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1985 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Limited Releases in 1985

#1–65
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1Kiss of the Spider WomanIsAl$17,005,229204$55,96217/26
2TomboyCrwn$14,100,000409$1,723,9354091/25
3Compromising PositionsPar.$12,531,831574$3,014,7565708/30
4Krush GrooveWB$11,052,713519$2,905,29351910/25
5The Purple Rose of CairoOrion$10,631,333419$114,09533/1
6After HoursWB$10,609,321503$45,43519/13
7Lost in AmericaWB$10,179,000315$154,87763/15
8BrazilUni.$9,929,135173$30,099112/18
9The Journey of Natty GannBV$9,708,373362$490,3181639/27
10Twice in a LifetimeBud$8,402,424436$1,036,42918910/25
11Fantasia (Re-issue) (1985)BV$8,194,726225$980,7981692/8
12He-Man and She-Ra in The Secret of the SwordAtl$7,660,857N/AN/AN/A3/22
13The Trip to BountifulIsld$7,491,9031$8,387112/20
14Here Come the LittlesAtl$6,565,359N/AN/AN/A1/18
15PlentyFox$6,148,000228$436,266249/19
16Avenging AngelNW$5,622,787525$1,755,2645251/11
17Day of the DeadUFD$5,000,000168$1,700,0001687/19
18Godzilla 1985NW$4,116,395235$509,5022358/23
19RanOrionC$3,607,39330N/AN/A9/27
20Fraternity VacationNW$3,333,306348$1,023,1863484/12
21Hot MovesCard$2,732,684N/AN/AN/A5/17
22A Private FunctionIsAl$2,527,08840$25,33313/1
23MarieMGM$2,507,995465$241,4231039/27
24Dance with a StrangerGold.$2,174,622N/AN/AN/A8/9
25Blood SimpleCirc$2,150,000N/AN/AN/A1/18
26The Quiet EarthSkou$2,123,1351$9,825110/18
27Re-AnimatorEP$2,023,414185$543,72812910/18
28Warning SignFox$1,918,117N/AN/AN/A8/23
29Bring On the NightGold.$1,890,571409$1,132,11240911/8
30American FlyersWB$1,420,3555$78,34558/16
31Certain FuryNW$1,381,091N/AN/AN/A3/1
32The Perils of Gwendolyn in the Land of Yik YakGold.$1,337,274500$1,337,2745001/25
33The Aviator (1985)MGM$1,304,192342N/AN/A3/1
34WetherbyMGM$1,299,98530$37,28327/19
35DreamchildUni.$1,215,9233N/AN/A10/4
36Def-Con 4NW$1,057,06454$210,904543/15
37The Protector (1985)WB$981,817N/AN/AN/A8/23
38The HitIsAl$876,775N/AN/AN/A3/8
39Fool for LoveCan.$836,15657$55,637212/6
40Lust in the DustNW$727,639N/AN/AN/A2/8
41Pumping Iron 2: The WomenCinc$628,050N/AN/AN/A5/3
42Fever Pitch (1985)MGM$618,847N/AN/AN/A11/22
43Code Name: EmeraldMGM$561,548195$241,1081959/27
44Joshua: Then and NowFox$542,420N/AN/AN/A9/6
45Morons from Outer SpaceUni.$441,137N/AN/AN/A9/20
46Mishima: A Life in Four ChaptersWB$437,54714N/AN/A9/13
47The Holcroft CovenantUni.$393,82573$151,6277310/18
48SubwayIsAl$390,6595$11,332111/6
49SylvesterCol.$385,68735$172,814353/15
50Movers and ShakersMGM$372,43813N/AN/A5/3
51RevolutionWB$358,57430$52,755412/25
52Private ResortTriS$331,816102$163,7041025/3
53EleniWB$305,1024$27,875111/1
54The New KidsCol.$199,108102$199,1081021/18
55The Bay BoyOrion$162,364N/AN/AN/A2/15
56The Doctor and the DevilsFox$147,070N/AN/AN/A10/4
57Petit ConGold.$127,426N/AN/AN/A4/19
58Almost YouFox$95,000N/AN/AN/A3/29
59FandangoWB$91,66627$50,437271/25
60Wild Geese IIUni.$69,342N/AN/AN/A10/18
61The Official StoryALM$29,4261$29,426111/8
62Trouble in MindAliv$19,6321$16,029112/11
63Smooth TalkSpec.$16,7852$16,785211/15
64When Father Was Away on BusinessCan.$16,1311$11,614110/11
65Colonel RedlOrionC$2,3571$2,357110/4
Summary of 65 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$211,119,939----
Averages:$3,247,999----
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