We all have a favorite year, a favorite moment to which we can look back and remember the good, funny or maybe slightly embarrassing but nevertheless memorable days. It could be the year you were born in, or the year you graduated or even something as memorable as the year when you became a father. When you were busy living the best year of your life you might've missed these epic hits in Hollywood. So, here are the biggest hits at the American box office released each and every year from 1985 to 2000.

Back to the Future (1985)

Ratings: IMDb (8.5/10), Rotten Tomatoes (96%)
Budget: $19 million
Box Office: $381 million

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Top Gun (1986)

Ratings: IMDb (6.9/10), Rotten Tomatoes (55%)
Budget: $15 million
Box Office: $357 million

As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

Three Men and a Baby (1987)

Ratings: IMDb (5.9/10), Rotten Tomatoes (74%)
Budget: $11 million
Box Office: $169 million

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends.

Rain Man (1988)

Ratings: IMDb (8 /10), Rotten Tomatoes (89%)
Budget: $25 million
Box Office: $354.8 million

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Ratings: IMDb (8.3/10), Rotten Tomatoes (88%)
Budget: $48 million
Box Office: $474 million

In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them obtaining its powers.

Home Alone (1990)

Ratings: IMDb (7.5/10), Rotten Tomatoes (62%)
Budget: $18 million
Box Office: $477 million

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Ratings: IMDb (8.5/10), Rotten Tomatoes (92%)
Budget: $100 million
Box Office: $524 million

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

Aladdin (1992)

Ratings: IMDb (8/10), Rotten Tomatoes (94%)
Budget: $28 million
Box Office: $504 million

When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.

Jurassic Park (1993)

Ratings: IMDb (8.1/10), Rotten Tomatoes (92%)
Budget: $63 million
Box Office: $1.03 billion

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

The Lion King (1994)

Ratings: IMDb (8.5/10), Rotten Tomatoes (93%)
Budget: $45 million
Box Office: $969 million

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

Toy Story (1995)

Ratings: IMDb (8.3/10), Rotten Tomatoes (100%)
Budget: $30 million
Box Office: $374 million

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

Independence Day (1996)

Ratings: IMDb (7/10), Rotten Tomatoes (62%)
Budget: $75 million
Box Office: $817 million

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Titanic (1997)

Ratings: IMDb (7.8/10), Rotten Tomatoes (88%)
Budget: $200 million
Box Office: $2.187 billion

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Armageddon (1998)

Ratings: IMDb (6.6/10), Rotten Tomatoes (39%)
Budget: $140 million
Box Office: $554 million

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Ratings: IMDb (6.5/10), Rotten Tomatoes (55%)
Budget: $115 million
Box Office: $1.027 billion

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.

Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

Ratings: IMDb (6.1/10), Rotten Tomatoes (59%)
Budget: $125 million
Box Office: $546 million

A secret agent is sent to Sydney, to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera".

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