Domestic Box Office For March 1997

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Liar Liar$74,303,1102,909$181,410,615Mar 21Universal Pictures
2Jungle 2 Jungle$41,896,7012,340$59,927,618Mar 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
3Private Parts$38,819,5772,217$41,230,799Mar 7Paramount Pictures
4Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$34,854,0482,322$67,597,694Feb 21Twentieth Century Fox
5Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$34,082,5082,111$45,470,437Mar 14Twentieth Century Fox
6Donnie Brasco$24,626,5311,593$41,909,762Feb 28Sony Pictures Releasing
7Selena$20,562,7661,873$35,281,794Mar 21Warner Bros.
8Booty Call$17,306,0291,272$20,050,376Feb 28Sony Pictures Releasing
9Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$16,437,2282,375$138,257,865Jan 31Twentieth Century Fox
10Absolute Power$15,641,8872,568$50,068,310Feb 14Sony Pictures Releasing
11The Devil's Own$14,523,6462,504$42,868,348Mar 28Sony Pictures Releasing
12The English Patient$14,172,5811,409$78,676,425Nov 15Miramax
13Dante's Peak$13,148,8402,761$67,127,760Feb 7Universal Pictures
14Sling Blade$12,934,2161,020$24,444,121Nov 29Miramax
15Vegas Vacation$12,916,3672,070$36,400,360Feb 14Warner Bros.
16Jerry Maguire$12,369,7232,531$153,952,592Dec 13Sony Pictures Releasing
17Love Jones$11,379,808821$12,479,335Mar 14New Line Cinema
18Fools Rush In$10,563,5781,701$29,481,428Feb 14Sony Pictures Releasing
19Marvin's Room$10,075,8321,158$12,803,305Dec 20Miramax
20Rosewood$8,321,893991$13,130,349Feb 21Warner Bros.
21Shine$8,269,6891,050$35,892,330Nov 22Fine Line Features
22Michael$6,859,7112,325$95,318,203Dec 25New Line Cinema
23That Darn Cat$6,102,6421,891$18,301,610Feb 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
24Kolya$3,537,272128$5,770,254Jan 17Miramax
25The Sixth Man$3,441,0721,231$14,772,788Mar 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
26Scream$3,358,7461,994$103,046,663Dec 20Dimension Films
27Lost Highway$3,209,181337$3,675,201Feb 21October Films
28Secrets & Lies$3,175,987296$13,417,292Sep 28October Films
29101 Dalmatians$3,091,0682,901$136,189,294Nov 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
30Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie$2,630,9482,113$8,363,899Mar 28Twentieth Century Fox
31Cats Don't Dance$2,626,8561,252$3,566,637Mar 28Warner Bros.
32Smilla's Sense of Snow$2,265,903135$2,372,903Feb 28Fox Searchlight Pictures
33B*A*P*S$2,202,3161,204$7,246,735Mar 28New Line Cinema
34Evita$1,975,4921,045$50,047,179Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
35Crash$1,613,674339$2,664,812Oct 4Fine Line Features
36Rhyme & Reason$1,608,277280$1,608,277Mar 7Miramax
37City of Industry$1,568,258441$1,568,258Mar 14Orion Pictures
38Ransom$1,518,5402,768$136,492,681Nov 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
39Hamlet$1,392,24593$4,708,156Dec 27Sony Pictures Releasing
40The Godfather
1997 Re-release
$1,267,49040$1,267,490Mar 21Paramount Pictures
41Everyone Says I Love You$1,042,971276$9,759,200Dec 6Miramax
42The Beautician and the Beast$972,3941,801$11,486,880Feb 7Paramount Pictures
43Mother$958,270735$19,145,198Dec 27Paramount Pictures
44Prisoner of the Mountains$764,22736$790,078Jan 31Orion Classics
45Space Jam$580,5552,650$90,418,342Nov 15Warner Bros.
46Fargo$491,246716$24,611,975Mar 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
47Unhook the Stars$221,80120$272,542Nov 1Miramax
48Hard Eight$153,07329$222,559Feb 28The Samuel Goldwyn Company
49Boys Life 2$86,6036$532,654Mar 7Strand Releasing
50Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love$83,91681$4,109,095Feb 28Trimark Pictures
51The Daytrippers$58,15252$2,099,677Mar 5Sony Pictures Releasing
52The Substance of Fire$56,21111$31,638Mar 14Miramax
53Follow Me Home$48,4253$52,155Feb 28-
54Mandela$42,0568$42,056Mar 21Palm Pictures
55Good Luck$39,962106$39,962Mar 7-
56Drunks$38,2682$38,268Mar 14Northern Arts Entertainment
57Gray's Anatomy$29,0901$29,090Mar 19Northern Arts Entertainment
58Love and Other Catastrophes$22,80732$294,212Mar 28Fox Searchlight Pictures
59The Eighth Day$19,9835$416,401Mar 7Gramercy Pictures (I)
60Waco: The Rules of Engagement$6,8945$142,193Feb 28-