The Best of 1985

Best Picture
Prizzi's Honor
The Purple Rose of Cairo

Best Actor
Harrison Ford, Witness
*James Garner, Murphy's Romance
William Hurt, Kiss of the Spider Woman
Raul Julia, Kiss of the Spider Woman
Jack Nicholson, Prizzi's Honor

Best Actress
Coral Browne, Dreamchild
Jessica Lange, Sweet Dreams
Geraldine Page, The Trip to Bountiful
*Miranda Richardson, Dance With a Stranger
Meryl Streep, Plenty

Best Supporting Actor
Klaus Maria Brandauer, Out of Africa
Rupert Everett, Dance With a Stranger
*John Gielgud, Plenty
William Hickey, Prizzi's Honor
Ian Holm, Dance With a Stranger

Best Supporting Actress
Mieko Harada, Ran
*Anjelica Huston, Prizzi's Honor
Madhur Jaffrey, The Assam Garden
Kelly McGillis, Witness
Ann Wedgeworth, Sweet Dreams

Best Director
Woody Allen, The Purple Rose of Cairo
Terry Gilliam, Brazil
John Huston, Prizzi's Honor
*Akira Kurosawa, Ran
Peter Weir, Witness

  • After Hours
  • Agnes of God
  • The Assam Garden
  • Back to the Future
  • Brazil
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Colonel Redl
  • Dance with a Stranger
  • The Home and the World
  • Insignificance
  • Jagged Edge
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Mask
  • Meri Jung
  • Murphy's Romance
  • My Beautiful Laundrette
  • The Official Story
  • Out of Africa
  • Plenty
  • Prizzi's Honor
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo
  • Ran
  • The Shooting Party
  • St. Elmo's Fire
  • The Sure Thing
  • Sweet Dreams
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Turtle Diary
  • Wetherby
  • Witness
  • Young Sherlock Holmes
  • He Died with His Eyes Open
  • Bhavna
  • Saagar
  • Dreamchild