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl (Brandauer), an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,490 | Gross: $0.00M
7. The Making of 'West Side Story' (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary which shows, in great detail, the making of the 1985 Bernstein-conducted recording of the entire score of "West Side Story", featuring operatic stars.
8. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Votes: 326,618 | Gross: $45.88M
9. Witness (1985)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
When a young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder, policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.
Votes: 80,390 | Gross: $68.71M
10. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Votes: 73,077 | Gross: $98.47M
11. No End (1985)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1982: Poland is under martial law, and Solidarity is banned. Ulla, a translator working on Orwell, suddenly loses her husband, Antek, an attorney. She is possessed by her grief, and ... See full summary »
12. After Hours (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho who he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Votes: 52,302 | Gross: $10.60M
13. O-Bi, O-Ba - The End of Civilization (1985)
88 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust. The story follows the wanderings of a hero through the situations of survival. People ... See full summary »
14. Brazil (1985)
R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state.
Votes: 178,602 | Gross: $9.93M
15. Tampopo (1985)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy
A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
Votes: 13,970 | Gross: $0.22M
16. Bring on the Night (1985)
PG-13 | 97 min | Documentary, Music
Documents the preparation and rehearsals for Sting's first solo concert, as well as his supporting band's opinions on their leader and his controversial efforts.
Votes: 492 | Gross: $1.89M
17. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.
Votes: 44,125 | Gross: $10.63M
18. A Room with a View (1985)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
In a Florence pensione circa 1900 with English guests, George Emerson (Julian Sands) and his dad (Denholm Elliott) offer their rooms with views to Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham Carter) and her chaperone, Charlotte Bartlett (Dame Maggie Smith). Lucy and George get acquainted, but Lucy returns to England. George and Lucy meet again, but now she's engaged.
Votes: 36,856 | Gross: $20.97M
19. Tokyo-Ga (1985)
92 min | Documentary
Moved by the work of director Yasujirô Ozu, Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in Ozu's films.
20. Mask (1985)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
A teenager with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempt to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
Votes: 24,531 | Gross: $48.23M
21. My Sweet Little Village (1985)
98 min | Comedy
Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »
22. Vagabond (1985)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death.
23. The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
PG | 108 min | Drama
In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time.
Votes: 3,787 | Gross: $7.47M
24. My Life as a Dog (1985)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Comedy
A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.
Votes: 17,392 | Gross: $8.35M
25. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
R | 120 min | Drama
A gay man and a political prisoner are together in a prison. The gay man narrates the stories of two fake movies and his own life.
Votes: 13,299 | Gross: $17.04M
26. The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985)
88 min | Drama
A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces.
27. Police (1985)
113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A moody, jaded police detective, while investigating a drug ring, falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme.
28. Ran (1985)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
Votes: 102,615 | Gross: $3.52M
29. Out of Africa (1985)
PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
Votes: 66,638 | Gross: $87.10M
30. Death of a Salesman (1985 TV Movie)
PG | 136 min | Drama
An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it.
31. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Votes: 26,917 | Gross: $17.31M
32. The Shooting Party (1985)
98 min | Drama, Romance
While Europe stands on the brink of World War I in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.
33. Wetherby (1985)
R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery
The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Votes: 1,327 | Gross: $1.30M
34. Love and Doves (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Injured on the job Vasily Kuzyakin gets a ticket to the resort. There he meets femme fatale Raisa Zakharovna, and once under the charm, moves to live with her. Unfortunately, a new life is not all that sweet as dreamed hapless Vasily.
35. Sweet Dreams (1985)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.
Votes: 3,912 | Gross: $9.09M