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The year 1985 involved Many significant happings in film. The top grossing movie of that year was Back to the Future which was just ahead of Rocky IV, with a gross of 215,000,000.

EventsEdit

Top grossing films (U.S.)Edit

Rank Title Studio Actors Director Gross
1. Back to the Future Universal Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson Robert Zemeckis $215,000,000
2. Rocky IV United Artists Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Burt Young, Brigitte Nielsen, and Dolph Lundgren Sylvester Stallone $127,873,716
3. Rambo: First Blood Part II TriStar/Carolco Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, and Julia Nickson-Soul George Pan Cosmatos $150,415,432
4. Out Of Africa Universal Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, and Klaus Maria Brandauer Sydney Pollack $128,499,205
5. The Color Purple Warner Bros. Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Adolph Caesar, and Rae Dawn Chong Steven Spielberg $98,467,863
6. The Jewel of the Nile Fox Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito Lewis Teague $96,773,200
7. Cocoon Fox Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, and Tahnee Welch Ron Howard $85,313,124
8. Witness Paramount Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, and Lukas Haas Peter Weir $68,706,993
9. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Warner Bros./Ladd Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Bruce Mahler, Marion Ramsey, Colleen Camp, Art Metrano, Howard Hesseman and George Gaynes Jerry Paris $61,600,000
10. The Goonies Warner Bros. Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Martha Plimpton, and Ke Huy Quan Richard Donner $61,389,680
11. Spies Like Us Warner Bros. Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd John Landis $60,088,980
12. A View to a Kill United Artists Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, and Grace Jones John Glen $50,300,000
13. Fletch Universal Chevy Chase Michael Ritchie $50,600,000
14. National Lampoon's European Vacation Warner Bros. Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively, Victor Lanoux and Eric Idle Amy Heckerling $49,364,621
15. Mask Universal Cher, Eric Stoltz and Sam Elliot Peter Bogdanovich $48,230,162
16. Brewster's Millions Universal Richard Pryor and John Candy Walter Hill $45,833,132
17. The Breakfast Club Universal Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall and Ally Sheedy John Hughes $45,000,000
18. White Nights Columbia Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski, Helen Mirren and John Glover Taylor Hackford $42,160,849
19. Pale Rider Warner Bros. Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood $41,410,568
20. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Warner Bros. Paul Reubens Tim Burton $40,940,662

Box office results courtesy of Box Office Mojo.[1]

Awards (1986)Edit

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Out of Africa - Universal
Best Director: Sydney Pollack - Out of Africa
Best Actor: William Hurt - Kiss of the Spider Woman
Best Actress: Geraldine Page - The Trip to Bountiful
Best Supporting Actor: Don Ameche - Cocoon
Best Supporting Actress: Anjelica Huston - Prizzi's Honor
Best Foreign Language Film: The Official Story (La historia oficial), directed by Luis Puenzo, Argentina
Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement James Stewart

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Out of Africa
Best Actor: Jon Voight - Runaway Train
Best Actress: Whoopi Goldberg - The Color Purple
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Prizzi's Honor
Best Actor: Jack Nicholson - Prizzi's Honor
Best Actress: Kathleen Turner - Prizzi's Honor
Other
Best Director: John Huston - Prizzi's Honor
Best Foreign Language Film: The Official Story (La historia oficial), Argentina

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

When Father Was Away on Business (Otac na službenom putu), directed by Emir Kusturica, Yugoslavia

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Vagabond (Sans toit ni loi), directed by Agnès Varda, France / U.K.

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Die Frau und der Fremde (The Woman and the Stranger), directed by Rainer Simon, East Germany
Wetherby, directed by David Hare, United Kingdom

Razzie Awards

Worst Picture: Rambo: First Blood Part II
Worst Director: Sylvester Stallone - Rocky IV
Worst Actor: Sylvester Stallone - Rambo: First Blood Part II and Rocky IV
Worst Actress: Linda Blair - Night Patrol, Savage Island and Savage Streets
Worst Supporting Actor: Rob Lowe - St. Elmo's Fire
Worst Supporting Actress: Brigitte Nielsen - Rocky IV
Worst New Star: Brigitte Nielsen - Red Sonja and Rocky IV

Notable films released in 1985Edit

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Wide-release filmsEdit

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BirthsEdit

Notable deathsEdit

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 18 Wilfrid Brambell 72 United Kingdom Actor, Soundtrack A Hard Day's NightWitchfinder GeneralOdd Man OutThe Adventures of PicassoIn Search of the CastawaysThe Three Lives of ThomasinaSword of the ValiantCarry On Again DoctorHoliday on the Buses
February ? Norman Henry 82 United Kingdom Actor 10 Rillington Place
6 Neil McCarthy 52 United Kingdom Actor ZuluWhere Eagles DareClash of the TitansTime Bandits
16 Larry Ward 60 United States Actor, Writer Star WarsReturn of the JediHombreA Distant TrumpetThe Gun and the Pulpit
19 Dorothy Black 85 United Kingdom Actress Imitation of LifeThe Night Has Eyes
20 Clarence Nash 80 USA Actor, Soundtrack One Hundred and One DalmatiansBambi
March 8 Edward Andrews 70 United States Actor GremlinsSixteen CandlesTora! Tora! Tora!Elmer GantryAvanti!The Absent-Minded ProfessorFriendly PersuasionAdvise & ConsentThe Harder They FallSend Me No FlowersThe Glass Bottom Boat
21 Michael Redgrave 77 UK Actor, Writer, Soundtrack The Lady VanishesThe Innocents
21 Michael Trubshawe 79 UK Actor The Pink PantherThe Guns of NavaroneA Hard Day's NightAround the World in 80 DaysBattle of BritainThe Lavender Hill MobBedazzledThose Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
April 21 John Welsh 70 United Kingdom Actor, Production Manager KrullIndiscreet
23 Kent Smith 78 United States Actor, Soundtrack Cat PeopleThe FountainheadThe Spiral Staircase
May 1 George Pravda 68 United Kingdom Actor ThunderballFirefoxHopscotchSink the Bismarck!Hanover StreetFrankenstein Must Be DestroyedThe Shoes of the FishermanInspector Clouseau
7 Dawn Addams 54 United Kingdom Actress Singin' in the RainThe RobeA King in New York
16 Margaret Hamilton 82 USA Actress, Soundtrack The Wizard of OzThe Ox-Bow IncidentThe Anderson TapesNothing Sacred
17 Hugh Burden 72 United Kingdom Actor, Writer The Ruling ClassFuneral in BerlinBlood from the Mummy's TombOne of Our Aircraft Is MissingOne of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
22 Wolfgang Reitherman 75 United States Animator, Director, Producer Snow White and the Seven DwarfsCinderella
22 Gerald Case 80 United Kingdom Actor The Elephant ManStage FrightHenry V
June 9 Clifford Evans 73 United Kingdom Actor, Producer, Writer The Curse of the WerewolfThe Long ShipsThe Kiss of the VampireThe Saint Meets the TigerLove on the DoleThe Foreman Went to France
July 7 Ewen Solon 67 United Kingdom Actor The Dam BustersThe Hound of the BaskervillesThe Wicked Lady
August 8 Louise Brooks 78 USA Actress, Soundtrack Pandora's Box
13 Marion Martin 77 United States Actress, Soundtrack His Girl FridayThe Big Store
18 Reg Lever 81 UK Actor The Beast in the CellarScroogeDoomwatch
28 Ruth Gordon 88 USA Actress, Writer, Soundtrack Rosemary's BabyHarold and MaudeEvery Which Way but LooseAny Which Way You CanMy Bodyguard
29 Patrick Barr 77 UK Actor The Dam BustersThe Black WindmillOctopussy
September 9 Robert Henderson 80 United Kingdom Actor, Writer SupermanSuperman IIIRagtimePhase IV
27 Lloyd Nolan 83 United States Actor, Soundtrack Hannah and Her SistersAirportEarthquakeIce Station ZebraA Tree Grows in BrooklynPeyton PlaceLady in the Lake
October 2 George Savalas 60 United States Actor, Soundtrack Rosemary's BabyKelly's HeroesAlice in WonderlandCittà violentaGenghis Khan
2 Rock Hudson 59 USA Actor, Soundtrack GiantWinchester '73Pillow TalkSecondsAll That Heaven AllowsWritten on the WindBend of the River
10 Yul Brynner 65 USA Actor, Director, Soundtrack The Magnificent SevenThe Ten CommandmentsWestworld
10 Orson Welles 70 United States Actor, Writer, Director Citizen KaneThe Third ManTouch of EvilThe Transformers: The MovieHistory of the World, Part IThe Muppet Movie
November 1 Phil Silvers 74 USA Actor, Soundtrack It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumCover Girl
12 Dimitar Panov 83 Bulgaria Actor Porcupines Are Born Without Bristles
December 3 Sam Gilman 70 United States Actor, Writer Every Which Way but LooseThe Wild OneOne-Eyed JacksThe Missouri BreaksThe RobeSomebody Up There Likes MeThe Young Lions
7 Robert Graves 90 Spain Writer, Producer The Shout
12 Anne Baxter 62 United States Actress, Soundtrack, Producer All About EveThe Ten CommandmentsThe Magnificent Ambersons
26 Margarete Schön 90 Germany Actress, Director The Punch Bowl

Film debutsEdit

See alsoEdit

References Edit

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