The Best Movies of 1985   (101) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1985, # 63 Overall Ran 1985 Kurosawa, Akira Japan / France BD
# 2 for 1985, # 229 Overall Shoah 1985 Lanzmann, Claude France BD
# 3 for 1985, # 318 Overall A Room with a View 1985 Ivory, James UK BD
# 4 for 1985, # 327 Overall Come and See 1985 Klimov, Elem Soviet Union Y
# 5 for 1985, # 455 Overall Back to the Future 1985 Zemeckis, Robert USA BDS
# 6 for 1985, # 493 Overall Witness 1985 Weir, Peter USA BDS
# 7 for 1985, # 515 Overall Brazil 1985 Gilliam, Terry UK BD
# 8 for 1985, # 566 Overall Prizzi's Honor 1985 Huston, John USA D
# 9 for 1985, # 668 Overall Out of Africa 1985 Pollack, Sydney USA BDS
# 10 for 1985, # 671 Overall Tampopo 1985 Itami, Juzo Japan Y
# 11 for 1985, # 683 Overall The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 Allen, Woody USA Y
# 12 for 1985, # 713 Overall The Color Purple 1985 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 13 for 1985, # 779 Overall My Life as a Dog 1985 Hallström, Lasse Sweden BD
# 14 for 1985, # 782 Overall Vagabond 1985 Varda, Agnès France / UK D
# 15 for 1985, # 846 Overall Kiss of the Spider Woman 1985 Babenco, Hector Brazil / USA BD
# 16 for 1985, # 901 Overall The Official Story 1985 Puenzo, Luis Argentina Y
# 17 for 1985, # 1018 Overall My Beautiful Laundrette 1985 Frears, Stephen UK BD
# 18 for 1985, # 1097 Overall When Father Was Away on Business 1985 Kusturica, Emir Yugoslavia Y
# 19 for 1985, # 1171 Overall Dance with a Stranger 1985 Newell, Mike UK Y
# 20 for 1985, # 1287 Overall The Breakfast Club 1985 Hughes, John USA BD
# 21 for 1985, # 1365 Overall After Hours 1985 Scorsese, Martin USA Y
# 22 for 1985, # 1453 Overall Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Schrader, Paul USA D
# 23 for 1985, # 1612 Overall Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 Seidelman, Susan USA BD
# 24 for 1985, # 1679 Overall The Trip to Bountiful 1985 Masterson, Peter USA Y
# 25 for 1985, # 1717 Overall The Time to Live and the Time to Die 1985 Hou, Hsiao-hsien Taiwan
# 26 for 1985, # 1760 Overall The Shooting Party 1985 Bridges, Alan UK D
# 27 for 1985, # 1769 Overall 28 Up 1985 Apted, Michael UK D
# 28 for 1985, # 1942 Overall Colonel Redl 1985 Szabó, István Hungary / Austria / West Germany Y
# 29 for 1985, # 2020 Overall Lost in America 1985 Brooks, Albert USA Y
# 30 for 1985, # 2022 Overall Cocoon 1985 Howard, Ron USA BDS
# 31 for 1985, # 2034 Overall Re-Animator 1985 Gordon, Stuart USA BD
# 32 for 1985, # 2151 Overall Wetherby 1985 Hare, David UK D
# 33 for 1985, # 2169 Overall Day of the Dead 1985 Romero, George A. USA BD
# 34 for 1985, # 2181 Overall Plenty 1985 Schepisi, Fred UK / USA D
# 35 for 1985, # 2202 Overall The Home and the World 1985 Ray, Satyajit / Dutt, Dulal India D
# 35 for 1985, # 2202 Overall Men ... 1985 Dörrie, Doris West Germany Y
# 36 for 1985, # 2208 Overall Three Men and a Cradle 1985 Serreau, Coline France Y
# 37 for 1985, # 2232 Overall Mask 1985 Bogdanovich, Peter USA D
# 38 for 1985, # 2233 Overall A Chorus Line 1985 Attenborough, Richard USA D
# 39 for 1985, # 2246 Overall Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome 1985 Ogilvie, George / Miller, George Australia / USA BDS
# 40 for 1985, # 2280 Overall The Quiet Earth 1985 Murphy, Geoff New Zealand
# 41 for 1985, # 2314 Overall The Sure Thing 1985 Reiner, Rob USA D
# 42 for 1985, # 2365 Overall Runaway Train 1985 Konchalovsky, Andrei USA / Israel D
# 43 for 1985, # 2378 Overall Huey Long 1985 Burns, Ken USA Y
# 44 for 1985, # 2384 Overall My Sweet Little Village 1985 Menzel, Jirí Czechoslovakia Y
# 45 for 1985, # 2390 Overall Pale Rider 1985 Eastwood, Clint USA BD
# 46 for 1985, # 2395 Overall Dust 1985 Hänsel, Marion Belgium / France
# 47 for 1985, # 2400 Overall Agnes of God 1985 Jewison, Norman USA DS
# 47 for 1985, # 2400 Overall Cop au Vin 1985 Chabrol, Claude France D
# 47 for 1985, # 2400 Overall Defence of the Realm 1985 Drury, David UK D
# 47 for 1985, # 2400 Overall Insignificance 1985 Roeg, Nicolas UK BD
# 47 for 1985, # 2400 Overall Silas Marner 1985 Foster, Giles UK
# 48 for 1985, # 2441 Overall The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 Schlesinger, John USA D
# 49 for 1985, # 2455 Overall To Live and Die in L.A. 1985 Friedkin, William USA BDS
# 50 for 1985, # 2460 Overall Smooth Talk 1985 Chopra, Joyce UK / USA Y
# 51 for 1985, # 2462 Overall Trouble in Mind 1985 Rudolph, Alan USA Y
# 52 for 1985, # 2477 Overall Hard Choices 1985 King, Rick USA Y
# 52 for 1985, # 2477 Overall The Runner 1985 Naderi, Amir Iran
# 53 for 1985, # 2485 Overall Better Off Dead 1985 Holland, Savage Steve USA DS
# 53 for 1985, # 2485 Overall Police Story 1985 Chan, Jackie Hong Kong D
# 53 for 1985, # 2485 Overall Silverado 1985 Kasdan, Lawrence USA BDS
# 53 for 1985, # 2485 Overall St. Elmo's Fire 1985 Schumacher, Joel USA DS
# 54 for 1985, # 2486 Overall A View to a Kill 1985 Glen, John UK / USA BDS
# 55 for 1985, # 2488 Overall The Emerald Forest 1985 Boorman, John UK DS
# 55 for 1985, # 2488 Overall Hail, Mary 1985 Godard, Jean-Luc France / Switzerland / UK D
# 55 for 1985, # 2488 Overall Mala Noche 1985 Van Sant, Gus USA
# 56 for 1985, # 2529 Overall Angry Harvest 1985 Holland, Agnieszka West Germany D
# 57 for 1985, # 2555 Overall Dreamchild 1985 Millar, Gavin UK Y
# 58 for 1985, # 2556 Overall Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart 1985 Wang, Wayne USA D
# 58 for 1985, # 2556 Overall Subway 1985 Besson, Luc France D
# 59 for 1985, # 2558 Overall UFOria 1985 Binder, John USA
# 60 for 1985, # 2563 Overall Taipei Story 1985 Yang, Edward Taiwan
# 61 for 1985, # 2567 Overall Almanac of Fall 1985 Tarr, Béla Hungary D
# 61 for 1985, # 2567 Overall Erotic Psyche 1985 Eros, Bradley / Mare, Aline USA
# 61 for 1985, # 2567 Overall The Man Who Envied Women 1985 Rainer, Yvonne USA
# 61 for 1985, # 2567 Overall Manoel in the Island of the Wonders 1985 Ruiz, Raoul France / Portugal
# 61 for 1985, # 2567 Overall Mix-Up ou Meli-melo 1985 Romand, Françoise France
# 62 for 1985, # 2570 Overall Fletch 1985 Ritchie, Michael USA DS
# 63 for 1985, # 2572 Overall Private Conversations: On the Set of 'Death of a Salesman' 1985 Blackwood, Christian USA D
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall The Black Cauldron 1985 Berman, Ted / Rich, Richard USA D
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Code of Silence 1985 Davis, Andrew USA BD
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall The Good Father 1985 Newell, Mike UK D
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Jagged Edge 1985 Marquand, Richard USA BD
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall On the Edge 1985 Nilsson, Rob USA D
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Pumping Iron II: The Women 1985 Butler, George USA
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Real Genius 1985 Coolidge, Martha USA D
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Turtle Diary 1985 Irvin, John UK / USA
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Twice in a Lifetime 1985 Yorkin, Bud USA D
# 64 for 1985, # 2576 Overall Vision Quest 1985 Becker, Harold USA DS
# 65 for 1985, # 2582 Overall Canada's Sweetheart: The Saga of Hal C. Banks 1985 Brittain, Donald Canada
# 65 for 1985, # 2582 Overall An Early Frost 1985 Erman, John USA D
# 65 for 1985, # 2582 Overall My American Cousin 1985 Wilson, Sandy Canada V
# 65 for 1985, # 2582 Overall No Surrender 1985 Smith, Peter UK / Canada V
# 66 for 1985, # 2591 Overall The Goonies 1985 Donner, Richard USA BDS
# 67 for 1985, # 2608 Overall No End 1985 Kieslowski, Krzysztof Poland Y
# 68 for 1985, # 2614 Overall My Friend Ivan Lapshin  New at Films101! 1985 German, Aleksey Soviet Union Y
# 69 for 1985, # 2618 Overall Bitter Coffee 1985 Karya, Teguh Indonesia
# 69 for 1985, # 2618 Overall Hour of the Star 1985 Amaral, Suzana Brazil Y
NR Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 Cosmatos, George P. USA BDS
NR Rocky IV 1985 Stallone, Sylvester USA BDS
NR That's Dancing! 1985 Haley, Jack Jr. USA D
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack