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1985 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
117 Heavenly Bodies MGM $1,114,635 60.6% 1,504 $741 $1,839,623 2/1/85
116 Maxie Orion $1,121,531 43.7% 778 $1,441 $2,564,278 9/27/85
115 Gymkata MGM $1,261,845 22.0% 654 $1,929 $5,730,596 5/3/85
114 Bad Medicine Fox $1,289,783 48.0% 731 $1,764 $2,685,453 11/22/85
113 The Slugger's Wife Col. $1,314,993 70.0% 898 $1,464 $1,878,561 3/29/85
112 The Legend of Billie Jean TriS $1,466,884 47.3% 903 $1,624 $3,099,497 7/19/85
111 A Chorus Line Col. $1,503,564 10.6% 617 $2,436 $14,202,899 12/20/85
110 My Science Project BV $1,504,118 36.5% 1,003 $1,499 $4,122,748 8/9/85
109 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
108 Mrs. Soffel MGM $1,550,034 35.3% 801 $1,935 $4,385,312 2/8/85
107 The Mean Season Orion $1,560,591 35.9% 876 $1,781 $4,349,446 2/15/85
106 Fast Forward Col. $1,571,394 56.3% 1,162 $1,352 $2,791,350 2/15/85
105 Turk 182 Fox $1,589,234 44.2% 792 $2,006 $3,594,997 2/15/85
104 Enemy Mine Fox $1,594,702 13.0% 703 $2,268 $12,303,411 12/20/85
103 The Heavenly Kid Orion $1,614,225 41.9% 1,019 $1,584 $3,852,271 7/26/85
102 Starchaser: The Legend of Orin Atl $1,614,660 48.0% 1,020 $1,583 $3,360,800 11/22/85
101 Girls Just Want to Have Fun NW $1,650,078 26.1% 613 $2,691 $6,326,051 4/12/85
100 The Bride Col. $1,763,277 49.5% 955 $1,846 $3,558,669 8/16/85
99 Rappin' Can. $1,802,204 62.9% 1,150 $1,567 $2,864,844 5/10/85
98 Tuff Turf Orion $1,828,406 19.5% 653 $2,800 $9,369,329 2/1/85
97 Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer WB $1,847,962 37.8% 1,088 $1,698 $4,889,971 11/15/85
96 Amadeus Orion $1,976,987 3.8% 802 $2,465 $51,564,280 4/5/85
95 Clue Par. $2,014,166 13.8% 1,006 $2,002 $14,643,997 12/13/85
94 Creator Uni. $2,019,728 37.8% 820 $2,463 $5,349,607 9/20/85
93 Ghostbusters (Re-issue) Col. $2,085,116 22.2% 990 $2,106 $9,389,135 8/23/85
92 Sweet Dreams TriS $2,161,284 23.8% 778 $2,778 $9,085,049 10/11/85
91 King David Par. $2,212,481 43.3% 730 $3,030 $5,111,099 3/29/85
90 The Company of Wolves Can. $2,234,776 50.9% 995 $2,246 $4,389,334 4/19/85
89 Heaven Help Us MGM $2,235,687 36.8% 1,003 $2,229 $6,070,794 2/8/85
88 Red Sonja MGM $2,263,553 32.6% 1,091 $2,074 $6,948,633 7/5/85
87 Gotcha! Uni. $2,360,484 21.8% 1,218 $1,938 $10,806,919 5/3/85
86 Rustler's Rhapsody Par. $2,374,973 39.0% 1,480 $1,604 $6,090,497 5/10/85
85 101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985) BV $2,389,226 7.2% 1,097 $2,177 $33,049,729 12/20/85
84 Gremlins (Re-issue) WB $2,393,778 48.7% 1,174 $2,038 $4,914,643 8/30/85
83 Secret Admirer Orion $2,414,984 28.0% 1,300 $1,857 $8,622,757 6/14/85
82 Follow That Bird (Sesame St.) WB $2,415,626 17.3% 1,129 $2,139 $13,961,370 8/2/85
81 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,460,324 14.4% 914 $2,691 $17,130,087 2/8/85
80 That Was Then... This Is Now Par. $2,502,780 29.0% 800 $3,128 $8,630,068 11/8/85
79 Transylvania 6-5000 NW $2,507,542 34.8% 701 $3,577 $7,196,872 11/8/85
78 A Passage to India Col. $2,522,842 9.3% 639 $3,948 $27,187,653 2/1/85
77 Young Sherlock Holmes Par. $2,538,234 12.9% 920 $2,758 $19,739,575 12/6/85
76 Real Genius TriS $2,557,180 19.7% 990 $2,583 $12,952,019 8/9/85
75 Better Off Dead WB $2,573,297 25.0% 650 $3,958 $10,297,601 10/11/85
74 Into the Night Uni. $2,574,438 34.0% 1,096 $2,348 $7,562,164 3/8/85
73 Mischief Fox $2,618,460 30.1% 1,221 $2,144 $8,692,426 2/8/85
72 D.A.R.Y.L. Par. $2,649,832 33.8% 1,100 $2,408 $7,840,873 6/14/85
71 Vision Quest WB $2,651,665 20.4% 993 $2,670 $12,993,175 2/15/85
70 One Magic Christmas BV $2,662,241 19.5% 824 $3,230 $13,677,222 11/22/85
69 Target WB $2,670,522 29.6% 1,085 $2,461 $9,023,199 11/8/85
68 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $2,683,767 9.8% 760 $3,531 $27,398,584 4/12/85
67 Return to Oz BV $2,844,895 25.5% 1,238 $2,297 $11,137,801 6/21/85
66 The River Uni. $2,961,734 25.8% 1,001 $2,958 $11,489,982 1/11/85
65 The Killing Fields WB $3,019,640 8.7% 657 $4,596 $34,700,291 2/1/85
64 The Sure Thing MGM $3,124,782 17.2% 1,115 $2,802 $18,135,531 3/1/85
63 The Man with One Red Shoe Fox $3,139,015 36.3% 1,044 $3,006 $8,645,411 7/19/85
62 Return of the Jedi (Re-issue) Fox $3,209,056 28.5% 849 $3,779 $11,252,123 3/29/85
61 American Ninja Can. $3,234,837 30.8% 672 $4,813 $10,499,694 8/30/85
60 Just One of the Guys Col. $3,307,171 28.7% 1,215 $2,721 $11,528,900 4/26/85
59 Stick Uni. $3,358,299 39.6% 1,173 $2,863 $8,489,518 4/26/85
58 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins Orion $3,376,971 23.5% 1,170 $2,886 $14,393,902 10/11/85
57 Ladyhawke WB $3,450,536 18.7% 1,056 $3,267 $18,432,000 4/12/85
56 Cat's Eye MGM $3,451,191 26.4% 1,460 $2,363 $13,086,298 4/12/85
55 Moving Violations Fox $3,469,488 32.6% 1,322 $2,624 $10,627,754 4/19/85
54 Silverado Col. $3,522,897 10.9% 1,168 $3,016 $32,192,570 7/12/85
53 To Live and Die in L.A. MGM $3,551,761 20.5% 1,135 $3,129 $17,307,019 11/1/85
52 Explorers Par. $3,607,340 36.5% 1,750 $2,061 $9,873,044 7/12/85
51 Out of Africa Uni. $3,637,290 4.2% 922 $3,945 $87,071,205 12/20/85
50 The Care Bears Movie Gold. $3,725,001 16.2% 1,003 $3,713 $22,934,622 3/29/85
49 Pinocchio (Re-issue) (1984) BV $3,769,251 14.3% 1,217 $3,097 $26,414,038 1/4/85
48 Missing in Action II: The Beginning Can. $3,868,515 36.0% 1,336 $2,895 $10,755,447 3/1/85
47 Silver Bullet Par. $4,013,563 32.5% 1,285 $3,123 $12,361,866 10/11/85
46 Once Bitten Gold. $4,025,657 40.3% 1,095 $3,676 $10,000,000 11/15/85
45 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend BV $4,035,147 27.0% 916 $4,405 $14,972,297 3/22/85
44 Year of the Dragon MGM $4,093,079 21.9% 982 $4,168 $18,707,466 8/16/85
43 Jagged Edge Col. $4,094,091 10.1% 1,125 $3,639 $40,491,165 10/4/85
42 The Black Cauldron BV $4,180,110 19.6% 1,276 $3,275 $21,288,692 7/26/85
41 Lifeforce TriS $4,209,136 36.3% 1,526 $2,758 $11,603,545 6/21/85
40 Agnes of God Col. $4,210,065 16.4% 608 $6,924 $25,627,836 9/27/85
39 Perfect Col. $4,222,810 32.7% 1,344 $3,141 $12,918,858 6/7/85
38 Prizzi's Honor Fox $4,234,537 15.9% 719 $5,889 $26,657,534 6/14/85
37 The Emerald Forest Emb $4,345,150 17.8% 1,110 $3,914 $24,468,550 7/5/85
36 Return of the Living Dead Orion $4,403,169 30.9% 1,506 $2,923 $14,237,880 8/16/85
35 Witness Par. $4,539,990 6.6% 876 $5,182 $68,706,993 2/8/85
34 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure WB $4,545,847 11.1% 829 $5,483 $40,940,662 8/9/85
33 White Nights Col. $4,549,095 10.8% 891 $5,105 $42,160,849 12/6/85
32 Weird Science Uni. $4,895,421 20.5% 1,158 $4,227 $23,834,048 8/2/85
31 King Solomon's Mines Can. $5,005,788 33.2% 1,122 $4,461 $15,057,465 11/22/85
30 The Breakfast Club Uni. $5,107,599 11.1% 1,071 $4,769 $45,875,171 2/15/85
29 Volunteers TriS $5,184,360 26.1% 1,560 $3,323 $19,875,740 8/16/85
28 The Last Dragon TriS $5,254,359 20.4% 1,038 $5,062 $25,754,284 3/22/85
27 Death Wish 3 Can. $5,319,116 33.0% 1,460 $3,643 $16,116,878 11/1/85
26 Code of Silence Orion $5,512,461 27.1% 1,810 $3,045 $20,345,361 5/3/85
25 Santa Claus: The Movie TriS $5,647,160 23.8% 970 $5,821 $23,717,291 11/27/85
24 Summer Rental Par. $5,754,259 23.3% 1,584 $3,632 $24,689,703 8/9/85
23 Fright Night Col. $6,118,543 24.6% 1,542 $3,967 $24,922,237 8/2/85
22 Teen Wolf Atl $6,120,348 18.5% 1,416 $4,322 $33,086,611 8/23/85
21 Mask Uni. $6,121,129 12.7% 800 $7,651 $48,230,162 3/22/85
20 St. Elmo's Fire Col. $6,128,157 16.2% 1,204 $5,089 $37,803,872 6/28/85
19 Porky's Revenge (Part III) Fox $6,207,507 30.3% 1,423 $4,362 $20,518,905 3/22/85
18 The Jewel of the Nile Fox $6,645,455 8.7% 1,106 $6,008 $75,973,200 12/13/85
17 Invasion U.S.A. Can. $6,891,609 39.3% 1,735 $3,972 $17,536,256 9/27/85
16 Fletch Uni. $7,022,970 13.9% 1,225 $5,733 $50,612,888 5/31/85
15 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome WB $7,283,714 20.1% 1,474 $4,941 $36,230,219 7/12/85
14 Commando Fox $7,700,015 21.9% 1,495 $5,150 $35,100,000 10/4/85
13 Cocoon Fox $7,936,427 10.4% 1,140 $6,961 $76,113,124 6/21/85
12 Friday the 13th - Part V Par. $8,032,883 36.6% 1,759 $4,566 $21,930,418 3/22/85
11 Spies Like Us WB $8,614,039 14.3% 1,556 $5,536 $60,088,980 12/6/85
10 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue) Uni. $8,807,023 21.7% 1,684 $5,229 $40,607,502 7/19/85
9 The Goonies WB $9,105,913 14.8% 1,705 $5,340 $61,389,680 6/7/85
8 Pale Rider WB $9,119,111 22.0% 1,710 $5,332 $41,410,568 6/28/85
7 Brewster's Millions Uni. $9,858,905 24.1% 1,521 $6,481 $40,833,132 5/22/85
6 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment WB $10,675,896 19.2% 1,613 $6,618 $55,600,000 3/29/85
5 A View to a Kill MGM $10,687,114 21.2% 1,583 $6,751 $50,327,960 5/24/85
4 Back to the Future Uni. $11,152,500 5.3% 1,420 $7,853 $210,609,762 7/3/85
3 European Vacation WB $12,329,627 25.0% 1,546 $7,975 $49,364,621 7/26/85
2 Rocky IV UA $19,991,537 15.6% 1,325 $15,087 $127,873,716 11/27/85
1 Rambo: First Blood Part II TriS $20,176,217 13.4% 2,074 $9,728 $150,415,432 5/22/85
Totals and Averages (117 Movies):
Totals:$493,535,17317.4%--$2,838,256,934-
Averages:$4,218,24917.4%1,124$3,752$24,258,606-
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* Date movie went wide (600+ theaters). Chart shows wide releases only in the year a movie went wide.



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