Best rather unconvincing award winning movies from 1985

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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 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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3 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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4 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 6.874
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    brash
  2. Ranked #98 for
    showing underbelly
  3. Ranked #100 for
    propulsive

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5 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

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6 Enemy Mine (1985)

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.

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1985-12-12 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr.

Rating

rating icon 6.94
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #95 for
    matte shot
  3. Ranked #104 for
    Space Opera

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7 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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8 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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9 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.

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1985-06-29 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Mel Gibson, Tina Turner

Rating

rating icon 6.21
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #65 for
    Apocalypse Film
  2. Ranked #215 for
    Saga
  3. Ranked #220 for
    vehicular carnage

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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 7.1
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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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