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My Favorite Films of 1985

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"Guess what? Uncle Sam don't give a shit about your expenses. You want bread, fuck a baker."

Directed by William Friedkin
Written by William Friedkin and Gerald Petievich
Music by Wang Chung
Cinematography by Robby Müller
Editing by M. Scott Smith
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People who added this item 7525 Average listal rating (5483 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.5

"If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour... you're gonna see some serious shit."

Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale
Music by Alan Silvestri
Cinematography by Dean Cundey
Editing by Harry Keramidas and Arthur Schmidt
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People who added this item 829 Average listal rating (508 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
After Hours (1985)

"Why don't you just go home?"
"Pal, I've been asking myself that all night."


Directed by Martin Scorsese
Written by Joseph Minion
Music by Howard Shore
Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus
Editing by Thelma Schoonmaker
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People who added this item 1083 Average listal rating (593 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
Ran (1985)

"Why stay with this mad old man? If the rock you stay on starts to roll, jump clean. Or you'll go with it and be squashed. Only a fool stays aboard."

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Written by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni and Masato Ide
Music by Tôru Takemitsu
Cinematography by Asakazu Nakai, Takao Saitô and Shôji Ueda
Editing by Akira Kurosawa
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People who added this item 390 Average listal rating (258 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5

"Don't be a cop if you want to live to 100."
"You want this line on the recruitment poster?"


Directed by Jackie Chan and Chi-Hwa Chen
Written by Jackie Chan and Edward Tang
Music by Siu-Tin Lai
Cinematography by Yiu-Tsou Cheung
Editing by Peter Cheung
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People who added this item 739 Average listal rating (492 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3

"Send... more... paramedics."

Directed by Dan O'Bannon
Written by Dan O'Bannon, Rudy Ricci, John A. Russo and John A. Russo
Music by Matt Clifford
Cinematography by Jules Brenner
Editing by Robert Gordon
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"I don't care what I see outside. My vision is within! Here is where the birds sing! Here is where the sky is blue!"

Directed by James Ivory
Written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Music by Richard Robbins
Cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts
Editing by Humphrey Dixon
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People who added this item 3547 Average listal rating (2343 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9

"We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all."

Directed by John Hughes
Written by John Hughes
Music by Keith Forsey
Cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts
Editing by Dede Allen
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People who added this item 879 Average listal rating (583 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1

"Your ignorance is exceeded only by your charm, Captain. How can we expect them to behave if we act barbarically ourselves?"

Directed by George A. Romero
Written by George A. Romero
Music by John Harrison
Cinematography by Michael Gornick
Editing by Pasquale Buba
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People who added this item 476 Average listal rating (296 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Phenomena (1985)

"The Bible also refers to the devil as Beelzebub, which means 'Lord of the Flies.' Look at her - the Lady of the Flies."

Directed by Dario Argento
Written by Dario Argento and Franco Ferrini
Music by Simon Boswell and Goblin
Cinematography by Romano Albani
Editing by Franco Fraticelli
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People who added this item 1299 Average listal rating (921 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
Commando (1985)

"Remember, Sully, when I promised to kill you last? I lied."

Directed by Mark L. Lester
Written by Steven E. de Souza, Jeph Loeb and Matthew Weisman
Music by James Horner
Cinematography by Matthew F. Leonetti
Editing by Glenn Farr, Mark Goldblatt and John F. Link
henrik4075's rating:
People who added this item 816 Average listal rating (531 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2

"Who's going to believe a talking head? Get a job in a sideshow."

Directed by Stuart Gordon
Written by Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli and William Norris
Music by Richard Band
Cinematography by Mac Ahlberg
Editing by Lee Percy
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People who added this item 524 Average listal rating (355 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Pale Rider (1985)

"There's plain few problems can't be solved with a little sweat and hard work."

Directed by Clint Eastwood
Written by Michael Butler and Dennis Shryack
Music by Lennie Niehaus
Cinematography by Bruce Surtees
Editing by Joel Cox
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"You are all my children now."

Directed by Jack Sholder
Written by David Chaskin
Music by Christopher Young
Cinematography by Jacques Haitkin and Christopher Tufty
Editing by Bob Brady and Arline Garson
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People who added this item 200 Average listal rating (128 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7

"Spontaneity has its time and place."

Directed by Rob Reiner
Written by Steve Bloom and Jonathan Roberts
Music by Tom Scott
Cinematography by Robert Elswit
Editing by Robert Leighton
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People who added this item 2602 Average listal rating (1736 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Goonies (1985)

"Goonies never say die!"

Directed by Richard Donner
Written by Steven Spielberg and Chris Columbus
Music by Dave Grusin
Cinematography by Nick McLean
Editing by Michael Kahn and Steven Spielberg
henrik4075's rating:
People who added this item 696 Average listal rating (486 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Fright Night (1985)

"I have just been fired because nobody wants to see vampire killers anymore, or vampires either. Apparently, all they want to see are demented madmen running around in ski-masks, hacking up young virgins."

Directed by Tom Holland
Written by Tom Holland
Music by Brad Fiedel
Cinematography by Jan Kiesser
Editing by Kent Beyda
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People who added this item 1425 Average listal rating (1010 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Rocky IV (1985)

"If he dies, he dies."

Directed by Sylvester Stallone
Written by Sylvester Stallone
Music by Vince DiCola
Cinematography by Bill Butler
Editing by John W. Wheeler and John W. Wheeler
henrik4075's rating:
People who added this item 332 Average listal rating (241 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Fletch (1985)

"Maybe I'm not going to keep you in here. Maybe I'm going to blow your brains out."
"Well, now, I'm no lawyer, but I do believe that's a violation of my rights."


Directed by Michael Ritchie
Written by Andrew Bergman and Phil Alden Robinson
Music by Harold Faltermeyer
Cinematography by Fred Schuler
Editing by Richard A. Harris
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People who added this item 334 Average listal rating (215 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1

"Lane, I've been going to this high school for seven and a half years. I'm no dummy. I know high school girls."

Directed by Savage Steve Holland
Written by Savage Steve Holland
Music by Rupert Hine
Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky
Editing by Alan Balsam
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People who added this item 289 Average listal rating (206 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.4
Silver Bullet (1985)

"So let me get this straight. This dude killed your best friend, drove your best girl out of town, and made them cancel the fireworks."

Directed by Daniel Attias
Written by Stephen King
Music by Jay Chattaway
Cinematography by Armando Nannuzzi
Editing by Daniel Loewenthal
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People who added this item 227 Average listal rating (153 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.1

"No, you don't understand. Part of me didn't want to leave. She killed all my friends and I still didn't want to leave. Leaving her was the hardest thing I ever did."

Directed by Tobe Hooper
Written by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby
Music by Henry Mancini
Cinematography by Alan Hume
Editing by John Grover
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People who added this item 271 Average listal rating (207 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5

"Gentlemen, do you think I'm a lowlife?"
"Oh no, Mr. Brewster. Not with these clothes."


Directed by Walter Hill
Written by Herschel Weingrod and Timothy Harris
Music by Ry Cooder
Cinematography by Ric Waite
Editing by Freeman A. Davies and Michael Ripps
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People who added this item 732 Average listal rating (434 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.4

"If great lord go into evil castle, poor Gurgi will never see his friend again. Nope. Never."

Directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich
Written by Ted Berman, Richard Rich, David Jonas, Vance Gerry, Al Wilson, Roy Morita, Peter Young, Art Stevens and Joe Hale
Music by Elmer Bernstein
Cinematography by
Editing by Armetta Jackson-Hamlett, James Koford, James Melton and Jeffrey Katzenberg
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People who added this item 1241 Average listal rating (860 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5

"Murdock... I'm coming to get you!"

Directed by George P. Cosmatos
Written by Kevin Jarre, Sylvester Stallone and James Cameron
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
Cinematography by Jack Cardiff
Editing by Larry Bock, Mark Goldblatt, Mark Helfrich, Gib Jaffe and Frank E. Jimenez
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