Weekend Domestic Chart for August 30th, 1985

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  MovieDistributorGenreGrossChangeThtrs.Per Thtr.Total GrossDays
1 (1) Back to the Future Universal Adventure $9,049,668 +34% 1,550 $5,838   $132,754,418 61
2 (2) Teen Wolf Atlantic Comedy $5,089,346 -17% 1,425 $3,571   $14,771,885 10
3 (3) Pee Wee's Big Adventure Warner Bros. Comedy $4,039,924 +1% 894 $4,519   $25,765,490 38
4 new American Ninja Cannon Action $3,234,837   672 $4,814   $3,234,837 3
5 (4) Volunteers Sony/TriStar Comedy $3,046,699 -15% 1,123 $2,713   $14,540,201 17
6 new Compromising Positions Paramount Pictures Comedy $3,014,756   570 $5,289   $3,014,756 3
7 (5) Year of the Dragon MGM Drama $2,597,573 -9% 834 $3,115   $12,881,875 17
8 (-) Gremlins Warner Bros. Comedy $2,393,775   1,174 $2,039   $2,393,775 451
9 (-) Ghostbusters Sony Pictures Comedy $1,942,457   888 $2,187   $4,997,948 451
10 (7) Summer Rental Paramount Pictures Comedy $1,926,171 -18% 953 $2,021   $20,198,229 24
11 (8) National Lampoon's European Vacation Warner Bros. Comedy $1,778,527 +2% 994 $1,789   $46,485,198 38
12 (9) Cocoon 20th Century Fox Adventure $1,778,029 +5% 882 $2,016   $69,183,076 73
13 (6) The Return of the Living Dead Orion Pictures Horror $1,755,421 -37% 945 $1,858   $12,176,721 17
14 (12) Silverado Sony Pictures Western $1,298,206 +16% 594 $2,186   $27,748,105 54
15 (13) Rambo: First Blood Part II Sony/TriStar Action $1,241,951 +12% 672 $1,848   $145,810,737 103
16 (21) Godzilla 1985 New World Action $1,151,582 +126% 386 $2,983   $1,855,341 10
17 (10) Fright Night Sony Pictures Horror $1,077,404 -31% 536 $2,010   $22,182,808 31
18 (11) Real Genius Sony/TriStar Comedy $1,059,300 -11% 480 $2,207   $10,126,984 26
19 (14) Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird Warner Bros. Comedy $864,572 -17% 830 $1,042   $13,082,687 31
20 (19) Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Warner Bros. Action $786,318 +23% 442 $1,779   $36,230,219 54
21 (15) The Black Cauldron Walt Disney Adventure $621,320 -32% 574 $1,082   $20,656,497 40
22 (22) The Emerald Forest Avco Embassy Drama $619,057 +58% 331 $1,870   $21,090,106 61
23 (20) St. Elmo's Fire Sony Pictures Drama $603,602 +14% 402 $1,501   $33,355,312 66
24 (23) Kiss of the Spider Woman Island/Alive Drama $500,487 +31% 24 $20,854   $1,938,688 38
25 (-) Day of the Dead United Film Distribution Co. Horror $489,872   161 $3,043   $3,245,976 61
26 (25) The Goonies Warner Bros. Comedy $415,364 +34% 316 $1,314   $61,389,680 87
27 (27) The Gods Must Be Crazy 20th Century Fox Comedy $340,506 +14% 123 $2,768   $19,659,315 420
28 (26) Pale Rider Warner Bros. Western $321,564 +6% 345 $932   $41,410,568 66
29 (18) Warning Sign 20th Century Fox Drama $243,953 -66% 241 $1,012   $1,342,747 10
30 (28) Prizzi's Honor 20th Century Fox Drama $232,484 -17% 158 $1,471   $24,680,012 80
31 (24) The Protector Warner Bros. Action $155,815 -54% 60 $2,597   $661,373 10
32 (29) American Flyers Warner Bros. Drama $147,090 +2% 17 $8,652   $481,711 17
33 (30) My Science Project Walt Disney Comedy $99,935 -31% 81 $1,234   $3,837,041 24
34 (33) Wetherby MGM/UA Classics Drama $74,487 +71% 10 $7,449   $311,936 45
35 (31) Better Off Dead... Warner Bros. Comedy $62,880 +12% 13 $4,837   $139,078 10
36 (32) Key Exchange 20th Century Fox Romantic Comedy $52,150 +14% 9 $5,794   $247,588 19
37 (34) A Private Function Island/Alive Comedy $37,024 -2% 15 $2,468   $2,400,352 185
38 (35) The Hit Island/Alive Comedy $29,527 +82% 6 $4,921   $857,753 178
39 (-) Movers and Shakers MGM Comedy $6,681   1 $6,681   $311,321 122
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