Top Movies of 1985


The top movies of 1985 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

91. The Company of Wolves

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Neil Jordan
Actors: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Tusse Silberg, Micha Bergese, Stephen Rea
Plot: In this horror tale and remake of he classic Little Red Riding Hood, a girl who is coming of age is told by her grandmother to be aware of men in the woods because they turn into wolves in more ways than one..

92. Murphy's Romance

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Martin Ritt
Actors: Sally Field, James Garner, Brian Kerwin, Corey Haim, Dennis Burkley, Georgann Johnson
Plot: Emma (Field), divorced and broke, moves to a small town and tries to make a new life for herself and her son. She strikes up a friendship with the town pharmacist (Garner) that slowly becomes more than a friendship. Emma's loser ex-husband unexpectedly shows up and throws a wrench into the gears.

93. A Zed & Two Noughts

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Peter Greenaway
Actors: Andréa Ferréol, Brian Deacon, Eric Deacon, Frances Barber, Joss Ackland, Jim Davidson

94. Starchaser: The Legend of Orin

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Animation
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Steven Hahn
Actors: Anthony De Longis, Joe Colligan, Noelle North, Les Tremayne, Thomas H. Watkins, Tyke Caravelli
Plot: The film is set millennia in the future. On a distant planet named Trinia, human slaves have lived underground for many years and mine for crystals (which are used as starship fuel) for a " god " namedZygon and his robot minions. During another day of mining, Orin, the hero of the film, finds ajeweled sword embedded in the rocks. One of the slaves, the grandfather of Orin's girlfriend Elan, recognizes the sword and sacrifices his life in order to keep the sword a secret...

95. National Lampoon's European Vacation

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Amy Heckerling
Actors: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively, John Astin, Eric Idle
Plot: After improbably winning a European trip from a game show, the Griswalds visit England, Paris, Germany and Rome and the countries may never recover.

96. Secret Admirer

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Greenwalt
Actors: C. Thomas Howell, Kelly Preston, Lori Loughlin, Fred Ward, Dee Wallace, Leigh Taylor-Young
Plot: Michael is infatuated with the super-hot Deborah, but she doesn't know he's alive. On the last day of school, Michael receives an anonymous love letter. Hoping it's from Deborah, he enlists his best friend Toni to help him write her a letter back. The letters end up in the wrong hands, creating a funny, crazy mix up in the lives of those around him.

97. Young Sherlock Holmes

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Barry Levinson
Actors: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Anthony Higgins, Susan Fleetwood

98. Warning Sign

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Hal Barwood
Actors: Sam Waterston, Kathleen Quinlan, Yaphet Kotto, Jeffrey DeMunn, Richard Dysart, G.W. Bailey
Plot: One quiet day the residents of a small town in Utah are confronted with unspeakable horror when a secret government biological warfare facility springs a leak.

99. Vision Quest

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Harold Becker
Actors: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox, Daphne Zuniga, Forest Whitaker

100. The Jewel of the Nile

Year of Release: 1985
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Lewis Teague
Actors: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Spiros Focás, Avner Eisenberg, Paul David Magid

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