Year 1985 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1985 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, interesting, suspense, intense and touching films and TV shows about / with friendship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, flashback, photograph, cigarette smoking, storytelling, kiss, bar and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1985: Salyut 7 (2017), The Icebreaker (2016), Death of a Pilgrim (2013), The Last Contract (1998), White Boy Rick (2018), Aquaman (2018), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), I Can Only Imagine (2018), Cardinal X (2017), The Wedding Singer (1998).

List of year 1985 movies

 7.2
 7K
Salyut 7 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Salyut 7, the Soviet space station, was orbiting Earth in unmanned regime. Suddenly it stops responding to signals from the Ground Control. Fall of this station, the pride of soviet science and space industry, would not only damage the image of the ...
Style: based on true events, exciting, captivating, touching, suspenseful
Plot: space station, cosmonaut, space mission, human in outer space, catastrophe, outer space, space exploration, danger, friendship, hopes, russian history, zero gravity ...
Time: year 1985
Place: ussr, russia
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The Icebreaker (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story is based on the real events of 1985. The team of a Russian polar icebreaker “Mikhail Gromov” discovered a giant iceberg. The ship came into collision while attempting to take cover from the weather and is forced to drift with ice along ...
Style: based on true events, serious, suspense, melancholic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, iceberg, storm at sea, coast guard, danger, cold, team, strained relationship, ship captain, friendship, drinking, ocean ...
Time: year 1985
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Death of a Pilgrim (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 233 min.
Story: A Nordic crime mini-series on the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and the fall of the welfare state.
Plot: police protagonist, multiple time frames, murder, racist, assassin, investigation, secret police, special unit, sexist, police procedural, hitman, homophobe
Time: year 1986, 2010s, year 1985
Place: stockholm sweden
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The Last Contract (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, assassination, hitman, murder, assassination plot, dishonesty, deadly, head of state, politics, law enforcement, state affairs, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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 6.4
 16K
White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, fbi, war on drugs, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, arms dealing, buddies, culture clash, 15 year old, drug traffic, murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1987, year 1984, year 1986
Place: detroit, ohio, michigan
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 7.2
 233K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, atlantis, ocean, warrior, rescue, underwater, shark, army, superhuman powers, sword fight, father son relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, 1990s
Place: atlantic ocean, maine, sicily italy, sicily, italy
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, sexy, based on true events ...
Plot: singer, aids, rock band, music band, fame, musician, rise to the top, gay, lgbt, friendship between men, prodigy, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1970, year 1985 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, rio de janeiro, germany
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I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.
Style: christian film
Plot: songwriter, superstition, abusive father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, religion, christianity, song, singer, father son relationship, male protagonist, abusive husband, journal ...
Time: 1990s, year 1985
Place: texas
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 5.6
 423
Cardinal X (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an Asian American girl from the wrong side of the tracks is accepted by a prestigious university, she finds that her academic prowess can be put to lucrative use.
Plot: university, dysfunctional family, female nudity, female protagonist, gangster, mother daughter relationship, self mutilation, father daughter relationship, breasts, nightclub, drug dealing, orgy ...
Time: year 1985
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The Wedding Singer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Robbie, a local rock star turned wedding singer, is dumped on the day of his wedding. Meanwhile, waitress Julia finally sets a wedding date with her fiancée Glenn. When Julia and Robbie meet and hit it off, they find that things are more ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love story, marriage proposal, romance, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, friends, dishonesty, wedding, music band, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: new jersey, usa, nevada, hawaii
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, sexual perversion, censorship, guilt, money, boy, rage, telephone call, newsreel footage, drink ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1945, year 1985 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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 7.2
 130K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, captivating, exciting, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: pilot, cia, drug trafficking, illegal drugs, drug smuggling, smuggler, fbi, drug dealer, money, colonel, cia agent, arrested ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, year 1984, year 1978, year 1982 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, nicaragua, arkansas, panama ...
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Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Richard "The Night Stalker" Ramirez who terrorized California in 1985 and the two Los Angeles police detectives who try to track him down.
Plot: police, true crime, serial killer, satanist, psycho killer, breaking and entering, police protagonist, murder, fingerprint, police partner, pentagram, stalker ...
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles
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 5.9
 309
Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments ...
Style: bleak, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, astronaut, danger, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, press conference, japanese american, oxygen mask, pilot, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, hawaii
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 7.2
 383
Ben & Gunnar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Ben and Gunnar meet during a carpool from Stockholm to Göteborg in the summer of 1995 where they are attending a concert with Bruce Springsteen at Ullevi.
Plot: friendship between men, beard, rock concert, volkswagen beetle, male friendship
Time: year 1985, year 1990
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 7.0
 137
Un Amore (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we move to their first date and from there chronologically ...
Plot: friend, love, singing, lawyer, beach, extramarital affair, iraq war, world cup, part animation, guitar, sex scene, divorce ...
Time: year 1982, year 1985, year 1996, 1990s, year 1989 ...
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The Infiltrator (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.
Style: dramatic, intense, entertaining, tense, earnest ...
Plot: drug lord, undercover, money, death, violence, blood, fear, husband wife relationship, drug cartel, ends with biographical notes, infiltration, cake ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985
Place: latin america
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 6.9
 152K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, arms dealing, gangster, mafia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1985, year 1975 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
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Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Plot: photograph, priest, fishing, rifle, cloud, police arrest, hammock, boat, menstruation, river, classroom, pregnancy ...
Time: year 1973, year 1985, year 1970, year 1955, year 1980 ...
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In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1985, and a small, tranquil Florida town is being rocked by a wave of vicious serial murders and bank robberies. Particularly sickening to the authorities is the gratuitous use of violence by two “Rambo” like killers who dress themselves ...
Style: tense, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: deadly, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, rivalry, chase, bank, crime gone awry, heist, police detective, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: usa, florida
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 6.2
 1K
Test (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: San Francisco, 1985. Two opposites attract at a modern dance company. Together, their courage and resilience are tested as they navigate a world full of risks and promise, against the backdrop of a disease no one seems to know anything about.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: aids, gays and lesbians, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, friendship, gender, friends, terminal illness, opposites attract, gay relationship, condom, anal sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 7.7
 4K
Gods (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in communist Poland of the 80s the movie depicts early career of cardio surgeon Zbigniew Religa.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, power relations, rise to the top, state affairs, doctors and patients, ambition, surgery, clinic, surgeon, death of child, hospital, gas station ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, year 1985
Place: poland
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 7.8
 46K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: labor union, working class, lgbt, gay, generosity, society, social decay, unlikely partners, gays and lesbians, hopes, village life, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: england, europe, wales, london, california
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 8.0
 73K
Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, interesting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: music band, school, friendship, music, coming of age, youth, teenage life, family, teenage boy, band, music video, singing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: ireland, london, england
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 6.2
 37K
Dark Places (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: investigation, murder, survivor, murder of family, satanism, sibling relationship, witness, prison, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1968, year 1985
Place: kansas
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 6.9
 533K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, party, buddies, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, lifestyle change, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1985, 2010s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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 7.2
 129K
Never Let Me Go (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for ...
Style: psychological, heartbreaking, sad, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: cloning, friendship, love and romance, boarding school, true love, childhood, love triangle, life is a bitch, couples, dishonesty, jealousy, loneliness ...
Time: 1990s, year 1978, year 1985, year 1994
Place: europe, england
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 7.6
 450K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, suspense, comic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, parallel world, alternate reality, save the world, superhuman powers, investigation, good versus evil, human nature, moral dilemma, vigilantism, violence, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1940, year 1985, 1960s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, antarctica, afghanistan, vietnam ...
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, touching ...
Plot: aids, infidelity, moral dilemma, friendship, doctor, prostitute, cruising, opera singer, babies and infants, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, sleazy ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france, australia ...
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, surreal, tense, exciting ...
Plot: voodoo, zombie, death certificate, zombification, airliner, amazon, tarantula, spider, jungle, chained, superstition, rite ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: haiti, boston
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