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1997 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1997

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–303
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RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1260The Long Way Home7th Art$60,5097$10,60679/17
2182PonetteArrow Releasing$1,300,377N/AN/AN/A3/14
3263Reggie's PrayerArrow Releasing$52,6651$5,12011/24
4241Critical CareArtisan$221,19334$43,3801010/31
5282Gentlemen Don't Eat PoetsArtisan$35,855N/AN/AN/A3/7
6289The WinnerArtisan$26,0043$12,63937/25
7250Troublesome Creek: A MidwesternArtistic License$140,0008$8,31811/3
8229Telling Lies in AmericaBanner Entertainment$318,80960$11,470210/17
913George of the JungleBuena Vista$105,263,2572,616$16,540,7912,5067/18
1015Con AirBuena Vista$101,117,5732,941$24,131,7382,8246/6
1117HerculesBuena Vista$99,112,1012,930$249,56716/15
1218FlubberBuena Vista$92,977,2262,679$26,725,2072,64111/26
1331Jungle 2 JungleBuena Vista$59,927,6182,340$12,812,0472,3163/7
1442G.I. JaneBuena Vista$48,169,1562,043$11,094,2411,9458/22
1549Nothing to LoseBuena Vista$44,480,0391,888$11,617,7671,8627/18
1665MetroBuena Vista$32,000,3012,005$11,411,1072,0011/17
1771Romy & Michelle's High School ReunionBuena Vista$29,235,3531,607$7,429,4061,6024/25
1874Grosse Pointe BlankBuena Vista$28,084,3571,242$6,870,3971,2274/11
1976The Little Mermaid (Re-issue)Buena Vista$27,187,6162,057$9,814,5202,05411/14
2078An American Werewolf in ParisBuena Vista$26,570,4631,731$7,600,8781,72812/25
2185Air BudBuena Vista$23,144,4991,795$4,878,6321,7958/1
2287Mr. MagooBuena Vista$21,437,1921,857$5,233,6311,85712/25
2390Gone Fishin'Buena Vista$19,745,9221,846$5,784,1231,8415/30
2492That Darn CatBuena Vista$18,301,6101,891$6,424,6171,8912/14
2597Rocket ManBuena Vista$15,448,0431,867$4,472,9371,83610/10
26100The 6th ManBuena Vista$14,772,7881,231$4,128,1781,2273/28
27127A Thousand AcresBuena Vista$7,936,7801,228$2,931,7621,2089/19
28143KundunBuena Vista$5,684,789439$72,095212/25
29149Playing GodBuena Vista$4,166,9181,479$1,937,3741,47910/17
30170Shadow ConspiracyBuena Vista$2,312,463837$1,370,8318371/31
31177Washington SquareBuena Vista$1,851,76135$14,352110/5
32206PrefontaineBuena Vista$589,304201$311,2532011/24
33291Trojan EddieCastle Hill$21,2642$11,86728/29
34297The Innocent SleepCastle Hill$8,225N/AN/AN/A6/27
3514Scream 2Dimension Films$101,363,3012,688$32,926,3422,66312/12
3627Mouse HuntDreamWorks$61,917,3892,233$6,062,9222,15212/19
3750AmistadDreamWorks$44,229,4411,019$4,573,52332212/10
3855The PeacemakerDreamWorks$41,263,1402,420$12,311,9392,3629/26
39115Deconstructing HarryFine Line$10,686,841445$356,4761012/12
40160The Sweet HereafterFine Line$3,263,58570$31,149210/10
41161Love! Valour! Compassion!Fine Line$2,977,807N/AN/AN/A5/16
42192The Winter GuestFine Line$870,29021$20,533312/25
43234All Over MeFine Line$292,577N/AN/AN/A4/25
44244NowhereFine Line$194,2016$27,35425/9
45253For RoseannaFine Line$123,3306N/AN/A6/18
46254GummoFine Line$116,799N/AN/AN/A10/17
47267Julian PoFine Line$51,942N/AN/AN/A9/5
48284Head Above WaterFine Line$32,21210$11,589106/25
49231Different for GirlsFirst Look$300,64516$52,816149/12
50242The Designated MournerFirst Look$215,292N/AN/AN/A5/2
51264A Brother's KissFirst Look$52,6329$25,80094/25
52270johnsFirst Look$50,7898$50,78981/31
53271HamsunFirst Run$50,0001$7,52918/6
54288Forgotten SilverFirst Run$26,4591$1,740110/3
55298Brothers in TroubleFirst Run$8,0001$1,59615/14
56269FallFive Minutes$51,2663$12,04516/20
578Star Wars (Special Edition)Fox$138,257,8652,375$35,906,6612,1041/31
5821The Empire Strikes Back (Special Edition)Fox$67,597,6942,322$21,975,9932,1112/21
5932AnastasiaFox$58,406,3472,511$120,541111/14
6039VolcanoFox$49,323,4682,777$14,581,7402,7744/25
6140Speed 2: Cruise ControlFox$48,608,0662,625$16,158,9422,6156/13
6243Alien ResurrectionFox$47,795,6582,449$16,474,0922,41511/26
6346Return of the Jedi (Special Edition)Fox$45,470,4372,111$16,293,5312,1113/14
6451Soul FoodFox$43,700,8551,350$11,197,8971,3369/26
6568Picture PerfectFox$31,407,8731,727$7,809,0261,7078/1
6669Home Alone 3Fox$30,882,5152,261$5,085,4822,14712/12
6772Out to SeaFox$29,022,2521,736$5,887,6751,7367/4
6875The EdgeFox$27,873,3862,355$7,733,4452,3509/26
69124Turbo: A Power Rangers MovieFox$8,363,8992,113$3,301,1352,1133/28
70139Inventing the AbbottsFox$5,936,344898$2,301,1388984/4
71148A Life Less OrdinaryFox$4,366,7221,208$2,007,2791,20710/24
72299Cold Around the HeartFox$5,1711$552111/7
7344The Full MontyFox Searchlight$45,950,122783$176,58568/15
74126The Ice StormFox Searchlight$8,038,061230$75,18339/27
75168Smilla's Sense of SnowFox Searchlight$2,372,903135$107,10882/28
76174Paradise RoadFox Searchlight$2,007,100350N/AN/A4/11
77185Blood and WineFox Searchlight$1,094,668166$420,9931662/21
78198The VanFox Searchlight$712,09525$23,36635/16
79201Star MapsFox Searchlight$661,46539N/AN/A7/23
80232Love and Other CatastrophesFox Searchlight$294,21232$22,80733/28
81262Intimate RelationsFox Searchlight$53,66210$12,91866/6
8247BeanGramercy$45,319,4232,015$2,255,23324210/17
83103Def Jam's How to Be a PlayerGramercy$14,009,368756$4,206,6567518/8
84144Gridlock'dGramercy$5,571,205743$2,678,3727431/31
85158The MatchmakerGramercy$3,392,080705$1,378,93070510/3
86208CommandmentsGramercy$548,561269$312,4372695/2
87219The Eighth DayGramercy$416,4015$14,39733/7
88252Twin TownGramercy$127,92318$6,82715/9
89255Going All the WayGramercy$113,06917$20,79649/19
90261Keys to TulsaGramercy$57,25224$28,318244/11
91300GuyGramercy$4,1341$2,132112/17
922514 Little GirlsGreen Valley$130,1464$13,52817/9
93296I Was a Jewish Sex WorkerGreycat$8,526N/AN/AN/A4/25
94228Happy TogetherKino$320,3199$12,360110/10
95187ShilohLegacy$1,007,82270$115,710704/25
96216Pippi LongstockingLegacy$505,33573$62,196738/22
97236The Swan Princess IILegacy$273,64497N/AN/A7/18
98275Wedding Bell BluesLegacy$44,05211N/AN/A6/13
99146Les BoysLions Gate$4,602,34152$436,1745212/12
100169The Pillow BookLions Gate$2,372,744N/AN/AN/A6/6
Summary of 303 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$6,671,782,536----
Averages:$22,019,084----
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