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1985 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Movies Released Wide in 1985

#1–100 - #101–117
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersWide
1Back to the FutureUni.$210,609,7621,550$11,152,5001,4207/3
2Rambo: First Blood Part IITriS$150,415,4322,074$20,176,2172,0745/22
3Rocky IVUA$127,873,7162,254$19,991,5371,32511/27
4Out of AfricaUni.$87,071,2051,102$3,637,29092212/20
5CocoonFox$76,113,1241,163$7,936,4271,1406/21
6The Jewel of the NileFox$75,973,2001,490$6,645,4551,10612/13
7WitnessPar.$68,706,9931,169$4,539,9908762/8
8The GooniesWB$61,389,6801,705$9,105,9131,7056/7
9Spies Like UsWB$60,088,9801,700$8,614,0391,55612/6
10Police Academy 2: Their First AssignmentWB$55,600,0001,613$10,675,8961,6133/29
11AmadeusOrion$51,564,280802$505,276254/5
12FletchUni.$50,612,8881,303$7,022,9701,2255/31
13A View to a KillMGM$50,327,9601,588$10,687,1141,5835/24
14European VacationWB$49,364,6211,547$12,329,6271,5467/26
15MaskUni.$48,230,1621,024$135,49943/22
16The Breakfast ClubUni.$45,875,1711,118$5,107,5991,0712/15
17White NightsCol.$42,160,8491,064$477,5392112/6
18Pale RiderWB$41,410,5681,710$9,119,1111,7106/28
19Pee-Wee's Big AdventureWB$40,940,662894$4,545,8478298/9
20Brewster's MillionsUni.$40,833,1321,521$9,858,9051,5215/22
21E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue)Uni.$40,607,5021,701$8,807,0231,6847/19
22Jagged EdgeCol.$40,491,1651,139$4,094,0911,12510/4
23St. Elmo's FireCol.$37,803,8721,207$6,128,1571,2046/28
24Mad Max Beyond ThunderdomeWB$36,230,2191,475$7,283,7141,4747/12
25CommandoFox$35,100,0001,504$7,700,0151,49510/4
26The Killing FieldsWB$34,700,291663$32,18112/1
27Teen WolfAtl$33,086,6111,425$6,120,3481,4168/23
28101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)BV$33,049,7291,185$2,389,2261,09712/20
29SilveradoCol.$32,192,5701,190$3,522,8971,1687/12
30Desperately Seeking SusanOrion$27,398,5841,108$1,526,0982684/12
31A Passage to IndiaCol.$27,187,653650$84,58032/1
32Prizzi's HonorFox$26,657,534722$4,234,5377196/14
33Pinocchio (Re-issue) (1984)BV$26,414,0381,309$3,769,2511,2171/4
34The Last DragonTriS$25,754,2841,039$5,254,3591,0383/22
35Agnes of GodCol.$25,627,836646$221,55289/27
36Fright NightCol.$24,922,2371,545$6,118,5431,5428/2
37Summer RentalPar.$24,689,7031,595$5,754,2591,5848/9
38The Emerald ForestEmb$24,468,5501,110$4,345,1501,1107/5
39Weird ScienceUni.$23,834,0481,172$4,895,4211,1588/2
40Santa Claus: The MovieTriS$23,717,2911,585$5,647,16097011/27
41The Care Bears Movie Gold.$22,934,6221,003$3,725,0011,0033/29
42Friday the 13th - Part VPar.$21,930,4181,759$8,032,8831,7593/22
43The Black CauldronBV$21,288,6921,276$4,180,1101,2767/26
44Porky's Revenge (Part III)Fox$20,518,9051,423$6,207,5071,4233/22
45Code of SilenceOrion$20,345,3611,810$5,512,4611,8105/3
46VolunteersTriS$19,875,7401,560$5,184,3601,5608/16
47Young Sherlock HolmesPar.$19,739,5751,502$2,538,23492012/6
48Year of the DragonMGM$18,707,466982$4,093,0799828/16
49LadyhawkeWB$18,432,0001,056$3,450,5361,0564/12
50The Sure ThingMGM$18,135,5311,115$3,124,7821,1153/1
51Invasion U.S.A.Can.$17,536,2561,735$6,891,6091,7359/27
52To Live and Die in L.A.MGM$17,307,0191,135$3,551,7611,13511/1
53The Falcon and the SnowmanOrion$17,130,087914$2,358,8462652/8
54Death Wish 3Can.$16,116,8781,460$5,319,1161,46011/1
55King Solomon's MinesCan.$15,057,4651,122$5,005,7881,12211/22
56Baby: Secret of the Lost LegendBV$14,972,2971,277$4,035,1479163/22
57CluePar.$14,643,9971,022$2,014,1661,00612/13
58Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsOrion$14,393,9021,175$3,376,9711,17010/11
59Return of the Living DeadOrion$14,237,8801,506$4,403,1691,5068/16
60A Chorus LineCol.$14,202,899680$222,9191912/20
61Follow That Bird (Sesame St.)WB$13,961,3701,129$2,415,6261,1298/2
62One Magic ChristmasBV$13,677,222827$2,662,24182411/22
63Cat's EyeMGM$13,086,2981,492$3,451,1911,4604/12
64Vision QuestWB$12,993,175993$2,651,6659932/15
65Real GeniusTriS$12,952,019990$2,557,1809908/9
66PerfectCol.$12,918,8581,344$4,222,8101,3446/7
67Silver BulletPar.$12,361,8661,285$4,013,5631,28510/11
68Enemy MineFox$12,303,411713$1,594,70270312/20
69LifeforceTriS$11,603,5451,526$4,209,1361,5266/21
70Just One of the GuysCol.$11,528,9001,215$3,307,1711,2154/26
71The RiverUni.$11,489,9821,001$30,02731/11
72Return of the Jedi (Re-issue)Fox$11,252,123894$3,209,0568493/29
73Return to OzBV$11,137,8011,238$2,844,8951,2386/21
74Gotcha!Uni.$10,806,9191,218$2,360,4841,2185/3
75Missing in Action II: The BeginningCan.$10,755,4471,336$3,868,5151,3363/1
76Moving ViolationsFox$10,627,7541,325$3,469,4881,3224/19
77American NinjaCan.$10,499,694672$3,234,8376728/30
78Better Off DeadWB$10,297,601650$56,3711310/11
79Once BittenGold.$10,000,0001,095$4,025,6571,09511/15
80ExplorersPar.$9,873,0441,750$3,607,3401,7507/12
81Ghostbusters (Re-issue)Col.$9,389,135990$2,085,1169908/23
82Tuff TurfOrion$9,369,329653$1,509,3804402/1
83Sweet DreamsTriS$9,085,049778$2,161,28477810/11
84TargetWB$9,023,1991,085$2,670,5221,08511/8
85MischiefFox$8,692,4261,221$2,618,4601,2212/8
86The Man with One Red ShoeFox$8,645,4111,049$3,139,0151,0447/19
87That Was Then... This Is NowPar.$8,630,068800$2,502,78080011/8
88Secret AdmirerOrion$8,622,7571,300$2,414,9841,3006/14
89StickUni.$8,489,5181,173$3,358,2991,1734/26
90D.A.R.Y.L.Par.$7,840,8731,100$2,649,8321,1006/14
91Into the NightUni.$7,562,1641,096$2,574,4381,0963/8
92Transylvania 6-5000NW$7,196,872701$2,507,54270111/8
93Red SonjaMGM$6,948,6331,091$2,263,5531,0917/5
94Girls Just Want to Have FunNW$6,326,051613$1,650,0786134/12
95Rustler's RhapsodyPar.$6,090,4971,480$2,374,9731,4805/10
96Heaven Help UsMGM$6,070,7941,003$2,235,6871,0032/8
97GymkataMGM$5,730,596654$1,261,8456545/3
98CreatorUni.$5,349,607820$2,019,7288209/20
99King DavidPar.$5,111,099731$2,212,4817303/29
100Gremlins (Re-issue)WB$4,914,6431,174$2,393,7781,1748/30
Summary of 117 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$2,838,256,934----
Averages:$24,258,606----
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