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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, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with friendship, husband wife relationship, mentor, storytelling, cigarette smoking, dialogue, death, flashback, blood and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1985: Salyut 7 (2017), The Icebreaker (2016), Pride (2014), Sing Street (2016), Never Let Me Go (2010), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Back to the Future (1985), Ted (2012), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Wedding Singer (1998).
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Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
116 min.
 8.5
Sing Street
Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Ireland, UK, USA
106 min.
 8.0
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
Biography, Drama
USA
108 min.
 7.1
American Made
Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
USA, Japan
115 min.
 7.2

List of year 1985 movies

 7.2
 5K
Salyut 7
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, space mission, human in outer space, outer space, danger, space exploration, catastrophe, cosmonaut, friendship, hopes
Time: year 1985
Place: ussr, russia
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The Icebreaker
Genre: Action, Drama
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, cold, danger, iceberg, storm at sea, friendship, strained relationship, team, ship captain, coast guard, drinking, health situation ...
Time: year 1985
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 7.8
 45K
Pride
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, semi serious, humorous, dramatic ...
Plot: working class, gay, homosexuality, aids, culture clash, prejudice, small town, unlikely partners, politics, political, lesbian, mining ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london, california, wales
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 8.0
 69K
Sing Street
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: coming of age, music, school, friendship, family, music band, bullying, teenager, coming-of-age, adolescence, brothers, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, england, london
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 7.2
 126K
Never Let Me Go
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: serious, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: boarding school, cloning, friendship, childhood, existentialism, loneliness, death, alternate reality, hospital, love triangle, art, children ...
Time: year 1994, 1990s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: england, europe
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Back to the Future Part II
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate reality, greed, misfit partners, alternate universe, time loop, time, odd couple, high school, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s ...
Place: california
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Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, destiny, fish out of water, mad scientist, inventor, misfit partners, changing the past or future, teenage life, teenager, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 522K
Ted
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, witty, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: toy comes to life, friendship, buddies, odd couple, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, family, teddy bear, friends, unlikely friendships, adulthood, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1985, year 2012 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, mentor protege relationship, murder, murder mystery, inheritance, existentialism, prison escape, greed, storytelling, eccentricity, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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The Wedding Singer
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, romantic, funny, light, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, romance, looking for love, wedding, love story, couple relations, friends, dishonesty, relationships, destiny, marriage proposal, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: new jersey, usa, nevada
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
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, censorship, bdsm, taboo, infidelity, sadism, teacher student relationship, college professor, polygamy, sorority, lesbian kiss, freedom ...
Time: year 1941, year 1972, year 1985, year 1945, year 1940 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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 7.2
 114K
American Made
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Plot: cia, pilot, illegal drugs, fireworks, bare ass, drugs, telephone call, money, death of protagonist, helicopter, sex scene, arrest ...
Time: year 1978, 20th century, year 1982, year 1985, year 1980 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, usa, central america, arkansas ...
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Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker
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: true crime, police, serial killer, murder, murder investigation, police partner, police investigation, pentagram, homicide detective, stalker, woman shot, police sergeant ...
Time: year 1985
Place: los angeles
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 5.9
 303
Challenger
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, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: nasa, escapades, spacecraft, space and aliens, danger, heroes, astronaut, press conference, oxygen mask, japanese american, test pilot, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, hawaii
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 7.2
 357
Ben & Gunnar
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: volkswagen beetle, male friendship, rock concert, beard, friendship between men
Time: year 1990, year 1985
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 6.8
 129
Un Amore
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: turin italy, friend, divorce, beach, extramarital affair, singing, love, lawyer, doctor, guitarist, world cup, exam ...
Time: 1990s, year 1982, year 1985, year 1996, year 1984 ...
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The Infiltrator
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
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: corruption, money, death, undercover cop, drugs, violence, crime, drug addiction, greed, mentor, weed, drinking ...
Time: year 1985, 20th century
Place: latin america
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 6.9
 150K
Black Mass
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: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, corruption, organized crime, violence, brutality, fbi, police corruption, murder, gangster, mafia, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 2011, year 1985 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
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Gone with the River
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: husband wife conflict, cloud, american indian, classroom, pregnancy, fishing, menstruation, boat, hammock, river, part animation, police arrest ...
Time: year 1973, year 1985, year 1955, year 1980, year 1960 ...
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In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders
Genre: Crime, Action, 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: crime, police investigation, special agents, bank, fighting crime, heist, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: florida, usa
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 6.2
 1K
Test
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, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, dancer's life, opposites attract, friendship, aids, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, friends, gay relationship, gay sex, gay kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 7.8
 4K
Gods
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, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, doctors and patients, politics, state affairs, power relations, surgeon, surgery, clinic, death of child, cigarette smoking, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, year 1985
Place: poland
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 6.2
 36K
Dark Places
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, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, serial killer, book, chase, lawyer, memory, murder mystery, obsession, writing, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1968, year 1985
Place: kansas
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 7.6
 438K
Watchmen
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: stylized, suspense, bleak, serious, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, teleportation, vigilantism, vigilante, alternate reality, violence, male nudity, dark hero, brutality, moral ambiguity, gore, nuclear war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, antarctica, afghanistan, russia, vietnam ...
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The Witnesses
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, moral dilemma, love and romance, doctor, prostitute, opera singer, couples, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france, munich germany ...
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The Serpent and the Rainbow
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, gory, supernatural, voodoo, blood, torture, interracial romance, religion, splatter, uncover truth, hallucination, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: haiti, boston
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Dario Argento's Phenomena
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, school, supernatural, revenge, investigation, vengeance, psychopath, chase, murder mystery, boarding school ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1985
Place: europe, switzerland, alps, munich germany
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, ridiculous, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, gory, supernatural, high school, serial killer, transformation, male nudity, murder, revenge, gay, blood, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
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The Human Shield
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, confined, war, danger, adventure, military, against the odds, family life, rescue, hostages, soldier, special agents ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, iran, middle east, jordan
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 6.1
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Friends
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher, she practices non-violent passive resistance. The afrikaner Aninka takes ...
Plot: singing, death, drunkenness, drinking, drink, singer, police, crying, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, prisoner, female nudity ...
Time: year 1989, year 1985, year 1990
Place: south africa
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