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1997 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
1 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $72,132,785 31.5% 3,281 $21,985 $229,086,679 5/23/97
2 Men in Black Sony $51,068,455 20.4% 3,020 $16,910 $250,690,539 7/2/97
13 Starship Troopers Sony $22,058,773 40.2% 2,971 $7,424 $54,814,377 11/7/97
3 Batman and Robin WB $42,872,605 39.9% 2,934 $14,612 $107,325,195 6/20/97
4 Air Force One Sony $37,132,505 21.5% 2,919 $12,720 $172,956,409 7/25/97
7 Liar Liar Uni. $31,423,025 17.3% 2,845 $11,045 $181,410,615 3/21/97
11 Con Air BV $24,131,738 23.9% 2,824 $8,545 $101,117,573 6/6/97
10 Tomorrow Never Dies MGM $25,143,007 20.1% 2,807 $8,957 $125,304,276 12/19/97
19 Conspiracy Theory WB $19,313,566 25.4% 2,806 $6,882 $75,982,834 8/8/97
34 Volcano Fox $14,581,740 29.6% 2,774 $5,256 $49,323,468 4/25/97
8 Titanic Par. $28,638,131 4.8% 2,674 $10,710 $600,788,188 12/19/97
6 Scream 2 Dim. $32,926,342 32.5% 2,663 $12,364 $101,363,301 12/12/97
20 Dante's Peak Uni. $18,479,435 27.5% 2,657 $6,955 $67,127,760 2/7/97
9 Flubber BV $26,725,207 28.7% 2,641 $10,119 $92,977,226 11/26/97
12 Face/Off Par. $23,387,530 20.8% 2,621 $8,923 $112,276,146 6/27/97
16 Hercules BV $21,454,451 21.6% 2,621 $8,185 $99,112,101 6/27/97
28 Speed 2: Cruise Control Fox $16,158,942 33.2% 2,615 $6,179 $48,608,066 6/13/97
32 Absolute Power Sony $14,678,016 29.3% 2,568 $5,715 $50,068,310 2/14/97
18 Spawn NL $19,738,749 36.0% 2,536 $7,783 $54,870,175 8/1/97
29 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $15,818,645 21.8% 2,524 $6,267 $72,586,134 10/17/97
24 George of the Jungle BV $16,540,791 15.7% 2,506 $6,600 $105,263,257 7/18/97
36 The Devil's Own Sony $14,274,503 33.3% 2,504 $5,700 $42,868,348 3/28/97
81 Wishmaster Live $6,038,516 38.4% 2,502 $2,413 $15,738,769 9/19/97
21 The Fifth Element Sony $17,031,345 26.7% 2,500 $6,812 $63,820,180 5/9/97
63 Father's Day WB $8,776,159 30.7% 2,482 $3,535 $28,598,376 5/9/97
23 Anaconda Sony $16,620,887 25.2% 2,456 $6,767 $65,885,767 4/11/97
25 Alien Resurrection Fox $16,474,092 34.5% 2,415 $6,821 $47,795,658 11/26/97
35 The Game Poly $14,337,029 29.7% 2,403 $5,966 $48,323,648 9/12/97
44 The Peacemaker DW $12,311,939 29.8% 2,362 $5,212 $41,263,140 9/26/97
70 The Edge Fox $7,733,445 27.7% 2,350 $3,290 $27,873,386 9/26/97
79 Fire Down Below WB $6,073,094 37.4% 2,336 $2,599 $16,228,448 9/5/97
56 The Rainmaker (1997) Par. $10,626,507 23.1% 2,317 $4,586 $45,916,769 11/21/97
41 Jungle 2 Jungle BV $12,812,047 21.4% 2,316 $5,531 $59,927,618 3/7/97
60 Event Horizon Par. $9,511,915 35.7% 2,311 $4,115 $26,673,242 8/15/97
27 The Saint Par. $16,278,873 26.5% 2,307 $7,056 $61,363,304 4/4/97
97 Trial and Error NL $4,903,529 36.0% 2,298 $2,133 $13,602,831 5/30/97
39 Kiss the Girls Par. $13,215,167 21.8% 2,271 $5,819 $60,527,873 10/3/97
68 Mimic Mira. $7,818,208 30.7% 2,255 $3,467 $25,480,490 8/22/97
73 Red Corner MGM $7,403,362 33.0% 2,244 $3,299 $22,459,274 10/31/97
38 Cop Land Mira. $13,510,482 30.1% 2,233 $6,050 $44,862,187 8/15/97
78 Excess Baggage Sony $6,309,583 43.5% 2,211 $2,853 $14,515,490 8/29/97
88 The Postman WB $5,260,324 29.8% 2,207 $2,383 $17,626,234 12/25/97
95 Double Team Sony $5,034,914 44.0% 2,203 $2,285 $11,438,337 4/4/97
101 Mad City WB $4,649,742 44.1% 2,194 $2,119 $10,541,523 11/7/97
30 The Jackal Uni. $15,164,595 27.6% 2,193 $6,915 $54,930,280 11/14/97
59 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery NL $9,548,111 17.7% 2,187 $4,365 $53,883,989 5/2/97
47 The Devil's Advocate WB $12,170,536 20.0% 2,161 $5,631 $60,944,660 10/17/97
67 Murder at 1600 WB $7,962,268 30.9% 2,152 $3,699 $25,804,707 4/18/97
80 Mouse Hunt DW $6,062,922 9.8% 2,152 $2,817 $61,917,389 12/19/97
94 Home Alone 3 Fox $5,085,482 16.5% 2,147 $2,368 $30,882,515 12/12/97
22 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation NL $16,771,694 46.7% 2,140 $7,837 $35,927,406 11/21/97
37 Anastasia Fox $14,104,933 24.1% 2,140 $6,591 $58,406,347 11/21/97
33 Private Parts Par. $14,616,333 35.5% 2,138 $6,836 $41,230,799 3/7/97
15 My Best Friend's Wedding Sony $21,678,377 17.1% 2,134 $10,158 $127,120,029 6/20/97
113 Buddy Sony $3,504,671 34.7% 2,113 $1,658 $10,113,400 6/6/97
115 Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie Fox $3,301,135 39.5% 2,113 $1,562 $8,363,899 3/28/97
46 Beverly Hills Ninja Sony $12,220,920 38.8% 2,112 $5,786 $31,480,418 1/17/97
14 The Empire Strikes Back (Special Edition) Fox $21,975,993 32.5% 2,111 $10,410 $67,597,694 2/21/97
26 Return of the Jedi (Special Edition) Fox $16,293,531 35.8% 2,111 $7,718 $45,470,437 3/14/97
45 Breakdown Par. $12,307,128 24.5% 2,108 $5,838 $50,159,144 5/2/97
5 Star Wars (Special Edition) Fox $35,906,661 26.0% 2,104 $17,065 $138,257,865 1/31/97
57 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $10,020,378 26.4% 2,103 $4,764 $37,957,682 10/10/97
117 Warriors of Virtue MGM $3,277,084 50.2% 2,101 $1,559 $6,524,620 5/2/97
126 Most Wanted NL $2,836,490 44.4% 2,098 $1,351 $6,391,946 10/10/97
62 The Relic Par. $9,064,143 26.7% 2,095 $4,326 $33,956,608 1/10/97
104 Turbulence MGM $4,464,008 38.7% 2,094 $2,131 $11,538,235 1/10/97
114 Kull the Conqueror Uni. $3,450,145 56.4% 2,091 $1,649 $6,112,613 8/29/97
40 Vegas Vacation WB $12,837,927 35.3% 2,054 $6,250 $36,400,360 2/14/97
58 The Little Mermaid (Re-issue) BV $9,814,520 36.1% 2,054 $4,778 $27,187,616 11/14/97
102 The Man Who Knew Too Little WB $4,604,819 33.6% 2,036 $2,261 $13,717,039 11/14/97
66 Hoodlum MGM $8,162,768 34.7% 2,020 $4,040 $23,499,102 8/29/97
51 Addicted to Love WB $11,446,098 33.0% 2,007 $5,703 $34,673,095 5/23/97
55 Money Talks NL $10,654,369 26.0% 2,005 $5,313 $40,922,619 8/22/97
52 Metro BV $11,411,107 35.7% 2,001 $5,702 $32,000,301 1/17/97
31 In & Out Par. $15,019,821 23.5% 1,992 $7,540 $63,856,929 9/19/97
42 Bean Gram. $12,733,827 28.1% 1,948 $6,536 $45,319,423 11/7/97
54 G.I. Jane BV $11,094,241 23.0% 1,945 $5,703 $48,169,156 8/22/97
17 Contact WB $20,584,908 20.4% 1,923 $10,704 $100,920,329 7/11/97
82 For Richer or Poorer Uni. $6,015,970 19.0% 1,904 $3,159 $31,642,995 12/12/97
77 That Darn Cat BV $6,424,617 35.1% 1,891 $3,397 $18,301,610 2/14/97
74 Good Burger Par. $7,058,333 29.8% 1,887 $3,740 $23,712,993 7/25/97
118 Leave It to Beaver Uni. $3,252,450 29.8% 1,880 $1,730 $10,925,060 8/22/97
49 Nothing to Lose BV $11,617,767 26.1% 1,862 $6,239 $44,480,039 7/18/97
140 McHale's Navy Uni. $2,128,565 47.0% 1,858 $1,145 $4,529,843 4/18/97
90 Mr. Magoo BV $5,233,631 24.4% 1,857 $2,818 $21,437,192 12/25/97
50 Selena WB $11,615,722 32.9% 1,850 $6,278 $35,281,794 3/21/97
84 Gone Fishin' BV $5,784,123 29.3% 1,841 $3,141 $19,745,922 5/30/97
103 Rocket Man BV $4,472,937 29.0% 1,836 $2,436 $15,448,043 10/10/97
145 Wild America WB $1,810,586 24.7% 1,812 $999 $7,342,923 7/4/97
108 The Beautician and the Beast Par. $4,080,222 35.5% 1,801 $2,265 $11,486,880 2/7/97
98 Air Bud BV $4,878,632 21.1% 1,795 $2,717 $23,144,499 8/1/97
127 Zeus and Roxanne MGM $2,755,382 38.1% 1,745 $1,579 $7,233,324 1/24/97
83 Out to Sea Fox $5,887,675 20.3% 1,736 $3,391 $29,022,252 7/4/97
71 An American Werewolf in Paris BV $7,600,878 28.6% 1,728 $4,399 $26,570,463 12/25/97
69 Picture Perfect Fox $7,809,026 24.9% 1,707 $4,574 $31,407,873 8/1/97
129 A Simple Wish Uni. $2,732,880 32.7% 1,676 $1,630 $8,345,056 7/11/97
64 Fools Rush In Sony $8,588,068 29.1% 1,674 $5,130 $29,481,428 2/14/97
86 In Love and War NL $5,489,245 37.9% 1,610 $3,409 $14,481,231 1/24/97
72 Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion BV $7,429,406 25.4% 1,602 $4,637 $29,235,353 4/25/97
110 Fierce Creatures Uni. $3,759,480 40.1% 1,593 $2,360 $9,381,260 1/24/97
93 That Old Feeling Uni. $5,103,075 30.8% 1,575 $3,240 $16,574,176 4/4/97
43 As Good as It Gets Sony $12,606,928 8.5% 1,572 $8,020 $148,478,011 12/25/97
141 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Orion $2,024,516 56.2% 1,553 $1,303 $3,602,884 4/18/97
139 Meet Wally Sparks Trim. $2,131,001 52.3% 1,552 $1,373 $4,073,582 1/31/97
99 Operation Condor Mira. $4,731,751 45.5% 1,532 $3,088 $10,405,394 7/18/97
48 Donnie Brasco Sony $11,660,216 27.8% 1,503 $7,757 $41,909,762 2/28/97
143 Playing God BV $1,937,374 46.5% 1,479 $1,309 $4,166,918 10/17/97
61 Jackie Brown Mira. $9,292,248 23.4% 1,370 $6,783 $39,673,162 12/25/97
85 Jackie Chan's First Strike NL $5,778,933 37.7% 1,344 $4,299 $15,318,863 1/10/97
53 Soul Food Fox $11,197,897 25.6% 1,336 $8,381 $43,700,855 9/26/97
105 Gattaca Sony $4,320,202 34.5% 1,279 $3,377 $12,532,777 10/24/97
76 Booty Call Sony $6,429,364 32.1% 1,272 $5,054 $20,050,376 2/28/97
96 Ghosts of Mississippi Sony $5,016,767 37.7% 1,268 $3,956 $13,323,144 1/3/97
136 Gang Related MGM $2,443,237 41.4% 1,260 $1,939 $5,906,773 10/10/97
152 Steel WB $870,068 50.9% 1,260 $690 $1,710,972 8/15/97
150 Free Willy 3: The Rescue WB $992,651 28.8% 1,258 $789 $3,446,539 8/8/97
151 Cats Don't Dance WB $939,781 26.3% 1,252 $750 $3,566,637 3/28/97
87 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $5,315,079 26.2% 1,233 $4,310 $20,300,385 1/10/97
130 U-Turn Sony $2,730,440 40.9% 1,230 $2,219 $6,682,098 10/3/97
75 Grosse Pointe Blank BV $6,870,397 24.5% 1,227 $5,599 $28,084,357 4/11/97
107 The 6th Man BV $4,128,178 27.9% 1,227 $3,364 $14,772,788 3/28/97
125 A Thousand Acres BV $2,931,762 36.9% 1,208 $2,426 $7,936,780 9/19/97
142 A Life Less Ordinary Fox $2,007,279 46.0% 1,207 $1,663 $4,366,722 10/24/97
144 The Pest Sony $1,817,278 50.5% 1,205 $1,508 $3,600,616 2/7/97
128 B.A.P.S. NL $2,742,679 37.8% 1,204 $2,277 $7,246,735 3/28/97
149 Masterminds Sony $1,014,606 52.4% 1,186 $855 $1,935,539 8/22/97
119 Marvin's Room Mira. $3,250,409 25.4% 1,153 $2,819 $12,803,305 2/28/97
131 Switchback Par. $2,704,568 41.7% 1,128 $2,397 $6,492,660 10/31/97
138 187 WB $2,222,984 38.8% 1,121 $1,983 $5,727,130 8/1/97
112 Fairy Tale: A True Story Par. $3,515,323 25.0% 1,058 $3,322 $14,059,077 10/24/97
120 Rosewood WB $3,154,075 24.0% 991 $3,182 $13,130,349 2/21/97
121 Sling Blade Mira. $3,027,349 12.4% 951 $3,183 $24,444,121 3/14/97
100 Boogie Nights NL $4,681,934 17.7% 907 $5,162 $26,400,640 10/31/97
137 Inventing the Abbotts Fox $2,301,138 38.8% 898 $2,562 $5,936,344 4/4/97
111 Shine FL $3,515,584 9.8% 851 $4,131 $35,892,330 2/14/97
147 Shadow Conspiracy BV $1,370,831 59.3% 837 $1,637 $2,312,463 1/31/97
89 Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil WB $5,233,658 20.8% 824 $6,351 $25,105,255 11/21/97
123 She's So Lovely Mira. $3,020,015 41.5% 824 $3,665 $7,281,450 8/29/97
109 Love Jones NL $3,908,725 31.3% 820 $4,766 $12,479,335 3/14/97
133 Dangerous Ground NL $2,647,745 49.9% 808 $3,276 $5,303,931 2/14/97
135 Sprung Trim. $2,487,702 32.8% 780 $3,189 $7,575,028 5/16/97
91 L.A. Confidential WB $5,211,198 8.1% 769 $6,776 $64,616,940 9/19/97
124 Night Falls on Manhattan Par. $2,933,255 29.7% 758 $3,869 $9,889,670 5/16/97
148 Til There Was You Par. $1,315,445 37.3% 753 $1,746 $3,525,125 5/30/97
106 Def Jam's How to Be a Player Gram. $4,206,656 30.0% 751 $5,601 $14,009,368 8/8/97
132 Gridlock'd Gram. $2,678,372 48.1% 743 $3,604 $5,571,205 1/31/97
92 Amistad DW $5,176,006 11.7% 712 $7,270 $44,229,441 12/26/97
146 The Matchmaker Gram. $1,378,930 40.7% 705 $1,955 $3,392,080 10/3/97
65 Evita BV $8,381,055 16.7% 704 $11,904 $50,047,179 1/10/97
116 Eve's Bayou Trim. $3,287,846 22.2% 659 $4,989 $14,842,388 11/7/97
122 The Full Monty FoxS $3,022,096 6.6% 650 $4,649 $45,950,122 9/19/97
134 Mother (1996) Par. $2,586,424 13.5% 621 $4,164 $19,145,198 1/24/97
Totals and Averages (152 Movies):
Totals:$1,532,240,66823.7%--$6,454,189,184-
Averages:$10,080,53123.7%1,828$5,514$42,461,771-
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