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1. Phenomena (1985)
R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
DVD: Phenomena (german) (XT Video) Blu-ray: Phenomena (german) (Centurio / Dario Argento Collection #02)
2. Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Votes: 6,873 | Gross: $10.80M
DVD: Missing in Action 2 - Die Rückkehr (german) (Action Cult Uncut #28 / 20th Century Fox)
3. Ladyhawke (1985)
PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The thief Gaston escapes dungeon of medieval Aquila thru the latrine. Soldiers are about to kill him when Navarre saves him. Navarre, traveling with his spirited hawk, plans to kill the bishop of Aquila with help from Gaston.
Votes: 39,325 | Gross: $18.43M
DVD: Tag des Falken, Der (german) (20th Century Fox)
4. The Adventures of Hercules (1985)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
DVD: Adventures of Hercules, The (engl.) ( on Duble Feature with "Hercules" / MGM DVD)
5. Code of Silence (1985)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Votes: 6,078 | Gross: $20.35M
DVD: Cusack - Der Schweigsame (german) (Action Cult Uncut #8 / 20th Century Fox)
6. Pale Rider (1985)
R | 115 min | Western
A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.
Votes: 47,450 | Gross: $41.41M
DVD: Pale Rider - Der namenlose Reiter (german) (Warner Bros.)
7. Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)
90 min | Action, Comedy
Gordon Liu Chia-hui reprises his famous Monk San Te role as he tries to support and protect Shaolin her Fang Shih-yu who purposely attacks corrupt Ching officials. Fights by legendary action director Liu Chia-liang are to die for.
DVD: Erben der 36 Kammernn der Shaolin, Die (german) (MIB / Shaw Brothers Classics 4er DVD-Box)
8. A View to a Kill (1985)
PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley.
Votes: 79,747 | Gross: $50.33M
DVD: Im Angesicht Des Todes (german) (on Box "Die James Bond Jubiläums-Collection" / MGM)
9. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.
Votes: 49,238 | Gross: $2.02M
DVD: Re-Animator (german) (Capelight / 3-Disc Limited Collector's Edition)
10. Wild Geese II (1985)
R | 125 min | Adventure, Thriller, Action
A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.
DVD: Wildgänse 2 (german) (Ascot Elite)
11. 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: 98,810 | Gross: $3.52M
DVD: Ran (german) (Universal Pictures)
12. Red Heat (1985)
R | 104 min | Thriller
An American woman visiting her fiancée in West Germany is caught up with a defecting spy and captured by those in the East. After brutal interrogation she is placed in a prison along with ... See full summary »
DVD: Red Heat (engl.) (on Box "Mr. Skin presents Woman In Prison Triple Feature/Panik House)
13. Lifeforce (1985)
R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A race of space vampires arrives in London and infects the populace, beginning an apocalyptic descent into chaos.
Votes: 19,767 | Gross: $11.60M
DVD: Lifeforce - Die tödliche Bedrohung (german) (20th Century Fox / MGM / Horror Cult Uncut #10)
14. Red Sonja (1985)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A female Redhead sets out on a killing spree to avenge her family's murder.
Votes: 35,595 | Gross: $6.95M
DVD: Red Sonja (german) (Kinowelt)
15. Fright Night (1985)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.
Votes: 52,969 | Gross: $24.92M
DVD: Rabenschwarze Nacht, Die - Fright Night (german) (on Box "Vampire Box Set" / Columbia Tristar)
16. White Slave (1985)
R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A young woman seeks vengeance and finds love when her parents are killed in the Amazon and she is taken prisoner by an indigenous tribe of headhunters.
Blu-Ray: Amazonia (engl.) (88 Films / The Italian Collection #42)
17. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)
Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety.
Blu-Ray: Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (english) ( 88 Films / The Italian Collection #22)
18. Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
A man discovers that his sister was a werewolf, and helps an investigator track down a gang of the monsters through the United States and eastern Europe.
DVD: Howling II, The (engl.) (MGM DVD) DVD: Howling II, The - Das Tier II (german) (Euro Video)
19. Jungle Raiders (1985)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure
An expedition enters an unexplored jungle to search for a legendary ruby.
DVD: Jäger der goldenen Göttin, Die (german) (Premium Collection / Mediawith Classics)
20. I na kamnyakh rastut derevya (1985)
146 min | Adventure, Drama
Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir ... See full summary »
DVD: Rise Of The Vikings (german) (Ascot Elite)
21. Tex and the Lord of the Deep (1985)
90 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Western
Based on the adventures of the hero Tex from the comic strip by Bonelli. An interesting spaghetti-western/fantasy movie that blends magic and mythology with six-guns and stagecoaches.
DVD: Tex und das Geheimnis der Todeshöhlen (german) (Italo-Western-Collection / Savoy Film)
22. Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
R | 107 min | Action, Thriller
A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Votes: 7,774 | Gross: $17.54M
DVD: Invasion U.S.A. (german) (EuroVideo)
23. Savage Island (1985)
R | 74 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.
DVD: Savage Island (engl.) (on Box "Cult Movie Marathon Vol. 2" / Shout! Factory) --> Box sorted under AIP
24. Demons (1985)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror
A group of random people are invited to a screening of a mysterious movie, only to find themselves trapped in the theater with ravenous demons.
DVD: Dance of the Demons (german) (XT Video)
25. Kommando Leopard (1985)
103 min | Action
A cruel dictator rules a Latin American state. Corruption, brutality and exploitation are present every day. A few people begin to organise resistance. Under the leader "El Leopardo" a ... See full summary »
DVD: Commando Leopard (german) (Elite DVD)
R | 87 min | Horror
A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger, who is out to possess him in order to continue his reign of terror in the real world.
Votes: 54,277 | Gross: $30.00M
DVD: A Nightmare on Elm Street (engl.) (on Box "The Nightmare on Elm Street / Entertainment in Video /7-Disc Set)
27. Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985)
PG | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Family
When evil screams throughout the world. When all the galaxies converge. When all that's fair and fine seems lost. A Hero will emerge.
DVD: Ein Königreich vor unserer Zeit (german) (Carol Media / together with "Ein Königreich vor unserer Zeit II")
28. The Repenter (1985)
120 min | Crime, Drama, History
A judge (based on real life judge Giovanni Falcone) on crusade to take down the Italian Mafia uses a gangster turned state's witness (a so-called "repenter") and a New York banker to do it. But things aren't quite what they seem.
DVD: Denunziant, Der (german) (PK Movies)