Back to the Future

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

Grosses

Domestic (94.8%)
$210,609,762
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$11,152,500
1,420 theaters
Budget$19,000,000
Release DateJul 3, 1985
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Sci-Fi
In Release547 days/78 weeks
Widest Release1,550 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 5-71$11,152,500-1,420-$7,853$14,745,0391
Jul 12-141$10,555,133-5.4%1,435+15$7,355$32,580,7632
Jul 19-211$10,315,305-2.3%1,438+3$7,173$50,232,3133
Jul 26-282$9,466,280-8.2%1,506+68$6,285$66,639,2884
Aug 2-41$8,428,452-11%1,515+9$5,563$81,590,3405
Aug 9-111$8,074,395-4.2%1,530+15$5,277$95,626,6956
Aug 16-181$7,252,140-10.2%1,517-13$4,780$108,239,1357
Aug 23-251$6,927,360-4.5%1,536+19$4,510$119,905,4258
Aug 30-Sep 11$7,149,345+3.2%1,550+14$4,612$130,764,0959
Aug 30-Sep 2
Labor Day wknd
1$9,049,668-1,550-$5,838$132,664,418-
Sep 6-81$5,214,465-27.1%1,519-31$3,432$139,392,46810
Sep 13-151$4,134,257-20.7%1,472-47$2,808$144,929,15011
Sep 20-221$3,924,156-5.1%1,448-24$2,710$150,110,86512
Sep 27-293$3,971,640+1.2%1,439-9$2,760$155,159,20013
Oct 4-65$3,382,658-14.8%1,350-89$2,505$159,526,77314
Oct 11-131$2,979,418-11.9%1,264-86$2,357$163,299,30215
Oct 11-14
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
5$3,288,038-1,242-$2,647$163,607,921-
Oct 18-203$2,881,120-3.3%1,278+14$2,254$167,008,91616
Oct 25-274$2,244,311-22.1%1,284+6$1,747$169,936,83717
Nov 1-35$2,360,236+5.2%1,142-142$2,066$172,920,84318
Nov 8-107$2,223,530-5.8%1,045-97$2,127$175,741,90319
Nov 15-175$1,947,661-12.4%1,048+3$1,858$178,376,36920
Nov 22-245$1,694,069-13%1,027-21$1,649$180,524,24721
Nov 27-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 5-Day
1$2,808,714-1,133-$2,479$183,576,861-
Nov 28-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 4-Day
1$2,527,914-1,133-$2,231$183,576,861-
Nov 29-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 3-Day
6$2,122,914+25.3%1,118+91$1,898$183,576,86122
Dec 6-8
Post-Thanksgiving
8$985,468-53.6%898-220$1,097$184,904,94423
Dec 13-1510$700,232-28.9%714-184$980$185,844,29124
Dec 20-2213$905,454+29.3%807+93$1,122$186,980,48525
Dec 27-2912$1,859,848+105.4%911+104$2,041$189,747,07726
Jan 3-513$1,487,514-20%722-189$2,060$192,957,78127
Jan 10-1211$1,250,795-15.9%691-31$1,810$194,658,00128
Jan 17-1913$1,287,600+2.9%580-111$2,220$196,303,77629
Jan 17-20
MLK wknd
1$1,455,600-580-$2,509$196,471,776-
Jan 24-2614$885,194-31.3%601+21$1,472$197,596,24530
Jan 31-Feb 213$610,600-31%444-157$1,375$198,442,63031
Feb 7-913$594,510-2.6%399-45$1,490$199,200,14032
Feb 14-161$514,750-13.4%355-44$1,450$199,846,91033
Feb 14-17
Presidents' Day wknd
14$613,870-336-$1,826$199,946,030-
Feb 21-2314$527,000+2.4%340-15$1,550$200,599,18034
Feb 28-Mar 213$457,975-13.1%321-19$1,426$201,193,04035
Mar 7-913$500,500+9.3%350+29$1,430$201,807,13036
Mar 14-1613$498,815-0.3%328-22$1,520$202,484,52037