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1985 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1985

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–210
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Back to the FutureUni.$190,581,4071,550$210,609,76290.5%7/3/85
2Beverly Hills CopPar.$152,390,5232,006$234,760,47864.9%12/5/84
3Rambo: First Blood Part IITriS$150,415,4322,074$150,415,432100.0%5/22/85
4Rocky IVUA$90,486,0182,253$127,873,71670.8%11/27/85
5CocoonFox$76,113,1241,163$76,113,124100.0%6/21/85
6WitnessPar.$68,706,9931,169$68,706,993100.0%2/8/85
7The GooniesWB$61,389,6801,705$61,389,680100.0%6/7/85
8Police Academy 2: Their First AssignmentWB$55,600,0001,613$55,600,000100.0%3/29/85
9FletchUni.$50,612,8881,303$50,612,888100.0%5/31/85
10A View to a KillMGM$50,327,9601,588$50,327,960100.0%5/24/85
11European VacationWB$49,364,6211,547$49,364,621100.0%7/26/85
12MaskUni.$48,230,1621,024$48,230,162100.0%3/8/85
13The Breakfast ClubUni.$45,875,1711,118$45,875,171100.0%2/15/85
14Pale RiderWB$41,410,5681,710$41,410,568100.0%6/28/85
15Pee-Wee's Big AdventureWB$40,940,662894$40,940,662100.0%8/9/85
16Brewster's MillionsUni.$40,833,1321,521$40,833,132100.0%5/22/85
17E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue)Uni.$40,607,5021,701$40,607,502100.0%7/19/85
18Jagged EdgeCol.$40,491,1651,139$40,491,165100.0%10/4/85
19St. Elmo's FireCol.$37,803,8721,207$37,803,872100.0%6/28/85
20Mad Max Beyond ThunderdomeWB$36,230,2191,475$36,230,219100.0%7/12/85
21Spies Like UsWB$36,190,5671,700$60,088,98060.2%12/6/85
22CommandoFox$35,100,0001,504$35,100,000100.0%10/4/85
23The Killing FieldsWB$33,548,326663$34,700,29196.7%11/2/84
24AmadeusOrion$33,162,566802$51,564,28064.3%9/21/84
25Teen WolfAtl$33,086,6111,425$33,086,611100.0%8/23/85
26SilveradoCol.$32,192,5701,190$32,192,570100.0%7/12/85
27The Jewel of the NileFox$30,760,5661,490$75,973,20040.5%12/13/85
28The Gods Must Be CrazyFox$30,031,783147$30,031,783100.0%4/6/84
29Desperately Seeking SusanOrion$27,398,5841,108$27,398,584100.0%3/29/85
30Prizzi's HonorFox$26,657,534722$26,657,534100.0%6/14/85
31A Passage to IndiaCol.$26,304,807650$27,187,65396.8%12/14/84
32The Last DragonTriS$25,754,2841,039$25,754,284100.0%3/22/85
33Agnes of GodCol.$25,627,836646$25,627,836100.0%9/13/85
34Fright NightCol.$24,922,2371,545$24,922,237100.0%8/2/85
35Summer RentalPar.$24,689,7031,595$24,689,703100.0%8/9/85
36The Emerald ForestEmb$24,468,5501,110$24,468,550100.0%7/5/85
37White NightsCol.$24,192,5231,057$42,160,84957.4%11/22/85
38Weird ScienceUni.$23,834,0481,172$23,834,048100.0%8/2/85
39The Care Bears Movie Gold.$22,934,6221,003$22,934,622100.0%3/29/85
40Santa Claus: The MovieTriS$22,885,0571,585$23,717,29196.5%11/27/85
41Friday the 13th - Part VPar.$21,930,4181,759$21,930,418100.0%3/22/85
42The Black CauldronBV$21,288,6921,276$21,288,692100.0%7/26/85
43Porky's Revenge (Part III)Fox$20,518,9051,423$20,518,905100.0%3/22/85
44Code of SilenceOrion$20,345,3611,810$20,345,361100.0%5/3/85
45VolunteersTriS$19,875,7401,560$19,875,740100.0%8/16/85
46Year of the DragonMGM$18,707,466982$18,707,466100.0%8/16/85
47LadyhawkeWB$18,432,0001,056$18,432,000100.0%4/12/85
48A Nightmare on Elm StreetNL$18,284,023380$25,504,51371.7%11/9/84
49The Sure ThingMGM$18,135,5311,115$18,135,531100.0%3/1/85
50Invasion U.S.A.Can.$17,536,2561,735$17,536,256100.0%9/27/85
51To Live and Die in L.A.MGM$17,307,0191,135$17,307,019100.0%11/1/85
52Out of AfricaUni.$17,257,348922$87,071,20519.8%12/20/85
53The Falcon and the SnowmanOrion$17,130,087914$17,130,087100.0%1/25/85
54Micki and MaudeCol.$16,979,247876$26,080,86165.1%12/21/84
55The Flamingo KidFox$16,640,515753$23,859,38269.7%12/21/84
56Death Wish 3Can.$16,116,8781,460$16,116,878100.0%11/1/85
57ProtocolWB$15,213,061904$26,186,63158.1%12/21/84
58King Solomon's MinesCan.$15,057,4651,122$15,057,465100.0%11/22/85
59Baby: Secret of the Lost LegendBV$14,972,2971,277$14,972,297100.0%3/22/85
60StarmanCol.$14,689,0281,235$28,744,35651.1%12/14/84
61Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsOrion$14,393,9021,175$14,393,902100.0%10/11/85
62Return of the Living DeadOrion$14,237,8801,506$14,237,880100.0%8/16/85
63TomboyCrwn$14,100,000409$14,100,000100.0%1/25/85
64Follow That Bird (Sesame St.)WB$13,961,3701,129$13,961,370100.0%8/2/85
65One Magic ChristmasBV$13,677,222827$13,677,222100.0%11/22/85
66Cat's EyeMGM$13,086,2981,492$13,086,298100.0%4/12/85
67The Cotton ClubOrion$13,011,448809$25,928,72150.2%12/14/84
68Vision QuestWB$12,993,175993$12,993,175100.0%2/15/85
69PerfectCol.$12,918,8581,344$12,918,858100.0%6/7/85
702010MGM$12,694,2661,213$40,400,65731.4%12/7/84
71Compromising PositionsPar.$12,531,831574$12,531,831100.0%8/30/85
72Silver BulletPar.$12,361,8661,285$12,361,866100.0%10/11/85
73Young Sherlock HolmesPar.$12,336,2161,502$19,739,57562.5%12/6/85
74City HeatWB$12,009,2511,655$38,348,98831.3%12/7/84
75Pinocchio (Re-issue) (1984)BV$11,944,8871,309$26,414,03845.2%12/21/84
76101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)BV$11,904,3921,180$33,049,72936.0%12/20/85
77Real GeniusTriS$11,767,514990$12,952,01990.9%8/9/85
78LifeforceTriS$11,603,5451,526$11,603,545100.0%6/21/85
79Just One of the GuysCol.$11,528,9001,215$11,528,900100.0%4/26/85
80Return of the Jedi (Re-issue)Fox$11,252,123894$11,252,123100.0%3/29/85
81Return to OzBV$11,137,8011,238$11,137,801100.0%6/21/85
82Krush GrooveWB$11,052,713519$11,052,713100.0%10/25/85
83The RiverUni.$10,926,5131,001$11,489,98295.1%12/21/84
84Gotcha!Uni.$10,806,9191,218$10,806,919100.0%5/3/85
85Missing in Action II: The BeginningCan.$10,755,4471,336$10,755,447100.0%3/1/85
86DuneUni.$10,681,233975$30,925,69034.5%12/14/84
87The Purple Rose of CairoOrion$10,631,333419$10,631,333100.0%3/1/85
88Moving ViolationsFox$10,627,7541,325$10,627,754100.0%4/19/85
89After HoursWB$10,609,321503$10,609,321100.0%9/13/85
90American NinjaCan.$10,499,694672$10,499,694100.0%8/30/85
91Better Off DeadWB$10,297,601650$10,297,601100.0%8/23/85
92Lost in AmericaWB$10,179,000315$10,179,000100.0%3/15/85
93ExplorersPar.$9,873,0441,750$9,873,044100.0%7/12/85
94Once BittenGold.$9,710,2121,095$10,000,00097.1%11/15/85
95The Journey of Natty GannBV$9,708,373362$9,708,373100.0%9/27/85
96Ghostbusters (Re-issue)Col.$9,389,135990$9,389,135100.0%8/23/85
97Tuff TurfOrion$9,369,329653$9,369,329100.0%1/11/85
98Sweet DreamsTriS$9,085,049778$9,085,049100.0%10/4/85
99TargetWB$9,023,1991,085$9,023,199100.0%11/8/85
100Kiss of the Spider WomanIsAl$8,808,633204$17,005,22951.8%7/26/85
Summary of 210 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,100,468,360----
Averages:$14,764,135----
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