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1997 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1997

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–343
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Men in BlackSony$250,690,5393,180$250,690,539100.0%7/2/97
2The Lost World: Jurassic ParkUni.$229,086,6793,565$229,086,679100.0%5/23/97
3Liar LiarUni.$181,410,6152,909$181,410,615100.0%3/21/97
4Air Force OneSony$171,880,0172,981$172,956,40999.4%7/25/97
5Star Wars (Special Edition)Fox$138,257,8652,375$138,257,865100.0%1/31/97
6My Best Friend's WeddingSony$127,120,0292,376$127,120,029100.0%6/20/97
7TitanicPar.$112,594,1732,711$600,788,18818.7%12/19/97
8Face/OffPar.$112,276,1462,851$112,276,146100.0%6/27/97
9Batman and RobinWB$107,325,1952,942$107,325,195100.0%6/20/97
10George of the JungleBV$105,263,2572,616$105,263,257100.0%7/18/97
11Con AirBV$101,117,5732,941$101,117,573100.0%6/6/97
12ContactWB$100,920,3292,314$100,920,329100.0%7/11/97
13HerculesBV$99,112,1012,930$99,112,101100.0%6/15/97
14Jerry MaguireSony$88,276,7752,531$153,952,59257.3%12/13/96
15ScreamDim.$77,868,3501,994$103,046,66375.6%12/20/96
16FlubberBV$77,291,6802,679$92,977,22683.1%11/26/97
17Scream 2Dim.$76,427,6272,670$101,363,30175.4%12/12/97
18Conspiracy TheoryWB$75,982,8342,806$75,982,834100.0%8/8/97
19Tomorrow Never DiesMGM$74,502,0482,807$125,304,27659.5%12/19/97
20I Know What You Did Last SummerSony$72,586,1342,524$72,586,134100.0%10/17/97
21The Empire Strikes Back (Special Edition)Fox$67,597,6942,322$67,597,694100.0%2/21/97
22Dante's PeakUni.$67,127,7602,761$67,127,760100.0%2/7/97
23AnacondaSony$65,885,7672,456$65,885,767100.0%4/11/97
24In & OutPar.$63,856,9292,452$63,856,929100.0%9/19/97
25The Fifth ElementSony$63,820,1802,500$63,820,180100.0%5/9/97
26The SaintPar.$61,363,3042,500$61,363,304100.0%4/4/97
27MichaelNL$61,180,4502,325$95,318,20364.2%12/25/96
28Kiss the GirlsPar.$60,527,8732,406$60,527,873100.0%10/3/97
29Jungle 2 JungleBV$59,927,6182,340$59,927,618100.0%3/7/97
30The Devil's AdvocateWB$58,994,8122,404$60,944,66096.8%10/17/97
31SpawnNL$54,870,1752,604$54,870,175100.0%8/1/97
32The English PatientMira.$54,654,3651,409$78,676,42569.5%11/15/96
33Starship TroopersSony$54,095,3182,971$54,814,37798.7%11/7/97
34Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryNL$53,883,9892,187$53,883,989100.0%5/2/97
35The JackalUni.$51,611,5402,309$54,930,28094.0%11/14/97
36AnastasiaFox$50,276,1952,511$58,406,34786.1%11/14/97
37BreakdownPar.$50,159,1442,348$50,159,144100.0%5/2/97
38Absolute PowerSony$50,068,3102,568$50,068,310100.0%2/14/97
39EvitaBV$49,587,0921,045$50,047,17999.1%12/25/96
40VolcanoFox$49,323,4682,777$49,323,468100.0%4/25/97
41Speed 2: Cruise ControlFox$48,608,0662,625$48,608,066100.0%6/13/97
42The GamePoly$48,323,6482,521$48,323,648100.0%9/12/97
43G.I. JaneBV$48,169,1562,043$48,169,156100.0%8/22/97
44Return of the Jedi (Special Edition)Fox$45,470,4372,111$45,470,437100.0%3/14/97
45BeanGram.$45,319,4232,015$45,319,423100.0%10/17/97
46Cop LandMira.$44,862,1872,233$44,862,187100.0%8/15/97
47Nothing to LoseBV$44,480,0391,888$44,480,039100.0%7/18/97
48Alien ResurrectionFox$43,996,4482,449$47,795,65892.1%11/26/97
49Soul FoodFox$43,700,8551,350$43,700,855100.0%9/26/97
50The Devil's OwnSony$42,868,3482,504$42,868,348100.0%3/28/97
51Donnie BrascoSony$41,909,7621,593$41,909,762100.0%2/28/97
52The Rainmaker (1997)Par.$41,557,4772,369$45,916,76990.5%11/21/97
53Private PartsPar.$41,230,7992,217$41,230,799100.0%3/7/97
54The PeacemakerDW$41,183,4062,420$41,263,14099.8%9/26/97
55Money TalksNL$40,922,6192,033$40,922,619100.0%8/22/97
56Seven Years in TibetSony$37,957,6822,103$37,957,682100.0%10/10/97
57Vegas VacationWB$36,400,3602,070$36,400,360100.0%2/14/97
58Mortal Kombat: AnnihilationNL$35,927,4062,140$35,927,406100.0%11/21/97
59SelenaWB$35,281,7941,873$35,281,794100.0%3/21/97
60The Full MontyFoxS$35,037,001783$45,950,12276.3%8/15/97
61Addicted to LoveWB$34,673,0952,021$34,673,095100.0%5/23/97
62The RelicPar.$33,956,6082,128$33,956,608100.0%1/10/97
63MetroBV$32,000,3012,005$32,000,301100.0%1/17/97
64ShineFL$31,577,4021,050$35,892,33088.0%11/22/96
65L.A. ConfidentialWB$31,511,8261,625$64,616,94048.8%9/19/97
66Beverly Hills NinjaSony$31,480,4182,112$31,480,418100.0%1/17/97
67Picture PerfectFox$31,407,8731,727$31,407,873100.0%8/1/97
68Fools Rush InSony$29,481,4281,701$29,481,428100.0%2/14/97
69Romy & Michele's High School ReunionBV$29,235,3531,607$29,235,353100.0%4/25/97
70Out to SeaFox$29,022,2521,736$29,022,252100.0%7/4/97
71Father's DayWB$28,598,3762,507$28,598,376100.0%5/9/97
72Mouse HuntDW$28,584,9682,213$61,917,38946.2%12/19/97
73Grosse Pointe BlankBV$28,084,3571,242$28,084,357100.0%4/11/97
74The EdgeFox$27,873,3862,355$27,873,386100.0%9/26/97
75The Little Mermaid (Re-issue)BV$27,187,6162,057$27,187,616100.0%11/14/97
76101 Dalmatians (1996)BV$26,887,3942,901$136,189,29419.7%11/27/96
77Event HorizonPar.$26,673,2422,328$26,673,242100.0%8/15/97
78Boogie NightsNL$26,400,6401,003$26,400,640100.0%10/10/97
79Murder at 1600WB$25,804,7072,158$25,804,707100.0%4/18/97
80MimicMira.$25,480,4902,255$25,480,490100.0%8/22/97
81Midnight in the Garden of Good & EvilWB$25,105,2551,312$25,105,255100.0%11/21/97
82Sling BladeMira.$24,407,4771,020$24,444,12199.9%11/29/96
83As Good as It GetsSony$24,394,4691,572$148,478,01116.4%12/23/97
84Good BurgerPar.$23,712,9931,893$23,712,993100.0%7/25/97
85HoodlumMGM$23,499,1022,020$23,499,102100.0%8/29/97
86One Fine DayFox$23,405,2441,975$46,151,45450.7%12/20/96
87Air BudBV$23,144,4991,795$23,144,499100.0%8/1/97
88Red CornerMGM$22,459,2742,507$22,459,274100.0%10/31/97
89AmistadDW$20,636,332726$44,229,44146.7%12/10/97
90For Richer or PoorerUni.$20,385,8291,950$31,642,99564.4%12/12/97
91Booty CallSony$20,050,3761,272$20,050,376100.0%2/28/97
92Gone Fishin'BV$19,745,9221,846$19,745,922100.0%5/30/97
93The People Vs. Larry FlyntSony$19,464,0891,233$20,300,38595.9%12/27/96
94Home Alone 3Fox$19,309,0712,261$30,882,51562.5%12/12/97
95Mother (1996)Par.$18,917,158735$19,145,19898.8%12/27/96
96Beavis and Butt-Head Do AmericaPar.$18,344,4602,417$63,118,38629.1%12/20/96
97That Darn CatBV$18,301,6101,891$18,301,610100.0%2/14/97
98Jackie BrownMira.$18,144,0731,370$39,673,16245.7%12/25/97
99The Preacher's WifeBV$17,253,8342,008$48,102,79535.9%12/13/96
100That Old FeelingUni.$16,574,1761,599$16,574,176100.0%4/4/97
Summary of 343 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$6,182,812,147----
Averages:$18,025,691----
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