Best award winning movies with most versatile director from 1985

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

1 Colonel Redl (1985)

Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.

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1985-03-29 | Drama / History

Cast

Klaus Maria Brandauer, Hans Christian Blech

Rating

rating icon 6.844
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #205 for
    glitzy
  2. Ranked #206 for
    jarring sound
  3. Ranked #263 for
    jingoistic

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2 Year of the Dragon (1985)

In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows increasingly willing to violate police protocol, resorting to progressively violent measures -- even as his concerned wife, Connie, and his superiors beg him to consider the consequences of his actions.

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1985-08-16 | Action / Crime

Cast

Mickey Rourke, John Lone

Rating

rating icon 6.88
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    brash
  2. Ranked #98 for
    showing underbelly
  3. Ranked #101 for
    propulsive

Trailer

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3 Smooth Talk (1985)

Connie, the fifteen-year-old black sheep of her family, finds her summertime idyll of beach trips, mall hangouts, and innocent flirtations shattered by an encounter with a mysterious stranger.

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1985-09-21 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Laura Dern, Treat Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    flirtatious
  2. Ranked #132 for
    scrawny
  3. Ranked #142 for
    smooth talker

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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 7.755
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #116 for
    dialed down acting
  3. Ranked #137 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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5 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

Trailer

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6 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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7 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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8 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 8.077
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #42 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #63 for
    with mercenaries
  3. Ranked #100 for
    implacable

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9 The Official Story (1985)

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983. In the last and turbulent days of the military dictatorship, Alicia, a high school history teacher, begins to ask uncomfortable questions about the dark origins of Gaby, her adopted daughter.

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1985-04-03 | Drama / History

Cast

Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio

Rating

rating icon 7.517
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    confusing
  2. Ranked #44 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #116 for
    teaching tool

Trailer

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10 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 7.098
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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

Trailer

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