Best award winning movies with artistically talented director from 1985

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with artistically talented director from 1985! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with artistically talented director from 1985, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Prizzi's Honor (1985)

Charley Partanna is a hitman who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime families in the US. When he sees Irene Walker, it's love at first sight. But he soon finds that she, too, is a killer for hire. Charley can overlook his suspicions, but he can't turn off his heart. And the couple must remember that even if they love each other, the Prizzis love only money.

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1985-06-14 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #64 for
    seriocomedy
  3. Ranked #79 for
    Multigenre

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2 Out of Africa (1985)

Tells the life story of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on her 1937 autobiographical novel.

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1985-12-20 | History / Romance

Cast

Robert Redford, Meryl Streep

Rating

rating icon 7.177
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #25 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #31 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #46 for
    sad

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3 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #41 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #63 for
    with mercenaries
  3. Ranked #99 for
    implacable

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4 The Color Purple (1985)

An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing 'Mister' Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa.

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1985-12-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover

Rating

rating icon 7.762
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #114 for
    dialed down acting
  3. Ranked #136 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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5 Back to the Future (1985)

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 parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

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1985-07-03 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

Rating

rating icon 8.318
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #68 for
    multiverse
  2. Ranked #70 for
    time-loop
  3. Ranked #103 for
    punching bag

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6 The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

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1985-03-01 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels

Rating

rating icon 7.394
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #92 for
    escapist fantasy
  2. Ranked #116 for
    nifty
  3. Ranked #131 for
    highly imaginative

Trailer

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7 Witness (1985)

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit, and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

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1985-02-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #63 for
    gruesome murder
  2. Ranked #85 for
    horrific crimes
  3. Ranked #91 for
    fish out of water

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8 Blood Simple (1985)

The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.

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1985-01-18 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Getz, Frances McDormand

Rating

rating icon 7.242
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    scuzzy
  2. Ranked #54 for
    Multigenre
  3. Ranked #63 for
    neo-noir

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9 After Hours (1985)

Desperate to escape his mind-numbing routine, uptown Manhattan office worker Paul Hackett ventures downtown for a hookup with a mystery woman.

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1985-08-16 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.478
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #76 for
    seriocomedy
  2. Ranked #98 for
    like The Revenant
  3. Ranked #119 for
    jittery

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10 Vagabond (1985)

Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking odd jobs and staying with whomever will offer her a place to sleep. Mona is fiercely independent, craving freedom over comfort, but it is this desire to be free that will eventually lead to her demise.

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1985-12-04 | Drama

Cast

Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril

Rating

rating icon 7.299
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #46 for
    prosaic
  2. Ranked #70 for
    ambling
  3. Ranked #70 for
    neo-realism

Trailer

Vagabond trailer
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