The Biggest Summer Blockbuster Each Year Since 1975

Source: Courtesy of Rialto Pictures

1985: Rambo – First Blood Part 2
> Domestic box office: $150,415,432
> Movies released in summer of 1985: 72
> Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier
> IMDb score: 6.5 out of 10
> RT audience score: 60%
> Tomatometer score: 33%

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1986: Top Gun
> Domestic box office: $179,800,601
> Movies released in summer of 1986: 74
> Starring: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis
> IMDb score: 6.9 out of 10
> RT audience score: 83%
> Tomatometer score: 56%

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1987: Beverly Hills Cop II
> Domestic box office: $153,665,036
> Movies released in summer of 1987: 94
> Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow
> IMDb score: 6.5 out of 10
> RT audience score: 57%
> Tomatometer score: 47%

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

1988: Who Framed Roger Rabbit
> Domestic box office: $154,112,492
> Movies released in summer of 1988: 96
> Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy
> IMDb score: 7.7 out of 10
> RT audience score: 84%
> Tomatometer score: 97%

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

1989: Batman
> Domestic box office: $251,188,924
> Movies released in summer of 1989: 89
> Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger
> IMDb score: 7.5 out of 10
> RT audience score: 84%
> Tomatometer score: 71%