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1985 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1985
Viewing Chart as of Feb. 4, 1986

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–205
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Back to the FutureUni.$198,526,8001,550$210,609,76294.3%7/3
2Rambo: First Blood Part IITriS$150,415,4322,074$150,415,432100.0%5/22
3Rocky IVUA$119,270,7612,254$127,873,71693.3%11/27
4CocoonFox$76,113,1241,163$76,113,124100.0%6/21
5WitnessPar.$68,706,9931,169$68,706,993100.0%2/8
6The GooniesWB$61,389,6801,705$61,389,680100.0%6/7
7The Jewel of the NileFox$57,737,9241,490$75,973,20076.0%12/13
8Spies Like UsWB$56,655,1601,700$60,088,98094.3%12/6
9Police Academy 2: Their First AssignmentWB$55,600,0001,613$55,600,000100.0%3/29
10Out of AfricaUni.$51,254,495997$87,071,20558.9%12/20
11FletchUni.$50,612,8881,303$50,612,888100.0%5/31
12A View to a KillMGM$50,327,9601,588$50,327,960100.0%5/24
13European VacationWB$49,364,6211,547$49,364,621100.0%7/26
14MaskUni.$48,230,1621,024$48,230,162100.0%3/8
15The Breakfast ClubUni.$45,875,1711,118$45,875,171100.0%2/15
16Pale RiderWB$41,410,5681,710$41,410,568100.0%6/28
17Pee-Wee's Big AdventureWB$40,940,662894$40,940,662100.0%8/9
18Brewster's MillionsUni.$40,833,1321,521$40,833,132100.0%5/22
19E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue)Uni.$40,607,5021,701$40,607,502100.0%7/19
20Jagged EdgeCol.$40,491,1651,139$40,491,165100.0%10/4
21The Color PurpleWB$39,884,114561$94,175,85442.4%12/20
22White NightsCol.$39,576,0321,064$42,160,84993.9%11/22
23St. Elmo's FireCol.$37,803,8721,207$37,803,872100.0%6/28
24Mad Max Beyond ThunderdomeWB$36,230,2191,475$36,230,219100.0%7/12
25CommandoFox$35,100,0001,504$35,100,000100.0%10/4
26Teen WolfAtl$33,086,6111,425$33,086,611100.0%8/23
27SilveradoCol.$32,192,5701,190$32,192,570100.0%7/12
28101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)BV$27,829,9011,185$33,049,72984.2%12/20
29Desperately Seeking SusanOrion$27,398,5841,108$27,398,584100.0%3/29
30Prizzi's HonorFox$26,657,534722$26,657,534100.0%6/14
31The Last DragonTriS$25,754,2841,039$25,754,284100.0%3/22
32Agnes of GodCol.$25,627,836646$25,627,836100.0%9/13
33Fright NightCol.$24,922,2371,545$24,922,237100.0%8/2
34Summer RentalPar.$24,689,7031,595$24,689,703100.0%8/9
35The Emerald ForestEmb$24,468,5501,110$24,468,550100.0%7/5
36Weird ScienceUni.$23,834,0481,172$23,834,048100.0%8/2
37Santa Claus: The MovieTriS$23,717,2911,585$23,717,291100.0%11/27
38The Care Bears Movie Gold.$22,934,6221,003$22,934,622100.0%3/29
39Friday the 13th - Part VPar.$21,930,4181,759$21,930,418100.0%3/22
40The Black CauldronBV$21,288,6921,276$21,288,692100.0%7/26
41Porky's Revenge (Part III)Fox$20,518,9051,423$20,518,905100.0%3/22
42Code of SilenceOrion$20,345,3611,810$20,345,361100.0%5/3
43VolunteersTriS$19,875,7401,560$19,875,740100.0%8/16
44Young Sherlock HolmesPar.$19,739,5751,502$19,739,575100.0%12/6
45Year of the DragonMGM$18,707,466982$18,707,466100.0%8/16
46LadyhawkeWB$18,432,0001,056$18,432,000100.0%4/12
47The Sure ThingMGM$18,135,5311,115$18,135,531100.0%3/1
48A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's RevengeNL$17,885,576614$29,999,21359.6%11/1
49Invasion U.S.A.Can.$17,536,2561,735$17,536,256100.0%9/27
50To Live and Die in L.A.MGM$17,307,0191,135$17,307,019100.0%11/1
51The Falcon and the SnowmanOrion$17,130,087914$17,130,087100.0%1/25
52Death Wish 3Can.$16,116,8781,460$16,116,878100.0%11/1
53Iron EagleTriS$15,872,6721,129$24,159,87265.7%1/17
54King Solomon's MinesCan.$15,057,4651,122$15,057,465100.0%11/22
55Baby: Secret of the Lost LegendBV$14,972,2971,277$14,972,297100.0%3/22
56CluePar.$14,643,9971,022$14,643,997100.0%12/13
57Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsOrion$14,393,9021,175$14,393,902100.0%10/11
58Return of the Living DeadOrion$14,237,8801,506$14,237,880100.0%8/16
59A Chorus LineCol.$14,202,899680$14,202,899100.0%12/13
60TomboyCrwn$14,100,000409$14,100,000100.0%1/25
61Follow That Bird (Sesame St.)WB$13,961,3701,129$13,961,370100.0%8/2
62One Magic ChristmasBV$13,677,222827$13,677,222100.0%11/22
63Cat's EyeMGM$13,086,2981,492$13,086,298100.0%4/12
64Vision QuestWB$12,993,175993$12,993,175100.0%2/15
65PerfectCol.$12,918,8581,344$12,918,858100.0%6/7
66Compromising PositionsPar.$12,531,831574$12,531,831100.0%8/30
67Silver BulletPar.$12,361,8661,285$12,361,866100.0%10/11
68Enemy MineFox$12,303,411713$12,303,411100.0%12/20
69Kiss of the Spider WomanIsAl$12,265,573204$17,005,22972.1%7/26
70Real GeniusTriS$11,767,514990$12,952,01990.9%8/9
71LifeforceTriS$11,603,5451,526$11,603,545100.0%6/21
72Just One of the GuysCol.$11,528,9001,215$11,528,900100.0%4/26
73Return of the Jedi (Re-issue)Fox$11,252,123894$11,252,123100.0%3/29
74Return to OzBV$11,137,8011,238$11,137,801100.0%6/21
75Krush GrooveWB$11,052,713519$11,052,713100.0%10/25
76Gotcha!Uni.$10,806,9191,218$10,806,919100.0%5/3
77Missing in Action II: The BeginningCan.$10,755,4471,336$10,755,447100.0%3/1
78The Purple Rose of CairoOrion$10,631,333419$10,631,333100.0%3/1
79Moving ViolationsFox$10,627,7541,325$10,627,754100.0%4/19
80After HoursWB$10,609,321503$10,609,321100.0%9/13
81American NinjaCan.$10,499,694672$10,499,694100.0%8/30
82Better Off DeadWB$10,297,601650$10,297,601100.0%8/23
83Lost in AmericaWB$10,179,000315$10,179,000100.0%3/15
84Once BittenGold.$10,000,0001,095$10,000,000100.0%11/15
85ExplorersPar.$9,873,0441,750$9,873,044100.0%7/12
86The Journey of Natty GannBV$9,708,373362$9,708,373100.0%9/27
87Ghostbusters (Re-issue)Col.$9,389,135990$9,389,135100.0%8/23
88Tuff TurfOrion$9,369,329653$9,369,329100.0%1/11
89Sweet DreamsTriS$9,085,049778$9,085,049100.0%10/4
90TargetWB$9,023,1991,085$9,023,199100.0%11/8
91MischiefFox$8,692,4261,221$8,692,426100.0%2/8
92The Man with One Red ShoeFox$8,645,4111,049$8,645,411100.0%7/19
93That Was Then... This Is NowPar.$8,630,068800$8,630,068100.0%11/8
94Secret AdmirerOrion$8,622,7571,300$8,622,757100.0%6/14
95StickUni.$8,489,5181,173$8,489,518100.0%4/26
96Fantasia (Re-issue) (1985)BV$8,194,726225$8,194,726100.0%2/8
97D.A.R.Y.L.Par.$7,840,8731,100$7,840,873100.0%6/14
98He-Man and She-Ra in The Secret of the SwordAtl$7,660,857N/A$7,660,857100.0%3/22
99Twice in a LifetimeBud$7,607,778436$8,402,42490.5%10/25
100Into the NightUni.$7,562,1641,096$7,562,164100.0%2/22
Summary of 205 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$2,927,577,168----
Averages:$14,280,864----
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