Domestic Box Office For Summer 1985

Summer 1985 runs May 3-Aug 31

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Rambo: First Blood Part II$146,011,7382,074$150,415,432May 22TriStar Pictures
2Back to the Future$134,178,0031,550$210,609,762Jul 3Universal Pictures
3Cocoon$69,645,7841,163$76,113,124Jun 21Twentieth Century Fox
4The Goonies$61,389,6801,705$61,389,680Jun 7Warner Bros.
5Fletch$50,612,8881,303$50,612,888May 31Universal Pictures
6A View to a Kill$50,327,9601,588$50,327,960May 24Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
7National Lampoon's European Vacation$46,780,2861,547$49,364,621Jul 26Warner Bros.
8Pale Rider$41,410,5681,710$41,410,568Jun 28Warner Bros.
9Brewster's Millions$40,833,1321,521$40,833,132May 22Universal Pictures
10E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
1985 Re-release
$40,607,5021,701$40,607,502Jul 19Universal Pictures
11Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome$36,230,2191,475$36,230,219Jul 12Warner Bros.
12St. Elmo's Fire$29,312,2011,207$37,803,872Jun 28Columbia Pictures
13Silverado$27,821,5951,190$32,192,570Jul 12Columbia Pictures
14Prizzi's Honor$26,657,534722$26,657,534Jun 14Twentieth Century Fox
15Pee-wee's Big Adventure$26,436,946894$40,940,662Aug 9Warner Bros.
16Beverly Hills Cop$25,941,8382,006$234,760,478Dec 5Paramount Pictures
17The Emerald Forest$24,468,5501,110$24,468,550Jul 5Embassy Pictures
18Weird Science$23,834,0481,172$23,834,048Aug 2Universal Pictures
19Fright Night$22,395,4061,545$24,922,237Aug 2Columbia Pictures
20The Black Cauldron$21,288,6921,276$21,288,692Jul 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
21Summer Rental$20,543,1411,595$24,689,703Aug 9Paramount Pictures
22Code of Silence$20,345,3611,810$20,345,361May 3Orion Pictures
23Teen Wolf$15,893,9651,425$33,086,611Aug 23Atlantic Releasing Corporation
24The Gods Must Be Crazy$15,398,133147$30,031,783Apr 6Twentieth Century Fox
25Volunteers$14,978,4431,560$19,875,740Aug 16TriStar Pictures
26Mask$14,546,6931,024$48,230,162Mar 8Universal Pictures
27Follow That Bird$13,961,3701,129$13,961,370Aug 2Warner Bros.
28Year of the Dragon$13,436,241982$18,707,466Aug 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
29Perfect$12,918,8581,344$12,918,858Jun 7Columbia Pictures
30Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment$12,801,7951,613$55,600,000Mar 29Warner Bros.
31Desperately Seeking Susan$12,637,3071,108$27,398,584Mar 29Orion Pictures
32The Return of the Living Dead$12,474,1681,506$14,237,880Aug 16Orion Pictures
33Witness$12,161,1741,169$68,706,993Feb 8Paramount Pictures
34Lifeforce$11,603,5451,526$11,603,545Jun 21TriStar Pictures
35Return to Oz$11,137,8011,238$11,137,801Jun 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
36Gotcha!$10,806,9191,218$10,806,919May 3Universal Pictures
37Real Genius$10,252,189990$12,952,019Aug 9TriStar Pictures
38Explorers$9,873,0441,750$9,873,044Jul 12Paramount Pictures
39The Man with One Red Shoe$8,645,4111,049$8,645,411Jul 19Twentieth Century Fox
40Secret Admirer$8,622,7571,300$8,622,757Jun 14Orion Pictures
41D.A.R.Y.L.$7,840,8731,100$7,840,873Jun 14Paramount Pictures
42Just One of the Guys$7,476,5611,215$11,528,900Apr 26Columbia Pictures
43Ladyhawke$7,178,1781,056$18,432,000Apr 12Warner Bros.
44Red Sonja$6,948,6331,091$6,948,633Jul 5Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
45Amadeus$6,786,693802$51,564,280Sep 21Orion Pictures
46Rustlers' Rhapsody$6,090,4971,480$6,090,497May 10Paramount Pictures
47Gymkata$5,730,596654$5,730,596May 3Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
48Ghostbusters
1985 Re-release
$5,184,610990$9,389,135Aug 23Columbia Pictures
49Day of the Dead$5,000,000168$5,000,000Jul 19-
50Lost in America$4,330,804315$10,179,000Mar 15Warner Bros.
51My Science Project$4,122,7481,003$4,122,748Aug 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
52Godzilla 1985$4,116,395235$4,116,395Aug 23New World Pictures
53Stick$4,054,8981,173$8,489,518Apr 26Universal Pictures
54American Warrior$3,972,657672$10,499,694Aug 30Cannon Film Distributors
55The Heavenly Kid$3,852,2711,019$3,852,271Jul 26Orion Pictures
56The Killing Fields$3,741,478663$34,700,291Nov 2Warner Bros.
57Compromising Positions$3,650,877574$12,531,831Aug 30Paramount Pictures
58The Bride$3,558,669980$3,558,669Aug 16Columbia Pictures
59Moving Violations$3,552,3591,325$10,627,754Apr 19Twentieth Century Fox
60The Last Dragon$3,518,7511,039$25,754,284Mar 22TriStar Pictures
61The Legend of Billie Jean$3,099,497903$3,099,497Jul 19TriStar Pictures
62Girls Just Want to Have Fun$3,061,527613$6,326,051Apr 12New World Pictures
63Rappin'$2,864,8441,150$2,864,844May 10Cannon Film Distributors
64Gremlins
1985 Re-release
$2,788,9271,174$4,914,643Aug 30Warner Bros.
65A Private Function$2,488,94840$2,527,088Mar 1Island Alive
66American Flyers$1,420,3555$1,420,355Aug 16Warner Bros.
67The Care Bears Movie$1,119,5291,003$22,934,622Mar 29The Samuel Goldwyn Company
68Movers & Shakers$342,43813$372,438May 3Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
69Private Resort$331,816102$331,816May 3TriStar Pictures
70Kiss of the Spider Woman$108,778204$17,005,229Jul 26Island Alive
71Better Off Dead...$76,198650$10,297,601Aug 23Warner Bros.
72Wetherby$59,03430$1,299,985Jul 19Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)