Domestic Release Schedule

Release Distributor Scale
July 3, 1985

Back to the Future

Adventure Comedy Sci-Fi
With: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
1 hr 56 min
Universal Pictures Wide
July 5, 1985

The Emerald Forest

Action Adventure Drama
With: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau, William Rodriguez
1 hr 54 min
Embassy Pictures Wide

Red Sonja

Action Adventure Fantasy
With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith
1 hr 29 min
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Wide
July 12, 1985


Adventure Comedy Family Romance Sci-Fi
With: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Bradley Gregg
1 hr 49 min
Paramount Pictures Wide

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Action Adventure Sci-Fi
With: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn
1 hr 47 min
Warner Bros. Wide


Action Crime Drama Romance Western
With: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover
2 hr 13 min
Columbia Pictures Wide
July 19, 1985

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

1985 Re-release
Family Sci-Fi
With: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace
1 hr 55 min
Universal Pictures Wide

The Man with One Red Shoe

Comedy Thriller
With: Tom Hanks, Lori Singer, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning
1 hr 32 min
Twentieth Century Fox Wide

The Legend of Billie Jean

Action Drama
With: Helen Slater, Christian Slater, Keith Gordon, Richard Bradford
1 hr 36 min
TriStar Pictures Wide

Day of the Dead

Horror Thriller
With: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy
1 hr 36 min


Drama Mystery
With: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Marjorie Yates
1 hr 42 min
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Limited
July 26, 1985

National Lampoon's European Vacation

Adventure Comedy
With: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively
1 hr 35 min
Warner Bros. Wide

The Black Cauldron

Action Adventure Animation Family Fantasy Horror
With: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan, Nigel Hawthorne
1 hr 20 min
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Wide

The Heavenly Kid

Comedy Fantasy Romance
With: Lewis Smith, Jason Gedrick, Jane Kaczmarek, Richard Mulligan
1 hr 30 min
Orion Pictures Wide

Kiss of the Spider Woman

With: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy
2 hr
Island Alive Limited
August 2, 1985

Fright Night

Horror Thriller
With: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall
1 hr 46 min
Columbia Pictures Wide

Weird Science

Comedy Romance Sci-Fi
With: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton
1 hr 34 min
Universal Pictures Wide

Follow That Bird

Adventure Comedy Family Music
With: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt
1 hr 28 min
Warner Bros. Wide


With: Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell, Michael Emil
1 hr 49 min
Island Alive Limited