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Top 1985 Movies at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top 1985 International - Top 1985 Worldwide

Other Domestic Cumulative records: All Time Domestic - All Time Domestic (Inf. Adj.) - Top 2016 Domestic - Top 2017 Domestic

This chart contains the total domestic box office for the top 100 movies released in 1985.

See Top Grossing Movies of 1985 for a list of movies that earned most at the domestic box office during 1985, including films released in 1984.

Top 1984 Domestic Top 1986 Domestic
Rank Movie Domestic
Box
Office
Opening
Theater
Count
Opening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
1 Back to the Future $212,259,762 1,419 $11,332,134 1,815
2 Rambo: First Blood Part II $150,415,432 2,074 $25,520,843 2,074
3 Rocky IV $127,873,716 1,325 $19,991,537 2,254
4 The Dream is Alive $125,900,000 0 $0 0
5 The Color Purple $93,589,701 192 $1,710,333 1,109
6 Out of Africa $79,096,868 922 $3,637,290 1,102
7 Cocoon $76,257,348 1,140 $7,936,427 1,163
8 The Jewel of the Nile $68,275,764 1,106 $6,645,455 1,490
9 Witness $65,532,576 876 $4,539,990 1,169
10 The Goonies $61,389,680 1,705 $9,105,913 1,705
11 Spies Like Us $59,526,202 1,556 $8,614,039 1,700
12 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment $55,337,042 1,613 $10,675,896 1,613
13 A View to a Kill $50,327,960 1,583 $13,294,435 1,583
14 National Lampoon's European Vacation $49,400,000 1,546 $12,329,627 1,547
15 Fletch $46,700,000 1,225 $7,022,970 1,303
16 The Breakfast Club $45,875,171 1,071 $5,107,599 1,118
17 Mask $42,417,782 4 $135,499 1,024
18 White Nights $42,160,849 21 $477,539 1,064
19 Pale Rider $41,410,568 1,710 $9,119,111 1,710
20 Pee Wee's Big Adventure $40,940,662 21 $99,184 894
21 Brewster's Millions $40,800,000 1,521 $9,858,905 1,521
22 Jagged Edge $40,491,165 1,125 $4,094,091 1,139
23 St. Elmo's Fire $37,800,000 1,204 $6,128,157 1,207
24 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome $36,230,219 1,475 $7,283,714 1,475
25 Commando $35,073,978 1,495 $7,700,015 1,504
26 Silverado $33,200,000 1,168 $3,522,897 1,190
27 Teen Wolf $33,086,611 1,416 $6,120,348 1,425
28 The Last Dragon $33,000,000 1,038 $5,254,359 1,039
29 Murphy's Romance $30,762,621 2 $47,906 1,046
30 Desperately Seeking Susan $27,400,000 268 $1,526,098 1,180
31 Prizzi's Honor $26,700,000 719 $4,234,537 722
32 Agnes of God $25,627,836 8 $220,642 646
33 Fright Night $24,922,237 1,542 $6,118,543 1,545
34 Summer Rental $24,671,000 1,584 $5,754,289 1,595
35 The Emerald Forest $24,468,550 1,110 $4,345,150 1,115
36 Santa Claus $23,717,291 970 $5,647,160 1,585
37 The Care Bears Movie $22,934,000 1,003 $3,725,001 1,003
38 Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning $21,930,418 1,759 $8,032,883 1,759
39 The Black Cauldron $21,288,692 1,276 $4,180,110 1,276
40 A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge $21,163,999 522 $2,865,475 522
41 Porky's Revenge $20,518,000 1,423 $6,207,507 1,423
42 Code of Silence $20,345,361 1,810 $5,512,461 1,810
43 Volunteers $19,875,740 1,560 $5,184,360 1,560
44 Young Sherlock Holmes $19,739,000 920 $2,528,234 1,502
45 Year of the Dragon $18,707,466 982 $4,039,079 982
46 Ladyhawke $18,400,000 1,057 $3,450,536 1,057
47 The Sure Thing $18,136,000 1,115 $3,124,782 1,115
48 Invasion U.S.A. $17,536,256 1,735 $6,891,609 1,735
49 To Live and Die in L.A. $17,307,019 1,100 $3,551,761 1,130
50 The Falcon and the Snowman $17,130,087 265 $2,358,846 914
51 Weird Science $16,316,258 1,158 $4,895,421 1,172
52 Death Wish 3 $16,116,878 1,460 $5,319,116 1,460
53 King Solomon's Mines $15,057,465 1,122 $5,005,788 1,122
54 Kiss of the Spider Woman $14,582,182 1 $55,962 222
55 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins $14,393,902 1,170 $3,376,971 1,175
56 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend $14,276,095 916 $4,035,147 1,277
57 The Return of the Living Dead $14,237,880 1,506 $4,403,169 1,506
58 A Chorus Line $14,202,899 19 $222,919 1,032
59 Tomboy $14,100,000 0 $0 0
60 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird $13,961,370 1,129 $2,415,626 1,129
61 Clue $13,377,261 1,006 $2,014,166 1,022
62 One Magic Christmas $13,229,514 824 $2,662,241 827
63 Vision Quest $13,000,000 993 $2,651,665 993
64 Real Genius $12,952,019 990 $2,557,180 990
65 Perfect $12,918,858 1,344 $4,222,810 1,344
66 Enemy Mine $12,303,411 703 $1,594,702 713
67 Lifeforce $11,603,545 1,526 $4,209,136 1,526
68 Just One of the Guys $11,377,655 1,215 $3,307,171 1,215
69 Krush Groove $11,052,713 519 $2,905,293 519
70 Silver Bullet $10,803,211 1,139 $4,013,563 1,285
71 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning $10,755,447 1,336 $3,868,515 1,336
72 The Purple Rose of Cairo $10,631,333 3 $114,095 463
73 Return to Oz $10,618,813 1,238 $2,844,895 1,238
74 After Hours $10,609,321 1 $45,435 503
75 Compromising Positions $10,600,000 570 $3,014,756 574
76 Moving Violations $10,600,000 1,322 $3,469,488 1,325
77 American Ninja $10,499,000 672 $3,234,837 672
78 Better Off Dead... $10,297,601 13 $56,371 650
79 Lost in America $10,079,206 10 $53,982 316

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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