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
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 4-61$51,068,455-3,020-$16,910$84,133,9001
Jul 11-131$30,062,317-41.1%3,020-$9,954$139,584,9702
Jul 18-201$19,029,928-36.7%3,102+82$6,134$172,145,7933
Jul 25-273$12,350,884-35.1%3,180+78$3,883$194,036,7904
Aug 1-34$8,011,097-35.1%2,932-248$2,732$208,122,3055
Aug 8-105$5,652,350-29.4%2,653-279$2,130$218,004,9406
Aug 15-177$4,204,505-25.6%2,261-392$1,859$225,304,7297
Aug 22-2410$2,881,113-31.5%1,835-426$1,570$230,502,5698
Aug 29-313$2,578,896-10.5%1,561-274$1,652$234,281,0159
Aug 29-Sep 1
Labor Day wknd
10$3,355,069-1,561-$2,149$235,057,188-
Sep 5-710$1,803,297-30.1%1,491-70$1,209$237,311,28110
Sep 12-1413$1,578,313-12.5%1,367-124$1,154$239,354,92011
Sep 19-2113$1,208,375-23.4%1,260-107$959$240,942,77512
Sep 26-2813$906,890-24.9%1,080-180$839$242,117,43613
Oct 3-514$687,721-24.2%922-158$745$243,017,80614
Oct 10-1214$443,442-35.5%677-245$655$243,629,47815
Oct 10-13
Columbus Day wknd
2$494,681-677-$730$243,680,717-
Oct 17-1917$301,530-32%478-199$630$244,064,36516
Oct 24-2618$200,870-33.4%450-28$446$244,337,32117
Oct 31-Nov 218$621,083+209.2%1,010+560$614$245,012,77918
Nov 7-917$252,630-59.3%505-505$500$245,419,73419
Nov 14-1612$2,117,200+738.1%776+271$2,728$247,659,07820
Nov 21-2315$558,608-73.6%605-171$923$248,408,77921
Nov 26-30
Thanksgiving 5-Day
2$2,234,188-605-$3,692$250,690,539-
Nov 27-30
Thanksgiving 4-Day
2$2,189,313-605-$3,618$250,690,539-