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1997 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Limited Releases in 1997

#1–100 - #101–156
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1Thrill Ride (IMAX)SPC$18,798,59081$40,136137/11
2The Wings of the DoveMira.$13,692,848261$183,610711/7
3Chasing AmyMira.$12,021,272553$52,44634/4
4Deconstructing HarryFL$10,686,841445$356,4761012/12
5Shall We Dance?Mira.$9,499,091N/AN/AN/A7/11
6Mrs. BrownMira.$9,229,808432$76,26867/18
7Ulee's GoldMGM$9,161,691350$89,56376/13
8The Ice StormFoxS$8,038,061230$75,18339/27
9The BoxerUni.$5,980,578523$86,097312/31
10KolyaMira.$5,770,254128$445,5981281/17
11KundunBV$5,684,789439$72,095212/25
12Les BoysLions$4,602,34152$436,1745212/12
13Kama Sutra: A Tale of LoveTrim.$4,109,09581$53,499102/28
14Lost HighwayOct.$3,675,201337$212,710122/21
15A Smile Like YoursPar.$3,330,352582$1,163,5765828/22
16The Sweet HereafterFL$3,263,58570$31,149210/10
17Love! Valour! Compassion!FL$2,977,807N/AN/AN/A5/16
18Waiting for GuffmanSPC$2,923,98259$37,99031/31
19In the Company of MenSPC$2,804,473108$100,00688/1
20One Night StandNL$2,642,983407$978,81940711/14
21Brassed OffMira.$2,576,331231$52,534125/23
22AfterglowSPC$2,465,960353$50,052712/26
23Career GirlsOct.$2,416,734148$93,30388/8
24Smilla's Sense of SnowFoxS$2,372,903135$107,10882/28
25The Pillow BookLions$2,372,744N/AN/AN/A6/6
26Snowriders 2WM$2,287,639N/AN/AN/A10/15
27Ma Vie En RoseSPC$2,162,04363$76,2121412/26
28The DaytrippersSony$2,099,67752$35,98823/5
29Paradise RoadFoxS$2,007,100350N/AN/A4/11
30Kiss Me GuidoPar.$1,918,497N/AN/AN/A7/18
31Washington SquareBV$1,851,76135$14,352110/5
32Rhyme & ReasonMira.$1,608,277280$853,5892803/7
33City of IndustryOrion$1,568,258441$803,8114413/14
34When the Cat's AwaySPC$1,474,628N/AN/AN/A6/20
35PonetteArro.$1,300,377N/AN/AN/A3/14
36The Godfather (Re-issue)Par.$1,267,49040$229,932403/21
37Temptress MoonMira.$1,100,78846$66,47156/13
38Blood and WineFoxS$1,094,668166$420,9931662/21
39The Tango LessonSPC$1,080,1922$19,752211/14
40ShilohLeg.$1,007,82270$115,710704/25
41Female PerversionsOct.$926,954N/AN/AN/A4/25
42When Night Is FallingOct.$919,671N/AN/AN/A11/17
43GuantanameraLions$903,84012$8,85137/4
44Fast, Cheap and Out of ControlSPC$878,96040$23,665210/3
45The Winter GuestFL$870,29021$20,533312/25
46Anna Karenina (1997)WB$858,55334$75,26854/4
47Children of the RevolutionMira.$838,36859$31,56265/1
48Kiss or KillOct.$796,681N/AN/AN/A11/14
49Prisoner of the MountainsOrionC$790,07836$17,20531/31
50Box of MoonlightTrim.$782,641N/AN/AN/A7/25
51The VanFoxS$712,09525$23,36635/16
52Contempt (1997 re-issue)Strand$706,604N/AN/AN/A6/27
53A Chef in LoveSPC$686,70434$36,62864/23
54Star MapsFoxS$661,46539N/AN/A7/23
55SubUrbiaSPC$656,74724$69,365162/7
56The House of YesMira.$626,05754$63,266410/10
57Love SerenadeMira.$604,523N/AN/AN/A8/1
58La PromesseNYer$592,543N/AN/AN/A6/16
59PrefontaineBV$589,304201$311,2532011/24
60Das Boot: The Director's CutSony$572,42629$68,369134/4
61CommandmentsGram.$548,561269$312,4372695/2
62Dream with the FishesSPC$543,70832$31,77776/20
63Broken English (1997)SPC$541,377N/AN/AN/A5/2
64TravellerOct.$534,0106$30,85564/18
65Boys Life 2Strand$532,6546$56,22443/7
66GabbehNYer$532,629N/AN/AN/A6/25
67The Myth of FingerprintsSPC$523,02550$30,53339/17
68Dirty Dancing (Re-issue)Live$507,89254$162,378548/22
69Pippi LongstockingLeg.$505,33573$62,196738/22
70BentGold.$496,05912$109,2431211/26
71FlamencoNYer$480,9416$22,10624/25
72The Eighth DayGram.$416,4015$14,39733/7
73TouchMGM$387,06951$195,236512/14
74The End of ViolenceMGM$386,673N/AN/AN/A9/12
75The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli and BalooTriS$346,056101$157,0491015/16
76Albino AlligatorMira.$339,37912$101,176121/17
77Welcome to SarajevoMira.$334,31915$66,920511/26
78The AssignmentSony$332,59734$117,608349/26
79KissedGold.$329,211N/AN/AN/A4/18
80The Education of Little TreePar.$323,41152$1,817112/25
81Happy TogetherKino$320,3199$12,360110/10
82Telling Lies in AmericaBan.$318,80960$11,470210/17
83LiliesTurb$301,5487$28,781410/10
84Different for GirlsFirst$300,64516$52,816149/12
85Love and Other CatastrophesFoxS$294,21232$22,80733/28
86Bliss (1997)Triu$294,06412$54,547116/6
87All Over MeFL$292,577N/AN/AN/A4/25
88Irma VepZeit.$282,3106$11,85214/30
89The Swan Princess IILeg.$273,64497N/AN/A7/18
90Hollow ReedLions$265,7327$13,28414/18
91The Graduate (re-issue)Strand$259,2792$37,94822/14
92Rough MagicGold.$247,20230$59,026285/30
93Hard EightGold.$222,55929$69,486292/28
94Critical CareArt.$221,19334$43,3801010/31
95The Designated MournerFirst$215,292N/AN/AN/A5/2
96Latin Boys Go to HellStrand$199,0333$24,33529/5
97NowhereFL$194,2016$27,35425/9
98UndergroundNYer$171,082N/AN/AN/A6/20
99Hotel de LoveLive$165,84542$50,947182/7
100Paperback RomanceMGM$151,06828N/AN/A8/15
Summary of 156 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$206,666,511----
Averages:$1,324,785----
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