Best award winning movies with meaty role from 1985

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

1 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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2 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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3 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

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4 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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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

Trailer

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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 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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8 The Trip to Bountiful (1985)

Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940s Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish – just once before she dies – is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as "home."

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1985-12-20 | Drama

Cast

Geraldine Page, John Heard

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #97 for
    harridan
  2. Ranked #99 for
    mawkish
  3. Ranked #100 for
    gut-punch

Trailer

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9 Death of a Salesman (1985)

Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make things up to his family.

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1985-08-16 | Drama / TV Movie

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid

Rating

rating icon 6.894
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #207 for
    with epiphany moments
  2. Ranked #211 for
    slacker
  3. Ranked #331 for
    razzle-dazzle

Trailer

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10 Ladyhawke (1985)

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

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1985-03-27 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer

Rating

rating icon 7.033
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    arthurian
  2. Ranked #49 for
    anachronistic
  3. Ranked #77 for
    chivalry

Trailer

Ladyhawke trailer
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