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Favorite Drama Films: 1984-1985

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Directed by: Sam Firstenberg
Produced by: Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan, and Pieter Jan Brugge
Written by: Allen DeBevoise, Charles Parker, Jan Ventura, and Julia Reichert
Cinematography: Hanania Baer
Edited by: Barry Zetlin, Marcus Manton, Bert Glatstein, Bob Jenkis, and Sally Allens
Music by: Michael Linn

Distributed by: Cannon Group
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 58 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.8
Breakin' (1984)


Directed by: Joel Silberg
Produced by: Yoram Globus, Menachem Golan, and David Zito
Written by: Charles Parker, Allen DeBevoise, and Gerald Sciafe
Cinematography: Hanania Baer
Edited by: Vincent Sklena, Gib Jaffe, and Larry Bock
Music by: Michael Boyd and Gary Malkin

Distributed by: Cannon Group
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 205 Average listal rating (127 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7
Flesh & Blood (1985)


Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Produced by: Gijs Versluys
Written by: Gerald Soeteman and Paul Verhoeven
Cinematography: Jan de Bont
Edited by: Ine Schenkkan
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 481 Average listal rating (311 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
Repo Man (1984)


Directed by: Alex Cox
Produced by: Peter McCarthy, Jonathan Wacks, Michael Nesmith, and Gerald T. Olson
Written by: Alex Cox
Cinematography: Robby Muller
Edited by: Dennis Dolan
Music by: Tito Larriva and Steven Hufsteter

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 55 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Vision Quest (1985)


Directed by: Harold Becker
Produced by: Adam Fields, Stan Weston, Jon Peters, and Peter Guber
Based on the novel by: Terry Davis
Written by: Darryl Ponicsan
Cinematography: Owen Roizman
Edited by: Maury Winetrobe
Music by: Tangerine Dream

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Swing Shift (1984)


Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Produced by: Jerry Bick, Charles Mulvehill, Arlene Sellers, and Alex Winitsky
Written by: Nancy Dowd, Bo Goldman, and Ron Nyswaner
Cinematography: Tak Fujimoto
Edited by: Craig McKay
Music by: Patrick Williams

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Threads (1984)


Directed by: Mick Jackson
Produced by Mick Jackson, Graham Massey, John Purdie, and Peter Wolfes
Written by: Barry Hines
Cinematography: Andrew Dunn and Paul Morris
Edited by: Jim Latham and Donna Bickerstaff

Distributed by: BBC Television
People who added this item 290 Average listal rating (170 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4


Directed by: Woody Allen
Produced by: Robert Greenhut, Charles H. Joffe, Michael Peyser, and Jack Rollins
Cinematography: Gordon Willis
Edited by: Susan E. Morse

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
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Directed by: Peter Webb
Produced by: Andros Epaminondas, Peter Manley, Linda McCartney, and Paul McCartney
Written by: Paul McCartney
Cinematography: Ian McMilian
Edited by: Peter Beston
Music by: Paul McCartney

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.5
Jagged Edge (1985)


Directed by: Richard Marquand
Produced by: Michele Connors Raley, Martin Ransohoff, and Don Carmody
Written by: Joe Eszterhas
Cinematography: Matthew F. Leonetti
Edited by: Sean Barton and Conrad Buff IV
Music by: John Barry

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Threads (1984)
People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Threads (1984)
People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1


Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Produced by: Paul Freeman, Rob Harland, Chuck McLain, and David L. Wolper
Written by: John Jakes, Douglas Heyes, Paul F. Edwards, Patricia Green, and Kathleen A. Shelley
Based on the books by: John Jakes
Cinematography: Stevan Lerner and Scott C. Eyler
Edited by: Michael Eliot and Scott C. Eyler
Music by: Bill Conti

Distributed by: ABc Television and Warner Bros. Television
People who added this item 22 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0


Directed by: Robert Greenwald
Produced by: Steve Tisch, Carol Schreder, Rose Leiman Goldemberg, and Jon Avent
Written by: Rose Leiman Goldemberg
Based on the book by: Faith McNulty
Cinematography: Isidore Mankofsky
Edited by: Richard W. Fetterman and Michael A. Stevenson
Music by: Charles Gross

Distributed by: NBC Television
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Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Produced by: Harve Bennett, Gary Nardino, and Ralph Winter
Written by: Ralph Winter
Based on the TV series by: Gene Roddenberry
Cinematography: Charles Correll
Edited by: Robert F. Shugrue
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Paramount.Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 250 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8


Directed by: Walter Hill
Produced by: Lawrence Gordon, Gene Levy, Joel Silver, and Mae Woods
Written by: Walter Hill and Larry Gross
Cinematography: Andrew Laszlo
Edited by: James Coblentz
Music by: Ry Cooder

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 802 Average listal rating (487 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Blood Simple (1984)


Directed by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Produced by: Donald F. Bacaner, Joel Coen, and Ethan Coen
Written by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, and Don Wiegmann
Cinematography: Barry Sonnenfeld
Edited by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Music by: Carter Burwell

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 304 Average listal rating (171 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: John Huston
Produced by: John Foreman
Written by: Richard Condon and Janet Roach
Based on the novel by: Richard Condon
Cinematography: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Edited by: Kaja Fehr and Rudi Fehr
Music by: Alex North

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 289 Average listal rating (204 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Silverado (1985)


Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
Produced by: Lawrence Kasdan, Charles Okun, Mark Kasdan, and Michael Grillo
Written by: Lawrence Kasdan and Mark Kasdan
Cinematography: John Bailey
Edited by: Carole Littleton
Music by: Bruce Broughton

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 285 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5


Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Produced by: Fred Roos, Sylvio Tabet, Dyson Lovell, Barrie M. Osborne, and Robert Evans
Written by: William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, and Mario Puzo
Cinematography: Stephen Goldbatt
Edited by: Barry Malkin and Robert O. Lovett
Music by: John Barry

Distributed by: Orion Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 98 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: John. Boorman
Produced by: Edgar F. Gross and John Boorman
Written by: Rospo Pallenberg
Based on the article by: Leonard Greenwood
Cinematography: Philippe Rousselot
Edited by: Ian Crsfford
Music by: Junior Homrich and Brian Gascoigne

Distributed by: Embassy Pictures
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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.2


Directed by: Freddie Francis
Produced by: Jonathan Sanger
Written by: Ronald Harwood
Based on a story by: Dylan Thomas
Cinematography: Gerry Turpin and Norman Warwick
Edited by: Lawrence Mery Clark

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 73 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: Jeremy Kagan
Produced by: Mike Lobell, Les Kimball, and Jeanne Rosenberg
Written by: Jeanne Rosenberg
Cinematography: Dick Bush
Edited by: David Holden
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 70 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.2
Tuff Turf (1985)


Directed by: Fritz Kiersch
Produced by: Donald P. Borcher, Pat Kehoe, and Bob Manning
Written by: Jette Rinck, Greg Collins O'Neil, and Murray Michaels
Cinematography: Willy Kurant
Edited by: Marc Grossman
Music by: Jonathan Elias

Distributed by: New World Pictures
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People who added this item 1494 Average listal rating (783 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8


Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Produced by: Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Jon Peters, Peter Gruber, Steven Spielberg, and Quincy Jones
Written by: Manno Meyjes
Based on the novel by: Alice Walker
Cinematography: Allen Daviau
Edited by: Michael Kahn
Music by: Quincy Jones

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 360 Average listal rating (249 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Body Double (1984)


Directed by: Brian DePalma
Produced by: Brian DePalma
Written by: Brian DePalma and Robert J. Avrech
Cinematography: Stephen H. Burum
Edited by: Gerald B. Greenberg and Bill Pankow
Music by: Pino Donaggio

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 386 Average listal rating (278 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Red Dawn (1984)


Directed by: John Milius
Produced by: Buzz Feitshans, Barry Beckerman, and Sidney Beckerman
Written by: Kevin Reynolds and John Milius
Cinematography: Ric Waite
Edited by: Thom Nobel
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 222 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6
Subway (1985)


Directed by: Luc Besson
Produced by: Luc Besson and Francois Ruggieri
Written by: Luc Besson, Pierre Jolivet, Alain Le Henry, Marc Perrier, and Sophie Schmit
Cinematography: Carlo Varini
Edited by: Sophie Schmit
Music by: Eric Serra

Distributed by: Gaumont Pictures and Island Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 693 Average listal rating (474 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: John Glen
Produced by: Michael G. Wilson and Albert R. Broccoli
Written by: Michael G. Wilson and Richard Maibaum
Based on the short story, "From a View To a Kill" by: Ian Fleming
Cinematography: Alan Hume
Edited by: Peter Davies
Music by: John Barry
Song and lyrics by: Duran Duran and John Barry

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 351 Average listal rating (219 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8


Directed by: Peter Hymans
Produced by: Peter Hymans
Written by: Peter Hymans
Based on the novel "2010: Odyssey Two" and characters created by: Arthur C. Clarke
Cinematography: Peter Hymans
Edited by: James Mitchell and Mia Goldman
Music by: David Shire

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 898 Average listal rating (588 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
Legend (1985)


Directed by: Ridley Scott
Produced by: Aaron Milchan
Written by: William Hjortsberg
Cinematography: Alex Thomson
Edited by: Terry Rawlings
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith and Tangerine Dream

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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Directed by: Michael Apted
Produced by: Stanley B. Jaffe, Phil Junger Witt, Ron Koslow, Sherry Lansing, and Tony Thomas
Written by: Ron Koslow
Cinematography: Ralf D. Rode
Edited by: Arthur Schmidt
Music by: Michael Smalls

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
People who added this item 21 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: James Foley
Produced by: Carol Baum, Scott Rudin, and Edgar J. Scherick
Written by: Chris Columbus
Cinematography: Michael Ballhaus
Edited by: Albert Magnoli
Music by: Thomas Newman

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 204 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5


Directed by: Albert Magnoli
Produced by: Robert Cavello, Steven Fergnoli, and Joseph Ruffalo
Written by: William Blinn and Albert Magnoli
Cinematography: Donald E. Thorin
Edited by: Ken Robinson and Albert Magnoli
Music by: Prince and Michel Colombier
Music and lyrics by: Prince

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 114 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4


Directed by: Robert Benton
Produced by: Arlene Donavon and Michael Hausman
Written by: Robert Benton
Cinematography: Nestor Almendros
Edited by: Carol Littleton
Music by: John Kander

Distributed by: Tri-Star
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Phar Lap (1983)


Directed by: Simon Wincer
Produced by: John Sexton
Written by: David Williamson
Cinematography: Russell Boyd
Edited by: Tony Paterson
Music by: Bruce Rowland

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2418 Average listal rating (1519 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
Amadeus (1984)


Directed by: Milos Forman
Produced by: Michael Hausman, Bertil Ohlsson, and Saul Zaentz
Written by: Peter Shaffer
Based on the play by: Peter Shaffer
Cinematography: Miroslav Ondrícek
Edited by: Michael Chandler

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 191 Average listal rating (126 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.5


Directed by: Kevin Sullivan
Produced by: Ian McDougall, Lee Polk, and Kevin Sullivan
Written by: Kevin Sullivan
Based on the novel by: Lucy Maude Montgomery
Cinematography: Rene Ohashi
Edited by: James Lahti and Mairin Wilkinson
Music by: Hargood Hardy

Distributed by: Sullivan Films/CBC Television
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 99 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 5.9
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Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Produced by: Jerry Rick, William S. Gilmore, and Taylor Hackford
Written by: Eric Hughes
Based on the novel and film, "Into the Past" by: Daniel Manwaring
Cinematography: Daniel E. Thornin
Edited by: Fredric Steinkamp and William Steinkamp
Music by: Larry Carlton and Michel Colombier
Music and lyrics by: Phil Collins

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 305 Average listal rating (188 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Neil Jordan
Produced by: Chris Brown and Stephen Woolley
Written by: Angela Carter and Neil Jordan
Based on the story by: Angela Carter
Cinematography: Bryan Loftus
Edited by: Rodney Holland
Music by: George Fenton

Distributed by: ITC Entertainment
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Directed by: Sandy Wilson
Produced by: Peter O'Brien and Sandy Wilson
Written by: Sandy Wilson
Cinematography: Richard Lieterman
Edited by: Haida Paul

Distributed by: Cinplex Odeon, CBC, and MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1344 Average listal rating (831 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Dune (1984)


Directed by: David Lynch
Produced by: Raffaella De Laurentiis and Dino De Laurentiis
Written by: David Lynch
Based on the novel by: Frank Herbert
Cinematography: Freddie Francis
Edited by: Antony Gibbs
Music by: Toto and Brian Eno

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 5347 Average listal rating (3731 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8


Directed by: James Cameron
Produced by: Derek Gibson, Gale Anne Hurd, and John Daly
Written by: James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd
Based on short stories by: Harland Ellison
Cinematography: Adam Greenberg
Edited by: Mark Goldbatt
Music by: Brad Fiedel

Distributed by: Hemdale Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 983 Average listal rating (640 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Cocoon (1985)


Directed by: Ron Howard
Produced by: David Brown and Richard D. Zanuck
Written by: Tom Benedek
Based on the novel by: David Saperstein
Cinematography: Donald Peterman
Edited by: Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 507 Average listal rating (342 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Pale Rider (1985)


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood, David Valdes, and Fritz Manes
Written by: Michael Butler and Dennis Shryack
Cinematography: Bruce Surtess
Edited by: Joel Cox
Music by: Lennie Niehaus

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8


Directed by: Richard Pearce
Produced by: William D. Wittliff and Jessica Lange
Written by: William D. Wittliff
Cinematography: David M. Walsh
Edited by: Bill Yahrus
Music by: Charles Gross

Distributed by: Touchstone Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 399 Average listal rating (255 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.3


Directed by: William Friedkin
Produced by: Irving H. Levine, Samuel Schulman, and Bud S. Smith
Written by: William Friedkin and Gerald Petievich
Based on the novel by: Gerald Petievich
Cinematography: Robby Miller
Edited by: M. Scott Smith
Music by: Wang Chung
Songs and lyrics by: Wang Chung

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (26 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Phillip Borsos
Produced by: Peter O'Brian and Philip Borsos
Written by: Thomas Meehan, Philip Borsos, and Barry Healey
Cinematography: Frank Tidy
Edited by: Sidney Wolinsky
Music by: Michael Conway Bsker

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1045 Average listal rating (564 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
Ran (1985)


Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
Produced by: Katsumi Furukawa, Masato Hara, and Serge Silberman
Written by: Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, and Masato Ide
Based on the play, "King Lear" by: William Shakespeare
Cinematography: Asakazu Nakai, Takao Saito, and Shoji USDA
Edited by: Akira Kurosawa
Music by: Toru Takemitsu

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2260 Average listal rating (1348 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Brazil (1985)


Directed by: Terry Gllliam
Produced by: Aaron Milchan
Written by: Terry Gillian, Tom Stoppard, and Charles McKeown
Cinematography: Roger Pratt
Edited by: Julian Doyle
Music by: Michael Kamen

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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