Roger Avary's Favorite Films of 1985

I'm film director & writer Roger Avary, a voting Academy member, and of the films of 1985 that I've seen these were my favorites, in order of preference.

  • Brazil

    1

  • After Hours

    2

  • Legend

    3

  • Flesh + Blood

    4

  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    5

  • Mask

    6

  • The Breakfast Club

    7

  • Runaway Train

    8

  • Lost in America

    9

  • Back to the Future

    10

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure

    11

  • To Live and Die in L.A.

    12

  • The Falcon and the Snowman

    13

  • Day of the Dead

    14

  • The Purple Rose of Cairo

    15

  • Fright Night

    16

  • Desperately Seeking Susan

    17

  • The Goonies

    18

  • Ladyhawke

    19

  • Into the Night

    20

  • Lifeforce

    21

  • St. Elmo's Fire

    22

  • The Sure Thing

    23

  • Ran

    24

  • The Color Purple

    25

  • Crimewave

    26

  • Young Sherlock Holmes

    27

  • The Emerald Forest

    28

  • Subway

    29

  • Witness

    30

  • Return to Oz

    31

  • Cocoon

    32

  • Real Genius

    33

  • Enemy Mine

    34

  • A Room with a View

    35

  • Insignificance

    36

  • The Quiet Earth

    37

  • A Zed & Two Noughts

    38

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    39

  • Dreamchild

    40

  • Cat's Eye

    41

  • O.C. and Stiggs

    42

  • Gotcha!

    43