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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Back to the Future Universal Michael J. Fox $210,609,762
2. Rambo: First Blood Part II TriStar Sylvester Stallone $150,415,432
3. Rocky IV United Artists Sylvester Stallone $127,873,716
4. The Color Purple Warner Brothers Whoopi Goldberg and Danny Glover $94,175,854
5. Out Of Africa Universal Meryl Streep and Robert Redford $87,071,205
6. Cocoon 20th Century Fox Don Ameche, Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy $76,113,124
7. The Jewel of the Nile 20th Century Fox Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner $75,973,200
8. Witness Paramount Harrison Ford $68,706,993
9. Prizzi's Honor 20th Century Fox Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner $61,389,680
10. A View to a Kill MGM Roger Moore, Christopher Walken and Tanya Roberts $60,088,980

Awards

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

Films released in 1985

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