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, exciting, suspenseful, touching and captivating films and TV shows about / with murder, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fight, photograph, cigarette smoking, danger, flashback, revenge and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Sweden and other countries.
year 1985
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year 1985 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1985: I Can Only Imagine (2018), Salyut 7 (2017), The Icebreaker (2016), Pain & Glory (2019), Space Sentinels (1977), Cover Up (1984), Fire and Rain (1989), Graveyard Island (2004), Rocky IV (1985), Megazone 23 (1985).

List of year 1985 movies

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: sincere, christian film, touching, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: musician, father son relationship, multiple time frames, song, songwriter, male protagonist, death of father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, autobiography, belief in god, church, abusive father ...
Time: year 1985, 1990s
Place: texas
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 8K
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: cosmonaut, space station, space mission, space exploration, human in outer space, danger, catastrophe, friendship, hopes, outer space, interrogation, cockroach ...
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, exciting, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iceberg, storm at sea, ship, coast guard, cold, danger, ship captain, team, friendship, strained relationship, health situation, drinking ...
Time: year 1985
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 38K
Pain & Glory (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: filmmaker, mother son relationship, movie business, introspection, actor, artistic creation, homosexuality, stage, desire, cinema, gay, sexual awakening ...
Time: 1950s, 2010s, year 1985, year 1981
Place: spain
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Space Sentinels (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Space Sentinels is a Saturday morning animated series produced by Filmation which debuted on the American NBC network on September 10, 1977 and ran for thirteen half-hour episodes. The series has been called "ahead of its time" due to its ...
Plot: superhero, hercules, greek mythology, guardian, hologram, volcano, aviation, robot, superheroine, transformation, teenage superhero, metamorphosis
Time: year 1985
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 473
Cover Up (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cover Up is an American action/adventure television series that aired for one season on CBS from September 22, 1984 to April 6, 1985. Created by Glen A. Larson, the series stars Jennifer O'Neill, Jon-Erik Hexum, Antony Hamilton, and Richard ...
Plot: spy, photographer, undercover agent, cia, fashion, secret identity, death of husband, cia agent, model, assistant, undercover, widow ...
Time: year 1985, year 1984
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 118
Fire and Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong ...
Plot: crash, thunderstorm, airplane accident
Time: year 1985
Place: texas, dallas texas
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Graveyard Island (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer 1985. The headlines dominates of the hunt of a foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. A group of young teenage boys makes unexpected discoveries.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: island, adventure, escapades, heroes, family, amateur detective, teenage love, youth, danger, love and romance, mystery, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: europe, sweden
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 179K
Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, boxing, cold war, victory, boxing match, kgb, boxer, training, revenge, mountain, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: russia, soviet union, usa, moscow russia, ussr ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 331
Megazone 23 (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young biker stumbles onto a prototype motorcycle with a hidden function that has a link to the true nature of his world.
Plot: video telephone, pop star, handbag, cigarette, strong language, motorcycle helmet, sand, idol, tv, watching television, tv host, sunglasses ...
Time: year 1985
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 190
Istanbul (1985)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Willy, a student, quits his vacationjob to go to Istanbul with the sinister yet facinating Klamski. On the way from Ostend to Arlon some chance meetings unpuzzle the truth about Klamski, but Willy turns out to have a dark side as well.
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, life is a bitch, mystery, fugitives, obsessive quest, profanity, buddies, haunted by the past, on the road, child killer, unlikely partners, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: belgium, europe, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 3K
Watchmen (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The original Watchen Comic series animated with sound.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, mysterious character, vigilantism, imaginary, danger, dishonesty, talented, crimes, cold war, investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: usa, new york
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White House Farm (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Factual drama based on the notorious Whitehouse Farm murders, and the ensuing police investigation and court case.
Plot: farmhouse, adopted son, crime scene, true crime, ex husband, british police, schizophrenic, silencer, police investigation, murder trial, girlfriend, police detective ...
Time: year 1985
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Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Genua, 3rd October 1985. Together with over 500 other passengers Margot and Pierre Bergeron, a married couple from France, the Serafinis, an Italian family, Anne Higgins, an Englishwoman, Gitta and Helmut Holzer from Germany and an American couple ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, deadly, hostages, confined, chases and races, golden years, heroes, one man army, cruise, kidnapping, race against time ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 120K
Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, prank, tv show, actor's life, rising to stardom, human spirit, celebrity culture, fighting illness, performer's life, dying, rise and fall, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lithuania
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 46K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, female protagonist, model, cia, murder, kgb, one woman army, lesbian relationship, lesbian, russian spy ...
Time: 1990s, year 1987, year 1985, year 1990
Place: russia, bahamas, paris france, moscow russia, milan italy
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The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a sorority girl falls in love with a zombie, it's only a matter of time before a zombie apocalypse is unleashed on campus. The sorority girl discovers that weed is the cure. Now, she must smoke out the whole school before it's too ...
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, love and romance, deadly, youth, chaos and mayhem, social relations, campus, college life, supernatural romance, cannibalism, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 1985
Place: usa
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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.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, investigation, archive footage, police protagonist, multiple time frames, secret police, special unit, murder mystery, uncover truth, danger, minister, hitman ...
Time: 2010s, year 1986, 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: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, hitman, assassination, assassination plot, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, law enforcement, nobody believes, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 22K
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, arms dealing, drug traffic, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, war on drugs, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, climbing a fence ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 1984, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: detroit, ohio, michigan
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 332K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
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: supernatural power, atlantis, superhero, mythology, underwater, warrior, ocean, rescue, demi god, shark, superhuman powers, power ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, year 1985
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, 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: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, rise to the top, lgbt, musician's life, desire for fame, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1975, year 1976 ...
Place: england, britain, atlanta georgia, edinburgh scotland, munich germany ...
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 526
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, mother daughter relationship, threesome, orgy, interracial sex, ecstasy, self mutilation, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, drug dealing, breasts ...
Time: year 1985
Is relevant ?
The Wedding Singer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, light, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love story, infidelity, marriage proposal, romance, 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.
Style: factual, captivating, sentimental, psychological
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, lgbt, psychologist, justice, seduction, friendship, bisexual, porn, submission, typewriter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1972, year 1985 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 146K
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, emotional, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, bare ass, cocaine, pilot, money laundering, cia, drug smuggling, cia agent, illegal drugs, united states of america, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, 20th century, year 1982, year 1978 ...
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, central america, nicaragua ...
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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, woman shot, lynch mob, police sergeant, homicide detective, stalker, psycho killer, breaking and entering, police protagonist, fingerprint ...
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 318
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: emotional, bleak, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, astronaut, danger, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, space shuttle, oxygen mask, tragedy, pilot, bar ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: texas, hawaii
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 437
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 1990, year 1985
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 143
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: night, daughter, guitar, love, lawyer, singing, year 1997, youth, winter, turin italy, male female relationship, new year's eve ...
Time: year 1999, year 1994, year 1984, year 1982, year 1991 ...
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