Domestic Release Schedule

Release Distributor Scale
January 3, 1997

Ghosts of Mississippi

Drama History
With: Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Whoopi Goldberg, Virginia Madsen
2 hr 10 min
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Wide

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern

With: Bob Blankenship, Dean Eilts, Marge Harold, James Jordan Jr.
1 hr 28 min
Artistic License Limited
January 10, 1997

The Relic

Horror Mystery Sci-Fi Thriller
With: Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, James Whitmore
1 hr 50 min
Paramount Pictures Wide


Action Thriller
With: Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Brendan Gleeson, Hector Elizondo
1 hr 40 min
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Wide

First Strike

Action Adventure Comedy Crime Drama Thriller
With: Jackie Chan, Jackson Lou, Annie Wu, Bill Tung
1 hr 47 min
New Line Cinema Wide

The People vs. Larry Flynt

Biography Drama
With: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson
2 hr 10 min
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Wide


Biography Drama History Musical
With: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail
2 hr 15 min
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Wide
January 17, 1997

Beverly Hills Ninja

Action Comedy
With: Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker
1 hr 28 min
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Wide


Action Comedy Crime Drama Thriller
With: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori, Art Evans
1 hr 57 min
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Wide

Albino Alligator

Crime Drama Thriller
With: Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway, Gary Sinise, William Fichtner
1 hr 34 min
Miramax Limited


Comedy Drama Music
With: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý
1 hr 45 min
Miramax Limited
January 24, 1997

Zeus and Roxanne

Adventure Comedy Family Romance
With: Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Arnold Vosloo, Dawn McMillan
1 hr 38 min
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Wide

Fierce Creatures

With: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin
1 hr 33 min
Universal Pictures Wide


Biography Drama Romance Sport
With: Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill, Breckin Meyer
1 hr 46 min
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Limited


Comedy Drama
With: Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, Paul Collins, Laura Weekes
1 hr 44 min
Paramount Pictures Wide


Action Drama Musical Romance Thriller
With: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Amrish Puri, Ranjeet
2 hr 46 min
Miramax Limited

In Love and War

Biography Drama Romance War
With: Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell, Mackenzie Astin, Margot Steinberg
1 hr 53 min
New Line Cinema Wide

Reggie's Prayer

Drama Sport
With: Cylk Cozart, Allan Creel, Emilio Delgado, Brett Favre
1 hr 34 min
Arrow Releasing Limited
January 31, 1997

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

1997 Special Edition
Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
With: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness
2 hr 1 min
Twentieth Century Fox Wide

Meet Wally Sparks

With: Rodney Dangerfield, Debi Mazar, David Ogden Stiers, Burt Reynolds
1 hr 45 min
Trimark Pictures Wide

Shadow Conspiracy

Action Thriller
With: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Stephen Lang
1 hr 43 min
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Wide


Comedy Crime Drama
With: Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandiwe Newton, Charles Fleischer
1 hr 31 min
Gramercy Pictures (I) Wide


Drama Romance
With: David Arquette, Lukas Haas, Tony Epper, John C. McGinley
1 hr 36 min
First Look International Limited

Prisoner of the Mountains

Drama War
With: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov, Susanna Mekhraliyeva, Jemal Sikharulidze
1 hr 39 min
Orion Classics Limited

Waiting for Guffman

With: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey
1 hr 24 min
Sony Pictures Classics Limited