Men in Black

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Grosses

Domestic (42.5%)
$250,690,539
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
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Opening$51,068,455
3,020 theaters
Budget$90,000,000
Release DateJul 2, 1997
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 38 min
GenresAction Adventure Comedy Sci-Fi
In Release184 days/26 weeks
Widest Release3,180 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jul 1, 1997Tuesday1$4,815,427--2,452$1,963$4,815,427-
Jul 2, 1997Wednesday1$14,043,310+191.6%-3,020$4,650$18,858,7371
Jul 3, 1997Thursday1$14,206,708+1.2%-3,020$4,704$33,065,4452
Jul 4, 1997
Independence Day
Friday1$15,722,315+10.7%-3,020$5,206$48,787,7603
Jul 5, 1997Saturday1$20,220,137+28.6%-3,020$6,695$69,007,8974
Jul 6, 1997Sunday1$15,126,003-25.2%-3,020$5,008$84,133,9005
Jul 7, 1997Monday1$7,433,260-50.9%-3,020$2,461$91,567,1606
Jul 8, 1997Tuesday1$6,835,526-8%+42%3,020$2,263$98,402,6867
Jul 9, 1997Wednesday1$6,016,409-12%-57.2%3,020$1,992$104,419,0958
Jul 10, 1997Thursday1$5,103,558-15.2%-64.1%3,020$1,689$109,522,6539
Jul 11, 1997Friday1$9,254,927+81.3%-41.1%3,020$3,064$118,777,58010
Jul 12, 1997Saturday1$12,188,740+31.7%-39.7%3,020$4,036$130,966,32011
Jul 13, 1997Sunday1$8,618,650-29.3%-43%3,020$2,853$139,584,97012
Jul 14, 1997Monday1$3,510,742-59.3%-52.8%3,020$1,162$143,095,71213
Jul 15, 1997Tuesday1$3,808,526+8.5%-44.3%3,020$1,261$146,904,23814
Jul 16, 1997Wednesday1$3,156,788-17.1%-47.5%3,020$1,045$150,061,02615
Jul 17, 1997Thursday1$3,054,839-3.2%-40.1%3,020$1,011$153,115,86516
Jul 18, 1997Friday1$5,780,062+89.2%-37.5%3,102$1,863$158,895,92717
Jul 19, 1997Saturday1$7,904,234+36.7%-35.2%3,102$2,548$166,800,16118
Jul 20, 1997Sunday1$5,345,632-32.4%-38%3,102$1,723$172,145,79319
Jul 21, 1997Monday1$2,407,283-55%-31.4%3,102$776$174,553,07620
Jul 22, 1997Tuesday1$2,606,378+8.3%-31.6%3,102$840$177,159,45421
Jul 23, 1997Wednesday1$2,213,609-15.1%-29.9%3,102$713$179,373,06322
Jul 24, 1997Thursday1$2,312,843+4.5%-24.3%3,102$745$181,685,90623
Jul 25, 1997Friday2$3,717,794+60.7%-35.7%3,180$1,169$185,403,70024
Jul 26, 1997Saturday2$5,002,664+34.6%-36.7%3,180$1,573$190,406,36425
Jul 27, 1997Sunday2$3,630,426-27.4%-32.1%3,180$1,141$194,036,79026
Jul 28, 1997Monday2$1,524,085-58%-36.7%3,180$479$195,560,87527
Jul 29, 1997Tuesday2$1,671,303+9.7%-35.9%3,180$525$197,232,17828
Jul 30, 1997Wednesday2$1,441,815-13.7%-34.9%3,180$453$198,673,99329
Jul 31, 1997Thursday2$1,437,215-0.3%-37.9%3,180$451$200,111,20830
Aug 1, 1997Friday2$2,317,618+61.3%-37.7%2,932$790$202,428,82631
Aug 2, 1997Saturday2$3,301,983+42.5%-34%2,932$1,126$205,730,80932
Aug 3, 1997Sunday2$2,391,496-27.6%-34.1%2,932$815$208,122,30533
Aug 4, 1997Monday2$1,126,764-52.9%-26.1%2,932$384$209,249,06934
Aug 5, 1997Tuesday2$1,178,432+4.6%-29.5%2,932$401$210,427,50135
Aug 6, 1997Wednesday2$986,280-16.3%-31.6%2,932$336$211,413,78136
Aug 7, 1997Thursday2$938,809-4.8%-34.7%2,932$320$212,352,59037
Aug 8, 1997Friday2$1,603,708+70.8%-30.8%2,653$604$213,956,29838
Aug 9, 1997Saturday2$2,382,950+48.6%-27.8%2,653$898$216,339,24839
Aug 10, 1997Sunday2$1,665,692-30.1%-30.3%2,653$627$218,004,94040
Aug 11, 1997Monday2$742,877-55.4%-34.1%2,653$280$218,747,81741
Aug 12, 1997Tuesday2$831,842+12%-29.4%2,653$313$219,579,65942
Aug 13, 1997Wednesday2$807,754-2.9%-18.1%2,653$304$220,387,41343
Aug 14, 1997Thursday2$712,811-11.8%-24.1%2,653$268$221,100,22444
Aug 15, 1997Friday2$1,200,628+68.4%-25.1%2,261$531$222,300,85245
Aug 16, 1997Saturday2$1,763,151+46.9%-26%2,261$779$224,064,00346
Aug 17, 1997Sunday2$1,240,726-29.6%-25.5%2,261$548$225,304,72947
Aug 18, 1997Monday2$535,185-56.9%-28%2,261$236$225,839,91448
Aug 19, 1997Tuesday2$584,885+9.3%-29.7%2,261$258$226,424,79949
Aug 20, 1997Wednesday2$594,678+1.7%-26.4%2,261$263$227,019,47750
Aug 21, 1997Thursday2$601,979+1.2%-15.5%2,261$266$227,621,45651
Aug 22, 1997Friday2$845,268+40.4%-29.6%1,835$460$228,466,72452
Aug 23, 1997Saturday2$1,221,919+44.6%-30.7%1,835$665$229,688,64353
Aug 24, 1997Sunday2$813,926-33.4%-34.4%1,835$443$230,502,56954
Aug 25, 1997Monday2$304,886-62.5%-43%1,835$166$230,807,45555
Aug 26, 1997Tuesday2$318,272+4.4%-45.6%1,835$173$231,125,72756
Aug 27, 1997Wednesday2$268,577-15.6%-54.8%1,835$146$231,394,30457
Aug 28, 1997Thursday2$307,815+14.6%-48.9%1,835$167$231,702,11958
Aug 29, 1997Friday2$630,953+105%-25.4%1,561$404$232,333,07259
Aug 30, 1997Saturday2$1,032,558+63.7%-15.5%1,561$661$233,365,63060
Aug 31, 1997Sunday2$915,385-11.3%+12.5%1,561$586$234,281,01561
Sep 1, 1997
Labor Day
Monday2$776,173-15.2%+154.6%1,561$497$235,057,18862
Sep 2, 1997Tuesday2$171,241-77.9%-46.2%1,561$109$235,228,42963
Sep 3, 1997Wednesday2$144,667-15.5%-46.1%1,561$92$235,373,09664
Sep 4, 1997Thursday2$134,888-6.8%-56.2%1,561$86$235,507,98465
Sep 5, 1997Friday2$466,539+245.9%-26.1%1,491$312$235,974,52366
Sep 6, 1997Saturday2$872,182+86.9%-15.5%1,491$584$236,846,70567
Sep 7, 1997Sunday2$464,576-46.7%-49.2%1,491$311$237,311,28168
Sep 8, 1997Monday2$106,452-77.1%-86.3%1,491$71$237,417,73369
Sep 9, 1997Tuesday2$125,089+17.5%-27%1,491$83$237,542,82270
Sep 10, 1997Wednesday2$115,052-8%-20.5%1,491$77$237,657,87471
Sep 11, 1997Thursday2$118,733+3.2%-12%1,491$79$237,776,60772
Sep 12, 1997Friday2$402,196+238.7%-13.8%1,367$294$238,178,80373
Sep 13, 1997Saturday2$787,850+95.9%-9.7%1,367$576$238,966,65374
Sep 14, 1997Sunday2$388,267-50.7%-16.4%1,367$284$239,354,92075
Sep 15, 1997Monday2$85,737-77.9%-19.5%1,367$62$239,440,65776
Sep 16, 1997Tuesday2$105,931+23.6%-15.3%1,367$77$239,546,58877
Sep 17, 1997Wednesday2$90,331-14.7%-21.5%1,367$66$239,636,91978
Sep 18, 1997Thursday2$97,481+7.9%-17.9%1,367$71$239,734,40079
Sep 19, 1997Friday2$304,088+211.9%-24.4%1,260$241$240,038,48880
Sep 20, 1997Saturday2$604,188+98.7%-23.3%1,260$479$240,642,67681
Sep 21, 1997Sunday2$300,099-50.3%-22.7%1,260$238$240,942,77582
Sep 22, 1997Monday2$64,522-78.5%-24.7%1,260$51$241,007,29783
Sep 23, 1997Tuesday2$73,802+14.4%-30.3%1,260$58$241,081,09984
Sep 24, 1997Wednesday2$63,324-14.2%-29.9%1,260$50$241,144,42385
Sep 25, 1997Thursday2$66,123+4.4%-32.2%1,260$52$241,210,54686
Sep 26, 1997Friday3$220,734+233.8%-27.4%1,080$204$241,431,28087
Sep 27, 1997Saturday3$450,023+103.9%-25.5%1,080$416$241,881,30388
Sep 28, 1997Sunday3$236,133-47.5%-21.3%1,080$218$242,117,43689
Sep 29, 1997Monday3$48,638-79.4%-24.6%1,080$45$242,166,07490
Sep 30, 1997Tuesday3$52,119+7.2%-29.4%1,080$48$242,218,19391
Oct 1, 1997Wednesday3$47,751-8.4%-24.6%1,080$44$242,265,94492
Oct 2, 1997Thursday3$64,141+34.3%-3%1,080$59$242,330,08593
Oct 3, 1997Friday3$178,747+178.7%-19%922$193$242,508,83294
Oct 4, 1997Saturday3$338,316+89.3%-24.8%922$366$242,847,14895
Oct 5, 1997Sunday2$170,658-49.6%-27.7%922$185$243,017,80696
Oct 6, 1997Monday3$37,815-77.8%-22.3%922$41$243,055,62197
Oct 7, 1997Tuesday3$42,251+11.7%-18.9%922$45$243,097,87298
Oct 8, 1997Wednesday3$37,623-11%-21.2%922$40$243,135,49599
Oct 9, 1997Thursday3$50,541+34.3%-21.2%922$54$243,186,036100
Oct 10, 1997Friday2$118,222+133.9%-33.9%677$174$243,304,258101
Oct 11, 1997Saturday2$200,505+69.6%-40.7%677$296$243,504,763102
Oct 12, 1997Sunday2$124,715-37.8%-26.9%677$184$243,629,478103
Oct 13, 1997
Columbus Day
Monday2$51,239-58.9%+35.5%677$75$243,680,717104
Oct 14, 1997Tuesday2$27,270-46.8%-35.5%677$40$243,707,987105
Oct 15, 1997Wednesday2$26,205-3.9%-30.3%677$38$243,734,192106
Oct 16, 1997Thursday2$28,643+9.3%-43.3%677$42$243,762,835107
Oct 17, 1997Friday3$76,227+166.1%-35.5%478$159$243,839,062108
Oct 18, 1997Saturday3$142,870+87.4%-28.7%478$298$243,981,932109
Oct 19, 1997Sunday3$82,433-42.3%-33.9%478$172$244,064,365110
Oct 20, 1997Monday3$16,726-79.7%-67.4%478$34$244,081,091111
Oct 21, 1997Tuesday3$19,257+15.1%-29.4%478$40$244,100,348112
Oct 22, 1997Wednesday3$17,208-10.6%-34.3%478$36$244,117,556113
Oct 23, 1997Thursday3$18,895+9.8%-34%478$39$244,136,451114
Oct 24, 1997Friday3$51,827+174.3%-32%450$115$244,188,278115
Oct 25, 1997Saturday3$93,832+81%-34.3%450$208$244,282,110116
Oct 26, 1997Sunday3$55,211-41.2%-33%450$122$244,337,321117
Oct 27, 1997Monday3$13,482-75.6%-19.4%450$29$244,350,803118
Oct 28, 1997Tuesday3$15,422+14.4%-19.9%450$34$244,366,225119
Oct 29, 1997Wednesday3$13,789-10.6%-19.9%450$30$244,380,014120
Oct 30, 1997Thursday3$11,682-15.3%-38.2%450$25$244,391,696121
Oct 31, 1997
Halloween
Friday3$129,446+1,008.1%+149.8%1,010$128$244,521,142122
Nov 1, 1997Saturday3$319,991+147.2%+241%1,010$316$244,841,133123
Nov 2, 1997Sunday3$171,646-46.4%+210.9%1,010$169$245,012,779124
Nov 3, 1997Monday3$34,762-79.7%+157.8%1,010$34$245,047,541125
Nov 4, 1997Tuesday3$42,389+21.9%+174.9%1,010$41$245,089,930126
Nov 5, 1997Wednesday3$36,137-14.7%+162.1%1,010$35$245,126,067127
Nov 6, 1997Thursday3$41,037+13.6%+251.3%1,010$40$245,167,104128
Nov 7, 1997Friday4$71,604+74.5%-44.7%505$141$245,238,708129
Nov 8, 1997Saturday4$114,175+59.5%-64.3%505$226$245,352,883130
Nov 9, 1997Sunday4$66,851-41.4%-61.1%505$132$245,419,734131
Nov 10, 1997Monday4$27,205-59.3%-21.7%505$53$245,446,939132
Nov 11, 1997Tuesday3$40,541+49%-4.4%505$80$245,487,480133
Nov 12, 1997Wednesday3$24,862-38.7%-31.2%505$49$245,512,342134
Nov 13, 1997Thursday3$29,536+18.8%-28%505$58$245,541,878135
Nov 14, 1997Friday3$835,220+2,727.8%+1,066.4%776$1,076$246,377,098136
Nov 15, 1997Saturday3$856,938+2.6%+650.5%776$1,104$247,234,036137
Nov 16, 1997Sunday3$425,042-50.4%+535.8%776$547$247,659,078138
Nov 17, 1997Monday3$45,353-89.3%+66.7%776$58$247,704,431139
Nov 18, 1997Tuesday3$51,887+14.4%+28%776$66$247,756,318140
Nov 19, 1997Wednesday3$47,787-7.9%+92.2%776$61$247,804,105141
Nov 20, 1997Thursday3$46,066-3.6%+56%776$59$247,850,171142
Nov 21, 1997Friday3$152,887+231.9%-81.7%605$252$248,003,058143
Nov 22, 1997Saturday3$251,342+64.4%-70.7%605$415$248,254,400144
Nov 23, 1997Sunday3$154,379-38.6%-63.7%605$255$248,408,779145
Nov 24, 1997Monday4$20,425-86.8%-55%605$33$248,429,204146
Nov 25, 1997Tuesday3$27,147+32.9%-47.7%605$44$248,456,351147
Nov 26, 1997Wednesday3$44,875+65.3%-6.1%605$74$248,501,226148
Nov 27, 1997
Thanksgiving
Thursday3$52,682+17.4%+14.4%605$87$248,553,908149