Domestic Box Office For February 1997

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$112,792,3042,375$138,257,865Jan 31Twentieth Century Fox
2Dante's Peak$47,997,4092,761$67,127,760Feb 7Universal Pictures
3Absolute Power$32,657,1882,568$50,068,310Feb 14Sony Pictures Releasing
4Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$29,448,8292,322$67,597,694Feb 21Twentieth Century Fox
5Vegas Vacation$23,483,9922,070$36,400,360Feb 14Warner Bros.
6Jerry Maguire$20,360,7412,531$153,952,592Dec 13Sony Pictures Releasing
7Fools Rush In$18,917,8501,701$29,481,428Feb 14Sony Pictures Releasing
8Scream$15,590,7461,994$103,046,663Dec 20Dimension Films
9The English Patient$15,251,0591,409$78,676,425Nov 15Miramax
10Evita$13,412,3231,045$50,047,179Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11That Darn Cat$12,198,9651,891$18,301,610Feb 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
12Shine$10,879,4321,050$35,892,330Nov 22Fine Line Features
13Metro$10,745,9492,005$32,000,301Jan 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Beverly Hills Ninja$10,587,4942,112$31,480,418Jan 17Sony Pictures Releasing
15The Beautician and the Beast$10,194,3851,801$11,486,880Feb 7Paramount Pictures
16Secrets & Lies$8,856,620296$13,417,292Sep 28October Films
17Michael$8,479,0462,325$95,318,203Dec 25New Line Cinema
18Mother$7,620,291735$19,145,198Dec 27Paramount Pictures
19In Love and War$7,059,9961,612$14,481,231Dec 18New Line Cinema
20The Relic$6,954,7382,128$33,956,608Jan 10Paramount Pictures
21Dangerous Ground$5,303,931808$5,303,931Feb 14New Line Cinema
22Rosewood$4,808,456991$13,130,349Feb 21Warner Bros.
23Gridlock'd$4,194,625743$5,571,205Jan 31Gramercy Pictures (I)
24Fierce Creatures$4,151,8041,620$9,381,260Jan 24Universal Pictures
25Everyone Says I Love You$4,127,356276$9,759,200Dec 6Miramax
26Space Jam$4,072,2612,650$90,418,342Nov 15Warner Bros.
27Ransom$3,768,4482,768$136,492,681Nov 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
28Meet Wally Sparks$3,680,2631,552$4,073,582Jan 31Trimark Pictures
29Zeus and Roxanne$3,678,1601,745$7,233,324Jan 24Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
30The Pest$3,600,6161,205$3,600,616Feb 7Sony Pictures Releasing
31The People vs. Larry Flynt$3,431,1681,233$20,300,385Dec 27Sony Pictures Releasing
32One Fine Day$3,097,5061,975$46,151,454Dec 20Twentieth Century Fox
33Booty Call$2,744,3441,272$20,050,376Feb 28Sony Pictures Releasing
34Marvin's Room$2,557,7101,158$12,803,305Dec 20Miramax
35Sling Blade$2,468,2841,020$24,444,121Nov 29Miramax
36Donnie Brasco$2,217,5611,593$41,909,762Feb 28Sony Pictures Releasing
37Shadow Conspiracy$2,059,543837$2,312,463Jan 31Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
38Hamlet$2,003,96193$4,708,156Dec 27Sony Pictures Releasing
39First Strike$1,408,4971,344$15,318,863Jan 10New Line Cinema
40Blood and Wine$1,094,668166$1,094,668Feb 21Fox Searchlight Pictures
41101 Dalmatians$1,071,3192,901$136,189,294Nov 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
42Turbulence$886,8632,094$11,538,235Jan 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
43SubUrbia$656,74724$656,747Feb 7Sony Pictures Classics
44Jingle All the Way$502,5572,404$60,592,389Nov 22Twentieth Century Fox
45Some Mother's Son$475,89335$671,437Dec 27Sony Pictures Releasing
46Lost Highway$466,014337$3,675,201Feb 21October Films
47Touch$387,06951$387,069Feb 14Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
48The Whole Wide World$363,19420$375,757Dec 20Sony Pictures Classics
49The Graduate
1997 Re-release
$259,2792$259,279Feb 14Strand Releasing
50Hotel de Love$165,84542$165,845Feb 7-
51Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern$124,4768$140,000Jan 3Artistic License
52Johns$50,7898$50,789Jan 31First Look International
53Waiting for Guffman$47,74259$2,923,982Jan 31Sony Pictures Classics
54Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love$43,98681$4,109,095Feb 28Trimark Pictures
55Fargo$37,411716$24,611,975Mar 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
56Prisoner of the Mountains$22,15836$790,078Jan 31Orion Classics
57Follow Me Home$3,7243$52,155Feb 28-
58The Daytrippers$1,27752$2,099,677Mar 5Sony Pictures Releasing
59Waco: The Rules of Engagement$1,1495$142,193Feb 28-