Better Off Dead (1985)

A high schooler finds himself in a series of misadventures after being dumped in this hilarious 80s comedy from Savage Steve Holland. Lane Myer thinks he has it all with his girlfriend Beth Truss. However, in the span of a few hours, he not only loses the chance to live his dream to become a […]

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Watchmen (2009)

The Alan Moore-Dave Gibbons classic graphic novel comes to life in Zack Snyder’s visually enhanced, gripping tale of a band of superheroes in an alternate 1985 in New York City, and the obstacles they must endure to possibly save everyone, including themselves. For the course of decades, costumed superheroes have existed and have been met […]

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Death Wish 3 (1985)

Paul Kersey is back in New York and this time, he’s planning to clean up the streets once again. But this time, he’s not alone. Living in Los Angeles has taken its toll on Paul Kersey. After avenging his daughter and returning to life, Paul decides to visit an old friend, Charlie, in New York […]

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American Ninja (1985)

In the wake of the 1980’s Ninja movie craze, Menahem Golan’s Cannon Films would unleashed one of the most well-known Ninja films of the 1980’s. After the successful Sho Kosugi trilogy (Enter the Ninja, Revenge of the Ninja, Ninja III: The Domination), the idea was pitched and thus, the American Ninja was born. Originally titled […]

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Mismatched Couples (1985)

Usually showing seriousness when it comes to his roles, Donnie Yen has without a doubt become one of the biggest action stars in Hong Kong, especially with his recent efforts. However, in 1985, Yen takes the lead in a more comical sense where he not only does his trademark martial arts skills, but the film’s […]

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Yes Madam! (1985)

Hong Kong action cinema has had its share of female warriors from Cheng Pei-Pei in the late 60’s to Angela Mao in the 70’s. With this Corey Yuen-directed action feature, two names became synonymous with action. However, one of the ladies broke the mold and became one of the first foreigners to have a lead […]

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The Annihilators (1985)

A band of soldiers reunites to bring a new kind of war in this fun 80’s B-action film. During the Vietnam War, Bill, Ray, Joe, Garrett, and Woody took on the Viet Cong and Joe sacrifices himself to save his friends. Thirteen years have passed and Joe, who is paralyzed, helps his father run his […]

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