1985 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1985 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
Back to the Future (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ 5261 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Brazil (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state. (132 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ 1468 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
Ran (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them, or cause them to turn on each other...and him... (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ 671 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Witness (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ 657 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
The Color Purple (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years. (154 mins.)
“ 566 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
Rocky IV (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (91 mins.)
“ 460 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
A View to a Kill (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley. (131 mins.)
Director: John Glen
“ 399 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Out of Africa (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter. (161 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ 386 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
After Hours (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop. (97 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ 348 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen. (107 mins.)
“ 305 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world. (82 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 293 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner. (116 mins.)
“ 292 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
A Room with a View (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ 268 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Pale Rider (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A mysterious preacher protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land. (115 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ 263 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Come and See (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II. (136 mins.)
Director: E. Klimov
“ 256 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Runaway Train (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving. (111 mins.)
“ 243 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Mask (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A teenager with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempt to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances. (120 mins.)
“ 195 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love. (130 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ 162 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Teen Wolf (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A struggling high school student discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf. (91 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel
“ 129 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
The Quiet Earth (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda. (91 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Murphy
“ 124 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan. (104 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
“ 106 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Jagged Edge (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack... (108 mins.)
“ 95,42 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Year of the Dragon (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders. (134 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ 90,20 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a trans individual... (120 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
“ 70,49 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Death of a Salesman (1985 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it. (136 mins.)
“ 70,25 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ 66,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists... (136 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
“ 65,80 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
A Chorus Line (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical. (113 mins.)
“ 60,45 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Shoah (1985 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors. (566 mins.)
Director: Claude Lanzmann
“ 58,41 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Into the Night (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull... (115 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ 53,35 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
My Sweet Little Village (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik,... (98 mins.)
Director: Jirí Menzel
“ 34,05 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Vagabond (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
“ 33,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
No End (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
It's 1982: Poland is under martial law, and Solidarity is banned. Ulla, a translator working on Orwell... (109 mins.)
“ 31,40 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
White Nights (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment... (136 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ 31,29 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
3 hommes et un couffin (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Jacques, steward de Air France, accepte de garder un paquet pour le compte de Paul. Le paquet sera remis chez lui à la maison... (106 mins.)
Director: Coline Serreau
“ 22,07 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Plenty (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young Englishwoman spends 20 years to make whatever kind of life for herself at the expense of others around her in post-World War 2 England. (121 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
“ 19,45 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Dance with a Stranger (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A stormy relationship, complicated by the strictures of 1950s social class and gender roles, ends in death. Based on the life of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain. (96 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ 13,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Hail Mary (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her... (72 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ 13,80 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
The Shooting Party (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
While Europe stands on the brink of a World War in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats. (98 mins.)
Director: Alan Bridges
“ 13,37 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Poulet au vinaigre (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a small town begins losing its citizenry in a series of grisly murders, out-of-town police inspector... (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ 12,04 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Fool for Love (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ 10,51 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
Men... (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man's wife leaves him to take up with an artist, so the man responds by becoming the artist's roommate. (99 mins.)
Director: Doris Dörrie
“ 8,94 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Wetherby (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents. (102 mins.)
Director: David Hare
“ 7,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Letter to Brezhnev (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can... (94 mins.)
Director: Chris Bernard
“ 7,44 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Turtle Diary (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo... (97 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
“ 7,33 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
Macaroni (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax. (105 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
“ 6,57 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
O-Bi, O-Ba - The End of Civilization (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust... (88 mins.)
Director: Piotr Szulkin
“ 6,30 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Bring on the Night (1985 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Documents the preparation and rehearsals for Sting's first solo concert, as well as his supporting band's opinions on their leader and his controversial efforts. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ 5,12 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Zuckerbaby (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An asocial, obese German woman lives in a large city. Unfortunately despite her kind and intelligent personality, she has had a lot of trouble making a connection with people, until she gets a crush on a handsome subway conductor. (86 mins.)
Director: Percy Adlon
“ 3,64 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Scene of the Crime: A Tooth for a Tooth (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Hajo Gies
“ 1,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
The Berlin Affair (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Set in 1938 Berlin, Louise Von Hollendorf is the wife of a young Nazi diplomat who meets and falls in love with a certain Mitsuko Matsugae... (121 mins.)
Director: Liliana Cavani
“ 1,54 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
“ 1,16 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
The Making of 'West Side Story' (1985 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A documentary which shows, in great detail, the making of the 1985 Bernstein-conducted recording of the entire score of "West Side Story", featuring operatic stars. (89 mins.)
“ 1,12 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Via Mala (1985 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A family who lives in the Swiss Alpes at the end of the 1920s is abused by a tyrannical drunkard. (91 mins.)
“ 0,82 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Seitenstechen (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
(88 mins.)
Director: Dieter Pröttel
“ 0,58 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
56.
Der Schneemann (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Siegfried Blum is a small scale criminal, who happens to gain possession of 2 kg Cocaine. When he tries to turn it into cash, he learns that this kind of business is much too big for him. (106 mins.)
“ 0,47 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
57.
Vergeßt Mozart (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the dead of night, a few hours after Mozart's death, the usual suspects (Konstanze, Salieri, van Swieten... (92 mins.)
Director: Miloslav Luther
“ 0,37 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
58.
Im Innern des Wals (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(97 mins.)
Director: Doris Dörrie
“ 0,23 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
59.
Dormire (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
(91 mins.)
“ 0,05 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
60.
Abschied in Berlin (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
(65 mins.)
“ 0 points ” - dziwnytenswiat