List of 1985 box office number-one films in the United States

This is a list of films which have placed number one at the weekend box office in the United States during 1985.[1]

Number-one filmsEdit

# Weekend end date Film Box office Notes Ref
1 January 6, 1985 Beverly Hills Cop $11,515,665 [2]
2 January 13, 1985 $9,616,239 [3]
3 January 20, 1985 $6,475,055 [4]
4 January 27, 1985 $8,216,877 [5]
5 February 3, 1985 $7,143,280 [6]
6 February 10, 1985 $6,026,722 [7]
7 February 18, 19854-day weekend $7,770,244 [8]
8 February 24, 1985 $5,857,274 [9]
9 March 3, 1985 $5,114,137 [10]
10 March 10, 1985 Witness $4,506,587 Witness reached #1 in its fifth weekend of release after being #2 for the past four weekends. [11]
11 March 17, 1985 Beverly Hills Cop $4,614,165 Beverly Hills Cop reclaimed #1 in fifteenth weekend of release. [12]
12 March 24, 1985 Friday the 13th: A New Beginning $8,032,883 [13]
13 March 31, 1985 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment $10,675,896 Police Academy 2 had the biggest opening in March ever. [14][15]
14 April 7, 1985 $8,608,385 [16]
15 April 14, 1985 $5,406,970 [17]
16 April 21, 1985 $4,052,568 [18]
17 April 28, 1985 Stick $3,358,299 [19]
18 May 5, 1985 Code of Silence $5,512,461 [20]
19 May 12, 1985 $3,583,099 [21]
20 May 19, 1985 $2,803,483 [22]
21 May 27, 19854-day weekend Rambo: First Blood Part II $25,169,330 Rambo: First Blood Part II had the highest weekend debut of 1985 and broke Beverly Hills Cop's record ($15.2 million) for highest weekend debut for a R-rated film. It was TriStar Pictures' first film to gross over $10 million in a weekend. [23]
22 June 2, 1985 $14,810,543 [24]
23 June 9, 1985 $10,228,608 [25]
24 June 16, 1985 $9,162,153 [26]
25 June 23, 1985 Cocoon $7,936,427 [27]
26 June 30, 1985 Pale Rider $9,119,111 [28]
27 July 7, 1985 Back to the Future $11,152,500 [29]
28 July 14, 1985 $10,555,133 [30]
29 July 21, 1985 $10,315,305 [31]
30 July 28, 1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation $12,329,627 [32]
31 August 4, 1985 Back to the Future $8,428,452 Back to the Future reclaimed #1 in its fifth weekend of release. [33]
32 August 11, 1985 $8,074,395 [34]
33 August 18, 1985 $7,252,140 [35]
34 August 25, 1985 $6,927,360 [36]
35 September 2, 19854-day weekend $9,049,668 [37]
36 September 8, 1985 $5,214,465 [38]
37 September 15, 1985 $4,134,257 [39]
38 September 22, 1985 $3,924,156 [40]
39 September 29, 1985 Invasion U.S.A. $6,891,609 [41]
40 October 6, 1985 Commando $7,700,015 [42]
41 October 14, 19854-day weekend $6,540,130 [43]
42 October 20, 1985 $4,171,033 [44]
43 October 27, 1985 Jagged Edge $3,216,053 Jagged Edge reached #1 in its fourth weekend of release. [45]
44 November 3, 1985 Death Wish 3 $5,319,116 [46]
45 November 10, 1985 $3,161,679 [47]
46 November 17, 1985 Once Bitten $4,025,657 [48]
47 November 24, 1985 King Solomon's Mines $5,005,788 [49]
48 December 1, 1985 Rocky IV $19,991,537 Rocky IV set the record opening for a three-day weekend beating Star Trek III: The Search for Spock's $16.7 million and also recorded the biggest Thanksgiving opening [50][51]
49 December 8, 1985 $11,189,102 [52]
50 December 15, 1985 $7,208,991 [53]
51 December 22, 1985 $8,445,197 [54]
52 December 29, 1985 $10,755,123 [55]

Highest-grossing filmsEdit

Calendar GrossEdit

Highest-grossing films of 1985 by Calendar Gross[56]

Rank Title Studio(s) Actor(s) Director(s) Gross
1. Back to the Future Universal Pictures Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover and Thomas F. Wilson Robert Zemeckis $190,581,407
2. Beverly Hills Cop Paramount Pictures Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher, Steven Berkoff and Ronny Cox Martin Brest $157,304,980
3. Rambo: First Blood Part II TriStar Pictures Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Julia Nickson and Steven Berkoff George P. Cosmatos $150,415,432
4. Rocky IV MGM/UA Entertainment Company Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Brigitte Nielsen and Dolph Lundgren Sylvester Stallone $89,102,648
5. Cocoon 20th Century Fox Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Gwen Verdon, Herta Ware and Tahnee Welch Ron Howard $76,113,124
6. Witness Paramount Pictures Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer, Jan Rubes and Alexander Godunov Peter Weir $68,706,993
7. The Goonies Warner Bros. Pictures Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Martha Plimpton and Ke Huy Quan Richard Donner $61,389,680
8. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Bobcat Goldthwait, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Bruce Mahler, Colleen Camp, Art Metrano, Marion Ramsey, Howard Hesseman and George Gaynes Jerry Paris $55,600,000
9. Fletch Universal Pictures Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Tim Matheson Michael Ritchie $50,612,888
10. A View to a Kill United Artists Roger Moore, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones, Patrick Macnee and Christopher Walken John Glen $50,327,960

In-Year ReleaseEdit

Highest-grossing films of 1985 by In-year release[57]
Rank Title Distributor Domestic gross
1. Back to the Future Universal $210,609,762
2. Rambo: First Blood Part II Tristar $150,415,432
3. Rocky IV United Artists $127,873,716
4. The Color Purple Warner Bros. $94,175,854
5. Out of Africa Universal $87,071,205
6. Cocoon 20th Century Fox $76,113,124
7. The Jewel of the Nile $75,973,200
8. Witness Paramount $68,706,993
9. The Goonies Warner Bros. $61,389,680
10. Spies Like Us $60,088,980


Highest-grossing films by MPAA rating of 1985
G 101 Dalmatians (1985 Re-issue)
PG Back to the Future
PG-13 The Color Purple
R Rambo: First Blood Part II

See alsoEdit

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Preceded by
1984
1985 Succeeded by
1986