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The Best Movies of 1985 - Original Release   (100 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1985, # 51 Overall Ran 1985 Kurosawa, Akira Japan / France BD
# 2 for 1985, # 259 Overall Shoah 1985 Lanzmann, Claude France BD
# 3 for 1985, # 297 Overall A Room with a View 1985 Ivory, James UK BD
# 4 for 1985, # 335 Overall Come and See 1985 Klimov, Elem Soviet Union Y
# 5 for 1985, # 427 Overall Back to the Future 1985 Zemeckis, Robert USA BDS
# 6 for 1985, # 439 Overall Witness 1985 Weir, Peter USA DS
# 7 for 1985, # 505 Overall Brazil 1985 Gilliam, Terry UK BD
# 8 for 1985, # 517 Overall Prizzi's Honor 1985 Huston, John USA D
# 9 for 1985, # 606 Overall Out of Africa 1985 Pollack, Sydney USA BDS
# 10 for 1985, # 637 Overall The Color Purple 1985 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 11 for 1985, # 646 Overall Tampopo 1985 Itami, Juzo Japan Y
# 12 for 1985, # 658 Overall The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 Allen, Woody USA Y
# 13 for 1985, # 711 Overall Vagabond 1985 Varda, Agnès France / UK D
# 14 for 1985, # 714 Overall My Life as a Dog 1985 Hallström, Lasse Sweden BD
# 15 for 1985, # 778 Overall Kiss of the Spider Woman 1985 Babenco, Hector Brazil / USA BD
# 16 for 1985, # 790 Overall The Official Story 1985 Puenzo, Luis Argentina Y
# 17 for 1985, # 939 Overall My Beautiful Laundrette 1985 Frears, Stephen UK Y
# 18 for 1985, # 955 Overall When Father Was Away on Business 1985 Kusturica, Emir Yugoslavia Y
# 19 for 1985, # 1068 Overall Dance with a Stranger 1985 Newell, Mike UK Y
# 20 for 1985, # 1199 Overall After Hours 1985 Scorsese, Martin USA Y
# 21 for 1985, # 1266 Overall Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Schrader, Paul USA D
# 22 for 1985, # 1363 Overall The Breakfast Club 1985 Hughes, John USA BD
# 23 for 1985, # 1482 Overall Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 Seidelman, Susan USA BD
# 24 for 1985, # 1547 Overall The Trip to Bountiful 1985 Masterson, Peter USA Y
# 25 for 1985, # 1566 Overall The Time to Live and the Time to Die 1985 Hou, Hsiao-hsien Taiwan
# 26 for 1985, # 1605 Overall 28 Up 1985 Apted, Michael UK D
# 27 for 1985, # 1641 Overall The Shooting Party 1985 Bridges, Alan UK D
# 28 for 1985, # 1723 Overall Colonel Redl 1985 Szabó, István Hungary / Austria / West Germany Y
# 29 for 1985, # 1836 Overall Cocoon 1985 Howard, Ron USA BDS
# 30 for 1985, # 1888 Overall Lost in America 1985 Brooks, Albert USA Y
# 31 for 1985, # 1933 Overall Re-Animator 1985 Gordon, Stuart USA BD
# 32 for 1985, # 1974 Overall Wetherby 1985 Hare, David UK D
# 33 for 1985, # 1978 Overall Day of the Dead 1985 Romero, George A. USA BD
# 34 for 1985, # 1997 Overall Three Men and a Cradle 1985 Serreau, Coline France Y
# 35 for 1985, # 2000 Overall Plenty 1985 Schepisi, Fred UK / USA D
# 36 for 1985, # 2022 Overall The Home and the World 1985 Ray, Satyajit / Dutt, Dulal India D
# 36 for 1985, # 2022 Overall Men ... 1985 Dörrie, Doris West Germany Y
# 37 for 1985, # 2043 Overall A Chorus Line 1985 Attenborough, Richard USA D
# 38 for 1985, # 2060 Overall Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome 1985 Ogilvie, George / Miller, George Australia / USA DS
# 38 for 1985, # 2060 Overall Mask 1985 Bogdanovich, Peter USA D
# 39 for 1985, # 2121 Overall The Quiet Earth 1985 Murphy, Geoff New Zealand
# 40 for 1985, # 2142 Overall The Sure Thing 1985 Reiner, Rob USA D
# 41 for 1985, # 2164 Overall Runaway Train 1985 Konchalovsky, Andrei USA / Israel D
# 42 for 1985, # 2190 Overall My Sweet Little Village 1985 Menzel, Jirí Czechoslovakia Y
# 43 for 1985, # 2211 Overall Pale Rider 1985 Eastwood, Clint USA BD
# 44 for 1985, # 2226 Overall Dust 1985 Hänsel, Marion Belgium / France
# 45 for 1985, # 2235 Overall Agnes of God 1985 Jewison, Norman USA DS
# 45 for 1985, # 2235 Overall Cop au Vin 1985 Chabrol, Claude France D
# 45 for 1985, # 2235 Overall Defence of the Realm 1985 Drury, David UK D
# 45 for 1985, # 2235 Overall Insignificance 1985 Roeg, Nicolas UK BD
# 45 for 1985, # 2235 Overall Silas Marner 1985 Foster, Giles UK
# 46 for 1985, # 2251 Overall The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 Schlesinger, John USA D
# 47 for 1985, # 2265 Overall To Live and Die in L.A. 1985 Friedkin, William USA BDS
# 48 for 1985, # 2268 Overall Huey Long 1985 Burns, Ken USA Y
# 49 for 1985, # 2270 Overall Smooth Talk 1985 Chopra, Joyce UK / USA Y
# 50 for 1985, # 2272 Overall Trouble in Mind 1985 Rudolph, Alan USA Y
# 51 for 1985, # 2288 Overall Hard Choices 1985 King, Rick USA Y
# 52 for 1985, # 2295 Overall Silverado 1985 Kasdan, Lawrence USA BDS
# 53 for 1985, # 2315 Overall The Runner 1985 Naderi, Amir Iran
# 54 for 1985, # 2316 Overall The Emerald Forest 1985 Boorman, John UK DS
# 54 for 1985, # 2316 Overall Hail, Mary 1985 Godard, Jean-Luc France / Switzerland / UK D
# 54 for 1985, # 2316 Overall Mala Noche 1985 Van Sant, Gus USA
# 55 for 1985, # 2319 Overall Better Off Dead 1985 Holland, Savage Steve USA DS
# 55 for 1985, # 2319 Overall Police Story 1985 Chan, Jackie Hong Kong D
# 55 for 1985, # 2319 Overall St. Elmo's Fire 1985 Schumacher, Joel USA DS
# 56 for 1985, # 2340 Overall Angry Harvest 1985 Holland, Agnieszka West Germany D
# 57 for 1985, # 2372 Overall Dreamchild 1985 Millar, Gavin UK Y
# 58 for 1985, # 2373 Overall Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart 1985 Wang, Wayne USA D
# 58 for 1985, # 2373 Overall Subway 1985 Besson, Luc France D
# 59 for 1985, # 2374 Overall UFOria 1985 Binder, John USA
# 60 for 1985, # 2391 Overall Fletch 1985 Ritchie, Michael USA DS
# 61 for 1985, # 2393 Overall Private Conversations: On the Set of 'Death of a Salesman' 1985 Blackwood, Christian USA D
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall The Black Cauldron 1985 Berman, Ted / Rich, Richard USA D
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Code of Silence 1985 Davis, Andrew USA BD
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall The Good Father 1985 Newell, Mike UK D
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Jagged Edge 1985 Marquand, Richard USA BD
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall On the Edge 1985 Nilsson, Rob USA D
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Pumping Iron II: The Women 1985 Butler, George USA
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Real Genius 1985 Coolidge, Martha USA D
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Turtle Diary 1985 Irvin, John UK / USA
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Twice in a Lifetime 1985 Yorkin, Bud USA D
# 62 for 1985, # 2398 Overall Vision Quest 1985 Becker, Harold USA DS
# 63 for 1985, # 2401 Overall Taipei Story 1985 Yang, Edward Taiwan
# 64 for 1985, # 2403 Overall Canada's Sweetheart: The Saga of Hal C. Banks 1985 Brittain, Donald Canada
# 64 for 1985, # 2403 Overall An Early Frost 1985 Erman, John USA D
# 64 for 1985, # 2403 Overall My American Cousin 1985 Wilson, Sandy Canada V
# 64 for 1985, # 2403 Overall No Surrender 1985 Smith, Peter UK / Canada V
# 65 for 1985, # 2405 Overall Almanac of Fall 1985 Tarr, Béla Hungary D
# 65 for 1985, # 2405 Overall Erotic Psyche 1985 Eros, Bradley / Mare, Aline USA
# 65 for 1985, # 2405 Overall The Man Who Envied Women 1985 Rainer, Yvonne USA
# 65 for 1985, # 2405 Overall Manoel in the Island of the Wonders 1985 Ruiz, Raoul France / Portugal
# 65 for 1985, # 2405 Overall Mix-Up ou Meli-melo 1985 Romand, Françoise France
# 66 for 1985, # 2410 Overall The Goonies 1985 Donner, Richard USA BDS
# 67 for 1985, # 2417 Overall No End 1985 Kieslowski, Krzysztof Poland Y
# 68 for 1985, # 2425 Overall A View to a Kill 1985 Glen, John UK / USA BDS
# 69 for 1985, # 2426 Overall Bitter Coffee 1985 Karya, Teguh Indonesia
# 69 for 1985, # 2426 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
 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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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
 
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