1985 Worldwide Box Office

RankRelease Group WorldwideDomestic%Foreign%
1Out of Africa$225,526,205$87,071,20538.6%$138,455,00061.4%
2Back to the Future$222,067,229$210,609,76294.8%$11,457,4675.2%
3Rambo: First Blood Part II$150,415,432$150,415,432100%--
4Rocky IV$127,873,716$127,873,716100%--
5The Color Purple$94,175,854$94,175,854100%--
6Cocoon$76,113,124$76,113,124100%--
7The Jewel of the Nile$75,973,200$75,973,200100%--
8Witness$68,706,993$68,706,993100%--
9The Goonies$61,389,680$61,389,680100%--
10Spies Like Us$60,088,980$60,088,980100%--
11Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment$55,600,000$55,600,000100%--
12Fletch$50,612,888$50,612,888100%--
13A View to a Kill$50,327,960$50,327,960100%--
14National Lampoon's European Vacation$49,364,621$49,364,621100%--
15Mask$48,230,162$48,230,162100%--
16The Breakfast Club$45,875,171$45,875,171100%--
17White Nights$42,160,849$42,160,849100%--
18Pale Rider$41,410,568$41,410,568100%--
19Pee-wee's Big Adventure$40,940,662$40,940,662100%--
20Brewster's Millions$40,833,132$40,833,132100%--
21E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1985 Re-release$40,607,502$40,607,502100%--
22Jagged Edge$40,491,165$40,491,165100%--
23St. Elmo's Fire$37,803,872$37,803,872100%--
24Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome$36,230,219$36,230,219100%--
25Commando$35,100,000$35,100,000100%--
26Teen Wolf$33,086,611$33,086,611100%--
27One Hundred and One Dalmatians 1985 Re-release$33,049,729$33,049,729100%--
28Silverado$32,192,570$32,192,570100%--
29Murphy's Romance$30,867,525$30,867,525100%--
30A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge$29,999,213$29,999,213100%--
31Desperately Seeking Susan$27,398,584$27,398,584100%--
32Prizzi's Honor$26,657,534$26,657,534100%--
33The Last Dragon$25,754,284$25,754,284100%--
34Agnes of God$25,627,836$25,627,836100%--
35Fright Night$24,922,237$24,922,237100%--
36Summer Rental$24,689,703$24,689,703100%--
37The Emerald Forest$24,468,550$24,468,550100%--
38Weird Science$23,834,048$23,834,048100%--
39Santa Claus: The Movie$23,717,291$23,717,291100%--
40The Care Bears Movie$22,934,622$22,934,622100%--
41Friday the 13th: A New Beginning$21,930,418$21,930,418100%--
42The Black Cauldron$21,288,692$21,288,692100%--
43Porky's Revenge$20,518,905$20,518,905100%--
44Code of Silence$20,345,361$20,345,361100%--
45Volunteers$19,875,740$19,875,740100%--
46Young Sherlock Holmes$19,739,575$19,739,575100%--
47Year of the Dragon$18,707,466$18,707,466100%--
48Ladyhawke$18,432,000$18,432,000100%--
49The Sure Thing$18,135,531$18,135,531100%--
50Invasion U.S.A.$17,536,256$17,536,256100%--
51To Live and Die in L.A.$17,307,019$17,307,019100%--
52The Falcon and the Snowman$17,130,087$17,130,087100%--
53Kiss of the Spider Woman$17,005,229$17,005,229100%--
54Death Wish 3$16,116,878$16,116,878100%--
55King Solomon's Mines$15,057,465$15,057,465100%--
56Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend$14,972,297$14,972,297100%--
57Clue$14,643,997$14,643,997100%--
58Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins$14,393,902$14,393,902100%--
59The Return of the Living Dead$14,237,880$14,237,880100%--
60A Chorus Line$14,202,899$14,202,899100%--
61Tomboy$14,100,000$14,100,000100%--
62Follow That Bird$13,961,370$13,961,370100%--
63One Magic Christmas$13,677,222$13,677,222100%--
64Cat's Eye$13,086,298$13,086,298100%--
65Vision Quest$12,993,175$12,993,175100%--
66Real Genius$12,952,019$12,952,019100%--
67Perfect$12,918,858$12,918,858100%--
68Compromising Positions$12,531,831$12,531,831100%--
69Silver Bullet$12,361,866$12,361,866100%--
70Enemy Mine$12,303,411$12,303,411100%--
71Lifeforce$11,603,545$11,603,545100%--
72Just One of the Guys$11,528,900$11,528,900100%--
73Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 1985 Re-release$11,252,123$11,252,123100%--
74Return to Oz$11,137,801$11,137,801100%--
75Krush Groove$11,052,713$11,052,713100%--
76Gotcha!$10,806,919$10,806,919100%--
77Missing in Action 2: The Beginning$10,755,447$10,755,447100%--
78The Purple Rose of Cairo$10,631,333$10,631,333100%--
79Moving Violations$10,627,754$10,627,754100%--
80After Hours$10,609,321$10,609,321100%--
81American Ninja$10,499,694$10,499,694100%--
82Better Off Dead...$10,297,601$10,297,601100%--
83Lost in America$10,179,000$10,179,000100%--
84Once Bitten$10,000,000$10,000,000100%--
85Brazil$9,929,135$9,929,135100%--
86Explorers$9,873,044$9,873,044100%--
87The Journey of Natty Gann$9,708,373$9,708,373100%--
88Ghostbusters 1985 Re-release$9,389,135$9,389,135100%--
89Tuff Turf$9,369,329$9,369,329100%--
90Sweet Dreams$9,085,049$9,085,049100%--
91Target$9,023,199$9,023,199100%--
92Mischief$8,692,426$8,692,426100%--
93The Man with One Red Shoe$8,645,411$8,645,411100%--
94That Was Then... This Is Now$8,630,068$8,630,068100%--
95Secret Admirer$8,622,757$8,622,757100%--
96Stick$8,489,518$8,489,518100%--
97Twice in a Lifetime$8,402,424$8,402,424100%--
98Fantasia 1985 Re-release$8,194,726$8,194,726100%--
99D.A.R.Y.L.$7,840,873$7,840,873100%--
100Runaway Train$7,683,620$7,683,620100%--
101He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword$7,660,857$7,660,857100%--
102Into the Night$7,562,164$7,562,164100%--
103The Trip to Bountiful$7,491,903$7,491,903100%--
104Transylvania 6-5000$7,196,872$7,196,872100%--
105Red Sonja$6,948,633$6,948,633100%--
106Here Come the Littles$6,565,359$6,565,359100%--
107Girls Just Want to Have Fun$6,326,051$6,326,051100%--
108Plenty$6,148,000$6,148,000100%--
109Rustlers' Rhapsody$6,090,497$6,090,497100%--
110Heaven Help Us$6,070,794$6,070,794100%--
111Gymkata$5,730,596$5,730,596100%--
112Avenging Angel$5,622,787$5,622,787100%--
113Creator$5,349,607$5,349,607100%--
114King David$5,111,099$5,111,099100%--
115Day of the Dead$5,000,000$5,000,000100%--
116Gremlins 1985 Re-release$4,914,643$4,914,643100%--
117Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer$4,889,971$4,889,971100%--
118The Company of Wolves$4,389,334$4,389,334100%--
119The Mean Season$4,349,446$4,349,446100%--
120That's Dancing!$4,210,938$4,210,938100%--
121My Science Project$4,122,748$4,122,748100%--
122Godzilla 1985$4,116,395$4,116,395100%--
123The Heavenly Kid$3,852,271$3,852,271100%--
124Ran$3,607,393$3,607,393100%--
125Turk 182$3,594,997$3,594,997100%--
126The Bride$3,558,669$3,558,669100%--
127Starchaser: The Legend of Orin$3,360,800$3,360,800100%--
128Fraternity Vacation$3,333,306$3,333,306100%--
129The Legend of Billie Jean$3,099,497$3,099,497100%--
130Rappin'$2,864,844$2,864,844100%--
131Fast Forward$2,791,350$2,791,350100%--
132Hot Moves$2,732,684$2,732,684100%--
133Bad Medicine$2,685,453$2,685,453100%--
134Maxie$2,564,278$2,564,278100%--
135A Private Function$2,527,088$2,527,088100%--
136Marie$2,507,995$2,507,995100%--
137Dance with a Stranger$2,174,622$2,174,622100%--
138Blood Simple$2,150,000$2,150,000100%--
139The Quiet Earth$2,123,135$2,123,135100%--
140Re-Animator$2,023,414$2,023,414100%--
141Warning Sign$1,918,117$1,918,117100%--
142Bring on the Night$1,890,571$1,890,571100%--
143The Slugger's Wife$1,878,561$1,878,561100%--
144Heavenly Bodies$1,839,623$1,839,623100%--
145American Flyers$1,420,355$1,420,355100%--
146Certain Fury$1,381,091$1,381,091100%--
147The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak$1,337,274$1,337,274100%--
148The Aviator$1,304,192$1,304,192100%--
149Wetherby$1,299,985$1,299,985100%--
150Dreamchild$1,215,923$1,215,923100%--
151DEFCON-4$1,057,064$1,057,064100%--
152The Protector$981,817$981,817100%--
153The Hit$876,775$876,775100%--
154Fool for Love$836,156$836,156100%--
155Lust in the Dust$727,639$727,639100%--
156Pumping Iron II: The Women$628,050$628,050100%--
157Fever Pitch$618,847$618,847100%--
158Code Name: Emerald$561,548$561,548100%--
159Joshua Then and Now$542,420$542,420100%--
160Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters$502,758$437,54787%$65,21113%
161Morons from Outer Space$441,137$441,137100%--
162The Holcroft Covenant$393,825$393,825100%--
163Subway$390,659$390,659100%--
164Sylvester$385,687$385,687100%--
165Movers & Shakers$372,438$372,438100%--
166Revolution$358,574$358,574100%--
167Private Resort$331,816$331,816100%--
168Eleni$305,102$305,102100%--
169The New Kids$199,108$199,108100%--
170The Bay Boy$162,364$162,364100%--
171The Doctor and the Devils$147,070$147,070100%--
172Petit Con$127,426$127,426100%--
173Almost You$95,000$95,000100%--
174Fandango$91,666$91,666100%--
175Wild Geese II$69,342$69,342100%--
176The Official Story$29,426$29,426100%--
177Trouble in Mind$19,632$19,632100%--
178Smooth Talk$16,785$16,785100%--
179When Father Was Away on Business$16,131$16,131100%--
180Colonel Redl$2,357$2,357100%--