Adjuster:

Yearly Box Office

ALL RELEASES WIDE RELEASES LIMITED RELEASES CALENDAR GROSSES

1985 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1985

#1–100 - #101–180
< Previous Year

Data as of: or ( / / )
Next Year >
RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
14The Color PurpleWarner Bros.$94,175,8541,109$1,710,33319212/20
29The GooniesWarner Bros.$61,389,6801,705$9,105,9131,7056/7
310Spies Like UsWarner Bros.$60,088,9801,700$8,614,0391,55612/6
411Police Academy 2: Their First AssignmentWarner Bros.$55,600,0001,613$10,675,8961,6133/29
514European VacationWarner Bros.$49,364,6211,547$12,329,6271,5467/26
618Pale RiderWarner Bros.$41,410,5681,710$9,119,1111,7106/28
719Pee-Wee's Big AdventureWarner Bros.$40,940,662894$4,545,8478298/9
824Mad Max Beyond ThunderdomeWarner Bros.$36,230,2191,475$7,283,7141,4747/12
948LadyhawkeWarner Bros.$18,432,0001,056$3,450,5361,0564/12
1062Follow That Bird (Sesame St.)Warner Bros.$13,961,3701,129$2,415,6261,1298/2
1165Vision QuestWarner Bros.$12,993,175993$2,651,6659932/15
1275Krush GrooveWarner Bros.$11,052,713519$2,905,29351910/25
1380After HoursWarner Bros.$10,609,321503$45,43519/13
1482Better Off DeadWarner Bros.$10,297,601650$56,371138/23
1583Lost in AmericaWarner Bros.$10,179,000315$154,87763/15
1691TargetWarner Bros.$9,023,1991,085$2,670,5221,08511/8
17116Gremlins (Re-issue)Warner Bros.$4,914,6431,174$2,393,7781,1748/30
18117Rainbow Brite and the Star StealerWarner Bros.$4,889,9711,090$1,847,9621,08811/15
19145American FlyersWarner Bros.$1,420,3555$78,34558/16
20152The Protector (1985)Warner Bros.$981,817N/AN/AN/A8/23
21161Mishima: A Life in Four ChaptersWarner Bros.$437,54714N/AN/A9/13
22166RevolutionWarner Bros.$358,57430$52,755412/25
23168EleniWarner Bros.$305,1024$27,875111/1
24174FandangoWarner Bros.$91,66627$50,437271/25
251Back to the FutureUniversal$210,609,7621,550$11,152,5001,4207/3
265Out of AfricaUniversal$87,071,2051,102$3,637,29092212/20
2712FletchUniversal$50,612,8881,303$7,022,9701,2255/31
2815MaskUniversal$48,230,1621,024$135,49943/8
2916The Breakfast ClubUniversal$45,875,1711,118$5,107,5991,0712/15
3020Brewster's MillionsUniversal$40,833,1321,521$9,858,9051,5215/22
3121E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Re-issue)Universal$40,607,5021,701$8,807,0231,6847/19
3238Weird ScienceUniversal$23,834,0481,172$4,895,4211,1588/2
3376Gotcha!Universal$10,806,9191,218$2,360,4841,2185/3
3485BrazilUniversal$9,929,135173$30,099112/18
3596StickUniversal$8,489,5181,173$3,358,2991,1734/26
36102Into the NightUniversal$7,562,1641,096$2,574,4381,0962/22
37113CreatorUniversal$5,349,607820$2,019,7288209/20
38150DreamchildUniversal$1,215,9233N/AN/A10/4
39160Morons from Outer SpaceUniversal$441,137N/AN/AN/A9/20
40162The Holcroft CovenantUniversal$393,82573$151,6277310/18
41175Wild Geese IIUniversal$69,342N/AN/AN/A10/18
42115Day of the DeadUnited Film Distribution Company$5,000,000168$1,700,0001687/19
433Rocky IVUnited Artists$127,873,7162,254$19,991,5371,32511/27
442Rambo: First Blood Part IITriStar$150,415,4322,074$20,176,2172,0745/22
4533The Last DragonTriStar$25,754,2841,039$5,254,3591,0383/22
4639Santa Claus: The MovieTriStar$23,717,2911,585$5,647,16097011/27
4745VolunteersTriStar$19,875,7401,560$5,184,3601,5608/16
4866Real GeniusTriStar$12,952,019990$2,557,1809908/9
4971LifeforceTriStar$11,603,5451,526$4,209,1361,5266/21
5090Sweet DreamsTriStar$9,085,049778$2,161,28477810/4
51129The Legend of Billie JeanTriStar$3,099,497903$1,466,8849037/19
52167Private ResortTriStar$331,816102$163,7041025/3
53178Smooth TalkSpectrafilm$16,7852$16,785211/15
54139The Quiet EarthSkouras$2,123,1351$9,825110/18
5540The Care Bears Movie Samuel Goldwyn$22,934,6221,003$3,725,0011,0033/29
5684Once BittenSamuel Goldwyn$10,000,0001,095$4,025,6571,09511/15
57137Dance with a StrangerSamuel Goldwyn$2,174,622N/AN/AN/A8/9
58142Bring On the NightSamuel Goldwyn$1,890,571409$1,132,11240911/8
59147The Perils of Gwendolyn in the Land of Yik YakSamuel Goldwyn$1,337,274500$1,337,2745001/25
60172Petit ConSamuel Goldwyn$127,426N/AN/AN/A4/19
618WitnessParamount$68,706,9931,169$4,539,9908762/8
6236Summer RentalParamount$24,689,7031,595$5,754,2591,5848/9
6341Friday the 13th - Part VParamount$21,930,4181,759$8,032,8831,7593/22
6446Young Sherlock HolmesParamount$19,739,5751,502$2,538,23492012/6
6557ClueParamount$14,643,9971,022$2,014,1661,00612/13
6668Compromising PositionsParamount$12,531,831574$3,014,7565708/30
6769Silver BulletParamount$12,361,8661,285$4,013,5631,28510/11
6886ExplorersParamount$9,873,0441,750$3,607,3401,7507/12
6994That Was Then... This Is NowParamount$8,630,068800$2,502,78080011/8
7099D.A.R.Y.L.Paramount$7,840,8731,100$2,649,8321,1006/14
71109Rustler's RhapsodyParamount$6,090,4971,480$2,374,9731,4805/10
72114King DavidParamount$5,111,099731$2,212,4817303/29
7331Desperately Seeking SusanOrion Pictures$27,398,5841,108$1,526,0982683/29
7444Code of SilenceOrion Pictures$20,345,3611,810$5,512,4611,8105/3
7552The Falcon and the SnowmanOrion Pictures$17,130,087914$2,358,8462651/25
7658Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsOrion Pictures$14,393,9021,175$3,376,9711,17010/11
7759Return of the Living DeadOrion Pictures$14,237,8801,506$4,403,1691,5068/16
7878The Purple Rose of CairoOrion Pictures$10,631,333419$114,09533/1
7989Tuff TurfOrion Pictures$9,369,329653$1,509,3804401/11
8095Secret AdmirerOrion Pictures$8,622,7571,300$2,414,9841,3006/14
81119The Mean SeasonOrion Pictures$4,349,446876$1,560,5918762/15
82123The Heavenly KidOrion Pictures$3,852,2711,019$1,614,2251,0197/26
83134MaxieOrion Pictures$2,564,278778$1,121,5317789/27
84170The Bay BoyOrion Pictures$162,364N/AN/AN/A2/15
85124RanOrion Classics$3,607,39330N/AN/A9/27
86180Colonel RedlOrion Classics$2,3571$2,357110/4
87104Transylvania 6-5000New World$7,196,872701$2,507,54270111/8
88107Girls Just Want to Have FunNew World$6,326,051613$1,650,0786134/12
89112Avenging AngelNew World$5,622,787525$1,755,2645251/11
90122Godzilla 1985New World$4,116,395235$509,5022358/23
91128Fraternity VacationNew World$3,333,306348$1,023,1863484/12
92146Certain FuryNew World$1,381,091N/AN/AN/A3/1
93151Def-Con 4New World$1,057,06454$210,904543/15
94155Lust in the DustNew World$727,639N/AN/AN/A2/8
9530A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's RevengeNew Line$29,999,213614$2,865,47552211/1
9613A View to a KillMGM$50,327,9601,588$10,687,1141,5835/24
9747Year of the DragonMGM$18,707,466982$4,093,0799828/16
9849The Sure ThingMGM$18,135,5311,115$3,124,7821,1153/1
9951To Live and Die in L.A.MGM$17,307,0191,135$3,551,7611,13511/1
10064Cat's EyeMGM$13,086,2981,492$3,451,1911,4604/12
Summary of 180 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,056,361,529----
Averages:$16,979,786----
< Previous Year

Data as of: or ( / / )
Next Year >
#1–100 - #101–180

Note: RELEASE DATE shows all movies that opened in a given time period and their total grosses. WIDE RELEASES shows only movies released in 600 or more theaters and their total grosses, grouped by wide release date. LIMITED RELEASES shows only movies released in less than 600 theaters and their total grosses, grouped by release date. CALENDAR GROSSES shows all movies playing during the indicated time period, both new and holdover, and their grosses (or estimated grosses) during that time period. Movies released outside the indicated time period are shown in italics. Click here for a full explanation of the various box office sections

back to
Yearly Index Page








ALL RELEASES WIDE RELEASES LIMITED RELEASES CALENDAR GROSSES