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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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RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1202Murphy's RomanceCol.$85,0022$30,867,5250.3%12/27/85
2198RevolutionWB$110,0084$358,57430.7%12/25/85
352Out of AfricaUni.$17,257,348922$87,071,20519.8%12/20/85
476101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)BV$11,904,3921,180$33,049,72936.0%12/20/85
5101The Color PurpleWB$8,801,329202$94,175,8549.3%12/20/85
6126Enemy MineFox$5,863,613713$12,303,41147.7%12/20/85
7209The Trip to BountifulIsld$8,3871$7,491,9030.1%12/20/85
8201BrazilUni.$86,9181$9,929,1350.9%12/18/85
927The Jewel of the NileFox$30,760,5661,490$75,973,20040.5%12/13/85
10107CluePar.$8,562,8131,022$14,643,99758.5%12/13/85
11119A Chorus LineCol.$6,893,505666$14,202,89948.5%12/13/85
12206Trouble in MindAliv$19,6321$19,632100.0%12/11/85
1321Spies Like UsWB$36,190,5671,700$60,088,98060.2%12/6/85
1473Young Sherlock HolmesPar.$12,336,2161,502$19,739,57562.5%12/6/85
15203Fool for LoveCan.$81,0952$836,1569.7%12/6/85
164Rocky IVUA$90,486,0182,253$127,873,71670.8%11/27/85
1740Santa Claus: The MovieTriS$22,885,0571,585$23,717,29196.5%11/27/85
1837White NightsCol.$24,192,5231,057$42,160,84957.4%11/22/85
1958King Solomon's MinesCan.$15,057,4651,122$15,057,465100.0%11/22/85
2065One Magic ChristmasBV$13,677,222827$13,677,222100.0%11/22/85
21144Starchaser: The Legend of OrinAtl$3,360,8001,020$3,360,800100.0%11/22/85
22152Bad MedicineFox$2,685,453731$2,685,453100.0%11/22/85
23183Fever Pitch (1985)MGM$618,847N/A$618,847100.0%11/22/85
2494Once BittenGold.$9,710,2121,095$10,000,00097.1%11/15/85
25133Rainbow Brite and the Star StealerWB$4,889,9711,090$4,889,971100.0%11/15/85
26207Smooth TalkSpec.$16,7852$16,785100.0%11/15/85
2799TargetWB$9,023,1991,085$9,023,199100.0%11/8/85
28105That Was Then... This Is NowPar.$8,630,068800$8,630,068100.0%11/8/85
29116Transylvania 6-5000NW$7,196,872701$7,196,872100.0%11/8/85
30163Bring On the NightGold.$1,890,571409$1,890,571100.0%11/8/85
31205The Official StoryALM$29,4261$29,426100.0%11/8/85
32189SubwayIsAl$390,6595$390,659100.0%11/6/85
3351To Live and Die in L.A.MGM$17,307,0191,135$17,307,019100.0%11/1/85
3456Death Wish 3Can.$16,116,8781,460$16,116,878100.0%11/1/85
35115A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's RevengeNL$7,267,189522$29,999,21324.2%11/1/85
36193EleniWB$305,1024$305,102100.0%11/1/85
3782Krush GrooveWB$11,052,713519$11,052,713100.0%10/25/85
38160The Quiet EarthSkou$2,123,1351$2,123,135100.0%10/18/85
39161Re-AnimatorEP$2,023,414185$2,023,414100.0%10/18/85
40188The Holcroft CovenantUni.$393,82573$393,825100.0%10/18/85
41204Wild Geese IIUni.$69,342N/A$69,342100.0%10/18/85
4261Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsOrion$14,393,9021,175$14,393,902100.0%10/11/85
4372Silver BulletPar.$12,361,8661,285$12,361,866100.0%10/11/85
44208When Father Was Away on BusinessCan.$16,1311$16,131100.0%10/11/85
4518Jagged EdgeCol.$40,491,1651,139$40,491,165100.0%10/4/85
4622CommandoFox$35,100,0001,504$35,100,000100.0%10/4/85
4798Sweet DreamsTriS$9,085,049778$9,085,049100.0%10/4/85
48174DreamchildUni.$1,215,8823$1,215,923100.0%10/4/85
49196The Doctor and the DevilsFox$147,070N/A$147,070100.0%10/4/85
50210Colonel RedlOrionC$2,3571$2,357100.0%10/4/85
5150Invasion U.S.A.Can.$17,536,2561,735$17,536,256100.0%9/27/85
5295The Journey of Natty GannBV$9,708,373362$9,708,373100.0%9/27/85
53153MaxieOrion$2,564,278778$2,564,278100.0%9/27/85
54155MarieMGM$2,507,995465$2,507,995100.0%9/27/85
55184Code Name: EmeraldMGM$561,548195$561,548100.0%9/27/85
56129CreatorUni.$5,349,607820$5,349,607100.0%9/20/85
57186Morons from Outer SpaceUni.$441,137N/A$441,137100.0%9/20/85
58123PlentyFox$6,148,000228$6,148,000100.0%9/19/85
5933Agnes of GodCol.$25,627,836646$25,627,836100.0%9/13/85
6089After HoursWB$10,609,321503$10,609,321100.0%9/13/85
61187Mishima: A Life in Four ChaptersWB$437,54714$437,547100.0%9/13/85
62185Joshua: Then and NowFox$542,420N/A$542,420100.0%9/6/85
6371Compromising PositionsPar.$12,531,831574$12,531,831100.0%8/30/85
6490American NinjaCan.$10,499,694672$10,499,694100.0%8/30/85
65132Gremlins (Re-issue)WB$4,914,6431,174$4,914,643100.0%8/30/85
6625Teen WolfAtl$33,086,6111,425$33,086,611100.0%8/23/85
6791Better Off DeadWB$10,297,601650$10,297,601100.0%8/23/85
6896Ghostbusters (Re-issue)Col.$9,389,135990$9,389,135100.0%8/23/85
69140Godzilla 1985NW$4,116,395235$4,116,395100.0%8/23/85
70162Warning SignFox$1,918,117N/A$1,918,117100.0%8/23/85
71177The Protector (1985)WB$981,817N/A$981,817100.0%8/23/85
7245VolunteersTriS$19,875,7401,560$19,875,740100.0%8/16/85
7346Year of the DragonMGM$18,707,466982$18,707,466100.0%8/16/85
7462Return of the Living DeadOrion$14,237,8801,506$14,237,880100.0%8/16/85
75143The BrideCol.$3,558,669980$3,558,669100.0%8/16/85
76168American FlyersWB$1,420,3555$1,420,355100.0%8/16/85
7715Pee-Wee's Big AdventureWB$40,940,662894$40,940,662100.0%8/9/85
7835Summer RentalPar.$24,689,7031,595$24,689,703100.0%8/9/85
7977Real GeniusTriS$11,767,514990$12,952,01990.9%8/9/85
80139My Science ProjectBV$4,122,7481,003$4,122,748100.0%8/9/85
81158Dance with a StrangerGold.$2,174,622N/A$2,174,622100.0%8/9/85
8234Fright NightCol.$24,922,2371,545$24,922,237100.0%8/2/85
8338Weird ScienceUni.$23,834,0481,172$23,834,048100.0%8/2/85
8464Follow That Bird (Sesame St.)WB$13,961,3701,129$13,961,370100.0%8/2/85
8511European VacationWB$49,364,6211,547$49,364,621100.0%7/26/85
8642The Black CauldronBV$21,288,6921,276$21,288,692100.0%7/26/85
87100Kiss of the Spider WomanIsAl$8,808,633204$17,005,22951.8%7/26/85
88141The Heavenly KidOrion$3,852,2711,019$3,852,271100.0%7/26/85
8917E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue)Uni.$40,607,5021,701$40,607,502100.0%7/19/85
90104The Man with One Red ShoeFox$8,645,4111,049$8,645,411100.0%7/19/85
91131Day of the DeadUFD$5,000,000168$5,000,000100.0%7/19/85
92146The Legend of Billie JeanTriS$3,099,497903$3,099,497100.0%7/19/85
93173WetherbyMGM$1,299,98530$1,299,985100.0%7/19/85
9420Mad Max Beyond ThunderdomeWB$36,230,2191,475$36,230,219100.0%7/12/85
9526SilveradoCol.$32,192,5701,190$32,192,570100.0%7/12/85
9693ExplorersPar.$9,873,0441,750$9,873,044100.0%7/12/85
9736The Emerald ForestEmb$24,468,5501,110$24,468,550100.0%7/5/85
98118Red SonjaMGM$6,948,6331,091$6,948,633100.0%7/5/85
991Back to the FutureUni.$190,581,4071,550$210,609,76290.5%7/3/85
10014Pale RiderWB$41,410,5681,710$41,410,568100.0%6/28/85
Summary of 210 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,100,468,360----
Averages:$14,764,135----
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