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1985 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1985

#1–100 - #101–180
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Est. Total Tkts / TheatersOpening Est. Tkts / TheatersOpen
1Back to the FutureUni.59,050,7001,5503,141,5001,4207/3
2Rambo: First Blood Part IITriS42,370,5002,0745,683,4002,0745/22
3Rocky IVUA35,387,3002,2545,631,4001,32511/27
4The Color PurpleWB25,432,3001,109481,80019212/20
5Out of AfricaUni.23,562,4001,1021,024,60092212/20
6CocoonFox21,440,3001,1632,235,6001,1406/21
7The Jewel of the NileFox20,715,8001,4901,872,0001,10612/13
8WitnessPar.19,354,1001,1691,278,9008762/8
9The GooniesWB17,292,9001,7052,565,0001,7056/7
10Spies Like UsWB16,519,0001,7002,426,5001,55612/6
11Police Academy 2: Their First AssignmentWB15,662,0001,6133,007,3001,6133/29
12FletchUni.14,257,2001,3031,978,3001,2255/31
13A View to a KillMGM14,176,9001,5883,010,5001,5835/24
14European VacationWB13,905,5001,5473,473,1001,5467/26
15MaskUni.13,586,0001,02438,20043/8
16The Breakfast ClubUni.12,922,6001,1181,438,8001,0712/15
17Pale RiderWB11,664,9001,7102,568,8001,7106/28
18White NightsCol.11,577,0001,064134,5002111/22
19Pee-Wee's Big AdventureWB11,532,6008941,280,5008298/9
20Brewster's MillionsUni.11,502,3001,5212,777,2001,5215/22
21E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue)Uni.11,438,7001,7012,480,9001,6847/19
22Jagged EdgeCol.11,406,0001,1391,153,3001,12510/4
23St. Elmo's FireCol.10,649,0001,2071,726,2001,2046/28
24Mad Max Beyond ThunderdomeWB10,205,7001,4752,051,8001,4747/12
25CommandoFox9,887,3001,5042,169,0001,49510/4
26Teen WolfAtl9,320,2001,4251,724,0001,4168/23
27SilveradoCol.9,068,3001,190992,4001,1687/12
28101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)BV8,973,2001,185673,0001,09712/20
29Murphy's RomanceCol.8,320,1001,04613,500212/27
30A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's RevengeNL8,161,000614807,20052211/1
31Desperately Seeking SusanOrion7,717,9001,108429,9002683/29
32Prizzi's HonorFox7,509,2007221,192,8007196/14
33The Last DragonTriS7,254,7001,0391,480,1001,0383/22
34Agnes of GodCol.7,219,10064662,40089/13
35Fright NightCol.7,020,3001,5451,723,5001,5428/2
36Summer RentalPar.6,954,8001,5951,620,9001,5848/9
37The Emerald ForestEmb6,892,5001,1101,224,0001,1107/5
38Weird ScienceUni.6,713,8001,1721,379,0001,1588/2
39Santa Claus: The MovieTriS6,646,6001,5851,590,70097011/27
40The Care Bears Movie Gold.6,460,5001,0031,049,3001,0033/29
41Friday the 13th - Part VPar.6,177,6001,7592,262,8001,7593/22
42The Black CauldronBV5,996,8001,2761,177,5001,2767/26
43Porky's Revenge (Part III)Fox5,780,0001,4231,748,6001,4233/22
44Code of SilenceOrion5,731,1001,8101,552,8001,8105/3
45VolunteersTriS5,598,8001,5601,460,4001,5608/16
46Young Sherlock HolmesPar.5,431,1001,502715,00092012/6
47Year of the DragonMGM5,269,7009821,153,0009828/16
48LadyhawkeWB5,192,1001,056972,0001,0564/12
49The Sure ThingMGM5,108,6001,115880,2001,1153/1
50Invasion U.S.A.Can.4,939,8001,7351,941,3001,7359/27
51To Live and Die in L.A.MGM4,875,2001,1351,000,5001,13511/1
52The Falcon and the SnowmanOrion4,825,400914664,5002651/25
53Kiss of the Spider WomanIsAl4,615,80020415,80017/26
54Death Wish 3Can.4,540,0001,4601,498,3001,46011/1
55King Solomon's MinesCan.4,241,5001,1221,410,1001,12211/22
56Baby: Secret of the Lost LegendBV4,217,5001,2771,136,7009163/22
57Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsOrion4,054,6001,175951,3001,17010/11
58CluePar.4,013,8001,022567,4001,00612/13
59Return of the Living DeadOrion4,010,7001,5061,240,3001,5068/16
60TomboyCrwn3,971,800409485,6004091/25
61Follow That Bird (Sesame St.)WB3,932,8001,129680,5001,1298/2
62A Chorus LineCol.3,870,90068062,8001912/13
63One Magic ChristmasBV3,852,700827749,90082411/22
64Cat's EyeMGM3,686,3001,492972,2001,4604/12
65Vision QuestWB3,660,000993746,9009932/15
66Real GeniusTriS3,648,500990720,3009908/9
67PerfectCol.3,639,1001,3441,189,5001,3446/7
68Compromising PositionsPar.3,530,100574849,2005708/30
69Silver BulletPar.3,482,2001,2851,130,6001,28510/11
70Enemy MineFox3,353,000713449,20070312/20
71LifeforceTriS3,268,6001,5261,185,7001,5266/21
72Just One of the GuysCol.3,247,6001,215931,6001,2154/26
73Return of the Jedi (Re-issue)Fox3,169,600894904,0008493/29
74Return to OzBV3,137,4001,238801,4001,2386/21
75Krush GrooveWB3,113,400519818,40051910/25
76Gotcha!Uni.3,044,2001,218664,9001,2185/3
77Missing in Action II: The BeginningCan.3,029,7001,3361,089,7001,3363/1
78The Purple Rose of CairoOrion2,994,70041932,10033/1
79Moving ViolationsFox2,993,7001,325977,3001,3224/19
80After HoursWB2,988,50050312,80019/13
81American NinjaCan.2,957,700672911,2006728/30
82Better Off DeadWB2,900,70065015,900138/23
83Lost in AmericaWB2,867,30031543,60063/15
84Once BittenGold.2,816,9001,0951,134,0001,09511/15
85ExplorersPar.2,781,1001,7501,016,2001,7507/12
86The Journey of Natty GannBV2,734,800362138,1001639/27
87BrazilUni.2,677,4001738,500112/18
88Ghostbusters (Re-issue)Col.2,644,800990587,4009908/23
89Tuff TurfOrion2,639,200653425,2004401/11
90Sweet DreamsTriS2,559,200778608,80077810/4
91TargetWB2,541,7001,085752,3001,08511/8
92MischiefFox2,448,6001,221737,6001,2212/8
93The Man with One Red ShoeFox2,435,3001,049884,2001,0447/19
94That Was Then... This Is NowPar.2,431,000800705,00080011/8
95Secret AdmirerOrion2,428,9001,300680,3001,3006/14
96StickUni.2,391,4001,173946,0001,1734/26
97Fantasia (Re-issue) (1985)BV2,308,400225276,3001692/8
98Twice in a LifetimeBud2,264,800436292,00018910/25
99D.A.R.Y.L.Par.2,208,7001,100746,4001,1006/14
100He-Man and She-Ra in The Secret of the SwordAtl2,158,000N/An/aN/A3/22
Summary of 180 Movies on Chart:
Totals:854,519,800----
Averages:4,747,300----
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